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Tue
04
Oct
2005
 
  • Colour
Documentary that chronicles how Francis Ford Coppola'sApocalypse Now (1979) was plagued by extraordinary script, shooting, budget, and casting problems--nearly destroying the life and career of the celebrated director.
Tue
29
Jan
2008
 
  • Colour
A dramatization of the real-life Johnson County War in 1890 Wyoming, in which a sheriff born into wealth attempts to protect immigrant farmers from rich cattle interests.
Wed
04
Apr
2012
 
  • Biographical crime drama
  • New Zealand
  • Colour
  • 97 mins.
This is the film that launched the career of Kate Winslet, who within three years of appearing in this fact-based New Zealand drama was starring in Titanic. It also transformed the fortunes of director Peter Jackson, who went from making ingenious schlock horrors such as Bad Taste…
Wed
22
Jun
2016
 
  • Adventure, Drama
  • Japan
  • B&W
  • 139 mins.
See the film that inspired George Lucas’s Star Wars! Two peasants in feudal Japan are returning home through war torn territory and stumble across a princess and defeated general hiding out in a mountain fortress. Tricked into helping them escape with the promise of gold and pursued…
Tue
20
Jul
2010
 
Tue
14
Jul
2015
 
  • Classic western
  • USA
  • B&W
  • 85 mins.
The former Marshall of Hadleyville, New Mexico, Will Kane (Gary Cooper) prepares to leave the small town to start a new life with his bride, Amy (Grace Kelly),when he hears that a criminal he put behind bars has been set free and is seeking revenge. As the…
Tue
27
Sep
2016
 
  • Crime thriller
  • USA
  • B&W
  • 100 mins.
When Roy “Mad Dog” Earle (Humphrey Bogart) is released from prison after serving time for bank robbery he is met by a henchman of Big Mac, a crime boss who has planned a daring jewel heist at a resort for rich tourists. Released early because of the…
Tue
29
Jul
2008
 
  • Colour
An aging chief's last stand, lessons for the new, and the education of a young chief-to-be played against harsh Nature in Nepal's Dolpo. When his son dies returning from Tibet's salt lakes, Tinle blames Karma, his son's friend, refuses to give Karma his blessing as the new…
Tue
23
Nov
2010
 
Tue
26
Jun
2018
 
  • Western
  • USA
  • 111 mins.
Former blacklisted Martin Ritt ("Hud") directs this superior revisionist western, with a liberal slant, based on the novel by Elmore Leonard. It's a variant on John Ford's 1939 ‘Stagecoach’, as the outcast hero (played by Paul Newman) instead of running away from civilization in his final desperate…
Tue
16
Jun
2015
 
  • Comedy
  • USA
  • B&W
  • 68 mins.
The zaniest Marx Brothers comedy of them all with an anarchic finale involving banana peels, a chariot, an elastic band and a whole lot of footballs! Scheming president of Huxley University Quincy Adams Wagstaff, (Groucho Marx) hires two misfits he mistakes for professional footballers to win a…
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