|The Defender 2004 R, 91 min.|
Genre: Action / Thriller
Director: Dolph Lundgren
Cast: Dolph Lundgren, Jerry Springer, Shakara Ledard, Thomas Lockyer, Caroline Lee-Johnson, Gerald Kyd, Ian Porter, Howard Antony, Geoffrey Burton, Iddo Goldberg, James Chalke, Leigh Zimmerman, Steven Elder
Secret Service agent Lance Rockford (Dolph Lundgren) is determined to bring down terrorism and is working as a bodyguard for the head of the National Security Agency, Roberta Jones (Caroline Lee-Johnson), who goes to a meeting at a hotel in Romania. She plans to meet one of the world's worst terrorists, give him immunity, and make him promise to become invisible to the public eye. While at the hotel, a squad of troops assaults Rockford and his group. Now it is up to Rockford to save the mission, while the President of the United States (Jerry Springer) has his own problems to deal with.
|Defiance 2008 R, 137 min.|
Director: Edward Zwick
Cast: Daniel Craig, Liev Schreiber, Jamie Bell, Alexa Davalos, Allan Corduner, Mark Feuerstein, Tomas Arana, Jodhi May, Kate Fahy, Iddo Goldberg, Iben Hjejle, Martin Hancock, Jacek Koman, Ravil Isyanov, George MacKay
During World War II, the Belarus home of the Jewish Bielski brothers–Zus (Liev Schreiber), Asael (Jamie Bell), and Tuvia (Daniel Craig)–is destroyed, but they find refuge in the dense woods where they had played as children. With great effort, they manage to survive, and then other refugees join them and accept their commune lifestyle while the brothers convince the refugees to rebel against the Nazis who are slaughtering the Jews in Europe. Now, winter settles in, and they try to keep their faith alive.
|A Little Trip to Heaven 2005 R, 90 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Thriller
Director: Baltasar Kormakur
Cast: Forest Whitaker, Julia Stiles, Jeremy Renner, Peter Coyote, Philip Jackson, Anne Reid, Alfred Harmsworth, Joanna Scanlan, Iddo Goldberg, Vladas Bagdonas, Phyllida Law, Kharl Anton Leigh
Insurance agent Abe Holt (Forest Whitaker) is sent from the scene of a bus crash miles away to Hastings, Minnesota, to investigate another crash: a fatal car accident that left only charred remains. If the claim goes through, the beneficiary of a $1,000,000 death benefit is the victim's sister Isold (Julia Stiles) who lives in a run-down cabin with her husband Fred (Jeremy Renner) and son Thor (Vladas Bagdonas). During the investigation, Fred becomes the prime suspect in what Holt has now determined to be a murder case in which the car victim's identity was forged. But, as he gets to know Isold, Holt's professionalism wavers.
|Run, Fatboy, Run 2007 PG-13, 95 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
aka: Run Fatboy Run
Director: David Schwimmer
Cast: Simon Pegg, Thandie Newton, Hank Azaria, Dylan Moran, Harish Patel, India de Beaufort, Matthew Fenton, Simon Day, Ruth Sheen, Tyrone Huggins, Nevan Finegan, Iddo Goldberg, Ameet Chana
Dennis (Simon Pegg) is an out-of-shape slacker, but he did manage to have a beautiful girlfriend Libby (Thandie Newton). Unfortunately, Dennis left Libby pregnant at the altar five years ago and now regrets his decision. Matters come to a head when Libby becomes romantically interested in wealthy Whit (Hank Azaria), and now Dennis really wants Libby and his five-year-old son, Jake (Matthew Fenton), back. Dennis believes he can rid himself of his "loser" reputation and get Libby to care for him again if he can beat Whit in a marathon that Whit has been training for. And the race is on.
|1. The Defender (2004)|
2. Defiance (2008)
3. A Little Trip to Heaven (2005)
4. Run, Fatboy, Run (2007)
aka: Run Fatboy Run
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