Muhammad Ali’s grace, charisma, and remarkable bravado shine through in this affectionate look at his life and career. Muhammad Ali († 03 Jun 2016): Through the Eyes of the World takes a fairly straightforward documentary approach, chronicling Ali’s life and career through film footage and interviews with journalists, loved ones, and a few bizarre commentators, like Scottish comedian Billy Connolly. The film does an excellent job of conveying both Ali’s genuine importance as a historical figure and his incredible personal magnetism. Though the documentary doesn’t shy away from his faults, Ali is simply impossible to dislike. Most importantly, the film’s commentary and carefully selected fight footage make it clear even to those who don’t follow the sport what a remarkable boxer Ali was. At one point, Lennox Lewis refers to the “sweet science” of not getting hit, and watching Ali dodge a barrage of punches, we understand exactly what he means. Muhammad Ali: Through the Eyes of the World doesn’t pack quite the dramatic wallop of When We Were Kings, but it is a compelling look at one of history’s greatest athletes.
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In this sequel to the immensely popular tearjerker LOVE STORY, Ryan O’Neal reprises his role as poor little rich boy Oliver Barrett. This time, Oliver’s in love with someone every bit as wealthy as he is–the recently divorced career woman Marcie Bonwit (Candice Bergen). The two young professionals are perfectly suited for each other yet shy away from commitment due to their respective losses. But as the couple edge closer and closer to a relationship, they begin to once again embrace life and and the possibility of new love.
Caged Virgins / Vierges et vampires (1971) Jean Rollin, Marie-Pierre Castel, Mireille Dargent, Philippe Gasté, Horror, Erotic
Freejack (1992) Geoff Murphy, Emilio Estevez, Mick Jagger, Rene Russo, Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In the year 2009, the super-wealthy achieve immortality by hiring “bonejackers,” mercenaries who utilize extensive time travel technology, to snatch people from the past just prior to their deaths, so their bodies could be used by the rich to extend their lives. Those who escape the bonejacking, known as “freejacks,” are considered less than human under the law. The film is set in a dystopic future where most people suffer from poor physical health as a result of rampant drug use and environmental pollution, making them unattractive as replacement bodies…
The Addiction (1995) Abel Ferrara, Lili Taylor, Christopher Walken, Annabella Sciorra, Horror, Drama
Je sens le Beat qui monte en Moi (2012) Yann Le Quellec, Serge Bozon, Rosalba Torres Guerrero, Véronique Hervouet, Short, Comedy, Musical
Rosalba, a young tourist guide, suffers from a strange ailment: the very least melody sets off in her gesticulation and she beings to dance, as suddenly as uncontrollably. Despite her ruses to hide her eccentricity, this uncontrollable body might well seduce her surprising co-worker, Alain.
Fascination (2005) Klaus Menzel, James Naughton, Jacqueline Bisset, Adam Garcia, Mystery, Romance, Thriller, Drama
When Maureen Doherty (Jacqueline Bisset) announces she is going to marry Oliver Vance (Stuart Wilson) immediately after her husband’s death, her son Scott (Adam Garcia) is certain there is more to this liaison than first appears. Mistrustful of Oliver, Scott is soon blinded by his own attraction to Kelly Vance (Alice Evans), Oliver’s daughter. Convinced his father’s death was not an accident, Scott, aided by Kelly, begins to investigate. Bound by this common purpose, they quickly bond and fall in love. Before they can prove their suspicions, a series of events leads to a fatal explosion that kills both their parents. When Scott learns of Kelly’s deceptions, he begins to wonder if the finger of guilt is deliberately being directed at him and if he has put his trust in the wrong person. Is it possible that Kelly is behind all of this?
Sarmasik / Ivy (2015) Tolga Karaçelik, Nadir Saribacak, Hakan Karsak, Kadir Cermik, Özgür Emre Yildirim, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Joy of Fatherhood / Vaterfreuden (2014) Matthias Schweighöfer, Torsten Künstler, Isabell Polak, Friedrich Mücke, Comedy, Romance
Felix enjoys his single life to the fullest and is happy without a family and kids until his annoying brother Henne moves in with him, bringing along his honey-obsessed pet ferret Karsten. On the plus side, Henne reveals his unusual source of income as a sperm donor to Felix, which seems to be the ideal opportunity for him to solve his money problems by donating as well. During a wild one-night-stand gone terribly wrong, Karsten accidentally sinks his teeth into Felix’s manhood, sterilizing him in the process. Felix hadn’t imagined his childless single life to be this permanent so he tries everything in his power to find the soon-to-be mother of his only child, the result of his sperm donation. When Henne steals his file from the fertility clinic, Felix is amazed to discover the popular television host Maren is the one he is looking for. Even though she is just about to get married to Ralph, Felix can’t miss out on his only chance to have a real family and tries everything to get to know her…