St. Elmo’s Fire – Joel Schumacher

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St. Elmo’s Fire

Joel Schumacher

Genre: Comedy

Price: $ 4.99

Release Date: June 28, 1985


Seven friends, recent college graduates, are searching for a place in the real world, as they face issues of career and commitment. Leslie and Alec (Ally Sheedy and Judd Nelson) try to save a crumbling romance. Wendy (Mare Winningham), a shy virgin, hides a love for Billy (Rob Lowe), a reluctant father/husband still searching for goals. Kevin (Andrew McCarthy) is a cynical writer who scorns love until he realizes he's in love with his best friend's girl. Kirby (Emilio Estevez), a law student, obsessively pursues an older woman. The beautiful, neurotic Jules (Demi Moore) paints a poignant picture of life in the fast lane. Against the backdrop of St. Elmo's, their local hang-out, they save, betray and love one another as only the closest of friends can.

© © 1985 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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Flatliners – Joel Schumacher

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Flatliners

Joel Schumacher

Genre: Drama

Price: $ 4.99

Release Date: August 10, 1990


Are you afraid to die? Kiefer Sutherland isn't. He's an ambitious, charismatic medical student who persuades classmates Julia Roberts and Kevin Bacon to take part in a reckless experiment. To see if there is life after death, they will kill themselves: temporarily shut down ("flatline") their heart and brain functions to briefly experience clinical death. After Sutherland survives the first experiment, the others flatline for increasingly longer intervals. But their horror begins when they realize that although they've come back alive… they haven't come back alone. FLATLINERS is a chilling suspense thriller of obsession, fear and redemption that will take you across the line to a place where terror lives forever.

© © 1990 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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The Client – Joel Schumacher

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The Client

Joel Schumacher

Genre: Thriller

Price: $ 6.99

Rental Price: $ 0.99

Release Date: July 20, 1994


11-year-old Mark Sway, torn between what he knows and what he can never tell. A hitman will kill Mark if the boy reveals what he knows. An ambitious federal prosecutor (Jones) will keep the pressure on until Mark tells all. Mark is now a pawn in a deadly game. And his only ally is a courageous attorney (Sarandon) who risks her career – and unexpectedly, her life – for him.

© © 1994 Monarchy Enterprises B.V. and Warner Bros. All Rights Reserved.

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Falling Down – Joel Schumacher

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Falling Down

Joel Schumacher

Genre: Action & Adventure

Price: $ 7.99

Rental Price: $ 2.99

Release Date: May 28, 1993


Academy Award-winners Michael Douglas ("Disclosure," "Wall Street," and "Basic Instinct") and Robert Duvall ("A Civil Action," "The Godfather") star with Emmy-winner and Oscar-nominee Barbara Hershey ("Portrait of a Lady," "Hannah and Her Sisters") in this action-drama about a man's odyssey into madness, prompted by the effects of modern city life. It follows two ordinary men: a laid-off defense worker (Douglas) driven beyond frustration in an endless traffic jam now on a path of violence and potential self destruction, and an LAPD detective (Duvall), only hours away from retirement who is determined to find him and stop his vigilante acts. Directed by hit-maker Joel Schumacher ("Batman Forever," "The Client"). The New York Times called this "a wickedly mischievous, entertaining suspense thriller…"

© © 1992 Regency, Canal and Warner Bros. All Rights Reserved.

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A Time to Kill – Joel Schumacher

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A Time to Kill

Joel Schumacher

Genre: Thriller

Price: $ 4.99

Rental Price: $ 0.99

Release Date: August 15, 1996


It's summer, and conflict simmers just below the surface of a steamy Southern town. Passions ignite after the brutal rape of a young black girl, and suddenly it's a time to question, to rage and to kill. Into this cauldron of bigotry and vengeance enters an idealistic young lawyer who risks his job, his home and his family to fight for justice in this hard-edged adaptation of John Grisham's best-selling novel.

© © 1996 A Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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The Phantom of the Opera (2004) – Joel Schumacher

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The Phantom of the Opera (2004)

Joel Schumacher

Genre: Musicals

Price: $ 9.99

Rental Price: $ 2.99

Release Date: December 22, 2004


From director Joel Schumacher ("Phone Booth," "A Time to Kill") comes this big-screen adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash-hit stage musical! The Phantom, a disfigured musical genius, haunts the catacombs beneath the Paris Opera, waging a reign of terror over its occupants. He takes an interest in a young singer and, through tutelage and terror, helps her rise to stardom, only to see her fall in love with a handsome young man. The Phantom vows revenge and kidnaps her to be his eternal bride, but ultimately is transformed by the compassion of the young woman, and the love she feels for her young man, making the ultimate sacrifice in order that she may live and be happy. Starring Gerard Butler ("300," "Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life"), Emmy Rossum ("The Day After Tomorrow," "Mystic River"), Oscar-nominee Miranda Richardson ("The Hours," "Sleepy Hollow"), Emmy and Golden Globe-nominee Patrick Wilson ("Hard Candy," TV's "Angels in America"), Simon Callow ("Shakespeare in Love") and Ciarán Hinds ("Road to Perdition," "The Sum of All Fears"). Nominated for three Academy Awards!

© © 2004 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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Eighteen-year-old Darby Schumacher is trying to create a safer and healthier world for newborns. The 2014 Thiel Fellowship finalist is working to develop an alert system that tracks vital signs in babies to help combat Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. The Tennessee native explains what prompted her to start the project and why she wants to become an entrepreneur.
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Dorothee Schumacher RTW Spring 2016

There was a personal letter from Dorothee Schumacher addressed to each attendee waiting on his or her seat at the designer’s two back-to-back shows at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin’s new, more intimate Stage venue. It was a welcome note, but also almost a manifesto, encouraging guests to try to be grounded and find the path to beauty — and hence paradise.

If that sounds a tad heavy, the clothes Schumacher sent forth from her stage-set garden were anything but. Abstract and tropical flowers — inspired by Japanese photographer Shigeo Goto — grew wild in different sizes and colors in one outfit, while elongated patches with thickly embroidered fantasy blooms added yet another botanic element to looks that nonetheless felt stylishly urban.

There was a length and a volume for all female sizes and shapes, from short, mid and long skirts that swung wide or fell closer to the body. Square little jackets in novelty florals or raw-edged raffia were sometimes cut out at the shoulders as were dresses and tops; lace-up closures and eyelet variations provided further airy effects. As one key German buyer summed it up, “It was all so pretty and fresh, and I loved how healthy the girls looked.”

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The Lost Boys – Joel Schumacher

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The Lost Boys

Joel Schumacher

Genre: Thriller

Price: $ 7.99

Rental Price: $ 2.99

Release Date: July 31, 1987


Sleep all day. Party all night. Never grow old. Never die. It's fun to be a vampire. When a single mother and her two sons move to the sleepy seaside California town of Santa Clara, they discover much more than they anticipated in this visually stunning blend of hip humor, horror and rock 'n' roll about the most compelling group of contemporary vampires ever to put fang to vein.

© © 1987 Warner Bros. All Rights Reserved.

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