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  • White Squall (1996)

    The film is based on the fate of the brigantine Albatross, which sank May 2, 1961, allegedly because of a white squall. The film relates the ill-fated school sailing trip led by Dr. Christopher B. Sheldon (Jeff Bridges), whom the boys call “Skipper”. He is tough and teaches them discipline. He forms a close connection with all-American Chuck Gieg (Scott Wolf), troubled rich kid Frank Beaumont (Jeremy Sisto), shy Gil Martin (Ryan Phillippe) and bad-boy Dean Preston (Eric Michael Cole). When a white squall threatens their ship, the boys try to use what Skipper has taught them to survive the …

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    Victory (1981)

    Association football plays a central role of the film. A team of Allied prisoners of war (POWs), coached and led by English Captain John Colby (Michael Caine), a professional footballer for West Ham United before the war, agree to play an exhibition match against a German team, only to find themselves involved in a German propaganda stunt.

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    Inherit the Wind (1960)

    In a small Southern town, a school teacher, Bertram Cates, is about to stand trial. His offense: violating a state law by introducing to his students the concept that man descended from the apes, a theory of the naturalist Charles Darwin. Cates is vigorously denounced by town leaders such as the Rev. Jeremiah Brown.

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    [REC]³ Genesis (2012)

    Posted in Comedy, Horror

    The film begins by employing a hand-held style as the main protagonists. Following a photo montage of the couple – Koldo and Clara, are about to celebrate their wedding day. The wedding is primarily filmed by Koldo’s cousin, Adrián, and their wedding photographer, Atun, plus footage cuts in from other guests’ cell phones and cameras. All goes well and the guests travel to the wedding reception, held in a huge mansion, on chartered buses. Guests mingle as Adrián films his uncle, who says he was bitten by a dog, but claims he will be alright.

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    The Spanish Prisoner (1997)

    Corporate engineer Joe Ross (Campbell Scott) has invented a very lucrative, very secret industrial process. While on a corporate retreat at the resort island of St. Estèphe, he meets a wealthy stranger, Jimmy Dell (Steve Martin), and attracts the interest of one of the company’s new secretaries, Susan Ricci (Rebecca Pidgeon).

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    Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

    Lorelei Lee (Marilyn Monroe) and Dorothy Shaw (Jane Russell) are showgirls and best friends. Lorelei has a passion for diamonds, knowing that attracting a rich husband is one of the few ways a woman of the 1950s can succeed economically. She is engaged to Gus Esmond (Tommy Noonan), a naive nerd willing to do or buy anything for her. However, Gus is under the control of his wealthy, upper-class father. Dorothy, on the other hand, is looking for love, attracted only to men who are good-looking and fit.

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    Lone Star (1996)

    Sheriff Sam Deeds has little heart for the politics or tough-on-crime policies that his job requires. Sam got the job because of his father, legendary Sheriff Buddy Deeds who is remembered as fair and just by the citizens of the county. However, Sam remembers Buddy as a distant parent who cheated on his mother with an unnamed mistress. Sam is particularly disapproving of efforts by Mayor Hollis Pogue, a former deputy of Buddy’s, and business leader Mercedes Cruz, to rename the local courthouse in Buddy’s honor. As a teenager Sam had been in love with Mercedes’ daughter Pilar, but the …

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    A Man for All Seasons (1966)

    The film opens with Cardinal Wolsey summoning Sir Thomas More to his palace at Hampton Court. Desiring his support in obtaining a divorce from the Pope so that Henry VIII of England can marry Anne Boleyn, Wolsey chastises More for being the only member of the Privy Council to argue against him. When More states that the Pope will never grant a divorce, he is scandalised by Wolsey’s suggestion that they apply “pressure” to force the issue. More refuses to support continued efforts to secure an annulment for Henry VIII from the Pope as legal and religious options having been …

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    Red Sonja (1985)

    Red Sonja is visited by a spirit who grants her the strength to seek her revenge against Queen Gedren. In a flashback scene, Gedren murders Red Sonja’s brother and parents after Sonja rejects the queen’s sexual advances, and Sonja is raped by Gedren’s troops.

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    Assault on Precinct 13 (1976)

    The story takes place on a Saturday in Anderson, a crime-infested ghetto in South Central Los Angeles. Members of a local gang known as ‘Street Thunder’ have recently stolen a large number of automatic rifles and pistols. The film begins at 3 A.M. that morning, as a team of heavily armed LAPD officers ambush and kill six members of the gang. Later, the gang’s four warlords swear a blood oath of revenge, known as a “Cholo”, against the police and the citizens of Los Angeles.

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