102 Dalmatians

102 Dalmatians, starring Glenn Close, Eric Idle, Ioan Gruffudd, Alice Evans, Tim McInnerny, Gerard Depardieu
102 Dalmatians, starring Glenn Close, Eric Idle, Ioan Gruffudd, Alice Evans, Tim McInnerny, Gerard Depardieu Editorial review of 102 Dalmatians, courtesy of Amazon.com Don’t be fooled by the title. Rather than 102, there are 4 reasons to like this sequel to the successful live-action remake of Disney’s animated classic. There are the 101 spotted pooches,...
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Firestarter

Firestarter (1984), starring Drew Barrymore, David Keith, Heather Locklear, Martin Sheen, Art Carney, George C. Scott
Firestarter (1984), starring Drew Barrymore, David Keith, Heather Locklear, Martin Sheen, Art Carney, George C. Scott Synopsis of Firestarter Drew Barrymore stars as an eight-year-old girl with the amazing ability to start fires with just a glance. Can her power and the love of her father (David Keith)...
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Alligator People

The Alligator People (1959) starring Beverly Garland, Richard Crane, Lon Chaney Jr. Synopsis of The Alligator People In The Alligator People, a young wife (Beverly Garland) is abandoned by her husband on their wedding day. Distraught, she traces him to his ancestral home in the bayous of Louisiana, where, amid the...
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Marooned 1969

Marooned (1969) starring  Gregory Peck, David Janssen, Richard Crenna, James Franciscus, Gene Hackman, Mariette Hartley
Marooned (1969) starring  Gregory Peck, David Janssen, Richard Crenna, James Franciscus, Gene Hackman Synopsis of Marooned Gripping, yet starkly realistic, portrayal of three astronauts on an extended special mission who find themselves unable to re-enter the Earth’s atmosphere. As the oxygen supply diminishes, the stranded astronauts must face the inevitability of...
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Doctor Who: The Keys of Marinus

Doctor Who: The Keys of Marinus (1964) starring William Hartnell, Jacqueline Hill,  William Russell,  Carole Ann Ford
Doctor Who: The Keys of Marinus (1964) starring William Hartnell, Jacqueline Hill,  William Russell,  Carole Ann Ford Synopsis of Doctor Who: The Keys of Marinus On a remote island of glass surrounded by a sea of acid, there is a machine that can remove evil from the minds of an...
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Hangmen Also Die

Hangmen Also Die, by Fritz Lang, starring Brian Donlevy, Walter Brennan, Gene Lockhart, Anna Lee
Hangmen Also Die! (1943), by Fritz Lang, starring Brian Donlevy, Walter Brennan, Gene Lockhart, Anna Lee Synopsis of Hangmen Also Die Hangmen Also Die is set in occupied Czechoslovakia.  It revolves around the successful plot by the Czech resistance to assassinate Deputy Reich-Protector of Bohemia and Moravia Hangman Reinhard Heydrich.  And the...
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Holiday Inn

Holiday Inn (1942), starring Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Marjorie Reynolds, Virginia Dale
Holiday Inn (1942), starring Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Marjorie Reynolds, Virginia Dale Editorial review of Holiday Inn courtesy of Amazon.com This perennial, Christmas-season favorite from 1942 teamed Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire as entertainers (and rival suitors of Marjorie Reynolds) running an inn that is only open on holidays. It’s a...
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Weird Woman

Weird Woman (1944) starring Lon Chaney Jr., Anne Gwynn, Evelyn Ankers
Weird Woman (1944) starring Lon Chaney Jr., Anne Gwynn, Evelyn Ankers Synopsis of Weird Woman Weird Woman – When a college professor whose life work is the battle against superstition marries a beautiful woman with a voodoo background, the return to the university leads to bitterness, fighting, and murder....
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House of Frankenstein

House of Frankenstein (1944), starring Boris Karloff, John Carradine, Lon Chaney Jr., J. Carrol Naish, Glenn Strange, Lionel Atwill, Anne Gwynne, Peter Coe Synopsis of House of Frankenstein House of Frankenstein is the first of the Universal Studios monster mashes.  In short, mad scientist Niemann and “friend Daniel” his hunchback assistant...
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Isle of the Dead

Isle of the Dead (1949) starring Boris Karloff, Ellen Drew
Isle of the Dead (1949) starring Boris Karloff, Ellen Drew Synopsis of Isle of the Dead In Isle of the Dead, a group of disparate characters are quarantined on a Greek island during the Balkan Wars of 1912.  Septicemic plague causes the quarantine, and the group’s only hope is for the hot,...
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