|Bless the Child 2000 R, 107 min.|
Genre: Drama / Horror / Thriller
Director: Chuck Russell
Cast: Kim Basinger, Jimmy Smits, Rufus Sewell, Ian Holm, Angela Bettis, Christina Ricci, Holliston Coleman, Lumi Cavazos, Eugene Lipinski, Michael Gaston, Dimitra Arliss, Anne Betancourt, Helen Stenborg, Matthew Lemche, Dan Warry-Smith
Raised by her Aunt Maggie (Kim Basinger), young Cody (Holliston Coleman) just might be the next Messiah. But when Cody's birth mother and her new husband–a Satanic cult leader (Rufus Sewell)–take off with the young girl, the kidnapping coincides with the work of a serial killer. Enter FBI agent John Travis (Jimmy Smits) who soon joins forces with Maggie in an attempt to rescue Cody and, in the process, save the world.
|The Europeans 1979 N/R, 98 min.|
Director: James Ivory
Cast: Lee Remick, Robin Ellis, Wesley Addy, Tim Choate, Lisa Eichhorn, Nancy New, Kristin Griffith, Norman Snow, Helen Stenborg, Tim Woodward, Gedda Petry, James Ivory
Henry James' novel is the source for this film contrasting American and European manners during the mid-19th century. The story takes place in New England during a period of time when European cousins Eugenia (Lee Remick) and Felix (Tim Woodward) visit their American relatives and try to take advantage of their prosperity by marrying one of them. Eugenia woos cousin Robert (Robin Ellis), while Felix really falls for Gertrude (Lisa Eichhorn), but there are differences from the start marked by sophisticated, but poor, Europeans and stern, but wealthy, New Englanders. Will real love rise to the fore and overcome those differences?
|Fifth of July 1982 TV, 130 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy
Director: Kirk Browning, Marshall W. Mason
Cast: Richard Thomas, Jeff Daniels, Swoosie Kurtz, Cynthia Nixon, Jonathan Hogan, Joyce Reehling, Helen Stenborg, Danton Stone
Lanford Wilson's play, directed by Marshall W. Mason, was brought to TV and now to video/DVD with satisfactory results. Kenneth (Richard Thomas), who lost both legs in the Vietnam War, shares a farm with his lover, Jed (Jeff Daniels). A death brings family and friends to their Missouri home on Independence Day where they reflect on their lives.
|A Flash of Green 1984 N/R, 131 min.|
Director: Victor Nunez
Cast: Ed Harris, Blair Brown, Richard Jordan, George Coe, Joan Goodfellow, Jean De Baer, Helen Stenborg, William Mooney, Isa Thomas, John Glover, Maggie Beistle, Nancy Griggs, Gene Densmore, Michael Doyle, Malcolm Gets
Jimmy Wing (Ed Harris) is a local reporter whose old friend, County Commissioner Elmo Bliss (Richard Jordan), gets him involved in a shady, land deal that has conservationists up in arms.
|The Incident 1990 TV, 95 min.|
Director: Joseph Sargent
Cast: Walter Matthau, Susan Blakely, Robert Carradine, Peter Firth, Barnard Hughes, Harry Morgan, William Schallert, Ariana Richards, Norbert Weisser, Helen Stenborg, Douglas Rowe, Joe Horvath, Henry Crowell Jr., David Underwood, Robert MacKenzie
In a small town during World War II, Harmon Cobb (Walter Matthau) reluctantly defends Nazi POW Geiger (Peter Firth) who is charged with the death of the town's doctor (Barnard Hughes). While the townsfolk are ready for a hanging, presiding Judge Bell tells Cobb that he is not to vigorously pursue the case, which becomes more complicated than expected when Cobb finds that there is a cover-up at the POW camp. Made for TV.
|Three Days of the Condor 1975 R, 117 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama / Romance / Thriller
Director: Sydney Pollack
Cast: Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway, Cliff Robertson, Max von Sydow, John Houseman, Addison Powell, Walter McGinn, Michael Kane, Tina Chen, Carlin Glynn, Don McHenry, Michael B. Miller, Jess Osuna, Helen Stenborg, Patrick Gorman
CIA agent Turner (Robert Redford) returns to his office and finds his co-workers brutally murdered. He kidnaps and forces a stranger, Kathy Hale (Faye Dunaway), to hide him in her apartment while he investigates the situation. After doubting Turner at first, Kathy becomes his only ally and begins to care for him. Turner does uncover the facts behind the murders but must now decide how to handle the information that implicates the CIA.
|1. Bless the Child (2000)|
2. The Europeans (1979)
3. Fifth of July (1982)
4. A Flash of Green (1984)
5. The Incident (1990)
6. Three Days of the Condor (1975)
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