Gone with the Wind
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Gone with the Wind

7Flix July 27, 2019

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The star-studded Civil War epic that is perhaps the most famous film of all time. An emotional, artistic and technical triumph.

The star-studded Civil War epic that is perhaps the most famous film of all time. An emotional, artistic and technical triumph.

Schindler's List
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Schindler's List

SBS March 26, 2016

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This Steven Spielberg film, is a cinematic masterpiece that has become one of the most honoured films of all time. Winner of seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture and ...

This Steven Spielberg film, is a cinematic masterpiece that has become one of the most honoured films of all time. Winner of seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director, the film presents the indelible true story of the enigmatic Oskar Schindler, a member of the Nazi party, womaniser, and war profiteer who saved the lives of more than 1100 Jews during the Holocaust.

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of The King
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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of The King

GO! November 29, 2014

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Aragorn leads the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw the dark lord's gaze from Frodo and Sam, who are on the doorstep of Mount Doom with the One Ring.

Aragorn leads the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw the dark lord's gaze from Frodo and Sam, who are on the doorstep of Mount Doom with the One Ring.

Twelfth Night
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Twelfth Night

Foxtel Arts April 16, 2016

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Recorded live from the Shakespeare Globe Theatre. Starring Samuel Barnett as Sebastian, Liam Brennan as Orsino, Paul Chahidi as Maria and directed by Dominic Dromgoole. Filled ...

Recorded live from the Shakespeare Globe Theatre. Starring Samuel Barnett as Sebastian, Liam Brennan as Orsino, Paul Chahidi as Maria and directed by Dominic Dromgoole. Filled with a cast of unforgettable characters, Twelfth Night combines cruelty with high comedy and the pangs of unrequited love with some of the subtlest poetry and most exquisite songs Shakespeare ever wrote. Shakespeare Globe Theatre revisits their award-winning Twelfth Night production in 2002 with an all-male Original Practices production, exploring clothing, music, dance and settings possible in the Globe of around 1601.

ABC2 Live Presents King Lear
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ABC2 Live Presents King Lear

ABC2 August 1, 2010

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It has been 20 years since John Bell founded his groundbreaking theatre group, Bell Shakespeare. ABC2 Live celebrates this important occasion by bringing you one of ...

It has been 20 years since John Bell founded his groundbreaking theatre group, Bell Shakespeare. ABC2 Live celebrates this important occasion by bringing you one of Shakespeare's greatest works, King Lear, exclusively recorded by the ABC at Melbourne's Arts Centre.

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

9Go January 19, 2019

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The dwarves, along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, continue their quest to reclaim Erebor, their homeland, from Smaug. Bilbo Baggins is in possession of a mysterious ...

The dwarves, along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, continue their quest to reclaim Erebor, their homeland, from Smaug. Bilbo Baggins is in possession of a mysterious and magical ring.

Taming Of The Shrew
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Taming Of The Shrew

Foxtel Arts April 18, 2016

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Shakespeare's most outrageous comedy, The Taming of the Shrew introduces one of theatre's great screwball double-acts, a couple hell-bent on confusing and outwitting each ...

Shakespeare's most outrageous comedy, The Taming of the Shrew introduces one of theatre's great screwball double-acts, a couple hell-bent on confusing and outwitting each other right up to the play's equivocal and controversial conclusion.

Much Ado About Nothing
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Much Ado About Nothing

Foxtel Arts April 21, 2016

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Claudio loves Hero and Hero Claudio and nothing seems capable of tearing them apart. Claudio's friend Benedick loves Beatrice and Beatrice Benedick, but (because neither will ...

Claudio loves Hero and Hero Claudio and nothing seems capable of tearing them apart. Claudio's friend Benedick loves Beatrice and Beatrice Benedick, but (because neither will admit it) nothing seems capable of bringing them together. Only the intrigues of a resentful prince force Benedick to prove his love for Beatrice - by killing his best friend. Driven along by a romance all the more charming for being unacknowledged, Much Ado About Nothing is a miracle of comic and dramatic suspense and gives us, in the bantering Beatrice and Benedick, two of Shakespeare's wittiest, most lovable pair of lovers.

Henry VIII
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Henry VIII

Foxtel Arts April 27, 2016

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Recorded live from Shakespeare's Globe Theatre. Dominic Rowan as Henry VIII and Ian McNeice as Cardinal Wolsey. The Tudor Court is locked in a power struggle between its ...

Recorded live from Shakespeare's Globe Theatre. Dominic Rowan as Henry VIII and Ian McNeice as Cardinal Wolsey. The Tudor Court is locked in a power struggle between its nobles and the Machiavellian Cardinal Wolsey, the King's first minister and the most conspicuous symbol of Catholic power in the land. Wolsey's ambition knows no bounds and when his chief ally, Queen Katherine, interferes in the King's romance with Anne Bullen, he brings gigantic ruin upon himself, the Queen and centuries of English obedience to Rome. Famous in its own day as Shakespeare's most sumptuous and spectacular play, Henry VIII is a gorgeous pageant of masques and royal ceremony; a blaze of fireworks, cannon fire, red satin and cloth-of-gold. But within the passages of grandeur works the mind of the mature Shakespeare: psychological and political insight, language of great depth and power and, in the figures of Wolsey and Katherine, two of his most vivid and memorable characters.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

9Go May 4, 2018

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A reluctant hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, sets out on an epic adventure with a spirited group of dwarves and a powerful wizard to reclaim their mountain home - and the gold within it ...

A reluctant hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, sets out on an epic adventure with a spirited group of dwarves and a powerful wizard to reclaim their mountain home - and the gold within it - from the dragon Smaug.

Titus Andronicus
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Titus Andronicus

Foxtel Arts October 2, 2016

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Returning to Rome from a war against the Goths, the general Titus Andronicus brings with him the queen Tamora and her three sons as prisoners of war. Titus' sacrifice of ...

Returning to Rome from a war against the Goths, the general Titus Andronicus brings with him the queen Tamora and her three sons as prisoners of war. Titus' sacrifice of Tamora's eldest son to appease the ghosts of his dead sons, and his decision to refuse to accept the title of emperor, initiates a terrible cycle of mutilation, rape and murder. And all the while, at the centre of the nightmare, there moves the villainous, self-delighting Aaron. Grotesquely violent and daringly experimental, Titus was the smash hit of Shakespeare's early career, and is written with a ghoulish energy he was never to repeat elsewhere.

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

GO! November 15, 2014

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In a small village in the Shire a young Hobbit has been entrusted with an ancient ring. Now he must embark on an epic quest in order to destroy it.

In a small village in the Shire a young Hobbit has been entrusted with an ancient ring. Now he must embark on an epic quest in order to destroy it.

Love's Labour's Lost
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Love's Labour's Lost

Smooth/Arts March 18, 2019

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Self-denial is in fashion at the court of Navarre where the young King and three of his courtiers solemnly forswear all pleasures in favour of serious study. But the Princess ...

Self-denial is in fashion at the court of Navarre where the young King and three of his courtiers solemnly forswear all pleasures in favour of serious study. But the Princess of France and her all-too-lovely entourage have other ideas and it isn't long before young love, with it's glad eyes, hesitations and embarrassments, has broken every self-imposed rule of the all-male 'academy'. Shakespeare's boisterous send-up of all those who try to turn their back on life, is a festive parade of every weapon in the youthful playwright's comic arsenal: from excruciating cross-purposes and impersonations, to drunkenness, bust-ups and pratfalls. Even more, it is a joyful banquet of language, groaning with puns, rhymes, bizarre syntax, grotesque coinages and parodies.

Henry V
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Henry V

Foxtel Arts April 26, 2016

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Recorded live from Shakespeare's Globe Theatre. Starring Jamie Parker as King Henry V, Brendan O'Hea as Captain Fluellen/Bishop of Ely, Brid Brennan as Chorus/Queen Isabel and ...

Recorded live from Shakespeare's Globe Theatre. Starring Jamie Parker as King Henry V, Brendan O'Hea as Captain Fluellen/Bishop of Ely, Brid Brennan as Chorus/Queen Isabel and Sam Cox as Pistol. Shakespeare's masterpiece of the turbulence of war and the arts of peace tells the romantic story of Henry's campaign to recapture the English possessions in France. But the ambitions of this charismatic king are challenged by a host of vivid characters caught up in the real horrors of war. Henry V, opened with the words 'O for a muse of fire', celebrates the power of language to summon into life courts, pubs, ships and battlefields within the 'wooden O' - and beyond.

Romeo And Juliet
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Romeo And Juliet

FOXTEL Arts November 27, 2016

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A violent street brawl between their rival families is the prelude to Romeo's first encounter with Juliet. Despite this, and the fact that Juliet has been promised to another ...

A violent street brawl between their rival families is the prelude to Romeo's first encounter with Juliet. Despite this, and the fact that Juliet has been promised to another man in marriage, they fall in love. But any plans for their future happiness are cruelly destroyed by renewed violence between the two families - and while the adults remain almost comically preoccupied with their own affairs, among their children a hidden tragedy begins to unfold. With its wonderful combination of lyricism, suspense and dramatic changes of mood, Shakespeare's heartbreaking tale is one of the greatest of all love stories.

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Masterpiece August 14, 2014

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Tells the story about a man who is born in his eighties and ages backwards. A man, like any of us, who is unable to stop time.

Tells the story about a man who is born in his eighties and ages backwards. A man, like any of us, who is unable to stop time.

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

GO! November 22, 2014

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The second instalment finds Frodo and Sam trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin.

The second instalment finds Frodo and Sam trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin.

The Tempest
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The Tempest

Smooth/Arts February 25, 2019

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Prospero, Duke of Milan, usurped and exiled by his own brother, holds sway over an enchanted island. He is comforted by his daughter Miranda and served by his spirit Ariel and ...

Prospero, Duke of Milan, usurped and exiled by his own brother, holds sway over an enchanted island. He is comforted by his daughter Miranda and served by his spirit Ariel and his deformed slave Caliban. When Prospero raises a storm to wreck this perfidious brother and his confederates on the island, his long contemplated revenge at last seems within reach. Inspired by reports of the first English colonies in the West Indies and imbued with a spirit of magic and the supernatural, The Tempest is Shakespeare's late great masterpiece of forgiveness, generosity and enlightenment.