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William Wyler – Dodsworth (1936)

After selling his Ohio auto-parts plant, Sam hopes to celebrate his retirement by taking his wife Fran on a romantic getaway to Europe. Instead, Sam and Fran begin to grow apart, realizing they want different things from life… Read More »

Don Dohler – Fiend (1980)

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An evil spirit Possesses the corpse of a diseased man. It must absorb the life energy of the living, in order for the corpse to not rot away. It moves to the suburbs, where, a neighbor begins to suspect something isn’t right. Read More »

Roger Corman – Carnival Rock (1957)

Synopsis: Christy runs a rock and roll nightclub on a carnival pier with his righ-hand-man Benny. Christy has a crush on the club’s star, Natalie Cook, but she has eyes for Stanley, a local business man, who wants to buy out the club. When the club is sold and Christy is asked to stay on, as a party clown, he plots to destroy the club and abduct Natalie away from Stanley.

This early Corman movie stars Dick Miller and the Platters! Read More »

Nils Poppe – Pengar – en tragikomisk saga AKA Money (1946)

Harry Orvar Larsson is a poor vagabond, walking the country roads and living on nothing but sunshine and generosity. To get some money in his pocket he becomes a helping hand for seven lumberjackers way out in the sticks. What Orvar does not know that he stands to inherit a large fortune – if he declares himself on time… Read More »

Chuck Jones – Duck Amuck (1953)

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The short-tempered Daffy Duck must improvise madly as the backgrounds, his costumes, the soundtrack, even his physical form, shifts and changes at the whim of the animator. Read More »

Jeff Gillen & Alan Ormsby – Deranged AKA Deranged: Confessions of a Necrophile (1974)

Synopsis:
A man living in rural Wisconsin takes care of his bed-ridden mother, who is very domineering and teaches him that all women are evil. After she dies he misses her, so a year later he digs her up and takes her home. He learns about taxidermy and begins robbing graves to get materials to patch her up, and inevitably begins looking for fresher sources of materials. Based closely on the true story of Ed Gein. Read More »

Dietrich Haugk – Der Kommissar – Als die Blumen Trauer trugen (EP 39) aka The Day the Flowers were mourning (1971)

Dr. Trotta is shot at night in his garden. He was a fan of the odd band “Joker Five” among which Keller suspects the perpetrator. The female singer of this band, a friend of Trottas son Peter, died a few weeks earlier of complications of an abortion. A direct guilt can be proved, but who bears the moral responsibility for the tragic event? Read More »