2002 January Movies

Bollywood/Hollywood (2002)

Bollywood/Hollywood

    • PG-13
    • 101 min
    • Romance

    Rahul Seth (Khanna) is a dashing young millionaire who believes he is �western� enough to rebel against his mother (Chatterjee) and grandmother (Pathak). They are not too keen about his Caucasian girlfriend Kimberly (Par�) who, to make matters worse, is a pop star. Before you can say �karmic intervention,� Kimberly dies in a freak accident and Rahul is devastated. Instead of allowing him to mourn in peace, Rahul�s mother sees the opportunity she�s been...

    Brother's Keeper (2002)

    Brother's Keeper

    • 40%
    • R
    • 82 min
    • Documentary

    The FBI sought the help of Lucinda Pond (Jeanne Tripplehorn), a former agent of the body, to try to locate the author of a series of murders that allegedly may have committed his brother. Lucinda, who left the police years ago, decides to help reluctantly convinced by an old boyfriend (Leland Orser). The tracks are directly related to the abuse that Lucinda and her brother suffered during his childhood, which seems to be in the suspect has caused a serious psychological disorder.

    Brucio nel vento (2002)

    Brucio nel vento

      • Unrated
      • 120 min
      • Drama

      Day in, day out, the same routine is repeated. Immigrant worker Tobias Horvath gets up at 5:00 A.M., washes, shaves, has some breakfast, and runs to the main square. Here, in his Swiss town, he catches a bus to work, closing his eyes but realizing the horror of his existence. For ten years, Tobias has worked in a clock factory and in the relentless sound of ticking, he sees life go by without much expectation. Born in Eastern Europe, Tobias grew up in poverty, the son of a thief, beggar and...

      Buying The Cow (2002)

      Buying The Cow

        • R
        • 88 min
        • Comedy

        Unable to face pressure from his girlfriend to get married, a young man copes by hitting the singles scene � bars, clubs, and the like � hard.

        Camp Utopia (2002)

        Camp Utopia

          • Unrated
          • 84 min
          • Horror

          A Manson-like cult leader disappears after freaking out and hacking up a bunch of his followers with a machete. Thirty something years later some kids come and camp out on the site of the killings. Of course, bad stuff happens.

          Casomai (2002)

          Casomai

          • 33%
          • Unrated
          • 114 min
          • Comedy

          Stefania and Tommaso are to marry and want their wedding to be special. They travel to Stefania's childhood church and there meet a priest who rises to the challenge. In the ceremony the couple are confronted with not only the beauty of their love but also the darker challenges of marriage; the loss of togetherness, the temptations, the interference of others. Yet, through it all they and their guests learn that love is something that we all must do alone. Written by ...

          Cherish (2002)

          Cherish

          • 48%
          • 99 min
          • Comedy

          After a martini-induced rampage, a fantasy-prone young woman is placed under house arrest.

          Chiefs (2002)

          Chiefs

            • 88 min
            • Documentary

            It’s been seven years since the Wyoming Indian High School Chiefs have won a state championship in basketball. For most schools, this is a rather unremarkable statistic. But for the inhabitants of the Wind River Indian Reservation, who have experienced a century and a half of injustice, basketball is a form of empowerment, self-expression, and access to the world outside “the rez." By using basketball as a vehicle, the film explores what it means to grow up Native American at the turn of...

            Ciao America

              • R
              • Comedy

              Filmed mostly in Italy, "Ciao America" is the story of Lorenzo Primavera an unsettled, third generation Italian American whose search for his place in the world leads him back to the land of his ancestors. In the small town of Ferrara, Italy, Lorenzo finds work coaching American-style football in the fledgling Italian Football League. It's a league where everyone can kick but no one can catch. While coaching, Lorenzo falls in love with Paola Angelini, a headstrong, young music student who...

              City of Ghosts (2002)

              City of Ghosts

              • 47%
              • R
              • 116 min
              • Crime

              Jimmy, a con man from New York, is on the run from an investigation into an insurance scam. He's looking for his mentor and partner in the scam Marvin who Jimmy thinks is in Cambodia. When he gets there he gets more than what he bargained for in his search for Marvin.

              Coastlines (2002)

              Coastlines

              • 48%
              • NONE
              • 110 min
              • Crime

              An ex-con returns to his Florida hometown after three years and becomes involved with the wife of his best friend, the local sheriff.

              Crocodile 2: Death Swamp (2002)

              Crocodile 2: Death Swamp

                • R
                • 89 min
                • Horror

                After a bank robbery, four criminals escape to Mexico, but a storm causes an accident which takes down the plane where several die in the crash. The criminals take it into their own hands to continue when one survivor is attacked and eaten by a crocodile. The criminals kill it, but from then on the mother Crocodile is on a killing spree with a goal to kill each survivor. But that is not the only worry, because they're trapped within it's world, and if it doesn't kill them, the...

                D.I.Y. or Die: How to Survive as an Independent Artist (2002)

                D.I.Y. or Die: How to Survive as an Independent Artist

                  • Unrated
                  • 55 min
                  • Documentary

                  This documentary features interviews with Ian MacKaye (Fugazi), J Mascis (Dinosaur jr.), John John Jesse (Demonic Erotic painter), Jim Rose (Jim Rose Sideshow), Jim Thirwell (Foetus), Lydia Lunch, Mike Watt (Minutemen), Richard Kern (Filmmaker), Ron Ashet

                  Daughter from Danang (2002)

                  Daughter from Danang

                    • 83 min
                    • Documentary

                    In 1975, as the Vietnam War was ending, thousands of orphans and Amerasian children were brought to the United States as part of "Operation Babylift." Daughter from Danang tells the dramatic story of one of these children, Heidi Bub (a.k.a. Mai Thi Hiep), and her Vietnamese mother, Mai Thi Kim, separated at the war's end and reunited 22 years later. Heidi, now living in Tennessee - a married woman with kids - had always dreamt of a joyful reunion. When she ventures to Vietnam to meet her...

                    Dead or Alive: Final (2002)

                    Dead or Alive: Final

                    • 40%
                    • Unrated
                    • 89 min
                    • Comedy

                    Set in a post apocalyptic Yokohama where the population is kept under rigid control by a homosexual megalomaniac mayor. The citizens are administered drugs to suppress heterosexual urges. Officer Takeshi Honda (Riki Takeuchi) is a hard boiled cop enforcing the mayor's agenda, and Ryō (Show Aikawa) is a mellowed out drifter that hooks up with a gang of rebels. When the gang kidnap Takeshi's son, it begins a series of events leading to an inevitable showdown.

                    Deadly Little Secrets (2002)

                    Deadly Little Secrets

                      • R
                      • 97 min
                      • Thriller

                      It's A Killer Game

                      Delta Force One: The Lost Patrol (2002)

                      Delta Force One: The Lost Patrol

                        • R
                        • 93 min
                        • Action

                        An international peace-keeping force is trying to keep relations between two Middle-Eastern nations from exploding into open warfare. When one of the patrols disappears in the desert, a group of soldiers from different nations is thrown together to go look for them. After being fired upon by some Arab soldiers, the patrol discovers that one of the sides has smuggled a nuclear weapon and is planning to use it to bring the fighting to its ultimate end. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher...

                        Den osynlige (2002)

                        Den osynlige

                          • 101 min
                          • Drama

                          A teenager is assaulted and killed, but returns as a ghost to find his killer.

                          Deserted Station (2002)

                          Deserted Station

                            • R
                            • 93 min
                            • Drama

                            Based on a concept the director and Abbas Kiarostami developed on a photography trip together, a man and a young woman (Hatami) are stranded in a remote village after their car breaks down. The photographer and the sole adult male inhabitant, a schoolteacher, leave to get help while the young woman, herself childless, bonds with the children whose parents are nowhere to be found.

                            Devil's Playground (2002)

                            Devil's Playground

                            • 56%
                            • Unrated
                            • 77 min
                            • Documentary

                            The Devil's Playground is a fascinating and moving documentary about a little-known aspect of Amish life. Amish are not permitted to join the church until their late teens, and have to do so of their own volition. The film explores Rumspringa, wherein young Amish are given the opportunity to explore the "English" way of life.