|A Beautiful Mind 2001 PG-13, 130 min.|
Director: Ron Howard
Cast: Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly, Paul Bettany, Adam Goldberg, Christopher Plummer, Josh Lucas, Judd Hirsch, Vivien Cardone, Anthony Rapp, Jason Gray-Stanford, Austin Pendelton, Jillie Simon, Victor Steinbach, Tanya Clarke
This biography traces the life of paranoid-schizophrenic, math genius John Forbes Nash Jr. (Russell Crowe) who overcame the odds to win the Nobel Prize in Economic Science. His life changes while he is working in cryptology at MIT where he meets Alicia (Jennifer Connelly). They fall in love and marry, but problems follow when Nash's paranoid schizophrenia sets in leading to years of illness with loyal Alicia standing by him in good times and bad. The film's four Academy Awards included Best Picture, Director, and Supporting Actress (Jennifer Connelly). Four additional nominations were received, including Crowe for Best Actor.
|The Best Thief in the World 2004 R, 93 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy
Director: Jacob Kornbluth
Cast: Mary-Louise Parker, Michael Silverman, David Warshofsky, Audra McDonald, Lois Smith, Margo Martindale, Jelani Jeffries, Jonah Bobo, Tanya Clarke, Chelsea Harkins, Roberta Wallach, Tom Bloom, Shortee Red, T.J. Allen, Wade Mylius
Young Izzy's (Michael Silverman) father Paul (David Warshofsky) has suffered a stroke, and his mother Sue (Mary-Louise Parker) is trying to make ends meet by teaching school. Izzy has a unique solution to relieve the stress at home: he vandalizes neighboring apartments and commits acts of petty theft.
|1. A Beautiful Mind (2001)|
2. The Best Thief in the World (2004)
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