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Brian G. Hutton – Kelly’s Heroes (1970)

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During World War II, German Colonel Dankhopf (David Hurst) is captured by the Americans, but before he can be interrogated, an artillery barrage hits the camp. However, Lieutenant Kelly (Clint Eastwood) manages to reach the Colonel, get him drunk, and learn that he is on a secret mission to ship sixteen million dollars of gold to a base in France. Kelly is determined to get the gold, and plans for himself and a few of his fellow soldiers to slip into enemy territory and steal the bullion. Read More »

Sydney Pollack – The Slender Thread (1965)

Plot Synopsis by Paul Brenner
Sidney Pollack marked his feature film directing debut with this taut suspense drama, based upon an actual incident reported in Time Magazine. Sidney Poitier stars as Alan Nuell, a student volunteer at a medical clinic in Seattle who answers the phone to find Inge Dyson (Anne Bancroft) on the other end. Inge, depressed about her life, has just taken an overdose of sleeping pills. With Inge slowly dying, Alan tries to keep her talking on the phone while the police try to trace the call and save her life. Inge tells Alan that she has decided to end it all because her husband has discovered that he is not the father of her son. Read More »

Alberto De Martino – L’assassino… è al telefono AKA The Killer… is on the Telephone (1972)


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A woman whose husband was murdered five years previously, is stalked by his killer, who wants to eliminate her as a potential witness. What he doesn’t know is that the shock of his murder caused her to have amnesia, and she doesn’t remember anything. Read More »

Telly Savalas – Beyond Reason (1977)

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Telly Savalas wrote, directed, and starred in this obscure late 70’s thriller.

Savalas stars as Dr. Nicholas Mati, a disturbed psychologist tormented by the memory of a patient that committed suicide. Dr. Mati feels that he was responsible in some sort of way and that he could saved his life. Through flashbacks, we as the audience can get an opinion. I think that the patience was a really tormented soul that wanted suicide; Dr. Mati didn’t have a chance to save him. Read More »