|Bad Medicine 1985 PG-13, 97 min.|
Director: Harvey Miller
Cast: Steve Guttenberg, Alan Arkin, Julie Hagerty, Julie Kavner, Bill Macy, Curtis Armstrong, Joe Grifasi, Gilbert Gottfried, Taylor Negron, Robert Romanus, Candi Milo, Arne Gordon, Arturo Venegas, Manuel Pereiro, Eileen Way
Jeff Marx (Steve Guttenberg) is a medical student at a south-of-the-border medical school who becomes moved by the impoverished conditions at a nearby village. As a result, he begins stealing supplies from their school to treat the villagers.
|Fast Times at Ridgemont High 1982 R, 92 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Musical / Romance
Director: Amy Heckerling
Cast: Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold, Robert Romanus, Brian Backer, Phoebe Cates, Ray Walston, Eric Stoltz, Vincent Schiavelli, Amanda Wyss, Scott Thomson, Forest Whitaker, Kelli Maroney, Blair Tefkin, D.W. Brown
Lifestyles of teenagers–including jobs, sex, and drugs–are wryly depicted in this film. The story is based on Cameron Crowe's book relating his experiences when he returned to high school and pretended to be a student. While stoned student Jeff Spicoli (Sean Penn) spends much of his time arguing with his history teacher Mr. Hand (Ray Walston), other students–including Stacy (Jennifer Jason Leigh), Linda (Phoebe Cates), Mark (Brian Backer), and Mike (Robert Romanus)–visit the shopping mall, surf, eat fast-food, and experiment with sex. When they do attend class, wild havoc is often the order of the day.
|Going Shopping 2005 PG-13, 106 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: Henry Jaglom
Cast: Victoria Foyt, Rob Morrow, Lee Grant, Mae Whitman, Bruce Davison, Jennifer Grant, Cynthia Sikes, Martha Gehman, Pamela Bellwood, Juliet Landau, Robert Romanus, Robyn Peterson, Kim Kolarich, Jenny Gabrielle
Successful clothing designer Holly G. (Victoria Foyt) owns an upscale boutique in Santa Monica. But Holly's business manager and lover, Adam (Bruce Davison), has not been paying the rent, and Holly's business is about to go under. Holly already has had more than her share of problems with her mother Winnie (Lee Grant) and daughter Coco (Mae Whitman). So, now she faces big problems in both her personal and professional lives. Mother's Day is approaching, and Holly hopes that a big sale will save her boutique. The customers come, and the story revolves around women's obsessions with shopping and clothing, which are revealed when customers confess their uncontrolled shopping habits–all this and a possible romance for Holly in the form of the boyfriend (Rob Morrow) of one of the shoppers as director Henry Jaglom again deals with subjects of women and their obsessions. "Eating" (1990) and and "Babyfever" (1994) are Jaglom's previous films on these obsessions.
|The Resurrected 1992 R, 108 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: Dan O'Bannon
Cast: John Terry, Jane Sibbett, Chris Sarandon, Robert Romanus, Laurie Briscoe, Ken Camroux, Patrick Pon, Deep Roy, Phil Hayes, Bernard Cuffling, J.B. Bivens, Robert Sidley, Des Smiley, Eric Newton, Tom Shorthouse
Based on H.P. Lovecraft's "The Case of Charles Deaver Ward," an evil spirit has been cast on residents of a town, and the Claire Ward (Jane Sibbett) hires a detective to get to the bottom of the many strange occurrences–especially in relation to her own husband, Charles Dexter Ward (John Terry).
|Tycus 2000 R, 94 min.|
Director: John Putch
Cast: Dennis Hopper, Peter Onorati, Finola Hughes, John Putch, Chick Vennera, Bert Remsen, Art LaFleur, Tommy Hinkley, Robert Romanus, Todd Allen
Jake (Peter Onorati), a tabloid photographer, gets wind of something strange going on in the Sierras and parachutes into a restricted area. There he finds a noted astronomer, Peter Crawford (Dennis Hopper), who has discovered a comet hurtling to Earth. In an attempt to save a chosen segment of humanity, Crawford has begun construction of a city beneath Earth's surface. No awards here.
|1. Bad Medicine (1985)|
2. Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
3. Going Shopping (2005)
4. The Resurrected (1992)
5. Tycus (2000)
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