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Humpday
rating:2.6

Humpday

2009Runtime:0 minutes
After hanging out with some hedonistic acquaintances, best pals Andrew (Joshua Leonard) and Ben (Mark Duplass) find their friendship tested in strange new ways when a dare leads them to contemplate filming a live sex scene together for an amateur porn festival. As the shoot date looms, our heroes must contend with two major logistical difficulties: Ben's wife, Anna (Alycia Delmore); and their heterosexuality. The indie comedy screened at the Sundance Film Festival.

Directed by:

  • Lynn Shelton
  • rating:2.6 2.6 Average Rating

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    Celebrity Mix
    rating:2.6

    Celebrity Mix

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    This compilation of short films boasts an eclectic roster of small- and big-screen celebrities. Films include "Laud Weiner," "House Hunting," "Curiosity," "Dysenchanted," "Dependable People," "Media Whore," "Waking Dreams" and "Mr. Dramatic." Lewis Black, Laura Kightlinger, Amy Acker, Oliver Hudson, James Belushi, David Hyde Pierce, Coolio, Paul Rudd, Zooey Deschanel, Alexis Bledel, Taye Diggs and Tina Holmes are among the celebrity cast members.

    Directed by:

  • Laura Kightlinger
  • rating:2.6 2.6 Average Rating

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    Can't Stop the Music
    rating:2.6

    Can't Stop the Music

    1980Runtime:0 minutes
    New York City DJ-songwriter Jack Morell (Steve Guttenberg) needs a big break to get his music heard and land a record deal. With the help of his retired supermodel roommate (Valerie Perrine) and an uptight tax attorney (Olympic champion Bruce Jenner), Jack brings together six singing macho men from the Greenwich Village scene in this pseudo-autobiography of the Village People -- a fun-filled adventure of fantasy and disco fever!

    Directed by:

  • Nancy Walker
  • rating:2.6 2.6 Average Rating

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    Memron
    rating:2.6

    Memron

    2004Runtime:0 minutes
    Nancy Hower directs this improvisational romp through the ruins of corporate fraud. Memron was the greatest company in the world, until the bosses cooked the books and mugged everyone blind. Now the busted CEO rules the prison yard golf course, while a group of ex-employees struggle with the absurdities of starting over from nothing. Document shredding, cooked books and unemployment have never been so much fun! Tim Bagley and Claire Forlani star.

    Directed by:

  • Nancy Hower
  • rating:2.6 2.6 Average Rating

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    My New Gun
    rating:2.6

    My New Gun

    1992Runtime:0 minutes
    When Gerald Bender (Stephen Collins) buys his dutiful wife, Debbie (Diane Lane), a gun for her protection, she hesitantly accepts the gift, but has no idea how much trouble it's about to cause. Gerald's plan to protect his wife fails when their handsome but zany neighbor Skippy (James LeGros) swipes the weapon. Before long, chaos ensues as strange people start showing up without warning and bullets begin to fly.

    Directed by:

  • Stacy Cochran
  • rating:2.6 2.6 Average Rating

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    It's a Bikini World
    rating:2.6

    It's a Bikini World

    1967Runtime:0 minutes
    Swingin' '60s tunes highlight this fun comedy about Mike Samson (Tommy Kirk), the athletic but arrogant leader of the sand-and-surf set, who resorts to a complicated and unusual scheme in order to woo the girl of his dreams, sophisticated Delilah Dawes (Deborah Walley). When Delilah spurns his passes, Mike invents a shy, intellectual twin brother, Herbert, who's everything that he isn't. But can he keep up the charade and his plan from backfiring?

    Directed by:

  • Stephanie Rothman
  • rating:2.6 2.6 Average Rating

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    Things I Never Told You
    rating:2.6

    Things I Never Told You

    1996Runtime:0 minutes
    After her boyfriend dumps her by telephone from Europe, Ann (Lili Taylor) makes a half-hearted attempt to kill herself. Realizing she needs support, she calls a suicide hotline and talks to Don (Andrew McCarthy), a slightly jaded volunteer. Feeling drawn to her, Don learns Ann's identity and starts forging a tentative relationship with her. Meanwhile, Ann continues to pine for her ex, making and sending him videos in an attempt to win him back.

    Directed by:

  • Isabel Coixet
  • rating:2.6 2.6 Average Rating

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    Sudden Manhattan
    rating:2.6

    Sudden Manhattan

    2000Runtime:0 minutes
    Adrienne Shelly directs and stars in this offbeat black comedy about a city girl in trouble. After witnessing a string of identical murders, New Yorker Donna (Shelly) begins to wonder if she's lost her mind. Donna tells her boyfriend (Tim Guinea) about the murders, but he's only interested in books so she sets out on her own to determine whether they were real. Along the way, she encounters a cast of quirky characters.

    Directed by:

  • Adrienne Shelly
  • rating:2.6 2.6 Average Rating

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    Sweet Lies
    rating:2.5

    Sweet Lies

    1988Runtime:0 minutes
    When American insurance adjuster Peter Nicholl (Treat Williams) jets to France to investigate a claim, he meets cunning Parisian lovelies Joelle (Joanna Pacula) and Dixie (Julianne Phillips), who make a bet over which of them can seduce the hunky Yank first. But when Peter discovers their wager, he turns the tables on the would-be femmes fatales, who have since become genuinely smitten with him. Nathalie Delon directs this rollicking rom-com.

    Directed by:

  • Nathalie Delon
  • rating:2.5 2.5 Average Rating

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    Ferdinando and Carolina
    rating:2.5

    Ferdinando and Carolina

    1999Runtime:0 minutes
    King Ferdinando (Sergio Assisi) of Italy endures the difficulties of finding a wife worthy enough to be queen in this comedic period piece. Ferdinando's first fiancée dies, and so does the second, who was the sister of the first. Finally, Ferdinando is pressured into marrying Carolina (Gabriella Pession), a third sister from the same royal family. Carolina proves herself to the king not only in the bedroom, but in political matters as well.

    Directed by:

  • Lina Wertmuller
  • rating:2.5 2.5 Average Rating

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    Motherhood
    rating:2.5

    Motherhood

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    Financially strapped Eliza Welch (Uma Thurman) wants to throw her 6-year-old daughter a great birthday party, but all of Manhattan, her goofy dog, and her 2-year-old dynamo of a son seem to be conspiring against her. Besides the pressure of the party, Eliza must battle an invasive film crew, fend off a flirtatious messenger boy and keep up appearances at the playground. Katherine Dieckmann directs; Minnie Driver and Anthony Edwards co-star.

    Directed by:

  • Katherine Dieckmann
  • rating:2.5 2.5 Average Rating

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    After Sex
    rating:2.5

    After Sex

    1997Runtime:0 minutes
    A married woman is unable to resist a fling with a younger man in this dark comedy. Forty-something publisher Diane seems to have it all -- a successful business and a loving family -- but everything changes when she meets twenty-something Emilio. The two begin an intense sexual relationship, but when the affair ends, Diane's life is in tatters and she suffers an emotional breakdown. Brigitte Rouan, Patrick Chesnais and Nils Tavernier star.

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  • rating:2.5 2.5 Average Rating

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    29th & Gay
    rating:2.5

    29th & Gay

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    As he approaches the dreaded age of 30, James Sanchez (James Vasquez) -- an out-of-work actor with thinning hair, a growing stack of bills and, worst of all, no boyfriend -- is beginning to believe that life has passed him by. This engaging indie comedy chronicles a year in the life of the perpetual odd-man-out as he tries to find his niche with help from his two best friends, Roxy (Nicole Marcks) and Brandon (David McBean).

    Directed by:

  • Carrie Preston
  • rating:2.5 2.5 Average Rating

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    Summer Night
    rating:2.5

    Summer Night

    1987Runtime:0 minutes
    Lina Wertmüller (Swept Away) -- the first woman to receive an Oscar nomination for directing -- once again pairs mismatched strangers and chuckles at the results. Fed up with terrorists who tamper with Italy's natural resources, a wealthy woman (Mariangela Melato) hires a former CIA agent to abduct the No. 1 poacher (Michele Placido). But while she waits for someone to pay the criminal's $100 million ransom, she ends up beside him in bed.

    Directed by:

  • Lina Wertmuller
  • rating:2.5 2.5 Average Rating

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    IFilm: Four and a Half Women
    rating:2.5

    IFilm: Four and a Half Women

    1998Runtime:0 minutes
    This urbane comedy from writer-director Emily Baer explores the bonds of four attractive roommates living in New York City. When Wall Street genius Amy (Marin Hinkle) finds herself pregnant after a one-night stand, her decision to keep the baby affects everyone around her. Though her housemates (Isabel Gillies, Callie Thorne and Brooke Hailey) are struggling to get a grip on life, they try to put aside their troubles to help single mom Amy.

    Directed by:

  • Emily Baer
  • rating:2.5 2.5 Average Rating

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    Seducing Charlie Barker
    rating:2.5

    Seducing Charlie Barker

    2010Runtime:0 minutes
    With his career hopelessly stalled, married actor Charlie Barker begins a slide into self-destruction when he starts an affair with conniving vixen Clea. As he's sucked deeper into Clea's vortex, Charlie finds that he's willing to risk it all.

    Directed by:

  • Amy Glazer
  • rating:2.5 2.5 Average Rating

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    Now and Then
    rating:3.8

    Now and Then

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    Waxing nostalgic about the bittersweet passage from childhood to puberty in this tender coming-of-age tale, four childhood girlfriends -- Teeny, Chrissy, Samantha and Roberta -- recall the magical summer of 1970. During their walk down memory lane, they reconcile experiences with boys, secrets, bullies and more. Lesli Linka Glatter directs; Gaby Hoffmann, Ashleigh Aston Moore, Cloris Leachman, Thora Birch and Christina Ricci co-star.

    Directed by:

  • Lesli Linka Glatter
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    Now and Then (1995)
    A heartwarming movie about four childhood girlfriends who, in adulthood reunion, relive their experience of the life-changing summer of 1970, including a mystery death, divorce, standing up to the boys, first kiss, and the meaning of true friendship. Each explores her unique identity amidst family and friends. Beautifully directed by Lesli Linka Glatter.
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