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The Ghost of John Wick - 'The Continental' Premieres

  If you're a fan of the high-octane, adrenaline-pumping John Wick film series , then you won't want to miss The Continental: From the World of John Wick ,  premiering this Friday on Peacock.This television event, set in the same universe as John Wick, takes us back in time to 1970s New York City, a gritty and chaotic backdrop that sets the stage for an action-packed story.  The Continental, an exclusive hotel reserved for assassins , is at the center of it all. This hotel offers all the amenities only the wealthy can afford, but with a unique twist – no killing allowed on the premises. It's a place where hitmen can kick back and relax, free from the dangers of their deadly profession. But, as you might expect, things don't always go according to plan.  As with any revenge-driven narrative, violence plays a significant role. It's a visceral and integral part of the series, offering that cathartic release as bad guys get what's coming to them. It's a must-wat

Pocahontas: Navigating Cultures and Challenging Myths

Join us in celebrating International Day of the World’s Indigenous People on August 9th by watching Pocahontas: Princess of the American Indians on TheArchive , as well as by learning about the true story of Pocahontas.  The story of Pocahontas is a timeless tale that bridges cultures while celebrating the power of unity and promotes a reverence for Mother Earth. The plot of the film goes as follows: Native American princess Pocahontas has been entrusted with a special task that could save her people and the environment. When colonists arrive by ship on their lands, Pocahontas prays to the Great Spirit for a way for her people to befriend the colonists instead of fighting, but she must teach the settlers to preserve the forests, protect animals and the environment. Pocahontas is a real historical figure , whose real name was Matoaka in some accounts or Amonute in others. She was a Pamunkey Native American woman born in the late 1500s in what is now Virginia. Her journey through life

Summer Dreams Part 1: The Dreamboat Stars of Summer

Our team has put together the "Dreamboat Stars of Summer" starring: Don Johnson, Mel Gibson, Bruce Greenwood, and Mark Harmon available for free on . Here’s the skinny on each summer title: First up is Summer Dreams: The Story of the Beach Boys starring Bruce Greenwood as Dennis Wilson.  This is a definitive tale of the legendary band told from the brotherly relationship of the late Dennis Wilson and his genius but troubled brother, Brian, almost 25 years before Love & Mercy. It features an incredible Beach Boys soundtrack. Long Hot Summer is based on a series of stories by William Faulkner and stars Don Johnson (in the Paul Newman role) and Cybill Shepherd. Two years before his breakout role in Mad Ma x, Mel Gibson stars alongside Phil Avalon in surfer flick  Summer City , his very first film.  Four years before the the series of nearly the same title starring Will Smith, and a year before they starred in the cult hit "Summer School," Mark Harm