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    Pee-wee's Big Adventure, Burton  
Former animator Tim Burton (Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, Ed Wood, Batman, Mars Attacks!) made his feature directorial debut with this delightful comedy, coscripted by the late Phil Hartman (who also appears briefly as a reporter). Wise...
 
    Chernobyl, Nuclear Power Accident  
The disaster that occured at a nuclear power plant in Chernobyl in the former USSR (now Ukraine) plant on April 25th 1986 is an example of the devastation that can occur when a nuclear reaction goes wrong. The Chernobyl nuclear power plant...
 
    Aaron Swartz, Programmer, Hacktivist  
Aaron Hillel Swartz was an American computer programmer, writer, political organizer and Internet hacktivist who committed suicide in the context of a prosecution that was widely believed to be overly zealous and inappropriate. Swartz was i...
 
    Robocop, DVD  
When it arrived on the big screen in 1987, Paul Verhoeven's RoboCop was like a high-voltage jolt of electricity, blending satire, thrills, and abundant violence with such energized gusto that audiences couldn't help feeling stunned and amaz...
 
    The Fall of The Berlin Wall  
On 9th November, at 18.57 hours, Günter Schabowski, head of the Berlin SED and an influential member of the outgoing Politburo, announced to bemused journalists that the Council of Ministers had just decided to allow East Germans...
 
    Tiananmen Square Protests, China  
The Tiananmen Square protests were a set of national protests in the People's Republic of China, which occurred between April 15, 1989 and June 4, 1989, centered in Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China. The protests were part of a conflict be...
 
    Edward Scissorhands, Burton  
Edward Scissorhands achieves the nearly impossible feat of capturing the delicate flavor of a fable or fairy tale in a live-action movie. The story follows a young man named Edward (Johnny Depp), who was created by an inventor (Vincent Pric...
 
    Magnus Carlsen, Norwegian Chess Player  
Sven Magnus Carlsen is a Norwegian chess grandmaster, and the current World Chess Champion. Carlsen was a chess prodigy. He became a chess grandmaster in 2004 at the age of 13 years, 148 days, which made him the third-youngest grandmaste...
 
    Foucault's Pendulum, Eco  
If a copy of The Name of the Rose on the coffee table was a badge of intellectual superiority in 1983, Eco's second novel--also an intellectual blockbuster--should prove more accessible. This complex psychological thriller chronicles the de...
 
    First Gulf War, Desert Storm  
The Persian Gulf War, also known as the First Gulf War was a United Nations-authorized military conflict between Iraq and a coalition force from 34 nations commissioned with expelling Iraqi forces from Kuwait after Iraq's occupation and ann...
 
    Delicatessen, DVD  
This smash hit futuristic comedy is a fresh and sublimely entertaining tale from French filmmakers Jeunet (Amélie) and Caro. In a starving, post-holocaust France, a butcher keeps his customers supplied by his cannibalistic tendencies. But w...
 
    Wallace & Gromit, Park  
allace And Gromit are excellent! The film is great, it's got some excellent comedy in the film. The story is a quite odd one, but nonetheless it's great. You can't take a short film like this seriously, it's all in good fun. I think N...
 
    The Commitments, Doyle  
Everything about this film might seem like it is just another cliche ridden story about the rise and fall of a band, but this movie is totally different somehow. It rises above anything previous in its genre. The characters are all both int...
 
    Tous les Matins du Monde, Corneau  
It's late 17th century. The viola da gamba player Monsieur de Sainte Colombe comes home to find that his wife died while he was away. In his grief he builds a small house in his garden into wich he moves to dedicate his life to music and hi...
 
    Basic Instinct, Verhoeven  
It's alone just worth seeing this if you are a fan of either Michael Douglas or Sharon Stone since they are quality actors with such charisma. You can't seriously think of anyone who would have been more ideal to play their roles in a pictu...
 
       
 
         
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