Films & Other Videos
Films with: Terry, Nigel
- The classic saga of King Arthur and those around him in the Court-- the knights, his Queen, and the wizard Merlin. Focuses on the rise of Christian civilization out of the Dark Ages.
- DVD 192
- A collection of 4 films by director Derek Jarman, whose "lush, experimental reflections on art, politics, sexuality and identity transcend and subvert ... the period costume drama, the biopic--as well as the boundaries of so-called gay filmmaking"--Container. The angelic conversation: Ethereal super-8 mélange of homoerotic love, layered with languorous music by Coil and emotive readings of Shakespeare sonnets by Judi Dench. Caravaggio: The volatile life of the 17th-century painter re-imagined through his brilliant near-blasphemous paintings and flirtations with the Roman underworld. Wittgenstein: "Portrait of the irreverent 20th-century philosopher who preferred detective fiction and Carmen Miranda musicals to Aristotle"--Container. Blue: Over a blue screen, Derek Jarman lays bare his physical and spiritual state in a narration about his life, his struggle with AIDS, and his encroaching sightlessness.
- DVD 7561
- Lion in winter
- Historical drama of the conflict between King Henry II of England and his wife Eleanor of Aquitaine over Henry's successor to the British throne.
- DVD 1884