|Ozone 1993 N/R, 83 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
aka: Street Zombies
Director: J.R. Bookwalter
Cast: James Black, Tom Hoover, Bill Morrison, Michael Cagnoli, Lori Scarlett, Michael Beatty, James L. Edwards, Jerry Camp, Mark Steven Bosko, Wayne A. Harold, Leo Anastasio, Neil Graf, Parris Washington, Jason Andrew Norton, Michael Kemper
Policeman Eddie Boone (James Black) has a sought-after drug dealer in his sights, but he comes up short when he is injected with a new drug, "Ozone," that causes hallucinations and turns the victim into a zombie. Can Eddie get his man before he is completely zombie-fied? A decent film, especially considering the low budget.
|Soldier 1998 R, 99 min.|
Genre: Sci-Fi / Action / Drama
Director: Paul W.S. Anderson
Cast: Kurt Russell, Jason Scott Lee, Jason Isaacs, Connie Nielsen, Gary Busey, Sean Pertwee, Michael Chiklis, Paul Dillon, Mark Bringleson, K.K. Dodds, Duffy Gaver, James Black, Mark De Alessandro, Vladimir Orlov, Carsten Norgaard
After being left for dead on the far-away planet Arcadia 234, genetically engineered fighter Sgt. Todd (Kurt Russell) is nursed by homesteaders Sandra (Connie Nielsen) and Mace (Sean Pertwee). Todd befriends their peaceful colony of people but finds that he must still fight one last battle to defend his new home when warriors, led by Todd's nemesis Carne 607 (Jason Scott Lee), attack.
|Standing on Fishes 1999 R, 89 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: Meredith Scott Lynn, Bradford Tatum
Cast: Bradford Tatum, Meredith Scott Lynn, Jason Priestley, Lauren Fox, Pamela Reed, Kelsey Grammer, James Black, Nancy Hower, Jack McGee, Alexandra Hedison
A filmmaker, Richard Verk (Kelsey Grammer), approaches sculptor Caleb (Bradford Tatum) and asks him to make a rubber vagina to be used as a movie prop. Caleb accepts the offer, which, of course, results in repercussions from his girlfriend, Erika (Meredith Scott Lynn).
|Substitute 3: Winner Takes All 1999 R, 90 min.|
Director: Robert Radler
Cast: Treat Williams, David Jensen, Barbara Jane Reams, Brian Simpson, Jeff Jensen, Rebecca Staab, Erin Chambers, Michael Shane Davis, James Black, Ed Cameron, Christian Jensen, Maxx Payne, Robert Harvey, Scott Wilkinson, Curtis Lupo
Treat Williams returns for his second role as mercenary Karl Thomasson, this time visiting a college professor at a Long Island school. When she is brutally assaulted, Karl substitutes for her to find who-done-it, etc. He calls in his buddies when the finger starts pointing to a steroid-ridden football team, and the war begins. Lots of violence; no real story.
|Universal Soldier: The Return 1999 R, 85 min.|
Genre: Action / Sci-Fi
Director: Mic Rodgers
Cast: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Michael Jai White, Heidi Schanz, Xander Berkeley, Justin Lazard, Kiana Tom, Daniel von Bargen, James Black, Karis Paige Bryant, Bill Goldberg, Brent Anderson, Brent Hinkley, Woody Watson, Jacqueline Klein, Maria Arita
The Universal Soldiers–deceased Vietnam combat troops that have been resurrected into cyberwarriors–rise in rebellion when the military's supercomputer, SETH (Michael Jai White), that controls the soldiers goes haywire upon news of a projected downsizing of the troops. To the rescue comes Luc Devereaux (Jean-Claude Van Damme), a former Universal Soldier and the only one capable of battling the rebels.
|1. Ozone (1993)|
aka: Street Zombies
2. Soldier (1998)
3. Standing on Fishes (1999)
4. Substitute 3: Winner Takes All (1999)
5. Universal Soldier: The Return (1999)
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