|Angel Heart 1987 R, 113 min.|
Director: Alan Parker
Cast: Mickey Rourke, Lisa Bonet, Robert De Niro, Charlotte Rampling, Stocker Fountelieu, Brownie McGhee, Michael Higgins, Kathleen Wilhoite, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Elizabeth Whitcraft, Eliott Keener, Charles Gordone, Dann Florek, George Buck, Judith Drake
Private investigator Harry Angel (Mickey Rourke) is sent to Harlem to meet Louis Cyphre (Robert De Niro) who hires him to locate aging 1940s' singer Johnny Favorite who, long ago, reneged on a debt to Cyphre. The trail leads Angel into the backwoods of Louisiana where he meets Epiphany Proudfoot (Lisa Bonet), the daughter of a voodoo priestess. Epiphany and Angel engage in wild sex amidst voodoo rituals and dead bodies as Angel pursues in his quest for the missing Johnny Favorite.
|Bank Robber 1993 NC-17, 92 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: Nick Mead
Cast: Patrick Dempsey, Lisa Bonet, Olivia d'Abo, Judge Reinhold, Forest Whitaker, Michael Jeter, Joe Alaskey, Paula Kelly, Mariska Hargitay, Andy Romano, Warren Munson, Don Perry, Lisa Spikerman, James Garde, Stephen McDonough
After being photographed by a surveillance camera during a bank robbery, Billy (Patrick Dempsey) tries to hide out from the police. His choice of locale is not very good as the hotel he has chosen has its own share of unsavory characters who would like a piece of Billy's action.
|Biker Boyz 2003 PG-13, 90 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama
Director: Reggie Rock Bythewood
Cast: Laurence Fishburne, Derek Luke, Orlando Jones, Djimon Hounsou, Lisa Bonet, Brendan Fehr, Larenz Tate, Kid Rock, Rick Gonzalez, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Meagan Good, Terrence Howard, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Dante Basco, Dion Basco
Biker clubs–mostly composed of affluent African Americans–meet in Fresno, CA, for the annual drag racing championships. Big on noise, little of substance.
|Enemy of the State 1998 R, 128 min.|
Director: Tony Scott
Cast: Will Smith, Gene Hackman, Jon Voight, Lisa Bonet, Regina King, Stuart Wilson, Loren Dean, Jake Busey, Barry Pepper, Jason Robards, Laura Cayouette, Ian Hart, Scott Caan, Jason Lee, Jack Black
Washington, D.C., lawyer Robert Dean (Will Smith) becomes caught up in an attempt by Congressman Phillip Hammersley (Jason Robards) to protect the privacy of citizens when a friend drops a tape–showing National Security Agency agent Reynolds (Jon Voight) faking the congressman's suicide–in Dean's briefcase. Then, Reynolds attacks ex-NSA agent Edward Lyle (Gene Hackman) who reluctantly joins forces with Dean.
|High Fidelity 2000 R, 110 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Musical / Romance
Director: Stephen Frears
Cast: John Cusack, Iben Hjejle, Todd Louiso, Jack Black, Lisa Bonet, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Joan Cusack, Tim Robbins, Joelle Carter, Lili Taylor, Drake Bell, Ben Carr, Chris Rehmann, Natasha Gregson Wagner, Shannon Stillo
Set in the Chicago suburbs, this story is narrated by 30-something, record store owner Rob Gordon (John Cusack) who has not grown beyond the "obsession-with-music-and-chicks" stage. Rob's geeky co-owners of the record store are Barry (Jack Black) and Dick (Todd Louiso) who are so offbeat that they have been driving away customers. Meanwhile, Rob has other problems with his girlfriend Laura (Iben Hjejle) who tires of him and starts dating Rob's neighbor Ian (Tim Robbins). Rob's solution to handling that problem is to track down his ex-girlfriends to find answers to his lack of success with women. The story is a wry and witty offering about music geeks and the rhythm of their lives: commitment, jobs, and falling in love.
|Lathe of Heaven 2002 TV, 90 min.|
Director: Philip Haas
Cast: James Caan, Lukas Haas, Lisa Bonet, David Strathairn, Sheila McCarthy, Serge Houde, Suzanne Desautels, Belinda Hum, Tetsuro Shigematsu, Jonathan Higgins
This made-for-cable TV remake of Ursula K. LeGuin's novel stars Lukas Haas as the young man whose visions and dreams begin to come true. Trouble lies ahead when he goes to a psychiatrist (James Caan), who has plans for putting the dreams together to form his own Utopia. Stick with the 1980 version.
|1. Angel Heart (1987)|
2. Bank Robber (1993)
3. Biker Boyz (2003)
4. Enemy of the State (1998)
5. High Fidelity (2000)
6. Lathe of Heaven (2002)
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