Budhi, a widow, lives in a small village in Maharashtra, India. Her only son, a young farmer, has committed suicide. Though poor and left alone in the world she leads a cheerful life. She is particularly fond of her neighbor, young Sudama, with whom she shares the small pleasures of life. A local politician gives her a few 1000 rupee notes at an election rally. She and Sudama go shopping to the nearby market with her new found wealth, but fate has other plans for them
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. embarks on a deeply personal journey through the last fifty years of African American history. Joined by leading scholars, celebrities, and a dynamic cast of people who shaped these years, Gates travels from the victories of the civil rights movement up to today, asking profound questions about the state of black America, and our nation as a whole.
The bizarre adventures of eccentric 'holistic' detective Dirk Gently and his reluctant assistant Todd.
Reeling from a terrifying assault over the summer, nineteen-year-old Brad Land starts college determined to get his life back to normal. His brother, Brett, is already established on campus and in a fraternity that allures Brad, who is desperate to belong. As he sets out to join the fraternity, his brother exhibits reservations, a sentiment that threatens to divide them. The stakes violently increase with a series of torturous and humiliating events.
Greater follows the true story of Brandon Burlsworth, the greatest walk-on in the history of college football. Brandon dreams of playing for the Arkansas Razorbacks but is told he isn't good enough to play Division 1.The awkward kid who once was an embarrassment to his teammates and annoyance to his coaches ends up becoming an All-American player and the 63rd pick in the 1999 NFL Draft.
Set in 1962, Tracy Turnblad becomes an overnight sensation after appearing on a Baltimore TV dance show. With her newfound popularity, she twists and shakes her hometown, teaching them a thing or two about racial equality, and of course, the power of big hair.
In a small town, a troubled teen with homicidal tendencies must hunt down and destroy a supernatural killer while keeping his own inner demons at bay.
Paul, a lone drifter who wanders into the forgotten town of Denton, Texas dubbed by the locals as the valley of violence. There, he picks a fight with the wrong man, Gilly, the troublemaking son of the town's unforgiving marshal. As tensions arise between Paul and Gilly, an inevitable act of violence starts a disastrous chain reaction that quickly drags the whole town into the bloody crosshairs of revenge. Can the world weary Marshal stop the violent hysteria?
15-year-old Neil loves the SciFi world of "Vanguard." The erotic fan fiction that it inspires him to write remains his deepest secret...until he meets Julia, who pushes him to publish online. This draws the attention of the internet at large and Denis, the moderator of a highly influential erotic website. When Denis invites Neil to present his fiction at a famous comic con, Neil is forced to confront a strange new world that he might not be ready for.
The young son of an American diplomat living in Paris learns to manipulate the people around him.