Bartholomew “Barley” Scott Blair, a middle-aged and heavy-drinking head of a modest family-owned British publishing company Read More »
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In Sidney Lumet’s harrowing portrayal of police brutality, Detective Sergeant Johnson has been with the British Police Force for 20 years. Read More »
Tyrannical but ailing tycoon Charles Richmond becomes very fond of his attractive Italian nurse, Maria. Read More »
In the future, Earth is ruled by Eternals, an advanced and secret sect of beings who reign over a savage group called Brutals. Read More »
After a collision with a comet, a nearly 8km wide piece of the asteroid “Orpheus” is heading toward Earth. Read More »
The commander of a failed 1928 Arctic airship expedition is remembering the events of the “Italia” airship flight, crash and subsequent rescue efforts. Read More »
Marnie (1964) Alfred Hitchcock, Tippi Hedren, Sean Connery, Martin Gabel, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Marnie Edgar is a habitual liar and a thief who gets jobs as a secretary and after a few months robs the firms in question, usually of several thousand dollars. Read More »
Life is rough in the coal mines of 1876 Pennsylvania. A secret group of Irish immigrant miners, known as the Molly Maguires, fights against the cruelty of the mining company with sabotage and murder. Read More »
Cuba (1979) Richard Lester, Sean Connery, Brooke Adams, Jack Weston, Adventure, Romance, Thriller, War
End fifties a British hireling is send to Cuba to train the Basistas. They must be trained to fight Castro’s army. Read More »
While helping her adulterous brother repair relations with his wife, the happily married Anna Karenina (Claire Bloom) plummets headfirst into an all-consuming affair of her own with a handsome soldier (Sean Connery). Read More »
A Fine Madness (1966) Irvin Kershner, Sean Connery, Joanne Woodward, Jean Seberg, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Samson Shillitoe, a frustrated poet and a magnet for women, is behind in his alimony payments, and lives with Rhoda, a waitress who stands by him through all his troubles. Read More »
The Hunt for Red October (1990) John McTiernan, Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Scott Glenn, Action, Adventure, Thriller
Soviets create a new nuclear submarine that runs silent due to a revolutionary propulsion system. Russian sub captain defects, goal of taking it to the U.S.A. to prevent the Russians from using the sub to wreak nuclear (missile) war against the U.S. Lots of plot turns and twists in this high-tech thriller.
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Because of scoring exceptionaly high on a state wide standardized exam and being an exceptionally good basketball player Jamal Wallace is sent to a prestigious prep school in Manhattan.
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A Bridge Too Far (1977) Richard Attenborough, Sean Connery, Ryan O’Neal, Michael Caine, Drama, History, War
The true story of Operation Market Garden, the Allies attempt, in September 1944, to hasten the end of WW2 by driving through Belgium and Holland into Germany. The idea was for US airborne divisions to take the towns of Eindhoven and Nijmegen and a British airborne division, reinforced by a Polish airborne brigade, to take the town of Arnhem. They would be reinforced, in due course and in turn, by the British XXX Corps, land-based and driving up from the British lines in the south. The key to the operation was the bridges, as if the Germans held or blew them, the paratroopers could not be relieved. Faulty intelligence, Allied high command hubris and stubborn German resistance would ensure that Arnhem was a bridge too far.
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