Dating back to the time of Jesus Christ, an ancient relic known as the Loculus has been fought over by the forces of light and darkness down the centuries. Created in 50 AD, the wood panels... See full summary »
Two professionals, Jeff and Marty, take a business trip to the Philippines. Their deep dissatisfaction with their lives leads them to forsake their friends and families for a return to the ... See full summary »
A newly promoted book editor discovers a potential best seller, although unfinished, manuscript buried in her predecessor's office. Moved by the passionate love story and drawing parallels ... See full summary »
Based on the novel by Anthony Price and originally aired in the UK as part of the "Chessgame" television series, this British spy thriller stars Terence Stamp as David Audley, former Oxford professor turned intelligence agent.
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The Falling Man is a documentary that examines one of the many images that were circulated by the press immediately after the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11th, 2001. The ... See full summary »
Mostly dramatised, mixed in with some archive footage and interviews with survivors / relatives, this account of 11th September 2001 is a deeply affecting film that is honest, upsetting and dramatic in equal measure. The film follows the stories of a few people from inside both towers, some who survived, some who did not. While several sequences involving selfless bravery (specifically Harry's and Frank's tales) fill you with a sense that the human race may not be all that bad, what is really moving is the interviews with the survivors, most of whom feel guilty at surviving, and a few who even insist they are cowards because they escaped the WTC's collapse while others elected to remain behind to save lives. Dramatising such a stunningly traumatic event will always be difficult, but this film makes the right choice by mixing it with interview footage. If there is one grumble to be made, it is that Terence Stamp's narration seems impersonal and sets the wrong tone throughout.
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