A Diary Discovered In The Attic Of An Amsterdam Factory Reveals The Plight Of A Jewish Refugee Family That Lived There In Hiding For Two Years.
The glorious epic style of Cecil B. DeMille is exemplified in this story of the Bible's legendary strongman and the woman who seduces, then betrays him. Victor Mature is the classic Samson, muscular and fearless in his barehanded battle with a lion, his single-handed assault on a thousand Philistine soldiers, his struggle with a giant, and the spectacular Old Testament climax where he pulls down the pagan temple.
Rita Hayworth's Salome tries to save John the Baptist (Badel) from losing his head to the sword of King Herod (played with marvelous scene-chewing by Laughton) reversing the traditional story that she was responsible for his death. In this biblical drama, Hayworth dances the "Dance of the Seven Veils".
Timothy Bottoms and Jane Seymour lead a talented cast in this two-part story of the life of King David. It begins with his legendary battle with the giant Goliath, and ends with his romance with Bathsheba and struggle to preserve Israel. The story of David is a legendary saga of a man after God's own heart.
He's faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, and able to leap tall buildings in a single bound - but do Superman's superpowers make sense outside of his fictional world when studied in a real-life lab? "Science of Superman" interviews the experts and uses highlights from comic books, television and film to examine the science behind the Man of Steel's extraordinary powers.
There Is No Finish Line is a testament to the power that running can bring to our lives. The film celebrates the life and spirit of Joan Benoit-Samuelson, the first woman Olympic Gold medalist in the marathon.
Weaving together natural history and biography, A Life Among Whales delves deeply into the unique relationship between humans and whales as told by renowned whale biologist and activist Dr. Roger Payne.
Cuba is the Holy Grail for cigar smokers. Cigars: The Heart and Soul of Cuba will take you on a journey across the island with acclaimed cigar expert James Suckling to discover why Cuban cigars are the best in the world.
Hollywood outcast, best-selling author and chronicler of the rich and famous, Dominick Dunne was one of the world's leading journalists and society commentators. This is his story.
Hell On Wheels tells the story of a group of Texas women who band together to resurrect roller derby for the 21st century.
The story of three men - Benito Juarez, Napoleon III and Emperor Maximilian - driven by political passions and of a woman, Empress Carlota, driven to madness.
The feature film "American Grindhouse" explores the hidden history of the American Exploitation Film and digs deep into this often overlooked category of US cinema and unearths the shameless and occasionally shocking origins of this popular entertainment. Exploitation cinema has left an indelible mark on American culture, and this informative and amusing documentary proves that its principles - and popularity - endure to this day.
Set in ancient Egypt under Roman rule, AGORA follows the brilliant and beautiful astronomer Hypatia (Weisz) who leads a group of disciples fighting to save the wisdom of the Ancient World, as violent religious upheaval spills into the streets of Alexandria. Among these disciples are two men competing for her heart: the witty, privileged Orestes (Isaac) and Davus (Minghella), Hypatia's young slave, who is torn between his secret love for her and the freedom he knows can be his if he chooses to join the unstoppable surge of the Christians.
An American Icon is the story of John Wayne's life. It is the story of the man who, twenty years after his death, was voted America's favorite movie star; the legend who received both the Congressional Gold Medal and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
In the time of the Revolutionary War, Tom Dobb falls in love with Daisy McConnahay, an aristocrat who deserts her class to fight alongside the rebels. The growing rebellion consumes most of his attention as the ragtag Colonialists go to war.
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