Sunday, September 23, 2012

The Thing (1982)

The Thing (1982)


Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people that it kills.

Blade Runner (1982)

Blade Runner (1982)



Deckard, a blade runner, has to track down and terminate 4 replicants who hijacked a ship in space and have returned to earth seeking their maker.

Das Boot (1981)

Das Boot (1981)


The claustrophobic world of a WWII German U-boat; boredom, filth, and sheer terror.

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Apocalypse Now (1979)


During the on-going Vietnam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade Green Beret who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe.

Alien (1979)

Alien (1979)

A mining ship, investigating a suspected SOS, lands on a distant planet. The crew discovers some strange creatures and investigates.

Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)

Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)



A dramatization of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and the series of American blunders that allowed it to happen.

The Wild Bunch (1969)

The Wild Bunch (1969)


An aging group of outlaws look for one last big score as the "traditional" American West is disappearing around them.

Bullitt (1968)

Bullitt (1968)



An all guts, no glory San Francisco cop becomes determined to find the underworld kingpin that killed the witness in his protection.

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)



A bounty hunting scam joins two men in an uneasy alliance against a third in a race to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery.

The Longest Day (1962)

The Longest Day (1962)


The events of D-Day, told on a grand scale from both the Allied and German points of view.

Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)

Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)


In 1948, an American court in occupied Germany tries four Nazi judges for war crimes.

The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)


After settling his differences with a Japanese PoW camp commander, a British colonel co-operates to oversee his men's construction of a railway bridge for their captors - while oblivious to a plan by the Allies to destroy it.

12 Angry Men (1957)

12 Angry Men (1957)


A dissenting juror in a murder trial slowly manages to convince the others that the case is not as obviously clear as it seemed in court.

The Seven Year Itch (1955)

The Seven Year Itch (1955)


When his family goes away for the summer, a so far faithful husband is tempted by a beautiful neighbor (Marilyn Monroe).

All About Eve (1950)

All About Eve (1950)


An ingenue insinuates herself in to the company of an established but aging stage actress and her circle of theater friends.

Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)

Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)



A distant poor relative of the Duke of D'Ascoyne plots to inherit the title by murdering the eight other heirs who stand ahead of him in the line of succession.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)


Fred Dobbs and Bob Curtin, two Americans searching for work in Mexico, convince an old prospector to help them mine for gold in the Sierra Madre Mountains.

Double Indemnity (1944)

Double Indemnity (1944)


An insurance rep lets himself be talked into a murder/insurance fraud scheme that arouses an insurance investigator's suspicions.

The Maltese Falcon (1941)

The Maltese Falcon (1941)


A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette.