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Gene Canfield

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All Over Me Nominated For/Won Awards 1997  3.2 ★ 90 mins Drama Rated: R
Fifteen-year-olds Claude (Alison Folland) and Ellen (Tara Subkoff) are best friends growing up in tough New York City. But the violent homophobic murder of their friend threatens to tear them apart, with Ellen sucked into a destructive world of violence and drugs. Meanwhile, Claude comes to terms with her own sexuality. This provocative coming-of-age drama from director Alex Sichel co-stars Wilson Cruz, Leisha Hailey and Cole Hauser.


Love Walked In  1997  2.5 ★ Drama Rated: R
Hoping to turn their unfulfilling lives around, broke piano player Jack (Denis Leary) and his seductive wife Vicky (Aitana Sánchez-Gijón) attempt to blackmail multimillionaire Fred (Terence Stamp), but their plan runs into an unforeseen setback that could ruin their relationship. Cleverly flashing back-and-forth between reality and a novel that Jack's writing, this film noir also stars Michael Badalucco, Danny Nucci and J.K. Simmons.


All Over Me Nominated For/Won Awards 1997  3.2 ★ 90 mins Dramas Rated: R
Fifteen-year-olds Claude (Alison Folland) and Ellen (Tara Subkoff) are best friends growing up in tough New York City. But the violent homophobic murder of their friend threatens to tear them apart, with Ellen sucked into a destructive world of violence and drugs. Meanwhile, Claude comes to terms with her own sexuality. This provocative coming-of-age drama from director Alex Sichel co-stars Wilson Cruz, Leisha Hailey and Cole Hauser.


Big Night Nominated For/Won Awards 1996  3.6 ★ 109 mins Dramas Rated: R RT:96%
Despite its superb cuisine, an Italian restaurant run by immigrant brothers Primo (Tony Shalhoub) and Secondo (Stanley Tucci) is on the verge of bankruptcy. But the siblings risk everything to save their bistro when they get the chance to cook up a feast for bandleader Louis Prima. This delectable allegory boasts a perfect ensemble cast that includes Ian Holm, Minnie Driver, Isabella Rossellini and Allison Janney.


Big Night  1996  3.6 ★ 109 mins Drama Rated: R
Despite its superb cuisine, an Italian restaurant run by immigrant brothers verges on bankruptcy. But the siblings risk it all to save their bistro when they get the chance to cook up a feast for bandleader Louis Prima.


Romeo Is Bleeding  1994  3.2 ★ 110 mins Thrillers Rated: R
Corrupt New York City detective Jack Grimaldi (Gary Oldman) has a nice home, a beautiful wife (Annabella Sciorra) and a sweet, if stupid, mistress (Juliette Lewis). Attempting to live beyond his means, he supplies tips to the mob about the locations of protected witnesses. But Grimaldi gets in over his head when he's assigned to guard sultry Russian hit woman Mona Demarkov (Lena Olin) in this dark dramedy directed by Peter Medak.


Romeo Is Bleeding  1994  3.2 ★ 110 mins Thrillers Rated: R
Corrupt New York City detective Jack lives the good life thanks to his off-duty work for the mob: supplying tips about the locations of protected witnesses. But Jack gets in over his head when he's assigned to guard a sultry Russian hit woman.


Scent of a Woman Nominated For/Won Awards 1992  3.8 ★ 157 mins Dramas Rated: R RT:88%  until 01-Jan-2025 
Hoping to earn some extra cash during the Thanksgiving holiday, poor prep-school student Charlie Simms (Chris O'Donnell) agrees to look after blind -- and cantankerous -- Lt. Col. Frank Slade (Al Pacino, in a tour-de-force performance). Though the callow student and jaded colonel are mismatched, their relationship grows as Simms follows Slade around Manhattan on a string of wild escapades, and Slade is unmasked as a sentimental romantic.


Scent of a Woman Nominated For/Won Awards 1992  3.8 ★ 157 mins Drama Rated: R
Hoping to earn some extra cash during the Thanksgiving holiday, a poor prep-school student agrees to look after a blind and cantankerous retired colonel. Though the two are mismatched, their relationship grows during a string of wild escapades.


Sea of Love Nominated For/Won Awards 1989  3.4 ★ 113 mins Thrillers Rated: R RT:84%  until 01-Jan-2025
Lonely, burnt-out NYPD detective Frank Keller (Al Pacino, in a Golden Globe-nominated performance) is on the hunt for a serial killer who uses personal ads to attract potential victims in director Harold Becker's taut, suspenseful thriller. Unfortunately, Frank falls hard for Helen (Ellen Barkin), the alluring top suspect in the case. Now, their white-hot attraction could save him -- or kill him.


Sea of Love Nominated For/Won Awards 1989  3.4 ★ 113 mins Thrillers Rated: R
Burned-out NYPD detective Frank Keller is on the hunt for a serial killer who uses personal ads to attract potential victims. As he closes in on his quarry, Frank falls hard for Helen, an alluring beauty who is also the top suspect in the case.

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