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1.
V for Vendetta (2006)
Against the futuristic landscape of totalitarian Britain, a young working-class woman named Evey is rescued from a life-and-death situation by a masked man known only as "V." Profoundly complex, V is at once literary, flamboyant, tender and intellectual, a man dedicated to freeing his fellow citizens from those who have terrorized them into compliance. He is also bitter, revenge-seeking, lonely and violent, driven by a personal vendetta. In his quest to free the people of England from the corruption and cruelty that have poisoned their government, V condemns the tyrannical nature of their appointed leaders and invites his fellow citizens to join him in the shadows of Parliament of November the 5th--Guy Fawkes Day. On that day in 1605, Guy Fawkes was discovered in a tunnel beneath Parliament with 36 barrels of gunpowder. He and his co-conspirators had engineered the treasonous "Gunpowder Plot" in response to the tyranny of their government under James I. Fawkes and his fellow saboteurs were hanged, drawn and quartered, and their plan to take down their government never came to pass. In the spirit of that rebellion, in remembrance of that day, V vows to carry out the plot that Fawkes was executed for attempting on November 5th in 1605: he will blow up Parliament. As Evey uncovers the truth about V''s mysterious past, she also discovers the truth about herself--and emerges as his unlikely ally in the culmination of his plan to ignite a revolution, bringing freedom and justice back to a society fraught with cruelty and corruption.
2.
American Haunting, An (2005)
Based on a true state-documented case that took place during the 1800s. Between the years 1818-1820, the Bell family of Red River, Tennessee was visited by an unknown presence that haunted the family and eventually caused the death of one of its members. What started as small sounds around the farm
3.
Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004) as Director Of Photography
Bridget Jones is blissful and besotted in the arms of gorgeous lawyer Mark Darcy. Mark is accomplished, supportive and tolerant of (nearly) all of Bridget's tiny jealousies--why wouldn't every woman in London, including Mark's new long-legged, drop-dead gorgeous, "I-always-say-the-right-thing-at-all
4.
Laws of Attraction (2004) as Director Of Photography
High-powered divorce attorneys, Audrey Woods and Daniel Rafferty, have seen love gone wrong in all its worst case scenarios--so, how bad could their chances be? At the top of their respective games, Audrey and Daniel are a classic study in opposites. She practices law strictly by the book; he always manages to win by the seat of his pants. But soon they are pitted against each other on opposite sides of a nasty public divorce between famous clients, with the case centering upon an Irish castle that each future divorcee has their sites set on. Audrey and Daniel travel to Ireland to chase down depositions, yet the two lawyers, who have been slowly developing a mutual attaction that neither wants to acknowledge, find themselves thrown together at a romantic Irish festival. After a night of wild celebrating, they wake up the next morning as husband and wife. Maybe getting married first is the best way to fall in love.
5.
Shanghai Knights (2003) as Director Of Photography
When a Chinese rebel murders Chon''s estranged father and escapes to England, Chon and Roy make their way to London with revenge on their minds. Chon''s sister, Lin, has the same idea, and uncovers a worldwide conspiracy to murder the royal family--but almost no one will believe her. With the help of a kindly Scotland Yard Inspector and a 10-year-old street urchin, the acrobatic Chon gives Victorian Britain a kick in the pants as he attempts to avenge his father''s death--and keep the romance-minded Roy away from his sister.
6.
Reign of Fire (2002) as Director Of Photography
In present-day London, twelve-year-old Quinn watches as his mother, a construction engineer, inadvertently wake an enormous fire-breathing dragon from its centuries-long slumber. Twenty years later, much of the world has been scarred by the beast and its offspring. As a fire chief, Quinn is responsible for warding off the dragons and keeping a small community alive as they struggle to maintain a meager existence. Then along comes hotshot American, Van Zan, who says he has a way to kill the dragons and save mankind--a way Quinn''s never seen done.
7.
Mummy Returns, The (2001) as Director Of Photography
It is 1933, and eight years have passed since dashing legionnaire Rick O''Connell and fearless Egyptologist Evelyn fought for their lives against a 3000-year-old enemy named Imhotep. Rick and Evelyn are married now, raising their son Alex in London. A chain of events finds the mummy of Imhotep resurrected in the British Museum, walking the earth once more in his search for immortality. But another force has also been set loose in the world - one born of the darkest rituals of ancient Egyptian mysticism, and even more powerful than Imhotep. When these two forces clash, the fate of the world will hang in the balance, sending the O''Connells on a desperate race to save the world from unspeakable evil and rescue their son before it''s too late.
8.
Gangster No. 1 (2000) as Director Of Photography Additional Photography
In London's Soho section in the 1960's, a leading gangster boss teaches his ambitious young apprentice the secrets of his trade.
9.
102 Dalmatians (2000) as Director Of Photography
Released from prison on good behavior after swearing that she will have nothing to do with fur again, Cruella De Vil cannot keep this promise and is soon plotting another "FUR-OCIOUS" scheme to get her ultimate Dalmatian coat. Again eager to obtain her fur at any cost, the adventures begin when Crue
10.
Weight of Water, The (2000) as Director Of Photography
Photojournalist Jean Janes journeys by yacht to Smuttynose, off the coast of New Hampshire, to photograph the site of a sensational axe murder that occurred a century earlier in which two women were killed. She sets out to sail with her novelist husband Thomas, her brother-in-law Rich and Rich's new
11.
Mummy, The (1999) as Director Of Photography
Dashing legionnaire Rick O''Connell and Beni, his weasel of a companion, stumble upon the hidden ruins of Hamunaptra while in the midst of a battle in 1923--3,000 years after Imhotep has suffered a fate worse than death--mummification, in which his body wil remain undead for all eternity as punishment for forbidden love. Some years later, as O''Connell languishes in prison awaiting an almost certain execution, he finds that his knowledge of the exact location of Hamunaptra becomes a bargaining tool to save his life. The legendary riches buried beneath the sands of Hamunaptra have become an obsession with both treasure-hunters and archeologists, and O''Connell finds himself in an unlikely alliance with the beautiful, but clumsy Egyptologist Evelyn and her ne''er-do-well brother, Jonathan. The trio leave Cairo for a journey which will take them down the Nile, across the treacherous expanse of the Sahara and to an encounter with a malevolent force with power beyond their imagination.
12.
World Is Not Enough, The (1999) as Director Of Photography
Sir Robert King, an oil magnate friend of James Bond (Agent 007), is murdered during a bombing at his M16 Headquarters. The tycoon''s only heir, the beautiful Elektra King, inherits billions of dollars worth of oil deposits in the Caspian sea--as well as some very unwanted attention. Elektra is threatened with the same deadly fate as her father, unless she changes the route of Sir Robert''s proposed pipeline. Feeling somewhat responsible for the death, as he was unable to fully secure M16 from the bomb, Bond takes on the role of bodyguard for Elektra. Now the world''s oil supply is in peril as 007 battles the assassin, Renard, a rabid anti-capitalist terrorist. He is a hateful, dying, psychopath who feels no pain, due to the fact that he lives with a bullet lodged in his brain. Renard is intent on using the resources of King Enterprises as revenge against his hated enemies at M16. Bond must race to defuse this international power struggle with the world''s oil supply hanging in the balance, aware that he''s the only man who can take the heat between a beautiful heiress, a malicious sociopath, and a world-threatening diabolical plan.
13.
Holy Man (1998) as Director Of Photography
A wandering holy man and inspirational guru, G is targeted by a slimy home shopping network executive to sell products on the air. The executive, Ricky, is on his last warning from his ratings-hungry boss and hopes that G can convey the message, that in today's world, shopping by television can be a
14.
Event Horizon (1997) as Director Of Photography
The year is 2047 and a rescue mission has been sent to salvage the Event Horizon, a ship missing for the last seven years. Only when the rescue team is in deep space, does Dr Weir, the ship's designer, reveal that everything they know about the ship is a lie. He explains that that Event Horizon wa
15.
Butcher Boy (1997) as Director Of Photography
With a temperamental father and a suicidal mother, a bright young Dublin boy grows increasingly demented and homicidal. Moving in and out of insane asylums, he murders a neighbor who sullies the name of his family, while experiencing visions of a saintly angel.
16.
Fierce Creatures (1997) as Director Of Photography
A small, idyllic English zoo is taken over by Octopus, a large multi-national corporation whose hard-nosed chief executive attempts to tame the zoo keepers and change the zoo. He sends his marketing genius son and a female customer relations executive to the zoo to try to find a way to make it more
17.
101 Dalmatians (1996) as Director Of Photography
Cruella DeVil owns and runs the fashionable House DeVil, catering to her two passions: clothes and fur. But when her most talented and industrious designer, Anita, falls hopelessly in love and marries beau Roger, Cruella is threatened by the shift in loyalty. Paying a visit to the newlyweds'' home, her temper thaws when she finds that a litter of Dalmation puppies is due. Intent upon adding them to her growing collection, she brandishes her check book only to discover the pups are not for sale. However, Cruella doesn''t understand the word no, and she sends her hapless henchmen Jasper and Horace to steal what can''t be bought. As Cruella preens in readiness for her new finery, the entire canine kingdom is racing to rescue the pups.
18.
Judge Dredd (1995) as Director Of Photography
Judge Dredd is a legendary futuristic lawman renowned for his iron-fisted procedures. When Dredd is framed for murder by his enigmatic arch-rival, the entire planet finds itself on a deadly collision course which only the fearless judge can alter. Engineering a dramatic escape from the shuttle carrying him to his space imprisonment, Dredd sets out on a dangerous mission to stop the perpetrator from taking control and in the process discovers a startling secret about his own origins.
19.
City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold (1994) as Director Of Photography
The West calls again in the hilarious comedy sequel "City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly''s Gold" (1994). New Yorker Mitch Robbins (Crystal) is back in the city and ready to put his adventures on the dusty trail behind him, but a treasure map and brotherly duties compel him to pull on some cowboy boots and go chasing through the Nevada desert. This laugh-out-loud follow-up to the 1991 smash hit "City Slickers" stars Billy Crystal, Jack Palance and Daniel Stern.
20.
1492: The Conquest of Paradise (1992) as Director Of Photography
Story about the exploits of Christopher Columbus, spanning 23 years.
21.
Thelma & Louise (1991) as Director Of Photography
Fighting back against a rapist turns two women on vacation into desperate fugitives.
22.
Tall Guy, The (1989) as Director Of Photography
Romantic comedy about an insecure American actor in London who, after years being a comic's straight man, is finally cast in a smash hit.
23.
Dawning, The (1988) as Director Of Photography
Set in Southern Ireland in 1920, a young woman befriends a revolutionary she finds hiding out in her beach house.
24.
Willow (1988) as Director Of Photography
In a mystical kingdom, a diminutive young farmer embarks on a quest to protect an enchanted infant from an evil queen. This fantasy epic features magic wands, supernatural fairies, a giant monster with two heads as well as a swaggering warrior.
25.
Princess Bride, The (1987) as Director Of Photography
A fairy tale about a beautiful girl who is to be married to a nasty prince, but who is in love with another.
26.
Aliens (1986) as Director Of Photography
Space marines mount a mission to rescue a colony invaded by deadly creatures.
27.
Alien (1979) as Camera Focus
The crew of a broken down space ship accidentally picks up a deadly alien life form.

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