|The Architect 2006 R, 81 min.|
Director: Matt Tauber
Cast: Anthony LaPaglia, Viola Davis, Isabella Rossellini, Hayden Panettiere, Sebastian Stan, Walton Goggins, Paul James, Serena Reeder, Malcolm Goodwin, Marsha Stephanie Blake, Duane McLaughlin, Constance Wu, Lauren Hodges, David Call, James O'Toole
Chicago activist Tonya Neeley (Viola Davis) dreams of having the drug and crime infested public housing projects torn down. To achieve her goal, she starts a petition and now needs the signature of the project's architect, Leo Waters (Anthony LaPaglia). Tonya does contact Leo at his university class, but his refusal to sign sets off a chain of events that will directly impact both Tonya's and Leo's families.
|The Covenant 2006 PG-13, 97 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: Renny Harlin
Cast: Steven Strait, Sebastian Stan, Laura Ramsey, Taylor Kitsch, Toby Hemingway, Chace Crawford, Jessica Lucas, Wendy Crewson, Stephen McHattie, Robert Crooks, Neil Napier, Kyle Schmid, Kenneth Welsh, Frank Fontaine, Sarah Smyth
Warlock descendants–Caleb, Pogue, Reid, and Tyler (Steven Strait, Taylor Kitsch, Toby Hemingway, and Chace Crawford)–of the original families who settled 17th-century Ipswich Colony, in which witch hunts abounded, find their century's old code of silence threatened when secrets begin to be revealed after a fifth descendent, Chase Collins (Sebastian Stan), transfers into their boarding school.
|Rachel Getting Married 2008 R, 114 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Jonathan Demme
Cast: Anne Hathaway, Rosemarie DeWitt, Bill Irwin, Tunde Adebimpe, Debra Winger, Mather Zickel, Anna Deavere Smith, Anisa George, Jerome LePage, Victoria Haynes, Beau Sia, Sebastian Stan, Roslyn Ruff, Annaleigh Ashford, Zafer Tawil
Rachel (Rosemarie DeWitt) is getting married to African American Sidney (Tunde Adebimpe), and the wedding party assembles at her family's Connecticut home. Rachel's sister, neurotic Kim (Anne Hathaway), leaves rehab to attend, and she makes herself the center of the wedding weekend. First, Kim manages to get Rachel to dump her maid of honor, and then she becomes involved with the best man who happens to be another recovering alcoholic. Rachel's father (Bill Irwin) is divorced from her mother Abby (Debra Winger) and is now married to a Black woman, Carol (Anna Deavere Smith). Since the divorce, Abby has become estranged from her family. Tensions flare over the long weekend as Kim goes out of her way to make everything go wrong and creates one emotional drama after another. Hathaway received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress.
|1. The Architect (2006)|
2. The Covenant (2006)
3. Rachel Getting Married (2008)
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