Originally produced for special jukebox machines called Panorams, "soundies" were short musical programs made in the 1940s. This collection features performance footage showcasing four of the greatest big band leaders of all time. Highlights include Duke Ellington's "I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good," Cab Calloway's "Minnie the Moocher," Count Basie's "Take Me Back Baby" and Lucky Millinder's "Hello Bill."
The Popes are a family who haven't been able to use their real identity for years. In the late sixties, the parents set a weapons lab afire in an effort to hinder the government's Vietnam war campaign.
A memorably bizarre screen version of Lewis Carroll's novel 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland'. The original story is followed reasonably faithfully, though those familiar with this director's other films won't be the least bit surprised by the numerous digressions into Svankmajer territory, living slabs of meat and all.
In a seaside California town, best friends Mac and Nick are on opposite sides of the law. Mac is a former drug dealer trying to clean up his act, while Nick is a high-profile detective trying to take down a Mexican drug lord named Carlos.