Def Comedy Jam More All Stars - Volume 3: Def Comedy Jam More All Stars - Volume 3
AMERICAN BUFFALO is another story of men\'s interminable struggle toward the top of the heap, a goal which ultimately and inevitably eludes most of us. Don Dubro, the proprietor of a dusty dark inner-city junk shop, holds court there with his friends and makes plans probably on a daily basis for his ascendancy to the top. He does this more out of habit than hope because he\'s long ago surrendered his future to the daily repetition of his life as guardian of the discarded remnants of others\' possessions. Disheveled Teach, on the other hand, is either too dumb or too stubborn to accept the lot life has dealt him. Instead, he bucks like a wild horse under the saddle and refuses to be broken. Most pitiable of the trio which populates the movie is teen-aged Bobby. Mistaking much of the palaver which passes between the older men as pearls of wisdom, Bobby is the only one of the trio who still has a chance to make a life for himself somewhere beyond this tired too-familiar neighborhood. Don seems to recognize, early in their heist scheme, that exposing Bobby to his desperation can only drag the kid down. Teach imposes himself into Bobby and Don\'s plan to swipe some pricey coins from one of Don\'s customers. Don\'s plan to send Bobby in after the coin is too risky, Teach says. The truth is simpler. Teach doesn\'t want his cut to be too small.
Def Comedy Jam All-Stars Vol. 8: Def Comedy Jam All-Stars Vol. 8
A typical 80\'s teen pseudo-sex comedy. A group of varied misfits (including a former prostitute/stripper and a bumbler who can\'t see more than 6 inches in front of his face) enter a school to become flight attendants. Somehow, the group makes it through to the final test: a cross-country flight.
Def Comedy Jam - All Stars - Vol.7: Def Comedy Jam has been a big hit on TV in the USA for the last ten years, and now you have a chance to see some of the biggest names in black comedy. This volume contains three full uncut episodes, considered too hot for television, and features Dave Chappelle and Steve Harvey.
A dreamer who aspires to human flight is assigned public service after one of his attempts off a public building. This leads him to meeting a young woman, who is dying of motor neuron disease. The strong-willed woman admits her wish to be de-flowered before her death. The man, struggling to maintain his relationship with his girl friend, declines but offers to help pay for a gigolo to do the deed. The following events play off the inherent comedy and drama of the circumstances.
An interesting story about a future United States where immigration has gone too far. Through a series of mishaps and mayhem several state \'militias\' assist Idaho in order to protect them from the LONG ARM of the Federal government.
A retired gunman is forced to take up his weapons again when an outlaw gang robs the town banks.
Jeff, a cop goes to visit his ex-wife Susan who has remarried to a guy named Lombardi. Just as Jeff enters their building some men come in and are looking for Lombardi but he\'s not there so they take Susan. The leader tells Susan that Lombardi worked for them and that he was engaged to his sister but he left and ran off with some of their money. Lombardi runs into Jeff and they work together to try and rescue Susan.
Lord Southmere escapes from China with a microfilm of the formula for the mysterious \"Lotus X\", and is captured by Chinese spies who have been instructed to retrieve the microfilm from him....
A high-school election gets nasty.
Sioux City: A young Lakota Sioux, adopted by a wealthy Jewish couple in Beverly Hills, gets in touch with his cultural roots and solves a mystery in this thriller. Because of his upbringing, Jesse Rainfeather Goldman knows almost nothing of Native American traditions. He is doing his internship when he suddenly receives an amulet from the Lakota reservation in Sioux City. It is from his real mother. Jesse's curiosity is piqued, and he immediately travels to his birthplace to learn why she sent it. Unfortunately, by the time he arrives, his mother's body is discovered in the smoldering wreckage of her home. She was shot before she was burned. Jesse's investigation into her death is not welcomed by the local captain of police and his assistant. He is almost beaten to death but is saved by his grandfather, a shaman, and a Lakota woman. The newly healed Jesse begins to explore his tribe's customs. He then contacts his mother's spirit and she leads him to the film's conclusion.
Summer 1910. Several tourists have vanished while relaxing on the beautiful beaches of the Channel Coast. Infamous inspectors Machin and Malfoy soon gather that the epicenter of these mysterious disappearances must be Slack Bay, a unique site where the Slack river and the sea join only at high tide. There lives a small community of fishermen and other oyster farmers. Among them evolves a curious family, the Bréfort, renowned ferrymen of the Slack Bay, lead by the father nick-named \"The Eternal\", who rules as best as he can on his prankster bunch of sons, especially the impetuous Ma Loute, aged 18. Towering high above the bay stands the Van Peteghems\' mansion. Every summer, this bourgeois family - all degenerate and decadent from inbreeding - stagnates in the villa, not without mingling during their leisure hours of walking, sailing or bathing, with the ordinary local people, Ma Loute and the other Bréforts. Over the course of five days, as starts a peculiar love story between Ma Loute and the young and mischievous Billie Van Peteghem, confusion and mystification will descend on both families, shaking their convictions, foundations and way of life.
Water & Power: A California Heist uncovers the alarming exploits of California\'s most notorious water barons, who profit off of the state\'s resource while everyday citizens, unincorporated towns, and small farmers endure debilitating water crises. The film peels back the layers of a manipulative, backroom rewrite of California\'s water contracts in the 1990s, and investigates today\'s rise of luxury crops and illicit water transfers, all in the face of record drought. As the divide between water haves and have-nots grows, we face a humbling reality: water is the new oil, and as it becomes less accessible, it is rapidly growing more valuable.
In Kagoshima, the boy Koichi lives with his mother Nozomi in the house of his grandparents. Koichi misses his younger brother Ryunosuke and his father Kenji, who live in Fukuoka, and he dreams of his family coming together again. One day, Koichi overhears that the energy released by two bullet trains passing by each other would grant wishes and he invites his two best friends, Tasuku and Makoto, to travel to the point of intersection of the two trains. Koichi also tells his plan to Ryunosuke that invites his three best friends to join him. Soon the seven children arrive to the meeting point in the journey of discoveries.
CODE documentary exposes the dearth of female and minority software engineers and explores the reasons for this gender gap and digital divide. The film highlights breakthrough efforts that ...
During the Cold War, the British Intelligence receives a blurred photograph from East Germany taken from Hamburg and Director LeClerc believes they are missiles. Their agent, Taylor King, who receives a film which might clarify the detail from a pilot in Finland, is found dead on the road, and the police believe he was accidentally killed in a hit-and-run. LeClerc meets the Polish defector Fred Leiser, who jumped overboard from a ship expecting to have asylum and stay with his British girlfriend who is pregnant, and decides to recruit him to cross the border and spy on the Eat German facility to check on the missiles. In return, he would have salary, insurance and political asylum. Leiser is trained by the agent and family man John Avery,and soon he finds his girlfriend has had ended the pregnancy. When Leiser crosses the border, he meets up with Anna, a local, and they stay together in the beginning of a dangerous journey where he is just a pawn in a war game.
Two strangers brush hands on a train and move in together days later, fabricating the history of their love as they go along.
When a young man is executed for committing murder, he leaves behind a curse letter, promising vengeance for all those connected to his unfair trial.
A poignant drama that chronicles the unexpected friendship that develops between Cooper, a melancholy bartender, who at thirty-six still isn\'t sure what he wants to do with his life, and Daisy, an extremely bright but socially awkward girl in her early twenties.
Patrick Spencer is a legend in the self-help world, teaching a level of considered selfishness that would make Ayn Rand jealous. \"Why are we sitting in cubicles, flushing the hours of our lives down some corporate toilet, and not even reaping the rewards! Instead our toil goes to wives and husbands and daughters and charities and relatives who are down on their luck, and other such parasites who would drag you down and keep you from your truest self. They will pull you under. It is you or them.\" Brian Calhoun is a giant, towering over 7 feet tall. He\'s also a homeless heroin addict, living in his Dad\'s old Cadillac, who\'s been recruited by his dealer to be his thug - paid in free heroin. \"I mean, that is like a lot of heroin, a week\'s supply! Maybe I could get ahead on my bottle collecting...to an addict like me, that\'s like a dream.\" Diana Spencer is the disaffected daughter of a famous and emotionally detached father in a support group for her sex addiction. \"My sex life was getting kind of dicey. Like if that\'s what you mean by being a harmful addiction, I guess you could argue a point. I was getting into some stuff with some questionable dudes.\" It\'s Not My Fault and I Don\'t Care Anyway is a tale of Brian, who is coerced by his drug dealer boss, against his nature, to help kidnap Diana and hold her for ransom. It\'s a tale of Patrick, who sees his daughter\'s kidnapping as a test of his famous philosophy of selfishness and, despite the threats against his daughter\'s life, decides not to pay the ransom, . And it\'s a tale of Diana who, devastated by her father\'s abandonment, puts a brutal revenge plan against her father into action. Based on the award-winning play by Chris Craddock, It\'s Not My Fault and I Don\'t Care Anyway is a dramatically introspective tug on your soul, set to have you question your ethics or bend your moral code in this examination of humanity, asking the question: Does anyone really care about anyone?
A long forgotten ancient spacecraft discovered on Earth. Investigations carried out by Scout transport her to the moon whereupon she meets the impressive machines preserving the wisdom of that long lost civilization.
A young journalist goes deep undercover within a mountain commune and becomes manipulated by a duplicitous cult leader.
The movie opens as Johnny Thompson loses a vital MMA match in Vegas. Because of his unscrupulous dealings, he flees Vegas and returns to his hometown of Kansas City. Things heat up when Joe McCray, the bookie from Vegas, arrives in Kansas City with two of his lackeys to collect from Johnny. As this is occurring, Jason and Tom Perkins, a father son duo who operate a nail salon, are looking for partners to join in their daring bank heists after one of their partners is killed. Jason and Tom learn that Johnny, with whom they worked with years before, is back in town. They decide to approach Johnny with an \"opportunity\". Johnny agrees to join them, but the situation progressively deteriorates when the FBI and Joe McCray begin to suspect (with good reason) that Johnny is behind the bank heists. An array of characters enter the picture to complicate the plot, including: Eric Hoffman (a corrupt banker), Brennan (an amateur race car driver), Jason\'s wife, Johnny\'s son, Johnny\'s ex-wife, Earnest Williams (Johnny\'s Trainer), and Johnny\'s girlfriend. The only way for the \"crew\" to unwind themselves from all the complications is to complete one last heist - a heist worth more than just the Benjamin\'s they are after!
When Danny and his gang attempt to rob the warehouse of a mob boss, they find themselves on the run. Danny goes back to his hometown to find his mother has recently died leaving him the ...
Former dance hall girl Lorna, masquerading as a lady, meets and marries Confederate ex-officer Colt Saunders, returning to his rich Texas ranch. Everyone there is enchanted with Lorna. But the carpetbag government is set to grab all the big ranches, unless the ranchers (led by Colt) decide to fight. And one of the carpetbaggers knows Lorna\'s secret.
A troublesome young man named Ta Sha rides a bike around town spoiling and ruining for others. But soon Ta Sha is confronted by his rival, the spoiled Chan Chuen-Chung who ends up fighting and humiliate Ta Sha in the process. This leads to Ta Sha plotting a revenge on Chung with the help of his friends by setting up an ambush and using fireworks to their aid. However, Chung - accompanied by his brother Yu Ping - manage to walk away from the ambush and use the gang\'s weapons against them. But as Chung is about to use fireworks on Ta Sha, Yu Ping makes Chung spare and let Ta Sha go. But Chung accidentally lights a set of fireworks resulting in Tai Sha getting heavily injured. Devastated and angered by Chung\'s actions, Ta Sha\'s vindictive father hires Iron Steel, an infamous assassin, to wipe out Chung and his entire family. Iron Steel closes in on the family and kills everyone on sight. Fortunately, Chung is present elsewhere and - after finding out that his family were killed while their house burned down - wanders around town in great grief. Later on, Chung meets a puppeteer who takes Chung in and introduces him to his wife. After escaping few more times from Iron Steel though, the puppeteer reveals himself as a master of tai chi and teaches Chung the art to counter Iron Steel\'s intense techniques and defeat him. Eventually, Chung discovers that his family didn\'t die in a fire but were murdered by Iron Steel who was hired by Ta Sha\'s father. This determines Chung to seek out and face Ta Sha\'s father and Iron Steel once and for all.
Based upon Wilkie Collins Victorian mystery, the gothic tale tells of a pair of half sisters whose lives end up caught in a grand conspiracy revolving around a mentally ill woman dressed in...
Supermodel goes undercover as a hooker to rescue her niece from an evil body parts broker.
Several lost-soul night-owls, including a nightclub owner, a talkback radio relationships counseller, and an itinerant stranger have encounters that expose their contradictions and anxieties about love and acceptance.
This retelling of the classic tale of James Hilton\'s Utopian lost world plays out uneasily amid musical production numbers and Bacharach pop music. While escaping war-torn China, a group of Europeans crash in the Himalayas, where they are rescued and taken to the mysterious Valley of the Blue Moon, Shangri-La. Hidden from the rest of the world, Shangri-La is a haven of peace and tranquility for world-weary diplomat Richard Conway. His ambitious brother, George, sees it as a prison from which he must escape, even if it means risking his life and bringing destruction to the ancient culture of Shangri-La.
Def Comedy Jam: All Stars Vol. 9: Def Comedy Jam: All Stars Vol. 9 movie was released by the Ventura Distribution studio. Def Comedy Jam played host to some of the greatest comedians of the 1990s, many of whom went on to greater fame, due in part to the exposure they received on the program. Def Comedy Jam: All Stars Vol. 9 movie Here, Joe Torry (SPRUNG) showcases his explosive act alongside comedienne Sommore, a former host of BET\'s COMIC VIEW. Def Comedy Jam: All Stars Vol. 9 video Also performing in these two episodes of the show are standup comedy stalwarts Will E., DJ Robo, and Drew Fraser.
Def Comedy Jam All Stars 5: Def Comedy Jam All Stars 5
Two episodes of the TV series \"The Virginian\" edited together: \"Duel at Shiloh\" (2 Jan. 1963) and \"Nobility of Kings\" (10 Nov. 1965).