Spielbergian. Capraesque. In the history of cinema, only a handful of filmmakers have so defined a style as to merit adding a word to our vocabulary. Discover what makes a Hitchcock film Hitchcockian. When it comes to thrillers and tales of suspense, there is no greater artist than Alfred Hitchcock. The British-American filmmaker carved out his place in annals of cinema and TV by creating a distinct style that is immediately recognizable and always memorable. "The Master's Touch: Hitchcock's Signature Style" consists of interviews, clips, storyboards and behind-the-scenes footage to reveal what defines the unmistakable Hitchcock style, with observations from additional commentators, including Martin Scorsese and John Carpenter.
Special Features: 2001: The Making Of A Myth, Standing On The Shoulders Of Kubrick: The Legacy Of 2001, Vision Of A Future Passed: The Prophecy Of 2001, 2001: A Space Odyssey - A Look Behind The Future, What Is Out There? 2001: FX And Early Conceptual Artwork, Look: Stanley Kubrick!
Discover the fiercely guarded secrets behind Britain’s most infamous heist. In 1963, fifteen men pulled off “The Great Train Robbery,” netting today’s equivalent of £45 million. This incredible film features Gordon Goody, one of the main instigators behind the crime, for the first time ever, revealing the identity of the missing mastermind behind Britain’s most famous heist – the elusive and mysterious “Ulsterman”. The Ulsterman has gone down in British criminal history as the man who walked away and disappeared, netting today’s equivalent of over £5 million.
Stomping, whomping, stealing, singing, tap-dancing, violating. Derby-topped hooligan Alex (Malcolm McDowell) has a good time – at the tragic expense of others. His journey from amoral punk to brainwashed proper citizen and back again forms the dynamic arc of Kubrick’s futureshock vision of Anthony Burgess’ novel.
The Making of the Shining, with optional commentary by Vivian Kubrick.
According to the liner notes included in the 25th volume of John Zorn's FilmWorks series, City of Slaughter/Schmatta/Beyond the Infinite may be the last. There are a number of reasons for this, but the main one is that the composer used to write scores for the pleasure of working on certain kinds of music "on someone else's dime."