Young gangster Chas Devlin seeks refuge from the mob in a basement belonging to a reclusive, fading rock star Turner.
A Moscow charity concert turns bloody when armed extortionists take the headlining American pop-star, Venus, and the Russian President with his family, hostage. The drummer of a heavy metal warm-up band, an ex-bad ass biker played by Lundgren, and a young Russian F.S.B. agent team up to fight back. Our two heroes are seriously outnumbered, and things aren't as simple as they appear, when old ghosts from the Soviet Union appear to haunt the present in this fast paced action piece.
A young aspiring actress is hired to replace the wife of a businessman during a major reception in their home. What seemed like a simple job becomes a nightmare.
Shakespeare's classic tragedy of ambition, witches and murder.
Hailed by one music reviewer as "the grooviest, wildest, slickest hit ever to pound the screen," "The T.A.M.I. Show" is an unrelenting rock spectacular starring some of the greatest pop performers of the 60s. These top recording idols - representing the musical moods of London, Liverpool, Hollywood and Detroit - packed the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium with 2,600 screaming fans and virtually brought down the house. This is the cinematic record of that electrifying event.
A black president. Gays in the military. Women who like jerks. Carlos Mencia has something to say about it all in his new stand-up special, Performance Enhanced, held in front of a packed house at a Hard Rock Hotel theatre in Florida. Watch as he talks about his trip to Iraq, his real feelings on the N-word, and just about everything else that pops into his head. With his trademark frenzied performance style, you have our word that this is 100% Carlos---just slightly enhanced for your entertainment.
This documentary delves into the history AC/DC, one of rock 'n' roll's hardest-working and hardest-hitting bands, from their rough-and-tumble beginnings in Australia to the colossal international success that eventually followed. Noted music journalists offer insightful commentary on the band's ups and downs, including lead singer Bon Scott's death in 1980, and rare concert footage captures the band's electrifying stage presence.
Part of the PBS Great Performance Series. Renowned Shakespearean actor Patrick Stewart features as the eponymous anti-hero in this Soviet-era adaptation of one of Shakespeare's darkest and most powerful tragedies.
Amalia and Georg work together at a modest Hungarian parfurmerie, and have disliked each other from the very beginning. He thinks she's stuck up, and she thinks he's arrogant and mean. But each rapturously writes to a lonely hearts pen pal when the work day is done, and it doesn't take long for the audience to see that they're in love without realizing it.
The stakes could not be higher as visionary director Robert Lepage, the world's greatest singers, and the Metropolitan Opera tackle Wagner's Ring cycle. An intimate look at the enormous theatrical and musical challenges of staging opera's most monumental work, the film chronicles the quest to fulfill Wagner's dream of a perfect Ring.
Performances is about love - not only love for a partner but also for a daughter, a father or a friend. It revolves around Marko, the charismatic stage director who revolutionized Danish theatre in the 1990s. The story takes place during the rehearsals of his adaption for the stage of Venus and Adonis by William Shakespeare which will prove to be the final production at Sortedam Theatre. The process leading up to the first night becomes a life-and-death struggle and Marko for one seriously feels the consequences of his ambition.
This is the complete “Live Aid” Movie Performance featuring two never-before-seen songs (“Crazy Little Thing Called Love” and “We Will Rock You”) packed into a 22-minute collective experience recreating the original event.
For those familiar with Bram Stoker's novel, this adaptation follows the book quite closely in most respects. Jonathan Harker visits the Count in Transylvania to help him with preparations to move to England. Harker becomes Dracula's prisoner and discovers Dracula's true nature. After Dracula makes his way to England, Harker becomes involved in an effort to track down and destroy the Count, eventually chasing the vampire back to his castle.
The film is about an acquaintance of both Siem and Teige, who three years ago became seriously ill and incarceration in psychiatry.
A collection of performance works enacted for the camera. The performances focus on interventions on the human body, using feathers, hair and garment-like sculptures worn by a performer, and are set against a neutral background or an otherwise deserted outdoor location.
Despite it's numbering Star Wreck 4½ - Weak Performance was actually made after Star Wreck V, even though most of it is re-used footage from Andy Bones II, made years earlier... Confused? So is the plot, where Captain Pirk plays Andy Bones on the Halludeck while Romuclans attack The Kickstart.
HBO stand up comedy presents Whoopi Goldberg and Billy Connolly
Two decades after the album’s critically acclaimed release, hip-hop artist Nas teamed up with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., to stage a symphonic rendition of “Illmatic,” one of the most revered albums in hip-hop history. Nas: Live From the Kennedy Center captures the energy and nostalgia of this collaborative performance.
Two straight actors must rehearse for an impending gay love scene. How will they make out?
An adaptation of the two parts of Henry IV.
The best in the performing arts from across America and around the world including a diverse programming portfolio of classical music, opera, popular song, musical theater, dance, drama, and performance documentaries.
Ed Sullivan brought a variety of entertainers and acts into America's living rooms between 1948 and 1971. On this volume host Carol Burnett presents some of the most unforgettable performances from the Ed Sullivan show.
Lee Remick stars as Jennie Jerome, born in the United States in 1845, who eventually became Lady Randolph Churchill, and gave birth to Sir Winston Churchill in this seven-part, seven-hour biographical mini-series.
Macbeth is a 1978 videotaped version of Trevor Nunn's Royal Shakespeare Company production of the play by William Shakespeare. Produced by Thames Television, it features Ian McKellen as Macbeth, and Judi Dench as Lady Macbeth. The TV version was directed by Philip Casson. The original stage production was performed at The Other Place, the RSC's small studio theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon. It had been performed in the round before small audiences, with a bare stage and simple costuming. The recording preserves this style: the actors perform on a circular set, and with a mostly black background; changes of setting are indicated only by lighting changes.
The trilogy presents a comically fraught weekend from three different perspectives, as family and in laws gather at the decaying country home of their bedridden mother; the drink flows, and hidden enmities, intimate secrets and uncomfortable truths emerge through the veneer of jollity and civility.
In a Greek tragedy updated to the 1860s, young New Englanders exact vengeance after the murder of their father.
The Big Performance is a CBBC reality series which sees 10 shy children, who are terrified of performing in front of the public, sing at a huge event. The first series, which started in September 2010, saw the contestants perform at Proms in the Park, while the second series which started in September 2011 is seeing the children perform at Children in Need live on 18 November 2011.
NZ Performance Car TV was a free-to-air television program that ran for eight series, produced in-house by Parkside Media. It has had airtime on TV ONE, TV2, TV3, Prime and Sky Sports, often with several networks simultaneously which is unique in its genre. Each series consists of 13 episodes. Two series were screened per year. It was also available via TVNZ ondemand. First airing in 2004 the series evolved to match the changing tastes of the import car scene. Series 8 had a large focus on drifting. The show builds on the NZ Performance Car magazine brand, featuring similar content.
First Performance is a Canadian dramatic television series which aired on CBC Television from 1956 to 1958.
The Metropolitan Opera and PBS have joined forces to create a new series of live opera performances.
Charles Yang, a Juilliard violinist, performs with pianist Peter Dugan at the July 2014 Curiosity Retreat in Gateway Canyons, Colorado.