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...
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...
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...
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...
Edtv

Edtv (1999)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 122 minutes Release date: 03/25/1999
An avid tv watcher wins a contest and the following months in his life are chronicled by a camera crew, minute by minute. To begin with, video store clerk Ed welcomes the attention, and the show is saving the cable station that gambled on its success. But gradually, as his family and friends become celebrities too, Ed finds a downside to his fame. He becomes estranged from his brother, encounters...
Anchorman

Anchorman (2004)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 07/08/2004
Ron Burgundy is the top-rated anchorman in San Diego in the 1970s. When feminism marches into the newsroom in the form of ambitious newswoman Veronica Corningstone, Ron is willing to play along at first--as long as Veronica stays in her place, covering cat fashion shows, cooking, and other "female" interests. But when Veronica refuses to settle for being eye candy and steps behind the news desk...
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.
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...
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...
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...

Trouble Dolls (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 77 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Two East Village New York girls, Olivia and Nicole, are struggling artists and they have run out of money. To solve their problems, they decide to go to Los Angeles to stay with Nicole's wealthy aunt, Kimberley, who just so happens to be the host of a reality TV show. She convinces the girls to audition, and following, Olivia and Nicole end up struggling to maintain their friendship.
M Word

The M Word (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 04/29/2014
A struggling Los Angeles television station is threatened by economic downturn, possible in-house graft and massive job loss. Moxie, a children's TV show actress, becomes the de facto leader of a group of women fighting to protect their jobs after their new boss and his second-in-command arrive from New York on a devastating cost-cutting mission
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
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...
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...

My Dinner With Herve (N/A)

Rated: NR Runtime: 0 Release date: N/A
Dir: Sacha Gervasi
With: N/A
Frost/Nixon

Frost/Nixon (2008)

Rated: R Runtime: 122 minutes Release date: 12/04/2008
For three years after being forced from office, Richard Nixon remained silent. But in the summer of 1977, the steely, cunning former commander-in-chief agreed to sit for one all-inclusive interview to confront the questions of his time in office and the Watergate scandal that ended his presidency. Nixon surprised everyone in selecting David Frost as his televised confessor, intending to easily...
Anja og Viktor--I medgang og modgang

Anja og Viktor--I medgang og modgang (2008)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 09/11/2008
Viktor is a romantic mood and will do anything to make Anja marry him--even if that means signing them up as a couple in a reality wedding show on national television.
Holy Man

Holy Man (1998)

Rated: PG Runtime: 114 minutes Release date: 10/08/1998
A wandering holy man and inspirational guru, G is targeted by a slimy home shopping network executive to sell products on the air. The executive, Ricky, is on his last warning from his ratings-hungry boss and hopes that G can convey the message, that in today's world, shopping by television can be a religious experience. Once he gets off the streets and on the air, G proves to be an over-the-top...

Dancing in September (2001)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 106 minutes Release date: 02/02/2001
Tommy, an African-American TV writer, has always dreamed of putting on a show that represents African-Americans in a positive, realistic light. She gets a lucky break when she pitches a new idea to George, a rising African-American TV executive. George is young and hungry, too, and tells her he also wants to push for realistic TV shows about African-Americans. Under his guidance, Tommy's pilot is...

Jane White Is Sick & Twisted (2002)

Rated: R Runtime: 84 minutes Release date: 11/29/2002
Young Jane White was raised by television, and home schooled by her agoraphobic mother. As a result, Jane has a unique perception of the world. Feeling the absence of her father, Jane escapes into prime time episodes of his TV chat-fest, "The Gerry Show"--the most outrageous TV talk show in media history. She transforms herself into the show's outrageous topics in a desperate hope that she will...
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...
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.