Classics

Luigi Filippo D’Amico – Il Presidente del Borgorosso Football Club AKA The President of the Borgorosso Football Club (1970)

Hilarious comedy on the world of football fans !
16 March 2002 | by skulli99 – IMDB review

Albero Sordi is known in Italy, not only for his many comical and dramatic film roles but also for playing parts which reflected the new realities of Italian society.In 1970 the football sports industry was nothing new , but a comedy/comical film about it definitely was.

Albero Sordi plays the part of Benito Fornaciari, a pale, religiously devout Catholic Upper Middle class Italian, who inherits from a long lost uncle a minor league football club , of all things !! He decides to visit the club so as to sell it.But the local population has other ideas ,through an almost armed uprising they “force” him not to sell the club, but rather, lead it to other glories on the football field. Read More »

Clyde Bruckman & Harold Lloyd – Movie Crazy (1932)

Synopsis:
Harold Hall, an accident prone young man with little or no acting ability, desperately wants to be in pictures. After a mix-up with his application photograph, he gets an offer to have a screen-test, and goes off to Hollywood… Read More »

Clyde Bruckman & Harold Lloyd – Feet First (1930)

Synopsis:
Ambitious shoe salesman, Harold, unknowingly meets the boss’ daughter and tells her he is a leather tycoon. The rest of the film he spends hiding his true circumstances, in the store and later on a ship. Trying to deliver a letter, he later finds himself dangling high above the street on a building’s scaffolding. Read More »

Jacques Tourneur – I Walked with a Zombie (1943)

A young Canadian nurse (Betsy) comes to the West Indies to care for Jessica, the wife of a plantation manager (Paul Holland). Jessica seems to be suffering from a kind of mental paralysis as a result of fever. When she falls in love with Paul, Betsy determines to cure Jessica even if she needs to use a voodoo ceremony, to give Paul what she thinks he wants. Read More »

Michael Snow – Wavelength (1967) (HD)

Quote:
“Wavelength” was shot in one week in December, 1966, preceded by a year of notes, thoughts, mutterings. It was edited and first print seen in May, 1967. (The Film-Makers’ Cooperative)

Quote:
I wanted to make a summation of my nervous system, religious inklings, and aesthetic ideas. I was thinking of, planning for a time monument in which the beauty and sadness of equivalence would be celebrated, thinking of trying to make a definitive statement of pure Film space and time, a balancing of “illusion” and “fact,” all about seeing. Read More »

Nick Grinde – The Man They Could Not Hang (1939)

When Dr. Savaard’s experiment in cryonics is interrupted by the short-sighted authorities, his volunteer dies, and he is condemned to death. He vows vengeance if he can survive his own hanging. Read More »

Harry Keller – Tarnished (1950)

Plot
Dorothy Patrick, Republic Pictures’ all-purpose leading lady, heads the cast of Tarnished. Arthur Franz co-stars as Bud Dolliver, who returns to his hometown after a hitch in the Marines. Because of Bud’s previous bad reputation, the townsfolk assume that he’s been in prison. Despite his protestations, everyone chooses to believe the worst of Dolliver — everyone, that is, except his childhood sweetheart Lou Dolliver (Patrick). Eventually, a crisis arises which allows Bud to prove himself once and for all. Former “Henry Aldrich” James Lydon is most effective in an sympathetic supporting role. Read More »