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Aerial firefighter Pete (Richard Dreyfuss) risks himself and his vintage World War II airplane in a constant and death-defying quest to fight forest wildfires, much to the dismay of his girlfriend, Dorinda (Holly Hunter). His love for Dorinda and the advice of fellow pilot Al (John Goodman) convince Pete to give up his perilous career, but he flies one last mission. Pete heroically saves Al's plane from certain destruction, but with supernatural consequences. [more inside]
Movie: Bringing Out the Dead
After a disheartening and haunting career wears him down, New York City paramedic Frank Pierce (Nicolas Cage) begins to collapse under the strain of saving lives and witnessing deaths. Through the course of a few nights, three co-workers (John Goodman, Ving Rhames, Tom Sizemore) accompany Pierce as he grasps for sanity and pushes to be fired. Before Pierce falls off the edge, he still has a hope when he forms a friendship with a victim's daughter (Patricia Arquette). [more inside]
Photographer George Cooper (John Heard) is documenting the lives of subterranean homeless people, a population that has mysteriously dwindled. After receiving information from a reporter, George becomes aware of a conspiracy theory about cannibalistic monsters lurking in the sewers. He teams up with the reporter, a policeman (Christopher Curry) and an eccentric who runs a soup kitchen (Daniel Stern) to fight two battles: one against the cannibals and the other against corrupt government conspiracy. [more inside]
Movie: Monsters University
A look at the relationship between Mike Wazowski (Billy Crystal) and James P. "Sully" Sullivan (John Goodman) during their days at Monsters University, when they weren't necessarily the best of friends. [more inside]
Movie: The Artist
In the 1920s, actor George Valentin (Jean Dujardin) is a bona fide matinee idol with many adoring fans. While working on his latest film, George finds himself falling in love with an ingenue named Peppy Miller (Bérénice Bejo) and, what's more, it seems Peppy feels the same way. But George is reluctant to cheat on his wife with the beautiful young actress. The growing popularity of sound in movies further separates the potential lovers, as George's career begins to fade while Peppy's star rises. A loving tribute to silent film. [more inside]
On Nov. 4, 1979, militants storm the U.S. embassy in Tehran, Iran, taking 66 American hostages. Amid the chaos, six Americans manage to slip away and find refuge with the Canadian ambassador. Knowing that it's just a matter of time before the refugees are found and likely executed, the U.S. government calls on extractor Tony Mendez (Ben Affleck) to rescue them. Mendez's plan is to pose as a Hollywood producer scouting locations in Iran and train the refugees to act as his "film" crew. [more inside]
Movie: Barton Fink
Set in 1941, intellectual New York playwright Barton Fink (John Turturro) accepts an offer to write movie scripts in L.A. He finds himself with writer's block when required to do a B-movie script. His neighbor (John Goodman) tries to help, but Barton continues to struggle as a bizarre sequence of events distracts him. [more inside]
Movie: Monsters, Inc.
Monsters Incorporated is the largest scare factory in the monster world, and James P. Sullivan (John Goodman) is one of its top scarers. Sullivan is a huge, intimidating monster with blue fur, large purple spots and horns. His scare assistant, best friend and roommate is Mike Wazowski (Billy Crystal), a green, opinionated, feisty little one-eyed monster. Visiting from the human world is Boo (Mary Gibbs), a tiny girl who goes where no human has ever gone before. [more inside]
The Righteous Gemstones: I Will Tell of All Your Deeds Season 2, Ep 9
While the Gemstones celebrate the launch of Zion’s Landing, Baby Billy faces a chance to embrace fatherhood.
The Righteous Gemstones: The Prayer of a Righteous Man Season 2, Ep 8
As the dust settles back at the compound, Jesse, Kelvin, and Judy consider where they stand; Baby Billy reconnects with a figure from his past.
The Righteous Gemstones: And Infants Shall Rule Over Them Season 2, Ep 7
With Eli temporarily out of the picture, the Gemstone siblings are left to quarrel over who's in charge, until some wise words help pave a way forward; as Tiffany tracks down Baby Billy, Gideon faces his future.
The Righteous Gemstones: Interlude I Season 2, Ep 5
Christmas, 1993. While Eli considers a tempting offer from an old friend, Baby Billy crashes the Gemstones’ celebrations. [more inside]
The Righteous Gemstones: As To How They Might Destroy Him Season 2, Ep 4
Father-son tensions reach an all-time high as the entire Gemstone family gathers for BJ’s baptism. [more inside]
The Righteous Gemstones: For He Is a Liar and the Father of Lies Season 2, Ep 3
After noticing a change in Eli’s behavior, the Gemstone siblings dig deeper into their father’s mysterious past. [more inside]
The Righteous Gemstones: After I Leave, Savage Wolves Will Come Season 2, Ep 2
Eli fends off a big-city reporter sitting on long-held secrets. [more inside]
The Righteous Gemstones: I Speak in the Tongues of Men and Angels Season 2, Ep 1
The Gemstones return for a second season. Jesse clashes with Eli over the future of the Gemstone empire. [more inside]
Now and Again: The Only Season Season 1, Ep 0
Middle-aged insurance exec Michael Wiseman (John Goodman) finds himself dead, then gets involved in a secret government experiment that requires his brain tissue. However, his refusal to give up his family from his "past life" has proven move challenging than anyone had anticipated. [more inside]
Monsters at Work: Meet Mift Season 1, Ep 2
Tylor is initiated into the Monsters, Inc. Facilities Team.
Monsters at Work: Welcome to Monsters, Incorporated Season 1, Ep 1
A Monsters, Inc. series set 6 months after the Monsters, Inc. film about the monsters getting their energy from children's laughs instead of their screams. Tylor Tuskmon arrives at Monsters, Inc. to be a Scarer, but learns scaring is out and laughter is in.
The Righteous Gemstones: Better is the End of a Thing Than Its Beginning Season 1, Ep 9
Season One Finale. Eli questions his children's future in the Gemstone ministry. Jesse struggles to keep his marriage together. Judy opens up to BJ about her past. A disillusioned Kelvin embraces his dark side.
The Righteous Gemstones: But the Righteous Will See Their Fall Season 1, Ep 8
Jesse deals with the fallout of the dramatic events of Easter Sunday. Judy attempts to win back BJ after receiving some harsh words from Baby Billy. Kelvin has a crisis of faith.
The Righteous Gemstones: And Yet One of You is a Devil Season 1, Ep 7
Eli informs Jesse, Kelvin and Judy that they'll each need to be front and center for Easter Sunday service, their biggest telecast of the year. Judy's deference to Baby Billy threatens her relationship with BJ and with her family.
The Righteous Gemstones: Now the Sons of Eli Were Worthless Men Season 1, Ep 6
Jealous of Kelvin's rising star, Judy seeks her moment in the spotlight under Baby Billy's tutelage. Jesse procures a key piece of evidence he hopes will lead to the blackmailers.
The Righteous Gemstones: Interlude Season 1, Ep 5
In 1989, young Jesse, Judy and Baby Billy each deal with the news that Aimee-Leigh is pregnant in their own unique way, while Eli looks to grow his family's prospects.
Movie: King Ralph
As the only relative to take over the Royal throne, a down on his luck American slob must learn the ways of the English. [more inside]
Movie: The Emperor's New Groove
Emperor Kuzco is turned into a llama by his ex-administrator Yzma, and must now regain his throne with the help of Pacha, the gentle llama herder. [more inside]
Movie: Inside Llewyn Davis
A week in the life of a young singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961. [more inside]
Movie: Raising Arizona
When a childless couple of an ex-con and an ex-cop decide to help themselves to one of another family's quintuplets, their lives become more complicated than they anticipated. [more inside]
Movie: O Brother, Where Art Thou?
In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them.
A misunderstood boy takes on ghosts, zombies and grown-ups to save his town from a centuries-old curse. [more inside]