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The Two Jakes(1990)
The Two Jakes is the much-delayed and rather convoluted sequel to the 1975 classic Chinatown. Released in 1990 after an abortive stab at shooting that began in the mid-'80s, the film was the subject of a creative feud between its principals, star Jack Nicholson, producer Robert Evans, and screenwrit...
The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit(1998)
Fantasist Ray Bradbury wrote the screenplay for this adaptation of his 1957 Saturday Evening Post short story, "The Magic White Suit," previously adapted as a TV drama, a stage musical, and a play. Middle-aged Gomez (Joe Mantegna) hopes to own the beautiful white suit he spots in a store window. Sin...
Wag the Dog(1997)
In a 29-day shoot, Barry Levinson filmed this $15 million political and media satire, adapted by Hilary Henkin and David Mamet from Larry Beinhart's novel, American Hero. Two weeks prior to re-election, the President (Michael Belson) is accused of cornering an underage girl in the Oval Office. To ke...
With Honors(1994)
Harvard University graduate Alek Keshishian directed this tale about a homeless man who teaches some snotty Harvard students a thing or two about real life. Monty (Brendan Fraser) is a self-absorbed graduate student who is obsessed with finishing his thesis on government so that he can satisfy his d...
Big Top Pee-Wee(1988)
In the world of Pee-Wee Herman's imaginations, Pee-Wee shares a story of his. His story is about a time when a big group of Circus people end up on his farm after a huge storm passed his farm town. Now that the Circus is in town, they want Pee-Wee to help them with the Circus. Can Pee-Wee help...
Blues Brothers 2000(1998)
Elwood, the now lone "Blues Brother" finally released from prison, is once again enlisted by Sister Mary Stigmata in her latest crusade to raise funds for a children's hospital. Once again hitting the road to re-unite the band and win the big prize at the New Orleans Battle of the Bands, Elwood is p...
Santa Claus: The Movie(1985)
Santa Claus comes around only once a year and gives toys to all the good children of the world for Christmas. As for the bad children Santa gives them nothing but lumps of coal. Live the adventure with Santa Claus, Anya Claus (a.k.a. Mrs. Claus), and the rest of the elves of The North Pole as yo...
Grumpier Old Men(1995)
Six months have passed since John Gustafson married Ariel Truax. And now an Itallian women named Maria Raggeti and her mother have moved to town and plan on taking over Chuck's Bait Shop and turn it into an Italian Restraunt called Ragetti's. John Gustafson and Max Goldmen try to stop Maria and...
Drop Zone(1994)
A team of skydiving crooks led by DEA-agent-turned-bad Busey specialize in landing on police roofs and breaking in so their evil computer nerd can steal undercover agents' files and sell them to drug lords. Federal Marshal Snipes lost a brother to this crew and learns skydiving with the help of toug...
Masters of the Universe(1987)
Planet Eternia and Castle Greyskull are under threat from the evil Skeletor, who wants to take over the planet. A group of freedom fighters led by the heroic He-Man are accidentally transported to Earth by a mysterious Cosmic Key which holds the power to make Skeletor all-powerful. Once on Earth,...
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