Practiced by millions of people across the globe, judo offers far more than a means of protecting oneself and staying fit; the popular martial art also helps improve self-confidence, concentration, quick thinking, balance and fast reflexes. This documentary reveals the history and legends of judo, which was developed and founded in 1882 by Dr. Jigoro Kano. Dr. Kano refined the ancient martial art of jujutsu to create the sport of judo.
Three detectives in the corrupt and brutal L.A. police force of the 1950s use differing methods to uncover a conspiracy behind the shotgun slayings of the patrons at an all-night diner in this lush tribute to tough film noir crime films.
In honor of his birthday, San Francisco banker Nicholas Van Orton, a financial genius and a coldhearted loner, receives an unusual present from his younger brother, Conrad -- a gift certificate to play a unique kind of game.
Bean works as a caretaker at Britain's formidable Royal National Gallery, and his bosses want to fire him because he sleeps at work all the time, but can't because the chairman of the gallery's board defends him.
Hired by a powerful member of the Russian mafia to avenge an FBI sting that left his brother dead, the perfectionist Jackal proves an elusive target for the men charged with the task of bringing him down: a deputy FBI boss and a former IRA terrorist.