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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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    Dance Like...Sing Like...Be Like a Pop Star with...Demi Lovato
    rating:3.0

    Dance Like...Sing Like...Be Like a Pop Star with...Demi Lovato

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    Let Demi Lovato, the Disney star of television's "Camp Rock," give you the 1-2-3s of how to sing like a dream and dance the latest hip-hop steps just like she did in "Moves Me," her very own music video, which is also included in this program. It doesn't matter how much experience you have -- Demi, with all her energy and enthusiasm, will have you moving, singing, feeling and looking like a pop star in no time.

    Directed by:

  • Chrissy Walker
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Arabian Spices
    rating:3.0

    Arabian Spices

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    Add some flavor to your tribal dance moves with this instructional program led by Sahira of Urban Gypsy. Designed for intermediate-level dancers, the lessons guide you through 11 exciting combinations with easy-to-follow instructions. Audiences around the world have thrilled to these dances; now you can learn the same techniques, as each routine is slowly broken down for viewers. The program also includes a performance by Urban Gypsy members.

    Directed by:

  • Laura McFall
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Fighting Politics
    rating:3.0

    Fighting Politics

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    Filmmaker Emily Vahey chronicles the controversy surrounding mixed martial artist Matt Lindland, whose promising career in the Ultimate Fighting Championship was cut short when he was dismissed for wearing the wrong clothing at a pre-match event. Did the UFC have a legitimate beef? Or was UFC chief Dana White determined to protect UFC's golden-boy athletes by railroading the up-and-coming Lindland? Along with his supporters, Lindland weighs in.

    Directed by:

  • Emily Vahey
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Dogs: Choosing, Caring and Training
    rating:3.0

    Dogs: Choosing, Caring and Training

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    Get a leg up on your favorite canine's behavior, eating habits, health and more with this informative and entertaining guide that features a wealth of useful insight from a group of noted experts and animal specialists. Among the important topics discussed are choosing the right dog, spaying and neutering, housebreaking and general training, health and nutrition, the importance of exercise and much more.

    Directed by:

  • Marianna Kheyfets
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Adam: Giselle: Teatro alla Scala
    rating:3.0

    Adam: Giselle: Teatro alla Scala

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    Acclaimed Ukranian dancer Svetlana Zakharova, who later became one of the youngest ballerinas in Moscow's Bolshoi Ballet, stars in the title role of the famed Romantic ballet "Giselle," recorded at the Teatro alla Scalla in Milan in April 2005. The production, with a libretto by Jules-Henri Vernoy de Saint-Georges and Théophile Gautier, and music by Adolphe Adam, also features La Scala star Roberto Bolle as Albrecht.

    Directed by:

  • Tina Protasoni
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Cats: Choosing, Caring & Training
    rating:2.9

    Cats: Choosing, Caring & Training

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    With insight from a group of experts, including Humane Society representative Julie Merritt and animal behaviorist Lisa Radosta, this informative program helps cat owners get a leg up on their pet's health, eating habits, behavior and much more. Chapters include veterinary advice, adaptation, nutrition, grooming, pet first and CPR, product recommendations, behavior modification, and cats and kids.

    Directed by:

  • Marianna Kheyfets
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    Kim Eng: Presence Through Movement: Yin Yoga
    rating:2.9

    Kim Eng: Presence Through Movement: Yin Yoga

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    Noted workshop leader Kim Eng offers this program of meditative postures and movements designed to bring your naturally gentle and receptive "yin" energy into balance with the active "yang" energy that often overshadows it. Including short and long forms and featuring an introduction from popular spiritual teacher (and Eng's husband) Eckart Tolle, this program helps beginning and advanced yoga students alike find serenity in the present moment.

    Directed by:

  • Nancy Smith
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    Keep Your Eyes Open
    rating:2.9

    Keep Your Eyes Open

    2002Runtime:0 minutes
    This fast-paced documentary directed by Tamra Davis captures the battle of wills, thrills and spills in skateboarding, snowboarding, skiing, surfing, BMX and motocross racing set to the infectious music of the Latch Brothers. Catch all the action plus interviews with star athletes such as snowboarders Steve Berra and Tina Basich, motocross rider Travis Pastrana and skier Seth Morrison. Also included are commentary, sound effects and more.

    Directed by:

  • Tamra Davis
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    Gaumont Treasures: The Films of Alice Guy
    rating:2.9

    Gaumont Treasures: The Films of Alice Guy

    1897Runtime:0 minutes
    Showcasing her pioneering creativity as an early filmmaker, this compilation of more than 60 short films by director Alice Guy features works she created for the Gaumont Film Company before moving to the United States. Selections cover genres ranging from comedy to social commentary and religion -- including "The Birth, the Life and the Death of Christ" -- and encompass early experimental techniques such as hand-coloring and synchronized sound.

    Directed by:

  • Alice Guy
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    It's Our Game
    rating:2.9

    It's Our Game

    2004Runtime:0 minutes
    In 2004, eight countries in the ultra-competitive sport of hockey -- Canada, the United States, Czech Republic, Russia, Finland, Sweden, Germany and Slovakia -- battled it out to determine which team deserved to be crowned the king of the sport. From the start, Team Canada, led by ice legends Wayne Gretzky and Pat Quinn and comprised of other hockey greats, were favored to win; watch as they successfully pleased believers around the world.

    Directed by:

  • Nancy Lee
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    YogaFit: For Cyclists
    rating:2.8

    YogaFit: For Cyclists

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    The perfect complement to any cyclist's exercise routine, this fitness program features a variety of yoga stretches that reduce lower-back pain, increase leg flexibility, strengthen core muscles, help prevent injuries and decrease stress levels. Whether you enjoy mountain biking, stationary cycling or anything in between, this 60-minute yoga-based workout will leave you rejuvenated and relaxed.

    Directed by:

  • Beth Shaw
  • rating:2.8 2.8 Average Rating

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    Bikini: Weapon of Choice
    rating:2.8

    Bikini: Weapon of Choice

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    The bikini has graced international beaches and magazine covers for over 60 years. Go behind the scenes of a swimsuit fashion shoot as models sporting designer UjENA bikinis and photographers reveal what makes this summer attire so intriguing. Filmed in Cancun; Prague; Santa Cruz, Calif.; and Mallorca, Spain, this provocative glimpse uncovers the history and knockout power of this fashion phenomenon that raises eyebrows around the world.

    Directed by:

  • Catherine Cross
  • rating:2.8 2.8 Average Rating

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    Hollywood's Hot Wheels
    rating:2.8

    Hollywood's Hot Wheels

    1999Runtime:0 minutes
    Here's a fast-paced joyride that takes a colorful look at some of Hollywood's most famous automobiles. From the Batmobile to the time-traveling DeLorean of Back to the Future, you'll race through nearly a century of celebrities, cars and pop culture. Join narrator Adam West for this insider's look at some of the hottest, most imaginative cars ever, featuring dynamic footage and exclusive interviews with legendary customizers.

    Directed by:

  • Edith Becker
  • rating:2.8 2.8 Average Rating

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    Yoga for Scoliosis
    rating:2.8

    Yoga for Scoliosis

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    While not a substitute for proper medical care, this innovative program designed by certified yoga instructor and scoliosis sufferer Elise Browning Miller can help you take charge of your back and relieve the pain associated with the condition. Delivered in three 17-minute segments, which can be performed separately or all at once, the workout focuses on de-rotating the spine and ribs, strengthening weak muscles and stretching out tight areas.

    Directed by:

  • Elise Miller
  • rating:2.8 2.8 Average Rating

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    Just Add Spice: Parenting for Happy, Healthy Kids
    rating:2.8

    Just Add Spice: Parenting for Happy, Healthy Kids

    2010Runtime:0 minutes
    Funded by the National Institutes of Health, this instructive parenting program shadows four different sets of moms and dads as they implement the SPICE approach to child-rearing: Structure, Praise, Inspire, Consistency and Enjoy. Using each family's stated goals as a guideline, parenting expert Roni Leiderman coaches them through everyday situations and helps them create positive interactions and increase family time, too.

    Directed by:

  • Alison DeGerome Dick
  • rating:2.8 2.8 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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