Along with their contemporaries Blur and Oasis, The Verve has been one of the most influential bands ever to come out of the United Kingdom. Their graceful incorporation of nearly all musical genres--everything from classical, jazz, and trance--established their sound as something truly masterful and innovative. This collection of 14 hits from 1992-1998 features the inspirational anthem, "Bittersweet Symphony," whose opening strings are one of the most familiar orchestral pop arrangements of that era.
In year 1250 B.C. during the late Bronze age, two emerging nations begin to clash. Paris, the Trojan prince, convinces Helen, Queen of Sparta, to leave her husband Menelaus, and sail with him back to Troy.
Chris crashes into a carload of other young people, and the group of stranded motorists is soon lost in the woods of West Virginia, where they're hunted by three cannibalistic mountain men who are grossly disfigured by generations of inbreeding.
The Machinist is the story of Trevor Reznik, a lathe-operator who is dying of insomnia. In a machine shop, occupational hazards are bad enough under normal circumstances; yet for Trevor the risks are compounded by fatigue.