Higglety Pigglety Pop! (2010) - Short Film
Jennie the terrier has everything a dog could ever wish for, but still feels that something is missing. She leaves home to discover what that is.
A modern, gothic tale of crime and redemption about an aging police officer from a small Ontario Mennonite town who hides a violent past until a local murder upsets the calm of his newly reformed life. (imdb)
Stranded after an accident outside a desolate town, Jimmy Starks (Pearce) visits a fortune teller (Simmons) to pass the time, but soon learns that his days are numbered. At first skeptical, Jimmy's world begins to unravel as the psychic's visions come true. (Yari Film Group)
Snow (2004) - TV Movie
Set in San Ernesto, California with only three days before Christmas, Nick Snowden needs to rescue a young reindeer from a zoo.
The Winning Season (2004) - TV Movie
Joe, a boy from a financially-strapped family, finds a rare baseball card worth a lot of money. This baseball card is more than that, though, as it transports Joe back to 1909 where he learns about baseball, love, and how some things are worth even more than money.
Rhinoceros Eyes is a fantastical coming-of-age story revolving around Chep, a young, reclusive prop-house employee who falls in love with a detail-obsessed movie production designer named Fran. Fran's need for authentic props sends Chep to great and questionable lengths as he tries to satisfy her requests, and ultimately... win her heart.
Socially inept and saddled with a miserable job, Willard shares a powerful bond with the rats who dwell in his basement. When Willard's world is turned upside down by tragedy, those responsible must answer to his rapidly growing pack of ravenous, fearsome friends. (New Line Cinema)
A story of love and enchantment set in the coldest of winters, it explores the issues, dilemmas and barriers facing the lucky and unlucky in love in the 21st Century, based on the novel of the same name by Pullitzer Prize-winning author Carol Shields. (imdb)
Paul (Lee) is about to tie the knot with Karen (Blair), the perfect fiancée. But after a completely unexpected encounter with Karen's cousin Becky (Stiles), Paul tells Karen a teensy lie to keep her from finding out what may or may not be the truth. That teensy lie turns into a bigger one, and soon his life is a series of comical misunderstandings. (MGM)
A hauntingly evoked tale of three adolescent girls' first loves, discovery of sexual passion, and search for identity. (Lions Gate Films)
Further Tales of the City (2001) - TV Mini-Series
This third installment finds Mary Ann Singleton struggling to advance in her new career as a TV personality, while Michael Tolliver is playing the field after his break-up with Jon Fielding. After her divorce, Prue Giroux finds comfort in a mysterious stranger she meets in the park. Brian Hawkins is struggling with his job and his new monogamous relationship with Mary Ann, and DeDe Halcyon Day returns with a dangerous revelation that could be the scoop Mary Ann has been waiting for. (imdb)
How Dinosaurs Learned to Fly (2000) - Short Film
In short: they liked jumping off cliffs, and didn't like landing, so one started flapping his arms, and it worked. (imdb)
More Tales of the City (1998) - TV Mini-Series
In this sequel to the controversial PBS mini-series, Mona Ramsey is on a cross-country trip that takes her to a brothel which may hold a secret about her past. Michael "Mouse" Tolliver and Mary Ann Singleton go on a cruise where they meet up with lovers old and new. Back in San Francisco, Brian Hawkins becomes involved with a mysterious woman he spots from his window, while DeDe Halcyon Day becomes acquainted with a new friend who helps her discover her true inner feelings. (imdb)
Evidence of Blood (1998) - TV Movie
When a Pulitzer prize winning author of true crimes returns to his hometown in Georgia, it isn't long before he is involved in a forty year old case of a teenage girl who had been murdered. Together with the daughter of the man convicted of the crime, they find themselves caught up in a conspiracy of devastating proportions... but even more, as the story moves on to its terrifying climax, it also reveals something very personal about his own family. (BOB STEBBINS)
Elvis Meets Nixon (1997) - TV Movie
A "mockumentary" about Elvis's real-life trip to the White House to become a federal marshal under the DEA, but meets the President instead. Along the way, the film exposes Elvis's humor, drug problem, and even him pulling a gun out at a doughnut shop. (imdb)
In the remote Alpine village of Tolzbad at the turn of the century, people talk quietly and restrain their movements lest avalanches come and kill them (imdb)
America's number 2 export is entertainment. While more audiences worldwide marvel at Dallas' Southfork ranch, regional film and television producers are ignored in their own backyards. DISTRESS SIGNALS divulges much about global television and the workings of the market for it. It reveals plenty about attitudes and inequalities in different areas, and provides vivid examples of the use and misuse of the medium - as a preserver of culture, as a forum for sharing ideas, or as a brain deadener. (icarusfilms.com)
Avonlea (1990) - TV Series
A young rich girl is sent to live with relatives in Prince Edward Island in early 1900s. (imdb)
Tennant is forced to kill LeClerc when he attacks her -- but he later turns up alive, puzzling police detective Sarandon. (Leonard Maltin's Movie & Video Guide)
Carnival of Shadows (1989) - TV Movie
A surreal adaptation of the Greek myth of Theseus, Ariadne, and the Minotaur, set in an outdoor carnival at night.
A film based on the letters of American memoirist and feminist writer Maryse Holder, published in 1979 as the book Give Sorrow Words - Maryse Holder's Letters from Mexico.
An English woman, psychotic and sexually repressed, murders her sadistic father, then moves to America. She soon secures a job as a maid for a wealthy family. Soon her severe psychosis and her attempts to keep her sexuality from asserting itself combine to cause trouble for all concerned. (imdb)
The Care Bears live in a country high in the clouds, where they have a lot of fun together. But they also do care for the human children on Earth, who they watch through huge telescopes from the sky, and come to help whenever there is need. (imdb)
A man awakens from a coma to discover he has a psychic detective ability. (imdb)
When an aging, but gentlemanly stagecoach robber is released from prison, he decides to go to Canada to become a train robber. (imdb)
A glowing orb terrorizes a young girl with a collection of stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror (imdb)
Monkeys in the Attic centres on two couples living in a sumptuously kinky Toronto household. The clowning and crazy Wanda and Eric are wild in fantasy and sexuality, while Elaine and Frederick appear to be on the verge of separation; tired of Frederick's bullying, Elaine retreats into a world of alcohol and pills, resenting Frederick and the freakiness of the other couple.
A former musician with a mental illness returns to his hometown to sell a hotel he inherited from his father.
Ernie Turner is released from a mental hospital and evicted from his apartment. Alienated and indifferent to life, he meets Donna, a beautiful young woman while wandering down the street. Donna takes pity on Ernie despite him being in a terminal state of confusion and the two become involved with each other. Later at a party, Ernie meets a former girlfriend, Gail, and the two resume their previous relationship. (imdb)
The story of two young women who go to the city to work in a dress factory, and who share a room to ease their expenses and their loneliness. The film shows the currents that brought them together and the facets of their natures that first made them seem compatible but eventually drove them apart. (imdb)