Art Lives: Roy Lichtenstein [DVD]

Art Lives: Roy Lichtenstein [DVD]

Arthaus Musik

Melvyn Bragg interviewed Roy Lichtenstein for The South Bank Show in 1990, filming him in his New York studio.

Lichtenstein, who died in 1997, was the artist hailed by one newspaper in 1964 as ‘One of the Worst Artists in America Today’ but whose works fetch tens of millions today. In the opening of the documentary we see his Torpedo...Los!...

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Art Lives: Tiziano [DVD]

Art Lives: Tiziano [DVD]

Arthaus Musik

Titian’s genius and significance in European art are undisputed. Trained at the Giovanni Bellini workshop and influenced by working together with Giorgione, he came to a masterly use of colour, light and shade.

His oeuvre contains exactly what his times demanded: drama, carnal lust, religious fervour, mythology and...

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Art Lives: Vincent van Gogh [DVD]

Art Lives: Vincent van Gogh [DVD]

Arthaus Musik

Vincent van Gogh was a man who struggled for his art. Perhaps more than any other artistic genius his story is one of struggle. Struggle for recognition, struggle in his relationships with other people, and a titanic struggle within his own head.

Dominick Rimbault’s film charts the final two years of the artist’s life that...

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Aztecs [DVD]

Aztecs [DVD]

Illuminations Media

Aztecs introduces the last great civilisation of central Mexico, which flourished from the mid-14th century to its destruction by the invading Spanish in 1521.

Presented by sculptor Antony Gormley, the Aztecs film complements the major 2002-3 exhibition of Aztec culture at London's Royal Academy. Many of the...

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Bacon's Arena DVD

Bacon's Arena DVD

Madman Entertainment

Francis Bacon (1909-1992) is widely acknowledged as one of the greatest painters of the twentieth century.

This special edition DVD has been created to mark the centenary of his birth (2009) and is produced in association with the Estate of Francis Bacon. The film was nominated for an international Emmy, and is...

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Beautiful Losers [DVD]

Beautiful Losers [DVD]

Arthouse Films

In the 1990s, a loose-knit group of American artists and creators, many just out of their teens, began their careers.

Influenced by the popular underground youth subcultures of the day, such as skateboarding, graffiti, street fashion and independent music, artists like Shepard Fairey, Mark Gonzales, Spike Jonze,...

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Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey [DVD]

Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey [DVD]

Arthouse Films

Most parents are very much aware of Elmo, the child-like fuzzy red Muppet who has become a favourite among Sesame Street's youthful audience. Far fewer people know the name Kevin Clash, the puppeteer who breathes the life and soul into Elmo.

Fascinated by the Muppets from the first time...

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Black, White + Gray [DVD]

Black, White + Gray [DVD]

Madman

Yale-educated and born with a silver spoon in his mouth, Sam Wagstaff’s transformation from innovative museum curator to Robert Mapplethorpe’s lover and patron is intensively probed in Black White + Gray.

During the heady years of the 1970s and 1980s, the New York City art scene was abuzz with a new spirit,...

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Chevolution [DVD]

Chevolution [DVD]

Arthouse Films 020

In 1960, Cuban photographer Alberto “Korda” Díaz captured a photo of Ernesto “Che” Guevara during a mass funeral.

History conspired to enable this dynamic portrait to explode on the world scene in 1968 throughout Europe and Latin America, when it became an international symbol of protest...

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Forget The Films, Watch The Titles [DVD]

Forget The Films, Watch The Titles [DVD]

Submarine

For the very first time, a great collection of some of the best contemporary title sequences is available on DVD.

Featuring 3 Hours of exciting content and representing the best iternational, motion design talent, this DVD set is essential viewing for movie lovers, and an indispensable source of inspiration for...

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Freakonomics [DVD]

Freakonomics [DVD]

Arthouse Films

Freakonomics is the highly anticipated adaptation of the phenomenally bestselling book about incentives-based thinking by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner.

The film examines human behaviour through consistently provocative and often hilarious case studies, bringing together a dream team of filmmakers...

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Gasland [DVD]

Gasland [DVD]

In September 2006, theatre director and part-time banjo player Josh Fox received an unexpected letter: a natural gas company offering him $100 000 for permission to exp lore his family’s upstate New York property, in the lush Delaware River Basin area.

Rather than simply signing on the dotted line, Josh’s curiosity saw him asking questions. After some...

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Hoop Dreams [DVD]

Hoop Dreams [DVD]

Madman

Cited as one of the all-time best sporting movies ever made, the Oscar-nominated Hoop Dreams, follows the sporting aspirations of two inner-city basketball hopefuls who dare to dream the impossible.

Beginning with casual games in the urban playground and ending with the possibility of college basketball...

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Howl [DVD]

Howl [DVD]

Oscar®-nominee James Franco (127 Hours) stars as the young Allen Ginsberg—poet, counter-culture adventurer, and chronicler of the Beat Generation.

In his famously confessional style, Ginsberg recounts the road trips, love affairs, and search for personal liberation that led to his most timeless and electrifying work: the poem Howl. 

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Mademoiselle C [DVD]

Mademoiselle C [DVD]

Madman Entertainment

An internationally recognised fashion icon, Carine Roitfeld’s signature style has propelled her to Goddess stature in the fashion world.

Having recently turned in her crown as editor-in-chief of French Vogue, she’s ready to embark on a new project: her very own signature fashion publication, CR Fashion...

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Megafactories: Euro Performance DVD

Megafactories: Euro Performance DVD

National Geographic

Mercedes, Audi, Rolls Royce, Bentley. It's a truly European obsession: the quest to combine the power and precision that is intrinsically linked to high-performance vehicles with the style and elegance synonymous with luxury car makers.

Visiting four renowned car manufacturers, we are privy...

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Obscene [DVD]

Obscene [DVD]

Arthouse Films

Obscene is the definitive film biography of Barney Rosset, the influential publisher of Grove Press and the Evergreen Review.

He acquired the then fledgling Grove Press in 1951 and soon embarked on a tumultuous career of publishing and political engagement that continues to inspire today’s defenders of free...

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Peter Beard [DVD]

Peter Beard [DVD]

Arthouse Films

The most compelling and comprehensive movie ever produced about the life and work of Peter Beard, the photographer & writer who relentlessly fought in defence of Africa's fauna, this is the definitive portrait of the world's greatest adventure photographer.

Narrated by Charlotte Rampling, the film...

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Smash His Camera [DVD]

Smash His Camera [DVD]

Arthouse Films

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis sued him, Marlon Brando broke his jaw and Steve McQueen gave him a look that would have killed, if looks could kill.

To the celebrities he pursued, photographer Ron Galella was the beast who threatened beauty. His shots have been the cause of tears, grins and jeers but also they...

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Steve Jobs: iGenius DVD

Steve Jobs: iGenius DVD

Madman Entertainment

Steve Jobs was the modern day Thomas Edison! From his ground breaking i-phones, i-pads and i-pods to paternity issues and finding the sister he never knew, this documentary will delve into the life of one of the greatest innovators and geniuses of all time.

Steve Jobs was a creative visionary genius...changing...

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The Art of Antony Gormley [DVD]

The Art of Antony Gormley [DVD]

Illuminations Media

In the summer of 2009 artist Antony Gormley, previously best known for his iconic Angel of the North, created One & Other, a portrait of contemporary Britain.

Across 100 days, 2,400 volunteers are spending an hour doing whatever they wish on the empty plinth in London’s Trafalgar...

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The Cats of Mirikitani [DVD]

The Cats of Mirikitani [DVD]

Arthouse Films

Eighty-year-old Jimmy Mirikitani survived the trauma of WWII internment camps, Hiroshima, and homelessness by creating art.

But when 9/11 threatens his life on the New York City streets and a local filmmaker brings him to her home, the two embark on a journey to confront Jimmy's painful past. An intimate...

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The Eye: Anthony Caro [DVD]

The Eye: Anthony Caro [DVD]

Illuminations Media

In the early 1960s Anthony Caro led a revolution in sculpture in Britain. His abstract steel constructions, often painted in bold colours, forged a new and internationally influential sculptural language. In the years since his fertile and diverse practice has consistently challenged and extended what...

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The Eye: Antony Gormley [DVD]

The Eye: Antony Gormley [DVD]

Illuminations Media

An internationally acclaimed artist, Antony Gormley is best known for his monumental sculpture Angel of the North. This earth-bound figure with its massive wings shares with all of Gormley's work a preoccupation both with the human form and with our shared spiritual potential. 

Antony Gormley's early lead and iron figures were cast from his own body....

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The Eye: Boyle Family [DVD]

The Eye: Boyle Family [DVD]

Illuminations Media

Boyle Family have worked together for more than 30 years producing an art that scrutinises and replicates fragments of reality. Mark Boyle and Joan Hills began making assemblages in the early 1960s.

In 1964 they started their life-long project Journey to the Surface of the Earth, creating randomly selected...

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