The Thirteenth Chair

The Thirteenth Chair (1929) starring Bela Lugosi, directed by Tod Browning
The Thirteenth Chair (1929) starring Bela Lugosi, directed by Tod Browning To enjoy  The Thirteenth Chair, the audience has to bear in mind that this is a  very early sound picture, and make appropriate allowances. If you do that, you can enjoy the murder mystery.  And especially the...
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Flushed Away

Flushed Away - Dreamworks - Aardman - Hugh Jackman - Kate Winslet - DVD
Flushed Away (2007), starring Hugh Jackman, Kate Winslet,  Ian McKellen Set on and beneath the streets of London, Flushed Away is the story of Roddy, an upper-crust — €œsociety mouse, — € who is rather rudely evicted from his Kensington flat when he is flushed down into Ratropolis,...
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The Manster

The Manster (1959) starring Peter Dyneley, Jane Hylton, Tetsu Nakamura, Terri Zimmern
The Manster (1959) starring Peter Dyneley, Jane Hylton, Tetsu Nakamura, Terri Zimmern The Manster is a low-budget horror movie, based in Japan, where the stereotypical amoral mad scientist, Dr. Robert Suzuki (Tetsu Nakamura) starts off the movie by destroying a hideously mutated creature, that used to be human...
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Nacho Libre

Nacho Libre, starring Jack Black
Nacho Libre (Special Collector’s Edition) (2006) Jack Black is at his comic best as Ignacio, a disrespected cook at a Mexican monastery that can barely afford to feed the orphans who live there. Inspired by a local wrestling hero, he decides to moonlight as the not-so-famous Luchador —...
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The Flight that Disappeared

Craig Hill, Paula Raymond, Dayton Lummis
The Flight that Disappeared (1961) starring Craig Hill, Paula Raymond, Dayton Lummis Some people have described  The Flight that Disappeared as being like an episode of the Twilight Zone.  And that’s somewhat accurate, although it’s more than that. For example, unlike the relatively short Twilight Zone episodes,  The...
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Scared to Death

Scared to Death (1947) starring Bela Lugosi, George Zucco, Nat Pendleton, Douglas Fowley
Scared to Death (1947) starring Bela Lugosi, George Zucco, Nat Pendleton, Douglas Fowley Scared to Death is primarily remembered as the answer to a trivia question.  What is the only color film with Bela Lugosi in a starring role? And sadly, that’s all it deserves to be remembered...
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Starflight One

Starflight One (1983) starring Lee Majors, Hal Linden, Lauren Hutton, Ray Milland
Starflight One (1983) starring Lee Majors, Hal Linden, Lauren Hutton,  Ray Milland Starflight One, aka. Starflight: the Plane that Couldn’t Land, was the last of the disaster movies.  Only with a bit of science fiction thrown in. The basic story has the first hypersonic transport being prepared for...
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Enemy of the State

Enemy of the State, starring Will Smith, Gene Hackman, Jon Voigt
Enemy of the State (1998), starring Will Smith, Gene Hackman, Jon Voight Enemy of the State is a frightening movie, where an out-of-control government is tracking our every move, listening to our phone calls, reading our emails, tracking our movements by tracking retail purchases, looking at us through...
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Konga

Konga (1961) starring Michael Gough, Margo Johns
Konga (1961) starring Michael Gough, Margo Johns In Konga  – a doctor returns from Uganda with a carnivorous plant that he can use to enlarge animals – Konga, the chimpanzee, that he turns into a gorilla — and his own personal tool for murder.
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