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Elusive Justice: A Nazi Story That Still Surprises | Television Review by Dorothy Rabinowitz The Century of the Self -  Part 1 The Century of the Self How politicians and business learned to create and manipulate mass-consumer society. Adam Curtis, The Century of the Self tells the untold and sometimes controversial story of the growth of the mass-consumer society in Britain and the United States. How was the all-consuming self created, by whom, and in whose interests? Freud provided useful tools for understanding the secret desires of the masses. Complete Series - Parts 1 Through 4 This is a must watch video. 04/08/06 Click on "comments" below to read or post comments Comment Guidelines Be succinct, constructive and relevant to the story. (In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C.

Tenko (TV series) Tenko is a television drama, co-produced by the BBC and the ABC. A total of thirty episodes were produced over three series between 1981 and 1984, followed by a one-off special (which was twice the length of the other episodes), Tenko Reunion, in 1985. The series dealt with the experiences of British, Australian and Dutch women who were captured after the fall of Singapore in February 1942, after the Japanese invasion, and held in a Japanese internment camp on a Japanese-occupied island between Singapore and Australia. Tenko was created by Lavinia Warner after she had conducted research into the internment of nursing corps officer Margot Turner (1910–1993) for an edition of This Is Your Life and was convinced of the dramatic potential of the stories of women prisoners of the Japanese.[1] Aside from the first two episodes, set in Singapore, which were written by Paul Wheeler, the series was written by Jill Hyem and Anne Valery.

List of Masterpiece Theatre episodes This is the list of Masterpiece Theatre episodes in chronological order. The list includes episodes filmed as part of The American Collection. Episodes[edit] This lists the titles of the individual miniseries. Although they occasionally only ran for one episode, many ran for as many as ten or more installments. For lists of episodes of these series, see List of Masterpiece Classic episodes, List of Masterpiece Mystery! Season 1 Season 2 Season 3 Season 4 Season 5 Season 6 Season 7 1977-1978 Season 8 Season 9 Season 10 1980-1981 Season 11 Season 12 Season 13 Season 14 Season 15 Season 16 Season 17 Season 18 Season 19 Season 20 Season 21 Season 22 Season 23 Season 24 Season 25 Season 26 Season 27 Season 28 Season 29 Season 30 Season 31 Season 32 Season 33 Season 34 Season 35 Season 36 Final Season 37 The Amazing Mrs Pritchard External links[edit] Official website

Tenko Series 2 DVD - Classic BBC Series Based on real life experiences this is the powerful story of a disparate group of women whose lives are changed forever during their capture by the Japanese after the fall of Singapore in 1941. It is now 1942 and the women have been split into two groups to march to their new camp. Speculation is rife and despite the apparent luxury that awaits them in the new camp, unimaginable hardships are not far away and only the very strongest will survive. This four disc set contains all ten episodes from Series Two of the classic BBC series. Starring: Jean Anderson, Stephanie Beacham, Ann Bell, Emily Bolton, Elizabeth Chambers, Stephanie Cole, Joanna Hole, Louise Jameson, Burt Kwouk, Patricia Lawrence, Rosemary Martin, Claire Oberman, Veronica Roberts, Josephine Welcome. DVD Extras • The Tenko Story • Cast Filmographies • Subtitles

Bechdel Test Movie List '2016: Obama's America' – Will political documentary sway undecided voters? (+video) August may be the laziest month for Hollywood blockbusters, but it has become open season for little-films-that-can. And this year is no exception, with the political documentary “2016: Obama’s America,” pulling in more than $9 million to become the top grossing non-nature documentary of the year. Skip to next paragraph Recent posts Subscribe Today to the Monitor Click Here for your FREE 30 DAYS ofThe Christian Science MonitorWeekly Digital Edition The film, from conservative author Dinesh D’Souza, which began playing in theaters nationwide this past weekend and has gone viral online, is a slow – and selective – trip through Obama’s backstory. The documentary is currently screening in Tampa hotels hosting guests at the Republican National Convention, where its themes have been warmly embraced. The surprise success of the film suggests it is part of a “new normal” in US politics, says John Johannes, a professor of political science at Villanova University in Philadelphia. Mr.

Breakfast Interrupted | Man Made DIY | Crafts for Men | Keywords: art, kitchen, breakfast, video Nothing like enjoying a delicious meal just before it all goes crazy. On purpose. This super fun video, entitled "Breakfast Interrupted" by Bruton Stroube Studio is somewhat of an epic food fight video, sans the people throwing it. It's almost as if there was a mystical force pulling the table from above - and by "mystical," I mean a hydraulic pump going crazy. BSS | Breakfast Interrupted from Bruton Stroube Studios on Vimeo. Shot at 1000fps, each second of this short film captures in detail the way food behaves when it's not handled with care. So jealous of these guys! The video was actually created two years ago, so you may have seen it make the rounds already, but it's new to me, and I just couldn't help but share.

12 Movies For The Next 12 Months The new year has finally arrived. To celebrate the start of 2015, HuffPost Entertainment has compiled a list of 12 movies for the next 12 months (with some others of note listed too). Happy watching! January: "Blackhat" Michael Mann's first movie in six years stars Chris Hemsworth as a computer genius. Other films of note: "Taken 3" (Jan. 9), "The Wedding Ringer" (Jan. 16), "The Boy Next Door" (Jan. 23), "Mortdecai" (Jan. 23) February: "Fifty Shades of Grey" You don't really want to see it. Other films of note: "Jupiter Ascending" (Feb. 6), "Kingsman: The Secret Service" (Feb. 13), "The Last Five Years" (Feb. 13), "Hot Tub Time Machine 2" (Feb. 20), "McFarland USA" (Feb. 20), "Focus" (Feb. 27) March: "While We're Young" There are a host of big movies out in March, but give us Noah Baumbach's indie, one of the best films to screen on the festival circuit in 2014. April: "Furious 7" Yes please. May: "Avengers: Age of Ultron" June: "Inside Out" July: "Trainwreck" August: "Ricki and the Flash"

'The Looming Tower' Trailer Song - Meet Ruelle - The DishmasterThe Dishmaster What to Stream This Weekend: Movies by Actors Turned Directors Each week, Richard Brody picks a classic film, a modern film, an independent film, a foreign film, and a documentary for online viewing. “Young Lovers” Plenty of minor actors turned to directing Hollywood movies when the roles proved inadequate, but few major stars did so while their onscreen careers still flourished. The one who did so in the prime of the studio era to the greatest artistic effect was Ida Lupino, who formed an independent production company in the late forties and turned to directing by default, when a director she hired got sick during the shoot. The first film that she directed by design, “Young Lovers,” a.k.a. “Never Fear,” from 1949, is an intensely intimate melodrama about the life and the torments of an artist. Stream “Young Lovers” on Amazon. “Harlem Nights” It’s astounding and disappointing that Eddie Murphy has directed only one movie to date, the excellent and unusual “Harlem Nights,” from 1989. Stream “Harlem Nights” on Amazon, Vudu, and other services.

8.2 The History of Movies | Understanding Media and Culture: An Introduction to Mass Communication Learning Objectives Identify key points in the development of the motion picture industry.Identify key developments of the motion picture industry and technology.Identify influential films in movie history. The movie industry as we know it today originated in the early 19th century through a series of technological developments: the creation of photography, the discovery of the illusion of motion by combining individual still images, and the study of human and animal locomotion. The history presented here begins at the culmination of these technological developments, where the idea of the motion picture as an entertainment industry first emerged. Since then, the industry has seen extraordinary transformations, some driven by the artistic visions of individual participants, some by commercial necessity, and still others by accident. The Beginnings: Motion Picture Technology of the Late 19th Century Figure 8.2 The Edison kinetoscope. todd.vision – Kinetoscope – CC BY 2.0. Figure 8.4 Hollywood

Come Early Morning Come Early Morning is a 2006 film starring Ashley Judd and Jeffrey Donovan. It marked the directorial debut of Joey Lauren Adams. The movie was shot throughout the metropolitan Little Rock, Arkansas area including Pulaski Heights, and Adams' hometown of North Little Rock. Plot summary[edit] Lucy Fowler, a construction firm employee, has a habit of drinking on weekends, having a one-night stand, and, come early morning, waking up and leaving quickly, checking out and paying for the motel room. Through her grandmother, she finds out that her father, a shy man who has nothing to say to her, is back in town, and eventually she goes to his new church. Carting around a jukebox she bought from the bar, she has a beer with Cal and gives him an invitation to ask her out. She has sex with him that night and tries to leave the next morning without him noticing but he wakes up and gives her a ride. Main cast[edit] Reception[edit] References[edit] External links[edit] Come Early Morning on IMDb

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