Tag Archives: 1970s
The Bad News Bears (1976) Michael Ritchie, Walter Matthau, Tatum O’Neal, Vic Morrow, Comedy, Drama, Family
Hard-drinking, ex-minor-league hopeful Morris Buttermaker (Walter Matthau) grumpily agrees to coach a Little League team at the behest of lawyer-councilman Bob Whitewood (Ben Piazza), who has a vendetta against the league for excluding his marginally talented son from play.
Kelly’s Heroes (1970) Brian G. Hutton, Clint Eastwood, Telly Savalas, Don Rickles, Action, Adventure, Comedy
Zemaljski Dani Teku / The Days on Earth Are Flowing (1979) Goran Paskaljevic, Dimitrije Vujovic, Obren Helcer, Sarlota Pesic, Comedy, Drama
An old sea captain has lived on his own as long as he has been able to. Between his pension and the portraits he paints for a little spending money, he has done all right. However, the day finally comes when he must enter an old age home. Nothing daunted, his high spirits and zest for living infect the whole home with enthusiasm as they prepare a New Year’s Eve party for visiting relatives. Even the captain’s withdrawn and sour old roommate at the home eventually joins in.
Dr. Hess Green, an archaeologist overseeing an excavation at the ancient civilization of Myrthia, is stabbed by his research assistant, who then commits suicide. When Hess wakes up, he finds that his wounds have healed, but he now has an insatiable thirst for blood, due to the knife carrying ancient germs. Soon after, Hess meets his former assistant’s wife, Ganja. Though Ganja is initially concerned about her missing husband, she soon falls for Hess. Though they are initially happy together, Ganja will eventually learn the truth about Hess, and about her husband. Will she survive the revelation? Will Hess?
Trotz alledem! / In Spite of Everything (1972) Günter Reisch, Horst Schulze, Lyudmila Kasyanova, Ute Illmann, Drama
In October 1918, Karl Liebknecht is released from prison and Berliner workers prepare him a triumphant reception. The First World War is almost over, the Empire sends in vain its last reserves to the slaughter.
Shiruku hatto no ô-oyabun / Big Boss in a Silk Hat (1970) Noribumi Suzuki, Tomisaburô Wakayama, Yuri Yamashina, Masumi Harukawa, Crime
Pakeezah / The Pure One (1972) Kamal Amrohi, Ashok Kumar, Meena Kumari, Raaj Kumar, Musical, Romance, Drama
A girl, whose mother dies of sorrow from her husband’s family’s rejection, grows up singing and dancing like her mother. She works as a dancing girl and is courted by a prince, but can think only of a man she has never met, who left her a message on the train. She dreams of him and cannot dance, becomes frightened and runs into the night.