THE BOY
2015, Chiller Films, SpectreVision, 105 min, USA, Dir: Craig William Macneill

Ted Henley (Jared Breeze) lives with his depressed dad (David Morse) in an isolated desert motel, with little to occupy his time other than removing roadkill from the nearby highway. When a mysterious drifter (Rainn Wilson) checks in, the boy’s fascination with death accelerates in this disturbing portrait of a 9-year-old sociopath. “It's great, it's creepy, it's got a jet-black third act that'll have you squirming in your seat, and just about everything - from the cast and the script to the set design and the cinematography - works.” - Scott Wampler, Badass Digest.


THE ROCK
1996, Buena Vista, 136 min, USA, Dir: Michael Bay

FBI chemical weapons specialist Nicolas Cage and ex-convict Sean Connery (the only man to successfully escape from Alcatraz, aka "The Rock"), are enlisted to break into the former prison when a disgruntled U.S. general (Ed Harris) goes over the edge, seizing the island with his elite commandos and threatening to attack San Francisco if his demands aren’t met. Bruckheimer’s first film after splitting with partner Don Simpson, THE ROCK is a mega-octane action machine, delivered with characteristic skill and humor by director Michael Bay and acted by a superb cast including Cage, Connery, David Morse, Michael Biehn and William Forsythe.


COLLABORATOR
2011, Tribeca Film, 87 min, USA, Dir: Martin Donovan

Dramatist Robert Longfellow (Martin Donovan, here also directing) returns to his native Los Angeles to escape the scathing reviews of his latest Broadway play, spend time with his mother, consider a second career as a script doctor and re-connect with actress and former flame Emma (Olivia Williams, RUSHMORE). But when Robert’s bonkers neighbor (David Morse) holds him hostage at gunpoint and the situation becomes a media frenzy, the two childhood acquaintances spend a booze and pot-fueled night verbally sparring about the American Left, the American Right and all things in between. With photographer-musician Melissa Auf der Maur (Hole) in her feature film debut as Robert Longfellow's wife, Alice.


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