|About a Boy 2002 PG-13, 100 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz
Cast: Hugh Grant, Toni Collette, Rachel Weisz, Nicholas Hoult, Sharon Small, Madison & Jordan Cook, Nicholas Hutchinson, Ryan & Joseph Speechley, Natalia Tena, Laura Kennington, Tanika Swaby, Peter McNicholl, Christopher Webster, Ben Ridgeway, Victoria Smurfit
Will Freeman (Hugh Grant) is a young man in his 30s whose life is going nowhere. But, that all turns around when troubled 12-year-old Marcus (Nicholas Hutchinson) attaches himself to Will and changes Will's life forever. Will and Marcus meet when Will joins S.P.A.T. (Single Parents Alone Together) as a means to meet single women. Will fabricates a story about having a two-year-old son, but Marcus catches on to Will's scheme and urges him to date his own depressed mother Fiona (Toni Collette). That doesn't work, and it doesn't take long before Will falls for single mom Rachel (Rachel Weisz), and now he tries to pass Marcus off as his son. A bad plan–but when Will tries to make it up to Marcus, he finally grows up.
|Bulletproof Monk 2003 PG-13, 103 min.|
Director: Paul Hunter
Cast: Yun-Fat Chow, Seann William Scott, Jaime King, Karel Roden, Victoria Smurfit, Marcus Jean Pirae, Mako, Roger Yuan, K.C. Collins, Sean Bell, Kishaya Dudley, Mauricio Rodas, Rob Archer, Russell Yuen, Bayo Akinfemi
Since 1943, a Tibetan Monk (Yun-Fat Chow) has protected the scroll that holds the key to unlimited power. Now, it is time to pass on the responsibility, so he enlists the aid of a young street kid (Seann William Scott) who can help him keep the scroll out of the hands of an evil kung fu master.
|Ivanhoe 1997 TV, 300 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Drama
Director: Stuart Orme
Cast: Steven Waddington, Victoria Smurfit, Ralph Brown, Rory Edwards, James Cosmo, Chris Walker, Susan Lynch, Aden Gillett, Christopher Lee, Ciaran Hinds, Roger Ashton-Griffiths, Nick Brimble, Trevor Cooper, Ronald Pickup, Sian Phillips
This rousing, made-for-TV miniseries is a good retelling of Sir Walter Scott's tale of the young knight Ivanhoe (Steven Waddington) who battles the evil Prince John (Ralph Brown) and his templar cohorts in 12th-century England. After returning from the Crusades, a disguised Ivanhoe finds himself in the middle of Prince John's efforts to replace Richard (Rory Edwards) as king of England. Ivanhoe enters a tournament to win back the love of Rowena (Victoria Smurfit). He wins the tournament but is injured, and is nursed back to health by Rebecca (Susan Lynch) with whom he falls in love. More problems lie ahead when Rebecca is condemned as a witch and is sentenced to be burned at the stake. Ivanhoe rescues Rebecca, but will he be able to restore Richard to the throne?
|1. About a Boy (2002)|
2. Bulletproof Monk (2003)
3. Ivanhoe (1997)
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