March 29, 2017 — When people or animals get hurt (physically or spiritually) they often want to go off by themselves to heal.The quiet chance to think, to avoid confrontations seems beneficial. Except when it isn’t.Kate Ryan, a recently-widowed woman, needs a change of scenery and moves into a house on Lake Erie that hasn’t been occupied for decades. Soon after moving in, she discovers that some of her neighbors won’t set foot inside the old house. The previous owner was an archaeologist who […]
March 29, 2017 — Deadline has announced that FilmRise has acquired all of the U.S. distribution rights to the acclaimed science fiction film Marjorie Prime, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival this year. It won the festival’s Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Feature Film Prize, which goes to a feature film that focuses on science or technology as a theme.Michael Almereyda directed from a script based on the Pulitzer Prize nominated play by Jordan Harrison.The film stars Jon Hamm, Lois Smith, Geena Davis […]
March 28, 2017 — On the night her home was broken into, Nicole Johnson (Lisa Sheridan) may have thought her actions were justified. She shoots and kills Will, the intruder. Any court would call this self-defense. Unfortunately for her, Will’s girlfriend Jade (Haylie Duff, 7th Heaven, Napoleon Dynamite) doesn’t think so. She’s angry at the way the robbery went wrong, at Will’s partner Ray (C. Thomas Howell), who survived the robbery.But mostly Jade is angry at Nicole. And she is planning to […]
March 28, 2017 — Children love to watch The Big Comfy Couch from the comfort of their own comfy couches.The Big Comfy Couch is, of course, the popular pre-school children’s program, seen on public television stations, which features Loonette the Clown and Loonette’s doll Molly, who sit together on their “big comfy couch” and learn about the day’s lesson or issue. The programs, aimed at pre-schoolers, start with Loonette doing an exercise routine she calls the “Clock Rug Stretch” after that she may […]
March 27, 2017 — The lives of two women intertwine in 1960s Hungary.One woman, Emerenc, played by the remarkable Helen Mirren (The Queen) is a maid, frumpy, cranky and older. She’s also extremely private — no one knows anything about her past. No one is allowed past her door or into her guarded world. The other, Magda, is a well-off writer (Martina Gedeck, The Lives of Others) who lives in a large, expensive apartment with her husband Tibor (Károly Eperjes).Magda […]
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