|Blackjack 1998 R, 110 min.|
Genre: Action / Thriller
Director: John Woo
Cast: Dolph Lundgren, Kate Vernon, Phillip MacKenzie, Kam Heskin, Fred Williamson, Padraigin Murphy, Saul Rubinek, Tony De Santis, Andrew Jackson, Albert Schultz, Janet Bailey, Peter Keleghan, Scott Nichol, Geza Kovacs, Christie MacFadyen
As a bodyguard, U.S. Marshal Jack Devlin (Dolph Lundgren) has more than a few problems taking care of the daughter of a murdered friend. Now he must add dodging bullets when he takes on responsibility for protecting a beautiful model who is the intended target of a psychotic assassin.
|F/X 2: The Deadly Art of Illusion 1991 PG-13, 108 min.|
Genre: Drama / Action / Comedy
Director: Richard Franklin
Cast: Bryan Brown, Brian Dennehy, Rachel Ticotin, Joanna Gleason, Philip Bosco, Kevin J. O'Connor, Tom Mason, Dominic Zamprogna, Tony De Santis, Philip Akin, Jossie DeGuzman, John Walsh, Peter Boretski, Lisa Fallon, Lee Broker
Special effects expert Rollie Tyler (Byran Brown) agrees (again) to help the police catch a killer. But he finds that there is a big conspiracy afoot, and he and his police buddy (Brian Dennehy) from the original film are on the run again. Lots of special effects, but the story is weak as it tries to exploit the popularity of James Bond.
|In the Eyes of a Stranger 1992 TV, 95 min.|
Director: Michael Toshiyuki Uno
Cast: Richard Dean Anderson, Justine Bateman, Geza Kovacs, Cynthia Dale, Colin Fox, Gordon Pinsent, William Dunlop, Richard Fitzpatrick, Tony De Santis, Michael Copeman, Marc Gomes, Michael Rhoades
Lynn (Justine Bateman) witnesses a subway murder and is the only one to hear the dying woman's last words. Though she doesn't understand what was said, Lynn is being followed by thieves who believe she knows the location of stolen loot. With her life in danger, the police assign Jack (Richard Dean Anderson), a cop with a past, to protect her.
|The Ritz 1976 R, 91 min.|
Director: Richard Lester
Cast: Jack Weston, Rita Moreno, Jerry Stiller, Kaye Ballard, F. Murray Abraham, Treat Williams, Bessie Love, John Ratzenberger, George Coulouris, Dave King, Paul B. Price, Tony De Santis
An interesting cast of talented stars contribute to this story about the experiences of Gaetano Proclo (Jack Weston) when he chooses a gay bath house, the Ritz, as the perfect place to hide from his brother-in-law Carmine Vespucci (Jerry Stiller) who has promised his dying father that he will "Get Proclo!"
|To Catch a Killer 1992 TV, 188 min.|
Director: Eric Till
Cast: Brian Dennehy, Michael Riley, Margot Kidder, Meg Foster, Martin Julien, Scott Hylands, David Eisner, Gary Reineke, Tony De Santis, Mark Humphrey
Originally a TV miniseries, this is a good, but gruesome, account of respected businessman John Wayne Gacy (Brian Dennehy) who was also a serial killer. By the time the police caught up with him, he had raped and killed 30 boys.
|1. Blackjack (1998)|
2. F/X 2: The Deadly Art of Illusion (1991)
3. In the Eyes of a Stranger (1992)
4. The Ritz (1976)
5. To Catch a Killer (1992)
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