|Children of the Corn: Revelation 2001 R, 90 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: Guy Magar
Cast: Claudette Mink, Michael Ironside, Kyle Cassie, Troy Yorke, Michael Rogers, Taylor Hobbs, Jeffrey Ballard, Sean Smith, Crystal Lowe, Louise Grant
Jamie's (Claudette Mink) search for her grandmother takes her to Nebraska and a hotel where her grandmother lived. But it has been taken over by children–not just children, but children of the corn. This series based on a Stephen King story keeps on going (seven so far), but the entries don't get better.
|Duets 1999 R, 112 min.|
Director: Bruce Paltrow
Cast: Gwyneth Paltrow, Maria Bello, Scott Speedman, Andre Braugher, Paul Giamatti, Huey Lewis, Angie Dickinson, Lochlyn Munro, Carol Alexander, Michael Rogers
During a national karaoke championship, scheduled in Omaha, six unhappy people–Suzi (Maria Bello), Reggie (Andre Braugher), Ricky Dean (Huey Lewis), Liv (Gwyneth Paltrow), Todd (Paul Giamatti), and Billy (Scott Speedman)–gain insight into themselves while lip-synching. This does not exactly make a memorable film for Gwyneth's and her director/father Bruce Paltrow's first effort working together.
|Hellraiser VI: Hellseeker 2002 R, 90 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller / Fantasy / Sci-Fi
Director: Rick Bota
Cast: Ashley Laurence, Doug Bradley, Dean Winters, Ken Camroux, William S. Taylor, Trevor White, Sarah-Jane Redmond, Jody Thompson, Kaaren de Zilva, Michael Rogers, Dale Wilson, Rachel Hayward, Kyle Cassie, Gus Lynch, Alec Willows
Number six in the "Hellraiser" series went straight to video, if that tells you anything. Kristy (Ashley Laurence) has grown up and married Trevor (Dean Winters). Trevor survives a car crash, but soon strange things start happening with his mind. Pinhead (Doug Bradley) is back on Earth, again bringing Hell along with him.
|The Mosquito Coast 1986 PG, 119 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Drama / Thriller
Director: Peter Weir
Cast: Harrison Ford, River Phoenix, Helen Mirren, Jadrien Steele, Hilary Gordon, Rebecca Gordon, Jason Alexander, Dick O'Neill, Butterfly McQueen, Andre Gregory, Conrad Roberts, Alice Heffernan-Sneed, Martha Plimpton, Michael Rogers, William Newman
The theme of this film is the same as "The Swiss Family Robinson." This time, a father, Allie Fox (Harrison Ford), who is upset with what is happening to the culture of America, takes his family (Helen Mirren, River Phoenix, Jadrien Steele, Hilary Gordon, and Rebecca Gordon) to Central America where they attempt to set up a perfect community. At times beautiful and inventive and at times a drag, but in any event it will hit each viewer differently.
|The Shooter 1995 R, 88 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama
aka: Hidden Assassin
Director: Ted Kotcheff
Cast: Dolph Lundgren, Maruschka Detmers, Assumpta Serna, Gavan O'Herlihy, John Ashton, Simon Andreu, Pablo Scola, Petr Drozda, Jiri Krause, Roslav Walter, Michael Rogers, Pavel Vokoun, Martin Hub, Guilio Kukurugya, Enid Rose
After a Cuban ambassador is killed in New York, U.S. agent Michael Dane (Dolph Lundgren) is sent to Prague where a U.S./Cuban summit is being held. His task: apprehend the suspected killer, Simone (Maruschka Detmers). But he believes her claim of innocence, and the two work together to find out what is really going on.
|1. Children of the Corn: Revelation (2001)|
2. Duets (1999)
3. Hellraiser VI: Hellseeker (2002)
4. The Mosquito Coast (1986)
5. The Shooter (1995)
aka: Hidden Assassin
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