Acclaimed director Ron Howard brings to vivid life the unforgettable true story of an epic TV fight that stunned the world. For three years after leaving office in disgrace after the infamous Watergate scandal, ex-President Richard M Nixon remained silent. But in 1977, he finally agreed to an interview to confront the questions of his time in office, including Watergate. Nixon surprised everyone in selecting the jet-setting TV presenter David Frost as his interviewer, planning to easily outsmart the lightweight showman and secure a place in the hearts and minds of Americans. As cameras rolled, a true battle of wits resulted. Would Nixon evade? Would Frost fold? Over the course of their encounter, each man would reveal his own insecurities, ego and reserves of dignityultimately setting the stage for a stunning display of unvarnished truth. Frost/Nixon not only re-creates the interview, but the weeks of globe-trotting maneuvering between the two men as deals were made and secrets revealedall leading to the moment when they would sit face to face and surprise the world.
It had been less than a year sinse man first walked on the moon, but as far as the American public was concerned, Apollo 13 was just another 'routine' space flight-until these words pierced the immense void of space:'Houston, we have a problem.'Ron Howard directs Academy Award winner Tom Hanks, Kevin Bacon, Bill Paxton, Gary Sinise and Ed Harris in a riviting suspense-thriller from Imagine Entertainment. Stranded 205,000 miles from Earth in a crippled spacecraft, astronauts Jim Lovell (Hanks), Fred Haise (Paxton) and Jack Swigert (Bacon) fight a desparate battle to survive. Meanwhile at misson control, astronaut Ken Mattingly (Sinise), flight director Gene Kranz (Harris) and a heroic ground crew race against time-and the odds- to bring them home. It's breathtaking adventure that tells a story of courage, faith and ingenuity that is all the more remarkable because it is true!