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An eccentric London inventor, Phileas Fogg, has come up with the secrets to flight, electricity, and even in-line skates, but the establishment has dismissed him as a crackpot. Desperate to be taken seriously, Fogg makes an outlandish bet with Lord Kelvin, the head of the Royal Academy of Science: to circumnavigate the globe in no more than 80 days! With his two sidekicks--Passepartout and femme fatale Monique--Fogg is headed on a frantic, heart-pounding round-the-world race that takes our heroes to the world''s most exotic places by land, sea, and air.
A dark comedy which revolves around the antics of a family who live in a trailer and are known around town as "coming from the wrong side of the tracks." The two semi-disturbed brothers Julien and Jeremy, are the "twins" who reek havoc in town with reckless abandon--and the townfolk begin to realize
An updated version of the story set in New York, where the prime suspect for a series of murders is a man who lived 120 years ago under the London Opera House.
Film Production - Main (feature film)
The story of young black man, Nicky Burkett, who is trying to keep on the straight and narrow after a spell in prison. Helping to motivate him are his son Danny and Noreen, a beautiful woman in his life. But he is drawn back to violence when he inadvertently crosses the wrong guy on the mean streets
An Egyptian man relocates to London and soon finds that immigration laws pose a serious threat to his screenwriting aspirations. He runs into another stymied artist, a young actress who makes a living impersonating Marilyn Monroe.
A childhood memoir of growing up in an eccentric family in 1920s Scotland following a year in the life of 10 year-old Fraser Pettigrew. Fraser lives in the castle-like mansion of the Macintosh clan with his widowed grandmother, Gamma, his mother Moira and his father, the handsome gentleman inventor
The clash between Orson Welles and William Randolph Hearst over the production and release of Welles's 1941 film "Citizen Kane," which was a brutal portrait of a publishing magnate who in many ways resembled Hearst.
Zoe is researching a book on machismo in Madrid, where she interviews Antonio, an arrogant translator and prime example of her subject. However, romance with him is postponed when she meets Carl, a professor who owns a bookstore. This relationship goes wrong, as did her previous one with John, an ex
Paul's search for his missing father, a traveling salesman, takes him from London to the remote shores of Nova Scotia where he unexpectedly encounters a beautiful young woman, Rauchine, who's been living in isolation with her reclusive and overly protective mother, Megan, and Megan's own mysterious
Post Production (feature film)
A busy TV executive, at the top of her professional game, is unlucky in love. When she meets a magnetic younger man, she nervously weighs her prospects with her life already complicated by the romantic troubles of her growing daughter.
Noah Arkwright is a cult director in the indie film world and his life is on a crash course, with Noah steering himself towards his own destruction. His life is one of success and excess. Everything--alcohol, drugs, girls, fame--that Noah can get his hands on he wolfs down with an insatiable hunger.
On the morning of their father's funeral, the family and friends of the deceased each arrive with his or her own roiling anxieties. The son, Daniel, knows he will have to face his flirty, blow-hard, famous-novelist brother Robert, who's just flown in from New York--not to mention the promises of a n
The love story of Ludwig von Beethoven and his beautiful assistant during the time he was completing his Ninth Symphony.
Hiding within a group of eight FBI profilers is a serial killer. In the ultimate test of their crime-solving savvy, these endangered young agents--each compelled by his or her secret past to probe the criminal mind--must figure out who among them is a ruthless predator--before, one by one, they all
The killer doll is back! Glen is the orphan doll offspring of the irrepressible devilish-doll-come-to-life Chucky and his equally twisted bride Tiffany. When production starts on a movie detailing the urban legend of his parents'' lethal exploits, Glen heads for Hollywood where he brings his bloodthirsty parents back from the dead. The family dynamics are far from perfect as Chucky and Tiffany go Hollywood and get rolling on a new spree of murderous mayhem--much to gentle Glen''s horror. Chucky can''t believe that his child doesn''t want to walk in his murdering footsteps, and star-struck Tiffany can''t believe that the movie will star her favorite actress, Jennifer Tilly, who soon becomes an unwitting hostess to this new family in more ways than one.
Roland Michell is an upstart American scholar in London on a fellowship to study the great Randolph Henry Ash. Ash is best known for the rapturous poems he dedicated to his wife, and is currently the subject of a major exhibition. Maud Bailey is a brilliant, by-the-book academic, researching the lif
The story, set in 1898, follows a British officer who resigns his post when he learns of his regiment's plans to ship out to the Sudan for the conflict with the Mahdi. His friends and fiancee send him four white feathers which symbolize cowardice. To redeem his honor he disguises himself as an Arab
Iris Murdoch, Professor of Philosophy and celebrated author and her husband, Professor of Literature John Bayley, are guests-of-honour at a banquet at Somerville College. Iris Murdoch gives a brilliantly witty speech and finishes with an Irish folk song, "The Lark in the Clear Air". As she begins to
John Buckingham was an ordinary bank employee with a small home and a life built on routine... until he took a bride through an on-line mail order service called "From Russia With Love." The morning she arrives is her birthday, but he's the one who's in for the surprise. When the new bride's two "co
After an absence of five years, Kath, a spirited young sous-chef, returns to the Hotel Splendide in the hope of reconciling with Ronald, the most level-headed of the three siblings who run this spectacularly dilapidated resort on a desolate stretch of English coastline.
Lonely teacher and movie buff Brendan experiences life in a new way when he runs into Trudy, a woman with a taste for spontaneous, often illegal, and sometimes life-threatening fun.
Vianne Rocher and her 6-year-old daughter move to a small village in southern France, near Toulouse, and open a chocolate shop across from the church, just as the town is preparing to observe Lent. The parish priest is horrified, especially since Vianne keeps her tempting shop open on Sundays. In ti
In London's Soho section in the 1960's, a leading gangster boss teaches his ambitious young apprentice the secrets of his trade.
A fictionalized account of the making of director F. W. Murnau's classic silent horror film "Nosferatu" (Germany/1922) and Murnau's obsession with lending the film authenticity. Without alerting the rest of his cast, director Murnau finds an actual vampire to take on the name of actor Max Schreck an
A story about the lives and loves of a group of friends in London. There are three couples, two straight, one gay, and they all try to find a partner for a male friend.
When proper Englishman and Manhattan art dealer, Michael Felgate, falls in love with Gina Vitale, he is certain she''ll soon be his bride. Upon proposing to her at "La Trattoria," a popular eatery in Little Italy, he makes a wrong turn looking for the men''s room and discovers a man imprisoned in the restaurant''s meat freezer. At this point, he learns not only that his bride-to-be is in fact the daughter of a powerful mafia godfather, but that his "discovery" has just embroiled him in a dangerous situation which requires him to pose as the gangster "Mickey Blue Eyes" in order to get out of it alive.
The portrait of an end of an era--British rule in Ireland--and the demise of a class and way of life which had survived for centuries. A depiction of a young woman's coming of age in a brutalized time and place, the story is set in 1920 in County Cork, southern Ireland at the country home of Sir Ric
If Helen makes it aboard a London subway train before the sliding doors close, she will have a different future than if she is left standing on the platform. In parallel stories, this tale follows Helen''s lives down both paths simultaneously, as two totally different futures unfold.
Mrs. Emma Peel and John Steed are spies who work for the secret branch of the British government called The Ministry. They are called in to investigate Prospero, a plot to blackmail Britain by controlling the weather. Emma Peel is suspected of being involved but it is discovered that she has a double who works for the real baddie, Sir August de Wynter. He threatens to freeze Britain, at one point unleashing a blizzard on Trafalgar Square.
Ray is the foreman of a crew of handymen who will take on any job, legal or not. They are hired to do a particularly dangerous job: painting the vast electrical pylons on the Yorkshire moors. Each day they must race the clock before the deadly electrical current comes back on line. Everyone is surpr
One week in the lives of the Spice Girls, as they come across various celebrities, film producers, and tabloid journalists, culminating in their (fictional) concert debut.
A married couple experiences the consequences of extramarital relations when a Los Angeles ad-executive has an affair with a married woman in New York, and then encounters her again a year later.
Chris and Toni grew up togther on the outskirts of London in the early 60's, fueled with the desire to escape the suburban sprawl at the end of London Underground Metropolitan Line referred to as "Metroland." By the late 60's, Chris and Toni part, each in search of romance and adventure. Chris heads
Queen Victoria risks scandal because of her loyalty to a Scottish groundskeeper who saved her life.
The Protestants and Catholics of West Belfast are adversaries in an intractable conflict that has turned Northern Ireland into a war zone for generations. But it is now 1994 and Northern Ireland is tentatively enjoying a truce, so there is a glimmer of hope for the first time in decades. Hazel Stoke
In the 1960s, an immigrant boy comes of age while harboring a fascination with fast red cars and a famous German motorist.
Agent provocateur Verloc is employed by a foreign embassy to stir up political activity amongst political dissidents who have sought asylum in the relatively free atmosphere of Britain. Tolerated because they pose no real threat, the group is ready to condemn the government, but too lazy to commit t
What has become of Finbar Flynn, a hopeless young loser who was last seen by his friends bouncing a soccer ball along a narrow edge of a highway overpass? His best friend, Danny Quinn, sets out on a trek across Europe, bound for a confrontation with his old friend whom he believes is in Stockholm.
Three roommates discover their fourth roommate dead, but loaded with cash.
The legendary story of Phoolan Devi, based on her dictated prison diaries. Devi, India's most famous and feared outlaw, was responsible for the massacre of 30 upper-caste Thakur men in Behmai, a village in Uttar Pradesh. The massacre, with its overtones of class warfare, made Devi a national heroine
Four prehistoric dinosaurs, magically transformed into intelligent and gentle creatures, travel via space ship to the 21st century where they befriend a street-smart boy and a poor-little-rich girl.
Agatha Christie's Belgian detective Hercule Poirot finds his vacation trip to the Holy Land (Palestine circa 1937) interrupted when one of the members of his tour group is murdered at an archaeological dig, and Poirot must solve the crime before continuing with his holiday.
Biographical drama of Hungarian martyr Hannah Senesh, who was executed by the Nazis in 1944.
The attempted assasination of a king draws disparate people together.
When Stephanie, a famous violinist, contracts multiple sclerosis her life begins to fall apart. Her career ends, her husband leaves her for another woman and her favorite pupil leave the country. Unable to bear all this loss, Stephanie attempts suicide.
A middle-aged man, who in 1945 witnessed the massacre of his entire family at the hands of the Nazis, encounters three people from that period who reopen old psychological wounds.
Misc. Crew (feature film)
Joe Simpson and Simon Yates set out to climb the west face of the Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes. It was 1985 and the men were young, fit, skilled climbers. The west face, remote and treacherous, had not been climbed before. Following a successful three-and-a-half-day ascent, disaster struck. Si
Dek, a decent but somewhat dull man, enjoys a happy existence with beloved girlfriend Shirley. They live together with her 12-year-old, Marlene--her daughter by the sexy but delinquent Jimmy, who flew the coop years ago and hasn't been heard from since. Dek loves Shirley, so much, that he proposes t
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