Arthur J. Nascarella

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54 (1998)

Shane, a Jersey boy with big dreams, crosses the river in hopes of finding a more exciting life at Studio 54. When Steve Rubell, the mastermind behind the infamous disco, plucks Shane from the sea of faces clamoring to get inside his club, Shane not only gets his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Christopher
CAST:  Ryan Phillippe  •  Salma Hayek  •  Mike Myers  •  Neve Campbell

Shane, a Jersey boy with big dreams, crosses the river in hopes of finding a more exciting life at Studio 54. When Steve Rubell, the mastermind behind the infamous disco, plucks Shane from the sea of faces clamoring to get inside his club, Shane not only gets his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Christopher
CAST:  Ryan Phillippe  •  Salma Hayek  •  Mike Myers  •  Neve Campbell

Bamboozled (2000)

TV producer Pierre Delacroix becomes frustrated when network brass reject his sitcom idea. Hoping to get fired, Delacroix pitches the worst idea he can think of: a 21st century minstrel show. The network not only airs it, but it becomes a smash hit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Damon Wayans  •  Savion Glover  •  Tommy Davidson  •  Jada Pinkett Smith

TV producer Pierre Delacroix becomes frustrated when network brass reject his sitcom idea. Hoping to get fired, Delacroix pitches the worst idea he can think of: a 21st century minstrel show. The network not only airs it, but it becomes a smash hit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Damon Wayans  •  Savion Glover  •  Tommy Davidson  •  Jada Pinkett Smith

Bringing Out the Dead (1999)

Once called Father Frank for his efforts to rescue lives, Frank sees the ghosts of those he failed to save around every turn. He has tried everything he can to get fired, calling in sick, delaying taking calls where he might have to face one more victim he couldn't ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Patricia Arquette  •  John Goodman  •  Ving Rhames

Once called Father Frank for his efforts to rescue lives, Frank sees the ghosts of those he failed to save around every turn. He has tried everything he can to get fired, calling in sick, delaying taking calls where he might have to face one more victim he couldn't ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Patricia Arquette  •  John Goodman  •  Ving Rhames

Clockers (1995)

Strike is a young city drug pusher under the tutelage of drug lord Rodney Little. When a night manager at a fast-food restaurant is found with four bullets in his body, Strike’s older brother turns himself in as the killer. Det. Rocco Klein doesn’t buy the story, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Harvey Keitel  •  John Turturro  •  Delroy Lindo  •  Mekhi Phifer

Strike is a young city drug pusher under the tutelage of drug lord Rodney Little. When a night manager at a fast-food restaurant is found with four bullets in his body, Strike’s older brother turns himself in as the killer. Det. Rocco Klein doesn’t buy the story, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Harvey Keitel  •  John Turturro  •  Delroy Lindo  •  Mekhi Phifer

Cop Land (1997)

Freddy Heflin is the sheriff of a place everyone calls “Cop Land” — a small and seemingly peaceful town populated by the big city police officers he’s long admired. Yet something ugly is taking place behind the town’s peaceful facade. And when Freddy uncovers a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Mangold
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Ray Liotta  •  Robert De Niro

Freddy Heflin is the sheriff of a place everyone calls “Cop Land” — a small and seemingly peaceful town populated by the big city police officers he’s long admired. Yet something ugly is taking place behind the town’s peaceful facade. And when Freddy uncovers a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Mangold
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Ray Liotta  •  Robert De Niro

Enemy of the State (1998)

SuspensefulAction-packed

A hotshot Washington criminal lawyer becomes the target of a rogue security executive videotaped in the act of murdering a congressman when the incriminating tape is surreptitiously slipped into his shopping bag by the videographer, who is fleeing the executive's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Will Smith  •  Gene Hackman  •  Jon Voight  •  Lisa Bonet

A hotshot Washington criminal lawyer becomes the target of a rogue security executive videotaped in the act of murdering a congressman when the incriminating tape is surreptitiously slipped into his shopping bag by the videographer, who is fleeing the executive's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Will Smith  •  Gene Hackman  •  Jon Voight  •  Lisa Bonet

Girl 6 (1996)

A struggling actress in New York City takes a job as a phone sex operator.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Theresa Randle  •  Isaiah Washington  •  Spike Lee  •  Jenifer Lewis

A struggling actress in New York City takes a job as a phone sex operator.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Theresa Randle  •  Isaiah Washington  •  Spike Lee  •  Jenifer Lewis

Happiness (1998)

OriginalPowerfulBrilliantDark

The lives of many individuals connected by the desire for happiness, often from sources usually considered dark or evil.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Todd Solondz
CAST:  Jane Adams  •  Jon Lovitz  •  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Dylan Baker

The lives of many individuals connected by the desire for happiness, often from sources usually considered dark or evil.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Todd Solondz
CAST:  Jane Adams  •  Jon Lovitz  •  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Dylan Baker

He Got Game (1998)

A basketball player's father must try to convince him to go to a college so he can get a shorter prison sentence.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Ray Allen  •  Milla Jovovich  •  Rosario Dawson

A basketball player's father must try to convince him to go to a college so he can get a shorter prison sentence.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Ray Allen  •  Milla Jovovich  •  Rosario Dawson

Knockaround Guys (2001)

Four sons of well-known New York mobsters must retrieve a bag of cash from a small Montana town ruled by a corrupt sheriff.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Koppelman  •  David Levien
CAST:  Barry Pepper  •  Andy Davoli  •  Seth Green  •  Vin Diesel

Four sons of well-known New York mobsters must retrieve a bag of cash from a small Montana town ruled by a corrupt sheriff.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Koppelman  •  David Levien
CAST:  Barry Pepper  •  Andy Davoli  •  Seth Green  •  Vin Diesel

Running Scared (2006)

Joey Gazelle is a low level mobster whose job it is to dispose of "hot" guns from mob killings. But Joey has been hiding these guns in the drywall of his basement, instead of tossing them in the river. When Joey's son and his best friend, Oleg, witness Joey hiding ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wayne Kramer
CAST:  Paul Walker  •  Cameron Bright  •  Vera Farmiga  •  Chazz Palminteri

Joey Gazelle is a low level mobster whose job it is to dispose of "hot" guns from mob killings. But Joey has been hiding these guns in the drywall of his basement, instead of tossing them in the river. When Joey's son and his best friend, Oleg, witness Joey hiding ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wayne Kramer
CAST:  Paul Walker  •  Cameron Bright  •  Vera Farmiga  •  Chazz Palminteri

The Cooler (2003)

Slow movingDramaticWhimsical

Bernie works at a Las Vegas casino, where he uses his innate ability to bring about misfortune in those around him to jinx gamblers into losing. His imposing boss, Shelly Kaplow, is happy with the arrangement. But Bernie finds unexpected happiness when he begins ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wayne Kramer
CAST:  William H. Macy  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Maria Bello  •  Shawn Hatosy

Bernie works at a Las Vegas casino, where he uses his innate ability to bring about misfortune in those around him to jinx gamblers into losing. His imposing boss, Shelly Kaplow, is happy with the arrangement. But Bernie finds unexpected happiness when he begins ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wayne Kramer
CAST:  William H. Macy  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Maria Bello  •  Shawn Hatosy

The Curse of the Jade Scorpion (2001)

CW Briggs is a veteran insurance investigator, with many successes. Betty Ann Fitzgerald is a new employee in the company he works for, with the task of reorganizing the office. They don't like each other - or at least that's what they think. During a night out ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Helen Hunt  •  John Tormey  •  John Schuck

CW Briggs is a veteran insurance investigator, with many successes. Betty Ann Fitzgerald is a new employee in the company he works for, with the task of reorganizing the office. They don't like each other - or at least that's what they think. During a night out ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Helen Hunt  •  John Tormey  •  John Schuck

The Groomsmen (2006)

Blue-collar Paulie prepares for fatherhood and his forthcoming wedding to Sue by hanging out with his groomsmen. Brother Jimbo, cousin Mike, and his pals fill the reunion with drinking, boys-will-be-boys antics and a few unexpected personal confessions. But, when ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward Burns
CAST:  Edward Burns  •  Heather Burns  •  John Leguizamo  •  Brittany Murphy

Blue-collar Paulie prepares for fatherhood and his forthcoming wedding to Sue by hanging out with his groomsmen. Brother Jimbo, cousin Mike, and his pals fill the reunion with drinking, boys-will-be-boys antics and a few unexpected personal confessions. But, when ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward Burns
CAST:  Edward Burns  •  Heather Burns  •  John Leguizamo  •  Brittany Murphy

WiseGirls (2002)

A new waitress working at an Italian restaurant in New York City finds herself entangled in a mob-run underworld of drug dealing and murder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Anspaugh
CAST:  Mira Sorvino  •  Mariah Carey  •  Melora Walters  •  Arthur J. Nascarella

A new waitress working at an Italian restaurant in New York City finds herself entangled in a mob-run underworld of drug dealing and murder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Anspaugh
CAST:  Mira Sorvino  •  Mariah Carey  •  Melora Walters  •  Arthur J. Nascarella

World Trade Center (2006)

Two police officers struggle to survive when they become trapped beneath the rubble of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Maria Bello  •  Maggie Gyllenhaal  •  Michael Peña

Two police officers struggle to survive when they become trapped beneath the rubble of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Maria Bello  •  Maggie Gyllenhaal  •  Michael Peña

In the Cut (2003)

Following the gruesome murder of a young woman in her neighborhood, a self-determined woman living in New York City – as if to test the limits of her own safety – propels herself into an impossibly risky sexual liaison. Soon she grows increasingly wary about the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jane Campion
CAST:  Meg Ryan  •  Mark Ruffalo  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Nick Damici

Following the gruesome murder of a young woman in her neighborhood, a self-determined woman living in New York City – as if to test the limits of her own safety – propels herself into an impossibly risky sexual liaison. Soon she grows increasingly wary about the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jane Campion
CAST:  Meg Ryan  •  Mark Ruffalo  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Nick Damici

Summer of Sam (1999)

Spike Lee's take on the "Son of Sam" murders in New York City during the summer of 1977 centering on the residents of an Italian-American South Bronx neighborhood who live in fear and distrust of one another.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  John Leguizamo  •  Adrien Brody  •  Mira Sorvino  •  Jennifer Esposito

Spike Lee's take on the "Son of Sam" murders in New York City during the summer of 1977 centering on the residents of an Italian-American South Bronx neighborhood who live in fear and distrust of one another.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  John Leguizamo  •  Adrien Brody  •  Mira Sorvino  •  Jennifer Esposito

Solitary Man (2009)

A car magnate watches his personal and professional life hit the skids because of his business and romantic indiscretions.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Koppelman  •  David Levien
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Mary-Louise Parker

A car magnate watches his personal and professional life hit the skids because of his business and romantic indiscretions.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Koppelman  •  David Levien
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Mary-Louise Parker

Man on a Ledge (2012)

Action-packedHeistMind blowingBoring

An ex-cop turned con threatens to jump to his death from a Manhattan hotel rooftop. The NYPD dispatch a female police psychologist to talk him down. However, unbeknownst to the police on the scene, the suicide attempt is a cover for the biggest diamond heist ever ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Asger Leth
CAST:  Sam Worthington  •  Elizabeth Banks  •  Jamie Bell  •  Ed Harris

An ex-cop turned con threatens to jump to his death from a Manhattan hotel rooftop. The NYPD dispatch a female police psychologist to talk him down. However, unbeknownst to the police on the scene, the suicide attempt is a cover for the biggest diamond heist ever ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Asger Leth
CAST:  Sam Worthington  •  Elizabeth Banks  •  Jamie Bell  •  Ed Harris
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