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Romance
Loving Annabelle
rating:3.4

Loving Annabelle

2006Runtime:0 minutes
An esteemed young poetry teacher at a Catholic boarding school (Diane Gaidry) risks everything when she engages in a feverish affair with a female student (Erin Kelly) in this controversial story of forbidden love. Directed by Katherine Brooks and co-starring Ilene Graff, this passionate yet sensitive romance explores the complexity of an unconventional relationship in the face of rigid traditionalism.

Directed by:

  • Katherine Brooks
  • rating:3.4 3.4 Average Rating

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    Mostly Martha
    rating:3.7

    Mostly Martha

    2002Runtime:0 minutes
    This tragicomic tale follows an uptight professional chef named Martha, who finds her world turned upside down when she takes in her newly orphaned niece, Lina, and tries her hand at parenting.

    Directed by:

  • Sandra Nettelbeck
  • rating:3.7 3.7 Average Rating

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    Out to Sea
    rating:3.3

    Out to Sea

    1997Runtime:0 minutes
    Con artist Charlie (Walter Matthau) persuades his widower brother-in-law, Herb (Jack Lemmon), to join him on a cruise to meet lonely, rich ladies. But he doesn't mention that they'll be working as dance hosts and posing as wealthy bachelors. Before long, Herb rumbas his way into the heart of a fellow widower (Gloria De Haven), while Charlie sets his sights on a younger oil tycoon (Dyan Cannon). Brent Spiner plays the tyrannical cruise director.

    Directed by:

  • Martha Coolidge
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    The Prince & Me 4: The Elephant Adventure
    rating:3.4

    The Prince & Me 4: The Elephant Adventure

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    When Denmark's King Edvard and Queen Paige journey to a distant kingdom to celebrate the arranged marriage of the beautiful Princess Myra, they discover that the girl hates her creepy fiancé and secretly loves Alu, a common elephant handler.

    Directed by:

  • Catherine Cyran
  • rating:3.4 3.4 Average Rating

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    Foreign
    Good Morning Heartache
    rating:3.2

    Good Morning Heartache

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    A group of documentary filmmakers sets out to chronicle the journey of a young married couple with a newborn baby. But when the pair decides to split during shooting, the film takes an interesting new twist. With a camera following their every move and practically zero privacy, the couple has little room to resolve their marital crisis.

    Directed by:

  • Anna Negri
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    My Only U
    rating:3.1

    My Only U

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    Knowing that his longtime crush, Winona (Toni Gonzaga), tested positive for a fatal disease finally gave Bong (Vhong Navarro) the courage to get closer to her. But when certain truths come to light about Winona's illness, it threatens to destroy their fledgling romance. Now, Bong isn't sure that he wants to love anyone. But can a determined Winona convince him that what they have between them is worth it?

    Directed by:

  • Cathy Garcia-Molina
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Empire of Silver
    rating:3.5

    Empire of Silver

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    This sprawling epic centers on the exploits of a banking dynasty -- headed by patriarch Master Kang -- that controls much of China's wealth at the end of the 19th century, amid political upheaval, romantic rivalries, and outright revolution.

    Directed by:

  • Christina Yao
  • rating:3.5 3.5 Average Rating

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    The Last Summer of La Boyita
    rating:3.1

    The Last Summer of La Boyita

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    Young Jorgelina feels abandoned by her sister, who has gone boy crazy, and so joins her father for a holiday in the Argentine countryside. Jorg's new best friend, farmhand Mario, turns out to have a bewildering secret, forcing them to grow up fast.

    Directed by:

  • Julia Solomonoff
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Action & Adventure
    Crusoe: The Complete Series
    rating:3.6

    Crusoe: The Complete Series

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    After he's shipwrecked, Robinson Crusoe (Philip Winchester) and his companion Friday face the adventures and challenges of life on a deserted island in this action-packed television series based on Daniel Defoe's classic novel. Flashbacks explore Crusoe's life before the wreck, including his relationships with his widowed father (Sean Bean) and family friend Jeremiah Blackthorn (Sam Neill), who serves as a business mentor to Crusoe.

    Directed by:

  • Jeff Woolnough
  • Michael Robison
  • Alex Chapple
  • Helen Shaver
  • Duane Clark
  • rating:3.6 3.6 Average Rating

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    White Wolves: A Cry in the Wild 2
    rating:3.2

    White Wolves: A Cry in the Wild 2

    1993Runtime:0 minutes
    Five teens (Ami Dolenz, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, David Moscow, Amy O'Neill and Mark Riffon) are high on life during a fortnight adventure through the Cascade Mountains. But when their leader falls over a cliff, nature ups the ante and the adolescents must band together to save themselves. The film is a sequel (not in plot, but in spirit) to Cry in the Wild, which was based on Gary Paulsen's popular children's book &NFi;Hatchet&NFi_;.

    Directed by:

  • Catherine Cyran
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    From Dusk Till Dawn: Full Tilt Boogie
    rating:3.1

    From Dusk Till Dawn: Full Tilt Boogie

    1996Runtime:0 minutes
    This documentary feature will give you an insider's look behind the scenes of Robert Rodriguez's darkly comic supernatural thriller. On-set interviews and footage offer plenty of insight into both the hard work and the camaraderie that goes on when the official cameras &NFi;aren't&NFi_; filming. A must for indie fans and aspiring filmmakers. (Note: This disc does &NFi;not&NFi_; contain From Dusk Till Dawn; to see the film, please rent the movie disc.)

    Directed by:

  • Sarah Kelly
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Doctor Who: Lost in Time: The Patrick Troughton Years
    rating:3.4

    Doctor Who: Lost in Time: The Patrick Troughton Years

    1968Runtime:0 minutes
    True "Doctor Who" fans relish this collection of restored 1960s-era episodes from incomplete story lines of the legendary sci-fi series, lost forever from BBC archives. The clips here star Patrick Troughton as the time-traveling Doctor. The footage includes episodes from the stories "The Power of the Daleks," "The Underwater Menace," "The Moonbase," "The Faceless Ones" and "The Wheel in Space." Frazer Hines and Deborah Watling also star.

    Directed by:

  • Julia Smith
  • rating:3.4 3.4 Average Rating

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    Comedy
    Frasier: Season 9
    rating:3.1

    Frasier: Season 9

    2001Runtime:0 minutes
    The doctor is in for the ninth season of one of TV's most beloved sitcoms. This season sees Frasier torn between two women; the further romantic developments between Niles and Daphne; and Martin's new job.

    Directed by:

  • Kelsey Grammer
  • David Lee
  • Katy Garretson
  • Sheldon Epps
  • Wil Shriner
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Kung Fu Panda 2
    rating:4.0

    Kung Fu Panda 2

    2011Runtime:0 minutes
    The legendary Dragon Warrior, Po (Jack Black), the kung fu panda, dutifully guards the Valley of Peace alongside his allies the Furious Five. When a frightful new enemy emerges, Po and company embark on a perilous journey to save China and the art of kung fu. Directed by Jennifer Yuh, this animated action adventure sequel also features the vocal talents of Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman and Seth Rogen.

    Directed by:

  • Jennifer Yuh
  • rating:4.0 4.0 Average Rating

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    Bar-B-Q / Beverly Hood: Double Feature
    rating:3.1

    Bar-B-Q / Beverly Hood: Double Feature

    1999Runtime:0 minutes
    In Bar-B-Q, a famous athlete-turned-actor doesn't want to be a slave to the grind, so he takes a break to go home and chill with his girlfriend and homies. When they decide to have a barbecue, word gets out and neighbors crash the backyard boogie. In Beverly Hood, a Washington family wins the lottery and moves from the poor south to the 'hood -- Beverly Hood! Stars Kim Whitley, Chanda Watts and John West. Directed by John West.

    Directed by:

  • Tyler Maddox-Simms
  • Amanda Moss
  • John West
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Just Wright
    rating:3.8

    Just Wright

    2010Runtime:0 minutes
    Good-hearted physical therapist Leslie Wright (Queen Latifah) is looking for romance but keeps finding duds until she meets professional basketball player Scott McKnight (Common). When Scott suffers a major injury, it's up to Leslie to save his career. Leslie and Scott become close as they work together, but Leslie's beautiful, gold-digging childhood chum -- who is also Scott's estranged girlfriend -- threatens their relationship.

    Directed by:

  • Sanaa Hamri
  • rating:3.8 3.8 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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