|Alexander 2004 R, 175 min.|
Director: Oliver Stone
Cast: Colin Farrell, Angelina Jolie, Val Kilmer, Anthony Hopkins, Rosario Dawson, Jared Leto, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Christopher Plummer, David Bedella, Jessie Kamm, Brian Blessed, Connor Paolo, Gary Stretch, Ian Beattie, Rory McCann
Alexander the Great (356-323 B.C.) is the son of Olympias (Angelina Jole) and King Philip II (Val Kilmer). Alexander (Colin Farrell) becomes King of Macedonia when Philip is assassinated. He conquers most of the world and marries his Persian wife Roxane (Rosario Dawson) before he is 25 years of age. This epic covers his eight years of battles as he leads his army against the mighty Persian Empire.
|Snow Angels 2007 R, 106 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: David Gordon Green
Cast: Kate Beckinsale, Sam Rockwell, Michael Angarano, Jeannetta Arnette, Nicky Katt, Tom Noonan, Connor Paolo, Amy Sedaris, Olivia Thirlby, Grace Hudson, Brian Downey, Carroll Godsman, Deborah Allen, Griffin Dunne
The deteriorating relationships of couples unfold in this story that ends in tragedy. Teenager Arthur (Michael Angarano) busses tables in a restaurant where his former babysitter Annie (Kate Beckinsale) works as a waitress. Annie, who is estranged from her husband Glenn (Sam Rockwell), is having an affair with Nate (Nicky Katt), the husband of her friend and co-worker Barb (Amy Sedaris). At school, Arthur and his classmate Lila (Olivia Thirlby) have been flirting, but Arthur is more interested in trying to deal with his parents' (Griffin Dunne and Jeannetta Arnette) recent separation. These relationships provide the background for a tragedy that will affect them all.
|World Trade Center 2006 PG-13, 128 min.|
Director: Oliver Stone
Cast: Nicolas Cage, Michael Pena, Maria Bello, Jay Hernandez, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Armando Riesco, Connor Paolo, Patti D'Arbanville, Brad William Henke, Lucia Brawley, Jon Bernthal, Frank Whaley, Donna Murphy
This story of courage and survival relates events during the rescue mission following the September 11, 2001 attack on the World Trade Center. Port Authority Police Department officers responded to the emergency and went into the building to rescue survivors. While they were inside, the tower collapsed, leaving only Will Jimeno (Michael Pena) and John McLoughlin (Nicolas Cage) alive in the rubble. For 12 hours, while awaiting their own rescue, Will and John talk about their lives and dreams while their wives (Maggie Gyllenhaal and Maria Bello) and families wait for news.
|1. Alexander (2004)|
2. Snow Angels (2007)
3. World Trade Center (2006)
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