Bronx Park East, a blue-collar neighborhood where dreams die hard, is the home of Mikey Roman, a sandlot baseball pitcher, struggling to keep his fastball under control as a local Major League Scout intently watches him hurl from the sandlot hill. On the sidelines, Mikey’s father, Bobby, a solitary man battling alcoholism and the drudgery of his life as a union construction worker grasps desperately onto one last hope: seeing his son in the Major Leagues. But after throwing a wild pitch that strikes a batter in the face in front of the scout, Mikey suddenly becomes disillusioned with baseball and on a fateful night resorts back to the neighborhood bar to seek comfort among his longtime friends. Soon violence and death erupt, shaking Mikey who turns back to Bobby only to find him drunk and despairing. With one last chance at pro ball, Mikey must contain his rage and focus on escaping his father's fate--because if he fails, he will almost certainly be doomed to repeat it.
World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.
After a little white lie about losing her virginity gets out, a clean cut high school girl sees her life paralleling Hester Prynne's in "The Scarlet Letter," which she is currently studying in school - until she decides to use the rumor mill to advance her social and financial standing.
Milo Boyd is a bounty hunter whose latest gig is rather satisfying, as he finds out that the bail-skipper he must chase down is his own ex-wife, Nicole -- but she has no intention of getting nabbed without a fight.
This time around Edmund and Lucy Pevensie, along with their pesky cousin Eustace Scrubb find themselves swallowed into a painting and on to a fantastic Narnian ship headed for the very edges of the world.