|Arabian Nights 2000 TV, 175 min.|
Genre: Family / Adventure / Fantasy
Director: Steve Barron
Cast: Mili Avital, Dougray Scott, Alan Bates, James Frain, Tcheky Karyo, Jason Scott Lee, John Leguizamo, Vanessa Mae, Rufus Sewell, Jim Carter, Peter Guinness, Andy Serkis, Hugh Quarshie, Amira Casar, Pik Sen Lim
This made-for-TV miniseries captures the spell of Scheherezade's (Mili Avital) stories that she tells to the Sultan (Dougray Scott). She drags out her tales night after night–leaving each ending for the following evening's fare–in an effort to cure the Sultan's madness and save her own life as well.
|Baby ... Secret of the Lost Legend 1985 PG, 92 min.|
Genre: Family / Sci-Fi / Adventure
Director: Bill L. Norton
Cast: William Katt, Patrick McGoohan, Sean Young, Julian Fellowes, Kyalo Mativo, Olu Jacobs, Edward Hardwicke, Hugh Quarshie, Richard Aguirre, Mark Mangini, Julian Curry, Alexis Meless, Susie Nottingham, Anthony Sarfoh, Stephane Krora
This Disney film (though with a small amount of nudity and a few somewhat brutal scenes), tells the story of writer George Loomis (William Katt) and his scientist wife, Susan Matthews-Loomis (sean Young), who endanger their lives in the jungles of Africa to take a baby brontosaurus back to his mother.
|Conspiracy of Silence 2003 N/R, 87 min.|
Director: John Deery
Cast: Jonathan Forbes, Hugh Bonneville, Brenda Fricker, Jason Barry, John Lynch, Jim Norton, Sean McGinley, Hugh Quarshie, Harry Towb, James Ellis, Niall O'Brien, Paudge Behan
Celibacy in the Catholic Church and the cover-ups that seem to go along with it is the subject of this story about journalist David Foley (Jason Barry) who sets out to uncover the truth behind HIV-positive priest Father Sweeney's (Patrick Casey) suicide.
|Highlander 1986 R, 110 min.|
Genre: Action / Sci-Fi / Fantasy
Director: Russell Mulcahy
Cast: Christopher Lambert, Sean Connery, Roxanne Hart, Clancy Brown, Beatie Edney, Sheila Gish, Alan North, Jon Polito, Hugh Quarshie, Christopher Malcolm, Peter Diamond, Billy Hartman, Celia Imrie, James Cosmo, Alistair Findlay
A 16th-century Scotsman (Christopher Lambert) from the highlands was exiled from his clan when it was discovered that he is an immortal. Left to his own devices, he meets up with another immortal (Sean Connery) who educates him in the ways of the immortals and teaches him the art of swordsmanship. These skills allow him to survive until 1986–present day–when the day of The Quickening arrives. The immortals must fight to the death, and there can only be one survivor to claim the ultimate prize.
|La Chiesa 1989 R, 110 min.|
Genre: Foreign / Horror
aka: The Church
Director: Michele Soavi
Cast: Tomas Arana, Asia Argento, Hugh Quarshie, Barbara Cupisti, Feodor Chaliapin Jr., Antonella Vitale, Roberto Corbiletto, Giovanni Lombardo Radice, Lars Jorgenson, Olivia Cupisti
Devil worshippers in a small town were massacred in 12th-century Italy. A church was built over the gravesites by an alchemist who devised an elaborate scheme to seal off the church in the event the Satanists arose from the now-sealed crypt. The builder was buried alive in the church at the end of construction. Now the church is being restored, and–you guessed it–the demons are unleashed. Will the world be saved by the alchemist's defenses? Excellent photography.
|Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace 1999 PG, 131 min.|
Genre: Action / Adventure / Sci-Fi / Fantasy
Director: George Lucas
Cast: Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Jake Lloyd, Pernilla August, Frank Oz, Ian McDiarmid, Ahmed Best, Samuel L. Jackson, Terence Stamp, Anthony Daniels, Kenny(2) Baker, Hugh Quarshie, Oliver Ford Davies, Brian Blessed
Episode 1 of the "Star Wars" adventure begins with the Jedis (Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor, and Natalie Portman) fighting to save the planet Nahoo from the evil forces of the Trade Federation. Despite their efforts, Nahoo is invaded, and the Jedi force must leave. They meet slave boy Anakin Skywalker (Jake Lloyd) who they determine may be the "chosen one" and enlist him to help their cause of saving their world from the Trade Federation.
|1. Arabian Nights (2000)|
2. Baby ... Secret of the Lost Legend (1985)
3. Conspiracy of Silence (2003)
4. Highlander (1986)
5. La Chiesa (1989)
aka: The Church
aka: Demons 3
6. Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
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