Year of the Fish

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Year of the Fish

A young hopeful girl named Ye Xian travels alone to New York City to try to make some money for her ailing father back home in China. She falls into the clutches of Mrs. Su , who runs a massage parlor in the heart of Chinatown. But Ye Xian refuses to do the requisite sex work for the clients, so she is made into a menial servant who must do all the laundry, cleaning, shopping and cooking--a Cinderella. However, she finds solace in a magical fish given to her by the strange hunchback, Auntie Y ...


Terror's Advocate

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Terror's Advocate

Terror’s Advocate is a documentary movie about Jacques Vergès. He is a controversial lawyer and former Free French Forces guerrilla who has defending unpopular figures such as Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie and Holocaust denier Roger Garaudy. This documentary by Barbet Schroeder tells us about the mystery behind the figure. Vergès was the defense lawyer to terrorists of all kinds, from Magdalena Kopp and Anis Naccache to Carlos the Jackal. He represented historical monster ...


King Corn

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King Corn
"King Corn" is a feature documentary about two friends, one acre of corn, and the subsidized crop that drives our fast-food nation. In "King Corn," Ian Cheney and Curt Ellis, best friends from college on the east coast, move to the heartland to learn where their food comes from. With the help of friendly neighbors, genetically modified seeds, and powerful herbicides, they plant and grow a bumper crop of America's most-productive, most-subsidized grain on one acre of Iowa soil. But when they try ...

Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas

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Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas
A holiday tradition continues this Halloween when Tim Burton's classic, "The Nightmare Before Christmas," makes a return to the big screen in stunning Disney Digital 3D. The dazzling new make-over of the musical-fantasy was led by the film's original filmmaking team of Academy Award? nominated writer/producer Tim Burton ("Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," "Corpse Bride") and director Henry Selick ("James and the Giant Peach") as well as the talented technical wizards at Industrial Light + Magi ...

Slipstream

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Slipstream
Academy Award? winner Anthony Hopkins writes, directs, and stars in this surreal tale of one man's journey into a vortex where reality and dreams collide. Aging screenwriter Felix Bonhoeffer (Hopkins) has lived his life in two states of existence ? the world of reality and the world inside his head. Hired to rewrite a murder mystery set in a desert diner and unaware that his brain is on the verge of implosion, Felix is politely baffled when the characters from his movie start showing up in his l ...