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,...
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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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Destination Moon

Destination Moon (1950), starring John Archer, Warner Anderson, Tom Powers, Dick Wesson, based on a script by Robert Heinlein
Destination Moon (1950), starring John Archer, Warner Anderson, Tom Powers, Dick Wesson, based on a script by Robert Heinlein  Although I’d heard of  Destination Moon years ago, I only saw it for the first time last night. It was enjoyable, but with a strange feeling of nostalgia.  Released...
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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy DVD cover
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (2005), starring  Martin Freeman, Mos Def,  Sam Rockwell,  Zooey Deschanel Here’s the absolutely hysterical, wonderfully wild, cosmic adventure comedy THE HITCHHIKER’S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY. Based on Douglas Adams’ worldwide best-selling novel, and starring an outrageous intergalactic cast, this is one ride...
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John Carpenter’s Vampires

John Carpenter's Vampires (1998) starring James Woods, Daniel Baldwin, Sheryl Lee, Thomas Ian Griffith, Maximilian Schell
John Carpenter’s Vampires (1998) starring James Woods, Daniel Baldwin, Sheryl Lee,  Thomas Ian Griffith,  Maximilian Schell “These Catholic priests sure cuss a lot.”
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