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The Trouble with Angels
rating:3.8

The Trouble with Angels

1966Runtime:0 minutes
Two teens turn a staid convent upside down with their youthful glee and zany antics. Although the pair gets in trouble for transgressions like invading the nuns' quarters and substituting soap for sugar in the kitchen, their charm wins everyone over.

Directed by:

  • Ida Lupino
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    Red Dirt Rising
    rating:3.6

    Red Dirt Rising

    2010Runtime:0 minutes
    The birth of stock-car racing is captured through the story of pioneer Jimmie Lewallen (Brad Yoder), who began as a moonshine runner in 1930s North Carolina, took a break to serve in World War II and came home to witness the formation of NASCAR. From dirt tracks to international speedways, Lewallen and his buddies Bill Blair (Burgess Jenkins) and Fred Harb (Quentin Kerr) see their lives transformed by a sport they'd pursued purely out of passion.

    Directed by:

  • Kathleen 'Bo' Bobak
  • rating:3.6 3.6 Average Rating

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    Minkus: La Bayadère: Teatro alla Scala
    rating:3.1

    Minkus: La Bayadère: Teatro alla Scala

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    Noteworthy Bolshoi Ballet superstar Svetlana Zakharova, Corps de Ballet of the Teatro alla Scala and their lead dancer, Roberto Bolle, bring a stirring live performance of Marius Petipa's "La Bayadère" ("The Temple Dancer") to the Milan stage. Choreographed by Natalia Makarova and directed for video by Tina Protasoni, the 2006 performance is inspired by a libretto purportedly written by the choreographer himself and conducted by David Coleman.

    Directed by:

  • Tina Protasoni
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    All in This Tea
    rating:3.7

    All in This Tea

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    Few people know the fascinating history of tea growing and making. This intriguing documentary aims to change that by following renowned tea importer David Lee Hoffman as he scours the far-flung corners of China to find the richest teas on earth. Tea making is an art and tradition that goes back generations in the East, and Hoffman makes it his goal to bring to the rest of the world the exquisite teas produced by struggling small farmers.

    Directed by:

  • Les Blank
  • Gina Leibrecht
  • rating:3.7 3.7 Average Rating

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    Anime & Animation
    Horseland: Taking the Heat
    rating:3.4

    Horseland: Taking the Heat

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    Take a trip to Horseland, a giant ranch where horse lovers join together for fun and adventure in this animated television series. After skipping practice sessions, overconfident Alma gets an unpleasant surprise in the fence-jumping event in "Win Some, Lose Some." Then, in "Fire, Fire Burning Bright," Chloe and Zoey don't take their responsibilities seriously on a trail ride, and their actions lead to consequences that put everyone in danger.

    Directed by:

  • Karen Hyden
  • rating:3.4 3.4 Average Rating

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    Pingu: On Thin Ice
    rating:3.5

    Pingu: On Thin Ice

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    Getting himself in trouble is nothing new for mischievous penguin Pingu as he returns for another series of hilarious adventures in this cartoon collection. Life at the South Pole has never been so fun! Episodes in this snowy set include "Pranks," "Pingu and the Snowball," "Pingu and Pinga Go Camping," "Stinky Pingu," "Pingu's Bouncy Fun," "Pingu's Balancing Act" and "Pinga Has Hiccups."

    Directed by:

  • Otmar Gutmann
  • Marianne Noser
  • rating:3.5 3.5 Average Rating

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    Green Lantern: Emerald Knights
    rating:3.5

    Green Lantern: Emerald Knights

    2011Runtime:0 minutes
    Geek god Nathan Fillion fills in as the voice of Green Lantern Hal Jordan in this animated six-story anthology of adventures built around the crime-fighting prowess of the intergalactic Green Lantern Corps (and based on the popular DC Comics characters).

    Directed by:

  • Chris Berkeley
  • Lauren Montgomery
  • Jay Oliva
  • rating:3.5 3.5 Average Rating

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    Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion
    rating:3.8

    Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion

    1997Runtime:0 minutes
    This popular anime series is set in 2015, 15 years after what's believed to be a meteorite struck Antarctica, wiping out half of Earth's population and leaving the rest to contend with rising sea levels and a strange alien race known as the Angels. Now, the conflict between humanity and the Angels comes to a head in the mind-blowing conclusion to the saga from acclaimed Japanese director Hideaki Anno.

    Directed by:

  • Hideaki Anno
  • Amanda Winn Lee
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    Independent
    Jesus' Son
    rating:3.4

    Jesus' Son

    1999Runtime:0 minutes
    Nominated for an Independent Spirit Award, director Alison Maclean's reflective drama follows FH (Billy Crudup), a well-meaning drug addict who stumbles backward into redemption. When his longtime love (Samantha Morton) leaves, FH follows her but meets and falls for the older Mira (Holly Hunter). Amid his life's wreckage, a near-fatal car crash and a chance to save a child's life force FH to examine his existence and its meaning.

    Directed by:

  • Alison MacLean
  • rating:3.4 3.4 Average Rating

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    Monday
    rating:3.2

    Monday

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    While faithfully following all of the advice his inner voice recommends, an awkward loser (Joe Kraemer) encounters friction with his girlfriend (Ele Keats), experiences one horrendous setback after another and struggles to stay upbeat. Written and directed by Heidi Van Lier, this charming experimental comedy features a soundtrack full of catchy pop tunes and relies on voice-over narration instead of dialogue.

    Directed by:

  • Heidi Van Lier
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    Lost and Delirious
    rating:3.3

    Lost and Delirious

    2001Runtime:0 minutes
    Mary (Mischa Barton) doesn't want to attend the posh boarding school her father and stepmother have selected, but once there she quickly befriends her new roommates: the sophisticated Paulie (Piper Perabo) and the well-traveled Tory (Jessica Pare). Mary soon discovers that Paulie and Tory are more than friends -- not a problem for her. But when someone threatens to "out" the girls, the relationship ends, leaving Paulie heartbroken and desperate.

    Directed by:

  • Lea Pool
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    My First Mister
    rating:3.5

    My First Mister

    2001Runtime:0 minutes
    Against all odds, a 49-year-old store owner and his teenage clerk become close friends. He's neurotic, and she's from a dysfunctional family, but together, they heal emotional wounds and form an unbreakable bond.

    Directed by:

  • Christine Lahti
  • rating:3.5 3.5 Average Rating

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    Action & Adventure
    Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths
    rating:3.9

    Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths

    2010Runtime:0 minutes
    Alternate universes collide when Lex Luthor (voiced by Chris Noth) drops in from another dimension, imploring the Justice League to save his version of Earth -- where he's a good guy -- from a group of supervillains called the Crime Syndicate. Mark Harmon, James Woods and William Baldwin lend their voices as Superman, Owlman and Batman, respectively, in this animated feature based on DC Comics characters.

    Directed by:

  • Sam Liu
  • Lauren Montgomery
  • rating:3.9 3.9 Average Rating

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    The Peacemaker
    rating:3.5

    The Peacemaker

    1997Runtime:0 minutes
    Terrorists be damned! After some baddies trigger a nuclear explosion in Russia, U.S. Special Forces intelligence agent Thomas Devoe (George Clooney) and White House nuclear weapons expert Julia Kelly (Nicole Kidman) come to the rescue. Trouble is, the web of conspiracy stretches from Europe to New York, and the terrorists have no demands. Clooney, hip and hard as nails, riffs wonderfully off a more circumspect Kidman.

    Directed by:

  • Mimi Leder
  • rating:3.5 3.5 Average Rating

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    Out-of-Sync
    rating:3.3

    Out-of-Sync

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    Talented disc jockey Jason St. Julian (LL Cool J) gave up a promising career when he took the fall for a mob boss (Ramy Zada) and ended up in jail. Now, in an attempt to go straight, Julian is battling his gambling and alcohol problems, but his past keeps catching up to him in the form of loan sharks, drug dealers and crooked cops. Worse, he falls in love with the mob boss's girlfriend (Victoria Dillard). Yaphet Kotto and Howard Hesseman co-star.

    Directed by:

  • Debbie Allen
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    Mad Money
    rating:3.4

    Mad Money

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    When her husband loses his high-paying job, well-off Bridget Cardigan joins the janitorial staff of the Federal Reserve Bank and conspires with two fellow employees to pilfer old money that's scheduled to be destroyed. It seems like a simple plan but, of course, it's never that simple.

    Directed by:

  • Callie Khouri
  • rating:3.4 3.4 Average Rating

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    Now and Then
    rating:3.8

    Now and Then

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    Waxing nostalgic about the bittersweet passage from childhood to puberty in this tender coming-of-age tale, four childhood girlfriends -- Teeny, Chrissy, Samantha and Roberta -- recall the magical summer of 1970. During their walk down memory lane, they reconcile experiences with boys, secrets, bullies and more. Lesli Linka Glatter directs; Gaby Hoffmann, Ashleigh Aston Moore, Cloris Leachman, Thora Birch and Christina Ricci co-star.

    Directed by:

  • Lesli Linka Glatter
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    Now and Then (1995)
    A heartwarming movie about four childhood girlfriends who, in adulthood reunion, relive their experience of the life-changing summer of 1970, including a mystery death, divorce, standing up to the boys, first kiss, and the meaning of true friendship. Each explores her unique identity amidst family and friends. Beautifully directed by Lesli Linka Glatter.
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