The Mark of Zorro, Blood and Sand, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Sortie le 24/02/2009
Editeur: EDI |
The Golden Age of Silent Films - 2 DVD Collector's Embossed Tin!!!!!!! Relive the silent film days while enjoying An Armchair Theater Production of The Golden Age of Silent Films. Your host, Dale Reed, introduces each of these timeless classics with a memorable and entertaining history of each film and their stars. As you watch each film enjoy an original music score written and recorded to help bring back the authentic feeling of an old time nickelodeon showing. Observe Douglas Fairbanks as the masked crusader in the 1920 classic version of The Mark of Zorro in our first volume of this series. Watch as Rudolph Valentino stars as The Toreador in the 1922 production of Blood and Sand. Watch the genius of Lon Chaney in The Hunchback of Notre Dame, made for Universal in 1923, which remains today the most famous version of the classic Victor Hugo tale. Take in the expertise of John Barrymore in the 1920 Paramount release of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. John Barrymore played as the respected London physician who experiments with a drug succeeding in separating the good and evil personalities in his soul. Watch how much Barrymore enjoyed himself in this jewel by the astounding zest with which he throws himself into the more gruesome moments. This version still remains the one to beat!
This disturbing Japanese drama follows a severely disabled man, Sumida-san (Sumida Masakiyo), whose crush for his caregiver, and intense feelings of jealously, propel him on a dark path that leads to murder. Stark black-and-white photography complements this unique film.
A young widow, Noriko, lives with her senile father-in-law, Shukichi, on a farm. He believes his favorite cow, long gone, is still alive. Noriko pretends to be the cow and lets him milk her - a satisfying arrangement for them both. Shukichi s daughter discovers their bizarre relationship and tries to put an end to it. It s known as director Goto s (Scorpion s Revenge, Zero Woman) best film.
Mirai, a high school girl, is transferred to an upscale private girls school. She soon finds out the school not only cultivates young minds, but also supplies young bodies to rich politicians. Moreover, the school's headmaster ripped apart her family. She undergoes special training, and fights her way to sweet revenge!
Les douze dernières heures de la vie du Christ. Rendu au Mont des Oliviers, Jésus prie après avoir partagé un dernier repas avec ses apôtres. Il résiste maintenant aux tentations de Satan. Trahi par Judas, Jésus est arrêté et emmené à Jérusalem, où les chefs des Pharisiens l'accusent de blasphème et lui font un procès qui a pour issue sa condamnation à mort...
An Italian man is discovered to have the same elements in his blood as a monkey. American scientists believe this will make him the perfect candidate to be sent into space. However there are complications with German spies and aliens from another planet. This Italian comedic gem features Tot, described by his fans as the most beloved Italian artist of all time and the greatest of the last century. He was best known for comic roles, but in the latter part of his life showed that he was comfortable in dramatic portrayals as well.
It's been thirteen years since the robotic killing machines known as Screamers destroyed the human population of Sirius 6B. But now a distress signal brings a team of rescuers to the supposedly abandoned planet. Can it be a long-lost colony of human survivors? Or have the Screamers evolved into something even more sinister...a half-man/half-machine hybrid that needs to escape Sirius 6B to finish its mission: the complete annihilation of the human race? Based on a short story by the visionary creator of Blade Runner, Total Recall and Minority Report, SCREAMERS: THE HUNTING is a mind-shattering sequel to Philip K. Dick's legendary sci-fi cult thriller!
Brazilian director Fernando Meirelles (CITY OF GOD) brings Jose Saramago's much-loved novel BLINDNESS to the screen with this ambitious adaptation. Like Saramago's book, Meirelles chooses to forfeit names for his characters, ... Full Descriptioninstead spinning BLINDNESS around the plight of a doctor and his wife (respectively played by Mark Ruffalo and Julianne Moore). A blindness epidemic strikes an unnamed city, forcing the government to put many citizens in quarantine, including Ruffalo's doctor. Unable to conceive of life without him, Moore's character feigns blindness and joins him in the grimy high-security institution where visually impaired citizens are kept. Their attempt to survive in the rotting facility, which quickly falls into disrepair and chaos, forms the backbone of Meirelles's movie.
Les Cheveux D'Or, L'éventreur, The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog
Sortie le 10/02/2009
Editeur: MGM |
La terreur règne sur Londres : un tueur, qui se surnomme lui-même "Le Vengeur", s'en prend à de jeunes femmes blondes. Dans ce climat délétère, l'arrivée d'un locataire laconique attise la méfiance des propriétaires de la pension de famille Bunting. Sa personnalité secrète et effacée paraît un aveu de culpabilité. Serait-il le Vengeur ?
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