|Angels in America 2003 TV, 352 min.|
Genre: Drama / Fantasy
Director: Mike Nichols
Cast: Al Pacino, Meryl Streep, Emma Thompson, Justin Kirk, Ben Shenkman, Mary-Louise Parker, Jeffrey Wright, James Cromwell, Patrick Wilson, Michael Gambon, Simon Callow, Melissa Wilder, Robin Weigert, Florence Kastriner, Howard Pinhasik
This made-for-TV miniseries is set in New York City in the mid-1980s, during the first days of the AIDS crisis in the era of the conservative Reagan administration. The story revolves around a gay couple–Prior Walter (Justin Kirk) and Louis Ironson (Ben Shenkman)–and the Angel (Emma Thompson) who seems to visit Prior through hallucinatory dreams. At the same time, right-wing lawyer Roy Cohn (Al Pacino) is also dying of AIDS and is visited by the ghost of Ethel Rosenberg (Meryl Streep) who he had sent to the electric chair.
|Ask the Dust 2006 R, 115 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Robert Towne
Cast: Colin Farrell, Salma Hayek, Donald Sutherland, Eileen Atkins, Idina Menzel, Justin Kirk, Dion Basco, Jeremy Crutchley, William Mapother, Tamara Craig Thomas, Ronald France, Donna Mosley, Paul Rylander, Wayne Harrison, Natasha Staples
Aspiring writer Arturo Bandini (Colin Farrell) leaves his home in Colorado and arrives in 1930s' Los Angeles with dreams of gaining fame and fortune through a writing career. Along with his fortune, he plans to have a beautiful, wealthy woman by his side. Arturo tries to make it in L.A., but after five months he is broke and hungry. That is when Camilla (Salma Hayek) enters his life. Camilla is a Mexican waitress who also wants more than she has been given in life. There is an attraction between the two, but Arturo and Camilla have much to overcome before they see the light of day.
|1. Angels in America (2003)|
2. Ask the Dust (2006)
3. Love! Valour! Compassion! (1997)
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