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    • CommentAuthorRDPL55
    • CommentTimeDec 20th 2017
    “The Pawnbroker” (Sidney Lumet, USA 1965)
    A Jewish pawnbroker, victim of Nazi persecution, loses all faith in his fellow man until he realizes too late the tragedy of his actions. Sunk in a non life or a parody of life devoid of any humanity, lost in the camp, the hard return to life of a man… Disturbing and moving… just wonderful. 10/10

    ”Insiang” (Lino Brocka, Philippines 1968)
    he first Filipino film to show at the Cannes Film Festival is set in the slums of Manila. A beautiful girl gets raped by her mother's lover, and then learns how to exact revenge. A dark voyage in the downtown of Manilla and a dark tale of revenge…. Just excellent…. 9/10

    ”Le trou normand” (aka ”Crazy Love”) (Jean Boyer, France 1952)
    A gentle but naive guy will inherit the hotel of his uncle only if he gets his school certificate… so he must go back to school with 12 years old children… But a aunt and her beautifull daughter want also the heritage… Quite porr comedy with Borvil and Brigitte Bardot even if it has it’s moments… 6,5/10

    ”Charulata” (Satyajit Ray, India 1964)
    We proposed this masterpiece of cinema at our cineclub and we had a nice disxussion after the movie. I ejoy a lot to watch it once more… One of my all times favorite ! 10/10

    ”The Party” (Blake Edwards, USA 1968)
    I rewached this excellent comedy another time… always so funny ! 9/10

    ”Per un pugno di dollari” (”A Fistfull of Dollars”) (Sergio Leone Italy/Spain/West Germany, 1964)
    I reawatched with great pleasure the first opus of the dollars trilogy ! 8/10

    ”That Nazty Nuisance” (Glenn Tryon, USA 1943)
    This little comedy ridulizes Hitler Mussolini and thier friends. This is part od a serie of little comedy the famous producer Hal Rpach made as war effort. A curiosity, sometimes funny. 6/10

    ”Tikhiy Don” (aka ”The Quiet Don”) (Sergei Gerasimov, SSSR 1957)
    A movie about the life of Don Cossacs in a village in southern Russia between 1912 and 1922. The leading character Grigori Melekhov is a rugged Cossac, who is torn between his first and true love Aksiniya, and his wife Natalya. Grigori Melekhov's personal life is shown as a rough journey through the experience of World War One, the Russian Revolution, and the following Civil War. The Cossacs are shown as traditional farmers and warriors, who are suffering through the most dramatic events in the history of Russia. The movie is almost six hours long but what a great epic story that only soviet could deliver… Wonderful acting and fiming. 9/10

    to be continued...
    • CommentAuthorRDPL55
    • CommentTimeDec 20th 2017 edited
    ”The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms" (Eugene Lourié, USA 1953)
    I Enjoy a lot to wach egain this nice little movie on the silver screen ! Good immersion into past… 8/10

    ”Sammy Going South” (Alexandrer Mackendrick, UK 1963)
    Ten year old Sammy travels 4500 miles on his own from the Suez Canal to Durban, South Africa. It’s poorly known but One of the most important thema of Mackendrik cinema is childhood and the difficulty of being a child in an andult world… He directed not least than three movies about that subject among the 11 he derected… Sammy Going Southis the second one and he excellent… all along his amazing journey, Sammy wil meet many adults, some very shorly, some other longer, some will be friendly, some other less… Nice direction and acting and beaufful landscape of a lost Africa… A great movie about childhood but not especialy for children… 9/10

    ”Doctor Mordrid” (Albert Band, Charles Band, USA 1992)
    An unspeakable evil has come into our dimension and wants to rule over Earth, and only a mysterious sorceror known as Doctor Mordrid can stop him. Some kind of early Super Heroe movie but a bit lame and the main actor is quite inexpressive… 5,5/10

    ”There Was a Crooked Man... ” (Joseph L. Mankiewicz, USA 1970)
    Paris Pitman, Jr. is a charming but totally ruthless criminal who’s is sent to a remote Arizona prison. He enlists the help of his cellmates in an escape attempt with the promise of sharing his hidden loot. At the same time new warden with libera views try t reform the prison and try to get help from Pitman… I watched it for a long time… I find it better now than before… 8/10

    ”Sassy Sue” (Bethel Buckalew, USA 1973)
    Pa, a moonshining chicken farmer, is worried that his dim-witted son Junior is becoming way more attracted to their cow Sassy Sue than he should be, so he sets out to gather up all the nubile young farmgirls in the area and get them to show Junior what he's missing. Just amazing ! Very big boobed Colleen Brennan stars in this little countryside erotic comedy. This amazing actress is only a the beginning of a very rich carrier in erotic cinema. 4/10

    ”La noche de los brujos” (aka “The Night od the Sorcerers”) (Amando de Ossorio, Spain 1974)
    A team of researchers travel into the African jungle to study the mysterious disappearance of elephants in the area. Instead they discover a tribe of voodoo-zombies who rise from the ground, capture the women, whip them and slice their heads off on an altar. The women return as vampires who look for more women to kill. Quiet poor horror movie even if from Ossorio. 5,5/10

    “All About Eve” (Joseph L. Mankiewicz, USA 1958)
    Aspiring actress Eve Harrington maneuvers her way into the lives of Broadway star Margo Channing, playwright Lloyd Richards and director Bill Sampson. This classic story of ambition and betrayal has become part of American folklore. Bette Davis claims to have based her character on the persona of film actress Talullah Bankhead. Davis' line "Fasten your seatbelts, it's going to be a bumpy night" is legendary, but, in fact, all of the film's dialog sparkles with equal brilliance. I rewatched this masterpiece with much pleasure… 10/10

    That's all for today !
    • CommentAuthorRDPL55
    • CommentTimeJan 1st 2018 edited
    Some movies I watched recently...

    "The Big Doll House" (Jack Hill, Philippines / USA 1971)
    Beautiful women prisoners are abused in a Philippine prison, until 5 of them plot an escape by taking the evil female warden hostage with the reluctant help of 2 male fruit vendors. Great cast of pretty gals in this hopeless Girls in cage movie… Judith Brown, Pam Grier, Pat Woodell and son on… 6/10

    "Gone with the Wind" (Victor Fleming, USA 1939)
    Rewatched it with great pleasure… Great 9/10

    "The Big Bird Cage" (Jack Hill, Philippines /USA 1972)
    Terry, a social-climbing young woman accidentally gets caught up in the activities of two revolutionaries, Blossom and Django, and finds herself in a concentration camp for women. In the center of the camp is a towering wooden machine ("The Big Bird Cage") in which the women risk their lives processing sugar as the evil warden looks on. The prisoners are subjected to sadistic cruelty from the guards and fellow prisoners, and all attempts at escape are dealt with...permanently.Third opus of Jack Hill’s women in cage serie with a very similar cast as The Big Doll House… The story is also few different… and girls Pam Grier, Anitra Ford (Terry), Candice Roman… are still pretty ! 6/10

    "Doctor Zhivago" (David Lean, USA/Italy/UK 1965)
    It was long time ago I didn’t watche this Lea n’ classic… A bd reputation for this movie but it’s geat anyway… 9/10

    "The Mouse That Roared" (Jack Arnold, UK 1959)
    I rewatched this nice and strange little comedy with much pleasue… Vey unny with great Peter Sellers… 8/10

    "Rapture" (John Guillermain, France/USA, 1965)
    What to say… 10/10

    "Where the Boys Are" (Henry Levin, USA 1960)
    Merritt, Melanie, Tuggle and Angie are four Midwestern college co-eds who travel to Fort Lauderdale, Florida for their spring vacation and we follow the episodic series of adventures and romance they all get into with some college guys they meet. A strange Spingbreack movie more serious than it is announced… Actress loo pretty but the male students are well in thiers 40’s for most of them ! so funny ! More interrestng than expected… 7/10

    "Mollenard" (Robert Siodmak, France 1938)
    Captain Mollenard is some kind of an weapons smuggler in China. He is loved by his men but hated by his wife who is very happy to know him far away most of the time… She raised her children in this hate and wants to make them as her image… But one day the compay is fed up with Mollenard way of living and decide to make him stay at shore for six months… Very good Harry Baur as Molenard in this strange mix of adventure movie and drama… Nice French effort of Siodmak before he must leave to he US… 8/10

    That's all for 2017... Quite few movies this year... only 370 ! Happy 2018 to all of you !
    • CommentAuthorAsmodai
    • CommentTimeJan 2nd 2018
    Happy new year!
    • CommentAuthorkinoute
    • CommentTimeJan 2nd 2018
    "only 370" ahah... You're a beast! HNY!
    • CommentAuthorRDPL55
    • CommentTimeJan 3rd 2018
    Hi Kinoute ! Yes, 370 is few... Some years I watched more than 600 !! And thanks to you, Asmodai and MisterZob for the great job on the site ! Good luck for 2018 !!!
    • CommentAuthorRDPL55
    • CommentTimeJan 8th 2018
    Well, movie of my first 2018 week !

    “The Gentlemen League” (Basil Dearden, UK 1960
    A disgruntled veteran recruits a group of disgraced colleagues to perform a bank robbery with military precision. A quite good heist movie adapted from John Boland’s novel… Nice acting and phtography. A certain source of inspiration for lots of other movies… 8/10

    “Inspecteur Labavure” (aka “Inspector Blunder”) (Claude Zidi, France 1980)
    The clumsy son of a deceased police hero joins the police and his task is to protect a reporter from the most famous gangster of Paris. Quite funny comedy even if not very fine with Coluche and Gerard Depardieu… Armelss. 6,5/10

    “Le dimanche de la vie“ (aka “The Saturday of Life”) (Jean Herman, France 1967)
    After five years in the army, Valentin Brû marry a haberdasher. They move to Paris, where Valentin sells frames, while his wife becomes fortune teller. One day, Valentin replaces her, and predict a terrible event which will happen. Adapted from a novel by Raymond Queneau by a famous director offrench popular cinema. A strange movie indeed mixing reality, fantasy, dream… A curiosity 7/10

    “Little Women“ (Mervyn LeRoy, USA 1949)
    Rewatched this one on TV with much pleasure… 8,5/10

    “La morte vivante“ (aka “The Living Deadgirl“) (Jean Rollin, France 1982)
    Due to an earthquake and chemical wastes, a deadgirl comes back to live hungry of fresh blood… her only contact with real world is the “sister in blood” of her childhood… Another strang Rollin movie mix of eroticism and gore… for fans with a great final climax. 6,5/10

    “Les deux orphelines“ (aka. “The Two Orphans”) (Ricardo Freda, France/Italy 1965)
    Two orhans are coming to Paris but Henriette is kidnapped by a lustful marquis and the other, Louise, by La Frocherd, Queen of the beggars… Hélène is rescued by handsome Roger de Vaudray. Bothe they decide to seek for Louise. Arless movie of Freda, certainly not his best work. 6,5/10

    “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King” (Peter Jackson, USA/New Zealand 2003)
    Rewatched this one… always so ridiculous… (shut your eyes and listen, you’ll undersatand what I mean!!) 3/10

    to be continued...
    • CommentAuthorRDPL55
    • CommentTimeJan 8th 2018
    “Polar” (Jacques Bral, France 1984)
    A private detective ponders another profession until a mysterious woman hires him to solve her roommate's murder. Adapted from a novel of famous French writer JeanPatrick Manchette the movie is interesting but a bit to speacky… 7/10

    “Human Highway” (Neil Young, USA 1982)
    The new owner of a roadside diner stuck in a town built around an always leaking nuclear power plant plans to torch the place to collect insurance. However, an assortment of bizare characters and weird events gets in his way… The movie by Neil Young is very very strange and so, you’ll love it or you’ll hate it and find it ridiculous… At least a true curiosity. 8/10

    “Echoes of Silence” (Peter Emanuel Goldman, USA 1965)
    Goldman follow the lives of a group of Beatnicks in Greenwich Village… Amazing movie typical of this new cinema, you think to early Cassavetes movies (Shadows, Faces) or early Scorcese (Who’s That Knocking… and Mean Streets)… Goldman, in this film without any dialogue, manages to film faces in a way you’ll won’t forget. Also a nice view of the nightlife in the Village during the golden age of the late 60’s… 8,5/10

    “Le majordome” (aka “The Majordomo”) (Jean Delannoy, France 1965)
    Léopold (Paul Meurisse) is the majordomo of a well known judge and found of law’s studies. At night he becomes the judge of the underworld… One day he’s hired by a famous gangster for the heist of the century… Quite armless crime comedy with great Paul Meurisse. 6,5/10

    “Les tontons flingueurs” (aka “Monsieur Gangster”) Georges Lautner, Fance 1963)
    I rewatched once more and always with so much fun this classic French comedy… 10/10

    “Primitive London” (Arnold L. Miller, UK 1965)
    A mondo movie about the life in England in the 60’s, especuialy thre night world of Rockers, Beatnicks, nightclubers, strip-tease and so on… 6/10

    “La noire de…” (aka “Black Girl”) (Ousmane Sembene, Senegal/France 1966)
    A Senegalese woman is eager to find a better life abroad. She takes a job as a governess for a French family, but finds her duties reduced to those of a maid after the family moves from Dakar to the south of France. In her new country, the woman is constantly made aware of her race and mistreated by her employers. Her hope for better times turns to disillusionment and she falls into isolation and despair. The harsh treatment leads her to consider suicide the only way out. The movie is a strong criticism of colonialism, postcolonialism and also the illusions of black people searching a beter life in the “white world”. A cruel but nice movie. 8,5/10

    That's all for today... a good beginning indeed...
    • CommentAuthorRDPL55
    • CommentTimeJan 18th 2018 edited
    The movies of the last two weeks...

    “Le coup de grâce“ (Jean Cayrol, Claude Durand, Canada / France, 1965)
    During WWII, Bruno has given many people away to the Gestapo. Now, 25 years after, with a new face given by plastic surgery, he is back and becomes friend with his victims' relatives or friends. Curious movie, produced by cult producer/irector Emile Couzinet and of cours set in Bordeaux, the native town of Couzinet. A strange story of love and revenge… 7/10

    “Gatti rossi in un labirinto di vetro” (aka “Eyeball”) (Umberto Lenzi, Italy/Spain 1975)
    In Barcelona, a maniac killer in a red cape and hood is killing off American (pretty) tourists on a tour bus by gouging out their eyeballs. A quite poor giallo, very speaky. Only for fans of the genre. 6,5/10

    "The Naked Flame" (Larry Matanski, Canada 1964)
    A Doukhobor sect in Northern Alberta tries to prevent the wedding of a Russian girl to a Canadian. Adapted from true events the movie is very strange, on the narrow edge… a true curiosity… 6,5/10

    "Pospy Pop" (Jean Herman, France / Italy / Venezuela 1971)
    Popsy double-crosses her older partner Silva. Silva has arranged to divert diamonds from a large corporate-run diamond mine in the South American jungle, and Popsy does her "pop" wrong as they are both pursued by police. Claudia Cardinale is damn hot but she can’t save the movie… 5,5/10

    "Vanishing Point" (Richard C. Sarafian, UK/USA 1971)
    I rewatched this one with so much pleasure… 10/10

    "Candy Goes to Hollywood" (Gail Palmer, USA 1979)
    Gail Palmer's thoroughly entertaining sequel to the "Candy" original. Candy comes to Hollywood and is immediately pounced upon by a wacky talent agent. She becomes the sexual toast of Tinseltown. One of the very best first hours ever produced, in that it is either no-stop comedy or great sex action all the way. After that, there is total action to the end, including the mandatory Hollywood orgy scene. An all star cast helps this clever show biz lampoon of "The Gong Show," "The Tonight Show," MGM Studios, etc. An absolutely superior sex comedy!A quite good little porn from golden age… 6,5/10

    to be continued...
    • CommentAuthorRDPL55
    • CommentTimeJan 18th 2018 edited
    "All Babe Network" (Dean McKendrick, USA 2013)
    A failing TV Station is revitalized when their Reality Show, Hoax Hunter, goes topless in search of Bigfoot.Mary Carey is a huge boobed double of famous singer Maria Carey… And the movie is bad. 3/10

    "Les combinards" (Juan Estelrich, Riccardo Pazzaglia, Jean-Claude Roy, France, Italy, Spain 1966)
    A small movie made of three parts… In Spain, two crooks make a well-to-do peasant believe that owning a streetcar is very lucrative;a bit repetitive,inferior to the before-mentioned short. In Italy a lazy man would like to stay in a comfortable hospital where he is well fed but he is not ill anymore.So he pretends he is,the press picks up the story of the "poor sick lad who is denied a bed in a hospital" even politicians try to cash in on the situation… In France, Two lazy men join with an unscrupulous woman to "help" lonely hearts find their soul mate and they actually want to take advantage of rich women's gullibility… A routine frenc comedy… 6/10

    "L’ibis rouge" (Jean-Pierre Mocky, France 1975)
    Forty eight hours in an area around a Parisian canal where a former Tango champion meets a killer. A quite good Mocky with some great French actors… 7/10

    "The Quatermass Xperiment" (Val Guest, UK 1955)
    A missile, launched by the team led by Prof. Quatermass, lands in the English countryside. Of the three members of the crew, two have mysteriously disappeared. The third one, barely alive, undergoes an horrible metamorphosis turning into a monstrous "thing". When he breaks out and, chased in vain by inspector Lomax, starts killing humans and animals to feed his transformation, Quatermass realizes that this is the way chosen by an alien form of life to invade the Earth. I enjoy a lot to watch this on eon the silver screen… 7/10

    "Chaussette surprise" (Jean-François Davy, France 1978)
    Another great french comedy… 3/10

    "The Unforgiven" (John Huston, USA 1960)
    We proposed this one at our cineclub… Great to watch it again… 8/10

    "Poussez-pas grand-père dans les cactus" (Jean-Claude Dague, France 1969)
    Another great french comedy… 3/10

    "36 Quai des Orfèvres" (aka "36th Precinct") (Olivier Marchal, France 2004)
    In the underbelly of the Parisian criminal world, the Police are frustrated by a gang committing a series of violent robberies. Leo Vrinks and Denis Klein are two cops seeking promotion, and the imminent departure of the Chief sets the scene for them to compete for the vacant throne. The competition between them becomes increasingly ruthless and blurs the usual lines of morality, until there seems no difference between the police and the criminals they chase. Vrinks, meeting with a source, becomes involved with a murder. Klein seizes the opportunity to up the ante and arranges for the arrest of Vrinks, but when he goes further and viciously involves Vrinks' wife, Camille, revenge is inevitable. Not bad even if almost improbable… 6,5/10

    "The Maltese Falcon" (John Huston, 1941)
    We proposed this one at ou cineclub, much pleasure to watdh it on the silver screen…10/10

    that's all for today...
    • CommentAuthorRDPL55
    • CommentTimeJan 28th 2018 edited
    We organized the tenth edition of the Festival des Maudits Films in Grenoble... It was the ocasion to watch some good (and lesss good!) movies...

    “Edge of Sanity“ (Gérard Kikoïne, UK/France/Hungary/USA, 1989)
    When Henry Jekyll's experiments with cocaine have gotten out of control, he transforms into the hideous Jack Hyde. As Hyde he searches the London streets at night for his prey in whorehouses and opium dens. The police can't catch him, he has nothing to lose but his mind... A curious mix of Jeckyll and Jack the Ripper and a mix of Victorian settings and 80’s mood… Anthony Perkins makes perhaps a bit too much but is quite good. A curiosity. Gerad Kikoïne, former famous porn director of the golden age was here to talk about the movie and his autobiographic book just released… 7/10

    “Beat Street“ (Stan Lathan, USA 1984)
    An aspiring DJ, from the South Bronx, and his best friend, a promoter, try to get into show business by exposing people to hip-hop music and culture. Produced by famous singer Harry Bellafonte who also composed part of the soundtrack Beat Street is the first feature about Hip Hop culture… Even if the plot is full of clichés a nice dive in the lost time of our youth… 7/10

    “Leave Her to Heaven“ (John M. Stahl, USA 1945)
    A writer falls in love with a young socialite and they are married soon after, but her obsessive love for him threatens to be the undoing of both them and everyone else around them. We enjoyed a lot the copy form Toulouse Cinémathèque of this great movie in awesome technicolor. Gene Tierney is amazing. 8,5/10

    “Streets of Fire“ (Walter Hill, USA 1984)
    A mercenary is hired to rescue his ex-girlfriend, a singer who has been kidnapped by a motorcycle gang. Pure 80’s movie full of clichés and music ! The plot is a bit ridiculous but owho cares ? Music souds good ! 6,5/10

    to be continued...
    • CommentAuthorRDPL55
    • CommentTimeJan 28th 2018
    “The Terror“ (Roger Corman Francis Ford Coppola, Jack Hale, Monte Hellman, Jack Hill, Dennis Jakob, Jack Nicholson, USA 1963)
    A young officer in Napoleon's Army pursues a mysterious woman to the castle of an elderly Baron. It was a pure pleasure to watch this one on screen in a awesome 35 mm copy… 7/10

    “Frankenhooker” (Frank Henenlotter, USA 1990)
    A medical student sets out to recreate his decapitated fiancée by building her a new body made of Manhattan street prostitutes. I rewatched this well known Z grade movie with much fun in an amazing dubbed version which makes it much more funnier… 3/10 10/10 for Z grade fans…

    “Performance” (Donald Cammell, Nicolas Roeg, UK 1970)
    Chas, a violent and psychotic East London gangster needs a place to lie low after a hit that should never have been carried out. He finds the perfect cover in the form of guest house run by the mysterious Mr. Turner, a one-time rock superstar, who is looking for the right spark to rekindle his faded talent. Amazing doomed movie still powerful. 7,5/10

    “Angustia” (Bigas Luna, Spain 1987)
    A controlling mother uses telepathic powers to send her middle-aged son on a killing spree. The first movie of Bigs Lna works good ased on the classic gimmick of movie in the movie and the mix of fiction and reality… 7/10

    “Nightmare” (Freddie Francis, UK 1964)
    anet is a young student at a private school; her nights are troubled by horrible dreams in which she sees her mother, who is in fact locked in an insane asylum, haunting her. Expelled because of her persistent nightmares, Janet is sent home where the nightmares continue. Good little crime/horror movie with nice twist at the end and of course wonderful b/w photography by a master of the genre… 7,5/10

    to be continued...
    • CommentAuthorRDPL55
    • CommentTimeJan 28th 2018 edited
    “KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park” (Gordon Hessler, USA 1978)
    KISS, the rock band is made up of superheroes, battles an evil inventor who has plans for destruction at a California amusement park…. As you can imagine the movie is ridiculous… 2/10 for Z grade fans 10/10 or more…

    “Get Crazy (Allan Arkush, USA 1983)
    Mega-promoter Colin Beverly plans to sabotage the New Year's 1983 concert of small-time operator Max Wolfe. Wolfe's assistants Neil Allen and Willie Loman find romance while trying to save the drugs, violence, and rock and roll from Beverly's schemes. Another B© musical much enjoyable for the soundtrack… the appearance of Lou Reed at the end of the movie is awesome… 6,5/10

    “The Punisher” (Mark Goldblatt, USA 1989)
    When Frank Castle's family is murdered by criminals, he wages war on crime as a vigilante assassin known only as The Punisher. An early Marvel ovie almost forgotten. We had some intrviews especialy made for the festival by Goldblat and Dolph Lundgren (who plays the Punisher) it was great fun to watch this… As all marvel movies the script is lame but here at lest we laugh a lot… 5/10 for Z grade fans 10/10

    “Dead Heat” (Mark Goldblatt, USA 1988)
    Two policemen are brought back to life to chase down supernatural criminals. Excelent Z grade movie Treat Williams and Joe Piscopo are very good (in a Z grade way of course!!!) A big laugh to finish this tenth edition… Perhaps another one in 2018 ?? who knows ??

    to be continued...
    • CommentAuthorRDPL55
    • CommentTimeJan 28th 2018 edited
    Some other movies I watched...

    ” Chikyû Bôeigun” (aka “The Mysterians”) (Ishirô Honda, Japan 1957)
    Aliens arrive on Earth and ask permission to be given a certain tract of land for their people to live on. But when they are discovered to be invaders, responsible for the giant robot that is destroying cities, the armed forces attempt to stop them with every weapon available.

    “Espions à l'affût” (aka “Heat of Midnight”) (Max Pecas, France 1958)
    A man is injured after stealing some diamonds and kill a man in selfdefense. He takes shelter at her former lover Fabienne big house. A private detective, police and killers are after him… Fabienne lives with Cybil her lover and things begins to be complicated… An early Ma x Pecas movie, before he sunk into bd comedy and was still ambucious… Even if the script is quite confuse, the movie is quite well filmed… For fans of obscure movies… 6,5/10

    “Mille Milliards de dollars“ (Henri Verneuil, France 1982)
    A young journalist stumbles across something much more sinister than a simple suicide in the death of a politician - the death seems to be an assassination contrived by an American multinational company intent on taking over several French industries. The journalist's objective is to garner enough evidence to expose the American corporation for what it really is, before French companies start disappearing - and before any more corpses accumulate, including his own. Quite interesting movie classic of the era with conspiracy background, the courageous journalist,… 8/10

    “Le regine” (Tonino Cervi, France/Italy 1970)
    A young hippie kills a man, and seeks refuge at the lakeside house of three beautiful sisters, who seem to be hiding a dark secret. A curious erotic/horror movie very peacefull and quiet till a gory and brutal ending… not bad at all 6,5/10

    “Lady, Stay Dead“ (Terry Bourke, Australia 1981)
    A Young woman is looking after her sister's house, unaware that her sister and neighbor have been murdered by their handyman who also happens to be a serial killer. Another sick movie of serial killer… this one is very difficult to kil and revive at least three or for time dipite a number of bullets in body  funny ! 6/10

    “I fidanzati“ (aka “The Fiances”) (Ermanno Olmi, Italy 1963)
    In the industrial North, Giovanni is a skilled factory worker offered a promotion if he'll go to Sicily for 18 months to assist in a new department. His impending absence strains his already nearly wordless relationship with Liliana, his fiancée. Will their love survive ? Now, they can’t make such movie anymore, so simple and so deep love story. Just Great ! 9,5/10

    “Mississipi Burning“ (Alan Parker, USA 1988)
    Two F.B.I. Agents, with wildly different styles, arrive in Mississippi to investigate the disappearance of some civil rights activists. I watched if at its release in the 80’s… 8,5/10

    That's all for today...
    • CommentAuthorAsmodai
    • CommentTimeJan 28th 2018
    No rating for Mississippi Burning? And have you considered leaving your short reviews as a shout on the movie page, for those users that don't follow the forum or don't want to look through all 51 pages of the topic ;)
    • CommentAuthorRDPL55
    • CommentTimeJan 28th 2018 edited
    Hi Asmodai... Yeah... could cut/paste all the short rewiews... I'll beginto do it... :) Could be fun... but 51 pages ! :D
    • CommentAuthorAsmodai
    • CommentTimeJan 29th 2018
    Yeah, I understand ;) Maybe just smth for future reviews, unless you're bored :P
    • CommentAuthorkinoute
    • CommentTimeJan 29th 2018
    Since you always provided the title, the year, and the rating, I'm pretty sure I can make you a little script that will import your old reviews posted here automatically if you want. Minus the "very short" reviews though ;)
    • CommentAuthorRDPL55
    • CommentTimeJan 30th 2018
    Hi kinoute, could be great... I'll just have then to read it again and make it cleaner... :)