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Mental Health Awareness Month: Watch "The Rest of Us"

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To coincide with Mental Health Awareness month, TheArchive is proud to announce the acquisition of  THE REST OF US . Directed by Dr. Linda G. Mills, artist, author, scholar and Executive Director of NYU's Center on Violence and Recovery, THE REST OF US chronicles student resilience in the face of a mental health crisis on the campus of Blair University. Set in the Fall of 2001, a diverse group of college students spring into action when confronted by the reality of a suicide.  The film follows Amy (Amanda Debraux), an introverted engineering student whose resistance, and resilience, inspires those who are left behind -- the rest of us.  "Each person's struggle is a call to action," Mills said. " THE REST OF US provides a compelling dose of inspiration and insight that can help transform our response to the mental health crisis in this country." Mills has been producing and directing movies with a particular focus on social change for nearly a decade and is

Mother's Day!

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Happy Mother's Day! Here at TheArchive we are honoring moms by sharing our binge worthy collection of maternal movies you can watch all day! Or any day for that matter! Forget brunch, get in front of Roku and start binging some content, we're sure to fill you up! Let's start with America's favorite southern belle sweetheart mama Rue McClanahan with a trilogy: How's that for a Rue McClanahanathon? There's definitely more motherly love from where that came from.  Sins, tests, violations... Check out how many of America's moms we have ready for you to check in with...Elvira, Roseanne, Angela Bassett, Jane Curtin, Olympia Dukakis, Elizabeth Montgomery, Roma Downey, Barbara Eden, Joanna Kerns, Katey Sagal, Julie Andrews, Cheryl Ladd, Ann-Margret, The Judds, and Patty Duke: Stream these and so much more free on TheArchive's Roku channel .                       TheArchive  channel is dedicated to aficionados and lovers of story, craft, and silver screen fun –

May the 4th (and these hidden gems) be with you!

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May the 4th be with you!  Certainly the global culture has been indelibly shaped by the mythology that is both the stories of Star Wars and the stories that have changed our entertainment experience because of Star Wars.  With that, we’ve all seen Star Wars, but TheArchive wants to know if we've all seen these hidden gems below that are in some way connected to, derived from, inspired by, or featured cast from Star Wars?  These ARE the movies you are looking for.  See how we did that?  So prepare for hyperspace as we take you into galaxies you would have never known were so close: The Stream In the summer of 1981, a tragedy of epic proportions sends five friends on an epic adventure. All they have to do is follow the stream to their destination and back. With Rainn Wilson, Mario Lopez, Kelly Rutherford... what could possibly go wrong?  Starhyke In the year 3034: humans have become a race of emotionless drones bent on destroying all other species in the galaxy. The Earth's Migh

Tyler Perry and This Year's Oscars: "Don't Hate Anybody"

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This year’s Oscars was certainly a different affair. But one more memorable believe it or not, than years past. It had an intimacy that felt more personal and story-driven than ever before. Tyler Perry said it best, "It is my hope that all of us would teach our kids, and not only to remember, just refuse hate. Don't hate anybody." Kudos to Steven Soderbergh, Stacey Sher, and Jesse Collins who made the show far more about the stories behind the stories rather than the glitz and glamour ahead of the stories - a noble effort to get us all longing for a return to the movie theaters.   It was fascinating to hear the humble beginnings of the nominees. Some started out by making popcorn in a theater, selling junk out of their car to make ends meet, apprenticing, often for free on an independent film set, or in the case of last night's Humanitarian Award winner Tyler Perry, he was homeless.   We sometimes lose sight of the fact that most in Hollywood were not born in Hollywoo

Here's What to Watch On Earth Day

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Since everything from a burrito to finding a rainbow has a holiday, and those are just in April, today we pause and reflect on our planet’s well-deserved holiday…Earth Day. Earth Day now in its 51 st   year, is the most universally observed secular holiday on the planet. Nearly 200 countries and over a billion people participate "to build environmental democracy and advocate for sustainability," according to   EarthDay.org   and this year, it runs alongside the Biden administration’s global climate summit. From the pandemic to other global calamities and social unrest we’ve all seen, felt, or been directly connected to, this moment to take in the majestic miracle that is earth comes at the perfect time.   Says John Kerry in   Climate Refugees , “ Climate change is on a complete collision course with civilization as we know it.” So what do we do? According to   EarthDay.org , The 2021 theme of Earth Day is "Restore Our Earth" and   ''focuses on natural proces