Speedy introduction of ex-con's Jimmy (Franklyn Seales) and Powell (James Woods) through mutual friend Billy (Lee Weaver) in 1963 Los Angeles, in director Harold Becker's The Onion Field, 1979.
Charlton Heston and Henry Fonda star in Midway (1976), a spectacular re-creation of the World War II battle that turned the tide for the U.S. in the Pacific.
Trailer for Midway.
Renowned photo-based artist Chris Jordan s feature debut focuses on the albatrosses who inhabit the remote Midway Atoll island, nesting amidst machinery abandoned after World War II.
Trailer for Midway.
The battle of Midway sounded its furious thunder in June, 1942, just six months after the attack on Pearl Harbor. Midway interweaves the dramatic personal stories of the men who fought the courageous battle that was to be the Pacific turning point for the United States.
Adm. Kirk hijacks the Enterprise to rescue Mr. Spock, whose spirit remains alive on the rapidly degenerating Genesis planet.
Camp classic based on the book by Joan Crawford's adopted daughter, Christina, about the movie star's abusive habits.
Footage from other war films is feebly employed in this weak account of the great World War II battle in the Pacific.
Grizzled former professional baseball player Morris Buttermaker (Billy Bob Thornton) is recruited by a strait-laced lawyer (Marcia Gay Harden) to coach the Bears, a woefully inept Little League team. He's got to find a way to drive this gang of 12 misfits to a championship against their hated rivals: the Yankees and their overbearing coach (Greg Kinnear). From the director that brought you School of Rock working with the writing team behind Bad Santa comes a hilarious 2005 homage to an irreverent 1976 comedy: Bad News Bears.
Shortly after the events of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, the USS Enterprise carrying the combined crews of both Enterprise and USS Reliant, limps back to Earth, scarred from its battle with Khan. Once there, Admiral James T. Kirk is informed that the obsolete vessel's days are over (it is stated to be 20 years old, but official production timelines place it as about 40 years old, with Kirk's command of the Enterprise being about 20 years); it won't be refitted, but will instead be retired, and its crew reassigned. Meanwhile, Dr. Leonard McCoy exhibits strange behavior, somehow related to the deceased Captain Spock. He even seems to be channeling both Spock's behavior and voice.
Simultaneously, Kirk's son Dr. David Marcus and Lieutenant Saavik are now on board the research vessel USS Grissom to explore the Genesis Planet, created at the end of the last film. The two transport down to the planet's surface to explore its terraforming progress. While there, they discover, much to their shock, that Spock's body has been resurrected by the Genesis effect, although his mind is no longer present and he operates on a purely child-like level. Marcus, pressed by Saavik, admits that he used unstable 'proto-matter' in building the Genesis device to solve 'certain problems'. Without it, he claims that the Genesis Project could have been delayed by years or would have never been completed at all. The unstable matter puts the planet in a state of accelerated evolution that will conclude with the planet's premature destruction.
Admiral Kirk's defeat of Khan and the creation of the Genesis planet are empty victories. Spock is dead and McCoy is inexplicably being driven insane. Then a surprise visit from Sarek, Spock's father, provides a startling revelation: McCoy is harboring Spock's living essence. With one friend alive and one not, but both in pain, Kirk attempts to help his friends by stealing the U.S.S. Enterprise and defying Starfleet's Genesis planet quarantine. But the Klingons have also learned of Genesis and race to meet Kirk in a deadly rendezvous.
Admiral Kirk and his bridge crew risk their careers stealing the decommissioned Enterprise to return to the restricted Genesis planet to recover Spock's body.
Outrageous and controversial, this is the story of legendary movie star Joan Crawford (Faye Dunaway) as she struggles for her career and battles the inner demons of her private life. This torment was manifested in her relationships with her adopted children, Christina (Diana Scarwid) and Christopher (Xander Berkeley). The public Crawford was a strong-willed, glamorous object of admiration, but Mommie Dearest reveals the private Crawford, the woman desperate to be a mother, adopting her children when she was single and trying to survive in a devastating industry that swallows careers thoughtlessly. The rage, the debilitating strain, and the terrifying descent into alcoholism and child abuse are graphically - and unforgettably – depicted in this film, based upon Christina Crawford's best-selling book.
Outrageous and controversial, this is the story of legendary movie star Joan Crawford (Faye Dunaway) as she struggles for her career and battles the inner demons of her private life.
Outrageous and controversial, this is the story of legendary movie star Joan Crawford as she struggles for her career and battles the inner demons of her private life.
Los Angeles, 1963 : a true story. Ian and Karl are two police officers. One night, on patrol duty, they are kidnapped by two petty thieves who drive them deep into the country to leave them in an onion field.
Kojak is framed when he gets too close to discovering the truth in a serial murder investigation.
Kojak must reopen a case in which the prime suspect accused of murdering three women was gunned down in a shootout with him. Now, eight years later, the murders have started again, and it appears that Kojak may have killed the wrong man.
Mary and Sue Ann volunteer for a “big sisters” program, but maybe bringing the girls by the station for a visit isn’t such a hot idea.
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