2002 February Movies

On_Line (2002)

On_Line

  • 38%
  • NONE
  • 97 min
  • Drama

Shy computer whiz John gets dumped by his fiancee and moves in with his old college roommate, Moe. They start an adult web site called Intercon-X, where clients are connected to live, erotic chat sessions with Internet sex workers like Al, a celibate, man-on-man host who never leaves his apartment, and Jordan, an absolutely breathtaking, red-hot club kid who agrees to go on a date with John after an especially intense session. But John soon realizes the difference between computer fiction and...

Piedras (2002)

Piedras

    • Unrated
    • 135 min
    • Drama

    "In life, we first organize large stones (Piedras) such as love, friendship, family, and a career." In this way, we will find space between these to fit smaller stones, our small necessities. If you act in an inverse way, you will not have the room for larger stones. The five protagonists of my film are women who have not been able to organize the large "stones" in their lives. Ramón Salazar, Spanish director defines his first feature Stones in this way. The film tells...

    Pressure (2002)

    Pressure

      • R
      • 90 min
      • Action

      On their way back from a conference, two medical school friends bump into a college cheerleaders contest in Oregon. Party animal Patrick Fisher insists on going until his buddy concedes to 'one beer', but dutiful Steve Hillman is the one who gets seduced by local Amber. Alas it's a trap; he gets robbed and her lover, Bo Cooper, beats him up and abuses him. Disgusted with himself Bo shoots himself - his father is the local sheriff. He has a terrible corrupt hold over the town and...

      Redemption of the Ghost (2002)

      Redemption of the Ghost

        • Unrated
        • 111 min
        • Documentary

        Convicted embezzler Witt Hampton escapes from prison and while hiding out in an isolated country barn is discovered by young Cassy and her brother Jack. After convincing them he's a friendly ghost that only they can see, the three new friends embark on one imaginative adventure after another until, inspired by their innocent spirits, Witt vows to redeem his crimes. But, a by-the-book sheriff-who has sworn to personally put Hampton back behind bars-is closing in, and Witt may...

        Release

          • Unrated
          • 10 min
          • Drama
          Sea Wolf (2002)

          Sea Wolf

            • PG-13
            • 94 min
            • Thriller

            Jeffery Thorpe roams the Caribbean in his boat, 'The Sea Wolf'. He will take any job, no matter how suspicious the circumstances. When a mysterious woman gives him an antique gold coin, the real adventure is about to begin! Written by <[email protected]>

            Sex With Strangers (2002)

            Sex With Strangers

              • NONE
              • Documentary

              For some married couples, sex is an obsession that overwhelms their belief in strict monogamy. The ability to act out their sexual fantasies is more important than upholding any convention of love or marriage. Sex with Strangers paints an authentically intimate portrait of three such couples, from the euphoria of fantasies fulfilled to the desperation of splintering relationships, showing how their lives are profoundly affected by the lifestyle they lead. James and Theresa, a couple in their...

              Shanghai Ghetto (2002)

              Shanghai Ghetto

              • 82%
              • NONE
              • 95 min
              • Documentary

              In the late 1930s thousands of German Jews, fearing for their lives under Nazi rule and unable to secure entrance visas to other countries, found refuge in the Japanese-occupied city of Shanghai. Destitute, hungry, and thrust into a strange environment, they made the best of their situation as they waited to return to Europe, little realizing the horrific toll that the ravages of war, and Nazi-orchestrated genocide, were taking on their people. This engrossing documentary from Amir Mann and...

              Shottas (2002)

              Shottas

              • 19%
              • R
              • 95 min
              • Action

              "Shottas" tells the true story of two young men, Wayne (Benz) and and Bigs (Marley), who grow up together in the tough and dangerous streets of Kingston. They rob a soda truck and shoot the truck's driver while still in their early teens. The robbery money is used to purchase visas to go the United States, where they continue their criminal activities, hustling on the streets of Miami. Wayne is then deported to Jamaica and continues his surge in crime, where he begins to extort money from...

              Snapshots (2002)

              Snapshots

                • PG-13
                • 93 min
                • Romance

                Larry Goldberg is the owner of a second-hand bookstore in Amsterdam. He came to The Netherlands 30 years ago. He's a middle aged hermit who likes to talk and has an answer to everything. He is intelligent and has a sense of humour. One day, a girl walks into his store, who looks like Larry's lost love from Morocco. The girl makes Larry rethink his life. In the surroundings of the bookstore, a lot of criminal, but also funny activities take place. Besides Amsterdam, the movie also...

                Taliesin Jones (2002)

                Taliesin Jones

                  • PG
                  • 93 min
                  • Drama

                  Also known as "Small Miracles", released by Questar, Inc in 2004. This quietly lovely film won Best Film at the Austin and Berlin International Film Festivals, and tells the profoundly moving story of 12-year old Taliesin Jones, who struggles with the chaos of his life, while struggling to come to terms when his mother suddenly leaves the family home. His father has become distant, his brother has become angry and bitter, while Taliesin dives into the world of his imagination looking...

                  The Flying Car (2002)

                  The Flying Car

                    • Unrated
                    • 7 min
                    • Comedy

                    Kevin was commissioned to shoot the first ever short film aired on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. The result was the return of Randal and Dante from 'Clerks' in this six-minute-long short film shown on The Tonight Show and downloadable at the View Askew web site (www.viewaskew.com). This short is a discussion of the absence of the "flying car" and the hypothetical question posed asking "what would you do to get a flying car?" Funny dialogue between characters...

                    The Honeytrap (2002)

                    The Honeytrap

                      • Unrated
                      • 90 min
                      • Thriller

                      Catherine wants to marry Jonathan, but doesn't trust him. Her mysterious new neighbor Renée puts her in touch with a private detective Jeremy. He suggests that Catherine should test her future husband, and hires attractive young Isobel for the task...

                      - Written by

                      wag

                      The House Next Door (2002)

                      The House Next Door

                        • R
                        • 95 min
                        • Thriller

                        Young marrieds Lori and Tom relocate from Chicago to the country where they end up living next to Carl, a right-wing radical who beats his wife, Helen. When Tom goes away for a few days, Lori, with the help of best friend, Monica, investigates the disappearance of Helen. Of course, this isn't the best idea, since it involves sneaking into gun-nut Carl's house in the middle of the night. Written by Schleppy

                        The Hunchback of Notre Dame II (2002)

                        The Hunchback of Notre Dame II

                        • 30%
                        • G
                        • 68 min
                        • Animation

                        Now that Frollo is gone, Quasimodo rings the bell with the help of his new friend and Esmeralda's and Phoebus' little son, Zephyr. But when Quasi stops by a traveling circus owned by evil magician Sarousch, he falls for Madellaine, Sarouch's assistant. But greedy Sarousch forces Madellaine to help him steal the Cathedral's most famous bell. Written by Anonymous

                        The Kingston High (2002)

                        The Kingston High

                        • 40%
                        • Comedy

                        Regretting his lack of high school "extracurricular" activity and skipping out on his senior prom, Sketch (Jeramie Gladman), a textbook misfit, tries to make up for lost time via one night of unadulterated partying. Stifling his insecurities, he makes a bet with his pals that he'll win the love of a girl who's been the object of his affection for the past four years.

                        The Last Man Club

                        • 27%
                        • R
                        • 95 min
                        • Adventure

                        Discarded and forgotten, Pete Williams is living out his days in an old soldiers home in Galveston, Texas. Knowing his end is near, he puts out the call to his old comrade, John "Eagle Eye" Pennell. Eagle is facing his own living hell 3,000 miles away in New Jersey. He has become an inconvenient obstacle to his work-a-holic son, and lost all remaining freedoms, except the valued time he spends with his grandson. Now even that joy will be stripped away as his son prepares to place him...

                        The Red Sneakers (2002)

                        The Red Sneakers

                          • Unrated
                          • 109 min
                          • Fantasy

                          A kid named Reggie Reynolds is a high school student who is good in the classroom but not so good on the basketball court. But one day he meets a junk dealer who gives him a pair of old gym shoes that once were worn by an all-star in the Negro Basketball leagues in the 1930's. Reggie puts the red sneakers on and he is immediately playing like a superstar on the basketball court. He gets the attention of a major shoe company executive who wants Reggie to switch from the old red sneakers...

                          The Reunion (2002)

                          The Reunion

                            • Unrated
                            • 103 min
                            • Comedy

                            35-year old Magnus Edkvist hates class reunions as much as anyone and usually skip them. Still he accepts an invitation for a reunion for class he left over twenty years ago. But he has his reasons, as there is a chance that his teen love Hillevi will show up. The girl he wanted to run away with and share the rest of his life. The girl that got away... Written by Magnus Asplund

                            Trapped Buried Alive (2002)

                            Trapped Buried Alive

                              • Unrated
                              • 91 min
                              • Action

                              The management of a ski resort blatantly ignores a local expert's warning that a mass of snow has build up which is just waiting to come down the ski slopes in a terrible avalanche. Instead of clearing the endangered area, skiers are allowed to remain 'for the rest of the day'. Nature doesn't wait till after business hours, so the crystallized wave rushes down and crushes everything on its path, including a brand new hotel; among the guests is the architect Michael...