MyMovies: Movies 01/2013

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1.
Twist of Fate (1954)
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Ginger Rogers, an actress living with Stanley Baker on the Riveria, becomes involved with Jacques Bergerac and learns he is a dangerous criminal. (89 mins.)
Director: David Miller
 
2.
God Bless Ozzy Osbourne (2011 Documentary)
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Ozzy Osbourne's four decade track record as a culturally relevant artist is unprecedented, but his personal struggles have been shrouded in secrecy... (120 mins.)
 
3.
Mattina Presto Luce (2010 Short Film)
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A moment is captured in the dissolution of a couple's relationship. (25 mins.)
Director: Lee Stokes
 
4.
The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra (2001)
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A bad scientist and wife, a mad scientist and skeleton, two aliens and their escaped pet are all searching for the elusive element "atmospherium". (90 mins.)
Director: Larry Blamire
 
5.
Crumb (1994 Documentary)
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An intimate portrait of the controversial cartoonist and his traumatized family. (119 mins.)
Director: Terry Zwigoff
 
6.
God Forgives... I Don't! (1967)
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After a train is robbed of its payroll, an insurance agent and a card-shark team-up to retrieve the loot from the bandits who guard it at a secret location near the Mexican border. (109 mins.)
 
7.
Tristana (1970)
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When the young woman Tristana's mother dies, she is entrusted to the guardianship of the well-respected though old Don Lope... (99 mins.)
Director: Luis Buñuel
 
8.
Female on the Beach (1955)
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Moving into a beach house involves Lynn Markham in mystery, danger, and romance with a beach boy of dubious motives. (97 mins.)
Director: Joseph Pevney
 
9.
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
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After a simple jewelry heist goes terribly wrong, the surviving criminals begin to suspect that one of them is a police informant. (99 mins.)
 
10.
Greenberg (2010)
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A man from Los Angeles, who moved to New York years ago, returns to L.A. to figure out his life while he house-sits for his brother. He soon sparks with his brother's assistant. (107 mins.)
Director: Noah Baumbach
 
11.
Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950)
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Det. Sgt. Mark Dixon wants to be something his old man wasn't: a guy on the right side of the law. But Dixon's vicious nature will get the better of him. (95 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
 
12.
Cannibal Terror (1980)
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After botching a kidnapping, two criminals hide with their victim in a friends house in the jungle. After one of them rapes the friend's wife, they're left to be eaten by a nearby cannibal tribe. (93 mins.)
Director: A.W. Steeve
 
13.
Lola (1961)
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A bored young man meets with his former girlfriend, now a cabaret dancer and single mother, and soon finds himself falling back in love with her. (90 mins.)
Director: Jacques Demy
 
14.
The Impossible (2012)
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The story of a tourist family in Thailand caught in the destruction and chaotic aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. (114 mins.)
Director: J.A. Bayona
 
15.
Phenomena (1985)
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A young girl, with an amazing ability to communicate with insects, is transferred to an exclusive Swiss boarding school, where her unusual capability might help solve a string of murders. (116 mins.)
Director: Dario Argento
 
16.
99 River Street (1953)
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A former boxer turned cab driver has to hide from the police when his badgering wife is murdered by the jewel thief she was having an affair with. (83 mins.)
Director: Phil Karlson
 
17.
Daisies (1966)
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Two girls try to understand the meaning of the world and their life. (74 mins.)
Director: Vera Chytilová
 
18.
Pierrot le Fou (1965)
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Pierrot escapes his boring society and travels from Paris to the Mediterranean Sea with Marianne, a girl chased by hit-men from Algeria. They lead an unorthodox life, always on the run. (110 mins.)
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
 
19.
Swingers (1996)
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Wannabe actors become regulars in the stylish neo-lounge scene; Trent teaches his friend Mike the unwritten rules of the scene. (96 mins.)
Director: Doug Liman
 
20.
The Descendants (2011)
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A land baron tries to reconnect with his two daughters after his wife is seriously injured in a boating accident. (115 mins.)
Director: Alexander Payne
 
21.
A House Divided (1931)
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In a small Pacific village, a widowed fisherman marries a girl young enough to be his daughter. Complications ensue when the new wife falls in love with her husband's son. (70 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
 
22.
Laughter in Hell (1933)
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In the late 1800s, a man is sentenced to life at hard labor for killing his wife and her lover. (70 mins.)
Director: Edward L. Cahn
 
23.
The Kiss Before the Mirror (1933)
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When a famous doctor kills his adulterous wife, he is defended by his best friend, an attorney--who suspects that his own wife is having an affair. (69 mins.)
Director: James Whale
 
24.
The Sniper (1952)
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A sniper kills young brunettes as the police attempt to grapple with the psychology of the unknown assailant. (88 mins.)
Director: Edward Dmytryk
 
25.
Experiment in Terror (1962)
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A man with an asthmatic voice telephones bank clerk Kelly Sherwood at home and coerces her into helping him steal a large sum from her bank. (123 mins.)
Director: Blake Edwards
 
26.
Blood Simple. (1984)
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A rich but jealous man hires a private investigator to kill his cheating wife and her new man. But, when blood is involved, nothing is simple. (99 mins.)
Director: Joel Coen