Securely within the grasp of a midlife crisis and disillusioned with the legal profession, a once proud attorney goes through the motions of yet another tedious deposition; but when ... See full summary »
DIVORCE TEXAS STYLE is about four men, four women and a Texas legend that says: if somebody wants a divorce in Texas, someone has to die. With two detectives hot on their trail, the four ... See full summary »
Marshall R. Teague
Neurophysicist Calvin Gordon can assimilate anyone's DNA and relive a moment of their life, using the genetic memory of learned and experienced memories locked in the DNA, making people resemble their parents and grandparents.
Quinn K. Redeker
Pieces of Victory is the story of a young girl recounting her time as an unfortunate resident of a reform school. This all-girls school presented itself to the world as a reform program for... See full summary »
Christof Ryjin Pearson
Valerie Rose Lohman,
What if a computer disc held a code so powerful that it could change the world forever? While translating the Dead Sea Scrolls, a professor discovers a hidden formula that not only unlocks ... See full summary »
Maria Conchita Alonso,
This cinema version of the Sam Shepard play is set well after the mid-century. James Woods as the alcoholic farmer drives a huge beater with a rusted roof which is emblematic of the general disrepair of his farm. A lovingly tended lamb with maggots is the reverse emblem of something helpless, needy and cared for. The refrigerator is spoken to as a character, as if standing in for absent nurturing from Woods' self-centered wife. The couple have two kids who must come of age as their home is being torn apart around them and the parents pursue fantasies of "better things" offered by crook Randy Quaid. Henry Thomas as the son copes by holding on to the land and creating a poetic commentary, and the responses of his sister to the crisis become a powerful and surprising tribute to womanhood. Written by
You can't improve on the casting of the leads here, nor the dialogue. So earthy, and James Woods in the field during the thunder is incredible. Cinematography holds your admiration and attention. Can't beat Sam Shepherd in the first place; Beresford's name is familiar to me.... True as I read in another viewer's observation that it was slow, but when your focus is the craft, slow is a luxury. Beautifully understated complexities that hit home with few words. I did turn away during the graphic violence; I see men outnumber women in the enjoyment of this movie, and that's likely why. The role of the daughter was the only lackluster performance. For lovers of craft, I'd recommend this movie highly.
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