|Addicted to Love 1997 R, 101 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: Griffin Dunne
Cast: Meg Ryan, Matthew Broderick, Kelly Preston, Tcheky Karyo, Maureen Stapleton, Nesbitt Blaisdell, Remak Ramsay, Lee Wilkof, Dominick Dunne, Larry Pine, Susan Forristal, Debbon Ayer, Paolo Calamari, Maurizio Benazzo, Helmar Augustus Cooper
Naive astronomer Sam (Matthew Broderick) meets and joins forces with a photographer/artist, Maggie (Meg Ryan), in their obsessive moves to keep track of ex-lovers. The plot is pure "Hollywood": boy meets girl, boy falls in love with girl, girl falls in love with boy. But the actors are engaging, and this comedy works.
|Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind 2004 R, 108 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy / Romance
Director: Michel Gondry
Cast: Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst, Mark Ruffalo, Elijah Wood, Tom Wilkinson, Jane Adams, David Cross, Thomas Jay Ryan, Lola Daehler, Ryan Whitney, Debbon Ayer, Gerry Robert Byrne, Paulie Litt, Deirdre O'Connell
After enduring many bad moments in her relationship with Joel (Jim Carrey), Clementine (Kate Winslet) utilizes a technology that erases memories of Joel from her mind. Joel follows suit; however, in the middle of the procedure, Joel changes his mind and tries to resist the technology by hiding a memory of Clementine somewhere in his brain. The film received an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, and Kate Winslet was nominated for Best Actress.
|Garden State 2004 R, 109 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: Zach Braff
Cast: Zach Braff, Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Ian Holm, Ron Leibman, Jean Smart, Armando Riesco, Method Man, Denis O'Hare, Jackie Hoffman, Ann Dowd, Debbon Ayer, Alex Burns, George C. Wolfe, Michael Weston
Long estranged from his family, Andrew (Zach Braff) returns home for his mother's funeral where he must deal with relatives and friends he knew in high school. Ever since he caused the accident that paralyzed his mother (Andrew was nine years old at the time), Andrew has been taking anti-depressants, prescribed by his psychiatrist father (Ian Holm). While home for the funeral, Andrew gets rid of his meds and falls in love with Sam (Natalie Portman).
|The Waiting Game 2000 N/R, 85 min.|
Director: Ken Liotti
Cast: Will Arnett, Debbon Ayer, Dwight Ewell, Eddie Malavarca, Terumi Matthews, Michael Raynor, Daniel Riordan, Taylor Stanley, Donald Williams, Alice Spivak, Christopher Lawford, Howard Spiegel
This story, a series of vignettes, features the whining of aspiring actors who work at a Greenwich Village restaurant while waiting for that "big break" on Broadway.
|1. Addicted to Love (1997)|
2. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
3. Garden State (2004)
4. The Waiting Game (2000)
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