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On the 100th anniversary of his birth, internationally renowned director Margarethe von Trotta examines Ingmar Bergman’s life and work with a circle of his closest collaborators as well as a new generation of filmmakers. This documentary presents key components of his legacy, as it retraces themes that recurred in his life and art and takes us to the places that were central to Bergman’s creative achievements. Featuring interviews wit...Read More
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Psychotronic classic. Beautifully photographed fantasy about mermaids who assist...and distract...a young scientist in his quest for sunken treasure, complete with Timothy Carey at his menacing best. This is director Lamb's third and final cut, filmed in the pearl garden of Mexico's La Pez, and the kelp forest along the coast of Santa Catalina.
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Ghostheads is a documentary that explores the extreme side of the Ghostbusters fandom, and looks back at the impact the franchise has had on the world over the past three decades featuring interviews with key cast and crew - including Dan Aykroyd, Ivan Reitman, Ernie Hudson and many others - as well as with Ghostbusters fans all over the world.
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Maynard James Keenan, known as the front man for Tool, A Perfect Circle, and Puscifer, moonlights as a winemaker at his own Arizona winery. The reclusive rock star began the long road to bring credibility to his vineyard amidst wine industry prejudice. Keenan enlists Bob Odenkirk, Milla Jovovich, Tim & Eric, and Patton Oswalt to help tell the story of "Merkin"
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In 1985, director Javier Elorrieta fused the brutal realism of the Quinqui genre ("delinquent movies") with American-style rural revenge to create one of Spain’s most significant shockers of the decade: When a troubled city doctor (singer/songwriter Patxi Andión) relocates to a remote village, he’ll discover that a horrific tragedy in the town’s past is commemorated by hunting teen addicts as human prey.
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I Am Secretly an Important Man is a portrait of writer and poet Steven J. Bernstein (aka Jesse Bernstein), one of Seattle's most celebrated and troubled voices. His angry, surprisingly fresh and lyrical writings are about sensitive souls, drifters and drug addicts; the people alienated by a society that refuses to understand them. Bernstein peels back the ugliness and the darkness of life on the fringe to expose tender and not so tend...Read More
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Minor Threat played one of its last shows at Washington DC's 930 Club in June of 1983; they would only play once more in DC. Two years later, the tapes from the 930 show were edited together and Dischord Records released them as the Minor Threat Live VHS video in 1986. This compilation also features performance footage from Buff Hall in Camden New Jersey and a 1980 performance at D.C. Space for Unheard Music Festival.
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In this edition of Up Close & Personal, discover the man behind the music with some of rock's best-loved songs as its backdrop and in-depth interviews offering insights into the enigma that was David Bowie.
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"Death does not exist. It's only an evolution. An accident that can be corrected..." In The Swamp of the Ravens, Dr. Frosta (Ramiro Oliveros) has been conducting illegal and immoral experiments on the recently deceased in an effort to conquer death and perfect the mental control of his subjects. Frosta is also unwittingly creating a necro-Superfund site by dumping the dead rejects from his experiments into the swamp. The dead are now ...Read More
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When four young orphans—Hikari, Ikuko, Ishi, and Takemura—first meet, their parents’ bodies are being turned into dust, like fine Parmesan atop a plate of spaghetti Bolognese, and yet none of them can shed a tear. They are like zombies; devoid of all emotion. With no family, no future, no dreams, and no way to move forward, the young teens decide that the first level of this new existence involves salvaging a gaming console, an old el...Read More
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For his final horror hit of the '80s, writer/director Lucio Fulci combined elements of CARRIE, PHENOMENA and SUSPIRIA with the grisly surrealism of his own past classics for one last shocker packed with "brooding, ominous imagery and signature Fulci style" (The Horror Syndicate): When a bullied student at a New England girls school becomes comatose after a prank gone wrong, her tormenters will suffer graphic telepathic punishment that...Read More
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The rise and fall of original Pink Floyd front man Syd Barrett is charted in this documentary, which tells the whole story from the formation of Pink Floyd, through Barrett's creative genius, his shocking slide into psychiatric illness and finally to his tragic and untimely death. Includes interviews with many who knew and worked with him.
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Instrument is a collaboration between filmmaker Jem Cohen and the Washington D.C. band Fugazi, covering the 10 year period of 1987-1996. Far from a traditional documentary, this is a musical document; a portrait of musicians at work. The project mixes sync-sound, 16mm. Super-8 video and a wide range of archival formats, including concert footage, studio sessions practice, touring, interviews and portraits of audience members from arou...Read More
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NIGHT FLIGHT PLUS EXCLUSIVE. Cocaine Cowboys, released in 1979, was directed by German director Ulli Lommel (Blank Generation) and was one of the early films distributed theatrically by Night Flight creator Stuart Shapiro’s International Harmony. Filmed on Andy Warhol's Montauk Estate (and featuring Warhol himself), Cocaine Cowboys stars Tom Sullivan and Jack Palance and captures the irl era when Rock 'n' Roll bands and drug smugglers...Read More
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This documentary is a critical review of The Clash's London Calling, featuring rare live performances, alongside interviews with legendary filmmaker and DJ Don Letts (who toured with The Clash), and analysis from a leading team of rock journalists and critics.
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Shot at the Camden Palace in London during September of 1985 this rare footage captures Wendy and band during an epochal point in her career of which there is very little other footage around. Having been called the "Queen of Punk Rock" in the early stages of her career, by this time known as the "High Priestess of Metal", gotten a Grammy Nomination for the Gene Simmons (of KISS) produced "WOW" album and just released her speed metal ...Read More
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From the minds of Dario Argento and Lamberto Bava comes the horrific Heavy Metal splatter film classic, DEMONS! A strange masked man offers tickets to a horror movie sneak preview at the mysterious Metropol cinema. When a patron is accidentally scratched by a prop displayed in the lobby, she transforms into a flesh-ripping demon! One by one, the audience members mutate into horrible creatures hell-bent on destroying the world. Can any...Read More
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Watching television can be hazardous to your health... and bring the end of the world! There's a scary movie on television and the residents of a luxury high-rise building have their eyes glued to their sets. Unfortunately for a young birthday girl, an eternal demonic evil is released through her TV and partygoers soon find themselves fighting an army of murderous monsters. Acid blood, demonic dogs, possessed children and rampaging z...Read More