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Theater of Blood

Suggested by Timothy Lane • A Shakespearean actor who, having attempted suicide and been saved by a group of homeless people, now takes a horrible revenge (based on scenes from the plays he starred in his final year) on his critics — even modifying one of the plays.
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Broadchurch

Suggested by Brad Nelson • A seemingly calm and friendly seaside town becomes a town wrapped in secrets when the death of an eleven year old boy sparks an unwanted media frenzy. • Suggest a video

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Getaway Plan (Plan de fuga)

Suggested by Brad Nelson • A thief, expert with a blowtorch, is hired by a group of the Russian mob for a bank assault. However, Victor isn’t sure that remaining an independent thief rather than playing with the big boys isn’t perhaps a better idea. • Suggest a video

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The Toys That Made Us

Suggested by Brad Nelson • The minds behind history’s most iconic toy franchises discuss the rise (and sometimes fall) of their billion-dollar creations. Even if you never played with Barbie dolls, the story behind them, and other toys, is fascinating. • Suggest a video

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Shetland

Suggested by Brad Nelson • They may be a small, isolated community, but various murder cases keep good-natured Detective Inspector Jimmy Perez busy in the breathtakingly beautiful Shetland Islands. Based on the best-selling Shetland novels by author Ann Cleeves.
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Manhunt: Unabomber

Suggested by Brad Nelson • Faced with few clues and an increasingly panicked public, the FBI calls on a new kind of profiler to help track down the infamous Unabomber.
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The Song of Bernadette (1943)

Suggested by Brad Nelson • A peasant girl has a vision of “a beautiful lady” in the city dump. The townspeople all assume it is the Virgin Mary. The pompous government officials think she is nuts and do their best to suppress the girl and her followers. The Church wants nothing to do with the matter.
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Babylon 5

Suggested by Brad Nelson • Ten years after the Earth-Minbari War, Commander Sinclair takes command of a giant five-mile-long cylindrical space station, orbiting a planet in neutral space. He must try to establish peace and prosperity between various interstellar empire.
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Ancient Roads from Christ to Constantine

fromchristtoconstantine2Suggested by Brad Nelson • Jonathan Phillips attempts to find the answer to the question: How did Christianity grow and develop from just a small, Jewish sect to the largest, and majority, dominant religion of the West?
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The Crown

the-crownSuggested by Brad Nelson • Queen Elizabeth II is a 25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world’s most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister, Sir Winston Churchill.
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Rio Grande (1950)

rio-grande-1950Suggested by Brad Nelson • A cavalry officer posted on the Rio Grande must deal with murderous raiding Apaches, his son who’s a risk-taking recruit trying to make up for washing out of West Point, and his estranged wife who has ties to the Old South.
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Columbo

ColumboSuggested by Brad Nelson • Columbo is a friendly, verbose, working-class, disheveled police detective of Italian descent, whose trademarks include wearing a rumpled, beige raincoat over his suit, and smoking a cigar. And he’s much smarter than he appears.
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