A play with music by Victoria Wood. Julie (Julie Walters) is a young woman seeking escape, with the help of her frumpish friend Maureen (Wood) she prepares for her singing debut at a seedy Manchester club's talent show
An unknown middle-aged batter named Roy Hobbs with a mysterious past appears out of nowhere to take a losing 1930s baseball team to the top of the league.
A man in his mid 30's reevaluates his life and priorities after he met someone from his past.
Music & Musicals, Punk Rock, Rock & Pop - This collection includes six live performances by Toronto's Billy Talent filmed at three venues, with the band appearing in a theater, in a hockey arena and at a festival in front of half a million people. Tracks include "Devil in a Midnight Mass," "Standing in the Rain," "Prisoners of Today" and "Nothing to Lose." Also included are glimpses behind the scenes as the band brings its explosive sound to its faithful following.
Set in the small coastal town of Bright Leaf, North Carolina, “Pieces of Talent” centers around Charlotte, a disillusioned aspiring actress working a night job as a cocktail waitress in order to make ends meet. Charlotte catches a break when seemingly chance circumstances put her in contact with a local filmmaker, David Long. David and Charlotte form a quick friendship that leads to Charlotte landing the starring role in David’s newest project. David quickly becomes obsessed with Charlotte and begins building his masterpiece. He films each encounter with the ultimate goal of filming Charlotte as his final installment. David is a happily obsessed individual willing to do whatever it takes to make “true art.” He utilizes his charm and skills to make something dark and deranged seem utterly beautiful and loving.
A national cussing battle audition is the nation's hype. People from all over the country audition in becoming the "Cussing King." However, redundant cussing auditioners cause viewership to drop dramatically. The producer decides to revive the show by introducing a regular looking grandmother...
Major League Baseball scout must find promising young player to save his job and his team.
Two closely related episodes. Youths make problems for two local orchestras about to compete nationally, and in a talent competition a young girl gets stage fright, while another lies to her boss to compete.
A show producer demonstrates the talents of his cast at an auction to sell the show and the performers to the highest bidder.
A Hollywood heartthrob helps a small-town girl achieve stardom.
Wasted Talent is a gritty documentary where director Steve Stanulis and producer Noel Ashman together examine the temptations and struggles many young celebrities go threw on their rise to stardom. It focuses on the story of actor LIllo Brancato who was once considered to be the next Robert De Niro, after his huge success starring in the films A Bronx Tale(De Niro's directorial debut), Renaissance Man, Crimson Tide and the classic tv show The Sopranos. However Brancato got trapped in the underworld of hollywood instead becoming a drug addict culminating in his arrest for the murder of a new york city police officer on a drug excursion gone horribly wrong. Though Brancato was cleared of the murder charge, he still did eight and a half years in jail on an attempted burglary conviction. During his time in prison the young actor was finally able to get clean and sober, and is now struggling to redeem himself in the fickle world of entertainment.
One-time Maori speed-chess champ, Genesis Potini, lives with a bi-polar disorder and must overcome prejudice and violence in the battle to save his struggling chess club, his family and ultimately, himself.
This Western spoof stars Richard Widmark as an American gambler who wins the deed to a Mexican ranch from a cunning outlaw. At the ranch, the gambler discovers that his new lands have entangled him in an ancient Aztec curse. The ranch's patriarch tries to persuade the newcomer to marry his daughter and explains that the family's women are doomed to be especially fierce and prolific in their romantic encounters.
A Dutch mockumentary about children and their ambitious parents' quest for fame at a local talent show in the small town of Bannebroek.
This film follows the remarkable and inspirational true story of Paul Potts, a shy, bullied shop assistant by day and an amateur opera singer by night.
IN NEED OF A MONSTER FOR YOUR MOTION PICTURE? LOOK NO FURTHER THAN THE UNITED MONSTER TALENT AGENCY.
Mark (Casper Crump) and Laura (Mille Lehfeldt) are lovers. He is a singer in a failed boyband. She is getting tired of playing second fiddle to the relationship. But one day Laura is measured by the talent seeker Aslan, and it turns out that she is unbelievably talented. Laura becomes confident and successful. At the same time, Mark’s career is going downhill. Mark discovers that talent can not only be measured but also stolen by Aslan’s machine. In the name of love Mark sucks all of the talent out of his unsuspecting girlfriend and shoots for the stars – with massive consequences at home.
A tragicomic story about a long going duel between experienced detective and young and pretty girl in the start of her grafter career.
A famed mystery writer played Angela Lansbury and her doctor ex lover played by Laurence Olivier solve her daughter in law's murder.
A weekly talent competition where an array of performers – from singers and dancers, to comedians and novelty acts – vie for a $1 million cash prize.