|Family Viewing 1987 N/R, 90 min.|
Director: Atom Egoyan
Cast: David Hemblen, Aidan Tierney, Gabrielle Rose, Arsinee Khanjian, Selma Keklikian, Jeanne Sabourin, Rose Sarkisyan, Vasag Baghboudarian, Johnnie Eisen, David MacKay, Hrant Alianak, John Shafer
Teenager Van (Aidan Tierney) lives a dysfunctional homelife: his mother has left, he has a needy stepmother (Gabrielle Rose), his father (David Hemblen) is obsessed with phone sex and taping videos, and his grandmother lives in a run-down retirement home. In an attempt to feel closer to his absent mother, Van visits his grandmother regularly and seeks help from Aline (Arsinee Khanjian) to get grandmother out of the home and back into the family.
|The Five Senses 1999 R, 104 min.|
Director: Jeremy Podeswa
Cast: Mary-Louise Parker, Pascale Bussieres, Richard Clarkin, Brendan Fletcher, Marco Leonardi, Nadia Litz, Daniel MacIvor, Molly Parker, Gabrielle Rose, Tara Rosling, Elize Frances Stolk, Philippe Volter, Clinton Walker, Astrid Van Wieren, Paul Bettis
Interconnected stories deal with the five senses in this ensemble piece that revolves around the disappearance of a Toronto toddler.
|In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale 2007 PG-13, 127 min.|
Genre: Action / Adventure / Fantasy
Director: Uwe Boll
Cast: Jason Statham, Leelee Sobieski, John Rhys-Davies, Ron Perlman, Claire Forlani, Kristanna Loken, Matthew Lillard, Brian J. White, Mike Dopud, Will Sanderson, Tania Saulnier, Ray Liotta, Burt Reynolds, Gabrielle Rose, Colin Ford
Based on the "Dungeon Siege" video game, this story involves turnip farmer Farmer (Jason Statham) whose son Zeph (Colin Ford) is killed and his wife Solana (Claire Forlani) kidnapped by the villainous Krugs–an army of beasts that shattered Farmer's nearby village. Farmer, Norick (Ron Perlman), and Bastian (Will Sanderson) venture out into unknown lands to rescue Solana and, in the process, save their king (Burt Reynolds) whose life is threatened by the wizard Gallian (Ray Liotta) who plots to rule the world.
|The Stepfather 1987 R, 89 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: Joseph Ruben
Cast: Terry O'Quinn, Jill Schoelen, Shelley Hack, Charles Lanyer, Stephen Shellen, Stephen E. Miller, Robyn Stevan, Blu Mankuma, Jeff Schultz, Lindsay Bourne, Anna Hagan, Gillian Barber, Gabrielle Rose, Jackson Davies, Sandra Head
The stepfather, Jerry Blake (Terry O'Quinn), at times appears to be a congenial family man. He romances and marries a series of widows, and all goes well until his new family fails to live up to his expectations. Then, the stepfather turns into a psychopathic murderer, kills them, and moves on to the next family of victims. Now, he is married to Susan Maine (Shelley Hack) whose daughter, Stephanie (Jill Schoelen), does not trust him, and the stepfather plots the next murders.
|The Sweet Hereafter 1997 R, 100 min.|
Director: Atom Egoyan
Cast: Ian Holm, Maury Chaykin, Gabrielle Rose, Peter Donaldson, Bruce Greenwood, David Hemblen, Sarah Polley, Brooke Johnson, Arsinee Khanjian, Tom McCamus, Caerthan Banks, Alberta Watson, Stephanie Morgenstern, Kirsten Kieferle, Earl Pastko
Set in British Columbia, this mystery involves the stories of a tragic accident of a school bus filled with 14 children; the relationships of the residents of their town; and, particularly, the incestuous relationship of a father and his daughter. Attorney Mitchell Stephens (Ian Holm) has his work cut out for him in uncovering events leading to the disaster. Egoyan was nominated for a Best Director Oscar.
|1. Family Viewing (1987)|
2. The Five Senses (1999)
3. In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale (2007)
4. The Stepfather (1987)
5. The Sweet Hereafter (1997)
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