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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The Naked Prey

NakedPreySuggested by Brad Nelson • A group of men are on safari. One of the party refuses to give a gift to a tribe they encounter. The tribe is offended, seizes the party, and one-by-one, kills all but one of the safari.
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Niagara

NiagraSuggested by Brad Nelson • A modestly enjoyable thriller in the pseudo-Hitchcock style, Niagara offers film noir themes (although in Technicolor) and abundant and striking location shooting. And it has Marilyn Monroe as a ripe femme fatale married to unstable Joseph Cotten.
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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

GentlemenPreferBlondesSuggested by Brad Nelson • Showgirls Lorelei Lee and Dorothy Shaw travel to Paris, pursued by a private detective hired by the disapproving father of Lorelei’s fiancé to keep an eye on her, as well as a rich, enamored old man and many other doting admirers.
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The Seven Year Itch

SevenYearItchSuggested by Brad Nelson • A married New Yorker whose wife is away for the summer must control his sexual fantasies when a voluptuous new neighbor moves into his apartment building and wants to make friends.
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The Macomber Affair (1947)

TheMacomoberAffairSuggested by Brad Nelson • Robert Wilson leads safaris on the Kenyan savanna. On this occasion, he takes Mr. and Mrs. Macomber out to hunt buffalo. The obnoxious ways of Margaret Macomber make the three of them get on each others nerves.
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Like Father, Like Son (2013)

LikeFatherLikeSonThumbSuggested by Brad Nelson • Ryota Nonomiya is a successful businessman driven by money. When he learns that his biological son was switched with another child after birth, he must make a life-changing decision and choose his true son or the boy he raised as his own.
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Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes

GreystokeTarzanSuggested by Brad Nelson • A shipping disaster in the 19th Century has stranded a man and woman in the wilds of Africa. The lady is pregnant and gives birth to a son in their tree house. Soon after, a family of apes stumble across the house and take the tiny boy.
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Empresses in the Palace (American Version)

EmpressesInPalaceSuggested by Brad Nelson • Set in 1722 during the Qing Dynasty, this an epic tale of love, betrayalm and scandal told from inside the Imperial Harem. In a world filled with treachery and corruption, who will truly win the Emperor’s heart and reign supreme?
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The Secret of Roan Inish

RoanInishSuggested by Brad Nelson • Ten-year-old Fiona is sent to live with her grandparents in a small fishing village in Ireland. She soon learns the local legend that an ancestor married a selkie — a seal who can turn into a human. Years earlier, her baby brother washed out to sea in a cradle, and some think that he is being raised by the seals.
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Standing Up

StandingUpSuggested by Brad Nelson • Two kids are stripped naked and left together on an island in a lake — victims of a vicious summer camp prank. But rather than have to return to camp and face the humiliation, they take off on the run together.
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A Charlie Brown Christmas

CharlieBrownChristmasSuggested by Brad Nelson • Repelled by the commercialism he sees around him, Charlie Brown tries to find the true meaning of Christmas. While directing a school Christmas play, he learns a thing or two from his friend, Linus.
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