BOILING POINT (1993)
1993, Warner Bros. , 92 min, United States , Dir: James B. Harris

Rudolph “Red” Diamond’s (Dennis Hopper) worries only increase when he’s released from prison - he owes the mob money and they’re eager to get it. Red and his psychopathic protégé (Viggo Mortensen) leave a trail of bodies as they chase down cash; unfortunately for them, one of their victims was the partner of Treasury officer Jimmy Mercer (Wesley Snipes), who’ll do whatever it takes to avenge his colleague’s death. This gritty action drama features an excellent cast including Lolita Davidovich, Seymour Cassel, Valerie Perrine and Dan Hedaya.


THE LAST STARFIGHTER
1984, Universal, 101 min, USA, Dir: Nick Castle

Lance Guest plays a bored teenager who lives in a trailer park but dreams of something more. To pass the time, he becomes an expert video game player and eventually learns that his skill is the ticket to adventure that he's been looking for. It seems that the game has been placed on Earth by aliens who need soldiers to wage war in outer space! Robert Preston is a delight in his final role, as the alien who shows Guest the ropes, in this terrific adventure for all ages.


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