|Blue Moon 2000 PG-13, 90 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy
Director: John A. Gallagher
Cast: Ben Gazzara, Rita Moreno, Alanna Ubach, Brian Kelly, Burt Young, Vincent Pastore, Heather Matarazzo, Victor Argo, David Thornton, Lillo Brancato, Mario Macaluso, Shawn Elliott, Celia Austin, Claudia Besso, Lisa Altomare
Because of confusion with their Catskill cabin rental, late one night a 60-ish couple–Frank (Ben Gazzara) and Maggie (Rita Moreno)–unexpectedly meet a much younger couple–Mac (Brian Vincent) and Peggy (Alanna Ubach) when they appear at the cabin expecting to spend the night. When the couples talk about their pasts, they find they are connected as secrets come to the fore.
|You Can Count on Me 2000 R, 109 min.|
Director: Kenneth Lonergan
Cast: Laura Linney, Mark Ruffalo, Matthew Broderick, Rory Culkin, Jon Tenney, J. Smith-Cameron, Gaby Hoffmann, Amy Ryan, Michael Countryman, Adam LeFevre, Halley Feiffer, Whitney Vance, Peter Kerwin, Betsy Aidem, Lisa Altomare
This film tied for the Grand Jury Prize at the 2000 Sundance Film Festival. The story revolves around siblings–Sammy (Laura Linney) and Terry (Mark Ruffalo)–who were orphaned as children and whose lives have subsequently taken divergent paths. Now, Terry comes to visit Sammy after being away for two years. Terry stays for awhile, but personality differences ultimately drive them apart. Laura Linney was nominated for a Best Actress Oscar.
|1. Blue Moon (2000)|
2. You Can Count on Me (2000)
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