The darkest chapter of the 20th century collides with a contemporary mission of revenge.
"Falling Up" tells the story of a young man facing the adult world for the first time. He is confident and enthusiastic about his prospects, but the boy within him is bored and annoyed by his choices. The clash of ideals causes the boy within the man to literally tumble out of his adult body and its world, and fall into the land of childhood. In the child's world, he wanders through scenes marking some of the most formative rituals children are subjected to as part of "growing up." Along the way, he searches for a hold on his early ideals, knowing he must return to the adult world, yet hoping to carry his child self safely (and willingly) back there within him.
Carnahan and the Scott brothers say they will use the original premise of the series as the template for an action film. In the original, four Vietnam vets convicted of armed robbery escape from military prison and became do-gooder mercenaries..
Alexis Winston is a young girl who dreams of becoming a champion figure skater. The road to becoming a champion is tough and forced to leave her family behind and eventually causes the break up between her and her and her boyfriend. While practicing, Alexis suffers a terrible accident that takes her sight and threatens to destroy her dreams. In the midst of feeling sorry for herself she finds herself falling in love all over again with her boyfriend in Nick who(with help from her family) helps her to realize that she can still fulfill her dreams. Written by Michael Higgins
In "Prayers for Bobby," Mary Griffith is a devout Christian who raises her children with the conservative teachings of the Presbyterian Church. However, when her son Bobby confides to his older brother he may be gay, life changes for the entire family after Mary learns about his secret. While Bobby's father and siblings slowly come to terms with his homosexuality, Mary believes God can cure him of what she considers his 'sin' and persuades Bobby to pray harder and seek solace in church activities in hopes of changing him. Desperate for his mother's approval, Bobby does what is asked of him, but through it all, the church's apparent disapproval of homosexuality causes him to grow increasingly withdrawn and depressed. Guilty over the pain he is causing Mary, Bobby moves away, yet hopes that some day his mother will accept him. His subsequent depression and self-loathing intensifies as he blames himself for not being the 'perfect' son and is driven to suicide. Faced with their tragedy, Mary begins to question her faith when she receives no answers from her pastor concerning her devastating loss. Through her long and emotional journey, Mary slowly reaches out to the gay community and discovers unexpected support from a very unlikely source. The film is based on the 1995 Leroy Aarons book of the same name. Written by Louie Neira
Welcome to Willard, a small town lost in the idyllic world of the 50's, where the sun shines every day, everybody knows their neighbor, and rotting zombies deliver the mail.
Based on the trilogy of books by Neale Donald Walsch that he claims were written by channeling various spirits.
Two cops, a rookie (Phillippe) and a grizzled vet (Statham), pursue an accomplished bank robber.
A world-famous soccer coach has been murdered and his priceless ring has been stolen - a ring set with the stunning diamond known as the Pink Panther. The French government needs a master detective to solve the crime and recover the gem...but he's not available, so they recruit Inspector Jacques Clouseau. Comic superstar Steve Martin stars as Clouseau in an all-new adventure of THE PINK PANTHER. A stunning pop star (Beyoncé), a soccer player, a Chinese assassin - who committed the crime? And can anyone solve the case? Clouseau and his partner, Ponton (Reno), must unmask the murderer and keep their boss, Dreyfus (Kline), from taking credit for the victory, all without bringing the French legal system to a screeching halt. Get ready to be tickled pink.
Seven high school students on a science class field trip become prey to an unknown entity in a desert cavern and one by one they are eliminated.
In an extremely rare decision, the Catholic Church officially recognized the demonic possession of a 19 year-old college freshman. Told in terrifying flashbacks, "The Exorcism of Emily Rose" chronicles the haunting trial of the priest accused of negligence resulting in the death of the young girl believed to be possessed. Inspired by true events, the film stars Laura Linney as the lawyer who takes on the task of defending the priest (Tom Wilkinson) who performed the controversial exorcism.
An elderly woman turns the tables on her kidnapper.
Three train surfers make a pact to honor their friend who died in extreme surfing conditions. The pact involves riding the train to their death in 15 years. One of the train surfers hasn't forgotten about the pact and plans to carry it out.
This is the true story of a woman named Ruth Gruber who travels to Europe to help escort 1000 Jewish War victims to the United States. She comes to love and feel sorry for them all, and fights for their rights to live in America. Written by Aschley Martel <email@example.com>
A washed-up detective discovers his own psychic ability when assigned to investigate a serial murder case. The killer has a deranged obsession with the novel "Alice in Wonderland." As the psychopath's bloody reign of terror continues, the cop spirals deeper and deeper into the case where the horrors of the past and present come together. Written by Anonymous
There's someone peeping through windows so Arthur has been asked to watch the neighbour's eighteen year old daughter while her parents are away. Soon their mutual attraction develops into something that Arthur later regrets.
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In the weekend after thanksgiving 1973 the Hoods are skidding out of control. Benjamin Hood reels from drink to drink, trying not to think about his trouble at the office. His wife, Elena, is reading self help books and losing patience with her husband's lies. Their son, Paul, home for the holidays, escapes to the city to pursue an alluring rich girl from his prep school. And young, budding nymphomaniac, Wendy Hood roams the neighborhood, innocently exploring liquor cabinets and lingerie drawers of her friends' parents, looking for something new. Then an ice storm hits, the worst in a century. Things get bad.
A former Russian spy selling international intelligence on the black market ... a list containing names of the top undercover agents in the world ... a corrupt agent doubling for an unknown organization ... a mysterious arms dealer ... a spy agency ready to disavow the actions or existence of any of its members captured or killed ... and one man on a mission which seems impossible ...
A prudish woman, working on tenure as a literacy professor at a large urban university, finds herself strangely attracted to a free-spirited, liberal woman whom works at a local carnival which comes to town.
Adapted from Dostoevsky's novella, Henry Czerny plays the narrator, Underground Man. Filled with self-hatred, he keeps a video diary where he discusses his own shortcomings and what he thinks is wrong in contemporary society. His bitterness spills over at a dinner party attended by his old college friends, an occasion which sends him running to a nearby brothel, where he meets Liza (Lee), a young prostitute. Written by Anonymous
A close friend of the President and his family are murdered aboard their yacht in the Caribbean, setting off a chain of events that leads Jack Ryan, Deputy Director of the C.I.A., into a dangerous confrontation with the Colombian drug cartel.
Henry Adler lives in Ontario by himself, regularly visits his gruff and critical father, and works in a bank; he's also an actor. He finds new purpose in life when he's cast as a cop in a realistic TV show. He gets into the part, borrowing the uniform from wardrobe, and walking around the city streets. Soon he's talking to bank customers as if he's a cop; this gets him in trouble with his boss, but Henry doesn't care. He falls for one of the actresses, Charlie, and they practice together. Henry's quirks and his intensity creep her out, though, and she breaks off all contact. He's desolate. Things come to a head when one of LA's finest mistakes Henry for a real cop.
This is based on a true story about two sisters who sue their father for incest and child abuse. As the story unfolds, it is revealed that the father severely abused all six children, and committed incest with all four of his daughters. The two sons received the worst of the physical abuse. The mother stood haplessly by and allowed her husband to control the family through his methods of "discipline". The movie includes graphic descriptions and scenes of the abuse which are disturbing. Written by Anonymous
This movie is based on actual events, but it says it is not all about one specific incident. It documents St. Vincent's Orphanage in Canada, where many of the boys suffer physical, emotional, and sexual abuse at the hands of the brothers who run the facility. When the stories are surfaced and a police investigation is begun, religious and political groups work to silence the story to keep it from reaching the public.
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Supergirl is a fictional character, a superhero featured in comic books published by DC Comics. Ali Adler and Greg Berlanti are producing a live action version of Kara Zor-El who is the cousin of Kal-El better known as Superman.
A woman (Emily VanCamp) harboring a dangerous secret rents a house in the Hamptons for the summer. Mike Kelley (Swingtown) wrote the script and will executive-produce. Ashley Madekwe, Gabriel Mann, Connor Paolo and Nick Wechsler will star.
A provocative drama that explores a marriage that has grown stagnant, "Satisfaction" follows investment banker Neil Truman through the accidental discovery of his wife’s involvement with a male escort. When Neil gains possession of the escort’s phone, he uncovers a unique perspective on his life and what motivates women to stray, as his wife Grace contemplates whether her needs are being met and if her marriage is worth saving.
The series opens shortly after aliens have wiped out most of the human population. The aliens are now rounding up the few people left, but they are met with strong resistance from a group of soldiers and civilians who fight for their survival – all while struggling to maintain their humanity.
Monk is a detective afraid of the dark, a gumshoe afraid of gum. He has no problem cracking a case - as long as it doesn't involve heights or germs, and is in close proximity to his apartment. Other than solving his wife's murder, Monk would like nothing more than to gain back his position on the San Francisco police force, but can he pull himself together and get back to solving crimes full time?
Flashpoint is an emotional journey following the lives of members of the SRU (Strategic Response Unit) as they solve hostage situations, bust gangs, and defuse bombs. They work by utilizing their training to get inside the heads of these people in order to make them reach their breaking point (aka their flashpoint).
This costume drama features England's splendid Renaissance dynasty, starting in season 1 with the part of king Henry VIII's reign when cardinal Wolsey rose to become the power behind his throne, ruled ruthlessly and almost absolutely but highly efficiently while Henry generally follows his advice and that of Thomas Morus in diplomatic and religious matters but soon gets obsessed with the desire for a male heir which his loving Habsburg queen Catharine of Aragon cannot give him, hence comes under the spell of femme fatale Anne Boleyn who plays harder to get then any other mistress; when both want a marriage, Henry first needs a divorce, but Wolsey's promises to help him to one with Rome's blessing prove a terrible Calvary, complicating the diplomatic power game, trying to play France against the Habsburg dynasty's Holy Roman Empire annex Spain and its overseas empire.
The residents of Milford (a small town about two hours from Boston), start to live each day as if it was their last (carpe diem taken to the extreme), when scientist prove that their is a meteor headed straight for Earth and it will crash land right in their town square. The only hitch is that they have no idea when it will hit! It could be 5 hours, days, weeks, or even decades. The series will focus on a single family and how this news influences and changes their lives.
Melinda Gordon is a young newlywed with the unique ability to communicate with the earthbound spirits of people who have died, and who seek her help. Melinda uses her gift to relay significant messages and important information to the living, but sometimes the messages she receives are intense and confusing. As a result, she is often met with questions and skepticism by the survivors. But when Melinda is able to help both the lost souls who contact her and those who are still alive, she knows that her unique talent is an asset and not a liability.
He's bald. He's back. And this time around, he's badder than ever. In this second incarnation of Kojak, Ving Rhames stars as Lieutenant Theo Kojak. Rounding out the rest of the cast are Chazz Palminteri as Kojak's former partner and present boss Captain Frank McNeil and Roselyn Sanchez as Assistant District Attorney Carmen Warrick. Theo Kojak is a detective dedicated to solving some of New York City's most heinous crimes. Using years of experience and tough interrogation tactics, Kojak gets to the heart of every crime he investigates--even if that means pushing the boundaries of the law. Kojak (2005) is based on the 1970's hit police drama which originally starred Telly Savalas as the bald, street-wise, lollipop-loving police detective. The series aired on CBS from 1973 to 1978. The show was celebrated by police departments around the country for its realistic portrayal of police work. Remake of: Kojak First Aired: March 25, 2005 Episodes: 9 Episodes Upcoming
The show revolves around the reporters and producers at a fictional television newsmagazine series, The Eleventh Hour. Unhappy with the newsmagazine's shrinking audience, the network has brought in a new executive producer, Kennedy Marsh, to reorient the show in a more ratings-driven tabloid journalism direction.
The tension between the ratings imperative and the more traditional journalistic ethics of the show's senior staff is the primary conflict that drives the show, but storylines also include the team's efforts to get the stories that will make it to air each week.
CSI is a fast-paced drama about a team of forensic investigators trained to solve crimes by examining the evidence. They are on the case 24/7, scouring the scene, collecting the irrefutable evidence and finding the missing pieces that will solve the mystery. Gil Grissom, shift supervisor, heads the team of investigators at the Crime Lab in Las Vegas. The team includes Catherine Willows, a hard-working single parent with a checkered past and a teenage daughter she's raising on her own; Warrick Brown, a top analyst with insider knowledge of the gambling world; Nick Stokes, a true-blue stand-up guy who empathizes with victims via his own experiences; and Greg Sanders, the wacky tech analyst turned field investigator. The CSI team members also work closely with Capt. Jim Brass, the former chief, now assigned to Homicide, Dr. Albert Robbins, the ever-professional medical examiner and David Hodges, a lab technician with a specialty in trace and foreign-substance analysis.
Kung Fu: The Legend Continues was the continuation of the popular '70s drama Kung Fu. While Kung Fu was set back in the early 1900s, This version is set in modern day. It features David Carradine as Kwai Chang Caine's grandson, also named Kwai Chang Caine who is a Shaolin priest. The show also featured Chris Potter as Peter Caine a police officer. The show usually dealt with mystical shaolin dealings but at times had events such as kidnappings and stopping robbers.
From the producers of the Gemini Award winning show, "Night Heat " comes this Canadian action-adventure television series about Alexander Addington's passion for justice after his wife's kidnapping and his privately financed trio of multifaceted operatives under the leadership of Peter Sinclair, former Scotland Yard inspector, with the single goal of hunting down criminals. Addington and Sinclair brings together the rest of the cast, which includes Luke Brenner, Hector Stone, Nicole Beaumont, Gabrielle Germont and a few others.
Canadian television drama that focused on professional and personal lives of the members of Toronto law firm. The show, set and often shot in downtown Toronto, dealt with Canadian issues that made it strikingly different from its counterparts. Filled with memorable characters and, at times, controversial storylines, the series ran for eight seasons and was one of the most successful Canadian productions.
This series revolved initially around the adventures of two cousins, Ryan Dallion and Micki Foster, who inherited an antique shop, "Curious Goods," from their Uncle Vendredi. We find out in the first episode that Vendredi made a pact with the Devil, to sell cursed antiques. He recanted at the last minute and tried to recover the antiques, but was claimed by Hell. The cousins, aided by Vendredi's partner Jack Marshak, used the store's manifest to track down the cursed antiques, each of which fell into the hands of someone who inevitably used them for evil. In the third season, Ryan was turned into a child and Johnny Ventura, a street punk who had helped them occasionally, took his place.
Welcome to the Night Heat guide at TV Tome.
The following is a list of award nominations for the groundbreaking series Night Heat(bold indicates winner).<br><br>
TV Guide's Most Popular Program: 1987, 1988
Best Dramatic Series: 1986, 1987, 1988
Mario Azzopardi(1986), George Mendeluk(1988), Jorge Montesi(1988)
, Randy Bradshaw(1990)
Best Actor: Scott Hylands(1986, 1987, 1988), Jeff Wincott(1986), Allan Royal(1987)
Best Actress: Jennifer Dale(1986)
Best Supporting Actor: Eugene Clark(1987), Sean McCann(1987), Tony Rosato(1989)
Best Guest Actor/Actress: Jennifer Dale(1987), Danny Aiello(1988), John Colicos(1989), Kay Tremblay(1989)
Best Writing: 1986, 1987*, 1988, 1989
Best Original Drama: 1986
Best Photography: 1987*, 1988*, 1989
Best Editing: 1989
Best Production Design/Art Directi