Movies

  • Ali Shariati
    Ali Shariati is a controversial philosopher and teacher from Iran. A brilliant thinker, he realized that he would not be able to receive a thoroughly unbiased education in his native country, and suc....
  • Boy In The Plastic Bubble DVD
    The Boy in the Plastic Bubble was made for ABC's Friday Night Movie in 1976, when John Travolta was at the height of his teen heartthrob status as Vinnie Barbarino. Here he portrays Tod Lubitch, who ....
  • Ed TV DVD
    Ed TV shares a premise with The Truman Show: both are about men whose lives are fodder for a 24-hour reality television show. That's where the similarities end, though. The Truman Show, which had ap....
  • Khomeini
    Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini is one of the most controversial figures in global politics. From his own perspective, he sought to return traditional values to Iran after the liberally-minded Shah, Moha....
  • Political Films
    Political films are intensely appealing to some, but the thought of them can leave others cold. It is, however, important to note what a range of films may qualify as or be considered political. At....
  • Abbas Kiarostami
    Abbas Kiarostami is an Iranian writer/director who has reached international acclaim and elicited comparisons to such classic filmmakers as Bergman, Antonioni, and Kurosawa. Kiarostami began directin....
  • Cheap DVDs
    When you change format from videotapes to DVDs, as most everyone is doing these days, you have to replace your collection, just as you did when you traded in your cassette tapes for CDs. It can be a ....
  • Aladdin DVD
    Aladdin is a poor orphan living in the street of Agrabah, not above a little thievery to make ends meet. When hiding out from the authorities, he meets another fugitive: Princess Jasmine, who has run....
  • Foreign Films
    Foreign films send some people running for the hills, and others hurrying to the small movie houses and video stores. Perhaps neither of these is categorically a fair reaction. Much like American mo....
  • Rare VHS Movies
    Rare VHS movies used to be incredibly difficult to find. With the Internet, though, over the last couple of years it has gotten to a point where if something has been released on VHS somewhere in the....