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Machine Gun Kelly (1958) Roger Corman, Charles Bronson, Susan Cabot, Morey Amsterdam, Action, Biography, Crime

Machine Gun Kelly (1958)
The film starts by showing a bank robbery orchestrated by Kelly and other partners, including his love interest. It then examines Kelly’s personality and events that lead to discord among his group. A botched bank robbery causes one of his partners, Michael Fandango, portrayed by typical jokester Morey Amsterdam, to lose an arm. Kelly, perhaps goaded on by his girlfriend, kidnaps the daughter of a wealthy businessman for ransom, which leads to the climax of the film.

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Quaresma / Lent (2003) José Álvaro Morais, Beatriz Batarda, Filipe Cary, Rita Durão, Ricardo Aibéo, Drama

Lent (2003)
David is married, has a daughter, and is about to leave Portugal with his family. But with his grandfather’s death, he has to return to his village before he leaves, and to a family he hasn´t seen in a long time. And a journey that was supposed to last the time of a burial, turns out to be a stay of several days. Because there David meets Ana, the wife of his cousin, and lets himself be caught by her disturbed but enchanting woman’s spell…

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Meek’s Cutoff / La Dernière Piste (2010) Kelly Reichardt, Michelle Williams, Bruce Greenwood, Paul Dano, Drama, Western

Meek's Cutoff
The year is 1845, the earliest days of the Oregon Trail, and a wagon train of three families has hired mountain man Stephen Meek to guide them over the Cascade Mountains. Claiming to know a shortcut, Meek leads the group on an unmarked path across the high plain desert, only to become lost in the dry rock and sage. Over the coming days, the emigrants face the scourges of hunger, thirst and their own lack of faith in one another’s instincts for survival.

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Muhammad ALI – Through the Eyes of the World (2001) Phil Grabsky, Billy Crystal, Richard Harris, James Earl Jones, Documentary, Biography

Muhammad ALI - Through the Eyes of the World (2001)
Muhammad Ali’s grace, charisma, and remarkable bravado shine through in this affectionate look at his life and career. Muhammad Ali († 03 Jun 2016): Through the Eyes of the World takes a fairly straightforward documentary approach, chronicling Ali’s life and career through film footage and interviews with journalists, loved ones, and a few bizarre commentators, like Scottish comedian Billy Connolly. The film does an excellent job of conveying both Ali’s genuine importance as a historical figure and his incredible personal magnetism. Though the documentary doesn’t shy away from his faults, Ali is simply impossible to dislike. Most importantly, the film’s commentary and carefully selected fight footage make it clear even to those who don’t follow the sport what a remarkable boxer Ali was. At one point, Lennox Lewis refers to the “sweet science” of not getting hit, and watching Ali dodge a barrage of punches, we understand exactly what he means. Muhammad Ali: Through the Eyes of the World doesn’t pack quite the dramatic wallop of When We Were Kings, but it is a compelling look at one of history’s greatest athletes.

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Oliver’s Story (1978) John Korty, Ryan O’Neal, Candice Bergen, Nicola Pagett, Drama, Romance

Oliver's Story 1978
In this sequel to the immensely popular tearjerker LOVE STORY, Ryan O’Neal reprises his role as poor little rich boy Oliver Barrett. This time, Oliver’s in love with someone every bit as wealthy as he is–the recently divorced career woman Marcie Bonwit (Candice Bergen). The two young professionals are perfectly suited for each other yet shy away from commitment due to their respective losses. But as the couple edge closer and closer to a relationship, they begin to once again embrace life and and the possibility of new love.

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