American Ultra is a fast-paced action comedy about Mike, a seemingly hapless and unmotivated stoner whose small-town life with his live-in girlfriend, Phoebe, is suddenly turned upside down. Unbeknownst to him, Mike is actually a highly trained, lethal sleeper agent. In the blink of an eye, as his secret past comes back to haunt him, Mike is thrust into the middle of a deadly government operation and is forced to summon his inner action-hero in order to survive.
The "Brigatte Veneno" is a fan group from the soccer club "AS Roma". The next match is against "Juventus Turin", the classic prestige duel. Principe, the former leader of the group, has been dismissed from jail a few days before. He has to realize that his best friend Red has not only taken over control of the group, but also has started an affair with his girlfriend. The rivalry between the hot-blooded Principe and the sensible Red causes an anxious mood within the group. When Smilzo, a member of the group, dies during a street fight with another fan group, Red knows that Principe is to be blamed for this catastrophe.
An abandoned seaside resort. The shooting for a fantasy film about the end of an era wraps up. Two women, both members of the film crew, one an actrice, the other a director, Apocalypse and Joy, are on the verge of concluding their love affair.
Superhero Pearl Penalosa juggles the impossible combination of keeping up a social life, searching for love, and battling the forces of evil.
Ultra Bleu follows Jim Park for the first 24 hours after a violent break up with his ex-boyfriend and how a chance meeting with a stranger reveals deeper issues he must confront.
A Seattle-based filmmaking team struggles to break down the doors of Hollywood.
Roko and Mirela are friends from Split. A big music festival is taking place in the city and Mirela wants to go.
After sinking into a deep depression, riddled with writer's block and frustration, a comic creator is visited by his own caped creation: Ultra-Girl. Will she be able to inspire the man who made her? Or is this the end for both of them?
Three short films, out of the ordinary, brought together under a bewitching and enticing title. They are After School Knife Fight by the duo Poggi/Vinel, Les Îles by Gonzales, and Ultra Pulpe by Mandico. Three atmospheres, three sensitivities, going through three forms of expression (music, theatre and cinema) and which, put end-to-end, create an alternative pathway towards borrowed worlds of romance first, then obsession, and in the end, possession. Worlds of soft naivety, of nightmarish creatures and of pop fantasy, reminding us of the mysterious and velvety snatches of our dreams that stick to the spirit when one leaves them.
Believe it or not even in Smalltown USA there are still people who are unfulfilled and unrelieved in the midst of plenty. Levonna & Lamar could have the perfect relationship if it were not Lamar's obsession with rear entry. After submitting to the one last time Levonna comes up with a plan. While Lamar is trying find other tail to try his technique on, Levonna becomes Lola with aid of a wig and a Mexican accent. A Mexican cocktail later Lola finally has Lamar straight, but he wasn't awake for it. The gay marriage counselor, attracted to Lamar's problem, couldn't help them and Lemar must finally seek redemption at the church of Rio Dio Radio and the laying on of hands by Sister Eufaula Roo.
Video collage distributed by the label Come Organisation. I - IV.
Louis Theroux spends time with a small and very committed subculture of ultra-nationalist Jewish settlers. He discovers a group of people who consider it their religious and political obligation to populate some of the most sensitive areas of the West Bank, especially those with a spiritual significance dating back to the Bible. Throughout his journey, Louis gets close to the people most involved with driving the extreme end of the Jewish settler movement - finding them warm, friendly, humorous, and deeply troubling.
A 1970s cigarette advert that doesn't want to end. Surreal and cinematic, Fford's film traps its characters in a world of endless excess, rampant luxury and collective greed.
"Plus Ultra" is the motto of the Spanish state. This slogan was used to encourage navigators to conquer new territories and to forget the warning from mythology: "Non Terrae Plus Ultra" (there is no land beyond here). The Canary Islands, testing ground for the tactics used during the colonization of the Americas, becomes the setting for a tale about this land.
A short abstract film about love and modernity, created for inclusion in the "60 Seconds of Solitude in Year Zero" project, for which directors from all over the world created one-minute short films which were screened one time only for free on a temporary public screen, after which both the screen and the sole print of the film were burned.
A video magazine put out by the Come Organization label. Noise, smut, medical procedures and an unwholesome fascination with infamous murderers. SUTCLIFFE JUGEND interview and music PETER KURTEN preview WHITEHOUSE LP TRACKS 1 birthdeath experience side A PHILIP BEST talks to MARY DOWD WHITEHOUSE studio action 1 KINGS CROSS PROSTITUTION 1982
A video magazine put out by the Come Organization label. Noise, smut, medical procedures and an unwholesome fascination with infamous murderers. CHARLES MANSON family interviews/LP tracks WHITEHOUSE LP TRACKS 2 birthdeath experience side B SUTCLIFFE JUGEND studio action 1 RAMLEH interview & music PETER SUTCLIFFE trial report KINGS CROSS PROSITIUTION 1982
A video magazine put out by the Come Organization label. Noise, smut, medical procedures and an unwholesome fascination with infamous murderers. PETER SUTCLIFFE preview WHITEHOUSE LP TRACKS 3 total sex side A SUTCLIFFE JUGEND interview & music WHITEHOUSE studio action 2 HERMANN NITSCH a study AUSCWITZ / BIRKENAU 1941-82
Ultra is a TV pilot starring Lena Headey as a single superhero juggling her crime-fighting career with the demands of her active social life. Unfortunately, the comic-book-based drama was never picked up.
Ultra Quiz was an elimination game show series that was produced by TVS and aired for three series and a total of 24 episodes on the ITV network from 9 July 1983 until 17 August 1985. The British version was devised by Jeremy Beadle. Each series of eight editions was hosted by a different person: Michael Aspel hosted series 1, David Frost hosted series 2, and Stu Francis hosted the final series. The top prize for the winner at the end of the series was £10,000 in £1 coins. The programme is modelled after Japanese Nihon TV's program, Trans America Ultra Quiz aired from 1977 until 1992, and 1998.
Captain Ultra is the titular intergalactic hero of a pulp-style tokusatsu science fiction space adventure television series. Produced by Toei Company Ltd., the series aired on Tokyo Broadcasting System from April 16 to September 24, 1967, with a total of 24 episodes. The show is titled Space Special Effects Series: Captain Ultra. This series is based very loosely on Captain Future, the pulp science fiction saga created by the influential Edmond Hamilton. This was not the only time his work was adapted in Japan: Captain Future was officially adapted into an anime series by Toei Doga in 1978, and that same year, Tsuburaya Productions adapted his Starwolf novels into a tokusatsu sci-fi action series of the same title. Originally, this series was aired by Tokyo Broadcasting System right after the end of the original Ultraman show to serve as a filler series to while Tsuburaya Productions geared up for the production of Ultra Seven. So only 24 episodes of Captain Ultra were ordered by the network. So, the week following the conclusion of Captain Ultra, Ultra Seven premiered on TBS. Still, while short-lived, the series has been released in Japan on all of the major home video formats since the 1980s: VHS, Lasterdisc, and DVD, and in 2005, a tankōbon of the original serialized manga、illustrated by Shunji Obata, was published by Manga Shop.
Neo Ultra Q was first broadcast on January 12, 2013, by WOWOW and produced by Tsuburaya Productions, is the 24th entry in the Ultra Series. It was created as the second season of Ultra Q the very first entry into the franchise. While it retains a horror/mystery atmosphere, the series does have more comedic parts than the original.
Heisei Ultra Seven is a Japanese tokusatsu series. The 1994 editions aired on Nippon Television and while the rest were later released direct-to-video. The Heisei Ultra Seven series follows directly from the final episode of the original series, ignoring the M78 continuity altogether and establishing Ultra Seven as the only Ultra being to have arrived in this universe.
Ultra Q: Dark Fantasy is a 2004 production, and the 19th installment in the Ultra Series that was broadcast in Japan in 2004. It is a sequel to Ultra Q, the first of the Ultra Series. It retains the same swirling effect for the titlecard, but with the words "Dark Fantasy" added underneath, the title also remains black and white.
In the not-too-distant future, the Earth finds itself constantly under attack from extraterrestrial threats. To combat them, the Terrestrial Defense Force establishes the Ultra Garrison, a team of six elite members who utilize high-tech vehicles and weaponry. Joining their fight is the mysterious Dan Moroboshi who is secretly an alien from the Land of Light in Nebula M-78 and transforms into his true alien form, Ultraseven in times of crisis.
Decades ago, a hero from the stars left this world in peace. Now, the son of Ultraman must rise to protect the Earth from a new alien threat.
Aliens have been emigrating to Earth secretly, but only a handful knows about this truth. Living in such a society, the main character Hiroyuki Kudo begins working at a private security organization E.G.I.S. (Enterprise of Guard and Investigation Services). The organization takes care of cases related with aliens, and Hiroyuki works day and night to protect peace. However, there lies a huge secret in him, which he himself is not aware of. He carries Ultraman Taiga’s “particle of light”. The new story begins as Taiga’s powers revive from Hiroyuki’s body!
Ultra Q is a tokusatsu SF/kaiju series made in the tradition of Toho's many tokusatsu sci-fi/horror films. It runs in a similar vein as the television shows The Outer Limits and The Twilight Zone. The show revolves around three recurring characters who investigate strange supernatural phenomena, be they giant monsters, aliens, ghosts, and other assorted calamities. Though doesn't include the titular character, this show is the precursor to Ultraman, and the whole Ultra Series.
When the Earth is threatened by alien invaders and giant monsters, the world relies on the Science Patrol, a special anti-monster defense agency armed with high-tech weaponry and vehicles to combat these threats from the unknown. When the Science Patrol's weaponry is ineffective and all hope is lost, one of their members, Hayata, transforms into a giant alien called Ultraman to defeat the monstrous menace threatening the Earth, unbeknownst to the other Science Patrol members, who are unaware of his secret identity.
My Secret Identity was a Canadian television series starring Jerry O'Connell and Derek McGrath. Originally broadcast from October 9, 1988 – May 25, 1991 on CTV in Canada, the series also aired in syndication in the United States. The series won the 1989 International Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Programming for Children and Young People.
An online community of amateur sleuths use technology to solve crimes -- and make quirky friends -- in their quest for justice.
Ultra Maniac is a manga series written by Wataru Yoshizumi. The romantic comedy series features 7th grader Ayu Tateishi, a tennis club member, and her transfer student friend, Nina Sakura, who is actually a trainee witch from the magical kingdom. It premiered in Shueisha's Ribon manga magazine in February 2001 and ran until January 2004. It was also published in five collected volumes by Shueisha. Viz Media licensed and released an English translation of the series in North America. The series was first adapted into a 20-minute anime OVA, released August 6, 2002. Later, it was also adapted into a 26-episode anime television series. Both were produced by Ashi Productions and Animax. The anime series premiered on May 20, 2003 in Japan on Animax, and was later licensed for Region 1 distribution by Geneon Entertainment.
The Heisei Ultra Seven series follows directly from the final episode of the original series, ignoring the M78 continuity altogether and establishing Ultraseven as the only Ultra being to have arrived in this universe. This is a series of specials, beginning with 1994 edition which aired on Nippon Television, followed by the Memorial Trilogy in 1998, The Final Chapters in 1999, and EVOLUTION in 2002, all of which were direct-to-video.
Ultraman Mebius is a Japanese television series produced by Tsuburaya Productions and Chubu-Nippon Broadcasting. It is the 17th TV series and 40th anniversary production in the Ultra Series, which first began in 1966. It premiered on the Tokyo Broadcasting System on April 8, 2006. Unlike the two prior entries, Ultraman Nexus and Ultraman Max, Mebius was moved from Saturday mornings to Saturday evenings at 05:30. "Mebius" is the Japanese approximation of Möbius; the Möbius strip is a recurring motif in the series and the show going to air in Korea in April 2012. The series opens with the introduction of the rookie Ultraman Mebius, who is sent to Earth by the Father of Ultra. The series is set 40 years after the shows of Ultraman, and makes many references from Ultra Q through to Ultraman 80.
The two main characters, Katsumi and Isami Minato, are brothers who live with their younger sister and father who runs a specialty store. One day, they found the R/B Gyro and R/B Crystals, which transforms Katsumi into Ultraman Rosso and Isami into Ultraman Blu.