|Last Resort 2000 N/R, 75 min.|
Director: Paul Pawlikowski
Cast: Dina Korzun, Artyom Strelnikov, Paddy Considine, Steve Perry, Perry Benson, Katie Drinkwater, Dave Bean, Adrian Scarborough, David Auker, Bruce Byron, Daniel Mobey, Jim Trevellyan, Marcus Redwood, Zoe Sharpe
While a Russian woman and her young son (Dina Korzun and Artiom Strelnikov) wait for political asylum, they are sent to the dreary British town of Stonehaven, a seaside resort featuring an arcade and bingo parlor as its only highlights. There they meet Alfie (Paddy Considine), the arcade manager, with whom they form a strange relationship. Alfie just may come up with a feasible plan to save them from their bleak existence.
|Mansfield Park 1999 PG-13, 110 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy / Romance
Director: Patricia Rozema
Cast: Frances O'Connor, Embeth Davidtz, Jonny Lee Miller, Alessandro Nivola, Harold Pinter, Lindsay Duncan, Sheila Gish, James Purefoy, Hugh Bonneville, Justine Waddell, Hannah Taylor-Gordon, Talya Gordon, Lindsay Duncan, Bruce Byron, Philip Sarson
Based on Jane Austen's novel, set in 1806 London, this story revolves around the premise of Austen's day that money determines society. Fanny Price (Hannah Taylor-Gordon) is a poor ten-year-old girl who has been sent to live with well-to-do relatives in Mansfield Park. She establishes a bond with her cousin, Edmund Bertram (Philip Sarson), and later Fanny (now played by Frances O'Connor) and Edmund (now played by Jonny Lee Miller) fall in love. But love does NOT conquer all in 19th-century England, and when Fanny refuses an arranged marriage to Henry Crawford (Alessandro Nivola), she is sent out on her own.
|The Mummy Returns 2001 PG-13, 128 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Fantasy / Horror / Thriller
Director: Stephen Sommers
Cast: Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah, Arnold Vosloo, Oded Fehr, Patricia Velasquez, Freddie Boath, Alun Armstrong, Dwayne Johnson, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Max Cavalera, Shaun Parkes, Aharon Ipale, Bruce Byron, Joe Dixon
The year is 1935 when Imhotep's mummified remains arrive at a London museum–10 years after Rick O'Connell (Brendan Fraser) first discovered him. Now Rick and Evelyn (Rachel Weisz) are married with a young son, Alex (Freddie Boath), but, once again, Rick is thrown into danger. This time, Rick has discovered an ancient bracelet that could lead to the rebirth of the evil Scorpion King (voice of Max Cavalera).
|1. Last Resort (2000)|
2. Mansfield Park (1999)
3. The Mummy Returns (2001)
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