Like Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
Academy Award winner Kevin Spacey (American Beauty) stars with Oscar nominee Kate Winslet (Titanic) in a powerfully-gripping, edge-of-your-seat thriller hailed as "provocative" (ABC-TV). An electrifying suspenseful journey into deadly conspiracy and murderous deception begins when a respected professor who may or may not be guilty is charged with a brutal crime. The Life of David Gale is a brilliantly unpredictable thriller, which builds relentlessly to a shocking final twist guaranteed to blow you away!
Academy Award winner Clint Eastwood stars as a troubled investigative reporter whose search for the truth provides the only hope for a convict wrongly condemned to death in this riveting, fast-paced thriller.
Set in 1963 in Texas, Academy Award-winner Kevin Costner ("The Bodyguard," "Dances with Wolves") plays an escaped convict, who, in the course of eluding the Texas Ranger pursuing him, Academy Award-winner Clint Eastwood ("Unforgiven," "Million Dollar Baby"), takes a hostage -- a fatherless young boy who has led a strictly constrained and unhappy life. Together, the con and boy develop a unique friendship, enabling both of them to experience some of the pleasures missing from their childhoods. But their life on the run is on a collision course with the reality of their situation and the laws of a very imperfect world. Co-starring Golden Globe-winner Laura Dern ("Jurassic Park") and Linda Hart("Get Shorty," "Tin Cup"). Variety calls this a "lean, finely chiseled work...a somber, subtly nuanced study" and The New York Times calls this "Majestic, eloquent, profoundly moving. The high point of Mr. Eastwood's directing career" and calls Costner's performance "absolutely riveting...an overdue reminder of why he is a film star of such magnitude." Directed by Clint Eastwood. MPAA Rating: PG-13 (c) 1993 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.
John Grisham's bestseller A Time to Kill hits the screen with incendiary force, directed by Joel Schumacher (Batman Forever, The Client). Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson, Matthew McConaughey and Kevin Spacey portray the principals in a murder trial that brings a small Mississippi town's racial tensions to the flashpoint. Amid a frenzy of activist marches, Klan terror, media clamor and brutal riots, an unseasoned but idealistic young attorney mounts a stirring courtroom battle for justice. The superb ensemble also includes Brenda Fricker, Oliver Platt, Charles S. Dutton, Ashley Judd, Patrick McGoohan, Chris Cooper and both Donald and Keifer Sutherland. These and other talents make A Time to Kill "one ofthe year's most powerful films" (Jeffrey Lyons, SNEAK PREVIEW/ABC WORLD NEWS NOW). MPAA Rating: R
Directed by Clint Eastwood, the mysterious drama Mystic River is based on the novel by Dennis Lehane and adapted by screenwriter Brian Helgeland. Set in an Irish neighborhood in Boston, Jimmy, Sean, and Dave are three childhood friends who are reunited after a brutal murder takes place. Reformed convict Jimmy Markum (Sean Penn) and his devoted wife Annabeth (Laura Linney) find out that their teenage daughter Katie (Emmy Rossum) has been beaten and killed. Jimmy's old friend Sean Devine (Kevin Bacon) is the homicide detective assigned to the case, along with partner Whitey Powers (Laurence Fishburne). Jimmy also gets his relatives, the Savage brothers (Adam Nelson and Robert Wahlberg), to conduct an investigation of their own. Jimmy and Sean both start to suspect their old pal, Dave Boyle (Tim Robbins), who lives a quiet life with his wife Celeste (Marcia Gay Harden) but harbors some disturbing secrets. Clint Eastwood won a Golden Coach for Mystic River at the 2003 Cannes Film Festival.
John Cusack, Cameron Diaz, Catherine Keener and - of course, John Malkovich - star in this brilliant comic fantasy about a puppeteer who discovers a portal into the mind of John Malkovich.