Spurred by the re-invention of twin tip skis in recent years, the skiing industry and culture had been at once revolutionized. Influenced by these recent changes in the perception of skiing, a new crop of riders is now pushing the limits and definition of the sport in ways never-before imagined’¦ they are, the Second Generation.
Shot on location throughout North America, Europe, and Japan, Second Generation features the newest and most influential players in the new-school freeskiing scene, and follows them throughout the 00-01 season in their quest to push the limits of the sport. Featuring the most progressive skiing stunts and exploits ever caught on film, including Dave Crichton’s still legendary first movie segment, Second Generation will forever change the way you look at the sport of skiing.
In an ensemble film about easy money, greed, manipulation and bad driving, a Las Vegas casino tycoon entertains his wealthiest high rollers -- a group that will bet on anything -- by pitting six ordinary people against each other in a wild dash for $2 million jammed into a locker hundreds of miles away.
When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, and the Americans suffer heavy casualties, facing intense fighting from the militia on the ground.
Drawn from interviews with survivors of Easy Company, as well as their journals and letters, Band of Brothers chronicles the experiences of these men from paratrooper training in Georgia through the end of the war.
William Thatcher, a peasant, is sent to apprentice with a Knight named Hector as a young boy. Urged by his father to "change his Stars", he assumes Sir Hector's place in a tournament when Hector dies in the middle of it.
Less than 24 hours into his parole, charismatic thief Danny Ocean is already rolling out his next plan: In one night, Danny's hand-picked crew of specialists will attempt to steal more than $150 million from three Las Vegas casinos.