Episodic look at an unlikely couple trying to make it in L.A. during the late 1970s. Read More »
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Andy is a new teacher and an inner city high school that is like nothing he has ever seen before. Read More »
Norah Benson, an affluent socialite living in the upper east side of New York Read More »
The Choirboys (1977) Robert Aldrich, Charles Durning, Louis Gossett Jr., Perry King, Comedy, Crime, Drama
A group of Los Angeles cops opt to take off a few of the pressures of the jobs by participating in a variety of kinds of following hours debauchery. Read More »
Based on the best-selling novel by Joyce Rebeta-Burditt, the made-for-TV Cracker Factory originally aired on March 16, 1979. Natalie Wood stars as alcoholic Cleveland housewife Cassie Barrett, who after attempting suicide is shipped off by her family to a psychiatric ward. It’s not the first time Cassie has been in “the cracker factory”, but the doctors continue to hope that she’ll eventually learn to grasp reality and stop hiding behind her boozing and blustering facade. As before Cassie resists the trappings of normality; this time, however, she may end up in the “factory” to stay if she doesn’t at least try to help herself. Alternating sombre tragedy with moments of raucous comedy, Cracker Factory is an outstanding tour de force for Natalie Wood.
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An aging silent movie comic star tries for a comeback by staging a wild party that turns into a sexual free-for-all. The comic ends up killing his mistress and her latest boyfriend.
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