|Around the Fire 2000 R, 96 min.|
Director: John Jacobsen
Cast: Devon Sawa, Bill Smitrovich, Tara Reid, Eric Mabius, Colman Domingo, Charlayne Woodard, Lisa Burgett, Henri Lubatti, John Pirruccello, Stephen Tobolowsky, Daphne Brogdon, Blaine Walker, Mannie the Hippie, Amos Glick, Heath Lourwood
Well-bred Simon (Devon Sawa) is still haunted by the mysterious death of his mother and feels that his father (Bill Smitrovich) married again much too quickly after the death. While at prep school he is introduced to drugs, and he quickly immerses himself into a new fantasy world of hippies and following of rock bands. He ends up in rehab where he must make tough decisions.
|Babyfever 1994 R, 110 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy
Director: Henry Jaglom, Victoria Foyt
Cast: Victoria Foyt, Matt Salinger, Dinah Lenney, Eric Roberts, Frances Fisher, Elaine Kagan, Zack Norman, Jackie Moen, Eliza Roberts, Charlayne Woodard, Tracy Brooks Swope, Irene Forrest, Jane Lancellotti, Cindy Friedl, Deborah Skelly
In director Henry Jaglom's second film about women and their obsessions–"Eating" (1990) preceded "Babyfever"–the story involves obsessions about ticking biological clocks that come to the fore at a baby shower that Gina (Victoria Foyt) attends with her friends. Gina thinks that she could be pregnant but is not sure whether Anthony (Eric Roberts) or James (Matt Salinger) is the father. Her friends have their own overwhelming problems, and they discuss careers, sex, and pregnancy at the baby shower.
|Buffalo Girls 1995 TV, 180 min.|
Director: Rod Hardy
Cast: Anjelica Huston, Melanie Griffith, Sam Elliott, Gabriel Byrne, Peter Coyote, Tracey Walter, Floyd "Red Crow" Westerman, Jack Palance, Charlayne Woodard, John Diehl, Liev Schreiber, Russell Means, Paul Lazar, Reba McEntire, Andrew Bicknell
Calamity Jane (Anjelica Huston) falls in love with Wild Bill Hickok (Sam Elliott), but he is gunned down, leaving Calamity pregnant. She is then befriended by whorehouse madam Dora DuFran (Melanie Griffith) and gives her infant up for adoption to an English couple. What is a girl to do? Calamity Jane joins Buffalo Bill Cody's (Peter Coyote) Wild West Show, which just happens to be traveling to England where she might meet her daughter.
|The Crucible 1996 PG-13, 123 min.|
Director: Nicholas Hytner
Cast: Daniel Day-Lewis, Winona Ryder, Paul Scofield, Joan Allen, Bruce Davison, Rob Campbell, Jeffrey Jones, Peter Vaughan, Karron Graves, Charlayne Woodard, Frances Conroy, Elizabeth Lawrence, George Gaynes, Mary Pat Gleason, Robert Breuler
Based on Arthur Miller's classic play about the Salem witch trials, this is an excellent film concerning the effects caused by jealousy and religion in old Massachusetts. Paul Scofield stands out as Judge Danforth who is determined to rid evil from Salem, and Winona Ryder is very convincing as Abigail Williams who deceives, lies, and wreaks havoc in order to steal her ex-lover who is the husband (Daniel Day-Lewis) of hated rival Elizabeth Proctor (Joan Allen).
|Eye for an Eye 1996 R, 101 min.|
Genre: Drama / Horror / Thriller
Director: John Schlesinger
Cast: Sally Field, Kiefer Sutherland, Ed Harris, Beverly D'Angelo, Joe Mantegna, Charlayne Woodard, Keith David, Olivia Burnette, Alexandra Kyle, Darrell Larson, Philip Baker Hall, Wanda Acuna, Geoffrey Rivas, Armin Shimerman, Natalia Nogulich
While talking to her 17-year-old daughter over the cell phone, Karen McCann (Sally Field) listens helplessly as the conversation is interrupted, and her daughter is raped and murdered by Robert Doob (Kiefer Sutherland). Sgt. Denillo (Joe Mantegna) tracks down Doob, but, due to a police error, Doob escapes being convicted and is paroled. Karen's husband, Mack (Ed Harris), wants to forget the tragedy and go on with life, but Karen turns to hit man trainers for help and learns how to shoot a gun. How far will Karen go?
|He Said, She Said 1991 PG-13, 115 min.|
Director: Ken Kwapis, Marisa Silver
Cast: Kevin Bacon, Elizabeth Perkins, Sharon Stone, Nathan Lane, Anthony LaPaglia, Stanley Anderson, Danton Stone, Charlayne Woodard, Rita Karin
Competing journalists (Kevin Bacon and Elizabeth Perkins) co-host their talk show. When the show becomes a hit, their personal relationship is almost ruined as they learn that they disagree on almost everything.
|One Good Cop 1991 R, 114 min.|
Director: Heywood Gould
Cast: Michael Keaton, Rene Russo, Anthony LaPaglia, Kevin Conway, Rachel Ticotin, Tony Plana, Charlayne Woodard, Benjamin Bratt
After police officer Artie Lewis (Michael Keaton) and his wife, Rita (Rene Russo), adopt Artie's slain partner's three daughters, financial problems inherent in his larger family lure Artie into the underworld of drug dealing.
|Unbreakable 2000 PG-13, 107 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery / Fantasy
Director: M. Night Shyamalan
Cast: Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Robin Wright Penn, Spencer Treat Clark, Charlayne Woodard, Eamonn Walker, Leslie Stefanson, Johnny Hiram Jamison, Michaelia Carroll, Bostin Christopher, Elizabeth Lawrence, David Duffield, Laura Regan, Michael Kelly
Nicknamed "Mr. Glass" as a child, Elija Price (Samuel L. Jackson) was born with a rare bone disease that has confined him to a wheelchair. When David Dunn (Bruce Willis) escapes from a train wreck as the sole survivor, Elija contacts him to share his theory of universal balance. Gleaned from the comic books, Elija is convinced that good balances out evil or, in this case, Elija's frailties balance out the super health of David.
|1. Around the Fire (2000)|
2. Babyfever (1994)
3. Buffalo Girls (1995)
4. The Crucible (1996)
5. Eye for an Eye (1996)
6. He Said, She Said (1991)
7. One Good Cop (1991)
8. Unbreakable (2000)
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