BELLE is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle (Gugu Mbatha-Raw), the illegitimate mixed race daughter of Admiral Sir John Lindsay (Matthew Goode). Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield (Tom Wilkinson) and his wife (Emily Watson), Belle’s lineage affords her certain privileges, yet her status prevents her from the traditions of noble social standing. While her cousin Elizabeth (Sarah Gadon) chases suitors for marriage, Belle is left on the sidelines wondering if she will ever find love. After meeting an idealistic young vicar’s son bent on changing society, he and Belle help shape Lord Mansfield’s role as Lord Chief Justice to end slavery in England.
Shaun Of The Dead movie trailer - starring Simon Pegg, Kate Ashfield, Nick Frost, Dylan Moran, Lucy Davis, Nicola Cunningham. Directed by Edgar Wright. Theatrical Release Date: 9/21/2004
An affair between two actors is paralleled in the romantic film, set in the Victorian era, in which they are performing. First rate cast!
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A group of British retirees decide to "outsource" their retirement to exotic India. Enticed by the newly restored Marigold Hotel and bolstered with visions of a life of leisure, they arrive to find the palace a shell of its former self.
The History Boys movie trailer - starring Dominic Cooper, Richard Griffiths, Stephen Campbell Moore, Sam Anderson, Frances de la Tour, Samuel Barnett. Directed by Nicholas Hytner. Theatrical Release Date: 11/21/2006
There comes a day in every man's life when he has to get off the couch and kill some zombies.
BELLE is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle (Gugu Mbatha-Raw), the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral. Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield and his wife, Belle's lineage affords her certain privileges, yet the color of her skin prevents her from fully participating in the traditions of her social standing. Left to wonder if she will ever find love, Belle falls for an idealistic young vicar's son bent on change who, with her help, shapes Lord Mansfield's role as Lord Chief Justice to end slavery in England.
An award-winning, all-star cast, led by Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Maggie Smith and Tom Wilkinson, lights up this “buoyant comedy laced with genuine emotion”. When seven cash-strapped seniors decide to “outsource” their retirement to a resort in far-off India, friendship and romance blossom in the most unexpected ways. Smart, life-affirming and genuinely charming, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is a “true classic that reminds us that it’s never too late to find love and a fresh beginning at any age”.
British pensioners on a tight budget move to a retirement home in india; their adventures there giving them a new lease on life.
When seven cash-strapped seniors decide to "outsource" their retirement to a resort in far-off India, friendship and romance blossom in the most unexpected ways.
From award-winning playwright Alan Bennett (The Madness of King George) comes this delightfully witty comedy of eight boisterous-yet-talented schoolboys hoping to gain admittance to England's most prestigious universities. They're aided on their quest by two teachers, a shrewd young upstart and an inspiring old eccentric, whose opposing philosophies challenge the boys to confront the true meaning of education and the relative values of happiness and success. Adapted from the original Tony Award winning play and starring the original Tony Award winning cast, "The History Boys" is an engaging, thought-provoking, and wickedly funny look at history, the pursuit of knowledge, and the utter randomness of life.
Based on the Tony Award winning play, The History Boys tells the story of an unruly class of talented British schoolboys vying for admittance to Britain's top universities, Oxford and Cambridge.
From PBS and Masterpiece: It's summer and as part of Rose’s ‘coming out’ she is to be presented at Buckingham Palace. The family are in London, preparing Grantham House for the busy social program. Not one to miss such a grand occasion, Martha Levinson arrives from New York with Cora’s recently disgraced brother Harold. Both outspoken and larger-than-life, they make quite an impression amongst certain members of London's high society. When the Crawleys are implicated in a scandal that threatens to engulf the monarchy, Robert will go to great lengths to protect the royal family, and his own.
From PBS and Masterpiece - It's summer and as part of Rose's 'coming out' she is to be presented at Buckingham Palace. The family are in London, preparing Grantham House for the busy social program.
From PBS and Masterpiece: Rosamund hatches a plan to help Edith out of her predicament, but will Violet see straight through it? Isobel is on the receiving end of some unexpected attention, while Mary asks Gillingham for a favor. Rose has her nose put out of joint when plans don’t go her way, and Alfred realizes too late that he may have made a mistake. And just when Bates and Anna seem to be coming through the worst of their troubles, unexpected news gives Anna fresh cause for concern.
From PBS and Masterpiece - Rosamund hatches a plan to help Edith out of her predicament, but will Violet see straight through it? Isobel is on the receiving end of some unexpected attention, while Mary asks Gillingham for a favor.
From PBS and Masterpiece: Cora’s playboy brother Harold is in a fix and Robert must travel to America to help him out, whilst a new farming venture at Downton forces Blake and Mary to put aside their differences. When Violet is taken ill, she finds help comes from an unlikely corner. And with romantic tensions causing disharmony downstairs, things don’t quite go according to plan when Mrs. Hughes, Mrs. Patmore, and Carson conspire to keep the peace.
From PBS and Masterpiece - Cora's playboy brother Harold is in a fix and Robert must travel to America to help him out, whilst a new farming venture at Downton forces Blake and Mary to put aside their differences.
From PBS and Masterpiece: A birthday party is planned for Robert, but Rose’s surprise contribution to the event ruffles feathers above and below stairs. A new farming venture on the Downton estate comes with dramatic repercussions for Mary, and Edith receives more unwelcome news.
From PBS and Masterpiece: Change is in the air as an exciting opportunity for Alfred creates tension between Ivy and Daisy. Isobel appeals to Violet’s sense of charity, but it doesn't come without a fight, and Branson considers a whole new future for himself and baby Sybbie.
From PBS and Masterpiece: Amid the fallout of the eventful house party, Mary faces a pressing question about her future, Carson reveals surprisingly intimate details of his former life, and on a trip to the bright lights of London, Rose puts the reputation of the Crawleys in jeopardy.
From PBS and Masterpiece: An extravagant house party at the Abbey gives the Crawleys a chance to reconnect with old friends. Some guests, however, prove more welcome than others and along with the celebrations come skulduggery and heartache. This episode contains scenes which may not be suitable for all audiences. Viewer discretion is advised.
From PBS and Masterpiece - An extravagant house party at the Abbey gives the Crawleys a chance to reconnect with old friends.
From PBS and Masterpiece: Following Matthew's untimely death, new mother Mary is struggling to come to terms with her loss. Robert and Violet disagree on how to bring her through it. Downstairs, hearts are set to be broken as Jimmy finally takes an interest in Ivy. Carson is faced with an unwelcome reminder of his past while Mrs. Hughes sees an opportunity to help grief-stricken Isobel. Thomas is up to his old tricks and has the children's nanny in his sights.
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