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Movie: Maggie Moore(s) ( 2023 )
Police Chief Sanders (Jon Hamm) investigates the bizarre murders of two women with the same name and unravels a web of small-town lies. He meets and quickly falls for Rita (Tina Fey), a nosy neighbor who is eager to help solve the mystery.
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Movie: I'm Not There ( 2007 )
Ruminations on the life of Bob Dylan, where six characters embody a different aspect of the musician's life and work.
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Movie: Pirate Radio ( 2009 )
A band of rogue DJs that captivated Britain, playing the music that defined a generation and standing up to a government that wanted classical music, and nothing else, on the airwaves.
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Movie: Titane ( 2021 )
Following a series of unexplained crimes, a father is reunited with the son who has been missing for 10 years.
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TV Show: Station Eleven ( 2021 )
A post-apocalyptic saga spanning multiple timelines, Station Eleven tells the stories of survivors of a devastating flu as they attempt to rebuild and reimagine the world anew while holding on to the best of what's been lost.
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TV Show: The Lazarus Project ( 2022 )
The Lazarus Project is a timely and affecting exploration of the desire to take charge of your own fate. When George wakes up one day and finds himself reliving a day from months ago, he thinks he's lost his mind. All of his recent milestones have been undone, including his success at work and his marriage to the love of his life Sarah. Worst of all, he seems to be the only one who has noticed what's happened. That is, until he meets Archie, who recruits George for the Lazarus Project - a secret organisation that has harnessed the ability to turn back time every time the world is at threat of extinction. Like George, those who work at Lazarus are the few people on earth with the ability to remember the events that are undone when time goes back. Alongside colleagues Archie, standoffish Shiv, and their steely leader Wes, George works to prevent global catastrophe – including trying to track down the formidable Rebrov, a wanted criminal intent on detonating a nuclear warhead and destroying the world. Then a freak accident harms someone close to George. Lazarus won't let him turn back time to undo it – unless there is the threat of global extinction. Now George must choose to stay loyal or go rogue, as he is faced with the question: if you had the power to rewrite your past, what would you sacrifice to do it…?
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Movie: Oppenheimer ( 2023 )
The story of American scientist, J. Robert Oppenheimer, and his role in the development of the atomic bomb.
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Movie: Syncopation ( 1942 )
Covering a quarter-century of American 'syncopated" music (Ragtime, Jazz, Swing, Blues, Boogie Woogie)from prior to WWI through prohibition, the stock-market crash, the depression and the outbreak of WWII. A romance between singer Kit Latimer, from New Orleans, and Johnny Schumacher, in which they share and argue over musical ideas ensues. Prior to the making of the film RKO held a contest for the readers of 'The Saturday Evening Post" to vote on the musicians to make up the All-American Dance Band featured in the film; the magazine's readers chose, in the above-the-title listing: Charlie Barnet, Benny Goodman, Harry James, Jack Jenney. Gene Krupa, Alvino Rey, Joe Venuti, and singer Connee Boswell.
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TV Show: How the Universe Works ( 2010 )
How the Universe Works is the greatest story ever told, the creation of everything us. The programme investigates how the Universe came into existence out of nothing, and how it grew from a miniscule point, smaller than an atomic particle, to the vast cosmos we see today.
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Movie: Carol ( 2015 )
An aspiring photographer develops an intimate relationship with an older woman in 1950s New York.
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Movie: Upside Down ( 2012 )
Adam and Eden fell in love as teens despite the fact that they live on twinned worlds with gravities that pull in opposite directions. Ten years after a forced separation, Adam sets out on a dangerous quest to reconnect with his love.
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Movie: Roll Bounce ( 2005 )
In the summer of 1978, a teenager and his group of friends face new challenges when their neighborhood roller-skating rink closes, forcing them to visit a different rink.
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TV Show: BEEF ( 2023 )
They're frustrated, furious — and finally feeling something. Two strangers act on their darkest impulses in the aftermath of a road-rage incident.
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Movie: Lynch/Oz ( 2023 )
Victor Fleming's film The Wizard of Oz (1939) is one of David Lynch's most enduring obsessions. This documentary goes over the rainbow to explore this Technicolor through-line in Lynch's work.
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Movie: The Book of Vision ( 2021 )
Eva, a mysterious doctor, searches for an answer to her urgent dilemma as she unravels Dr. Anmuth's Book of Vision. Stellan gets involved in her life and is forced to confront his own nature as she faces the biggest decision of her life.
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TV Show: I'm a Virgo ( 2023 )
I'm a Virgo is a darkly-comedic fantastical coming-of-age joyride about Cootie, a 13-foot-tall young Black man in Oakland, CA. Having grown up hidden away, passing time on a diet of comic books and TV shows, he escapes to experience the beauty and contradictions of the real world. He forms friendships, finds love, navigates awkward situations, and encounters his idol, the real life superhero named The Hero. I'm a Virgo is a mythical odyssey that questions the purpose of the mythical odyssey.
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Movie: The Lobster ( 2015 )
In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.
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Movie: Reality ( 2023 )
A former American intelligence specialist was given the longest sentence for the unauthorized release of government information to the media about Russian interference in the 2016 United States elections via an email operation.
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Movie: My Twentieth Century ( 1990 )
Separated identical twins ride an Orient Express unaware of each other: a feminist anarchist and a hedonistic courtesan, living under the powder-keg Austro-Hungarian Monarchy. Separate families adopted the impoverished orphans. At the dawn of the 20th Century the double-blind experiment hits crescendo for Dora & Lili, born the evening Edison unveiled his incandescent bulb. In 1900, technology was accelerating, could women's rights and national self-determination keep pace?
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TV Show: Domina ( 2021 )
Domina follows the life and the extraordinary rise of Livia Drusilla, from a naïve young girl whose world crumbles in the wake of Julius Caesar's assassination, to Rome's most powerful and influential Empress, driven by a deep desire to avenge her father and secure power for her sons. Livia and her peers navigate their way through a brutal society by means of strategy, conspiracy, seduction and murder. This is a visceral and authentic family saga, grounded in historical accuracy and bringing to life the incredible true stories of the women who would create one of the most enduring and fascinating dynasties of all time.
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Movie: N: The Madness of Reason ( 2015 )
A French encyclopaedist tries to complete his life's work from beyond death. N is a story of an unusual obsession. Hovering between dream and reality, this magical film plays on the confrontation between the Western mind and African
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Movie: The Loneliest Whale: The Search for 52 ( 2021 )
Finding 52: The Search for the Loneliest Whale in the World is a feature length documentary that will take audiences on a journey to find the forgotten "52 Hertz Whale." Calling out at 52 Hz, a frequency unrecognized by other whales, this mysterious creature is believed to have lived its life in complete solitude, its calls forever unanswered by its own kind. In our e...Read all
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Movie: The Square ( 2017 )
A prestigious Stockholm museum's chief art curator finds himself in times of both professional and personal crisis as he attempts to set up a controversial new exhibit.
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Movie: Data Mining the Deceased: Ancestry and the Business of Family ( 2017 )
"Data Mining the Deceased" prods the industry behind the exponential intensity in genealogy. What are the motivations of the key players and how are their ambitions affecting the millions of North Americans who are searching for answers?
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Movie: Red, White and Zero ( 1979 )
An impassive young girl is taken from her suicidal London life, back to her home in North England, on a bizarre bus trip. Seen through the poetic eye of the camera, this is a commentary of doomed British morbidity.
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TV Show: Pure ( 2017 )
Pure tells the story of Noah Funk, a newly-elected Mennonite pastor, who is determined to rid his community of drug traffickers by betraying a fellow Mennonite to the police. But instead of solving the problem, Noah's actions trigger an ultimatum from Menno mob leader Eli Voss: in order to protect his family he must get involved in the illegal operation. Noah decides that if he must work for the mob, he will secretly gather enough evidence to dismantle the organization.
Hidden from view, Old Order Mennonites exist in a world all their own, dedicated to living the same plain lifestyle as their ancestors. However, a tiny percentage of outlaw Mennonites controls one of the most efficient drug trafficking operations in North America. Supplied by an unholy alliance with the Juarez Cartel, their pipeline extends from Mexico, through the U.S. and into Canada.
Noah finds his beliefs and principles challenged every step of the way. Struggling to save his soul and complete his mission, Noah receives help from an unlikely source: his high school nemesis, local cop Bronco Novak. With his law-enforcement career hanging by a thread, Bronco sees the Menno mob case as his ticket to redemption.
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Movie: The Saragossa Manuscript ( 1965 )
Upon finding a book that relates his grandfather's story, an officer ventures through Spain meeting a wide array of characters, most of whom have a story of their own to tell.
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TV Show: Severance ( 2022 )
Adam Scott leads a team at Lumon Industries, whose employees have undergone a severance procedure, which surgically divides their memories between their work and personal lives. This daring experiment in "work-life balance" is called into question as Mark finds himself at the center of an unraveling mystery that will force him to confront the true nature of his work… and of himself.
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Movie: The Day of the Locust ( 1975 )
An art director in the 1930s falls in love and attempts to make a young woman an actress despite Hollywood who wants nothing to do with her because of her problems with an estranged man and her alcoholic father.
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TV Show: Saint X ( 2023 )
Saint X is a psychological drama, told in multiple timelines and perspectives, which explores and upends the girl-gone-missing genre. It's a show about how a young woman's mysterious death during an idyllic Caribbean vacation creates a traumatic ripple effect that eventually pulls her surviving sister into a dangerous pursuit of the truth.
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Movie: Predestination ( 2015 )
As his last assignment, a temporal agent is tasked to travel back in time and prevent a bomb attack in New York in 1975. The hunt, however, turns out to be beyond the bounds of possibility.
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Movie: Acidman ( 2023 )
Maggie tracks down her estranged and reclusive father Lloyd; together they attempt to make first contact.
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Movie: Sanctuary ( 2023 )
Follows a dominatrix and Hal, her wealthy client, and the disaster that ensues when Hal tries to end their relationship.
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Movie: Something in the Dirt ( 2022 )
Maverick filmmaking duo Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead offer up a twisted reflection of our paranoid times in this inventive mix of buddy comedy and sci-fi thriller.
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Movie: Chaos Walking ( 2021 )
Two unlikely companions embark on a perilous adventure through the badlands of an unexplored planet as they try to escape a dangerous and disorienting reality where all thoughts are seen and heard by everyone.
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Movie: Little Richard: I Am Everything ( 2023 )
The one-of-a-kind rock'n'roll icon who shaped the world of music.
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Movie: Ten Canoes ( 2006 )
A story within a story. In Australia's Northern Territory, a man tells us one of the stories of his people and his land. It's a story of an older man, Minygululu, who has three wives and realizes that his younger brother Dayindi may try to steal away the youngest wife. So, over a few days and several trips to hunt and gather, Minygululu tells Dayindi a story set in the time of their ancestors when a stranger came to the village and disrupted the lives of a serious man named Ridjimiraril, his three wives, and his younger brother Yeeralparil who had no wife and liked to visit his youngest sister-in-law. Through stories, can values be taught and balance achieved?
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TV Show: Dead Ringers ( 2023 )
Elliot and Beverly Mantle are OBGYNs and identical twins who share everything: drugs, lovers, and an unapologetic desire to do whatever it takes - including pushing the boundaries of medical ethics - in an effort to challenge antiquated practices and bring women's health care to the forefront.
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Movie: Falcon ( 2016 )
Constantine Falcon is a young Greek adventurer who washes up, shipwrecked and penniless, on the shores of 17th century Siam. Within twenty years he is the Prime Minister of Siam. To get there he schemes, double-deals and charms, forges an alliance between Siam and King Louis IV of France...and he falls in love. Falcon transforms from a self serving soldier of fortune to a consummate politician and staunch defender of Siamese independence.
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Movie: Babylon ( 2022 )
A tale of outsized ambition and outrageous excess, it traces the rise and fall of multiple characters during an era of unbridled decadence and depravity in early Hollywood.
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Movie: The Platform ( 2020 )
A mysterious place, an indescribable prison, a deep hole. An unknown number of levels. Two inmates living on each level. A descending platform containing food for all of them. An inhuman fight for survival, but also an opportunity for solidarity.
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TV Show: Dark Winds ( 2022 )
Based on the iconic Leaphorn & Chee book series by Tony Hillerman, Dark Winds is a psychological thriller that follows two Navajo police officers in the 1970s Southwest, as their search for clues in a grisly double murder case forces them to challenge their own spiritual beliefs and come to terms with the trauma of their pasts.
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Movie: Art of the Game: Ukiyo-e Heroes ( 2017 )
A Canadian craftsman and an American designer with a father and son generation gap collaborate to revive the ancient Japanese woodcut using pop-culture icons: Mario and Pokémon.
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TV Show: Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World ( 2019 )
Take a mind-blowing journey through human history, told through six iconic objects that modern people take for granted, and see how science, invention and technology built on one another to change everything. These are the secrets of how we got to our modern world.
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Movie: The Wolf House ( 2020 )
Once upon a time - in the heart of the 20th century - there was a remote and secretive colony ensconced within central Chile from which nobody could escape...while Colonia Dignidad was known for its sweet honey, surrounding communities whispered of numerous, rumored atrocities committed within the reinforced boundaries of the commune. Conceived and tyrannically run by former Nazi Paul Schäfer, Colonia's covert activities ranged from politically sanctioned torture - on behalf of Augusto Pinochet's military dictatorship - to Schäfer's personally orchestrated crimes against the children of Colonia. Inspired by a reported case, THE WOLF HOUSE testifies on behalf of semi-fictionalized Colonia captive Maria, a young German girl punished for releasing two beloved pigs. Maria escapes with her 'children' and finds false refuge within a supernaturally sentient house with the capacity to betray Colonia Dignidad's infamous legacy.
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TV Show: Deutschland ( 2015 )
Deutschland is a coming-of-age spy thriller, which unfolds just as the Cold War between East and West comes to a head. The drama follows Martin Rauch as the 24-year-old East German native is pulled from the world as he knows it and sent to the West as an undercover spy for the Stasi foreign service. Hiding in plain sight in the West German army, he must gather the secrets of NATO military strategy. Everything is new, nothing is quite what it seems and everyone he encounters is harboring secrets, both political and personal.
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Movie: 11 Minutes Ago ( 2007 )
Traveling in 11-minute increments, a time-tumbler from 48 years in the future spends two years of his life weaving through a two-hour wedding reception.
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Movie: John and the Hole ( 2021 )
While exploring the neighboring woods, 13 year old John discovers an unfinished bunker a deep hole in the ground. Seemingly without provocation, he drugs his affluent parents and older sister and drags their unconscious bodies into the bunker, where he holds them captive.
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Movie: La veuve de Saint-Pierre ( 2000 )
In a small French colony, a drunken man kills someone. While a guillotine is being shipped in, he changes, becoming a good and popular man.
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Movie: Epicentro ( 2020 )
From world-renowned filmmaker Hubert Sauper - director of Sundance winner WE COME AS FRIENDS and the Oscar®-nominated DARWIN'S NIGHTMARE - comes EPICENTRO, an immersive and metaphorical portrait of post-colonial, "utopian" Cuba, where the 1898 explosion of the USS Maine still resonates. This Big Bang ended Spanish colonial dominance in the Americas and ushered in the era of the American Empire. At the same time and place, a powerful tool of conquest was born: cinema as propaganda. In EPICENTRO, Sauper explores a century of interventionism and myth-making together with the extraordinary people of Havana-particularly its children, who he calls "young prophets" - to interrogate time, imperialism and cinema itself.
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Movie: Broadcast Signal Intrusion ( 2021 )
In the late 90s, a video archivist unearths a series of sinister pirate broadcasts and becomes obsessed with uncovering the dark conspiracy behind them.
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Movie: Jago: A Life Underwater ( 2017 )
Documentary about Rohani, an 80-year-old hunter who dives like a fish on a single breath, descending to great depths for several minutes. Set against the spectacular backdrop of the Togian Islands in Indonesia where he grew up, this award-winning film recreates events that capture the extraordinary turning points in his life, as a hunter and as a man.
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Movie: Capernaum ( 2018 )
While serving a five-year sentence for a violent crime, a 12-year-old boy sues his parents for neglect.
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Movie: CBGB ( 2013 )
A look at the New York City punk-rock scene and the venerable nightclub, CBGB.
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TV Show: Unterleuten ( 2020 )
Unterleuten is a fictitious village in the Brandenburg province. Here they live together: Winners and losers of the fall of the Wall, eastalgics, capitalists, immigrants and old-timers. When a wind farm is to be built in the immediate vicinity of the village, it divides the inhabitants. Friends become enemies and vice versa. After the bestseller by Juli Zeh.
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Movie: The Postman's White Nights ( 2015 )
The film represents life in a godforsaken Russian village. The only way to reach the mainland is to cross the lake by boat and a postman became the only connection with the outside world. A reserved community has been set up here. Despite the modern technologies and a spaceport nearby the people of the village live the way they would in the Neolithic Era. There is neither government nor social services or jobs. The postman's beloved woman escapes the village life and moves to the city. Postman's outboard engine gets stolen and he can no longer deliver mail. His normal pattern of life is disrupted. The postman makes a decision to leave for the city too but returns before long with no certain reason. The script is based on real characters' stories. People from the village play their own parts in the film. The search for the protagonist lasted for over a year.
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TV Show: 1864 ( 2014 )
When Germany and Prussia declare war on Denmark, two brothers are called to serve in the bloodiest battle in Denmark's history. We follow the brothers Peter and Laust during the years of the Second Schleswig War, two brothers in love with the same woman.
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Movie: Accidental Luxuriance of the Translucent Watery Rebus ( 2020 )
Martin is on the run because he tried to fight the system. Sara is a conceptual artist. Together they join a revolutionary commune in the countryside, with the police on their trail.
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TV Show: La catedral del mar ( 2018 )
(Cathedral of the Sea) In 14th-century Barcelona, Arnau Estanyol is the son of a fugitive serf and one of the cathedral's stone workers. His determined climb to wealth and freedom incurs the disdain of the noble class and the suspicion of the Inquisition.
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Movie: Soft Self-Portrait of Salvador Dali ( 1970 )
A documentary about surrealist artist Salvador Dali, narrated by Orson Welles.
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Movie: The Pebble and the Boy ( 2021 )
The story follows John Parker, a 19 year old from Manchester who embarks on a journey to Brighton, the spiritual home of the Mods, on an old Lambretta scooter left to him by his father. The film is a celebration of Mod culture and fashion and features music by Paul Weller and The Jam.
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Movie: Vesper ( 2022 )
Struggling to survive with her father after the collapse of Earth's ecosystem, 13-year-old Vesper must use her wits, strength and bio-hacking abilities to fight for the future.
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Movie: The Hebrew Hammer ( 2004 )
An orthodox Jewish blaxploitation hero saves Hanukkah from the clutches of Santa Claus' evil son.
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Movie: Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse ( 2023 )
Miles Morales catapults across the multiverse, where he encounters a team of Spider-People charged with protecting its very existence. When the heroes clash on how to handle a new threat, Miles must redefine what it means to be a hero.
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TV Show: Sygeplejeskolen ( 2018 )
Love, sickness, health and exam anxiety at a Danish hospital in the 50s. Erik and Anna are among the first to be accepted into a nursing school with men and women being trained together. Due to a lack of trained nurses, the Danish government decides, on a trial basis, that it is socially acceptable for a man to work as a nurse. It is not easy for the men to be accepted as nurses in an working environment with old-fashioned hierarchies and strict disciplinary work ethics.
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TV Show: Glória ( 2021 )
Glória takes place in the 1960s, at the height of the Cold War, in the small village of Glória do Ribatejo, where RARET is located, an American broadcasting center that broadcasts Western propaganda to the Eastern Bloc. João Vidal, an engineer from families linked to the Estado Novo, but recruited by the KGB, will take on several high-risk espionage missions that could change the course of Portuguese and world history.
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Movie: The Planters ( 2020 )
In the wake of her parents death, awkward telemarketer Martha Plant lives a lonely existence sucking at selling air conditioners, burying stolen treasure in the desert, and eating split pea soup. When she fortuitously collides into Sadie Mayflower, a bubbly vagrant with an orange suitcase and penchant for chit chat, Martha takes her in and offers her a position as her treasure burying assistant. But Martha quickly discovers her people-savvy friend has multiple personalities, some nicer than others.
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Movie: La frontera ( 1991 )
A high school teacher runs afoul of the government and is sentenced to internal exile.
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TV Show: 30 Monedas ( 2020 )
Father Vergara is an exorcist, boxer and ex-convict who is exiled by the church to be the priest of a remote town in Spain. He wants to forget and be forgotten, but his enemies will soon find him. Strange things begin to happen, and an unlikely task force of Mayor Paco and local vet Elena seek the truth, whilst reality is distorted by a cursed coin which is at the heart of a global conspiracy.  
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Movie: The Bed Sitting Room ( 1970 )
Set in post-nuclear-holocaust England, where a handful of bizarre characters struggle on with their lives in the ruins, amongst endless heaps of ash, piles of broken crockery and brick, muddy plains, and heaps of dentures and old boots. Patriotically singing "God Save Mrs. Ethel Shroake, Long Live Mrs. Ethel Shroake", they wander through this surrealistic landscape, forever being warned by the police to "keep moving", and prone to the occasional mutation into a parrot, cupboard, or even, yes, a bed sitting room with "No Wogs" scrawled in the grime on its windows. In particular, this story revolves around the odd "love story" of a girl who lives with her parents in one compartment of a London Underground train, the commuter in the next compartment, and the doctor they meet after returning above ground in search of a nurse for the heavily pregnant girl.
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TV Show: Dickinson ( 2019 )
Dickinson is set during Emily Dickinson's era with a modern sensibility and tone. It takes viewers into the world of Emily, audaciously exploring the constraints of society, gender, and family from the perspective of a budding writer who doesn't fit in to her own time through her imaginative point of view. Dickinson is Emily's coming-of-age story – one woman's fight to get her voice heard.
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Movie: The Duellists ( 1977 )
A small feud between two Napoleonic officers evolves into a decades-long series of duels.
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Movie: A Face in the Crowd ( 1957 )
"A Face in the Crowd" charts the rise of a raucous hayseed named Lonesome Rhodes from itinerant Ozark guitar picker to local media rabble-rouser to TV superstar and political king-maker. Marcia Jeffries is the innocent Sarah Lawrence girl who discovers the great man in a back-country jail and is the first to fall under his spell.
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Movie: Ward No. 6 ( 2009 )
Simultaneously nihilistic and heartening, Ward No. 6 is based on a story by Chekov, in which a psychiatric doctor becomes a patient in his own asylum. Updated to contemporary Russia, the film is a cocktail of anxieties and riddles, showcasing how easy it is to become what we fear most.
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Movie: Memoria ( 2021 )
A woman from Scotland, while traveling in Colombia, begins to notice strange sounds. Soon she begins to think about their appearance.
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Movie: Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom ( 2019 )
An aspiring singer living with his grandmother in the capital of Bhutan dreams of getting a visa to move to Australia.
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TV Show: Shrinking ( 2023 )
Shrinking follows a grieving therapist who starts to break the rules and tell his clients exactly what he thinks. Ignoring his training and ethics, he finds himself making huge, tumultuous changes to people's lives… including his own.
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Movie: Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story ( 2018 )
The life and career of the hailed Hollywood movie star and underappreciated genius inventor, Hedy Lamarr.
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TV Show: FROM ( 2022 )
FROM unravels the mystery of a nightmarish town that traps all those who enter. As the unwilling residents fight to keep a sense of normalcy and search for a way out, they must also survive the threats of the surrounding forest – including the terrifying creatures that come out when the sun goes down. In season two, hidden truths about the nature and terrifying origins of the town begin to emerge, even as life for its residents is plunged into chaos by the arrival of mysterious newcomers.
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Movie: Viking Warrior Women ( 2020 )
Drama led documentary follows the life of Signe, an orphaned Chief's daughter, who driven by revenge becomes an explorer and trader in the lands of the Rus Vikings.
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TV Show: Life on Fire ( 2010 )
Volcanoes have been shaping our planet's landscape for years. But sometimes decades without volcanic activity can make us forget how these dormant giants can wake up anytime and cause massive chaos and destruction. In our documentary series "Life on Fire", we explore volcanoes around the world and look at which one might wake up next...
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Movie: Beneath a Sea of Lights ( 2020 )
A billboard repairman in Dubai tries to experience the products on his billboards as a con artist takes him under his wing.
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Movie: Harrison Bergeron ( 1995 )
In a distant future, egalitarianism has created a truly equal state. The cost? The sacrifice of everything great about humankind. The question: is peace worth the price?
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TV Show: Off the Cuff ( 2019 )
Off the Cuff explores the world's most unique, exciting, and often misrepresented communities.
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TV Show: Tales from the Loop ( 2020 )
Based on the acclaimed art of Swedish artist Simon Stålenhag, Tales from the Loop explores the town and people who live above The Loop, a machine built to unlock and explore the mysteries of the universe – making things possible that were previously relegated only to science fiction. In this fantastical, mysterious town, poignant human tales are told that bare universal emotional experiences while drawing on the intrigue of genre storytelling.
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TV Show: America's Hidden Stories ( 2019 )
Was Revolutionary War hero General Pulaski actually a woman? Did Ronald Reagan secretly order a cyberattack on the Soviet Union during the Cold War? Was America's heartland the true birthplace of the Spanish flu? Our nation's secrets aren't secret anymore: old tales, new truths. Modern historians, equipped with state-of-the-art technology and newly discovered evidence, are rewriting the narratives of our nation's most iconic stories. Follow teams deep into America's past as they uncover the truth about the Salem witches, a spy network behind Pearl Harbor, and more.
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TV Show: Secret Knowledge ( 2013 )
In a series of authored films, some of our most engaging experts reveal their favourite hidden objects, forgotten places and artistic passions.
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TV Show: Herrens veje ( 2017 )
Herrens veje centres on a family of priests that traces its roots back more than 250 years: Johannes, Elisabeth, and their sons, August and Christian. Johannes is God-like to his sons – he gives, takes, loves and punishes. His favouritism for August and his disappointment with Christian forces both into making desperate choices in order to either gain his love or break free from him. Their path will lead us into war and encounters between different religions, seen through the intimate lens of a family drama.Herrens veje explores good and evil and the spiritual journey towards seeking a greater meaning in life – because we all want to believe in something when a storm is approaching.
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TV Show: Atlantic Crossing ( 2020 )
1940. Norway is occupied by Nazi Germany. Crown Princess Märtha and her children find shelter as political refugees in the White House. Her presence in Washington soon influences President Roosevelt's views on the tragic events unfolding in Europe and eventually changes the dynamics of U.S. politics significantly. What starts as an affair turns into love and turmoil when Märtha speaks out publicly against the Nazi tyranny. In an attempt to fight for her country, she puts her marriage at risk and convinces the President to support Norway – a first step in the struggle that will lead to the U.S. joining the War. However, Märtha's actions cause her to make many enemies, some of them even closer than she thinks: within the walls of the White House.
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Movie: Percy Vs Goliath ( 2021 )
Based on events from a 1998 lawsuit, PERCY follows small-town farmer Percy Schmeiser, who challenges a major conglomerate when the company's genetically modified (GMO) canola is discovered in the 70-year-old farmer's crops. As he speaks out against the company's business practices, he realizes he is representing thousands of other disenfranchised farmers around the world fighting the same battle. Suddenly, he becomes an unsuspecting folk hero in a desperate war to protect farmers' rights and the world's food supply against what they see as corporate greed.
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TV Show: Your Inner Fish ( 2014 )
Have you ever wondered why the human body looks the way it does? Why our hands have five fingers instead of six? Why we walk on two legs instead of four? It took more than 350 million years for the human body to take shape. How did it become the complicated, quirky, amazing machine it is today? Your Inner Fish delves deep into the past to answer these questions. Anatomist Neil Shubin uncovers the answers in this new look at human evolution. Using fossils, embryos and genes, he reveals how our bodies are the legacy of ancient fish, reptiles and primates — the ancestors you never knew were in your family tree. Premiering Wednesday, April 9, 2014, the three-part series reveals a startling truth: Hidden within the human body is a story of life on Earth.
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Movie: Genghis Blues ( 1999 )
San Francisco bluesman and composer, Paul Peña makes a musical pilgrimage to the land of Tuva.
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Movie: The Blues Accordin' to Lightnin' Hopkins (Short 1970)
A portrait of the great Texas bluesman, 'Lightnin' Hopkins. The film includes interviews and a performance by Hopkins.
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Movie: Fireball: Visitors from Darker Worlds ( 2020 )
A documentary from Werner Herzog about meteors and comets and their influence on ancient religions and other cultural and physical impacts they've had on Earth.
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TV Show: How to Make ( 2020 )
Designer, maker and materials engineer Zoe Laughlin dismantles and dissects three classic items to understand the wonders of form, function and material that go into making them, before building her own truly bespoke versions, step by step.
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TV Show: Myth & Mogul: John DeLorean ( 2021 )
Combining exclusive access and interviews with never before seen footage shot by Oscar winning director D.A Pennebaker this 3-part documentary series explores the rise and fall of automotive icon John DeLorean, the poster boy of late ‘70s corporate greed. Epitomising these hubristic times with his grandiose vision of the car of the future, the series will show how John DeLorean came to captivate the world.
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Movie: Self/less ( 2015 )
A dying real estate mogul transfers his consciousness into a healthy young body, but soon finds that neither the procedure nor the company that performed it are quite what they seem.
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TV Show: Die Frauen Der Wikinger ( 2015 )
German documentary series about viking women
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Movie: The Hourglass Sanatorium ( 1973 )
Józef visits his dying father at a remote mental institution, where time itself doesn't seem to exist, and the line between dreams and memories becomes indistinguishable.
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TV Show: The Birth of Empire: The East India Company ( 2014 )
Dan Snow travels through India in the footsteps of the company that revolutionised the British lifestyle and laid the foundations of today's global trading systems.