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n this tour de force filmed lecture, Slavoj Zizek lucidly and compellingly reflects on belief - which takes him from Father Christmas to democracy - and on the various forms that belief takes, drawing on Lacanian categories of thought. In a radical dismissal of todays so called post-political era, he mobilizes the paradox of universal truth urging us to dare to enact the impossible.. (imdb)
Into the Woods (1991) - TV Special
Stephen Sondheim's Tony Award winning show depicting society and the world through the eyes of the most famous fairy tales centered around a baker & his wife. (imdb)
A mermaid princess makes a faustian bargain with an unscrupulous seahag in order to meet a human prince on land. (imdb)
The Stranger (1973) - TV Movie
An astronaut crashes on planet Terra, which looks exactly like Earth, but ruled by an Orwellian government, the Perfect Order. Pilot for a TV-series never made.
Upon his death, Arnold marries his lover, Karen, in spite of his widow, and leaves deathtraps accompanied by audiotapes and his preserved and articulate corpse for those who cared only for his money. (imdb)
This is a rehash of old movies, starring the sculptor and manager of a mysterious wax museum. You can see the wax figures breathing. (imdb)
Probe (1972) - TV Movie
Pilot for sci-fi detective series "Search. (imdb)
Captain Foster plans on raiding German-occupied Tobruk with hand- picked commandos, but a mixup leaves him with a medical unit led by a Quaker conscientious objector. Despite all odds they succeed with their mission. On the way they pick up and drug the mistress of an Italian general, blow up the entire fuel supply for the Afrika Korps, and swap philatelic gossip with Field Marshal Erwin Rommel. (imdb)
Bagheera the Panther and Baloo the Bear have a difficult time trying to convince a boy to leave the jungle for human civilization. (imdb)
Disturbed young man meets a girl he believes to be a long-dead ancestor. (imdb)
The Outer Limits (1963) - TV Series
Anthology type science fiction program with a different cast each week. Tending toward the hard science, space travel, time travel, and human evolution it tries to examine in each show some form of the question, "What is the nature of man?" (imdb)
When a litter of dalmation puppies are abducted by the minions of Cruella De Vil, the parents must find them before she uses them for a diabolical fashion statement. (imdb)
WWII Burma...Six paratroopers undertake an extremely dangerous mission against the Japanese. It will ultimately cost them their lives, except for one "lucky" survivor.
Now Is Tomorrow (1958) - TV Movie
A film about looking ahead, with stories of people today pursuing their destinies in the world of tomorrow.
Archaeologists in Egypt find one of their crew has been turned into a blood sucking mummy after they have unleashed a three thousand year curse by entering a Pharaoh's tomb. (imdb)
Based on a novel by Howard Swiggert, The Power and the Prize sets up a premise that had far more relevance in 1956 than it does today. Robert Taylor stars as a American business executive working in England. Taylor wants to marry European refugee Elizabeth Mueller, but is warned by his boss (Burl Ives) that such things just aren't done. Taylor digs in his heels, and at the end is supported in his marital decision by his less hidebound fellow executives. (allrovi.com)
he townsfolk of Cripple Creek fear Johnny Concho, who acts tough and takes advantage of the populace because his brother is a notorious gunfighter. But when a stranger arrives in town, claiming to have killed his brother and treating people worse than Johnny, he's forced to face his fears and stand up for himself and the town. (imdb)