Downton Abbey -- a sprawling, lavish Edwardian mansion nestled in the Yorkshire landscape -- needs an heir. Dame Maggy Smith stars as Violet, the stubborn Dowager Countess of Grantham matriarch of Downton. Hugh Bonneville stars as her son, the stoic, unflappable Lord Crawley. Elizabeth McGovern is his far-sighted American wife, Cora. From Academy Award-winner Julian Fellowes. This is the original un-edited UK version of the program.
Edmond Dantes Jr., the son of the Count of Monte Cristo, finds his own adventure in the kingdom of Lichtenburg. Although the Grand Duchess of Zona rightfully rules over the territory, she is engaged in a power struggle with evil Gen. Gurko, who conspires to take over. Dantes dons cunning disguises to come to the queen's aid, taking on the identity of a banker, a revolutionary and many others.
Notorious is the story of Christopher Wallace who, through raw talent and sheer determination, transforms himself from a Brooklyn street hustler to become the greatest rapper of all time, The Notorious B.I.G. This story charts his meteoric rise to fame and his refusal to succumb to expectation.
This Emmy-winning documentary examines the life and downfall of one of the most colorful female pilots in history. Swaggering, ill-behaved and forceful, Florence ''Pancho'' Barnes was a daring stunt pilot who shattered Amelia Earhart's speed record. In the 1940's, Pancho partied with test pilots at her ''Happy Bottom Riding Club'', including Chuck Yeager the first man to break the sound barrier.
Kathy Bates is Frances Lacey, mother of six, left alone to provide for the family after her husband dies. Hoping to steer the kids away from the hazards on the streets of Los Angeles, she packs the brood up in the family car and heads out to find a new place to live. When Frances spots the unfinished frame of a house owned by a lonely Japanese man, she cuts a deal with him to get the house in exchange for chores done by the family. Despite the trappings of poverty and the miseries that accompany financial uncertainty, Frances refuses to allow herself or her children to wallow in self-pity and instead forges ahead teaching them valuable life lessons.
This true, astonishing story describes how King Leopold II of Belgium turned Congo into its private colony between 1885 and 1908. Under his control, Congo became a gulag labor camp of shocking brutality. Leopold posed as the protector of Africans fleeing Arab slave-traders but, in reality, he carved out an empire based on terror to harvest rubber.
A chronicle of the life of George VI, who was forced to become King following the abdication of his brother Edward VIII, and his relationship with his wife, Elizabeth.
Beat Poet Neal Cassady is pulled between two women, Mary (Gretchen Mol), a teen temptress and Joan (Forlani), his first true love. Based on a letter written by Cassady to his friend, author Jack Kerouac, this beautifully photographed film is about the choices people make and how they alter the course of one's life
See more of the life and times of The Notorious B.I.G. in this special Director's Cut version! Notorious is the story of Christopher Wallace who, through raw talent and sheer determination, transforms himself from a Brooklyn street hustler to become the greatest rapper of all time, The Notorious B.I.G. This story charts his meteoric rise to fame and his refusal to succumb to expectation.