Rod Steiger narrates this profile of science fiction novelist and playwright Ray Bradbury, highlighting the full scope of the writer's five-decade career. Combining footage of Bradbury at home and on the lecture circuit with comments from his friends, family and colleagues, the film provides a detailed overview of Bradbury's career. Also included are Bradbury's own reflections on his life and works and clips from TV's "The Ray Bradbury Theater."
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.
The claustrophobic debut of Canadian director Vincenzo Natali takes seven strangers out of their daily lives and places them mysteriously in a deadly cube where they all agree they must find their way out.
Professor Phillip Brainard, an absent minded professor, works with his assistant Weebo, trying to create a substance that's a new source of energy and that will save Medfield College where his sweetheart Sara is the president.
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.
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