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Kubrick by Kubrick

   2020    History
Stanley Kubrick's mark on the legacy of cinema can never be measured. He was a giant in his field, his great works resembling pristine pieces of art, studied by students and masters alike, all searching for answers their maker was notoriously reticent to give. While he's among the most scrutinized filmmakers that ever lived, the chance to hear Kubrick’s own words was a rarity—until now.
Unspooling exclusive new recordings of detailed interviews with the mythic director spanning 30 years that ruminate on his philosophies, documentarian Gregory Monro weaves a tapestry of archival footage with the rhythm and care of a consummate historian relishing in his discoveries.

Memory: The Origins of Alien

   2019    Art
An in-depth voyage into the sci-fi film 'Alien' with the visionary filmmakers who created it. See how one of the most terrifying movies of all time came to life 40 years ago and the untold origin story behind Ridley Scott's movie.
It was rooted in Greek and Egyptian mythologies and in our universal fears, and the history was inspired by underground comics, the art of Francis Bacon, and the dark visions of Dan O'Bannon and H.R. Giger. The documentary is a contemplation on the symbiotic collaborative process of movie-making, the power of myth, and our collective unconscious.

David Holmes: The Boy Who Lived

   2023    History
This documentary tells the touching story of David Holmes, Daniel Radcliffe's stunt double in the successful 'Harry Potter' movies, whose work has captivated millions of viewers around the world. The narrative delves into the deep friendship between Radcliffe and Holmes, exploring how it strengthens and evolves following a tragic accident during filming that left Holmes paralyzed.
Through an emotional journey of overcoming and resilience, the documentary offers a unique perspective on the challenges and human connection in the world of cinema, inviting viewers to discover a story of friendship and perseverance in adverse times.

Sly

   2023    History
Oscar-nominated actor, screenwriter, director, and producer, Sylvester Stallone has entertained audiences for nearly half a century. This revealing documentary offers an intimate and inspiring glimpse into his life, featuring sincere, previously unreleased interviews and extensive archival footage. It explores his journey from humble beginnings to Hollywood stardom, drawing parallels between his personal underdog story and the legendary characters he's played in blockbuster franchises like 'Rocky', 'Rambo', and 'The Expendables'.
This film not only highlights Stallone's remarkable career but also provides a deeper understanding of the man behind the unforgettable roles.

Be Water

   2020    History
In 1971, after being rejected by Hollywood, Bruce Lee returned to his parents' homeland, Hong Kong. Over the next two years, he'd complete four iconic films that would define his legacy, a legacy cut short when he died, stunningly, in the summer of 1973. He was 32 years old. Directed by Bao Nguyen, 'Be Water' is a gripping, fascinating, intimate look at not just those final, defining years of Lee's life, but the complex, often difficult, and seismic journey that led to Lee's ultimate emergence as a singular icon in the histories of film, martial arts, and even the connection between the eastern and western worlds.
The film chronicles Lee's earliest days, as the son of a Chinese opera star born while his father was on tour in San Francisco, and then raised in Hong Kong over what became an at times troubled childhood. Sent to live in America at the age of 18, he began teaching Kung Fu in Seattle, and established a following that included his future wife, Linda. His ambition ever rising, Lee eventually made his way to Los Angeles, where he strove to break into American film and television. There, despite some success as a fight choreographer and actor, it was clear Hollywood wasn't ready for an Asian leading man - and so he returned to Hong Kong to make the films that would in fact make him a legend, his international star skyrocketing just as his life was cut short.
'Be Water' is told by the family, friends, and collaborators who knew Bruce Lee best, with an extraordinary trove of archive film providing an evocative, immersive visual tapestry that captures Lee's charisma, his passion, his philosophy, and the eternal beauty and wonder of his art.

World on the Move

   2023    Nature
Welcome to the thrilling second season of ‘Our Planet’. Get ready for an astounding journey through breathtaking landscapes and fascinating wildlife. This series, with its captivating cinematography and powerful storytelling, immerses us in Earth's natural beauty and reminds us of the importance of protecting it as we face crucial challenges. Through David Attenborough's masterful narration we will connect with the magnificence of our shared home with other species and be inspired to take action to preserve its splendor. Join us in celebrating the awe-inspiring planet we call home!
Be it buffalo, polar bears, humpback whales or albatross chicks, migration is a vital survival strategy for animals to feed, reproduce and find home.
Series: Our Planet Season 2
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