|Afterglow 1997 R, 113 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: Alan Rudolph
Cast: Nick Nolte, Julie Christie, Lara Flynn Boyle, Jonny Lee Miller, Jay Underwood, Domini Blythe, Yves Corbeil, Alan Fawcett, France Castel, Claudia Besso, Michele-Barbara Pelletier, Genevieve Bissonnette, Ivan Smith, Ellen David, Don Jordan
Two couples–Phyllis (Julie Christie) and Lucky (Nick Nolte) and Marianne (Lara Flynn Boyle) and Jeffrey (Jonny Lee Miller)–are suffering because of unhappy marriages. When repair contractor Lucky arrives at Marianne and Jeffrey's apartment, Marianne becomes the object serviced. Meanwhile, Jeffrey finds comfort in Lucky's wife Phyllis who is only too happy to take on the mother role for Jeffrey. Julie Christie received a Best Actress Oscar nomination.
|The Boy Who Could Fly 1986 PG, 120 min.|
Genre: Family / Fantasy Drama
Director: Nick Castle
Cast: Jay Underwood, Bonnie Bedelia, Fred Gwynne, Lucy Deakins, Fred Savage, Colleen Dewhurst, Janet MacLachlan, Jason Priestley, Jennifer Michas, Mindy Cohn, Michelle Bardeaux, Aura Pithart, Cameron Bancroft, Chris Arnold, Sean Kelso
Following the tragic death of his parents, autistic Eric (Jay Underwood) lives with alcoholic Uncle Hugo Gibb (Fred Gwynne) and retreats into a world of dreams where he can fly. Young Millie Michaelson (Lucy Deakins), with family problems of her own, befriends him and together they realize that dreams can come true. Good movie for kids.
|Dancing in September 2000 R, 106 min.|
Director: Reggie Rock Bythewood
Cast: Nicole Ari Parker, Isaiah Washington, Vicellous Reon Shannon, Jay Underwood, Marcia Cross, Michael Cavanaugh, Jenifer Lewis, Malinda Williams, Mel Jackson, Estelle Harris
Tommy (Nicole Ari Parker) is a TV writer who is looking for a new job after a run-in with her network management. She heads to a new, upstart network to sell her ideas and is interviewed by George (Isaiah Washington), a recently hired executive in the Programming Department. He likes Tommy's ideas and tries to sell them to upper management. Not the greatest show in town, but Parker is a highlight.
|Desert Bloom 1986 PG, 104 min.|
Director: Eugene Corr
Cast: Jon Voight, Annabeth Gish, JoBeth Williams, Ellen Barkin, Jay Underwood, Allen Garfield, Desiree Joseph, Dusty Balcerzak, Tressi Loria, Laura Rasmussen
Set in Las Vegas during the atomic bomb testing era, this story is told through flashbacks of Rose Chismore's (Annabeth Gish) formative years. The influences of those around her–mother Lily (JoBeth Williams), alcoholic father Jack (Jon Voight), flamboyant Aunt Starr (Ellen Barkin), and first-love Robin (Jay Underwood)–make their impact on the young girl's life.
|Possums 1998 PG, 97 min.|
Director: J. Max Burnett
Cast: Mac Davis, Cynthia Sikes, Greg Coolidge, Andrew Prine, Dennis Burkley, Monica Creel, Jay Underwood, Jerry Haynes, Clive Revill, Zach Sherman
Will (Mac Davis) has enjoyed his job of radio announcer for the Nowata Possums High School football team so much that when the football program is canceled, he continues to air play-by-plays of imaginary games.
|Promised Land 1987 R, 100 min.|
aka: Young Hearts
Director: Michael Hoffman
Cast: Jason Gedrick, Kiefer Sutherland, Meg Ryan, Tracy Pollan, Googy Gress, Deborah Richter, Sandra Seacat, Jay Underwood, Herta Ware, Oscar Rowland, Walt Logan Field, Kelly Ausland, Todd Anderson, Dave Valenza, Theron Read
This Sundance Institute offering is about four young people–Davy Hancock (Jason Gedrick) and his girlfriend Mary Daley (Tracy Pollan) and Danny "Senator" Rivers (Kiefer Sutherland) and his wife Bev (Meg Ryan)–who readjust dreams when they mature and face reality.
|Son of Darkness: To Die For II 1991 R, 95 min.|
Genre: Drama / Horror / Thriller
aka: To Die For 2: Son of Darkness
Director: David Price
Cast: Rosalind Allen, Steve Bond, Scott Jacoby, Michael Praed, Amanda Wyss, Remy O'Neill, Jay Underwood, Michael Eric Kramer, Jann Carl, Elizabeth Woods, Jim Price, George Fisher, Scott Dorel, Doug Collins, Devin Sims
Two years have passed, and vampire Tom (Steve Bond) is up to his old tricks while living with vampire cohort Vlad who has now become Dr. Max Schreck (Michael Praed) and gives his vampire friends blood from the hospital where he works as an emergency room doctor. Celia (Amanda Wyss) lives with Max and Tom in their Lake Serenity castle. Martin (Scott Jacoby) arrives at the castle after reading about coyotes attacking people in the community and recognizing the bites as those of vampires. Living nearby is Nina Black (Rosalind Allen) who is having problems with her adopted baby Tyler (Devon Sims) and takes him to the emergency room. Max recognizes Tyler as his own son and convinces Nina to stay with him. The plot reaches a climax when Tom threatens to kill Nina and turn Tyler into a full-fledged vampire. Max tries to stop Tom but gets knocked out, and Celia comes to his rescue and impales Tom. Then, knowing it is time to finally put an end to their blood-sucking evil deeds, Martin opens the curtains allowing the sunshine to put an end to Max.
|Uncle Buck 1989 PG, 100 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: John Hughes
Cast: John Candy, Jean Louisa Kelly, Gaby Hoffmann, Macaulay Culkin, Amy Madigan, Elaine Bromka, Garrett M. Brown, Laurie Metcalf, Jay Underwood, Brian Tarantina, Mike Starr, Suzanne Shepherd, William Windom
While his brother (Garrett M. Brown) and sister-in-law (Elaine Bromka) are out of town, Uncle Buck (John Candy) steps in and takes care of their children: six-year-old Maizy (Gaby Hoffman), eight-year-old Miles (Macaulay Culkin), and teenager Tia (Jean Louisa Kelly). Although there are problems at first, the inept Uncle Buck manages to overcome his own faults and wins the respect of the children.
|1. Afterglow (1997)|
2. The Boy Who Could Fly (1986)
3. Dancing in September (2000)
4. Desert Bloom (1986)
5. Possums (1998)
6. Promised Land (1987)
aka: Young Hearts
7. Son of Darkness: To Die For II (1991)
aka: To Die For 2: Son of Darkness
8. Uncle Buck (1989)
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