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ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS
David Bowie, Anita Morris, Eddie O'Connell, Patsy Kensit. A wonderful film that traces the lives of Colin and Suzette as they must make an important decision. Should they remain true to their principles or take the short cut to get to the top of the modeling field. (1986) (107 min.)
ACROSS THE UNIVERSE
Evan Rachel Wood, Jim Sturgess, Joe Anderson. From director Julie Taymor ("Frida") comes this musical extravaganza that uses songs from the Beatles' catalog in a story about a young man from England who travels to the U.S.A. in the mid-sixties to search for his estranged father. He meets and falls in love with a young American women and, along with her, becomes involved with the anti-war movement. (2007) (131min)
AGATHA CHRISTIE'S MISS MARPLE Series 2
Geraldine McEwan, Anthony Andrews, Frances de la Tour. These four new mysteries include the following titles: THE SLEEPING MURDER," "BY THE PRICKING OF MY THUMBS," "THE MOVING FINGER," and "THE SITTAFORD MYSTERY." (2006) (372min)
ALEXANDER'S RAGTIME BAND
Tyrone Power, Alice Faye, Don Ameche, Ethel Merman. A nostalgic tribute to Irving Berlin that includes more than two dozen classic songs. Nominated for six Academy Awards, this film is one of the greatest. CC. (1938) (109 min.)
ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS
Judi Rolan, Agnes Moorehead, Jimmy Durante, Nanette Fabray. This musical version of Lewis Carroll's classic sequel to "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" was first broadcast on NBC in 1966. With music by Moose Charlap ("Peter Pan") and lyrics by Elsie Simmons. (1966) (90min)
ALL THAT JAZZ
Roy Scheider Jessica Lange. Directed and choreographed by Bob Fosse, this semi-autobiographical film portrays the excitement and pressures of the professional dance world. Flashbacks show Scheider's climb from dancing in strip joints to becoming a successful Broadway director. CC. (1979) (123 min.)
AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Nina Foch. An Oscar-winner for Best Picture, Cinematography, Scoring, Art Direction and Costume Design. The plot revolves around artist Kelly who must choose between two women, saucy Caron or rich Foch. A Gershwin score and superb choreography enhance this musical. (1951) (115 min.)
THE AMERICAN MALL
Nina Dobrev, Rob Mayes, Autumn reeser. A musical about a young woman who works in her mother's music shop in a mall. She harbors ambitions of being a singer/songwriter, but the mall-owner's spoiled daughter causes the store's future to be threatened. (2008) (100min)
ANCHORS AWEIGH
Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Kathryn Grayson, Dean Stockwell. Great song and dance in this wartime musical about sailors on leave. Sinatra sings I Fall in Love Too Easily, and Kelly has a fabulous dance with a cartoon mouse. Claimed Oscar for Best Musical Score. CC. (1945) (146 min.)
Andrew Lloyd Webber's LOVE NEVER DIES
Ben Lewis, Anna O'Byrne, Maria Mercedes. This sequel to "Phantom of the Opera" is set ten years later and the Phantom has fled to New York, where he is living in Coney Island among the joyrides and freak shows, plotting to somehow lure Christine to his lair. This Australian production of the show was filmed at the Regent Theatre in Melbourne. (2012) (121min)
ANNIE (2014)
Jamie Foxx, Quvenzhane Wallis, Cameron Diaz. In this new version of the classic musical, Annie is a happy foster kid who is tough enough to survive on the streets of NYC until a mayoral candidate decides to take her in as a campaign move. (2014) (118min)
ANNIE GET YOUR GUN
Betty Hutton, Louis Calhern, Howard Keel. The story of the legendary sharpshooter, her mentor Buffalo Bill and the rival gunman Frank Butler, on video for the first time. (1950) (107min)