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Featuring testimonies from many of the world's top experts; petroleum geologists, former OPEC officials, energy analysts, politicians, political analysts et al, this rich documentary reaches an ominous yet logical conclusion, that the Earth's cheap oil supplies are peaking, a crisis of global proportions looms and the industrial societies have nothing sustainable to replace our immense energy requirements. "Crude Awakening" is an intelligent and genuinely absorbing film arguing the case for 'pea find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

Al Gore finds life after the politically crushing embarrassment that was his tenure as vice president and, frankly, it's unlikely he will experience another point as high as his achievement in this profound, engaging and, mercifully, clear documentary on the consequences of our complacent greed. That ĎAn Inconvenient Truth' provides little in the way of true revelations pertaining to the earth's (humanity's) looming ecological demise, and ignores some of the more profound problems of trapped car find out more...

CertificationE Our Rating

A group of legendary Cuban musicians, some as old as their nineties, were brought together by Ry Cooder to record a CD. In this film, we see and hear some of the songs being recorded in Havana. There is also footage from concerts in Amsterdam and New York City's Carnegie Hall. In addition, many of the individual musicians talk about their lives in Cuba and about how they got started in music. find out more...
CRUMB (1995)

Certification18 Our Rating

Robert Crumb, a nerd from a totally dysfunctional family, became, thru' Fritz the Cat, Mr Natural and Keep on Truckin' et al, the leading subversive cartoonist of the '60s underground generation. Here, through interviews with him, family, friends and critics, you can put together a portrait of his personality and be introduced to his work. find out more...

Certification18 Our Rating

An extraordinary documentary about the people who have made their home in the subways under New York city. Dark Days is a good deal more gripping, humorous and moving than many a fictional film, while also being a fascinating insight into a largely unknown section of society. find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

Former pro-skater Stacy Peralta wrote and directed this gem of a film about the birth of vert skating that took place in LA in the 70s. Showing the evolution of skateboarding from the traditional flatland style to the surf-inspired vert style which utilized empty swimming pools and mass amounts of courage. Dogtown is a real ode of love to skating and the intensity of which will even appeal to those not obsessed with the skate scene. Actual footage and retrospective interviews with the original find out more...

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10 spacecraft and 24 men (10 appear on camera in this documentary) have orbited, looped around or landed on the moon. As American heroes and members of the super elite most of these men have since shunned public interview. "In the Shadow of the Moon" is a rare and beautiful historical document of the combined Apollo missions, told by the astronauts themselves, with mind blowing NASA footage of the spacecraft, space, the lunar landscape and the view of planet Earth from outer space. Really worth find out more...

CertificationE Our Rating

Jack Johnson's first break into the public music arena was when his composition 'Rodeo Clowns' was chosen to be G-ILove and Special Sauce's first single off their 1999 album 'Philadelphonic'. He had long been a huge figure in the surfing world, having been born and raised in Hawaii. He fast became a renowned surfer and scored a pro contract with Quiksilver before he had left high school. His implicit creativity led him to study and graduate with a degree in film at Santa Barbara. This then led t find out more...

Certification18 Our Rating

A superb documentary about non-mainstream cinema from the late 60s and 70s. The six much discussed movies are El Topo, Night of the Living Dead, Pink Flamingos, The Harder They Come, The Rocky Horror Picture Show and Eraserhead. Talking heads include the stars listed above/below. A tribute to celluloid. find out more...

Certification12 Our Rating

A veritable history of surf, its culture and its derring-doers. Surfers Greg Noll, Jeff Clark, Kelly Slater, Laird Hamilton et al, discuss the thrills, the dangers, the waves, the boards, the irresistable need to conquer nature and each other. The waves we're talking about are predominately in Hawaii, The North Shore, Makaha, Peahi and California, especially the extremely dangerous Mavericks near San Francisco. We learn about the history of riding big waves all the way thru' to the modern tow-in find out more...