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Amos Poe – Alphabet City (1984)

This stylishly photographed drama is set in the Lower East Side area known as “Alphabet City.” There 19-year-oldJohnny has become a drug lord in charge of the neighborhood gangs and pushers. Unfortunately, he too has a boss and when he asks Johnny to burn down the tenement building that houses his mother and sister, the boy refuses and decides to go straight for the sake of his wife and child. This doesn’t set well with his boss who sends gangsters out to kill him. Of course, the gangsters have to catch Johnny first. Read More »

Amos Poe – The Foreigner (1978)

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Underground filmmaker Amos Poe (“Blank Generation”) wrote and directed this punk-flavored thriller about a terrorist agent whose mission in New York exposes him to constant danger and a bizarre array of friends and enemies. Eric Mitchell, Patti Astor star, with appearances by The Cramps and Debbie Harry. Read More »