In April 2009, Bryce Lemon and his sister Alyssa departed on what they hoped would be a spiritual journey around the world. But what they found was more human and real. From the Maleku ... See full summary »
THE LAST RITES OF JOE MAY chronicles the last days in the life of Joe May, an aging, short money hustler who always believed that a glorious destiny awaited him around every corner. Now in ... See full summary »
In this outrageous comedy (where the lead characters are played by the same actor), four men from very different backgrounds set out to go "babe-hunting" on a Saturday night. Follow a very ... See full summary »
Denis Leary plays an unfortunate cat burglar, who is abandonded by his partner in the middle of a heist, and is forced to take an irritating Connecticut couple (Kevin Spacey, Judy Davis) hostage. He soon finds that he took more than he bargained for when the couple's blackmailing son and despicable in-laws step into the picture. Before long they're driving him nuts with their petty bickering and family problems. The only way for him to survive is to be their referee and resolve their differences, before he can be nabbed by the police.Written by
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One of two films in which Kevin Spacey plays the husband in a failing marriage. The other was American Beauty five years later. See more »
After 1960, the only county-level government that existed in Connecticut at the time the film was produced were the eight County Sheriffs, who handled courthouse security and prisoner transfers and were not the full-scale police agencies that county sheriffs are in other states. (The legislature disbanded the County Sheriffs' Departments in 2000 and absorbed their functions into state agencies, so there is no no vestige remaining of county government in Connecticut.)
The film makes reference to county prosecutors, but all state-level crimes in Connecticut are prosecuted by the State's Attorney, under the state Attorney General. There are county courthouses, but they are only designated that way for geographic convenience. Connecticut counties only exist on the map, and the only law enforcement agencies are the Connecticut State Police and municipal police departments. See more »
[noticing John has wrapped half a roll of tape around Connie's mouth]
Hey kid, that's enough.
Are you sure this will hold?
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Christmas Comes But Once A Year
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Lloyd and Lester
Have you noticed? Lloyd, Kevin Spacey's character in "The Ref" is closely related to Lester, Kevin Spacey's character in "American Beauty" if you see both movies, back to back, you'll notice the astonishing similarities between the two. Twins? Maybe. If they are, or were, poor Lester, a lot of things will become immediately clear. To start with, he had Glynis Johns for a mother. Miss Jones creates such a frighteningly funny portrait of a castrating mother that Lester's emasculation is perfectly explained. Not to mention their choice of spouses, time bombs Judi Davis and Annette Bening This little piece of trivia will add, to the considerable pleasures of this delightful and underrated Ted Demme's dark fairy tale. The opening at the marriage counselor's office is just superb, I can see it endlessly, it never fails to make me laugh. Kevin Spacey and Judi Davis are a couple part Edward Albee part Terence Rattigan. They are priceless. Dennis Leary's energy is contagious and relentless. His best part to date. The clunky sub plot involving their son and, what it appears, like a hurried ending, doesn't spoil the fun. The writing by the brilliant Richard LaGravenesse and Marie Weiss is pure joy. Ideal to see with a bunch of friends.
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