|Beer League 2006 R, 86 min.|
aka: Artie Lange's Beer League
Director: Frank Sebastiano
Cast: Artie Lange, Ralph Macchio, Anthony DeSando, Cara Buono, Jimmy Palumbo, Jerry Minor, Laurie Metcalf, Seymour Cassel, Michael Deeg, Elizabeth Regen, Maddie Corman, Joe Lo Truglio
Artie DeVanzo (Artie Lange) is an unemployed 35-year-old loser who lives with his mother (Laurie Metcalf). Artie's slow-pitch softball team–sponsored by Ed's Bar & Swill–regularly loses to the team of Artie's nemesis, Dennis Manganelli (Anthony DeSando), from high school days. Enough fights between the teams have broken out that Artie's team is in jeopardy of being forced out of the league–unless they can pull their act together and end the team's perennial losing streak.
|Cement 1999 R, 100 min.|
Director: Adrian Pasdar
Cast: Jeffrey Wright, Chris Penn, Sherilyn Fenn, Henry Czerny, Anthony DeSando, Gregory Jbara, Yorgo Constantine, Titus Welliver, Kevin Jackson, Max Martini
Corrupt cops Nin (Jeffrey Wright) and Holt (Chris Penn) are into the gangster and drug scenes. When hot-headed Holt finds his girlfriend with another gangster, there's hell to pay–a bath in cement for the gangster. Flashbacks show how they got to this point.
|Federal Hill 1994 R, 100 min.|
Director: Michael Corrente
Cast: Nicholas Turturro, Anthony DeSando, Michael Raynor, Robert Turano, Jason Andrews, Libby Langdon, Frank Vincent, Michael Corrente, Briggs Doherty, Phyllis Kay, Armen Garo, Jane Kinsey, Jimmy Landi
Set in Rhode Island, this is the story of a gang from Providence and what happens when one member, Nicky (Anthony DeSando), opts to disengage himself from their world and head for Italy with his girlfriend Wendy (Libby Langdon).
|Grand Isle 1991 N/R, 94 min.|
Director: Mary Lambert
Cast: Kelly McGillis, Jon DeVries, Adrian Pasdar, Ellen Burstyn, Julian Sands, Glenne Headly, Anthony DeSando, Michael Audley, Marion Zinser, Taylor Simpson
Set in the 19th century, this story involves the change of lifestyle option presented to wealthy and married Edna Pontellier (Kelly McGillis) who falls in love with an artist, Robert Lebrun (Adrian Pasdar). Edna must decide whether to stay with her husband Leonce (Jon DeVries) or give up her elevated station in life and enter a new, less assured lifestyle with Robert.
|Hysterical Blindness 2002 TV, 95 min.|
Director: Mira Nair
Cast: Uma Thurman, Gena Rowlands, Juliette Lewis, Justin Chambers, Ben Gazzara, Anthony DeSando, Jolie Peters, Callie Thorne, Jeff Aaron, Johann Carlo
Debby (Uma Thurman) and Beth (Juliette Lewis) are working-class friends nearing 30 in a New Jersey neighborhood. They look for love at their favorite bar, and Debby thinks she has found Mr. Right, construction worker Rick (Justin Chambers), though she is sure to be heartbroken (again). Beth must also deal with a precocious daughter. Meanwhile, Debby's mother, Virginia (Gena Rowlands) has a boyfriend, Nick (Ben Gazzara). But real love and happiness are hard to come by for all three.
|Kiss Me, Guido 1997 R, 96 min.|
Director: Tony Vitale
Cast: Nick Scotti, Anthony Barrile, Anthony DeSando, Craig Chester, Domenick Lombardozzi, Molly Price, Christopher Lawford, David Deblinger, John Tormey, Antonia Rey, Jennifer Esposito, Anthony Vitale, Frankie Dellarosa, Rebecca Waxman, Tony Ray Rossi
A heterosexual, Frankie (Nick Scotti), has been unlucky in love, so he turns to the classifieds and naively answers a "GWM" ad, thinking that "GWM" means "Guy With Money." Unaware that Warren (Anthony Barrile) is gay, Frankie thinks he has a hot date. The dialogue is amusing, but the characters lack depth.
|New Jack City 1991 R, 97 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Mario Van Peebles
Cast: Wesley Snipes, Ice-T, Allen Payne, Chris Rock, Mario Van Peebles, Michael Michele, Bill Nunn, Russell Wong, Bill Cobbs, Judd Nelson, Vanessa Williams, Anthony DeSando, Christopher Williams, Tracy Camilla Johns, Nick Ashford
The leader of NYC drug gang "Cash Money Brothers," Nino Brown (Wesley Snipes), fights to retain power in his million-dollars-a-week crack cocaine business. But, streetwise cops Scotty (Ice-T) and Nick (Judd Nelson) are hot on his trail and send former crack addict Pookie (Chris Rock) into Nino's drug factory to spy on him. The plan fails, and a bloody showdown ensues.
|The Whole Shebang 2001 TV, 98 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: George Zaloom
Cast: Stanley Tucci, Bridget Fonda, Giancarlo Giannini, Talia Shire, Anna Maria Alberghetti, Anthony DeSando, Alexander Milani, Jo Champa, John Cassini, Karin Konoval, Jason Schombing
Giovanni Bazinni (Stanley Tucci) has moved from Italy to suburban New Jersey to help with his cousin Pop Bazinni's (Giancarlo Giannini) fireworks business. Pop's son was killed in an explosion in the firework's storage shed and has left a widow, Val (Bridget Fonda), who has agreed to marry Joey Zito (Anthony DeSando). But there is still time before the wedding for sparks to fly between Giancarlo and Val.
|1. Beer League (2006)|
aka: Artie Lange's Beer League
2. Cement (1999)
3. Federal Hill (1994)
4. Grand Isle (1991)
5. Hysterical Blindness (2002)
6. Kiss Me, Guido (1997)
7. New Jack City (1991)
8. Party Girl (1995)
9. The Whole Shebang (2001)
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