This film is an excellent biography of Woody Guthrie, one of America’s greatest folk singers. Read More »
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Thirty-something George Roundy is a Beverly Hills hairdresser, who spends as much time sleeping with his female clients as he does doing their hair. Read More »
A simple-minded gardener named Chance has spent all his life in the Washington D.C. house of an old man. Read More »
The Slugger’s Wife (1985) Hal Ashby, Michael O’Keefe, Rebecca De Mornay, Martin Ritt, Comedy, Music, Romance
Darryl Palmer (Michael O’Keefe) is a major league baseball player who meets and pursues an attractive singer (Rebecca De Mornay). Read More »
8 Million Ways to Die (1986) Hal Ashby, Jeff Bridges, Rosanna Arquette, Alexandra Paul, Action, Adventure, Crime
Scudder is a detective with the Sheriff’s Department who is forced to shoot a violent suspect during a narcotics raid. The ensuing psychological aftermath of this shooting worsens his drinking problem and this alcoholism causes him to lose his job, as well as his marriage. During his recovery through Alcoholics Anonymous, he meets a mysterious stranger who draws him back into a world of vice. In trying to help this beautiful woman, he must enter a crime-world of prostitution and drugs to solve a murder, while resisting the temptation to return to his alcohol abuse.
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The Sluggers Wife (1985) Hal Ashby, Michael O’Keefe, Rebecca De Mornay, Martin Ritt, Comedy, Music, Romance
A major league star who is on the verge of breaking a record, meets a singer and they get married, but they have different goals, so they separate, jeopardizing his opportunity in sports and the possibility of making up with his wife.
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