|Ask the Dust 2006 R, 115 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Robert Towne
Cast: Colin Farrell, Salma Hayek, Donald Sutherland, Eileen Atkins, Idina Menzel, Justin Kirk, Dion Basco, Jeremy Crutchley, William Mapother, Tamara Craig Thomas, Ronald France, Donna Mosley, Paul Rylander, Wayne Harrison, Natasha Staples
Aspiring writer Arturo Bandini (Colin Farrell) leaves his home in Colorado and arrives in 1930s' Los Angeles with dreams of gaining fame and fortune through a writing career. Along with his fortune, he plans to have a beautiful, wealthy woman by his side. Arturo tries to make it in L.A., but after five months he is broke and hungry. That is when Camilla (Salma Hayek) enters his life. Camilla is a Mexican waitress who also wants more than she has been given in life. There is an attraction between the two, but Arturo and Camilla have much to overcome before they see the light of day.
|The Grudge 2004 PG-13, 96 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller / Mystery / Sci-Fi
Director: Takashi Shimizu
Cast: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jason Behr, William Mapother, Clea DuVall, KaDee Strickland, Grace Zabriskie, Bill Pullman, Rosa Blasi, Ted Raimi, Ryo Ishibashi, Yoko Maki, Takashi Matsuyama, Yuya Ozeki, Takako Fuji, Hiroshi Matsunaga
An American nurse working in Tokyo, Karen (Sarah Michelle Gellar), is plagued by a supernatural curse "the grudge," which has traveled from person to person and then has killed each victim. It will continue until someone achieves freedom from it while still alive. Will Karen be the one to free herself from its control and bring an end to the curse?
|In the Bedroom 2001 R, 130 min.|
Director: Todd Field
Cast: Tom Wilkinson, Sissy Spacek, Nick Stahl, William Mapother, Marisa Tomei, William Wise, Celia Weston, Karen Allen, Justin Ashforth, Frank T. Wells
Sissy Spacek is superb in her role of a middle-aged music teacher who is also the wife of physician Matt (Tom Wilkinson), and mother of college-bound son Frank (Nick Stahl). Life is good–until Frank becomes involved with Natalie (Marisa Tomei), the mother of two children. Although their affair is doomed from the start, one very powerful moment will change the lives of everyone in this unforgettable story. Academy Award nominations included Best Picture, Actor (Tom Wilkinson), Actress (Sissy Spacek), and Supporting Actress (Marisa Tomei).
|Lords of Dogtown 2005 PG-13, 105 min.|
Director: Catherine Hardwicke
Cast: John Robinson, Emile Hirsch, Rebecca De Mornay, Victor Rasuk, Heath Ledger, William Mapother, Julio Oscar Mechoso, Michael Angarano, Johnny Knoxville, Nikki Reed, Vincent Laresca, Brian Zarate
Venice, California, skateboarders–The Z-Boys–reinvent their sport by practicing in drained, suburban swimming pools.
|Mean Creek 2004 R, 87 min.|
Director: Jacob Aaron Estes
Cast: Rory Culkin, Ryan Kelley, Scott Mechlowicz, Trevor Morgan, Josh Peck, Carly Schroeder, J.W. Crawford, Michael Fisher-Welsh, Branden Williams, William Mapother, Heath Lourwood, Kaz Garas
When Sam (Rory Culkin) tells his older brother, Rocky (Trevor Morgan), that bully George (Josh Peck) beats him up regularly, Rocky plots revenge in the form of a river trip including himself, Rocky, and George during which it will be pay-back time for George.
|Mission: Impossible 2 2000 PG-13, 125 min.|
Genre: Action / Adventure / Thriller
Director: John Woo
Cast: Tom Cruise, Dougray Scott, Thandie Newton, Ving Rhames, Richard Roxburgh, Anthony Hopkins, John Polson, Brendan Gleeson, Rade Serbedzija, William Mapother, Dominic Purcell, Nicholas Bell, Kee Chan, Kim Fleming, Mathew Wilkinson
Tom Cruise again stars as government agent Ethan Hunt who sets out on another impossible mission. This time, he is recruited by the new IMF chief Commander Swanbeck (Anthony Hopkins) to destroy a deadly virus that has been hijacked by the evil IMF agent, Sean Ambrose (Dougray Scott). Hunt recruits Ambrose's ex-lover Nyah Nordoff-Hall (Thandie Newton) to help infiltrate Ambrose's terrorist group. Complications ensue–especially after Hunt falls in love with Nyah.
|Suspect Zero 2004 R, 99 min.|
Genre: Drama / Horror / Sci-Fi / Thriller
Director: E. Elias Merhige
Cast: Aaron Eckhart, Ben Kingsley, Carrie-Anne Moss, Harry Lennix, Kevin Chamberlin, Julian Reyes, Keith Campbell, Chloe Russell, Ellen Blake, William B. Johnson, Jerry Gardner, Nicole DeHuff, Daniel Patrick Moriarty, Curtis Plagge, William Mapother
A serial killer is murdering other serial killers. When FBI agents Thomas Mackelway and Fran Kulok (Aaron Eckhart and Carrie-Anne Moss) investigate, clues appear to lead in the direction of former FBI agent Benjamin O'Ryan (Ben Kingsley).
|The Zodiac 2006 R, 92 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery / Horror / Thriller
Director: Alexander Bulkley
Cast: Justin Chambers, Robin Tunney, Rory Culkin, William Mapother, Brad William Henke, Rex Linn, Philip Baker Hall, Marty Lindsey, Shelby Alexis Irey, Natassia Costa, Nate Dushku, Kris Palm, Kathryn Howell, Katelin Chesna Henke, Brian Bloom
This film about the late-1960s' Zodiac Killer focuses on the victims and families and takes place mostly in Vallejo, California, as the story follows fictional detective Sgt. Matt Parish (Justin Chambers) who becomes obsessed with identifying the elusive Zodiac Killer (Marty Lindsey).
|1. Ask the Dust (2006)|
2. The Grudge (2004)
3. In the Bedroom (2001)
4. Lords of Dogtown (2005)
5. Mean Creek (2004)
6. Mission: Impossible 2 (2000)
7. Suspect Zero (2004)
8. The Zodiac (2006)
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