|The Blackout 1997 R, 100 min.|
Director: Abel Ferrara
Cast: Matthew Modine, Dennis Hopper, Claudia Schiffer, Beatrice Dalle, Sarah Lassez, Steven Bauer, Laura Bailey, Nancy Ferrara, Andrew Fiscella, Nicholas De Cegli, Vincent Lamberti, Victoria Duffy, Daphne Duplaix, Mercy Lopez, Lori Eastside
Sex, drugs, alcoholism, violence–Director Ferrara's trademarks– are back in the character of Matty (Matthew Modine), an actor whose life is falling apart. Much of Matty's activities take place at a club owned by Mickey (Dennis Hopper), who is always taking videos of what goes on.
|Hollywood Confidential 1997 R, 95 min.|
Director: Reynaldo Villalobos
Cast: Edward James Olmos, Rick Aiello, Anthony Yerkovich, Charlize Theron, Richard T. Jones, Brendan Kelly, Angela Alvarado, Christine Harnos, Billy Marti, Sarah Lassez
A team of private detectives specialize in keeping celeb scandals out of the public eye. Pretty bad stuff.
|Malicious 1995 R, 92 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Ian Corson
Cast: Molly Ringwald, Patrick McGaw, Sarah Lassez, Ryan Michael, Mimi Kuzyk, John Vernon, Rick Henrickson, Jennifer Copping, Joe Maffei, Jerry Wasserman, Jay Brazeau, Marlene Worrall, Stephen E. Miller
Doug Gordon (Patrick McGaw) studies sports medicine but takes a break one night and attends a party where he is seduced by Melissa (Molly Ringwald). Doug considers the affair to be a one-night stand, but Melissa does not agree and takes revenge on Doug's mother (Mimi Kuzyk), his girlfriend Laura (Sarah Lassez), and even his cat.
|Nowhere 1997 R, 82 min.|
Director: Gregg Araki
Cast: James Duval, Rachel True, Nathan Bexton, Chiara Mastroianni, Debi Mazar, Kathleen Robertson, Christina Applegate, Sarah Lassez, Guillermo Diaz, Heather Graham
This is Gregg Ariki's final offering in his trilogy about a lost generation of Los Angeles teens involved in sex, drugs, and a vicious brutalization as their form of recreation.
|Roosters 1993 R, 95 min.|
Director: Robert M. Young
Cast: Edward James Olmos, Sarah Lassez, Sonia Braga, Maria Conchita Alonso, Danny Nucci, Valente Rodriguez, Mark Dacascos, L. Ignacio Gameros, Arin Pasquel Real, Grace Keagy
Gallo Morales (Edward James Olmos) has served seven years in prison for killing a man over a cock fight. After his release, he comes home to retrieve the cock-fighting rooster his father bred but discovers that his son, Hector (Danny Nucci), has inherited the rooster and isn't going to give it up. Meanwhile, his 15-year-old daughter, Angela (Sarah Lassez), seeks refuge from the world outside, but Gallo ignores her. And then there's Gallo's wife, Juana (Sonia Braga), who just wants a normal family life. Symbolism abounds in this allegory about relationships.
|1. The Blackout (1997)|
2. Hollywood Confidential (1997)
3. Malicious (1995)
4. Nowhere (1997)
5. Roosters (1993)
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