|The Amityville Curse 1990 R, 91 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: Tom Berry
Cast: Kim Coates, Dawna Wightman, Helen Hughes, David Stein, Anthony Dean Rubes, Cassandra Gava, Jan Rubes, Norris Domingue, Mark Camacho, Tyrone Benskin, Scott Yaphe, Ali Giron, Griffith Brewer, Ted A. Bohus, Richard Tasse
There is still money to be made from "Amityville," so these films just keep on coming. In this direct-to-video effort, three couples buy the great old place, and the fun begins.
|Criminal Law 1989 R, 113 min.|
Director: Martin Campbell
Cast: Gary Oldman, Kevin Bacon, Karen Young, Tess Harper, Joe Don Baker, Sean McCann, Ron Lea, Karen Woolridge, Tyrone Benskin
After an attorney (Gary Oldman) successfully defends an accused murderer, he discovers that not only was he indeed guilty, but he intends to kill again.
|Deacons for Defense 2003 R, 95 min.|
Director: Bill Duke
Cast: Forest Whitaker, Jonathan Silverman, Ossie Davis, Paul Benjamin, Gene Mack, Tyrone Benskin, Mpho Koaho, Melanie Nicholls-King, Serena Lee, Khafre Armatrading, Adam Weiner, Beau Starr
This made-for-cable-TV film was originally aired during Black History Month and focuses on events following passage of the Civil Rights Act. The African-American citizens of a Louisiana town are still considered to be second-rate citizens. The town's mill, controlled by Whites, is the major employer, and the black men are denied upward mobility while being subjected to indignities. Finally, war veteran Marcus (Forest Whitaker) fights back by forming the Deacons of Defense and Justice to help protect the people in Black neighborhoods from combative whites. When more KKK members arrive in town, war is sure to follow.
|Island of the Dead 2000 N/R, 90 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: Tim Southam
Cast: Talisa Soto, Bruce Ramsay, Malcolm McDowell, Steffen Wink, Kent McQuaid, Paul Hopkins, Tyrone Benskin, Mos Def, Michel Perron, Daniel Pilon
Wealthy developer Rupert King (Malcolm McDowell) decides to buy a small island near NYC and build a resort on it. The island is also the final resting place for the city's unknown and destitute bodies. When Rupert, his staff, and workers are trapped by swarms of hungry, zombie-like flies, things get tough for the developers.
|Marked Man 1995 R, 94 min.|
Director: Marc F. Voizard
Cast: Roddy Piper, Jane Wheeler, Miles O'Keeffe, Chris Bolton, Alina Thompson, Tyrone Benskin, Dennis O'Connor, Richard Zeman, Chip Chuipka, Jason Cavalier
Convict Frank Gibson (Roddy Piper) is framed for the murder of his fellow inmate, and the only way he can clear his name is to break out of prison and find proof of who really did the killing.
|Redeemer 2002 TV, 85 min.|
Director: Graeme Clifford
Cast: Matthew Modine, Obba Babatunde, Michele Greene, Frank Fontaine, Vlasta Vrana, Tyrone Benskin, Cas Anvar, Chip Chuipka, Eugene Clark, Benz Antoine, Larry Day, Christian Paul, Emily Van Camp, Roland Rothchild, Thos. Vant Phillips
Novelist Paul Freeman (Matthew Modine) volunteers to teach a writing class in a prison–partly in hopes of finding a story for his next book. He meets Charles Henderson (Obba Babatunde), an ex-Black Panther, who has been in prison for 20 years after a man was accidentally killed during a break-in. Paul becomes interested in the case and finds that there may be a cover-up by government officials. Made for TV.
|Sci-Fighters 1996 R, 95 min.|
Genre: Action / Sci-Fi
Director: Peter Svatek
Cast: Roddy Piper, Jayne Heitmeyer, Billy Drago, Tyrone Benskin, Richard Raybourne, Donna Sarrasin, Karen Elkin, Chip Chuipka, Richard Zeman, Ricky Mabe, Andy Bradshaw, Danielle Desormeaux, Howard Rosenstein, Philip Pretten, Carl Alacchi
Set in Boston during 2009, this sci-fi adventure involves Cameron's (Roddy Piper) efforts to track down a serial rapist who has escaped from prison on the moon and is spreading an alien virus over the city.
|The Wool Cap 2004 PG-13, 102 min.|
Director: Steven Schachter
Cast: William H. Macy, Keke Palmer, Don Rickles, Ned Beatty, Catherine O'Hara, Cherice Boothe, Marcia Bennett, Mark Camacho, Tyrone Benskin, Tony Calabretta, Edward Yankie, Hugh Dillon
In this made-for-TV film, apartment superintendent Charles Gigot (William H. Macy) is a mute who befriends Black orphan, Lou (Keke Palmer). Although Charles cannot talk and Lou cannot read, the unlikely duo form a lasting bond.
|1. The Amityville Curse (1990)|
2. Criminal Law (1989)
3. Deacons for Defense (2003)
4. Island of the Dead (2000)
5. Marked Man (1995)
6. Redeemer (2002)
7. Sci-Fighters (1996)
8. The Wool Cap (2004)
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