Con man Kevin Lennihan framed in a jewel smuggling tries for an insanity plea and is sent to a hospital for review where he is confused for another doctor and takes over the hospital when a major storm hits.
A fictional account of the real life, eleven day, never explained 1926 disappearance of famed murder mystery writer Agatha Christie is presented. On a cold winter day, her damaged car with ... See full summary »
Jed Ward is an attorney who specializes in whistle blower, David vs. Goliath, type cases. He finds a client who is suing an auto company over a safety problem that has had a severe effect ... See full summary »
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio,
Angelina is tired of long serious relationships. One day she is brutally raped and she changes dramatically. Suddenly she is getting involved in more and more dangerous relations with unknown men until her behavior leads to a fatal crime.
Because he's the oldest, Jake has been the man of the house, since his parents divorce. When Mom starts seeing Sam, who always seems to be trying some new way to get rich quick, and ... See full summary »
This documentary was made three years after Jimi Hendrix's untimely death. At the time it was an example of how a visual biography should be done, but some of the information in it needs ... See full summary »
First concert DVD ever from legendary rock trio Rush. Double-DVD set, containing 28 Rush songs. Bonus features include a tour documentary, multi-angle viewing options for certain songs, and... See full summary »
A documentary about the making of the first Sting album. Not only is some time spent in the studio (much of was recorded in an interesting mansion), but there is also some interesting information about what was going on in the lives of the members of his band during that time, including Sting's child being born. Written by
The film won the Grammy Award for "Best Music Video, Long Form" at the Grammy Awards in 1987 for video director Michael Apted and artist & video producer Sting. See more »
During the last song, "Message in a Bottle", Sting plays a cream Fender Telecaster. For the last verse through the end of the song, he is playing a black Fender Stratocaster. When he says, "Goodnight," and walks off stage, he is seen taking off the cream Telecaster. The song is clearly pieced together from separate performances. See more »
An insightful look at Sting: the musician, the myth, and the man
This film brings an insightful look behind the scenes as Sting prepares for his first show with his solo material in Paris. Apparently his future as a solo artist, or at least a commercially viable one, was riding on the reactions to this first show. He had a whole new band, and a whole new sound that made his record company apparently quite nervous. His band consisted of his tried-and-true backup singers from the Police days, and excellent jazz musicians including tenor sax virtuoso Branford Marsalis. Sting was being criticized composing jazz-inspired music,(although he is a veteran of many jazz and jazz-inspired bands before he joined the Police) and believe it or not, for using an all-black band. The talent of all members of this band shine through, even when they are just fooling around with cartoon theme songs during a break in rehearsal.
The performances in this film are excellent, and a must see for all Sting fans. But to me, the real beauty of this film is that you get a glimpse at the man behind this myth of rock stardom. Sting rehearses and jokes with his band, has some private moments with his daughter and Trudie Styler, his future wife, and participates in the birth of he and Trudie's second child all under the camera's unblinking eye. Quite a few times the mask falls and we see just a man. Sheer genius.
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