|Hello Again 1987 PG, 96 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Fantasy / Romance
Director: Frank Perry
Cast: Shelley Long, Corbin Bernsen, Judith Ivey, Gabriel Byrne, Sela Ward, Austin Pendleton, Carrie Nye, Madeleine Potter, Robert Lewis, Thor Fields, John Cunningham, I.M. Hobson, Tony Sirico, Mary Fogarty, Elkan Abramowitz
Lucy (Shelley Long) is a housewife who chokes and dies. Her funeral is held, and she leaves her husband Jason (Corbin Bernsen) a widower. One year later, Lucy's weird sister Zelda (Judith Ivey) casts a spell that brings Lucy back to face changes in her life. If Lucy does not find love in 30 days, the spell will be broken, and she will die again. Lucy finds that Jason is not available because he has recovered from his loss and has married her friend Kim (Sela Ward). But, all is not lost because Kevin, the emergency room doctor, Kevin (Gabriel Byrne), who had tried to save Lucy's life, examines her strange story, and now they fall in love.
|The Odd Couple II 1998 PG-13, 105 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Adventure
Director: Howard Deutch
Cast: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Christine Baranski, Barnard Hughes, Jonathan Silverman, Jean Smart, Lisa Waltz, Mary Beth Peil, Richard Riehle, Jay O. Sanders, Rex Linn, Ellen Geer, Mary Fogarty, Lou Cutell, Doris Belack
Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau are back in their popular roles of Felix Ungar and Oscar Madison. This time around, they head for San Malina, California, for the wedding of Felix's daughter Hanna (Lisa Waltz) and Oscar's son Brucey (Jonathan Silverman). Problem number one is their failing memories–they can't remember the name of the town to which they are driving. Other problems include getting sprayed by a crop duster, the car breaking down, and meeting Thelma (Christine Baranski) and Holly (Jean Smart) at a bar. But, despite all of the interruptions, they finally do arrive at the wedding.
|Swing Kids 1993 PG-13, 112 min.|
Genre: Drama / Musical
Director: Thomas Carter
Cast: Robert Sean Leonard, Christian Bale, Frank Whaley, Barbara Hershey, Kenneth Branagh, Tushka Bergen, David Tom, Noah Wyle, Jayce Bartok, Julia Stemberger, Sean Pertwee, Douglas Roberts, Johan Leysen, Mary Fogarty, Jessica Hynes
To be or not to be–that is Nazi Youth Corps or swing music fan. Set in World War II Germany, this is the story of three young men (Robert Sean Leonard, Christian Bale, and Frank Whaley) who are forced into major decisions–ho hum.
|The War of the Roses 1989 R, 116 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Thriller
Director: Danny DeVito
Cast: Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito, Marianne Sagebrecht, Sean Astin, G.D. Spradlin, Peter Donat, Dan Castellaneta, Gloria Cromwell, David Wohl, Heather Fairfield, Harlan Arnold, Mary Fogarty, Rika Hoffman, Patricia Allison
A married couple–Oliver and Barbara Rose (Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner)–finds that a simple, civilized divorce is not in the cards for them as they systematically fight over every material possession. Oliver and Barbara both want their beautiful home and will go to any means to get it. Even though their fighting affects their children Josh (Sean Astin) and Caroline (Heather Fairfield), they continue their battles.
|1. Hello Again (1987)|
2. The Odd Couple II (1998)
3. Swing Kids (1993)
4. The War of the Roses (1989)
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