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American Photography: A Century of Images
rating:3.6

American Photography: A Century of Images

1999Runtime:0 minutes
Photography has played an integral role in American history -- from the treasured family snapshot to Dorothea Lange's powerful images of the Great Depression to the front-page photo of man's footprints on the moon. This documentary explores its impact in America from 1900 to 1999 -- from the time everyday Americans could own cameras to photography's increasingly important role in shaping public opinion and its development as an art form.

Directed by:

  • Ellen Hovde
  • rating:3.6 3.6 Average Rating

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    Legion of Super Heroes: Vol. 2
    rating:3.6

    Legion of Super Heroes: Vol. 2

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    Young Clark Kent, who hasn't yet grown into his full powers, travels to the future to help a group of junior superheroes in these episodes of the animated series. Tasked with saving the universe, the kids are often hampered by their own inexperience. But armed with good intentions, the undisciplined and unpredictable Brainiac 5, Bouncing Boy, Saturn Girl and Clark aim to do their best in the battle against evildoers.

    Directed by:

  • Ben Jones
  • Tim Maltby
  • Lauren Montgomery
  • rating:3.6 3.6 Average Rating

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    Fidel Castro: American Experience
    rating:3.6

    Fidel Castro: American Experience

    2004Runtime:0 minutes
    Cuban leader Fidel Castro's life is chronicled in fascinating detail in this documentary, narrated by actor David Ogden Stiers, which charts Castro's rise from outspoken soldier to political icon who leads his nation through changing times. Powerful and puzzling, Castro remains a mystery decades after his first face-off against the American government. Outliving his foes, he's beloved by some in his native country but feared by many more.

    Directed by:

  • Adriana Bosch
  • rating:3.6 3.6 Average Rating

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    Reckless
    rating:3.6

    Reckless

    1997Runtime:0 minutes
    Young doctor Owen Springer (Robson Green) moves to Manchester to care for his demanding father. The last thing he's looking for right now is an affair -- that is, until he meets Anna (Francesca Annis), a management consultant who assesses Owen's suitability for a job as a surgeon. Her report: He's a mouthy, charming young upstart. Owen's assessment is that Anna's the sexiest woman he's ever seen -- and loved at first sight.

    Directed by:

  • Sarah Harding
  • rating:3.6 3.6 Average Rating

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    Legion of Super Heroes: Vol. 1
    rating:3.6

    Legion of Super Heroes: Vol. 1

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    In the first volume of episodes from this animated DC Comics spinoff, the Legion of Superheroes travels back in time to the 21st century to recruit Superman, only to learn that he's still living as Clark Kent and has yet to embrace his superpowers. Can the crew help this yet-to-be-super young man realize his destiny and gain his help against a formidable group of villains in the 31st century?

    Directed by:

  • Ben Jones
  • Tim Maltby
  • Lauren Montgomery
  • rating:3.6 3.6 Average Rating

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    NOW on PBS: Fixing the Future
    rating:3.6

    NOW on PBS: Fixing the Future

    2010Runtime:0 minutes
    Actor David Brancaccio leads an exploration of new opportunities in the wake of 2008's financial meltdown. From Maine to Washington State, Brancaccio shares stories of regular Americans reinventing their way out of the Great Recession, including leaders of cooperatives, entrepreneurs, and activists committed to buying and hiring locally. Nobel Prize winners and economists also offer reflections on this new era's challenges.

    Directed by:

  • Ellen Spiro
  • rating:3.6 3.6 Average Rating

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    Ghostwriter: Season 1
    rating:3.6

    Ghostwriter: Season 1

    1992Runtime:0 minutes
    A diverse group of kids in New York gets written messages from the "Ghostwriter," an enigmatic spiritual entity who communicates by using found letters and words to provide clues to mysteries for the children to solve. This popular PBS series offers young viewers a chance to learn about reading, writing and problem-solving. Samuel L. Jackson appears in several episodes as Reggie Jenkins, the father of one of the kids.

    Directed by:

  • Susan Dansby
  • rating:3.6 3.6 Average Rating

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    The Amazing Mrs. Pritchard
    rating:3.6

    The Amazing Mrs. Pritchard

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    Fed up with politicians, supermarket manager Ros Pritchard (Jane Horrocks) runs for Parliament and, much to her surprise, is elected prime minister. But can she capitalize on the political juggernaut that swept her into office and effect real change? Or will her inexperience be her undoing? This smart and compelling BBC miniseries also features Steven Mackintosh, Jodhi May, Janet McTeer and Carey Mulligan.

    Directed by:

  • Simon Curtis
  • Declan Lowney
  • Catherine Morshead
  • rating:3.6 3.6 Average Rating

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    America Beyond the Color Line
    rating:3.6

    America Beyond the Color Line

    2004Runtime:0 minutes
    Prominent literary critic and scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. explores the status of black America at the start of the 21st century in this documentary. Gates travels to the East Coast, the Deep South, inner-city Chicago and Hollywood for a close look at the current issues facing today's black communities. He interviews everyday African Americans as well as influential leaders and celebrities including Colin Powell, Maya Angelou and Morgan Freeman.

    Directed by:

  • Mary Crisp
  • rating:3.6 3.6 Average Rating

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    Saturday Night Live: The Best of Tom Hanks
    rating:3.6

    Saturday Night Live: The Best of Tom Hanks

    2004Runtime:0 minutes
    One of the comedy show's favorite hosts, this compilation presents Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks in some of his most notable "SNL" skits -- from spoofing his films Big and Cast Away to portraying inimitable characters such as Mr. Short-Term Memory. This collection of gems includes Hanks being inducted into the "Five Timers Club," along with other frequent hosts Steve Martin, Elliott Gould and Paul Simon.

    Directed by:

  • Beth McCarthy-Miller
  • rating:3.6 3.6 Average Rating

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    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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    Horseland: Season 2
    rating:3.6

    Horseland: Season 2

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    In the further adventures of the animals and humans of Horseland, a wild horse tempts Aztec with tales of freedom, a blind girl brings inspiration to the stables, the girls cope with the loss of a beloved pet, and more.

    Directed by:

  • Karen Hyden
  • rating:3.6 3.6 Average Rating

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    Married... with Children: The Most Outrageous Episodes: Vol. 1
    rating:3.6

    Married... with Children: The Most Outrageous Episodes: Vol. 1

    1987Runtime:0 minutes
    When this series premiered on the Fox network, it was dubbed one of the most outrageous shows ever to grace prime-time television. This collection includes the controversial "I'll See You in Court" episode, deemed unsuitable for network television. After making waves, the show quickly became a hit among viewers, making the Bundys -- shoe salesman Al, his frisky wife Peggy, his flirtatious daughter Kelly and desperate son Bud -- a household name.

    Directed by:

  • Gerry Cohen
  • Linda Day
  • Tony Singletary
  • rating:3.6 3.6 Average Rating

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    The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
    rating:3.6

    The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

    1988Runtime:0 minutes
    C.S. Lewis' magical series comes to life when Lucy, Peter, Susan and Edmund discover the enchanted world of Narnia after wandering into an old wardrobe. In Narnia, the children discover an evil witch who has placed the land in permanent winter. According to legend, the brave children are to be led by Aslan, the great lion, to destroy the witch and transform Narnia back into a paradise. But the evil witch has plans of her own.

    Directed by:

  • Marilyn Fox
  • rating:3.6 3.6 Average Rating

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    Doctor Who: Castrovalva
    rating:3.6

    Doctor Who: Castrovalva

    1982Runtime:0 minutes
    The Fifth Doctor makes his debut in this installment of the cult sci-fi series, which follows the team into the mysterious land of Castrovalva. In desperate need of regeneration, the doctor leads his companions to Castrovalva for much-needed rest.

    Directed by:

  • Fiona Cumming
  • rating:3.6 3.6 Average Rating

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    Dharma & Greg: Season 1
    rating:3.6

    Dharma & Greg: Season 1

    1997Runtime:0 minutes
    Married on their first date, unlikely soul mates Dharma and Greg try to make their relationship work in Season 1 of the popular sitcom. Laughs abound as attorney Greg tries to convince his uptight parents that his kooky new wife is the one for him.

    Directed by:

  • Gail Mancuso
  • rating:3.6 3.6 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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