The Goo Goo Dolls formed in Buffalo, New York, in 1986 and spent many struggling years before the hard work and sweat finally paid off with the 1998 release of Dizzy Up The Girl. This breakthrough album generated worldwide sales of six million with smash singles including Iris, Black Balloon and the webmaster's favorite Slide. Enter MTV with an original television concept called "Music in High Places." Musicians are brought to remote and scenic locations with a camera and recording crew where they perform their songs outdoors and interact with the locals. In July of 2002, the Goo Goo Dolls were flown to Alaska where they visited several towns and performed their songs. Some of the environmental sounds actually can be heard on the recording such as water flowing around the glacier ice. The program also includes interviews with the band as well as video footage of them having fun with the town's residents.
The Pianist is a film adapted from the biography of Wladyslaw Szpilman. A Jewish-Polish pianist who during the second world war lived and hid miraculously in Warsaw after having gone through a terrible tragedy.
John Q is a 2002 film by Nick Cassavetes; starring Denzel Washington as John Quincy Archibald, a father and husband whose son is diagnosed with an enlarged heart and then finds out he cannot receive a transplant because HMO insurance will not cover it.
A rare mutation has occurred within the vampire community - The Reaper. A vampire so consumed with an insatiable bloodlust that they prey on vampires as well as humans, transforming victims who are unlucky enough to survive into Reapers themselves.