The Opposite Of Sex (1998)

Director: Don Roos
Starring: Martin Donovan, Johnny Galecki, Lisa Kudrow, Lyle Lovett, Christina Ricci

A teenage terror wreaks havoc with the life of her gay half-brother, Bill. She seduces his boyfriend, gets pregnant, steals his savings and nearly cos... Read more

Just My Luck (2006)

Director: Donald Petrie
Starring: Lindsay Lohan, Chris Pine, Faizon Love, Missi Pyle

Ashley (Lindsay Lohan) is the luckiest girl in Manhattan, great job, great friends, great life! But when she exchanges an impulsive kiss with acciden... Read more

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)

Director: Terry Gilliam
Starring: Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Benicio Del Toro, Tobey Maguire, Ellen Barkin, Gar...

Helmsman Terry Gilliam, with a script co-written by Alex Cox, conjures up this adaptation of Hunter S. Thompson's 1971 cult novel, which defined the c... Read more

The Player (1992)

Director: Robert Altman
Starring: Whoopi Goldberg, Tim Robbins, Greta Scacchi, Fred Ward, Peter Gallagher, Brion J...

A savagely satirical black comedy about a paranoid young movie executive (Tim Robbins), threatened by a disgruntled screenwriter - until he begins tak... Read more

Cookie's Fortune (1998)

Director: Robert Altman
Starring: Glenn Close, Julianne Moore, Liv Tyler, Chris O'Donnell, Charles S Dutton, Patri...

Robert Altman's homespun comedy/mystery is set in a small southern town, where the suicide of wealthy, eccentric Cookie (Patricia Neal) brings out the... Read more

Beat (2000)

Director: Gary Walkow
Starring: Courtney Love, Kiefer Sutherland, Norman Reedus, Ron Livingston, Kyle Secor

A nostalgic look at the colourful last few weeks of Joan Vollmer (Courtney Love), wife of 'beat' writer William S Burroughs, set primarily in Mexico C... Read more

Show of Hands (2008)

Director: Anthony McCarten
Starring: Melanie Lynskey, Craig Hall, Stephen Lovatt, Kyle Dyhrberg, Chelsie Preston Cray...

Melanie Lynskey came back to NZ to make this light-hearted romantic drama about a competition (famously held in Lower Hutt back in the '80s) where fol... Read more

Short Cuts (1993)

Director: Robert Altman
Starring: Matthew Modine, Tim Robbins, Lily Tomlin, Tom Waits, Andie MacDowell, Jack Lemmo...

The visions of two great American artists merge in "Short Cuts", maverick director Robert Altman's kaleidoscopic adaptation of Raymond Carver short st... Read more

Pret-a-Porter ( Ready-to-Wear ) (1994)

Director: Robert Altman
Starring: Kim Basinger, Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Stephen Re...

Aka 'Ready-to-Wear'. A sprawling Altman's-eye view of the fashion world, set in Paris. While not the masterpiece the director's fans were waiting for,... Read more