Tag Archives: John Phillip Law
Robin Stone, an ambitious, sex driven TV news anchor catches the eye of Judith Austin, the wife of network executive Greg Austin. She pressures Greg into promoting him to a higher position and before long, he is running the network while Greg recovers from a massive coronary.
Following the Second World War, a northern cannery combine negotiates for the purchase of a large tract of uncultivated Georgia farmland. The major portion of the land is owned by Julie Ann Warren and has already been optioned by her unscrupulous, draft dodging husband, Henry. Now the combine must also obtain two smaller plots – one owned by Henry’s cousin Rad McDowell, a combat veteran with a wife and family; the other by Reeve Scott, a young black man whose mother had been Julie’s childhood Mammy. But neither Rad nor Reeve is interested in selling and they form an unprecedented black and white partnership to improve their land. Although infuriated by the turn of events, Henry remains determined to push through the big land deal. And when Reeve’s mother Rose dies, Henry tries to persuade his wife to charge Reeve with illegal ownership of his property, confident the the bigoted Judge Purcell will rule against a Negro.
Angel Eyes (1993) Gary Graver, Erik Estrada, John Phillip Law, Monique Gabrielle, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Angel is a disturbed teen who becomes obsessed with her nice stepfather Steven. After her mother dies under unusual circumstances, Angel is sent to an institution. Years later, she is let out and tracks down her dear step-dad who now lives with his new girlfriend Michelle. He is technically her only kin so he takes her in, but his girlfriend doesn’t like Angel one bit. Angel’s obsession with her “dad” is as strong as ever and she fantasizes about seducing him. After spying on him and his girlfriend having passionate sex, she begins playing a deadly game and even tries to seduce his hostile girlfriend. However, Steven has a more immediate and obvious problem – a drug dealer called Johnny Ventura.
3 notti d’amore / Three Nights of Love (1964) Renato Castellani, Luigi Comencini, Catherine Spaak, John Phillip Law, Renato Salvatori, Comedy, Drama
Un sussurro nel buio / A Whisper in the Dark (1976) Marcello Aliprandi, John Phillip Law, Nathalie Delon, Olga Bisera, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Danger: Diabolik (1968) Mario Bava, John Phillip Law, Marisa Mell, Michel Piccoli, Action, Comedy, Crime
In psychedelic swinging 60s style, the dreaded thief (and killer) Diabolik wreaks havoc on a generic European country for his own financial gain and amusement. He shares an extravagant underground lair (and a giant bed of money) with his curvaceous, superficial girlfriend…who uses her awesome powers of wig-wearing to help Diabolik kill innocent people and steal billions from the government. Nonetheless, Diabolik is the “hero” of the film because he must face off against bumbling cops and revenge-seeking mafiosos.