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    Alien Resurrection, DVD  
Perhaps these films are like the Star Trek movies: The even-numbered episodes are the best ones. Certainly this film (directed by French stylist Jean-Pierre Jeunet) is an improvement over Alien 3, with a script that breathes exciting new li...
 
    Starship Troopers, DVD  
Starship Troopers is a truly underrated classic. Directed by Paul (Robocop) Verhoven, the story takes place far into the future where the world has become a 'Facist Utopia'. It's a world where citizenship is earned through military service...
 
    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone  
Book 1 - Say you've spent the first 10 years of your life sleeping under the stairs of a family who loathes you. Then, in an absurd, magical twist of fate you find yourself surrounded by wizards, a caged snowy owl, a phoenix-feather wand, a...
 
    A Bugs Life, Lasseter  
Every year, a bunch of grasshoppers come to the anthill and eat what the ants have gathered for them. The "offering", as the ants call the ritual, is a part of their fate. One day in spring, when the offering's preparation has just been fin...
 
    The Red Violin, Girard  
The Red Violin is a 1998 Canadian drama film. It spans three centuries and five countries as it tells the story of a mysterious violin and its many owners. The film was an international co-production between companies in Canada, Italy and t...
 
    The Elegant Universe, Brian Greene  
A fascinating and thought-provoking journey through the mysteries of space, time, and matter. Today physicists and mathematicians throughout the world are feverishly working on one of the most ambitious theories ever proposed: superstring t...
 
    Toy Story 2, Lasseter  
In "Toy Story 2," the fun and adventure continues when Andy goes off to summer camp and the toys are left to their own devices. Things shift into high gear when an obsessive toy collector kidnaps Woody who unbeknownst to himself is a highly...
 
    Philippe Starck, Book  
There is no one way to describe Philippe Starck - architect, inventor, pop star, philosopher, celebrity, and all of these par excellence, but it is as a designer that he has made such a huge impact on contemporary culture. Without a doubt,...
 
    The Feeling of What Happens, Damasio  
As you read this, at some level you're aware that you're reading, thanks to a standard human feature commonly referred to as consciousness. What is it--a spiritual phenomenon, an evolutionary tool, a neurological side effect? The best scien...
 
    Chicken Run, Park  
For kids and adults, too. This is a very well down piece of fantasy allowing the viewer to just relax and enjoy. Some of the scenes may be a little harsh for the training pants set, but in general a very good claymation stop-motion comedy....
 
    21st CENTURY : The Digital Revolution  
The twenty-first century is the first century of the third millennium (2001 - 3000). The increasing prevalence of global communications and encounters with other calendars (Islamic calendar, Chinese calendar, Persian calendar, Hebrew calend...
 
    September 11 Attacks  
The September 11 attacks (also referred to as September 11, September 11th, or 9/11) were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks launched by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda upon the United States in New York City and the Washin...
 
    Amelie: Original Soundtrack, Tiersen  
This sunny comic fable from idiosyncratic director Jean-Pierre Jeunet (City of Lost Children, Alien Resurrection, Delicatessen) boasts any number of intimate charms, not the least of which is Yann Tiersen's warmly inviting score. Composer a...
 
    The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency  
I absolutely loved, loved, loved this book. It's technically classified as a mystery because the heroine, 30ish Precious Ramotswe, operates Botswana's first female-owned detective agency, The Ladies No. 1 Detective Agency.But to pigeonhole...
 
    The Lord of the Ring, Jackson  
An ancient Ring thought lost for centuries has been found, and through a strange twist in fate has been given to a small Hobbit named Frodo. When Gandalf discovers the Ring is in fact the One Ring of the Dark Lord Sauron, Frodo must make an...
 
       
 
         
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