A young urbanite deals with her boyfriend's violent death by wrapping herself up in her poetry. Jackson's film debut!
Action. Intrigue. Celebrity stars. Adorable critters. Dude, Saturday mornings were awesome! Be a couch potato and relive the trippendicular 'toons of the way cool '80s! Go mental with Martin Short's immortal Ed Grimley, kick butt with Chuck Norris and save the day with Mister T. Take it medieval with Dragon's Lair and Galtar and the Golden Lance, then travel to an Earth reborn from cosmic destruction in Thundarr the Barbarian. For laughs, Tex Avery lends his genius to The Kwicky Koala Show (Avery?s final work), and The Flintstones Kids will crack you up. Need to chill? Cuddle up to The Biskitts and Monchhichis for mega-cute action. No kidding: this wicked 2-Disc Collection is totally boss
The Roots share the stop-motion animated chapter of ...And Then You Shot Your Cousin Understand.
Michael Feinstein tours the now-closed Liberace Museum in Las Vegas, a shrine to the pianist and entertainer who pioneered the kind of spectacular, over-the-top shows that are now the norm on the Strip.
Madea's Family Reunion -- The fireworks begin when Madea's family gathers for her granddaughter's wedding.
Madea's Family Reunion -- While planning her family reunion, a pistol-packing grandma (Perry) must contend with the other dramas on her plate, including the runaway who has been placed under her care, and her love-troubled nieces.
Madea's Family Reunion -- Tyler Perry's acclaimed stage production, MADEA'S FAMILY REUNION continues the adventures of southern matriarch Madea. She has just been court ordered to be in charge of Nikki, a rebellious runaway; her nieces Lisa and Vanessa are suffering relationship trouble, and through it all she has to organize her family reunion. As the reunion approaches, secrets are revealed and tensions rise. Madea must use every tactic in her arsenal to not only keep the peace but also keep her family together.
As Smokey Robinson reflects on the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., he has one regret.
Arsenio and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar discuss the Olympic boycott you may not have heard about.
A pistol-packing grandma tries to hold a family reunion, a funeral, and a wedding all in the same weekend.
From the creator of Jurassic Park and Sphere comes another spine-tingling sci-fi action thriller. It is the future. A sinister plot is turning helpful robots into assassins, and a cop is caught in a deadly showdown with the madman controlling the killer machines. They were crafted for the purpose of serving man. But now, guided by an evil force, they're committing murder in this fast-paced, futuristic action-adventure. Tom Selleck stars as Jack Ramsay, a sergeant in the Runaway Squad - a security force dedicated to the termination of defective or runaway robots. Ramsay and his assistant Thompson (Cynthia Rhodes) are called in when two electronic engineers meet violent deaths. They discover a link between the murders and the development of a terrifying new weapon by an evil mastermind. Ramsay and Thompson are attacked by murderous robots as they close in on the brilliant and insane electronics genius behind it all, Charles Luther (Gene Simmons). Then the deadly chase begins in this taut, high-tech thriller.
Sometimes the best place to be… is the place you least expected. "Down in the Delta" brings together an outstanding cast of stars in an uplifting story of family, community and friendship. In a desperate attempt to change her life, Loretta, a troubled single mother from a tough Chicago neighborhood, is sent to spend a summer at her family's ancestral home in rural Mississippi. In the Delta, with the support and wisdom of her hardworking uncle Earl, Loretta finally begins to see a way to provide for her young children and reverse the downward slide of her life.
An unemployed single mother returns with her kids to their Mississippi Delta hometown, where a kindly uncle teaches them about their rich heritage.
Sometimes The Best Place To Be...Is The Place You Least Expected. Down In The Delta brings together an outstanding cast of stars in an uplifting story of family, community and friendship!
Sometimes The Best Place To Be...Is The Place You Least Expected. Down In The Delta brings together an outstanding cast of stars in an uplifting story of family, community and friendship! In a desperate attempt to change her life, Loretta a troubled single mother from a tough Chicago neighborhood - is sent to spend a summer at her family's ancestral home in rural Mississippi. In The Delta, with the support and wisdom of her hardworking uncle Earl, Loretta finally begins to see a way to provide for her young children and reverse the downward slide of her life!
In this heartwarming story about listening to your heart, Winona Ryder stars as Finn, a graduate student who decides to spend a summer away from her boyfriend at the home of her grandmother (Ellen Burstyn) and great aunt (Anne Bancroft). But Finn’s plans to finish her thesis and mull over a marriage proposal are quickly pushed aside in favor of listening to the ladies of her grandmother’s quilting circle, as they reveal the loves and losses that shaped their own lives. As the quilt nears completion, Finn realizes that the gift they’ve given her is far greater than anything counted in stitches. Maya Angelou, Kate Nelligan, Jean Simmons, Lois Smith, Alfre Woodard, Dermot Mulroney, Samantha Mathis, Claire Danes and Jared Leto co-star in this triumphant and funny film based on the best-selling novel by Whitney Otto.
In this heartwarming story about listening to your heart, Winona Ryder stars as a grad student who discovers hope in the personal stories of the ladies of her grandmother's quilting circle.
Superstar Janet Jackson makes her stunning film debut in director John Singleton's (Boyz N the Hood) street-smart love story, POETIC JUSTICE. A mismatched pair pushed together on a road trip from South Central L.A. to Oakland, Justice (Jackson) and Lucky (Tupac Shakur) have only one thing in common: they can't stand each other. But as their friends Lesha and Chicago (Regina King and Joe Torry) fight and make up in the back of the van, Justice and Lucky find themselves reluctantly drawn together. After a surprising detour toward romance, the two travelers are confronted once again by the shocking violence they thought they'd left behind. Featuring the music of Naughty by Nature and Tony! Toni! Tone! and the poetry of Maya Angelou, POETIC JUSTICE is every bit as intense, original and unforgettable as Boyz N the Hood.
Maya Angelou on racism, rape and redemption.
Moyers revisits an episode from his 1982 series "Creativity" in which he and Angelou returned to the small town of Stamps, Arkansas, where she spent much of her childhood.
Guests: Bill Kristol, David Remnick, Peggy Noonan, Tavis Smiley
Guests: Donna Brazile, Cokie Roberts, Matthew Dowd, Bill Kristol
In Part 1 of this special interview, Oprah sits down with her beloved mentor, author Dr. Maya Angelou. Discussing her latest book, 'Mom & Me & Mom,' Dr. Angelou delves into one of the deepest personal stories of her life: her relationship with her mother.
Take some time to catch up with JBB's Tommy Benedetti. In this exclusive interview with the band's drummer, Tommy discusses the elements of their Future Roots sound, as well as the band's love for Reggae.
Provocative comedian Dave Chappelle and renowned poet Maya Angelou discuss how poetry and comedy can bridge both genders and generations.
At age 16, Kizzy is sold and bears her new master's son, who grows up to become fun-loving Chicken George. Yearning to see her parents, Kizzy is comforted by Samuel Bennett, but they are ill-matched.
Chicken George is sent to England as payment for his owner's gambling debt. Fourteen years later, he returns home a free man, a status that has a profound effect on the family begun by Kunta Kinte.
Monica and Tess sign up for a poetry workshop to help Clarice Mitchell (guest star Maya Angelou) come to grips with the love her son feels for a young woman who has been diagnosed with AIDS.
On Christmas Eve 1770, a young African warrior, who three years prior had been captured and sold into slavery in America, leads a desperate group of runaway slaves as they attempt to reach freedom in the North. Based on the characters from the novel Roots by Alex Haley.
Sean explores his roots, prepares a typical Appalachian dinner, cooks chicken and dumplings with his mom, and makes fried okra and country ham.
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