Tag Archives: English

Jack Hill – The Big Doll House (1971)

Synopsis:
Beautiful women prisoners are abused in a Philippine prison, until 5 of them plot an escape by taking the evil female warden hostage with the reluctant help of 2 male fruit vendors. Read More »

John Trent – Vengeance is Mine AKA Sunday in the Country (1974) (HD)

Three vicious thugs are on the run in rural America after robbing a local bank. They seek refuge at the home of a reclusive farmer, but he is prepared for their arrival and holds them at gunpoint. Unable to let them simply wait for the law, he decides to take them into into his cellar and torture them a little before the police arrive. Read More »

Andrew Horn – Doomed Love (1984)

Quote:
Depressed after losing his lover a long time ago, Andre visits a psychiatrist. While in the doctor’s waiting room, he strikes up a friendship with Lois, the doctor’s receptionist, and later with Lois’ husband, Bob. Although the couple want to help Andre recover from his depression, Andre finds himself unable to pull his life out of the past. Read More »

Sidney Lumet & Joseph L. Mankiewicz – King: A Filmed Record… Montgomery to Memphis (1970)

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King: A Filmed Record… Montgomery to Memphis

King: A Filmed Record… Montgomery To Memphis is a 1970 American documentary film biography of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., presented in the form of newsreel footage and segments of recordings by Dr. King, framed by celebrity narrators, including Marlon Brando, Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Ruby Dee, James Earl Jones, Clarence Williams III, Burt Lancaster, Ben Gazzara, Charlton Heston, Harry Belafonte, The movie was produced by Richard Kaplan and Ely Landau. Read More »

Robert Rossen – All the King’s Men (1949) (HD)

The rise and fall of a corrupt politician, who makes his friends richer and retains power by dint of a populist appeal. Read More »

Steven Schachter – The Water Engine (1992)

Plot summary:
Key themes that provide an important backdrop for the film are the Great Depression, a sense of political and social unrest with the related issue of the powerful vs. the weak, and a sense that the country is entering an age of science that will bring great wonders to all. Lang (Macy), a drill press operator in a huge, ominous factory, cares for his blind sister (LuPone) and the two of them dream of a way to a better life with his water engine. The film is about hopes and dreams against the reality of the Depression and powerful forces. Read More »

Michael Schultz – Cooley High (1975)

Quote:
Set in the 1960s, Cooley High is a slice-of-life tale of high school students coping with the challenges of every day life growing up in the Chicago housing projects. “Preach” (Glynn Turman) and “Cochise” (Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs) are two black high school students, and best friends, who see their lives irrevocably changed by circumstances in the dramatic-comedy Cooley High. Read More »