Tag Archives: 1960s

The Time Machine (1960) George Pal, Rod Taylor, Alan Young, Yvette Mimieux, Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi

The Time Machine (1960)
On January 5, 1900, a disheveled looking H.G. Wells – George to his friends – arrives late to his own dinner party. He tells his guests of his travels in his time machine, the work about which his friends knew. They were also unbelieving, and skeptical of any practical use if it did indeed work. George knew that his machine was stationary in geographic position, but he did not account for changes in what happens over time to that location. He also learns that the machine is not impervious and he is not immune to those who do not understand him or the machine’s purpose. George tells his friends that he did not find the Utopian society he so wished had developed. He mentions specifically a civilization several thousand years into the future which consists of the subterranean morlocks and the surface dwelling eloi, who on first glance lead a carefree life. Despite all these issues, love can still bloom over the spread of millennia.

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For A Few Dollars More / Per qualche dollaro in più (1965) Sergio Leone, Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, Gian Maria Volontè, Western

For A Few Dollars More (1965)
Monco is a bounty killer chasing El Indio and his gang. During his hunting, he meets Col. Douglas Mortimer, another bounty killer, and they decide to make a partnership, chase the bad guys together and split the reward. During their enterprise, there will be lots of bullets and funny situations. In the end, one of the bounty hunters shows the real intention of his hunting.

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La grosse caisse / The Big Swag (1965) Alex Joffé, Bourvil, Paul Meurisse, Françoise Deldick, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

The Big Swag (1965)
Louis Bourdin, a modest ticket puncher on the Paris metro, is so enamoured of crime fiction that he decides to write his own novel, expecting that one day he will be as famous as Auguste Le Breton. After months of painstaking research, he pens a work of fiction that describes in meticulous detail a train robbery on his stretch of the metro. Unfortunately, Louis has no success getting the book published, as no one seems to believe the robbery is possible. To prove them wrong, Louis decides to enact the robbery himself, with the help of some professional crooks. As luck would have it, Paul Filippi, the aristocrat of crime, has just been released from prison and is preparing his next criminal exploit. To his mind, Louis has conceived the perfect robbery…

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