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For No Good Reason  2012  3.0 ★ Documentary Rated: R
In this engaging documentary, Hunter S. Thompson's "Fear and Loathing" collaborator, illustrator Ralph Steadman, reveals his creative process. When actor Johnny Depp steps into Steadman's studio, the artist shares a wealth of anecdotes and insights.


The Duchess Nominated For/Won Awards 2008  3.7 ★ 109 mins Dramas Rated: PG-13 RT:61%
Keira Knightley stars as Georgiana Spencer, a young duchess who indulges in extravagant vices and begins a scandalous affair with politician Charles Grey (Dominic Cooper) to balance her unhappy marriage to the duke of Devonshire (Golden Globe–nominated Ralph Fiennes). Director Saul Dibb's lavish adaptation of Amanda Foreman's novel about the real-life 18th-century femme fatale received an Oscar for Best Costume Design.


Passage  2008  2.7 ★ 113 mins Documentaries Rated: PG
Part drama, part documentary, this fascinating film from John Walker delves into the mystery and subsequent scandal surrounding British explorer John Franklin's ill-fated 1845 attempt to locate the Northwest Passage. When Scottish doctor John Rae discovered the crew's remains six years later, the public -- most notably Franklin's widow and Charles Dickens, who set out to discredit Rae -- had a hard time stomaching the true tale of what happened.


Passage  2008  2.8 ★ 113 mins Documentary Rated: PG
Part drama, part documentary, this fascinating film from John Walker delves into the mystery and subsequent scandal surrounding British explorer John Franklin's ill-fated 1845 attempt to locate the Northwest Passage. When Scottish doctor John Rae discovered the crew's remains six years later, the public -- most notably Franklin's widow and Charles Dickens, who set out to discredit Rae -- had a hard time stomaching the true tale of what happened.


The Duchess Nominated For/Won Awards 2008  3.7 ★ 109 mins Drama Rated: PG-13  starting 15-Sep-2014 
Keira Knightley stars as Georgiana Spencer, a young duchess who indulges in extravagant vices and begins a scandalous affair with politician Charles Grey to compensate for her unhappy marriage to the duke of Devonshire.


Shadow of the Sword  2005  2.8 ★ 108 mins Action & Adventure Rated: R
Director Simon Aeby's epic film chronicles the time-tested loyalty of two friends during Europe's 16th-century Inquisition. Orphans Martin (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) and Georg (Peter McDonald) bond as children, but walk very different paths as adults. Georg follows his calling to join the church, while Martin becomes an army captain. When fate places Martin in the role of executioner, he must choose between friendship and fundamentalist doctrine.


Shadow of the Sword  2005  3.2 ★ 108 mins Action & Adventure Rated: R  until 01-Jan-2025 
Orphans Martin and Georg bond as children, but walk very different paths as adults. Georg follows his calling to join the church, while Martin becomes an army captain during Europe's 16th-century Inquisition.


Midsomer Murders: Murder on St. Malley's Day  2002  3.8 ★ 100 mins TV Shows Rated: PG-13
The village of Midsomer Parva is a-twitter over the murder of a high-profile student at the Devington School during the usually celebratory St. Malley's Day festivities. Could the perpetrator be a local or a fellow student? Detective Chief Inspector Barnaby (John Nettles) and his partner, Sergeant Gavin Troy (Daniel Casey), find themselves hitting the books once again in this episode from the television mystery series.


The Importance of Being Earnest  2002  3.5 ★ 97 mins Comedy Rated: PG  until 01-Jan-2025   
In this adaptation of Oscar Wilde's witty play about mistaken identities, Rupert Everett and Colin Firth star as two proper gentlemen in 1890s London who use the same pseudonym with disastrous results.


Midsomer Murders: Murder on St. Malley's Day  2002  3.8 ★ 100 mins Television
The village of Midsomer Parva is a-twitter over the murder of a high-profile student at the Devington School during the usually celebratory St. Malley's Day festivities. Could the perpetrator be a local or a fellow student? Detective Chief Inspector Barnaby (John Nettles) and his partner, Sergeant Gavin Troy (Daniel Casey), find themselves hitting the books once again in this episode from the television mystery series.


The Importance of Being Earnest  2002  3.5 ★ 97 mins Comedies Rated: PG RT:58%  until 01-Jan-2025
In this adaptation of Oscar Wilde's witty play about mistaken identities, Rupert Everett and Colin Firth star as two proper gentlemen in 1890s London who use the same pseudonym with disastrous results.


Ever After: A Cinderella Story  1998  3.8 ★ 121 mins Drama Rated: PG-13  until 01-Jan-2025   
Orphaned as a child, Danielle is treated like a servant by her wicked stepmother and two stepsisters. When Danielle stumbles onto Prince Henry, who's fleeing an arranged marriage, the two inspire each other to resolve their respective troubles.


Ever After: A Cinderella Story  1998  3.8 ★ 121 mins Dramas Rated: PG-13
Orphaned as a child, Danielle is treated like a servant by her wicked stepmother and two stepsisters. When Danielle stumbles onto Prince Henry, who's fleeing an arranged marriage, the two inspire each other to resolve their respective troubles.


Inspector Morse 26: Deadly Slumber  1993  3.9 ★ 102 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
Inspector Morse (John Thaw) is back for another round as the prickly and sarcastic detective who follows his own rules -- but always gets results -- in this popular BBC series based on the novels of Colin Dexter. In this installment, the owner of a private hospital is found murdered in his car, and the suspect is a rich, retired bookie whose daughter suffered severe brain damage as a result of negligence during an operation at the clinic.


Inspector Morse 26: Deadly Slumber  1993  3.9 ★ 102 mins TV Shows
Inspector Morse (John Thaw) is back for another round as the prickly and sarcastic detective who follows his own rules -- but always gets results -- in this popular BBC series based on the novels of Colin Dexter. In this installment, the owner of a private hospital is found murdered in his car, and the suspect is a rich, retired bookie whose daughter suffered severe brain damage as a result of negligence during an operation at the clinic.


The Remains of the Day Nominated For/Won Awards 1993  3.7 ★ 138 mins Drama Rated: PG
Dutiful butler Stevens (Anthony Hopkins) dedicates himself wholly to tending Lord Darlington's (James Fox) house, turning a blind eye to Darlington's Nazi sympathies. When housekeeper Miss Kenton (Emma Thompson) tries to coax Stevens out of his staid shell, his reluctance may cost him dearly. He finally seeks out Miss Kenton later in life, but is it too late? This Merchant-Ivory period drama was nominated for eight Oscars, including Best Picture.


The Remains of the Day Nominated For/Won Awards 1993  3.7 ★ 138 mins Dramas Rated: PG RT:97%
Dutiful butler Stevens (Anthony Hopkins) dedicates himself wholly to tending Lord Darlington's (James Fox) house, turning a blind eye to Darlington's Nazi sympathies. When housekeeper Miss Kenton (Emma Thompson) tries to coax Stevens out of his staid shell, his reluctance may cost him dearly. He finally seeks out Miss Kenton later in life, but is it too late? This Merchant-Ivory period drama was nominated for eight Oscars, including Best Picture.


Behaving Badly: Vol. 1  1989 102 mins Drama Rated: NR
This disc includes the following episodes: "The Tale of the Turbot" and "Home Fires."


Behaving Badly: Vol. 2  1989 101 mins Drama Rated: NR
This disc includes the following episodes: "Seize the Day" and "The Horse May Talk."


Behaving Badly  1989  3.3 ★ TV Shows  until 01-Jan-2025 
Five years after her worm of a husband ditches her for a younger woman, meek, middle-aged housewife Bridget Mayor decides that it's time to get in touch with her long-neglected emotions and make the most of her life, even if it means behaving badly.


Behaving Badly  1989  3.3 ★ Drama Rated: NR
Five years after her worm of a husband ditches her for a younger woman, meek, middle-aged housewife Bridget Mayor decides that it's time to get in touch with her long-neglected emotions and make the most of her life, even if it means behaving badly.


Behaving Badly: Vol. 1  1989 102 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
This disc includes the following episodes: "The Tale of the Turbot" and "Home Fires."


Behaving Badly: Vol. 2  1989 101 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
This disc includes the following episodes: "Seize the Day" and "The Horse May Talk."


Behaving Badly: The Tale of the Turbot  1989 TV Shows Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025
Five years after her divorce, Bridget is living in a small flat and seeking to improve her life by participating in a variety of activities.


Behaving Badly  1989  3.0 ★ 203 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
When her worm of a husband ditches her for a younger woman (Joely Richardson), middle-aged Bridget Mayor (Judi Dench) decides that it's high time to go out and kick up her heels in this BBC miniseries based on a novel by Catherine Heath. Throwing British decorum to the wind, the newly divorced Bridget thoroughly scandalizes kith and kin as she flouts societal convention and age-old double standards.


Behaving Badly: The Horse May Talk  1989 TV Shows Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025
Bridget finds herself increasingly attracted to the considerably younger Giles, who proposes they move to San Diego.


Behaving Badly: Seize the Day  1989 TV Shows Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025
Phyllida's home life is disrupted when Giles's crotchety grandfather Herbert is unceremoniously dumped on their doorstep.


Behaving Badly: Home Fires  1989 TV Shows Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025
Mark desperately tries to find someone who can convince Bridget to return to her own home, while at the same time she and Rebecca begin to bond.


Maurice: Bonus Material  1987  3.6 ★ 140 mins Gay & Lesbian Rated: NR
The bonus disc accompanying James Ivory's moving story of self-discovery includes a new interview with the director, as well as producer Ismail Merchant, screenwriter Kit Hesketh-Harvey and stars Hugh Grant, James Wilby and Rupert Graves. Plus, you'll find deleted scenes with optional director's commentary and the original trailer.


Maurice Nominated For/Won Awards 1987  3.7 ★ 140 mins Dramas Rated: R RT:90%
Set in pre-war I England, this Merchant-Ivory drama (based on the controversial E.M. Forster novel written in 1914 but not published until 1971) is about the coming of age of two young college men (Hugh Grant and James Wilby) who meet at Cambridge University and fall in love. The movie casts a critical light on the era's moral hypocrisy, as Maurice and Clive struggle to make room for their forbidden love in an intolerant society.


Maurice: Bonus Material  1987  3.6 ★ 140 mins Dramas Rated: NR
The bonus disc accompanying James Ivory's moving story of self-discovery includes a new interview with the director, as well as producer Ismail Merchant, screenwriter Kit Hesketh-Harvey and stars Hugh Grant, James Wilby and Rupert Graves. Plus, you'll find deleted scenes with optional director's commentary and the original trailer.


Maurice Nominated For/Won Awards 1987  3.7 ★ 140 mins Gay & Lesbian Rated: R
Set in pre-war I England, this Merchant-Ivory drama (based on the controversial E.M. Forster novel written in 1914 but not published until 1971) is about the coming of age of two young college men (Hugh Grant and James Wilby) who meet at Cambridge University and fall in love. The movie casts a critical light on the era's moral hypocrisy, as Maurice and Clive struggle to make room for their forbidden love in an intolerant society.


Coriolanus  1984  2.8 ★ 120 mins Dramas Rated: R
This BBC production, originally broadcast as part of a series exploring the complete works of legendary English dramatist William Shakespeare, breathes life into the Bard's final tragedy, the story of a soldier named Coriolanus (Alan Howard) who excels at warfare but falters when it comes to politics. Irene Worth, Joss Ackland, Patrick Godfrey and Anthony Pedley round out the supporting roles in this critically acclaimed ensemble cast.


Coriolanus  1984  2.8 ★ 120 mins Drama Rated: R
This BBC production, originally broadcast as part of a series exploring the complete works of legendary English dramatist William Shakespeare, breathes life into the Bard's final tragedy, the story of a soldier named Coriolanus (Alan Howard) who excels at warfare but falters when it comes to politics. Irene Worth, Joss Ackland, Patrick Godfrey and Anthony Pedley round out the supporting roles in this critically acclaimed ensemble cast.


Heat and Dust Nominated For/Won Awards 1983  3.0 ★ 130 mins Drama Rated: R
This Merchant-Ivory film stars Greta Scacchi as Olivia, an Englishwoman embroiled in a secret romance with a local (Shashi Kapoor) in 1920s India. Decades later, Olivia's great-niece, Ann (Julie Christie), returns to the country and learns of the affair and the ensuing pregnancy, which left Olivia shunned by her peers. Ann eventually relives history when she falls for an Indian man (Zakir Hussain) herself and also gets pregnant.


Heat and Dust Nominated For/Won Awards 1983  3.0 ★ 130 mins Dramas Rated: R
This Merchant-Ivory film stars Greta Scacchi as Olivia, an Englishwoman embroiled in a secret romance with a local (Shashi Kapoor) in 1920s India. Decades later, Olivia's great-niece, Ann (Julie Christie), returns to the country and learns of the affair and the ensuing pregnancy, which left Olivia shunned by her peers. Ann eventually relives history when she falls for an Indian man (Zakir Hussain) herself and also gets pregnant.


The Six Wives of Henry VIII: Jane Seymour  1970 TV Shows Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025
As Henry's third wife, Jane is the opposite of Anne Boleyn. She adores her husband, provides him an heir and even attempts to heal Henry's rift with his daughter Mary. But complications from childbirth leave Henry in search of a wife once more.


The Six Wives of Henry VIII: Disc 1  1970 180 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
This disc includes the following segments: "Catherine of Aragon" and "Anne Boleyn."


The Six Wives of Henry VIII: Disc 2  1970 180 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
This disc includes the following segments: "Jane Seymour" and "Anne of Cleves."


The Six Wives of Henry VIII: Disc 3  1970 180 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
This disc includes the following segments: "Catherine Howard" and "Catherine Parr."


The Six Wives of Henry VIII: Disc 4  1970 90 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
This disc includes the bonus drama "The Other Boleyn Girl."


The Six Wives of Henry VIII  1970  3.0 ★ 540 mins TV Shows Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025 
Starring Keith Michell in an Emmy-winning turn as King Henry VIII, this BBC historical drama recounts the lusty monarch's reign from 1509-47 -- and the sometimes-bloody splits from his unlucky wives. Assuming the throne of the House of Tudor as a strapping lad of 17, Henry inherits his brother's widow -- the first in a succession of six women he would marry before injury, illness and obesity led to his demise in 1547.


Six Wives: Catherine Parr  1970 Classics Rated: NR
Twice-widowed Catherine reluctantly marries the elderly and lonely king to become Queen of England. But when Catherine's religious views clash with those of Henry's entrusted bishop, her life may end before the dying king's.


The Six Wives of Henry VIII: Catherine of Aragon  1970 TV Shows Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025
The widow of Henry's brother, Catherine marries Henry VIII in 1509. Although she's a shrewd strategist, Catherine is unable to give Henry a surviving son, prompting him to break from the Catholic Church to annul the marriage.


Six Wives: Catherine Howard  1970 Classics Rated: NR
A sexually promiscuous, cruel and vain teen, Catherine Howard shamelessly flirts with the king and helps nurse him back to health. Henry marries her, but when he learns Catherine is cheating on him, the repercussions are deadly.


Six Wives: Anne of Cleves  1970 Classics Rated: NR
To forge a much-needed alliance with Germany, Henry agrees to marry Anne of Cleves but is disappointed by her looks. When political strife and a lack of sex end their marriage, Henry demonstrates his capacity for compassion.


Six Wives: Jane Seymour  1970 Classics Rated: NR
As Henry's third wife, Jane is the opposite of Anne Boleyn. She adores her husband, provides him an heir and even attempts to heal Henry's rift with his daughter Mary. But complications from childbirth leave Henry in search of a wife once more.


Six Wives: Anne Boleyn  1970 Classics Rated: NR
As Anne lives her final days in the tower, she reflects upon her ascent from handmaiden to the king's second wife. But her failure to bear Henry a son or to quietly accept his adultery ultimately seals Anne's doom.


Six Wives: Catherine of Aragon  1970 Classics Rated: NR
The widow of Henry's brother, Catherine marries Henry VIII in 1509. Although she's a shrewd strategist, Catherine is unable to give Henry a surviving son, prompting him to break from the Catholic Church to annul the marriage.


The Six Wives of Henry VIII: Anne Boleyn  1970 TV Shows Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025
As Anne lives her final days in the tower, she reflects upon her ascent from handmaiden to the king's second wife. But her failure to bear Henry a son or to quietly accept his adultery ultimately seals Anne's doom.


The Six Wives of Henry VIII  1970  3.3 ★ Drama Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025 
This historical drama recounts lusty monarch King Henry VIII's reign -- and the sometimes-bloody splits from his unlucky wives. His brother's inherited widow is the first in a succession of six women he would marry before his ultimate demise.


The Six Wives of Henry VIII  1970  3.3 ★ TV Shows  until 01-Jan-2025 
This historical drama recounts lusty monarch King Henry VIII's reign -- and the sometimes-bloody splits from his unlucky wives. His brother's inherited widow is the first in a succession of six women he would marry before his ultimate demise.


The Six Wives of Henry VIII  1970  3.4 ★ 540 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
Starring Keith Michell in an Emmy-winning turn as King Henry VIII, this BBC historical drama recounts the lusty monarch's reign from 1509-47 -- and the sometimes-bloody splits from his unlucky wives. Assuming the throne of the House of Tudor as a strapping lad of 17, Henry inherits his brother's widow -- the first in a succession of six women he would marry before injury, illness and obesity led to his demise in 1547.


The Six Wives of Henry VIII: Disc 1  1970 180 mins Drama Rated: NR
This disc includes the following segments: "Catherine of Aragon" and "Anne Boleyn."


The Six Wives of Henry VIII: Disc 2  1970 180 mins Drama Rated: NR
This disc includes the following segments: "Jane Seymour" and "Anne of Cleves."


The Six Wives of Henry VIII: Disc 3  1970 180 mins Drama Rated: NR
This disc includes the following segments: "Catherine Howard" and "Catherine Parr."


The Six Wives of Henry VIII: Disc 4  1970 90 mins Drama Rated: NR
This disc includes the bonus drama "The Other Boleyn Girl."


The Six Wives of Henry VIII: Catherine Parr  1970 TV Shows Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025
Twice-widowed Catherine reluctantly marries the elderly and lonely king to become Queen of England. But when Catherine's religious views clash with those of Henry's entrusted bishop, her life may end before the dying king's.


The Six Wives of Henry VIII: Catherine Howard  1970 TV Shows Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025
A sexually promiscuous, cruel and vain teen, Catherine Howard shamelessly flirts with the king and helps nurse him back to health. Henry marries her, but when he learns Catherine is cheating on him, the repercussions are deadly.


The Six Wives of Henry VIII: Anne of Cleves  1970 TV Shows Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025
To forge a much-needed alliance with Germany, Henry agrees to marry Anne of Cleves but is disappointed by her looks. When political strife and a lack of sex end their marriage, Henry demonstrates his capacity for compassion.

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