Feature Length Films – February 2008

Agony and the Ecstacy
Michelangelo and Pope Julius II Charleton Heston and Rex Harrison) have many disagreements in interpreting Biblical stories while the creative genius paints the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. Based on the novel by Irving Stone. Not Rated

City Slickers
Three friends going through various degrees of midlife crisis sign up for a two-week cattle drive in an effort to set their lives back on course. Cast: Billy Crystal, Daniel Stern, Bruno Kirby, Patricia Wettig, Helen Slater, Jack Palance. Rated PG-13

City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly’s Gold
Two best friends and a third friend’s brother revisit the wild west, encountering the nasty brother of their dead friend Curly, who recruits them on a treasure hunt. Cast: Billy Crystal, Daniel Stern, Jon Lovitz, Jack Palance. Rated PG-13

Clear and Present Danger
CIA official Jack Ryan Harrison Ford) finds himself in the middle of a South American drug revolution, covertly backed by the White House. Based on the novel by Tom Clancy. Rated PG-13

Diamonds Are Forever
A power-hungry villain organizes a diamond smuggling operation to equip his deadly space satellite. The unflappable British agent (Sean Connery) foils the bad guy. Rated PG

A businessman (Michael Douglas) finds himself in an awkward position when his ex-girlfriend (Demi Moore) becomes his superior. Rated R

Dr No
Agent 007 Sean Connery) is sent to Jamaica to investigate the murder of a fellow spy. Rated PG

Four boys gain telepathic powers after performing a heroic act. Decades later, they reunite for a hunting trip in the Maine woods, but find themselves in a blizzard, fighting an evil force. Based on a Stephen King novel. Rated R

The Europeans
A sophisticated European brother and sister turn up unexpectedly on the doorstep of their staid American cousins. The fortune-hunting Eugenia and her high-spirited brother Felix turn this Puritan world upside down. This 1979 Merchant Ivory Production is based on the novel by Henry James and features: Lee Remick, Robin Ellis, Tim Woodward, Wesley Addy, Lisa Eichhorn, Norman Snow. Not Rated

A Few Good Men
A slick young navy lawyer investigates the death of two marines. Cast: Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson, Demi Moore. Rated R

For Your Eyes Only
James Bond (Roger Moore) must recover a super-secret electronic decoder from a sunken British spy ship. He is joined by a Greek skin-diving beauty who is after her parents’ killers. Rated PG

The Front Page
This filmversion of the Broadway play finds a burned-out journalist writing one last story at the behest of his cynical editor. What begins as a simple tale soon becomes a slapstick farce as the writer and editor uncover corruption in the judicial system. Cast: Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau. Rated PG

James Bond (Pierce Brosnan) travels to St. Petersburg to recover Goldeneye, a space weapon which destroys everything electronic in its path. Rated PG-13

The Grifters
An experienced con artist (Angelica Houston) comes back into the life of her estranged son (John Cusack) only to find that he has taken up with a woman very much like herself. Rated R

Grumpier Old Men
Two crotchety old friends feud while their kids prepare to get married. Cast: Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau. Rated PG-13

Heat and Dust
A young woman, investigating her great aunt’s love affair with an Indian prince, travels to India herself and, likewise, falls in love with a native man. A Merchant Ivory Production, featuring Julie Christie and Greta Scacchi. Rated R

A small town Indiana basketball coach (Gene Hackman) with a questionable background and unconventional methods tries to redeem himself by leading a losing high school team to victory. Rated PG

How Stella Got Her Groove Back
A divorced, middle-aged woman (Angela Bassett) surprises herself, as well as her family and friends, when she has an affair with a man (Taye Diggs) half her age. Rated R

Jurassic Park Adventure Pack
The Jurassic Park Trilogy includes: Jurassic Park, Jurassic Park: The Lost World; and Jurassic Park III. Rated PG-13

The King of California
An unstable dad (Michael Douglas) who after getting out of a mental institution tries to convince his daughter (Evan Rachel Wood) that there’s gold buried under suburbia. Rated PG-13

Licence to Kill
James Bond’s (Timothy Dalton) license to kill is revoked, but this does not deter him from avenging a brutal attack on his CIA friend by a Latin drug lord. Rated PG-13

The Little Prince
A French pilot crashes his airplane in the middle of the Sahara Desert and comes upon a young prince from another planet. The little prince tells the pilot that he is inspecting the universe and stays in the desert long enough to convey to the pilot his impression of the earth and stories of other planets he has visited. This 1974 film is based on the story by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry and features Richard Kiley, Bob Fosse, Stanley Warner, Gene Wilder. Rated G

Live and Let Die
James Bond (Roger Moore) finds action in the U.S. as he seeks out a heroin operation that menaces the American economy. Rated PG

The Madness of King George
The 18th-century King of England (Nigel Hawthorne) begins to display a sort of dementia, victimizing the Queen (Helen Mirren) and the entire court. Rated PG-13

Residents of the San Fernando Valley endure the ups and downs of familial obligations and romantic relationships. Cast: Tom Cruise, Philip Seymour Hoffman, William H. Macy, Alfred Molina, Julianne Moore, Jason Robards. Rated R

The Man with the Golden Gun
James Bond (Roger Moore) takes on an assassin whose trademark is a golden gun. As usual, Bond uses skill and gadgetry to stop the villain. Rated PG

Vic, a tough-as-nails, lady-killing safari leader, who makes a living capturing animals for American zoos, is no match for two untamed creatures: a tough New York woman and the fetching wife of a dorky anthropologist. John Ford directed this 1953 film featuring Clark Gable, Ava Gardner and Grace Kelly. Not Rated

James Bond (Roger Moore) searches for a missing space shuttle. Fully loaded with fancy gadgets, action-packed suspense, a killer score, delicious eye-candy, and much-acclaimed special effects. Oh, and martinis. Rated PG-13

Never Say Never Again
In this 1983 installment of the Bond series, 007 (Sean Connery) battles an arch-villain who hijacks two cruise missiles and holds the world hostage. Rated PG

James Bond (Roger Moore) struggles with a Soviet general who attempts to start WWIII between the superpowers. Rated PG

Regarding Henry
A selfish, successful attorney (Harrison Ford) must rediscover his identity, family and career when he is afflicted with amnesia. Rated PG-13

A hapless nerd (Woody Allen) is revived 200 years after being placed in suspended animation and finds himself in a strange world of robots and giant vegetables. Rated PG

Snow Falling on Cedars
In a Pacific Northwest community of the 1950s, a fisherman is on trial for murder. The treatment of Japanese Americans during World War II becomes an integral part of the case. Based on the novel by David Guterson. Rated PG-13

Soul Food
Three sisters (Vanessa Williams, Vivica Fox and Nia Long)attempt to keep the family tradition of Sunday dinner alive when their mother becomes ill. Rated R

The Spy Who Loved Me
James Bond (Roger Moore) teams up with a female Russian agent to squash a villain’s plan to use captured British and Soviet atomic submarines to destroy the world. Rated PG-13

3:10 to Yuma
Van Heflin and Glann Ford star in the 1957 original version of this gripping, critically acclaimed Western about penniless farmer hired to guard killer until train-bound deputies arrive. Not Rated

A NATO bomber with a nuclear payload is hijacked to the Bahamas and secreted under water. British agent 007 (Sean Connery) and U.S. aquanauts do battle with SPECTRE’s forces. Rated PG

Tomorrow Never Dies
British secret agent James Bond (Pierce Brosnan) races to prevent WWIII at the hands of a power-hungry media mogul. Rated PG-13

2001: A Space Odyssey
Stanley Kubrick’s highly influential mind-bending tale of space travel, mysterious monoliths, and too-smart computers. Plus lots of special effects and an old-school sci-fi look. Not to mention a sinister, passive-aggressive computer named Hal. Rated G

View to a Kill
James Bond (Roger Moore) travels to the United States to stop an evil industrialist from destroying California’s Silicon Valley. Rated PG

Where Angels Fear to Tread
Repressed sexuality and social snobbery of the British upper-class are undone when a widow on vacation dallies with a handsome, young Italian. Relatives and friends hurry from England to “save” her. Cast: Helena Bonham-Carter, Judy Davis, Rupert Graves, Giovanni Guidelli, Barbara Jefford, Helen Mirren. Rated PG

You Only Live Twice
James Bond (Sean Connery) travels to Japan to take on arch-nemesis Blofeld who has been capturing Russian and American spacecraft in an attempt to start WWIII. Rated PG