|Breast Men 1997 R, 95 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy
Director: Lawrence O'Neil
Cast: David Schwimmer, Chris Cooper, Emily Procter, Matt Frewer, Terry O'Quinn, Kathleen Wilhoite, John Stockwell, Lisa Marie, Louise Fletcher, Michael Cavanaugh, Michael Chieffo, Patrick Cronin, Amanda Foreman, Lyle Lovett, Julie McCullough
This made-for-TV docudrama traces events in the lives of two Texas doctors–Dr. Christopher Saunders (David Schwimmer) and Dr. William Larson (Chris Cooper)–who developed the silicone breast implant, became successful, and suffered personal traumas from ensuing lawsuits when it was discovered that some women were experiencing leakage from their transplants. Believe it or not, this drama is better than it sounds.
|Dead & Buried 1981 R, 92 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller / Mystery
aka: Dead and Buried
Director: Gary Sherman
Cast: James Farentino, Melody Anderson, Jack Albertson, Dennis Redfield, Nancy Locke, Lisa Blount, Robert Englund, Bill Quinn, Michael Currie, Christopher Allport, Macon McCalman, Lisa Marie, Joseph G. Medalis, Barry Corbin, Estelle Omens
There are bizarre goings-on in usually quiet Potters Bluff, Rhode Island when outsiders passing through town meet with gruesome deaths. But, you can trust the undertaker, William G. Dobbs (Jack Albertson), to take care of the increased death rate.
|Frogs for Snakes 1998 R, 99 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Thriller
Director: Amos Poe
Cast: Barbara Hershey, Robbie Coltrane, Harry Hamlin, Ian Hart, John Leguizamo, Lisa Marie, Debi Mazar, Ron Perlman, Clarence Williams III, Justin Theroux, David Cale, David Deblinger, John Di Maggio, Nicole Arlyn, Nick Chinlund
This gangster farce features Barbara Hershey in the role of Eva, a waitress who moonlights for her loan shark husband, Al Santana (Robbie Coltrane)–who, in turn, moonlights as an Off Off-Broadway performer. Eva is fed up with the collection game, but Al sends her out on one last assignment: collecting $100,000 from his son, Flav (Justin Theroux). "Frogs for Sale" combines violence with comedy and takes it too far over the limit.
|Let's Get Lost 1988 N/R, 119 min.|
Director: Bruce Weber
Cast: Chet Baker, Carol Baker, Vera Baker, Paul Baker, Viggo Mortensen, Carey Lowell, Dean Baker, Missy Baker, Lisa Marie, Flea, Louie Leonardo, Jack Sheldon, Dick Bock, William F. Claxton, Diane Vavra
Jazz artist Chet Baker's music as well as his destructive personality are scrutinized in this outstanding documentary, which features interviews with his family–wife Carol and children Missy, Paul, and Dean. Highlights are film clips from Baker's 1960s' Italian films. Drug addiction was his nemesis, and Baker fell to his death from a hotel window in 1988. The film was nominated for Best Documentary.
|Mars Attacks! 1996 PG-13, 103 min.|
Genre: Sci-Fi / Action / Comedy / Thriller
Director: Tim Burton
Cast: Jack Nicholson, Glenn Close, Annette Bening, Pierce Brosnan, Danny DeVito, Martin Short, Sarah Jessica Parker, Michael J. Fox, Rod Steiger, Lukas Haas, Tom Jones, Jim Brown, Natalie Portman, Pam Grier, Lisa Marie
Martians in flying saucers invade Lockjaw, Kentucky; Washington, D.C.; and Nevada. President Dale's (Jack Nicholson) science advisor, Prof. Donald Kessler (Pierce Brosnan), tells him the purpose of their arrival is peaceful.. But, General Decker (Rod Steiger) advises the President to annihilate them. Meanwhile, the aliens are actually in the process of "vaporizing" Earth's inhabitants with their ray-guns while President Dale and Nevada land speculator Art Land (also played by Nicholson) rise and fall with the occasion.
|Sleepy Hollow 1999 R, 105 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller / Fantasy / Mystery
Director: Tim Burton
Cast: Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Miranda Richardson, Michael Gambon, Casper Van Dien, Jeffrey Jones, Christopher Lee, Ian McDiarmid, Michael Gough, Christopher Walken, Richard Griffiths, Marc Pickering, Lisa Marie, Steven Waddington, Claire Skinner
The classic story of Washington Irving's Headless Horseman, who rides through the night on his galloping horse performing his own decapitations, is brought to the screen with Johnny Depp in the starring role of Ichabod Crane who is sent to investigate the crimes. When Ichabod arrives in the small, New York town, he is told that a number of decapitated people have been found, and the townsfolk believe it was the work of the legendary Headless Horseman. Ichabod does not believe the story, and, as he investigates, Ichabod meets and falls in love with Katrina Van Tassel (Christina Ricci) and becomes even more determined to find the murderer as a way to prove his worth to Katrina.
|Tail Lights Fade 1999 R, 87 min.|
Director: Malcolm Ingram
Cast: Denise Richards, Breckin Meyer, Jake Busey, Tanya Allen, Elizabeth Berkley, Jaimz Woolvett, Lisa Marie, Chris Hagel, Ben Derrick, Doug Hardwick
Two couples race across Canada after Angie's (Tanya Allen) brother has been busted for marijuana. Since he had a big stash and Angie knows where it is, the racers intend beat to others to it. The trip brings out the best and worst of the foursome.
|1. Breast Men (1997)|
2. Dead & Buried (1981)
aka: Dead and Buried
3. Frogs for Snakes (1998)
4. Let's Get Lost (1988)
5. Mars Attacks! (1996)
6. Sleepy Hollow (1999)
7. Tail Lights Fade (1999)
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