Photographic realist Chuck Close gets an up-close-and-personal treatment in this documentary that discusses Close's artistic vision and method, as well as his "close call" recovery from a spinal blood clot that almost ended his career. After suffering a debilitating seizure, Close -- the creator of groundbreaking, oversized portraits -- overcame his paralysis and continued his art. Avant-garde composer Philip Glass provides the soundtrack.
Simon is a nine-year-old autistic boy who has cracked the government's new "unbreakable" code. This skill renders the new billion-dollar secret code vulnerable, especially if enemies of the United States should learn of Simon's abilities and capture him.
When a freighter is viciously attacked in the Pacific Ocean, a team of experts -- including biologist Niko Tatopoulos and scientists Elsie Chapman and Mendel Craven -- concludes that an oversized reptile is the culprit.
Having never fully recovered from a prom date that became a total disaster, a man finally gets a chance to reunite with his old prom date, only to run up against other suitors including the sleazy detective he hired to find her.
Based on the graphic novel by James Jones, The Thin Red Line tells the story of a group of men, an Army Rifle company called C-for-Charlie, who change, suffer, and ultimately make essential discoveries about themselves during the fierce World War II battle of Guadalcanal.
Have you watched Chuck Close: A Portrait in Progress yet? What did you think about it?