|Parting Shots 1999 N/R, 98 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Thriller
Director: Michael Winner
Cast: Chris Rea, Felicity Kendal, John Cleese, Bob Hoskins, Ben Kingsley, Diana Rigg, Oliver Reed, Joanna Lumley, Gareth Hunt, Peter Davison, Edward Hardwicke, Nicholas Gecks
Things aren't going well for photographer Harry Sterndale (Chris Rea), and now matters worsen when he finds out he has cancer and has only a short time to live. So why not kill all of those who had hurt him in the past? And why not hire an assassin to kill him? You guessed it–the medical diagnosis was wrong. Now he must evade the police and the hit man.
|Valentino 1977 R, 132 min.|
Director: Ken Russell
Cast: Rudolf Nureyev, Leslie Caron, Michelle Phillips, Carol Kane, Felicity Kendal, Seymour Cassel, Peter Vaughan, Huntz Hall, David de Keyser, Alfred Marks, Anton Diffring, Jennie Linden, William Hootkins, Bill McKinney, Don Fellows
This biopic of famous sex idol Rudolph Valentino's (Rudolf Nureyev) life begins with his funeral, and then the story is told through flashbacks. Valentino started out as a dishwasher, then found employment as a dancer, and quickly rose to stardom. Along the way, Valentino serves time in prison before finding work in films. Valentino died in 1926 after a short life during which he became a national celebrity.
|We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story 1993 G, 72 min.|
Genre: Animation / Family / Adventure / Fantasy
Director: Phil Nibbelink, Simon Wells, Dick Zondag, Ralph Zondag
Cast: John Goodman, Blaze Berdahl, Rhea Perlman, Jay Leno, Julia Child, Martin Short, Kenneth Mars, Walter Cronkite, Felicity Kendal, Charles Fleischer, Yeardley Smith, Rene Le Vant, Larry King
Make an animated cartoon, combine Walter Cronkite, dinosaurs, and a circus of stars' voices (John Goodman, Jay Leno, Rhea Perlman, and Julia Child, etc.), and the result is a so-so movie. It could have been so much better, but will probably be enjoyed by children.
|1. Parting Shots (1999)|
2. Valentino (1977)
3. We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story (1993)
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