2002 May Movies

Verdict in Blood

Verdict in Blood

    • R
    • 90 min
    • Drama

    Widowed Joanne Kilbourn is an ex-police officer, whose deceased husband Ian was the Ontario provincial Attorney General when he was murdered. His murder was eventually solved six years after the incident. After a stint as a criminology professor, Joanne now works as the criminal and justice expert for a local television news show. Her latest assignment is do an in-depth story on Judge Marcia Blackwell, who used to be known for delivering harsh sentences, but as of late has been more compassionate in sentencing the convicted. After an off the record comment to Joanne that she is taking early retirement, Judge Blackwell is found murdered in her home, she bludgeoned on the head. Joanne's story turns to Judge Blackwell's murder, Joanne working alongside the chief police investigator, Detective Alex Emanuel. Joanne and Alex find that there are many potential suspects, including an ex-con who Judge Blackwell sentenced years earlier and with who she later had a very close association, a troubled youth who she let stay in her coach house, two grown daughters with who she had a dysfunctional relationship, a lawyer who she seemed to be "paying off", and the family of the victim of her last case who were unhappy with her light sentencing. Joanne and Alex also discover that Judge Blackwell was keeping some secrets which may be key to solving the murder. Written by Huggo

    Waiting for Happiness

    Waiting for Happiness

    • 76%
    • Unrated
    • 90 min
    • Drama

    On the seacoast of Mauritania, some wait to go to Europe. Khatra, a spirited boy, wants an electric light so he can read at night. A stoic older man, Maata, tries to wire the room. Abdallah, a youth on his way to Europe, says good-bye to his mother. Nana looks back on the death of her daughter and her trip to Europe to inform the father. A girl takes singing lessons. Rooms have small windows, looking out onto foot traffic; transistor radios provide some link beyond. Huge ships anchor in the distance. The train comes through, stopping briefly. Offering a cigarette is a gesture of hospitality. Sand dunes and the ocean dominate the landscape. Hope springs amidst small expectations. Written by <[email protected]>

    Zombie Campout

    Zombie Campout

      • Unrated
      • 91 min
      • Action

      Radioactive meteorites from a meteor shower crash into a cemetery causing the dead to rise as flesh-eating zombies. Armed with only their wits and few camping supplies, can the attractive teens get out with their skin? Or will they become another midnight snack for the rapidly growing mass of zombies? This Zombie Campout will be one they'll never forget!! Written by Anonymous