Comedian and actor Dan Soder (Billions) brings his honest, insightful and infectious humor to his first HBO comedy special taped at The Bowery Ballroom in New York City. In Son of a Gary, Soder shares his down-to-earth approach to everything from drug dogs at the airport to fake fights in the shower and what it’s like to have an alcoholic dad, but a fun one.
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Set in the late 19th century. When a ruthless robber baron takes away everything they cherish, a rough-and-tumble, idealistic peasant and a sophisticated heiress embark on a quest for justice, vengeance…and a few good heists.
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Young, up-and-coming photographer, Lana, begrudgingly attends the party of a pretentious and cool gallery owner in the hopes of meeting a respected dealer who may hold the key to her success. Quickly finds that the attendees of the party are more style than substance and her friend, the host, isn’t at all what she seems.
Will Proudfoot (Bill Milner) is looking for an escape from his family’s stifling home life when he encounters Lee Carter (Will Poulter), the school bully. Armed with a video camera and a copy of “Rambo: First Blood”, Lee plans to make cinematic history by filming his own action-packed video epic. Together, these two newfound friends-turned-budding-filmmakers quickly discover that their imaginative ― and sometimes mishap-filled ― cinematic adventure has begun to take on a life of its own!
After 12 nights of insomnia and feeling like her life is unraveling, Rebecca travels to the Ukraine in a desperate attempt to find a magic cure. There she finally sleeps and discovers the meaning of life through an outrageous cast of characters including a man who is truly happy despite having nothing.
Sean Thornton has returned from America to reclaim his homestead and escape his past. Sean’s eye is caught by Mary Kate Danaher, the beautiful spinster and younger sister of ill-tempered “Red” Will Danaher. The riotous relationship that forms between Sean and Mary Kate, punctuated by Will’s pugnacious attempts to keep them apart, form the plot, with Sean’s past as the dark undercurrent.
When the Muppets graduate from Danhurst College, they take their song-filled senior revue to New York City, only to learn that it isn’t easy to find a producer who’s willing to back a show starring a frog and a pig. Of course, Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy won’t take no for an answer, launching a search for someone to take them to Broadway.