Biographies

Galileo

Galileo

It was a time of discord in the Christian world, threatened by the Protestant Reformation the Roman Catholic Church demanded strict adherence to its dogma enforced by the violent threat of inquisition, fear of heresy was in the air. In this turbulent era Galileo Galilei would become Europe's most celebrated scientist, if there is any one person who it can be said created modern science it has t

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The Making of Trump: Donald Trump’s Quest For Power

He is confident and he is outspoken but many feel he is certainly not presidential material, on the other hand however there are some who are ready to elect him president of the United States tomorrow. He seems to be able to appeal to many with his brash behaviour and bold statements and whether you love it or hate it, his bid for the White House may very well be the most compelling campaign we ha

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My Life in Monsters

Phil Tippett is the main man behind the design and animation of some of hollywoods greatest fantasy creatures and his Oscar-winning stop-motion abilities have inspired just about everyone. Tippett started out his career by creating the alien masks used in the iconic Cantina sequence from 'Star Wars: A New Hope', from this humble beginning he was able to spark a relationship with George Lucas, whic

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The Hitch

Christopher Hitchens was a journalist, author, essayist, religious and literary critic who was not one to be considered shy when it came to flexing his intellect. In the course of his career he contributed to New Statesman, The Nation, The Atlantic, London Review of Books, The Times Literary Supplement, Slate, and Vanity Fair. He was also the author, co-author, editor, or co-editor of over 30 book

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Amy

Amy

A close and personal depiction of the life and death of the late British musician Amy Winehouse, directed by Asif Kapadia. Using archival footage and home videos we get a real sense for who Amy Winehouse was and what she was about, how her career began to blossom and the road which ultimately led to her death at just 27 years old. The film itself starts off with a 1998 home of a fourteen year o

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Deep Purple: Behind The Music

They set out as five talented young brits who got together at the peek of the psychedelic pop-rock movement. They focused on making a harder and heavier sound which put them in the company of Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath as the forefathers of hard rock and heavy metal. Along the way the band wrote one of the most iconic rock riffs and songs in the history of rock and roll, this was of course

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Fidel Castro

Fidel Castro

Born August 13, 1926, Fidel Castro is now 89 years of age and one of the most controversial / diverse world figures around. He has been decorated with many international awards and those that support him, hail him as a champion of socialism, anti-imperialism and humanitarianism, whose revolutionary regime managed to win Cuba it's independence from the so called "American imperialism". Those who

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Clinton

William Jefferson 'Bill' Clinton was the 42nd President of the United States and served in office from 1993 up until 2001. At the age of 46 he became the third youngest president and in this hour long special we follow his bumpy road to presidential victory, examining the amazing triumph gained over repeated scandals and setbacks. Clinton was a president who rose from a broken childhood in Arka

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Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride: Hunter S. Thompson

Hunter S. Thompson was an American journalist and author who founded the art of gonzo journalism. In this film we see Nick Nolte conduct a detailed examination of his life and death, exploring Thompson's outrageous exploits which inspired various films including Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, and The Rum Diaries. Through interviews with Thompson's friends, family and colleagues we get a very v

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