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A documentary presenting Aretha Franklin with choir at the New Bethel Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles in January 1972. (imdb)
Jane Fonda in Five Acts (2018) - TV Movie
A look at the life, work, activism and controversies of actress and fitness tycoon, Jane Fonda.
The film revolves around Tom and Hannah, who have been platonic friends for 10 years. He's a serial dater, while she wants marriage but hasn't found Mr. Right. Just as Tom is starting to think that he is relationship material after all, Hannah gets engaged. When she asks Tom to be her "maid" of honor, he reluctantly agrees just so he can attempt to stop the wedding and woo her.
The Visions of Stanley Kubrick (2007) - Short Film
A concise look at some of the more bizarre visual aspects of The Shining. Through interviews with collaborators, current filmmakers and authors, we'll examine how Kubrick used his unique brand of visual storytelling to convey madness, evil, and the power of the supernatural without relying on dialog or conventional exposition. As much as any film he ever made, The Shining illustrates Kubrick's talent for using the language of pure cinema to tell his stories. (imdb)
A short documentary about Stanley Kubrick's planned ideas for future projects, of which never had the chance to be involved with due to his untimely death.
In this documentary, we follow Kubrick as he creates one of the most controversial films of all time, one that retains its power to shock audiences, even after 35 years. At the time of its release, A it created a firestorm of controversy. Through interviews with collaborators, filmmakers, screenwriters and authors, we come to appreciate Kubrick as an artist unafraid to take risks and court controversy, committed unwaveringly to his single-minded goal: the highest artistic quality of his films. (imdb)
Stanley Kubrick's groundbreaking 2001: A Space Odyssey opened the door to all the films and filmmakers who followed it. Through interviews with directors such as George Lucas, Steven Spielberg and Sydney Pollack - as well as special effects professionals and cultural historians - this documentary examines the legacy of Kubrick's masterpiece and its influence on science fiction films, special effects and world cinema. (imdb)
Michael Clayton (George Clooney) is an in-house "fixer" at one of the largest corporate law firms in New York. At the behest of the firm's co-founder Marty Bach, Clayton, a former prosecutor from a family of cops, takes care of Kenner, Bach & Ledeen's dirtiest work. Clayton cleans up clients' messes, handling anything from hit-and-runs and damaging stories in the press to shoplifting wives and crooked politicians... (imdb)
Film Noir: Bringing Darkness to Light (2006) - Direct-to-Video
Film Noir burrows into the mind; it's disorienting, intriguing and enthralling. Noir brings us into a gritty underworld of lush morbidity, providing intimate peeks at its tough, scheming dames, mischievous misfits and flawed men - all caught in the wicked web of a twisted fate. (imdb)
This film centers around Jessica (de France), a beautiful young woman from the provinces who comes to Paris and lands a job waiting tables at a chic bistro on famed Avenue Montaigne, the city's nexus for art, music, theater and fashion. (ThinkFilm)
The Art of Imagination: A Tribute to Oz (2005) - Short Film
"The Art of Imagination: A Tribute to Oz" - a featurette narrated by Sydney Pollack.
Documentary for the protection of Moral Rights of filmmakers against the manipulation of the movies suffered by different distribution media. Pan & Scan, dubbing, ads, different international cuts, censhorship and anything that go against the movies as art to make them just bussiness. This documentary has two parts, being this one the first and the second one "Cineastas en acción" (Filmmakers in Action), both made in 2005.
A Dying Breed: The Making of 'The Leopard' (2004) - Direct-to-Video
The Making of The Leopard, an hour-long documentary featuring interviews with Claudia Cardinale, screenwriter Suso Ceccho DAmico, Rotunno, filmmaker Sydney Pollack, and many others.
For American cinema, the 1970s was an era during which a new generation of filmmakers created work for a new kind of audience. In this documentary, pioneering writers, directors and actors talk about the times, their films and their colleagues. (IFC Films)
Narrated by Sydney Pollack, film critic Richard Schickel's dazzling two-hour plus documentary to one of the towering figures in film: Charles Chaplin.
Samuel Fuller discusses his career as a filmmaker, illustrated by plenty of clips. (imdb)
A rush hour fender-bender on New York City's crowded FDR Drive turns two complete strangers into vicious adversaries. (Paramount Pictures)
Set against the backdrop of the 1950's Hollywood blacklist, an ambitious screenwriter loses his job and his identity, only to find new courage and love in the heart of a small town's life.
The career and life of Stanley Kubrick is explored through pictures, clips from his films, his old home movies, comments from his colleagues and a narration by Tom Cruise. (imdb)
An airplane crashes into the Chesapeake Bay, leaving no survivors. This event is the beginning of a mystery that will not only lead two strangers (Ford and Thomas) to disturbing and shocking information about their spouses, but will also bring them together in an unlikely romance. (Columbia Tristar)
The Last Movie: Stanley Kubrick and 'Eyes Wide Shut' (1999) - Direct-to-Video
A documentary chronicling the making of Kubrick's final film, 'Eyes Wide Shut', and his legacy.
Inside 'The Talented Mr. Ripley' (1999) - Short Film
Making-of documentary about the film Talented Mr. Ripley
A doctor, who is married to an art curator, pushes himself on a harrowing and dangerous night-long odyssey of sexual and moral discovery after his wife admits that she once almost cheated on him.
Independent's Day (1998) - TV Movie
A behind-the-scenes look at the 1997 Sundance Film Festival.
Jan Schlichtmann, a tenacious lawyer, is addressed by a group of families. When investigating the seemingly non-profiting case, he finds it to be a major environmental issue that has a lot of impact potential. A leather production company could be responsible for several deadly cases of leukemia, but also is the main employer for the area... (imdb)
When their best friends announce that they're separating, a professor and his wife discover the faults in their marriage.
A studio script screener gets on the bad side of a writer by not accepting his script. The writer is sending him threatening postcards. The screener tries to identify the writer in order to pay him off so he'll be left alone, and then in a case of mistaken identity gone awry, he accidentally gives the writer solid ammunition for blackmail. This plot is written on a backdrop of sleazy Hollywood deals and several subplots involving the politics of the industry. (imdb)
An unemployed actor with a reputation for being difficult disguises himself as a woman to get a role in a soap opera. (imdb)
Documentary narrated by Sydney Pollack including interviews with King Vidor about his work and importance in the begginins of movie history.
Documentary narrated by Sydney Pollack including interviews with Howard Hawks about his work and importance in the begginins of movie history.
Recruits head to the front lines towards the close of the Korean War. The interaction between two of the soldiers...an idealistic newcomer and a psychotic who goes on one-man patrols slitting enemy throats under cover of night...and the orphan boy who comes between them is examined. The Cease-Fire brings the three to a final resolution. (imdb)
Now Is Tomorrow (1958) - TV Movie
A film about looking ahead, with stories of people today pursuing their destinies in the world of tomorrow.