Titles You Haven't Ranked (64)
Dice (2016) - TV Series
Summary: Sarah and Philip deal with the unthinkable in the wake of their son's strange disappearance. Philip, a New York City policeman, attempts a more traditional form of healing, only to lose his moral compass. Sarah goes down an unexpected path towards acceptance as she places herself in increasingly dangerous situations. (imdb)
Summary: Thirty-five years in the life of Max (Keith Poulson), his best friend Sal (Nick Offerman) and a woman they both adore, Lyla (Jess Weixler). The trio stumble through mandatory but seemingly unfulfilling entanglements, at weddings, funerals, hospitals, eateries, divorce courts and the tool shed. A deadpan fable about time sneaking up on and swerving right around us (imdb)
Summary: It's a nail-biting race against time as an unmanned train carrying a load of lethal chemicals speeds out of control, and a conductor and engineer do everything in their power to keep it from derailing and killing tens of thousands of people. Denzel Washington leads the cast in Tony Scott's tough-minded thriller, in which a terrible circumstance forces a couple of ordinary men to become extraordinary heroes.
The New Tenants (2009) - Short Film
Summary: Set in the near future, "2B" portrays a familiar decaying world on the cusp of great transformation and awesome wonders. The script is based upon real science and evolving technologies. The ‘technohuman’ conundrum is the hottest and most controversial topic of this century. This film is an entertainment designed to jump-start the conversation about the moral and religious questions raised by the bio-tech revolution. What if you could die and live forever? (2bmovie.com)
Summary: Mary Murdock, a college student, thinks she's hit and killed a cat with her car driving home drunk from a party. She is horrified beyond words when she gets home and discovers a man's nearly dead body impaled on the bumper of her Jeep. Terrified and irrational, Mary is faced with a series of decisions that determine her fate. (imdb)
Summary: Mona Peek is jarred by delayed grief for her dead father when she finds out her childhood home has been sold. Her emotional plight is the subject of an esoteric card game played in another dimension by four animated dogs. When Mona returns to her backyard to disinter her father's relic, a piece of bone she'd buried, the game begins. Over the course of an oddly problematic but magical weekend, the dogs mystify an unknowing Mona by stealing objects, impersonating humans and intervening with fate. (thetoetactic.com)
Summary: High school student Nick O'Leary, bassist of the queercore band The Jerk Offs, meets college-bound Norah Silverberg after a show. She asks him to fake being her boyfriend for five minutes to avoid being alone in front of a girl from school, but complications arise when the girl is Nick's ex, Tris, who's left him heartbroken.
Summary: The lives of two cops: Colin Sullivan, smart and ambitious, appears to be on the fast track in the Massachusetts State Police Department, whose prime target is powerful Irish mob boss Frank Costello. Billy Costigan, street-smart and tough, is purported to have a violent temper that costs him his badge...
Summary: Les, a small-time celebrity photographer(Buscemi) desperate to make it big befriends Toby, a homeless young man(Pitt) with no direction except a vague desire to become an actor. When by chance Toby becomes romantically involved with K'Harma Leeds,the hottest pop star of the moment, Les grows jealous and plots revenge. (imdb)
Summary: In the Arctic region of Northern Alaska, an oil company's advance team struggles to establish a drilling base that will forever alter the pristine land. After one team member is found dead, a disorientation slowly claims the sanity of the others as each of them succumbs to a mysterious fear. (imdb)
Summary: Solo (Giovanni Ribisi), a once-successful young novelist, finds himself at the end of a particular road. He has squandered everything he had (and could borrow) on women, drugs and expensive therapy, all in an effort to find creative inspiration and some modicum of personal happiness. When he is no longer able to afford therapy, his psychiatrist, Dr. Nourmand (Don Cheadle), suggests he get a pet... (Toronto I nternational Film Festival)
Summary: A favorite on the festival circuit, this black comedy tells the story of talented character actor Max Matteo (John Cassini), who's constantly losing jobs to nepotism or more marketable "names" in the industry. When his frustration boils over, Max decides to cripple the competition -- literally. He finally gains the success he craves, along with a fantastic new girlfriend (Molly Parker). But now he must come to terms with the choices he's made.
Summary: This "alternate film" companion to _Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)_ was compiled from dropped sub-plots and alternate takes. While Ron Burgundy's rivalry with Veronica Corningstone continues, a group of unprofessional thieves better known as 'The Alarm Clock' try to make the truth known, whatever that may be. (imdb)
Grounded for Life (2001) - TV Series
Summary: Five years after Yippie founder Abbie Hoffman goes underground to avoid a drug-related prison sentence, he contacts a reporter to get out the story of the FBI's covert spying, harassment and inciting of violence they then blame on the Left. The skeptical reporter interview's Anita, Hoffman's wife, a single mom on welfare in New York City; Hoffman's attorney, Gerry Lefcourt; and others... (imdb)
Summary: Socially inept garbage man Simon is befriended by Henry Fool, a witty roguish, but talent-less novelist. Henry opens a magical world of literature to Simon who turns his hand to writing the 'great American poem'. As Simon begins his controversial ascent to the dizzying heights of Nobel Prize winning poet, Henry sinks to a life of drinking in low-life bars. The two friends fall out and lose touch until Henry's criminal past catches up with him and he needs Simon's help to flee the country. (imdb)
Summary: Redmond is a young guy who can't find what to do with his life. When his uncle Sam gives him the bag to deliver to some uptown connection he fails to do so and it gets them in trouble with Jack, low-key criminal. After that tough guy Stretch wants Redmond to take part in his illegal beer business, but before Redmond gets involved, the business ends in a bad way. Redmond is also having affair with flight attendant Megan (imdb)
Revelation (1997) - Short Film
Summary: Dante and his girlifrend Micky run a very profitable drug operation in a seaside town, aided and abetted by a host of teens who sell the smack at discos around town, as well as by Lucas, a corrupt cop who's on the take. Their downfall comes when they suspect one of the boys, Pep, of ripping them off, and his accidental death causes disloyalty among the teens, who suspect Dante offed them. (imdb)
Pearl (1996) - TV Series
Summary: Simon is a street retailer, his shop a corner on the lower east side in New York, his stock bootleg cassette tapes,the ambience a boombox. He scrounges food from restaurants, exists on vodka and beans, sleeps on the floor, and cares for an unloved cat. Marty, who may be an old girlfriend, visits. Down and out New York, unlovely and violent. (Bruce Cameron
Family Remains (1993) - Short Film
Summary: This is a Romeo and Juliet type tale based in Detroit, Michigan. Two young men, Zack, a white teen accused of "acting black" and Dee, an African American teen, defy racial lines and form a strong friendship. When Zack begins dating Dee's cousin Nikki, his white friends presume he's seeing her because of sexual stereotypes about black women, while her black friends can't believe her interest in him. (imdb)
Summary: When cop Artie's colleague and friend is shot in a police operation, he and his wife Rita want to adopt his three little children. But they have to realize that their income doesn't suffice for the required larger apartment. So Artie decides to take the money from the drug-dealing mobster Benjamino. (imdb)