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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Art Director (feature film)

1.
Lone Ranger, The (2013)
Native American warrior Tonto and man of the law John Reid are opposites brought together by fate and must join forces to battle greed and corruption.
2.
Foxcatcher (2013)
Mark Schultz, despite having won a gold medal for wrestling at the 1984 Olympics, lives in the shadow of his accomplished older brother, Dave. Mark seems to have found his own path when multimillionaire John E. du Pont invites Mark to to train as part of a national U.S. wrestling team preparing for
3.
Moneyball (2011)
Based on the true story of Billy Beane - once a would-be baseball superstar who, stung by the failure to live up to expectations on the field, turned his fiercely competitive nature to management. Heading into the 2002 season, Billy faces a dismal situation: his small-market Oakland A's have lost their star players (again) to big market clubs (and their enormous salaries) and is left to rebuild his team and compete with a third of their payroll. Driven to win, Billy takes on the system by challenging the fundamental tenants of the game. He looks outside of baseball, to the dismissed theories of Bill James, and hires Peter Brand, a brainy, number-crunching, Yale-educated economist. Together they take on conventional wisdom with a willingness to reexamine everything and armed with computer driven statistical analysis long ignored by the baseball establishment. They reach imagination-defying conclusions and go after players overlooked and dismissed by the rest of baseball for being too odd, too old, too injured or too much trouble, but who all have key skills that are universally undervalued. As Billy and Peter forge forward, their new methods and roster of misfits rile the old guard, the media, the fans, and their own field manager, who refuses to cooperate. Ultimately this experiment will lead not only to a change in the way the game is played, but to an outcome that would leave Billy with a new understanding that transcends the game and delivers him to a new place.
4.
Inception (2010)
Dom Cobb is the best there is at "extraction": stealing valuable secrets from people's subconsciouswhile they are dreaming. But now he must do the impossible: inception, planting an idea rather than stealing one.
5.
Hotel for Dogs (2009)
Andi and her younger brother Bruce transform an abandoned hotel into the perfect place for their dog, Friday - as well as all the strays in the city.
6.
Charlie Wilson's War (2007)
Charlie Wilson was a bachelor congressman from Texas who had a habit of showing up in hot tubs with strippers and cocaine. His "Good Time Charlie" exterior, however, masked an extraordinary mind, a deep sense of patriotism and a passion for the underdog, and in the early 1980s the underdog was Afgha
7.
Mission: Impossible III (2006)
Recently retired, Agent Ethan Hunt lives a slower-paced life training new IMF agents. With this change, new opportunities enter his life, including a possible marriage to his girlfriend Julia. However, when a new conflict arises, Ethan is called back to duty to confront the toughest villain he's ever faced - Owen Davian, an international weapons and information provider with no remorse and no conscience.
8.
Poseidon (2006)
It's New Year's Eve and festivities have begun aboard the luxury cruise Poseidon, at sea in the North Atlantic--that is until the First Officer senses that something is wrong. Scanning the horizon, he sees a rogue wave; a monstrous wall of water over one hundred feet high, bearing down on them with tremendous speed. He tries to steer the ship away from maximum impact but it's too late. The wave strikes with colossal force, pitching the ship heavily to port before rolling it completely upside down. One man, professional gambler Dylan Johns, prefers to test the odds alone. Ignoring orders, he prepares to exit the Ballroom and find his own way to safety, but is collared by eight-year-old Conor, who asks that Dylan take him and his mother Maggie along. Fast behind them is Robert Ramsey, anxious to search for his daughter Jennifer and her fiance Christian. Wary of alliances, Dylan reluctantly leads the small band of survivors upward through the bowels of the ship. Those who choose to join them rather than wait below include a shy stowaway, a suicidal man who re-discovers his will to live and a young waiter with knowledge of the ship's layout. Determined to fight their way to the surface, they must forge a path together through layers of wreckage as the ship continues to sink. Bonds form quickly in this journey of vertical climbs, dead ends and sheer drops. And trust proves vital.
9.
xXx: State of the Union (2005) as Art Director
The winds of political change are rumbling through the halls of the Capitol, as a popular President is being targeted for assassination by a radical splinter group of dissenters deep within the United States government. Only two people stand between anarchy and freedom: one of them, Augustus Gibbons
10.
Terminal, The (2004) as Art Director
Viktor Navorski is a visitor to New York from Eastern Europe. His homeland erupts in a fiery coup, while he is in the air en route to America. Stranded at Kennedy Airport with a passport from nowhere, he is unauthorized to actually enter the United States and must improvise his days and nights in the terminal's international transit lounge, until the war at home is over. As the weeks and months stretch on, Viktor finds the compressed universe of the terminal to be a richly complex world of absurdity, generosity, ambition, amusement, status, serendipity--and even romance with a beautiful flight attendant named Amelia. But he has long worn out his welcome with airport official Frank Dixon, who considers Viktor a bureaucratic glitch--a problem he cannot control but wants desperately to erase.
11.
XXX (2002) as Supervising Art Director (Los Angeles)
Xander "XXX" Cage is a notorious underground thrill seeker who, until now, has been deemed untouchable by the law. NSA Agent Gibbons forces XXX to cooperate with the government to infiltrate an underground Russian crime ring to avoid going to prison. Betting XXX can succeed where other conventiona
12.
Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001) as Art Director
Sequel to DR. DOLITTLE
13.
Dude, Where's My Car? (2000) as Assistant Art Director
Two potheads forget where they parked their car.
14.
Quantum Project, The (2000) as Supervising Art Director
A brilliant physicist whose humantiy has been stunted by his quest to find God through science has visions of his former lover Mia while experimenting in a particle accelerator. An electron asks him what he is seeking and his response leads to a consideration of the importance of science vs. love an
15.
Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas, The (2000) as Supervising Art Director
The Flintstones in their mid twenties, as they journey through Rock Vegas, eventually ending in the wedding of Fred and Wilma.
16.
Lansky (1999) as Art Direction
Based on the true story of Meyer Lansky, a young Jewish immigrant who grew up on the streets of New York at the turn of the century and embarked on a life of crime. Graduating from gambling to theft to murder, Lansky partnered with childhood friend Ben "Bugsy" Siegel and earned notoriety that eventu
17.
Small Soldiers (1998) as Art Director
In the small suburban town of Winslow Corners, Ohio, life is quiet, people are friendly, and action figures are only toys. Then again, don't judge an action figure by its box. Meet the Commando Elite--action figures with an attitude. To them, everything else is just a toy...including the unsuspecting suburbanites of Winslow Corners who have somehow found themselves allied with the Commando's sworn enemies: the Gorgonites. The monstrous-looking but noble Gorgonites want only to hide from the Commandos long enough to find the lost island of Gorgon. Unfortunately, the Commando Elite is not interested in truces or negotiations...and they don't take prisoners.
18.
Glimmer Man, The (1996) as Assistant Art Director
In the jungles of the Third World, his unsuspecting targets would hear nothing. They'd sense nothing. And they'd see only a glimmer before it was too late--he would strike and be gone. His shadowy government superiors called him the Glimmer Man, and they dispatched him on the riskiest, most sensitive covert assignments in which the United States was never officially involved. Now, as detective Jack Cole, he has abandoned his former occupation and identity. When a serial murderer with a macabre, ritualistic style plunges the families of Los Angeles into terror, the L.A.P.D. are forced to summon the one man whose instinct and understanding of the criminal mind are unrivaled: Jack Cole from New York. This time, in the urban jungle of Los Angeles, Cole is not the killer hunting prey, but the hunter seeking a killer. The iconoclastic Cole is paired with seasoned local homicide detective Jim Campbell, and the two quickly discover that their match was made somewhere other than heaven.
19.
Casper (1995) as Assistant Art Director
Casper, a friendly young ghost, is visited by a young girl and her "ghost therapist" dad who has been hired to exorcise the haunted house so its owner can find the manor's fabled treasure.
20.
Flintstones, The (1994) as Assistant Art Director
A promotion moves Fred up to the executive suite at the Slate & Co. quarry.
21.
Eve of Destruction (1991) as Art Direction Assistant
The robot known as Eve was designed to be a weapon for peace. But when something goes wrong during Eve's shakedown tests, the android snaps and launches a killing spree that may end in nuclear annihilation, and only a terrorism expert stands in her way.
22.
Big Girls Don't Cry...They Get Even (1991) as Art Director
The child of multi-divorced parents is surrounded by step-kids and attempts to regain her parent's attention.

Art Department (feature film)

23.
Mr. Wrong (1996) as Set Designer
Martha is a bright and sassy '90s woman with an age old problem--how to recognize Mr. Right when he comes along. A radio talkshow producer, Martha definitely gets her signals crossed when she suddenly meets Whitman, a handsome stranger with whom she instantly falls head over heels. However, she soon realizes she's dating a guy who's as right on the outside as he is wrong on the inside, and the ratings on this romance quickly plummet. Calamity prevails as she tries to pull the plug on her love life altogether. But Whitman proceeds to prove that too often, dream dates become nightmares.
24.
Batman Forever (1995) as Set Design
The caped crusader enlists a junior partner to fight Two-Face and The Riddler.
25.
Hocus Pocus (1993) as Set Designer
Three outlandishly wild witches return from 17th-century Salem after they're accidentally conjured up by some unsuspecting pranksters. The tricky 300-year-old trio sets out to cast a spell on the town and reclaim their youth - but first they must get their act together and outwit three kids and a talking cat.
26.
Falling Down (1993) as Set Designer
This crisp, remastered deluxe edition of "Falling Down" (1993) stars Michael Douglas as a laid-off defense worker kept from seeing his child on her birthday by a restraining order. A hot, congested bad day in Los Angeles goes from bad to worse, causing him to suddenly snap, setting off on a bitter and pathetic mission to right all the wrongs that have been done to him. Douglas shines as an average white guy pushed too far.
27.
Newsies (1992) as Set Designer
A musical about the 1899 newsboy strike.
28.
Taking of Beverly Hills, The (1991) as Set Designer
A superstar football player becomes partners with a crooked cop in a last minute attempt to prevent a huge heist in Beverly Hills.

Production Designer (feature film)

29.
Solace (2014)
Desperate to catch a serial killer, an FBI detective coaxes a doctor with psychic abilities out of retirement to help him.
30.
Candy Mountain (1987) as Production Designer (New York)
Struggling musician Julius is young, broke, and dreams of being a rock star one day. Julius ends getting hired to track down reclusive, legendary guitar maker Elmore Silk, who he hopes will dispense some wisdom to him, and lead him on the road to fame and fortune.

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