Handsome, twenty-year-old George Hamilton had his first starring role in this so-so drama by Denis Sanders inspired by Feodor Dostoyevsky’s novel Crime and Punishment. Read More »
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Fear and Desire (1953) Stanley Kubrick, Frank Silvera, Kenneth Harp, Paul Mazursky, Drama, Thriller, War
A ficticious war in an unidentified country provides the setting for this drama. Four soldiers survive the crash-landing of their plane to find themselves in a forest six miles behind enemy lines. Read More »
The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima (1952) John Brahm, Gilbert Roland, Angela Clarke, Frank Silvera, Drama
In 1917, three shepherd children living just outside Fatima, Portugal have visions of a lovely lady in a cloud. Read More »
The town constable, Bob Valdez, is forced to kill someone accused by Frank Tanner of being a murderer. Valdez asks Tanner for monetary help for the man’s wife, but he is ridiculed and almost killed by Tanner’s henchmen. Valdez recovers and summons up his days in the U.S. Cavalry in order to fight them. Valdez wounds one of the henchmen and sends him back to Tanner with the message, “Valdez is coming.”
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Uptight is an updated remake of John Ford’s 1935 film, The Informer. Dublin becomes the Cleveland ghetto and the Irish Republicans are replaced by black revolutionary fighters.
Days after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Tank Williams (Julian Mayfield) is an unemployed and itinerant steelworker who turns over his militant friend, Johnny (Max Julien) to the police for the $1,000 reward, resulting in an underground all-points bulletin to exact vengeance on the squealer.
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