MYSTERY DATE
1991, Park Circus/MGM, 97 min, USA, Dir: Jonathan Wacks

Tom (Ethan Hawke) pines for his neighbor’s beautiful housesitter, Geena (Teri Polo), but doesn’t have the courage to tell her until his older brother shows up unexpectedly to make his dreams come true. Given a fancy car, cash and the ideal date itinerary, Tom is now ready to take Geena on the perfect date. What Tom doesn’t know is that his brother has been living a life of crime; when it spills over into Tom’s evening, he and Geena must avoid killers, carnage and mosh pits if they want to survive to see a second date.


SECRET ADMIRER
1985, Park Circus/MGM, 90 min, USA, Dir: David Greenwalt

On the last day of school, Michael (C. Thomas Howell) receives an anonymous love letter. Hoping it’s from popular girl Deborah (Kelly Preston), he decides to send her a love note as well with the help of his best friend, Toni (Lori Loughlin). But these letters end up in the wrong hands, causing confusion for all who read them. Can true love triumph over the chaos and unite the real secret admirers? Dee Wallace, Leigh Taylor-Young, Fred Ward and Corey Haim are among the fine supporting cast.


FRANCES HA
2012, IFC Films, 86 min, USA/Brazil, Dir: Noah Baumbach

Frances (Greta Gerwig) lives in New York, but she doesn’t really have an apartment. Frances is an apprentice for a dance company, but she's not really a dancer. Frances has a best friend named Sophie, but they aren’t really speaking anymore. Frances throws herself headlong into her dreams, even as their possible reality dwindles. Frances wants so much more than she has but lives her life with unaccountable joy and lightness. FRANCES HA is a modern comic fable that explores New York, friendship, class, ambition, failure and redemption.


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