As Jubal Young rides west into New Mexico, he remembers his family's laughter and love, his pa's wisdom. his ma's thick books, his beautiful, bright sister, and everything that was defiled by a band of drunken renegades towed along by one man's murderous grudge. Nothing can stop Jubal from climbing a peak of blood and madness: for justice, or payback, or something he can live for--or die for--redeeming.
Academy Award–winning actor Gene Hackman spins a cinematic tale of pirates, shipwrecks, and sea adventure. Co-written with Daniel Lenihan, one of America's leading authorities on shipwrecks and diving, Wake of the Perdido Star is a moving story of a young boy's coming of age on the high seas, full of authentic nautical and historical detail. A 19th-century sea adventure in the spirit of Patrick O'Brian, Wake of the Perdido Star is a captivating...
Gene Hackman stars as Roy Tucker, a war veteran serving time in prison for murder. When a mysterious man offers to help him escape, Tucker accepts--only to find himself the pawn of a shadowy organization. From the director of The Defiant Ones and Inherit
7) The birdcage
The story of a middle-aged gay couple's comic encounter with a self-righteously straight and conservative family. Armand and Albert reluctantly accept young Val's intention to marry the daughter of a conservative Senator, but when the fiancee's family comes to visit, the whole household is turned upside down.
"This 15-minute biography from the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe, New Mexico, presents the artist in her own words, using O'Keeffe's letters and archival footage from New York and the Southwest, as well as glorious views of Ghost Ranch and many of her works from the Museum's collection--Cover.
10) The chamber
Adam Hall is an idealistic young attorney who takes on the death row clemency case of his one-time Klansman grandfather, Sam Cayhall. With just 28 days before the execution, Adam sets out to retrace the events leading to the crime for which Sam was convicted. As the impending death sentence looms closer, Adam works quickly to uncover the family's history for any hidden clues. In a white-knuckle series of twists and turns, Adam discovers deceptions...
"Harry and Kate Mackenzie married for better or worse and after 30 years, their union is neither better nor worse. Instead, it somehow simply died. But Harry has a second chance in life. He's met a woman who rekindles his sense of life's fullness. But Harry knows taking that chance will cause his family pain"--Container.
14) The conversation
A provoking mystery-suspense drama explores the morality of privacy in the story of Harry Caul, a surveillance expert, who conducts a routine surveillance job only to later find himself suspicious that he has become an unwitting player in a murder scheme.
16) Crimson tide
In the midst of a global crisis, the USS Alabama receives an unconfirmed order to launch its nuclear missiles. The tension quickly rises as the sub's respected commander and his brilliant executive officer clash over the validity of their orders, battling each other for control of the sub.
Set in Mississippi in 1964, this controversial film is based on the true story of the case of three young civil rights workers (in real life they were named James Earl Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner) who were brutally murdered in June of 1964. The chaotic aftermath was dubbed Mississippi Burning. This movie is told from the perspective of the FBI's operations to uncover evidence and bring the killers to justice. Anger over the real...