1995 October Movies

Leaving Las Vegas

Leaving Las Vegas

  • 89%
  • R
  • 111 min
  • Drama

Ben Sanderson, a hard-core alcoholic, drives to Las Vegas after being fired from his film production job and divesting himself of all possessions. He plans to drink himself to death within four weeks. He meets Sera, a prostitute; they fall in love and he moves in with her. Each pledges not to try to change the other's chosen destiny, and they carry on a romance over Ben's last weeks.

Empire Records

Empire Records

  • 24%
  • PG-13
  • 90 min
  • Comedy

Empire Records is an independent music store in dire trouble of being sold out to a large chain. After a failed attempt by Lucas, one of it's employee's, to raise money to buy the store--using revenues from a day of business, they all have to band together to stage a wild party and raise the cash. However, throughout this seemingly normal day they also must come to terms with who they are and who they want to be. It's a tale of love, personal tragedy, and finding ones true self-- with the added splash of a little rock and roll.

Get Shorty

Get Shorty

  • 86%
  • R
  • 105 min
  • Comedy

Loanshark Chili Palmer (Travolta) has been a gangster for as long as he can remember. When he heads to Hollywood to collect on a gambling debt from a washed-up filmmaker (Hackman), Palmer dives eagerly into the Hollywood scene.

Soon, he's romancing a "B" movie starlet (Russo), schmoozing the film star (Devito) and making the scene at the hottest Hollywood restaurants. His transformation to big-shot producer nearly complete, Chili just needs to extricate himself fromt he mob scene and the drug smugglers and other mobsters that are hot on his trail.

Making it in this town can be murder!

Mallrats

Mallrats

  • 54%
  • R
  • 94 min
  • Comedy

When a couple of well-meaning slackers, T.S. (Jeremy London) and Brodie (Jason Lee), lose their girlfriends, they set about trying to reclaim their pride (and their ladies) in the most obvious of places--the mall. Once there, the pair push the limits of decency and mall etiquette, encountering an array of mall denizens, including Jay and Silent Bob from CLERKS and legendary comic book creator Stan Lee. A surprising number of misadventures ensue, bringing the boys the possibility of regaining their lady loves.

Now and Then

Now and Then

  • 19%
  • PG-13
  • 100 min
  • Comedy

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.

Strange Days

Strange Days

  • 63%
  • R
  • 145 min
  • Crime

Los Angeles, December 30, 1999 -- The eve of the Millenium. In the digital underground of the violent and chaotic city, human experience is bought and sold as the newest form of illicit entertainment. Meet Lenny Nero -- street hustler, ex-cop, panhandler of stolen dreams. As the world spins toward the last midnight of this century, he finds himself drawn into a vortex of paranoia and murder. All he needs to do is get the woman who loves him to help him save the woman he loves. And somehow make it through the night alive.

Powder

Powder

    • PG-13
    • 111 min
    • Drama

    Harassed by classmates who won't accept his shocking appearance, a shy young man known as "Powder" struggles to fit in. But the cruel taunts stop when Powder displays a mysterious power that allows him to do incredible things. This phenomenon changes the lives of all those around him in ways they never could have imagined.

    Assassins

    Assassins

    • 15%
    • R
    • 132 min
    • Action

    Robert Rath ( SYLVESTER STALLONE ) is a player in a deadly game, a combatant on a battlefield most people don't even know exists. It's a game played in shadows. Existence depends on isolation, leaving no trace, having no contact. Ultimately, the players are doomed. A bullet is the only way out. Living by the sword and dying by it is the ruling adage of the game.

    Copycat

    Copycat

    • 75%
    • R
    • 124 min
    • Crime

    Criminal psychologist Helen Hudson (Sigourney Weaver) is an expert on serial killers. She's gotten so close to unlocking the psyches of her previous subjects that one -- an incurable psychotic (Harry Connick Jr.) -- almost murdered her. Now she's an agoraphobic, living a terrified existence defined by the walls of her apartment, with her computer modem and her loyal and compassionate assistant, Andy (John Rothman), her only links to the outside world. She waits in terror for the day she'll hear the voice of her stalker again.

    Smart, ambitious police detective M.J. Monahan (Holly Hunter) is determined to stop a new siege of murders in San Francisco and she needs Hudson to find the perpetrator. A driven pursuer, Monahan, assisted by her young partner, Ruben Getz (Dermot Mulroney), will do whatever it takes to enlist Hudson's help. The two women find themselves locked in a struggle of wills as Hudson tries to remain uninvolved and Monahan is determined to end the doctor's self-imposed exile. And the murders keep occurring, taking on an ominous pattern that only Hudson can recognize... But now their quarry discovers he's being monitored, and he figures out who's doing the observing. Helen Hudson knows how he thinks.

    Dead Presidents

    Dead Presidents

    • 45%
    • R
    • 119 min
    • Crime

    Larenz Tate is Anthony Curtis, a good-natured high school kid in 60s New York who is enjoying life with his girlfriend, Delilah and good friends, Skip (Chris Tucker in an early role) and Jose (Freddy Rodriguez) and running numbers for a local tough guy, Kirby (Keith David). Those days are not to last, however, as all three of the young friends end up in Vietnam. Following a fairly lengthy and well