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March 4, 2018 / Thriller

Delia Peletier has been paid to have a child for a wealthy man who wants an heir. She has the baby and turns it over to her “employer,” but subsequently decides she wants the child back. She hires three men to kidnap the child. The quartet hides out in the house of Bernard Lapin, a nuclear scientist they believe to be away on business. Lapin returns, however, and becomes romantically involved with Delia.

WATCH MOVIE Always the Innocent (1972) AKA Lapin 360

March 4, 2018 / Pre Code

Los Angeles newspaper reporter Toby Prentiss is continually in trouble with his editor. He is demoted to running the paper’s “Miss Lonelyhearts” advice column because he missed the scoop on a major earthquake whilst out on the town. Determined to be fired from the column he starts to give crazy advice to the readers, but this only makes him even more popular.

WATCH MOVIE Advice to the Lovelorn (1933)

December 20, 2017 / Drama

Good-natured gambler Marty Black falls into ownership of a booking joint but soon falls on hard times. His one out is a marker for half-ownership in a young thoroughbred, which he quickly calls in. He discovers the other owner to be a young woman from an old horseracing family who wants to protect her colt almost as much as Marty wants to rush him into big races for a fast buck. While they clash, Marty soon comes to understand the human bond with the horses and what it means to be a thoroughbred.

WATCH MOVIE The Lady’s from Kentucky (1939)

December 20, 2017 / TV Movie

Gangsters free one of their colleagues being escorted to prison and kill several FBI agents and local police officers in the attempt. FBI agent Melvin Purvis puts together a special squad to track down and capture the men responsible.

WATCH MOVIE The Kansas City Massacre (1975)

December 20, 2017 / Documentary

Lindsay Anderson’s writes and presents this documentary tribute to his hero John Ford. Including many rare clips, and interviews with those who knew and worked with Ford like stagehand Lefty Hough and actress Maureen O’Hara.

WATCH MOVIE John Ford by Lindsay Anderson (1992)

December 20, 2017 / Animation

An animated film about the British engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel, who spearheaded numerous engineering marvels of the early 19th century – including the Thames Tunnel, the Great Western Railway, and the Great Eastern steamship (for 40 years the world’s largest steamship). Various styles of animation are used to depict events in his colorful life.

WATCH MOVIE Great (Isambard Kingdom Brunel) (1975)

December 20, 2017 / Foreign

Bruno, a chauffeur having some problem in keeping a job, meets one morning Mariuccia, a taxi driver’s daughter working as a perfumery’s shop assistant, and trying to impress her, pretending to be rich, uses his employer’s car to took her on a trip to the lakes, but things don’t work as planned and to conquer Mariuccia’s hearth won’t be so easy…

WATCH MOVIE Gli uomini, che mascalzoni… (1932) AKA What Scoundrels Men Are!

December 20, 2017 / TV Movie

Ichabod Crane, a Yankee wanderer, arrives in Sleepy Hollow and becomes the new schoolmaster. He meets Katrina Van Tassel, and blissfully fantasizes about how can marry her, ultimately, inherit her father’s rich estate. Her suitor Brom Bones, the blacksmith, wants to scare him away and dresses up as the legendary Headless Horseman.

WATCH MOVIE The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1999)