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Rock ‘n’ Roll High School (1979)

Rock 'n' Roll High School is a musical comedy - a genre that all but died out in the 1960s. However, a soundtrack featuring The...

Campus Man (1987)

In an effort to meet tuition costs, Todd Barret (John Dye) an enterprising Arizona State student and aspiring businessman convinces his good-looking buddy, Brett (Steve...

Casino (1995)

Drama based on a true story and set in Las Vegas in 1973 about the multi-million dollar casino operation where fortunes, as well as...

Canterbury Tales, The (1972)

Coming between The Decameron and Arabian Nights in Pier Paolo Pasolini's classic tales trilogy, this bawdy adaptation of Chaucer's 14th-century masterpiece outraged the purists. Pasolini...

Summer Love (1957)

The revenge of Rock, Pretty Baby (1956) as the Daley Combo takes the Order of the Bisons up on their offer to play a two-week gig...

Scanners (1981)

Evil Michael Ironside and derelict Stephen Lack are the leaders of two rival groups of telepaths - or "scanners" - in this modern horror...

Odd Angry Shot, The (1979)

When The Odd Angry Shot was released in 1979, it came in for a good deal of misdirected critical flak because it wasn't a different kind...

Caprice (1967)

The later movies of Doris Day now look like period artefacts: here she plays Patricia Foster - an agent ("The Spy Who Came in...

Carpetbaggers, The (1964)

George Peppard plays hard-driven industrialist Jonas Cord in Paramount's highest-grossing film of 1964. While Cord builds aeroplanes, directs movies and breaks hearts, his friends and lovers try...

Abigail’s Party (1977)

The best British television comedy of 1977 was not exactly written. Abigail's Party was the BBC's first full-length play where much of the dialogue was improvised. The...

Carry On Cowboy (1965)

Way out west, the peace of Stodge City is shattered when the dreaded Rumpo Kid rides into town and guns down the sheriff. Marshal P...

Patrick (1978)

"He's In A Coma . . . Yet He Can Kill" promised the tagline for the 1978 Australian film Patrick, helpfully establishing both the...

Zulu Dawn (1979)

Fifteen years after the successful release of the classic 1964 film Zulu, a long-planned prequel finally made it to the cinemas. In 1879 South Africa,...

California Dreaming (1979)

A young man arrives on the Californian coast intending to pay tribute to his dead brother and decides to make a new life for...

Careful, He Might Hear You (1983)

Drama set in Australia in the 1930s, about the struggle between two sisters for the custody of the young son of their dead sister. In...

Carrie (1976)

Adapted from a Stephen King novel, Carrie made telling use of split-screen techniques to follow cause and effect as it monitored the startling telekinetic powers of...

Carmen Jones (1954)

The legendarily beautiful and troubled African-American actress Dorothy Dandridge (pictured at right), like so many sex symbols, was a martyr to her beauty in...

Cannibal Girls (1973)

This Canadian-produced horror spoof by future SCTV stars starts when a young couple, Clifford (Eugene Levy) and his girlfriend Gloria (Andrea Martin,) experience car trouble and...

Flesh for Frankenstein (1974)

Explicit blood-letting and violence overwhelm this shockingly funny Italian-American exposé of the venal grime behind Victorian aristocracy from director Paul Morrisey, who shot the...

Reach for the Sky (1956)

While many of Hollywood's tales about heroism during the Second World War were tainted by smug patriotism and unwelcome sentiment, postwar British cinema tended...

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7 Faces of Dr. Lao (1964)

A mysterious circus comes to a western town bearing wonders and characters that entertain the inhabitants and teach valuable lessons. Emmy-winner Tony Randall (from TV...

Color Purple, The (1985)

Anyone who believed Steven Spielberg was incapable of anything but adventure sagas for the teenage consumer should have been surprised by The Color Purple. Based on...

Escape From New York (1981)

The year is 1997 (the future) and the island of Manhattan has been turned into the world's biggest free-for-all maximum security prison. There's only one...

Nude Bomb, The (1980)

Strictly for TV nostalgia freaks, The Nude Bomb unsuccessfully attempted to resurrect the characters created by Mel Brooks and Buck Henry for the hit Sixties TV...

Urban Cowboy (1980)

Cowboys were all the rage in the US in 1980, thanks to that summer's smash hit at the box office, Urban Cowboy, starring John Travolta...

I Am Curious (Yellow) (1967)

A Swedish film directed by Vilgot Sjoman. Lena, aged twenty, wants to know all she can about life and reality. She collects information on everyone and everything,...

Once Upon A Time In The West (1968)

Henry Fonda makes a rare excursion into villainy in Sergio Leone's Once Upon A Time In The West. The man who became a Western film icon...

Coneheads (1993)

The American sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live has spawned some blockbuster movies - The Blues Brothers (1980) and Wayne's World (1992), for instance - but...