|Dancing at Lughnasa 1998 PG, 94 min.|
Director: Pat O'Connor
Cast: Meryl Streep, Michael Gambon, Catherine McCormack, Kathy Burke, Sophie Thompson, Brid Brennan, Rhys Ifans, Darrell Johnston, Lorcan Cranitch, Peter Gowen, Gerard McSorley, John Kavanagh, Marie Mullen, Dawn Bradfield, Kate O'Toole
Set in rural Ireland during 1936, this is the story of the Mundy sisters. All five–Kit (Meryl Streep), Chrissy (Catherine McCormack), Maggie (Kathy Burke), Rosie (Sophie Thompson), and Aggie (Brid Brennan)–are spinsters and are supported by Kate's salary as a schoolteacher. When their brother, Father Jack (Michael Gambon), returns from 25 years in Africa a change is certain to take place in their lives. 1 User Review
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| I loved this one! I saw it quite by accodent on TV in Phoenix one nite. It reminded me of my family so long ago.|
|Elizabeth 1998 R, 124 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Shekhar Kapur
Cast: Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, Christopher Eccleston, Joseph Fiennes, Richard Attenborough, Fanny Ardant, Kathy Burke, John Gielgud, Emily Mortimer, Kelly Macdonald, Eric Cantona, Vincent Cassel, Edward Hardwicke, Jamie Foreman, George Yiasoumi
In 1558, at the age of 25, Elizabeth I (Cate Blanchett) took over the throne of England; she would rule for the next 45 years but not before successfully fighting off her Catholic enemies–the French, the Spanish, and the Pope. Academy Award nominations included Best Picture and Actress (Blanchett).
|Flushed Away 2006 PG, 86 min.|
Genre: Animation / Family / Comedy
Director: David Bowers, Sam Fell
Cast: Hugh Jackman, Kate Winslet, Ian McKellen, Andy Serkis, Jean Reno, Bill Nighy, Shane Richie, Kathy Burke, David Suchet, Miriam Margolyes, Susan Duerden, Miles Richardson
Roddy (voice of Hugh Jackman) is a mouse living the good life in a posh London apartment–until a sewer rat, Sid (voice of Shane Richie), arrives on the scene, lures Roddy into a "whirlpool," and flushes him down the toilet. From that drain pipe, Roddy enters London's sewer world of Ratropolis where he becomes involved in quite an adventure with rats, toads, and frogs that include scavenger Rita (voice of Kate Winslet) and the evil Toad (voice of Ian McKellen).
|Love, Honour and Obey 2000 N/R, 98 min.|
Director: Dominic Anciano, Ray Burdis
Cast: Sadie Frost, Ray Winstone, Jonny Lee Miller, Jude Law, Kathy Burke, Sean Pertwee, Denise Van Outen, Rhys Ifans, Dominic Anciano, Ray Burdis
Jonny (Jonny Lee Miller) talks his boyhood pal, Jude (Jude Law), into getting him a job working for Jude's gangster-boss uncle, Ray (Ray Burdis), only to find that he is quickly bored with the new lifestyle. To liven things up, Jonny rips off a rival gang, and the ensuing gang war shifts into high gear.
|Nil by Mouth 1997 R, 128 min.|
Director: Gary Oldman
Cast: Ray Winstone, Kathy Burke, Charlie Creed-Miles, Laila Morse, Edna Dore, Chrissie Coterill, Jon Morrison, Jamie Foreman, Steve Sweeney, Terry Rowley
Set in London, this is the story of a dysfunctional family trying to survive despite problems of drug addiction and violence.
|Once Upon a Time in the Midlands 2002 R, 104 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Shane Meadows
Cast: Robert Carlyle, Rhys Ifans, Vanessa Feltz, Ricky Tomlinson, Kathy Burke, Shirley Henderson, Vicki Patterson, Finn Atkins, Kelly Thresher, Andrew Shim, Ryan Bruce, Eliot Otis Brown Walters
After less-than-honorable Jimmy (Robert Carlyle) watches a TV show on which dull-but-nice Dek (Rhys Ifans) proposes to Jimmy's ex-wife Shirley (Shirley Henderson), Jimmy heads to the English Midlands hoping to get back into the good graces of Shirley and their 12-year-old daughter, Marlene (Finn Atkins).
|1. Dancing at Lughnasa (1998)|
2. Elizabeth (1998)
3. Flushed Away (2006)
4. Love, Honour and Obey (2000)
5. Nil by Mouth (1997)
6. Once Upon a Time in the Midlands (2002)
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