Bride and Prejudice

Set in Amritsar, the story follows Lalita Bakshi, a young woman living with her doting father and helping him run the family farming enterprise; her mother, who is determined to marry off her daughters to respectable and wealthy men; and her three sisters, Jaya, Maya, and Lakhi. At a friend’s wedding, Lalita meets Will Darcy,…

Million Dollar Baby

Margaret “Maggie” Fitzgerald, a waitress from a Missouri town in the Ozarks, shows up in the Hit Pit, a run-down Los Angeles gym which is owned and operated by Frankie Dunn, a brilliant but only marginally successful boxing trainer. Maggie asks Dunn to train her, but he angrily responds that he “doesn’t train girls.” Maggie…

Catwoman

Artist and graphics designer Patience Phillips (Halle Berry) works for a cosmetics company called Hedare Beauty, which is ready to ship a new skin cream called Beau-Line, that is able to reverse the effects of aging. However, as Patience visits the factory where it is being manufactured, she overhears a discussion between the scientist, Dr.…

Dickie Roberts: former child star

Dickie Roberts is a former child star who shot to fame on an eponymous TV sitcom called The Glimmer Gang with his catchphrase “This is Nuckin’ Futs!”. His career subsequently halted after his 6th birthday. Since his heyday, he has been reduced to parking cars at Morton’s and appearing on Celebrity Boxing, where he is…

Flight of the Phoenix

When an Amacor oil rig in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia proves unproductive, Captain Frank Towns (Quaid) and crew chief A.J. (Tyrese Gibson) are sent to shut the operation down. However, on their way to Beijing, a major dust storm rips apart one of their engines, forcing them to crash land their C-119 Flying Boxcar…

Arsène Lupin

The film follows gentleman thief Arsène Lupin from a small boy, through the death of his father, and his later years when he meets the strange woman, Joséphine, who appears to be immortal and uses a hypnotic drug to enslave people to her will. Arsène’s ethos is to steal from the rich and deserving crooks.…

Super Size Me

As the film begins, Spurlock is in physically above average shape according to his personal trainer. He is seen by three physicians (a cardiologist, a gastroenterologist, and a general practitioner), as well as a nutritionist and a personal trainer. All of the health professionals predict the “McDiet” will have unwelcome effects on his body, but…

Good Boy!

Owen Baker (Liam Aiken) is a 12-year-old who has been working as the neighborhood dog-walker so he can earn the privilege of getting a dog of his own. Owen’s hard work pays off when his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Baker (Molly Shannon and Kevin Nealon), let Owen adopt a scruffy Border Terrier that he names…

Osama

The Taliban are ruling Afghanistan. Their regime is especially repressive for women, who, among other things, are not allowed to work. This situation becomes difficult for one family consisting solely of three women, representing three successive generations: a young girl, her mother, and her grandmother. With the mother’s husband and uncle dead, having been killed…

Shattered Glass

Stephen Randall Glass is a reporter/associate editor at The New Republic, a well-respected magazine located in Washington, DC., where he is making a name for himself for writing the most colorful stories His editor, Michael Kelly, is revered by his young staff. When David Keene (at the time Chairman of the American Conservative Union) questions…