"How to cheat the Leaving Certificate?" : a question posed by thousands of students every year in Ireland. A group of pupils set up an elaborate master-plan to beat the system and top the points race.
In the fall of 1994, a teacher at Chicago's run-down Steinmetz High conspires with the school's academic decathlon team to cheat on an academic competition.
Cast and crew cover a wide array of topics, supported by a wealth of picture-in-picture video interview and rehearsal clips, still photographs that move around the screen, raw film footage, and more. We hear from co-writer/co-producer Mark Palermo, director/co-writer Joseph Kahn, composers Brain and Melissa, stunt coordinator/fight choreographer Don Theerathada, and actors Alison Woods, Shanley Caswell, Aaron David Johnson, Josh Breeding, Josh Hutcherson, Spencer Locke, Tiffany Boone, Dane Cook, Marque Richardson II, James Black, Jonathan Park, Yves Bright, Walter Perez, and Erica Shaffer. The comments cover aspects of the story and characters, cast/performances, themes and influences, sets, locations and production design, stunts and various effects, music, pacing and style, and some other filmmaking notes.
While other kids buy into countless hours of studying just so they can get a mark in some teacher's report book, Handsome Davis sees it as nothing more than a system of control over your mind. That's why Handsome and his three best friends Sammy, Victor and the cribsheet genius Applebee have banded together and found ways to cheat on their tests all through their school years.
In a fateful bumper car collision, Jake and Ella meet and become the most loving couple in the long history of romance. But when a scheming "other" woman drives a wedge of jealousy into their perfect courtship, insecurity and hatred spell out an untimely fate. With only the help of a disgraced magician and his forbidden "soul machine", Ella takes the form of Jake's numerous lovers, desperately fighting through the malfunction and deceit as they try to reclaim their destiny.
The Palmers, an apparently wealthy family, move into the house next door to the Lazarres. However, the Palmers are actually a gang of thieves plotting to rob the Lazarres.
This public-school educational film warns of the dangers of cheating. John Taylor is struggling with his algebra course, and convinces his friend Mary to show him her answers during the tests. But when he is caught, his reputation among his fellow students, along with his student-council seat, is put in jeopardy.
Cheaters: A seductive romance about husband and wife Greg & Shawnda, who after six years of marriage find themselves straying outside their union. Shawnda discovers that she has feelings for a woman, and dives into a world of sex, lies, and confusion. Believing that she has mastered living a double life, she fails to realize that Greg has also found someone else. Sensing that the relationship between Greg and Shawnda isn t going as planned, Shawnda s sister Sammy flies to Los Angeles to offer some guidance. Once there, Sammy manages to bring Greg and Shawnda back together but just as things start to look up, the couple discovers that they ve been sleeping with the same woman! Is their love strong enough to overcome any obstacle?
Western drama directed by Rod McCall. Henry deserted his family years before, Henry (James Brolin) kicks up a storm when he shows up to see his youngest daughter before her wedding. He has ulterior motives, including a divorce from wife Jenny (Sally Kirkland), but her new beau, Tom (Kris Kristofferson), throws his plans off the rails. Meanwhile, Sally's older daughter must choose between love with a cowboy and life in New York.
A veteran homicide detective who has witnessed his socialite girlfriend kill her husband sees his inexperienced brother assigned to the case.
A controversial therapist assembles a group of discontented wives and prescribes using adultery as a way to save their failing marriages. As if that weren't bizarre enough, there also happens to be a stalker who has more-deadly plans for this group of women! Sneak a peek into this psychological thriller full of twists and surprises.
Meet Steve & Rod ... Stuntmen ... Saboteurs ... Hellraisers!
Three high school students that are under pressure from their parents to get into good colleges convince a shy but very smart girl to take the College Entrance Test for them.
Seok-ho, a self-styled playboy with a beautiful wife, is fooling around with Ji-yeon, a voluptuous photographer, but pines for Chae-young, a college student who appears to be the most virtuous girl in all of Korea. But it turns out that Chae-young, who frustrates her suitor at every turn, is not so chaste after all. The plot thickens as Seok-ho's best friend Young-su, outwardly awkward and shy, sets his sights on Ji-yeon, not realizing that she is already involved with his best buddy.
The Cheaters (1945) also known as The Castaway, is a Christmas tale about a has-been actor invited to Christmas dinner by a rich family, directed by Joseph Kane. Joseph Schildkraut, Billie Burke and Eugene Pallette star in the film, distributed by Republic Pictures. CC wikipedia.org
An embezzler, Bill Marsh, swears vengeance on a businessman, John Travers, who has turned him in to the police. Twenty years pass, and Marsh emerges from jail and establishes himself as the head of a powerful crime empire, with his daughter, Paula, serving as bait to attract wealthy victims. Paula falls in love with Lee Travers, the adopted son of Marsh's old enemy, and begins to have doubts about her life of crime. Only after a series of tragic incidents is she set free to marry Lee and start life anew. This silent feature was highly regarded for its set design and 'unusual sensitivity to the expressive range of the camera and their awareness of careful scenario construction as a key to emotionally powerful cinema'. Cast includes Marie Lorraine, Arthur Greenaway, John Faulkner. A sound version was attempted soon after but was not successful and was never released.
A reporter sets out to prove that his girlfriend was framed and sent to prison.
Gyasi Ferdinand was a successful crack dealer in Toronto, known as J9 for his 9mm pistol. Then he got shot. For Gyasi to live, J9 has to die. An intimate look at the world of drugs, gangs and guns.
The story of the country and western singer Hank Williams.
The year is 1750. Europe is in a ravaged state following a plague. Victor Moritz and Rufolf de Sevre are gamblers, frequenters of elegant casinos and fashionable brothels. Rudolf is a young aristocrat, charming and charismatic. His degenerate behavior has an animal intensity. Victor, though leading the life of libertine, remains to one side. He is a man of a refined taste despite his low birth and buys his noble title thanks to his gambling skills. Victor and Rudolf have been inseparable friends for years. Then two young, beautiful and innocent people - a brother and sister - enter their life...