Results for "author_first: Alan, author_last: Parker"
The Life of David Gale A thought-provoking and suspenseful drama about two burnt-out zealots who are willing to do anything they can to stop the juggernaut of executions in America's prisons.
Angela's Ashes Vividly conveys the soul-shattering effects of poverty but misses the mark as an exceptional drama.
The Commitments A full-steam-ahead cinematic triumph propelled by the raw energy of a talented cast and the vibrancy of a dozen soul classics.
Come See the Paradise A love story set against the internment of Japanese Americans following Pearl Harbor.
Mississippi Burning A vivid portrait of the Civil Rights era that ends up a cop drama in which vengeful anger is used against racist killers.
Birdy An audacious movie about friendship and survival in a world of varied violations to the human spirit.
Shoot the Moon Sophisticated, realistic, and affecting portrait of a family's turmoil following a divorce.
Fame A rambling, emotionally involving, and exuberant movie about showbiz.
Midnight Express Works like a hammer lock on the viewer's mind.