Month: April 2019

April 5, 2019 / Documentary

Inspired by Susan Sontag’s well known essay ‘Notes on Camp’, as well as the very successful rerelease of the 1943 serial BatmanThe Movie Orgy is a mind-boggling patchwork of 50s, 60s and 70s television and cinema, conceived by Joe Dante as a film student in Philadelphia.

April 5, 2019 / Comedy

Shopkeeper Homer Fitch hates the changes in his household when his wife adopts two orphan boys but realizes how much he loves the boys when they are struck with scarlet fever.

April 5, 2019 / Short

A trio of young men leave a piano by the beach while chasing love interests. Several beach-goers have a go at playing creating an impromptu concert.

April 5, 2019 / TV Movie

The story revolves around Tom, who meets Sarah in the cafe in which she works. She is quickly swept up in Tom’s lifestyle, where she finds escape from her traumatic family life. The film follows her path into the world of clubbing and ecstasy, her personal relationship with Tom, and her growing family pressures.

April 3, 2019 / Drama

When the convent is about to be closed and the nuns are dispersed, one of the sisters comes up with a saving idea that can restore the community’s well-being. This 1985 Spanish film reveals one of the many terrible aspects of 16th century Spain, still plagued by the radical Christian Inquisition, one of a plethora of difficulties Spaniards faced at the time. 

April 3, 2019 / War

Filmed in 1962 but not released in the US until 1966 (with 20 of its 108 minutes removed), Conquered City is an all-star World War II drama financed in Italy and filmed in Greece. An Athens hotel, full of refugees and expatriates of all nationalities, is captured by Allied troops in the closing days of the War. British Major Peter Whitfield has been ordered to prevent a cache of weapons hidden in the hotel from falling into the hands of renegade troops. He cannot allow himself to trust anyone–not even the most innocent-looking (or attractive) of guests.

April 3, 2019 / Film Noir

Richard Barrie is a outwardly charming young man who befriends Louisa and her two daughters, Florence and Eleanor. The family is vacationing in a resort town, next door to an unoccupied cottage. Richard sweet talks his way into renting the cottage, so that he may drop in on the family any time he likes. One of those times, he reveals himself to be a homicidal maniac.

April 2, 2019 / Drama