Nature's Most Amazing Events
Manufacturer: BBC Home Entertainment Brand: Warner Manufacturing
Nature's Most Amazing Events (DVD)From the makers of The Blue Planet: Seas of Life, with an unprecedented production budget of $25 million, comes the epic story of life on Earth. Five years in production, over 2000 days in the field, using 40 cameramen filming across 200 locations, shot entirely in high definition, this is the ultimate portrait of our planet. A stunning television experience that captures rare action, impossible locations and intimate moments with our planet's best-loved, wildest and most elusive creatures. From the highest mountains to the deepest rivers, this blockbuster series takes you on an unforgettable journey through the daily struggle for survival in Earth's most extreme habitats. Planet Earth takes you to places you have never seen before, to experience sights and sounds you may never experience anywhere else.]]> Nature's Most Amazing Events takes up the mantle left by the stunning BBC series Planet Earth, and offers a closer look at some of the most fascinating and dramatic natural happenings on the planet. Narrated by David Attenborough, it digs in some detail into the impact of certain events on nature, and manages to hone in on small stories in the midst of major happenings. It's a breathtaking cocktail. What particularly lifts Nature's Most Amazing Events too is the stunning photography. Many will recall just how superb the shots in Planet Earth were, but if anything, Nature's Most Amazing Events tops it. The cinematography here is world-class,...
Miracle on the Hudson and Other Extraordinary Air Crash Events
Manufacturer: Discovery - Gaiam Brand: Gaiam Americas Model: 05-54653
How does a plane lose both engines over a city and crash land without a single death? New footage and exclusive interviews with crew, survivors, and rescuers are included.
Manufacturer: BBC Home Entertainment Brand: Warner Manufacturing
Four years in the making, filmed over 3000 days, across every continentand in every habitat, Life is the latest wildlife blockbuster from the BBCâ€™s award-winning Natural History Unit, the producers of Planet Earth and The Blue Planet. Packed with excitement, revelation, entertainment, and stunning screen firsts, this breathtaking ten-part epic presents 130incredible stories from the frontiers of the natural world. Discover theglorious variety of life onEarth and the spectacular and extraordinary tactics animals and plants have developed to stay alive. This is evolution in action; individual creatures under extreme pressure to overcome challenges from adversaries and their environment, pushing the boundaries of behavior. This enthralling BBC series examines "the lengths living beings go to to stay alive," in the words of Sir David Attenborough (Oprah Winfrey narrates the Discovery Channel version). Aided by breathtaking high-definition cinematography, the makers of Planet Earth explore the more colorful strategies the world's creatures employ to procreate, evade predators, and obtain nourishment. Cameras travel though the air, under the water, and right into the faces of insects, like the alien visage of the stalk-eyed fly. Except for "Challenges of Life" and "Hunters and Hunted," each episode covers a different category, such as mammals and birds. Among the more memorable images: three cheetahs move with the relentless rhythm of mobsters, a school of flying fish glides...
This Emotional Life
Manufacturer: PBS Brand: Unknown Model: 9412868
Hosted by Dr. Daniel Gilbert, Harvard psychologist and author. The series address issues organized around: improving social relationships, resolving negative feelings (depression, anxiety, etc.), and searching for greater happiness. By the end, viewers will have a deeper sense of what makes us tick and insights into how to use that information to improve their own emotional and social well-being.
THE HEAVENLY BODY
Manufacturer: MGM Brand: Warner Manufacturing Model: 883316205723
Astronomer Bill Whitley is so absorbed by his discovery of a comet that he scarcely notices the heavenly body close at hand, the one that belongs to his gorgeous wife Vicky. When an astrologer tells Vicky she'll meet her dream man in two weeks, the neglected wife greets the news with eager anticipation. Bill scoffs - until a handsome air raid warden (James Craig) shows about just before midnight on day 14! After proving themselves a powerful dramatic team in the thriller Crossroads, William Powell and Hedy Lamarr reunite for a sparkling romantic comedy spiced with slapstick that includes Powell's wobble-legged ballet when teetotaler Whitley tries vodka...by the case.When sold by Amazon.com, this product will be manufactured on demand using DVD-R recordable media. Amazon.com's standard return policy will apply.
Nature: Hummingbirds - Magic in the Air
Manufacturer: Questar Brand: Questar
Hummingbirds are the smallest warm-blooded creatures on the planet. They are also among the fastest. With wings that beat up to 200 times every second, they are among nature s most accomplished athletes, the only birds able to hover, fly backwards and upside down. Using cameras able to capture over 500 images a second, the hummingbirds magical world can finally be seen and appreciated. Amazing footage shows these little powerhouses as are far more than nectar gatherers. Watch as they display their elaborate mating rituals! These tiny marvels will dazzle and delight bird watchers all over the world. Academy Award winner F. Murray Abraham narrates.
Drunk In Public
Manufacturer: DEFIANT LOVE Productions Brand: DEFIANT LOVE PRODUCTIONS Model: 1994-2012
Drunk In Public is a feature documentary directed by award winning filmmaker David J. Sperling. This final and complete film spans and chronicles the last 18 years in the touching, tragic and thought provoking life of Mark David Allen, a man arrested more than 500 times. This documentary provides a non-judgmental objective long term look at alcoholism. Nothing produced captures the progressive nature of addiction like this film...It is somber, educational, and sometimes funny. Audiences seem to respond to this unique presentation on an issue that affects nearly everyone. Therefore it is ideal for rehabilitation programs, teenagers and their families, law enforcement training, churches, counselors, schools and anyone else touched by the trauma of addiction. Since the first version, Drunk In Public has screened and collected awards in a number of festivals. This is an independently produced film with a gritty and realistic nature that is determined to open your eyes and challenge your heart.
Traveler's Guide / Planets Sn 1
Manufacturer: 20th Century Fox Brand: Universal Music
Take a trip of a lifetime to visit our neighboring planets with A Traveler s Guide to the Planets. National Geographic takes off beyond Earth s boundaries for the ultimate tour of our solar system. From Mars monstrous mountains to Saturn s glittering rings, the sights are out of this world. Each hour offers breathtaking tours of the planets using modern-day high-tech telescopes and stunning CGI. Programs include: Saturn, Jupiter, Neptune and Uranus, Pluto and Beyond, Mars, Venus and Mercury.
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