|Crazy/Beautiful 2001 PG-13, 95 min.|
Director: John Stockwell
Cast: Kirsten Dunst, Jay Hernandez, Bruce Davison, Lucinda Jenney, Rolando Molina, Taryn Manning, Herman Osorio, Miguel Castro, Tommy De La Cruz, Soledad St. Hilaire
Two students–rich, but troubled Nicole Oakley (Kirsten Dunst) and a poor, but good student Carlos Nunez (Jay Hernandez)–at Pacific Palisades High School fall in love during their last year in school. Problems ensue because of differing cultures in this predictable coming-of-age film.
|Criminal 2004 R, 87 min.|
Director: Gregory Jacobs
Cast: John C. Reilly, Diego Luna, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jonathan Tucker, Peter Mullan, Zitto Kazann, Laura Ceron, Soledad St. Hilaire, Ellen Geer, Brandon Keener, Deborah Van Valkenburgh, Brent Sexton
In this English language remake of Argentina's "Nine Queens," Richard Gaddis (John C. Reilly) takes Rodrigo (Diego Luna) under his wing as they team up with Richard's very reluctant sister, Valerie (Maggie Gyllenhaal), for one final scam that will top all previous ones.
|Dirty 2006 R, 97 min.|
Director: Chris Fisher
Cast: Cuba Gooding Jr., Clifton Collins Jr., Cole Hauser, Wyclef Jean, Keith David, Wood Harris, Robert LaSardo, Lobo Sebastian, Taboo, Khleo Thomas, Aimee Garcia, Nicholas Gonzalez, Judy Reyes, Chris Mulkey, Soledad St. Hilaire
This movie follows a nightmarish 24 hours in the lives of Officers Salim Adel (Cuba Gooding Jr.) and Armando Sancho (Clifton Collins Jr.) who work out of LAPD's gang violence unit. The two cops make a deal with drug dealers that sets off a string of events spiraling out of control as they struggle with decisions between bad and worse.
|The End of Violence 1997 R, 122 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Wim Wenders
Cast: Bill Pullman, Andie MacDowell, Gabriel Byrne, Loren Dean, Traci Lind, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Udo Kier, Rosalind Chao, K. Todd Freeman, John Diehl, Chris Douridas, Soledad St. Hilaire, Nicole Ari Parker, Daniel Benzali, Samuel Fuller
Surveillance expert Ray Bering (Gabriel Byrne) looks out on Los Angeles via secret TV cameras and watches impotently as Hollywood producer Mike Max (Bill Pullman) is kidnapped, escapes, and hides out with a Mexican family. Numerous subplots evolve in this confusing story.
|The Maldonado Miracle 2003 PG, 99 min.|
Director: Salma Hayek
Cast: Peter Fonda, Mare Winningham, Ruben Blades, Eddy Martin, Bill Sage, Dan Merker, Soledad St. Hilaire, Scott Michael Campbell, Jesse Borrego, Christina Cabot, Frank Gerrish, Jeanette Longoria
In San Ramos, the statue of Jesus appears to be shedding tears. Although Father Russell (Peter Fonda) doubts that a miracle is really happening, word spreads, and tourists flock to the small, dying town giving its residents hope.
|Real Women Have Curves 2002 PG-13, 90 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy
Director: Patricia Cardoso
Cast: America Ferrera, Lupe Ontiveros, Ingrid Oliu, George Lopez, Brian Sites, Soledad St. Hilaire, Lourdes Perez, Jorge Cervera Jr., Felipe de Alba, Jose Gerardo Zamora Jr., Edgar Lujan, Lina Acosta, Celina Belizan, Ramona Garcia Coronado, Marlene Forte
A Mexican-American teenager, Ana (America Ferrera), is convinced by her teacher, Mr. Guzman (George Lopez), that she should go to college. But, Ana's parents' belief that her future should lie in factory work with her sister, Estela (Ingrid Oliu), brings tension to the family.
|1. Crazy/Beautiful (2001)|
2. Criminal (2004)
3. Dirty (2006)
4. The End of Violence (1997)
5. The Maldonado Miracle (2003)
6. Real Women Have Curves (2002)
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