Korean horror directed by Su-chang Kong. When a team of soldiers is sent on a rescue mission after an entire military barracks falls silent, what they find there is so horrific that they are ordered to burn the outpost - known as GP 506 - to the ground the following morning, destroying any evidence of the horrors that took place. The team find themselves with only eight night-time hours to explore the maze-like underground tunnels, find their target and uncover the awful truth.
An animated comedy revolving around Stan Smith, a CIA agent in Langley Falls, VA, whose main objective in life is national security. His family, a talking goldfish and a space alien rescued from Area 51 keep Stan busy while he tries to prevent terrorist activity in the U.S. The comedy continues this season as the series prepares to celebrate its 100th episode in May 2010. Steve accidentally launches a secret military drone, Roger impersonates the dictator of a tropical island and Francine and Stan renew their wedding vows.
One of Japan's most notorious and internationally criminally under-exposed films. Shocking, beautiful and moving in equal measure, this is one of Masumura's very finest achievements. Set against the Sino-Japanese war in 1939, a young angelic military nurse is raped by her patients and sent to the front line for daring to register a complaint. Posted to a rag-tag demoralised unit, she falls in love with an impotent morphine-addicted surgeon. Together the pair seek solace in each other, as all around, disease, brutality and carnage threaten to sweep their humanity away.
In this classic cold war spy spoof, Anthony Perkins (Psycho) plays a Russian spy sent out to steal sensitive information from NATO about military mobilization. Without much intelligence of his own, he falls head over heels in love with Penelope Lightfeather (Brigitte Bardot) also known as agent 0038-24-36 who aides him as they scamper through the French countryside trying to avoid counter-intelligence agents and distrustful communist operatives. Confusion reigns supreme. The very sexy combination of Bardot and Perkins make this a must for any 60's classic comedy collection.Special Features:None Listed.
When a secret military border post falls silent, an army team is dispatched overnight to re-establish contact and safely retrieve the son of the Army Chief of Staff who is posted there. What they find is so shocking that HQ orders GP506 to be burnt to the ground at dawn - incinerating the evidence. The investigative team are left with just eight hours to explore the maze-like underground tunnels, find their target and uncover the truth. Time is running out, but the terror that has engulfed GP506 has only just begun...
Merian C. Cooper directs this classic monster movie about a magnificent beast who falls in love with a woman. Film-maker Carl Denham (Robert Armstrong) and actress Ann Darrow (Fay Wray) arrive on the prehistoric Skull Island to shoot a film. While there, they encounter a giant ape known as King Kong, who is worshipped as a god by the island's native inhabitants. The mighty Kong shows his sensitive side by falling for Ann, and, after being transported to New York to be displayed on Broadway, rampages across the city in search of his new love with the military hot on his heels.
It is World War II and Jim Colter (Sir John Mills) has joined the army, leaving his wife, Tillie, behind. She has been wanting to have a child for a long time but Jim has not permitted it. Whilst he is away, she meets and falls for Ted Purvis (Stewart Granger), the local ladykiller. When Jim's sister writes to him informing him of what is happening, he breaks out of camp without leave and sets off to find his wife. With the military on his tail and his wife involved with an ex-boxer, he will be in need of great dexterity and luck to win her back.
A companion to the phenomenally successful Great British Railway Journeys, this series sees Michael Portillo swapping his treasured copy of Bradshaw's handbook for its Stateside counterpart an 1879 edition of Appleton's Guidebook to the railroads of America and Canada. This three DVD set features fifteen episodes covering two different journeys: New York City to Niagra Falls Phildaelphia to Jamestown Michael takes two journeys traversing the north-east of the United States: the first takes him across New York State, from New York City to a birds-eye view of Niagara Falls via the state capital, Albany; on his second journey he crosses the mid-Atlantic states of Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia, travelling from Philadelphia to Jamestown via Washington, D.C. Along the way he takes in Broadway, Ellis Island the gateway to America for millions of immigrants during the late 19th century the future World Trade Center Transportation Hub, the Military Academy at West Point, and Sleepy Hollow; he crosses the world's longest footbridge and visits the birthplace of the Mormon Church, hears the stories of African Slaves and visits the sites of battles that shaped the nation during the American Civil War before reaching the lands colonised by the earliest British settlers.
A struggling circus behind the Iron Curtain dreams of escape. Karel Cernik (Fredric March) is the leader of a Czechoslovakian circus troupe. When the country falls under Communist rule, the proud and independent Cernik finds that he is no longer free to operate his circus as he sees fit. Many of his performers are conscripted into military service, and his equipment and possessions are declared government property. Aside from the politics, he has his daughter's romance with the handsome but unreliable lion tamer to deal with. Finally, when Cernik's remaining performers are ordered to insert pro-Communist messages into their acts, he decides that he can take no more. He hatches a plan. But is there a Communist spy in the circus? A triumphant drama of a circus, escape and suspense from the writer of The Best Years of Our Lives and the director of A Streetcar Named Desire.