To payoff his second girlfriend's debt, hitman Melvin Smiley undertakes a kidnapping job with his usual associates. In a world of prospective Jewish in-laws and late movie fees, the hitman ... See full summary »
Lou Diamond Phillips,
When Nicole met David; handsome, charming, affectionate, he was everything. It seemed perfect, but soon she sees that David has a darker side. And his adoration turns to obsession, their dream into a nightmare, and her love into fear.
Twelve juveniles, who have been tried as adults, were picked at random for a video workshop at Eastlake Juvenile Hall, Los Angeles. Their stories are inter-cut with commentary from ... See full summary »
A young woman in Paris is about to divorce her husband when she discovers... he's dead; and all their money is gone. She meets a mysterious man, who tells her that the money was really his,... See full summary »
Film adaptation of street tough Jim Carroll's epistle about his kaleidoscopic free fall into the harrowing world of drug addiction. As a member of a seemingly unbeatable high school ... See full summary »
In the rail yards of Queens, contractors repair and rebuild the city's subway cars. These contracts are lucrative, so graft and corruption are rife. When Leo Handler gets out of prison, he ... See full summary »
Coming together to solve a series of murders in New York City are a police detective whose family was slain as part of a conspiracy and an assassin out to avenge her sister's death. The duo will be hunted by the police, the mob, and a ruthless corporation.
This sitcom was set primarily in a small urban nightclub owned by Chelsea Lane (Patti Labelle). The main character was Jeff (Morris Chestnut) who worked at the nightclub. Other characters included Charisse (Vivica Fox), the obligatory love interest, and Vidal (Duane Martin), Jeff's irresponsible best friend. It suffered from its focus on Jeff and Charisse, both of whom were really boring and stereotypical characters. Far more interesting were Vidal and Chelsea--though that is as much due to the actors as to the characters themselves. I've never cared for Vivica Fox; though she's beautiful and a competent actress, her personality has a chilly hauteur that is really unappealing in a lead character. She would be wise to pursue roles that highlight her darker side.
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