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A Father ... a Son ... Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
rating:2.9

A Father ... a Son ... Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

2005Runtime:0 minutes
Aiming her camera lens at Oscar winners Kirk and Michael Douglas, Academy Award-winning actress and filmmaker Lee Grant captures an extraordinary portrait of a father and son whose lives have intersected as frequently as they've diverged. Relying on candid interviews with the actors as well as conversations with their family and friends, Grant also incorporates film clips to illustrate examples of their parallel lives.

Directed by:

  • Lee Grant
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    Class Act
    rating:2.9

    Class Act

    1994Runtime:0 minutes
    This popular British TV series stars Joanna Lumley as Kate, an aristocratic woman who's forced to take extreme measures to maintain her privileged lifestyle when her wealthy husband vanishes with all their money. Aided by an unlikely pair of accomplices -- Gloria, a "reformed" cat burglaress, and Jack, a cowardly journalist -- Kate sets out to track down her husband and, more importantly, her fortune!

    Directed by:

  • Jane Howell
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    Between the Lions: Pecos Bill Cleans Up the West
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    Between the Lions: Pecos Bill Cleans Up the West

    2000Runtime:0 minutes
    A family of book-loving lions encourages kids to get wild about reading in this 3-episode collection of the popular children's show. A tornado blows into the library in "Pecos Bill Cleans Up the West," and it's up to Pecos Bill to wrangle the rascally wind; Harry Houdini shows Lionel a few magic tricks in "Lionel's Great Escape Trick"; and Leona can't get to sleep after hearing an enchanting story about a queen in "Touching the Moon."

    Directed by:

  • Lisa Simon
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    This is Coronation Street: The Anniversary Special
    rating:2.9

    This is Coronation Street: The Anniversary Special

    2000Runtime:0 minutes
    "Coronation Street," the continuing drama about ordinary people living on a gritty street in northern England, is the longest-running drama in the world and a national treasure in Britain. This video contains the show's 40th Anniversary special, which includes rarely seen archival footage and interviews with cast members past and present. The special also features British celebrities talking about what the series has meant to them.

    Directed by:

  • Gabrielle Osrin
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    Burned Bridge
    rating:2.9

    Burned Bridge

    1994Runtime:0 minutes
    This Australian miniseries features actress Cate Blanchett (early in her career) as a radio producer who's investigating the appalling murder of a young aboriginal girl. As the investigation progresses, tensions flare between the already strained white and black communities in the isolated town of Brooklyn Waters. Soon, the girl's murder threatens to force all involved to their collective breaking point.

    Directed by:

  • Paul Faint
  • Scott Hartford-Davis
  • Julian Pringle
  • Kate Woods
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    Western Towns
    rating:2.9

    Western Towns

    2004Runtime:0 minutes
    Actor Keith Carradine hosts this fascinating History Channel program examining the role that sound engineering played in the success of some of the most notorious Old West towns, such as Dodge City, Tombstone and Deadwood. According to historians and scholars, part of the reason we still talk about these towns is the fact that they were designed remarkably well -- even though they sprouted up in desolate areas that were once nearly uninhabitable.

    Directed by:

  • Laura Verklan
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    Second Chances
    rating:2.9

    Second Chances

    1993Runtime:0 minutes
    On the surface, Santa Rita, California, is a lush, idyllic resort community. But underneath that coat of beauty, there lurks a world of dark secrets and inner turmoils. Several of the town's inhabitants -- including widowed Diane (Connie Sellecca), her sister Kate (Megan Porter Follows), and Kate's best friend Melinda (Jennifer Lopez) -- can't seem to find the right man. These struggles are at the core of the series.

    Directed by:

  • Gene Reynolds
  • Sharron Miller
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    Sesame Street: Let's Make Music
    rating:2.9

    Sesame Street: Let's Make Music

    2000Runtime:0 minutes
    Telly loses his tuba and fears that he'll never be able to make music again. Fortunately, the cast of the hit show "Stomp" arrives and demonstrates how everyday objects can be used for music. Soon, the whole Sesame Street gang is learning about music and rhythm! Fast-paced and educational fun, this Sesame Street special has never been seen on television.

    Directed by:

  • Emily Squires
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    Arthur C. Clarke's Mysterious Universe
    rating:2.9

    Arthur C. Clarke's Mysterious Universe

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    Science fiction legend Arthur C. Clarke hosts this program in which highly respected scientific experts travel the globe seeking the truth behind mythical creatures, ancient legends and hair-raising rituals. They'll take you beyond the realms of the known world and into the mysterious, fantastic universe of ghosts, UFOs, zombies, unexplained disappearances and much, much more.

    Directed by:

  • Fiona Greig
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    Sesame Street: Big Bird Sings
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    Sesame Street: Big Bird Sings

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    Sesame Street's Big Bird whisks his pal Snuffy on a musical trip to exciting places in this sing-along program. Snuffy flips through Big Bird's scrapbook and is truly amazed by all of his friend's photos and souvenirs. Big Bird tells Snuffy his most exciting memories, such as visiting an Indian reservation and his first day at school. The sing-along program features 11 catchy tunes, including "The Map Song," "Big Bird Can't Fly" and "Rhyme Out."

    Directed by:

  • Lisa Simon
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    Bob the Builder: Digging For Treasure
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    Bob the Builder: Digging For Treasure

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    While Bob the Builder and his crew are hard at work, they discover hidden treasures: They find dinosaur bones, a time capsule, and with Bob's new metal detector, they hope to find much more!

    Directed by:

  • Sarah Ball
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    Do Not Adjust Your Set
    rating:2.9

    Do Not Adjust Your Set

    1967Runtime:0 minutes
    Originally envisioned as a program for children, this imaginative 1960s television series gained a sizable adult following thanks to the talents of comedians and artists who would later create "Monty Python's Flying Circus." Featuring work by Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam and Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band leader Neil Innes (whom Gilliam referred to as "the seventh Python"), this collection is a must-see for British comedy fans.

    Directed by:

  • Adrian Cooper
  • Daphne Shadwell
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    Harts of the West: The Complete Collection
    rating:2.8

    Harts of the West: The Complete Collection

    1993Runtime:0 minutes
    In the wake of a health scare, Dave Hart (Beau Bridges) ditches his dead-end job as a lingerie salesman for a simpler life out West. Pulling up stakes, he relocates with his wife (Harley Jane Kozak), daughter (Meghann Haldeman) and sons (Sean Murray and Nathan Watt) to a tumbledown ranch in Sholo, Nev. This short-lived television drama also stars Beau's real-life father, Lloyd Bridges, who plays curmudgeonly cowboy Jake Tyrell.

    Directed by:

  • Greg Beeman
  • Bill D'Elia
  • Scott Brazil
  • Robert Lieberman
  • Mel Damski
  • James Hayman
  • Helaine Head
  • Neal Israel
  • rating:2.8 2.8 Average Rating

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    Arctic Mission
    rating:2.8

    Arctic Mission

    2003Runtime:0 minutes
    Scientists explore the impact of climate change on the Arctic in this series of five films. A team of scientists and filmmakers board the sailboat SEDNA IV for a breathtaking data-gathering expedition through the Arctic. Not only does the series reveal the impact of climate change on the Arctic's sensitive ecosystems, wildlife and indigenous Inuits, it also explores the potential impact of global warming on the entire planet.

    Directed by:

  • Jean Lemire
  • Thierry Piantanida
  • Alain Belhumeur
  • Caroline Underwood
  • Carlos Ferrand
  • rating:2.8 2.8 Average Rating

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    Buffalo Bill: Seasons 1 & 2
    rating:2.8

    Buffalo Bill: Seasons 1 & 2

    1983Runtime:0 minutes
    Dabney Coleman stars as Bill Bittinger, egotistical host of a Buffalo, N.Y., talk show in this 1980s comedy series. Bitter on the air and off, Bill resents his job and vents his insecurities on unfortunate talk-show guests, station manager Karl (Max Wright) and other colleagues. But unflappable co-host Jo-Jo (Joanna Cassidy) always remains as cool as a cucumber, and Bill always gets what's coming to him. Geena Davis and Charles Robinson co-star.

    Directed by:

  • Jim Drake
  • Dennis Klein
  • Tom Patchett
  • Ellen Falcon
  • rating:2.8 2.8 Average Rating

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    Love My Way: Series 1
    rating:2.8

    Love My Way: Series 1

    2004Runtime:0 minutes
    This successful and critically acclaimed series from Down Under follows the joys and hardships faced by the Jackson and Paige clans and their extended group of family, friends and lovers. In the premiere season, impulsive Frankie (Claudia Karvan) and her newly remarried ex, Charlie (Daniel Wyllie), cope with an unthinkable sudden tragedy. Meanwhile, Frankie's cynical flatmate, Tom (Brendan Cowell), wrestles with substance abuse.

    Directed by:

  • Jessica Hobbs
  • 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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