|Another Day in Paradise 1998 R, 99 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Larry Clark
Cast: James Woods, Melanie Griffith, Vincent Kartheiser, Natasha Gregson Wagner, James Otis, Paul Hipp, Brent Briscoe, Peter Sarsgaard, Kim Flowers, Branden Williams, John Gatins, Ryan Donahue, Dick Hancock, Pamela Gordon, Christopher Doyle
Based on ex-con Eddie Little's novel, this is a story about people who depend on sex and drugs to get them through the day. The plot revolves around two couples–Mel (James Woods) & Sid (Melanie Griffith) and Bobbie (Vincent Kartheiser) & Rosie (Natasha Wagner)–who, after Bobbie is physically beaten, form a dysfunctional family of unredemmable souls.
|The Black Dahlia 2006 R, 120 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery
Director: Brian De Palma
Cast: Josh Hartnett, Aaron Eckhart, Scarlett Johansson, Hilary Swank, Mia Kirshner, Fiona Shaw, Mike Starr, Patrick Fischler, James Otis, John Kavanagh, Troy Evans, Pepe Serna, Angus MacInnes, Rachel Miner
Based on James Ellroy's novel about a real-life Los Angeles murder case when Elizabeth Short (Mia Kirshner) was brutally murdered and grotesquely mutilated, this film is fiction but uses details from the still unsolved 1947 case. Ex-boxers, now LAPD detectives Bucky Bleichert (Josh Hartnett) and Lee Blanchard (Aaron Eckhart) investigate the murder in their unique ways. Bucky dumps girlfriend Kay Lake (Scarlett Johansson) when he comes under the spell of the beautiful bisexual, Madeleine (Hilary Swank), who, it turns out, once slept with Elizabeth. Then there are the drugs and police corruption that enter the picture in this difficult case.
|Inhabited 2003 PG-13, 95 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: Kelly Sandefur
Cast: Megan Gallagher, Eric Lutes, Sofia Vassilieva, Malcolm McDowell, Greg Cipes, Peter Looney, Patty McCormack, Rosalind Chao, Robert Joseph, James Otis
Soon after the Russell family moves into their new home, unusual occurrences begin. First, the daughter befriends elves in her playhouse followed by other events that terrify the family members. Just who or what are those elves? Family members decide it's time to get out–NOW.
|1. Another Day in Paradise (1998)|
2. The Black Dahlia (2006)
3. Inhabited (2003)
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