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Reclaiming Parkland: Tom Hanks, Vincent Bugliosi, and the JFK Assassina  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by free4magazines at Nov. 19, 2014
Reclaiming Parkland: Tom Hanks, Vincent Bugliosi, and the JFK Assassina

Reclaiming Parkland: Tom Hanks, Vincent Bugliosi, and the JFK Assassina
Language: English | EPUB / MOBI | ISBN-10: 1626365334 | 2013 | 496 pages | 0,6 MB / 1 MB

Reclaiming Parkland details the failed attempt of Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman—cofounder of the production company Playtone—to make Vincent Bugliosi’s mammoth book about the Kennedy assassination, Reclaiming History, into a miniseries. It exposes the questionable origins of Reclaiming History in a dubious mock trial for cable television, in which Bugliosi played the role of an attorney prosecuting Lee Harvey Oswald for murder, and how this formed the basis for the epic tome. Author James DiEugenio details the myriad problems with Bugliosi’s book, and explores the cooperation of the mainstream press in concealing these many faults during the publicity campaign for the book and how this lack of scrutiny led Hanks and Goetzman to purchase the film rights.

Secret Partners: Big Tom Brown and the Barker Gang (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by arundhati at Oct. 18, 2015
Secret Partners: Big Tom Brown and the Barker Gang (repost)

Tim Mahoney, "Secret Partners: Big Tom Brown and the Barker Gang"
2013 | ISBN: 0873519043 | EPUB | 304 pages | 7 MB

Secret Partners: Big Tom Brown and the Barker Gang  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tarantoga at Oct. 19, 2013
Secret Partners: Big Tom Brown and the Barker Gang

Tim Mahoney, "Secret Partners: Big Tom Brown and the Barker Gang"
ISBN: 0873519043 | 2013 | EPUB | 304 pages | 7 MB
Dilogy. The Da Vinci Code (2006) [Extended Cut] + Angels & Demons (2009) [Extended Cut]

The Da Vinci Code (2006) [Extended Cut]
BDRip | MKV | AVC 1280x534, ~ 5.0 Mbps | 2hr 54mn | 7.95 GB
English: DTS, 6 ch, 1510 kbps \ VORBIS, 2 ch, 80 kbps
Subtitles: English, Russian, Croatian, Danish, French, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Ukrainian
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Angels & Demons (2009) [Extended Cut]
BDRip | MKV | AVC 1280x532, ~ 6.2 Mbps | 2hr 26mn | 7.93 GB
English: DTS, 6 ch, 1510 kbps
Subtitles: English
Genre: Mystery, Thriller

Double bill of thrillers based on the best-selling novels of Dan Brown.

The Terminal (2004)  Video

Posted by Helladot at July 22, 2016
The Terminal (2004)

The Terminal (2004)
BRRip 720p | MKV | 1280 x 720 | x264 @ 2048 Kbps | 2h 8mn | 2,36 Gb
Audio: English AC3 5.1 @ 448 Kbps | Subs: English (embedded)
Genre: Comedy, Drama | Director: Steven Spielberg

Victor Novarski reaches JFK airport from a politically unstable country. Due to collapse of his government, his papers are no longer valid in the airport, and hence he is forced to stay in the airport till the war cools down. He makes the airport his home and develops a friendship with the people who work there until he finally has to leave.
V.A. - The 25th Anniversary Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Concert (2010) [2x BDRip 1080p]

V.A. - The 25th Anniversary Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Concert (2010)
2x BDRip 1080p | MKV | 1920x1080 (16:9) at 29.970 fps, VC-1 | 25.4 + 27.1 GB
Audio: 1509 kbps, 48 kHz, 24 bits, 6 channels, DTS | Length: 01:50:00 + 02:18:00
Genre: Rock

Philadelphia (1993) Anniversary Edition  Video

Posted by Efgrapha at Dec. 18, 2014
Philadelphia (1993) Anniversary Edition

Philadelphia (1993) Anniversary Edition
2xDVD9 | ISO | NTSC, 16:9 (720x480) VBR | 02:05:22 | 14.01 Gb
Audio: English AC3 5.0 @ 448 Kbps; AC3 2.0 @ 192 Kbps: French, Spanish, Japanese
Subs: English HoH, French, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Thai
Genre: Drama

At the time of its release, Jonathan Demme's Philadelphia was the first big-budget Hollywood film to tackle the medical, political, and social issues of AIDS. Tom Hanks, in his first Academy Award-winning performance, plays Andrew Beckett, a talented lawyer at a stodgy Philadelphia law firm. The homosexual Andrew has contracted AIDS but fears informing his firm about the disease. The firm's senior partner, Charles Wheeler (Jason Robards), assigns Andrew a case involving their most important client. Andrew begins diligently working on the case, but soon the lesions associated with AIDS are visible on his face. Wheeler abruptly removes Andrew from the case and fires him from the firm. Andrew believes he has been fired because of his illness and plans to fight the firm in court. But because of the firm's reputation, no lawyer in Philadelphia will risk handling his case. In desperation, Andrew hires Joe Miller (Denzel Washington), a black lawyer who advertises on television, mainly handling personal injury cases. Miller dislikes homosexuals but agrees to take the case for the money and exposure.

Saving Private Ryan (1998)  Video

Posted by Efgrapha at Aug. 29, 2014
Saving Private Ryan (1998)

Saving Private Ryan (1998)
DVD9 (Custom) | VIDEO_TS | NTSC, 16:9 (720x480) VBR | 02:49:16 | 7.92 Gb
Audio: English AC3 5.1 @ 448 Kbps or DTS 5.1; AC3 @ 192 Kbps (each): French, Thai, Japanese, Chinese
Subs: English, French, Japanese, Korean, Thai, Chinese
Genre: War Epic, War Drama, Action

Steven Spielberg directed this powerful, realistic re-creation of WWII's D-day invasion and the immediate aftermath. The story opens with a prologue in which a veteran brings his family to the American cemetery at Normandy, and a flashback then joins Capt. John Miller (Tom Hanks) and GIs in a landing craft making the June 6, 1944, approach to Omaha Beach to face devastating German artillery fire. This mass slaughter of American soldiers is depicted in a compelling, unforgettable 24-minute sequence. Miller's men slowly move forward to finally take a concrete pillbox. On the beach littered with bodies is one with the name "Ryan" stenciled on his backpack. Army Chief of Staff Gen. George C. Marshall (Harve Presnell), learning that three Ryan brothers from the same family have all been killed in a single week, requests that the surviving brother, Pvt. James Ryan (Matt Damon), be located and brought back to the United States.

The Ladykillers (2004)  Video

Posted by Efgrapha at Aug. 2, 2014
The Ladykillers (2004)

The Ladykillers (2004)
DVD9 | VIDEO_TS | NTSC, 16:9 (720x480) VBR | 01:43:59 | 6.67 Gb
Audio: English AC3 5.1 @ 448 Kbps; French AC3 5.1 @ 384 Kbps | Subs: English HoH, French and Spanish
Genre: Black Comedy

One of the best-loved films from the idiosyncratic British film studio Ealing Pictures gets an update from the equally idiosyncratic filmmaking team of Joel and Ethan Coen in this offbeat comedy. Marva Munson (Irma P. Hall) is a spry, elderly woman who attends church regularly, doesn't care for loud noises or harsh language, and is looking for a tenant for the spare room in her house. Enter Goldthwait Higginson Dorr (Tom Hanks), a silver-tongued college professor who moves in and gains Munson's permission to use the basement for rehearsals with his "medieval music ensemble." What Munson doesn't know is that Dorr's latest project is not academic, but criminal. Dorr is masterminding the robbery of a riverboat casino, and the fellow musicians in his ensemble are actually the crew he's assembled to pull off the job: foul-mouthed "inside man" Gawain (Marlon Wayans), clumsy demolitions expert Pancake (J.K. Simmons), quiet strong-arm man Lump (Ryan Hurst), and logistical expert The General (Tzi Ma).

From the Earth To The Moon (1998)  Video

Posted by angus77 at March 12, 2014
From the Earth To The Moon (1998)

From the Earth To The Moon (1998)
5 DVD9 | NTSC | English, Spanish, French | MPEG2 720x480 59.94 fps 5816 kbps | EN: DTS 5.1 48.0 kHz 448 kbps | EN, SP & FR: AC3 48.0 kHz Stereo 192 kbps | 12 Hours | 32.39 GB
Subtitles: English, Spanish, French | Genre: Series, Action, Drama, History | Country: USA

Originally broadcast in April and May of 1998, hosted by executive producer Tom Hanks, the miniseries tackles the daunting challenge of chronicling the entire history of NASA's Apollo space program from 1961 to 1972. For the most part, it's a rousing success. Some passages are flatly chronological, awkwardly wedging an abundance of factual detail into a routine dramatic structure. But each episode is devoted to a crucial aspect of the Apollo program. The cumulative effect is a deep and thorough appreciation of NASA's monumental achievement. With the help of a superlative cast, consistent writing, and a stable of talented directors, Hanks has shared his infectious enthusiasm for space exploration and the inspiring power of conquering the final frontier.