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The Closer: Season 5
rating:3.0

The Closer: Season 5

2009Runtime:0 minutes
Georgia detective Brenda Johnson (Emmy winner Kyra Sedgwick) transfers to the Los Angeles Police Department to head up the Major Crimes Division, where her Southern charm and well-honed interrogation skills help her elicit confessions from even the toughest criminals. In the fifth season of the popular crime series, Brenda adjusts to her division's new role investigating kidnapping and fraud as well as high-profile murders.

Directed by:

  • Arvin Brown
  • Rick Wallace
  • Elodie Keene
  • Scott Ellis
  • Michael M. Robin
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    The Loveless
    rating:3.0

    The Loveless

    1982Runtime:0 minutes
    A group of leather-clad bikers (led by Willem Dafoe in his feature-film debut) en route to some blistering racing action in Daytona, Fla., makes a pit stop in a backwater Georgia town. While waiting for one of their hogs to get fixed, the gang decides to raise hell. But they get more than they bargained for when the townsfolk battle back in this moody homage to Marlon Brando's classic biker movie, The Wild One.

    Directed by:

  • Kathryn Bigelow
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    The Guitar
    rating:3.0

    The Guitar

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    In one fateful day, Mel Wilder (Saffron Burrows) is fired from her job, abandoned by her boyfriend and diagnosed with a terminal disease. With nothing left to lose, Mel's determined to make the most of her final days by living the life she always dreamed of. Directed by Amy Redford, this touching story celebrates the emotional and spiritual liberation of a woman who thumbs her nose at death and refuses to go gently into that good night.

    Directed by:

  • Amy Redford
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    The Lather Effect
    rating:3.0

    The Lather Effect

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    On the eve of selling her childhood home, Valinda (Connie Britton) hosts a liquor-drenched high school reunion party, after which she and a handful of her now 30-something friends clean up the wreckage and wax nostalgic about the long-gone 1980s. Eric Stoltz, Peter Facinelli, Ione Skye, Sarah Clarke and Tate Donovan fill out the cast of this intriguing ensemble dramedy from co-writer-director Sarah Kelly.

    Directed by:

  • Sarah Kelly
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    The Closer: Season 3
    rating:3.0

    The Closer: Season 3

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    Underneath her Southern belle exterior, Deputy Police Chief Brenda Johnson (Golden Globe winner Kyra Sedgwick) is one of the LAPD's best weapons, able to wring the truth from even the toughest suspect. She may step on a few toes, including those of her boss, Will Pope (J.K. Simmons), but she always gets the confession. Jon Tenney and G.W. Bailey co-star in this powerful TNT series.

    Directed by:

  • Michael M. Robin
  • Arvin Brown
  • Elodie Keene
  • Rick Wallace
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Greener Mountains
    rating:3.0

    Greener Mountains

    2004Runtime:0 minutes
    J.P. Barton (Chris Heuisler) knows little about life away from the Vermont resort his adopted family owns and operates. So when beautiful, free-spirited New York artist Alice (Kimberly McCullough) arrives, J.P. experiences life -- and love -- like never before. When the family resort is threatened with closure, J.P. must find a way to save it. But on the road to self-discovery, can J.P.also find his way into Alice's heart?

    Directed by:

  • Lee Shallat-Chemel
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Holy Smoke
    rating:3.0

    Holy Smoke

    2000Runtime:0 minutes
    Returning to Australia from India after living in a cult, Ruth is enraged to learn she was tricked into coming back by PJ Waters, a hotshot deprogramming guru. Waters believes he can return Ruth to normalcy, but Ruth quickly turns the tables on him.

    Directed by:

  • Jane Campion
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond
    rating:3.0

    The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    Based on an unproduced original screenplay by Tennessee Williams, this drama follows Fisher Willow (Bryce Dallas Howard), the headstrong daughter of a Southern plantation owner. Forced to fulfill her role as a debutante, she chooses farmhand Jimmy Dobyne (Chris Evans) as her escort. As if this weren't scandalous enough, her announcement that she's fallen in love with Jimmy threatens to destroy the family. Ann-Margret and Ellen Burstyn co-star.

    Directed by:

  • Jodie Markell
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Guncrazy
    rating:3.0

    Guncrazy

    1992Runtime:0 minutes
    When a school assignment forces Anita (Drew Barrymore), a sexually abused teen, to get a pen pal, a genuine friendship develops between she and her correspondent, a prisoner named Howard (James LeGros). Howard wins Anita's heart with his tenderness, and the two move in together when he's released. Howard, however, is unable to shake his criminal ways, and it's only a matter of time before the lovers are on the run.

    Directed by:

  • Tamra Davis
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Hellcab
    rating:2.9

    Hellcab

    1998Runtime:0 minutes
    In this slice-of-life indie, a cab driver (Paul Dillon) is about to encounter what may be the toughest -- and oddest -- day of his life. With every fare he picks up, including a rape victim and a combustible couple, he experiences an incremental personality shift. Each small change helps shape him into a profoundly changed man by the end of the day. Cameos include Julianne Moore, John Cusack and Gillian Anderson.

    Directed by:

  • Mary Cybulski
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    The Rider Named Death
    rating:2.9

    The Rider Named Death

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    Based on the 1909 novel &NFi;The Pale Horse&NFi_; by Boris Savinkov, this Russian drama from director Karen Shakhnazarov follows the members of a social revolutionary group who believe they're carrying out political justice by assassinating a series of high-ranking government officials. With the grand duke next on their hit list, Georges, Erna, Vanya, Heinrich and Fyodor must grapple with their own motivations for taking part in organized murder.

    Directed by:

  • Karen Shakhnazarov
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    Chicago Boricua
    rating:2.9

    Chicago Boricua

    2004Runtime:0 minutes
    First-time writer-director Marisol Torres helms this edgy character study set in Chicago's Humboldt Park neighborhood, where group of young Puerto Ricans grapple with issues of identity: Beauty queen Tata (Christina De Leon) may need to fake her ethnicity to compete; college student Lola (Aimee Garcia) falls for bad boy Willy (Ramses Jimenez); and a real estate agent, German (Eric Aviles), resists exploiting his roots.

    Directed by:

  • Marisol Torres
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    Cowboys Don't Cry
    rating:2.9

    Cowboys Don't Cry

    1988Runtime:0 minutes
    When a tragic car accident claims the life of his wife, down-and-out rodeo performer Josh Morgan (Ron White) copes with the devastating loss by turning to drink and neglecting his angry teenage son, Shane (Zachary Ansley). So when Shane inherits a small ranch from his grandfather, he hopes the change in scenery will be exactly what he and his dad need to turn their lives around. Janet-Laine Green co-stars in this affecting family drama.

    Directed by:

  • Anne Wheeler
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    Smooth Talk
    rating:2.9

    Smooth Talk

    1985Runtime:0 minutes
    Joyce Carol Oates' classic short story "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?" serves as the inspiration for this disturbing drama, winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the 1986 Sundance Film Festival. When sultry teen Connie (Laura Dern) discovers her sexuality, the object of her affection isn't someone her age but rather the much older, mysterious Arnold Friend (Treat Williams) -- who may not have the purest intentions.

    Directed by:

  • Joyce Chopra
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    Kissed by Winter
    rating:2.9

    Kissed by Winter

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    Consumed with grief in the wake of her young son's tragic death, a Norwegian doctor (Annika Hallin) breaks all ties with her husband and begins a new life, retreating to the relative void of a remote country town. Once there, she finds herself embroiled in an investigation surrounding the death of a Muslim immigrant by getting dangerously close to the man (Kristoffer Joner) everyone suspects of committing the crime.

    Directed by:

  • Sara Johnsen
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    A Fuga, A Raiva, A Dança, A Bunda, A Boca, A Calma, A Vida da Mulher Gorila
    rating:2.9

    A Fuga, A Raiva, A Dança, A Bunda, A Boca, A Calma, A Vida da Mulher Gorila

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    Traveling through the countryside outside of Rio de Janeiro in a ramshackle bus, two young women earn cash by performing a one-off sideshow act in which one of them "transforms" herself into a dangerous gorilla. But as one town after another disappears in their rearview mirror, the rigors of the road test their friendship. This offbeat drama from directors Felipe Bragança and Marina Meliande stars Morena Cattoni and Flora Dias.

    Directed by:

  • Marina Meliande
  • rating:2.9 2.9 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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