|The Bodyguard from Beijing 1994 N/R, 94 min.|
aka: The Defender
Director: Corey Yuen
Cast: Jet Li, Christy Chung, Kent Cheng, Collin Chou, Wing-chung Leung, Wai-kwok Ng, William Chu, Corey Yuen, Dean Scofield, Fred Tatasciore, John DeMita, Tom Konkle, Arianna Ratner, Joe Hanna, Jennifer Paz
In this Cantonese version of "The Bodyguard," Beijing bodyguard Hui Ching-yeung (Jet Li) is sent to protect Michelle Yeung (Christy Chung) who has witnessed a murder by a corrupt businessman. As Hui fights off hit men while saving Michelle's life, he begins to fall in love with her. Now, complications really arise. Also dubbed in English.
|Leprechaun 3 1995 R, 90 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Horror / Fantasy
Director: Brian Trenchard-Smith
Cast: Warwick Davis, Michael Callan, Lee Armstrong, John DeMita, John Gatins, Caroline Williams, Marcelo Tubert, Tom(2) Dugan, Leigh Allyn Baker, Richard Reicheg, Linda Shayne, Ian Gregory, Roger Hewlett
Has The Leprechaun (Warwick Davis) met his match when he turns up as a statue in Las Vegas? Maybe so when he wakes up in a pawn shop and kills the owner. Now college student Scott (John Gatins)–after gambling away his tuition funds–comes into the shop to pawn his Rolex watch and finds the dead owner and the gold coin that brings good luck. But that luck changes quickly when the Leprechaun returns looking for his coin and will stop at nothing to retrieve it. And the assaults continue as the coin passes from person to person.
|Princess Mononoke 1997 PG-13, 133 min.|
Genre: Animation / Adventure / Fantasy / Thriller
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Cast: Billy Crudup, Claire Danes, Minnie Driver, Billy Bob Thornton, Gillian Anderson, Jada Pinkett Smith, John DeMita, John Di Maggio, Keith David, Corey Burton, Debi Derryberry, Jada Pinkett Smith, Tara Strong
This is one animated adventure film that is NOT for children, but adults will be enthralled. Set in Japan during the Muromachi era, the story is about Ashitaka's (voice of Billy Crudup) search for the cure of a curse that a Tataraba has placed on him. Ashitaka travels far but arrives at his destination only to find himself amidst a battle between the forest animal gods and the iron miners whose work is killing the forest. Now, Ashitaka must attempt to bring peace between humanity and nature.
|1. The Bodyguard from Beijing (1994)|
aka: The Defender
2. Leprechaun 3 (1995)
3. Princess Mononoke (1997)
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