Titles you haven't rated - Actor (7)
In the Heights centers on a variety of characters living in the neighborhood of Washington Heights, on the northern tip of Manhattan. At the center of the show is Usnavi, a bodega owner who looks after the aging Cuban lady next door, pines for the gorgeous girl working in the neighboring beauty salon and dreams of winning the lottery and escaping to the shores of his native Dominican Republic (Broadway.com).
One of America's original indie filmmakers tells the story of an unexpected reunion between two estranged sisters, one of whom is on the verge of getting married, the other on the verge of a nervous breakdown. (tiff.net)
A limo driver's blind date sparks a tale of love, betrayal, friendship, and grace centered around two working-class NYC couples.
A comedic drama about a maverick comic-book writer (Palladino) who uses his powers of creativity to create a new kind of superhero -- an enigmatic entity named Justice who embodies the heroism of everyday existence in the face of apathy, anarchy, and cynicism. (Two Boots Pioneer Theater)
Virgin is the story of Jessie, a rebellious teenager, wrestling with her own spirituality and against her family's conservative Baptist tradition. After a sexual encounter occurring while unconscious from alcohol and drugs, Jessie finds herself pregnant. With no memory of sex and having a dream in which God speaks to her, Jessie proceeds with the belief that she is carrying the next Christ child, a belief that at first enrages and then inspires her, causing violent opposition in her community. (Artistic License Films)
Walt Koontz, a homophobic guy, ends up with paralyzed vocal cords because of an unfortunate stroke. His therapy includes receiving singing lessons from a neighbor who is not only openly flamboyant but also a pre-op transgenderist. Both of them are equally prejudiced; Koontz against homosexuals and the neighbor against close-minded straight people. (imdb)
A mystery of deceit, sex and greed as unpredictable as a hungry gator, this is the swamp-steamy thriller about two high school students, the guidance counselor they accuse of rape and the detective who knows there's more to the story. (Sony)