Movies

  • Rare DVD Movies
    Rare DVD movies are often impossible to find in a store near you, but can be acquired with ease on the Internet. Unfortunately in some cases with rare older films, they are not available on DVD at a....
  • Dazed And Confused DVD
    Dazed and Confused, by writer-director Richard Linklater, follows a group of high-school students in a small Texas town on their quest for love, social standing, and Aerosmith tickets. Set in 1976, t....
  • Driven DVD
    Driven was written by Sylvester Stallone and directed by Renny Harlin. Stallone also produced the film and stars in it, which goes a way toward explaining why the job of main character seems to be sp....
  • Cast Away DVD
    Cast Away, starring Tom Hanks and directed by Robert Zemekis, may not be a perfect film, but it's about as good as movies get. The framing devices at the beginning and the end, though necessary, lose....
  • Persian Music
    Traditional Persian music, i.e., the "classical" music of Iran, is based on the Radif, a collection of old melodies that have been shared for generations. When masters perform or record their own int....
  • Educational Foreign Films
    Educational foreign films are often the best way to share language, culture, or history with students in a classroom setting, or even with your own children at home. While these things can be quite d....
  • Patch Adams DVD
    Robin Williams is in his element as Patch Adams. Based on a true story, this film begins with Adams checking himself into a mental hospital. When he simultaneously discovers that he loves helping pe....
  • Barney's Musical Scrapbook DVD
    Barney, that annoyingly cheerful purple plush dinosaur that kids are wild about, has brought out a retrospective. Barney's Musical Scrapbook contains 14 songs taken from the 1995 season of the TV sin....
  • Planet Of The Apes DVD
    Tim Burton's 2001 Planet of the Apes is billed as a "re-imagining" of the 1968 classic. The technological wonders of the intervening years are put to good use here, in the ape makeup especially. Mar....
  • Battle Of Algiers
    The Battle Of Algiers is an acclaimed movie from 1965, written and directed by Gillo Pontecorvo. The film was commissioned by the Algerian government to tell an unbiased tale of one of the bloodiest ....