I Am Sam

Sam Dawson (Sean Penn), a man with a developmental disability, is the single father of Lucy (Dakota Fanning), following their abandonment by her mother. Despite his limitations, Sam is well-adjusted and has a supportive group of friends with developmental disabilities, as well as a kind, agoraphobic neighbor Annie (Dianne Wiest) who takes care of Lucy…

The Emperor’s Club

In 2001, William Hundert, a retired teacher of the Classics is flown out to a luxurious resort in the Hamptons owned by one of his former students in order to be the guest of honor in an impromptu reunion. As he gets settled in he reflects on the turn of events in a flashback of…

Ken Park

The opening of the film depicts teenager Ken Park (nicknamed “krap nek”) skateboarding across Visalia. He arrives at a skate park, where he casually sits in the middle of it, sets up a camcorder, and shoots himself in the head using a handgun. His death is used to set up the rest of the film,…

Loving Evangeline

Robert Cannon has had two misfortunes befall him, his brother has been killed and an important project that his brother was working on has fallen into the hands of the competition. The unfortunate possibility is that his brother may have been responsible. Cannon, however, doesn’t take anything at face value. He decides to investigate and…

The Mexican

The story follows Jerry Welbach (Brad Pitt) as he travels through Mexico to find an antique gun, ”The Mexican”, and smuggle it into the United States. Five years earlier, Welbach had caused a traffic accident in which he hit the car of local mobster Arnold Margolese (Gene Hackman), who was jailed for five years after…

Scary Movie 2

The film opens with a parody of ”The Exorcist”, during which teenager Megan Voorhees (Natasha Lyonne) becomes possessed by the spirit of Hugh Kane, the previous owner of the House. Two priests, Father McFeely (James Woods) and Father Harris (Andy Richter) attempt to drive Hugh’s ghost out, but the exorcism does not go as planned,…

Antitrust

Working with his three friends at their new software development company Skullbocks, Stanford graduate Milo Hoffman (Phillippe) is contacted by CEO Gary Winston (Robbins) of NURV (Never Underestimate Radical Vision) for a very attractive programming position: a fat paycheck, an almost-unrestrained working environment, and extensive creative control over his work. Accepting Winston’s offer, Hoffman and…

Lucía y el sexo

The film begins with Lucía (Paz Vega) at work as a waitress, talking on the phone with her depressed boyfriend Lorenzo (Tristán Ulloa). Worried, she goes home to console him. Finding an empty apartment, Lucía frantically looks for him. She finally receives a phone call from the police and finds a suicide note, but she…

Monster’s Ball

Hank Grotowski (Billy Bob Thornton), a widower, and his son, Sonny (Heath Ledger), are corrections officers in the Jackson, Georgia state prison. They reside nearby with Hank’s ailing father, Buck (Peter Boyle), a racist whose wife committed suicide. Hank is nearly as angry and hateful as his father, and even dislikes his own son. As…