When Peter the Great came to power at the beginning of the 18th century, he westernized Russia, often using a brutal hand to bring about change. One of the transformations that occurred at this time was in the field of art, which moved from its primitive tribal and religious roots toward a more classic western style. This absorbing program explores how the combination of influences is reflected in the country's emergent art.
William Thatcher, a peasant, is sent to apprentice with a Knight named Hector as a young boy. Urged by his father to "change his Stars", he assumes Sir Hector's place in a tournament when Hector dies in the middle of it.
After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesic, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.
Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
Have you watched Russian Painters: The Classic Years yet? What did you think about it?