Henry Chinaski never cared for the American dream, the thought of needing to become 'something' and fit into the system disgusts him. He believes that life is free and yours to live like ... See full summary »
The movie opens in a Los Angeles convenience store one late Monday night, where a smalltime drug dealer named Nick (Aaron Eckhart) is trying to decide what coffee brand to buy. His ex-lover... See full summary »
The tough biker Harley and his no less tough cowboy friend Marlboro learn that an old friend of theirs will lose his bar, because a bank wants to build a new complex there and demands 2.5 ... See full summary »
Counter-terrorist Jack Quinn misses his target, Stavros, on the eve of his final mission. From there, he is sent to "The Colony", a rebirth for presumed-dead assassins. He breaks free from ... See full summary »
Jean-Claude Van Damme,
A farmer's herd sickens and dies, then his family and neighbors fall ill, so he bucks the state agricultural establishment as he pursues the politically-explosive investigation of how his farm, family, and friends came to be poisoned.
The subject of euthanasia is currently a hot topic in my country, one where there seems to be a majority of people who'd accept it. So this made for TV movie concerning the topic (and based on a true story) must have seemed a lot more controversial when it first came out. Seen in today's light, however, it seems like it's holding back in some areas. Some important scenes seem to be missing, like the fact we never see Ron Howard's character's arrest, booking, and subsequent bail. The trial doesn't seem that hard hitting or passionate by any of the participants. And aside from a briefly seen newspaper headline, there isn't a feeling of great media interest in this case. However, the movie does feel somewhat balanced, showing evidence both for and against what Howard's character does. Also, the acting by all the participants is pretty good. In the end, this is an okay movie, no classic, but does have enough interest to get you to watch it all.
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