|Fraternity Vacation 1985 PG, 95 min.|
Director: James Frawley
Cast: Stephen Geoffreys, Sheree J. Wilson, Cameron Dye, Leigh McCloskey, Tim Robbins, Matt McCoy, Amanda Bearse, John Vernon, Nita Talbot, Barbara Crampton, Kathleen Kinmont, Max Wright, Julie Payne, Franklyn Ajaye, Charles Rocket
Three fraternity brothers (Stephen Geoffreys, Cameron Dye, and Tim Robbins) head off to Palm Springs for Spring break after the father of one has paid off the other two to take his son along and help him find a girl. Thus begins their adventure. For teens only.
|Glengarry Glen Ross 1992 R, 100 min.|
Director: James Foley
Cast: Al Pacino, Jack Lemmon, Ed Harris, Alan Arkin, Alec Baldwin, Kevin Spacey, Jonathan Pryce, Bruce Altman, Jude Ciccolella, Paul Butler, Barry Rossen, Neal Jones, Dana Lee, Julie Payne, George Cheung
This is the Pulitzer Prize winning story about 24 hours in the lives of four Chicago real estate salesmen–Ricky Roma (Al Pacino), Shelley "The Machine" Levine (Jack Lemmon), Moss (Ed Harris), and Aaronow (Alan Arkin). Sales consultant Blake (Alec Baldwin) orders the salesmen to "sell or get out," and now they will stop at almost nothing in their desperate attempts to obtain sales and keep their respective jobs. A good movie.
|Just Between Friends 1986 PG-13, 110 min.|
Director: Allan Burns
Cast: Mary Tyler Moore, Christine Lahti, Ted Danson, Sam Waterston, Salome Jens, Susan Rinell, Julie Payne, Read Morgan, Jane Greer, Beverly Sanders, Mark Blum, Timothy Gibbs, Diane Stilwell, Castulo Guerra
Holly Davis (Mary Tyler Moore) is a happily married housewife, with no apparent problems, who runs into a big one when she discovers that her new friend Sandy Dunlap (Christine Lahti) and she are in love with the same man: Holly's husband Chip (Ted Danson). Chip dies suddenly, and, in the midst of the tragedy, Holly discovers that Sandy is pregnant and has been trying to keep it a secret. Problems rise to the fore, but Chip's friend Harry Crandall (Sam Waterston) steps in to help.
|The Lonely Guy 1984 R, 90 min.|
Director: Arthur Hiller
Cast: Steve Martin, Charles Grodin, Judith Ivey, Steve Lawrence, Robyn Douglass, Merv Griffin, Joyce Brothers, Julie Payne, Rance Howard, Erik Holland, Madison Arnold, Roger Robinson, Dan Hannafin, Joan Sweeny, Nicholas Mele
Larry Hubbard (Steve Martin) is a writer who comes home one day to find his lover Danielle (Robyn Douglass) in bed with another man. He becomes the "Lonely Guy" and meets and commiserates with another "Lonely Guy" (Charles Grodin). Now, Larry spots Iris (Judith Ivey) and wants to get involved with her, but she rejects him. Larry begins to write a book to help others as lonely as he is. His book is published and becomes a best seller, but will Larry's new wealth and fame be enough to kindle a romance with Iris?
|Misery 1990 R, 107 min.|
Genre: Drama / Horror / Thriller
Director: Rob Reiner
Cast: James Caan, Kathy Bates, Frances Sternhagen, Richard Farnsworth, Lauren Bacall, Graham Jarvis, Jerry Potter, Thomas Brunelle, June Christopher, Julie Payne, Archie Hahn III, Gregory Snegoff, Wendy Bowers, Rob Reiner, J.T. Walsh
A famous author, Paul Sheldon (James Caan), has written a series of books with a heroine named Misery Chastain. When he has a car wreck, he is rescued by a mountain resident, Annie Wilkes (Kathy Bates), who tends to his injuries. Unfortunately, she is more than a little upset that Paul has ended Misery's life, and she decides to force him to bring Misery back to life in a new book. This movie is from the Stephen King novel by the same name. Kathy Bates won an Oscar for her performance.
|Private School 1983 R, 97 min.|
aka: Private School...For Girls
Director: Noel Black
Cast: Phoebe Cates, Betsy Russell, Kathleen Wilhoite, Matthew Modine, Michael Zorek, Fran Ryan, Ray Walston, Sylvia Kristel, Jonathan Prince, Kari Lizer, Richard Stahl, Julie Payne, Frances Bay, Frank Aletter
This teen-sexploitation film features plenty of nudity as the boys from a boys academy mix in their own unique ways with the girls attending a private girls' school.
|THX 1138 1971 PG, 88 min.|
Genre: Sci-Fi / Drama / Mystery / Thriller
Director: George Lucas
Cast: Robert Duvall, Maggie McOmie, Ian Wolfe, Donald Pleasence, Don Pedro Colley, Sid Haig, David Ogden Stiers, John Pearce, Julie Payne, James Cranna, Marshall Efron, Irene Cagen, Gary Alan Marsh, Eugene I. Stillman, John Seaton
This tale about life in the future where people behave like robots began as a 20-minute production assignment when George Lucas was a student. Later, it was expanded and distributed by Warner Bros. The storyline begins in an underground city where the human race now exists, and residents are drugged to control their emotions. Sex is outlawed. But THX 1138's (Robert Duvall) roommate LUH 3417 (Maggie McOmie) has been reducing their drugs, and they have discovered love. Now, LUH is pregnant, and THX is sent to prison for drug evasion. THX, with help from prison-mate SEN 5241 (Donald Pleasence) and TV hologram (Don Pedro Colley), escapes from prison, searches for LUH, and attempts to escape to Earth's surface while being pursued by the robocops.
|1. Fraternity Vacation (1985)|
2. Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
3. Just Between Friends (1986)
4. The Lonely Guy (1984)
5. Misery (1990)
6. Private School (1983)
aka: Private School...For Girls
7. THX 1138 (1971)
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