|Brainstorm 1983 PG, 106 min.|
Genre: Sci-Fi / Thriller
Director: Douglas Trumbull
Cast: Christopher Walken, Natalie Wood, Louise Fletcher, Cliff Robertson, Alan Fudge, Georgianne Walken, Bill Morey, Joe Dorsey, Jason Lively, Jordan Christopher, Donald Hotton, Darrell Larson, Lou Walker, John Hugh, Stacey Kuhne-Adams
Special effects are outstanding in this sci-fi story about what happens when an invention that sends sensory inputs into the brain ends up in the wrong hands. Scientists Lillian Reynolds and Michael Brace (Louise Fletcher and Christopher Walken) have been experimenting with their invention that can record sights, sounds, and feelings after the brain receives sensory messages. Michael uses the invention to get closer to his estranged wife Karen (Natalie Wood), and others begin to abuse it. Representing the government, Alex Terson (Cliff Robertson) steps in to take over the project. Problems ensue, and, after one worker tapes the experience of his own death, Michael is determined to play back the tape to honor his memory.
|Marvin and Tige 1983 PG, 104 min.|
Director: Eric Weston
Cast: John Cassavetes, Billy Dee Williams, Gibran Brown, Denise Nicholas, Fay Hauser, Georgia Allen, Jerry Penson, Charles Darden, May K. Pearce, Lou Walker
Marvin Stewart (John Cassavetes) is an unhappy widower who gains a second chance at life when he befriends a young black boy, Tige Jackson (Gibran Brown), and takes him under his wing.
|My Cousin Vinny 1992 R, 119 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Jonathan Lynn
Cast: Joe Pesci, Ralph Macchio, Marisa Tomei, Mitchell Whitfield, Fred Gwynne, Lane Smith, Austin Pendleton, Bruce McGill, Maury Chaykin, James Rebhorn, Paulene Myers, Raynor Scheine, Lou Walker, Chris Ellis, Michael(2) Simpson
After many failed attempts, Vinny Gambino (Joe Pesci) had just passed the bar exam when he gets a call from his cousin Bill (Ralph Macchio) who, with his friend Stan (Mitchell Whitfield), has been mistakenly accused of murder. Vinny heads south to Alabama with his sexy girlfriend Mona Lisa (Marisa Tomei) to plead their case. Totally unprepared to try his first criminal case, with Mona Lisa's support, Vinny regains Bill's consent to represent him and finally learns to apply himself. He even manages to gain respect from all concerned–even the judge (Fred Gwynne). Tomei won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
|1. Brainstorm (1983)|
2. Marvin and Tige (1983)
3. My Cousin Vinny (1992)
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