The Seven-Ups (1973) Philip D’Antoni, Roy Scheider, Tony Lo Bianco, Victor Arnold, Action, Crime, Drama
I Went Down (1997) Paddy Breathnach, Brendan Gleeson, Peter McDonald, Antoine Byrne, Action, Comedy, Crime
Fresh out of prison, Git rescues a former best friend (now living with Git’s girlfriend) from a beating at the hands of loan sharks. He’s now in trouble with the mob boss, Tom French, who sends Git to Cork with another debtor, Bunny Kelly, to find a guy named Frank Grogan, and take him to a man with a friendly face at a shack across a bog.
This particular feature, the first director credit of Philip Ford (nephew of John), casts the witty, square-jawed leading man of serials and b-action films, Kane Richmond, as a private eye sucked into a web of dirty dealings involving a nightclub owner, his wife, her “friend”, etc.
Night Must Fall (1964) Karel Reisz, Albert Finney, Susan Hampshire, Mona Washbourne, Crime, Thriller
Albert Finney stars in this second film version of Emlyn Williams thriller about an innocent looking but psychopathic killer named Danny. Danny is a Welsh hotel bellboy who commits an axe murder near the home of Mrs. Bramson (Mona Washbourne), a well-to-do widow.
Shiruku hatto no ô-oyabun / Big Boss in a Silk Hat (1970) Noribumi Suzuki, Tomisaburô Wakayama, Yuri Yamashina, Masumi Harukawa, Crime
Action immédiate / To Catch a Spy (1957) Maurice Labro, Henri Vidal, Barbara Laage, Jacques Dacqmine, Comedy, Crime
The blueprints of an aeroplane built from an ultra-secret metal are stolen from national security. French secret service agent Walder believes that the documents are now in Switzerland, in the hands of a man named Lindbaum.
Gabriella, a Colombian immigrant, is obsessed with understanding violent crime. The current string of murders by “The Blue Blood Killer” of affluent Miami socialites provides her with fodder for her scrapbook of death.