Note By Note: The Making Of Steinway L1037 (2007)
Note by Note: The Making of Steinway L1037 is an independent documentary film that follows the construction of a Steinway concert grand piano (model D-274) over a year, from the search for wood in Alaska to a display at Manhattan's Steinway Hall. The documentary film received its U.S. theatrical premiere at New York's Film Forum in November 2007.
The pianists Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Kenny Barron, Bill Charlap, Harry Connick, Jr., Hélène Grimaud, Hank Jones, Lang Lang and Marcus Roberts are testing and talking about Steinway pianos in the film. The Steinway founder's great-grandchild Henry Z. Steinway talks about the company's history.
Death of A Cheerleader (1994)
A Friend to Die For is a 1994 American psychological thriller television film directed by William A. Graham. Written by Dan Bronson, the film is based on the real-life murder of Kirsten Costas, who was killed by her classmate, Bernadette Protti, in 1984. The film was the highest-rated TV movie of 1994.
The Reflektor Tapes (2015)
The Reflektor Tapes is a 2015 British documentary film directed by Kahlil Joseph about the making of the album Reflektor by the Canadian band Arcade Fire. It was shown in the TIFF Docs section of the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival.
Vogues of 1938 (1937)
Walter Wanger's Vogues of 1938 (also known by its shortened form, Vogues of 1938) is a 1937 musical comedy film produced by Walter Wanger and distributed by United Artists. It was directed by Irving Cummings, written by Bella Spewack and Sam Spewack, and starred Warner Baxter and Joan Bennett. It was filmed in New York City in Technicolor.
It tells the story of a successful fashion designer, beset at home by his shrewish wife and at work by his competitors, whose life becomes even more complicated when one of his customers, a bride-to-be, jilts her wealthy husband and comes to him looking for a job—and possibly romance.
It was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Art Direction (Alexander Toluboff), and Best Music, Original Song (Sammy Fain (music) and Lew Brown (lyrics)) for the song That Old Feeling.
Lightning Bug (2004)
Lightning Bug is a 2004 coming of age drama film. It is the debut film by writer/director Robert Green Hall, an SFX makeup artist known primarily for his work on the TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and the films, Laid to Rest and its sequel, ChromeSkull: Laid to Rest 2.
It is a fictionalized account of Hall's own childhood and entry into special effects makeup for film and television. It was executive produced by Laura Prepon as a way to expand her image as an actress beyond her role on That '70s Show.
It was filmed on location Fairview, Alabama.
Lightning Fists of Shaolin (1984)
A gang leader tries to turn a master's place into an opium den.
Actor for Hire (2016)
A bald actor cannot find work until he discovers the power of hair after he buys a cheap wig.
Highway of Tears (2014)
Highway of Tears is a 2015 Canadian documentary film directed by Matthew Smiley and narrated by Nathan Fillion. The film concerns the notorious Highway of Tears murders on British Columbia Highway 16 between 1969 and 2011.
Blind Faith (1998)
Blind Faith is a 1998 film starring Charles S. Dutton, Courtney B. Vance, and Lonette McKee.
This Matter of Marriage (1998)
After several disastrous dates, an architect seeking marriage realizes she's in love with her neighbor.
There Goes My Heart (1938)
There Goes My Heart is a 1938 romantic comedy film starring Virginia Bruce as a wealthy heiress who goes to work under an alias at a department store owned by her grandfather. Fredric March plays the reporter who tracks her down. The film is based on a story by Ed Sullivan, better known for his long-running television show. The film was nominated for a Best Score Oscar for Marvin Hatley.
A Hatful of Rain (1957)
A Hatful of Rain is a 1957 American dramatic film about a young married man with a secret morphine addiction. It is a medically and sociologically accurate account of the effects of morphine on an addict and his family. The frank depiction of drug addiction in a feature film was a rarity for its time. The film stars Eva Marie Saint, Don Murray, Anthony Franciosa, Lloyd Nolan, and Henry Silva. It was adapted by Michael V. Gazzo, Alfred Hayes, and Carl Foreman from the play by Gazzo. Foreman was blacklisted at the time of the film's release. The Writers Guild of America added his name to the film's credits in 1998, 14 years after his death. It was directed by Fred Zinnemann and features a strong musical score by Bernard Herrmann. Herrmann was asked by 20th Century Fox to rescore his prelude for the film as the original was considered "too terrifying". Franciosa was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.
Weirdos is a Canadian drama film, which debuted at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival. The film was directed by Bruce McDonald and written by Daniel MacIvor.
Set in Nova Scotia in 1976, the film stars Dylan Authors as Kit, a teenager living in a small town who decides to run away to live with his mother.
The Death of Louis XIV (2016)
The Death of Louis XIV (French: La Mort de Louis XIV) is a 2016 historical drama film written and directed by Albert Serra and starring Jean-Pierre Léaud as King Louis XIV. The film was screened out of competition at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival. It made its North American premiere at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival and its U.S. premiere at the 54th New York Film Festival.
Frantz is a 2016 drama film directed by François Ozon. It is about a young German woman whose fiance was killed in World War I, and the remorse of the French soldier who killed him. It was selected to compete for the Golden Lion at the 73rd Venice International Film Festival. At Venice the film won the Marcello Mastroianni Award. At the 42nd César Awards, Frantz was nominated in eleven categories, winning one for Best Cinematography.
Edouard Manet's painting Le Suicidé is referenced and shown several times in the story. Frantz is a remake of the 1932 Ernst Lubitsch film Broken Lullaby.
Marija is a 2016 German-Swiss drama film directed by Michael Koch. It was selected to be screened in the Discovery section at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival.
Sieranevada is a 2016 Romanian film directed by Cristi Puiu and starring Mimi Brănescu. The plot follows a successful neurologist who attends a family meal supposed to commemorate his deceased father. It was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival. It was selected as the Romanian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 89th Academy Awards, but it was not nominated.
Death in Sarajevo (2016)
Thriller set on the 100th anniversary of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand.
Pyromaniac (Norwegian: Pyromanen) is a 2016 Norwegian drama film directed by Erik Skjoldbjærg. It was selected to be screened in the Contemporary World Cinema section at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival.
The Long Excuse (2016)
The Long Excuse (永い言い訳) is a 2016 Japanese drama film directed by Miwa Nishikawa, starring Masahiro Motoki.
Lazarus Rising (2015)
A hit man and a woman with a secret evade teams of assassins led by a ruthless killer.
Angel of Reckoning (2016)
A female combat veteran returns home to wage a war against the criminal underworld.
The Lone Rider in Frontier Fury (1941)
The Lone Rider in Frontier Fury is a 1941 American film directed by Sam Newfield. The film is also known as Frontier Fury in the United Kingdom and Rangeland Racket (American reissue title).
Half Brother (2014)
A man becomes homeless after his girlfriend dumps him. He spends the weekend at his father's house and becomes caught in the middle of angry disputes between his dad and stepmom as they plan a divorce.
A Texas border detective is traumatized by the disappearance of his 9-year-old daughter.
Black Water Wilderness (2015)
Friends come to regret their decision to go camping in the dark backwoods of Alabama.
Bad Black (2016)
Bad Black is a 2016 Ugandan action-comedy film written, produced, and directed by Nabwana Isaac Geoffrey Godfrey (IGG), in Wakaliwood, an ultra low-budget studio in Kampala, Uganda.
My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea (2016)
My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea is a 2016 American animated film directed by Dash Shaw. It was selected to be screened in the Vanguard section at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival.
Trainer! is a 2013 documentary film that was directed by Aljoscha Pause. It observes three young professional soccer coaches over the course of an entire playing season. The film was released on DVD and Blu-ray on 28 June 2013.
Colossal is a 2016 science fiction comedy film directed and written by Nacho Vigalondo. The film stars Anne Hathaway, Dan Stevens, Jason Sudeikis, Austin Stowell, and Tim Blake Nelson.
The film had its world premiere at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival. It is scheduled to be released on April 7, 2017, by NEON.
Mommy's Secret (2016)
A teenager is shocked to learn that her mother is responsible for a recent string of bank robberies.
First Round Down (2017)
First Round Down is a 2016 Canadian action comedy film written and directed by The Butler Brothers. The film stars Dylan Bruce as Tim Tucker, a former junior hockey star that disappeared after he blew out his knee in the Sterling Cup Championship final and returns home ten years later to look after his younger brother after his parents die. Trying to keep a low profile Tim takes a job as a pizza delivery driver but it doesn't take long for word to get around that he's back in town, especially after he delivers pizza to his ex-girlfriend, Kelly, the daughter of his former coach, who is also in town for the Championship reunion. Through a series of twists and turns, it's revealed that Tim worked as a hitman the last ten years and the coach is actually targeted by his old mob boss. Tim enlists the help of his best friend, Bobby to hatch a plan that will save himself and the coach by stealing $50,000 from the reunion, and win Kelly back once and for all.
Shovel Buddies (2016)
Jimmy's (Alex Neustaedter) best friend Sammy has died of leukemia leaving behind one final wish: ensure his body is buried in his favorite football jersey. Jimmy and his friends, including his ex-friend Dan (Kian Lawley), his little brother Lump (Anton Starkman), and his crush Kate (Bella Thorne) join the adventure of a lifetime as they spend one unforgettable night fulfilling their friend's final request.
Atrocious is a 2010 Spanish horror film, written and directed by Fernando Barreda Luna, that was released in the United States (US) on August 17, 2011.
The film relays the story of two siblings during an Easter holiday at their family's country house in Sitges; the brother decides to investigate a local urban legend involving the ghost of a missing girl named Melinda.
The film was released as part of the Bloody Disgusting Selects line.
Sweet Virginia (2017)
A mysterious stranger sends shockwaves through a close-knit community in this nerve-jangling slice of raw suspense. In the wake of a triple murder that leaves the residents of a remote Alaskan outpost on edge, tightly wound drifter Elwood (Christopher Abbott) checks into a motel run by Sam (Jon Bernthal), a former rodeo champion whose imposing physical presence conceals a troubled soul. Bound together by their outsider status, the two men strike up an uneasy friendship—a dangerous association that will set off a new wave of violence and unleash Sam’s darkest demons. Driven by tour de force performances from Christopher Abbott and Jon Bernthal, this precision crafted thriller pulses with an air of quivering dread. With Imogen Poots and Rosemarie Dewitt.
After a 15-year stint in a United States prison, Francisco “Cisco” Castillo returns home to the Dominican Republic to find that life isn’t any easier in his old surroundings. Due to his criminal record, he can’t hold down a job, and his alcoholic mother favors her youngest son, a budding teenage criminal who is one stick-up away from jail, or worse. Reluctantly taking up back-alley street fighting to earn cash, Cisco forms an alliance with Nichi, a washed-up boxer from Italy who’s struggling with a gambling addiction. To better both of their financial situations, Nichi offers to train the naturally gifted Cisco in the boxing ring.
Co-directors Laura Amelia Guzmán and Israel Cárdenas put a delicate touch to this hard-hitting boxing drama, rooting a double-sided story of redemption in the mean streets of the Dominican Republic—where the hint of paradise offered by the island always seems just out of reach.
SAMBÁ is a sports drama about the redemption, through the metaphor of life and boxing.
Son of Sofia (2017)
Athens, 2004 summer Olympic Games. 11-year-old Misha arrives from Russia to live with his mother, Sofia. What he doesn’t know is that there is a father waiting for him there. While Greece is living the Olympic dream, Misha will get violently catapulted into the adult world, riding on the dark side of his favorite fairy tales.
Escape from Ensenada (2017)
Two Southern California College Students plot their escape after being kidnapped by a human trafficking ring while on Spring Break in Mexico.
It Kills (2017)
College kids become stranded at the infamous Camp Blood.
Harry og kammertjeneren (1961)
Harry and the Butler (Danish: Harry og kammertjeneren) is a 1961 Danish film directed by Bent Christensen. It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. It was also entered into the 1962 Cannes Film Festival.
Beneath The Blue (2010)
Beneath the Blue, also known as Way of the Dolphin, is a 2010 American drama film sequel to the 2007 Michael Sellers' film Eye of the Dolphin starring Carly Schroeder. It is distributed by Monterey Media and Quantum Entertainment. The film was written by the same writer as the prequel, Wendell Morris. The film stars Paul Wesley, Caitlin Wachs, and David Keith. A then-unknown Samantha Jade makes her film debut. The film was released on October 24, 2010.
Whiteout is a 2000 Japanese film about a one-man fight against a terrorist attack at a dam in Japan, starring Yūji Oda (織田裕二) and Nanako Matsushima (松嶋菜々子). It is a Die Hard-style movie made in Japan.
Home Invasion (2012)
The Girls (1978)
The Musicians (1960)
The Inheritance (1964)
Where We Belong (2019)
Arresto domiciliario (2008)
Le grand jeu (2015)
The Great Game (French: Le Grand Jeu) is a 2015 French political thriller drama film written and directed by Nicolas Pariser. The film stars Melvil Poupaud, André Dussollier and Clémence Poésy. The film premiered at the Locarno International Film Festival in August 2015. It won the Prix Louis-Delluc for Best First Film in December 2015.
Imperial Blue (2019)
Hate Among Us (2019)
Caught between her dreams of a better life, a rich mobster who thinks he owns her and an unstable boyfriend who has just killed a man, Sable must take control of her own life or she may find herself dead by dawn. Now comes the heist of a lifetime.
Where the North Begins (1923)
Where the North Begins is a 1923 American silent drama film produced and distributed by Warner Bros. This was the third film for up-and-coming canine actor Rin Tin Tin. The film survives today and lapsed into the public domain on January 1, 2019, along with all remaining American works from 1923 that had not yet lapsed.
The Cellar (2018)
The Spirit of Christmas (1953)
The Spirit of Christmas is a Christmas television special performed by marionettes. It first aired in 1953 in the United States. Its half-hour showing time is divided into two marrionette segments, one dramatizing "A Visit from St. Nicholas" and one telling the story of the Nativity. The live-action part of the film features Alexander Scourby, who narrates and also plays Clement Moore in the Visit from St. Nicholas segment. The jacket of the DVD version calls it "The Philadelphia Holiday Classic," which refers to the region of the United States where it was originally broadcast. The jacket also describes it as a "50s TV Christmas classic, which has led it to being misdated as first being shown in 1950.
Far from Home (1975)
Far from Home is a 1975 Iranian film directed by Sohrab Shahid-Saless. It was entered into the 25th Berlin International Film Festival.
Dog is a BAFTA-winning stop motion animated short film written, directed and animated by Suzie Templeton. The film was made at the Royal College of Art in 2001.
Just Around the Corner (1921)
Just Around the Corner is an extant 1921 American silent drama film produced by William Randolph Hearst's Cosmopolitan Productions and distributed through Paramount Pictures. The film is based on a short story, "Superman," by Fannie Hurst and was directed by Frances Marion, a prolific Hollywood scenarist.
Ghost Story (1968)
The Janitor (2003)
Good Luck (2014)
The Village (2010)
One Night Only (2008)
One Night Only is a 2008 comedy-romance film by OctoArts and Canary. It starred ABS-CBN, GMA and TV5 actors/actresses. It was released on December 25, 2008.
Wonderful Times (1950)
The Little Prince (1979)
Silence of the Heart (1969)
Golu Hadawatha was a popular 1968 Sinhalese language romance movie directed by Maestro Lester James Peiris. Wickrama Bogoda and Anula Karunathilake acted the lead roles of Sugath and Dhammhi. The movie's story is built on the novel Golu Hadawatha written by Karunasena Jayalath in 1962, based on his school time experiences and memories. Regi Siriwardena wrote the screenplay and Veteran Sinhala musician Premasiri Khemadasa composed the music. Golu Hadawatha is acclaimed as a movie that set a milestone in Sinhala moviemaking. It introduced a new cinematic format to the romance and love movie genre. The movie departs from the then traditional movie style; no hero, heroine, no enemy or villain, Joker, no songs, and fights etc. Based on a romantic and emotional attachment between a teenage boy and a girl who study in the same class of their school, Golu Hadawatha is regarded as one of the landmarks in Sri Lankan Cinema.
El bosc (2012)
The Red Shoes (1990)
The Hans Christian Andersen tale is given a modern setting in the story of Lisa, a little black girl, who learns the value of friendship with help from a pair of magic slippers.
In the Blood (1988)
In the Blood is a 1988 Hong Kong action film directed by Corey Yuen and starring Andy Lau and Bill Tung.
Violated! is a 1974 film directed by Albert Zugsmith.
One Hundred Lei (1973)
Heist is a one-off 2008 television comedy-drama, written by Peter Harness and directed by Justin Hardy. It was completed at the end of 2006 and first broadcast on 23 April 2008 on BBC Four as part of its Medieval season. Loosely based on real events surrounding Richard of Pudlicott, it is a parody of and/or homage to heist films, set in medieval England, using several of that genre's conventions (such as the raid being "one last job", and the use of an unintelligent but physically strong figure), and trailed under the same tagline as the 2003 remake of The Italian Job ("Get in, get out, get even"). As per the medieval setting, the film dialogue contains several Middle English and pseudo-Middle English expressions and insults (some of which are translations of modern-English insults or rhyming slang - "mother-swyver" instead of "motherfucker", or "it's all gone a bit church gong" instead of "it's all gone a bit Pete Tong", for example). Marshall as lead character narrates several parts of the backstory to the audience during the film.
Twisted: The Untold Story of a Royal Vizier (2013)
The Hunt (2020)
The Hunt is an upcoming American action horror film directed by Craig Zobel. It stars Emma Roberts, Justin Hartley, Glenn Howerton, Ike Barinholtz, Betty Gilpin, and Amy Madigan. Jason Blum is serving as a producer under his Blumhouse Productions banner.
It is scheduled to be released on October 18, 2019, by Universal Pictures.
Dirty Work (2018)
Head Of The Family (1996)
Head of the Family is a 1996 b-movie black comedy released by Full Moon Features. It concerns a Southern couple who blackmail a family of mutants to get money and revenge.
Four girls are taken in by the Youth Protection Directorate by the same foster family at different times.
The Life and Mind of Mark DeFriest (2014)
The Mind of Mark DeFriest (also known as The Life and Mind of Mark DeFriest) is a documentary film about Mark DeFriest, a man imprisoned by the State of Florida since 1980, who spent 27 of those years in solitary confinement. His original four-year sentence, for taking his father's tools after his death, before they had been released to him by the court, and then fleeing the police, has been repeatedly extended due to numerous escape attempts, seven of which were successful, and because of infractions committed while in prison.
“If I was a rapist or a murderer, they’d let me out,” DeFriest says in the film. “But I’m the idiot who made them look like idiots.”
Down Came a Blackbird (1995)
A woman grapples with the death of her lover at the hands of South American fascists.
Fistful of Brains (2008)
In a small town, two brothers battle over a mystical lake.
Any Gun Can Play (1967)
Any Gun Can Play (Italian: Vado... l'ammazzo e torno) is a 1967 spaghetti western starring Gilbert Roland, Edd Byrnes and George Hilton. The film is directed by Enzo G. Castellari and features a score by Francesco De Masi and Alessandro Alessandroni. It follows a familiar pattern of protagonists searching for gold, double-crossing one another and a high body count. The three main characters continually change allegiances and get the upper hand only to be thwarted by fellow outlaws, mysterious insurance investigators and each other. In the opening scene one of the three outlaws is dressed very similar to Clint Eastwood's character in the "Dollars" trilogy, one is dressed as Lee Van Cleef's characters in those and other westerns, and one as Franco Nero's character Django.
The Silent Mountain (2014)
The Silent Mountain is a 2014 war drama written by Clemens Aufderklamm and produced and directed by Ernst Gossner set in the Dolomite Mountains 1915. The Silent Mountain is a love story set in the Dolomiti Mountains at the outbreak of World War I between Italy and Austria-Hungary in 1915.
Easy Down There! (1971)
Easy, Down There! (French: Doucement les basses, Italian: L'uomo di Saint-Michael) is a 1971 French-Italian comedy film starring Alain Delon.
Madeinusa is a 2005 film set in the fictional indigenous village of Manayaycuna ("the town no one can enter" in Quechua) in the Peruvian Andes. The story covers three days in the lives of the villagers and a stranger from Lima. The stranger, Salvador (Carlos de la Torre), is unwelcome because he has arrived at the beginning of the "Holy Time," a syncretic religious festival spanning Good Friday and Easter Sunday. The villagers of Manayaycuna believe that during "Holy Time" God, symbolized by an effigy of Christ, is dead and, therefore, nothing is a sin. The drama centers around the encounter of the eponymous Madeinusa (Magaly Solier), a teenaged girl selected as the festival's Mater Dolorosa and daughter of the village mayor, with Salvador.
Like a Turtle on Its Back (1978)
A writer's anxieties are heard as he continually bangs on his typewriter.
Gene Autry and the Mounties (1951)
Chasing two violent bank robbers -- Pierre LaBlond (Carleton Young) and Raoul Duval (Trevor Bardette) -- over the Montana border into Canadian territory, U.S. Marshal Gene Autry (Gene Autry) and his trusty partner, Scat Russell (Pat Buttram), brave not only bullets but the treacherous wilderness as well. Duval is captured by Canadian officials, and LaBlond is forced to risk his life to save his partner in crime. But Autry will stop at nothing to get his man and bring him to justice.
One Last Hug: Three Days at Grief Camp (2014)
Children at Camp Erin learn to cope with the death of a loved one.
No One Could Protect Her (1996)
When security systems cannot keep a serial rapist out of a past victim's (Joanna Kerns) home, she decides to help police trap him.
The Surface (2014)
The Surface is a 2014 American drama thriller film film directed by Gil Cates Jr., and starring Sean Astin, Mimi Rogers, Chris Mulkey, and Jeff Gendelman. Gendelman also served as the films writer and producer.
Deadly Vows (1994)
A younger woman (Josie Bissett) weds a married man (Gerald McRaney) who uses her in a plot to murder his other wife.
Falling Fire (1997)
A spaceship officer (Michael Par) tries to find out who is murdering his crew during a mission to bring an asteroid to Earth.
The Bold Caballero (1936)
The Bold Caballero is a 1936 adventure film written and directed by Wells Root. It is based on the character Zorro, created by Johnston McCulley. The characters Don Alejandro Vega (Don Diego's father) and Bernardo are notably absent. Native American stars include Chief Thundercloud as Don Diego Vega/Zorro's aide and Charles Stevens as Captain Vargas. John Merton appears uncredited in this film as a First Sergeant. Merton also appears in Zorro's Fighting Legion as Manuel and Zorro's Black Whip as Harris. The film is notable for being the first "talking Zorro movie", as the first two Zorro movies were silent films, and the first in color (Magnacolor). It was shot in Chatsworth, Los Angeles. The film was released on December 1, 1936, by Republic Pictures.