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May 26, 2018 / Foreign

Victor Meynard is an assassin for hire, and he’s proud of it. It’s part of his family’s business. However, in this comedy, there are occasions when he simply cannot bring himself to pull the trigger and make a “hit.” Instead, he adopts the boy who would have fallen to his gun, and trains him in the niceties of the assassin’s game. He is assigned to kill an art forger  who is much too cute for such a fate. When he adopts her as well, things really start to get out of hand. 

WATCH MOVIE Cible émouvante (1993) AKA Wild Target

May 26, 2018 / Foreign
May 22, 2018 / Foreign

Basil Rathbone plays Canuto Perez, the ghost of a man who committed suicide in the sixteenth century. He has been living in the dungeon of a castle for 400 years, and he can separate himself from his skeleton, which walks and talks as if it’s a separate person. Perez was not a good man; he had spent his life taking advantage of innocent young women. He choose to commit suicide instead of accepting punishment for his crimes. Because Perez repented at the last moment before he died, God has granted him four chances to save his soul. 

WATCH MOVIE Autopsia de un Fantasma (1968) AKA Autopsy of a Ghost

May 22, 2018 / Foreign

French diplomat Dominique Auphal is put under surveillance by an unnamed secret service. They wish to find a weakness in his life in order to control him politically. Auphal becomes “File no. 51”: his private life is spied, analysed and commented.

WATCH MOVIE Le Dossier 51 (1978)

May 22, 2018 / Foreign

Prostitutes from Athens are transported by truck for the pleasure of the occupying Italian Army in this World War II drama. The 15 women are driven by a young lieutenant who gives a ride to a fascist major. Tension mounts between the two soldiers as the truck is attacked, and some of the women are killed. Love blossoms between one of the prostitutes and the lieutenant, and he encourages her to return home knowing he will never see her again. 

WATCH MOVIE Le Soldatesse (1965) AKA The Camp Followers

May 22, 2018 / Horror
May 22, 2018 / Musical

The young Countess Wilma is forced to wed by midnight or lose her inheritance. Wilma impulsively chooses gypsy vagabond Latzi, offering him a huge sum of money if he’ll consent. Swallowing his pride, Latzi agrees to the marriage, but soon Wilma falls in love with the young Lieutenant Von Tokay who is himself in love with Latzi’s gypsy sweetheart Timka.

WATCH MOVIE Caravan (1934)

May 22, 2018 / Pre Code

A child genius has fun getting her cousin into trouble. When she is not bedeviling her cousin, she is helping her father get out of trouble with con artists.

WATCH MOVIE Finn and Hattie (1931)