As the rebel leaders map their strategy for an attack on the Emperor's new Death Star, Han Solo remains frozen and imprisoned in the desert fortress of Jabba the Hutt, who is also keeping Princess Leia as a slave. Meanwhile, Luke Skywalker, now a master of The Force, rescues his friends but cannot become a true Jedi Knight until he wages his own crucial battle against his evil father, Darth Vader, who has sworn to win him over to the Dark Side.
3) Bleak house
"Out of an interminable court case spin three young people each searching for their place in the world. Their story moves fast -- swirling through an incredible array of characters from passionate young lovers to ruthless lawyers, from an ice-cold aristocratic beauty to a shrewd, relentless detective -- until the final thrilling climax"--Container.
4) Local hero
Texas oil executive Mac is dispatched by his crackpot boss to a remote seaside village in Scotland with orders to buy out the town and develop the region for an oil refinery. But as business mixes with pleasure, Mac finds himself enchanted by both the picturesque community and its oddball denizens, and Texas starts to feel awfully far away.
5) The Machine
Vincent falls in love with Ava while they are creating the world's first self-aware artificial intelligence. The work goes terribly wrong when the military steals their technology to make a robotic weapon that no one can control.
He is the ultimate high-seas hero: a man of unshakable courage, unwavering principles, and extraordinary skill. Joining the Royal Navy at the outset of the bloody Napoleonic Wars, Horatio Hornblower rises quickly from raw recruit to seasoned sailor, and his exploits become the stuff of legend. Includes the following titles: The Duel (1998); and The Fire Ships (1998).
8) Parade's end
Set over a tumultuous ten-year period in the early 20th century, this five-hour miniseries tells the story of an honorable Englishman coping with his growing disillusion at the end of a privileged era and the beginning of a new, egalitarian society. As the comfortable certainties of Edwardian England begin to give way to the chaos and destruction of WWI, nobleman Christopher Tietjens puts principles first by marrying Sylvia, a pretty, manipulative...
The true story of a royal marriage that fell apart - a story of adultery, bitterness and betrayal. A relationship entered into for all the wrong reasons disintegrates under the eager gaze of the press and culminates in a very public washing of private dirty laundry.