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ExtremitiesExtremities (1986)
Dir. Robert M. Young
Feat. Farrah Fawcett, James Russo, Diana Scarwid
Notoriously violent drama concerns a rape–victim who turns the tables on her attacker when he returns to torment her. Something of a 'cause…
ScroogedScrooged (1988)
Dir. Richard Donner
Feat. Bill Murray, Karen Allen, Alfre Woodard
Bill Murray is hilariously mean–spirited as a yuppie incarnation of Charles Dicken’s ‘Scrooge’ who eventually gets a change of attitude…
Miss FirecrackerMiss Firecracker (1991)
Dir. Thomas Schlamme
Feat. Holly Hunter, Tim Robbins, Alfre Woodard
Feel–good Southern comedy stars Holly Hunter as the unsung, insecure cousin of the town beauty who dreams of becoming 'Miss Firecracker'…
Passion FishPassion Fish (1992) Recommended
Dir. John Sayles
Feat. Mary MacDonnell, Alfre Woodard, David Strathairn
After a debilitating accident, soap–opera super–bitch Mary MacDonnell returns to Louisiana and finds an unlikely soulmate in her black…
Bopha!Bopha! (1993)
Dir. Morgan Freeman
Feat. Danny Glover, Malcolm McDowell, Alfre Woodard
Danny Glover plays a loyal police sergeant in 1980 South Africa who comes under fire from his militant son. Examines the less visible conflicts that…
Rich in Love (1993)
Dir. Bruce Beresford
Feat. Albert Finney, Jill Clayburgh, Kyle MacLachlan
A knock–out cast bring to life the comic and tragic of a splintered yet tightly knit South Carolinan family.
CrooklynCrooklyn (1994)
Dir. Spike Lee
Feat. Alfre Woodard, Delroy Lindo
Spike Lee fondly (and not so fondly) remembers some of the sights and sounds of '70s Brooklyn that shaped his distinctive outlook. A labour of love…
Gulliver's TravelsGulliver's Travels (1995)
Dir. Charles Sturridge
Feat. Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen, Peter O'Toole
Epic, state–of–the–art version of Jonathan Swift's classic fairytale stars Ted Danson as the long–shipwrecked doctor who must…
How to Make an American QuiltHow to Make an American Quilt (1996)
Dir. Jocelyn Moorhouse
Feat. Winona Ryder, Anne Bancroft, Ellen Burstyn
Pleasurable, star–domed female–stitching movie has Winona Ryder sorting out her personal foibles with an ear for the mixed–fortuned…
Member of the WeddingMember of the Wedding (1996)
Dir. Fielder Cook
Feat. Anna Paquin, Alfre Woodard
Awkward tomboy Anna Paquin further withdraws after her mother's death, but pins hopes on fleeing her small town troubles when her brother returns to…
What's Cooking?What's Cooking? (2000)
Dir. Gurinder Chadha
Feat. Joan Chen, Mercedes Ruehl, Julianne Margulies
Four Thanksgiving dinners boil over in this goulash of comical family disagreements, with Joan Chen, Mercedes Ruehl, Julianna Margulies and Kyra…
Love and BasketballLove and Basketball (2000)
Dir. Gina Prince-Bythewood
Feat. Sanaa Lathan, Omar Epps, Debbi Morgan
Engaging romantic drama about two next–door neighbours in Los Angeles who each pursue their basketball careers before eventually falling for…
RadioRadio (2003)
Dir. Michael Tollin
Feat. Ed Harris, Cuba Jr. Gooding, Alfre Woodard
A semi–biographical sports drama based on the true story of a high–school football coach and a mentally challenged young man, James…
Forgotten, TheForgotten, The (2004)
Dir. Joseph Ruben
Feat. Julianne Moore, Gary Sinise, Alfre Woodard
A year after her young son is killed in a plane crash, Julianne Moore is told by authorities that he never existed and that she is suffering from…
Desperate Housewives (TV Series) - Season 1Desperate Housewives (TV Series) - Season 1 (2004) Recommended
Feat. Teri Hatcher, Felicity Huffman, Marcia Cross
A wildly popular "super–soap" which explores the secrets, neuroses, affairs and generally intriguing lives of a group of middle–aged…
Desperate Housewives (TV Series) - Season 2Desperate Housewives (TV Series) - Season 2 (2005) Recommended
Feat. Teri Hatcher, Felicity Huffman, Marcia Cross
More episodes from the popular drama–black comedy set among the denizens of suburban America. Season 2 (24 episodes) over 6 discs.
Desperate Housewives (TV Series) - Season 3Desperate Housewives (TV Series) - Season 3 (2006)
Feat. Teri Hatcher, Felicity Huffman, Marcia Cross
More episodes from the popular drama–black comedy set among the denizens of suburban America. 23 episodes over 6 discs.
American VioletAmerican Violet (2008)
Dir. Tim Disney
Feat. Nicole Beharie, Will Patton, Alfre Woodard
Docudrama based on a true story follows a single mother, Dee (Beharie), wrongly arrested for drug dealing and her fight for justice. Despite a…
AnnabelleAnnabelle (2014)
Dir. John R. Leonetti
Feat. Annabelle Wallis, Ward Horton, Alfre Woodard
A prequel to THE CONJURING (2013), following a couple who are traumatised by a haunted doll. A grab bag of horror clichés, but recommended for…
Mississippi GrindMississippi Grind (2015)
Dir. Anna Boden , Ryan Fleck
Feat. Ben Mendelsohn, Ryan Reynolds, Sienna Miller
Atmospheric road movie about a gambler facing financial ruin and his unlikely friendship with a charismatic young poker player.
Luke Cage (TV Series)Luke Cage (TV Series) (2016)
Feat. Mike Colter, Mahershala Ali, Simone Missick
Marvel series launching black superhero Luke Cage, who tries to rebuild his regular life in Harlem after a sabotaged experiment bestows him super…

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