Having been gone for three years, closeted advertising executive Adrian returns to his Texas hometown and struggles to reveal his dire circumstances to his conservative family.
Originally released in Japan as "The Return of Godzilla" in 1984, this is the heavily re-edited, re-titled "Godzilla 1985". Adding in new footage of Raymond Burr, this 16th Godzilla film ignores all previous sequels and serves as a direct follow-up to the 1956 "Godzilla King of the Monsters", which also featured scenes with Burr edited into 1954's "Godzilla". This film restores the darker tone of the original, as we witness the nuclear destruction of giant lizard terrorizing Japan.
A dying man seeks out a beauty consultant to hide his symptoms.
When an adventurous Hmong teen discovers a secret map to a mythical dragon, he and his three best friends decide to go on a quest that leads them on a journey filled with danger, excitement, and self-discovery.
Is it fiction or reality? The filmmaker himself suddenly appears on screen. The "truth of the filmmaker's life" is caught on camera.
Starrcade '85: The Gathering was the third annual Starrcade professional wrestling event produced by Jim Crockett Promotions under the NWA banner. It took place on November 28, 1985 from the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, North Carolina and The Omni in Atlanta, Georgia. The main event was between Ric Flair and Dusty Rhodes for the NWA World Heavyweight Championship. Their feud escalated when Flair broke Rhodes' ankle in September. After the event, Flair formed the Four Horsemen stable, and continued to feud with Rhodes. Other matches included Magnum T.A. and Tully Blanchard in an "I Quit" steel cage match for the NWA United States Heavyweight Championship, and The Rock 'n' Roll Express and the team of Ivan and Nikita Koloff in a Steel Cage Match for the NWA World Tag Team Championship.
Steve is an upwardly mobile entrepreneur who believes he has come up with the next big thing - the next Rubik's Cube. "It's going to be bigger than Betamax!". The film covers his journey home from a super successful day at the office where he's all but closed the biggest deal of his life. Just a couple of mobile phone calls on the way home and it's in the bag. However, as he races back to celebrate with his wife and kids, we witness his fall from apparent certain victory to increasing infuriation - everyone's suddenly stopped taking his calls. His anger and desperation boils over when he can't get anyone on the phone....not his secretary, his investors, or his wife. All the while, the Zombie Apocalypse is happening around him; he's just too self absorbed to notice it... until he gets home.
Thomas Heise documents the everyday life of the "People's Police Force" in Berlin Mitte.
The human solidarity, the search and rescue and the importance of civil protection, but above all the triumph of the strength of the people in the face of devastation during the earthquake of September 19, 1985 in Mexico City.
This is one of the 14 of a 14 DVD/CD box. All the Top 80'S hit songs video clips. Tracklist 1 – Simple Minds Don't You (Forget About Me) 2 - Godley & Creme Cry 3 – Paul Hardcastle Nineteen 4 – Tears For Fears Everybody Wants To Rule The World 5 – Modern Talking You're My Heart, You're My Soul 6 – Princess Say I'm Your Number 1 7 – DeBarge Rhythm Of The Night 8 – Duran Duran Save A Prayer 9 – Arcadia (3) Election Day 10 – Midge Ure If I Was 11 – Five Star All Fall Down 12 – Feargal Sharkey A Good Heart 13 – Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark So In Love 14 – Kate Bush Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God) 15 – Go West We Close Our Eyes 16 – Commodores Nightshift 17 – Mary Jane Girls In My House 18 – Katrina And The Waves Walking On Sunshine 19 – The Power Station Some Like It Hot
Aretha Franklin's seductive voice and irrepressible charm have been delighting audiences for more than three decades. Now, from the critically acclaimed PBS series "Soundstage," Aretha gives one of her most memorable performances and demonstrates why "The Queen of Soul" is loved throughout the world. Songs: Love is the Key, Love All the Hurt Away, Day Dreaming, I Say a Little Prayer, See Saw, Rock Steady, Something He Can Feel, Think, Ain't No Way, Respect, Sweet Bitter Love, It's My Turn, Freeway of Love, Didn't It Rain, Jump to It.
Just Friends - A classic Australian children's telemovie about growing up, peer pressure, friendship and family. When Susan Foster moves to a new suburb she has difficulty fitting in. Susan's home life is uncomfortable with an unemployed father, a distant mother and an unexpectedly pregnant big sister. Susan seeks refuge at the local Roller Skate rink where she meets Buzz, the brash young gang leader and the best skater in town. Susan becomes part of Buzz's gang but is soon confronted with his selfish behaviour and cruel treatment of his friends. Susan must decide which is more important to her - fitting in or being fair. Just Friends is part of the Winners series of television programs created by the Australian Children's Television Foundation.
For the first time the drivers themselves provided the commentary for the official review. Join Michele Alboreto, Stefan Johannson, Niki Lauda, Nigel Mansell, Nelson Piquet, Alain Prost, Keke Rosberg and Ayrton Senna, to get fascinating insights from the personalities behind the wheel. The themes are endless and power-packed: Hear about Lauda’s retirement, Nigel Mansell’s first race wins, the emergence of new talents like Senna, the disappointment of mechanical failures, turbo teething problems, and what it’s like to race on some of the most famous circuits in the world - all from the horse’s mouth, so to speak. The review of the 1985 season has all the main action from every round and the inside story on all the major players, all complemented by their own telling insights on the season as it unfolds.
A short experimental film.
Legendary rocker and bluesman Stevie Ray Vaughan performs with the band Double Trouble in two influential shows, in 1982 and again in 1985, at the Montreux Rock Festival. Concert footage is mixed with a documentary on Vaughan. Catch Vaughan performing such tunes as "Hide Away," "Rude Mood," "Pride and Joy," "Love Struck Baby," "Dirty Pool," "Give Me Back My Wig," "Ain't Gone 'n' Give Up on Love" and "Collins Shuffle."
Gays and lesbians lived in silence and fear in Iceland for the better part of the 20th century. Local songwriter and actor Hordur Torfason was the first to come out publicly in an interview in 1975 which caused an uproar in Iceland. This interview marks the beginning of the struggle for civil rights for gays and lesbians. People Like That – first part chronicles this struggle, stories of people who took on the current system of oppression in the hope of creating a fair society in which they could flourish.
A Turkish crime film.
In the mid-1980s outside this college town, home of the Kansas Jayhawks, punk rock history was being made in the middle of a cornfield. Where the pavement turned to gravel, in a small, primitive cinder block building, bands like Fugazi, the Melvins, Rollins Band, Gwar, the Circle Jerks, Body Count, Social Distortion, Bad Brains, White Zombie, Descendents, Sonic Youth, Green Day, Fishbone, the Meat Puppets, Helmet, and Nirvana played to all-ages crowds, a raucous scene of misfits and anarchists on the margins of youth culture. This was The Outhouse. Small, dark and sometimes dangerous, it quickly gained a reputation as a haven for the bands other venues were afraid of, and the kids who loved them.
The inhabitants of the planet Thundera evacuate just before it is destroyed. They were pursued by a band of mutants. All but one of their escape ships was destroyed. Only a small group of Thunderans (Thundercats) remained. With only half engine power, the group, which was led by Jaga, had to set a course for the nearest planet. Jaga commanded their ship while the other seven were in their stasis tubes. Jaga died on their journey to Third Earth and their ship crashed there. Soon they made friends with various groups in the area and they designed a fortress. Mumm-Ra the centuries-old embodiment of evil, along with the mutants that destroyed the rest of the Thunderans are a constant threat. But Lion-O, the new leader of the Thundercats, with his weapon the "Sword of Omens" will help the Thundercats to have a standing chance.
M.A.S.K. is an animated television series produced by the French-American DIC Enterprises, Inc and Kenner. The series was based on the M.A.S.K. action figures. It was animated in Asia by studios; KK C&D Asia, Studio Juno, Studio World, and Ashi Production.
The Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians is an American animated television series about a team of superheroes which ran from 1985 to 1986. It was produced by Hanna-Barbera and is based on the Justice League and associated comic book characters published by DC Comics.
Sara is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from January to May 1985. Starring Geena Davis in the title role, the series features early performances from several actors who went on to greater acclaim, including Alfre Woodard, Bronson Pinchot and Bill Maher. Sara was set in a San Francisco Legal Aid office and featured one of the earliest regular gay characters on an American television series.
When a handful of grain is found in the pocket of a murdered businessman, Miss Marple seeks a murderer with a penchant for nursery rhymes.
Eyes on the Prize is a 14-hour documentary series about the African-American Civil Rights Movement. The series was produced in two stages: Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years 1954–1964 consists of the first six episodes covering the time period between the Brown v. Board decision and the Selma to Montgomery marches. It was broadcast in 1987 on PBS. The remaining 8 episodes make up Eyes on the Prize II: America at the Racial Crossroads 1965–1985, which was broadcast on PBS in 1990. The series was also shown in the United Kingdom on BBC2. Created and executive-produced by Henry Hampton at Blackside, Inc., the series uses primary sources to record the growth of the civil rights movement in the United States, with special focus on the ordinary people who effected the change. It has been lauded for its depiction of the Civil Rights Movement, and used extensively in schools and other educational settings as a way to convey the experiences and struggle for civil rights in America. The title of the series is derived from the song "Keep Your Eyes on the Prize", which is used in each episode as the opening theme music.
An advertisement announcing the time and place of a forthcoming murder appears among the ads of the paper in the small village of Chipping Cleghorn.
The residents of a quiet English village begin to receive nasty, threatening letters. The wife of the local vicar calls in her friend Miss Marple to investigate.