|Boys and Girls 2000 PG-13, 90 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: Robert Iscove
Cast: Freddie Prinze Jr., Claire Forlani, Jason Biggs, Amanda Detmer, Heather Donahue, Alyson Hannigan, Brendon Ryan Barret, Raquel Beaudene, David Smigelski, Blake Shields
Jennifer (Claire Forlani) and Ryan (Freddie Prinze Jr.) meet when they are preteens and carry on an infrequent friendship for 10 years–UNTIL they sleep with each other when they are students at UC Berkely. The result is a disaster when Jennifer wants to stay friends but stop the intimacy, and Ryan is very hurt by her decision.
|Great Expectations 1998 R, 111 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Alfonso Cuaron
Cast: Ethan Hawke, Gwyneth Paltrow, Hank Azaria, Chris Cooper, Anne Bancroft, Robert De Niro, Josh Mostel, Kim Dickens, Nell Campbell, Gabriel Mann, Jeremy James Kissner, Raquel Beaudene, Stephen Spinella, Marla Sucharetza, Isabelle Anderson
Charles Dickens' classic is modernized in this story of Finnegan Bell's (Ethan Hawke and Jeremy James Kissner as young Finnegan) love for Estella (Gwyneth Paltrow and Raquel Beaudene as young Estella). He has loved Estella since childhood despite the differences in their upbringings and expectations. Now, Pip learns that a mysterious benefactor Lustig (Robert De Niro) has provided him with wealth, and Pip takes on the role of "gentleman" in the Victorian world of the social elite.
|1. Boys and Girls (2000)|
2. Great Expectations (1998)
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