|Happy Hour 2004 N/R, 93 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy
Director: Mike Bencivenga
Cast: Anthony LaPaglia, Eric Stoltz, Caroleen Feeney, Robert Vaughn, Sandrine Holt, Thomas Sadoski, Mario Cantone, Malachy McCourt, Michael Mulheren, Miriam Sirota
Once a promising novelist, heavy drinker Tulley (Anthony LaPaglia) bides his time editing at a NYC advertising firm. His life changes when in the period of one week he falls in love with schoolteacher Natalie (Caroleen Feeney) and then learns he has liver cancer. Best friend Levine (Eric Stoltz) and Natalie offer support as Tulley works to complete the novel he started 17 years ago.
|Loser 2000 PG-13, 96 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Mystery / Thriller / Romance
Director: Amy Heckerling
Cast: Jason Biggs, Mena Suvari, Greg Kinnear, Zak Orth, Thomas Sadoski, Jimmi Simpson, Dan Aykroyd, Twink Caplan, Robert Miano, Colleen Camp, Mollie Israel, Andy Dick, Steven Wright, Brian Backer, David Spade
Adjusting to freshman year at NYU can be difficult for a Midwesterner–as farm boy Paul Tannel (Jason Biggs) learns. Not only do his roommates boot him out of the dorm, but Paul falls for classmate Dora (Mena Suvari) who just happens to be having an affair with Professor Edward Alcott (Greg Kinnear). Despite the contrived plot, the story is a modest success with its appealing characterizations.
|Winter Solstice 2005 R, 90 min.|
Director: Josh Sternfeld
Cast: Anthony LaPaglia, Aaron Stanford, Mark Webber, Allison Janney, Ron Livingston, Brendan Sexton III, Michelle Monaghan, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Jason Fuchs, Kel O'Neill, Thomas Sadoski
Widower Jim Winters (Anthony LaPaglia) tries to cope with raising his sons (Aaron Stanford and Mark Webber) after his wife was killed in a car accident. While the three have retreated into themselves, a change is in the air.
|1. Happy Hour (2004)|
2. Loser (2000)
3. Winter Solstice (2005)
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