When a magical artifact is lifted from his library, a meek librarian sets out to ensure its safe return.
"End of the Spear" is the story of Mincayani, a Waodani tribesman from the jungles of Ecuador. When five young missionaries, among them Jim Elliot and Nate Saint, are speared to death by the Waodani in 1956, a series of events unfold to change the lives of not only the slain missionaries' families, but also Mincayani and his people
A young man reconciles ancient tradition with the modern, urban world in this debut feature from Stephen Page, artistic director of Australia’s renowned Bangarra Dance Theatre.
In the changing political climate of South Africa a revolution is taking place as artists, musicians and designers tackle issues of politics, race and history. This newest film by director Petter Ringbom follows some of the most recognized artists in South Africa today, exploring what it means to live and work in the new democracy. Artist Brett Murray’s painted caricature of South African president Jacob Zuma results in a lawsuit and death threats. Photographer and activist Zanele Muholi’s work exposes hate crimes in the LGBT community. The Smarteez design collective creates international styles while running a free after-school program for kids. Musician Xander Ferreira of Gazelle parades on stage as a character based on an archetypal African dictator. Shield and Spear presents intimate stories about the artists, art, music, identity, race and freedom of expression in South Africa 20 years into democracy.
Smoke, sparks and steam dance together in Cornell's found-footage collage. Backwards title cards (or an alien language, if you like) punctuate this mishmash of the industrial and the ancient.
A Border Patrol Agent and his team take on the deadly Arizona deserts filled with cartel and narcos to undercover the truth behind the mutilation of an American women.
Anthemic British goth-rock band Spear Of Destiny presents a wild and intense live set, featuring some of their biggest hits including "The Flying Scotsman," "Everything You Ever Wanted," "The Man Tunes the Drums" and "The Wheel." Known for their concert experiences, Spear Of Destiny carved out a niche in England's 1980s music scene, culminating in a slot opening for U2. But their success was stunted by a serious illness to front man Kirk Brandon.
ive performance from the goth rockers, recorded in Crewe in 2002. Tracks include 'The Wheel', 'Liberator' and 'Never Take Me Alive'.
A lonely, closeted, Britney Spears fan gets a Spear-itual awakening when he comes across an anonymous support group of Britney-holics. We follow the journey of Freddie from denial, curiosity, and finally acceptance.
When a museum professor disappears, his colleagues must solve riddles and avoid traps to find the mythical Spear of Destiny and rescue the professor.
Set during the Edo period, Bloody Spear at Mount Fuji is a tragicomic road movie of sorts, following a samurai, his two servants – including spear-carrier Genpachi (Chiezô Kataoka) – and the various people they meet on their journey, including a policeman in pursuit of a thief, a young child and a woman who is to be sold into prostitution.
A war rages on, its end unknown, covering the world in despair. At a military field hospital, a group of soldiers bring in one of their own, wounded by a large, vicious, bite-like wound, along with a large box. The soldiers are visibly shaken. Suddenly, an enigmatic man appears. As he starts to tell them the legend of the Lance of Longinus, their night of unimaginable terror begins.
Edo, 1703. Young Sugino, one of the 47 rônin seeking revenge against lord Kira, who caused that his master, Asano of Ako, committed seppuku, meets a skillful spear fighter, Genban, who trains him to fight with honor on the day of retribution.
Fists fly when four generations of old-school fighters compete for Madame Green Plum's beautiful daughter in this action-packed martial arts classic. Kung fu masters Silver Spear, Red Leaf, Fast Steed and Green Lotus must survive dangerous obstacles and fight each other to the death to wed the lovely maiden of the Green Jade Villa and inherit her millions. Tin Peng, Meng Fei, Chan Sing, Doris Lung, Tin Yau and Tong Wai star.
The adventurous history film conjures up the way of life in the castles on the country border in the late 16th century. Dani is only six years old when agha Akibar and his troop kill his father and force his mother to go with them. He engraves the face of the Turk into a spearhead and swears that he will take revenge.
Lord Gennosuke and Princess Yoshi are to be betrothed to one another, however Gennosuke is already in love with Suzue who is from a lower caste. The order has been sent from up on high that if Gennosuke won't change his mind then Suzue must be dealt with one way or another. When spearmaster, Fuwa Mondo, a Ronin and all around happy guy stumbles into the plot, things get a little hokey-pokey.
Silver Spear (Jimmy Wang Yu) is a deadly Kung Fu bounty hunter who has been hired to kill three martial arts experts. When the white-haired super-warrior known as The Old Hermit hears about this, he sends some of his own men to put a stop to it. But these newcomers are no match for the mighty bounty hunter, so The Old Hermit sends more, and more, and more, succeeding only in whipping up the raging martial arts maelstrom that is Silver Spear.
Whether you’re a home theater novice or a professional calibrator, you’ll find all the tests you need to set up and adjust your HDTV in the Spears and Munsil HD Benchmark. The previous edition of the HD Benchmark was recommended by the New York Times, Widescreen Review, Home Theater Magazine and dozens of other print and online publications. This new edition keeps all the features of the previous disc and adds dozens of new features, including: • 3D stereoscopic calibration and evaluation patterns • Audio tests for speaker setup, calibration, and A/V sync • Motion patterns to evaluate 120Hz and 240Hz interpolation modes • More help for the home theater beginner • More patterns for the advanced user or professional calibrator The Spears and Munsil HD Benchmark is the most accurate and comprehensive HD test disc available anywhere. Every pattern was created using our exclusive ultra-high-precision software tools and represents the state of the art in video reproduction.
One of the biggest pop stars in the world, Britney Spears released this collection of 20 music videos to coincide with the unveiling of her greatest-hits album of the same name. Among the songs on Britney Spears: Greatest Hits -- My Prerogative are "I'm Not a Girl, Not Yet a Woman," "Don't Let Me Be the Last to Know," "Oops!...I Did It Again," and "From the Bottom of My Broken Heart."
A tale of deadly deception and betrayal unfolds when the leader of the respectable Iron Flag clan is assassinated by The Spearman while the clan fights the villainous Eagle clan. Iron Flag's eldest brother, Lo, the second brother accepts the responsibility for the deaths of the Eagle clan and goes into hiding from the authorities. Meanwhile, Chow Feng takes charge, using his position for disreputable purposes. Seeing Lo, as a potential threat, Feng sends the "nefarious" Ten Killers of the Underworld to finish him. But Lo defeats them and confronts Feng with the aid of The Spearman who hopes to atone for having unwittingly killed a righteous man, Iron Flag's former leader.
Spearhead is a British television series. Produced by Southern Television and broadcast on the ITV network, it ran for a total of three series and 19 episodes from 1978 to 1981. It featured the daily lives of a group of soldiers in 'B' Company, 1st Battalion Royal Wessex Rangers, a fictional British Army infantry regiment. Set during the late 1970s, the series is regarded as an accurate depiction of life during that time for soldiers in the army.
Superman is a 1988 animated Saturday morning television series produced by Ruby-Spears Productions and Warner Bros. Television that aired on CBS featuring the DC Comics superhero of the same name. Veteran comic book writer Marv Wolfman was the head story editor, and noted comic book artist Gil Kane provided character designs.
Featuring elite spearfishing experts from around the world, the Speargun Hunter team travels to locations that reveal not only the stunning beauty of the ocean, but the real and present danger that comes with hunting large prey in the wildest environment on earth, the open ocean. With a live, no-nonsense reality feel, Speargun Hunter is never contrived, and you never know what will show up in the middle of the ocean.
The Spearman Experiment was an Australian television series, hosted by Magda Szubanski that counts down Australian pop culture's most defining people and topics based on a public poll commented on by various Australian 'celebrities'. The series began development in May 2009, and was officially announced in early August 2009. The show is named for Charles Spearman, who developed Spearman's rank correlation coefficient, the statistical technique used to survey the public to produce the show's rankings.