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Sadat (1983) Starring Louis Gossett Jr.

Sadat (1983)Starring Louis Gossett, Jr. Louis Gossett Jr. was nominated for an Emmy for his portrayal of Egyptian leader Anwar Sadat in this two-part made-for-TV biopic. With 4 hours at its disposal, Sadat is able to trace its protagonist from his formative years fighting against the British occupiers of his country. The second part of the [...]

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Steamboat Round The Bend (1935) Starring Will Rogers

Steamboat Round The Bend (1935)Starring Will Rogers Two of America's most distinguished humorists, Oklahoma's Will Rogers and Kentucky's Irvin S. Cobb, costar in Steamboat Round the Bend. Cobb isn't much of an actor, so it is Rogers who carries the comic weight of this fast-paced slice of Americana. Will uncharacteristically sticks to the script for most [...]

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Return To Boggy Creek (1977) Starring Dawn Wells, Dana Plato

Return To Boggy Creek (1977)Starring Dawn Wells, Dana Plato This adventure chronicles the compassion of the huge, enigmatic ape-like creature said to inhabit Boggy Creek. Unlike the other series entries, which claim to be fact-based, this film is total fiction. The tale is set in a tiny fishing village near the title tributary. A hurricane is [...]

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Louisiana Hayride (1944) Starring Judy Canova, Ross Hunter

Louisiana Hayride (1944)Starring Judy Canova, Ross Hunter But for the presence of the Columbia "torch lady" in the opening credits, it would be easy to mistake Judy Canova's Louisiana Hayride for one of her concurrently-produced Republic musicals. The rambunctious Canova is cast as backwoods heiress Judy Crocker, who comes to Hollywood in hopes of crashing the [...]

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10 Rillington Place (1971) Starring Richard Attenborough, Judy Geeson

10 Rillington Place (1971)Starring Richard Attenborough, Judy Geeson London, 1949. John Christie is an unassuming, middle-aged man who, along with his wife Ethel, lives in the ground-floor flat at 10 Rillington Place. His demeanor masks the fact of being a serial killer. His modus operandi is to act as a person with a medical background, lure [...]

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Bagdad (1949) Starring Maureen O'Hara, Paul Christian

Bagdad (1949)Starring Maureen O'Hara, Paul Christian A Bedouin princess returns to Bagdad after being educated in England, only to find that her father has been treacherously murdered by the head of the Black Robes, a group of renegades. She is hosted by the Pasha, who is the corrupt representative of the national government. She is also [...]

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Aloha Summer (1988) Starring Chris Makepeace, Yuji Okumoto

Aloha Summer (1988)Starring Chris Makepeace, Yuji Okumoto It's the 60s and a bunch of crazy teenagers meet in the beautiful island of Hawaii during their summer holidays. Although they come from different backgrounds, they hang out together and shake up the island! They surf, dance, drink, fight and fall in love. As the summer approaches its [...]

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Kitty (1945) Starring Paulette Goddard, Ray Milland

Kitty (1945)Starring Paulette Goddard, Ray Milland Kitty is the "Pygmalion" legend, 18th century style. London aristocrat Ray Milland takes it upon himself to make a lady of a guttersnipe (Paulette Goddard, complete with a cockney accent not to be believed). Milland and fellow conspirator Constance Collieraren't bothering with the girl out of the goodness of their [...]

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The Revolt Of Mamie Stover (1956) Starring Jane Russell, Richard Egan

The Revolt Of Mamie Stover (1956)Starring Jane Russell, Richard Egan Set in the early '40s, a San Francisco prostitute is run out of town just as the second World War has begun to intensify. Mamie settles down in Hawaii, hoping to start a new life. Though her prospects look good when she falls in love with [...]

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History Is Made At Night (1937) Starring Charles Boyer, Jean Arthur

History Is Made At Night (1937)Starring Charles Boyer, Jean Arthur History is Made at Night has been described as a romantic tragedy, which it indeed is, up to a point. The film begins deceptively in screwball-comedy fashion with socialite Jean Arthur and handsome head waiter Charles Boyer "meeting cute." But there's nothing cute about Arthur's estranged [...]

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