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October 17, 2003

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Genre: Comedy / Musical
Director: Richard Linklater
Distributor: Paramount Pictures

Cast: Jack Black, Joan Cusack, Sarah Silverman, Mike White, Joey Gaydes (and more)

Down and out rock star Dewey Finn (Black) gets fired from his own band, faces a mountain of debts, and depression. So, he poses as his roommate Ned (White) as a 5th grade substitute teacher at an uptight private school where his attitude and jinx have a powerful effect on his students. Hoping to win the prize money in a local "Battle of the Bands" contest, Dewey forms a rock band with the kids in the class. Zach (Joey Gaydos) is a guitar prodigy, Freddy (Kevin Clark) beats a mean drum, Katie (Rebecca Brown)sizzles on bass and Lawrence (Robert Tsai) tickles the ivories on piano. Summer Hathaway (Miranda Cosgrove), the class factorum, takes control as the Band Manager. Dewey must do this in secret so that the Principal (Cusack), staff and parents know nothing of his plan. He later enlists the rests of his class to pull this off.

How do you solve a murder when all
the evidence points to you.

Genre: Crime / Drama / Thriller
Director: Carl Franklin
Distributor: MGM

Cast: Denzel Washington, Sanaa Lathan, Eva Mendes, Dean Cain, John Billingsley (and more)

Police chief Matt Lee Whitlock (Washington) of a small Banyan Key, Florida must solve a vicious double homicide before he himself falls under suspicion. Matt Lee has to stay a few steps ahead of his own police force and everyone he's trusted in order to find out the truth after he "borrowed" money from the evidence room so he could run away with a woman (Lathan) he's always been in love with. The plot thickens as she quickly betrays him, revealing that she only began having an affair with him as a way to seek revenge... Now, with his reputation and career on the line, an otherwise good cop must resolve his life before he runs out of time.



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