|Adoration 2009 R, 100 min.|
Director: Atom Egoyan
Cast: Scott Speedman, Rachel Blanchard, Arsinee Khanjian, Aaron Poole, Dominic Cuzzocrea, Katie Boland, Noam Jenkins, Kenneth Welsh, Geraldine O'Rawe, Duane Murray, Hailee Sisera, Devon Bostick, Soo Garay, Ieva Lucs, Maury Chaykin
High school French teacher Sabine (Arsinee Khanjian) assigns her class the project of translating a news story concerning airport security agents discovering a bomb that had been placed by a man into his pregnant girlfriend's luggage. One of the students, Simon (Devon Bostick), relates the story to his personal history in when his suicide-bomber father Sami (Noam Jenkins) wrecked a car, and he and Simon's mother Rachel (Rachel Blanchard) were killed, leaving Simon orphaned and now living with his Uncle Tom (Scott Speedman). Simon goes one step further and fashions the story by describing his father as a killer and posting the story on the Internet. The story now becomes an obsession provoking discussions about the difference between freedom fighters and terrorists.
|Century Hotel 2001 R, 95 min.|
Director: David Weaver
Cast: Lindy Booth, Colm Feore, Earl Pastko, Mia Kirshner, Tom McCamus, Sandrine Holt, Russell Yuen, Albert Chung, David Hewlett, Janet Kidder, Eugene Lipinski, Noam Jenkins
The stories of visitors to Suite 720 of the Century Hotel from 1921 through 1999 provide seven themes reflecting eras of the last millennium.
|Saw II 2005 R, 93 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: Darren Lynn Bousman
Cast: Donnie Wahlberg, Shawnee Smith, Tobin Bell, Franky G, Glenn Plummer, Dina Meyer, Emmanuelle Vaugier, Beverley Mitchell, Erik Knudsen, Tim Burd, Noam Jenkins, Tony Nappo, Lyriq Bent, Noam Jenkins, Kelly Jones
Serial killer Jigsaw (Tobin Bell) has cancer and is eager to be put in jail thinking that his imprisonment will throw police off his trail. Once again, Jigsaw is punishing people who he believes have morally misbehaved. Detective Eric Matthews (Donnie Wahlberg) investigates and learns that Jigsaw has trapped Matthews' son Daniel (Erik Knudsen) and seven others in a house of horrors from which his unlucky captives must escape before the house fills with nerve gas. Every minute counts if they are to live through the horror.
|The Statement 2003 R, 120 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Norman Jewison
Cast: Michael Caine, Tilda Swinton, Jeremy Northam, Alan Bates, Charlotte Rampling, Ciaran Hinds, John Neville, Matt Craven, Edward Petherbridge, Frank Finlay, David de Keyser, William Hutt, Noam Jenkins, Peter Wight, Malcolm Sinclair
In this film based on Brian Moore's 1996 novel, a former Nazi executioner, Pierre Brossard (Michael Caine), has been living out his life in Southern France where he is protected by the Catholic Church. But, now he becomes the target of assassins as well as the law and must turn to his wartime cohorts for help in this next challenge of his life as a fugitive.
|Wisegirls 2002 R, 96 min.|
Director: David Anspaugh
Cast: Mira Sorvino, Mariah Carey, Melora Walters, Arthur J. Nascarella, Saul Stein, Joseph Siravo, Christian Maelen, Anthony Alessandro, Noam Jenkins, Jeremiah Sparks
Three waitresses, Meg, Raychel, and Kate (Mira Sorvino, Mariah Carey, and Melora Walters), become close friends while working in a restaurant. When her boss is killed, Meg realizes that the restaurant is run by the mob, and sets out to uncover more about the mobsters. In the process, she also finds out more about her friends. An OK, mob movie.
|1. Adoration (2009)|
2. Century Hotel (2001)
3. Saw II (2005)
4. The Statement (2003)
5. Wisegirls (2002)
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