Category: Comedy

August 5, 2018 / Comedy
August 5, 2018 / Action

The European Upper Crust meets the Taiwan Underworld in this convoluted comic action thriller. Winston Cheng is a prominent businessman who has somehow managed to fall deep into debt to organized crime leaders in Taipai, to the tune of $100 million. When it becomes clear that the gangsters are tired of waiting for their money, Cheng goes underground, just as two mob enforcers are sent out to find him. Cheng’s son — who calls himself Red Fish — is the leader of a street gang; the gunmen start following Red Fish and his partners in crime — Hong Kong, Lun Lun, and Little Buddha  — in hopes that the son will lead them to the father.

August 4, 2018 / Comedy

A fast-talking, street-wise con-man forsakes the tank-towns of Pennsylvania for the greener pastures in Manhattan, and gains fame-and-fortune as New York City’s number one merchandise promoter. A model and a society girl provide some complications along the way.

August 3, 2018 / Comedy

William Holden and Bonita Granville, heavily if not convincingly decked out in “old age” makeup, recall on their 35th wedding anniversary how they first met in 1904. Holden was a brash college freshman, while Bonita was the daughter of a local judge. Since Holden couldn’t stay out of trouble, the judge prohibited him from visiting his daughter, but the boy opposed the edict and ended up being arrested–with Bonita managing to have herself thrown in jail as well.

August 3, 2018 / Comedy

Set in England, post-World War III; three young women attempt to balance their waitress jobs and their respective love-lives whilst their employer’s restaurant – and all the waitresses – is investigated for potential black-market food trading.

August 2, 2018 / Comedy

The Countess, a wealthy American with an addiction to card games and a large real estate portfolio, has become an expert on the card games of all the countries where she owns houses. The regional favorite in Rome is a card game called “scopone” and the Countess summons a married couple to be her adversaries. The couple are the poorest of the poor, but the Countess supplies them with one million lire to play with, promising them that they can keep the money should they beat her.

July 28, 2018 / Comedy

Notorious international jewel thief Jack Rhodes is out to steal $30 million in uncut diamonds in this visually opulent, uneven comedy. Chief Inspector Cyril Willis is Rhodes’ nemesis. He wants to retire from Scotland Yard but would like to capture Rhodes as a final, dramatic cap to his career. In order to achieve his ambition, he sets up lissome Gillian Bromley as Rhodes’ erstwhile partner in crime. The unpredictable happens when Rhodes and Bromley fall for each other, leaving the best-laid plans open to unexpected amendments.

July 26, 2018 / Comedy

This allegorical film by Robert Downey finds humans all playing the role of animals in cages as they wait to be gassed. Flashbacks are used to tell the character’s fantasies outside the cage.