|Drillbit Taylor 2008 PG-13, 102 min.|
Director: Steven Brill
Cast: Owen Wilson, Leslie Mann, Troy Gentile, Nate Hartley, David Dorfman, Danny McBride, Josh Peck, Alex Frost, Stephen Root, Rance Howard, Casey Boersma, Dylan Boersma, Jareb Dauplaise, Ian Roberts, Lisa Ann Walter
High-school freshmen Emmit (David Dorfman), Ryan (Troy Gentile), and Wade (Nate Hartley) are picked on by a bully, Filkins (Alex Frost). To solve their problem, they hire a bodyguard, AWOL homeless soldier Drillbit Taylor (Owen Wilson), who–unknown to Emmit, Ryan, and Wade–is a scam artist planning to steal from the kids' parents. But, as Drillbit gets to know them, he begins to like the boys. He also meets English teacher Lisa (Leslie Mann) who he really likes. Now, Drillbit is learning that it isn't the money; instead, it is friendships that really matter in life.
|The Parent Trap 1998 PG, 127 min.|
Director: Nancy Meyers
Cast: Lindsay Lohan, Dennis Quaid, Natasha Richardson, Elaine Hendrix, Lisa Ann Walter, Simon Kunz, Polly Holliday, Maggie Wheeler, Ronnie Stevens, Joanna Barnes
This delightful remake of 1961's "The Parent Trap" features Lindsay Lohan as the twins, Hallie Parker and Annie James, who meet for the first time in summer camp and plot to reunite their parents (Dennis Quaid and Natasha Richardson). This version is every bit as good as the original.
|Shall We Dance? 2004 PG-13, 106 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: Peter Chelsom
Cast: Richard Gere, Jennifer Lopez, Susan Sarandon, Stanley Tucci, Bobby Cannavale, Lisa Ann Walter, Omar Benson Miller, Anita Gillette, Richard Jenkins, Nick Cannon, Mya, Tamara Hope, Stark Sands, Bobby Cannavale, Sarah Lafleur
Attorney John Clark (Richard Gere) is bored with his life, which includes teenaged daughter Jenna (Tamara Hope) and busy wife Beverly (Susan Sarandon). John is fascinated with beautiful, young Paulina (Jennifer Lopez) who is an instructor at a dance studio. On impulse, John signs up for dance lessons and meets new friends–but keeps the old.
|War of the Worlds 2005 PG-13, 117 min.|
Genre: Action / Sci-Fi / Adventure / Drama / Thriller
Director: Steven Spielberg
Cast: Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Justin Chatwin, Miranda Otto, Tim Robbins, David Alan Basche, Yul Vazquez, Rick Gonzalez, Lenny Venito, Lisa Ann Walter, Daniel Franzese, Gene Barry, Ann Robinson, Roz Abrams, Michael Brownlee
Adapted from H.G. Wells' 1898 novel, this story involves a deadbeat father, Ray Ferrier (Tom Cruise), trying to regain a relationship with his children–Robbie (Justin Chatwin) and Rachel (Dakota Fanning)–when a three-legged alien that attacks humans appears on the scene. Will Ray be able to save his kids? Three Academy Award nominations were received (Best Sound Editing, Sound Mixing, and Visual Effects).
|1. Drillbit Taylor (2008)|
2. The Parent Trap (1998)
3. Shall We Dance? (2004)
4. War of the Worlds (2005)
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