|Along Came a Spider 2001 R, 103 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery / Thriller
Director: Lee Tamahori
Cast: Morgan Freeman, Monica Potter, Michael Wincott, Jay O. Sanders, Dylan Baker, Mika Boorem, Penelope Ann Miller, Michael Moriarty, Raoul Ganeev, Billy Burke, Anton Yelchin, Kimberly Hawthorne, Anna Maria Horsford, Scott Heindl, Christopher Shyer
In this follow-up to "Kiss the Girls," Morgan Freeman is back as Detective Alex Cross, and his new case is the abduction of a congressman's daughter, Megan Rose (Mika Boorem). The perpetrator is Gary Soneji (Michael Wincott) who spent two years waiting for the opportunity to pull off the kidnapping. Now, despite losing his partner, Cross takes on the job and tries to save the day.
|Before I Say Goodbye 2003 PG-13, 95 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery
aka: Mary Higgins Clark's Before I Say Goodbye
Director: Michael Storey
Cast: Sean Young, Ursula Karven, Peter DeLuise, Lloyd Bochner, Aaron Douglas, Christopher Shyer, Claudette Mink, Woody Jeffries, Scott Heindl, Winston Rekert, April Telek, Desiree Zurowski, Gillian Barber, Juliana Wimbles, Mary Black
After her husband was killed in a suspicious boat explosion, Nell (Sean Young) learns that he may have been involved in shady business deals. Thus, she and Lisa (Ursula Karven)–whose husband was also killed in the explosion–investigate with the help of private detectives and a psychic. Made for Cable TV.
|Category 6: Day of Destruction 2004 TV, 175 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama
Director: Dick Lowry
Cast: Nancy McKeon, Randy Quaid, Thomas Gibson, Brian Dennehy, Dianne Wiest, Andrew Jackson, Chandra West, Brian Markinson, Nancy Anne Sakovich, Ari Cohen, Christopher Shyer, Chad Willett
The storm of all storms is about to hit Chicago. A hurricane, tornadoes, and an Arctic cold front appear to be converging on the city. To make matters worse, severe thunderstorms knock out all power, making it difficult to warn citizens of the approaching storms. Our heroes must act quickly to not only save the people of Chicago but keep the entire continent's power grid from going down. A made-for-TV miniseries.
|The Core 2003 PG-13, 133 min.|
Genre: Action / Adventure / Sci-Fi / Thriller
Director: Jon Amiel
Cast: Aaron Eckhart, Hilary Swank, Delroy Lindo, Stanley Tucci, DJ Qualls, Tcheky Karyo, Richard Jenkins, Alfre Woodard, Bruce Greenwood, Dion Johnstone, Nicole Leroux, Christopher Shyer, Ray Galletti, Eileen Pedde, Glenn Morshower
Geophysicist Dr. Josh Keyes (Aaron Eckhart) discovers that the electromagnetic forces within the Earth's core are collapsing. In an attempt to solve the problem, the Department of Defense sends Keyes and his team of gifted scientists aboard a subterranean craft piloted by "terranauts" Commander Robert Iverson (Bruce Greenwood) and Major Rebecca Childs (Hilary Swank). Their mission is to burrow beneath the Earth's surface to set off a nuclear device that will jump-start the core.
|Fierce People 2006 R, 107 min.|
Director: Griffin Dunne
Cast: Diane Lane, Anton Yelchin, Donald Sutherland, Chris Evans, Kristen Stewart, Paz de la Huerta, Blu Mankuma, Elizabeth Perkins, Christopher Shyer, Gary Chalk, Ryan McDonald, Dexter Bell, Branden Williams, Aaron Brooks, Kaleigh Dey
Fifteen-year-old Finn (Anton Yelchan) lives with his mother Liz (Diane Lane) in a grungy apartment in New York where he is looking forward to spending the summer in South America visiting the father he has never met. But, when cocaine-addicted Liz causes major problems and cries out for help, Finn's trip to South America is canceled. Instead of the "perfect" summer with his father, Liz and Finn move into the New Jersey guest cottage on the large farm of mogul Ogden C. Osborne (Donald Sutherland). Now, Liz attends AA meetings, and it is Finn who spends his time getting high and drunk with the Osborne grandchildren, Bryce (Chris Evans) and Maya (Kristen Stewart). But, catastrophe lies ahead after a violent episode that leaves Liz and Finn struggling to maintain their dignity.
|K-9: P.I. 2002 PG-13, 95 min.|
Genre: Action / Comedy / Drama
Director: Richard J. Lewis
Cast: James Belushi, Christopher Shyer, Gary Basaraba, Kim Huffman, Jody Racicot, Barbara Tyson, Blu Mankuma, Duncan Fraser, Jason Schombing, Kevin Durand, Jay Brazeau, Michael Eklund, Matthew Bennett, Sarah Carter, Terry Chen
In this third film of the "K-9" series, Dooley (James Belushi) and his police dog, Jerry Lee, are preparing to retire from the San Diego Police Department. In need of money, Dooley attempts to breed Jerry Lee and falls for the female dog's owner, Catherine (Barbara Tyson). Dooley takes on a new job as a private eye, and his first job is to clear his own name so that he can be assured of his pension from the L.A.P.D.–a job that will not prove easy because Jerry Lee has swallowed a microchip that the murdering thief, Charles Thyer (Christopher Shyer), needs for his other chips to work. As in the previous stories, Jerry Lee comes to Dooley's rescue in both his professional and personal lives.
|Nuremberg 2000 TV, 175 min.|
Director: Yves Simoneau
Cast: Alec Baldwin, Jill Hennessy, Brian Cox, Michael Ironside, Christopher Plummer, Max von Sydow, Matt Craven, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Scott Gibson, Colm Feore, Christopher Shyer, Frank Moore, Roger Dunn, David McIlwraith, Herbert Knaup
Alec Baldwin performs admirably as Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson to whom fell the responsibility of prosecuting Nazi war criminals Hermann Goring (Brian Cox), Rudolf Hess (Colm Feore), and Albert Speer (Herbert Knaup). A good reenactment of history and lessons that must never be forgotten.
|1. Along Came a Spider (2001)|
2. Before I Say Goodbye (2003)
aka: Mary Higgins Clark's Before I Say Goodbye
3. Category 6: Day of Destruction (2004)
4. The Core (2003)
5. Fierce People (2006)
6. K-9: P.I. (2002)
7. Nuremberg (2000)
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