Five years after an ominous unseen presence drives most of society to suicide, a survivor and her two children make a desperate bid to reach safety.
Norma and Arthur Lewis, a suburban couple with a young child, receive a simple wooden box as a gift, which bears fatal and irrevocable consequences. A mysterious stranger delivers the message that the box promises to bestow upon its owner $1 million with the press of a button. However pressing this button will simultaneously cause the death of another human being somewhere in the world; someone they don't know. With just 24 hours to have the box in their possession, Norma and Arthur find themselves in the cross-hairs of a startling moral dilemma and must face the true nature of their humanity.
A lawyer defends her father accused of war crimes, but there is more to the case than she suspects.
The story of Hong Kong, from New Year's Day to June 30th, 1997, when the British left their colony and turned it over to the People's Republic of China.
David Norton is used to being in control. As a best-selling author, he decides the fate of his characters, their lives and their deaths. But what happens when his fictional world becomes all too real?
Aristocrat Julian Markham keeps his disfigured brother, Sir Edward, locked in a tower of his house. Occasionaly Sir Edward escapes and causes havoc around the town.
The Laurel & Hardy Moving Co. have a challenging job on their hands (and backs): hauling a player piano up a monumental flight of stairs to Prof. von Schwarzenhoffen's house. Their task is complicated by a sassy nursemaid and, unbeknownst to them, the impatient Prof. von Schwarzenhoffen himself. But the biggest problem is the force of gravity, which repeatedly pulls the piano back down to the bottom of the stairs.
An old bearded man wearing a raincoat walks into a bar and sits down, placing a mysterious box next to him. The other patrons try, with varying success, to find out what's inside.
When six-year-old Sophie is tragically orphaned guardianship is assigned to her estranged aunt Annabelle. The two move into a large, eerie, Victorian house where Sophie unearths a locked wooden box with a strange symbol drawn on it. Desperate to connect with her niece Annabelle pries the lock open revealing a beautiful music box. Each time the music box is wound and replayed it's surprisingly chilling melody plays slightly longer, captivating Sophie even more. When the music box begins affecting Sophie's behavior and health Annabelle seeks the aid of a child psychologist and clairvoyant who soon discover the music box is possessed by an evil spirit who seeks to haunt Sophie and destroy Annabelle. As the haunting intensifies time begins to run out and Annabelle finds herself racing against the music box's melody to defeat the spirit before the last note plays.
A ski-shop owner reluctantly moves himself, his wife, and his daughter in to an estate as live-in help for an elderly widow. While struggling to balance his career and family life, he has recurring dreams about an angel.
In Victorian England, a fortune now depends on which of two brothers outlives the other—or can be made to have seemed to do so.
Al Fountain, a middle-aged electrical engineer, is on the verge of a mid-life crisis, when he decides to take his time coming home from a business trip, rents a car, and heads out looking for a lake he remembers from his childhood. But his wandering takes him into the life of Kid, a free-spirited young man who helps Al escape from the routine of everyday life and find freedom to enjoy himself.
An Italian parody of the biggest U.S. blockbusters such as "Gladiator, " "Harry Potter", "Fast and Furious" and "The Da Vinci Code.
A hitchhiking woman is abducted by a young couple and held captive for seven years, during which time she's tortured and forced to live as a slave to her captors.
When Yosemite Sam campaigns on a platform including rabbit genocide, Bugs runs against him.
Animated shapes dance to Cuban music. This was one of the first animations to be painted directly onto the film.
A disgraced former LAPD detective leads a home invasion in search of millions in stolen money. The plan goes awry and homicide detectives seeking answers interrogate the only survivors; a thief and a victim.
The gripping story of a handful of high school kids trapped in a wealthy Philadelphia family's backyard bunker.
Wishing Box is a short animated film about adventures on the high seas with a silly pirate and his lovable monkey companion. An enchanting and fun story with a message about greed and success, the film will be a piece that viewers of any age will enjoy.
Now old, ill, poor, and largely forgotten, William Freise-Greene was once very different. As young and handsome William Green he changed his name to include his first wife's so that it sounded more impressive for the photographic portrait work he was so good at. But he was also an inventor and his search for a way to project moving pictures became an obsession that ultimately changed the life of all those he loved.
Catherine Black is a world-famous neurologist at the state-of-the-art medical institution known as "The Cube". Catherine is brilliant, beautiful, and at the top of her game, though she's hiding a secret of her own: she's bipolar. Each week, the doctors on staff attempt to unravel the mysteries of the brain and are constantly challenged by cases never-before-seen on television. The medical stories are moving, bizarre and a visual feast. The personal stories are riveting. The patients have rare, highly visual, often hallucinogenic and startling conditions, which we’ll see through their eyes as Catherine diagnoses and treats them.
Kurokami Medaka is an exceptional first year student at Hanokiwa Academy who got elected as president of the student council with a smashing 98% of the votes. Extremely intelligent, strong, and rich; she wants to help anyone in need. To do that, she introduces a suggestion box that allows any student to contact her. Later known as the Medaka Box, it will bring forth incredible challenges to Kurokami and her friends of the student council.
Snuff Box is a BBC Three British dark comedy starring and written by Matt Berry and Rich Fulcher with additional material by Nick Gargano. It first aired on Monday 27 February 2006. Both actors use their real names for their main characters. Berry plays a hangman, and Fulcher his assistant. The majority of the programme is set in a "gentlemen's club for hangmen", although the show is also interspersed with sequences of sketches, often featuring different characters. Berry and Fulcher met whilst working together on another BBC Three comedy, The Mighty Boosh. The series 1 DVD was released on 16 June 2008. On 11 October 2011, Severin Films released the series on DVD with a bonus CD of music and other exclusive extra features in the North American market.
Pandora's Box, subtitled "A fable from the age of science", is a six-part 1992 BBC documentary television series written and produced by Adam Curtis, which examines the consequences of political and technocratic rationalism. The episodes deal, in order, with communism in The Soviet Union, systems analysis and game theory during the Cold War, economy in the United Kingdom during the 1970s, the insecticide DDT, Kwame Nkrumah's leadership in Ghana during the 1950s and 1960s and the history of nuclear power.
Aspiring toy designers submit their inventions to a series of tests and a panel of kid judges as they compete to work with Mattel.
Big Box, Little Box sees consumer reviews delivered by the real experts - which means people of all ages road-testing them in the family home and offering viewers their unvarnished opinions. This new six part primetime factual entertainment format takes the modern phenomenon of customer reviews to the next level. Big Box, Little Box features ordinary families from across the UK as they test a wide range of products available in their everyday lives. Entertaining, funny and informative, these regular households offer a real life take on the latest items being marketed to us in the UK. At the beginning of each show, every home will receive an exciting delivery – an assortment of boxes wrapped in brown paper, some little and some big. They could contain anything from a widescreen TV or family car to the latest juicer or spray tan. Over two or three days the families go about their lives, trying out the products and sharing no holds-barred reviews.
Jack was a mild-mannered young man with a BFA in acting and no life skills. He took a job at a theater box office because it didn't involve heavy lifting, wearing a blazer or using Excel. A few years and thousands of customers later, Jack finds himself less mild-mannered and less young than ever before. Watch Jack try to manage his anger while navigating an insular universe where everyone is even more unstable than he is. Like all caged animals, he is going to throw his sh*t at you sooner or later... but first he's going to eat a cupcake and take a phone call from his mom. Service with a smirk, that's all you can ask for.
The adventure begins when Kay Harker, returning home for the school holidays, meets two clergymen on his train, who subsequently pick his pocket. He then happens to meet an old Punch and Judy man at the station.
The Box was an Australian soap opera that ran on ATV-0 from 11 February 1974 until 11 October 1977 and on Network Ten affiliates around Australia. The Box was produced by Crawford Productions who at the time was having great success producing police procedural television series in Australia. The Box was Crawford's first soap opera, and was launched as a reaction to the enormous success of adult soap opera Number 96. The Box was a drama set in fictional television station UCV-12. It featured elements that satirised the Australian television industry. Characters in the series were said to be modelled on Australian television figures of the day, and many self-referential elements featured. Like Number 96 the series was famous for its adult storylines, frequent nude glimpses, and sexual content.
The Box is an Irish quiz show presented by Keith Duffy. It was first broadcast on TV3 on 9 October 2006 and aired for one series until 27 October 2006. The Box was described as a reality quiz show where the contestants had to live in an isolated glass box in the middle of Dublin. During the day the two contestants worked together to build up a pot of money and every night they battled against each other to see who got to keep the money.
Star Box is a television talk show in the Philippines airing every weekdays by GMA Network. Hosted by Ali Sotto and radio DJ Papa Jack together with two of the members of XLR8, MM and MJ Magno. This talk show airs in various shopping malls, business areas, and residential areas in the Philippines, typically within Metro Manila.
Survival in the Sky is a British series of six one-hour episodes produced by Darlow Smithson Productions for The Learning Channel and Channel 4. Narrated by Will Lyman or Sean Barrett, the series primarily concentrated on commercial aviation accidents and the investigations related to them. They were first aired as a series of only four episodes in late 1996. Two additional episodes were produced and premiered in 1998. The series is notable for being produced with the cooperation of the National Transportation Safety Board and the Air Accidents Investigation Branch, and interviews many of the investigators and survivors of air crashes. A book also entitled Black Box was published in 1996 as a companion to the series.
The story of a middle-aged couple filled only with pain from a sad past, contrasted with a pair of young lovers who only look ahead and dream of a bright future.
Brain Box was a live, interactive quiz show, showing in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland on UTV, and in Scotland on STV, airing every night, beginning after midnight. The quiz show launched on UTV in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland on Monday 3 August 2009, and on STV in Scotland just over a year later, on Thursday 19 August 2010. The show began airing on TV3 in the Republic of Ireland on 9 September 2010, just 7 months after the axing of the controversial Play TV. The channel ceased transmission of the programme just a week later, without explanation. Brain Box is a commercial presentation, by NetPlay TV – in association with Challenge Jackpot. Although broadcast only in Scotland and Ireland, the show was actually produced at Teddington Studios.
Pencil Box was a children's television programme broadcast by CBC Television from 1976 to 1979. The programme comprised stories written by Ottawa students, mostly aged 8 to 12, and incorporated various story-telling devices, such as mime, puppets, masks, and animation. Colour-separation overlay was used to place live actors in front of cutout sets. Recurring characters in the show were ⁕Bolo Bat ⁕Stubby Pencil ⁕Miffy Skunk ⁕Clara Cactus The show won an ACTRA Award for Best Children's Television Show.
Squawk Box is a business news television program that airs at breakfast time on the CNBC network. The program is currently co-hosted by Joe Kernen, Rebecca Quick and Andrew Ross Sorkin. Since debuting in 1995, the show has spawned a number of versions across CNBC's international channels, many of which employ a similar format. The program title originates from a term used in investment banks and stock brokerages for a permanent voice circuit or intercom used to communicate stock deals or sales priorities.
Children's programme featuring animated nursery rhymes.