|Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee 2007 TV, 135 min.|
Genre: Drama / Western
Director: Yves Simoneau
Cast: Aidan Quinn, Adam Beach, August Schellenberg, J.K. Simmons, Eric Schweig, Wes Studi, Colm Feore, Gordon Tootoosis, Fred Dalton Thompson, Anna Paquin, Shaun Johnston, Wayne Charles Baker, Eddie Spears, Lee Tergesen, Tom Carey
This made-for-TV docudrama begins with the Sioux victory over General Custer and his troops at Little Big Horn in 1876 and follows through to the massacre of Native Americans at Wounded Knee almost 15 years later. Several intervening stories are told including that of Charles Eastman (Adam Beach) a Sioux doctor working to improve the Native Americans' quality of life, Lakota chief Sitting Bull (August Schellenberg) proudly holding on to his land, and Henry Dawes (Aidan Quinn) who helped develop the U.S. government policy on Indian affairs. Observing from different perspectives, it becomes apparent that achieving assimilation proves to be a difficult process.
|The Dinosaur Hunter 2000 TV, 90 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Drama
Director: Rick Stevenson
Cast: Alison Pill, Bill Switzer, Simon MacCorkindale, Christopher Plummer, Enuka Okuma, Shaun Johnston, Sean Smith, Roberta Maxwell, R.H. Thomson, Wendy Anderson, Bill Hugli, Joely Collins
During a drought in their farming community, Julia (Alison Pill) and her brother Daniel (Bill Switzer) meet paleontologist Jack McCabe (Simon MacCorkindale) who suspects that there are valuable dinosaur fossils nearby. A reward is offered, and Julia and Daniel–after tutoring by McCabe–begin to search for the remains. Just as they get close to the needed evidence, "Hump" Hinton (Christopher Plummer) arrives on the scene ready to use any means available to get the bone samples for his own use.
|Ginger Snaps 2: Unleashed 2004 R, 94 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: Brett Sullivan
Cast: Emily Perkins, Katharine Isabelle, Tatiana Maslany, Janet Kidder, Eric Johnson, Pascale Hutton, Patricia Idlette, David McNally, Susan Adam, Jake Mackinnon, Brendan Fletcher, Shaun Johnston
This film begins where the original left off as Brigitte (Emily Perkins), running from town to avoid her sister's fate, is being chased by a male werewolf who wants her for a mate. She collapses and is placed in a drug rehab facility when the wolfsbane she is taking to keep from turning into a werewolf is thought to be an illegal drug. She befriends Ghost (Tatiana Maslany) at the center, and the two plan an escape as Brigitte continues to fall under the curse without the antidote.
|September Dawn 2007 R, 110 min.|
Genre: Drama / Western
Director: Christopher Cain
Cast: Jon Voight, Terence Stamp, Lolita Davidovich, Trent Ford, Dean Cain, Tamara Hope, Jon Gries, Taylor Handley, Huntley Ritter, Shaun Johnston, Krisinda Cain, Tom Carey
This film is based on real events from the Mountain Meadow Massacre that took place in September of 1837 when Mormons slaughtered 120 settlers passing through the Utah Territory. The story looks into the activities of Mormon leaders Bishop Jacob Samuelson (Jon Voight) and Brigham Young (Terence Stamp) who were behind the massacre and the reasons why it happened.
|1. Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007)|
2. The Dinosaur Hunter (2000)
3. Ginger Snaps 2: Unleashed (2004)
4. September Dawn (2007)
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