Jon Turteltaub's WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING & George Armitage's GROSSE POINTE BLANK
John Turteltaub's WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING (PG, 1995, 103 min)
Sandra Bullock stars as Lucy, a lonely subway worker, who becomes smitten with a handsome stranger (Peter Gallagher). But when she saves his life---after he's been mugged and fallen into a coma---his hilariously offbeat family mistakes her for his fiancee!. Soon, the mix-ups escalate as Lucy fabricates a life between herself and a man she's never met! And when Lucy falls for his charming brother (Bill Pullman) the situation really gets uproarious as she's forced to make a choice between the two!
Geororge Armitage's GROSSE POINTE BLANK (R, 1997, 107 min)
Martin Blank (John Cusack) is a burnt-out man who has just botched his last kill. He's given one chance to atone. Accordingly, his next job takes him to his hometown of Detroit and his impending 10-year high school reunion. He can't help but hearken back, and especially hearken back to Debi Newberry (Minnie Driver) who today is a popular radio DJ. Things are looking up until his arch rival (Dan Aykroyd) joins the party, aiming to blow the competition away.
Friday, September 7