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A Dangerous Life

A Dangerous Life is a 1988 English-language Australian film about the final years of the Philippines under Ferdinand Marcos' rule, from the assassination of Benigno Aquino, Jr. in 1983 to the People Power EDSA Revolution in 1986 that ousted Marcos. The film focuses on American TV journalist 
(Gary Busey), who finds himself in the middle of key events that lead to the downfall of the Marcos regime. Originally airing on television as a mini-series that ran for a total of six hours, the film was edited to 162 minutes for the home video release.[1]

The film was shot on location in Sri Lanka, mostly due to hostilities the producers experienced in Manila while filming The Year of Living Dangerously in 1982.


The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

Director: Rober Wiene

The film tells the story of the deranged Doctor Caligari and his faithful somnambulist Cesare and their connection to a string of murders in a German mountain village, Holstenwall. Caligari presents one of the earliest examples of a motion picture "frame story" in which the body of the plot is presented as a flashback, as told by Francis. Friends Alan and Francis visit a carnival in the village where they see Dr. Caligari and Cesare, who Caligari is displaying as an attraction.

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari is the first modern Horror Film and it influence a number of contemporary productions.

A real classic!

Chimes at Midnight

"Chimes at Midnight" is one of the great Shakespearean adaptations and a true 'lost classic'. It's also the last masterpiece that Orson Welles directed in his lifetime, and with 'Citizen Kane,' 'Magnificent Ambersons' and 'Touch of Evil' comprises a quartet of major cinematic works by Welles.

It's just a perfect movie, beautiful, deep, tragic and comic. A work of art.


Movie Racks: Rashomon: "Directed by Akira Kurosawa Starring: Toshirô Mifune, Machiko Kyô, Masayuki Mori, Takashi Shimura, Minoru Chiaki 1950 In ancient Japan, a wom..."

Sortie d'usine (Workers Leaving the Lumière Factory)


Directred by Louis Lumière 

Sortie d'usine is one of the first films every made.  Filmed in 1895 by Louis Lumiere, a  french film maker. 

 Enjoy a piece of  the film history.

Life of Brian

Life of Brian: "Directed by Terry Jones 1979 Casts: Graham Chapman, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese Life of Brian tells the stor..."

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari: "Director: Rober Wiene 1919 The film tells the story of the deranged Doctor Caligari and his faithful somnambulist Cesare and their..."

Movie Racks: Broken Blossoms (a.k.a. The Yellow Man and the Gir...

Movie Racks: Broken Blossoms (a.k.a. The Yellow Man and the Gir...: "1919 Directed by D. W. Griffith Casts: Lillian Gish as Lucy Burrows Richard Barthelmess as Cheng Huan Donald Crisp as Battling Bur..."

Slumdog Millionaire

Directed by Danny Boyle
Stars: Dev Patel, Freida Pinto and Saurabh Shukla

This is one of the BEST movies I've ever seen. Believe it.

The story of Jamal Malik, an 18 year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai, who is about to experience the biggest day of his life. With the whole nation watching, he is just one question away from winning a staggering 20 million rupees on India's "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?" But when the show breaks for the night, police arrest him on suspicion of cheating; how could a street kid know so much? Desperate to prove his innocence, Jamal tells the story of his life in the slum where he and his brother grew up, of their adventures together on the road, of vicious encounters with local gangs, and of Latika, the girl he loved and lost. Each chapter of his story reveals the key to the answer to one of the game show's questions. Intrigued by Jamal's story, the jaded Police Inspector begins to wonder what a young man with no apparent desire for riches is really doing on this game show? When the new day dawns and Jamal returns to answer the final question, the Inspector and sixty million viewers are about to find out...


Directed by Lars von Trier
Starring: Henning Jensen, Udo Kier, Baard Owe

Cinematic genius Lars von Tier explores the dark passions of a woman scorned in this shocking and powerful film adapted from a screenplay by the great Carl-Theodore Dreyer.

The drama unfolds in shimmering marshlands and gloomy subterranean passageways. Medea is a foreign sorceress, abandoned by Jason, her lover. In a fit of mad, jealous rage, she plots a vicious revenge and murders her own children.

Medea is a revelation - the discovery of a rarely-seen, legendary film from the director of Dancer in the Dark, Breaking the Waves, and Dogville.

Arghh! I wanted to hate it but loved it anyway! For a family man like me, you will surely hate writer and director Lars von Trier for having a movie like this. But, ok.. for the sake of art, go ahead! watch this, people!
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