Category “Mystery”

The Revelation of the Pyramids

The Revelation Of The Pyramids takes an in depth look into one of the seven wonders of the world, the Great Pyramids of Egypt. Mystery has surrounded these epic structures for centuries with theories varying from the scientific to the bizarre. However with over thirty-seven years of in depth research taking in sites from China, Peru, Mexico and Egypt, one scientist has as at last managed first to understand and then to reveal what lies behind this greatest of archaeological mysteries: a message of paramount importance for all mankind, through time and...

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Derren Brown Investigates: The Ghosthunter

Derren meets Lou Gentile, a top American ghost hunter who for the last 20 years, has been helping people rid themselves of unwanted ghostly companions. Lou not only claims that he can prove the existence of spirits, but that they are sometimes powerful enough to...

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The Ghostman of Skye

The Isle of Skye is a place marked out not just by its rugged Scottish beauty, but also by an extraordinarily high number of reports of ghost experiences. Local crofters, churchmen and policemen are among the myriad witnesses who claim to have seen a ghostchild, a headless woman, a strange light, or the island’s most famous phantom – a ghost car that approaches before evaporating into the night. With the memory of his deceased wife Nina still fresh in his mind, former missionary Donald Angus Maclean has set himself up as a collector of the island’s ghost stories. As he investigates...

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I Believe in UFOs

I Believe in UFOs  documentary from the BBC features actor Danny Dyer as he investigates topics that include UFOs, aliens from beyond Earth, crop circles, and other paranormal phenomena. Dyer holds discussions with several expert researchers, authorities on UFOs, and individuals who report having mysterious and unexplained encounters that may have had extraterrestrial origins. The film I Believe in UFOs attempts to provide an even-handed presentation, interviewing people on all sides of the paranormal issue and balancing the ideas of those who believe in such occurrences with those who...

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Extraordinary People: The Rainman Twins

The story of Flo and Kay, the worlds only female autistic savant twins. Savantism is a rare condition in which sufferers of developmental disorders, often autism, are capable of acts of genius that far outstrip their expected levels of ability. In Flo and Kays case, they each have extraordinary memories for facts and dates. Among their many special talents is an ability to compute the day of the week for any date – past or future. For any given day of their lives, they can remember what the weather was like and even what they had for breakfast. According to psychologist Dr David...

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The Amityville Horror: The Real Story

On 13 November 1974, police discovered six members of the De Feo family shot dead; the father, mother and four of the five children, at 112 Ocean Avenue in Amityville, New York. Attention turned to Ronald, the only child to survive the ordeal. He was soon declared guilty of the murders, his motivation supposedly being that he did not get on with his father and saw the killings as retribution for the years of hell his Dad had put him through. After the trial, a newly wed couple in search of their dream home bought the house. But one month later their dream had turned into a nightmare. The...

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Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills

Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills is a 1996 documentary film directed by Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky about the trials of three teenage boys in West Memphis, Arkansas for the murder and sexual mutilation of three prepubescent boys. The boys on trial for the crime are: Jessie Misskelley, Damien Echols and Jason Baldwin, also known as the West Memphis 3. Despite a lack of any significant evidence indicating that they are connected to the case at all, the three boys are charged and tried for the murders. A common theme throughout the film is the treatment of the boys...

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Afraid of the Dark

Go back to a time before the invention of artificial light and experience a world petrified in the pitch of darkness…when fear ruled the night. Throughout the ages, real and imagined terror existed in the absence of light, and nighttime was anything but relaxing. Our predecessors cowered in caves to keep from being eaten alive. During the Middle Ages, brutal bandits went on the prowl and roadside ditches became death traps. Also in years past, the devil, werewolves and vampires were staunchly believed to stalk the night. With no artificial light, the black night sky of Galileo’s...

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The Man in the Iron Mask

In life he was sentenced to a horrible fate; in death his identity and the reason for his punishment remains a mystery. For 34 years, he was shut away in the French prison of Pignerol, doubly locked behind the prison walls and a heavy iron mask that kept his face hidden. Some 300 years after his death, the identity of this tragic figure remains a mystery, even as the world’s leading historians have examined every aspect of his unbelievable tale. The Man in the Iron Mask is a captivating look at one of history’s enduring riddles. Why did Louis XIV who presided over the most lavish...

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