With phase one of the grand Versailles palace complete, most of France's eminent lords and ladies now live under King Louis XIV's roof, locked in a constant battle for supremacy. Louis has every reason to be happy - his palace is expanding and is admired the world over. Meanwhile, his troops are preparing to invade Holland and crush Guillaume d'Orange. However, he's still haunted by his nightmares, and his paranoia grows.
The church rises up against the king, commanding him to end his adultery with Montespan. The bishop Bossuet forms an alliance with Father Pascal, who has come to the court at the Queen's behest to return order and morality to the palace. But Louis remains deaf to their orders. He has managed to convince Philippe to return to Versailles, or more to the point, has coerced him, by returning to him the chevalier who he had exiled to Italy.
The highly anticipated new season of Fargo will see a brand new all-star cast take audiences back to the tumultuous late 1970s for a fresh mystery imbued with Fargo's trademark dark intrigue, zany characters and black humour.
This second episode is a satire on entertainment shows and our insatiable thirst for distraction set in a sarcastic version of a future reality. In this world, everyone is confined to a life of strange physical drudgery. The only way to escape this life is to enter the 'Hot Shot' talent show and pray you can impress the judges.
Fobba-liscious and Kool Kris pick up a triumphant Jonah from prison just in time to take part in the Feel Da Beat dance competition with their song, Don't Be A Bully. Jonah reunites with Sister Monica and Mr Joseph and is the envy of his former enemies The Rangas as he entertains them with prison life stories. He adjusts to his sister Mary's new boyfriend and former nemesis, Graydon, and is devastated to find out George from The Soldierz is dating his love interest and cousin, Melody.
Jonah and the Fobba-liscious boys are forced to meet with new youth worker Kool Kris after being caught making bully videos for YouTube. When Jonah is made fun of by school captain Graydon at a break dancing demo he plots to take revenge on Graydon's locker with the help of the school welding equipment.
The true crime case travels back to 1979 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Luverne, Minnesota. Lou Solverson, a young State Trooper recently back from Vietnam, investigates a case involving a local crime gang, a major Mob syndicate and a small town beautician Peggy Blumquist and her husband Ed, the local butcher's assistant. Helping Lou piece things together is his father-in-law, Sheriff Hank Larsson.
Napoleon outrages the Russian emperor by crossing the border and marching his army towards Moscow. In his path stands Prince Bolkonsky's country estate, but the old prince isn't prepared to let the French through without a fight. Marya is shocked to be placed in terrible danger. Nikolai, meanwhile, is stationed far away from the action, but he gets a chance at glory when he crosses paths with a stranger in distress. Andrei learns of Natasha's betrayal. He cannot forgive her and resolves to take revenge on his rival. When Natasha falls ill and Pierre is left to take care of her, he struggles to keep his feelings in check. Unsure of his place in the world, he chooses to join Andrei on the eve of battle. As the two massive armies gather, Pierre is flung into a fight to the death to save Moscow and Russia.
Virginia's parents arrive unannounced. Meanwhile, Libby and Bill Masters discover Johnny has been bullied and look to fix it in their own way. Plus, Virginia finds unexpected excitement in the scent study while Bill, looking to overcome his embarrassing departure from the university, takes on a promising fertility patient that could land him and Johnson back in favour.
Karate kickin' midgets! Papier mache monsters! Busty babes with blades! Filipino genre films of the '70s and '80s had it all. Boasting cheap labour, exotic scenery and non existent health and safety regulations, the Philippines was a dreamland for exploitation filmmakers whose renegade productions were soon engulfing drive in screens around the globe like a tidal schlock wave!
With the study back in the hospital, Masters and Johnson recruit new participants on campus. But Johnson is shocked when her ex-husband George, who's crashing on her couch, wants to sign up. Masters' mother comes to visit, but her new take on life stirs up painful memories of his childhood. And Libby's attempt at playing matchmaker with Virginia and Ethan doesn't go as smoothly as she'd hoped.
Joe was skeptical when former Miss Teen USA and Playboy model, Kari Ann Peniche, sent him a friend request. However, after months of non stop contact, Joe's convinced that he's fallen in love with the real Kari Ann.
Shaun, having rejected his mum, is living rough. But everyone else is living rougher. Lol's world is falling apart and she's doing everything she can to fall apart with it. She doesn't want Milky or Woody, and she certainly doesn't want anything to do with her father, Mick. Meanwhile, Mick shows his true colours by doing something unspeakable to Trev. And without warning, Combo returns.
As Masters and Johnson push the filming of their subjects to a risque and possibly illegal level, their intimate rapport causes his mother to question the relationship. Meanwhile, As Libby insists on keeping her pregnancy a secret, Estabrooks' concern over her son's late hours at work lead her to ask about his study's delicate subject matter.
Jasmine has been texting with Mike for nearly two years and thinks he's the one. Even though they've barely talked on the phone Jasmine is convinced that Mike would be the perfect father for her son. Jasmine and Mike only live 15 minutes apart but so far Mike has always found an excuse to bail out of every time they're supposed to meet. What, if anything is Mike hiding?
When PC Kirsten McAskill (Sophie Rundle) pulls over Lewis (Adam Long) for speeding, he's edgy, making her suspicious. She becomes even more suspicious when she hears muffled noises coming from the back of the van. Tommy (James Norton) brutally takes control of the situation, running Kirsten over. Catherine (Sarah Lancashire) and the team rush to the scene. Even though she's upset, Catherine pushes through to secure the area and any evidence.
Mike met Felicia online. After weeks of phone calls and web chats they made plans to meet in person, but Felicia stood him up. Mike was hurt but still feels a real connection. Is Mike setting himself up for disappointment?
Kim's been pouring her heart out to Matt for over 10 years, but in all this time he's refused to meet her or even video chat. Now facing a life-changing decision she needs to decide whether she should move towards marriage with her current boyfriend. But is Matt truly her soul mate? Can she go the rest of her life without knowing for sure? And why has he refused to meet or video chat with her for so long?
The Associated Press, the world's largest news picture agency, sends out around 1 million news pictures a year that let over 3 billion readers see what is happening in the world around them. This documentary shows what it takes to capture those photos as it goes behind the scenes with 12 top AP photojournalists as they cover war, political clashes, financial markets, natural disasters, sports and human interest stories.
Every prison evolves over time to respond to new security threats, and new inmates....but at Hays State Prison, change happened instantly. In 2008, two inmates scaled Hays' perimeter fence and ran. Hays cracked down, and two years later, it is a different prison, with interior fences, patrolling officers armed with pepper guns, and restricted inmate movement. But now, the inmates of Hays are planning to buck again - with a state-wide prisoner protest.
MTV's docu-series Catfish - The TV Show, based on the critically-acclaimed documentary film Catfish, focuses on couples who have fallen in love online but have never met face-to-face. The series follows filmmakers Yaniv "Nev" Schulman and Max Joseph on their quest around the country to tell the stories of these hopeful romantic partners. Each of the episodes is an emotional voyage to discover the truth about his or her significant other, with the journeys filled with mystery, surprises, and sometimes even shocking revelations.
In this episode we meet exotic dancer, Trina. She'd always had trouble meeting guys she could trust - until she went online and met fellow exotic dancer, Scorpio. For over a year, they've been talking on the phone for hours each day. However, Trina is getting fed up with Scorpio's excuses for not getting together and she's threatening to end the relationship if they don't meet soon. What could Scorpio possibly be hiding?
Bill Masters tries to convince Virginia to rededicate herself to the study and to him; a familiar face returns to the clinic for help; Libby attempts to help Paul and Joy repair their shattered lives; and Virginia fails to notice that Tessa is trying to make sense of her home life and the events at the homecoming dance.
A patrolman and two innocent bystanders are discovered murdered in cold blood on a snowy highway in North Dakota, leading a very pregnant policewoman, Marge Gunderson on an investigation that uncovers a conspiracy of greed and ineptitude.
As Johnson pushes back against her mother's matchmaking scheme, Masters tries to spend time with his son, but his plan backfires. Libby reveals the truth about her comatose neighbour's plan to leave her husband.
Rico is considering a move to the U.K. but the main thing keeping him in the States is his close online friendship with Ja'mari. Ja'mari's intense schedule as an international male model has made meeting up difficult.
Season one left audiences on a cliff hanger, with William Masters (Sheen) standing in the rain at the doorstep of his former colleague, Virginia Johnson (Caplan) pleading "There is one thing I can't live without...It's you" and this is exactly where season two begins. Season two also reveals a new family member in the Masters' household, after Libby (Caitlin Fitzgerald) has her dream fulfilled of being a mother.
Join Max as we watch this incredible authorised documentary on the late musician Kurt Cobain, from his early days in Aberdeen, Washington, to his success and downfall with the iconic grunge rock band, Nirvana.
Ex-prostitute Susan Austin and her boyfriend Lance Gilmore are about to open America's biggest legal brothel - The Wild Horse Ranch in Reno, Nevada. It's going to be as large and lavish as a Club Med resort, the only difference being that when the men come to party, they are guaranteed to get laid. Louis Theroux talks to the proprietors, the clients, and the working girls who earn around $40,000 a month.
Based on the much loved and hugely successful memoir and stage play of the same name, Holding the Man is the warm, funny and achingly sad story of the 15-year-long love affair between Timothy Conigrave and the boy he fell in love with at high school, John Caleo. The course of teenage love rarely runs smooth, but this is especially true when you're secretly gay in an Aussie all-male school in the 1970s, and entranced by the captain of the football team. Directed by award-winner Neil Armfield, starring Ryan Corr and Craig Scott, and features Guy Pearce, Sarah Snook, and Anthony LaPaglia.
As Johnson keeps up the pressure to be hired as his research assistant at Memorial, Masters is distressed to learn that she's been forced to sell diet pills in order to make ends meet and he insists he's doing everything he can to bring Johnson on board. Meanwhile, Dr. Greathouse looks for more chances to observe Masters at work with patients in the sex study.
Follows the story of Hilly Kristal's New York club from its conceit as a venue for Country, Bluegrass and Blues (CBGB) to what it ultimately became: the birthplace of underground rock 'n' roll and punk.
Masters continues his work as the only white doctor in a black hospital, but it costs him his gynaecology practice. Robert confronts Libby over the treatment of his sister and Betty and her former lover reunite.
A discredited journalist and a mysterious computer hacker discover that even the wealthiest families have skeletons in their closets while working to solve the mystery of a 40-year-old murder. Inspired by late author Stieg Larsson's successful trilogy of books, the film gets under way as the two leads are briefed in the disappearance of Harriet Vanger, whose uncle suspects she may have been killed by a member of their own family. The deeper they dig for the truth, however, the greater the risk of being buried alive by members of the family, who will go to great lengths to keep their secrets tightly sealed.
An extraordinary tale of hope, friendship and survival inside a maximum security prison. Andy Dufresne is a soft-spoken, respected Maine banker who is convicted for the murders of his unfaithful wife and her lover. He receives a double-life sentence and is shipped off to Shawshank State Prison, Maine's toughest maximum security penitentiary. Despised at first by the other inmates because of his introverted manner, he slowly forges an unlikely friendship with the prison fixer, Red, and they both learn that hope is the ultimate means of survival.
Playing a couple who are good together - even when they're apart - one is an assistant at a Manhattan-based record company, the other's an aspiring journalist heading back to Berkeley to finish school. With a webcam connection and frequent flier miles, the two gamely navigate the pitfalls and miscommunications of their bicoastal romance, dodging bad advice from friends and some predatory singles who won't take 'taken' for an answer. But when it seems their wait to be together is almost over, she scores her dream job in California just as his career heats up in New York. The big breaks they've been hoping for could break them up for good unless their love can truly go the distance.
A law firm brings in its 'fixer' to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multibillion-dollar class action suit. Stars George Clooney, Tilda Swinton, Tom Wilkinson and Sydney Pollack.
The stranger-than-fiction true story of George Lazenby, a poor Australian car mechanic who, through an unbelievable set of circumstances, landed the role of James Bond in On Her Majesty's Secret Service, despite having never acted a day in his life. Then after being offered the next seven Bond films and a $1 million signing bonus, he turned it all down. This warm and witty documentary features extensive interviews with Lazenby, who attempts to explain everything.
Life is full of opportunities to learn new things, no matter what your age. Explore these videos as part of Community Colleges Australia's lifelong learning programs and enrich your knowledge of the world.
Is a movie director's vision more vivid than a child's imagination? Challenge your students to compare what they've read with what they've watched in these film adaptations of classic books for children.
After your secondary students have finished reading their recommended texts, encourage them to "compare and contrast" classic and popular books with their movie adaptations from Australia and Hollywood.