Minor Freedoms (2008)

Mikres eleftheries / Minor Freedoms (2008)  Video

Posted by yorkiez at July 31, 2016
Mikres eleftheries / Minor Freedoms (2008)

Mikres eleftheries / Minor Freedoms (2008)
DVDRip | MKV/AVC x264 ~2411 kbps avg | 1Hr 22Mins | 25 fps | 718x576 | 1.56 GB
Audio: Greek | AC3 2 Ch 256 Kbps | Subtitles: English
Genre: Drama | Director: Costas Zapas

Set in the Greek highlands, the story presents a violent, domineering man who deals in the trafficking of emigrants and young, Balkan prostitutes. Addicted to drugs and mentally unstable, the man's teenage daughter Fanny succumbs to her father's violence and ends up working for him as a prostitute. The man also wishes to prostitute his young son, the immature Christos, who is dominated by his father's violence and engages in suicidal behavior. There is a special bond between brother and sister, who have only each other, yet no one admits this. Fanny falls apart day by day but the father maintains his reign as Christos, however, resists. "But in the kingdom of the father, the last word belongs to the king,"
Anton Bruckner - Mass in E Minor / Motets (2008) {Hybrid-SACD // EAC Rip}

Anton Bruckner - Mass in E Minor / Motets
SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart / Mitglieder des Radio-Sinfonieorchesters Stuttgart des SWR / Marcus Creed
EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 325 MB | Artwork | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: hänssler CLASSIC # SACD 93.199 | Country/Year: Germany 2008
Genre: Classical | Style: Sacred, Vocal, Romantic

…The present recording proposes his Mass N°2 in E minor in its 1882 revised form, as well as the Motets. Marcus Creed, who has also recorded extraordinary versions of Brahms’ choral works, once again delights us. The perfect tonal balance the Vokalensemble of Stuttgart radiates is a marvel at every moment. Bruckner’s sacred music thereby seems eternal. Here is a Super Audio CD of rare musical pertinence: a summit.
Anton Bruckner - Mass in E Minor / Motets (2008) {Hybrid-SACD // ISO & HiRes FLAC}

Anton Bruckner - Mass in E Minor / Motets
SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart / Mitglieder des Radio-Sinfonieorchesters Stuttgart des SWR / Marcus Creed
SACD ISO: 3,64 GB (Stereo + MCH DSD) | FLAC @ 24bit/88.2kHz: 1,04 GB | Full Artwork | 5% Rec. Info
Label/Cat#: hänssler CLASSIC # SACD 93.199 | Country/Year: Germany 2008
Genre: Classical | Style: Sacred, Vocal, Romantic

…The present recording proposes his Mass N°2 in E minor in its 1882 revised form, as well as the Motets. Marcus Creed, who has also recorded extraordinary versions of Brahms’ choral works, once again delights us. The perfect tonal balance the Vokalensemble of Stuttgart radiates is a marvel at every moment. Bruckner’s sacred music thereby seems eternal. Here is a Super Audio CD of rare musical pertinence: a summit.

VA - RCA Red Seal: Best 100 (2008) (100 CDs Box Set)  Music

Posted by murena at April 14, 2018
VA - RCA Red Seal: Best 100 (2008) (100 CDs Box Set)

VA - RCA Red Seal: Best 100 (2008) (100 CDs Box Set)
WEB FLAC (Image+.cue) | 100 CDs, 115:09:10 min | Covers included | 27,9 Gb
Genre: Classical, Opera / Label: Sony BMG

The Japanese company, BMG Japan, sorted the original RCA RED SEAL CDs according to the composers and the year when the music pieces were created. BEST100 series are the best representative CDs, which were carefully chosen from those music pieces by acting and recording, and they were released again with the mark of RCA BEST100. These CDs are the most impressive records in the classical field at RCA’s best. Theoretically, we could find the single originals of those CDs, but BMG Japan reorganised excellently for everyone. During BMG Japan period, it was released for the first time in 1999 and for the second time in 2008 after SONY took over BMG. BEST100 series belong to the latter.
Tatiana Shebanova - Chopin: Complete Solo Piano Works In Opus Order (2008)

Tatiana Shebanova - Chopin: Complete Solo Piano Works In Opus Order (2008)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+log+.cue) | 12:00:18 | 2,1 Gb
Classical | Label: DUX Records

Tatiana Shebanova, who also features in the Fryderyk Chopin Institute’s on-going Real Chopin series (see review special, p83), gets her own complete, modern instrument (as opposed to Real Chopin’s historic instruments) cycle on the Polish label Dux. Arranged in opus order, it presents a satisfying survey of Chopin’s development, and it spares the listener from (for example) a lack of variety in the usual hour-long sequence of waltzes.
Vladimir Sofronitzky - Historical Russian Archives: Vladimir Sofronitzky Edition (2008) 9CD Box Set

Vladimir Sofronitzky - Historical Russian Archives: Vladimir Sofronitzky Edition (2008)
Works by Scriabin, Chopin, Liszt, Schubert, Schumann, Rachmaninoff
Prokofiev, Borodin, Beethoven, Mendelssohn

EAC | APE | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 1.29 Gb | Scans ~ 23 Mb | Time: 09:05:14
Genre: Classical | Label: Brilliant Classics | # 8975

Vladimir Sofronitsky was among the greatest Russian pianists of the twentieth century, and, while he had become a somewhat less prominent figure following his death, he must be still considered in the company of Richter, Gilels, and Yudina. In his time, Sofronitsky became widely recognized as the leading interpreter of and authority on the music of Scriabin in Eastern Europe. He was also highly praised for his interpretations of the piano works of Robert Schumann and he was a highly respected teacher.
Herbert von Karajan - The Complete EMI Recordings 1946-1984, Vol.1: Orchestral (2008) (88 CDs Box Set) REPOST

Herbert von Karajan - The Complete EMI Recordings 1946-1984, Vol.1: Orchestral (2008) (88 CD Box)
EAC Rip | APE (Image+.cue, log) | 22 Gb | Scans -> 15 mb
MP3 320 kbps | 87 CDs, 100 Hours 37 Mins | 13,2 Gb
Genre: Classical / Label: EMI Classics

To celebrate what would have been Herbert von Karajan's 100th birthday on April 5, 2008, EMI has gathered together all of the conductor's recordings for the label in two super-budget boxed sets. Volume 1 weighs in at an imposing 88 discs and focuses on orchestral repertoire (the second volume consists of vocal and operatic works). The first nine discs encompass Karajan's EMI Vienna Philharmonic sessions…

Death Racers (2008)  Video

Posted by Tavaz at April 24, 2018
Death Racers (2008)

Death Racers (2008)
BluRay Remux | MKV | 1920x1080 | English | H264 @ 18787 kbps | DTS | 1 h 32 min | 13.3 GiB
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Science Fiction, Thriller

In a dystopian future, contestants compete in a cross-country road race in which killing is part of the game.

Smáfuglar (2008)  Video

Posted by Mindsnatcher at April 24, 2018
Smáfuglar (2008)

Smáfuglar (2008)
aka: 2 Birds | Country: Iceland
DVDRip | mkv | x265 HEVC (12 bits) @ 363 Kbps, 23.976 FPS | 704 x 400 | 15min | 61.8 MB
2-ch Icelandic AC-3 @ 192 Kbps, 48.0 kHz, 16 bits | Subtitle: English
Genre: Drama, Short

2 Birds takes place during one bright summer night and follows a group of young teenagers on a journey from innocence to adulthood. The main character is a timid boy who has a typical schoolboy crush on a girl his age, who happens to be a friend of his mate.

En tu ausencia (2008)  Video

Posted by Mindsnatcher at April 24, 2018
En tu ausencia (2008)

En tu ausencia (2008)
aka: In Your Absence | Country: Canada, Spain
1080p BDRip | mkv | x265 HEVC (12 bits) @ 2270 Kbps, 25.0 FPS | 1920 x 1080 | 1h 40min | 2.23 GB
6-ch Spanish AC-3 @ 448 Kbps | 2-ch English, Spanish (Commentary) AC-3 @ 148 Kbps, 16 bits
Subtitle: English (Hard-coded) | Genre: Drama

13-year-old Pablo is a quiet, lonely boy with a troubled past. His only friend is Julia, a shameless 15-year-old girl who is more than willing to help Pablo with his transition from childhood to adolescence, and give him some advice on sex, love and life in general. On a quiet country road just outside of the village, Pablo meets Paco, an oddly calm, well dressed stranger …