Claire Denis – Les salauds aka Bastards (2013)

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Plot / Synopsis
Supertanker captain Marco Silvestri is called back urgently to Paris. His sister Sandra is desperate – her husband has committed suicide, the family business has gone under, her daughter is spiralling downwards. Sandra holds powerful businessman Edouard Laporte responsible. Marco moves into the building where Laporte has installed his mistress and her son. But he hasn’t planned for Sandra’s secrets, which muddy the waters… Read More »

Philip Leacock – The War Lover (1962)

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Steve McQueen is Buzz Rickson, a B17 pilot during WWII. Rickson’s brashness serves him well during wartime, but he finds that he feels out of place during everyday civilian life. His more mild-mannered co-pilot, Bo Bolland (Robert Wagner), however, lives only to get through the war to resume his life with his girl, Daphne (Shirley Anne Field). This wartime character study is based on a novel by John Hersey, who also wrote the screenplay. Read More »

Hiroshi Teshigahara – Moetsukita chizu aka The Man Without a Map (1968)

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A private detective is hired to find a missing man by his wife. While his search is unsuccessful, the detective’s own life begins to resemble the man for whom he is searching. (imdb.com) Read More »

Alberto Cavallone – Quickly, spari e baci a colazione (1971)

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QUICKLY, SPARI E BACI A COLAZIONE (1967) Also known as: “Quickly, Shoot and Kiss Before Dinner.” Extremely rare war thriller/ comedy, which seems to take place in South America. Starring Antonio Casale, Magda Kanopka, Claudie Lang, and others. Read More »

Nicholas Jacobs – The Refrigerator (1992)

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When Steven and Eileen moved to New York, they couldn’t believe their luck, a one bedroom apartment for only $200 a month! There had to be something wrong…there was.

The Refrigerator, an ordinary household appliance that turned one couple’s life into a smorgasbord of murder, mayhem, and mayonnaise. First it put the chill into their love life. Then it started killing off friends and neighbors with great relish.

Now with the help of the building super and a mysterious neighbor, this young couple must fight the forces that possess the refrigerator before it puts their marriage – and their lives – on the rocks.

Low-budget cult films like this keep me alive! The acting is awful and so is the directing, but The Refrigerator is just such a hillarious killing machine. It just moves and grabs someone. This film was so funny and just plain wonderful. Ranks up there with one of the surefire cult classics. If this isn’t a cult classic, I don’t know what is. Try to find this film on video. If you can ever find it, buy it because it’s rare and hard to find and A MUST HAVE for anyone serious interested in the horror genre. I found it for $2.00 in some mom and pop store in New Jersey, and I watch it every now and then. You’ll get more then one or two chuckles! ***1/2out of****With writing that’s so bad, it’s good! Read More »

William Tannen – Flashpoint (1984)

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Two Texas border guards find a jeep buried for 20 years in the desert, with a skeleton, a scoped rifle, and a box with $800,000 in cash. They decide to keep the money, but quietly check up on the info they find. Soon the Feds are running all over the place, and it looks like jeep maybe linked to the JFK assassination. But the Feds are trying to cover it up, and eliminate anyone involved with the jeep. Read More »

Henry Hathaway – Shoot Out (1971)

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Storyline:

Clay Lomax, a bank robber, gets out of jail after an 8 year sentence. He is looking after Sam Foley,
the man who betrayed him. Knowing that, Foley hires three men to pay attention of Clay’s steps.
The things get complicated when Lomax, waiting to receive some money from his ex-lover, gets only the
notice of her death and an 8 year old girl, sometimes very annoying, presumed to be his daughter.
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