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Mia Farrow and Robert Redford star in this romantic drama based on the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald, adapted for the screen by Francis Ford Coppola and directed by Jack Clayton. Set in the decadent 1920s, the story follows Yale graduate and former soldier Nick Carraway (Sam Waterston) as he begins a new life in New York. While there, he becomes intrigued by the life of his neighbour, Jay Gatsby (Redford), a self-made, hedonistic millionaire, who rekindles his affair with the now unhappily married Daisy (Farrow). Becoming involved in Gatsby's social circle, Nick bears witness to their intense relationship which ultimately results in tragedy.
Robert Altman directs this musical drama starring David Arkin, Barbara Baxley and Ned Beatty. As a political rally gets underway in Nashville, the stories of the lives of 24 people are told including that of a gospel singer who cheats on her husband, a country and western singer who's running for governor, a waitress who dreams of being in the spotlight and a black singer who is trying to break into the predominantly white genre of country music.
The capsule of the first manned flight to Mars burns up on re-entry into Earth's atmosphere but all is not as it seems. A reporter discovers that NASA faked the whole flight and landing with the crew in the desert, for the benefit of television. Only the astronauts can tell the world the true story, but the government wants them dead.
Bikers Captain America (Peter Fonda) and Billy (Dennis Hopper, who also directs) set off across America on the proceeds of a cocaine deal. En route to the New Orleans Mardi Gras festival they stop off at a hippy commune, before being arrested in Texas for joining a street parade without a licence. In jail they meet boozy civil rights lawyer George Hanson (Jack Nicholson), who decides to join them on their odyssey. Made on a shoestring budget, 'Easy Rider' was a huge hit upon its release, and this success proved instrumental in persuading the big Hollywood studios to invest in more films from young directors.
Murderous children go on the rampage once more in the fourth film to be inspired by Stephen King's original short story. A young medical student stumbles upon a malevolent force that is threatening to take the souls of a midwestern town's children. It is up to the junior doctor to save the town's kids before they are turned into merciless killing machines.
Dennis Hopper directs and stars in this American cult classic. Bikers Billy (Hopper) and Wyatt (Peter Fonda), having just smuggled a huge amount of cocaine across the border from Mexico to LA, sell their haul to the mysterious Connection (Phil Spector) and take off on their bikes in the hope of reaching New Orleans in time for the Mardi Gras festival. After being arrested in Texas for joining a street parade without having the required permit, they meet civil rights lawyer George Hanson (Jack Nicholson) who decides to join them on their journey.
A group of teens, travelling the highways of America, go in search of the legendary local maniac known only as Dr. Satan. When a mysterious hitchhiker offers to give them a tour of Dr. Satan's stamping ground, a breakdown forces the group to spend the night in the company of a very bizarre family.
Mystery horror co-written and directed by Dan Curtis. Ben Rolf (Oliver Reed) and his family rent an old country mansion for a summer getaway after being given a surprisingly good deal by owners Roz and Arnold Allardyce (Eileen Heckart and Burgess Meredith). Soon after moving in however, the family begin to experience a number of strange phenomena and slowly find themselves succumbing to the mansion's sinister powers.
Romantic drama charting the effects of his first relationship on gifted young artist Danny Wheeler (Tye Olson). Arriving at the opening of his debut New York exhibition with his present-day lover Allan (Edward Finlay), Danny becomes lost in memories of his first love Carter (Kyle Clare), a troubled high school athlete whose depression and self-denial led him to suicide 15 years earlier.
Coming-of-age-road movie in which two midwest misfits head for a new life in the 'Big Apple'. Stuck in rural Ohio, Gypsy (Sara Rue) and Clive (Kett Turton) inhabit a life of gothic dreams, trying to evade the sneers and comments of the disapproving townsfolk. But when she hears about the 'Night of a Thousand Stevies' contest in New York, Gypsy, tired of living in a goldfish bowl, decides to follow her dreams and be the best Stevie Nicks impersonator there is. Along with Clive, she sets out on a journey of discovery, determined to live life to the full and leave Ohio behind forever - whatever it takes.
Box set featuring nine action movies. In 'Skinheads' (1989) a group of Los Angeles neo-nazis are forced to move to North California when one of them shoots a black man. When they arrive in the small town they continue on their path of hatred, harrassment and destruction until they come across two resilient college kids determined to stop the skinheads' reign of violence. When a Hollywood film crew travel to shoot on an isolated desert location they are attacked by CIA-backed mercenaries. At first the film people fight back using their special effects equipment, but as the carnage mounts they sustain heavy losses, and soon the director's daughter is the only one still alive. She then teams up with one of the embittered mercenaries to better her chances of surviving. 'Hiroshima' (1990) paints a dramatic account of the race to develop the atomic bomb, the ethics and politics behind it, and the events which led to its use at the end of World War 2. In 'Emperor' (1988), Tony (Alex D'Andrea) is a Bronx street hustler, an old-fashioned, low-level operator who finds himself forced off his turf by vicious crime boss Falco (Anthony Gioia). Teaming up with an ex-con and sultry songstress, he learns a few things about the way of the world and makes an attempt to get back on the right side of the wrong side of the tracks - taking the fight back to Falco. In 'South Bronx' (1985), two young children are being brutally exploited as their foster home moonlights as the headquarters for one of the city's largest pornography rings. Amazingly, the two children escape to the streets, where they enlist the help of an undercover cop (Mario Van Peebles) and his partner to capture the porn king and his accomplices. In 'The Swap' (1969) Robert DeNiro plays Sammy Nicoletti, an adult film director who is murdered. His brother Vito (Anthony Charnota) vows to find the killer and avenge Sammy's death. When Vito is released from prison he begins his own investigation, encountering deceit and blackmail. The final days of Sammy's life unfold from a party on Long Island back to the big city. As Vito draws nearer to the truth, his own life hangs precariously in the balance. In 'Death Collector' (1975) it's 'all in the family' for a young, streetwise hood as he becomes a collector for the mob. He quickly rises, run by rung, up the ladder of the underworld in this violent crime saga. Blaxploitation legend Fred 'The Hammer' Williamson stars in 'Black Cobra' (1987). When fashion photographer Elys Trumbo (Eva Grimaldi) sees one of her neighbours being murdered by a member of the Black Cobras, a psychopathic motorcycle gang, she manages to catch the killer's face on film. The Cobras' leader comes after her, but luckily tough police sergeant Malone (Williamson) has been appointed to protect her. In 'Born To Win' (1971), George Segal stars as as an ex-hairdresser who struggles to support his expensive drug habit and to avoid arrest, turns 'narc', informing on his fellow junkies. Eventually Segal's sense of self-hatred threatens to overwhelm him. In 'Revenge' (1988), the gun-crazy right-wing terrorist group 'Strike Force' have set their sights on the deadly NK-2, which is a very large weapon indeed, and will do everything in their power to get hold of it. Vietnam vet Jason Shepherd (Roger Rodd) is approached with the job of tracking down these vicious killers and preventing them from doing any more damage. He accepts the job, but when the group gun down two of his most loyal friends, it suddenly becomes personal.
This Medical thriller opens with the birth of a severely disfigured child the details the history of the main characters starting from their meeting at one of the most historic footraces in the world - The Dipsea Race. Their courtship begins with conflict but grows into one that will inspire readers to achieve in their own relationships. The novel encompasses three decades and dramatically unfolds after a seemingly small error occurs in a frozen sperm sample. As we embark on the 21st century sometimes ethical issues lag behind the swift pace of medical technology. Readers will grasp the premise of Frozen Identity and enjoy the ride. The main characters are competitive athletes, adding texture, drama and a common bond held by all who strive for physical accomplishment
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