Cinematography & Directed By: Peter Hyams
Written By: Andrew Marlowe
Editor: Jeff Gullo & Steven Kemper
Cast: Arnold Schwartzenegger, Rod Steiger, Gabriel Byrne, Kevin Pollak, Robin Tunney, CCH Pounder, Udo Kier, Mark Margolis, Miriam Margolyes, Renee Olstead, Gary Anthony Williams, Victor Varnado
On December 28th, 1999, the citizens of New York City are getting ready for the turn of the millennium. However, the Devil decides to crash the party by coming to the city, inhabiting a man’s body, and searching for his chosen bride, a 20-year-old woman named Christine York. [If he bears her child between 11:00 PM and midnight on New Year’s Eve], the world will end, and the only hope lies within an atheist ex-cop named Jericho Cane, who no longer believes in God because of the murder of his wife and daughter.
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Directed By: Adam Rifkin
Written By: Carl V. Dupree
Cinematography By: John R. Leonetti
Editor: Mark Goldblatt & Peter Schink
Cast: Eddie Furlong, Sam Huntington, Giuseppe Andrews, James DeBello, Lin Shaye, Natasha Lyonne, Melanie Lynskey, Emanuelle Chriqui, Joe Flaherty, Nick Scotti, Gene Simmons, Ace Frehley, Paul Stanley, Peter Criss, Lindy Booth, Ron Jeremy, Kevin Corrigan, Shannon Tweed, Steve Schirripa, Kristin Booth
Four members of a high school band called Mystery do everything they can to attend a KISS concert in Detroit. In order to make it to the show they must steal, cheat, strip, deal with an anti-rock mom and generally do whatever it takes to see the band that has inspired them to be musicians.
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Written & Directed By: Matthew Bright
Cinematography: Joel Ransom
Editor: Suzanne Hines
Cast: Natasha Lyonne, Maria Celedonio David Alan Grier, Michael T. Weiss, Vincent Gallo, Max Perlich, John Landis, Jenn Griffin
In this modern update of the Hansel and Gretel fairy tale (actually more like Gretel and Gretel), 15-year old Crystal is a bulimic delinquent who makes her living by beating and robbing potential “tricks”. While awaiting a 25-year jail term, Crystal hooks up with a psychotic young lesbian named Cyclona, doing time for slaughtering her entire family. After escaping, they head for Mexico, where Cyclona’s saviour Sister Gomez lives in a confectionery full of children. Along the way, they leave a trail of crack rocks, binging and purging, and dead people.
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Written & Directed: Joel Schumacher
Cinematography By: Declan Quinn
Editor: Mark Stevens
Cast: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Robert DeNiro, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Barry Miller, Chris Bauer, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Rory Cochrane, Vincent Laresca, Katrina Arroyave, Skip Sudduth, Scott Allen Coopper, Mark Margolis, Wanda De Jesus, John Enos III, Winter Ave Zoli, Joey Arias, Jackie Beat
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.
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