- 104 min
Seven short films in which gay youths and young men negotiate society, sometimes successfully, sometimes not. In several, teen boys come out, perhaps first to a close friend - how will the friends react? For some youths, coming out risks violence. In two films, love is thwarted - by mother, in one, and by immigration, in another. Written by <[email protected]>
Bring It On: In It To Win It
- 90 min
Southern California high school senior Carson arrives at the all-important "Cheer Camp Nationals" determined to lead her squad, the West High Sharks, to victory. But chic New Yorker Brooke and her team, the East High Jets, are equally steadfast in their pursuit of the competition's coveted "Spirit Stick." As tension mounts between the two rival squads, Carson falls for fellow cheerleader Penn, not realizing he's a Jet. When Brooke discovers the budding romance, she raises the stakes by challenging Carson to a one-on-one cheer-off. A spectacular "cheer fighting" sequence erupts into a no-holds-barred brawl and cheerleaders on both sides are suspended from the competition. With their dreams of taking home the top prize all but shattered, the leaders of both squads realize they'll have to take drastic measures to stay in the game. Written by Universal Pictures
- 145 min
A crime thriller involving political corruption.
Catcher: Cat City 2
- 90 min
The story of CC2 centers around an investigative journalist named Stanley Mouse, who wants to find out about the legend of an ancient "cat tribe" lost in Africa. He finds them and much more, once again threatening the continued existence of mouse civilization. Special Agent Grabowsky will act to save the day, however. The events are supposed to take place at least 10, possibly 20 years after the first episode, as one of the already leaked cells shows the titular Cat-Catcher mecha rusting away in a shelter.
- 102 min
Based on George Crile's book about the CIA's largest and most successful covert CIA operation, the arming of the Mujahedeen in Afghanistan. The covert ops were engineered by Charlie Wilson (Hanks), a charismatic, wheeler-dealer, liberal Texas congressman who teamed with a rogue CIA operative (Hoffman). The two manipulated Congress, the CIA and a host of foreign governments in order to assist the Afghan rebels in their fight against the Soviets in the 1980s. Many of the men armed by the CIA went on to become the Taliban's enforcers and Osama bin Laden's protectors.
- 83 min
Hundreds of years ago in Lapland, a little boy named Nikolas loses his family in an accident. The villagers decide to look after the orphaned boy together. Once a year - at Christmas - Nikolas moves to a new home. To show his gratitude, Nikolas decides to make toys for the children of the families as good-bye presents. Over the years, Nikolas's former adoptive families become many, and soon almost every house has presents on its doorstep on Christmas morning. At thirteen, Nikolas is sent to live and work with Iisakki, a grumpy old carpenter, who forbids Nikolas to continue making presents for Christmas. Gradually, however, Nikolas wins Iisakki's trust. Together they begin to look after the Christmas traditional that Nikolas has begun. When the aged Iisakki has to leave Nikolas and move away, the tradition of Christmas presents is once again at risk. Thankfully, Nikolas comes up with a solution that brings children joy every Christmas, even continuing to today.
Comme Des Voleurs
- 112 min
Lionel is a happy gay man with a great career and an open-minded family that accepts his loyal lover, Serge. But things start to unravel when he meets a pretty Polish immigrant who is about to be deported and decides to marry her.
Confessions of a Superhero
- 92 min
CONFESSIONS OF A SUPERHERO is a feature length documentary that chronicles the lives of three mortal men and one mortal woman who make their living working as superhero characters on Hollywood Boulevard. The Hulk sold his Super Nintendo for a bus ticket to LA; Wonder Woman was a mid-western homecoming queen; Batman struggles with his anger, while Superman?s psyche is consumed by the Man of Steel. This deeply personal view into their daily routines reveals their hardships and triumphs as they pursue and achieve their own kind of fame.
Curse of the Pink Panties
- 78 min
Sexy young starlets perform in on-line videos for a Lingerie Designer's contest. Several do scarf juggling in panties, while another team does a gangster-themed video with pastel-colored squirt guns. A feisty girl - ASHLEY performs a black magic ceremony with her friends on camera, but, at that very moment, a gun fight breaks out downtown during a botched jewel transaction. The spirits of these newly-dead Gangsters float into the sky, then they're sucked back to earth - right into the girls' panties. The girls soon discover they are infested with something a lot more itchy than fleas! The gangster spirits hop from pantie to pantie... and burrow through the fire-wire to infect other video models who are uploading their videos. In the meantime, GUIDO - the only gangster that escaped with a flesh wound, gets wind of the strange supernatural occurrence. His smuggler-friend Akbar had hidden the mother of all jewels - the Queen Shockra Jewel. Guido sets out to interrogate the gangster spirits in each model's panties till he can find the undies inhabited by Akbar. The girls lead him to his long-lost friend - in Ashley's panties! Guido rushes her to the abandoned warehouse, but when Akbar sees his own dead body, his spirit is pulled away into the afterlife. Can they find the Queen Shockra Jewel amongst the dead bodies? Will the girls be able to release the gangster spirits from their panties and live normal lives? Time is running out as they try to defeat the Curse of the Pink Panties.
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Dangerous Days: Making Blade Runner
- 214 min
The definitive three-and-a-half hour documentary about the troubled creation and enduring legacy of the science fiction classic "Blade Runner," culled from 80 interviews and hours of never-before-seen outtakes and lost footage.