1) The giver
Living in a "perfect" world without social ills, a boy approaches the time when he will receive a life assignment from the Elders, but his selection leads him to a mysterious man known as the Giver, who reveals the dark secrets behind the Utopian facade.
He's a boy called Jew. Gypsy. Stopthief. Runt. Happy. Fast. Filthy son of Abraham -- He's a boy who lives in the streets of Warsaw. He's a boy who steals food for himself and the other orphans. He's a boy who believes in bread, and mothers, and angels He's a boy who wants to be a Nazi some day, with tall shiny jackboots and a gleaming Eagle hat of his own. Until the day that suddenly makes him change his mind. When the trains come to empty the Jews...
3) Hooking up
Only yesterday, boys and girls spoke of embracing and kissing (necking) as getting to first base. Second base was deep kissing, plus groping and fondling this and that. Third base was oral sex. Home plate was going all the way. That was yesterday. Here in the year 2000, we can forget about necking. Today's girls and boys have never heard of anything that dainty. Today's first base is deep kissing, now known as tonsil hockey, plus groping and fondling...
4) Three Hotels
Masterfully written by one of America's most lauded playwrights, this deeply human story unfolds in three hotel rooms in Morocco, the Virgin Islands and Oaxaca, Mexico, as a married couple reflect on their lives as players in the game of international business. A devastating tour-de-force of humor, tragedy, and penetrating insight from one of America's premier playwrights.
You're under arrest, sugah! Former Laugh-In star Teresa Graves stars as a charming police detective in this exciting television drama from Emmy-nominated director William A. Graham (Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones). Get Christie Love!, which also stars Harry Guardino and Ron Rifkin, was done in the flavor of the Blaxploitation movies that were popular at the time and kicked off a weekly ABC series of the same name. In what was the character's...
6) Boiler Room
Anyone who says that money is the root of all evil, doesn't have it. Welcome to the new American Dream. Eager to show his aloof father that he can succeed in life, an ambitious, intelligent college dropout takes a job at a small stock brokerage firm, where he meets with great success. But when he learns that the company is selling worthless securities to gullible buyers, he realizes the cost of his ambitions--and how deeply embroiled he has become...