24 terms associated with cinema as a feast for the ears and eyes, 24 two-second takes as minimal films about audio-visual art. You read “Memory” while an orchestra performs an emotionally charged abbreviation, representing all the flash-backs in the history of cinema. You read “Propaganda” to a short, war-like drum-roll. And as the insert “Language” appears, an unknown voice postulates, quite correctly, “Godard.” Cinema is the time between two blinks of the eye. A promotional film, perhaps, but one that leaves behind its advertising objective. In a few seconds it puts thousands of aspects of the audiovisual passion for film in a nutshell: a condensed form of cinephilia.
Those supersucking desert creatures are back --- and this time they're south of the border. As the creatures worm their way through the oil fields of Mexico, the only people who can wrangle them are veteran Earl Bassett and survivalist Burt Gummer.
Beginning in the 1930s, "The English Patient" tells the story of Count Almásy who is a Hungarian map maker employed by the Royal Geographical Society to chart the vast expanses of the Sahara Desert along with several other prominent explorers.
With his gangster boss on trial for murder, a mob thug known as "the Teacher" tells Annie Laird she must talk her fellow jurors into a not-guilty verdict, implying that he'll kill her son Oliver if she fails.
Failed hockey player-turned-golf whiz Happy Gilmore -- whose unconventional approach and antics on the grass courts the ire of rival Shooter McGavin -- is determined to win a PGA tournament so he can save his granny's house with the prize money.