|Bedrooms & Hallways 1998 N/R, 96 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: Rose Troche
Cast: Kevin McKidd, Hugo Weaving, Simon Callow, Jennifer Ehle, Tom Hollander, James Purefoy, Julie Graham, Christopher Fulford, Harriet Walter, Con O'Neill, Paul Higgins, Merelina Kendall, Victoria Williams, Simon Green, Nichola McAuliffe
Leo (Kevin McKidd), a member of a consciousness-raising group, admits his attraction for Brendan (James Purefoy) who is in the same group. This revelation leads to an affair. But, in very short order, Brendan's ex-girlfriend, Sally (Jennifer Ehle), appears on the scene. Leo is shocked that Sally was his own high-school sweetheart. Is there still chemistry between Leo and Sally, OR will Leo remain true to Brendan, OR do we care?
|Blessed 2004 R, 97 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: Simon Fellows
Cast: Heather Graham, James Purefoy, Andy Serkis, David Hemmings, Stella Stevens, Fionnula Flanagan, William Hootkins, Michael J. Reynolds, Michele Gentille, Alan Mckenna, Debora Weston, Ilie Dobre, Adrian Cretu, Radu Branzaru, Oxana Moravec
Samantha and Craig Howard ( Heather Graham and James Purefoy) REALLY want a baby, but Samantha (Heather Graham) is infertile. But wait–there is a clinic that can help. The clinic does indeed help, and a baby is on the way. But, Satan may be the father in this rip-off of "Rosemary's Baby" that went straight to video.
|Feast of July 1995 R, 116 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery
Director: Christopher Menaul
Cast: Embeth Davidtz, Tom Bell, James Purefoy, Kenneth Anderson, Ben Chaplin, Greg Wise, Gemma Jones, David Neal, Julian Protheroe, Mark Neal, Tim Preece, Daphne Neville, Charles De'Ath, Colin Prockter, Richard Hope
Set in Victorian England, poor downtrodden Bella Ford (Embeth Davidtz) is rescued after giving birth to a stillborn baby and brought to the country home of Ben Wainwright (Tom Bell). She is admired by all three of Wainwright's sons but settles on Con (Ben Chaplin). All goes well until Con confronts the ogre who was responsible for Bella's earlier pregnancy.
|A Knight's Tale 2001 PG-13, 132 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Comedy / Romance
Director: Brian Helgeland
Cast: Heath Ledger, Rufus Sewell, Shannyn Sossamon, Mark Addy, Paul Bettany, Laura Fraser, Alan Tudyk, Berenice Bejo, James Purefoy, Christopher Cazenove, Scott Handy, Leagh Conwell, Steven O'Donnell, Nick Brimble, Jonathan Slinger
Writer, producer, director Brian Helgeland presents this tale, set in the 14th-century. Knowing that the sport of jousting is reserved for royalty, lowly squire William Thatcher (Heath Ledger) takes on the persona of his dead master Sir Ulrich von Lichtenstein and enters a jousting competition. William wins and with help from friends, Wat and Roland (Alan Tudyk and Mark Addy) along with aspiring writer Geoffrey Chaucer (Paul Bettany), he continues his deception and wins match after match. He even beats the undefeated Count Adhemar (Rufus Sewell) and gains the affection of Lady Jocelyn (Shannyn Sossamon). But, how long will it take before William's deception is exposed?
|Lighthouse 1999 R, 95 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: Simon Hunter
Cast: Rachel Shelley, James Purefoy, Don Warrington, Christopher Adamson, Bob Goody, Pat Kelman, Chris Dunne, Paul Brooke, Norman Mitchell, Jason Round
A psychotic killer, Leo Rook (Christopher Adamson), escapes from a boat taking him to prison. He heads for Ghenna Rocks lighthouse, promptly hacks up the lighthouse staff, turns off the lighthouse beacon, and waits for the prison boat to crash. His ploy works, and Rook is soon joined by six survivors from the sinking boat who, one-by-one, become his next victims.
|Mansfield Park 1999 PG-13, 110 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy / Romance
Director: Patricia Rozema
Cast: Frances O'Connor, Embeth Davidtz, Jonny Lee Miller, Alessandro Nivola, Harold Pinter, Lindsay Duncan, Sheila Gish, James Purefoy, Hugh Bonneville, Justine Waddell, Hannah Taylor-Gordon, Talya Gordon, Lindsay Duncan, Bruce Byron, Philip Sarson
Based on Jane Austen's novel, set in 1806 London, this story revolves around the premise of Austen's day that money determines society. Fanny Price (Hannah Taylor-Gordon) is a poor ten-year-old girl who has been sent to live with well-to-do relatives in Mansfield Park. She establishes a bond with her cousin, Edmund Bertram (Philip Sarson), and later Fanny (now played by Frances O'Connor) and Edmund (now played by Jonny Lee Miller) fall in love. But love does NOT conquer all in 19th-century England, and when Fanny refuses an arranged marriage to Henry Crawford (Alessandro Nivola), she is sent out on her own.
|Maybe Baby 2000 R, 93 min.|
Director: Ben Elton
Cast: Hugh Laurie, Joely Richardson, Adrian Lester, James Purefoy, Emma Thompson, Tom Hollander, Joanna Lumley, Rowan Atkinson, Matthew Macfadyen, Yasmin Bannerman
Lucy Bell (Joely Richardson) wants desperately to have a baby, and her husband, Sam (Hugh Laurie), is eager to oblige. But, Sam takes things a big step over the line when he writes a script about Lucy's experiences–without Lucy's consent!
|Resident Evil 2002 R, 100 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: Paul W.S. Anderson
Cast: Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez, Eric Mabius, James Purefoy, Colin Salmon, Heike Makatsch, Joseph May, Michaela Dicker, Martin Crewes, Pasquale Aleardi, Ryan McCluskey, Oscar Pearce, Indra Ove, Anna Bolt, Stephen Billington
An elite military unit–led by Alice (Milla Jovovich) and Rain (Michelle Rodriguez)–comes to the rescue when an out-of-control supercomputer turns scientists into flesh-eating zombies and releases the mutated lab-animal with a nine-foot tongue.
|Vanity Fair 2004 PG-13, 140 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Mira Nair
Cast: Reese Witherspoon, James Purefoy, Romola Garai, Rhys Ifans, Gabriel Byrne, Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, Eileen Atkins, Jim Broadbent, Bob Hoskins, Tony Maudsley, John Franklyn-Robbins, Deborah Findlay, Angelica Mandy, Roger Lloyd-Pack, Ruth Sheen
A London lass, Becky Sharp (Reese Witherspoon), overcomes her youth as a poor orphan, earns an education, and begins her climb up Britain's 19th-century social ladder when she gains a job as governess for the daughters of Sir Pitt Crawley (Bob Hoskins). Becky marries Crawley's son Rawdon (James Purefoy), but problems rise to the fore. Now, Becky uses her wiles on the powerful Steyne (Gabriel Byrne) to gain yet another step up the social ladder.
|1. Bedrooms & Hallways (1998)|
2. Blessed (2004)
3. Feast of July (1995)
4. A Knight's Tale (2001)
5. Lighthouse (1999)
6. Mansfield Park (1999)
7. Maybe Baby (2000)
8. Resident Evil (2002)
9. Vanity Fair (2004)
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