When Pete and Ellie decide to start a family, they stumble into the world of foster care adoption. They hope to take in one small child but when they meet three siblings, including a rebellious 15 year old girl, they find themselves speeding from zero to three kids overnight.
A vicious gang war for drug dominance draws in a disturbed Special Forces veteran John Bradley. Trying to adjust to normal life and haunted by inner demons of a violent past, the underworld's retribution on his last connection to humanity, a daughter and grandchild leads to a descent of fury and violence that not even the brutality of gangland is prepared for.
"An Instant" is a short movie made for France télévision's TV program "En sortant de l'école". This program introduces kids to an author's poem through animation.
There could hardly be a more telling contrast between the analog and digital eras than the beautifully blurry memories captured in a Polaroid picture and the thousands of pin-sharp photos on an iPhone. In this ambitious visual essay, Willem Baptist explores the visionary genius of Edwin H. Land, the inventor of the Polaroid camera. Even today, all sorts of people are keeping his instant dream alive. Former Polaroid employee Stephen Herchen moved from the United States to Europe to work in a laboratory developing the 2.0 version of Polaroid. Christopher Bonanos, the author of Instant: The Story of Polaroid, tells us, "When I heard Polaroid would stop making film, it felt like a close friend had died." Artist Stefanie Schneider, who is working with the last of her stock of Polaroid film, is using the blurring that occurs with expired film as an additional aesthetic layer in her photographic work.
After a desperate criminal takes a bar hostage, six people must stay alive while one conceals the truth that could change everything in an instant.
Every year, thousands of students – mostly female – embark upon courses that will lead them to become nurses. This film follows the ups and downs of an apprenticeship that will confront them, often at a young age, with human fragility, suffering, illness, the flaws in souls and bodies.
Scott is a US Marine who travels Spain to see his sister Kim, after many years of separation. But she is dead, and there is nothing else to arrive him. Alone in the Madrid's streets, Scott will search for the killers, will try to reveal the reason of the murder of his dear sister, and for revenge for himself.
Marcelo Quevedo and his brother Carlos Quevedo were separated in childhood when Carlos left Cuba with his mother on a boat to seek a different life. Marcelo was left behind in Cuba burdened with the heavy duty of caring for his grandfather who was in poor health. Distance wasn’t the only issue that marked the separation of the two brothers; their mother couldn’t endure the rough trip and she died before the boat could reach its destination. More than twenty years later, Carlos Quevedo decides to return to Cuba to see his brother only to find that he is now stricken with ALS, a terminal disease that slowly immobilizes him to the point of a vegetative state.
High school loner Bird Fitcher has no idea what dark secrets are tied to the mysterious Polaroid vintage camera she stumbles upon, but it doesn't take long to discover that those who have their picture taken meet a tragic end. Bird and her friends must survive one more night as they race to solve the mystery of the haunted Polaroid before it kills them all.
This early quick-fire cut-up animation melds machine gunfire with scratched film. The soundtrack was made by Keen in 2007 with a wasp synthesizer and a shortwave radio.
A group of women are having a meeting when someone takes a bottle called "Instant Orgy" out of the cabinet and mixes it into what the women are drinking.
The writer of a bad TV series begins to rethink his life when he meets and falls in love with a beautiful actress.
An independent film about a guy, Steven (who happens to be gay), whose ex-girlfriend from high school, Nancy, shows up with a surprise, their 10 year old son Luke! Nancy never told Steven that she got pregnant on prom night with his child (the only girl Steven ever slept with by the way). Nancy has reappeared in Steven's life dying of cancer. She informs Steven that her last wish is to have him "the natural father" adopt Luke. WOW what a blow for a guy who is in a relationship with another guy and neither one of them have a clue on how to raise a 10 year old kid! After many talks with his boyfriend Peter, Steven decides that he will make Nancy's dieing wish come true, but not without a little crash course first!
The heirs to a major corporation are being brutally killed off one by one, and John Lee, the company's chairman, suspects that a mafia takeover is behind it. But, before he can uncover any evidence, he too is savagely murdered. Carol, his daughter and a friend, Brian Roberts, continue the investigation where he left off while police Captain Roberts follow up on a few suspicions of his own. The actions become explosive and deadly when they are attacked by ruthless, ninja assassins who try to prevent them from finding out who the maniacal, cold blooded killer is inside the company.
Instant Mommy follows the story of Bechayda, a two-months-pregnant wardrobe assistant for TV commercial production. In the fear of losing her Japanese lover and her dreams of a better life, she embarks on a plan that will get herself out of her predicament. Or so she thinks.
Learn about guitar! In this instructional video, both technique and notation are shown on-screen in an easy-to-understand format. Students are introduced to the basics of chords, riffs, guitar tuning, and types of guitars. New guitarists learn the instrument by playing songs popularized by such bands as Coldplay, U2, Stereophonics, Muse, AC/DC, and the Beatles.
Rhonda Fleming shines as Pamela, an American film star who falls in love with coffee grower Claudio (Rossano Brazzi) while in Brazil. When the two are hastily married, Pamela finds herself entwined in a clash of cultures in this rarely seen romantic comedy.
After being forced to resign from her publishing company job when her magazine goes out of circulation, office worker Haname Jinchoge (Kumiko Aso) is given the name of her real father-Noburo Jinchoge when her mother (Keiko Matsuzaka) falls into a coma after nearly drowning in a pond while searching for kappa. Unsure if Noburo (Morio Kazama) is her father, Haname decides to visit him but tells him that she is a distant relative, he happens to be the shopkeeper at an odd antiquities shop called Light Bulb Co., working for her father is a punk rocker named Gas (Ryo Kase).
Hsia Hu sneakily graduates from the Shaolin Monastery without completing his required training. During his first encounters with people outside the monastery, Hsia Hu realizes that people are mistaking him for his twin brother, Hsiao Fu, who happens to be a criminal and an expert in the art of Kung-Fu. He is now treated with respect as well as fear and is taking advantage of his mistaken identity. His fun comes to a halt when he is confronted by Yi Lan, a former accomplice turned enemy.
Autumn 1944. A doctor is accused in the collaboration with the Nazis and found guilty...
Martini Mondays and tequila Tuesdays take a back seat to new step-motherhood when former party girl Stephanie marries Charlie, an older dad with three kids. Becoming an instant mom doesn't come with a rulebook, but it does come with a dose of humor as Stephanie traverses the fine line between being a friend and being a responsible parent.
Instant Star is a Canadian television program which aired from September 2004 to June 2008. The series starred Alexz Johnson as adolescent music competition winner Jude Harrison. The show chronicles Harrison's experience in the recording industry whilst focusing upon character development. Linda Schuyler and Stephen Stohn of Epitome Pictures produced the show. The program began to air on CTV in Canada prior to being picked up by Viacom-owned teen network channel The N, now TeenNick, in the United States. The show became the second most popular program on The N with Degrassi: The Next Generation, a Canadian show also produced by Schuyler and Stohn, ranking as most popular. In 2005, after its first season, Instant Star was nominated for three Gemini Awards in the category of Best Children's or Youth Fiction Program or Series. Nominations included: Best Series; Best Performance; and Best Direction. The show won the award for Best Direction for the episode You Can't Always Get What You Want. On August 28, 2007, the show received three more Gemini Award nominations in the category of Best Children's or Youth Program or series. Alexz Johnson was again nominated for Best Performance, and there were two more nominations for Best Direction - Graeme Campbell, and Pat Williams.
The series follows homeowners who have transformed their homes into hotels and are individually judged by each other to receive the highest scores with the winner to win an ultimate prize.
Two amateur cooks go head to head to see if they've got what it takes to create a restaurant in their own homes for one night only - and make a profit.
Instant Cash is a Canadian game show that airs on TVtropolis on Mondays at 10pm ET/PT. It is produced and created by Cineflix. The show has a magic ATM, located in any mall in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The television show is directed by Joel Goldberg. Without commercials Instant Cash runs for about 22 minutes. Instant Cash does not air in HD because the channel it airs on does not have a HD version. Instant Cash premiered January 31, 2011. Colleen Rusholme provides the voice of the ATM. The series producer for Instant Cash is Marshall Jay Kaplan.
Instant People was an Australian television series which aired from 1962 to 1963 on the Seven Network, hosted by Keith Smith. It was also known as The Nestle's Show.
Instant Recall is an American hidden camera, game show hosted by Wink Martindale. The series premiered on GSN on Thursday, March 4, 2010 at 8:30 p.m., with a new episode airing each Thursday for eight weeks. The show features contestants who are placed in unusual situations and are filmed with a hidden camera. The contestants are then tested on what they just experienced to see how good their memories are. The more correct answers they provide, the more cash and prizes they win. Instant Recall is the first game show hosted by Martindale since Debt aired on Lifetime from 1996 to 1998.
In an instant, life can change forever and that moment will define who you are. More than just a retelling of heart pounding first-person accounts of the world's most harrowing tales of survival, these tales are brought to life with breathtaking dramatizations of the moment before and after life was forever changed.
Illinois Instant Riches is a lottery game show airing in the state of Illinois, as well as nationally on Chicago-based Superstation WGN-TV. The show was hosted by former MTV VJ Mark Goodman, with Linda Kollmeyer as his co-host and Bill Barber as announcer. The show was produced by Mark Goodson Productions, and premiered on July 9, 1994. The show was renamed Illinois' Luckiest in 1998 and aired until 2000. For contestants to appear on the show, they must have bought an Illinois Instant Riches/Illinois' Luckiest scratch-off ticket from an Illinois Lottery retailer. If they uncover three TVs, then the ticket is sent in to the given address. Players were randomly chosen from those tickets to be in the show's contestant pool, but only a certain number of them would be selected to play an on-stage game. Several of the games on this show were transported to and from some other lottery game shows, most notable, Flamingo Fortune, Bonus Bonanza, and NY Wired; the differences are mentioned in this article. Elements from these games also carried over to the current quarterly-based Michigan Lottery game show Make Me Rich.
Powerball Instant Millionaire is a lottery-based game show that aired from October 5, 2002 to September 2004 in some of the jurisdictions that offered the Powerball game. Todd Newton was the host. The show was taped at the Venetian Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip