Based on the stage play Passages from Finnegans Wake which in itself is based on random passages from Finnegans Wake, Mary Ellen Bute’s adaptation is a comical avant-garde black and white kaleidoscope about a man named Finnegan who dreams about his wake and then wakes up from his dream so the “wake” has a double meaning. Now you don’t have to read 1400 pages unless you want to
Three vignettes of old Irish country life, based on a series of short stories. In “The Majesty of the Law,” a police officer must arrest a very old-fashioned, traditional fellow for assault. The man’s principles have the policeman and the whole village, including the man he slugged, sympathizing with him. “One Minute’s Wait” is about an little train station and glimpses into the lives of the passengers, with a series of comic setups. The third ..
The luxury space cruiser Star Princess’ maiden voyage is sabotaged when the treacherous second make, Alex Barnes (Corbin Bernsen), kills the captain and “spacejacks” the ship. Barnes then severs communications with Earth and activates a bomb which will blow up the liner unless he is given access to the wealthy passengers’ bank accounts. But he mistakenly underestimates the courage of the first mate, Ryan Taylor (Steve Bonds) and an adventurous young passenger, Dawn Taggert (Amanda ..
Rosie and Alex are best friends. They are suddenly separated when Alex and his family move from Dublin to America. Can their friendship survive years and miles? Will they gamble everything for true love?
An adaptation of Jane Austen’s first novella Lady Susan, Love & Friendship follows the beautiful Lady Susan as she attempts to find a husband for herself and her long-suffering daughter Frederica
Van Morrison in Ireland is the first official video by Northern Irish singer-songwriter Van Morrison, released in 1981 of a concert Morrison recorded in Northern Ireland two years earlier. The video also shows footage of the band whilst touring in Ireland and images of Belfast, including Hyndford Street and Cyprus Avenue. Tony Stewart of the NME states “The band display a range of textures reminiscent of The Caledonia Soul Orchestra, first with the dark resonance ..
Filmmaker Masha Savitz zeroes in on the efforts of the Nobel Prize nominee David Matas (human rights lawyer and Nazi hunter), who wrote the book ‘Bloody Harvest: The Killing of Falun Gong.’ Featuring interviews with Matas, David Kilgour, victims of the Falun Gong persecution and several doctors who share chilling transplant testimonies, as well as a filmmaker whose film on the topic was effectively quashed by the CCP in Canada, Europe, and the US, Red ..
A troubled young man living with his pregnant girlfriend finds his world turned upside down when his girlfriend’s mother arrives and seems to know all of his darkest secrets and fears
Earth has been conquered by robots from another galaxy and the human survivors must stay in their homes, or risk incineration
The fictional world of Royston Vasey is facing apocalypse and the only way to avert disaster is for our nightmarish cast of characters to find a way into the real world and confront their creators. From present day Soho to the fictional film world of 17th Century Britain, the residents must overcome countless bizarre obstacles in their bid to return Royston Vasey to safety