Monday, January 31, 2022

January 27

 

 

Baptiste Season 1
 

Julien Baptiste is in Amsterdam searching for a missing sex worker. He delves into the criminal underworld of the red light district and uncovers a complex web of deceit and lies.  --Amazon--

 

 Baptiste Season 2

 Julien Baptiste delves into Budapest’s corrupt underworld to find a British ambassador’s family who go missing on a skiing holiday in the Hungarian mountains. Ambassador Emma Chambers is thrust into the crosshairs of Baptiste’s most complex case to date, as the detective navigates an untrustworthy Hungarian police force and international media interest as he hunts for her husband and two sons.    --Amazon--

 

Call The Midwife

It’s 1966, and it’s a testing time for the midwives. But there’s excitement, too, as the women’s rights movement intensifies. With Trixie’s help, Sister Julienne is determined to steer Nonnatus House out of its financial quandary.

  --Amazon--

 

Castlevania

 Inspired by the classic videogame series, CASTLEVANIA is a dark medieval fantasy following the last surviving member of the disgraced Belmont clan, trying to save Eastern Europe from extinction at the hand of Vlad Dracula Tepes himself.      --Amazon--

 
 


Christmas with a prince: the royal baby

It's Christmastime in Aldovia, and a a royal baby is on the way. Queen Amber ) and King Richard are getting ready to take some time off to prepare for their first child's arrival, but first they have to host King Tai  and Queen Ming of Penglia to renew a 600-year-old sacred truce. But when a snowstorm hits on Christmas Eve and the priceless treaty goes missing, peace is jeopardized and an ancient curse looms. Amber will have to figure out who the thief is before before the clock strikes midnight, for the safety of her family and the kingdom.  --Amazon--

Cry Macho

Based on the book, “Cry Macho” stars Clint Eastwood as a one‐time rodeo star and washed up horse breeder who, in 1978, takes a job from an ex‐boss to bring the man’s young son home and away from his alcoholic mom. Crossing rural Mexico on their back way to Texas, the unlikely pair faces an unexpectedly challenging journey, during which the world‐weary horseman may find his own sense of redemption through teaching the boy what it means to be a good man.     --Amazon--

Dear Evan Hansen 

 The breathtaking Broadway phenomenon becomes a soaring cinematic event as Tony®, Grammy® and Emmy® Award winner Ben Platt reprises his role as an anxious, isolated high schooler aching for understanding and belonging amid the chaos and cruelty of the social-media age. --Amazon--

 

 


Death In Paradise: Season 10 

The smash-hit whodunit returns to BBC One, as D.I. Neville Parker (Ralf Little) attempts to solve a slew of mysterious murders in the sun-soaked Caribbean. The hugely popular comedy-drama is back for its tenth anniversary series with its usual combination of baffling murders, intriguing puzzles and famous guest stars. There are also some big surprises in store starting with the shock return of D.S Florence Cassell (Josphine Jobert). Can Florence help Neville embrace life on the island? ...   --OCLC--

Don't Breathe/Don't Breathe 2    

 In the thrilling sequel to the break-out hit, DON'T BREATHE 2 reprises Norman Nordstrom (Stephen Lang), who has been hiding out for several years in an isolated cabin. He lives with a young girl and has recreated the family stolen from him by a drunk driver. Their quiet life together is shattered when a group of unseemly criminals kidnaps her. Norman is forced to tap into even darker and more creative instincts in an effort to save her.   --Amazon--


Frankie Drake Mysteries: Season 4

Season Four opens with our intrepid detectives Frankie Drake (Lauren Lee Smith) and Trudy Clarke (Chantel Riley) and their best gal pals, Mary Shaw (Rebecca Liddiard) and Flo Chakowitz (Sharron Matthews), traipsing through the woods on a scavenger hunt that quickly turns deadly. Producer:Teresa M. Ho, Jonathan Hackett. Author: Mary Pedersen, Peter Mitchell, Jennifer Kassabian, Keri Ferencz, Carol Hay, Sharron Matthews, Robina Lord-Stafford, Rebecca Liddiard    --Amazon--

Free Guy

 A bank teller (Ryan Reynolds) discovers he is actually a background player in an open-world video game, and decides to become the hero of his own story. Now, in a world where there are no limits, he is determined to be the guy who saves his world his way before it’s too late.   --Amazon--

 

 

Grantchester: Season 6

1958: Rev. Will Davenport relishes his role as a firebrand vicar, willing to challenge conventions to help people. But this puts him at odds with his own ideals when Leonard Finch is caught up in a scandal. With new crimes around every corner, and morality and legality at loggerheads, it's going to take all of Will's skill and empathy to navigate these choppy waters and help the ones he loves.      --Amazon--

Amazing Winter Romance/ Snowkissed

 Amazing Winter Romance: When journalist Julia goes back home to find inspiration, she discovers her childhood friend has built a giant snow maze which prompts her to find her way to true love. Snowkissed: A travel-averse journalist chases her dream assignment where she unwillingly finds herself mentoring a handsome B&B owner who wants to be a tour guide.
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Jungle Cruise

  Seeking an ancient tree with healing abilities, Dr. Lily Houghton and wisecracking skipper Frank Wolff team up for the adventure-of-a lifetime on Disney’s Jungle Cruise, a rollicking ride down the Amazon. Amidst danger and supernatural forces lurking in the jungle, secrets of the lost tree unfold as their fate—and mankind’s—hangs in the balance.

 --Amazon--


Love Is On The Air

Shock jock Adam finds himself on the road to fame and fortune. But when it all falls apart, life takes a romantic detour he never could have expected.

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Ms. Fisher's Modern Murder Mysteries: Series 2

In this spin-off to the wildly popular Australian mystery series, Phryne Fisher's long-lost niece, Peregrine (Geraldine Hakewill, Wanted), decides to follow in her stylish footsteps as a lady detective for a new era. With the help of the handsome, straitlaced Detective James Steed (Joel Jackson, Peter Allen) and a group of accomplished women, Peregrine investigates murders in 1960s Melbourne.

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 My Life Is Murder: Series 2

 Ex-cop Alexa Crowe (Lucy Lawless) returns to her New Zealand roots with her partner-in-crime-solving (Ebony Vagulans), but she must face her past for a true fresh start.

  --Amazon--

 

New Amsterdam: season 3

As New Amsterdam faces its toughest challenges yet, Dr. Max Goodwin leads his heroic team through unprecedented times with hope and courage.


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 No Time To Die

A mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be far more treacherous than expected, leading Bond (Daniel Craig) onto the trail of a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.
 

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Old

 
 Visionary filmmaker M. Night Shayamalan's thriller follows a family to a beach that mysteriously causes them to age rapidly… reducing their entire lives to a single day.

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Pig

 A truffle hunter who lives alone in the Oregon wilderness must return to his past in Portland in search of his beloved foraging pig after she is kidnapped.

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Reminiscence 

 Nick Bannister (Hugh Jackman), a private investigator of the mind, navigates the darkly alluring world of the past by helping his clients access lost memories. Living on the fringes of the sunken Miami coast, his life is forever changed when he takes on a new client, Mae (Rebecca Ferguson). A simple matter of lost and found becomes a dangerous obsession. As Bannister fights to find the truth about Mae's disappearance, he uncovers a violent conspiracy, and must ultimately answer the question: how far would you go to hold on to the ones you love?   --Amazon--

Respect

Following the rise of Franklin’s career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international superstardom, Respect is the remarkable true story of Aretha Franklin’s journey to find her voice, in the midst of the turbulent social and political landscape of 1960s America.

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Royal Flying Doctor Service

Based on remarkable real-life stories, this gripping drama series follows the modern-day heroes of the Royal Flying Doctor Service as they navigate private lives as turbulent and profound as the heart-stopping emergencies they attend to across some of the most beautiful and inhospitable places in the Australian outback. Producers: Imogen Banks, Sara Richardson.
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Six Minutes to Midnight

Summer 1939. Influential families in Nazi Germany have sent their daughters to a finishing school in an English seaside town to learn the language and be ambassadors for a future looking National Socialist. A teacher there sees what is coming and is trying to raise the alarm. But the authorities believe he is the problem.—Andy Evans

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 Snowpiercer: The complete second season


... In season two, an entirely new power struggle emerges, causing a dangerous rift as people are divided between their loyalty to Layton and to Mr. Wilford, who has a new train, new technology and a game plan that keeps everyone guessing. While Layton battles Wilford for the soul of Snowpiercer, Melanie leads the charge on a shocking new discovery that could change the fate of humanity.   --Amazon--


Stillwater

A dramatic thriller directed by Academy Award® winner Tom McCarthy and starring Matt Damon, Stillwater follows an American roughneck from Oklahoma who travels to Marseille to visit his estranged daughter in prison for a murder she claims she did not commit. Confronted with language barriers, cultural differences, and a complicated legal system, Bill Baker builds a new life for himself in France as he makes it his personal mission to exonerate his daughter.      --Amazon--


The Card Counter

Redemption is the long game in Paul Schrader's THE CARD COUNTER. Told with Schrader's trademark cinematic intensity, the revenge thriller tells the story of an ex-military interrogator turned gambler haunted by the ghosts of his past.                  --IMDb--





The Crown season 4

Interviewer Larry Sher, ASC is joined by cinematographer Adriano Goldman, ASC, ABC, BSC for this discussion about his Emmy-nominated camerawork in Season Four of the award-winning Netflix period drama, which brings its insider story of the British monarchy into the modern age.

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The Equalizer: Season 1

Robyn McCall an enigmatic woman with a mysterious background, uses her extensive skills to help those with nowhere else to turn. McCall comes across to most as an average single mom who is quietly raising her teenage daughter. But to a trusted few, she is “The Equalizer” –an anonymous guardian angel and defender of the downtrodden, who’s also dogged in her pursuit of personal redemption.           --Amazon-- 

The French Dispatch of the Liberty, Kansas Evening Sun

 
Wes Anderson’s THE FRENCH DISPATCH brings to life a collection of stories from the final issue of an American magazine published in a fictional 20th-century French city. It stars Benicio Del Toro, Adrien Brody, Tilda Swinton, Léa Seydoux, Frances McDormand, Timothée Chalamet, Lyna Khoudri, Jeffrey Wright, Bill Murray & Owen Wilson.

        --Amazon-- 

The Green Knight

King Arthur's headstrong nephew (Dev Patel), embarks on a daring quest to confront the Green Knight, a mysterious giant who appears at Camelot. Risking his head, he sets off on an epic adventure to prove himself before his family and court.

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The Nevers. Season 1, pt. 1    

In the last years of Victoria's reign, London is beset by the "Touched": people – mostly women – who suddenly manifest abnormal abilities, some charming, some very disturbing. Among them are Amalia True (Laura Donnelly), a mysterious, quick-fisted widow, and Penance Adair (Ann Skelly), a brilliant young inventor. They are the champions of this new underclass, making a home for the Touched, while fighting the forces of...well, pretty much all the forces – to make room for those whom history as we know it has no place.
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The Show

 A man's search for a stolen artifact leads him to the haunted town filled with Voodoo gangsters, masked adventurers, Depression-era private eyes and violent chiaroscuro women.          --Amazon-- 

 

 

The Stand

When a killer plague wipes out 99% of the world’s population, the embattled survivors struggle to make their way in a post-apocalyptic reality. This 2020 adaptation of Stephen King’s The Stand frames the eternal battle between good and evil, as embodied by the peaceful prophet Mother Abagail (Academy Award winner Whoopi Goldberg) and the menacing presence Randall Flagg (Emmy Award winner Alexander Skarsgård), and closes with a new coda written by Stephen King himself. ...        --Amazon-- 

The Suicide Squad

 Supervillains Harley Quinn, Bloodsport, Peacemaker and a collection of nutty cons at Belle Reve prison join the super-secret, super-shady Task Force X as they are dropped off at the remote, enemy-infused island of Corto Maltese.

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Undine

Undine works as a historian lecturing on Berlin's urban development. But when the man she loves leaves her, the ancient myth catches up with her. Undine has to kill the man who betrays her and return to the water.

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Venom: Let There Be Carnage 


Tom Hardy returns to the big screen as the lethal protector Venom, one of MARVEL'S greatest and most complex characters. In search of his next big story, journalist Eddie Brock lands an exclusive interview with convicted murderer and death row inmate Cletus Kasady (Woody Harrelson), who discovers Eddie's secret and becomes the host for Carnage, a menacing and terrifying symbiote.      --Amazon--


Walker: season 1

 A widowed father returns to Austin after one year, attempting to reconnect with his children, navigate clashes with his family, and find common ground with his new partner, while growing increasingly suspicious of his wife's death.

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