In a small New Mexico town, a 17-year-old high school girl who just got her driver’s license gets into her first Fender Bender, innocently exchanging her personal information with an apologetic stranger. Later that stormy night, she is joined in her desolate suburban home by a couple of her school friends who try their best to make a night out of it, only to be visited by the stranger she so willingly handed all of her information to — a terrifying and bizarre serial killer who stalks the country’s endless miles of roads and streets with his old rusty car, hungrily searching for his next unsuspecting victim.
When Leela is insulted by a group of space-rednecks (like regular rednecks, but in space) she enters the Planet Express ship in a demolition derby. She emerges victorious, but when she brings the damaged ship home and the Professor sees the fuel gauge, he's enraged by the hit he's going to take at the Dark Matter pump. Now the crew have to find a way to break Mom's stranglehold on starship fuel, even if they have to wade through a Lord of the Rings-inspired fantasy-land to do it!
The Planet Express crew return from cancellation, only to be robbed blind by hideous "sprunging" scam artists. Things go from bad to worse when the scammers hack Bender, start traveling through time, and take Earth over entirely! Will the crew be able to save the day, or will Bender's larcenous tendencies and their general incompetence doom them all?
The unsettling true story of America's first serial killing family. A troubled doctor searches for patients swallowed by the prairie and encounters the Benders, homesteaders trapped by a life of unspeakable sin
This film follows a descendant of the Benders of Kansas, John "Bloody" Bender, as he goes on a torture and killing spree after escaping from an insane asylum.
Kali Sudhra and Dante Dionys are a couple that likes to exist outside of the binary in terms of gender, and sexuality. Together, they go on the adventure of playing with their identities by dressing as each other's genders and getting in touch with the many facets of who they are. Culminating in a sensual pegging scene, ,Gender Bender' proves that we can and should exceed the rigid limits of masculinity and femininity.
When stand-up and improvisor Michelle Marcus is over the rat race of Los Angeles, her fellow comedian friends band together and have one last night out on the town. The ladies talk life, career struggles and chasing their dreams.
The famous Swedish Karoliner army has suffered its biggest defeat ever at Poltava in 1709. The Swedish king Karl XII is waiting in the small village of Bender for the Turkish sulton to help him defeat his arch enemy, the czar of Russia, Peter the Great. But the Turks think he's an expensive guest and want him out of Turkey. However, he refuses. The sultan then decides to send Karl XII a princess to marry him, to get him out of the country (a bride for a bribe). The two Swedish soldiers Lagercrona and Kruus are to escort the princess. They experience many different adventures on their way to Bender, namely because other Swedish soldiers and agents try to stop them from ever reaching the village, because they don't want Karl XII to leave Turkey. After their long adventure to get there and a few misunderstandings, the famous "kalabalik" of Bender, where the Turks decide to drive Karl XII out of Turkey by force, begins.
Documentary about Josh Bender
A British scientist is discovered to have been passing information to the Communists, then kills himself. Another scientist decides that they might have brainwashed him by a sensory deprivation technique, but he doesn’t know if someone really can be convinced to act against their strongest feelings. So he agrees to be the subject in an experiment in which others will try to make him stop loving his wife.
The titular Dr. Benderfax (Nigel Hazeldine) is an esteemed researcher (read: mad scientist) willing to go the extra mile for his experiments investigating a rare psychic phenomenon known as the “Telefaximial Field.” Unfortunately for the good doctor and his lovely assistant Nurse Clench (Caroline Hazeldine), many of the “volunteers” end up in the morgue. Actually on brief reflection, it’s probably more unfortunate for the patients. After some finagling the medical duo end up in a local nuthouse and use this fresh batch of patients to further their research. Just as they’re on the verge of a major breakthrough, in saunters Dr. Andrew… Fresh out of college in 1992 Tom Hosler decided to make his “first and only feature script worthy of production.” Armed with a savings account and several credit cards, the film was shot over the course of many weekends. After multiple years of post-production, the film finally saw the light of day in 1997. (Write up via Spectacle Theater)
Two "Normal" teenagers - they cut classes, get into fights and are never far from their Walkman headsets - notice a sudden change in their fellow students. No one is able to explain this zombie-like behavior which, at the command of an unseen alien, makes them punish transgressors with merciless violence.
The Benders follows a normal housewife who is pulled from her own reality into another when she learns she has been living in a computer simulation her whole life. Aided by new friends and pursued by technical support personnel, Simone begins to ask what makes a person real. While produced on a micro-budget, the acting, special effects and cinematography scream of major motion picture.
This FDA film explores the history of hallucinogenic drugs, and specifically the effects and therapeutic uses of lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD). Combining graphics that suggest a hallucinogenic experience, snippets of interviews with users (who explain their reasons for taking the drug) and doctors, and taped sessions of research with volunteers, the film delves into the destructive as well as possible positive uses of the drug.
A family owns and operates a creepy hotel in the late 19th century where some of the guests who check-in disappear mysteriously.
An ancient Martian spaceship is unearthed in London, and proves to have powerful psychic effects on the people around.
The series revolves around a fictional Hong Kong senior counsel named Tony Cheung. Senior Counsel Cheung is well known for winning 31 legal cases in a row but is also notorious in legal circles for his unsavoury (but ethical) tactics. His focus on his legal career has also alienated family members and anyone romantically involved. When his colleague gets involved with an unscrupulous businessman, he begins to rediscover the lost idealism and righteousness of his youth.
Follows a team of friends bonded by an irrational obsession with their men's hockey team, The Chubbys. While their hockey skills may be limited, their passion is not, as shown by the chaos of their devotion to the game created in their everyday lives.