Tim Guinee

  • Adrienne Shelly – Sudden Manhattan (1996)

    1991-2000Adrienne ShellyArthouseComedyUSA

    A comedic urban fantasy which graphs the foibles of a young Manhattan resident, Donna, who’s under seige in her own neighborhood. Laid off from her museum job, harassed by her love-obsessed landlord, and simply uninspired to leave her own apartment, Donna’s already complex life takes a turn for the worst when she inadvertently witnesses a murder. She then begins to doubt her own sanity as she encounters prophetic street poets, dysfunctional would-be boyfriends, and love-deranged friends.Read More »

  • Leslie Libman & Larry Williams – Brave New World (1998)

    1991-2000Larry WilliamsLeslie LibmanSci-FiTVUSA

    In the future, humanity has been genetically engineered into four classes, ranging from the decision-making Alphas to the worker class Drones. The notion of individual relationships is outdated and people are encouraged to seek pleasure with anybody else. The use of the drug Soma, which provides instant happiness, is widespread. Bernard Marx is a rising publicity man with the Department of Hatcheries and Conditioning. He and his companion Lenina Crowne fly over the Savage Reservations where people who were born by natural means live outside of civilisation, but their helicopter crashes. One of the Savages, John Cooper, saves them from an attacking mob. Fascinated by John, they bring him back to the city where he becomes an object of curiosity by the sensation-starved populace. However, John also comes to challenge their beliefs about the society they live in.Read More »

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