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Historical Period Pieces ℗
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My playlists are constantly being updated adding both newly released video as it becomes available but also previously released video that has recently become available to stream via these platforms. I’m glad you guys enjoy them ٩(^‿^)۶


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Movie: The Last Duel ( 2021 )
King Charles VI declares that Knight Jean de Carrouges settle his dispute with his squire by challenging him to a duel.
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Movie: The Scandalous Lady W ( 2015 )
An eighteenth century drama details the scandalous life of Lady Seymour Worsley.
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TV Show: Chapelwaite ( 2021 )
Chapelwaite follows Captain Charles Boone, who relocates his family of three children to his ancestral home in the small, seemingly sleepy town of Preacher's Corners, Maine after his wife dies at sea. However, Charles will soon have to confront the secrets of his family's sordid history, and fight to end the darkness that has plagued the Boones for generations.
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Movie: Stan & Ollie ( 2019 )
Laurel and Hardy, the world's most famous comedy duo, attempt to reignite their film careers as they embark on what becomes their swan song - a grueling theatre tour of post-war Britain.
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Movie: Great Expectations ( 2012 )
A series of events change the orphaned Pip's life forever as he eagerly abandons his humble origins to begin a new life as a gentleman.
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TV Show: Salem ( 2014 )
Set in 17th century colonial Massachusetts—a significant time in the history of American politics, religion and society— Salem brings you the real story behind the infamous witch trials. In Salem, witches are real, and they're behind it all. Salem Village and Salem Town feuded over property, grazing rights and church rights. The government was dominated by Puritan leaders. People were scrutinized closely and this resulted in obvious discord. They were afraid of being persecuted for anything that may offend the Puritan mindset. The word "witch" seemed an easy and appropriate curse hurled at someone who behaved abnormally.
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TV Show: Muhammad Ali ( 2021 )
Muhammad Ali was one of the best-known men of the 20th Century. This three-time heavyweight boxing champion captivated millions of fans throughout the world with his mesmerizing combination of speed, grace, and power in the ring and charm and playful boasting outside of it. At the height of his fame, he took American life—the racial prejudices, the religious biases, the role of celebrities, the role of sports in society—and refashioned it in his own image. Ali insisted on being himself unconditionally and became a global icon and inspiration to people everywhere.His brazen outspokenness and unsurpassed boxing skills made him a heroic symbol of black masculinity to African Americans across the country. Yet, at times he seemed to take pride in humiliating his black opponents. In an age of sit-ins and freedom rides aimed at ending segregation, his deep ties to the Nation of Islam, a black nationalist organization that preached separation, made him, for a time, among the most feared and reviled men in the country. At the peak of his ability, he bravely sacrificed his career by refusing to go to war in Vietnam – and though he was condemned for it, Muhammad Ali would later be celebrated as a principled pacifist.He was a faithful Muslim, an unfaithful husband, a proud father, and an adoring son. He was a fearsome warrior who vanquished nearly every opponent but was finally brought down by his stubborn refusal to quit. After boxing, when Parkinson's Syndrome had all but silenced him, he became an international hero, a saint, a symbol of freedom and courage. Today he is one of the most indelible and beloved men in history.
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TV Show: Spying on the Royals ( 2017 )
Newly available evidence blows the lid on one of Britain's most controversial espionage operations: when our spies targeted and tailed our own royal family and even tapped their phone calls.
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Movie: Witnesses ( 2021 )
For nearly 200 years, skeptics and critics have been trying to explain away what many Book of Mormon witnesses stated-that they had seen angels and hefted golden metal plates containing ancient inscriptions.
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Movie: Churchill's Secret ( 2016 )
British Prime Minister Winston Churchill suffers from a stroke in the summer of 1953, which is consequently kept a secret from the rest of the world.
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TV Show: TURN: Washington's Spies ( 2014 )
Turn: Washington's Spies takes viewers into the stirring and treacherous world of the Revolutionary War and introduces Abraham Woodhull who, after aligning with a group of childhood friends, forms the Culper Ring--America's first spy ring.
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Movie: The 24th ( 2020 )
It is the story of the all-black Twenty-Fourth United States Infantry Regiment, and the Houston Riot of 1917.
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TV Show: Pope: The Most Powerful Man in History ( 2018 )
Pope: The Most Powerful Man In History goes inside the Vatican to reveal the true power held by popes throughout the ages. The docuseries will explore how 12 apostles became 1.2 billion Catholics today, linking recent news events surrounding the Vatican with their unexpected origins.
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TV Show: Warrior Women with Lucy Lawless ( 2003 )
History of women warriors narrated by Lucy Lawless.
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TV Show: A History of Christianity ( 2009 )
Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch - one of the world's leading historians - reveals the origins of Christianity and explores what it means to be a Christian.
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TV Show: The Boleyns: A Scandalous Family ( 2021 )
An epic three-part series that charts the rise and fall of the Boleyns. A story of love, sex and betrayal, told from the the family's unique perspective.
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Movie: Horrible Histories: The Movie - Rotten Romans ( 2019 )
Atti, a smart and quick-witted Roman teenager, manages to upset Emperor Nero with one of his schemes. For punishment, Atti is sent to work in a cold and wet Britain where he also meets the Celts.
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Movie: Whelm ( 2019 )
Set during the Great Depression, two Midwest brothers get tangled in a rivalry between a legendary bank robber and an eccentric young criminal.
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Movie: The Banker ( 2020 )
In the 1960s two African-American entrepreneurs hire a working-class white man to pretend to be the head of their business empire while they pose as a janitor and chauffeur.
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TV Show: Lucy Worsley's Royal Myths & Secrets ( 2020 )
Already proved its the same show with all those posts in here months ago now. It has just been renamed for an American audience.
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TV Show: The Devil's Whore ( 2008 )
Colourful four-part drama about the seismic events of 17th-century England, when political disobedience turned to revolution and bloody civil war.
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Movie: The Scottish Play ( 2021 )
A successful actress accepts the role of Lady Macbeth at a small New England theater, where she begins a flirtation with her charmingly awkward young director, and finds herself haunted by the ghost of William Shakespeare - who's kee
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Movie: Old Henry ( 2021 )
Old Henry, an action western about a widowed farmer and his son who warily take in a mysterious, injured man with a satchel of cash. When a posse of men claiming to be the law come for the money, the farmer must decide who to trust. Defending a siege of his homestead, the farmer reveals a talent for gun-slinging that surprises everyone calling his true identity into question.
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Movie: Unbroken ( 2014 )
After a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, Olympian Louis Zamperini spends a harrowing 47 days in a raft with two fellow crewmen before he's caught by the Japanese navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp.
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TV Show: Miracle Workers ( 2019 )
Miracle Workers is a seasonal anthology series based on Simon Rich's books.The first season is based on What in God's Name, and turns the perception of heaven on its head while also making the case that humans are worth saving.
The second season is based on Revolution, and centers upon a group of medieval villagers trying to stay positive in an age of extreme income inequality, poor healthcare, and widespread ignorance.
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TV Show: Mob City ( 2013 )
The epic battle between a determined police chief and a dangerous mobster inflames 1940s Los Angeles in TNT's eagerly anticipated television event Mob City. This powerful drama comes to TNT from Frank Darabont, who wrote and directed the pilot and serves as executive producer on the series. Based on the critically acclaimed book L.A. Noir: The Struggle for the Soul of America's Most Seductive City, by John Buntin, Mob City opens in post-war Los Angeles, home to glamorous movie stars, powerful studio heads and returning war heroes. But it's also a city caught between a powerful and corrupt police force and an even more dangerous criminal network determined to make L.A. its West Coast base. Los Angeles Police Chief William Parker has made it his mission to free the city of criminals like Ben "Bugsy" Siegel and Mickey Cohen, the ruthless king of the Los Angeles underworld. Parker also won't hesitate to go after anyone from his own police force who sells out honor and duty for the sake of a big payout. To carry out his sweep of organized crime, Parker sets up a new mob task force within the LAPD. Headed by Det. Hal Morrison, the task force includes Det. Joe Teague, an ex-Marine who holds his cards close to his chest.
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Movie: Vivandière ( 2021 )
At the height of the Civil War, a fifteen-year-old girl volunteers to become a battlefield nurse -- a vivandière -- with the Confederate army, instantly thrusting her right onto the front lines. She quickly discovers there are horrors beyond what she sees on the battlefield, from guerrilla fighters who kill and loot wounded soldiers and have no qualms about doing the same to her, to the officers of her own regiment, whose cold-blooded wartime calculus makes any promises they offer treacherous and often deadly. But she also finds an unlikely friend and ally - a fellow vivandière with the Union army, her counterpart on the other side. With barely a word exchanged, they discover they share an instinctive code of right and wrong that transcends the causes of the war, and together they will stand up for it with courage, daring, and an unflinching sense of mercy amid massive inhumanity.
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TV Show: The Queen's Gambit ( 2020 )
Chronicling the life of an orphan chess prodigy, the story - set during the Cold War era - follows Beth Harmon from the age of eight to twenty-two, as she struggles with addiction in a quest to become the greatest chess player in the world.
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Movie: Emperor ( 2013 )
As the Japanese surrender at the end of World War II, General Fellers is tasked with deciding if Emperor Hirohito will be hanged as a war criminal. Influencing his ruling is his quest to find Aya, an exchange student he met years earlier in the U.S.
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Movie: MLK/FBI ( 2021 )
Based on newly declassified files, Sam Pollard's resonant film explores the US government's surveillance and harassment of Martin Luther King, Jr.
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TV Show: The Reagans ( 2020 )
The Reagans explores the many surprisingly unexamined aspects of the Reagan White House, and how Nancy Reagan's paper-doll image was at odds with the power she ultimately wielded throughout her husband's presidency.
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Movie: Oslo ( 2021 )
Recounts the true-life, previously secret, back-channel negotiations in the development of the pivotal 1990s Oslo Peace Accords between Israel and the Palestinian Liberation Organization.
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TV Show: All Creatures Great and Small ( 2020 )
All Creatures Great and Small chronicles the adventures of a young country veterinarian.
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Movie: On the Arm ( 2020 )
Louis Sareno, a young man born into the Mob, searches for a way out of the only life he's ever known.
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Movie: Just Mercy ( 2020 )
World-renowned civil rights defense attorney Bryan Stevenson works to free a wrongly condemned death row prisoner.
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TV Show: White House Farm ( 2020 )
White House Farm is a factual drama that tells the story of when members of the same family were murdered at an Essex farmhouse.
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Movie: True History of the Kelly Gang ( 2020 )
Based on Peter Carey's novel. The story of Australian bushranger Ned Kelly and his gang as they flee from authorities during the 1870s.
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Movie: Emma. ( 2020 )
In 1800s England, a well meaning but selfish young woman meddles in the love lives of her friends.
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Movie: Tombstone ( 1993 )
A successful lawman's plans to retire anonymously in Tombstone, Arizona, are disrupted by the kind of outlaws he was famous for eliminating.
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Movie: Secondhand Lions ( 2003 )
A coming-of-age story about a shy, young boy sent by his irresponsible mother to spend the summer with his wealthy, eccentric uncles in Texas.
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Movie: Gods and Generals ( 2003 )
The rise and fall of legendary war hero Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson as he leads the Confederacy to great success against the Union from 1861 to 1863.
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Movie: American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally ( 2021 )
AMERICAN TRAITOR: THE TRIAL OF AXIS SALLY follows the life of American woman Mildred Gillars (Meadow Williams) and her lawyer (Al Pacino), who struggles to redeem her reputation.
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Movie: Ike: Countdown to D-Day ( 2004 )
A dramatization of the 90 days leading up to Operation Overlord, the Allied invasion of Normandy, and how General Dwight Eisenhower, against all odds, brilliantly orchestrated the most important military maneuver in modern history.
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Movie: The Wolfman ( 2010 )
Upon his return to his ancestral homeland, an American man is bitten, and subsequently cursed by, a werewolf.
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Movie: Madame Claude ( 2021 )
Paris, the late 1960s. Madame Claude is at the head of a flourishing business dedicated to prostitution that gives her power over both the french political and criminal worlds. But the end of her empire is closer than she thinks.
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Movie: The Last Letter from Your Lover ( 2021 )
A pair of interwoven stories set in the past and present follow an ambitious journalist determined to solve the mystery of a forbidden love affair at the center of a trove of secret love letters from 1965.
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Movie: Lady Boss: The Jackie Collins Story ( 2021 )
Directed by Laura Fairrie and produced by the Academy Award®-winning Passion Pictures, along with AGC Studios, CNN Films, BBC Arts, and John Battsek, 'LADY BOSS: The Jackie Collins Story' takes viewers on an immersive journey through
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Movie: 47 Ronin ( 2013 )
A band of samurai set out to avenge the death and dishonor of their master at the hands of a ruthless shogun.
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Movie: Mulan ( 2020 )
A young Chinese maiden disguises herself as a male warrior in order to save her father.
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Movie: The Courier ( 2021 )
Cold War spy Greville Wynne and his Russian source try to put an end to the Cuban Missile Crisis.
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Movie: Respect ( 2021 )
Following the rise of Aretha Franklin's career from a child singing in her father's church's choir to her international superstardom, RESPECT is the remarkable true story of the music icon's journey to find her voice.
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Movie: Churchill ( 2017 )
96 hours before the World War II invasion of Normandy, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill struggles with his severe reservations with Operation Overlord and his increasingly marginalized role in the war effort.
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Movie: The Comeback Trail ( 2020 )
Two movie producers who owe money to the mob set up their aging movie star for an insurance scam to try and save themselves. But they wind up getting more than they ever imagined.
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Movie: Son of the South ( 2021 )
In this poignant true story set in Montgomery, Alabama, a Klansman's grandson must choose which side of history to be on during the Civil Rights Movement. Defying his family and white Southern norms, he fought against social injustice, repression and violence to change the world around him. SON OF THE SOUTH is from executive producer Spike Lee and based on Bob Zellner's autobiography, "The Wrong Side of Murder Creek."
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Movie: Lady Valor: The Kristin Beck Story ( 2014 )
In "Lady Valor", former U.S. Navy SEAL Christopher Beck embarks on a new mission as Kristin Beck as she lives her life truthfully as a transgender woman. In 2011, after 20 years of service on SEAL Team 1, she retired from service though continued to hide her true identity while working for the United States Government and the Pentagon. In 2013, a year and a half after retirement, Kristin came out publicly through LinkedIn and confirmed her true identity on CNN's Anderson Cooper 360 taking many friends and family by surprise. While many people have been supportive, some in the some in the public have expressed more bigotry than she ever expected. After a lifetime of service, Kristin has learned that her fight for life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness did not end on the battlefield.
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TV Show: Lonesome Dove ( 1989 )
Retired Texas Rangers Gus McRae and Woodrow Call are content to live out their remaining years in the tiny Texas town of Lonesome Dove. Then their old friend Jake comes to town, and tells them about the incredible opportunities for cattle ranching in Montana. Encouraged by this, Call convinces Gus and many other townspeople to go on a perilous cattle drive to Montana. Gus has another agenda though: his former sweetheart now lives in Nebraska, and he hopes for a second chance with her. As the drive goes on it takes on an epic scale, ultimately becoming what could well be called the central event in the lives of all involved.
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Movie: We Were Soldiers ( 2002 )
The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War, and the soldiers on both sides that fought it, while their wives wait nervously and anxiously at home for the good news or the bad news.
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TV Show: Downton Abbey ( 2010 )
The Downton Abbey estate stands a splendid example of confidence and mettle, its family enduring for generations and its staff a well-oiled machine of propriety. But change is afoot at Downton--change far surpassing the new electric lights and telephone. A crisis of inheritance threatens to displace the resident Crawley family, in spite of the best efforts of the noble and compassionate Earl, Robert Crawley; his American heiress wife, Cora his comically implacable, opinionated mother, Violet and his beautiful, eldest daughter, Mary, intent on charting her own course. Reluctantly, the family is forced to welcome its heir apparent, the self-made and proudly modern Matthew Crawley himself none too happy about the new arrangements. As Matthew's bristly relationship with Mary begins to crackle with electricity, hope for the future of Downton's dynasty takes shape. But when petty jealousies and ambitions grow among the family and the staff, scheming and secrets--both delicious and dangerous--threaten to derail the scramble to preserve Downton Abbey. Downton Abbey offers a spot-on portrait of a vanishing way of life.
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Movie: Bohemian Rhapsody ( 2018 )
The story of the legendary rock band Queen and lead singer Freddie Mercury, leading up to their famous performance at Live Aid (1985).
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Movie: Rocketman ( 2019 )
A musical fantasy about the fantastical human story of Elton John's breakthrough years.
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Movie: King Arthur: Legend of the Sword ( 2017 )
Robbed of his birthright, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword from the stone, he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy - whether he likes it or not.
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Movie: Outlaw King ( 2018 )
A true David vs. Goliath story of how the 14th century Scottish 'Outlaw King' Robert the Bruce used cunning and bravery to defeat the much larger and better equipped occupying English army.
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Movie: Sleepy Hollow ( 1999 )
Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate the decapitations of three people, with the culprit being the legendary apparition, The Headless Horseman.
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TV Show: Marco Polo ( 2014 )
In a world replete with greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue and rivalry, Marco Polo is based on the famed explorer's adventures in Kublai Khan's court in 13th century China.
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TV Show: Peaky Blinders ( 2013 )
An epic gangster drama set in the lawless streets of 1920s Birmingham.
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TV Show: Band of Brothers ( 2001 )
Drawn from interviews with survivors of Easy Company, as well as their journals and letters, Band of Brothers chronicles the experiences of these men from paratrooper training in Georgia through the end of the war. As an elite rifle company parachuting into Normandy early on D-Day morning, participants in the Battle of the Bulge, and witness to the horrors of war, the men of Easy knew extraordinary bravery and extraordinary fear - and became the stuff of legend. Based on Stephen E. Ambrose's acclaimed book of the same name.
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TV Show: Deadwood ( 2004 )
The outlaw camp of Deadwood marches slowly towards civilization, facing its first elections. But the power struggles continue over everything in Deadwood—influence, money, and whores—as the founding camp members form strategic alliances to face down the threat of a powerful newcomer, seeking to remake Deadwood in his image.
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TV Show: Boardwalk Empire ( 2010 )
As the country struggles to cope with the Great Depression and the end of Prohibition looms, Nucky Thompson looks to legitimize himself through alliances with liquor producers, while rivals Lucky Luciano and Meyer Lansky seek to consolidate their power in the wake of Arnold Rothstein's death and eliminate all competition - by any means necessary on Boardwalk Empire.
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TV Show: John Adams ( 2008 )
This seven-part epic miniseries event explores American history through one of its greatest founding fathers, a fiercely independent spirit whose unwavering vision steered America through a tumultuous period.
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TV Show: The Tudors ( 2007 )
Jonathan Rhys Meyers stars in this original, history-based drama series as the young, vibrant King Henry VIII, a competitive and lustful monarch who navigates the intrigues of the English court and the human heart with equal vigor and justifiable suspicion.
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TV Show: Penny Dreadful ( 2014 )
Some of literature's most terrifying characters, including Dr. Frankenstein and his monster, Dorian Gray, and iconic figures from the novel Dracula are lurking in the darkest corners of Victorian London. They are joined by a core of original characters in a complex, frightening new narrative. Penny Dreadful is a psychological thriller filled with dark mystery and suspense, where personal demons from the past can be stronger than vampires, evil spirits and immortal beasts.
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TV Show: The Borgias ( 2011 )
This expansive drama series stars Oscar winner Jeremy Irons in his Golden Globe-nominated role as Pope Alexander VI, the cunning, manipulative patriarch of the infamous Borgia dynasty, who builds an empire by bribing, buying and muscling his way into the papacy.
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TV Show: O Hóspede Americano ( 2021 )
After a bitter defeat in the U.S. presidential campaign, Roosevelt sets out in search of his lost youth in the Brazilian Rainforest alongside his long-time friend Farrel Nash and his son Kermit, with the objective of exploring the last uncharted river in the country: the River of Doubt, in Rondonia. On a journey fraught with deadly dangers, the former president counts on the support of indigenous expert Marshal Rondon, then responsible for connecting the most remote regions of the country. On this journey, the two men from different backgrounds will have to test their physical and moral limits, as well as learn to deal with their conflicting personalities in order to survive.
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Movie: The Ghosts of Borley Rectory ( 2021 )
Harry Price investigates the ghosts of Borley Rectory during his stay there.
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Movie: The Harder They Fall ( 2021 )
When outlaw Nat Love discovers that his enemy Rufus Buck is being released from prison he rounds up his gang to track Rufus down and seek revenge. Those riding with him in this assured, righteously new school Western include his former love Stagecoach Mary, his right and left hand men hot-tempered Bill Pickett and fast drawing Jim Beckwourth and a surprising adversary-turned-ally. Rufus Buck has his own fearsome crew, including "Treacherous" Trudy Smith and Cherokee Bill, and they are not a group that knows how to lose.
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TV Show: Vikings ( 2013 )
Vikings transports us to the brutal and mysterious world of Ragnar Lothbrok, a Viking warrior and farmer who yearns to explore - and raid - the distant shores across the ocean.
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Movie: Elvis & Nixon ( 2016 )
The untold true story behind the meeting between Elvis Presley, the King of Rock 'n Roll, and President Richard Nixon, resulting in this revealing, yet humorous moment immortalized in the most requested photograph in the National Archives.
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Movie: Spencer ( 2021 )
During her Christmas holidays with the royal family at the Sandringham estate in Norfolk, England, Diana decides to leave her marriage to Prince Charles.
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Movie: Burning at Both Ends ( 2021 )
A small group of dissident survivors who, caught behind enemy lines, must use a radio to broadcast a message of hope to fellow survivors.
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Movie: Ali ( 2001 )
A biography of sports legend Muhammad Ali, focusing on his triumphs and controversies between 1964 and 1974.
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Movie: Dior and I ( 2015 )
Dior and I brings the viewer inside the storied world of the Christian Dior fashion house with a privileged, behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Raf Simons' first haute couture collection as its new artistic director-a true labor of love created by a dedicated group of collaborators. Melding the everyday, pressure-filled components of fashion with mysterious echoes from the iconic brand's past, the film is also a colorful homage to the seamstresses who serve Simons' vision.
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Movie: Zeros and Ones ( 2021 )
An American soldier stationed in Rome with the Vatican blown up, embarks on a hero's journey to uncover and defend against an unknown enemy threatening the entire world.
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Movie: The Story of My Wife ( 2021 )
Jacob Störr, a sea captain, makes a bet in a café with a friend, to marry the first woman who enters the place. And in walks Lizzy.
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Movie: Range Roads ( 2021 )
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Movie: House of Gucci ( 2021 )
House of Gucci is inspired by the family empire behind the Italian fashion house of Gucci. When Patrizia Reggiani (Lady Gaga), an outsider from humble beginnings, marries into the Gucci family, her unbridled ambition begins to unravel the family legacy and triggers a reckless spiral of betrayal, decadence, revenge, and ultimately...murder.
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TV Show: The Great ( 2020 )
The Great is a satirical, comedic drama about the rise of Catherine the Great from outsider to the longest reigning female ruler in Russia's history. A fictionalized, fun and anachronistic story of an idealistic, romantic young girl, who arrives in Russia for an arranged marriage to the mercurial Emperor Peter. Hoping for love and sunshine, she finds instead a dangerous, depraved, backward world that she resolves to change. All she has to do is kill her husband, beat the church, baffle the military and get the court onside. A very modern story about the past which encompasses the many roles she played over her lifetime as lover, teacher, ruler, friend, and fighter.
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Movie: JFK Revisited: Through the Looking Glass ( 2021 )
Declassified files related to President Kennedy's assassination in a far larger context, aiming to shine more light on what really happened in 1963.
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Movie: Free State of Jones ( 2016 )
A disillusioned Confederate army deserter returns to Mississippi and leads a militia of fellow deserters and women in an uprising against the corrupt local Confederate government.
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Movie: Fury ( 2014 )
A grizzled tank commander makes tough decisions as he and his crew fight their way across Germany in April, 1945.
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TV Show: Gunpowder ( 2017 )
London, 1605. Robert Catesby, a 33-year-old Warwickshire gentleman, devises a plot to blow up Parliament and and kill the king.
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Movie: The Death and Life of John F. Donovan ( 2019 )
A decade after the death of an American TV star, a young actor reminisces the written correspondence he shared with him, as well as the impact those letters had on both their lives.
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Movie: Pompeii ( 2014 )
A slave-turned-gladiator finds himself in a race against time to save his true love, who has been betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator. As Mount Vesuvius erupts, he must fight to save his beloved as Pompeii crumbles around him.
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Movie: Testament of Youth ( 2015 )
A British woman recalls coming of age during World War I - a story of young love, the futility of war, and how to make sense of the darkest times.
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TV Show: Taboo ( 2017 )
1814: James Keziah Delaney returns to London from Africa and is encircled by conspiracy, murder and betrayal.
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TV Show: Black Sails ( 2014 )
1715. The Golden Age of Piracy. New Providence Island is a lawless territory, controlled by history's most notorious pirate captains. The most feared is Captain Flint.As the British Navy returns to redeem their land and exterminate Flint and his crew, another side of him emerges. Captain Flint aligns himself with Eleanor Guthrie, daughter of the local kingpin, to hunt the ultimate prize and ensure their survival.Many opponents stand in their way: rival captains, jealous of Flint's power; Eleanor's ambitious and intrusive father; and a young sailor recently recruited onto Flint's crew, John Silver, who constantly undermines his captain's agenda.
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TV Show: Shadow and Bone ( 2021 )
In a world cleaved in two by a massive barrier of perpetual darkness, where unnatural creatures feast on human flesh, a young soldier uncovers a power that might finally unite her country. But as she struggles to hone her power, dangerous forces plot against her. Thugs, thieves, assassins and saints are at war now, and it will take more than magic to survive.
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Movie: The Green Mile ( 1999 )
The lives of guards on Death Row are affected by one of their charges: a black man accused of child murder and rape, yet who has a mysterious gift.
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Movie: The Grand Budapest Hotel ( 2014 )
The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous hotel from the fictional Republic of Zubrowka between the first and second World Wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend.
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TV Show: Carnivàle ( 2003 )
Carnivàle is set in the United States during the Great Depression and Dust Bowl. In tracing the lives of two disparate groups of people, its overarching story depicts the battle between good and evil and the struggle between free will and destiny, the storyline mixes Christian theology with Gnosticism and Masonic lore, particularly that of the Knights Templar.
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Movie: The Color Purple ( 1986 )
A black Southern woman struggles to find her identity after suffering abuse from her father and others over four decades.
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