Just Shoot Me!: Season 2: Episode 24 -- When Jack's ex-wife Eve drops in unannounced, her long-standing hostilities with him are renewed. Tired of always having her parents fighting, Maya threatens to stop talking to either of them if they can't behave. And hoping it will make things better, she suggests that her mom and dad join her for dinner. Meanwhile, on Jack's invitation, Bill Slatton arrives at the office determined to make the staff work harder. After agreeing to the dinner date, Jack begins to suspect that Eve has come to take back a favorite painting he's supposed to give up as part of their twenty-five year-old divorce settlement. And once Maya lets it slip over dinner that Jack is worried, Eve seizes upon the idea of getting the painting back. Meanwhile, Nina and Finch both find it hard to outwit Bill's efforts. And even though Elliott tries to meet the new standards, Bill sees through his efforts to brown-nose.
The Five Heartbeats -- Trailer for The Five Heartbeats
The Five Heartbeats -- The story of the rise and fall of an African American vocal group.
Eve of Destruction -- Open-ended Trailer from Orion
An alien cop, identical to a human except for the fact that he is only 1 foot tall, crash lands in the Bronx. Bet you never heard that plot before!
Only one man has the power to stop a telepathic killer from inducing a brain wave of trans-neural terror on Los Angeles. It's another battle of the brains with gory special effects.
Brick Bardo (Tim Thomerson) is a traveler from outer space who is forced to land on Earth. Though regular-sized on his home planet, he is doll-sized here on Earth, as are the enemy forces that have landed as well. While Brick enlists the help of an impoverished girl and her son, the bad guys enlist the help of a local gang. When word leaks out as to his location, all hell breaks loose. Brick is besieged by an onslaught of curious kids, angry gang members, and his own doll-sized enemies, and he must protect the family who has helped him and get off the planet alive.
Rhythm-and-blues artists such as the Temptations and Sam Cooke served as the inspiration for filmmaker Robert Townsend's ambitious movie about five urban friends who climb the stairway to stardom.
Eve VIII is a beautiful high-tech battle android complete with the nuclear capability to blow up half of New York City. On her trial run, Eve has a malfunction and goes into battle mode. Her memory bank begins to access the terrifying memories and dark fantasies of her creator, Dr. Eve Simmons and turns her destructive power on the men who have wronged the doctor. Dr. Simmons and Special Agent Jim McQuade go after Eve and try to stop her before she can unleash her full explosive power on New York City.
Five friends leave their poor neighborhood and head for a new type of music - Motown - in this exciting film starring Diahann Carroll, Leon, and Robert Townsend (who also directs).
Charlotte Greenwood and Leila Hyams star in this racy Pre Code comedy as two wives who catch their philandering husbands in the act and do their best to get even.
Stepping Out is a 1991 musical-comedy film directed by Lewis Gilbert, starring Liza Minnelli, written by Richard Harris and based on a play also written by Harris. Minnelli plays the role of a has-been Broadway performer who gives tap lesson to a group of misfits who, through their dance classes, bond and realize what they can achieve.
Loosely based on the life and times of several R&B artists, The Five Heartbeats traces the rise and fall of a popular African-American 1950s singing aggregation. The story is told by one of the "Heartbeats," played by Robert Townsend. The film is an amalgam of anecdotes drawn from real-life experiences: the long struggle upward, the first rush of success, the dishonest executives, the hard-nosed but nurturing managers, the sex, the drugs, the isolation and the precipitous downward slide.
The murder of a would-be super hero leads the team to uncover the illegal sale of prescription drugs to junkies and they suspect the victim's killer is behind it all. Meanwhile, when a college football superstar is killed in his hotel room shortly after being chosen as a first draft pick for the league, Danny and Lindsay question a long list of suspects who came into contact with him after his sudden fame.
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