The story of a Jewish writer, from his life as a young boy in Montreal to his more complicated grown-up life. Read More »
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Freebie and Bean, two San Francisco police detectives, have one goal in life: to bring down Red Meyers, a local hijacking boss. Read More »
Straight from the pages of a pulp comic from a past era, the Rocketeer recreates 1930’s Hollywood, complete with gangsters, Nazi spies, and the growth of the Age of Aviation. Read More »
Yasha is a Jewish period magician who travels through southern Europe while ruining his livelihood through personal issues. Read More »
Leonard Hoffman is an insurance salesman struggling to make ends meet. The fact that he has triplet sons who all want to go to Yale isn’t making things any easier. Read More »
Wait Until Dark (1967) Terence Young, Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin, Richard Crenna, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Susy was recently blinded and recently married. Susy’s husband, Sam, is asked to hold a doll for a woman he doesn’t know as they get off an airplane. Read More »
A girl brings home her latest boyfriend to meet her parents. Read More »
Abraham is a Puerto Rican single parent with two boys. He is becoming very worried about them living in their run down neighborhood Read More »
A father brings a young child to an emergency room to get treatment for a minor injury occurring in an innocent accident, but he gets accused of child abuse. Child welfare agencies commit grossly unfair over-reactions to remove the child forcibly from the Father (Arkin), who must brave the arcane system to reclaim his daughter.
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The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1968) Robert Ellis Miller, Alan Arkin, Sondra Locke, Chuck McCann, Drama
Sentimental story centers around a deaf-mute, Singer, and Mick, a teenager who lives in the house where he rents a room. Mick and Singer become friends, though they are separated by Singer’s lack of communication ability and Mick’s struggle with teenage traumas. The lives of the people Singer touches are varied, linked only by their friendship with Singer. His friends include a deaf-mute, a drunk, a and a doctor. Singer does his best to help those around him solve their problems, but who is there to help him solve his own?
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O Que É Isso, Companheiro? / Four Days in September (1997) Bruno Barreto, Alan Arkin, Pedro Cardoso, Fernanda Torres, Action, Drama, History
Fernando, a journalist, and his friend César join terrorist group MR8 in order to fight Brazilian dictatorial regime during the late sixties. Cesare, however, is wounded and captured during a bank hold up. Fernando then decides to kidnap the American ambassador in Brazil and ask for the release of fifteen political prisoners in exchange for his life.
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