At an absurdly self-indulgent student film festival, the directors of the (mostly terrible) short films start getting killed off one by one and a budding British documentary filmmaker decides to investigate.
Ex-Navy SEAL Brad Cartowski is injured during an attack at Athens airport by terrorists who kidnap his wife and fly her on a hijacked plane to North Africa. Cartowski goes in pursuit, aided... See full summary »
Kol is an evil guy about to be executed on a distant spaceship. He manages to escape on a shuttle and make his way to some woods in America. The commander of the spaceship decides to send ... See full summary »
Fred Olen Ray
John Phillip Law,
A young man joins the Marines during WWII but fails to meet qualifications so is washed out and sent home in a light blue uniform which apparently indicates his status. He meets a real war ... See full summary »
Lily McAllister has lived a charmed life as part of the most powerful family in the upscale Southern California enclave of Pasadena. All that changes, however, when a murder and coverup in her own mansion thrusts Lily into a search to unlock her family's long-buried secrets.
While a repetitive hooker-killer eludes police, they feel the wrath of their chief, who gets heat from the mayor, fearing that his record against crime is in jeopardy in his simultaneous re-election campaign.
I went to a Hollywood screening Oct. 20, 2002, and enjoyed the
efforts of young director John Marino, who cast rising starlet Alison Lohman and his appealing own son, Johnny Green, in a gritty street movie that pits white guys, with an assist from some authentic street-fighting Afro-American actors, against Nazi skinheads. It's hard to believe that this film was shot on a budget of less than a hundred thousand dollars, because they got a lot on the screen for that mere pittance. Jan-Michael Vincent is fine as a boozing, bleary-eyed cop, and director John Avildsen's son Jonathan is a nasty villain. Veteran New Yorker John "Cha Cha" Ciarcia exec-produced, and the overall effect of "White Boy" is very good. I give it a 6, and wonder what Marino, Lohman, and Green could have done with even a $2.0M budget. As is, this was well worth seeing. The host of supporting character actors all scored well with the audience. I hope Marino gets a nice foreign and domestic distribution deal.
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