The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014) RT 68% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Dec 2014

A story centered around an Indian family who moves to France and opens a restaurant across the street from a Michelin-starred French restaurant.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Lasse Hallström
CAST:  Helen Mirren  •  Manish Dayal  •  Om Puri  •  Charlotte Lebon

Meet Me in St. Louis (1944) RT 100% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Apr 2004

In the year before the 1904 St Louis World's Fair, the four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love, even as they prepare for a reluctant move to New York.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Vincente Minnelli
CAST:  Judy Garland  •  Margaret O'Brien  •  Mary Astor  •  Lucille Bremer

Begin Again (2013) RT 83% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Oct 2014

Gretta's celebrity boyfriend breaks up with her after a long-term relationship, leaving the singer to find success on her own. With the help of record producer, Dan and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Carney
CAST:  Adam Levine  •  Keira Knightley  •  Mark Ruffalo  •  Hailee Steinfeld

Drinking Buddies (2013) RT 83% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Dec 2013

Weekend trips, office parties, late night conversations, drinking on the job, marriage pressure, biological clocks, holding eye contact a second too long… you know what makes ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joe Swanberg
CAST:  Olivia Wilde  •  Jake M. Johnson  •  Anna Kendrick  •  Ron Livingston

Last Vegas (2013) RT 46% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Jan 2014

Three sixty-something friends take a break from their day-to-day lives to throw a bachelor party in Las Vegas for their last remaining single pal.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jon Turteltaub
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Michael Douglas  •  Kevin Kline

Moonstruck (1987) RT 92% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Jun 1998

Cher is devastatingly funny, sinuous and beautiful as Loretta, an unlucky-in-love Italian widow who finds romance through the intervention of the Manhattan moon. With her ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Cher  •  Nicolas Cage  •  Vincent Gardenia  •  Olympia Dukakis

The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006) RT 37% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Sep 2006

In order to avoid a jail sentence, Sean Boswell heads to Tokyo to live with his military father. In a low-rent section of the city, Shaun gets caught up in the underground ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Justin Lin
CAST:  Lucas Black  •  Bow Wow  •  Nathalie Kelley  •  Brian Tee

Julie & Julia (2009) RT 75% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Dec 2009

Julia Child and Julie Powell - both of whom wrote memoirs - find their lives intertwined. Though separated by time and space, both women are at loose ends... until they ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Nora Ephron
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Amy Adams  •  Chris Messina  •  Stanley Tucci

Under the Tuscan Sun (2003) RT 62% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Feb 2004

After a rough divoce, Frances, a 35 year old book editor from San Francisco takes a tour of Tuscany at the urgings of her friends. On a whim she buys Bramasole, a run down ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Audrey Wells
CAST:  Diane Lane  •  Sandra Oh  •  Lindsay Duncan  •  Raoul Bova

The Kings of Summer (2013) RT 76% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Sep 2013

Joe Toy, on the verge of adolescence, finds himself increasingly frustrated by his single father, Frank's attempts to manage his life. Declaring his freedom once and for all, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jordan Vogt-Roberts
CAST:  Nick Robinson  •  Gabriel Basso  •  Moisés Arias  •  Alison Brie




What If (2013) RT 71% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Nov 2014

Wallace, who is burned out from a string of failed relationships, forms an instant bond with Chantry, who lives with her longtime boyfriend. Together, they puzzle out what it ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Dowse
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Zoe Kazan  •  Rafe Spall  •  Megan Park

The Spectacular Now (2013) RT 93% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Jan 2014

A hard-partying high school senior's philosophy on life changes when he meets the not-so-typical "nice girl."  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  James Ponsoldt
CAST:  Miles Teller  •  Shailene Woodley  •  Brie Larson  •  Masam Holden

Ever After (1998)

A unique 16th century woman, Danielle possesses a love of books, and can easily quote from Sir Thomas More’s Utopia. An intriguing mix of tomboyish athleticism and physical ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Andy Tennant
CAST:  Drew Barrymore  •  Dougray Scott  •  Anjelica Huston  •  Melanie Lynskey

Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (2009) RT Audience 85%

DVD release: Sep 2009

Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story is a movie based on the life story of world-renowned neurosurgeon Ben Carson from 1961 to 1987.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Thomas Carter
CAST:  Cuba Gooding, Jr.  •  Kimberly Elise  •  Aunjanue Ellis  •  Ele Bardha

The History of Future Folk (2012) RT 94% / Audience 85%

An alien intending to claim Earth for his people before their homeworld is destroyed by a comet decides not to eliminate humanity when he hears their music. Instead, he lives ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Jeremy Kipp Walker  •  John Mitchell
CAST:  Nils d'Aulaire  •  Jay Klaitz  •  Julie Ann Emery  •  April Lee Hernandez

Defendor (2009) RT 68% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Apr 2010

A crooked cop, a mob boss and the young girl they abuse are the denizens of a city's criminal underworld. It's a world that ordinary Arthur Poppington doesn't understand and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Peter Stebbings
CAST:  Woody Harrelson  •  Kat Dennings  •  Elias Koteas  •  Sandra Oh

The Bucket List (2007) RT 40% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jun 2008

Corporate billionaire Edward and working class mechanic Carter have nothing in common except for their terminal illnesses. While sharing a hospital room together, they decide ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Rob Reiner
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Sean Hayes  •  Beverly Todd

Music and Lyrics (2007) RT 62% / Audience 68%

DVD release: May 2007

A washed up singer is given a couple days to compose a chart-topping hit for an aspiring teen sensation. Though he's never written a decent lyric in his life, he sparks with ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Marc Lawrence
CAST:  Drew Barrymore  •  Hugh Grant  •  Scott Porter  •  Brad Garrett

Sabrina (1954) RT 91% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Apr 2001

Linus and David Larrabee are the two sons of a very wealthy family. Linus is all work -- busily running the family corporate empire, he has no time for a wife and family. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Billy Wilder
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Audrey Hepburn  •  William Holden  •  Walter Hampden

Pleasantville (1998) RT 84% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Mar 1999

Geeky teenager David and his popular twin sister, Jennifer, get sucked into the black-and-white world of a 1950s TV sitcom called "Pleasantville," and find a world where ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Gary Ross
CAST:  Tobey Maguire  •  Reese Witherspoon  •  William H. Macy  •  Joan Allen