Keyword: television

Hunger Games

The Hunger Games (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 142 minutes Release date: 03/22/2012
Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Part twisted entertainment, part government intimidation tactic, the Hunger Games are a nationally televised event in which "Tributes" must fight with one another until one survivor remains. Pitted against highly-trained...
Knocked Up

Knocked Up (2007)

Rated: R Runtime: 132 minutes Release date: 05/31/2007
Alison Scott is an up-and-coming entertainment journalist whose 24-year-old life is on the fast track. But it gets seriously derailed when a drunken one-nighter with slacker Ben Stone results in an unwanted pregnancy. Faced with the prospect of going it alone or getting to know the baby's father, Alison decides to give the lovable doof a chance. An overgrown kid who has no desire to settle down...
Truman Show

The Truman Show (1998)

Rated: PG Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 06/04/1998
The film that made critics sit up and take notice of Jim Carrey's dramatic chops, the legendary funnyman is Truman Burbank in "The Truman Show," director Peter Weir's satirical look at a man raised from infancy to adulthood in front of television cameras. Unbeknownst to him, Carrey lives in a bubble where actors have played his family and cameras have followed his every move since the day he was...
Pleasantville

Pleasantville (1998)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 123 minutes Release date: 10/22/1998
Pleasantville is a 1950s sitcom enjoying cult status on a contemporary cable channel. David loves it, but his sister Jennifer is too hip. When a mysterious TV repairman gives them a new remote control, the pair are transported into the world of Pleasantville like it or not. They find themselves trapped in an alternate reality where the town exists in black and white--in a white bread world without...
Muppets

The Muppets (2011)

Rated: PG Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 11/22/2011
On vacation in Los Angeles, Walter, the world's biggest Muppet fan, his brother Gary and Gary's girlfriend Mary from Smalltown, USA, discover the nefarious plan of oilman Tex Richman to raze the Muppet Theater and drill for the oil recently discovered beneath the Muppets' former stomping grounds. To stage a telethon and raise the $10 million needed to save the theater, Walter, Mary and Gary help...
TV Set

The TV Set (2007)

Rated: R Runtime: 87 minutes Release date: 04/05/2007
Writer Mike Klein has just sold his pilot script "The Wexler Chronicles," a character-driven dramedy inspired by his real-life struggle to cope with his brother's suicide. Lenny is the brash, headstrong president of PDN (whose most trusted advisor is her 14-year-old daughter), and who must approve all of Mike's creative decisions. Mike discovers that the road to a prime time slot is fraught with...
Jiminy Glick in Lalawood

Jiminy Glick in Lalawood (2005)

Rated: R Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 05/05/2005
He's the biggest on-air celebrity interviewer in the world. Oprah, Regis, Dave and Jay literally stand in his shadow. He's outlasted Merv Griffin, Mike Douglas and Johnny Carson--no one has become more legendary than Jiminy Glick. Way back when, Jiminy Glick began his illustrious career as the entertainment critic for a television station in Butte, Montana. When he arrives with wife Dixie and twin...
Hollywoodland

Hollywoodland (2006)

Rated: R Runtime: 126 minutes Release date: 09/07/2006
June 16, 1959. The glamour of Tinseltown permanently fades for actor George Reeves, the heroic Man of Steel on TV's "Adventures of Superman," as the actor dies in his Hollywood Hills home. Felled by a single gunshot wound, Reeves leaves behind a fiancée--aspiring starlet Leonore Lemmon--and millions of fans who are shocked by his death. But it is his grieving mother, Helen Bessolo, who will not...
Casting By

Casting By (2011)

Rated: None Runtime: 89 minutes Release date: 11/29/2011
A portrait of the late, legendary casting director Marion Dougherty who was a pioneer in the field of casting before the job even received a significant credit. Establishing herself in the early 1960s with two groundbreaking television series - "Naked City" and "Route 66" - she went on to become the go-to casting director for big-screen sensations as diverse as "Midnight Cowboy," "The World...
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 119 minutes Release date: 12/17/2013
With the 1970s behind him, San Diego's top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy returns to the news desk along with Ron's co-anchor and wife, Veronica Corningstone, weatherman Brick Tamland, man-on-the-street Brian Fantana and sports guy Champ Kind - all of whom won't make it easy to stay classy, while taking New York's first 24-hour news channel by storm.

Il volto di un'altra (2011)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2011
Bella is the host of a popular television program about plastic surgery and her husband René is the celebrity surgeon who performs operations on the guests. When the ratings start to drop, Bella is fired. Following, she storms out of the TV studio and on the way home she is disfigured by a horrible car accident. What could have been career killer turns out to be the perfect occasion to relaunch...
Live!

Live! (2006)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 11/29/2006
As seen through the lens of a documentary film crew, an ambitious president of programming attempts to produce a highly-controversial reality TV show in which contestants competing for five million dollars play Russian Roulette with loaded guns live on the air.
Morning Glory

Morning Glory (2010)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 11/09/2010
When hard-working TV producer Becky Fuller is fired from a local news program, her career begins to look as bleak as her hapless love life. Stumbling into a job at "Daybreak" (the last-place national morning news show), Becky decides to revitalize the show by bringing on legendary TV anchor Mike Pomeroy. Unfortunately, Pomeroy refuses to cover morning show staples like celebrity gossip, weather...

One PM Central Standard Time (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 10/31/2013
In 1963, John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the thirty-fifth President of the United States and Walter Cronkite was anchor of the CBS Evening News. On November 22nd of that year when JFK was shot, Cronkite wanted to be first to get the story. Even for the experienced wire-service reporter, the events of that day were the greatest challenge of his entire career and led to him becoming "the most trusted...
Reality

Reality (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 115 minutes Release date: 03/14/2013
Luciano is a Neapolitan fishmonger who supplements his modest income by pulling off little scams with his wife Maria. A likeable, entertaining guy, Luciano never misses an opportunity to perform for his customers and countless relatives. One day, his family urges him to try out for Big Brother. In chasing this dream, his perception of reality begins to change.
Life Itself

Life Itself (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 118 minutes Release date: 07/03/2014
Based on his bestselling memoir of the same name, this documentary explores the impact and legacy of Roger Ebert's life, from his Pulitzer Prize-winning film criticism at the Chicago Sun-Times to becoming one of the most influential cultural voices in America. Given unprecedented access to Roger and his wife Chaz during the final four months of his life, the filmmakers captured Roger's fighting...
Postman Pat: The Movie 3D

Postman Pat: The Movie 3D (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 88 minutes Release date: 06/26/2014
Pat, everyone's favorite postman, Pat, comes face-to-face with the temptations of money, status and a shiny new suit when he enters a national TV talent show competition. The temptations of money, status and a shiny new suit threaten to tear him away from his hometown of Greendale, and his family and friends. What happens when kindness meets selfishness? When local fame meets Global notoriety?...
Mr. Deeds

Mr. Deeds (2002)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 06/27/2002
When Deeds inherits controlling interest in a media corporation from his deceased uncle, he's quickly besieged by opportunists gunning for their piece of the pie. When Babe, a television tabloid reporter posing as an innocent smalltown girl, is sent to do an expose on Deeds, she instead feels herself falling in love.
Her Minor Thing

Her Minor Thing (2004)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 11/29/2004
A 27 year old woman plots to foil her boyfriend's plans for a cruise after he spills the beans about her virginity on live television.
One Chance

One Chance (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 103 minutes Release date: 08/28/2014
This is the remarkable and inspirational true story of Paul Potts, a shy, bullied shop assistant by day and an amateur opera singer by night. Paul became an instant YouTube phenomenon after being chosen by Simon Cowell for "Britain's Got Talent." Wowing audiences worldwide with his phenomenal voice, Paul went on to win the talent competition and the hearts of millions.

Amityville (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 01/01/2015
When some footage dating back to 1976 is discovered, the case of the haunted house in Amityville is re-opened. An ambitious woman who is working as a television news intern seizes the opportunity to advance her career and is soon leading a team of journalists, clergymen, and paranormal researchers into the house. But she may have unwittingly opened a door to the unreal that she will never be able...
Thodi Life Thoda Magic

Thodi Life Thoda Magic (2008)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 06/26/2008
The head honcho of ITV is in search of a new program that unveils the true city of Mumbai. The writer and director of the show are now on the lookout for the face of the show. After numerous trials they come across M.K., a roadside dweller who seems to have a heart for people and the world around him. There seems to be some magic element about him. Soon he becomes the face of a so called reality...
I Know That Voice

I Know That Voice (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 06/05/2014
Viewers are granted a backstage pass to the fascinating and little known world of voice acting. Meet the people behind the voices starring in an array of animated favorites including "The Simpsons," "Batman," "SpongeBob SquarePants," "Adventure Time," "Phineas and Ferb," "Family Guy" and "Looney Tunes" among others.
Dir: Lawrence Shapiro
With: N/A
Click

Click (2006)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 06/22/2006
Michael Newman is married to the beautiful Donna and they have two terrific kids, Ben and Samantha. But he doesn't get to see them much because he's putting in long, hard hours at his architectural firm in the elusive hope that his ungrateful boss will one day recognize his invaluable contribution and make him a partner. After staying up all night to work, a tired Michael becomes frustrated...
Watching TV With The Red Chinese

Watching TV With The Red Chinese (2012)

Rated: None Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 01/19/2012
Three Chinese students, Tzu, Wa and Chen, come to study in America in the summer of 1980. They move into a New York City apartment next door to Dexter, a graduate student who introduces them to Suzanne, his occasional girlfriend, and to Billy, a struggling filmmaker. The Chinese find America fascinating. However, their perceptions, based on watching non-stop television, changes when one of them is...