|Critical Care 1997 R, 105 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy
Director: Sidney Lumet
Cast: James Spader, Kyra Sedgwick, Helen Mirren, Margo Martindale, Jeffrey Wright, Wallace Shawn, Anne Bancroft, Albert Brooks, Philip Bosco, Edward Herrmann, Colm Feore, James Lally, Harvey Atkin, Al Waxman, Hamish McEwan
While working in a hospital's intensive care unit where ethics have hit an all-time low, Dr. Werner Ernst (James Spader) deals with life and death when he comes to the aid of sisters Felicia (Kyra Sedgwick) and Constance (Margo Martindale). Their father is in a comatose state, and one sister wants to pull the plug while the other sister demands that their father be kept alive. Ernst must decide between the hospital's callous world and a cry for humanitarian help.
|The Passion of Ayn Rand 1999 N/R, 105 min.|
Director: Christopher Menaul
Cast: Helen Mirren, Eric Stoltz, Julie Delpy, Peter Fonda, Sybil Temchen, Tom McCamus, Don McKellar, David Ferry, Donald Carrier, Hamish McEwan
The celebrated atheist, author/philosopher Ayn Rand, is portrayed well by Helen Mirren, but that is about all that is good about this film. This is the story of Ayn's private life, concentrating on her affair with a much younger man–with the permission of both her husband and her lover's wife.
|1. Critical Care (1997)|
2. The Passion of Ayn Rand (1999)
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