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A Change of Place
rating:3.1

A Change of Place

1994Runtime:0 minutes
When model Dominique (Andrea Roth) asks her twin sister, Kim (also Roth), to take her place for an upcoming fashion shoot in Paris, neither one expects that a handsome man named Philippe (pop singer Rick Springfield) will fall head over heels for the "new and improved" Dominique. Although Kim knows she should be honest, she can't bring herself to tell Philippe the truth in this made-for-TV adaptation of the Tracy Sinclair romance novel.

Directed by:

  • Donna Deitch
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Alive and Kicking
    rating:3.1

    Alive and Kicking

    1996Runtime:0 minutes
    Nancy Meckler's poignant drama centers on the unconventional romance between two polar opposites: egotistical HIV-positive ballet dancer Tonio (Jason Flemyng) and his portly, alcoholic therapist, Jack (Antony Sher). After losing his lover to a long-fought battle with AIDS and discovering that he, too, is infected with the deadly disease, Tonio turns to a troubled shrink, and soon, the pair embarks on a surprisingly tender and rewarding affair.

    Directed by:

  • Nancy Meckler
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Kiss the Bride
    rating:3.1

    Kiss the Bride

    2002Runtime:0 minutes
    Three Italian-American sisters who have managed to break free of their family's overbearing influence, most notably their controlling father's, must face the clan again when their more traditional sibling decides to get married in their Rhode Island hometown. The visit turns out as excruciating as they expected, but they also discover an unexpected gift in their reunion: wisdom. Alyssa Milano, Monet Mazur, Amanda Detmer and Brooke Langton star.

    Directed by:

  • Vanessa Parise
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    CSI: NY: Season 5
    rating:3.1

    CSI: NY: Season 5

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    Detective Mac Taylor (Gary Sinise) and his partner, Detective Stella Bonasera (Melina Kanakaredes), lead the brilliant New York forensics team that solves crimes by analyzing the tiniest pieces of evidence in this hit television drama. Using sophisticated technology, the crime scene investigators unravel the lies of witnesses and perpetrators with their cutting-edge skills and expertise. Anna Belknap, Hill Harper and Eddie Cahill also star.

    Directed by:

  • Rob Bailey
  • Christine Moore
  • David Von Ancken
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Obselidia
    rating:3.1

    Obselidia

    2010Runtime:0 minutes
    In this earnest indie romance, a librarian who believes that love is an obsolete concept meets a projectionist who believes just the opposite amid the vast and silent landscapes of Death Valley.

    Directed by:

  • Diane Bell
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Andre's Mother
    rating:3.1

    Andre's Mother

    1990Runtime:0 minutes
    Terrence McNally's play (presented here as part of the "American Playhouse" series) centers on the AIDS-related death of a young man named Andre. In just over an hour's time, we see how Andre's mother (Sada Thompson) and his lover, Cal (Richard Thomas), come to terms with their grief both separately and together, and how they take the first difficult steps to move forward with their lives in the wake of the tragedy. Deborah Reinisch directs.

    Directed by:

  • Deborah Reinisch
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Life in Flight
    rating:3.0

    Life in Flight

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    With a beautiful wife (Amy Smart), an adoring son (Kevin Rosseljong) and an accomplished career, New York-based architect Will (Patrick Wilson) thinks he has it all -- until a new friendship with dynamic young designer Kate (Lynn Collins) reveals the cracks in his too-perfect life. With long-repressed doubts now in the open, Will must reconsider the direction of his life from the bottom up. Tracey Hecht directs this existential drama.

    Directed by:

  • Tracey Hecht
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Las Vegas: Season 1
    rating:3.0

    Las Vegas: Season 1

    2003Runtime:0 minutes
    What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, but for the detectives who keep so-called sinners from preying on the innocent at Sin City's posh Montecito Resort & Casino, the secrets and lies are as insidious as any other poison. It's up to ex-CIA agent Big Ed Deline (James Caan) and his second in command, Danny McCoy (Josh Duhamel), to rein in the cheaters and thieves -- if they can -- in this exciting first season of the NBC series.

    Directed by:

  • Michael W. Watkins
  • Kevin Hooks
  • Allison Liddi
  • Timothy Busfield
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    White Material
    rating:3.0

    White Material

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    Writer-director Claire Denis returns to Africa -- her childhood home and the site of her 1988 film, Chocolate -- to spin this tale of a country torn apart by civil war, as African soldiers force French nationals to abandon their land. At the center of the story is Maria (Isabelle Huppert), a white woman who ignores her family's fears and steadfastly refuses to leave her coffee plantation. Isaach De Bankolé and Christopher Lambert also star.

    Directed by:

  • Claire Denis
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    NYPD Blue: Season 4
    rating:3.0

    NYPD Blue: Season 4

    1996Runtime:0 minutes
    Volatile Det. Andy Sipowicz (Dennis Franz) and Det. Bobby Simone (Jimmy Smits) continue to clean up New York City's mean streets, dispensing another sobering dose of reality in the fourth season of this Emmy-winning drama series. Andrea Thompson joins the cast as intrepid Det. Jill Kirkendall, a single mother who may derail Simone's budding romance with Det. Diane Russell (Kim Delaney). Guests include Lucy Liu, Reni Santoni and Donna Pescow.

    Directed by:

  • Mark Tinker
  • Steven DePaul
  • Donna Deitch
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Particles of Truth
    rating:3.0

    Particles of Truth

    2003Runtime:0 minutes
    Struggling New York City artist Lilli (Jennifer Elster) should rejoice at her upcoming show, but she can't get past the insecurity of her troubled childhood. To makes things worse, her father (Alan Samulski) is dying, and her mom (Susan Floyd) has gone over the edge. Things begin to change for Lilli when she meets Morrison (Gale Harold), a poet with his own serious problems. But the two must face their issues if they're to make it as a couple.

    Directed by:

  • Jennifer Elster
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    La Pointe Courte
    rating:3.0

    La Pointe Courte

    1954Runtime:0 minutes
    Pioneer filmmaker Agnès Varda's debut centers on married couple Lui (Philippe Noiret) and Elle (Silvia Monfort), who ponder the future of their troubled relationship against the neorealist backdrop of life in a Mediterranean fishing village. While Lui and Elle debate the nature of their tenuous bond, the simple villagers deal with their own crises, big and small, as they desperately try to make ends meet.

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  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Within the Whirlwind
    rating:3.0

    Within the Whirlwind

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    The real-life saga of Russian literature professor Evgenia Ginzburg provides the fodder for this drama, which tells the story of her arrest in the Stalinist purges of the 1930s and her 10 years of hard labor in a Siberian prison gulag.

    Directed by:

  • Marleen Gorris
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    The Wind in the Willows
    rating:3.0

    The Wind in the Willows

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    From the prolific "Masterpiece Theatre" series comes this rollicking family adventure based on Kenneth Grahame's classic children's book. Mild-mannered Mole (Lee Ingleby) and easygoing Ratty (Mark Gatiss) find marvelous adventures with impulsive driving daredevil Mr. Toad (Matt Lucas). The highly imaginative charming film also stars Bob Hoskins as the wise Badger and Imelda Staunton as the Barge Lady.

    Directed by:

  • Rachel Talalay
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    The Other Woman
    rating:3.0

    The Other Woman

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    Single mom Tessa Bryan (Jill Eikenberry) is managing well enough on her own, but everything changes when she's diagnosed with terminal cancer. Now, determined that her two girls will have a mother when she's gone, Tessa tries to get them to accept their stepmom (Laura Leighton) -- a much younger woman whom she and the girls have despised. Confronted with this daunting task, Tessa takes the kids and their stepmom on a road trip.

    Directed by:

  • Gabrielle Beaumont
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Murphy's Law: Series 1
    rating:3.0

    Murphy's Law: Series 1

    2001Runtime:0 minutes
    After the IRA murders his daughter, hard-boiled Detective Tommy Murphy (James Nesbitt) escapes to London. Guilt-ridden over her death, Murphy brings a bad attitude to his work as an undercover officer for the Metropolitan Police in this acclaimed British cop series. But with nothing left to lose, he throws himself into the job, diving deep into the city's underbelly and taking on the most treacherous assignments.

    Directed by:

  • John Strickland
  • Peter Lydon
  • Menhaj Huda
  • Claudia Harrison
  • rating:3.0 3.0 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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