|Article 99 1992 R, 100 min.|
Director: Howard Deutch
Cast: Ray Liotta, Kiefer Sutherland, Forest Whitaker, Lea Thompson, John C. McGinley, John Mahoney, Keith David, Kathy Baker, Eli Wallach, Noble Willingham, Julie Bovasso, Troy Evans, Lynne Thigpen, Jeffrey Tambor, Leo Burmester
Funding cutbacks have made matters worse at the VA hospital where Dr. Richard Sturgess (Ray Liotta) works. The red tape is awesome, and "Article 99" states that care can be given only if it can be shown that the problem is military-related. But, Dr. Sturgess and his cohorts find ways of getting around this problem.
|Betsy's Wedding 1990 R, 99 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: Alan Alda
Cast: Alan Alda, Madeline Kahn, Molly Ringwald, Ally Sheedy, Joey Bishop, Anthony LaPaglia, Catherine O'Hara, Joe Pesci, Burt Young, Julie Bovasso, Nicolas Coster, Bibi Besch, Dylan Walsh, Camille Saviola, Allan Rich
Eddie Hopper (Alan Alda) has problems with his contracting business and to add to his predicament, his daughter Betsy (Molly Ringwald) has just announced her engagement. One way out is to let the mob finance his failing housing development and to find "discounts" in wedding supplies. Of course, everything goes awry, but in the meantime it makes for a very funny story.
|Moonstruck 1987 PG, 103 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: Norman Jewison
Cast: Cher, Nicolas Cage, Olympia Dukakis, Vincent Gardenia, Danny Aiello, John Mahoney, Julie Bovasso, Louis Guss, Joe Grifasi, Anita Gillette, Leonardo Cimino, Feodor Chaliapin Jr., Nada Despotovich, Helen Hanft, Robin Bartlett
Loretta (Cher) is a superstitious woman who feels that bad luck has caused her tragedies in life. She accepts Johnny Commarari's (Danny Aiello) marriage proposal because she wants the security of a husband. After Johnny leaves for a trip to Sicily to visit his dying mother, Loretta meets his brother Ronny (Nicholas Cage), and she finds the great love of her life. Cher and Olympia Dukakis (in the role of Loretta's mother) won Oscars for this film, as did the Writing-Screenplay. Nominations were received for Best Picture, Supporting Actor (Vincent Gardenia as Loretta's father) and Director.
|Off Beat 1986 PG, 92 min.|
Director: Michael Dinner
Cast: Judge Reinhold, Meg Tilly, Cleavant Derricks, Joe Mantegna, Jacques d'Amboise, Amy Wright, John Turturro, Harvey Keitel, Julie Bovasso, Anthony Zerbe
Librarian Joe Gower (Judge Reinhold) is filling in for a friend on the police force when he meets and falls in love with a female officer, Rachel Wareham (Meg Tilly)
|Saturday Night Fever 1977 R, 120 min.|
Genre: Musical / Drama / Romance
Director: John Badham
Cast: John Travolta, Karen Lynn Gorney, Donna Pescow, Barry Miller, Joseph Cali, Paul Pape, Martin Shakar, Fran Drescher, Julie Bovasso, Bruce Ornstein, Sam Coppola, Nina Hansen, Lisa Peluso, Denny Dillon, Bert Michaels
This is the definitive movie on 1970s' teenage culture. The story is about 19-year-old Brooklyn native Tony Manero (John Travolta) who lives for Saturday night disco dancing. But, disco dancing is one of the few good things in Tony's life where his priest brother Frank Manero Jr. (Martin Shakar) gets all the accolades at home. A chance for change appears in the form of Stephanie (Karen Lynn Gorney) who wants to leave Brooklyn and move to the big city of Manhattan. After Stephanie and Tony enter a dance competition as partners, Tony's life is destined to change forever. Travolta was nominated for a Best Actor Oscar. Sequel: "Staying Alive."
|Staying Alive 1983 PG, 96 min.|
Genre: Drama / Musical
Director: Sylvester Stallone
Cast: John Travolta, Cynthia Rhodes, Finola Hughes, Steve Inwood, Julie Bovasso, Frank Stallone, Polly O'Malley, Tony Munafo, Robert Martini, Sarah M. Miles, Kurtwood Smith, Charles Ward, Norma Donaldson, Jesse Doran, Joyce Hyser
Six years after "Saturday Night Fever," Tony Manero (John Travolta) is still trying to find success. Now, he has left the Brooklyn discos and finds a role in the Broadway show, "Satan's Alley." The show's star, Laura (Finola Hughes), becomes the object of Tony's attentions, but his loyal girlfriend Jackie (Cynthia Rhodes) stands by him throughout the sexual tensions of Tony and Laura while Tony becomes a Broadway star.
|Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon 1970 PG, 112 min.|
Director: Otto Preminger
Cast: Liza Minnelli, Ken Howard, Robert Moore, James Coco, Kay Thompson, Fred Williamson, Anne Revere, Ben Piazza, Leonard Frey, Julie Bovasso
Three handicapped people–Junie Moon (Liza Minnelli), Arthur (Ken Howard), and Warren (Robert Moore)–band together and support each other in an attempt to live normal lives.
|The Verdict 1982 R, 128 min.|
Director: Sidney Lumet
Cast: Paul Newman, Charlotte Rampling, James Mason, Jack Warden, Milo O'Shea, Lindsay Crouse, Ed Binns, Julie Bovasso, Roxanne Hart, James Handy, Wesley Addy, Joe Seneca, Lewis J. Stadlen, Kent Broadhurst, Colin Stinton
Down-and-out, alcoholic lawyer Frank Galvin (Paul Newman), assisted by girlfriend Laura Fischer (Charlotte Rampling), works on a case against Ed Concannon (James Mason) that could be his salvation. The case involves a malpractice suit against a Catholic hospital that may be responsible for the poor condition of a woman who ran into problems with anesthesia given during childbirth. Academy Award nominations included Best Picture, Actor (Newman), Supporting Actor (Mason), and Director.
|Willie and Phil 1980 R, 115 min.|
Director: Paul Mazursky
Cast: Michael Ontkean, Margot Kidder, Ray Sharkey, Jan Miner, Tom Brennan, Laurence Fishburne, Natalie Wood, Kristine DeBell, Julie Bovasso, Kaki Hunter
After viewing Truffaut's "Jules and Jim," Willie (Michael Ontkean) and Phil (Ray Sharkey) reenact the story as friends and lovers of the very liberal Jeannette (Margot Kidder).
|1. Article 99 (1992)|
2. Betsy's Wedding (1990)
3. Moonstruck (1987)
4. Off Beat (1986)
5. Saturday Night Fever (1977)
6. Staying Alive (1983)
7. Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon (1970)
8. The Verdict (1982)
9. Willie and Phil (1980)
10. Wise Guys (1986)
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