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Ann Magnuson
Born January 4, 1956 (age 63)
Ann Magnuson (born January 4, 1956) is an American actress, performance artist and nightclub performer. A founding member of the band Bongwater, she starred in the ABC sitcom Anything but Love (1989–92). Her film appearances include The Hunger (1983), Making Mr. Right (1987), Clear and Present Danger (1994) and Panic Room (2002). She also appeared on the music videos for Jerry Cantrell's "My Song"... full bio
The Caveman's Valentine
[2001]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Music | 1h 45min
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A cave-dwelling man sets out to track down the killer of a homeless boy, and bring him to justice.
Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 30min
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A charming womanizer has to find a way to get $80 to elope to Hawaii with his one true love, or else go to his father's chosen business school.
Blank City
[2010]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 34min
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During the punk rock stage in the late '70s, downtown New York experienced a wave of "Do it yourself" independent filmmaking.
Making Mr. Right
[1987]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi | 1h 38min
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A reclusive scientist builds a robot that looks exactly like him to go on a long-term space mission. Since the scientist seems to lack all emotions, he is unable to program them into his automaton, and an eccentric woman is hired to "educate" the robot on human behavior. In the end, she falls in love... but is the robot or the Dr. Mr. Right?
The Nomi Song
[2004]
 
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Documentary | Biography, Documentary, Music | 1h 38min
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Having failed to break into professional opera in his native Germany (where, as an usher in West Berlin's Deutsche Oper, he would serenade the staff after the 'real' performances were over) the diminutive Klaus Nomi headed for NYC in 1972. The vibrant New Wave/avant-garde gestalt of the mid/late '70's East Village proved to be fertile ground for the development of his unique talents. Working by day... see more
Mansfield 66/67
[2017]
 
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Documentary | Biography, Documentary, Musical | 1h 24min
MANSFIELD 66/67 is about the last two years of movie goddess Jayne Mansfield's life, and the rumours swirling around her untimely death.
TV Movie | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi | 1h 31min
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Get ready for some holiday spirits as the first family of fright rallies to show melancholy Eddie Munster (Bug Hall) some of the holly, jolly magic that only Santa can bring.
Sleepwalk
[1986]
 
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Movie | Drama, Fantasy | 1h 18min
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A woman is hired to transcribe an ancient Chinese manuscript. She finds that little by little, the manuscript has powers that begin to take over her life.
Ghostlight
[2003]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 20min
This film portrait of modern dance legend Martha Graham examines the creative process, as well as important events in Martha's pioneering career. Plays thematically with time and memory, using the actual words of Martha Graham who emerges as a passionate, controversial and egotistical modernist icon that she was.
First Jerk on Mars
[2016]
 
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Movie | 1h 14min
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Sometimes it takes becoming a Martian to be a good Earthling.
Pinebox
[2018]
 
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Short Movie | Drama, Short | 18min
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A teenage boy's death inspires a small-town funeral-crashing simpleton to find the right customer for his handmade casket.
Sounds Dangerous
[1995]
 
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Short Movie | Comedy, Short | 12min
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When a camera-wearing security guard attempts to track down some missing art, he accidentally damages his camera, leading the audience on an audio adventure relayed through high-tech headphones.
Vandemonium Plus
[1987]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Short | 43min
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Ann Magnuson, a popular artist in New York, entertains an audience with various characters like Stevie Nicks.
Panic Room
[2002]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h 52min
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A divorced woman and her diabetic daughter take refuge in their newly-purchased house's safe room, when three men break-in, searching for a missing fortune.
Small Soldiers
[1998]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 1h 50min
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When missile technology is used to enhance toy action figures, the toys soon begin to take their battle programming too seriously.
Clear and Present Danger
[1994]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 2h 21min
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CIA Analyst Jack Ryan is drawn into an illegal war fought by the US government against a Colombian drug cartel.
Looking
[2014]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 30min
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The experiences of three close friends living and loving in modern-day San Francisco.
The United States of Leland
[2003]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 48min
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A young man's experience in a juvenile detention center that touches on the tumultuous changes that befall his family and the community in which he lives.
Tank Girl
[1995]
 
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Movie | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi | 1h 44min
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A girl is among the few survivors of a dystopian Earth. Riding a war tank, she fights against the tyranny of a mega-corporation that dominates the remaining potable water supply of the planet.
Glitter
[2001]
 
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Movie | Drama, Music, Romance | 1h 44min
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A young singer dates a disc jockey who helps her get into the music business, but their relationship become complicated as she ascends to super stardom.
Tequila Sunrise
[1988]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Romance | 1h 55min
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Mac Mckussic is an unlikely drug dealer who wants to go straight. His old and best friend Nick Frescia is now a cop who is assigned to investigate and bring him to justice. Mac is very attracted to Jo Ann, the owner of a stylish restaurant. Nick gets close to Jo Ann attempting to know more about Mac's drug dealing plans and his connections with the Mexican dealer Carlos, who the police believe is coming... see more
The Hunger
[1983]
 
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Movie | Horror | 1h 37min
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A love triangle develops between a beautiful yet dangerous vampire, her cellist companion, and a gerontologist.
Desperately Seeking Susan
[1985]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 44min
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A bored suburban housewife, seeking escape from her life, suffers amnesia after an accident, wakes up, and is mistaken for a free-spirited New York City drifter named Susan.
From the Earth to the Moon
[1998]
 
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Mini Series | Action, Drama, History, Thriller | 1h
From the Earth to the Moon is a TV mini-series starring Tom Hanks, Nick Searcy, and Lane Smith. Dramatized portrayal of the Apollo manned space program.
The Adventures of Pete & Pete
[1992]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Drama | 30min
This delightfully quirky show looks at the lives and adventures of two red-headed brothers with the same name.
Before and After
[1996]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h 48min
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Two parents deal with the effects when their son is accused of murdering his girlfriend.
One More Time
[2015]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Music | 1h 38min
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A New York City crooner plots his comeback.
Cabin Boy
[1994]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Comedy, Romance | 1h 20min
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A foul-mouthed finishing school graduate mistakenly winds up on an ill-fated fishing boat and faces the wrath of a crew that considers him bad luck.
All Grown Up!
[2003]
 
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TV Series | Animation, Drama, Family | 30min
Follows the adventures of the whole Rugrats gang. But, now they're all grown up. Angelica's nicer, Chuckie's a risk taker, and the rest of the gang have changed too. The adventures follow the gang in their pre-teen/teen years. Don't forget Spike and the grown ups; they're older, too.
Love & Sex
[2000]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 22min
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When her rather explicit copy is rejected, magazine journalist Kate is asked by her editor to come up with an article on loving relationships instead, and to do so by the end of the day. This gets Kate thinking back over her own various experiences, and to wondering if she is in much of a position to write on the subject.
Caroline in the City
[1995]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Romance | 23min
Caroline Duffy is a successful cartoonist living in Manhattan whose comic strip "Caroline in the City" has become a huge hit. The strip is based on her own life, and the people in it - her occasional boyfriend Del and her best friend Annie. Aside from her career, however, Caroline's life is a mess, as is proven when she throws fruit out the window onto the street in a pathetic attempt to meet men.
Still Breathing
[1997]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 49min
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Two lost souls: she a con-artist in L.A.; he a puppeteer in San Antonio have the same dream linking each with the other. He travels to L.A. to find this woman he has become obsessed with. She resists, afraid of his kooky ideas until she travels with him to San Antonio and meets his wise grandmother. Story of two disparate people linked by "fate" gets increasingly interesting as it rolls along.
Hugo Pool
[1997]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 32min
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Hugo Pool is a quirky tale of a Los Angeles pool cleaner who falls in love with a young man dying of Lou Gerhig's Disease.
Friends & Lovers
[1999]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 43min
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Friends for ten years, a group of twenty-somethings head for the ski slopes as guests of Ian's father. (Ian and dad are estranged because dad worked too many hours when Ian was a lad.) Dad has something to say, but Ian won't listen. Meanwhile, David is gay and virginal; Ian's business partner, Keaton, is unhappy that his sister Jane is pregnant with no plans to tell the father; Lisa is everybody's... see more
Quintuplets
[2004]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 30min
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Parents Bob (Andy Richter) and Carol (Rebecca Creskoff) work hard to raise their very different teenage quintuplets.
Valentine
[2008]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 1h
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In a world where love has grown trivial and weary the Ancient Greek Gods exist to battle this tragedy. The Gods will do whatever it takes to bring soul mates together. Grace Valentine, the Goddess Aphrodite, is the sexy and seductive matron of the family; her son Danny Valentine, or the bow & arrow slinging Eros, is the thrill-seeker of the bunch; Danny's best friend Leo, the muscle man Hercules, is... see more
Happiness Runs
[2010]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 28min
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A young man named Victor realizes the shortcomings of the Utopian ideals on the hippie commune where he was raised. Victor's mother is funding the commune where the guru Insley hypnotizes and seduces women with a technique he calls "running." Insley manipulates the minds of these women so that they give him their bodies and all their worldly possessions. Victor's childhood love, Becky, returns to take... see more
Night at the Golden Eagle
[2001]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 27min
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An ex-convict's plans to turn legit go awry.
Head Case
[2007]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 30min
Meet Therapist Dr Elizabeth Goode. She's Brash, unconventional, judgmental, but undeniably thriving as the "it" therapist to Hollywood's maladjusted elite. On a daily basis Dr Goode dishes her own unique methodology to a waiting room filled with a who's who from the world of entertainment, sports and music.
Love at Large
[1990]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Mystery | 1h 37min
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Vampish miss Dolan hires hardboiled P.I. Harry Dobbs to tail her shady boyfriend. Harry realizes that the man leads a double life but then his client disappears. Harry teams up with his own tail, P.I. Stella Wynkowski, to clear things up.
The John Larroquette Show
[1993]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 30min
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Television sitcom about a recovering alcoholic who becomes the manager of a big city bus station. The tragicomic theme of the show is perhaps summed up best by an old carnival sign that now hangs in his office, 'This is a Dark Ride.'
I Woke Up Early the Day I Died
[1998]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime, Thriller | 1h 30min
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A cross-dressing mental patient escapes from an asylum and robs a bank. The money is soon stolen from him, and he embarks on a killing spree in an attempt to retrieve it.
Unscripted
[2005]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Drama | 30min
Three young actors try to make it big in Hollywood.
Jobriath A.D.
[2012]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 42min
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Called "The American Bowie," "The True Fairy of Rock & Roll" and "Hype of the Year," Jobriath's reign as the first openly gay rock star was brief and over by 1975. Now, 35 years later, "Jobriath A.D." spotlights his life, music, groundbreaking influence and the new generations of fans slowly re-discovering him.
Wanda at Large
[2003]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 30min
Wanda Hawkins is a stand up comic who is also working as a correspondent on a political talk show in Wshington, D.C. while at home, Wanda must manage her sister-in-law who is raising two children.
Open House
[2004]
 
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Movie | Musical | 1h 35min
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 27min
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Documentary on the making of the film Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001).
Checking Out
[1989]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 36min
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A successful family man, who works for an airline, becomes consumed by fear of death after his colleague and best friend dies in front of him from heart attack while telling the setup for the joke: "Why don't Italians like barbecues?"
Anything But Love
[1989]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 30min
Marty and Hannah are two co-workers who are attracted to each other, but don't want to spoil their friendship by starting a romantic relationship.
Housebound
[2000]
 
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Movie | Thriller | 1h 29min
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A woman rents her bungalow to a man who loves cooking, but according to her distorted mind he uses his knives more than he should.
Heavy Petting
[1989]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 14min
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Celebrity confessions about their first sexual experiences.
Perfect Strangers
[1984]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h 31min
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A hit-man tries to seduce the mother of a child who witnessed his most recent kill.
Mondo New York
[1988]
 
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Documentary | Comedy, Documentary, Music | 1h 23min
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A young woman wanders around New York City and stumbles across a number of strange characters and settings that represent the "underground" areas of the city. She sees stand up comedy in Central Park, a prostitution auction, a voodoo ceremony, an S&M club, and a number of very interesting performance artists. These are just a few of the sights and sounds of New York that she encounters.
Small Pond
[2011]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 16min
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A ne'er-do-well Shakespeare's Pizza employee explores the underbelly of downtown Columbia, Missouri.
The Barefoot Executive
[1995]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy | 1h 37min
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A television executive who is at the bottom of the food chain in the business's carrier goes up when he finds a chimpanzee that has the ability to find TV programs that have a high success rate.
The Groovenians
[2002]
 
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Short Movie | Animation, Comedy, Short
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two space misfits named Jet and Glindy, who are searching for a planet called Groovenia.
TV Party
[2005]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Music | 1h 31min
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From 1978 to 1982 Glenn O'Brien hosted an insane punk rock New York City cable TV show called TV Party. Co-hosted by Chris Stein, from Blondie, and directed by filmmaker Amos Poe, the hour long show took television where it had never gone before: to the edge of civility and "sub-realism" as Glenn would put it. Walter Stedin and his band provided a musical accompaniment to the madness at hand, and many... see more
Levitation
[1997]
 
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Movie | Drama, Fantasy | 1h 40min
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Sarah Paulson stars as a pregnant teenager who searches for her biological mother, with the help of a guardian angel.
Vortex
[1982]
 
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Movie | Thriller | 1h 30min
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A film noirish atmosphere is created to show detective Lunch (a popular underground musician and poet) plow her way through the plans of a corporate businessman who seeks government defense contracts through real "corporate wars" and the manipulation of politicians.
Alive from Off Center
[1984]
 
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TV Series
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An avant-garde omnibus that features works by off-the-wall artists in many different disciplines.
Chasing Tchaikovsky
[2007]
 
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Movie | Comedy
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Boris is a driven businessman, who has achieved a great deal of success in the time he has been in America. He is forced to, go back to his Russian roots, to keep his fortune in tact. The story takes new twists, when his wife and children start going in new directions. Boris enlists the aid of a former friend from the Ukraine. Nikolai is an intellectual, on welfare, who by his own admission is legally... see more
Our House
[2006]
 
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TV Movie | Drama
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A lonely socialite (Roberts) opens up her mansion to homeless people after a young woman (Reyes) saves her life.
Sunday Night
[1988]
 
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TV Series | Music | 1h
The Hidden Room
[1991]
 
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TV Series | Drama, Horror, Thriller | 30min
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This half-hour anthology show usually featured a woman in hardship, musing about might-have-beens, or fighting for her life, such as a woman being visited by the ghost of the child she never had, a housewife discovering her own courage while battling a gang of thugs, a woman being visited by the romance novel hero in her head, or playing dangerous games of theft and sex with her own husband. In the... see more
TV Movie | Comedy, Drama | 56min
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