During a sweltering Sydney summer, architect Stephen West faces determined community opposition to his greatest opus, a $200 million inner-city development called the Eden Project. The developer, Peter Houseman, hires goons to forcibly remove squatters and protesters from a line of old terraces that are to be demolished. Local newspaper publisher Mary Ford enlists union help to ban work on the project. Fiery activist Kate Dean rallies the divided residents, some of whom want to sell out. At a swanky Christmas party, she poses as a waitress in order to tip food over Houseman. When Ford disappears, architect West and activist Dean become uneasy allies in an attempt to find out what happened.
Policeman Jack Welles finds himself in possession of the pay off from a huge drug deal. He decides to keep the money but his plans turn sour when he discovers his wife with her young lover. In the ensuing struggle the lovers mistakenly believe they have killed Jack. They take the money and run, pursued by Jack and a hit man from the drug syndicate. The action explodes as they each fight for their own desires and obsessions.
When a deranged janitor announces his plot to hold a university to ransom, a plucky young student and her police bodyguard find themselves pushed to the limit as the killer pursues them across campus. Hungarian director Jenő Hódi captures the seamier of New York City circa 1989 in a film reminiscent of the work of his mentor Brian De Palma.
Married just out of high school and eager to be on their own, Roslyn and Michael soon discover that family life isn’t all that it seems. As their relationship begins to suffer, Michael looks for love on the side while Roslyn is led astray by her rebellious best friend. When Roslyn starts to believe that good times can only be found with bad boys like the cool but volatile Joey, her once-happy life is at risk of coming to an unexpected end.
Paul Yaeger, an ex-CIA agent, takes a nightclub job where his former lover Jacqueline strips tantalizingly in a glass cage for any man who can pay the price. For some, the price is death. Her boss Marko is a notorious gun runner, diamond smuggler and drug dealer protected by a corrupt cop, Det. Montrachet. Knowing Marko would kill them if he knew, Paul and Jacqueline decide to tempt fate when they renew their carnal love affair.
A thriller about a man, Dr. Wolcott, who is wrongfully acquitted of charges that he molested his daughter, Dinah. The deputy district attorney, Joey, takes Dinah with her seeking refuge from Dr. Wolcott’s molestation.
A bank accountant, who moonlights as a high-priced call girl, becomes embroiled in the lives of a money launderer, his seductive wife, and his bodyguard who blackmails her to help the FBI entrap him with his latest money laundering scheme.
In this thriller, an orphan with ESP is engaged to help solve the abduction of a wealthy Englishwoman by her aunt. The rich woman’s brother and the local cabbie believe in the girl’s mysterious talent. Therefore, they are terrified that she will lead the authorities to the woman’s corpse.