|Bonds of Love 1993 TV, 95 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Larry Elikann
Cast: Kelly McGillis, Treat Williams, Steve Railsback, Grace Zabriskie, Hal Holbrook, R.H. Thomson, Gordon Pinsent, Kenneth Welsh, Colin Fox, Gordon Clapp, Shannon Lawson, William Colgate, Brenda Bazinet, Graham Losee, Lindsay Leese
A friendship between divorced Rose (Kelly McGillis) and mentally disabled Robby (Treat Williams) grows into love and the decision to marry amidst the concerns of Robby's family. This made-for-TV film is based on a true story.
|Face Down 1997 R, 97 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery
Director: Thom Eberhardt
Cast: Joe Mantegna, Peter Riegert, Kelli Maroney, Cameron Thor, Adam Ant, J.K. Simmons, Shannon Lawson, Kent Staines, Diana Reis, Eugene Clark, Richard Sali, Gary McMillan, Dwight Bacquie, James Mainprize, Steve Cumyn
A convoluted plot–involving a disgraced private-eye, Signorelli (Joe Mantegna), a drop-dead-gorgeous blonde (Kelli Maroney), and a grudge-carrying good cop, Lt. Coop Cooper (Peter Riegert) may appeal to the more dedicated fans of this genre.
|Heck's Way Home 1995 G, 92 min.|
Director: Michael J.F. Scott
Cast: Michael Riley, Chad Krowchuk, Shannon Lawson, Don Francks, Gabe Khouth, Alan Arkin, Cecilley Carroll, Wayne Nicklas, Chris Sigurdson, Will Sasso, Ker Wells, Michaelin Scott
Rick (Michael Riley) takes a job requiring that his family move from Winnipeg to Australia. In the haste of leaving, they left their dog, Hector, behind. As they await the boat in Vancouver, Hector hitches his way across Canada, having adventures along the way–while avoiding a persistent dogcatcher (Alan Arkin). Will Hector get there in time?
|The House on Turk Street 2002 R, 103 min.|
aka: No Good Deed
Director: Bob Rafelson
Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, Milla Jovovich, Stellan Skarsgard, Doug Hutchison, Grace Zabriskie, Joss Ackland, Jonathan Higgins, Shannon Lawson, Joris Jarsky, Robert Welch, Richard Jutras, Tony Calabretta
Based on Dashiell Hammett's short story "The House on Turk Street," this is the tale of policeman Jack Friar who is searching for a friend's teenage runaway. He chances on the hideout of a gang of criminals who are planning a bank robbery, is taken hostage, and finds a mutual attraction for the gang leader's girlfriend (Milla Jovovich).
|Last Call 2002 TV, 96 min.|
Director: Henry Bromell
Cast: Jeremy Irons, Neve Campbell, Sissy Spacek, Natalie Radford, Shannon Lawson, Paul Hecht, Kathleen Munroe, Brian Paul, Marium Carvell, Jonas Chernick, Joe Bostick, Eve Crawford
F. Scott Fitzgerald's (Jeremy Irons) secretary, Frances Kroll (Neve Campbell), wrote his memoirs spanning the two years (1939-1940) when she worked for the noted novelist. By this time, Fitzgerald was an alcoholic whose life was made even more difficult with a mentally ill wife (Sissy Spacek)–although he had an affair with columnist Sheila Graham (Natalie Radford) during this time. Despite the secretary's best efforts to intercede, Fitzgerald died at a young age. Made for cable TV.
|Possessed 2000 TV, 125 min.|
Director: Steven E. DeSouza
Cast: Timothy Dalton, Henry Czerny, Christopher Plummer, Piper Laurie, Jonathan Malen, Michael Rhoades, Shannon Lawson, Michael McLachlan, Richard Waugh
"The Exorcist" this is not, though both are based on the only Vatican-sanctioned exorcism in the U.S. in the 20th century. Timothy Dalton is the priest who tries to cast out the demon possessing a boy in 1950s' St. Louis, though he has several demons of his own to contend with.
|Where the Truth Lies 2005 N/R, 108 min.|
Director: Atom Egoyan
Cast: Kevin Bacon, Colin Firth, Alison Lohman, Rachel Blanchard, David Hayman, Maury Chaykin, Sonja Bennett, Kathryn Winslow, Michael J. Reynolds, Beau Starr, Deborah Grover, Shannon Lawson
Years ago a girl was found dead in the hotel room of comedy team Lanny Morris and Vince Collins (Kevin Bacon and Colin Firth). Neither one was taken to court over the incident, but now journalist Karen O'Connor (Alison Lohman) tries to uncover facts behind the death.
|1. Bonds of Love (1993)|
2. Face Down (1997)
3. Heck's Way Home (1995)
4. The House on Turk Street (2002)
aka: No Good Deed
5. Last Call (2002)
6. Possessed (2000)
7. Where the Truth Lies (2005)
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