|Around the Bend 2004 R, 85 min.|
Director: Jordan Roberts
Cast: Michael Caine, Christopher Walken, Josh Lucas, Jonah Bobo, Glenne Headly, David Eigenberg, Robert Douglas Washington, Carlos A. Cabarcas, Gerry Bamman, Jean Effron, Lily Knight, Rick Negron, Laurie O'Brien, Norbert Weisser, David Marciano
After the funeral of family patriarch Henry Lair (Michael Caine), three generations of the Lair family–Zach, Jason, and Turner (Jonah Bobo, Josh Lucas, and Christopher Walken)–set off on a trip through the Southwest distributing Henry's ashes, uncovering family secrets, and bonding.
|The Best Thief in the World 2004 R, 93 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy
Director: Jacob Kornbluth
Cast: Mary-Louise Parker, Michael Silverman, David Warshofsky, Audra McDonald, Lois Smith, Margo Martindale, Jelani Jeffries, Jonah Bobo, Tanya Clarke, Chelsea Harkins, Roberta Wallach, Tom Bloom, Shortee Red, T.J. Allen, Wade Mylius
Young Izzy's (Michael Silverman) father Paul (David Warshofsky) has suffered a stroke, and his mother Sue (Mary-Louise Parker) is trying to make ends meet by teaching school. Izzy has a unique solution to relieve the stress at home: he vandalizes neighboring apartments and commits acts of petty theft.
|Choke 2008 R, 92 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Clark Gregg
Cast: Sam Rockwell, Anjelica Huston, Kelly Macdonald, Brad William Henke, Paz de la Huerta, Gillian Jacobs, Mary B. McCann, Matt Gerald, Joel Grey, Viola Harris, Clark Gregg, Kathryn Alexander, Teodorina Bello, Kate Blumberg, Jonah Bobo
Sex addict and medical school dropout Victor Mancini (Sam Rockwell) spends his days working at a Colonial American theme park and his nights at upscale restaurants where he intentionally chokes hoping for attention and money. He also is helping support his mentally ill mother Ida (Angelica Huston) who is institutionalized with dementia. On one visit to his mother, Ida mistakes Victor for her lawyer and tells him she is disappointed in Victor. After that news, Victor and his fellow-addict friend Denny (Brad William Henke) attend a Sex Addicts Anonymous group. Then, in a rare moment of lucidity, Ida tells Victor that she has held back on the identity of his father. Now, with help from Denny and Ida's physician Dr. Paige Marshall (Kelly Macdonald), Victor tries to find out who his father really is.
|Zathura: A Space Adventure 2005 PG, 102 min.|
Genre: Family / Sci-Fi / Comedy / Action / Adventure
Director: Jon Favreau
Cast: Jonah Bobo, Josh Hutcherson, Dax Shepard, Kristen Stewart, Tim Robbins, Frank Oz, John(2) Alexander, Derek Mears, Douglas Tait, Joe Bucaro III, Jeff Wolfe
Shortly after their divorced dad (Tim Robbins) leaves for the office, squabbling, young brothers–Danny (Jonah Bobo) and Walter (Josh Hutcherson)–discover an old board game called "Zathura." When Danny starts playing with pieces of the game, a meteor shower invades the living room and hurls the house and boys into orbit around Saturn. Now, the only way to get home is to stop the bickering and to finish the game. But, can Danny and Walter stop their fighting long enough to succeed?
|1. Around the Bend (2004)|
2. The Best Thief in the World (2004)
3. Choke (2008)
4. Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005)
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