A much loved Parisian-style bistro located in Los Angeles between a thriving McDonalds and KFC, Belle Vie is owned and operated by the charming and hopeful Frenchman Vincent Samarco. As business booms, a fulfilled Vincent provides community to the neighborhood… until the Covid-19 pandemic hits. As waves of uncertainty roll in, a creative and economical Vincent struggles to adapt, survive and keep the bistro alive in the midst of a pandemic that has ravaged small businesses everywhere.
The Center Seat: 55 Years Of Star Trek is a multi-episode documentary series that takes viewers on the definitive in-depth journey behind the scenes of one of the greatest landmark franchises of all time: Star Trek. Celebrating the show’s 55th anniversary, each episode focuses on a different chapter in the groundbreaking program’s history, starting with its inception at Lucille Ball’s legendary production company Desilu. Interviews with the cast, crew and experts reveal never-before-heard backstage stories and offer fresh insights. No stone is left unturned, including lesser-known aspects of the franchise like The Animated Series and Phase II. Additionally, The Center Seat features one of Leonard Nimoy’s final in-depth Trek interviews. Star Trek is the most iconic television science-fiction saga of all time and remains more popular than ever. The Center Seat details how it began, where it’s been, and how it’s boldly going where no television series has gone before!
Throughout the world, there are hundreds of independently-owned toy stores, each one as unique and endearing as the people that own them. For the loyal customers that flock to them, they’re more than simply an outlet to obtain new treasures; they’re a community. And that community has been disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic as store owners are finding new ways to keep their businesses running. A Toy Store Near You tells stories universally powerful, sometimes heartbreaking, and always fun.
Zac Efron and superfoods expert, Darin Olien, travel the world in search of the secrets to good health, a long life, and a higher level of eco-consciousness — adventure, laughs and goat-milking ensue.“Down to Earth” is a binge-worthy travelogue, food odyssey, and eco-warrior series that takes the star out of his comfort zone and into the far corners of the world.
Grant is a three-part miniseries on History Channel that tells the remarkable and quintessentially American story of a humble man who overcomes incredible obstacles, rises to the highest ranks of power and saves the nation not once, but twice. With a seamless blend of dramatic scenes, expert commentary and beautifully enhanced archival imagery, this three-part miniseries uncovers the true legacy of the unlikely hero who led the nation during its greatest tests: the Civil War and Reconstruction.
Disney+ announced Behind the Attraction, a docuseries that will explore the origins of some of Disney’s most popular real-world attractions, how they’ve evolved, and what keeps fans lining up in droves year after year. According to Variety, Disney staple Dwayne ‘The Rock‘ Johnson will co-produce the series via Seven Bucks Productions alongside The Nacelle Company, who were behind the mega-popular Netflix docuseries The Toys that Made Us.
Netflix and The Nacelle Company, the brains behind the hit docu-series, The Toys That Made Us, bring you a new, equally deep nostalgic dive into pop-culture that entertained the masses. The Movies That Made Us will have you cheering on John McClane and Kevin McCallister in the Christmas Eve battles of their lives. It will have you dancing the night away with Johnny and Baby, while tapping in to the supernatural with a team of ghost-busting scientists.
The Toys That Made Us is a 12-episode docu-series about the iconic toy lines of yesteryear. Each hour long episode will dive into past favs, including: Legos, Star Wars, Hello Kitty, Barbie, and many more! New episodes coming soon!
In 2013, Massachusetts State Police arrest 35-year-old crime drug lab chemist Sonja Farak for tampering with evidence: and that was only the beginning. Over time, details emerged that Farak had been in fact using the drugs that she was tasked with testing. Did anyone know what had been going on? And when did they find out? The scope of Farak’s addiction-and the number of people convicted as a result of her drug testing-comes to light, despite repeated efforts to suppress evidence in the case. How to Fix a Drug Scandal is a riveting four-part docuseries directed by Erin Lee Carr (Mommy Dead and Dearest, Dirty Money) examines an essential, but obscured, part of the criminal justice system. In addition to re-creations of Farak’s compelling grand jury testimony and interviews with attorneys and experts, we hear from Farak’s family for the first time, delving deep into how the actions of one crime lab employee can impact tens of thousands of lives.
All The Way Black is a BET+ ORIGINAL where Chris Spencer takes a nostalgic look back at things we loved about the 70s, 80s and 90s, from the best Black family sitcoms to the most memorable athlete endorsement deals.
Discontinued is a funny and informative look at the world’s most famous — and sometimes infamous — discontinued foods, toys, customs and businesses. Set in a mystical warehouse, YouTube star and self-proclaimed “black nerd” Andre Meadows takes viewers down memory lane recounting the rise and fall of these fallen pop culture titans, with the help of surprise special guests, “insider” experts and a bevy of hilarious comics.
Following in the footsteps of classic independent films like Clerks and To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, Slut in a Good Way follows three teenage girls exploring their first taste of freedom: Charlotte, the recently heartbroken, Megane, the anti-love anarchist, and Aube, a virgin who dreams of love — all three smitten by the guys at the “Toy Depot.” After applying for their first part-time job at the store during this one fateful summer, the three girls experience for the very first time what it is like to make their own decisions and their resulting consequences.
Video Game Box Art covers and comments on everything from the early days of Atari and Fairchild all the way up to current offerings like Doom and Call of Duty. You’ll see a shocking amount of work in progress shots, hear untold stories behind some of the most famous video game cover art, and meet the people who had the biggest impact on the gaming industry without ever getting credit.
In the 1980s, Den Harrow dominated the European pop charts with hits like “Bad Boy” and “Don’t Break My Heart.” Dons of Disco reveals that 30 years later, American Tom Hooker makes a startling revelation: he was “the secret voice” behind the project, and frontman Stefano Zandri has been lip-syncing for decades. But who is the true artist behind Den Harrow: the face or the voice?
Witness heavy metal history as Kittie takes the stage for the first time since 2013. Featuring line-ups from multiple eras, this 20th anniversary reunion show served as the after party for their all-encompassing career-spanning documentary, “Kittie: Origins/Evolutions.” Expect unforgettable heavy, fast and aggressive metal from a once-in-a-lifetime performance twenty years in the making.
Eye of the Beholder: The Art of Dungeons & Dragons is an exciting new documentary that explores the history, influence, and stories behind the artwork that helped create the world’s most popular role playing game. The movie profiles D&D artists – both past and present – and also features former company insiders, game designers, authors, and fans. Eye of the Beholder: The Art of Dungeons & Dragons is a celebration of the art we all love so much.
You’ll know their faces, but do you know their names? They’ve played cops, lawyers, bosses, best friends, politicians and everything in between. In the sequel to “That Guy…Who Was In That Thing,” follow 8 actresses as they detail their experiences in Hollywood with plastic surgery, race, sexism, nudity, recognition, double standards, age and family.
Noah and Madison are artists who want to change the world, and they begin their marriage as most couples do – sure that love will solve all problems. But marriage isn’t all about the great times. 7 Short Films is also about the arguments over petty stuff and bigger stuff, and the longstanding resentments that no one wants to even bring up. Seven Short Films About (Our) Marriage tells a story of raw authenticity in seven episodes spanning fourteen years of marriage as they reckon with racism, career challenges, medical issues, and more.
Whether it’s a toy you grew up with, or one you’re discovering for the first time, chances are it’s at A Toy Store Near You! You’ve seen the Nacelle Company toy-store travelogue series on Amazon Prime, you’ve visited the stores showcased, now join Bevin as she sits down to talk with the fun and fascinating owners of their respective, featured establishments. It’s an uncensored and behind-the-scenes look at how each episode came together, and a chance to catch up and see how each experience has changed their lives.
Follow The Center Seat: 55 Years Of Trek, step-by-step from the people that brought you the documentary series that takes viewers on the definitive in-depth journey behind the scenes of one of the greatest landmark franchises of all time: Star Trek! Join Director Brian Volk-Weiss and professors Mary Jo and John Tenuto as they invite special guests to take an even deeper dive into each episode of the series that celebrates the 55th anniversary. Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, and more!
Two good friends Austin (he/they/she) and Brenda (she/her) delve into the histories of niche nerd topics that are dear to their hearts in a loosely structured comedy time show Secret Histories of Nerd Mysteries.
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A love-letter to fun toys that broke real easy, Rack Toys chronicles decades of cheaply made toys found on the rack of discount stores, drug stores and anywhere in-between. What these toys lacked in quality, they made up for in charm and kitsch.
Megan Chernoff is a talented but unemployed copywriter in an identity crisis after the birth of her second child. Seeking a fresh start, she and her family move to New York City, where she meets Daphne Cole-a gorgeous, stylish, well-known “momfluencer”. To Meg’s surprise and delight, Daphne shows an inordinate amount of interest in Meg, showering her with compliments, attention, gifts, and all the perks that come with having a massive digital platform.
Before she knows it, Meg finds herself immersed in Daphne’s world-hobnobbing at exclusive power mama supper clubs, partaking in fancy wellness rituals, and reveling in the external validation she gets from her followers who grow daily by the thousands. Her friendship with Daphne, as well as the world she’s been granted access to, is intoxicating and all-consuming. But is it authentic?
When Meg realizes she’s losing track of what matters most-her relationship with her sons and her husband-the deep cracks in Daphne’s carefully curated façade are finally exposed. It’s up to Meg to find her way back to her real life. But first she must determine what “real” even means.