|The Boxer 1997 R, 112 min.|
Director: Jim Sheridan
Cast: Daniel Day-Lewis, Emily Watson, Brian Cox, Ken Stott, Gerard McSorley, Eleanor Methven, Ciaran Fitzgerald, Kenneth Cranham, Daragh Donnelly, Frank Coughlan, Michael James Ford, Ian McElhinney, Maria McDermottroe, Kirsten Sheridan, Veronica Duffy
Upon his release after a 14-year imprisonment for IRA activities, Danny Flynn (Daniel Day-Lewis) enters a changed community–including that of Protestant vs. Catholic AND his former love, Maggie (Emily Watson), who is now a married woman. Danny seeks to revive a local boxing club through which he works with both Catholic and Protestant youth while the town gossips about Danny and Maggie.
|Casanova 2005 R, 112 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Comedy / Drama
Director: Lasse Hallstrom
Cast: Heath Ledger, Sienna Miller, Jeremy Irons, Oliver Platt, Lena Olin, Stephen Greif, Natalie Dormer, Tim McInnerny, Helen McCrory, Omid Djalili, Charlie Cox, Philip Davis, Ken Stott, Leigh Lawson, Paddy Ward
During the 18th century in Venice, legendary womanizer Lord Jacome Casanova (Heath Ledger) finally meets his match in Francesca Bruni (Sienna Miller) who is engaged to marry another (Oliver Platt). Will Casanova clean up his act, find true love, and get Inquisitor Pucci (Jeremy Irons) off his back?
|Charlie Wilson's War 2007 R, 97 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy
Director: Mike Nichols
Cast: Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams, Ned Beatty, Emily Blunt, Om Puri, Ken Stott, John Slattery, Denis O'Hare, Jud Tylor, Christopher Denham, Brian Markinson, Peter Gerety
Based on George Crile's popular book, this story, based on fact, involves funding for a covert war operation, which provided money and weapons to Afghan rebels. Liberal living and thinking Texas playboy congressman Charlie Wilson (Tom Hanks) joins forces with CIA Agent Gust Avrakotos (Philip Seymour Hoffman) and wealthy, anti-communist Joanne Herring (Julia Roberts). Charlie manages to squeeze money out of a House subcommittee giving the Afghan resistance the means to fight off the Soviet invaders. Throughout the 1980s, money was provided, and, by the end of the decade, the Soviets were on the run–thanks to Charlie. Hoffman received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor.
|Fever Pitch 1997 N/R, 105 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: David Evans
Cast: Colin Firth, Ruth Gemmell, Ken Stott, Neil Pearson, Holly Aird, Lorraine Ashbourne, Luke Aikman, Bea Guard, Mark Strong, Richard Claxton, Peter Quince, Charles Cork, Bob Curtiss, Philip Bond, Scott Baker
Based on sports writer Nick Homby's 1992 autobiography, this comedy is about English teacher Paul Ashworth's (Colin Firth) love for his favorite soccer team: the Arsenals. A new teacher at his school, Sarah (Ruth Gemmell), and Paul become romantically involved despite the fact that she dislikes soccer and realizes her life will revolve around the Arsenal soccer season. Will Paul's obsession with soccer ruin their relationship?
|I'll Sleep When I'm Dead 2004 R, 102 min.|
Director: Mike Hodges
Cast: Clive Owen, Charlotte Rampling, Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, Malcolm McDowell, Jamie Foreman, Ken Stott, Sylvia Syms, Alexander Morton, John Surman, Paul Mohan, Amber Batty, Damian Dibben
Three years ago, Will (Clive Owen) left his world of organized crime and has been living a very quiet life. But, when his brother, Davey (Jonathan Rhys-Meyers), commits suicide after being raped, Will investigates. He figures out that a married crime lord (Malcolm McDowell) raped Davey, and, now, Will seeks revenge.
|King Arthur 2004 PG-13, 125 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Action / Drama
Director: Antoine Fuqua
Cast: Clive Owen, Ioan Gruffudd, Mads Mikkelsen, Joel Edgerton, Hugh Dancy, Ray Winstone, Ray Stevenson, Keira Knightley, Stephen Dillane, Stellan Skarsgard, Til Schweiger, Ivano Marescotti, Ken Stott, Sean Gilder, Pat Kinevane
In the fifth century, at the time of the collapse of the Roman Empire, devout Christian Arthur (Clive Owen) chooses to remain in England where he joins a band of knights striving to bring order to the countryside. Arthur and his knights–Lancelot (Ioan Gruffudd), Tristan (Mads Mikkelsen), Gawain (Joel Edgerton), Galahad (Hugh Dancy), Bors (Ray Winstone), and Dagonet (Ray Stevenson)–fight the invading Saxon army, and, in the process, Arthur falls in love with Guinevere (Keira Knightley).
|Plunkett & Macleane 1999 R, 102 min.|
Director: Jake Scott
Cast: Robert Carlyle, Jonny Lee Miller, Liv Tyler, Michael Gambon, Ken Stott, Alan Cumming, Claire Rushbrook, Iain Robertson, Tommy Flanagan, James Thornton
Macleane (Jonny Lee Miller) and Plunkett (Robert Carlyle) are two rogues living in England during the mid-1700s–an era when highwaymen took advantage of the well-to-do aristocracy. Macleane and Plunkett meet and join forces to conduct their own game of ridding society's finest of their assets. They learn quickly, but their partnership is threatened when Macleane falls in love with the beautiful Lady Rebecca (Liv Tyler).
|Saint-Ex 1996 PG, 90 min.|
Genre: Drama / Fantasy
Director: Anand Tucker
Cast: Bruno Ganz, Miranda Richardson, Janet McTeer, Katrin Cartlidge, Ken Stott, Eleanor Bron, Brid Brennan, Karl Johnson, Daniel Craig, Anna Calder-Marshall, Dominic Rowan, Aidan Cottrell Boyce, Joe Cottrell Boyce, Nicholas Hewetson, Alex Kingston
This is a very good film biography of Antoine de Saint-Exupery, the pilot who delivered the mail and still managed to author the beloved children's classic, "The Little Prince." The story centers on the relationship of Saint-Ex (Bruno Ganz) and his wife, Consuelo Carillo (Miranda Richardson) who has problems adapting to her role of an aviator's wife.
|Shallow Grave 1994 R, 92 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy / Thriller
Director: Danny Boyle
Cast: Kerry Fox, Christopher Eccleston, Ewan McGregor, Keith Allen, Ken Stott, Peter Mullan, Colin McCredie, Victoria Nairn, Gary Lewis, Jean Marie Coffey, Leonard O'Malley, David Scoular, Grant Glendinning, Victor Eadie, Robert David MacDonald
Alex (Ewan McGregor), Juliet (Kerry Fox), and David (Christopher Eccleston) are roommates in search of a fourth person to share the rent. They choose Hugo (Keith Allen), and he moves in. When Hugo is found dead from a drug overdose and a suitcase filled with money lies near his side, they bury Hugo and keep his bag filled with drug dealers' money. Problems ensue when the drug dealers and police investigate and are on their trail.
|1. The Boxer (1997)|
2. Casanova (2005)
3. Charlie Wilson's War (2007)
4. Fever Pitch (1997)
5. I'll Sleep When I'm Dead (2004)
6. King Arthur (2004)
7. Plunkett & Macleane (1999)
8. Saint-Ex (1996)
9. Shallow Grave (1994)
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