|Friday After Next 2002 R, 85 min.|
Director: Marcus Raboy
Cast: Ice Cube, Mike Epps, John Witherspoon, Don "D.C." Curry, Anna Maria Horsford, K.D. Aubert, Clifton Powell, Bebe Drake, Katt Williams, Terry Crews, Rickey Smiley, Maz Jobrani, Reggie Gaskins, Joel McKinnon Miller, Brian Stepanek
In this sequel to 1995's "Friday" and 2000's "Next Friday," a burglar Santa Claus (Rickey Smiley) has stolen presents intended for cousins Craig (Ice Cube) and Day (Mike Epps). On top of that, Craig and Day get fired from their jobs as security guards, and the rent is due. The solution: throw a rent party and try to nab the bad Santa.
|The Island 2005 PG-13, 127 min.|
Genre: Action / Sci-Fi
Director: Michael Bay
Cast: Ewan McGregor, Scarlett Johansson, Djimon Hounsou, Sean Bean, Steve Buscemi, Michael Clarke Duncan, Ethan Phillips, Brian Stepanek, Noa Tishby, Siobhan Flynn
In the year 2019 an installation houses clones whose body parts are destined to go to the rich and famous who count on them as insurance against physical incapacities. The clones, however, have no clue of their situation and live for the nightly lottery drawing when the winner is promised a new beginning on a fabled "island." One clone, Lincoln (Ewan McGregor), becomes suspicious and escapes with a friend (Scarlett Johansson). When the installation manager (Sean Bean) discovers them missing, he sends a commando (Djimon Hounsou) to track them down, and the perilous chase is on.
|Kissing Jessica Stein 2001 R, 94 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: Charles Herman-Wurmfeld
Cast: Jennifer Westfeldt, Heather Juergensen, Scott Cohen, Tovah Feldshuh, Jackie Hoffman, Hillel Friedman, Robert Ari, David Aaron Baker, Esther Wurmfeld, Ben Feldman, Jennifer Carta, Ben Weber, Brian Stepanek, Nick Corley, John Cariani
NYC copy editor Jessica Stein (Jennifer Westfeldt) begins to question her own sexual orientation when she answers a personals ad, meets, and falls in love with Helen Cooper (Heather Juergensen). Now, Jessica is preparing to attend her brother's wedding and must decide whether or not to bring Helen to the wedding and what to tell her mother, Judy (Tovah Feldshuh), about their relationship.
|Murder by Numbers 2002 R, 119 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Barbet Schroeder
Cast: Sandra Bullock, Ryan Gosling, Michael Pitt, Ben Chaplin, Agnes Bruckner, Chris Penn, R.D. Call, Tom Verica, Krista Carpenter, Brian Stepanek, Janni Brenn, John Vickery, Michael Canavan, Jim Jansen, Adilah Barnes
High school students Richard Haywood and Justin Pendleton (Ryan Gosling and Michael Pitt) plan, come up with alibis, execute a series of "perfect" murders, and plot to blame the crimes on pot dealer Ray (Chris Penn). They are challenged by tough homicide detective Cassie Mayweather (Sandra Bullock) and her partner Sam Kennedy (Ben Chaplin) who are on their trail. Although Cassie and Sam differ over methods used in the investigation, Cassie's instincts prove indispensable in solving the crime.
|1. Friday After Next (2002)|
2. The Island (2005)
3. Kissing Jessica Stein (2001)
4. Murder by Numbers (2002)
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