|Brooklyn Rules 2007 R, 99 min.|
Director: Michael Corrente
Cast: Freddie Prinze Jr., Scott Caan, Jerry Ferrara, Alec Baldwin, Mena Suvari, Monica Keena, Robert Turano, Phyllis Kay, Ursula Abbott, Paul Araujo, Daniel Tay, Ty Thomas Reed, P.J. Brown, Kevin Thoms, Christian Maelen
Three childhood friends–Michael (Freddie Prinze, Jr.), Carmine (Scott Caan), and Bobby (Jerry Ferrara)–grew up in Brooklyn and are now in their twenties with different goals in life. Michael is studying to be a lawyer, and Bobby wants a job at the post office. Carmine is trying to impress mobster Caesar Manganaro (Alec Baldwin) and has fallen in with the Gambino family operation. Now, a mob war breaks out, and the Mafia becomes a factor in the young men's lives that threatens their long friendship.
|Diminished Capacity 2008 N/R, 92 min.|
Director: Terry Kinney
Cast: Matthew Broderick, Alan Alda, Virginia Madsen, Dylan Baker, Bobby Cannavale, Louis C.K., Tom Aldredge, P.J. Brown, Jimmy Bennett, Anthony Del Negro, Lois Smith, Jim True-Frost
Chicago newspaper editor Cooper (Matthew Broderick) was the recipient of a blow to the head that has left him with short-term memory loss. He travels back to his hometown in Missouri to visit his senile Uncle Rollie (Alan Alda), and while there Cooper discovers that Rollie owns a rare Chicago Cubs baseball card. Cooper and Rollie decide to take a road trip back to Chicago with Cooper's high-school ex-girlfriend Charlotte (Virginia Madsen). The reason for the trip is to sell Rollie's baseball card at a memorabilia convention in Chicago where they will meet more than their share of crooked dealers scheming to get their hands on the card and giving as little as possible to Rollie in return.
|Double Parked 2000 N/R, 96 min.|
Director: Stephen Kinsella
Cast: Callie Thorne, Bill Sage, Noah Fleiss, Rufus Read, Cassandra Morris, P.J. Brown, Michelle Hurd, Eileen Galindo, Lanny Flaherty, Ruth Williamson
Single mom Rita Ronaldi (Callie Thorne) has escaped an abusive husband and now, with son Matt (Rufus Read), has been struggling to find a niche in Jersey City. Rita lands a job as meter maid, but at the same time Matt falls in with a bad crowd that robs parking meters. Believe it or not, that's just the beginning of this exhaustingly downbeat story.
|Rick 2003 R, 100 min.|
Director: Curtiss Clayton
Cast: Bill Pullman, Aaron Stanford, Agnes Bruckner, Sandra Oh, Dylan Baker, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Marianne Hagan, Jerome Preston Bates, Jamie Harris, Paz de la Huerta, William Ryall, P.J. Brown
After being humiliated by middle-management boss Rick O'Lette (Bill Pullman) when she interviewed for a job, Michelle (Sandra Oh) places a curse on him. From that point on, Rick's life takes a turn as one problem after another looms in his path.
|Romance & Cigarettes 2006 R, 105 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Musical / Romance
Director: John Turturro
Cast: James Gandolfini, Susan Sarandon, Kate Winslet, Steve Buscemi, Bobby Cannavale, Mandy Moore, Mary-Louise Parker, Aida Turturro, Christopher Walken, Barbara Sukowa, Elaine Stritch, Eddie Izzard, Amy Sedaris, P.J. Brown, Adam LeFevre
In this off-beat musical, Kitty (Susan Sarandon) confronts her Queens construction worker husband, Nick (James Gandolfini), with evidence of pornography he has written. It turns out that Nick is having an affair with sexy underwear salesgirl Tula (Kate Winslet), and Kitty has the solution. With their three daughters–Rosebud (Aida Turturro), Constance (Mary-Louise Parker), and Baby (Mandy Moore)–supporting her, Kitty kicks Nick out of the house leaving him to make up his own mind of what he really should do. Throughout their trials, everyone seems to sing and dance in this down and dirty musical love story.
|1. Brooklyn Rules (2007)|
2. Diminished Capacity (2008)
3. Double Parked (2000)
4. Rick (2003)
5. Romance & Cigarettes (2006)
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