JONAH, an unemployed gambler, takes his estranged pot-smoking teenaged daughter AURORA on a dangerous road trip to Churchill, Manitoba to show her the magnificent Northern Lights - before her vision disorder renders her completely blind. With a volatile bookie in hot pursuit, Jonah and Aurora are forced to finally confront each other, and their complicated pasts.
Fueled by cheap whiskey, greed and hatred, Willie teams up once again with his angry little sidekick, Marcus, to knock off a Chicago charity on Christmas Eve.
Lorraine believes there\'s a lost portal to another world in Essex. As she explores time and space with her friends and family will she be proven wrong or be vindicated?
A remake of the Dicken\'s classic, \"A Christmas Carol\" featuring a very nasty pop singer who gets a reality check by three Christmas spirits.
It\'s Millennium Eve and Blackadder is hosting a dinner party for a few select friends, Lady Elizabeth, Viscount George, Archbishop Melchett and Archbishop Darling. Baldrick devises yet another of his infamous cunning plans to help his ever greedy master Edmund Blackadder con money from his gullible friends. The pair build a \"time machine\" from empty cereal packets and place bets with their friends as to when in history they will travel, retrieving various artifacts from their travels as proof, items which Blackadder already owns! However, in a strange twist of fate the time machine actually works and the pair are thrown back in history initially to the Jurassic period. Gradually the pair start to return to their own time stopping off at various famous times in history such as Sherwood Forest and the Battle of Waterloo but will they make it home?
Pleasant Ebenezer Blackadder is turned into a cruel and witty miser after seeing visions of his ancestors and descendants.
Sir Edmund Blackadder must protect, and later rescue, King Charles I from the Roundheads.
Baldrick\'s Video Diary - A BlackAdder in the Making: A behind-the-scenes featurette, \"Baldrick\'s Diary.\"
Lewis and Clark were famous comedians during the vaudeville era; off-stage, though, they couldn\'t stand each other and haven\'t spoken in over 20 years. Ben, Willy Clark\'s nephew, is the producer of a variety show that wants to feature a reunion of the classic duo. How will Ben convince the crotchety old comedians to put aside their differences before the big show?
After the Bergens invade Troll Village, Poppy, the happiest Troll ever born, and the curmudgeonly Branch set off on a journey to rescue her friends.
After an impulsive visit to a fortuneteller, three friends discover that the power of suggestion has forced them to consider the reality of \"fate.\"
Tom is determined to stop his ex-girlfriend, Lily, from getting married. Charlie, Tom\'s megalomaniac best friend is passively-aggressively trying to stop him. Hannah\'s just looking for a free ride to Phoenix. This is a road trip movie about three people who have no idea what it means to love someone and to be loved by someone in return. And they only have each other to learn from.
After a string of unsuccessful career choices including hairdressing and pub fitting, fifty five year old Yorkshireman Corbin West decides to turn his hand to filmmaking. Armed with ambition, money from a local double-glazing firm and no talent whatsoever, Corbin begins to assemble a cast and crew for his biggest project to date, a feature length sci-fi movie called Take Me To Your Leader. But will he get Kurt Russell for the lead? Will anyone turn up for the screening? And can he ever forgive his estranged mum for calling him Shirley? Take Me To Your Leader is a raw and comedic journey of one man\'s struggle for success and recognition.
A father tries to reconnect with his adult daughter.
Based on the Broadway hit about the life and times of burlesque dancer Gypsy Rose Lee and her aggressive stage mother, Mama Rose.
Plaster Caster is an intimate documentary portrait of legendary artist and groupie, Cynthia Plaster Caster famous for plaster casting the penises of rock stars, including, most notoriously, Jimi Hendrix. The film explores how Cynthia developed her unique pursuit, follows the ups and downs of casting sessions with a shy guitarist and an extroverted glam rocker, and goes along for the ride as Ms. Caster prepares for her first gallery show in New York City. Featuring candid interviews with \"castees,\" candidates, and commentators Noel Redding (The Jimi Hendrix Experience), Jello Biafra (The Dead Kennedys), Eric Burdon (The Animals), Pete Shelley (The Buzzcocks), Jon Langford (Mekkons), Wayne Kramer (MC-5), Paul Barker (Ministry), as well as author Camille Paglia and artist Ed Paschke Plaster Caster goes beyond the mythology and asks the question, \"is it really art?\"
Jack Clayton can only escape after his partner in crime Harry Zordich messes up a Christmas sales department store robbery in a Santa suit. Stuck in a rural small town, he finds himself forced to accept a menial job under the alias Oscar Burton as Santa in Sarah Gibson\'s nursery. Jack relaxes when invited in their home and proves a good substitute father for Sarah\'s frustrated fatherless daughter Noelle. Widow Emily Sutton\'s nostalgic Christmas shop completes his nostalgia, and becomes crucial when his ex-con cahoot turns up to plan a bank robbery. Sarah\'s admirer keeps warning the sheriff against \'Oscar\', who meanwhile teaches the town how to fight off competition from the city mall.
Paranoid and unpredictable, J.T. lives a solitary life of used tires and decaying trailers. Despite his situation, J.T. wins the love of Sara, an innocent young girl left alone in the world after losing the last of her family.
Imaginative quiet teenager Rafe Katchadorian is tired of his middle school\'s obsession with the rules at the expense of any and all creativity. Desperate to shake things up, Rafe and his best friends have come up with a plan: break every single rule in the school and let the students run wild.
Mineral water executive Harold Pigeon (Jeff Goldblum) decides to kill off his wife Elizabeth (Mimi Rogers). The plot follows a well worn path. Will he go through with it? Will she walk out anyway? Will he get arrested and tried for a crime he planned but might not have committed?
Billy Connelly Live in London: Live in London DVD is Billy Connolly as you’d expect. No frills, no gimmicks. Just a large hairy Scotsman on stage, telling stories and jokes, and having his audience in hysterics. Billy performs in his usual style of starting to tell a story, only to veer off on a wild tangent which (sometimes) loops back to the original point!
Narrative digressions on sex, race, politics, and more from comedienne Sarah Silverman.
When a trio of struggling and increasingly desperate thirty-something actors -- Alberto, Molly and Richard -- discover that A-list talent agent Carlo Lombardi is taking classes at the yoga studio where Molly teaches, they concoct the perfect scheme to convince him of their talent: Lay siege to the yoga studio, tie Carlo up -- and with a gun to his head -- give the performance of their lives! A perfect plan! Now what could go wrong? \'The Strike\': Just cause they have a plan, doesn\'t mean they\'ve got a clue!
There is nothing on earth like an Australian Bachelors and Spinsters Ball, hundreds of Ute\'s invade the outback for a weekend of fishtails and spin-outs. Spin Out finds two best mates, Lucy...
Adam Hills: Inflatable: Australia\'s triple Perrier nominee returns with a brand new hour of world class stand-up comedy. From the trials of male ageing, Paralympics in-jokes and offensive sign language to the bonding power of Jon Bon Jovi, his show is an energetic musing on modern life.
In a time when East and West do not seem to understand each other, top stand-up comics of Middle Eastern descent Ahmed Ahmed, Aron Kader, and Maz Jobrani take it upon themselves to single-handedly bridge the gap with an original comedy tour that has become one of the hottest concert tickets in the country. Special guest Dean Obeidallah, who\'s appeared on Saturday Night Live, Late Night with Conan O\'Brien, and is a founder of the New York Arab-American Comedy Festival, joins the \"Axis of Evil\" creators for this sold-out, no-holds-barred event that has made headlines everywhere from CNN to Newsweek. Nothing is off-limits. Whether it\'s gay terrorists or the difficulty of flying in post-9/11 America, The Axis of Evil Comedy Tour blasts stereotypes with outrageous humor. Ahmed says he always knows who the air marshal is on a flight: \"It\'s the guy who\'s reading People magazine upside down and is looking right at me.\"
A mild mannered, single mother, Katrina Jackson (Angel Conwell), and A.D.D. sufferer, DeMarco Gamble (London Brown) are two loving parents raising their daughter in separate households. When DeMarco falls in love with another woman, Vilisa Whitaker (Faune Watkins), and plans a Christmas Wedding; Katrina sets in motion a diabolical plan to ruin their fairytale wedding. Sean Patrick Thomas (Save the Last Dance), Clifton Powell (Ray) and Jason Weaver (Drumline) round out the cast.
The Original Gangsta of Comedy lights up the stage in Atlanta.
In the early 1960\'s, a Sicilian single mother marries an older, crass widowed truck driver. When he is arrested trying to smuggle an antique, she ends up falling in love with her handsome stepson.
Aubrey Filmore (Red Skelton) is a bumbling bellboy in a Missouri town who pesters the Union officers there; he desperately wants to be a spy for the North in the American Civil War. When Filmore accidentally waylays an infamous Confederate spy known as \"The Grey Spider\" and is mistaken for him by the Rebels, the Union brass see it as an opportunity for real espionage - and though Filmore is a coward as well as a fool, his real motivation for derring-do is a sweet Southern girl named Sallyann, whom he will see again behind Southern lines.
A down-on-his-luck man discovers that his new apartment is inhabited by a self-absorbed ghost.
Love, greed and fire ants mix it up in rural Texas.
Harold seems to flop at every thing he tries, his school work, his newspaper job, even his car is repossessed. It even looks like his girl is losing interest until a school musical is put ...
When you feel like a queen, even a laundromat can be a palace. Marie \"Mimi\" Haist defied her adulterous husband and moved onto the streets in her 50s, living in parking lots and doorways until finding her \"home\" one stormy night between rows of washers in a Californian laundromat. Encouraged to stay by a more than generous laundry owner, Mimi\'s \'the past is the past\' philosophy endeared her to regular fluff and fold clients and, after more than 20 years, Mimi has made some unlikely friends, ranging from local loves to Hollywood A-listers Zach Galifianakis and Renee Zellweger. Filmed over 5 years by barista/actor/director Yaniv Rokah while he worked at a cafe across the street, Queen Mimi is the story of an unlikely hero. Now 89, Mimi reminds us to never give in and never give up, and that if you ever find yourself in the gutter, to never stop looking at the stars.
Boxing champion Harry Agensky, the Polish Prince, now an elderly widower and a stroke victim, takes speech lessons and fears confinement in an old age home. He convinces his son Lance and grandson Michael to take him to Reno to look for diamonds he stashed, his payoff when he threw a fight years before. Lance doesn\'t believe the diamond story but wants a last trip with dad, and all three have father-son issues to work out. After some gambling, they head for a brothel where each needs psychological intervention from a prostitute. Then it\'s time to find out if the diamonds really exist and if a road trip together can strengthen familial bonds.
Montreal actor/comedian Mike Paterson's health is no joke. The normally high-energy comic is desperate to overcome his debilitating sciatica back pain that conventional medicine hasn't been able to remedy. Mike obtains a legal medical marijuana prescription for his chronic pain and embarks upon an unconventional marijuana and hemp-infused diet that he supplements with exercise, vegetarian eating, no booze and sheer determination - all in an attempt to turn his health around and lose 50 lbs in the four months before his destination wedding in Mexico. As part of his adventure, Mike hits the road to pot meccas California and Colorado to immerse himself in their blossoming 'edibles' scenes and learn from local chefs, dispensary owners, advocates, and fellow patients how cannabis edibles are made and how they provide relief from pain. Medicine never tasted so good.
Natalie, an ultrasound tech with a history of not finishing things, is inspired by a cancer patient to sign up for a Triathlon. Natalie is introduced to the strange (and aerodynamic) world of triathletes and meets a colorful cast of characters as she trains for the Nation\'s Triathlon. With the support of her new teammates, she digs deep to discover just how far she can push her mind and body.
Dave Gorman tells the story of his attempt to find 10 \'Googlewhacks\' (websites containing two unique words when searched on Google) and meet their owners before his 32nd birthday, in order to win a bet.