|Agency 1980 R, 94 min.|
Director: George Kaczender
Cast: Robert Mitchum, Lee Majors, Valerie Perrine, Saul Rubinek, Alexandra Stewart, Antony Parr, George Touliatos, Michael Kirby, Gary Reineke, Hugh Webster, Franz Russell, Jonathan Welsh, Hayward Morse, Donald Davis, Marilyn Gardner
Political campaign manager Ted Quinn (Robert Mitchum) plots to use subliminal television messages to brainwash potential voters in his candidate's favor. First, Quinn buys an ad agency and then plants the messages in the ads. After the suspicious suicide of one of the agency's employees, the Creative Director of the agency, Phillip (Lee Majors), uncovers the plot and finds his own life in danger.
|Day One 1989 TV, 141 min.|
Director: Joseph Sargent
Cast: Brian Dennehy, David Strathairn, Michael Tucker, Hume Cronyn, Richard Dysart, Hal Holbrook, Barnard Hughes, John McMartin, David Ogden Stiers, Anne Twomey, Ron White, Ron Frazier, Olek Krupa, Gary Reineke, Tony Shalhoub
In this strong made-for-TV film, the story about the men who made the Atomic Bomb is told, as well as the political and morality struggles concerning its use. General Groves (Brian Dennehy) heads up the Manhattan Project and works diligently toward the single goal of building the ultimate weapon. He appoints Robert Oppenheimer (David Strathairn) to head up the Los Alamos Laboratory in New Mexico. Oppenheimer questions the consequences of their efforts but continues on to the final goal. Now it is time to drop the bomb, and the scientists witness the gruesome consequences of their efforts.
|The Grey Fox 1982 PG, 92 min.|
Director: Phillip Borsos
Cast: Richard Farnsworth, Wayne Robson, Jackie Burroughs, Timothy Webber, Ken Pogue, Gary Reineke, David Petersen, Don MacKay, Tom Heaton
Bill Miner (Richard Farnsworth) served 33 years in San Quentin for stagecoach robberies. When he is released in 1901, he finds stagecoaches are no longer in existence, so he robs trains! Great photography, especially of trains roaring through the mountains of the Northwest.
|The Kidnapping of the President 1980 R, 113 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama / Thriller
Director: George Mendeluk
Cast: William Shatner, Hal Holbrook, Van Johnson, Ava Gardner, Maury Chaykin, Miguel Fernandes, Michael Kane, Jackie Burroughs, Cindy Girling, Elizabeth Shepard, Michael J. Reynolds, Gary Reineke, Sully Boyar, Ken Anderson, Patrick Brymer
While on a campaign stop in Toronto, the President of the U.S., Adam Scott (Hal Holbrook), is kidnapped by South American terrorist Roberto Assanti (Miguel Fernandes) and his partner Linda Steiner (Cindy Girling). Assanti handcuffs himself to Scott and then claims that he is wired with explosives ready to detonate if demands are not met. Secret Service agent Jerry O'Connor (William Shatner) heads up the rescue team. Van Johnson and Ava Gardner play Vice-President Ethan Richards and his wife Beth.
|Power Play 1978 N/R, 109 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Martyn Burke
Cast: Peter O'Toole, David Hemmings, Donald Pleasence, Barry Morse, Jon Granik, Marcella Saint-Amant, George Touliatos, Chuck Shamata, Gary Reineke, Dick Cavett, August Schellenberg, Alberta Watson, Harvey Atkin, Alan Rosenthal, Michael Ironside
Frustrated with their government's corruption, a group of army officers in a small European country organize a coup d'etat. The group leader, Col. Anthony Narriman (David Hemmings), plans to become the leader of the country when the coup succeeds. Tank commander Col. Zeller (Peter O'Toole) appears to go along with the plans but will end up double-crossing his fellow officers before the end of the operation.
|Remembrance 1996 TV, 95 min.|
aka: Danielle Steel's Remembrance
Director: Bethany Rooney
Cast: Eva LaRue Callahan, Angie Dickinson, Jeffrey Nordling, Michael Lowry, James Calvert, Tom Kurlander, Amanda Tapping, Natalie Radford, Cecilley Carroll, Barbara Gordon, Gary Reineke, Barbara Tyson, Elizabeth Sjoli
Vanessa (voice of Barbara Tyson) recounts her mother Serena's (Eva LaRue Callahan) tragic life in order to overcome her own tragedies. Serena, a European, gives up her family's fortune to marry Brad, a U.S. Colonel. When he dies, Serena has trouble making ends meet while caring for her daughter, Vanessa (Cecilley Carroll). But, photographer Vasili (Michael Lowry) comes into Serena's life, and she becomes famous. Tragedy strikes again when Vasili's secret is revealed. Made for TV.
|Spider 2002 R, 98 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery / Thriller
Director: David Cronenberg
Cast: Ralph Fiennes, Miranda Richardson, Gabriel Byrne, Lynn Redgrave, John Neville, Bradley Hall, Gary Reineke, Philip Craig, Cliff Saunders, Sara Stockbridge, Tara Ellis, Arthur Whybrow, Nicola Duffett, Jake Nightingale, Alison Egan
After being admitted to a halfway house for the mentally ill, Dennis "Spider" Cleg (Ralph Fiennes), who suffers from schizophrenia, begins to recall childhood memories involving the murder of his mother (Miranda Richardson). Through flashbacks, the audience witnesses events as seen through the young, mentally disturbed Dennis (Bradley Hall) and begins to realize what really happened to "Spider's" mother.
|To Catch a Killer 1992 TV, 188 min.|
Director: Eric Till
Cast: Brian Dennehy, Michael Riley, Margot Kidder, Meg Foster, Martin Julien, Scott Hylands, David Eisner, Gary Reineke, Tony De Santis, Mark Humphrey
Originally a TV miniseries, this is a good, but gruesome, account of respected businessman John Wayne Gacy (Brian Dennehy) who was also a serial killer. By the time the police caught up with him, he had raped and killed 30 boys.
|1. Agency (1980)|
2. Day One (1989)
3. The Grey Fox (1982)
4. The Kidnapping of the President (1980)
5. Power Play (1978)
6. Remembrance (1996)
aka: Danielle Steel's Remembrance
7. Spider (2002)
8. To Catch a Killer (1992)
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