2004 May Movies

Dope

Dope

    • Unrated
    • 90 min

    In the sinful city streets life can be tough on the human heart, and in Laura's world now frequented by junkies, dealers, thugs and cops, she knows, just like the rest of them that losing your head can leave you for dead. A gun-shot reverberates through the city streets intertwining the destinies of all these lost souls;can they outrun it? Or will the truth about love hit them all? Laura is not finding it easy, especially when the nation is transfixed by LAW TV, the televised trial of two cops for viciously beating and shooting Trevor Lyons, a gifted and attractive soccer player; because as it turns out, Jack, her first lover, might just be involved. JIM a snitch paid with heroin is most certainly implicated. But it is RUSSELL, her unexpected new love who triggers the realization of her intense re-occurring dream; and her sexual awakening. Shot of Love; they're all dying to get their hands on it.

    - Written by

    Anastasia Seis

    Draining Lizards

      • Unrated
      • 104 min

      On the eve of the Chinese Dynastical millennium, a score of Triad gangs converge on a warehouse. They are all seeking to hold, as the clock strikes midnight, an ancient Chinese artifact which promises to the bearer at that fateful hour, prosperity for the next 1,000 years. At the centre of this decidedly dangerous situation, are two small time crooks, who have been unwittingly conned into caretaking the gem until midnight. They have no inkling of the gem's real significance, or why so many sadistic people are determined to possess it. but they're slowly finding out.

      - Written by

      Richard Nimmo

      Duplicity

        • Unrated
        • 90 min
        • Crime

        When Reggie Lucas's husband is murdered she discovers $18 million dollars is missing. Then she is harassed by three gangsters who want the money. A handsome stranger turns up...but is he a good guy or a bad guy. As the corpses pile up, Reggie must decide who she can trust. Written by Anonymous

        Exils

        Exils

          • 104 min
          • Adventure

          This movie is a odyssey of sorts. Both Zano, played by Romain Duris, and Naima (Lubna Azabal) live in France, but have ties that draw them back to Algeria. The film follows their slow but determined trip southward.Since they are traveling without funds--or even a map--they naturally need help from others along the way. These interactions with the people they meet on the road are fascinating. The two characters are not exactly role models for today's youth, but you have to admire their tenacity and their unwillingness to turn back.

          Extreme Dating

          Extreme Dating

            • R
            • 96 min
            • Action

            In this action-comedy, four twenty-something friends are looking for love and having no luck. While on a ski trip, one of them finds passion with a beautiful girl after a random accident on the icy slopes. The others quickly conclude that the extreme circumstances of the accident were what caused love to bloom. They decide that the path to true love is to purposely set each other up on "extreme dates" with the objects of their affections. After a couple of near-successes, they go for broke by planning an elaborate kidnapping scheme that can't miss. But the hired "kidnappers" turn out to be ex-cons with a plan of their own, and the extreme date escalates out of control. The remaining friends must now rescue the captives, while desperately trying to avoid the long arm of the law. Obstacles pop up left and right, as the adventure gets wilder and wilder. The pursuit eventually takes us back to L.A., where secrets begin to get exposed.... In the end, will extreme dating lead to true love? Written by Anonymous

            Frankie and Johnny Are Married

            Frankie and Johnny Are Married

            • 67%
            • R
            • 95 min
            • Comedy

            A romantic comedy about Michael Pressman, a successful television director/producer and Lisa Chess, a talented struggling actress, who are married and decide to mount a production of "Frankie and Johnnie in the Clair de Lune" in equity-waiver in Los Angeles with the hopes of bringing some life and joy back into their marriage. They bring in Alan Rosenberg to play Johnny and Lisa plays Frankie and Michael directs. What starts off as a simple idea to revitalize the marriage turns into an utter nightmare. Alan becomes insanely difficult and the marriage becomes even more strained as the rehearsal process becomes tense and explosive. It reaches a point where after a devastatingly disastrous preview, Michael shuts the play down and loses his whole investment, and possibly his marriage. His only choice is to take over the role of Johnny himself and fire Alan Rosenberg. Now the stakes are truly high as to whether or not this couple can pull it off.

            Freddy vs Ghostbusters

            Freddy vs Ghostbusters

              • Unrated
              • 35 min
              • Comedy

              Every town has an Elm Street, and Denver is no exception. The man of your dreams crosses paths with the boys in gray--who will win the battle for 1980's supremacy? The nightmare is always the same: dirty brown hat, striped sweater, and a glove of razors. Neil is having a lot of trouble sleeping lately, and the terrors are getting worse. Fortunately, help soon arrives in the the form of an old friend, Ed Spengler--nephew of Ghostbuster great Egon Spengler. With the help of their friend Eugene, Ed and Neil establish a Denver division of the Ghostbusters. Before long business is booming, but eventually they know they will have to face off against Freddy Krueger himself.

              Great Communist Bank Robbery

              Great Communist Bank Robbery

                • Unrated
                • 70 min
                • Documentary

                In 1959, in Romania, six former members of the nomenklatura and the secret police organize a hold up of the National Bank. After their arrest, the state forces them to play themselves in a film which reconstitutes the crime and the investigation. At the end of their trial, filmed live, they are sentenced to death and executed. A month later, the film Reconstitution was released and became a sensation throughout the country.

                - Written by

                giolgaudaniel

                Home of the Brave

                Home of the Brave

                • 93%
                • R
                • 75 min
                • Documentary

                Documentary on the civil rights activist, Viola Liuzzo, who was murdered in 1965 as she campaigned for black suffrage in Selma, Alabama, and its effect on her family.

                Honorable Men

                  • Unrated
                  • Drama

                  Drug investigator Ryan Smith faces the toughest decision of his life, a choice between love and honor. Ryan finds out that the woman he loves, Mandy, is involved with the same drug dealers that he is busting. The influence of another woman's love, the guidance of his mentor Rudy and the cataclysmic climax of a high risk drug raid brings the movie to a stunning turning point. Casey is the sweet daughter of the head of the narcotics division, a beautiful young woman who has a crush on Ryan. Can her love pull him away from the confused but alluring Mandy? The heart-pumping action of gun-fights, SWAT-raids, car chases, and the take down of a drug king pin is set amidst this captivating romance. Written by Garrett Sayre