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Black sails

Black sails

Black sails. The complete first season / created by Jonathane Steinberg & Robert Levine. by Stephens, Toby, 1969-

1715. New Providence Island is a lawless territory, controlled by notorious pirate captains. The most feared is Captain Flint. As the British Navy returns to exterminate Flint and his crew, another side of him emerges. He allies himself with Eleanor Guthrie, daughter of the local kingpin, to ensure their survival. Many opponents stand in their way: rival captains; Eleanor's father; and John Silver, recently recruited onto Flint's crew, who constantly undermines his captain's agenda.

Black sails

Black sails

Black sails. The complete first season / created by Jonathane Steinberg & Robert Levine. by Stephens, Toby, 1969-

1715. New Providence Island is a lawless territory, controlled by notorious pirate captains. The most feared is Captain Flint. As the British Navy returns to exterminate Flint and his crew, another side of him emerges. He allies himself with Eleanor Guthrie, daughter of the local kingpin, to ensure their survival. Many opponents stand in their way: rival captains; Eleanor's father; and John Silver, recently recruited onto Flint's crew, who constantly undermines his captain's agenda.

Black sails

Black sails

Black sails. The complete first season / created by Jonathane Steinberg & Robert Levine. by Stephens, Toby, 1969-

1715. New Providence Island is a lawless territory, controlled by notorious pirate captains. The most feared is Captain Flint. As the British Navy returns to exterminate Flint and his crew, another side of him emerges. He allies himself with Eleanor Guthrie, daughter of the local kingpin, to ensure their survival. Many opponents stand in their way: rival captains; Eleanor's father; and John Silver, recently recruited onto Flint's crew, who constantly undermines his captain's agenda.

Black sails

Black sails

Black sails. The complete first season / created by Jonathane Steinberg & Robert Levine. by Stephens, Toby, 1969-

1715. New Providence Island is a lawless territory, controlled by notorious pirate captains. The most feared is Captain Flint. As the British Navy returns to exterminate Flint and his crew, another side of him emerges. He allies himself with Eleanor Guthrie, daughter of the local kingpin, to ensure their survival. Many opponents stand in their way: rival captains; Eleanor's father; and John Silver, recently recruited onto Flint's crew, who constantly undermines his captain's agenda.

Darling companion

Darling companion

Darling companion [videorecording] / Sony Pictures Classics presents ; a Werc Werk Works, Likely Story, Kasdan Pictures production ; a film by Lawrence Kasdan ; written by Meg Kasdan & Lawrence Kasdan ; produced by Anthony Bregman, Lawrence Kasdan, Elizabeth Redleaf ; directed by Lawrence Kasdan. by Kasdan, Lawrence, 1949-

The story of a woman who loves her dog more than her husband, then her husband loses the dog. She enlists the help of the few remaining guests left over from a wedding and a mysterious woman in a frantic search.

Tales from the royal wardrobe

Tales from the royal wardrobe

Tales from the royal wardrobe / presented by Dr. Lucy Worsley ; produced and directed by Nick Gillam-Smith; produced by Tiger Aspect Productions Ltd. and Endemol Company for BBC. by Worsley, Lucy,

Dr. Lucy Worsley explores the royal wardrobes of our kings and queens over the last 400 years, from Elizabeth I to the present Queen Elizabeth II, explaining how the royal wardrobe is a carefully orchestrated piece of theater managed by the royals themselves to control the right image and project the right message to their subjects. Royal fashion is, and always has been, as much about politics as it is about the cut.

Enlightened

Enlightened

Enlightened. The complete second season [videorecording] / Rip Coard Productions, HBO Entertainment ; creators, Laura Dern, Mike White. by Dern, Laura,

Season two picks up with Amy immersed in gathering evidence against Abaddonn. In the season's eight episodes, Amy enlists the help of journalist Jeff Flender, and as they work together on a searing expose, she dreams of a bigger life and develops romantic yearnings for the handsome, well-travelled reporter.

Woman in gold

Woman in gold

Woman in gold / The Weinstein Company and BBC Films present an Origin Pictures production ; produced by David M. Thompson, Kris Thykier ; written by Alexi Kaye Campbell ; directed by Simon Curtis. by Curtis, Simon, 1960-

Sixty years after she fled Vienna during World War II, an elderly Jewish woman, Maria Altmann, starts her journey to retrieve family possessions seized by the Nazis, among them Klimt's famous painting Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I. Together with her inexperienced but plucky young lawyer Randy Schoenberg, she embarks upon a major battle which takes them all the way to the heart of the Austrian establishment and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Inherent vice

Inherent vice

Inherent vice / Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; written for the screen and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson ; produced by Joanne Sellar, Daniel Lupi, Paul Thomas Anderson. by Anderson, Paul Thomas,

Private eye Doc Sportello's ex-old lady shows up with a story about her current billionaire land developer boyfriend whom she just happens to be in love with, and a plot by his wife and her boyfriend to kidnap that billionaire and throw him in a loony bin.

Big eyes

Big eyes

Big eyes / The Weinstein Company presents ; a Tim Burton Electric City Entertainment production ; a Tim Burton film ; produced by Lynette Howelle, Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski ; produced by Tim Burton ; written by Scott Alexander & Larry Karaszewski ; directed by Tim Burton. by Burton, Tim, 1958-

Walter Keane became a worldwide celebrity and talk show fixture in the 1950s after he pioneered the mass production of prints of big-eyed kids, and used his marketing savvy to sell them cheaply. Unfortunately, he claimed to be the artist. That role was played by Margaret, his shy wife. The ruse broke up their marriage and led to a divorce and a dramatic courtroom battle to prove authorship of the paintings.