American Beauty Film
'Enchanted Spells of an American Beauty' presents the quotations of the key Hollywood star of 1950s, Marilyn Monroe. This blonde icon from America is considered as one of the most memorable actresses ever stepped into the international film dome. When the
Set in Italy, Frank Lentricchia s sixth novel features a has-been Italian American filmmaker, once internationally acclaimed for the beauty of his images and his experiments in pornography but now stuck in prolonged creative drought. At an obscure film fe
In this elegant, moving and lyrical portrait of the most eloquent and quintessentially American of photographers, producer Ric Burns seeks to explore the meaning and legacy of Adams' life and work. At the heart of the film are the great themes that absorbed Adams throughout his career: the beauty and fragility of "the American earth," the inseparable bond of man and nature, and the moral obligation the present owes to the future.
This beauty pageant's about to get ugly. Get ready for a "hilarious" (Variety) look at one of America's most beloved institutions: the beauty pageant! Oscar nominees Bruce Dern and Melanie Griffith wind their way through pageant hell in this twisted exposition of Americana that "deserves a high place among successful film spoofs" (Cue)! The bleached-blonde town of Santa Rosa, California, is very excited about its annual Young American Miss pageant.
(Piano/Vocal/Guitar Songbook). 50 great songs from the beloved musicals picked by the American Film Institute as the best of all time. Songs include: And All That Jazz * Beauty and the Beast * Chim Chim Cher-ee * Edelweiss * Hopelessly Devoted to You * Lu
When Roger Housden decided to travel to Iran and finally see the subject of his youthful fascination, he was in his sixties. By then, he thought he had seen the world. He was wrong. It was a quest that changed him forever. In Iran, Housden met with artists, writers, film makers and religious scholars who embody the long Iranian tradition of humanism, and shared with him their belief in scholarship and artistry.
The tiny principality of Monaco, ruled by the Grimaldi Family for more than 700 years, became world famous in 1956 when Prince Rainier married American film star Grace Kelly. Their son, Prince Albert, is heir to the throne, followed by Princess Caroline, then Princess Stephanie, who recently married a Portuguese acrobat 10 years her junior. The princesses seem to have everything - money, beauty, and social standing.
Decades ago, the Salton Sea, two hours outside Los Angeles, was a tourist hotspot and a symbol of 1950s-era American optimism. Now, a victim of environmental decline, it stands mostly abandoned, its boomtown communities now decaying relics of a bygone era. Visionary filmmaker Alma Ha'rel investigates one such town - Bombay Beach - and weaves together the stories of its inhabitants with surreal poetry and beauty.
With exhilarating plotlines, a sly camera and an eye for elegance, Alfred Hitchcock earned his place in cinema history as the unrivaled master of suspense. Featuring some of Hollywood's most beloved stars, the three classic films in this Blu-ray(TM) collection all bear Hitchcock's unmistakable mark of excellence. Filled with deceit, danger and romance, these iconic films from the Golden Globe(R)-winning director belong in every film lover's collection! Includes "Notorious": When troubled beauty Alicia Huberman (Ingrid Bergman) is recruited by American agent T.
"On The Town": New York, New York, it's a wonderful town - especially when sailors Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra and Jules Munshin have a 24-hour shore leave to see the sights - and when those sights include Ann Miller, Betty Garrett and Vera-Ellen. "Brigadoon": Gene Kelly, Van Johnson and Cyd Charisse recapture the charm and beauty of the 18th-Century Scottish Highlands in this enchanting fantasy of music, dance and romance.
In the decades that followed World War II, Americans searched for and often founds signs of a new masculinity that was younger, sensitive, and sexually ambivalent. "Male Beauty" examines the theater, film, and magazines of the time in order to illuminate how each one put forward a version of male gendering that deliberately contrasted, and often clashed with, previous constructs.