|Diggers 2007 R, 90 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Katherine Dieckmann
Cast: Paul Rudd, Ken Marino, Ron Eldard, Josh Hamilton, Maura Tierney, Sarah Paulson, Lauren Ambrose, Beeson Carroll, Andrew Cherry, Alex Pickett, Jonny Pickett, Richard Council, Alison Folland, Scott Sowers
In 1976, third-generation clam-digging friends Hunt (Paul Rudd), Jack (Ron Eldard), Frankie (Ken Marino), and Cons (Josh Hamilton) live on Long Island and make their living from the sea. But when a large private fishing company sets up its operations in the area, the four friends face changes not only in their professional lives but in their personal lives as well.
|Down with Love 2003 PG-13, 100 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: Peyton Reed
Cast: Renee Zellweger, Ewan McGregor, David Hyde Pierce, Sarah Paulson, Tony Randall, Rachel Dratch, Jack Plotnick, John Aylward, Warren Munson, Matt Ross, Michael Ensign, Timothy Omundson, Melissa George, Jeri Ryan, Ivana Milicevic
Barbara Novak (Renee Zellweger) has written a book "Down With Love" that reveals her feelings that women should rely on what will make them truly happy and regard career and sex as more important than love. The book is a hit, and Barbara appears in control of her destiny until she meets and falls for playboy journalist Catcher Block (Ewan McGregor) who plans to write an expose on Barbara and take her down. Catcher's plan works–until he starts to fall in love with Barbara.
|Held Up 1999 PG-13, 90 min.|
Director: Steve Rash
Cast: Jamie Foxx, Nia Long, Barry Corbin, John Cullum, Jake Busey, Michael Shamus Wiles, Eduardo Yanez, Sarah Paulson, Diego Fuentes, Julie Hagerty, Roselyn Sanchez, Sam Gifaldi, Dalton James, Sam Vlahos, Andrew Jackson
A Chicago businessman, Michael Dawson (Jamie Foxx), finds his vacation plans going awry when his girlfriend Rae (Nia Long) dumps him. As if that isn't bad enough, he then is taken hostage by migrant thugs, and his problems continue.
|The Notorious Bettie Page 2006 R, 91 min.|
Director: Mary Harron
Cast: Gretchen Mol, Chris Bauer, Jared Harris, Sarah Paulson, Cara Seymour, David Strathairn, Lili Taylor, John Cullum, Matt McGrath, Austin Pendleton, Norman Reedus, Tara Subkoff, Dallas Roberts, Victor Slezak
The personal and professional lives of one of America's first sex icons, Bettie Page (Gretchen Mol), who was a pin-up model in the 1950s, is the subject of this biography that begins and ends with Estes Kefauver's Senate Sub-committee hearings on the subject of pornography.
|The Other Sister 1999 PG-13, 130 min.|
Director: Garry Marshall
Cast: Juliette Lewis, Diane Keaton, Tom Skerritt, Giovanni Ribisi, Poppy Montgomery, Sarah Paulson, Linda Thorson, Joe Flanigan, Juliet Mills, Hector Elizondo
The Tate Family–perfectionist mom Elizabeth (Diane Keaton), dad Radley (Tom Skerritt), mentally challenged sister Carla (Juliette Lewis), and workaholic lesbian sister Heather (Sarah Paulson)–goes into a crisis mode when 24-year-old Carla returns from a specialized boarding school in pursuit of a life of her own. She attends a vocational school where she meets and falls for Danny as her family disagrees about Carla's potential as a mentally handicapped person.
|Serenity 2005 PG-13, 119 min.|
Genre: Action / Sci-Fi / Adventure / Thriller
Director: Joss Whedon
Cast: Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk, Morena Baccarin, Adam Baldwin, Jewel Staite, Sean Maher, Summer Glau, Ron Glass, Chiwetel Ejiofor, David Krumholtz, Michael Hitchcock, Sarah Paulson, Yan Feldman, Rafael Feldman
The time is 500 years in the future when Captain Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds (Nathan Fillion) and the crew of his space ship, Serenity, take on passengers–including a brother and sister, Simon and River Tam (Sean Maher and Summer Glau). Because River is telepathic and knows secrets that the Alliance–the powerful group that controls the galaxy–does not want known, she is pursued across the universe by a government assassin who will stop at nothing to get River.
|The Spirit 2008 PG-13, 103 min.|
Genre: Fantasy / Action / Drama / Thriller
Director: Frank Miller
Cast: Gabriel Macht, Samuel L. Jackson, Eva Mendes, Sarah Paulson, Dan Lauria, Paz Vega, Eric Balfour, Jaime King, Scarlett Johansson, Dan Gerrity, Larry Reinhardt-Meyer, Frank Miller, Louis Lombardi, Richard Portnow, Stana Katic
After rookie cop Denny Colt is killed, he is resurrected as The Spirit (Gabriel Macht), a masked crime fighter with the mission of keeping Central City safe for its inhabitants. His nemesis is Octopus (Samuel L. Jackson) whose aim is to wipe out all of those people who The Spirit is trying to save. And the battle is on as The Spirit tracks down Octopus while beautiful women try to seduce The Spirit–for good and evil reasons.
|What Women Want 2000 PG-13, 125 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Fantasy / Romance
Director: Nancy Meyers
Cast: Mel Gibson, Helen Hunt, Marisa Tomei, Alan Alda, Ashley Johnson, Mark Feuerstein, Lauren Holly, Delta Burke, Valerie Perrine, Judy Greer, Ana Gasteyer, Lisa Edelstein, Sarah Paulson, Loretta Devine, Diana-Maria Riva
Chicago advertising executive Nick Marshall (Mel Gibson) loses out in the selection for a top job in his agency. Instead, Darcy Maguire (Helen Hunt) wins the spot. Nick survives a freak hair dryer accident and discovers that he can now hear what women think. At first, he uses this new power to his own benefit–he is especially effective at stealing Darcy's ideas and using them as his own. Later, when he begins to sympathize with problems women encounter, he finds himself falling in love with Darcy.
|1. Diggers (2007)|
2. Down with Love (2003)
3. Held Up (1999)
4. The Notorious Bettie Page (2006)
5. The Other Sister (1999)
6. Serenity (2005)
7. The Spirit (2008)
8. What Women Want (2000)
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