|Attack Force 2006 R, 94 min.|
Genre: Action / Sci-Fi / Thriller / Horror
Director: Michael Keusch
Cast: Steven Seagal, Mark Dymond, David Kennedy, Matthew Chambers, Adam Croasdell, Lisa Lovbrand, Andrew Bicknell, Iliana Lazariuc, Del Synnott, Florian Ghimpu, Serban Celea, Cheryl Ko, Ioan Ionescu, Emanuel Parvu, Evelyne Armela O'Bami
After Cdr. Marshall Lawson's (Steven Seagal) strike team is attacked and killed in a small French town, Marshall investigates and uncovers a covert military operation involving chemical warfare. Marshall's discovery endangers the drug operation, and now military leaders want to eliminate Marshall.
|Heidi 2005 N/R, 104 min.|
Genre: Family / Drama / Adventure
Director: Paul Marcus
Cast: Emma Bolger, Max von Sydow, Geraldine Chaplin, Pauline McLynn, Diana Rigg, Del Synnott, Oliver Ford Davies, Jessica Claridge, Robert Bathurst, Sam Friend, Kellie Shirley, Caroline Pegg, Jessica James, Peter Wight
Aunt Detie (Pauline McLynn) drops young orphan Heidi (Emma Bolger) off to live with her Grandfather (Max von Sydow) in the Swiss Alps. Heidi loves her new life with the goats and neighbor boy Peter (Sam Friend)–until Aunt Detie reappears on the scene and takes Heidi to Frankfort where she is supposed to be a companion to wheelchair-bound Clara (Jessica Claridge). Clara's kindly Grandmamma (Diana Rigg) teaches Heidi to read, but Heidi is still homesick for Grandfather, Peter, and the goats.
|Othello 2001 TV, 90 min.|
Director: Geoffrey Sax
Cast: Eamonn Walker, Keeley Hawes, Christopher Eccleston, Christopher Fox, Allan Cutts, Patrick Meyers, Del Synnott, Samantha McDonald, Andrew Charleson, Bill Paterson, Richard Coyle, Nicholas Gecks, Tim Faraday, Carl McCrystal, Tim Frances
"Othello" gets a new persona and setting in this made-for-British TV film. Racial tension reigns in near-future London, and John Othello (Eamonn Walker), a Black policeman, is promoted to Police Commissioner over his friend and mentor, Ben Jago (Christopher Eccleston). Jago not only thinks he is best qualified for the job, he desperately wants it. Thus, he starts a campaign of lies against Othello and Othello's White wife, Dessie (Keeley Hawes).
|Princess of Thieves 2001 PG, 90 min.|
Director: Peter Hewitt
Cast: Keira Knightley, Stephen Moyer, Stuart Wilson, Crispin Letts, Malcolm McDowell, Hannah Cresswell, Roger Ashton-Griffiths, Jonathan Hyde, Gaye Brown, Del Synnott
It turns out that Robin Hood (Stuart Wilson) had a daughter, Gwyn (Keira Knightley). She wants to follow in her father's footsteps, but along comes Prince Philip (Stephen Moyer), who falls in love with her, and that complicates matters. Together they can change England for the better. Typical Disney fare with rousing musical score. Aimed for 10-year-olds (plus or minus two years).
|1. Attack Force (2006)|
2. Heidi (2005)
3. Othello (2001)
4. Princess of Thieves (2001)
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