June 2013

3 I liked it.
4 I liked it a lot.
5 Loved it!
2 Didn't like it.
1 Wanted to stab someone.

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1.
Kurotokage (1962)
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A jeweler hires detective Akechi to find his daughter kidnapped by a famous thief known as the Black Lizard. (101 mins.)
Director: Umetsugu Inoue
 
2.
Cimarron (1931)
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A newspaper editor settles in an Oklahoma boom town with his reluctant wife at the end of the nineteenth century. (123 mins.)
 
3.
Duel in the Sun (1946)
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Beautiful half-breed Pearl Chavez becomes the ward of her dead father's first love and finds herself torn between her sons, one good and the other bad. (129 mins.)
Director: King Vidor
 
4.
The Phantom Tollbooth (1970)
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Milo is a boy who is bored with life. One day he comes home to find a toll booth in his room. Having nothing better to do, he gets in his toy car and drives through - only to emerge in a world full of adventure. (90 mins.)
 
5.
Dramatic School (1938)
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Aspiring actress Louise Muban attends the prestigious Paris School of Drama during the day and works... (80 mins.)
 
6.
The Very Thought of You (1944)
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Army sergeants Dave and "Fixit" spend a three-day pass in Pasadena, where they meet Janet and Cora, two young women who work in a parachute factory. (99 mins.)
Director: Delmer Daves
“ 4 ” - mnoe
 
7.
Johnny in the Clouds (1945)
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Life on a British bomber base, and the surrounding towns, from the opening days of the Battle of Britain... (109 mins.)
Director: Anthony Asquith
“ 4+ ” - mnoe
 
8.
Sued for Libel (1939)
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The trial of Albert Pomeroy on the charge of murdering Edward Webster,arouses interest because Webster's widow... (66 mins.)
Director: Leslie Goodwins
 
9.
Winchester '73 (1950)
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The journey of a prized rifle from one ill-fated owner to another parallels a cowboy's search for a murderous fugitive. (92 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
“ 4 ” - mnoe
 
10.
The Far Country (1954)
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A self-minded adventurer (Jeff Webster) locks horns with a crooked lawman (Mr. Gannon) while driving cattle to Dawson. (97 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
 
11.
Devil's Doorway (1950)
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After the Civil War, a highly decorated Shoshone Indian veteran plans to raise cattle in Wyoming but white farmers plan to grab fertile tribal lands by pitting the whites against the Indians. (84 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
“ 4 ” - mnoe
 
12.
The Last Frontier (1955)
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Crude and uncivilized backwoods trapper Jed Cooper and his two partners sign up as scouts in a remote Oregon army fort... (98 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
 
13.
Le combat dans l'île (1962)
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The son of a French industrialist, Clément is a right wing extremist who belongs to a secret militant... (104 mins.)
Director: Alain Cavalier
 
14.
Three Comrades (1938)
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A love story centered around the lives of three young German soldiers in the years following World War I... (98 mins.)
Director: Frank Borzage
 
15.
Magic Mike (2012)
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A male stripper teaches a younger performer how to party, pick up women, and make easy money. (110 mins.)
 
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17.
The 67th Annual Tony Awards (2013 Documentary)
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Awards show, which honors theater professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway. (120 mins.)
Director: Glenn Weiss
 
18.
It (1927)
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A salesgirl with plenty of "it" (sex appeal) pursues a handsome playboy. (72 mins.)
Director: Clarence Badger
 
19.
Snow Cake (2006)
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A drama focused on the friendship between a high-functioning autistic woman and a man who is traumatized after a fatal car accident. (112 mins.)
Director: Marc Evans
 
20.
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012)
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Sean Anderson partners with his mom's husband on a mission to find his grandfather, who is thought to be missing on a mythical island. (94 mins.)
Director: Brad Peyton
“ 1 ” - mnoe
 
21.
Dark Shadows (2012)
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An imprisoned vampire, Barnabas Collins, is set free and returns to his ancestral home, where his dysfunctional descendants are in need of his protection. (113 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ 2 ” - mnoe
 
22.
Green Lantern (2011)
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Reckless test pilot Hal Jordan is granted an alien ring that bestows him with otherworldly powers that inducts him into an intergalactic police force, the Green Lantern Corps. (114 mins.)
Director: Martin Campbell
 
23.
Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)
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Manny, Diego, and Sid embark upon another adventure after their continent is set adrift. Using an iceberg as a ship, they encounter sea creatures and battle pirates as they explore a new world. (88 mins.)
 
24.
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)
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Alex, Marty, Gloria and Melman are still fighting to get home to their beloved Big Apple. Their journey takes them through Europe where they find the perfect cover: a traveling circus, which they reinvent - Madagascar style. (93 mins.)
 
25.
Behind the Candelabra (2013 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A chronicle of the tempestuous six year romance between megastar singer, Liberace, and his teenage lover, Scott Thorson. (118 mins.)
 
26.
The Union (2011 Documentary)
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A look at the making of Elton John and Leon Russell's collaborative album, "The Union," produced by T-Bone Burnett.
Director: Cameron Crowe
 
27.
The Burglar (1957)
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Dan Duryea and his cronies rob a fake spiritualist and then take it on the lam to Atlantic City. (90 mins.)
Director: Paul Wendkos
 
28.
Framed (1947)
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Mike Lambert, seeking a mining job, instead becomes the patsy for a femme-fatale's schemes. (82 mins.)
Director: Richard Wallace
 
29.
The Undercover Man (1949)
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Treasury Department agent Frank Warren takes on the case of a mob leader who has evaded paying taxes on his ill-gotten gains. (85 mins.)
Director: Joseph H. Lewis
 
30.
Blues in the Night (1941)
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"Jigger' Lane forms a band that includes singer Ginger 'Character' Powell, wife of the trumpeter Leo Powelll... (88 mins.)
Director: Anatole Litvak
 
31.
The Woman in the Fifth (2011)
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A college lecturer flees to Paris after a scandal costs him his job. In the City of Light, he meets a widow who might be involved in a series of murders. (85 mins.)
 
32.
Supernatural (2005 TV Series)
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Two brothers follow their father's footsteps as "hunters" fighting evil supernatural beings of many kinds including monsters, demons, and gods that roam the earth. (44 mins.)
“ Season 1 ” - mnoe
 
33.
180 Days: A Year Inside an American High School (2013 Mini-Series)
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Follow students, teachers, and administrators for one school year at a Washington, D.C. high school. (231 mins.)
“ 4 ” - mnoe
 
34.
Top of the Lake (2013 TV Series)
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When pregnant, 12-year-old Tui tries to kill herself in a freezing New Zealand lake, Detective Robin Griffin has plenty of questions for the girl. But when Tui suddenly disappears, Griffin finds herself knee-deep in small-town secrets. (350 mins.)
“ 4 ” - mnoe
 
35.
Fill the Void (2012)
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A young Hasidic Jewish woman is pressured into an arranged levirate marriage to an older widower. (90 mins.)
Director: Rama Burshtein
“ 4 ” - mnoe
 
36.
Early Summer (1951)
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A family chooses a match for their daughter Noriko, but she, surprisingly, has her own plans. (124 mins.)
Director: Yasujirô Ozu
“ 5 ” - mnoe
 
37.
Socrates (1971 TV Movie)
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(120 mins.)
“ 4 ” - mnoe
 
38.
The Foreigner (1978)
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European secret agent Max Menace arrives in New York City, waiting for his contact to tell him his assignment... (77 mins.)
Director: Amos Poe
 
39.
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923)
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In fifteenth century Paris, the brother of the archdeacon plots with the gypsy king to foment a peasant revolt. Meanwhile, a freakish hunchback falls in love with the gypsy queen. (133 mins.)
Director: Wallace Worsley
 
40.
Mad Men (2007 TV Series)
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A drama about one of New York's most prestigious ad agencies at the beginning of the 1960s, focusing on one of the firm's most mysterious but extremely talented ad executives, Donald Draper. (47 mins.)
“ Season 6 ” - mnoe
 
41.
Calamity Jane (1953)
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The story of Calamity Jane, her saloon, and her romance with Wild Bill Hickok. (101 mins.)
Director: David Butler
 
42.
Adventure for Two (1943)
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Ivan Kouznetsoff, a Russian engineer, recounts during World War II his stay in England prior to the... (114 mins.)
Director: Anthony Asquith
 
43.
Man-Proof (1938)
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Mimi has tried everything to become the bride to Alan, but he chooses Elizabeth instead. The ironic... (75 mins.)
Director: Richard Thorpe
“ 2 ” - mnoe
 
44.
The Big Mouth (1967)
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While fishing on a San Diego beach, Gerald Clamson catches ... a sea diver! Even more weird, the "fish" resembles him... (107 mins.)
Director: Jerry Lewis
“ 2 ” - mnoe
 
45.
The Oscar (1966)
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Snotty Hollywood actor becomes even more full of himself after he's nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor. (119 mins.)
Director: Russell Rouse
“ 2 ” - mnoe
 
46.
Love, Marilyn (2012 Documentary)
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Modern day celebrities interpret excerpts from memoirs written by people who knew Marilyn Monroe as well as her recently discovered personal journals and letters. (107 mins.)
Director: Liz Garbus
 
47.
GasLand (2010 Documentary)
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An exploration of the fracking petroleum extraction industry and the serious environmental consequences involved. (107 mins.)
Director: Josh Fox
“ 4 ” - mnoe
 
48.
George Harrison: Living in the Material World (2011 Documentary)
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Filmmaker Martin Scorsese examines the life of musician George Harrison, weaving together interviews, concert footage, home movies and photographs. (208 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ 5 ” - mnoe
 
49.
June Bride (1948)
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A magazine's staff, including bickering ex-lovers Linda and Carey, cover an Indiana wedding, which goes slightly wrong... (96 mins.)
“ 2.5 ” - mnoe
 
50.
The Out List (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary about being among the LGBT community in modern society, told through interviews with LGBT celebrities and community leaders. (60 mins.)
 
51.
Pitch Perfect (2012)
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Beca, a freshman at Barden University, is cajoled into joining The Bellas, her school's all-girls singing group. Injecting some much needed energy into their repertoire, The Bellas take on their male rivals in a campus competition. (112 mins.)
Director: Jason Moore
 
52.
Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer (2013 Documentary)
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Three young women face seven years in a Russian prison for a satirical performance in a Moscow cathedral... (88 mins.)
“ 4 ” - mnoe
 
53.
Back from Eternity (1956)
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A South American plane loaded with an assortment of characters crash lands in a remote jungle area in the middle of a storm... (100 mins.)
Director: John Farrow
 
54.
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
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Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, the Dark Knight, with the help of the enigmatic Selina, is forced from his imposed exile to save Gotham City, now on the edge of total annihilation, from the brutal guerrilla terrorist Bane. (164 mins.)
“ 2 ” - mnoe
 
55.
What Ever Happened to Aunt Alice? (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
As Aunt Alice, Ruth Gordon applies for the job of housekeeper in the Tucson, Arizona home of widow Claire... (101 mins.)
Director: Lee H. Katzin