|The Big Squeeze 1996 R, 98 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Marcus DeLeon
Cast: Lara Flynn Boyle, Danny Nucci, Peter Dobson, Luca Bercovici, Teresa Dispina, Michael Chieffo, Bert Santos, Sam Vlahos, Valente Rodriguez, Raye Birk, Angelina Estrada, Janet MacLachlan, Tony Genaro, Mrita De Leon, Laura Ceron
The Latino community in Los Angeles is the setting for this film centering on Tanya (Lara Flynn Boyle) who leaves her macho husband, Henry (Luca Bercovici), and then plots to get Henry to donate money to a needy mission by faking a miracle of a fast-growing tree.
|Criminal 2004 R, 87 min.|
Director: Gregory Jacobs
Cast: John C. Reilly, Diego Luna, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jonathan Tucker, Peter Mullan, Zitto Kazann, Laura Ceron, Soledad St. Hilaire, Ellen Geer, Brandon Keener, Deborah Van Valkenburgh, Brent Sexton
In this English language remake of Argentina's "Nine Queens," Richard Gaddis (John C. Reilly) takes Rodrigo (Diego Luna) under his wing as they team up with Richard's very reluctant sister, Valerie (Maggie Gyllenhaal), for one final scam that will top all previous ones.
|Rails & Ties 2007 PG-13, 101 min.|
Director: Alison Eastwood
Cast: Kevin Bacon, Marcia Gay Harden, Miles Heizer, Marin Hinkle, Eugene Byrd, Bonnie Root, Steve Eastin, Laura Ceron, Margo Martindale, Kathryn Joosten, Steven M. Porter, Jim Cody Williams, Kerri Randles
Tom Stark (Kevin Bacon) is the engineer when a fatal train/car crash occurs after suicidal Laura Danner (Bonnie Root) parks her car on the tracks. Laura is killed, but her young son Davey (Miles Heizer) survives the crash. One day, Davey appears at Tom's door, and Tom's wife, Megan (Marcia Gay Harden), demands that he be allowed to stay with them. Davey is struggling to get over his mother's death, and Tom is trying to deal with Megan's life-threatening cancer. Working together, the healing begins for both Davey and Tom. Alison Eastwood, the daughter of Clint Eastwood, makes her directing debut in this film.
|1. The Big Squeeze (1996)|
2. Criminal (2004)
3. Rails & Ties (2007)
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