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Inspired by writer/director Damien Chazelle, follow the journey of a young jazz musician with a passion for drumming and dreams of greatness. Andrew Neiman, played by rising star Miles Teller, is a determined 19-year-old student. His rigid music teacher, Terence Fletcher, played by J.K. Simmons, sees Andrew's raw talent, but will accept nothing less than perfection.
A documentary by Jyllian Gunther that chronicles the first year of an inner-city charter school as the challenges of educating students in an economically-challenged system becomes daunting. An official selection at numerous film festivals, including SXSW, the Hamptons International Film Festival, SF Doc Film Festival, Urban World International Film Festival, and the African Diaspora International Film Festival.
The film, featuring Jackie Cooper and musicians like Benny Goodman and Harry James in their prime, has been digitally remastered. The romance between a young trumpeter and a New Orleans-born piano player serves as the narrative plot line. But the core of the film is its celebratory history of 'syncopated' music - jazz - tracing it from the turn-of-the-century sounds of ragtime, through Dixieland, the blues, Chicago jazz and the swing era.
A singer's journey of self-discovery through the city, and the characters and experiences he encounters along the way. This tale is steeped in folklore, surrealism, and music, starring and featuring a score by the experimental blues and folk recording artist Willis Earl Beal.
Professor Henry Louis Gates, the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor at Harvard University and director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research, continues his journey into the past to illuminate the familial histories of 29 of today's most recognizable names in sports, music, film, television, theatre, and literature. Each episode takes viewers on a journey through layers of ancestral history, uncovering familial secrets and sharing life-altering discoveries that ultimately reveal an intimate bond that links each individual's story together.
From director Robert Altman comes an uproarious, high-spirited look at 'Buffalo Bill' Cody, the legendary Western adventurer. With a fine cast that includes Paul Newman, Harvey Keitel, Burt Lancaster, Joel Grey and Geraldine Chaplin in a hilarious yet poignant comedy that shows the Old West as you've never seen it before!
In their only cinematic pairing, screen legends Marlon Brando and Jack Nicholson are a dynamic star combo who set the screens ablaze in this intense and startlingly realistic western classic of the Montana Badlands from director Arthur Penn (Bonnie and Clyde). Co-starring Randy Quaid, Frederic Forrest, John P. Ryan and Harry Dean Stanton, scripted by Thomas McGuane
Filmed over the course of 12 years with the same cast is a groundbreaking story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a child named Mason. A box office hit from IFC Films that has garnered universal critical acclaim The film stars Ethan Hawke, Patricia Arquette, Lorelei Linklater and Ellar Coltrane as Mason.
From Andrew Davis comes a brilliant, explosively entertaining action/thriller featuring powerful performances by screen legends Gene Hackman and Tommy Lee Jones along with a superb supporting cast that includes Joanna Cassidy, Dennis Franz, and Pam Grier.
Powers Boothe, Meg Foster, Charley Boorman, and Estee Chandler in John Boorman's wildly ambitious parable that transports us to a singularly imaginative realm. An exotic and erotic nightmare replete with one lushly enrapturing scene after another.
Film Noir classic from 1954. A woman fights to convince the police that she witnessed a murder. One sleepless night, Cheryl Draper (Barbara Stanwyck) witnesses a young woman being strangled to death in an apartment across the street. She reports the killing to the police, but when the police arrive there's no body to be found.
Produced by Roger Corman, who directed the first adaptation starring Vincent Price, this R-rated imagining of the Edgar Allan Poe classic stars Adrian Paul fame and Patrick Macnee. Director: Larry Brand and featuring Clare Hoak, Tracy Reiner, & Richard Keats.
This highly requested family classic is now available for the first time on DVD and Blu-ray, from a brand new HD master. 14-year-old Jack Simmons (Peter Billingsley) takes it on himself to help his friend, coach Mike (Patrick Collins) and save his hot dog stand. Mr. Hodgkins (Stuart Pankin) is a greedy, self-serving banker who is determined to raze Mike's hot dog stand and build a new bank on its site.
Released in 1959, this low-budget flick found its niche with cult horror fans and is a favorite of Stephen King himself. Captain Thorne Sherman (James Best) and his first mate deliver supplies by boat to a remote island. There, scientist Dr. Marlowe Craigis (Baruch Lumet) - accompanied by his daughter (Ingrid Goude) and his assistants - is doing research in an effort to reduce world hunger.
In this eye-popping reimagining of the legendary heroes in a half shell, New York is under attack by the sinister Shredder, but fearless leader Leonardo, brilliant and brainy Donatello, rough and rebellious Raphael and wild and crazy Michelangelo take to the streets to defend their home with the help of intrepid reporter April O'Neil (Megan Fox) and their brilliant sensei, Splinter. Packed with jaw-dropping action and special effects and loaded with the franchise's signature humor...
Mitch, a bawdy former surgeon, convinces mild-mannered Colin, his ex-brother-in-law, to embark on an unplanned trip to Iceland with him. In an effort to get their grooves back, the odd couple set off on a road trip that takes them through trendy Reykjavik to the rugged outback. Mitch and Colin's picaresque adventures through Iceland evolve into a candid exploration of aging, loneliness and friendship.
The ladies juggle romances old and new, adopt a puppy and travel to New York to cross items off of their bucket lists. Starring Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves, Wendie Malick and Betty White with guest stars like Jason Priestley, Sarah Hyland, Chevy Chase and Dave Foley.
HEART's Ann and Nancy Wilson returned to their hometown of Seattle to stage a celebration of the season, gathering a few of their friends to join them in singing holiday classics, personal favorites and some of their own hits. Special guests Shawn Colvin, Sammy Hagar, Richard Marx and Pat Monahan from Train joined HEART for this unique concert which was taped on December 12th 2013 at the Benaroya Symphony Concert Hall in Seattle.
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