2002 January Movies

Divine Intervention (2002)

Divine Intervention

  • 81%
  • NONE
  • 92 min
  • Drama

Subtitled, "A Chronicle of Love and Pain," Divine Intervention follows ES, is a character played by and clearly based upon the filmmaker himself. ES is burdened with a sick father, a stalled screenplay and an unrequited love affair with a beautiful Palestinian woman (Manal Khader) living in Ramallah. An Israeli checkpoint on the Nazareth-Ramallah road forces the couple to rendezvous in an adjacent parking lot. Their relationship and the absurd situations around them serve as metaphors for the...

Do You Believe in Miracles? The Story of the 1980 U.S. Hockey Team (2002)

Do You Believe in Miracles? The Story of the 1980 U.S. Hockey Team

    • Unrated
    • 60 min
    • Documentary

    At the Winter Olympics of 1980, after two tense weeks amidst growing Cold War fears, the U.S. Olympic hockey team found themselves playing improbably against the legendary unbeatable Soviet Army hockey team for Olympic Gold. From the live footage taken at Lake Placid, NY, and through interviews beginning with the team's assembly through the experience of winning the gold medal, we meet the young hockey legends Jim Craig, Mike Eruzione, Jack O'Callahan, Coach Herb Brooks, Manager...

    Double Teamed (2002)

    Double Teamed

      • Unrated
      • 120 min
      • Biography

      Heather and Heidi Burge go to an inner-city school where they play volleyball on a team. Their father decides that they need to go to a bigger school outside of their school area so that they can get scholarships. At first the twins were supposed to be playing Volleyball at their new school but then 6'1 Heather is discovered by the basketball coach. Heidi is into drama but is forced to play basketball by her father. It's discovered that they live out of the school zone so they have...

      DreamChaser Tour

        • Unrated
        • 50 min

        Jessica Simpson's DreamChaser Tour 2001, with Toya, Eden's Crush, Youngstown, and Plus One!

        Drive (2002)

        Drive

          • R
          • 102 min
          • Crime

          A salaryman is hijacked by bank robbers.

          Dry Wood, Fierce Fire (2002)

          Dry Wood, Fierce Fire

            • Unrated
            • 97 min
            • Comedy

            A Chinese doctor/herbalist has the uncanny ability to discern a problem with just a superficial touch on the pulse and look at the tongue. This little romantic comedy about such a person could benefit from such an exam.

            Easy Listening

              • Unrated
              • 85 min
              • Comedy
              Edge of Madness (2002)

              Edge of Madness

                • R
                • 99 min
                • Drama

                1851, Manitoba's Red River Valley. As winter sets in, a young woman on the edge of madness arrives exhausted at the fort, a wilderness station, claiming she murdered her husband. She's placed in a cell; for the next several months, she sews while the local prefect, Henry Mullen, investigates. In flashbacks we see her arranged marriage to the hard-working but angry Simon, who takes her to his half-built homestead and abuses her. She's treated well by his younger brother George,...

                Elle et lui

                  • G
                  • 5 min
                  Embrace the Darkness II (2002)

                  Embrace the Darkness II

                    • R
                    • 89 min
                    • Horror

                    A sultry vampire acts as mentor to a reluctant recruit.

                    Escaflowne

                      • NONE
                      • Adventure

                      Based on the popular anime title, "Escaflowne" follows Hitomi, a Japanese high school girl, who escapes her reverie of depression on Earth by travelling to the alternate world of Gaia. There, she meets Van, an enigmatic young King, who will determine the fate of countries with a mystical dragon armor named Escaflowne.

                      Eternal Gangstas

                        • R
                        • 104 min

                        Starring Solange Suazo, Russell Prine

                        Extreme Heist (2002)

                        Extreme Heist

                          • PG-13
                          • 95 min
                          • Action

                          Billy Ray Lee and Guile (Johnny Yong Bosch and Jason Narvy of the successful Power Ranger television series) a pair of small time thieves bungle their biggest heist, and stumble into a second chance. Robber's instinct draws them to an abandoned warehouse where they covertly witness a man inputting data into a computer. They see the man nervously stash a book into a hidden safe, then exit the warehouse. Thinking the book is valuable and with nothing to lose, the duo breaks in and steals...

                          Fabled (2002)

                          Fabled

                          • 40%
                          • NONE
                          • 84 min
                          • Drama

                          Joseph just broke up with his girlfriend and is not taking it very well. He thinks she is plotting against him with their mutual psychiatrist. On top of that, his dog is missing and he suspects the people at work might be behind it. Then there is the unshakable guilt over his past. It just might all be bearable, somehow possible to live through, if it weren't for those damned 'monsters' that keep trying to kill him. Through an allegorical 'fable' that is told in parallel with Joseph's struggle,...

                          Face (2002)

                          Face

                            • R
                            • 89 min
                            • Drama

                            Set in Queens in both the '70s and the '90s, "Face" is the coming of age story of two women caught between the conflicting cultures of their traditional heritage and the surrounding influence of urban life.

                            Fed Up! (2002)

                            Fed Up!

                              • Unrated
                              • 57 min
                              • Documentary

                              Nominated for an Environmental Media Award, this eye-opening documentary explores the United States' food production system from the organic farming of the Green Movement to the genetically engineered food of the Biotech Revolution. Through fascinating archival footage and interviews with farmers, scientists, government officials and activists, Fed Up! provides a detailed and sometimes disturbing overview of contemporary food production. About 70% of the food we eat contains genetically...

                              Federal Protection (2002)

                              Federal Protection

                                • R
                                • 94 min
                                • Action

                                "Chop Chop" Frankie Carbone has made a career out of stealing cars for the mob in Chicago. An attempted assassination by a mob boss goes badly and Frankie retaliates, only to wind up in the hands of the Feds. Frankie agrees to testify against the mobsters and his life is suddenly worthless - unless he submits to going into federal protection. The FBI gives him a new name - Howard Akers - and relocates him to a sleepy middle-class suburb in Little Rock, AR. Howard catches the...

                                Fixing Frank (2002)

                                Fixing Frank

                                  • Unrated
                                  • 103 min
                                  • Drama

                                  Gay journalist, Frank Johnston sets out to write an expose on Dr. Apsey, a therapist who claims to convert gays to straight. Enlisted by his psychotherapist boyfriend, Jonathan, Frank finds that Apsey may not necessarily be a quack, after all. The reason for Frank's seeing Apsey becomes blurred is it for the article or for personal reasons? As Frank falls under Apsey's spell, his relationship with Jonathan deteriorates, and a fierce psychological tug of war erupts between the two...

                                  Francesca e Nunziata (2002)

                                  Francesca e Nunziata

                                    • Unrated
                                    • 125 min
                                    • Drama

                                    At the beginning of the century, in Italy, a wealthy woman Francesca (Loren), adopts a poor little girl named Nunziata. The years pass, Nunziata falls in love Federico (Bova), her adoptive brother, son of Francesca.

                                    Friendly Criminal

                                    • 33%
                                    • R
                                    • 99 min
                                    • Comedy