Culture Clash in AmeriCCa is an anthology of hilarious and thought-provoking skits and monologues portraying diverse AmeriCCan immigrants, whose personal stories are captivating, highly ... See full summary »
A young man, Pat, visits the clan of gypsy-like grifters (Irish Travellers) in rural North Carolina from whom he is descended. He is at first rejected, but cousin Bokky takes him on as an ... See full summary »
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Jessie is an aging career criminal who has been in more jails, fights, schemes, and line-ups than just about anyone else. His son Vito, while currently on the straight and narrow, has had a... See full summary »
Jeremy Collier is a Vietnam veteran who has returned home and is struggling to cope with the war experiences that haunt him. He is also at odds with his family, who cannot begin to understand what he has been through. Jeremy's battles with his family finally spiral out of control on Thanksgiving Day, when a bitter secret is revealed.Written by
This is the first orchestral score for one of Emilio Estevez's films he'd personally directed. Danny Elfman, who scored his directorial debut, Wisdom and his pairing with his real life brother, Charlie Sheen, the comedy Men At Work which was scored by former POLICE drummer, Stewart Copeland were both electronic scores. About a decade later in 2006, Mark Isham would provide an orchestral score to his film, Bobby. Tyler Bates would become Estevez's composer of choice with the films Rated X and The Way soon after. This film sadly would be the first and last collaboration between, Basil Poledouris and Estevez, despite the fact that he personally wanted to work with him again before his untimely passing ten years after this film was made. See more »
Okay, I know you don't want to hear this right now. And I know you think I'm a complete idiot, and I know that the last you want to do right now is have a conversation with me.
Knowledge is power.
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The connection with James Dean?In a short plan ,we see Emilio Estevez toying with a teddy bear(remember the first scene of Ray's "rebel without a cause").Moreover,the main conflict is Estevez versus Sheen,father against son,as in "East of Eden".The soldier has come home,and nobody has been able to communicate with him, even his sister (a psychology student,what a derision).The mother,a crude matron (a superb Kathy Bates),gets bogged down in nougatine ,she 's not able to understand that her values (religion,family) have become a thing of the past,specially for someone like his son whose innocence was betrayed. The father ,an irresolute man ,under his wife's thumb,although he tries hard to play the macho,wanted to make up for the mediocrity of his life .So he saved his "honor" by forcing his son to do his duty.The scene in which Estevez's hatred for his father explodes is very intense.The actor-director gives a restrained performance,interiorized,as Lee Strasberg's students used to do,and his final burst of anger is increased tenfold so.
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