|Angus 1995 PG-13, 90 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy
Director: Patrick Read Johnson
Cast: Charlie Talbert, George C. Scott, Kathy Bates, Chris Owen, Lawrence Pressman, Rita Moreno, Ariana Richards, Robert Curtis Brown, Kevin Connolly, Yvette Freeman, Salim Grant, Epatha Harris, Robin Lynn Heath, Evan Kaufman, James Keane
The story is about overweight, unpopular 14-year-old Angus Bethune (Charlie Talbert) who longs to become part of the Jefferson High School "group." His friend Troy Wedberg (Chris Owen) and Angus's Grandpa Ivan (George C. Scott) try to help Angus overcome his shyness, but will they succeed, and will Angus change his mind about being admitted into Jefferson High School?
|Antwone Fisher 2002 PG-13, 117 min.|
Director: Denzel Washington
Cast: Derek Luke, Joy Bryant, Denzel Washington, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Earl Billings, Kevin Connolly, Viola Davis, Rainoldo Gooding, Novella Nelson, Yolonda Ross, Malcolm David Kelley, Cory Hodges, Leonard Earl Howze, Kente Scott, Leo Nepomuceno
U.S. Navy psychiatrist Jerome Davenport (Denzel Washington) gets to the root of 25-year-old sailor Antwone Fisher's (Derek Luke) anger. Jerome becomes Antwone's surrogate father, encouraging him to search for his biological relatives in order to confront his painful past and, in the process, move forward with his life.
|The Beverly Hillbillies 1993 PG, 93 min.|
Genre: Family / Comedy
Director: Penelope Spheeris
Cast: Jim Varney, Dabney Coleman, Cloris Leachman, Lily Tomlin, Diedrich Bader, Buddy Ebsen, Erika Eleniak, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Dolly Parton, Lea Thompson, Rob Schneider, Penny Fuller, Linda Carlson, Kevin Connolly, Ernie Lively
This movie is an updated version of the television show that aired during the 1960s. All the characters are back as is all of the corn. Nevertheless, for "Beverly Hillbillies" fans, this is another chance to see new actors in the tried and true roles of Jed, Granny, and their family and friends. Unfortunately, the script and execution are not as good as the series.
|He's Just Not That Into You 2009 PG-13, 129 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: Ken Kwapis
Cast: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Aniston, Ben Affleck, Jennifer Connelly, Scarlett Johansson, Drew Barrymore, Kevin Connolly, Bradley Cooper, Justin Long, Kris Kristofferson, Corey Pearson, Wilson Cruz, Brandon Keener, Frances Callier, Angela Shelton
Set in Baltimore, miscommunication between the sexes is the theme of this story involving twenty- and thirty-somethings attempting relationships from dating to marriage. Gigi (Ginnifer Goodwin) wants marriage but has been rejected by Connor (Kevin Connolly), and now she gets advice from bar manager Alex (Justin Long). Meanwhile, Connor has his eye on both Mary (Drew Barrymore) and Anna (Scarlett Johansson). But, Anna is interested in Janine's (Jennifer Connelly) husband Ben (Bradley Cooper). Janine tries to help Beth (Jennifer Aniston) work out her problems with Ben (Bradley Cooper) who, despite their long relationship, refuses to commit to marriage. And on it goes with a myriad of relationships that are either back together or falling apart.
|The Notebook 2004 PG-13, 123 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Nick Cassavetes
Cast: Ryan Gosling, Rachel McAdams, James Garner, Gena Rowlands, James Marsden, Sam Shepard, David Thornton, Joan Allen, Kevin Connolly, Starletta DuPois, Ed Grady, Heather Wahlquist, Tim Ivey, Anthony-Michael Q. Thomas, Jennifer Echols
As the film opens, elderly and senile Allie (Gena Rowlands) is visited daily in her hospital room by a fellow resident known as Duke (James Garner) who tries to get her to remember the past by reading to her from her notebook. The notebook reveals a 1940s' romance between Allie (Rachel McAdams) and Noah (Ryan Gosling) that was broken off because of a disparity in social class. Could Duke be the young Noah?
|Rocky V 1990 PG-13, 100 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama
Director: John G. Avildsen
Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Tommy Morrison, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Sage Stallone, Burgess Meredith, Richard Gant, Tony Burton, Jimmy Gambina, Delia Sheppard, Mike Girard Sheehan, Michael Williams, Kevin Connolly, Elisabeth Peters, Hayes Swope
Director John G. Avildsen is back at the helm for this last (?) Rocky Balboa film. This time, Rocky Balboa is suffering brain damage caused by one too many fights. However, he is badly in need of funds–his wife Adrian (Talia Shire) is forced to go to work, and teenage son Rocky Jr. (Sage Stallone) is having problems adjusting to high school in Rocky's old, run-down neighborhood in Philadelphia. Tommy "Machine" Gunn (Tommy Morrison) asks Rocky to train him, and Rocky agrees. All goes well until Tommy leaves Rocky and signs a deal with boxing promoter George Washington Duke (Richard Gant), which leads to a street fight between Tommy and Rocky.
|1. Angus (1995)|
2. Antwone Fisher (2002)
3. The Beverly Hillbillies (1993)
4. He's Just Not That Into You (2009)
5. The Notebook (2004)
6. Rocky V (1990)
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