Tag Archives: 1990s
Marcowe migdaly / March Caresses (1990) Radoslaw Piwowarski, Monika Bolly, Stanislaw Brudny, Magdalena Curyk, Drama
A Tempestade da Terra / Earth Storm (1998) Fernando D’Almeida e Silva, Maria de Medeiros, João Grosso, Ângelo Torres, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Yom Yom / Day after day (1998) Amos Gitai, Moshe Ivgy, Hanna Maron, Juliano Mer-Khamis, Comedy, Drama
A slice of life – day after day – in Haifa, where Moshe and Didi’s marriage is on the rocks, affairs are casual, and Moshe’s angst about health, his parents, sex, communication, and business are pervasive and existential.
Ordeal in the Arctic (1993) Mark Sobel, Richard Chamberlain, Catherine Mary Stewart, Melanie Mayron, Drama
Everybody expected military flight Boxtop 22 from Thule into the vast frozen wilderness of Canada’s North Western territories to be boring routine, but in a matter of minutes a crash reduces Gulf War veteran pilot Captain John Couch’s crew and passengers to ever-growing despair.
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.
The Hunt for Red October (1990) John McTiernan, Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Scott Glenn, Action, Adventure, Thriller
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.
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.