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Cape Fear (1991 : DVD)
128 min.
- Feature Film
Originally released as a motion picture in 1991.
Based on a screenplay by James R. Webb and "The Executioners," a novel by John D. MacDonald.
Summary:
Fourteen years after being imprisoned, psychopath Max Cady emerges with a single-minded mission: to seek revenge on his attorney Sam Bowden.
Credits:
Bernard Hermann's score adapted and conducted by Elmer Bernstein; editor, Thema Schoonmaker; production designer, Henry Bumstead; director of photography, Freddie Francis; executive producers, Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall; screenplay, Wesley Strick; producer, Barbara De Fina; director, Martin Scorsese.
Carlito's Way (DVD)
145 min.
- Feature Film
Originally released as a motion picture in 1993.
Summary:
When Carlito is released from prison on a technicality, he feels that this is his chance to go straight. However, his cronies from the past and younger gangsters who are trying to make a name for themselves, make this impossible.
Credits:
Screenplay by David Koepp; produced by Martin Bregman, Willi Baer, and Michael S. Bregman; directed by Brian De Palma; director of photography, Stephen H. Burum; editors, Bill Pankow and Kristina Boden; music, Patrick Doyle.
A Case of Deadly Force (VHS)
95 min.
- Feature Film
Videocassette release of the 1986 made-for-television motion picture.
Based on the book Deadly Force, the true story of how a badge can become a license to kill, by L. O'Donnell.
Summary:
When an innocent black man is killed by the Boston police, attorney Lawrence O'Donnell takes on a "wrongful death" case against Boston's Tactical Patrol Force and police brutality.
Credits:
Director, Michael Miller; Producer, Bruce S. Pustin; teleplay, Dennis Nemec; photography, Kees Van Oostrum; editor, Paul Fried; music, Paul Chihara.
The Castle (DVD)
84 min.
- Feature Film
Originally released as a motion picture in 1997.
Summary:
Even though there is an airport practically running through their backyard, the eccentric Kerrigan clan loves their humble home. But when the airfield needs room to expand, the government says that the Kerrigans have got to go. This hilarious family decides to stay and fight for their beloved "castle" ... no matter how far the conflict goes.
Credits:
Director, Rob Stich; producer, Debra Choate; written and conceived by Santo Cilauro et al.; director of photography, Miriana Marusic; art director, Ben Morieson; editor, Wayne Hyett; music, Edmund Choi.
Catch Me If You Can (DVD)
2 hr. 21 min.
- Feature Film
Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
Based on the book by Frank W. Abagnale, with Stan Redding.
Summary:
Based on the autobiography of a brilliant young master of deception and the FBI agent hot on his trail. Frank W. Abagnale, Jr. passed himself off as a pilot, a lawyer, and a doctor all before his 21st birthday.
Credits:
Produced by Steven Spielberg and Walter F. Parkes; screenplay by Jeff Nathanson; directed by Steven Spielberg; drector of photography, Janusz Kaminski; film editor, Michael Kahn; music, John Williams; costume designer, Mary Zophres; production designer, Jeannine Oppewall; co-producer, Devorah Moos-Hankin; co-executive producer, Daniel Lupi; executive producers, Barry Kemp, Laurie MacDonald, Michel Shane, and Tony Romano.
The Chamber (VHS & DVD)
113 min.
- Feature Film
Videocassette release of the 1997 motion picture.
Based on the novel by John Grisham.
Summary:
Adam Hall is an idealistic young attorney who takes on the death row clemency case of his one-time Klansman grandfather, Sam Cayhall. With just 28 days before the execution, Adam sets out to retrace the events leading to the crime for which Sam was convicted. As the impending death sentence looms closer, Adam works quickly to uncover the family's history for any hidden clues. In a white-knuckle series of twists and turns, Adam discovers deceptions and dark secrets that ultimately lead him to the startling truth.
Credits:
Director of photography, Ian Baker; editor, Mark Warner; music, Carter Burwell.
Changing Lanes (DVD)
99 min.
- Feature Film
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2002.
Summary:
A minor traffic accident turns two perfect strangers into vicious adversaries waging an all-out war of personal destruction.
Credits:
Story by Chap Taylor; screenplay by Chap Taylor and Michael Tolkin; produced by Scott Rudin; directed by Roger Michell; director of photography, Salvatore Totino; edited by Christopher Tellefsen; music by David Arnold; costume designer, Ann Roth; production designer, Kristi Zea.
Chicago (DVD)
113 min.
- Feature Film
Based on the musical play Chicago, directed and choreographed for the stage by Bob Fosse; based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins.
Produced as a motion picture in 2002.
Academy Awards, 2003: Best Motion Picture of the Year (Marty Richards); Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Catherine Zeta Jones); Best Achievement in Editing (Martin Walsh); Best Achievement in Costume Design (Colleen Atwood); Best Achievement in Art Direction (John Myhre, Gordon Sim); Best Achievement in Sound (Michael Minkler, Dominic Tavella, David Lee).
Golden Globes, 2003: Best Motion Picture-Musical or Comedy; Best Performace by an Actor in a Motion Picture-Musical or Comedy (Richard Gere); Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture-Musical or Comedy (Renee Zellweger).
Summary:
At a time when crimes of passion result in celebrity headlines, nightclub sensation Velma Kelly and spotlight-seeking Roxie Hart both find themselves on Chicago's famed Murderess Row. They also share Billy Flynn, the town's slickest lawyer with a talent for turning notorious defendants into local legends.
Credits:
produced by Martin Richards ; screenplay by Bill Condon ; directed by Rob Marshall.Director of photography, Dion Beebe ; editor, Martin Walsh ; music, John Kander ; lyrics, Fred Ebb ; original score music, Danny Elfman ; costume designer, Colleen Atwood ; production designer, John Myhre ; choreography, Rob Marshall.
Chinatown (DVD)
131 min.
- Feature Film
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1974.
Summary:
The plot is a labyrinth of successive revelations having to do with Los Angeles water reserves, land rights, fraud and intra-family hanky-panky, climaxing in Los Angeles's Chinatown on a street that seems no more mysterious than Flatbush Avenue."--Vincent Canby, New York Times.
Credits:
Written by Robert Towne; produced by Robert Evans; directed by Roman Polanski; director of photography, John A. Alonzo; film editor, Sam O'Steen; music, Jerry Goldsmith.
A Civil Action (VHS & DVD)
115 min.
- Feature Film
Videocassette release of the 1999 motion picture.
Based on the book of the same title by Jonathan Harr.
Summary:
A high-priced personal injury attorney represents eight families whose children died of leukemia after large corporations let toxic waste leak into the water supply in the Boston area. He puts his career, reputation and all that he owns on the line for the rights of his clients.
Credits:
Produced by Scott Rudin, Robert Redford, Rachel Pfeffer; screenplay by Steven Zaillian; directed by Steven Zaillian; director of photography, Conrad L. Hall; editor, Wayne Wahrman; music, Danny Elfman.

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