Like Alice in a brutally violent Wonderland, music executive Ray Saxx, Jr. is trapped in K-11, a ver... more
idea how he got there – all he knows is he needs to get the hell out…alive and intact. To do that Ray must navigate through a maze of drug addled-transvestite-criminal politics with obstacles at every turn. Insane cellmates, corrupt guards and his own issues are just a few of what he’s dealing with while he pieces together his means of release from this entirely new brand of hell, K-11.
Set in a world where a giant tree called Axis rises 100 miles above the planet surface, this is an a... more
ing to discover why the plant's sap is disappearing, thus threatening her people's way of life. Against the wishes of her village elders, she climbs down past the cloud level, and encounters the Selenites, a race that is trying to keep the tree from dying by enslaving another species. Richard Harris plays Opaz, an elderly sage, Anjelica Huston is the evil Queen of the Selenites, Keith David plays her second-in-command, while Greg Proops and Michael McShane are comic relief characters, the Worms.
The story centers on the life of German philosopher and revolutionary Karl Marx during the time peri... more
th the publication of the Communist Manifesto. It will also focus on Marx's love for his aristocratic wife Jenny von Westphalen, and his friendship with Friedrich Engels, with whom he co-authored the Manifesto.
A high-living twentysomething ex-Manhattanite gains notoriety for her lack of restraint with credit ... more
rein herself in with credit counseling. But then she loses her job as a segment producer on TV show. With no immediate job prospects, and having moved to Brooklyn and taken on a roommate to save money, she decides the way out of debt is to create a Web site that begs for cash from the general public. Directing donors to her Web site through the city specific, cut-rate version of eBay, www.craigslist.com, her online appeal quickly, and astonishingly, gains momentum. Though not all of the messages are positive her Web site appeal raises more than enough to pay off her creditors and she even lands a book deal after a lit agent sees her site mentioned in USA Today.
Australian director Alan Hicks spent four years following the charming and sometimes poignant ment... more
ment in each of their lives. At eighty-nine years old, ‘CT’ has played alongside Duke Ellington and Count Basie; his pupils include Miles Davis and Quincy Jones, but his most unlikely friendship is with Justin, a 23-year-old with uncanny talent but debilitating nerves. As Justin prepares for a competition that could jumpstart his budding career, CT’s failing health threatens his own.