|The Barchester Chronicles 1982 TV, 375 min.|
Director: David Giles
Cast: Donald Pleasence, Alan Rickman, Geraldine McEwan, Nigel Hawthorne, Clive Swift, Susan Hampshire, David Gwillim, Janet Maw, Angela Pleasence, Joseph O'Conor, Cyril Luckham, Barbara Flynn, William Redgrave, Christopher Maynard, Peter Blythe
This BBC miniseries focuses on events within the Church of England in Barchester during the 18th century and how lives change in the course of church reform over the use of church funds.
|The Bawdy Adventures of Tom Jones 1976 R, 94 min.|
Genre: Musical / Comedy
Director: Cliff Owen
Cast: Nicky Henson, Trevor Howard, Joan Collins, Terry-Thomas, Arthur Lowe, Georgia Brown, William Mervyn, Murray Melvin, Madeline Smith, Geraldine McEwan, John Forrest, Jeremy Lloyd, Janie Greenspun, Michael Bates, Joan Cooper
Tom Jones (Nicky Henson) and Black Bess (Trevor Howard) frolic in this musical based on Henry Fielding's novel.
|The Dance of Death 1969 PG, 149 min.|
Director: David Giles
Cast: Laurence Olivier, Geraldine McEwan, Robert Lang, Janina Faye, Malcolm Reynolds, Carolyn Jones, Jeanne Watts, Peter Penry-Jones, Maggie Riley, Frederick Pyne
The story is based on August Strindberg's play about a fierce old sea captain (Laurence Olivier) and his neurotic relationship with his long-suffering wife.
|The Love Letter 1999 R, 89 min.|
Director: Peter Chan
Cast: Kate Capshaw, Blythe Danner, Ellen DeGeneres, Gloria Stuart, Geraldine McEwan, Tom Selleck, Julianne Nicholson, Tom Everett Scott, Erik Jensen, Margaret Ann Brady
A bookstore owner and divorced mother, Helen MacFarquhar (Kate Capshaw), searches for the author of an anonymous love letter that seems to touch the lives of all who read it and mistakenly believe it was written for them.
|The Magdalene Sisters 2002 R, 119 min.|
Director: Peter Mullan
Cast: Geraldine McEwan, Anne-Marie Duff, Nora-Jane Noone, Dorothy Duffy, Eileen Walsh, Mary Murray, Britta Smith, Frances Healy, Eithne McGuinness, Phyllis McMahon, Eamonn Owens, Rebecca Walsh
This story, set in Ireland during the 1960s, involves four women who are tortured and humiliated by merciless nuns after their families shipped them off to the Magdalene laundry house where they are supposed to undergo rehabilitation.
|Moses 1996 TV, 188 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Drama
Director: Roger Young
Cast: Ben Kingsley, Frank Langella, David Suchet, Christopher Lee, Anna Galiena, Enrico Lo Verso, Geraldine McEwan, Maurice Roeves, Anthony Higgins, Philippe Leroy, Philip Stone, Anton Lesser
This made-for-TV account of the Old Testament prophet Moses is highlighted by the fine performance of Ben Kingsley in the title role. The story begins with the baby Moses being placed in a basket by his mother and floated down the Nile to save him from the wicked pharaoh who called for the death of all Hebrew children. Found by a princess, he is raised in luxury, but his destiny is to lead his people out of Egypt to the promised land.
|Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves 1991 PG-13, 144 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Action / Drama / Romance
Director: Kevin Reynolds
Cast: Kevin Costner, Christian Slater, Alan Rickman, Morgan Freeman, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Sean Connery, Brian Blessed, Michael Wincott, Michael McShane, Geraldine McEwan, Nick Brimble, Soo Drouet, Daniel Newman, Jack Wild, Walter Sparrow
"Robin Hood," the story loved by young and old, is retold in this romantic epic about the rogue who robs the rich and gives to the poor. Kevin Costner takes on th role of Robin Hood who joins forces with Little John (Nick Brimble) and his band of thieves to combat the wicked Sheriff of Nottingham (Alan Rickman)–and Robin still finds time for romance with Maid Marian (Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio).
|Wallace & Gromit in The Curse of the Were-Rabbit 2005 G, 85 min.|
Genre: Animation / Family / Comedy / Adventure
Director: Nick Park, Steve Box
Cast: Peter Sallis, Ralph Fiennes, Helena Bonham Carter, Peter Kay, Nicholas Smith, Liz Smith, John Thomson, Mark Gatiss, Vincent Ebrahim, Geraldine McEwan, Edward Kelsey, Dicken Ashworth
It is just two days before the annual Giant Vegetable Competition in Wallace (voice of Peter Sallis) and his wise dog Gromit's (who doesn't speak) neighborhood, and their "Anti-Pesto" vermin removal business is booming. They have a basement filled with bunnies captured from neighbors' gardens. But, a big problem looms when a giant Were-Rabbit appears on the scene and is gobbling up the vegetable gardens. Is Wallace up to the task? An Academy Award was received for Best Animated Feature.
|1. The Barchester Chronicles (1982)|
2. The Bawdy Adventures of Tom Jones (1976)
3. The Dance of Death (1969)
4. The Love Letter (1999)
5. The Magdalene Sisters (2002)
6. Moses (1996)
7. Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)
8. Wallace & Gromit in The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)
In The News