Words and Pictures (2013) RT 42% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Sep 2014

An art instructor and an English teacher form a rivalry that ends up with a competition at their school in which students decide whether words or pictures are more important.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Fred Schepisi
CAST:  Clive Owen  •  Juliette Binoche  •  Keegan Connor Tracy  •  Bruce Davison

Notorious (1946) RT 97% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Mar 2001

In order to help bring Nazis to justice, U.S. government agent T.R. Devlin recruits Alicia Huberman, the American daughter of a convicted German war criminal, as a spy. As ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Ingrid Bergman  •  Claude Rains  •  Louis Calhern

Breathe In (2013) RT 55% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Aug 2014

When a foreign exchange student arrives in a small upstate New York town, she challenges the dynamics of her host family's relationships and alters their lives forever.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Drake Doremus
CAST:  Guy Pearce  •  Felicity Jones  •  Amy Ryan  •  Mackenzie Davis

Barely Lethal (2015) RT 22% / Audience 39%

A 16-year-old international assassin yearning for a "normal" adolescence fakes her own death and enrolls as a senior in a suburban high school. She quickly learns that being ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Kyle Newman
CAST:  Jessica Alba  •  Hailee Steinfeld  •  Sophie Turner  •  Samuel L. Jackson

Some Kind of Wonderful (1987) RT 80% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Aug 2002

A young tomboy, Watts, finds her feelings for her best friend, Keith, run deeper than just friendship when he gets a date with the most popular girl in school.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Howard Deutch
CAST:  Eric Stoltz  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Lea Thompson  •  Chynna Phillips

Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (2001)

Orthodox Indian, Raichand, would like his two sons to live together with him and his wife, and get married to girls' of his choice. One of his sons, Rahul, is adopted, while ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Karan Johar
CAST:  Shahrukh Khan  •  Kajol  •  Amitabh Bachchan  •  Jaya Bhaduri

The First Time (2012) RT 47% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Mar 2013

Dave, a high school senior, spends most of his time pining away over a girl he can’t have. Aubrey, a junior with artistic aspirations, has a hot boyfriend who doesn’t quite ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jon Kasdan
CAST:  Dylan O'Brien  •  Britt Robertson  •  Craig Roberts  •  James Frecheville

The Croods (2013) RT 70% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Oct 2013

The Croods is a prehistoric comedy adventure that follows the world's first family as they embark on a journey of a lifetime when the cave that has always shielded them from ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Chris Sanders  •  Kirk De Micco
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Emma Stone  •  Ryan Reynolds  •  Catherine Keener

Hitch (2005) RT 69% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Jun 2005

Dating coach Alex "Hitch" Hitchens (Will Smith) mentors a bumbling client, Albert (Kevin James), who hopes to win the heart of the glamorous Allegra Cole (Amber Valletta). ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Andy Tennant
CAST:  Will Smith  •  Eva Mendes  •  Amber Valletta  •  Julie Ann Emery

One Day (2011) RT 36% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Nov 2011

A romantic comedy centered on Dexter and Emma, who first meet during their graduation in 1988 and proceed to keep in touch regularly. The film follows what they do on July 15 ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lone Scherfig
CAST:  Anne Hathaway  •  Jim Sturgess  •  Patricia Clarkson  •  Romola Garai




A Werewolf Boy (2012) RT 100% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Aug 2013

Summoned by an unexpected phone call, an elderly woman visits the country cottage she lived in as a child. Memories of an orphan boy she knew 47 years ago come flooding back ...  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jo Sung-hee
CAST:  Song Joong-Ki  •  Park Bo-young  •  YeonSeok Yoo  •  Young-nam Jang

Lady and the Tramp (1955) RT 89% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Feb 2012

Lady, a golden cocker spaniel, meets up with a mongrel dog who calls himself the Tramp. He is obviously from the wrong side of town, but happenings at Lady's home make her ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Clyde Geronimi  •  Wilfred Jackson  •  Hamilton Luske
CAST:  Peggy Lee  •  Barbara Luddy  •  Larry Roberts  •  Bill Thompson

Dave (1993) RT 94% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Apr 1998

Bill Mitchell is the philandering and distant President of the United States. Dave Kovic is a sweet-natured and caring Temp Agency operator, who by a staggering coincidence ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ivan Reitman
CAST:  Kevin Kline  •  Sigourney Weaver  •  Frank Langella  •  Kevin Dunn

The Fox and the Hound (1981) RT 69% / Audience 78%

DVD release: May 2000

When a feisty little fox named Tod is adopted into a farm family, he quickly becomes friends with a fun and adorable hound puppy named Copper. Life is full of hilarious ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Richard Rich  •  Ted Berman  •  Art Stevens
CAST:  Mickey Rooney  •  Kurt Russell  •  Pearl Bailey  •  Jack Albertson

Friends with Kids (2011) RT 66% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Jul 2012

In the wake of their friends' marriages and eventual offspring, longtime pals Julie and Jason decide to have a child together without becoming a couple. By becoming ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jennifer Westfeldt
CAST:  Kristen Wiig  •  Jon Hamm  •  Jennifer Westfeldt  •  Megan Fox

From up on Poppy Hill (2011) RT 83% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Sep 2013

The story is set in 1963 in Yokohama. Kokuriko Manor sits on a hill overlooking the harbour. A 16 year-old girl, Umi, lives in that house. Every morning she raises a signal ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Drama
DIRECTION:  Goro Miyazaki
CAST:  Teruyuki Kagawa  •  Masami Nagasawa  •  Junichi Okada  •  Keiko Takeshita

What Maisie Knew (2013) RT 87% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Aug 2013

Based on the Henry James novella, the story frames on 7-year-old Maisie, caught in a custody battle between her mother – a rock and roll icon – and her father. What Maisie ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Scott McGehee  •  David Siegel
CAST:  Alexander Skarsgård  •  Julianne Moore  •  Steve Coogan  •  Onata Aprile

The Parent Trap (1961) RT 89% / Audience 74%

DVD release: May 2002

Hayley Mills plays twins who, unknown to their divorced parents, meet at a summer camp. Products of single parent households, they switch places (surprise!) so as to meet the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  David Swift
CAST:  Hayley Mills  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  Brian Keith  •  Charles Ruggles

The Proposal (2009) RT 44% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Oct 2009

When she learns she's in danger of losing her visa status and being deported, overbearing book editor Margaret Tate forces her put-upon assistant, Andrew Paxton, to marry her.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Anne Fletcher
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Ryan Reynolds  •  Mary Steenburgen  •  Craig T. Nelson

Say Anything... (1989) RT 98% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Mar 2002

A budding romance between noble underachiever Lloyd Dobler and high school valedictorian Diane Court is threatened when Diane's overly possessive, disapproving father ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Cameron Crowe
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Ione Skye  •  John Mahoney  •  Lili Taylor