In a soon to be demolished block of apartments, the residents resist the criminal methods used to force them to leave so a greedy tycoon can build his new skyscraper. When tiny mechanical aliens land for a recharge, they decide to stay and help out.
Steve Martin presents selected sketches from "Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969)". It's the well known sketches, though the parrot sketch is not included. Steve Martin has some funny comments on the Pythons.
This documentary chronicles the life and crazy-successful career of young rap sensation Bow Wow, from his childhood in Ohio to his first hit album, "Beware of Dog," and the megastar he is today. Fans are in for a treat with this behind-the-scenes look at the man who hit the ground running as "Lil' Bow Wow" when his first album came out at age 13 -- and who has continued to reinvent himself ever since.
With his hand-held video camera, Jalal Toufic presents faces of ordinary people living in a war-ravaged country. He begins with a 1987 US state department document invalidating US passports for travel to Lebanon. Then, we see walls marked by bullet holes, film students listening to a lecture and practicing scenes in a restaurant. Next, the camera visits a mental hospital in Fanar and an older man, holding his Koran, laments being a refugee within his own country. The camera then enters a nursery school. The colors of poetry are red and green; the cost of being Lebanese is to orphan one's children in order then to adopt them.
Valentin is Acapulco's resident playboy, until a former fling leaves a baby on his doorstep and him heading with her out of Mexico.
Fourth Jerry Cotton movie. Here's another good entry into Nader's "G-man Jerry Cotton" series. A delivery truck from the U.S. Mint is hijacked.
The colonel Daniel Blimp, of the secret British service, travels to Bangkok to investigate the murder of the Brittish Ambassador happened during a holiday in his residence. Blimp receives the help of Keats, agent of the secret service. Both men discover that the man who shot against the Ambassador is blind, and it takes the black skin as a result of a strange phenomenon of mutation.
Batteries Not Included was a British comedy programme showcasing the world's strangest gadgets. It was broadcast on Dave who commissioned the show. It was made by independent production company Liberty Bell. John Cleese hosted with Phill Jupitus narrating. The programme featured a rotating panel of contributing celebrities who tested out the gadgets and brought on their own favourite gadgets to discuss.
Parrot Sketch Not Included – 20 Years of Monty Python was a tribute special to the Monty Python comedy group, produced in 1989 and originally broadcast by the BBC on 5 October of that year. It was compiled by noted British comedy producer John Lloyd. It was hosted by Python fan and actor Steve Martin, who introduced several sketches from Monty Python's Flying Circus, as well as some sketches from the German remake Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus. True to its title, the popular Dead Parrot sketch was not included.