Merricat, Constance and their Uncle Julian live in isolation after experiencing a family tragedy six years earlier. When cousin Charles arrives to steal the family fortune, he also threatens a dark secret they've been hiding.
This mini-series follows two women, medieval Alaïs Pelletier du Mas (Jessica Brown Findlay), who lives through the Crusades and Cathar massacres in medieval France, and modern-day Alice ... See full summary »
Jessica Brown Findlay
Connor Domus (a man called 'Condom' for short) has all the trappings of domestic bliss at his disposal. He has a Donna Reed-esque wife, a nice house, and plenty of cigarettes and scotch. ... See full summary »
Former gymnastics Bronze Medalist Hope Ann Greggory (Melissa Rauch) has been living off her celebrity status in her hometown of Amherst, Ohio, though she is reduced to going through the mail her mailman father delivers for spending money. When her former coach Pavleck (Christine Abrahamsen) suddenly commits suicide, a letter arrives addressed to Hope stating that if she can guide Pavleck's best student, a young gymnastics star named Maggie Townsend (Haley Lu Richardson) to the Olympics in Toronto, she will receive a $500,000 inheritance..
In order to avoid potential claims of infringement of Olympic trademarks, the names of the cities given for the competitions in the movie for 2004 and 2016 were Rome and Toronto, while the 2004 and 2016 Olympics were held in Athens and Rio, respectively. See more »
When Hope and Maggie are in the car for the first time, eating at a food stand, Hope Says "Always listen to Avril Lavigne..." but the CD shown is incorrect. It is actually Robyn's debut album "Robyn Is Here" which was released in 1997 while Avril Lavigne's debut CD "Let Go" was released in 2002. To further the time line, the songs "My Happy Ending" and "Freak Out" that are played in the movie, are from Avril Lavigne's second album "Under My Skin" which was released in 2004. See more »
Kind of a cross between 2004's "Napoleon Dynamite" and Comedy Central's brilliantly demented sitcom "Strangers with Candy," this indie comedy is worth a shot on a lazy Sunday. Melissa Rauch's central character Hope is a one-note joke for the most part, but director Bryan Buckley makes the right decision by surrounding the character with top-notch supporting work from Gary Cole and Thomas Middleditch, who both bring humanity to the otherwise broad comedy. The result is the type of one-joke premise-based comedy that never really takes off but still has its moments, sort of like Gregg Araki's 2007 stoner flick "Smiley Face."
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