|Barney's Version 2010 R, 132 min.|
Director: Richard J. Lewis
Cast: Paul Giamatti, Dustin Hoffman, Rosamund Pike, Minnie Driver, Rachelle Lefevre, David Pryde, Paula Jean Hixson, Mark Addy, Scott Speedman, Marica Pellegrinelli, Thomas Trabacchi, Cle Bennett, Rachelle Lefevre, Domenico Minutoli, Massimo Wertmuller
Based on Mordecai Richler's award-winning novel, this is the story of hard-drinking television producer Barney Panofsky (Paul Giamatati) who goes through three marriages. His father, police detective Izzy (Dustin Hoffman), sticks by Barney through thick and thin. Many years in Barney's life are presented–from his first marriage to Clara (Rachelle Lefevre) and then continuing through marriages to his second wife (Minnie Driver) and, finally, to Miriam (Rosamund Pike) who he meets and falls in love with at his second wedding. Surprisingly, through all of his ups and downs, Barney performs many acts of kindness.
|How She Move 2008 PG-13, 94 min.|
Director: Ian Iqbal Rashid
Cast: Rutina Wesley, Tre Armstrong, Brennan Gademans, Cle Bennett, Kevin Duhaney, Dwain Murphy, Tristan D. Lalla, Daniel Morrison, Romina D'Urgo, Tanisha Scott, Melanie Nicholls-King, Conrad Coates, Ingrid Gaynor, Ardon Bess
Raya (Rutina Wesley), the child of Jamaican parents (Melanie Nicholls-King and Conrad Coates), grew up in a tough Toronto neighborhood. She wants to improve her lot in life–especially after her older sister Pam (Ingrid Gaynor) dies from a drug overdose. Raya's solution: enter a Detroit-based dance competition and win the $50 thousand purse. She has lost out on a scholarship to Seaton Academy, and the money will more than take care of the tuition. The road will not be easy, but Raya has what it takes to succeed.
|Riders 2002 R, 83 min.|
Genre: Drama / Action / Thriller
Director: Gerard Pires
Cast: Stephen Dorff, Natasha Henstridge, Bruce Payne, Steven Berkoff, Cle Bennett, Karen Cliche, Steven McCarthy, Alain Goulem, Andreas Apergis, Tom McCamus, Andy Bradshaw, David Gow, Jamie Orchard, Stephen Spreekmeester, Mariusz Sibiga
A group of young, extreme-sport lovers become bank robbers, with the getaway chases being the highlight as they use various methods such as snowboarding. Before "retirement," they decide to pull off five more heists in five days. But the police AND the mob are on their trail.
|1. Barney's Version (2010)|
2. How She Move (2008)
3. Riders (2002)
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