Night School

Troublemakers are forced to attend high school in the hope that they will graduate. She is an industrious mom who was impregnated while in high school and is now earning her GED. Finally earning their diploma would be a life-changing experience. The school principal is a dictator who uses force to instill discipline. There is a student who has a best friend, an investor who wants her to pass her GED exams so that he can find her a job. Also, there is a girl from a wealthy family who was forced by her parents to attend night class to attain a high school completion certificate.

 

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Galveston

Roy Cady has a dark past. He works for the mob – until his dangerous, loan shark of a boss tries to set him up. He narrowly escapes the double-cross, fleeing from town and hoping to lie low. These hopes are ultimately dashed, leaving him desperately fighting, outrunning and out-thinking the most dangerous people in the city. On his way out of town, Roy rescues a young woman, Raquel, and her daughter. Can Roy protect them from the mob? Can he even protect himself?

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The Handmaid’s Tale. Season 2

A fundamentalist Christian theocratic dictatorial society known as Gilead has been built upon the ashes of the former United States of America. In this society, women are considered unworthy of choosing their own fates and men completely control every aspect of their lives. Women are forbidden every right, including the ownership of property and reading. A strict class system exists where “handmaids” serve as concubines and child bearers to members of the upper class who can’t have children any longer because of wide-scale pollution. A woman who can bear children, June, is forced to serve as a “handmaid” named Offred.

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A Simple Favor

Stephanie is a vlogger and mother living in a quaint town who is seeking to find the truth about the sudden and puzzling disappearance of her friend Emily. When Stephanie and Emily’s husband team up to find her, their journey soon reveals disturbing secrets. They quickly come to realize Emily isn’t the put-together person she portrays to the world, and she could be concealing a dark side that changes the game.

 

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