The rapid urbanization and population explosion witnessed in New Yorkin the early part of the 20th century called for speedy innovations in transport systems. With most of the businesses located in Manhattan, people were faced with the challenge of covering vast distances between their suburban homes and the business districts in as short a time span as possible.Innovations in transportation brought new bridges, trolley lines, elevated railroads, and subway lines that extended farther and farther into the heart of the city. This DVD provides a rare insight into the intricate transport system of New York City and explains how this massive network of roads and underground functions.
Jarhead is a film about a US Marine Anthony Swofford’s experience in the Gulf War. After putting up with an arduous boot camp, Swafford and his unit are sent to the Persian Gulf where they are earger to fight but are forced to stay back from the action.
After five (or six) years of vanilla-wedded bliss, ordinary suburbanites John and Jane Smith (Pitt and Jolie) are stuck in a rut the size of the Grand Canyon?until the truth comes out! Unbeknownst to each other, they are both coolly lethal, highly paid assassins working for rival organizations.
Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.