Tape (2001) The nature of memory and truth, the bonds between old friends and lovers are examined with jagged intensity as John arrives at a motel expecting to see old friend Vince but is stunned to be also facing ex girlfriend Amy, and his past. Steeped in venom, deception and manipulation, Tape is a super-taut and superbly acted thriller.
Chelsea Walls (2001) Dylan Thomas, Mark Twain, Thomas Wolfe, Tennessee Williams, Arthur C. Clarke, Robert Crumb, Brendan Behan, Bob Dylan and Sid and Nancy lived (and in some cases died) there. Stories have been set in it. Plays have between written about it. Photographers and painters have recorded its seasons. This is Manhattan's Chelsea Hotel where a novelist, a dancer, a painter, a poet, an aged jazz singer, and a young troubadour have holed up to live a few moments of their lives within its walls.
Ten Tiny Love Stories (2002) Excitement, anticipation, passion, dread, confusion, boredom, loneliness, curiosity, need. An awkward blind date, a plane ride with a strangely attractive Cuban, a chance meeting with an old boyfriend: stories of peculiar intimacy as ten woman with ten very different experiences impart emotionally and psychologically explicit encounters with love. Kathy Baker, Elizabeth Pena, Lisa Gay Hamilton, Radha Mitchell and Alicia Witt are among those offering a moving, honest examination that grows in scope and breadth with each monologue, plucking moments out of time.
Final (2001) Disoriented and distraught, Bill wakes in an isolated ward at a secure facility in Connecticut, doctors assessing and assimilating details of exactly how he got here. He himself is none the wiser. But he has a suspicion that he's been out for more than a short while, that he's been cryogenically frozen and only now been woken in his final hours to be administered a lethal injection. As he jostles wills with Ann, his sympathetic doctor, he desperately tries to discover what in his memory is real, what is imagined and, finally, what is the truth.