|Accepted 2006 PG-13, 90 min.|
Director: Steve Pink
Cast: Justin Long, Adam Herschman, Jonah Hill, Blake Lively, Columbus Short, Maria Thayer, Lewis Black, Mark Derwin, Ann Cusack, Hannah Marks, Jeremy Howard, Anthony Heald
After Bartleby Gaines (Justin Long) is rejected from all of the colleges he has applied to, he comes up with a unique solution: create a fake university–the South Harmon Institute of Technology–funded by the money his parents believe they are paying for Bartleby's tuition. When the institute's web site begins to attract other rejects, and they show up at the "school," the fun begins.
|Forgetting Sarah Marshall 2008 R, 112 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: Nicholas Stoller
Cast: Jason Segel, Kristen Bell, Mila Kunis, Russell Brand, Bill Hader, Liz Cackowski, Maria Thayer, Jack McBrayer, Taylor Wily, Davon McDonald, Steve Landesberg, Jonah Hill, Paul Rudd, Kala Alexander
Struggling musician Peter Bretter (Jason Segel) and television star Sarah Marshall (Kristen Bell) have been together for more than five years when Sarah dumps Peter. Needing a vacation in order to get his life back on track, Peter heads for Oahu. He arrives and checks into a resort only to find that Sarah and her new boyfriend, rock star Aldous Snow (Russell Brand), are also guests at the resort–and, of course, complications ensue.
|Kimberly 1999 R, 110 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
aka: Daddy Who?
Director: Frederic Golchan
Cast: Gabrielle Anwar, Sean Astin, Jason Lewis, Robert Mailhouse, Christopher Rydell, Patty Duke, Molly Ringwald, Lainie Kazan, Edward R. Pressman, Gary Swanson, Veronica Alicino, Colleen Byrne, Dixon Gillis, Amanda Harvey, Maria Thayer
Kimberly (Gabrielle Anwar), the daughter of an Olympic rowing champion, coaches a four-man crew–and sleeps with each one as well. Soon, Kimberly learns that she is pregnant and does not know who the father is, but the men help her through her pregnancy as she continues to coach them.
|Storytelling 2001 R, 87 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Todd Solondz
Cast: Selma Blair, Paul Giamatti, John Goodman, Julie Hagerty, Mike Schank, Mark Webber, Noah Fleiss, Lupe Ontiveros, Leo Fitzpatrick, Robert Wisdom, Aleksa Palladino, Maria Thayer, Angela Goethals, Devora Rose, Nancy Anne Ridder
Divided into two sections, Todd Solondz first presents "Fiction," the story about white college student (Selma Blair) who finds that when she writes about an actual sexual encounter with her black professor, her work must be called fiction. The second story, "Nonfiction," involves an aspiring filmmaker (Mike Schank) who follows a high-school senior (Mark Webber) around with a video camera, capturing moments within his dysfunctional family.
|Strangers with Candy 2006 R, 97 min.|
Director: Paul Dinello
Cast: Amy Sedaris, Stephen Colbert, Paul Dinello, Carlo Alban, Maria Thayer, Deborah Rush, Greg Hollimon, Matthew Broderick, Dan Hedaya, Allison Janney, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Kristen Johnston, Sarah Jessica Parker, Ian Holm
Slapstick and satire reign in this film based on the TV comedy by the same name. This time around, 46-year-old Jerri (Amy Sedaris) is newly released from prison when she returns home and enters Flatpoint High School to finally earn a diploma. In the process of getting her education, Jerri is caught up in the competitions at the school's science fair. Zany characters from the TV show include Principal Onyx Blackman (Greg Hollimon), art teacher Geoffrey Jellineck (Paul Dinello), and science teacher Chuck Noblet (Stephen Colbert).
|1. Accepted (2006)|
2. Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008)
3. Kimberly (1999)
aka: Daddy Who?
4. Storytelling (2001)
5. Strangers with Candy (2006)
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