53 years ago 102,080 Aufrufe Hart und bisweilen kurz ist das Leben auf den Straßen von Los Angeles für Pornostars, Dealer und Biker in dieser im Stil und in der Hauptfigur an "Boogie Nights" angelehnten Thrillerunterhaltung nach wahrer Begebenheit. Die DVD: Passend zum Mord und Totschlag im Film, bietet das Zusatzmaterial etwa einen Autopsierepord, und Crime-Scene-Video, um das tatsächliche, der harten Story zugrundeliegende Verbrechen noch weiter zu beleuchten. Farben und Musik der hier beschworenen Disco-Ära kommen in DVD-Qualität hier schön zur Geltung und tragen zum positiven Gesamterlebnis das Ihre bei.
53 years ago 3,940 Aufrufe Nach der Zerstörung des Todessterns geht der Kampf zwischen den Rebellen und dem herrschenden Imperium weiter. Die Rebellen haben sich auf den Eisplaneten Hoth zurückgezogen, doch das Imperium spürt sie auf und zerstört nach hartem Kampf die dortige Basis. Daraufhin teilen sich unsere Freunde auf: Luke gerät mit R2-D2 auf den Sumpfplaneten Dagobah, wo er von dem alten Jedi-Meister Yoda eine Ausbildung im Umgang mit der Macht erhält, während Leia, Han Solo und die anderen sich nach Bespin durchschlagen, wo in einer Wolkenstadt ein alter Freund von Han residiert. Doch dort geraten sie in eine Falle des Imperiums, und Luke muÃ? ihnen zu Hilfe kommen und Darth Vader zu einem Duell heraus...
53 years ago Estelle is a one-person protest army: she goes to jail over grocery prices, shames construction workers for catcalls to passing women, and won't cross a picket line for her son's wedding. She also loves Garbo films: when she learns she has a brain tumor and six months to live, she decides she must meet Garbo. Her dutiful son Gilbert, a Manhattan accountant named for Garbo's co-star, hires a paparazzo to show him Garbo's flat, stakes it out, gets a job delivering food there, seeks her on Fire Island, and tracks her to a Sixth Avenue flea market. As his obsession distances him from his wife, he's drawn to a struggling actress he meets at work. Can he find Garbo; if so, will she talk?
53 years ago During a Thanksgiving Day party we make aquaintance with a numerous and problematic family. The leading characters are three sisters: Lee, the woman of Frederick, an old misanthrope painter; Holly, who dreams of becoming a writer, or an actress, or who knows who...; Hannah, famous actress, beautiful, intelligent, good mother, good wife, good sister, in short perfect, the pivot of the family. The balance begins to break up when Hannah's husband, Elliot, falls in love with Lee, who leaves Frederick. Holly goes through a deep crisis and meets Mickey, the former husband of Hannah, a hipocondriac TV producer. The affairs evolve and at the last Thanksgiving ...
53 years ago Deep in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains in West Virginia, where every man owns a gun and a moonshine still, abides living legend Jesco White, "the dancing outlaw". As a boy Jesco was in and out of reform school and the insane asylum. To keep him out of trouble, his daddy D-Ray taught him the art of mountain dancing, a frenzied version of tap dancing to wild country banjo music. After his father's death, crazy Jesco dons his father's tap shoes and takes his show on the road.
53 years ago Based on a very clever comedy by Claire Booth, wife of Time Publisher Henry Luce and later Ambassador to Italy. One of the surprises was an all-woman cast, novel in the 1930's. And although there were no men in the cast, most of the dialog was about them. The story is rather thin and depended on the fact that divorce, in the 1930's, was not only difficult but almost impossible in New York. Mrs. Stephen Haynes learns that her husband is seeing a salesgirl at Saks, and reluctantly divorces him, abetted by her friends, all of whom have romantic problems of their own. In the 1930's New York women who could afford it went to Nevada, where residency could be established quickly and divorce was rel...
53 years ago After the release of Jake Blues from prison, he and brother Elwood go to visit "The Penguin", the last of the nuns who raised them in a boarding school. They learn the Archdiocese will stop supporting the school and will sell the place to the Education Authority. The only way to keep the place open is if the $5000 tax on the property is paid within 11 days. The Blues Brothers want to help, and decide to put their blues band back together and raise the the money by staging a big gig. As they set off on their "mission from God" they seem to make more enemies along the way. Will they manage to come up with the money in time?
53 years ago Darth Vader and the Empire are building a new, indestructible Death Star. Meanwhile, Han Solo has been imprisoned, and Luke Skywalker has sent R2-D2 and C-3PO to try and free him. Princess Leia - disguised as a bounty hunter - and Chewbacca go along as well. The final battle takes place on the moon of Endor, with its natural inhabitants, the Ewoks, lending a hand to the Rebels. Will Darth Vader and the Dark Side overcome the Rebels and take over the universe?
53 years ago Der belgische Meisterdetektiv Hercule Poirot unternimmt eine Reise auf einem Luxuskreuzfahrtschiff. Doch wie immer, wenn er Ferien machen will, kann von Ausspannen keine Rede sein. Die reiche Mrs. Boynton wird tot aufgefunden, und fast jeder hat ein Motiv: Ihre Stiefkinder, die sie um das Erbe gebracht hat, ebenso wie ihr dubioser Anwalt oder die rätselhafte Lady Westholme.
53 years ago Part IV in George Lucas' epic, Star Wars: A New Hope opens with a Rebel ship being boarded by the tyrannical Darth Vader. The plot then follows the life of a simple farm boy, Luke Skywalker, as he and his newly met allies (Han Solo, Chewbacca, Obi-Wan Kenobi, C-3PO, R2-D2) attempt to rescue a Rebel leader, Princess Leia, from the clutches of the Empire. The conclusion is culminated as the Rebels, including Skywalker and flying ace Wedge Antilles make an attack on the Empire's most powerful and ominous weapon, the Death Star.