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- January 15th, 2006
- 89 mins
In Santa Monica, California, the former detective Jesse Stone moves to Paradise, Massachusetts with his old dog Boomer, after having drinking problem on duty. He is invited by the Paradise's powerful counselor Hastings Hathaway to be the substitute for the former Chief Lou Carson, who had an earlier retirement. In his first assignment, he hits the abusive husband Joe Genest, who has not respected a restraint order. The local attorney Abby Taylor visits him after the incident and they have an affair. When Lou is killed, Chief Jesse Stone suspects of the mobster Joe and Hastings, and plots a situation trying to disclose the truth. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
- November 11th, 2005
- 92 mins
Leila (Lauren Lee Smith) is a sexually voracious young woman who connects with men through brief physical encounters. One night at a crowded house party, Leila meets David (Eric Balfour) and its lust at first sight. Later, as she has casual sex with a stranger just behind the house, David and his girlfriend mirror her actions in their car. Leila and David's eyes lock as they watch each other having sex with others, a courtship ritual that initiates their own sexual affair.
- February 20th, 2005
- 87 mins
Jesse Stone is a former L.A. homicide detective who left behind the big city and an ex-wife to become the police chief of the quiet New England fishing town of Paradise. Stone's old habits die hard as he continues to indulge his two favorite things--scotch and women. When a series of murders takes place and a high school girl is raped, he's forced to face his own demons in order to solve the crimes. And, since these are the first murders to occur in Paradise, Jesse must also train his inexperienced staff of police officers to assist in the investigation to find the killers and the rapist before they can strike again.
- November 19th, 2004
- 72 mins
A porn star, a bank robber and a Shakespearean actor are some of the subjects of Camp Hollywood, a feature documentary about the residents of a legendary Hollywood hotel. Seen through the eyes of a Canadian comic who's come out to L.A. for the first time, Camp Hollywood is an intimate portrait of the actors, musicians and other transients he meets during his two-month stay.
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- July 30th, 2004
- 88 mins
Two talentless actors attempt to make it in the cruel world of showbiz. Without an ounce of talent between the two of them and their only strength being persistence, they'll do almost anything to attain their dream. Except let it go.
- September 20th, 2002
- 102 mins
A witty and clever comedy that follows four longtime curling friends reunited by the last wishes of their recently deceased coach and set out to win the Golden Broom. Realising that the out of shape crew will be hard-pressed to win without a coach, Cutter swallows his pride and calls upon a retired curling champion - his estranged father. Now, these men with brooms, along with their new eccentric coach and Cutter's new romantic interest Amy, set off on a comedic journey which takes them from frozen lakes to huge arenas, searching for perfect stones, lost loves and second chances.
- June 14th, 2002
- 99 mins
A Harvard basketball player meets a cheerleader at Boston College and is seduced by her and an illegal gambling scheme. The player begins to fix games for profit and becomes involved in the drug scene. When his actions generate suspicion, he must outsmart the cheerleader, her father, and the FBI.
- August 13th, 2001
- 92 mins
Stu, Tommy, and Gus decide to celebrate their new business venture with an exotic vacation to Bermuda. It's the perfect getaway until Stu begins to obsess about the Queen of Scots, a ship lost 50 years ago to the Bermuda Triangle. Determined that the lost ship is out there, filled with the former occupants' riches, Stu charters a boat with a desperate captain and his beautiful first mate, Charlie. When their boat hits a dense fog they become lost and panicked until they see something slowly creeping through the curtain of fog, it's the Queen of Scots. After boarding the ship they discover that something happened to the passengers, something horrible, and it's starting to happen to them. Now they're trapped in a ghost ship, in the middle of the Bermuda Triangle, and there's no way out! Written by Anonymous
- June 28th, 2000
- 92 mins
In 1966, producers Bert Schneider and Bob Rafaelson come up with the idea of creating a TV show that would feature the American answer to the Beatles, The Monkees. Eventually, four young men are chosen for the roles, Mickey Dolenz the former child TV star, the stage actor Davey Jones and the musicians, Mike Nesmith and Peter Tork. With the aid of a successful music producer and able TV promotion, the Monkees become a sensation. However, that success is tainted, to the chagrin of the band, as they find themselves labeled as talentless phonies. This film covers the band's frustrating struggle to prove their detractors wrong as they struggle to earn some artist legitimacy. Whether it's by learning to excel as a band or experimenting with wild ideas for their show and film, Head, nothing seems to work. Meanwhile the band have their internal tensions as various members struggle to decide what is really important to them, simple material success, or having real artistic respect for their work? Written by Kenneth Chisholm <[email protected]>
- September 2nd, 1999
- 100 mins
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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- June 12th, 1998
- 82 mins
Mitch Weaver (Norm Macdonald), a one-time human punching bag is about to turn his youthful trauma into a thriving business. Picked on, laughed at and beaten up, Mitch and fellow misfit Sam McKenna (Artie Lange) survive their childhood years not by keeping a low profile but by plotting and carrying out revenge on every small-time despot that crosses their path. From school bullies to meter maids to felonious crossing guards, nobody is safe from their wrath.
But with childhood's idyll far behind them and no way to avenge unemployment, Mitch and Sam find themselves desperate for cash when Sam's dad Pops (Jack Warden) requires expensive heart surgery. What are a couple of losers to do? Mitch and Sam think the unthinkable. Why not make money doing what comes naturally to them? Ever want to get revenge on someone but are too afraid of the consequences? Ever wish you could get someone else to do the Dirty Work for you?
- April 19th, 1998
- 93 mins
Hallie has a curse, she's the daughter of the American President. And to make matters worse, it's an election year. But all she wants to do is go out on a date. Fortunately, geeky Duncan has the same goal When they finally get to the date however, a series of incidents could seriously damage the relationship...and national security. Written by Steve Richer <[email protected]>
- July 16th, 1997
- 88 mins
A wacky free-for-all comedy about the riotous rivalry between snobby skiers and knuckle-dragging snowboarders.
- January 1st, 1996
- 90 mins
Earl Williams is a dreamer teenager obsessed with monsters, who fantasizes his life as if he were living in the world of the monsters of the Universal Studios. Although being an excellent student, his intolerant and nasty school teacher Mrs. Perdue does not like him and punishes him for any minor fault. His supportive father Les Williams is also a dreamer, who has never been successful in life. When his father dies, his mother becomes lost with two boys, and tries to change the behavior of Earl. One day, the boy finds the "true Frankenstein" lost by a Carnival, and decides to bring the monster back to life. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
- June 23rd, 1995
- 100 mins
Dreary urban landscape of an anonymous Canadian city. Dark comedy about a group of twentysomethings looking for love and meaning in the '90s. The film focuses on roommates David, a gay waiter who has has given up on his acting career, and Candy, a book reviewer who is also David's ex-lover. David and Candy's lives are entangled with those of David's friends and Candy's dates.
- March 3rd, 1995
- 93 mins
A beauty contest turns into a hostage situation, when the Miss Galaxy competition is taken over by a gang, demanding a ransom of diamonds. Sharon, a kick-boxing actress, is the host of the show, and the thorn in the terrorists side. Written by Rob Hartill
Polly Shannon TV Shows
A group of young, rookie police officers must learn to adapt to their jobs and meet the expectations of their friends, families and co-workers. This series will air simultaneously on ABC in the U.S. and Global in Canada.
Shattered follows homicide detective Ben Sullivan (Callum Keith Rennie), who is suffering from dissociative identity disorder, and his new partner Amy Lynch (Camille Sullivan). Molly Parker stars as his wife Ella Sullivan. A network representative described the show as "a stunning and gripping look at a detective as if he were moving through reflections of a broken mirror."
Cold Case stars Kathryn Morris (Minority Report, Mindhunters) as Lilly Rush, the lone female detective in the Philadelphia homicide squad who finds her calling when she's assigned to "cold cases" -- crimes that have never been solved.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation took television by storm in 2000 with its innovative and cutting-edge updating of a standard series concept – in this case, the cop show. Suddenly, instead of simply whodunit, solving crimes was a matter of howdunit, and with what size shoe, and whether anyone left behind traces of evidence that the blue ALS light could pick up.
Based on a true story, Sue Thomas:F.B.Eye follows the adventures of Sue Thomas at the FBI in Washington, D.C. She's one hard-headed, soft-hearted woman whose talent for reading lips helps crack crimes and bag the bad guys in places listening devices can't penetrate. With her hearing-ear dog, Levi, Sue's a glutton for jeopardy - and there's (almost) nothing she won't do to bring notorious criminals to justice. This remarkable, edge-of-your-seat drama is an inspiring tribute to the ability of the human spirit to overcome adversity and achieve great things.
Puppets Who Kill is a live-action 30 minute comedy series.
The show is about a half-way house for very bad puppets.
Puppets who lie - Puppets who cheat - Puppets who have no
respect for anything - Puppets who kill. The 13 episode series is centred around 4 felonious puppets who've commited crimes and now live with their bumbling social worker Dan Barlow. They live with him in hopes they can some day be re-integrated into society, although it won't be easy, they are conniving, bitter, self centered and dangerous... They are the anti - muppets.
Joely Fisher stars in this one hour comedy/drama as Zoey Busiek, a blackjack dealer whose life takes an unexpected turn when she has to take care of her sister's children, teenaged Taylor (Vikki Krinsky), pre-teen Cliff (Jamie Johnston), & pre-teen Hannah (Aislinn Paul), after their mother dies in a car accident. But when the insurance company denies them the family financial settlement, Zoe takes matters into her own hands, which leads her to a new career as a insurance fraud investigator with handsome former criminal Dan Lennox (Chris Potter) and serious but sweet Sophia Mason (Rae Dawn Chong) becoming her partners (and Sophia later becomes their boss). In season two, Rae Dawn Chong (Sophia) leaves the show (along with Bronson Picket (Marcos)) and is replaced by Loretta Devine (M. Pearl McGuire: Zoe and Dan's sassy new boss). The season one theme song is sung by Amy Sky and the season two theme song is "I Believe in Me" sung by Cherie. The show was officially cancelled in February 20
15 years after a virus wiped out everyone who had passed puberty, the survivors are living on the scraps of the old world. Now they must either continue the downward slide, or begin to rebuild the world, taking responsibility for themselves and the world and each other.
Nikita is a drug-addicted juvenile delinquent who was accused of killing a police officer in cold blood during an attempted robbery of a pharmacy. She is later arrested and sentenced to death by lethal injection, upon which she was secretly drugged by the government, faking her death. Nikita is then "recruited" by a secret government organization and transformed into a highly skilled assassin who cannot be traced.
Various judges from the Old Testament's Book of Judges, preside over the court of judgment of the recently deceased. The judge in question evaluates their life and decides their fate, specifically if they deserve a second chance at their life. For those who had a questionable life but whom he deems deserves a second chance, the judge sends them back to a pivotal point in the past where their life path was determined. However they are sent back as someone other than themselves but with the full knowledge of their mission of their own redemption. In addition, they only have three days to change that life path. The judge also provides them with a guide, who is also recently deceased but is deemed by God to have a mission of assistance before his final fate is determined. Although always visible to the person he is assisting, the guide has the ability to be seen or not be seen by those around him, his invisibility when he wears the clothes in which he died.
An alien lands on Earth, its mission is to find one of its own kind who is attempting to turn Earth into a planet where he and his race can live and breath without having to make themselves look human. The fact that this will kill all life on Earth doesn't really matter to him. Can Ethaniel and his human friend, Laura, find others who will, and can help them prevent this from happening?
These stories are steamy, erotic versions of Tales From The Dark Side and the like, with a touch of class, dealing as they do with power, sex, lust and driving urges.
Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal is a Canadian sci-fi/drama television series which was filmed in and around Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and aired 88 episodes from 1996 to 2000. The presence of Dan Aykroyd opening and closing every episode and emphasizing the legitimacy of the organization it was inspired by led some viewers to take the show somewhat more seriously than intended, though it was in fact a scripted drama.
Like the classic 1960s series of the same name, each episode is a celebration of the human imagination in which humanity's exploration of new frontiers in technology, outer space and the human experience reveal our greatest hopes and darkest fears. Stories on The Outer Limits have explored the consequences of such controversial and thought-provoking topics as genetic manipulation, alien visitation and life after death.
An androgynous alien species called the Taelons arrive on earth, claiming to be companions of humanity, putting an end to crime, illness, and famine. Some are suspicious of the Taleons, and form a resistance movement. The resistance soon learned that the force that sustains the Taelons are breaking down, and they are using humans as test subjects in experiments to help save their species. The initial focus of the show was Commander William Boone and his partner, Captain Lili Marquette, who worked for both the Taelons and the resistance. After Boone was killed, the show introduced a new protagonist, Major Liam Kincaid, and began to play on the strengths of it's ensemble cast.
In this spin-off of the popular syndicated series HIGHLANDER, 1200-year-old immortal thief Amanda becomes involved with Nick Wolfe, a detective who resigns from the force after his partner is murdered by crooked cops, and his superiors try to cover up the incident. Working as a freelance security expert, a private investigator and occasionally even a bodyguard, Nick teams up with Amanda to thwart a number of dastardly doings, most of them involving other Immortals.
Welcome to the Eerie, Indiana: The Other Dimension guide at TV Tome.
It's the eeriest city on the planet, Eerie, Indiana where two teenagers named Mitchell Taylor and Stanley Hope are the only ones who actually encounter weird things occurring and they are the only ones who want to stop these strange happenings.
Mitchell, in a family of his father, his mother and his sister - Carrie are in the centre of weirdness. The two children receive help from a bartender named Mr. Crawford if they are in trouble.
MITCHELL TAYLOR A young boy who discovers that his new town is the weirdest town in the entire planet, but no one believes except for his friend, Stanley. And together, they must solve and defeat any strange occurrences in Eerie, Indiana.
STANLEY HOPE Stanley lived in Eerie before Mitchell arrived, and has always witnessed weird happenings in the weird town. Helping his new best friend, he also makes jokes all the time because he wants to
Follow the ups and downs of life with best friends Amanda Zimm and Busy Ramone as they deal with adolescence, boys, family, school and friends. Throughout the show's 5 year run, the girls matured from the sixth grade to the ninth grade. The show ends when one of the main characters (Amanda Zimm) has to move to the West Coast. Her best friend on the show, Busy Ramone, stays behind.
In 1992, CBS premiered Forever Knight, a stylish and sexy television series. An immediate cult sensation, the series chronicled the journeys of Nicholas Knight, an ancient vampire from the thirteenth century living in present-day Toronto, Canada (Nigel Bennett voice-over of theme music)
He was brought across in 1228. Preyed on humans for their blood. Now he wants to be mortal again. To repay society for his sins. To emerge from his world of darkness. From his endless ... forever night. After centuries of bloodshed, Nicholas Knight has forsaken immortality and is determined to reclaim his humanity. He now spends his nights as a homicide detective with his smug partner, Donald Schanke, fighting the city's most brutal crimes. Joining in Nicholas' quest is Dr. Natalie Lambert, a brilliant forensic scientist, who is inching closer to the cure for his supernatural condition.
Sirens is an American crime drama series that aired on ABC in 1993, and then in syndication from 1994 to 1995.
Are You Afraid of the Dark? is a show based upon a group of kids known as "The Midnight Society". Members meet in the woods and take turns telling their own spooky tales. The series aired on Nickelodeon in the United States as part of their SNICK line-up in 1992. It lasted for 5 seasons until it was canceled in 1996. Later on, it returned to Nickelodeon's SNICK block with a new cast for two seasons from 1999-2000.