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Slings & Arrows: Season 3: The Promised End  2006 TV Shows Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025 
The termination of "King Lear" brings penalties to the actors and staff, especially Geoffrey and Anna.


Slings & Arrows: Season 3: All Blessed Secrets  2006 TV Shows Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025 
Anna, the festival's efficient assistant manager, steps in to help Geoffrey with Charles.


Slings & Arrows: Season 3: Every Inch a King  2006 TV Shows Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025 
The final rehearsal of "King Lear" turns into a train wreck, as Charles fumbles dozens of lines.


Slings & Arrows: Season 3: Vex Not His Ghost  2006 TV Shows Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025 
Charles Kingman -- whom Geoffrey has recruited to play Lear -- brings some demons of his own to the production and alienates cast and crew alike.


Slings & Arrows: Season 3: That Way Madness Lies  2006 TV Shows Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025 
Charles's erratic behavior becomes more disruptive, prompting Geoffrey to consider replacing him.


Slings & Arrows: Season 3: Divided Kingdom  2006 TV Shows Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025 
Trying to top the success of its last production, the festival plans to stage "King Lear," as well as a contemporary musical.


Slings & Arrows: Season 3: Disc 1  2006 143 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
This disc includes the following episodes: "Divided Kingdom," "Vex Not His Ghost" and "That Way Madness Lies."


Slings & Arrows: Season 3: Disc 2  2006 142 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
This disc includes the following episodes: "Every Inch a King," "All Blessed Secrets" and "The Promised End."


Slings & Arrows: Season 3: Disc 1  2006 143 mins Television
This disc includes the following episodes: "Divided Kingdom," "Vex Not His Ghost" and "That Way Madness Lies."


Slings & Arrows: Season 3: Disc 2  2006 142 mins Television
This disc includes the following episodes: "Every Inch a King," "All Blessed Secrets" and "The Promised End."


Slings & Arrows: Season 2: Steeped in Blood  2005 TV Shows Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025 
Ellen confuses her auditor with a confessor. The police have developed a keen interest in Sanjay, whose real name is not Sanjay.


Slings & Arrows: Season 2: Fair Is Foul and Foul Is Fair  2005 TV Shows Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025 
With subscribers canceling, Sanjay counsels Richard to embrace the left side of his brain.


Slings & Arrows: Season 2: Rarer Monsters  2005 TV Shows Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025 
The curse of "Macbeth" kicks in when the director of "Romeo and Juliet" breaks her neck, forcing Geoffrey to invite Darren Nichols back to fill in.


Slings & Arrows: Season 2: Fallow Time  2005 TV Shows Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025 
Christmas comes to New Burbage and so do the interns, who are part of a new austerity program.


Slings & Arrows: Season 2: Season's End  2005 TV Shows Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025 
Geoffrey becomes the New Burbage artistic director after his triumphant production of "Hamlet," but big challenges loom.


Slings & Arrows: Season 2: Birnam Wood  2005 TV Shows Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025 
Geoffrey works on his own brand of explosive magic; Oliver returns to the stage; Richard upgrades his dream quest to include Gilbert & Sullivan.


Four Minutes  2005  3.6 ★ 90 mins Drama
This biopic follows the story of Roger Bannister, a full-time Oxford medical student who defied the odds to run the world's first four-minute mile, setting the bar that inspired future champions.


Four Minutes  2005  3.6 ★ 90 mins Dramas Rated: NR
In this fascinating made-for-television biopic, Jamie Maclachlan stars as the legendary Roger Bannister, a full-time Oxford medical student who defied the odds to run the world's first four-minute mile. Cheered on to victory by a loving girlfriend (Amy Rutherford), a loyal best friend (Shaun Smyth) and a remarkable coach (Christopher Plummer) -- a double amputee who fought in World War II -- Bannister set the bar that inspired future champions.


Slings & Arrows: Season 2: Disc 1  2005 140 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
This disc includes the following episodes (1-3): "Season's End," "Fallow Time" and "Rarer Monsters."


Slings & Arrows: Season 2: Disc 2  2005 138 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
This disc includes the following episodes (4-6): "Fair is Foul and Foul is Fair," "Steeped in Blood" and "Birnam Wood."


Slings & Arrows: Season 2: Disc 1  2005 140 mins Television
This disc includes the following episodes (1-3): "Season's End," "Fallow Time" and "Rarer Monsters."


Slings & Arrows: Season 2: Disc 2  2005 138 mins Television
This disc includes the following episodes (4-6): "Fair is Foul and Foul is Fair," "Steeped in Blood" and "Birnam Wood."


How the West Was Fun  2004  3.3 ★ 96 mins Action & Adventure Rated: NR
Martin twins Susie (Mary-Kate Olsen) and Jessica (Ashley Olsen) couldn't have asked for a better summer as they enjoy the great outdoors at Grandma's ranch. But when their greedy Uncle Bart (Martin Mull) tries to sell the ranch and turn it into an amusement park, the girls set out to stop him. Along the way, they try to find a match for their single father (Patrick Cassidy) in this lighthearted family film.


How the West Was Fun  2004  3.3 ★ 96 mins Children & Family Rated: NR
Martin twins Susie (Mary-Kate Olsen) and Jessica (Ashley Olsen) couldn't have asked for a better summer as they enjoy the great outdoors at Grandma's ranch. But when their greedy Uncle Bart (Martin Mull) tries to sell the ranch and turn it into an amusement park, the girls set out to stop him. Along the way, they try to find a match for their single father (Patrick Cassidy) in this lighthearted family film.


Slings & Arrows: Season 1: Playing the Swan  2003 TV Shows Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025 
Opening night for "Hamlet" has arrived, and Jack has disappeared. Ellen comes clean about what really happened on that fateful night seven years ago.


Slings & Arrows: Season 1: A Mirror Up to Nature  2003 TV Shows Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025 
With unglued Geoffrey taking up the reins of "Hamlet," Richard and Holly feel certain the production will flop.


Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion  2003  3.6 ★ 181 mins Dramas Rated: NR
Based on a true story, this compelling drama recounts the events of Dec. 6, 1917, when a French freighter packed with tons of TNT collided with a Belgian ship in Halifax Harbour and exploded, killing more than 2,000 people. Graham Greene and Pete Postlethwaite lead an outstanding cast in chronicling the remarkable effort to rebuild the Nova Scotia city, a community devastated by tragedy that found the strength and courage to rise from the ashes.


Slings & Arrows: Season 1: Disc 1  2003 138 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
This disc includes the following episodes (1-3): "Oliver's Dream," "Geoffrey's Return" and "Madness in Great Ones."


Slings & Arrows: Season 1: Disc 2  2003 138 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
This disc includes the following episodes (4-6): "Outrageous Fortune," "A Mirror Up to Nature" and "Playing the Swan."


Slings & Arrows: Season 1: Geoffrey's Return  2003 TV Shows Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025 
Geoffrey discovers that death has not completely silenced Oliver.


Slings & Arrows  2003  3.8 ★ TV Shows  until 01-Jan-2025   
Washed-up actor Geoffrey Tennant's failing attempts to run the Shakespearean New Burbage Festival are rescued by his brilliant mentor, who happens to be a ghost. While staging the Bard's plays, Tennant wrangles fussy actors and demanding sponsors.


Slings & Arrows: Season 1: Oliver's Dream  2003 TV Shows Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025 
Geoffrey carries on with a production of "The Tempest," despite the reality that his theater company is broke.


Slings & Arrows: Season 1: Madness in Great Ones  2003 TV Shows Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025 
Geoffrey passes off the theater's new production of "Hamlet" to visiting director Darren Nichols.


Slings & Arrows: Season 1: Outrageous Fortune  2003 TV Shows Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025 
Geoffrey broods in jail, where Oliver's spirit drops by to counsel him. Kate and Jack's friendship intensifies.


Slings & Arrows  2003  3.8 ★ Television
Washed-up actor Geoffrey Tennant's failing attempts to run the Shakespearean New Burbage Festival are rescued by his brilliant mentor, who happens to be a ghost. While staging the Bard's plays, Tennant wrangles fussy actors and demanding sponsors.


Slings & Arrows: Season 1: Disc 1  2003 138 mins Television Rated: NR
This disc includes the following episodes (1-3): "Oliver's Dream," "Geoffrey's Return" and "Madness in Great Ones."


Slings & Arrows: Season 1: Disc 2  2003 138 mins Television Rated: NR
This disc includes the following episodes (4-6): "Outrageous Fortune," "A Mirror Up to Nature" and "Playing the Swan."


Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion  2003  3.5 ★ 181 mins Drama Rated: NR
Based on a true story, this compelling drama recounts the events of Dec. 6, 1917, when a French freighter packed with tons of TNT collided with a Belgian ship in Halifax Harbour and exploded, killing more than 2,000 people. Graham Greene and Pete Postlethwaite lead an outstanding cast in chronicling the remarkable effort to rebuild the Nova Scotia city, a community devastated by tragedy that found the strength and courage to rise from the ashes.


The Day Reagan Was Shot  2001  3.1 ★ 98 mins Dramas Rated: R
On March 30, 1981, John Hinckley attempts to assassinate President Ronald Reagan (Richard Crenna) in front of the Washington Hilton. While Reagan is in the hospital, Secretary of State Alexander Haig (Richard Dreyfus) takes control at the White House, only to find himself close to nuclear conflict with the Soviet Union. A thought-provoking portrait of an infamous day in American history that was fraught with far more chaos than the public knew.


The Day Reagan Was Shot  2001  3.1 ★ 98 mins Drama Rated: R
On March 30, 1981, John Hinckley attempts to assassinate President Ronald Reagan (Richard Crenna) in front of the Washington Hilton. While Reagan is in the hospital, Secretary of State Alexander Haig (Richard Dreyfus) takes control at the White House, only to find himself close to nuclear conflict with the Soviet Union. A thought-provoking portrait of an infamous day in American history that was fraught with far more chaos than the public knew.


Sleeping Dogs Lie  1998  2.6 ★ 91 mins Dramas Rated: PG-13
In 1919, theater tycoon Ambrose Small vanished into the streets of Toronto, leaving millions in his bank account and crime investigators flummoxed. Though the case was never solved, this period film presents a clever view of what may have happened. Compelling "what-if" scenarios lead the audience down several alternative paths to what the world press called "the crime of the century." Art Hindle and Wendy Crewson star.


Spenser: For Hire: The Judas Goat  1994  3.2 ★ 91 mins Thrillers Rated: NR
An out-of-town gig may prove too much for private investigator Spenser (Robert Urich) and his right-hand man, Hawk (Avery Brooks), when a terrorist group with a taste for car bombs targets the family of a controversial African leader (Leon Pownall). This 1994 made-for-television movie brings many of the beloved characters from the 1980s drama series (based on the books by Robert B. Parker) back to the small screen.


Spenser: For Hire: The Judas Goat  1994  3.1 ★ 91 mins Thrillers Rated: NR
An out-of-town gig may prove too much for private investigator Spenser (Robert Urich) and his right-hand man, Hawk (Avery Brooks), when a terrorist group with a taste for car bombs targets the family of a controversial African leader (Leon Pownall). This 1994 made-for-television movie brings many of the beloved characters from the 1980s drama series (based on the books by Robert B. Parker) back to the small screen.

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