manor in 19th-century England. His only companionship comes from
an array of exotic animals that he speaks to on a daily basis. But
when young Queen Victoria becomes gravely ill, the eccentric doctor
and his furry friends embark on an epic adventure to a mythical
island to find the cure.
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those wrongly condemned or those not afforded proper representation. One
of his first cases is that of Walter McMillian, who is sentenced to die in 1987
for the murder of an 18-year-old girl, despite evidence proving his innocence.
In the years that follow, Stevenson encounters racism and legal and political
maneuverings as he tirelessly fights for McMillian's life.
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, a timely story of kindness
triumphing over cynicism, based on the true story of a real-life
friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Tom Junod. After a
jaded magazine writer (Emmy winner Matthew Rhys) is assigned
a profile of Fred Rogers, he overcomes his scepticism, learning
about empathy, kindness, and decency from America’s most
THE PROFESSOR AND THE MADMAN is an extraordinary true tale
of madness, genius, and obsession about two remarkable men who
created history with the writing of the Oxford English Dictionary.
The compilation of the Oxford English Dictionary began in 1857
and was one of the most ambitious, and revolutionary projects
ever undertaken. Professor James Murray (Mel Gibson) took on
the challenge of creating the most comprehensive dictionary ever
compiled, but knew that it would take him and his team over a
century to compile all known definitions.
Hon. Miss Phryne Fisher, as she embarks on a globe-trotting romp of
mystery and mayhem across the exotic 1920s deserts of the Negev,
glamorous manor-house ballrooms, and the darkened back alleys of
London. After freeing a young Bedouin girl, Shirin Abbas, from her
unjust imprisonment in Jerusalem, Miss Fisher begins to unravel a
wartime mystery concerning a priceless jewel, an ancient curse and
the truth behind the suspicious disappearance of Shirin’s forgotten tribe.