|Good Boy! 2003 PG, 90 min.|
Genre: Family / Fantasy / Sci-Fi / Comedy / Drama
Director: John Robert Hoffman
Cast: Liam Aiken, Kevin Nealon, Molly Shannon, Brittany Moldowan, Hunter Elliott, Donald Faison, Matthew Broderick, Brittany Murphy, Carl Reiner, Delta Burke, Cheech Marin, Vanessa Redgrave, George Touliatos, Patti Allan, Michael Speidel
After 12-year-old Owen (Liam Aiken) adopts a dog, Hubble (voice of Matthew Broderick), he learns that his new pet is actually an intergalactic dog sent to Earth to find out why the canines sent to Earth years ago have not colonized the planet. Despite their differences, Owen and Hubble bond in this family fantasy.
|Hansel & Gretel 2002 PG, 88 min.|
Genre: Family / Fantasy
Director: Gary J. Tunnicliffe
Cast: Taylor Momsen, Jacob Smith, Delta Burke, Howie Mandel, Gerald McRaney, Lynn Redgrave, Alana Austin, Bob Goldthwait, Dakota Fanning, Sinbad, Tom Arnold, Daniel Roebuck
The popular Grimm's fairy tale gets an updating to, presumably, have a greater appeal to the modern child. When Hansel's (Jacob Smith) and Gretel's (Taylor Momsen) father (Gerald McRaney) heads to the city in search of work, their dastardly stepmother (Delta Burke) takes the opportunity of getting rid of them in an enchanted forest where the adventures begin for the youngsters.
|Sordid Lives 2000 R, 111 min.|
Director: Del Shores
Cast: Olivia Newton-John, Beau Bridges, Delta Burke, Bonnie Bedelia, Beth Grant, Ann Walker, Kirk Geiger, Leslie Jordan, Newell Alexander, Rosemary Alexander, Sarah Hunley, Earl Houston Bullock, Mitch Carter, Sharron Alexis, Mary Margaret Lewis
There are many skeletons in the closet of this Texas family, and the sordid affairs come out in the open as they gather for the funeral of the family matriarch, who died when she tripped over the wooden legs of her lover.
|What Women Want 2000 PG-13, 125 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Fantasy / Romance
Director: Nancy Meyers
Cast: Mel Gibson, Helen Hunt, Marisa Tomei, Alan Alda, Ashley Johnson, Mark Feuerstein, Lauren Holly, Delta Burke, Valerie Perrine, Judy Greer, Ana Gasteyer, Lisa Edelstein, Sarah Paulson, Loretta Devine, Diana-Maria Riva
Chicago advertising executive Nick Marshall (Mel Gibson) loses out in the selection for a top job in his agency. Instead, Darcy Maguire (Helen Hunt) wins the spot. Nick survives a freak hair dryer accident and discovers that he can now hear what women think. At first, he uses this new power to his own benefit–he is especially effective at stealing Darcy's ideas and using them as his own. Later, when he begins to sympathize with problems women encounter, he finds himself falling in love with Darcy.
|The Year Without a Santa Claus 2006 TV, 95 min.|
Genre: Family / Comedy / Fantasy
Director: Ron Underwood
Cast: John Goodman, Chris Kattan, Ethan Suplee, Eddie Griffin, Delta Burke, Harvey Fierstein, Michael McKean, Carol Kane, Carson Kressley, Dylan Minnette, Lara Grice, Tracey Walter, Dr. Laura Schlessinger, Jack LaLanne, Andrea Powell
The worst has happened: children have forgotten the true meaning of Christmas–or so Santa (John Goodman) believes. He decides to take the year off, and he will not deliver any gifts. This doesn't sit well with his most loyal elves, Jingle and Jangle (Ethan Suplee and Eddie Griffin), who try to prove to Santa that he is wrong. Unfortunately for them, Sparky (Chris Kattan) is making their job an awful lot harder. This story delivers loads of Christmas spirit. (Review by LW)
|1. Good Boy! (2003)|
2. Hansel & Gretel (2002)
3. A Last Cry for Help (1979)
4. Sordid Lives (2000)
5. What Women Want (2000)
6. The Year Without a Santa Claus (2006)
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