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This electrifying journey through the public and private worlds of pop culture mega-icon Grace Jones contrasts musical sequences with intimate personal footage, all the while brimming with Jones’s bold aesthetic. A larger-than-life entertainer, an androgynous glam-pop diva, an unpredictable media presence – Grace Jones is all these things and more. Sophie Fiennes’s documentary goes beyond the traditional music biography, offering a portrait as stylish and unconventional as its subject. Taking us home with her to Jamaica, into the studio with long-time collaborators Sly & Robbie, and backstage at gigs around the world, the film reveals Jones as lover, daughter, mother, and businesswoman. But the stage is the fixed point to which the film returns, with eye-popping performances of “Slave to the Rhythm,” “Pull Up to the Bumper,” “Love Is the Drug,” and more.
When her husband suddenly dumps her, longtime and dedicated housewife Deanna turns regret into reset by going back to college. Unfortunately, Deanna winds up at the same school as her less-than-thrilled daughter. Plunging headlong into the campus experience, the outspoken new student soon begins a journey of self-discovery while fully embracing all of the fun, freedom and frat boys that she can handle.
It’s been almost a year since the sudden death of philandering chef Leo Vincent (Iain Glen, Game of Thrones, Jack Taylor) , but his presence at the Penrose Hotel is more palpable than ever. His ex-wife, Gina (Dawn French, French & Saunders) , and widow, Sam (Emilia Fox, Silent Witness) , have turned the failing hotel he left behind into a profitable enterprise. Gina does the cooking while Sam manages the business, but they continue to have professional and personal disagreements. With an ongoing police investigation into the hotel, an unexpected guest, and a handsome new hire, Gina and Sam’s partnership may be a recipe for disaster. And while Leo ruminates on life from beyond the grave, his secrets come back to haunt his family.Set against a backdrop of stunning Cornwall landscapes, Delicious offers “a feast for the eyes” (The Sun, UK) .
New York photographer Ronit Krushka flies to London after learning about the death of her estranged father. Ronit is returning to the same Orthodox Jewish community that shunned her decades earlier for her childhood attraction to Esti, a female friend. Their fortuitous and happy reunion soon reignites their burning passion as the two women explore boundaries of faith and sexuality.
Shaun Russell takes her son and daughter on a weekend getaway to her late father’s secluded, high-tech vacation home in the countryside. The family soon gets an unwelcome surprise when four men break into the house to find hidden money. After managing to escape, Shaun must now figure out a way to turn the tables on the desperate thieves and save her captive children.
When aspiring filmmaker David is mandated by a judge to attend a social program at the Jewish Community Center, he is sure of one thing: he doesn’t belong there. But when he’s assigned to visit the Brooklyn Bridge with the vivacious Sarah, sparks fly and his convictions are tested. Their budding relationship must weather Sarah’s romantic past, David’s judgmental mother, and their own pre-conceptions of what love is supposed to look like.
Jen is enjoying a romantic getaway with her wealthy boyfriend — until his two sleazy friends arrive for an unannounced hunting trip. As tension mounts in the house, the situation abruptly and viciously intensifies, culminating in a shocking act that leaves Jen left for dead. Unfortunately for her assailants, she survives and soon begins a relentless quest for bloody revenge.
Originally released in France as Engrenages, the hard-hitting Parisian cop thriller Spiral became a blockbuster sensation across all of Europe and Australia, winning awards and commendations from TV France, The Royal Television Society in the UK, and from The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in the US. Fans around the world embraced its compelling story and naturalistic style, which even spawned a popular video game.
Spiral Season 6 begins with the shocking discovery of a dismembered human torso in a pile of garbage in the 20th arrondissement in Paris. Police Captain Laure Berthaud returns from maternity leave to reunite with her colleagues Gilou and Tintin, and together they tackle the complex investigation. The trail leads them to a northern suburb where Laure’s mentor Commissioner Herville was transferred, and where the team will face off against institutional corruption and organized crime in a neighborhood devastated by poverty and delinquency. Meanwhile, a high-profile criminal trial tempts lawyer Joséphine Karlsson, and Judge Roban faces a rapidly escalating health crisis. This new season pushes every character to their limit and forces them all to question long-standing affiliations and beliefs.
As the hit Irish legal drama returns, solicitor Tara Rafferty (Amy Huberman, The Clinic) is embattled but not beaten. She has built a new life for herself after leaving her cheating fiancé, Eric (Rory Keenan, War & Peace) , and the high-powered law firm where they both worked. But with one of her employees betraying her and another in jail, she struggles to keep her fledgling practice afloat. Convinced that her former boss – Eric’s scheming father – is behind it all, Tara decides to strike back. To pay the bills, Tara takes on clients whose legal problems range from deportation, to divorce from a bigamist, to a lawsuit against a convent. As she frequently faces off against Eric and her former colleagues in court, Tara’s mentor, Vincent (Neil Morrissey, Line of Duty) , leads a high-level corruption inquiry that could endanger them both.