One of the great adventurers of the 20th century, George Plimpton embarked on a lifelong journey akin to fictional characters such as Forrest Gump and Indiana Jones. He hung out with U.S. Presidents, played quarterback for the Detroit Lions and more.
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The Last Days of Disco, from director Whit Stillman, is a cleverly comic look at the early 1980s Manhattan party scene from the vantage point of the late nineties. At the center of the film’s roundelay of revelers are the icy Charlotte (Kate Beckinsale) and the demure Alice (Chloe Sevigny), by day toiling as publishing house assistants and by night looking for romance and entertainment at a Studio 54–like club. Brimming with Stillman’s trademark dry humor, The Last Days of Disco is an affectionate yet unsentimental look at the end of an era.
A struggling mother doesn't see eye-to-eye with the director of a school for young geniuses over the education of her brilliant 7 year-old son.
Little Man Tate starring Harry Connick, Jr., George Plimpton, Adam Hann-Byrd, Dianne Wiest, Jodie Foster, Debi Mazar
The producer of a failing TV network decides to broadcast a `normal' person's life 24 hours a day in an effort to save the station. Ed Pekurny, a video store clerk wins the audition and EDtv is born. The first week, all is grand as Ed's fame grows but then the conflicts start to appear as the show is broadcasted nationwide.
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Seamy but entertaining account of the skeletons in the FBI founder's life. A zesty cast of veterans add spice to the scandalous and irresponsible dishing of America's great megalomaniacs. A guilty pleasure.
The Last Days Of Disco movie trailer - starring Kate Beckinsale, Chloe Sevigny, Matt Keeslar, Mackenzie Astin, Christopher Eigeman. Genre: Drama
Confederate gunners fired on Ft. Sumter in Charleston, SC on April 12, 1861. Ft. Sumter fell 34 hours later. It was a bloodless opening to the bloodiest war in American history.
1938 was the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. The Civil War defined us as a nation. To understand the American character the Civil War must be studied.
On July 3, 1863 in Gettysburg, PA the Union lured the Confederate troops out into the open field. Pickett charged and the tide of the war changed in the Union's favor.
1959 Manhattan was a party, and none of the glitterati glittered brighter than Truman Capote. Then he saw a story in The New York Times: "Wealthy Farmer, 3 of Family Slain," and the party ended for Capote. He plunged into the murder case that inspired his great "nonfiction novel" In Cold Blood and led him into a fevered relationship with one of the two doomed killers. But there's more to the story than you know.
Truman Capote plunged into the murder case that inspired his great "nonfiction novel" In Cold Blood and led him into a fevered relationship with one of the two doomed killers.
An American retelling of the 1993 French comedy "Les visiteurs." In the film, a French nobleman, count Thibault of Malfete and his servant Andre find themselves in modern-day Chicago - transported from the 12th century due to a wizard's flawed time-travel potion. Confused, lost and overwhelmed, they meet Thibault's descendant Julia Malfete and her scheming fiancé Hunter. Thibault and Andre soon realize they must quickly find a way back to their own time....otherwise Julia and Thibault's entire lineage will never exist. With their timeless values of honor and courage, Thibault and Andre wreak hilarious havoc as they foil diabolical plots in both the 12th and 21st centuries.
A French nobleman and servant are transported to modern-day Chicago
Matthew McConaughey, Woody Harrelson, Ellen DeGeneres, Rob Reiner, Dennis Hopper and Jenna Elfman star in this unforgettable story of a nobody…that has everyone watching. Ed Pekurny (McConaughey) is just an ordinary guy who thinks he has nothing to lose when he agrees to star in one of the first reality TV shows. Overnight, Ed’s a national celebrity and his most private moments become public entertainment as millions tune in to watch a real-life soap opera that’s filled with drama, comedy and romance. Academy Award® winner Ron Howard directs this hilarious hit that was a beacon for the future of reality-based entertainment.
A century and a half ago, North battled South in a conflict that would kill more Americans than any other war. The outcome would change our nation forever, and no one had more to gain, or to lose, than American slaves. Join actor Dennis Haysbert as he looks at their struggles through the objects in the Smithsonians collection. From a childs shackles to the inkwell Lincoln used to write the Emancipation Proclamation, these artifacts transport us to a brutal and complicated time when our country tore itself apart.
After a high-flying challenge a team goes ballistic when pushed by their exes. A surprising vote at deliberations breaks an alliance and questions one player's motives.
What would have been THE most underhanded move to date is foiled when an injury takes one team out of the competition. Will Kenny find out there’s a traitor in his midst?
When Jeff, Russell and Adam make a bet to see who would be able to score the soonest, the three rise up to the challenge.
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Brian gets the go-ahead from his therapist to start dating again but looks for love in all the wrong places.
Join Trace Adkins for a glimpse into what the Civil War meant to Confederates, through the lens of the objects they left behind.
Dennis Haysbert examines objects of the Civil War that bring to life the perspective of the millions of African Americans who were living in slavery.
Join Ashley Judd, descendant of a Union soldier, as she delves into the stories of the North's struggles during the Civil War.
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Castmembers from The Real World's most memorable seasons come together for an all out battle for Real World supremacy, but an early twist could shake things up. Plus- a surprise hookup and a fight that involves the entire house.
CT and Diem tear each other down, bringing their relationship to a very dark place. Paula and Ty finally take their flirtation to the next level, causing tension with his ex Emily. Rachel and Aneesa struggle to trust each other.
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