|Annie: A Royal Adventure! 1995 G, 92 min.|
Genre: Family / Musical / Adventure / Comedy / Drama
Director: Ian Toynton
Cast: Ashley Johnson, Joan Collins, George Hearn, Crispin Bonham-Carter, Perry Benson, Ian McDiarmid, Emily Ann Lloyd, Camilla Belle, Antony Zaki, David Tse, Jayne Ashbourne, Carol Cleveland, Mary Kay Bergman, Sam Mancuso, George Wood
In this made-for-TV film, orphan Annie (Ashley Johnson) visits London where Daddy Warbucks (George Hearn) is to be knighted and, in the process, foils an attempt by the evil Lady Edwina Hogbottom (Joan Collins) to destroy Buckingham Palace.
|Final Cut 1998 R, 93 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Dominic Anciano, Ray Burdis
Cast: Ray Winstone, Jude Law, Sadie Frost, John Beckett, Holly Davidson, William Scully, Mark Burdis, Perry Benson, Lisa Marsh, Dominic Anciano, Ray Burdis
Jude (Jude Law) is dead, and his friends have been invited to watch a video on which he was working up to the time of his death. The guests are shocked to find out that the film documents the "performances"–taken with hidden cameras–of each of the friends, showing them at their absolute worst. Drugs, infidelity, lurid actions, and more were filmed, ending with scenes of Jude making love with Lisa (Lisa Marsh), the wife of Ray (Ray Winstone)–resulting in Ray killing Jude. Really over the top.
|Last Resort 2000 N/R, 75 min.|
Director: Paul Pawlikowski
Cast: Dina Korzun, Artyom Strelnikov, Paddy Considine, Steve Perry, Perry Benson, Katie Drinkwater, Dave Bean, Adrian Scarborough, David Auker, Bruce Byron, Daniel Mobey, Jim Trevellyan, Marcus Redwood, Zoe Sharpe
While a Russian woman and her young son (Dina Korzun and Artiom Strelnikov) wait for political asylum, they are sent to the dreary British town of Stonehaven, a seaside resort featuring an arcade and bingo parlor as its only highlights. There they meet Alfie (Paddy Considine), the arcade manager, with whom they form a strange relationship. Alfie just may come up with a feasible plan to save them from their bleak existence.
|The Last Seduction II 1999 R, 96 min.|
Director: Terry Marcel
Cast: Joan Severance, Con O'Neill, Beth Goddard, Dean Williamson, Rocky Taylor, Joseph Pilato, David Gilliam, Enrique Neant, Tara Shaw, Perry Benson
As so often happens the sequel falls short of the original, and this is a prime example. Bridget (Joan Severance) heads to Barcelona after successfully framing another for the murder of her husband. She meets Troy (Con O'Neill) who runs a phone sex service operation, and she's off to pull another scam–even as authorities are on her trail. Terrible.
|Sid and Nancy 1986 R, 111 min.|
Genre: Drama / Musical
Director: Alex Cox
Cast: Gary Oldman, Chloe Webb, Andrew Schofield, David Hayman, Debby Bishop, Tony London, Courtney Love, Xander Berkeley, Sy Richardson, Sandy Baron, Perry Benson, Edward Tudor-Pole, Biff Yeager, Rusty Blitz, John Spaceley
This is the story of punk rocker Sid Vicious (Gary Oldman) and his American girlfriend, Nancy Spungen (Chloe Webb). After his rock group breaks up, heroin addict Vicious decides on a solo career and sets out on a U.S. tour. One morning, Nancy is found dead, and Vicious is arrested. Was her demise intentional, or was it really an accident? It is not a pretty story, but it should give punk rock fans an inside look at their drugged-out heroes.
|1. Annie: A Royal Adventure! (1995)|
2. Final Cut (1998)
3. Last Resort (2000)
4. The Last Seduction II (1999)
5. Sid and Nancy (1986)
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