On a small tropical island called Cascara forgotten by the British Empire, Governor Baxter Thwaites (two-time Academy Award winner Michael Caine) finds his life flipped upside down when an American company discovers a rich reserve of valuable mineral water. Soon everyone from far and wide is eager to stake their claim, while Baxter must contend with his own chaotic personal life including sexy environmentalist Pamela (Superman's Valerie Perrine) and his dysfunctional wife (You Don't Know Jack's Brenda Vaccaro). From the writer of The Bank Job and Across the Universe comes an uproarious farce where greed, environmentalism, and civic pride collide!
The Beatles Anthology clip - starring Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr. Directed by Bob Smeaton.
A salesman and a beautiful missionary in 1938 Shanghai become involved with opium smuggling as well as each other. Universally panned disaster might be of interest to bad-movie fans and masochists!
Goodfellas starring Frank Sivero, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco, Paul Sorvino, Ray Liotta, Robert DeNiro
British account of a religious Irish spinster who misinterprets the attention of her landlady's brother. Terrific performances!
Classic musical-comedy account of Beatlemania. The Fab Four's first and best feature film, with hit songs galore!
The strikingly original classic captures all the fun, excitement, and unforgettable music of John, Paul, George, and Ringo at the height of Beatlemania!
A Hard Day's Night -- A 'typical' day in the life of the Beatles, including many of their famous songs.
Great Performances presents a special encore of highlights from 1992 s star-studded concert tribute to Bob Dylan, the American pop music icon, at New York City s Madison Square Garden. The concert gathered an amazing Who s Who of performers to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the enigmatic singer-songwriter s groundbreaking debut album from 1962, 'Bob Dylan.' Check local listings for March 2014.
Meet the Beatles! Just one month after they exploded onto the U.S. scene with their Ed Sullivan Show appearance, John, Paul, George, and Ringo began working on a project that would bring their revolutionary talent to the big screen. A Hard Day s Night, in which the bandmates play slapstick versions of themselves, captured the astonishing moment when they officially became the singular, irreverent idols of their generation and changed music forever. Directed with raucous, anything-goes verve by Richard Lester and featuring a slew of iconic pop anthems, including the title track, Can t Buy Me Love, I Should Have Known Better, and If I Fell, A Hard Day s Night, which reconceived the movie musical and exerted an incalculable influence on the music video, is one of the most deliriously entertaining movies of all time.
Magical Mystery Tour -- Trailer for Magical Myster Tour
How to Get Ahead in Advertising -- US Home Video Trailer from Warner Home Video
Painfully shy, unmarried but ever-hopeful, Judith Hearne is immediately smitten by her new boarding house acquaintance, James Madden. But is James in love with Judith or attracted only by the money she can bring to his latest get-rich-quick scheme?
An ex-convict, thug and a high-class call girl make for an unlikely and dangerous couple in Academy Award-winner Neil Jordan's (The Crying Game, Interview with the Vampire) tale of frustrated love on the cruel streets of London's underworld.
"On November 29, 2002, one year after the passing of George Harrison, Olivia Harrison and longtime friend Eric Clapton organized a performance tribute in his honor. His closest friends gathered at London’s Royal Albert Hall to celebrate his life in the only way they knew how – by playing his music. The momentous evening featured George's songs, and music he loved, performed by a lineup that included Clapton, Jools Holland, Jeff Lynne, Paul McCartney, Monty Python, Tom Petty, Billy Preston, Ravi and Anoushka Shankar, Ringo Starr, Dhani Harrison and many more.
Directed by David Leland (Wish You Were Here, HBO’s Band Of Brothers and the Traveling Wilburys video “Handle With Care”), the Grammy® Award-winning CONCERT FOR GEORGE captures stunning renditions of some of the most significant music of the 20th century, including “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” (featuring Clapton on guitar, McCartney on piano and Starr on drums), “Taxman” (performed by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) and “The Inner Light” (covered by Jeff Lynne and Anoushka Shankar). Lynne, Harrison’s longtime friend and collaborator, produced the audio elements of the concert, while Clapton oversaw the entire proceedings as Musical Director."
Henry Hill, a poor Irish-Italian growing up in 1950s New York City, rises through the ranks of his Brooklyn neighbourhood's organized crime branch, and with money from the mob he begins living the good life. He ends up in the FBI's witness protection program after testifying against his former partners.
When Martin Scorsese, one of the world's most skillful and respected directors, reunited with two-time Oscar-winner Robert De Niro in GoodFellas, the result was one of the most powerful films of the year. Based on the true-life best seller Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi and backed by a dynamic pop/rock oldies soundtrack, critics and filmgoers alike declared GoodFellas great. It was named 1990's best film by the New York, Los Angeles and National Society of Film Critics. And it earned six Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture and Best Director. Robert De Niro received wide recognition for his performance as veteran criminal Jimmy "The Gent" Conway. And as the volatile Tommy DeVito, Joe Pesci walked off with the Best Supporting Actor Oscar. Academy Award nominee Lorraine Bracco, Ray Liotta and Paul Sorvino also turned in electrifying performances. You have to see it to believe it - then watch it again. GoodFellas explores the criminal life like no other movie.
The bonds of family and the power of love are pitted against the chaos of war in this lyrically evocative drama directed and co-written by its star, Golden Globe winner Bob Hoskins (Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Mona Lisa). Shell-shocked by his first experience of battle, a young army recruit (Dexter Fletcher) goes AWOL. Disguising himself as a female, he’s taken in by a band of gypsies who believe the boy is a deranged magic-woman and mystical seer known as a “rawney.” But when the boy falls for the gypsy leader’s beautiful daughter, it threatens to bring the horrors of war crashing down on the entire clan.
Martin Scorsese exposes the fascinating, mysterious and violent underworld of New York's Mafia families through the life of insider Henry Hill.
Martin Scorsese reunited with Robert De Niro in GOODFELLAS and the result was one of the most powerful films of the year. You have to see it to believe it - then watch it again. GOODFELLAS explores the criminal life like no other movie.
Ray Macklin (Jeff Daniels, Dumb and Dumber) is in perfect health, but he’s worrying himself sick after his best friend suddenly drops dead while telling a joke. Now this suburban family man with everything to live for is turning his home and neighborhood upside down with his hysterical attempts to beat the Grim Reaper. Ray just might live a long and happy life, if his fed-up family and friends don’t kill him first! David Leland, the acclaimed co-writer of Mona Lisa, directed this morbidly funny comedy written by Joe Eszterhas (Basic Instinct).
Paul Simon hosts the Thanksgiving episode that includes the infamous Turkey Suit Monologue and performed “Here Comes The Sun”, and “Homeward Bound” with George Harrison.
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