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Hollywood Films - Reviews

Hollywood Films - Reviews

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  •     Natural World Collection
    This 2 disc DVD collection shows off the passion of the film-makers who would literally go to any lengths to capture intricacies of the nature. These wonderful documentaries present some astonishing nature-sights which were never ever captured on ca...
  •     Earth Story
    In the late 1990s British Broadcasting Company (BBC) decided to revamp its act. Huge budgets were approved, the technology was improved and the positive result was apparent through some innovative and imaginative programs. One major achievements of t...
  •     Apocalypto
    Since the time he started off his film-making career with a much more conventional Brave Heart, Mel Gibson hasn’t really believed in making films for the faint-hearted! Controversial themes and gory violence have marred his films but no one can den...
  •     The Flight That Fought Back
    September 11, 2001 is a date steeped in history. It was a day when terrorism struck the American heartland with meticulous planning and ruthless execution. On that day, two American planes were hijacked and later made to crash on to New York’s ...
  •     Hog Heaven: The Story Of Harley-Davidson Empire
    Over the decades, Harley-Davidson motor-bike has gone on to become an ultimate dream machine, an iconic symbol of machismo, an enviable object of desire. Along with Coke, Levis and McDonalds, Harley-Davidson has become America’s most famous brand t...
  •     The Other Nostradamus
    Since time immemorial, mankind has strived hard to know more about its future and that’s why seers, clairvoyants and psychics claiming to peep into the future have always garnered considerable public interest....
  •     Enigma
    It is an interesting if a bit slow-moving film focusing on the by-gone Cold War era. Martin Sheen plays an East German dissident Alex Holbeck, who has defected to West. He is sent back to East Berlin on a secret CIA mission to recover a computer comp...
  •     Copying Beethoven
    To cinematically explore the life and times of one of the greatest musical legends is a challenging task- particularly if that legend happens to be Ludwig van Beethoven! But Copying Beethoven does a fair job of it. The film doesn’t try to be a full...
  •     Pursuit Of Happyness
    Have you ever felt as if you were swimming against the tide-just trying to stay afloat but constantly getting pulled down by currents from all sides? Chris Gardener’s (Will Smith) life is one such uphill battle. It’s San Francisco in the early ei...
  •     Marie Antoinette
    Marie Antoinette- the 18th century Austrian princess-turned-French queen has been a controversial figure in history. Her infamous statement- “If they don’t have bread, let them eat cake” and her (and her husband King Louie XVI’s) violent end ...
  •     All The King’s Men
    All The King’s Men’- Robert Penn Warren’s 1946- Pulitzer-prize winning best selling novel was made into a Hollywood movie in 1949 and it won multiple Oscars. The 2006- version, now available on DVD, has already had its fair share of critical pa...
  •     101 Things To Do Before You Die
    (Discovery Channel Documentary) In life, there are so many different things to do, so many different things to experience. But most of us are too busy in our daily routines. Meetings, office reports, faxes and emails dominate our lives and make us l...
  •     Planet Earth
    From March to November 2006, BBC aired 11 episodes of Planet Earth – a monumental nature documentary, taking the viewers on a breathtaking journey across the full length and breadth of the globe. The multimillion pound budget was spent wisely to ge...
  •     Old Boy
    “Revenge is a dish best served cold.” Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill worked on that principle and the Korean revenge-mystery Oldboy- (a 2003 release) takes that idea to the extreme. It comes as no surprise that Tarantino himself was very much en...
  •     The Triangle
    The "Bermuda Triangle” is an imaginary area located off the southeastern Atlantic coast of the United States, which is noted for a high incidence of unexplained losses of ships, small boats and aircraft. The apices of the triangle are generally acc...
  •     The Da Vinci Code
    You could either love it or hate it, but you simply can’t ignore Dan Brown’s bestselling novel The Da Vinci Code. After its record-breaking sales and the world-wide controversies it generated, it was but natural that Hollywood would come up with ...
  •     Little Britain – Series 1 and 2
    If you like totally crazy, politically incorrect and over-the-top humor, you won’t need to look further than this immensely popular BAFTA-winner British comedy series. Don’t expect a continuing storyline- just a totally out of control laugh riot ...

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