|Factotum 2005 R, 93 min.|
Director: Bent Hamer
Cast: Matt Dillon, Lili Taylor, Marisa Tomei, Fisher Stevens, Didier Flamand, Adrienne Shelly, Karen Young, Tony Lyons, Drew Brewington, James Cada, James Michael Detmar, Kurt Schweickhardt, Dee Noah, James Noah, Michael Egan
Short-story writer Hank Chinaski (Matt Dillon) wanders in and out of flophouses, bars, and jobs in Los Angeles. One night, he meets Jan (Lili Taylor) at a bar, and a few days later Hank moves in with her. All goes well for awhile, but when Hank appears to be gaining success in a new job, problems with Jan arise.
|Joe Somebody 2001 PG, 98 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: John Pasquin
Cast: Tim Allen, Julie Bowen, Kelly Lynch, Hayden Panettiere, Greg Germann, Robert Joy, James Belushi, Patrick Warburton, Ken Marino, James Cada, Wolfgang Bodison, Cristi Conaway, Tina Lifford
On "Bring Your Daughter to Work Day," and in front of his young daughter (Hayden Panettiere), Joe (Tim Allen) gets kicked around by a co-worker (Patrick Warburton) in the office parking lot. Joe decides to fight back and gets karate training from a washed-up, action film star (James Belushi).
|North Country 2005 R, 126 min.|
Director: Niki Caro
Cast: Charlize Theron, Elle Peterson, Thomas Curtis, Frances McDormand, Sean Bean, Woody Harrelson, Jeremy Renner, Richard Jenkins, Sissy Spacek, James Cada, Rusty Schwimmer, Linda Emond
Very loosely based on a 1980s' legal case, this is the story of Josey Ames (Charlize Theron) who had left her husband, moved in with her parents (Richard Jenkins and Sissy Spacek), and found work in the Minnesota Iron Range. But hazing, pornographic violence, and sexual threats appear to be the order of the day for the women who are outnumbered by the men in the mines. Josie endures abuse until she hires a lawyer (Sean Bean) to sue for sexual harassment, which marked the first successful case of its kind in the United States. Charlize Theron received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress, and Frances McDormand was nominated for Best Supporting Actress.
|Untamed Heart 1993 PG-13, 102 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy / Romance
Director: Tony Bill
Cast: Christian Slater, Marisa Tomei, Rosie Perez, Kyle Secor, Willie Garson, Claudia Wilkens, James Cada, Gary Groomes, Pat Clemons, Lotis Key, Vanessa Hart, Vincent Kartheiser, Nancy Marvy, Wendy Feder, Charley Bartlett
When busboy Adam (Christian Slater) rescues waitress Caroline (Marisa Tomei) from some thugs, love blooms, and they form a relationship. However, bliss is delayed because Adam needs a heart transplant. Adam was raised by nuns who taught him that he has a baboon heart, and he refuses to believe the extent of his problem. Now, he has Cathy to love and guide him through whatever lies ahead.
|1. Factotum (2005)|
2. Joe Somebody (2001)
3. North Country (2005)
4. Untamed Heart (1993)
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