Hitchcock hero Robert Cummings stars in this exotic British feature from 1967, adapting one of Edgar Wallace’s celebrated Commissioner Sanders stories. Directed by ITC stalwart Jeremy Summers and produced by B-movie legend Harry Alan Towers, Five Golden Dragons combines glamorous locations, gorgeous girls, mystery, action and plenty of humour, with Christopher Lee, George Raft and Brian Donlevy among the villainous ‘dragons’ encountered.
The Beastmaster (1982) Don Coscarelli, Marc Singer, Tanya Roberts, Rip Torn, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Dar, is the son of a king, who is hunted by a priest after his birth and grows up in another family. When he becomes a grown man his new father is murdered by savages and he discovers that he has the ability to communicate with the animals. After that, Dar begins his quest for revenge.
Yog: The Space Amoeba (1970) Ishirô Honda, Akira Kubo, Atsuko Takahashi, Yukiko Kobayashi, Adventure, Sci-Fi
When a space probe crash-lands on a far-flung Pacific atoll, the craft’s alien stowaways decide to take over their new world one creature at a time. Soon, the parasitic life forms latch onto three indigenous critters – a squid, a crab and a snapping turtle – and transform them into colossal mutant monsters.
Barbarian Queen (1985) Héctor Olivera, Lana Clarkson, Katt Shea, Frank Zagarino, Adventure, Fantasy, Erotic
Set during the days of the Roman Empire. A simple village is raided by Roman troops, and most of the people are whisked off to be slaves or killed. Three women survive and set off to liberate their people. When they arrive at the Roman city, they team up with the local underground to seek vengeance and liberation of the slaves.
Les mutinés de l’Elseneur (1936) Pierre Chenal, Jean Murat, Winna Winifried, André Berley, Adventure, Drama
Lucky, el intrépido / Lucky the Inscrutable (1967) Jesús Franco, Ray Danton, Barbara Bold, Dante Posani, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Khartoum (1966) Basil Dearden, Charlton Heston, Laurence Olivier, Richard Johnson, Action, Adventure, Drama
After an Egyptian army, commanded by British officers, is destroyed in a battle in the Sudan in the 1880’s, the British government is in a quandary. It does not want to commit a British military force to a foreign war but they have a commitment to protect the Egyptians in Khartoum. They decide to ask General Charles “Chinese” Gordon, something of a folk hero in the Sudan as he had cleared the area of the slave trade, to arrange for the evacuation. Gordon agrees but also decides to defend the city against the forces of the Mahdi – the expected one – and tries to force the British to commit troops.
Tarzoon La Honte de la Jungle (1975) Picha, Boris Szulzinger, Bernard Dhéran, Georges Aminel, Arlette Thomas, Adventure, Animation, Comedy
Dans sa caravane perchée dans les arbres, Tarzoon (Shame) coule des jours heureux en compagnie de June sa femme, et Flicka, son singe. Un brave garçon dont il n’y a rien à dire. Mais, non loin de là, vit la reine Bazonga, protégée dans son royaume souterrain par une armée de créatures phalliques, les Zombits. Prête à conquérir le monde, elle n’a qu’un souci : sa calvitie. Seule une greffe pourrait la sauver et, justement June a les cheveux qu’il lui faudrait…
Brigham Young (1940) Henry Hathaway, Tyrone Power, Linda Darnell, Dean Jagger, Adventure, Biography, History
The true story of the famous Mormon leader, Brigham Young and his battle to transport his people across the Rocky mountains to settle in Salt Lake City. The plot focuses on two of his people, Jonathan Kent and Zina Webb and the hardships they have to face along the way.
Captain Sindbad (1963) Byron Haskin, Guy Williams, Heidi Brühl, Pedro Armendáriz, Action, Adventure, Family
After completing his voyages Sindbad the Sailor and his hearty crew have come home to find a palace coup d’etat has occurred and his home city is being run by a brutal dictator played by Pedro Armendariz. He’s got designs on the beautiful young princess, Heidi Bruhl both lustful and political.