Bartleby is a 2001 comedy/drama film adaptation of Herman Melville's short story "Bartleby, the Scrivener". The film was directed by Jonathan Parker, and stars Crispin Glover as Bartleby, and David Paymer as his boss. The film diverges from Melville's story, setting it in a modern office and adding sitcom-style humor, with an element of surrealism.
, 1h45 Directed byWarren Beatty, Hayao Miyazaki, Robert Zemeckis OriginUSA GenresThriller, Comedy, Action, Adventure, Crime ThemesMafia films, Gangster films ActorsWarren Beatty, Madonna, Al Pacino, Dustin Hoffman, James Caan, Glenne Headly Rating61% At an illegal card game, a young street urchin (Charlie Korsmo) witnesses the massacre of a group of mobsters named Shoulders (Stig Eldred), Stooge (Jim Wilkey), the Rodent (Neil Summers), the Brow (Chuck Hicks) and Little Face (Lawrence Steven Meyers) at the hands of Flattop (William Forsythe) and Itchy (Ed O'Ross), two of the hoods on the payroll of Alphonse "Big Boy" Caprice (Al Pacino). Big Boy's crime syndicate is aggressively taking over small businesses in the city. Detective Dick Tracy (Warren Beatty) catches the urchin (who calls himself "Kid") in an act of petty theft. After rescuing him from a ruthless host, Tracy temporarily adopts him with the help of his girlfriend, Tess Truehart (Glenne Headly).
, 1h33 Directed byDiane Keaton OriginUSA GenresDrama, Comedy, Comedy-drama ActorsAndie MacDowell, John Turturro, Michael Richards, Maury Chaykin, Celia Weston, Jack McGee Rating66% Steven Lidz, jeune enfant de douze ans, est malheureux depuis que sa mère est malade. En effet, cette dernière vient d'apprendre qu'il ne lui reste plus qu'un mois à vivre. Sid, son mari, n'arrive pas à surmonter la nouvelle. Steven tente alors de trouver ce qui lui manque pour donner un sens à sa vie en partant vivre chez ses deux oncles. Ce sont deux hommes farfelus. Après quelque temps, Steven commence à changer, mais ses parents désirent qu'il revienne vivre à la maison. Néanmoins, Steven a beaucoup changé depuis qu'il est parti : il est maintenant heureux et populaire.
, 1h34 ActorsRob LaBelle, Jan Rubes, David Paymer, Allan Rich, Seymour Cassel, Bill Mondy Rating59% The Burial Society tells the story of Sheldon Kasner, whose existence has recently turned to one of quiet anxiety. His workload is mounting as his reimbursement for it continues to diminish, and Sheldon justifiably falls into a deep depression. Despite being a highly unlikely candidate for organized crime, he is drawn into a complicit money-laundering scam that doesn't run as planned. With a two-million-dollar debt on his hands, Sheldon devises a complicated plan: staging his own death with the help of the Chevrah Kadisha, or the "Burial Society," a mysterious group of devout Jewish men who have dedicated themselves to preparing dead bodies for their final resting place. Unbeknownst to Sheldon, the Burial Society sees the incompetent businessman as the only hope for the continued existence of their tradition. As they initiate him into their peculiar, ritualistic world, Sheldon believes his life is leisurely getting back on track; however, the men of the Burial Society may have something else in mind for him.
, 2h4 Directed byDavid Lynch OriginUSA GenresDrama, Thriller, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Crime, Romance ThemesTransport films, Films about automobiles, Road movies ActorsNicolas Cage, Laura Dern, Willem Dafoe, Crispin Glover, Diane Ladd, Isabella Rossellini Rating71% Lovers Lula and Sailor are separated after he is jailed for killing a man who attacked him with a knife; the assailant, Bobby Ray Lemon, was hired by Lula's mother, Marietta Fortune. Upon Sailor's release, Lula picks him up at the prison where she hands him his snakeskin jacket. They go to a hotel where she reserved a room, make love and go to see the speed metal band Powermad. At the club, Sailor gets into a fight with a man who flirts with Lula, and then leads the band in a rendition of Elvis Presley's "Love Me". Later, back in the room, after making love again, Sailor and Lula finally decide to run away to California, breaking Sailor's parole. Marietta arranges for private detective Johnnie Farragut – her on-off boyfriend – to find them and bring them back. Unbeknownst to Farragut, however, Marietta also hires gangster Marcellus Santos to track them, and kill Sailor. Santos's minions capture and kill Farragut, sending Marietta into a guilt-fueled psychosis.