The inhabitants of the continent of Cruzon are born with the ability to freely control quartz. Technology based on this power allows them to perform a great multitude of tasks such as shoot projectiles and pilot mobile suits (called Golems in this society). Rygart Arrow is an un-sorcerer, a rare individual who is unable to levitate even the smallest crystal. Living with his brother on a farm, he receives a letter from an old friend, Hodr, the current king. Close companion of the king and queen when they were students at Assam Military School, Arrow is informed that a war is about to occur. Hodr called him because an ancient type of Golem has been found in a mining shaft. No one has been able to move it and Queen Sigyn, an expert engineer, suspects that maybe an un-sorcerer might be the key to activate it.
Mark Kermode reveals the film-making tricks and techniques behind classic movie genres, from romcoms to horrors.
The Mark Steel Lectures are a series of radio and television programmes. Written and delivered by Mark Steel, each scripted lecture presents arguments for the importance of a historical figure. The lectures were originally broadcast on BBC Radio 4 over three series between 1999 and 2002. Many of the arguments were illustrated by miniature sketches. These sketches featured Mark Steel, Martin Hyder, Mel Hudson, Carla Mendonça, Femi Elufowoju Junior and Debbie Isitt. The first series was subtitled "A series of lectures about Englishmen who changed the course of history", with the remaining two changing this to "A series of lectures about people with a passion". The first series was produced by Phil Clark; the others by Lucy Armitage. The lecture on Ludwig van Beethoven was nominated for a Sony Radio Comedy Award. The programme transferred to television in 2003, with an Open University series on BBC Four, which was later repeated on BBC Two. This variously featured: ⁕Gerard Logan as Lord Byron ⁕Martin Hyder as Isaac Newton, Sigmund Freud, Aristotle, Che Guevara, Oliver Cromwell, Ludwig van Beethoven and Charles Darwin ⁕Ainsley Harriott as Robert Boyle ⁕Linda Smith as Martha Freud
All serial killers commit murder to satisfy their grand fantasies, but the murderers featured in this true-crime docuseries take it one step further, committing heinous acts that allow them to extend their fantasies and relive the excitement of their crimes again and again.
Mark Saber refers to a half-hour 1950s detective television series that took different forms and titles during its run. Tom Conway portrayed Mark Saber as a plainclothes English detective working with the Homicide Division of the N.Y.P.D. in Mystery Theater which aired on ABC from October 1951 to June 1954. Donald Gray portrayed Mark Saber as a one-armed private detective based in London in The Vise which aired on ABC from September 1955 to June 1957. Donald Gray also portrayed Mark Saber in Saber of London which aired on NBC from October 1957 to May 1960.
Permanent Mark, starring tattoo expert Permanent Mark Walters, is a reality travel series about the world's greatest tattoo artists.
Question Mark is a Canadian current affairs television series which aired on CBC Television from 1963 to 1964.
Mark Twain is a documentary film on the life of Mark Twain also known as Samuel Clements produced by Ken Burns in 2001. Burns captures both the public and private persona of Mark Twain from his birth to his death. The film was narrated by Keith David and the voice of Mark Twain was provided by Kevin Conway.
The Mark Walberg Show was an American talk show presented by Mark L. Walberg which aired from September 11, 1995 until May 31, 1996.
Connect with Mark Kelley was a Canadian news talk show, which aired from 2009 to 2012 on CBC News Network. Hosted by Mark Kelley, the show originally aired lived from 7p.m. to 9p.m. eastern time on weeknights, and then was shortened to an 8p.m. to 9p.m. air time, after the creation of The Lang and O'Leary Exchange. The show's team also included Reshmi Nair, Jennifer Hollett and Nick Purdon. Several months before the first airing, Mark Kelley pitched to his executives the concept of a "highly interactive nightly news show” which would utilize new media technologies. The show debuted on October 26, 2009. The show ended on June 22, 2012 due to budget cuts resulting from the 2012 Canadian federal budget. Kelley went on to join the CBC's weekly newsmagazine series the fifth estate.
The Mark of Cain is a British Academy of Film and Television Arts Award-winning British television film first broadcast in 2007 following three young men as they experience the extremity of war for the first time, and the permanent effects of what they have seen and done as they return from their tour of duty. Rather than heroic stories, all they bring home are tawdry trophy photos, as well as the secrets of what they really did, until the consequences of their actions surface to confront them. Produced by Red Production Company, it was originally scheduled on Channel 4 at 9pm on 5 April 2007, but was rescheduled to April 12, 2007, in light of the detention of British service personnel by Iran. The film's title comes from Royal Irish Regiment Colonel Tim Collins's eve-of-battle speech in Iraq in 2003.
A six-part Australian television mockumentary parody series about sport, celebrities and reality television. The series sees Jason Gann reprising his role of Mark Wary from the The Wedge, a professional Sports star, that is a parody of controversial real-life sport stars Shane Warne and Wayne Carey. Dailan Evans also reprises his role as his long suffering manager Jerry.
Landmark is a Canadian current affairs television series which aired on CBC Television in 1970.