Each year the people of the Faroe Islands, a Danish community, entice a pod of whales into their harbor, and then men and youths enter the water to slaughter them. As many as 1000 whales die in this one massacre. To Kill a Whale investigates what actually happens in the Faroes, retracing the island's history and looking at the first film of the whale cull, which was recorded by investigators from the Environmental Investigation Agency and which encouraged international condemnation of the cull.
When Waring Hudsucker, head of hugely successful Hudsucker Industries, commits suicide, his board of directors, led by Sidney Mussberger, comes up with a brilliant plan to make a lot of money: appoint a moron to run the company.
The Lone Rangers have heavy-metal dreams and a single demo tape they can't get anyone to play. The solution: Hijack an AM rock station and hold the deejays hostage until they agree to broadcast the band's tape.
Leon, the top hit man in New York, has earned a rep as an effective "cleaner". But when his next-door neighbors are wiped out by a loose-cannon DEA agent, he becomes the unwilling custodian of 12-year-old Mathilda.
The life and death of the legendary Ludwig van Beethoven. Beside all the work he is known for, the composer once wrote a famous love letter to a nameless beloved and the movie tries to find out who this beloved was.