Hosted by Orson Welles, this documentary utilizes a grab bag of dramatized scenes, stock footage, TV news clips and interviews to ask: Did 16th century French astrologer and physician ... See full summary »
A Hollywood film director assembles a group of friends and strangers for a social gathering on Valentines Day in a deserted movie theater where he interviews each one on their opinions on love and loneliness.
Now that we have entered the 21st century and a new millennium, the fascination with Nostradamus and his predictions has reached an all-time high. This documentary looks at his visions with... See full summary »
Recounts the life and loves of the physician, astrologer, and famed prognosticator; his encounters with medieval science and the Inquisition; and his early struggles with his visions of the... See full summary »
F. Murray Abraham,
Burt, a clever ex-con, has changed his identity and has managed to land a job as a deputy in small town in upstate New York. On the 4th of July, while the drunken Sheriff Paisley is busy ... See full summary »
Hosted by Orson Welles, this documentary utilizes a grab bag of dramatized scenes, stock footage, TV news clips and interviews to ask: Did 16th century French astrologer and physician Nostradamus actually predict such events as the fall of King Louis XVI and the French Revolution, the rises of Napoleon and Hitler, the assassination of President John F. Kennedy? And are there prophecies that have yet to come true? Written by
Eugene Kim <email@example.com>
Although the movie gets many of its predictions of the future wrong (Ted Kennedy winning the 1984 Presidential election) some are very close, especially the speculation about a massive earthquake in California which the movie predicts will happen in 1988 but in fact happened in 1989. Also the movie predicts that America would be at war with the middle east and that the war would begin early in the 1990s and in fact, at the beginning of the decade the country was in the Persian Gulf War. See more »
Psychic Jeane Dixon's name is misspelled onscreen as "Jeanne Dixon". See more »
[about the predictions of the future]
But before continuing, let me warn you now that these predictions of the future are not at all comforting - and I might go on to add that these visions of the past, these warnings of the future, are not the opinions of the producers of this film. They're certainly not my opinions.
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Stop worrying about the future and start listening!
Ladies and gentlemen, there is no need to panic over this documentary film narrated by Orson Welles. Evidence shows as another in a series of long gone productions about silly tabloid journalism. Remember the U.F.O. movies of the mid-70s, plus countless others involving Bigfoot, the Devil's Triangle, and psychic phenomena. This, of course, is different because it tells of a legendary seer named Nostradamus who accurately predicted major world events. But given the time frame it was released, it's obviously another example of those movies! The biggest problem is telling about the three Antichrists in excessive portions, creating the largest feature of all. In making this film, the producers used quite a bit of stock footage from actual Hollywood movies, which I feel was a disgrace for a documentary. Where events on Napolean and earthquakes were shown, you can easily discover how they were filmed! Other footage came from archived sources, including the segment on J.F.K.; the rest is substandard acting fare. In watching this, do consider the reality of how the prophecies have passed as events unfolded. It's not the end of the world as we know it yet, but there is something to worry about: the film is almost two decades old! (gulp!) Well, I guess it's time to start worrying......
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