Framed for the murder of a record company president in 1952 Hollywood, young, aspiring singer Aggie O'Hanlon is sentenced to life in prison and tries to adjust to her life life behind bars ... See full summary »
The story of Charlie Darby, who has everything going for him: a great job, friends, family, the whole package. The one thing Charlie doesn't have is love, because every time he gets close, he goes clinically insane. When he meets the perfect girl, Charlie must overcome his psychosis to claim his chance at true love.
Johnny is a bad guy whom is trying to go straight whom becomes smitten with Laura, a wealthy good girl whom is rebelling against her parents by pretending to go steady with him, all set among the backdrop of 1950s Los Angeles.
Natasha Gregson Wagner,
In Los Angeles, the naive and lonely burger waitress and aspirant singer Carol Heath finds an advertisement in the newspaper with a job opportunity in Tokyo. She has a meeting with the ... See full summary »
Jennifer Jason Leigh,
Kevin Keegan is a recently divorced TV news photographer who quits his job and returns to Roosevelt High School to teach the kids how to make a weekly cable TV show. Principal Steadman ... See full summary »
A spinoff with characters from the "Married...with Children" series. Intellectually challenged Vinnie and his chronically unemployed father share an apartment. Re-worked the following year ... See full summary »
Joey Lauren Adams
She does more than just make friends while inside, she starts a lesbian love affair that draws the wrath of the warden, an ex-Olympic athlete who looks for track and field capabilities in her girls. Meanwhile the rat of a boy friend she protected threatens her younger sister to force her to maintain her silence. Written by
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You might expect a made-for-TV remake of a 1950's exploitation flick to be a camp spoof but instead it turns out to be a rather enjoyable, if simplistic, prison movie.
The tone is little uneven, with some of the older actors playing up the melodrama while the younger cast members take it all seriously, but the result is an enjoyable genre romp. Pre-Friends Matt LeBlanc plays the bad-boy teen Vince who leads innocent schoolgirl Donna (Aimee Graham) astray and gives an insight to how his career might have developed if he hadn't been forever entwined with the character of Joey. The most surprising aspect is the tender lesbian love scene between Donna and Carmen (Teresa DiSpina). Fairly explicit and very erotic it is the outstanding scene in the film and totally unexpected in a US TV drama.
It's is true to say to say that the story is fairly shallow and trite but this is pulp fiction not Shakespeare and the film is never less than entertaining. This review is based on the version aired on UK television with a running time of around 6 minutes less than the 85 minutes shown at IMDb.
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