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Monday, June 28th, 2010 16:06 Comments Off

Fay Grim

A ten-years-later continuation of Hal Hartley’s “Henry Fool”, where Fay Grim (Posey) is coerced by a CIA agent (Goldblum) to try and locate notebooks that belonged to her fugitive ex-husband (Ryan). Published in them is information that could compromises the security of the U.S., causing Fay to first head to Paris to fetch them …

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Tuesday, June 15th, 2010 13:06 Comments Off

Fever Pitch

According to Boston Red Sox super fan Ben Wrightman, finding romance is just as likely as his beloved team winning the World Series. But then Ben meets Lyndsey Meeks, and suddenly anything’s possible. Well… until Spring Training begins, and Lindsey sees Ben on ESPN in Florida acting like an idiot. But these games don’t count, and she knows that there may be trouble once the first pitch is thrown. But she seems fine about it, because as she competes for a promotion, she says Ben won’t be affected by her at work all the time. But things really get out of hand when Lyndsey gets hit by a line drive foul ball off of Baltimore Orioles’ Miguel Tejada, and the Sox begin to loose. The relationship picks up, but when Lyndsey gives Ben the opportunity to go to Paris with her, he turns it down, because Seattle’s rolling in and the Sox are 3 1/2 games behind New York and Ben says that they need him. Later, the Red Sox are in the ALCS against New York, and fall behind three games to none. Then, Ben decides to sell his Red Sox tickets to make Lyndsey happy and say that he loves her. She’s at Game 4, and Lindsey has to find a way to get him to stop selling his tickets, and can the Sox finally win it all?

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Friday, June 11th, 2010 11:06 Comments Off

Buddenbrooks

In the 1840s, Lübeck is a dominating commercial town on the Baltic coast, and the Buddenbrooks are among the town’s first families. Consul Jean Buddenbrook has two sons, Thomas and Christian, and one daughter, Antonia, called Tony. Even though he dearly loves them, he expects his children to sacrifice personal happiness for the sake of the company if necessary. The first to learn this is Tony, who is married off to Hamburgian businessman Bendix Grünlich. Her brothers have meanwhile learned the trade in Amsterdam and London respectively. Crushed by Tony’s marriage disaster and several unlucky transactions, Jean Buddenbrook makes over the business to his eldest, Thomas. Thomas marries the dutch heiress Gerda, who is a passionate violin player. But Thomas never forgets his first love, a flower girl. After having spent time in Valparaiso, Christian returns to Lübeck, too. Thomas soon learns that his brother is much more interested in the theatre and actress Aline than in the company, which causes a rift between the brothers. Seeing that she can’t heal it, their mother admonishes them to at least conceal it from the public.

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Friday, June 11th, 2010 11:06 Comments Off

Turtle: The Incredible Journey

A little loggerhead turtle follows in the path of her ancestors on one of the most extraordinary journeys in the natural world. Born on a beach in Florida, she rides the Gulf Stream all the way to the frozen north and ultimately swims around the entire North Atlantic to Africa and back to the beach where she was born.

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Thursday, June 10th, 2010 11:06 Comments Off

True North

The skipper of the Scottish trawler PD-100 has worked for more than thirty-two years to buy his fishing vessel but is bankrupt and near to lose his ship to the bank. While in the port of Ostend, Belgium, his first mate and son Sean accepts a lot of money to smuggle Chinese illegal immigrants to Scotland to keep the trawler with his father. The crewman Riley helps him in the scheme, and they hide the group in a store below the boatswain store. However, a Chinese teenagers hides in the engine room, stealing food and leaving money in the galley. The cook, who is a little slow and has issues with sex, finds the stowaway and helps her. Sean decides to stay longer in the North Sea to get catch and avoid problems with customs, leaving the immigrants in the most subhuman conditions. When one of the Chinese dies, despair is triggered leading the crew to tragic actions.

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Thursday, June 10th, 2010 08:06 Comments Off

Ghetto

In 1942, in Vilna, the Nazi annihilate 55,000 Jews and squeeze the 15,000 survivors in a seven blocks ghetto. The twenty-two year old sadistic commander Kittel is assigned to administrate the ghetto in the capital of Lithuania, becoming the master of life or death. When he finds the gorgeous Hayyah sneaking with one kilo of beam stolen from the German army, he sentences her to death; but when he is informed that she was a former successful singer, he decides to activate the old theater and promote shows in the ghetto. The Jew Chief of Police Gens uses the theater and a sewing factory to save as much lives as he can; in his ambiguous position, he kills Jews to save lives of others.

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Thursday, June 10th, 2010 05:06 Comments Off

Lusitania: Murder on the Atlantic

The story of the sinking of the Lusitania in 1915 after she was torpedoed off the Irish coast. The story is told from the perspective of Prof. Holbourn (a passenger), the German U-boat and its captain and crew, and other passengers, crew and Admiralty staff.

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Thursday, June 10th, 2010 03:06 Comments Off

Enigma

During the Second World War, a team of genius is put together near to London to study means of breaking the German code used in the communication. Tom Jericho broke this code in the past and had a break-down. Now his passion Claire Romilly is missing and the British counter-espionage system believes she is a German spy. Tom becomes closer the Claire’s best girl-friend Hester Wallace and together they try to resolve the mystery of the disappearance of Claire in an war environment surrounded by suspicion and stress.

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Thursday, June 10th, 2010 02:06 Comments Off

The Last Trapper

Docu-drama of a year in the life of 50 year old trapper Norman Winter, who lives in the wilds of Canada. He lives a simple life hunting and fishing, with Nebaska, a Nahanni Indian. Norman makes his sledge, snowshoes, cabin and canoe with wood and leather from the forest and Nebaska tans the leather as did the Sekani Indians for generations. This DVD is an officially released overseas import which is compatible with all UK & European DVD players. It has the original French soundtrack & English subtitles both of which can be selected from the DVD setup menu.

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Thursday, June 10th, 2010 02:06 27 Comments

The Last Trapper

Docu-drama of a year in the life of 50 year old trapper Norman Winter, who lives in the wilds of Canada. He lives a simple life hunting and fishing, with Nebaska, a Nahanni Indian. Norman makes his sledge, snowshoes, cabin and canoe with wood and leather from the forest and Nebaska tans the leather as did the Sekani Indians for generations. This DVD is an officially released overseas import which is compatible with all UK & European DVD players. It has the original French soundtrack & English subtitles both of which can be selected from the DVD setup menu.

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