This clever film was directed by the great John Huston. It’s a cult classic, mixing both the film noir and comedy genres, with a star-studded cast including Humphrey Bogart, Gina Lollobrigida, Jennifer Jones, and Petter Lorre. (Browse our Movie Archive)
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“SOBAKA is the thrilling story of a lonely Russian immigrant trying to find the “American dream” in present day Los Angeles. To provide care for his dying sister he works as an assistant to a mysterious and dangerous man, but his desire to achieve something more takes him down a dark and risky path. When a seductive call girl enters his life his world is thrown upside down and the choices he makes may have deadly consequences.” (IMDB)
A mild-mannered shop assistant struggling with issues of unrequited love nurtures a tiny carnivorous plant into a giant man-killing monster, in this comedy classic. Jack Nicholson makes his screen debut as a young masochistic dental patient. (Browse our Movie Archive)
An animated short by Chad McKee Grothkopf (as Chad)
“Mr. Bee spreads the word that there is going to be a ‘PM Picnic’ in the barn latter that evening. He tells everyone in the countryside, from Mr. Bear to Mr. Rabbit, although he does not invite Mr. Tortoise because he’s too slow. This was a promotional film made for PM (Pleasant Moments) Whiskey to promote their new ad campaign, that features animated woodland creatures along with the slogan describing PM Whiskey and it’s ‘Clear, Clean Taste’.” (IMDB)
A World War II veteran form the United States, portrayed by Lloyd Bridges, seeks love in England, only to find murder and intrigue, when he misses an assassination committed by a mysterious man with a limp.
An animated short by Frank Tashlin, Friz Freleng (uncredited)
“Another entry in the “books come alive” subgenre, with possibly more books coming alive than any other. We begin with some musical numbers, notably the various pages of Green Pastures all joining in on a song, The Thin Man entering The White House Cookbook and exiting much fatter, and The House of Seven (Clark) Gables singing backup to Old King Cole. The Three Musketeers break loose, become Three Men on a Horse, grab the Seven Keys to Baldpate, and set the Prisoner of Zenda free…” (IMDB)