Kelly McGillis

  • Samantha Lang – The Monkey’s Mask (2000)

    1991-2000AustraliaDramaQueer Cinema(s)Samantha Lang

    Jill Fitzpatrick is a 28-year old, street-smart, out-of-work private investigator wishing she wasn’t celibate.
    Eager for the taste of adrenaline, she accepts a job investigating the disappearance of Mickey, a young female student. Jill quickly strikes a spark with the seductive Diana, Mickey’s poetry lecturer.
    But it is not long before Mickey’s strangled body is found. Distrusting the cops, Mickey’s grief-stricken parents ask Jill to find her murderer. Jill is soon hurled into a passionate liaison with Diana as she enters the surprisingly seamy underworld of Mickey’s life, looking for clues to her murder.Read More »

  • Robert Ellis Miller – Reuben, Reuben (1983)

    1981-1990ComedyDramaRobert Ellis MillerUSA

    TV Guide writes:
    Gowan McGland (Tom Conti) is a Scottish poet who is finding life something of a burden since his inspiration evaporated about five years ago. Now he is reduced to performing readings of his work to groups of adoring middle-aged women and bored college students, doing his best to take away the pain by sleeping with as many of his female fans as possible and drinking himself into a stupor. At the moment he is living in New England where his readings have gone down well, and his list of conquests has grown – but what if McGland were to actually fall in love, would that make him a changed man?Read More »

  • Peter Yates – The House on Carroll Street (1987)

    1981-1990DramaPeter YatesThrillerUSA

    Quote:
    Emily Crane is fired after refusing to give names to a 1951 House Un-American Activities Committee, and takes a part-time job as companion to an old lady. One day her attention is drawn to a noisy argument being conducted largely in German in a neighbouring house, the more so since one of those involved is her main senator prosecutor. Starting to look into things, she gradually enlists the help of FBI officer Cochran who was initially detailed to check her out. Just as well when things turn nasty.Read More »

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