Epic adventure Exodus: Gods and Kings is the story of one man's daring courage to take on the might of an empire. Using
state of the art visual effects and 3D immersion, Scott brings new life to the story of the defiant leader Moses as he rises up
against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 600,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its
terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.
The feature film Rosewater is based on The New York Times best-selling memoir “Then They Came for Me: A Family’s Story of
Love, Captivity, and Survival,” written by the BBC journalist Maziar Bahari. A true story, the film marks the screenwriting and
directorial debut of “The Daily Show” host and executive producer Jon Stewart, and stars Gael García Bernal, leading an
international cast. Rosewater is produced by Scott Rudin, Stewart, and Gigi Pritzker, with Lila Yacoub, Eli Bush and Chris
McShaneserving as executive producers.
Unprecedented access to Muhammad Ali's personal archive of audio journals as well as interviews and testimonials from
his inner circle of family and friends are used to tell the legend's life story.
Based on a true story of the American Civil War, culminating at the Battle of New Market in May 1864, a group of teenage
cadets, sheltered from war at the Virginia Military Institute, must confront the horrors of an adult world when they are called
upon to defend the Shenandoah Valley.
In the Ming Dynasty, there lives four orphans, Ying, Sao, Yuanlong and Niehu. Raised in Taoyuan Village, the four are as
closed as brothers. Their exceptional martial arts skills allows them to reach the highest rank within the imperial guards.
After the four successfully killed the Japanese troop leader, the Emperor orders Ying to escort the Golden Wheel of Time from
Sindu (now India) back to the capital, which is said to have the power of time travel and foresee into the future. Now in 2013,
Squire Tang, funded by a mysterious financer, digs up three ancient icemen from the outskirt of China; they are Ying, Sao and
Niehu. As he is transferring the icemen to Hong Kong for further studies, the vehicle involves in a traffic accident which,
unexpectedly, defrosts Ying...
During the chaotic final weeks of the Vietnam War, the North Vietnamese Army closes in on Saigon as the panicked South
Vietnamese people desperately attempt to escape. On the ground, American soldiers and diplomats confront a moral
quandary: whether to obey White House orders to evacuate only U.S. citizens.
The film explores the role of photography, since its rudimentary beginnings in the 1840s, in shaping the identity, aspirations,
and social emergence of African Americans from slavery to the present. The dramatic arch is developed as a visual narrative
that flows through the past 160 years to reveal black photography as an instrument for social change, an African American
point-of-view on American history, and a particularized aesthetic vision.
Trained in clandestine combat from childhood, the Jinyiwei were masters of the 14 Blades; eight being for torture, five for
killing, and the last blade reserved for suicide when a mission failed. An elite force of secret agents with a license to kill, the
Jinyiwei devoted their lives and lethal prowess to the service of the Emperor alone. When the Imperial Court is taken over by
evil eunuch Jia (Law Kar Ying), the best of the Jinyiwei, Qinglong (Donnie Yen) is assigned to steal a list identifying those
still loyal to the Emperor. However unbeknownst to Qinglong, the Jinyiwei have fallen under the control of Jia, and during the
mission Qinglong is betrayed and barely escapes with his life. Now as the most wanted man in the land, Qinglong must
seek out and rally the loyalists to rise against Jia and restore the Emperor to power. In his way are the deadliest assassins
in the land, his former brethren, the Jinyiwei.
Fela Anikulapo Kuti created the musical movement Afrobeat and used it as a political forum to oppose the Nigerian
dictatorship and advocate for the rights of oppressed people. This is the story of his life, music, and political importance.
Underwater Dreams, narrated by Michael Peña, is an epic story of how the sons of undocumented Mexican immigrants
learned how to build underwater robots. And go up against MIT in the process.
Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary's monumental and historical ascent of Mt. Everest in 1953 - an event that stunned the
world and defined a nation.
As tuition rates spiral beyond reach and student loan debt passes $1 trillion (more than credit card debt), IVORY TOWER asks:
Is college worth the cost? From the halls of Harvard, to public colleges in financial crisis, to Silicon Valley, filmmaker Andrew
Rossi (PAGE ONE: INSIDE THE NEW YORK TIMES) assembles an urgent portrait of a great American institution at the
The Hornet's Nest is a groundbreaking and immersive feature film, using unprecedented real footage to tell the story of an
elite group of U.S. troops sent on a dangerous mission deep inside one of Afghanistan's most hostile valleys. The film
culminates with what was planned as a single day strike turning into nine intense days of harrowing combat against an
invisible, hostile enemy in the country's complex terrain where no foreign troops have ever dared to go before. Two
embedded journalists, a father and son, bravely followed the troops through the fiercest and most blood-soaked
battlegrounds of the conflict. What resulted is an intensely raw feature film experience that will give audiences a deeply
emotional and authentic view of the heroism at the center of this gripping story. (c) Freestyle
In the 16th century in the Cévennes, a horse dealer by the name of Michael Kohlhaas leads a happy and prosperous family
life. When a lord treats him unjustly, this pious, upstanding man raises an army and puts the country to fire and sword in order
to have his rights restored.
Regent Horthy is the leader of Hungary and a German ally, but his favorable standing with Hitler changes as the war comes
to an end. Forced to cede Hungary’s power or else witness the execution of his son, Regent Horthy gives up control of his
country to the Nazis, who quickly move Hungarians to ghettos and death camps, with no hope in sight. But the despair
changes when a young man named Elek emerges. Separated from his family during the relocations and aided by the
woman he loves , Elek defies the enemy by becoming one of them. In a race against time, disguised as a Nazi Officer he
embarks on a mission to save his family and thousands of his countrymen.
Dutch Resistance fighter Hans Poley in World War II, found refuge at Corrie ten Boom's house. Hans defies the new Nazi
commandant and escapes with his life. He takes refuge in Corrie ten Boom's house, which is crowded with Jewish
refugees and becomes part of her teen age army. Hans gets a false identity and joins the Dutch Resistance. As the Nazis
commit atrocity after atrocity, the danger for Hans and his new compatriots increases tenfold.
Directed by Nicholas Wrathall (Abandoned: The Betrayal of America’s Immigrants), the film features the final on-camear
interviews with the iconic American writer, essayist, and singular intellectual. Featuring interviews with Gore Vidal, Burr
Steers, Christopher Hitchens, Jodie Evans, Tim Robbins, Mikhail Gorbachev, Sting, David Mamet, Bob Scheer, William F.
Buckley, Jay Parini, Norman Mailer, Nina Straight and Dick Cavett.
No twentieth-century figure has had a more profound effect on the worlds of literature, film, politics, historical debate, and the
culture wars than Gore Vidal. Anchored by intimate one-on-one interviews with the man himself, Nicholas Wrathall’s new
documentary is a fascinating and wholly entertaining portrait of the last lion of the age of American liberalism.
Dan is a 35 year old computer programmer from Pittsburgh who lives a busy life. Along with balancing work, his marriage,
and raising his three boys, Dan spends much of his time actively involved in all things Bitcoin. After discovering Bitcoin in
2011, his love and obsession for the crypto-currency was born, revealing an uncharted world of new possibilities for him to
explore. Join us as we take a journey through the rapidly growing world of Bitcoin. Along the way, we'll follow the stories of
entrepreneurs and startups that are helping shape the new financial frontier. We'll look at the competitive mining market and
the various subcultures within the Bitcoin community. You'll encounter a variety of characters and opinions as we examine
the social and political impact of an open-source digital currency. Will the rise of Bitcoin bring a monetary paradigm shift that
will forever change the world?
Patagonia, 1960. A German physician meets an Argentinean family and follows them on the long desert road to Bariloche
where Eva, Enzo and their three children are going to open a lodging house by the Nahuel Huapi lake. This model family
reawakens his obsession with purity and perfection, in particular Lilith, a 12 year-old with a body too small for her age.
Unaware of his true identity, they accept him as their first guest. They are all gradually won over by this charismatic man, by
his elegant manners, his scientific knowledge and his money — until they discover they are living with one of the biggest
criminals of all times.
A film about Ralph Steadman. Johnny Depp guides the visually stunning journey, smashing narrative conventions, moving
seamlessly from interview to animation and in the finest Gonzo tradition questions of witness and authenticity are
challenged. Steadman's art is for the first time animated, including illustrations from Hunter S Thompson's Fear and
Loathing in Las Vagas. Featuring Richard E Grant, Terry Gilliam, Bruce Robinson and with music from Slash, The All
American Rejects, Jason Mraz, Crystal Castles, Ed Hardcourt and Beth Orton. A touching and at times funny film about
honesty, friendship and the ambition driving an artist. This is a true record of the demise of the 20th Century counterculture
and hipster dream with Ralph Steadman the last of the Gonzo visionaries.
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