|Always 1985 R, 105 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Henry Jaglom
Cast: Henry Jaglom, Patrice Townsend, Joanna Frank, Alan Rachins, Bud Townsend, Melissa Leo, Jonathan Kaufer, Bob Rafelson, Michael Emil, Amnon Meskin, Andre Gregory, Martina Finch, Michael, Peter Rafelson, Thatcher Keats
Three couples–Peggy and Maxwell (Melissa Leo and Jonathan Kaufer) are about to get married, Judy and David (Patrice Townsend and Henry Jaglom) are about to get divorced, and solidly married Lucy and Eddie (Joanna Frank and Alan Rachins)–meet for the Fourth of July weekend. This thought-provoking story is based on Henry Jaglom's autobiographical story of the break up of his own marriage. Jaglom's ex-wife, Patrice Townsend, stars opposite him in this film.
|Heart Condition 1990 R, 95 min.|
Director: James D. Parriott
Cast: Bob Hoskins, Denzel Washington, Chloe Webb, Roger E. Mosley, Ja'net DuBois, Alan Rachins, Ray Baker, Jeffrey Meek, Robert Apisa, Frank R. Roach
Following his heart transplant, a bigoted White cop, Jack Moony (Bob Hoskins), wakes up to find his new heart once belonged to the victim of a murder: the detested Black lawyer Napoleon Stone (Denzel Washington). Stone now haunts Moony as his constant companion–insisting he protect his heart AND solve his murder.
|L.A. Law: The Movie 2002 TV, 120 min.|
Director: Michael Schultz
Cast: Corbin Bernsen, Susan Dey, Larry Drake, Richard Dysart, Iris Paluly, Jill Eikenberry, Dann Florek, Michele Greene, Harry Hamlin, Alan Rachins, Michael Tucker, Bruce Davison
Eight years after the popular TV series ended, much of the cast is reunited in this made-for-TV film. Some new employees join the former ones in dealing with cases handled by the law firm.
|Leave It to Beaver 1997 PG, 88 min.|
Genre: Family / Comedy
Director: Andy Cadiff
Cast: Christopher McDonald, Janine Turner, Cameron Finley, Erik von Detten, Adam Zolotin, Barbara Billingsley, Alan Rachins, Erika Christensen, Geoffrey Pierson, Ken Osmond, Frank Bank, Grace Phillips, E.J. De La Pena, Justin Restivo, Louis Martin Braga III
Ward and June Cleaver's (Christopher McDonald and Janine Turner) family is back in this nostalgic effort to recreate the 1950s TV show. In this story, Beaver (Cameron Finley) wishes for a new bike, which is promptly stolen. Meanwhile, Wally (Erik von Detten) has his usual problems with girls–especially with a certain Karen (Erika Christensen).
|Meet Wally Sparks 1997 R, 105 min.|
Director: Peter Baldwin
Cast: Rodney Dangerfield, Burt Reynolds, David Ogden Stiers, Cindy Williams, Debi Mazar, Mark L. Taylor, Tim Allen, Lesley-Anne Down, Jay Leno, Alan Rachins
Wally Sparks is a TV talk show host who is about to lose his advertisers because he is so raunchy. So, to change his image, he crashes the staid governor's mansion for an interview. Then he gets injured so must do the show from there. So then....and then... Well, actually, it's one raunchy joke after another, with Rodney, as Wally, doing his stand-up routines as if there weren't a plot. Some are very good and funny, some are tasteless trash. So, too, the movie.
|Showgirls 1995 NC-17, 130 min.|
Director: Paul Verhoeven
Cast: Elizabeth Berkley, William Shockley, Alan Rachins, Glenn Plummer, Kyle MacLachlan, Gina Gershon, Robert Davi, Al Ruscio, Gina Ravera, Lin Tucci, Greg Travis, Patrick Bristow, Michelle Johnston, Dewey Weber, Rena Riffel
This was the first film in years to be given an "adults only" rating, and if there was ever a film exploiting women, this is it. The plot revolves around the so-called glamour of Las Vegas where beautiful women come in search of fame and end up stripping and whoring.
|1. Always (1985)|
2. Heart Condition (1990)
3. L.A. Law: The Movie (2002)
4. Leave It to Beaver (1997)
5. Meet Wally Sparks (1997)
6. Showgirls (1995)
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