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Recipe for Revenge
rating:3.0

Recipe for Revenge

1998Runtime:0 minutes
Carly (Kim Huffman) is a businesswoman whose catering company is just getting off the ground. One night, a client (Lori Hallier) calls in a panic, saying she's ruined a meal for her and a date. Carly heads to the woman's home, but when she arrives, she unintentionally witnesses the murder of her client and the date. Now, she must get a detective (Alex Carter) to believe her, even though the killer's (Corbin Bernsen) alibi seems concrete.

Directed by:

  • Stacey Stewart Curtis
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Modra
    rating:3.0

    Modra

    2010Runtime:0 minutes
    This heartfelt drama follows depressed teenager Lina (Hallie Switzer) as she impulsively travels from her Toronto home to visit her mother's family in rural Slovakia, but her companion, classmate Leco (Alexander Gammal), doesn't realize she isn't romantically interested in him. As they explore their strange surroundings, the teens are enthralled by the experiences and people, and as the week passes, they gain insight into who they really are.

    Directed by:

  • Ingrid Veninger
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    A Private Matter
    rating:3.0

    A Private Matter

    1992Runtime:0 minutes
    In this fact-based drama, children's TV show host Sherri Finkbine (Sissy Spacek) sparks a national controversy when she decides to abort her fetus, which is severely damaged from the drug thalidomide. When the "Romper Room" host's secret is discovered, the news spawns a media storm and divides the country. Sherri and her husband (Aidan Quinn) are hounded by the press, their private lives becoming an open book during a most difficult time.

    Directed by:

  • Joan Micklin Silver
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    Material Girls
    rating:3.0

    Material Girls

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    Real-life sisters, actresses and pop stars Hilary and Haylie Duff star as "celebutantes" Tanzie and Persia Marchetta, who have it made as the heirs of their dad's multimillion-dollar cosmetics business, a gig that gets them anything they want. But when an unforeseen PR fiasco strips them of their wealth -- and, subsequently, their fabulous identities -- the sisters are pushed out of the spotlight and into the real world. Anjelica Huston co-stars.

    Directed by:

  • Martha Coolidge
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Richard III
    rating:3.0

    Richard III

    1983Runtime:0 minutes
    A self-described villain, the pathetic Richard of Gloucester sets his sights on the monarchy, currently led by his brother Edward IV. Richard resorts to subterfuge, deceit and murder to ensure his ascension to the throne. Ron Cook, Brian Protheroe and Michael Byrne star in this staging of one of the most popular Shakespearean histories, part of the BBC's series of the playwright's complete works.

    Directed by:

  • Jane Howell
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Innocence
    rating:3.0

    Innocence

    2004Runtime:0 minutes
    The students at a mysterious all-girls boarding school learn strange life lessons from their two stern young teachers (Marion Cotillard and Hélène de Fougerolles) in this beguiling and surreal feature debut by director Lucile Hadzihalilovic. Featuring poetic and startling images by acclaimed cinematographer Benoit Debie, the film captured awards at film festivals in Amsterdam, Stockholm, Istanbul and San Sebastian, Spain.

    Directed by:

  • Lucile Hadzihalilovic
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    The Chase: Season 1
    rating:3.0

    The Chase: Season 1

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    From the BBC comes this juicy series that centers on Yorkshire-based Chevin Chase Veterinary Hospital and the trials and tribulations of the Williams family who runs it, along with the personal dramas of the doctors, nurses and clients. A unique setting, complex characters, scandalous plot twists and a bit of comic relief conspire to make this a thoroughly addictive serial.

    Directed by:

  • Juliet May
  • Jennifer Perrott
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    David Copperfield
    rating:3.0

    David Copperfield

    1974Runtime:0 minutes
    David Yelland steps into the title role in this epic miniseries produced by the BBC, based on Charles Dickens's classic tale about a young orphan's search for home and identity. Copperfield's journey begins when, as a lad, he wends his way through the hellish public school years, buffeted from one family to the next, and later, gains a foothold on adulthood as a writer. Martin Jarvis co-stars as Uriah Heep.

    Directed by:

  • Joan Craft
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    La Chambre / Hotel Monterey / News from Home
    rating:3.0

    La Chambre / Hotel Monterey / News from Home

    1972Runtime:0 minutes
    Explore the early experimental work of innovate filmmaker Chantal Akerman through this collection of films, which includes "La Chambre," a 10-minute panoramic shot of a single room, and "Hotel Monterey," a beautiful look at a run-down New York hotel. In the remarkable time capsule "News from Home," Akerman juxtaposes images of the Big Apple with the sound of her own voice reading letters written by her mother.

    Directed by:

  • Chantal Akerman
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Schizo
    rating:3.0

    Schizo

    2004Runtime:0 minutes
    Nicknamed "Schizo" for his oddball behavior, 15-year-old Mustafa (Oldzhas Nusupbayev, in a debut performance) gets involved in an illegal boxing ring to ensure his family's survival. When an underground match results in one man's death, Schizo agrees to carry the man's money back to his family. Enveloped in a newfound home that's healthier than any he's ever known, Schizo is able to ignore his past -- until it comes back to haunt him.

    Directed by:

  • Gulshat Omarova
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Subway Stories
    rating:3.0

    Subway Stories

    1997Runtime:0 minutes
    An all-star cast and host of renowned directors grace this collection of 10 intriguing vignettes based on real-life tales of New York's subway riders. A disabled beggar (Denis Leary) and a self-absorbed rich woman (Christine Lahti) clash; a businessman (Gregory Hines) helplessly witnesses a suicide attempt; and a woman (Taral Hicks) mourns for her terminally ill mother in these and more stories of love, compassion and grief.

    Directed by:

  • Alison MacLean
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: The Tenth Year
    rating:3.0

    Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: The Tenth Year

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    The 10th season of this Emmy Award-winning police drama opens with Detective Benson (Mariska Hargitay) investigating the connection between a 7-year-old boy (Jae Head) who claims he's being abused by his foster parents (Luke Perry and Julie Bowen) and a traumatized young woman (Sara Gilbert) whose rapist was never found. Later, Detective Stabler (Christopher Meloni) is forced to confront his own demons when his daughter gets caught with drugs.

    Directed by:

  • Arthur W. Forney
  • Peter Leto
  • Helen Shaver
  • David Platt
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    A Good Baby
    rating:3.0

    A Good Baby

    1998Runtime:0 minutes
    While hiking the back roads of a North Carolina hamlet, Raymond Toker (Henry Thomas) finds an abandoned baby. Deciding to rear the infant himself when no one in town claims the tyke, Raymond faces some difficult challenges. For one, his decision doesn't sit well with Josephine (Cara Seymour), a local beauty who loves Toker but not the baby. The arrival of enigmatic huckster Truman Lester (David Strathairn) may shed light on the child's identity.

    Directed by:

  • Katherine Dieckmann
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: The Ninth Year
    rating:3.0

    Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: The Ninth Year

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    Mariska Hargitay and Christopher Meloni hit the streets of New York for a ninth season as detectives Olivia Benson and Elliot Stabler in this Emmy Award-winning police procedural that draws its inspiration from real-life criminal cases. Cynthia Nixon guest stars as a mother with a dissociative personality disorder, while Robin Williams makes a memorable turn on the show's 200th episode as a troubled man who rejects authority.

    Directed by:

  • Peter Leto
  • Kate Woods
  • Juan J. Campanella
  • Jonathan Kaplan
  • David Platt
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    The Six Wives of Henry VIII
    rating:3.0

    The Six Wives of Henry VIII

    1970Runtime:0 minutes
    Starring Keith Michell in an Emmy-winning turn as King Henry VIII, this BBC historical drama recounts the lusty monarch's reign from 1509-47 -- and the sometimes-bloody splits from his unlucky wives. Assuming the throne of the House of Tudor as a strapping lad of 17, Henry inherits his brother's widow -- the first in a succession of six women he would marry before injury, illness and obesity led to his demise in 1547.

    Directed by:

  • John Glenister
  • Naomi Capon
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    The Healer
    rating:3.0

    The Healer

    2002Runtime:0 minutes
    Filmmaker Agnieszka Holland exposes viewers to the anguish that envelops a family as it watches one of its own die a slow, heart-wrenching death. Although the father, wracked by grief, is resigned to his sick baby's fate, the mother, Julie (Miranda Otto), refuses to give up, seeking the counsel of a faith healer. Julie's the only one who still has hope in a cure, but her relatives wonder if she's putting too much stock in the power of a stranger.

    Directed by:

  • Agnieszka Holland
  • 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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