|Black Dog 1998 PG-13, 90 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama
Director: Kevin Hooks
Cast: Patrick Swayze, Randy Travis, Meat Loaf, Gabriel Casseus, Rusty De Wees, Brenda Strong, Graham Beckel, Stephen Tobolowsky, Charles S. Dutton, Brian Kelly, Cyril O'Reilly, Erin Broderick, Lorraine Toussaint, Hester Hargett, Stuart Greer
This average trucker action flick has ex-con Jack Crews (Patrick Swayze) on the road with an 18-wheeler unknowingly carrying a load of AK-47 assault rifles. There's lots of road action as he finds out what he's carrying and this wife and daughter are targeted as hostages to ensure Jack delivers the goods.
|Forty Shades of Blue 2005 R, 107 min.|
Director: Ira Sachs
Cast: Rip Torn, Dina Korzun, Darren E. Burrows, Paprika Steen, Red West, Jenny O'Hara, Jerry Chipman, Andrew Henderson, Emily McKenna, Liz Morton, Joanne Pankow, Stuart Greer
Laura (Dina Korzum) is Russian born and raised but now lives in Memphis with music producer Alan James (Rip Torn). The couple has a son, but they are not married, and Laura accepts Alan's philandering because she is thankful he brought her to the United States. At a testimonial dinner for Alan, Laura meets Alan's somewhat estranged son, Michael (Darren E. Burrows), and the two recognize each others' loneliness and bond. The bonding results in an affair that, in turn, leads to personal awakenings for all involved.
|I Know What You Did Last Summer 1997 R, 100 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller / Mystery
Director: Jim Gillespie
Cast: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillippe, Freddie Prinze Jr., Muse Watson, Bridgette Wilson, Anne Heche, Johnny Galecki, Stuart Greer, Deborah Hobart, J. Don Ferguson, Mary McMillan, Rasool J'Han, Dan Albright, Lynda Clark
Based on Lois Duncan's novel, this is the story of four teens (Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillippe, and Freddie Prinze Jr.) who are responsible for the fourth of July hit-and-run killing of a little boy. The kids escape undetected, but the next summer, one of them receives a note that reads, "I know what you did last summer," and the scene is now set for more killings.
|The Reaping 2007 R, 90 min.|
Genre: Horror / Sci-Fi / Thriller
Director: Stephen Hopkins
Cast: Hilary Swank, Idris Elba, David Morrissey, AnnaSophia Robb, Stephen Rea, William Ragsdale, John McConnell, David Jensen, Yvonne Landry, Samuel Garland, Myles Cleveland, Andrea Frankle, Stuart Greer
Once an ordained minister, Katherine Winter (Hilary Swank) has given up the church, but her assistant, Ben (Idris Elba) is a dedicated believer who helps Katherine as she travels the world debunking miracles. When Katherine answers the call from school teacher Doug (David Morrissey), she and Ben travel to Doug's Louisiana town where among the weird happenings are a river turning red, a young boy found dead, and dead frogs falling from trees. What is going on?
|1. Black Dog (1998)|
2. Forty Shades of Blue (2005)
3. I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)
4. The Reaping (2007)
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