Riots and Revolutions: Confronting the Times looks at the film's (Conquest of the Planet of the Apes) parallels to the issue of race relations facing the United States at the time and the violent outbursts of the early 1970s. Also included is a look at the life and times of star Roddy McDowall and his contributions to the Apes series, the style and feel director J. Lee Thompson brought to the film, shooting locations, and the film's two endings.
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When a young girl is found amid the wreckage of an accident caused by an alien craft, Mariel (Alejandra Barros), head of a secretive task force investigating the paranormal, must solve the riddle of a frightening message the girl delivers which suggests humanity is on the verge of extermination by a hostile alien force.
Special feature (from Battle for the Planet of the Apes blu-ray) discussing the writing of the story, its themes, characters, and mood. Also discussed is the film's budget and production values, director J. Lee Thompson's contributions to the film, producer Arthur P. Jacobs's influence on the Apes series, and the sense of hope the final film engendered in audiences.
The astronaut Charles Enak refuses to come back to Earth after completing a mission in orbit. While he also refuses to give any explanation for his behaviour, the world enters its biggest crisis since the Cold War. As journalists try to find out more about Enak and his backstory in communist Poland, they discover that he possesses the ability to influence people's sub-consciousness.
A kid finds a pair of magic boots that grant him special powers.
High School student Gen and his girlfriend Oshimi are kidnapped by the space pirate Lipmila. 20,000 years ago, other aliens hid an ancient and priceless map on Earth. Gen knows how to find it - or so they tell him.
When the final Citizen of Earth's interplanetary research and diplomacy program finally makes first contact, he's forced to not only protect humanity, but that which makes him human: love.
Soon... There will be machines that can do anything!
A very challenging and thought provoking discussion about the alarmingly obvious evidence for creation and against limitless evolution. But does proving that God must be evil further prove that He cannot possibly exist? Leo Byrne challenges popular belief with science fiction illustrations and original suggestions and questions.
The infant mortality rate in the maternity ward of a hospital increases suspiciously - allegedly due to an unknown pulmonary disease. When Doctor Barbara decides to inform the public of this tragic phenomenon, a number of the doctors, including the hospital management, try to prevent her.
A mysterious radio message is beamed around the world, and among the engineers who receive it are Los, the hero, and his colleague Spiridonov. Los is an individualist dreamer. Aelita is the daughter of Tuskub, the ruler of a totalitarian state on Mars in which the working class are put into cold storage when they are not needed. With a telescope, Aelita is able to watch Los. As if by telepathy, Los obsesses about being watched by her.
Princess Aurora, the only survivor of her planet destroyed by evil mutants, is resolved to put an end to the mutant menace in the galaxy along with three enhanced human cyborgs Jesse Dart, Porkos and Aramus, she travels space in the Cosmos Queen to the Dekkos System to fight the final battle.
The plot featured R and the Camera Club going on a stamp tour throughout Japan, with the threat of their club being closed down unless they can collect all the stamps by 6:00 PM.
Marc Augé's essay "Non-Places: Introduction to an Anthropology of Supermodernity" meets with Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey in some Hungarian highway rest areas.