Rialto Channel offers a superb range of specialist movie, documentary and entertainment programming. Here is an opportunity to see programming that you won't see anywhere else on New Zealand television. Rialto Channel appeals to movie lovers who want to be more than just entertained – you want to be informed, educated and involved.
'Tis the Season for Rialto Rockumentaries...and a not so silent night!
Rock along with Rialto Rockumentaries Thursdays at 8.30pm this December, brought to you by THE SOUND.
Rialto Channel's Music Documentary series looks into the lives of musicians Alice Cooper, Elliott Smith, The Stooges and Mick Ronson. Over time their stories have come to define them and in some cases turned them into household names. Alice Cooper may not have considered the consequences of throwing a chicken into the crowd, but it made the band world famous.
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Super Duper Alice Cooper is the twisted tale of a teenage Dr Jekyll whose rock n roll Mr Hyde almost kills him. It is the story of Vincent Furnier, a preacher's son, who struck fear into the hearts of parents as Alice Cooper, the ultimate rock star of the bizarre.
Saul Ausländer, a Hungarian-Jewish prisoner forced to work on the Nazis’ extermination production line as a member of the special squad whose job is to shepherd new arrivals into the gas chambers where they will be poisoned, their bodies burned, their ashes shoveled into a river.
Brimstone is an epic thriller set in America’s Old Mid west. Liz is a mute woman who lives with her husband and children. When the new preacher arrives in town, she immediately senses danger. As the film unfolds, we see how he tries to take everything she cares about away from her.