||Side Streets [DVD](1998) DVD
Scorching ensemble drama focuses on five disparate families as they struggle with a New York City heatwave, as well as their own oppressive desires. What results is a compelling look at the diversity of contemporary immigrant life and how people can overcome their differences to find a common ground. Rosario Dawson, Leon, Valeria Golino, Shashi Kapoor star. 120 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 2.0.
Light It Up [DVD](1999) DVD
A protest over a popular teacher's suspension at a run-down Queens high school erupts into chaos when a security guard is accidentally shot. Six students hole up in the library with the wounded guard as their "hostage," using the resulting stand-off with police as a chance to demand better conditions. Compelling urban drama stars Usher Raymond, Rosario Dawson, Robert Ri'chard, Sara Gilbert, Forest Whitaker and Judd Nelson. 99 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital Surround; Subtitles: English, Spanish; featurette; music videos; theatrical trailer; scene access.
Josie And The Pussycats [DVD](2001) DVD
"Josie and The Pussycats...long tails and ears for hats." That curvaceous Archie Comics girls' band is brought to life by Rachael Leigh Cook, Tara Reid and Rosario Dawson in this song-filled comedy. The small-town girls are struggling to make it in the pop world, until record label mogul Parker Posey and assistant Alan Cumming sign them. Their plan: use The Pussycats' music to send secret messages to impressionable teen listeners. 99 min. Widescreen (Enhanced) and Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1, French Dolby Digital 5.1; audio commentary; music videos; deleted scenes; theatrical trailer; DVD-ROM content; scene access.
Sidewalks Of New York [DVD](2001) DVD
Absorbing romantic comedy from writer/actor/director Edward Burns ("The Brothers McMullen") focuses on the interrelated--and often complicated--love lives of six New Yorkers. Interspersed "man on the street" style interviews with the characters further add to this funny and honest examination of life and love in the Big Apple. The ensemble cast also includes Rosario Dawson, Heather Graham, David Krumholtz, Brittany Murphy and Stanley Tucci. 107 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital Surround; Subtitles: English; audio commentary by Burns; "making of" documentary.
Ash Wednesday [DVD](2002) DVD
Set in the mean streets of Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen neighborhood, director/writer/co-star Edward Burns' taut drama of vengeance and redemption finds Irish-American bar owner Burns surprised by the sudden appearance of brother Elijah Wood, thought to have been killed in a gang-related crime three years earlier. Rosario Dawson, Oliver Platt co-star. 99 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English, Spanish; audio commentary by Burns; theatrical trailer.
25th Hour [DVD](2002) DVD
For New Yorker Edward Norton, the night before he's to go to jail to begin serving a seven-year sentence for drug dealing is a chance to say goodbye to girlfriend Rosario Dawson and ex-firefighter father Brian Cox; to spend a final evening clubbing with his friends; to rage against his fate; and to ponder what the future will hold. Director Spike Lee's powerful drama, set against an evocative atmosphere of post-9/11 Manhattan, also stars Philip Seymour Hoffman, Barry Pepper, Anna Paquin. 135 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, French Dolby Digital stereo; deleted scenes; audio commentary by Lee, others; featurette; more.
Men In Black II (Superbit) [DVD](2002) DVD
The black-suited, shades-wearing dynamic duo of Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones are back for more alien fun in this hit sequel. With the Earth's future threatened by leather-clad, multi-tentacled Lara Flynn Boyle and two-headed cohort Johnny Knoxville, Smith "de-neutralizes" Jones out of postal worker retirement to stop the creepy pair. Even wisecracking Frank the pug returns to join the agents. With Rosario Dawson, Rip Torn and Michael Jackson (no, he's not an alien!). 88 min. Sony's Superbit process encodes at double the standard bit rate for better picture resolution and enhanced DTS and Dolby Digital 5.1 sound so viewers can use their existing home theater equipment to its optimal capacity.
Love In The Time Of Money [DVD](2002) DVD
Inspired by Arthur Schnitzler's controversial 1897 play "Reigen," this darkly comedic drama follows a group of lonely New Yorkers as they desperately seek fulfillment. Through a series of interconnected vignettes, the city dwellers struggle with issues of sex, money and the paralyzing power of desire. Ensemble cast features Steve Buscemi, Jill Hennessy, Michael Imperioli, Rosario Dawson, Malcolm Gets, and Carol Kane. 87 min. Soundtrack: English.
The First $20 Million [DVD](2002) DVD
Burnt-out marketing executive Andy Caspar seeks to reboot his life by enlisting a trio of nerdy misfits to design the world's first $99 computer. When the project begins to flounder, it will take the help of a sexy neighbor to make their high-tech dreams come true. Hysterical dot-comedy stars Adam Garcia, Rosario Dawson, Jake Busey and Ethan Suplee. 105 min. AKA: "The First $20 Million Is Always the Hardest." Widescreen (Enhanced) and Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish Dolby Digital Surround; Subtitles: English, Spanish; theatrical trailers.
The Rundown [DVD](2003) DVD
Slam-bang actioner starring the Rock as an enforcer for an L.A. loan shark who's sent to the Brazilian jungle to find and bring back Seann William Scott, his boss's wayward son. Once there, the Rock learns that Scott is in pursuit of a priceless golden idol, which puts the duo at odds with sleazy mine owner Christopher Walken and fortune-hunting bartender Rosario Dawson. 105 min. Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish Dolby Digital Surround, French Dolby Digital Surround; Subtitles: Spanish, French; audio commentary; featurettes; deleted scenes; DVD-ROM content; more.