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Greenberg (2010)
Roger Greenberg is single, fortyish and deliberately doing nothing. In search of a place to restart his life, he agrees to housesit for his brother in LA and tries to reconnect with his former bandmate and successful ex-girlfriend.
Crystal River (2008)
In the small town of Talmadgeville, Georgia, Davie Nance is recovering from another miscarriage. Unable to sleep, Davie spends her nights spying on her handsome new neighbor Clay, who, fresh off a failed marriage, has moved in with his grandfather across the street. Soon, Davie and Clay develop a fr
Comedian (2002) as Dolby Laboratories
An inside view of the post-Seinfeld life of Jerry Seinfeld. Neither a concert film, nor a biographical documentary, the film examines the birth of a comedy act and offers a window into the details of backstage life and the challenge of making people laugh. Seinfeld is revealed in ways no one has se
Year Of The Gun (1991) as Adr/Foley Recordist
In Italy in the late 1970s, an American novelist is accused of being involved in the Red Brigades terrorist orginization and their kidnapping of Italian Prime Minister Aldo Moro.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Mississippi Grind (2015)
Down on his luck and facing financial hardship, Gerry teams up with a younger charismatic poker player named Curtis in an attempt to change his luck. The two set off on a road trip through the South with visions of winning back what has been lost.
American Ultra (2015)
The lives of stoner Mike and his girlfriend Phoebe take a unpredicted turn when he becomes the target of a government operation to kill him.
Shanghai (2015)
In the week before the attack on Pearl Harbor, a U.S. secret agent in China investigates his best friend's murder while falling in love with a local gangster's wife.
Carol (2015)
In 1950s New York, two women, one older and one younger, fall in love.
Mojave (2015)
An artist has an ominous encounter with a drifter in the desert, which gets taken to shocking extremes when the drifter follows him back to his privileged L.A. home life.
Walk Among the Tombstones, A (2014)
Matthew Schudder, a former New York City cop and alcoholic, spends his retirement doing favors for his friends, which this time brings him into the dark underbelly of the City after a heroin kingpin's wife is kidnapped.
Queen of the Night (2014)
A family is devastated when their young daughter is kidnapped. Nine years later they get a credible lead that she is alive and work with the detectives to help find her.
Every Secret Thing (2014)
Nearly a decade ago, a quiet suburb on the outskirts of New York City was rocked by tragedy when an infant was kidnapped and found dead a few days later by police officer Nancy Porter. The tragedy turned to shock when it was discovered that the perpetrators were eight-year-old girls, Alice Manning a
Wolf of Wall Street, The (2013)
This is the true story of the outlandish rise and non-stop pleasure-hunting descent of Jordan Belfort, the New York stockbroker who, along with his merry band of brokers, makes a gargantuan fortune by defrauding investors out of millions. Belfort transforms from a righteous young Wall Street newcome
Admission (2013)
Every spring, high school seniors anxiously await college admission letters. At Princeton University, admissions officer Portia Nathan is a gatekeeper, evaluating thousands of applicants annually. Year in and year out, Portia has lived her life by the book, at work and at the home she shares with Pr
Adjustment Bureau, The (2011)
On the brink of winning a seat in the U.S. Senate, ambitious politician David Norris meets beautiful contemporary ballet dancer Elise Sellas--a woman like none he's ever known. But just as he realizes he's falling for her, mysterious men conspire to keep the two apart. David learns he is up against the agents of Fate itself--the men of The Adjustment Bureau--who will do everything in their considerable power to prevent David and Elise from being together. In the face of overwhelming odds, he must either let her go and accept a predetermined path...or risk everything to defy Fate and be with her.
Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011)
After escaping from a dangerous cult and the watchful eye of its charismatic leader, a young woman named Martha tries to reclaim a normal life with her family. But the haunting memories from Martha's past trigger a chilling paranoia - and nowhere seems safe as the fragile line between her reality an
Hugo (2011)
When his father dies, little Hugo is left with nothing but a gift for fixing watches and a broken automaton. With the help of a kind girl and a heartbroken filmmaker, Hugo will solve a mystery that will change his life.
Dangerous Method, A (2011)
Early in his career, psychiatrist Carl Jung takes on the challenge of a seemingly impossible case, a deeply disturbed, beautiful young woman named Sabina Spielrein. Jung employs his mentor Sigmund Freud's experimental "talking cure" in treating Sabina and the treatment proves to be successful. This
Another Earth (2011)
Rhoda Williams, a bright young woman accepted into MIT's astrophysics program, aspires to explore the cosmos. A brilliant composer, John Burroughs, has just reached the pinnacle of his profession and is about to have a second child with his loving wife. On the eve of the discovery of a duplicate Ear
Greenberg (2010)
Roger Greenberg is single, fortyish and deliberately doing nothing. In search of a place to restart his life, he agrees to housesit for his brother in LA and tries to reconnect with his former bandmate and successful ex-girlfriend.
Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010)
In a world ravaged by a virus infection, turning its victims into the Undead, Alice, continues on her journey to find survivors and lead them to safety. Her deadly battle with the Umbrella Corporation reaches new heights, but Alice gets some unexpected help from an old friend. A new lead that promises a safe haven from the Undead takes them to Los Angeles, but when they arrive the city is overrun by thousands of Undead - and Alice and her comrades are about to step into a deadly trap.
Fair Game (2010)
Based on the autobiography of real-life undercover CIA operative Valerie Plame, whose career was destroyed and marriage strained to its limits when her covert identity was exposed by a politically motivated press leak. As a covert officer in the CIA''s Counter-Proliferation Division, Valerie leads an investigation into the existence of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. Valerie''s husband, diplomat Joe Wilson, is drawn into the investigation to substantiate an alleged sale of enriched uranium from Niger. But when the administration ignores his findings and uses the issue to support the call to war, Joe writes a New York Times editorial outlining his conclusions and ignites a firestorm of controversy.
It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010)
Stressed out from the demands of being a teenager, 16-year-old Craig checks himself into a mental health clinic. There he learns that the youth ward is closed and finds himself stuck in the adult ward. One of the patients, Bobby, soon becomes both Craig's mentor and protégé. Craig is also drawn to a
Limits of Control, The (2009)
Set in contemporary Spain, the story of a mysterious loner--a stranger--whose activities remain meticulously outside the law. He is in the process of completing a criminal job, yet he trusts no one, and his objectives are not initially divulged.
Taking Woodstock (2009)
In 1969 Elliot Tiber, inadvertently played a role in making the Woodstock Music and Arts Festival into the famed happening it was. Working as an interior designer in Greenwich Village during culturally and politically exciting times, Mr. Tiber felt empowered by the gay rights movement. But he was al
Cove, The (2009)
In a sleepy lagoon off the coast of Japan lies a shocking secret that a few desperate men will stop at nothing to keep hidden from the world. In Taiji, Japan, former dolphin trainer Ric O'Barry has come to set things right after a long search for redemption. In the 1960s, it was O'Barry who captured
Crystal River (2008)
In the small town of Talmadgeville, Georgia, Davie Nance is recovering from another miscarriage. Unable to sleep, Davie spends her nights spying on her handsome new neighbor Clay, who, fresh off a failed marriage, has moved in with his grandfather across the street. Soon, Davie and Clay develop a fr
Revolutionary Road (2008)
Frank and April, a married couple in the 1950s, have always seen themselves as special, different, ready and willing to live their lives based on higher ideals. So, as soon as they move into their new house on Revolutionary Road, they proudly declare their independence from the suburban inertia tha
Doubt (2008)
A nun begins to suspect the priest in charge of her school has molested one of the students.
Rachel Getting Married (2008)
When Kym returns to the Buchman family home for the wedding of her sister Rachel, she brings a long history of personal crisis and family conflict with her. The wedding party''s abundant cast of friends and relations have gathered for an idyllic weekend of feasting, music and love, but Kym--with her black-comic one-liners and knack for bombshell drama--is a catalyst for long-simmering tensions in the family dynamic.
Surveillance (2008)
It's been a hell of a day on the highway. When Federal Officers Elizabeth Anderson and Sam Hallaway arrive at Captain Billing's office, they have three sets of stories to figure out and a string of vicious murders to consider. One zealot cop, a strung out junkie and an eight year old girl all sit in
Reader, The (2008)
When he falls ill on his way home from school, 15 year-old Michael Berg is rescued by Hanna, a woman twice his age. The two begin an unexpected and passionate affair only for Hanna to suddenly and inexplicably disappear. Eight years later, Michael, now a young law student observing Nazi war trials,
Silk (2007)
In the mid 19th century, a silkworm merchant travels from France to Japan to locate silkworm eggs that are uncontaminated by the epidemic that threatens Europe's silk supply. The merchant falls in love with the occidental concubine of a Japanese baron, though he has a loyal and doting wife awaiting
Nanny Diaries, The (2007)
The story of the journey of Annie Braddock, a young woman from a working-class neighborhood in New Jersey, struggling to understand her place in the world. Fresh out of college, she gets tremendous pressure from her nurse mother to find a respectable position in the business world although Annie wou
Dan in Real Life (2007)
Widowed father and family-advice columnist Dan Burns is still reeling from the heartache of loss and takes refuge by trying to maintain order with his three rebellious young girls, while dodging anything unexpected or outside the box. But when Dan heads to Rhode Island, his miffed daughters in tow, for the annual fall weekend thrown by the large and boisterous Burns family, everything changes. Soon after his arrival, he runs into an alluring woman named Marie in a bookshop. For the first time in a very, very long time, Dan experiences real, live sparks--only to have to douse them liberally when he discovers Marie is, in fact, the brand-new girlfriend his brother Mitch is about to proudly introduce to the family. As the weekend gets underway in the close quarters of a crowded house filled with quirky, prying relatives, Dan and Marie try to squelch and cover up their growing mutual attraction at every turn, leading to one comical situation after another. Yet, no matter how hard they try to do the very opposite, Dan and Marie can''t help but fall in love. Now Dan is about to realize that no matter how wise safety might seem, when it comes to real life, he''s going to have to break all the rules.
Prairie Home Companion, A (2006)
After 32 years, Garrison Keillor's radio variety show is coming to an end. Set on a rainy Saturday night in St. Paul, Minnesota, fans file into the Fitzgerald Theater to see "A Prairie Home Companion," a staple of radio station WLT, not knowing that WLT has been sold to a Texas conglomerate and that
Lucky Number Slevin (2006)
In New York City, a case of mistaken identity lands Slevin into the middle of a war being plotted by two of the city''s most rival crime bosses; The Rabbi and The Boss. Slevin is under constant surveillance by relentless Detective Brikowski as well as the infamous assassin Goodkat and finds himself having to hatch his own ingenious plot to get them--before they get him.
Hollywoodland (2006)
June 16, 1959. The glamour of Tinseltown permanently fades for actor George Reeves, the heroic Man of Steel on TV's "Adventures of Superman," as the actor dies in his Hollywood Hills home. Felled by a single gunshot wound, Reeves leaves behind a fiancée--aspiring starlet Leonore Lemmon--and millions
Ice Harvest, The (2005)
In icebound Wichita, Kansas, it''s Christmas Eve, and this year Charlie Arglist just might have something to celebrate. Charlie, an attorney for the sleazy businesses of Wichita, and his unsavory associate, the steely Vic Cavanaugh have just successfully embezzled $2 million from Kansas City boss Bill Guerrard. But the real prize for Charlie is the stunning Renata, who runs the Sweet Cage strip club. Charlie hopes to slip out of town with Renata. But as daylight fades and an ice storm whirls, everyone from Charlie''s drinking buddy Pete Van Heuten to the local police begin to wonder just what exactly is in Charlie''s Christmas stocking--and the 12 hours of Christmas Eve are filled with surprises.
Door in the Floor, The (2004) as Dolby Sound Consultant
Set in the beach community of East Hampton, New York, one pivotal summer in the lives of famous children''s books author Ted Cole and his beautiful wife Marion is chronicled. Their once-great marriage has been strained by tragedy. The Coles lovingly parent their surviving child, bright 4-year-old Ruth, who takes everything in stride as perhaps only a child can. But Marion''s equation of love with loss, coupled with Ted''s infidelities, points towards a much-needed change in the relationship. That may come in the form of Eddie O''Hare, the young man Ted hires to work as his summer assistant--and, Ted hopes, the catalyst to invigorate the Coles'' bond of marriage. Eddie idolizes Ted, but Ted''s erratic work habits soon leave Eddie to his own devices. Marion becomes an object of desire for Eddie, rekindling in her some surprising emotions as a mother and as a woman. To Eddie''s surprise and delight, his yearning is potently reciprocated. As he becomes passionately entwined with the seemingly fragile yet increasingly bold Marion, Eddie comes to realize that, similarly, Ted''s surface fecklessness hides something deeper within. As the summer draws to a close, Marion and Ted must make difficult decisions about the future of their family.
Stepford Wives, The (2004)
Joanna Eberhart thinks she's made it to the top of her world. The youngest president in the history of the EBS television network, she also has an attentive husband and two beautiful children. On the surface, Joanna's life appears to be, well, perfect--until one catastrophic day when it all comes cr
Alfie (2004)
Alfie Elkins is a philosophical womanizer who is forced to question his seemingly carefree existence. Ultimately, his freewheeling lifestlye begins to slowly unravel.
Manchurian Candidate, The (2004)
U.S. Army Major Bennett Marco can''t sleep at night--and he doesn''t want to. Marco spends his days giving inspiring speeches about his platoon''s ambush in the Kuwaiti desert and the heroics of Sergeant Raymond Shaw, who won the Medal of Honor for saving Marco''s crew. But at night, Marco''s dreamlike memories of the desert turn sinister and terrifying. And Marco privately wonders whether the two soldiers who died in the firefight might have met darker fates than officially recorded--and whether Shaw might not be the glorious hero that everyone thinks he is. When Shaw takes the national stage as a surefire candidate for vice president--under the thumb of his controversial mother, Senator Eleanor Prentiss Shaw--Marco is forced to act on his growing suspicions. With military officials questioning his sanity, and the net of security tightening around Shaw, Marco races to probe deeper into the unimaginable, shocking truth before the White House is won.
Station Agent, The (2003) as Dolby Sound Consultant
Finbar McBride, a handsome dwarf, just wants to be left alone. When Fin's train-store boss dies and leaves him an abandoned depot in rural New Jersey, he hopes solitude will at last be his. He arrives in town a man who does not want to be bothered. But his life unwittingly intersects with the tracks
Yes Men, The (2003) as Dolby Sound Consultant
A comedic documentary which follows The Yes Men, a small group of prankster activists, as they gain world-wide notoriety for impersonating the World Trade Organization on television and at business conferences around the world. The film begins when two members of The Yes Men, Andy and Mike, set up a
Uptown Girls (2003) as Dolby Sound Consultant
Molly Gunn is the spoiled, freewheeling daughter of a late rock legend and the toast of the Manhattan social scene. However, after hitting a huge financial snag, when her inheritance is stolen by her manager, Molly is forced to do something that she''s never done before--get a job. Molly becomes a nanny to a notoriously precocious and disobedient Ray Schleine, an "eight-year-old going on forty" who lives with her mother on the Upper East Side. Emotionally distant from her fast-paced A&R executive mother Roma, Ray has grown up with a revolving door of nannies and too little stability. Molly and Ray both feel painfully alone in the world, but as they try to make their new arrangement work, each discovers in the other a true friend.
Comedian (2002)
An inside view of the post-Seinfeld life of Jerry Seinfeld. Neither a concert film, nor a biographical documentary, the film examines the birth of a comedy act and offers a window into the details of backstage life and the challenge of making people laugh. Seinfeld is revealed in ways no one has se
Assassination Tango (2002)
John J. is deeply devoted to his girlfriend, Maggie, and to her young daughter, Jenny. He is also passionate about dancing, a talent he hones at local Brooklyn dance halls. But his skill on the dance floor seems incongruous with his profession--John is a hit man, and a very good one. Hired to assas
China Moon (1994) as Dolby Stereo Consultant
A homicide cop believes he is being set up as an accomplice to the murder of a woman's husband.
Car 54, Where Are You? (1994) as Dolby Stereo Consultant
Film adaptation of the popular 1960s television sitcom, with the bumbling officers from Brooklyn's 53rd precinct attempting to protect a federal witness from the mob.
Flesh and Bone (1993) as Dolby Stereo Consultant
Noirish love story between a man who fills vending machines for a living and a recently divorced woman seeking a new life. The two lovers are tied together by a disturbing event in their past.
Silent Tongue (1993) as Dolby Stereo Consultant
A ghost story of the Old West about an Indian woman, Silent Tongue, raped years earlier by a white medicine show charlatan, who haunts her plainsman husband.
Bodies, Rest & Motion (1993) as Dolby Stereo Consultant
The story of four young people; two women and two men, trying to find happiness and a sense of place in rural America.
Suture (1993) as Dolby Stereo Consultant
A man named Clay barely survives a car-bombing engineered by his half-brother, Vincent. Clay is dressed in Vincent''s clothing and carrying Vincent''s identification, so the staff of the Phoenix Medical Center takes him for his half-brother. Damaged beyond recognition and stricken with amnesia, Clay attempts to reconstruct a life that was never his own. Gradually recognizing that he might not be the person he is believed to be, Clay must take action--either to reclaim the identity he has lost or to embrace his new one.
Gettysburg (1993) as Dolby Stereo Consultant
The beleaguered Union Army faces off with the Confederacy in a battle that could change the course of the Civil War.
Hear No Evil (1993) as Dolby Stereo Consultant
A deaf physical trainer finds her life threatened after one of her clients is murdered. She then turns to her client's best friend for protection.
Article 99 (1992) as Dolby Stereo Consultant
The story of a dedicated and ambitious doctor at a V.A. hospital who refuses to turn people away or lower the level of care.
Reservoir Dogs (1992) as Dolby Stereo Consultant
When a jewelry heist goes wrong, the surviving crooks turn on each other.
Ruby (1992) as Dolby Stereo Consultant
Fact and fiction are combined in this story about Jack Ruby and a stripper, Candy Cane, and how they become involved in a conspiracy to kill J.F.K.
Leap of Faith (1992) as Dolby Stereo Consultant
A traveling evangelist con-man faces a crisis when he must perform a miracle for a handicapped boy.
Candyman (1992) as Dolby Consultant
A hook-handed killer tears people apart at a housing project Chicago, while graduate students researching urban mythology, become involved.
Raising Cain (1992) as Dolby Stereo Consultant
A child psychiatrist with multiple personalities hatches a bizarre plot to kidnap his own daughter.
Talent for the Game (1991) as Dolby Stereo Consultant
A baseball scout searches for a talented pitcher in the farm leagues to bring up to the majors.
Hook (1991) as Dolby Stereo Consultant
A grown up Peter Pan has to fight off the return of Captain Hook.
Where the Day Takes You (1991) as Dolby Stereo Consultant
A gritty look at the lives of a gang of runaway teenagers trying to survive on Hollywood Boulevard.
Frankie and Johnny (1991) as Dolby Stereo Consultant
Johnny is fresh out of jail and working at a diner when he spots tough-as-nails waitress Frankie. Johnny is determined to woo her, but the emotionally battered Frankie fights him all the way.
Mystery Date (1991) as Dolby Stereo Consultant
An inexperienced 20-year-old pretends to be his older brother for a date with the woman of his fantasies, but a case of mistaken identity turns the evening into a wild adventure.
Gas Food Lodging (1991)
Slice of life about a single mother and her two teenage daughters living in a trailer park on the edge of the desert.
Dice Rules (1991) as Dolby Stereo Consultant
Concert film of a performance by comedian Andrew Dice Clay.
Kafka (1991) as Dolby Stereo Consultant
A paranoid thriller set in 1916 about the cover-up of the murder of one of Kafka's friends and colleagues by officials in a totalitarian state.
Addams Family, The (1991) as Dolby Stereo Consultant
Ghoulish laughs abound in this darkly comic gem. Based on the classic television show, Raul Julia and Angelica Huston star as the deliciously creepy Gomez and Morticia Addams, with Christina Ricci standing out as their daughter Wednesday. When Christopher Lloyd shows up, claiming to be the long-lost
People Under The Stairs, The (1991) as Dolby Stereo Consultant
A bookish and poverty-stricken young boy becomes involved in a scheme in order to pay for his mother''s operation but is met with unsuspecting horrors.
Livin' Large (1991) as Dolby Stereo Consultant
A young black man tries to maintain his identity while pursuing a career in television news.
December (1991) as Dolby Consultant
Set in a New England Military School, the story of a group of young men and their reactions to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
L.A. Story (1991) as Dolby Consultant
After becoming disenchanted with living in Los Angeles, a television weatherman loses his job but rediscovers life with the help of a British reporter and the messages he sees on an electronic freeway traffic sign.
Indian Runner, The (1991) as Dolby Consultant
Drama about a family in the Midwest, focusing on two brothers and their attempt to establish a balance in their relationship and their lives.
Jacob's Ladder (1990) as Dolby Consultant
A Vietnam veteran suffers from the belated impact of government sanctioned LSD experiments.
Jetsons: The Movie (1990) as Dolby Consultant
Based on the popular animated television series of the 1960s, the story revolves around George getting a promotion which forces the family to move to another space neighborhood on another planet.
Modern Love (1990) as Dolby Stereo Consultant
A young couple struggles to balance love, work and family.
Pastime (1990) as Dolby Stereo Consultant
Set in the late '50s, the story of two minor league baseball players, a white has-been and a black rookie, who bond together when alienated by their team.

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