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Robert Wagner and Stefanie Powers star as Jonathan and Jennifer Hart, a wealthy and glamorous couple who always manage to find themselves caught up in mystery and adventure. Audiences were charmed with their lighthearted chemistry and thrilling adventures now contained a 24-episode collection of the stylish detective drama.
An inventive, lyrical ode to creativity and an intimate examination of the artistic impulses of Australian-born musician and cultural icon Nick Cave. In their debut feature, directors Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard fuse drama and documentary, weaving a staged day in Cave's life with never-before-seen verite observations of his creative cycle.
This documentary weaves Graham Greene's novels, including The Quiet American, Brighton Rock, The End of the Affair and The Third Man, and movies, into the story of his life and reveals an extraordinary man who traveled the globe to escape the boredom of ordinary existence. Participants include novelists John Mortimer, John Le Carre and David Lodge, writer Paul Theroux, former CIA operative
Travels the globe to show how prostitutes really live and work today. The conclusion to internationally renowned director Michael Glawogger's globalization trilogy, following Megacities (1998) and Workingman's Death (2005), Whores' Glory depicts the skin trade in three economically divergent countries.
The modern-day, gun-slinging police drama stars Timothy Olyphant as the rugged, old-school U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens, along with Walton Goggins as career criminal Boyd Crowder. The season guest stars Jeremy Davies in his Emmy-winning role as Dickie Bennett (Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series, 2012).
In this chilling suspense-thriller based on a real-life story, a financially struggling couple with a new baby girl needs to rent out the cottage behind their house to make ends meet. When a prospective tenant has a sudden accident and is unable to take the place, they decide to rent it to a seemingly charming novelist, only to find out he's not who he says he is.
In this chilling suspense-thriller, a financially struggling couple with a new baby girl needs to rent out the cottage behind their house to make ends meet. When a prospective tenant has a sudden accident and is unable to take the place, they decide to rent it to a seemingly charming novelist, only to find out he's not who he says he is.
Reuniting with director Rob Reiner from the hit film, The Bucket List, Freeman plays Monte Wildhorn, a famous Western novelist whose struggle with alcoholism has sapped his passion for writing. He takes a lakeside cabin for the summer in picturesque Belle Isle.
This new documentary, commemorating the 45th anniversary of his death, provides a dynamic examination of Sandburg's life, work and controversial legacy from a modern perspective. Features spoken word performances, songbook selections, readings, and original interviews. Sandburg's daughter Helga Sandburg Crile, his grandson John Carl Steichen, Pete Seeger, the late Studs Terkel and Norman Corwin, poets including Ted Kooser, Marc Kelly Smith and Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Grammy-winning musician Dan Zanes, Sandburg biographer Penelope Niven, and notable scholars share stories about Sandburg and reflect on the modern relevance of his vast body of work.
DVD Review THE TROUBLE WITH TOLSTOY
A challenging travelogue walks in the footsteps of Russia's biggest troublemaker.
Margaret Mitchell (11/8/1900 - 8/16/1949), author of Gone With the Wind, which won a Pulitzer Prize award and was made into a timeless Oscar(R)-winning film, was ahead of her time. She challenged the social order and made a cultural impact with her book that still resonates today. Learn more about this novelist in the new DVD that will be available beginning May 15, 2012. The DVD has a running time of 60 minutes and an SRP of $24.99. DVD special features include an interview with author Pat Conroy; Pulitzer Prize night, 1937; and a look back at the Gone With the Wind premiere in Atlanta.
Alan Yentob takes an epic train ride through Leo Tolstoy's Russia, examining how Russia's great novelist became her great troublemaker. Guided by the writer's astonishingly honest and confessional diaries, Yentob travels through Tolstoy's Russia looking at the life, work and legacy of the author of Anna Karenina and War And Peace.
Through exclusive footage of Rand and scores of interviews with critics, writers, biographers, friends and titans of the modern business world, including legendary Hollywood producer Albert Ruddy and Philadelphia Flyers' owner Ed Snider, Ayn Rand & the Prophecy of Atlas Shruggedreveals that an increasing number of Americans - right or wrong - see their society devolving into a nightmare scenario like the one Rand projected over a half century ago.
To an outsider, the Taylors are the very picture of the successful American family: Charles (Willem Dafoe) is a tenured professor on track to become university president, son Michael (Ryan Reynolds) is a prolific and well-known romance novelist, daughter Ryne (Shannon Lucio) is poised to enter a prestigious law school, and on the day we are introduced to them, matriarch Lisa (Julia Roberts) will graduate from college-decades after leaving to raise her children. But when a serious accident interrupts the celebration, the far more nuanced reality of this Midwestern family's history and relationships come to light.
At a dinner celebrating their father Henry's 70th birthday, tensions among four siblings explode thanks to the success of youngest son Nathan's new novel, a thinly veiled portrait of the family. An all-star cast, including Michael C. Hall as Jack, comedian Sarah Silverman as Cheri, Rainn Wilson as Joel and Ben Schwartz, as Nathan, plus Judy Greer, Kate Mara, Taraji P. Henson, Ron Rifkin and Lesley Ann Warren.
DVD Review KISS ME DEADLY
How can you not love a movie that starts with a psycho, speechless Cloris Leachman, and ends with the prospect of nuclear armageddon?
The critically acclaimed film stars Paul Giamatti, who won a Golden Globe® for his role as the charming-yet quick-to-offend TV producer, who must retell his version of the past when a sworn enemy publishes a tell-all book bringing to light the more compromising chapters of Barney's life. The Sony Pictures Classics film features an all-star cast that includes Academy Award winner Dustin Hoffman), Rosamund Pike, Minnie Driver, Rachelle Lefevre and Scott Speedman.
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