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    The Last Supper, Da Vinci  
Da Vinci's Last Supper has become one of the most widely appreciated masterpieces in the world. It began to acquire its unique reputation immediately after it was finished in 1498 and its prestige has never diminished. Despite the many c...
 
    Journey to the Center of the Earth  
Adventure, suspense, bravery, sea monsters, underground caverns, unbearable heat these are just a few of the wonderful subjects this book has to offer. The story begins when Professor Hardwigg finds a very old book with a piece of parchment...
 
    From the Earth to the Moon, Verne  
Jules Verne's novel "From the Earth to the Moon" is the imaginative story of an attempt, made shortly after the U.S. Civil War, to send a projectile to the moon. This daring plan is masterminded by veteran artilleryman Impey Barbicane, pres...
 
    20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Verne  
This is Jules Verne at his best, creating the enigmatic character of Captain Nemo. The setting is the mid-nineteenth century. Deadly and mysterious calamities continue to befall ocean-going vessels, with wild reports by survivors that the c...
 
    Around the World in Eighty Days, Verne  
Before there was any kind of high-speed travel an English gentleman named Phileas Fogg betted 20,000 pounds that he can travel around the world in 80 or less days. He starts his journey in London. On his way he meets a beautiful Indian Prin...
 
    Turks Fruit, Verhoeven  
Sort of a cross between "Love Story" and an earthy Rembrandt painting, this movie stars Rutger Hauer as a gifted Dutch sculptor who has a stormy, erotic, and star-crossed romance with a beautiful young girl. The story follows the arc of the...
 
    Robocop, DVD  
When it arrived on the big screen in 1987, Paul Verhoeven's RoboCop was like a high-voltage jolt of electricity, blending satire, thrills, and abundant violence with such energized gusto that audiences couldn't help feeling stunned and amaz...
 
    Basic Instinct, Verhoeven  
It's alone just worth seeing this if you are a fan of either Michael Douglas or Sharon Stone since they are quality actors with such charisma. You can't seriously think of anyone who would have been more ideal to play their roles in a pictu...
 
    Showgirls, DVD  
There are many movies that come along which critics feel compelled to call an "instant camp classic". Unfortunately, they are simply bad movies for the most part. "Showgirls" is another story. A wonderfully tawdry, overproduced, overacted s...
 
    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...
 
     

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