Soviets create a new nuclear submarine that runs silent due to a revolutionary propulsion system. Russian sub captain defects, goal of taking it to the U.S.A. to prevent the Russians from using the sub to wreak nuclear (missile) war against the U.S. Lots of plot turns and twists in this high-tech thriller.
Tag Archives: 1990s
To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (1995) Beeban Kidron, Wesley Snipes, Patrick Swayze, John Leguizamo, Comedy, Drama
After jointly winning a local drag queen pageant in New York City, Noxeema Jackson and Vida Boheme win the right and are given the round trip airfare to compete in the Drag Queen of America pageant in Hollywood, California.
In a virtually all-white Iowa town, Flip daydreams of being a hip-hop star, hanging with Snoop Doggy Dogg and Dr. Dre. He practices in front of a mirror and with his two pals, James and Trevor. He talks Black slang, he dresses Black.
Secret Games 2 – The Escort (1993) Gregory Dark, Martin Hewitt, Marie Leroux, Amy Rochelle, Drama, Erotic
A married performance artist begins an obsessive relationship with a call girl. The film uses the annoying technique of having the characters stop and discuss their situation with the audience as if they were a psychiatrist.
Boli zhi cheng / City of Glass (1998) Mabel Cheung, Leon Lai, Qi Shu, Nicola Cheung, History, Romance
The Spirit of ’76 (1990) Lucas Reiner, Mark Mothersbaugh, Gerald V. Casale, Carl Reiner, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Future Americans decide to time travel to 1776 to ask the founding fathers for the solutions to their problems. A glitch in the time machine changes their destination to 1976. Still believing themselves to be in 1776, the time travellers attempt to study this “ideal” civilization. 70’s jokes, props and stars abound.
Matters of the Heart (1990) Michael Ray Rhodes, Jane Seymour, Chris Gartin, James Stacy, Drama, Romance
In a Vermont small-town, talented Steven Harper dreams of nothing less than a concert pianist career. His father, Glenn, a wheelchair Vietnam vet, would rather he take over the hardware store he runs with uncle Frank.
The island of Ambon in Indonesia, 1945. During the War, the number of Australian POWs on the island had dropped from 1100 to less than 300 due to abuses by their Japanese captors. Capt. Cooper is the chief prosecutor. In a mass grave, the bodies of 300 executed servicemen have been unearthed.
When a Stranger Calls Back (1993) Fred Walton, Carol Kane, Charles Durning, Jill Schoelen, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Red Room: The Forbidden King Game (1999) Daisuke Yamanouchi, Hiroshi Kitasenju, Sheena Nagamori, Mayumi Ookawa, Horror, Thriller, Exploitation
How low would you go to win a million dollars? Just how desperate are you for the cash? Desperate enough to enter the Red Room? In this latest and most vicious game show to emerge from the Japanese underground, four contestants (a husband and wife on the edge of divorce, and two sisters) are locked in the Red Room to draw cards in the “king game.”