|Alive 1993 R, 123 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Action / Drama / Thriller
Director: Frank Marshall
Cast: Ethan Hawke, Vincent Spano, Josh Hamilton, Bruce Ramsay, John Newton, David Kriegel, Illeana Douglas, John Malkovich, Kevin Breznahan, Jack Noseworthy, Sam Behrens, Christian J. Meoli, Jake Carpenter, Danny Nucci, Michael DeLorenzo
Cannibalism is practiced by the Uruguayan rugby team when they fight for survival in the Andes Mountains following their airplane crash in October, 1972. Nando (Ethan Hawke) is one of the survivors, and he takes over the leadership role from team captain Antonio (Vincent Spano). During the two month ordeal, many die, and then the few survivors set off on a perilous trek over the Andes mountains in hopes of reaching civilization.
|The Couch Trip 1988 R, 98 min.|
Director: Michael Ritchie
Cast: Dan Aykroyd, Walter Matthau, Charles Grodin, Chevy Chase, Donna Dixon, Richard Romanus, Mary Gross, David Clennon, Arye Gross, Michael Ensign, Michael DeLorenzo, Mickey Jones, J.E. Freeman, David Wohl, Carol Mansell
A mental patient John W. Burns Jr. (Dan Aykroyd) trades places with his attending psychiatrist Lawrence Baird (David Clennon) and then finds himself hosting a radio talk show in Los Angeles. The film is based on the notion that there is a thin line between sanity and insanity, yet it does not shed any new light on the issue.
|Fast Forward 1985 PG, 110 min.|
Genre: Musical / Drama
Director: Sidney Poitier
Cast: John Scott Clough, Don Franklin, Tamara Mark, Tracy Silver, Cindy McGee, Gretchen Palmer, Irene Worth, Constance Towers, Monique Clintron, Debra Varnado, Noel Conlon, Karen Kopins, Sam McMurray, Michael DeLorenzo, Doris Belack
Eight members of a dance troupe head from their home in Sandusky, Ohio to hit it big in New York City through a talent competition. While waiting to compete, they learn much about the real world.
|Satisfaction 1988 PG-13, 93 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Musical / Romance
aka: Girls of Summer
Director: Joan Freeman
Cast: Justine Bateman, Liam Neeson, Trini Alvarado, Julia Roberts, Britta Phillips, Scott Coffey, Deborah Harry, Chris Nash, Michael DeLorenzo, Tom(2) O'Brien, Kevin Haley, Peter Craig, Steve Cropper, Sheryl Ann Martin, Lia Romaine
Rock band lead singer Jennie Lee (Justine Bateman) finds unforeseen problems when her group, "Mystery," is hired for a gig at an expensive resort. Her companions, who are from a seedy side of town, have mixed reactions to their new surroundings.
|Somebody to Love 1994 R, 102 min.|
Director: Alexandre Rockwell
Cast: Rosie Perez, Harvey Keitel, Michael DeLorenzo, Stanley Tucci, Steve Buscemi, Quentin Tarantino, Anthony Quinn, Samuel Fuller, Steven Randazzo, Paul Herman, Gerardo Mejia, Sully Boyar, Elizabeth Bracco, Edward Lynch, Edward Bunker
Three characters–dancer Mercedes (Rosie Perez), gravedigger Ernesto (Michael DeLorenzo), and passe TV cowboy star Harry (Harvey Keitel)–strive for happiness, but their goals do not appear to be in reach. After Ernesto dances with Mercedes, he falls in love with her, but Mercedes is in love with Harry. Ernesto wants to give Mercedes gifts to gain her affection, and when Harry needs $10,000 to divorce his wife, Mercedes asks Ernesto for help. For Ernesto, it is a no-win situation, but he remains hopeful in spite of the disappointments.
|1. Alive (1993)|
2. The Couch Trip (1988)
3. Fast Forward (1985)
4. Satisfaction (1988)
aka: Girls of Summer
5. Somebody to Love (1994)
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