|Babes in Toyland 1997 G, 74 min.|
Genre: Animation / Family / Fantasy
Director: Paul Sabella
Cast: Lacey Chabert, Joseph Ashton, Raphael Sbarge, Cathy Cavadini, Christopher Plummer, Charles Nelson Reilly, Susan Silo, Bronson Pinchot, James Belushi, Lindsay Schnelby
Many liberties were taken with Victor Herbert's operetta in this animated film, but will be fun for the youngsters. It is just before Christmas with a big order to fill at Toyland's factory. Alas, bad Barnaby (voice of Christopher Plummer) intends to shut the factory down to spoil the holiday for everyone. But wait, here come Jack and Jill (voices of Joseph Ashton and Lacey Chabert) and a host of other nursery rhyme characters to save the day.
|The Hidden II 1994 R, 93 min.|
Genre: Horror / Sci-Fi
Director: Seth Pinsker
Cast: Raphael Sbarge, Kate Hodge, Jovin Montanaro, Christopher Murphy, Michael Weldon, Michael A. Nickles, Tony DiBenedetto, Tom Tayback, Honey Lauren, Garvin Funches
This follow-on to the successful "The Hidden" is a slow, cheap effort. We now find out that the bad alien was not quite destroyed; it was able to leave pods behind, which now spawn. A new "good" alien teams with the daughter of the original film's hero to handle this problem.
|Message in a Bottle 1999 PG-13, 132 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Luis Mandoki
Cast: Kevin Costner, Robin Wright Penn, Paul Newman, John Savage, Illeana Douglas, Robbie Coltrane, Jesse James, Bethel Leslie, Tom Aldredge, Viveka Davis, Raphael Sbarge, Richard Hamilton, Rosemary Murphy, Steven Eckholdt, Susan Brightbill
Adapted from Nicholas Sparks' best-selling novel, this is a love story of beautiful, divorced mother Theresa Osborne (Robin Wright Penn) and lonely widower Garret Blake (Kevin Costner) who spends his life making sailboats AND sending love letters in bottles to sea as messages to his deceased wife. When Theresa finds one of the bottles and travels to North Carolina to meet this man who could love forever, love blooms anew.
|Murder 101 1991 PG-13, 95 min.|
Director: Bill Condon
Cast: Pierce Brosnan, Dey Young, Raphael Sbarge, Kim Thomson, Mark L. Taylor, Antoni Corone, J. Kenneth Campbell, Todd Merrill, Yorgo Constantine, Yavone Evans
Charles Lattimore (Pierce Brosnan) teaches a class in mystery writing. After he gives an assignment to the class to develop a plot for the perfect murder, one of the students turns up dead. Now the mystery begins as to whodunit. Interesting made-for-cable-TV fare.
|My Science Project 1985 PG, 94 min.|
Director: Jonathan Betuel
Cast: John Stockwell, Danielle von Zerneck, Fisher Stevens, Raphael Sbarge, Dennis Hopper, Barry Corbin, Ann Wedgeworth, Richard Masur, Candace Silvers, Beau Dremann
The fourth dimension, time, is involved in this story about a group of friends who discover that an alien object throws them into the past with dinosaurs and into the future with an army equipped with weapons unknown to them. Bad, but Dennis Hopper keeps it from being a bomb.
|Quicksilver Highway 1997 TV, 88 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: Mick Garris
Cast: Christopher Lloyd, Matt Frewer, Raphael Sbarge, Melissa Lahlitah Crider, Veronica Cartwright, Silas Weir Mitchell, Bill Nunn, Bill Bolender, Amelia Neinle, Clive Barker, John Landis, William Knight, Kevin Grevioux, William Knight, Cynthia Garris
Christopher Lloyd hosts this made-for-TV film that presents two sub-par stories concerning body parts. In Stephen King's "Chattery Teeth," a man who has a set of chattering teeth picks up a hitchhiker, and the teeth do not seem to care for the guest. In Clive Barker's "Body Politic," a man's artificial hand takes control, leaves his body, and sets out to start a revolution of the hands.
|Risky Business 1983 R, 99 min.|
Director: Paul Brickman
Cast: Tom Cruise, Rebecca De Mornay, Bronson Pinchot, Nicholas Pryor, Curtis Armstrong, Joe Pantoliano, Richard Masur, Bruce A. Young, Shera Danese, Raphael Sbarge, Janet Carroll, Scott Harlan, Kevin Anderson, Sarah Partridge, Nathan Davis
When his parents leave on vacation, a teenager Joel Goodsen (Tom Cruise) goes off the deep end, and his troubles begin to multiply. After letting hooker Lana (Rebecca De Mornay) move into the family home, he goes one step further and turns the house into a bordello for one night.
|A Streetcar Named Desire 1984 TV, 124 min.|
Director: John Erman
Cast: Ann - Margret, Treat Williams, Beverly D'Angelo, Randy Quaid, Rafael Campos, Erica Yohn, Ric Mancini, Raphael Sbarge, Fred Sadoff, Elsa Raven, Tina Menard, Dan Owens
Ann-Margret is at her very best in this good TV remake of the 1951 classic. Ann-Margret takes on the role of the Mississippi Southern belle, Blanche DuBois, who visits her pregnant sister Stella (Beverly D'Angelo) and Stella's working-class husband Stanley Kowalski (Treat Williams) in their rundown, New Orleans French Quarter apartment. Frictions flare between Blanche and Stanley, and the battle of wills between the two leads to problems when Stanley discovers that there is more to Blanche than meets the eye.
|Vision Quest 1985 R, 108 min.|
Director: Harold Becker
Cast: Matthew Modine, Linda Fiorentino, Ronny Cox, Michael Schoeffling, Harold Sylvester, Charles Hallahan, J.C. Quinn, Raphael Sbarge, Forest Whitaker, Daphne Zuniga
Goodness and hard work will win every time is again proven in this movie about a young athlete (Matthew Modine).
|1. Babes in Toyland (1997)|
2. Carnosaur (1993)
3. The Hidden II (1994)
4. Message in a Bottle (1999)
5. Murder 101 (1991)
6. My Science Project (1985)
7. Quicksilver Highway (1997)
8. Risky Business (1983)
9. A Streetcar Named Desire (1984)
10. Vision Quest (1985)
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