|The Climb 1998 PG-13, 94 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Drama
Director: Bob Swaim
Cast: John Hurt, Gregory Smith, David Strathairn, Stephen McHattie, Seth Smith, Sarah Buxton, Marla Sokoloff, Matthew Ness, Michael Saccente, Tina Regtien, Oliver Hodges, Peter Rowley
This story takes place in 1950s' Baltimore where 12-year-old Danny Hines (Gregory Smith) dreams of climbing a 203-foot radio tower. Danny's father Earl (David Strathairn) has a reputation of being a coward because he did not serve in the military, and Danny believes that climbing the tower will prove that someone in the family does have courage. Unexpected help comes from ill-tempered, dying neighbor Chuck Langer (John Hurt) who has suggestions for how Danny can succeed in climbing the tower.
|Less Than Zero 1987 R, 98 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Marek Kanievska
Cast: Andrew McCarthy, Jami Gertz, Robert Downey Jr., James Spader, Tony Bill, Nicholas Pryor, Donna Mitchell, Michael Bowen, Sarah Buxton, Lisanne Falk, Michael Greene, Neith Hunter, Brian Wimmer
Based on Bret Easton Ellis' popular novel that is a biting account of the 1980s' young, rich, adult culture in Los Angeles, this film attempts to capture the mood of the book. Clay (Andrew McCarthy) is home from his first year in college for the Christmas holidays. His old girlfriend, Blair (Jami Gertz), is now seeing Julian (Robert Downey Jr.). While Clay makes a play for Blair, Julian becomes more and more addicted to cocaine, and his drug debts are mounting–forcing him to prostitute himself in order to get money.
|Pink Lightning 1991 TV, 97 min.|
Director: Carol Monpere
Cast: Sarah Buxton, Martha Byrne, Jennifer Blanc, Jennifer Guthrie, Anthony Palermo, Rainbow Harvest, Peter Spears, JD Cullum, Jaime Gomez, Ray Walston
Five young women come of age in a male-dominated society as the wedding of one of them approaches.
|Rock 'N' Roll High School Forever 1990 PG-13, 94 min.|
Director: Deborah Brock
Cast: Corey Feldman, Mary Woronov, Larry Linville, Evan Richards, Liane Alexandra Curtis, Jason Lively, Brynn Horrocks, Patrick Malone, Michael Cerveris, Charles Noland, Michael Monks, Mojo Nixon, Sarah Buxton, Steven Ho, Andrea Paige Wilson
Vice Principal Evelyn Vadar (Mary Woronov) has been encouraged by the school board to put an end to the rock 'n' roll-inspired problems at Rock 'N' Roll High School. Vadar refuses to allow Jesse Davis (Corey Feldman) and his band, the Eradicators, to perform at the prom. But the Eradicators crash the prom, play their music, and display embarrassing videos of Vadar and the school's yuppies. Vadar's solution: drive her car into the chemistry lab and blow up Rock 'n' Roll High School.
|The Sure Thing 1985 PG-13, 94 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Comedy / Romance
Director: Rob Reiner
Cast: John Cusack, Daphne Zuniga, Viveca Lindfors, Anthony Edwards, Boyd Gaines, Lisa Jane Persky, Tim Robbins, Nicollette Sheridan, George Memmoli, Garry Goodrow, Marcia Christie, Robert Anthony Marcucci, Sarah Buxton, John Putch, Frantz Turner
An unlikely couple–Walter and Alison (John Cusack and Daphne Zuniga)–is forced to get acquainted when they share a ride on their way to California. He is on his way to meet his "sure thing" and she to meet her boyfriend. Cusack and Zuniga bring a lot to their characters and allow this movie to be a winner.
|1. The Climb (1998)|
2. Less Than Zero (1987)
3. Pink Lightning (1991)
4. Rock 'N' Roll High School Forever (1990)
5. The Sure Thing (1985)
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