|Human Traffic 1999 R, 87 min.|
Director: Justin Kerrigan
Cast: John Simm, Lorraine Pilkington, Shaun Parkes, Danny Dyer, Nicola Reynolds, Dean Davies, Andrew Lincoln, Carl Cox, Jan Anderson, Peter Bramhill
Five friends–Jip (John Simm), Lulu (Lorraine Pilkington), Koop (Shaun Parkes), Moff (Danny Dyer), and Nina (Nicola Reynolds)–represent the 1990s Youth Culture as they live their lives of "clubs, drugs, pubs, and parties" in Cardiff, Wales. It might have helped if there had been a moral to this story, but, instead, the director, Justin Kerrigan, seems intent on condoning the drug world and ignoring its inherent dangers.
|The Mummy Returns 2001 PG-13, 128 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Fantasy / Horror / Thriller
Director: Stephen Sommers
Cast: Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah, Arnold Vosloo, Oded Fehr, Patricia Velasquez, Freddie Boath, Alun Armstrong, Dwayne Johnson, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Max Cavalera, Shaun Parkes, Aharon Ipale, Bruce Byron, Joe Dixon
The year is 1935 when Imhotep's mummified remains arrive at a London museum–10 years after Rick O'Connell (Brendan Fraser) first discovered him. Now Rick and Evelyn (Rachel Weisz) are married with a young son, Alex (Freddie Boath), but, once again, Rick is thrown into danger. This time, Rick has discovered an ancient bracelet that could lead to the rebirth of the evil Scorpion King (voice of Max Cavalera).
|Notes on a Scandal 2006 R, 92 min.|
Director: Richard Eyre
Cast: Judi Dench, Cate Blanchett, Bill Nighy, Andrew Simpson, Philip Davis, Michael Maloney, Juno Temple, Max Lewis, Joanna Scanlan, Julia McKenzie, Shaun Parkes, Tom Georgeson, Emma Kennedy, Tameka Empson, Wendy Nottingham
New art teacher Sheba Hart (Cate Blanchett) makes friends with elderly spinster, history teacher Barbara Covett (Judi Dench). As the school year progresses, Barbara learns that Sheba is having an affair with 15-year-old Steven (Andrew Simpson). The unstable Barbara tells Sheba that she will keep her secret only if she will immediately end the affair with Steven. This offer could lead to Sheba becoming Barbara's best friend, but will this kind of friendship survive? The film received four Oscar nominations, including Best Actress (Judi Dench) and Supporting Actress (Cate Blanchett).
|1. Human Traffic (1999)|
2. The Mummy Returns (2001)
3. Notes on a Scandal (2006)
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