|Ed McBain's 87th Precinct: Heatwave 1997 TV, 94 min.|
Director: Douglas Barr
Cast: Dale Midkiff, Erika Eleniak, Paul Johansson, Paul Ben-Victor, Ron Kuhlman, Marc Gomes, Andrea Ferrell, Michael Gross, Ian D. Clark, Lynne Cormack, Stevie Vallance, Annie Kidder, Julie Stewart, Richard Fitzpatrick, Carolyn Dunn
The third TV production based on Ed McBain's NYC police of the 87th precinct brings Dale Midkiff back as Detective Steve Carella. It is a hot summer, and the detectives of the precinct have their hands full as they track down a rapist.
|Ed McBain's 87th Precinct: Ice 1996 TV, 90 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery
Director: Bradford May
Cast: Dale Midkiff, Joe Pantoliano, Paul Johansson, Andrea Parker, Andrea Ferrell, Michael Gross, Judah Katz, Philip Akin, Nigel Bennett, Lenore Zann, Dean McDermott, Diane Douglass, Lisa LaCroix, Hugh Thompson, Tim Koetting
Dale Midkiff takes over as Detective Steve Carella in this second TV episode based on Ed McBain's stories of the detectives of NYC's 87th precinct. In the cold New York winter, the detectives hunt down a killer.
|The Incredible Mrs. Ritchie 2003 PG-13, 102 min.|
Director: Paul Johansson
Cast: Gena Rowlands, Kevin Zegers, Brenda James, David Schofield, Justin Chatwin, Heather Wahlquist, James Caan, Leslie Hope, Jeremy Raymond, Lorette Clow, Cameron Daddo, David Lereaney
Troubled teen Charlie (Kevin Zegers) is given an ultimatum by his principal (James Caan): either get suspended from school or spend the summer working for Mrs. Ritchie (Gena Rowlands). Under the guidance of Mrs. Ritchie, Charlie begins his conversion as he learns valuable lessons about friendship and life.
|She's So Lovely 1997 R, 112 min.|
Director: Nick Cassavetes
Cast: Sean Penn, Robin Wright, John Travolta, Harry Dean Stanton, Debi Mazar, James Gandolfini, Gena Rowlands, Susan Traylor, John Marshall Jones, Chloe Webb, Bobby Cooper, James Soravilla, Jamie Bozian, Paul Johansson, Justina Machado
When Maureen (Robin Wright Penn) is raped, her husband Eddie (Sean Penn) freaks out, kills a cop, and is sent to a mental hospital. While her husband is away, Maureen becomes involved with the gentle Joey (John Travolta); they marry, have three children, and then Eddie is released and returns–still retaining his passion for Maureen. Penn won the Cannes Film Festival award for "Best Actor" for his role in this film.
|Soapdish 1991 PG-13, 96 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: Michael Hoffman
Cast: Sally Field, Kevin Kline, Robert Downey Jr., Cathy Moriarty, Whoopi Goldberg, Elisabeth Shue, Carrie Fisher, Garry Marshall, Teri Hatcher, Kathy Najimy, Arne Nannestad, Paul Johansson, Sheila Kelley, Leeza Biggons, John Tesh
This movie is a parody of soap opera stars and how their egos affect personal lives of those around them. Leading lady Celeste Talbut (Sally Field), "Soap Queen," has problems keeping her professional status and living in the real world when her TV show is declining in popularity. Her co-star Montana Moorehead (Cathy Moriarty) is seducing the show's executive producer David Barnes (Robert Downey Jr.) and is trying to convince him to write Celeste off the show. Montana wants him to rehire Jeffrey (Kevin Kline) and turn Celeste's character into a murderess. Celeste's friend, head writer Rose Schwartz (Whoopi Goldberg), does come to her aid and tries to help her sanity when she takes Celeste to the mall where fans cheer her.
|Wishmaster 2: Evil Never Dies 1999 R, 96 min.|
Genre: Fantasy / Horror / Thriller
Director: Jack Sholder
Cast: Andrew Divoff, Paul Johansson, Holly Fields, Bokeem Woodbine, Vyto Ruginis, Maria Gennaro, Scott Klace, James Staszkiel, Tommy "Tiny" Lister, James Kim, Carlos Leon, Robert LaSardo, Oleg Vidov, Chris Webber, Al Foster
The evil genie (Andrew Divoff) from the original "Wishmaster" is liberated during a failed heist and is now out to make wishes come true–if it gets the wishers' souls. The genie needs 1001 souls to get his own three wishes that will allow his world to take over the Earth.
|1. Ed McBain's 87th Precinct: Heatwave (1997)|
2. Ed McBain's 87th Precinct: Ice (1996)
3. The Incredible Mrs. Ritchie (2003)
4. She's So Lovely (1997)
5. Soapdish (1991)
6. Wishmaster 2: Evil Never Dies (1999)
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