Pay it Forward: A young boy attempts to make the world a better place after his teacher gives him that chance. Director: Mimi Leder Writers: Catherine Ryan Hyde (book), Leslie Dixon (screenplay) Stars: Kevin Spacey, Haley Joel Osment and Helen Hunt
BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA Finally saw this on the big screen, every bit as fun. Kurt Russell doing his best John Wayne, simultaneously celebrating and mocking the Big American Hero trope. Carpenter, start making movies again!
Henry Hill and his friends work their way up through the mob hierarchy. Director: Martin Scorsese Writers: Nicholas Pileggi (book), Nicholas Pileggi (screenplay) Stars: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta and Joe Pesci