In 1967, two sisters, Juliet (Darby Camp) and Evangeline (Chandler Head) are abandoned and raised by grandparents Walt (Corbin Bernsen) and Ruby (Melissa Gilbert) in the town of Fireside. Walt's eccentric mother Itasca (Cloris Leachman), adds laughter and tears. Humor, heartbreak and triumph are served with whipped cream and lots of local nuts in this tale of family, friendship and forgiveness.
An estranged brother and sister are forced on the road when the grandmother they've been sent to place into a home flees to Seattle. Little does grandma know that she's hauling her granddaughter's secret marijuana buy in the trunk of her car.
Jonathan Demme directs this joyous, unrelentlessly kitchy celebration of 50's America: opportunity, rock 'n' roll, and the road. He follows three generations of women and the men they pick up, for a crime spree from California to the old family homestead in Arkansas.
Steven is a young boy sent to live in the Pennsylvania countryside with his grandparents while his mother and father work through their marital troubles. Though his grandmother and grandfather are happy to host him, they warn Steven not to enter the cornfields next to their house.
Brilliant study of life in a small Texas town during the 1950s, and how characters' lives intertwine. The story, based on Larry McMurtry's novel, follows the exploits of two high school football stars. Oscars went to Ben Johnson and Chloris Leachman for sensitive performances.
Produced by George Lucas and Randal Kleiser, this series of lectures are excerpts from Nina Foch's directing class conducted at the University of Southern California in 2002. The lectures, organized into sections, cover script analysis, casting, directing, and acting. Learn from Nina and implement her ideas into your own work. You'll be amazed by how far she can take you.
Johnny Carson is the undisputed King of Late Night Television. "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" ran for over 30 years and created the blueprint for every television host working today. This collection features the most memorable appearances by Johnny's animal-loving friends, Jim Fowler and Joan Embery, who bring scores of wild animals onto "The Tonight Show" stage.
Showcasing the Brooklyn native's brilliant, skewed originality, American Masters: Mel Brooks: Make A Noise features never-before-heard stories and new interviews with Brooks, Matthew Broderick, Nathan Lane, Cloris Leachman, Carl Reiner, Joan Rivers, Tracey Ullman and others.
Expecting Mary is the story of a young girl, who's had all the trappings of an upscale life, but it's only when she finds herself in a small New Mexico town, in a downtrodden trailer park, that she learns the real meaning of love, sacrifice and family.