|Breakfast on Pluto 2005 R, 135 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy
Director: Neil Jordan
Cast: Cillian Murphy, Liam Neeson, Stephen Rea, Brendan Gleeson, Ruth Negga, Laurence Kinlan, Gavin Friday, Ruth McCabe, Ian Hart, Eva Birthistle, Steven Waddington, Morgan Jones, Mary Coughlan, Conor McEvoy, Charlene McKenna
Patrick "Kitten" Braden's (Cillian Murphy) father is the town priest (Liam Neeson), and his mother abandoned him at birth. Now, it is the 1960s, and young adult Patrick leaves Ireland and travels to London where he becomes a transvestite cabaret singer, works as a prostitute, and is mistaken for an IRA terrorist.
|Carrington 1995 R, 127 min.|
Director: Christopher Hampton
Cast: Emma Thompson, Jonathan Pryce, Steven Waddington, Rufus Sewell, Samuel West, Penelope Wilton, Janet McTeer, Jeremy Northam, Peter Blythe
Dora Carrington was a British painter in the early 20th century who discovered her platonic soul mate in a homosexual male, Lytton Strachey. Over her lifetime, Carrington married and had affairs, but she always managed to come back to Strachey during a time when their lifestyles, as members of England's Bloomsbury Group, were not condoned by society.
|The Curse of King Tut's Tomb 2006 TV, 170 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Horror / Fantasy
Director: Russell Mulcahy
Cast: Casper Van Dien, Jonathan Hyde, Steven Waddington, Niko Nicotera, Leonor Varela, Malcolm McDowell, Simon Callow, Brendan Patricks, Patrick Toomey, Tom Alter, Tat Whalley, Parvin Dabas
In 1922, archeologists Danny Freemont (Casper Van Dien) and Azelia Barakat (Leonor Varela) search for the Emerald Tablet that is believed to have been buried with the ancient King Tutankhamen thousands of years ago. Their intent is to protect the treasure, but archeologist Morgan Sinclair (Jonathan Hyde) has his own plan to grab the Emerald Tablet for himself. The Tablet is rumored to provide its owner with power to control mankind–and the race is on.
|Face 1997 R, 107 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Antonia Bird
Cast: Robert Carlyle, Ray Winstone, Steve Sweeney, Gerry Conlon, Leon Black, David Boateng, Lena Headey, Eddie Nestor, Steven Waddington, Christine Tremarco, Andrew Tiernan, Sue Johnston, Damon Albarn, Philip Davis, Hazel Douglas
Ray (Robert Carlyle) is an aging bank robber involved in what is supposed to be a very large heist. But when the cash is counted, Ray and his cohorts realize that their plans have gone awry, and it looks like they are dealing with a double-cross.
|The Hole 2001 R, 102 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery / Thriller
aka: After the Hole
Director: Nick Hamm
Cast: Thora Birch, Desmond Harrington, Keira Knightley, Laurence Fox, Daniel Brocklebank, Embeth Davidtz, Steven Waddington, Emma Griffiths Malin, Jemma Powell, Gemma Craven, Anastasia Hille, Kelly Hunter, Celia Montague, Kevin Trainor, Maria Pastel
Liz (Thora Birch) arrives back at her posh British school after a two-week absence, being the only one of four missing students that has returned. She cannot remember what happened. But, under questioning by Psychiatrist Philippa (Embeth Davidtz), her story unfolds. She didn't want to go on a field trip, and her friend Martyn (Daniel Brocklebank), knowing she also had a crush on Mike (Desmond Harrington), suggested a weekend hideout for Liz, Mike, and two others in an abandoned bunker. The weekend was fun, but the group became trapped. Is Liz telling the whole story? And what about Martyn and his crush on Liz?
|Ivanhoe 1997 TV, 300 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Drama
Director: Stuart Orme
Cast: Steven Waddington, Victoria Smurfit, Ralph Brown, Rory Edwards, James Cosmo, Chris Walker, Susan Lynch, Aden Gillett, Christopher Lee, Ciaran Hinds, Roger Ashton-Griffiths, Nick Brimble, Trevor Cooper, Ronald Pickup, Sian Phillips
This rousing, made-for-TV miniseries is a good retelling of Sir Walter Scott's tale of the young knight Ivanhoe (Steven Waddington) who battles the evil Prince John (Ralph Brown) and his templar cohorts in 12th-century England. After returning from the Crusades, a disguised Ivanhoe finds himself in the middle of Prince John's efforts to replace Richard (Rory Edwards) as king of England. Ivanhoe enters a tournament to win back the love of Rowena (Victoria Smurfit). He wins the tournament but is injured, and is nursed back to health by Rebecca (Susan Lynch) with whom he falls in love. More problems lie ahead when Rebecca is condemned as a witch and is sentenced to be burned at the stake. Ivanhoe rescues Rebecca, but will he be able to restore Richard to the throne?
|The Last of the Mohicans 1992 R, 112 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Drama / Romance
Director: Michael Mann
Cast: Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Russell Means, Eric Schweig, Jodhi May, Steven Waddington, Wes Studi, Pete Postlethwaite, Colm Meaney, Maurice Roeves, Patrice Chereau, Edward Blatchford, Terry Kinney, Tracey Ellis, Dennis Banks
Beautiful cinematography backs this story of unlikely alliances between Native Americans and European nations during America's French and Indian War. The story centers around Hawkeye (Daniel Day-Lewis), the European-born adopted son of Mohican Indian scout Chingachgook (Russell Means). Hawkeye rescues the daughters–Cora (Madeleine Stowe) and Alice (Jodhi May)–of British Col. Edmund Munro (Maurice Roeves) who have newly arrived in the colonies. After a perilous journey in the midst of the war, the girls find safety under the watchful eye of Hawkeye.
|Prince of Jutland 1994 R, 85 min.|
aka: Royal Deceit
Director: Gabriel Axel
Cast: Gabriel Byrne, Helen Mirren, Christian Bale, Brian Cox, Steven Waddington, Kate Beckinsale, Tony Haygarth, Tom Wilkinson, Saskia Wickham, Freddie Jones, Brian Glover, Andy Serkis
Shakespeare's "Hamlet" gets a do-over in this film, supposedly presenting a more accurate Danish account of events in the sixth century. Prince Amled (Christian Bale) sees his uncle (Gabriel Byrne) murder the prince's father and brother in order to gain the throne and marry Amled's mother (Helen Mirren). Now Amled starts planning his revenge–starting with feigning madness.
|Sleepy Hollow 1999 R, 105 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller / Fantasy / Mystery
Director: Tim Burton
Cast: Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Miranda Richardson, Michael Gambon, Casper Van Dien, Jeffrey Jones, Christopher Lee, Ian McDiarmid, Michael Gough, Christopher Walken, Richard Griffiths, Marc Pickering, Lisa Marie, Steven Waddington, Claire Skinner
The classic story of Washington Irving's Headless Horseman, who rides through the night on his galloping horse performing his own decapitations, is brought to the screen with Johnny Depp in the starring role of Ichabod Crane who is sent to investigate the crimes. When Ichabod arrives in the small, New York town, he is told that a number of decapitated people have been found, and the townsfolk believe it was the work of the legendary Headless Horseman. Ichabod does not believe the story, and, as he investigates, Ichabod meets and falls in love with Katrina Van Tassel (Christina Ricci) and becomes even more determined to find the murderer as a way to prove his worth to Katrina.
|Tarzan and the Lost City 1998 PG, 102 min.|
Director: Carl Schenkel
Cast: Casper Van Dien, Jane March, Steven Waddington, Winston Ntshona, Rapulana Seiphemo, Ian Roberts, Peter Spyro, Sean Taylor, Gys De Villiers, Russel Savadier
In this rather stilted version of Tarzan set in 1913, Casper Van Dien takes on the title role of the ape man who has now left the jungle and is living the life of an English gentleman about to marry the beautiful Jane. Just before the wedding, Tarzan is called back to his beloved jungle to help a tribal chieftain fight mercenaries.
|1. Breakfast on Pluto (2005)|
2. Carrington (1995)
3. The Curse of King Tut's Tomb (2006)
4. Face (1997)
5. The Hole (2001)
aka: After the Hole
6. Ivanhoe (1997)
7. The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
8. Prince of Jutland (1994)
aka: Royal Deceit
9. Sleepy Hollow (1999)
10. Tarzan and the Lost City (1998)
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