• Born Yesterday

    Born Yesterday

    ★★★★

    George Cukor’s Oscar-winning comedy-drama in which a nouveau-riche junk dealer hires a cultured gent to teach his girlfriend about etiquette. Starring Judy Holliday, William Holden and Broderick Crawford.

    Adapted from the stage play of the same name by Garson Karin, which premiered on Broadway four years earlier, the story concerns harsh blonde moll Billie Dawn, (Judy Holliday) who arrives in Washington, D.C., with her dishonest, very rich darling sweetie, Harry Brock (Broderick Crawford), and his corrupt attorney, Jim Devery (Howard…

  • My Favorite Wife

    My Favorite Wife

    ★★★★

    Garson Kanin’s Oscar-nominated romantic comedy in which a woman reappears after being shipwrecked to find that her husband has remarried. Starring Irene Dunne, Randolph Scott, Cary Grant and Gail Patrick.

    After his wife, Ellen (Irene Dunne), vanishes at sea, Nick Arden (Cary Grant) waits seven lengthy years before lastly tying the knot with the gorgeous Bianca (Gail Patrick).

    As godsend would have it, Ellen unexpectedly resurfaces in Nick’s life in the middle of his honeymoon with Bianca and notifies him…

  • The Twelve Chairs

    The Twelve Chairs

    ★★★★

    Mel Brooks directs and stars in this comedy. In 1920s Soviet Russia, a fallen noble, a minister and a fraud artist look for a treasure of jewels. With Ron Moody, Frank Langella and Dom DeLuise.

    Adapted from the novel of the same name by Ilya Ilf and Yevgeny Petrov, which was published in 1928, the story concerns a fallen noble (Ron Moody), a priest (Dom DeLuise) and a criminal artist (Frank Langella) who look for a treasure of jewels concealed…

  • PAW Patrol: The Movie

    PAW Patrol: The Movie

    ★★★★

    Cal Brunker’s animated action-comedy adventure in which Ryder and the pups are called to Adventure City to stop Mayor Humdinger from derailing the bustling metropolis.

    After their main rival, Humdinger (Ron Pardo), becomes Mayor of close Adventure City and begins causing chaos, Ryder (Will Brisbin) and everyone’s much-loved gallant pups get into top gear to face the task head on.

    While one pup is forced to deal with his history in Adventure City, the group finds assistance from a new…

  • Joe

    Joe

    ★★★★

    John G. Avildsen’s drama is for adults only, in which a wealthy entrepreneur strikes up a hazardous friendship with a factory worker. Starring Peter Boyle, Dennis Patrick and Susan Sarandon.

    After executive Bill Compton’s (Dennis Patrick) daughter, Melissa (Susan Sarandon), overdoses at the home of her drug-dealer boyfriend, Bill gets into an anger and murders the dealer.

    He attempts to make it look like a theft gone wrong but, in a bar subsequently, acknowledges his corruption to an unknown called…

  • Loot

    Loot

    ★★

    Silvio Narizzano’s crime comedy about the escapades of two friends who have pulled off a bank theft and have to conceal the cash. Starring Richard Attenborough and Lee Remick.

    Adapted from the play of the same name by Joe Orton, the movie concentrates on a motley group of characters jam-packed inside a tiny hotel owned by Mr. McLeavy (Milo O’Shea). While the body of McLeavy’s wife lies recently perished in a close room, her nurse, Fay (Lee Remick), aims to…

  • Jenny

    Jenny

    ★★

    George Bloomfield’s romantic drama about an unwed mother-to-be who ties the knot with a complete unknown who is dodging the draft. Starring Marlo Thomas and Alan Alda.

    When Jenny (Marlo Thomas) ends up expecting, she departs home and locates to New York City. There she weds filmmaker Delano (Alan Alda), who wants to dodge being recruited for Vietnam and offers to help her if he can claim the toddler as his own.

    Regardless of the opposition of her conservative father…

  • Hell Boats

    Hell Boats

    ★★

    Paul Wendkos’s British war drama. Aiding the British Royal Navy, an American commander is assigned to blockade the island of Malta and destroy a Nazi arsenal located in Sicily.

    Throughout the Second World War, American officer Tom Jeffords (James Franciscus) joins a British torpedo boat positioned in the Mediterranean Sea. Under the instructions of Commander Ashurst (Ronald Allen), the Royal Navy perambulations the obstructed coast of Malta and prevents close German boats.

    After Alison (Elizabeth Shepherd), Ashurst's deserted wife, becomes…

  • Fireheart

    Fireheart

    ★★★

    Theodore Ty and Laurent Zeitoun’s animation in which a young girl who has always dreamt of becoming a firefighter pretends to be a male fireman as an arsonist ignites Broadway’s theatres.

    The story concerns Georgia Nolan (Olivia Cooke), a 16-year-old girl who is optimistic about becoming the world's first woman firefighter. She attempts to rescue her father, Shawn (Kenneth Branagh), from serial torcher Pauline, who uses purple gas to mesmerize others.

    Olivia Cooke gives a good voice performance in her…

  • Hi, Mom!

    Hi, Mom!

    ★★★

    Brian De Palma’s black comedy drama in which a Vietnam vet locates into an apartment and visions in other people’s windows through the street. Starring Robert De Niro and Allen Garfield.

    Following his serving in Vietnam, expert Jon Rubin (Robert De Niro) enters New York City and talks to dishonest producer Joe Banner (Allen Garfield) about taking charge of an adult film. Rubin becomes fascinated with his gorgeous neighbour, Judy Bishop (Jennifer Salt).

    He also starts shooting material of the…

  • The Kremlin Letter

    The Kremlin Letter

    ★★★

    John Huston’s crime thriller in which a Naval Intelligence officer gifted with a commanding photographic memory is relocated to the CIA. Starring Bibi Andersson and Patrick O’Neal.

    After an unauthorized letter is referred to Moscow asserting the American government's inclination to assist Russia assault China, previous naval officer Charles Rone (Patrick O'Neal) and his group are referred to get it back.

    They go secret, successfully getting out to Erika Kosnov (Bibi Andersson), the wife of a previous agent, now wedded…

  • Futtocks End

    Futtocks End

    ★★★

    Bob Kellett’s British comedy about a weekend get-together at the rotting country house of an unusual and lustful general and the number of mishaps between the staff and his visitors. 

    In this ‘silent’ sound-effect comedy, which has to be watched very carefully, Ronnie Barker plays General Futtock, who has an assorted gang of guests staying at his country manor for the weekend. 

    Chaos happens between the butler (Sir Michael Hordern) attempting to grab glimpses of the good-looking young guests, rum…