|Half Moon Street 1986 R, 90 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery / Thriller
Director: Bob Swaim
Cast: Sigourney Weaver, Michael Caine, Patrick Kavanagh, Ram John Holder, Niall O'Brien, Nadim Sawalha, Angus MacInnes, Keith Buckley, Faith Kent, Ann Hanson, Patrick Newman, Vincent Lindon, Muriel Villiers, Michael Elwyn, Ninka Scott
While stationed in London, American government employee Dr. Lauren Slaughter (Sigourney Weaver) decides to increase her income by performing as an "escort service" in her spare time. All goes well until she meets Lord Sam Bulbeck (Michael Caine), and they form a bond. Unbeknownst to Lauren, she becomes a pawn in Lord Bulbeck's dealings with a powerful group of wealthy Arabs when wealthy sheik Karim Hatami (Nadim Sawalha) showers her with attention and gifts.
|Hidden Agenda 1990 R, 108 min.|
Director: Ken Loach
Cast: Frances McDormand, Brian Cox, Brad Dourif, Mai Zetterling, Bernard Bloch, Des McAleer, Jim Norton, Patrick Kavanagh, Bernard Archard, Maurice Roeves, Maureen Bell, Michelle Fairley, Kim Dyson, Oliver Maguire, Ian McElhinney
Set in the war-like environment of Northern Ireland in the early 1980s, this thriller follows British investigator Kerrigan (Brian Cox) and international amnesty group activist Ingrid Jessner (Frances McDormand). They investigate possible cover-ups at Britain's highest level that have also resulted in murder. Good performances make this worth a look.
|1. Half Moon Street (1986)|
2. Hidden Agenda (1990)
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