Archive for February, 2005

Domino

The daughter of an actor with a high-society woman, Domino Harvey, bored with her life, decides to join the team of Ed Mosley and becomes a bounty hunter. But she gets in trouble when the Mafia’s money is stolen from an armored truck, while Mosley and his crew are in action participating of a reality show produced by Mark Heiss. The situation becomes out of control when the sons of a rival mobster are kidnapped while FBI is monitoring the two gangs of mobsters Read the rest of this entry »

One Last Thing…

A boy, Dylan (Michael Angarano), in grade ten with terminal cancer gets a last wish from the Wish Givers Foundation. His makes a new wish which seems a little inappropriate. As his last wish he wants to be with a super model (Sunny Mabrey) for a week alone Read the rest of this entry »

Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children

Two years after “Final Fantasy 7”, life seems to have returned to a state of normality after Sephiroth’s attempts at mass genocide and the danger of Meteor. On the edge of the ruins of the metropolis Midgar, a new city has thrived, called the Edge and at it’s center lies a monument that entails no one will forget Meteor and the ones who died. Cloud Strife, the hero who defeated Sephiroth, is a delivery boy now, no longer interested in fighting wars or leading rebellions Read the rest of this entry »

Sleeper, The

In the 1990’s, the CIA develops a small group of spies, referred to by the CIA as Sleepers, gifted with the ability to connect with other people in their dreams. This clandestine espionage group was used by the CIA to gather intelligence that would be otherwise impossible to obtain. The Sleeper Agents could enter the minds of world leaders in what is called the Dreamlink Read the rest of this entry »

The Day I Became a Woman

Somewhere in-between the propaganda and the political rhetoric lies an Iran that is seldom seen by the Western world. Most high school students would be hard-pressed to pick out Iran on a world map, much less express an opinion on the subject. Much of what we know about Iran comes from cable news sound bites. Read the rest of this entry »

Fun with Dick and Jane

The day before Globodyne’s stock tanks, a la Enron, and its pension fund evaporates, the corporation’s CEO and CFO set up middle manager Dick Harper to be the public face of the disaster. Jobless, and with no savings, pension, or home equity, Dick and his wife Jane sink slowly into poverty. He looks for work (as do all former Globodyne executives); he even tries day labor with the relatives of their Mexican nanny Read the rest of this entry »

Shopgirl

The story follows Mirabelle, a disenchanted salesgirl and aspiring artist who sells gloves and accessories at a department store. She has two men in her life: wealthy divorcee Ray Porter (Steve Martin) and struggling musician Jeremy. Mirabelle falls in love with the glamorous Ray, and her life takes a magical turn, but eventually she realizes that she must empower herself and make a choice between them Read the rest of this entry »

Just Like Heaven

Elizabeth Masterson (Reese Witherspoon), a dedicated Doctor in San Francisco, had almost no time for anything. When her sister with two kids set her up on a date, she gets into a tragic car crash and gets in a coma. Meanwhile, an artist named David Abbott (Mark Ruffalo) moves into San Francisco and coincidentally, into Elizabeth’s apartment for rent Read the rest of this entry »

Stripes

The “Service Comedy” has been a staple of Hollywood since the silent era, and has entertained one decade after another with their military hi-jinks. Everyone from Abbott & Costello (“Buck Privates”) to Martin & Lewis (“Jumping Jacks”) were recruited to keep the troops happy, a tradition that continues to this very day. Read the rest of this entry »

EdTV

“Wyatt Earp.” “Armageddon.” “EdTV.” With the exception of “Armageddon,” sometimes it doesn’t pay to be second. Literally. “Wyatt” Earp” had the bad luck to arrive after “Tombstone,” while “Deep Impact” beat “Armageddon” to the punch. “Armageddon” managed to make a bigger impact at the box office. Read the rest of this entry »

Brick

In a modern-day Southern California neighborhood and high school, student Brendan Frye’s piercing intelligence spares no one. He’s not afraid to back up his words with actions, and knows all the angles; yet he prefers to stay an outsider, and does – until the day that his ex-girlfriend, Emily, reaches out to him unexpectedly and then vanishes. His feelings for her still run deep; so much so, that he becomes consumed with finding his troubled inamorata Read the rest of this entry »

Man to Man

1870. Dr. Jamie Dodd is elated : he has finally succeeded in capturing not one, but two pygmies Read the rest of this entry »

The Sadist

Written and directed by James Landis in order to capitalize on the “Psycho” phenomenon, “The Sadist” is a textbook example of what happens when money speaks louder than logic. Based on the real-life Charlie Starkweather murders, “The Sadist” features Arch Hall Jr. as Charlie Tibbs, the psycho in question. Read the rest of this entry »

Romy And Michele’s High School Reunion

“Romy & Michele’s High School Reunion” couldn’t be any more relevant than it is now. Released two years ago, the film deals with two high school outcasts who were tormented by the more popular cliques on campus. Instead of dressing up in leather jackets and killing their classmates, Romy (Mira Sorvino) and Michele (Lisa Kudrow) just get on with their lives. You see, even though they’re not popular, they’re happy. Read the rest of this entry »

Rick

According to Rick, he used to be a nice guy. That was before he became a corporate shark. Not by design, but out of necessity. Company cutbacks. Survival of the fittest. Become the reaper instead of the reaped. Read the rest of this entry »