|American Beauty 1999 R, 120 min.|
Director: Sam Mendes
Cast: Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Thora Birch, Wes Bentley, Mena Suvari, Peter Gallagher, Chris Cooper, Allison Janney, Scott Bakula, Sam Robards, Barry Del Sherman, Amber Smith, Joel McCrary, Erin Cathryn Strubbe, Matthew Kimbrough
Lester (Kevin Spacey) and Carolyn Burnham (Annette Bening) have grown apart over their years of marriage when Lester falls head-over-heels for their daughter Jane's (Thora Birch) best friend, Angela (Mena Suvari). Carolyn, meanwhile, begins an affair with successful realtor Buddy Kane (Peter Gallagher), and Jane becomes chummy with her neighbor, Ricky Fitts (Wes Bentley). Their tangled lives all come together one stormy night amidst bizarre misunderstandings. The film received eight Academy Award nominations, five of which captured Oscars, including Best Picture, Actor (Spacey), and Director. Other nominations included Bening for Best Actress.
|The Babysitter 1995 R, 90 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Guy Ferland
Cast: Alicia Silverstone, Jeremy London, J.T. Walsh, Lee Garlington, Nicky Katt, Lois Chiles, George Segal, Ryan Slater, Brittany English Stephens, Tuesday Knight, Eric Menyuk, Noel Evangelisti, Jane Alden, Matthew Kimbrough, Michael Chieffo
Teenager Jennifer (Alicia Silverstone) is hired to babysit by Harry and Dolly Tucker (J.T. Walsh and Lee Garlington) who are going out on the town. With the help of some booze, Jennifer's boyfriend Jack (Jeremy London) is talked into going with his friend Mark (Nicky Katt) to visit her. The fantasies begin as both boys dream of encounters with Jennifer–as does alcoholic Harry who hired her.
|Biloxi Blues 1988 PG-13, 105 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Mike Nichols
Cast: Matthew Broderick, Christopher Walken, Matt Mulhern, Corey Parker, Casey Siemaszko, Penelope Ann Miller, Park Overall, Markus Flanagan, Michael Dolan, Alan Pottinger, Mark Evan Jacobs, David Kienzle, Matthew Kimbrough, Kirby Mitchell, Allen Turner
This is Neil Simon's screen version of his Broadway play and a sequel to "Brighton Beach Memoirs". The talented young actor Matthew Broderick plays a recruit sent to Biloxi, Mississippi, for basic training where he finds a worrisome sergeant, a prostitute, and belligerent fellow soldiers.
|Joy Ride 2001 R, 96 min.|
Genre: Drama / Horror / Thriller
Director: John Dahl
Cast: Steve Zahn, Paul Walker, Leelee Sobieski, Matthew Kimbrough, Jessica Bowman, Brien Varady, Jim Beaver, Stuart Stone, Michael McCleery, Rachel Singer, Basil Wallace, Brian Leckner, Mary Wycliffe, Dell Yount, Kenneth White
While enduring a long road trip to Colorado to pick up college student Venna (Leelee Sobieski), Fuller (Steve Zahn) and Lewis (Paul Walker) decide to relieve the boredom by contacting a trucker on their CB radio. They play a practical joke on the trucker, Rusty Nail (Matthew Kimbrough), who, unfortunately, turns out to be a psychotic killer. Now, the tables are turned as Rusty Nail tracks them down.
|Land of Plenty 2004 N/R, 120 min.|
Director: Wim Wenders
Cast: Michelle Williams, John Diehl, Shaun Toub, Wendell Pierce, Richard Edson, Burt Young, Yuri Elvin, Jeris Poindexter, Rhonda Stubbins White, Bernard White, Matthew Kimbrough, Gloria Stuart, Victoria Thomas, Paul West, Gloria Stuart
Paul Jeffries (John Diehl) served with the Special Forces in Vietnam, and his niece, Lana (Michelle Williams), worked as a missionary in the Middle East. They use their past experiences to deal in their own unique ways with the effects of the events of September 11, 2001.
|The Limey 1999 R, 90 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Steven Soderbergh
Cast: Terence Stamp, Lesley Ann Warren, Luis Guzman, Peter Fonda, Barry Newman, Joe Dallesandro, Nicky Katt, Amelia Heinle, Melissa George, William Lucking, Matthew Kimbrough, John Robotham
The moment British ex-con Wilson (Terence Stamp) is released from prison, he heads for L.A. to investigate his suspicions about the car accident in which his daughter, Jennifer (Melissa George), was killed. The trail leads to the very successful record producer, Valentine (Peter Fonda), and Wilson knows just how to make Valentine squirm.
|Nobel Son 2007 R, 110 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Thriller
Director: Randall Miller
Cast: Alan Rickman, Bryan Greenberg, Shawn Hatosy, Mary Steenburgen, Eliza Dushku, Bill Pullman, Ted Danson, Danny DeVito, Ernie Hudson, Lindy Booth, Tracey Walter, Hal B. Klein, Kevin West, Matthew Kimbrough, Mark Famiglietti
Nobel prize-winner Eli Michaelson (Alan Rickman) and his wife Sarah (Mary Steenburgen) are in Stockholm for his prize ceremony when they learn that their son Barkley (Bryan Greenberg) has been kidnapped–just before he was to receive his PhD. The kidnapper, Thaddeus James (Shawn Hatosy), demands $2 million, and Detective Max Mariner (Bill Pullman) along with neighbor George Gastner (Danny DeVito) come to their aid, but many twists and turns lie ahead.
|1. American Beauty (1999)|
2. The Babysitter (1995)
3. Biloxi Blues (1988)
4. Joy Ride (2001)
5. Land of Plenty (2004)
6. The Limey (1999)
7. Nobel Son (2007)
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