|Bone Daddy 1998 R, 92 min.|
Genre: Drama / Horror / Thriller
Director: Mario Azzopardi
Cast: Rutger Hauer, Barbara Williams, R.H. Thomson, Joseph Kell, Robin Gammell, Blu Mankuma, Mimi Kuzyk, Wayne Best, Daniel Kash, Peter Keleghan, Kirsten Bishop, Dean McDermott, Kyra Azzopardi, Marc Donato, Michael Caruana
Ex-Medical Examiner William Palmer (Rutger Hauer) writes a fictional book based on one of his cases. The book brings the subject–"Bone Daddy"–out of retirement, and his first victim is Palmer's agent. After kidnapping the agent, Bone Daddy cuts out a bone and sends it to Palmer, which was his modus operandi when Palmer was Medical Examiner. Palmer decides he must hunt down the sadistic criminal.
|Pay It Forward 2000 PG-13, 122 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Mimi Leder
Cast: Kevin Spacey, Helen Hunt, Haley Joel Osment, Angie Dickinson, James Caviezel, Jay Mohr, Jon Bon Jovi, David Ramsey, Gary Werntz, Rusty Meyers, Colleen Flynn, Marc Donato, Kathleen Wilhoite, Alexandra Kotcheff, Hannah Werntz
When Social Studies teacher Eugene Simonet (Kevin Spacey) assigns an extra-credit project, 11-year-old Trevor McKinney (Haley Joel Osment) comes up with an idea that will not only change the lives of people around him but many others all over the world as well. Trevor's plan is to "Pay it Forward" to three people in his life on the promise that people he helps will "Pay it Forward" to three others, and so on. His efforts change the life of his alcoholic mother Arlene (Helen Hunt), his physically scarred bitter teacher, and drug-addicted transient Jerry (James Caveizel) living near his home. Unbeknownst to Trevor, his efforts for these three people result in an ever-widening circle of good deeds that circle the world grabbing the attention of news writer Chris Chandler (Jay Mohr) and putting him on a mission to find the person who started the "Pay it Forward" movement.
|White Oleander 2002 PG-13, 110 min.|
Director: Peter Kosminsky
Cast: Alison Lohman, Robin Wright, Michelle Pfeiffer, Renee Zellweger, Billy Connolly, Patrick Fugit, Cole Hauser, Noah Wyle, Kali Rocha, Svetlana Efremova, John Billingsley, Scott Allan Campbell, Amy Aquino, Debra Christofferson, Marc Donato
As a result of her mother, Ingrid Magnussen (Michelle Pfeiffer), serving time in prison, 15-year-old Astrid (Alison Lohman) is sent to one foster home after another. During the ensuing years, Astrid's controlling mother preaches that people cannot be trusted; however, Astrid's experiences reflect a different slant on life.
|1. Bone Daddy (1998)|
2. Pay It Forward (2000)
3. White Oleander (2002)
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