|Blue Ridge Fall 1999 R, 105 min.|
aka: The End of Innocence
Director: James Rowe
Cast: Peter Facinelli, Jay R. Ferguson, Chris Isaak, Amy Irving, Tom Arnold, Rodney Eastman, Will Estes, Heather Stephens, Garvin Funches, Brent Jennings, Heather Stephens, Scott Subiono, Robert Lewis, Stephen Rippey, Dennis W. Zerull
Teenaged friends–Taz, Danny, and Shane (Will Estes, Peter Facinelli, and Jay R. Ferguson)–vow to protect their friend, Aaron (Rodney Eastman), by covering up evidence after Aaron kills his father (Tom Arnold). The coverup leads to one problem after another, and their help only makes the bad situation worse.
|A Dirty Shame 2004 NC-17, 89 min.|
Director: John Waters
Cast: Tracey Ullman, Johnny Knoxville, Chris Isaak, Selma Blair, Suzanne Shepherd, Mink Stole, Susan Allenback, Paul DeBoy, Wes Johnson, Alan J. Wendl
Sylvia (Tracey Ullman) and her husband, Vaughn (Chris Isaak), keep her large-breasted stripper daughter, Caprice (Selma Blair), under house arrest. When Sylvia is hit on the head, the injury turns her into a nymphomaniac, and the next stage of madness leaps into their sex-crazed world.
|Grace of My Heart 1996 R, 120 min.|
Director: Allison Anders
Cast: Illeana Douglas, John Turturro, Eric Stoltz, Matt Dillon, Patsy Kensit, Bruce Davison, Jennifer Leigh Warren, Bridget Fonda, Peter Fonda, Chris Isaak
This is the story of Edna Buxton (Illeana Douglas) who wants to be a singer but becomes a songwriter instead and changes her name to Denise Waverly in the process. Her move from New York to Malibu and the people in the music business she meets along the way make for an interesting story.
|Little Buddha 1994 PG, 123 min.|
Director: Bernardo Bertolucci
Cast: Keanu Reeves, Chris Isaak, Bridget Fonda, Alex Wiesendanger, Ruocheng Ying, Raju Lai
Remember Hermann Hesse's "Siddhartha" whose young prince goes looking for the meaning of life? Well, this film weaves that story into a modern day tale about a group of Buddhist monks who think that an American youngster (Alex Wiesendanger) is the reincarnation of a lama. This story is based on the life of Gotama Buddha who lived around the fifth century B.C., and whose followers regarded him as close to the realm of a god.
|That Thing You Do! 1996 PG, 110 min.|
Genre: Musical / Comedy / Drama
Director: Tom Hanks
Cast: Tom Hanks, Tom Everett Scott, Johnathon Schaech, Liv Tyler, Steve Zahn, Ethan Embry, Charlize Theron, Obba Babatunde, Giovanni Ribisi, Chris Ellis, Alex Rocco, Bill Cobbs, Rita Wilson, Peter Scolari, Chris Isaak
In 1964, a young rock group, The Wonders (Tom Everett Scott, Johnathon Schaech, Steve Zahn, and Ethan Embry), is signed by agent/manager Mr. White (Tom Hanks) and instant stardom results. This story is about one summer of joy for the group's members and their gradual realization that they are only one facet of the huge industrial complex dominating the music world.
|1. Blue Ridge Fall (1999)|
aka: The End of Innocence
2. A Dirty Shame (2004)
3. Grace of My Heart (1996)
4. Little Buddha (1994)
5. That Thing You Do! (1996)
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