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xXx: State of the Union

April 29, 2005

Ice Cube stars as Darius Stone, a thrill-seeking troublemaker whose criminal record and extreme sports obsession make him the perfect candidate to be the newest XXX agent. He must save the U.S. government from a deadly conspiracy led by five-star general and Secretary of Defense George Deckert (played by Willem Dafoe).

Memorial Day

June 6, 2011

Memorial Day, 1993. When 13-year-old Kyle Vogel discovers the World War II footlocker belonging to his grandfather, Bud, everyone tells Kyle to put it back. Luckily, he ignores them. Although Bud has never talked about the war, he finds himself striking a deal with his grandson: Kyle can pick any three souvenirs, and Bud will tell him the stories behind each one. Memorial Day not only takes us on a journey into Bud's complicated wartime past, but also into Kyle's wartime future. As the two men share parallel experiences in combat, they come to realize how that magical day on the porch shaped both of their lives. 

A Bright Shining Lie

January 1, 1998

Something in his past keeps career Army man John Paul Vann from advancing past colonel. He views being sent to Vietnam as part of the US military advisory force a stepping stone to promotion. However, he disagrees vocally (and on the record) with the way the war is being run and is forced to leave the military. Returning to Vietnam as a civilian working with the Army, he comes to despise some South Vietnamese officers while he takes charge of some of the U.S. forces and continues his liaisons with Vietnamese women.

Return to Limbang

December 29, 2005

In 1962, the small riverside town of Limbang in North Borneo (present-day in the Malaysian state of Sarawak) was thrown violently onto the world's front page when rebels seized the town, and took all the local Europeans hostage. L Company 42 Commando Royal Marines, commanded by Captain Jeremy Moore, was hastily sent to Limbang. They were given one mission: "Rescue the hostages". Presented by Major General Julian Thompson, "Return to Limbang" recreates this forgotten story of heroism under fire through re-enactments, and never before seen archive footage. With breathtaking scenery of North Borneo as the backdrop, ex-Royal Marines return to face and confront their former enemies.

Bukit Kepong

December 30, 1981

The dramatisation of a Communist Terrorist assault on a rural Federation of Malaya Police station at Bukit Kepong, Muar, Johor, of then Malaya, on February 23, 1950, during the height of the First Malayan Emergency, 1948-1960.

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