My Bloody Valentine

  • Directors: Patrick Lussier
  • Producers: John Dunning, Andre Link, Jack L Murray, Mike Paseornek, John Sacchi
  • Writers: Original story, Stephen Miller, Screenplay, Zane Smith, Todd Farmer
  • Genres: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
  • Actors: Jensen Ackles, Jaime King, Kerr Smith, Tom Atkins

Eleven years ago, a cave-in on the north side of a mine trapped five miners. Six weeks later when rescue teams arrived, they found four dead miners and Harry Warden (Richard John Walters) who survived by killing the other miners with a pick-axe, and is in a coma. Tom Hanniger (Jensen Ackles) is under suspicion to have committed the crime. Finally he is blamed for the mine disaster because he forgot to vent the methane lines.

The following year on Valentine’s Day, Warden wakes up from his coma, killing many in the process. At the abandoned mineshaft that was the site of the disaster, a party is in full swing, attended by many teens, including Axel (Kerr Smith), his girlfriend Irene (Betsy Rue), Tom Hanniger, and his girlfriend, Sarah (Jaime King). Sarah goes in alone and gets lost looking for Axel and Irene. She runs across a teen and a few seconds later he is stabbed in the back of his head through his eye. She is confronted by Harry Warden in full miner’s garb, carrying a bloody pick-axe, and flees for safety; Axel grabs her and they hide from the killer. He also kills someone with a shovel by cutting her head off in half via the jaw (although she survives for a tiny while until he pushes it in harder). He eventually sees them, and they run out of the mine, where they run into Tom coming in. The killer hits him with the pick axe, injuring him, while the other three run for the car and leave him behind. Tom runs back into the mine in an attempt to get away from the killer; just as he’s about to be killed, the police arrive and shoot the killer, but he makes his getaway back into the mine.

Next, the current mine manager and Megan are killed by Warden. Tom picks Sarah up to take her to Axel’s love nest to convince her that Axel is the killer. Axel then calls her and tells her that Tom is the killer. She crashes Tom’s car and makes her way to Axel’s shack. Sarah is chased by the killer all the way to the mine. There, Sarah goes into the shaft where the original murders took place, where she is joined by both Tom and Axel, and after a brief stand off, Axel and Sarah realize that Tom is delusional. A montage then plays out all the murders in the film again; this time showing the aftermath and beforehand, revealing Tom to be the killer. The killing in the mine in which Tom was locked in the cage, is played out again, this time showing Tom commit the murder, then lock himself in the cage; revealing Warden locking him in to be a hallucination. Sarah shoots a tank and causes an explosion, and subsequently a partial cave-in. She and Axel escape, believing and reporting Tom to be dead. A rescue team comes in to the mine to look for survivors, but Tom kills one of the rescuers and escapes the scene dressed in the rescue worker’s clothing.

The Spirit

  • Directors: Frank Miller
  • Producers: Michael Uslan, Deborah Del Prete, Gigi Pritzker
  • Writers: Comics, Will Eisner, Screenplay, Frank Miller
  • Genres: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Thriller
  • Actors: Gabriel Macht, Samuel L Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Eva Mendes, Dan Lauria, Sarah Paulson, Paz Vega, Stana Katic, Jaime King, Louis Lombardi

In Central City, rookie cop Denny Colt returns from the dead as the detective known only as the Spirit to fight crime. After he finds his nemesis, the Octopus, at the Central City mud flats, the femme fatale Sand Saref discovers two chests in a nearby pond. She tries to flee with both chests, but the Octopus shoots at her, snapping the line that connects the two chests together. After a fight with the Spirit, Octopus takes the remaining chest that Saref left behind and escapes with one of his thugs. The Octopus wants the mystical Blood of Heracles in order to become immortal and Sand Saref wants the treasure of the Argonauts, but both people end up with the wrong chest, Sand with the blood and the Octopus with the treasure of the Argonauts.

White Chicks

  • Directors: Keenen Ivory Wayans
  • Producers: Keenen Ivory Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans
  • Writers: Keenen Ivory Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans
  • Genres: Crime, Comedy
  • Actors: Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Busy Phillips, Terry Crews, Jennifer Carpenter, Jaime King, Lochlyn Munro, Jessica Cauffiel, Frankie Faison, Brittany Daniel

The plot begins inside a convenience store where two FBI agents, Kevin and Marcus Copeland (Shawn and Marlon Wayans),try to capture members of an organization that sells drugs inside ice cream boxes (wherein they disguise as old Caribbean men that are recipients of the drugs). Later on a gunfight ensued, the members escape, leaving the place in shambles. The FBI supervisor, Elliott Gordon (Frankie Faison) and some agents arrive after the scene.The place was very messy when they arrived. However, he decides to give the two agents a last chance to remain in the FBI by giving them the duty of protecting the cruise line heiresses Brittany and Tiffany Wilson (parodying Paris and Nicky Hilton) from a kidnapping plot. When the Wilson sisters get a facial cut in a car accident, they refuse to leave the hotel due to their appearance. The agents then disguise as white women in the form of Wilson sister look-alikes in order to save their job that leads them into many hilarious situations that eventually led them to discover that it was a “big adventure” while being the look-alikes.

Sin City

  • Directors: Frank Miller, Robert Rodriguez, Special Guest Director, Quentin Tarantino
  • Producers: Elizabeth Avellan, Frank Miller, Robert Rodriguez
  • Writers: Frank Miller
  • Genres: Action, Crime, Thriller
  • Actors: Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke, Clive Owen, Jessica Alba, Benicio del Toro, Brittany Murphy, Elijah Wood, Rosario Dawson, Jaime King, Michael Clarke Duncan, Alexis Bledel, Powers Boothe, Michael Madsen, Josh Hartnett, Devon Aoki, Carla Gugino, Rutger Hauer, Marley Shelton

In a penthouse on the roof of a skyscraper overlooking Basin City, a fancy party is in progress. A woman (Marley Shelton), dressed in a red evening gown, is alone on the balcony. A man (Josh Hartnett), who is narrating, walks up behind her and offers her a cigarette. They exchange some small talk, he tells her that he sees in her eyes a “crazy calm”, of someone who is tired of running, but doesn’t want to face her problems alone. He tells her that he will save her, and take her far away. They kiss, then he shoots her. She dies in his arms. He says that he does not know who she was running from, but will “cash her check in the morning.”

In the DVD commentary, Frank Miller explains that the victim in this story (the Customer of the title) is actually committing suicide. The unnamed woman had dated a mobster, and when she tried to break it off, he said that he would kill her in the most terrible way possible. She then used her connections to hire a hitman (known as the Salesman) to provide her with a quick death.

On the docks of Sin City, aging police officer John Hartigan (Bruce Willis) is attempting to stop serial child murderer Roark Junior (Nick Stahl) from raping and killing 11-year-old Nancy Callahan (Makenzie Vega). Junior is the son of the powerful Senator Roark (Powers Boothe), who has paid off many police to cover up his son’s crimes, including Hartigan’s partner Bob (Michael Madsen). Bob tries to convince Hartigan to walk away, and appears to succeed, but Hartigan sucker-punches him, knocking him out cold. Hartigan then makes his way into a warehouse, knocking unconscious two local criminals. Junior is inside with the frightened Nancy and two armed henchmen, who are making sure that Junior and Nancy “get along” before leaving them alone. Hartigan shoots and kills the henchmen, but Junior shoots Hartigan in the shoulder, grabs Nancy and runs out to the docks. Hartigan catches up to Junior and shoots off his ear, causing him to drop Nancy. He then shoots off Junior’s hand and genitals, before being shot in the back several times by Bob, who has recovered. Bob tells Hartigan to stay down, but Hartigan knows he must buy time for backup to arrive (as Bob will kill Nancy if they are alone) so he tries to pull his reserve gun, causing Bob to shoot him several more times. As the sirens approach, Hartigan lapses into unconsciousness knowing that Nancy is safe, justifying himself with the words “An old man dies, a little girl lives; fair trade.”

An injured Becky departs from a hospital, talking on a cell phone with her mother. While riding in the elevator, she is met by the Salesman. Stunned, Becky hangs up the phone. The Salesman offers Becky a cigarette, implying that he was going to kill her, since he also offered the customer from Act 1 a cigarette, but it cuts to black before anything is done.