During the Second World War, an American pilot stationed in England meets a young British nurse during an air raid on London. The two instantly fall in love, despite the fact that the young nurse is already married.
Based on a true story, Tod is a boy born with no immunity against disease and so he lives in a plastic prison. Inside he is protected. Outside, there is the chance of death. But also the chance for love.
A film, liike the powerful and incisive Nathanael West novel on which it is based, that focuses on the seamy side of the city of dreams, Los Angeles, in its 1930s heyday–a subculture of losers, misfits, and neurotic fringe characters.
James Caan stars as a rollerball champ in this fast-hitting, action- packed glimpse of a future (2018!) where a brutal, no-holds-barred sport takes the place of war, and murder is just part of the game.
January Wayne, the sheltered, much-loved daughter of a formerly successful Hollywood producer, goes home to New York after a lengthy stint in a Swiss hospital and becomes involved in a tragic romance with a much older man.
A recently widowed Alice is on the road with her precocious young son, determined to make a new life for herself as a singer but instead gets a job as a waitress at Mel and Ruby’s Cafe. Basis for the long running 70s/80s TV series ALICE.
A hard-line glorification of the military ethic, personified by a man whose flaws and eccentricities marginalized him in peacetime, but found the ideal theater in battle. Winner of 7 Oscars, infamously including Best Actor for George C. Scott. Co-written by Francis Ford Coppola.
The life of comedienne Fanny Brice, from her early days in the Jewish slums of the Lower East Side, to the height of her career with the Ziegfeld Follies, including her marriage to and eventual divorce from Nick Arnstein.
A boozing, womanizing cad of a spy is coaxed out of retirement by his ex-girlfriend to stop the evil Big O organization, whose leader, Tung-Tze, schemes to sabotage an atomic missile and thus spark World War III.