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Tue
30
Mar
2010
 
Tue
31
May
2011
 
  • Classic film noir
  • USA
  • B&W
  • 103 mins.
  This classic thriller from director Billy Wilder is one of the best-loved examples of film noir ever made. Based on a short story by James M Cain (author of The Postman Always Rings Twice), and with a crackling screenplay co-written by Raymond Chandler, it follows definitive…
Mon
02
Sep
2019
 
  • Film Noir
  • USA
  • B&W
  • 107 mins.
Billy Wilder’s 1944 film noir crime masterwork Double Indemnity, co-written by Wilder and Raymond Chandler, with the screenplay was based on James M. Cain's 1943 novella of the same name, stars Fred MacMurray as an insurance salesman, Barbara Stanwyck as a provocative housewife who wishes her husband…
Tue
13
May
2008
 
  • Colour
In Los Angeles, a mysterious driver (Ryan O'Neal) is a sad man of few words that drives getaway car in robberies. One day, he participates of a heist of a casino and a player (Isabelle Adjani) is the main witness. However, she tells to the detective (Bruce…
Tue
25
Jan
2005
 
  • Colour
DRUNK ON WOMEN AND POETRY; In a time of political and social unrest in nineteenth-century Korea, an uncouth, self-taught painter explores his natural talent amidst the repressive world around him.
Mon
18
May
2015
 
  • Comedy
  • USA
  • B&W
  • 68 mins.
Madness and laughs aplenty are unleashed when the bankrupt state of Freedonia appoints Rufus T. Firefly (Groucho Marx) as its leader at the request of wealthy patron Mrs. Teasdale (the wonderfully deadpan Margaret Dumont). Featuring some of the best comic sequences ever filmed including the famous "mirror…
Tue
20
Aug
2013
 
  • Drama. Romance
  • USA
  • Colour
  • 115 mins.
East of Eden (1955) is director Elia Kazan's updated re-telling of the Biblical story of rival brothers, Cain and Abel and a paradise lost. Writer Paul Osborn's screenplay adapted John Steinbeck's 1952 novel with the same title for this dramatic Warner Bros. film. [The film tells only…
Tue
10
Mar
2015
 
  • Comedy Drama
  • USA
  • B&W
  • 126 mins.
Director Tim Burton's loving homage to Movie Director, screenwriter, actor, and producer Edward Davis Wood, Jr. whose 1950's Horror, Western and Science Fiction films earned him a celebrated reputation as one of the worst but most exuberant directors of all time. Johnny Depp is perfectly cast as…
Tue
10
Nov
2009
 
A dramatization of the Black Sox scandal when the underpaid Chicago White Sox accepted bribes to deliberately lose the 1919 World Series.
Tue
03
May
2022
 
  • Dra,a
  • Hungary
  • Colour
  • 74 mins.
Revolutionary in form as well as content, Electra, My Love is one of the great Miklós Jancsó's finest works. Shot in twelve beautiful, intricately choreographed long takes by cinematographer János Kende, and expressing political ideas that were forbidden in 1970s Hungary, it is a searing exposé of…
Tue
23
Aug
2022
 
  • Drama
  • USA / UK / Italy
  • Colour
  • 116 mins.
John Huston's 1981 sports-war drama Escape To Victory contains a plethora of real footballers in starring roles. Based on Zoltán Fábri's iconic Two Halves In Hell, Escape To Victory focuses on a group of Allied POW's, who are forced to play a rigged exhibition match of football…
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