TRUCK TURNER

This month, it’s Isaac Hayes’ turn to play a cat who won’t cop out when there’s danger all about, but this time we’re talking about “Truck Turner” (1974). This Soul Cinema classic is featured this month as part of THE HIT LIST, our double feature of classic action movies from our vault Thursdays at midnight […]

THE FRENCH LIEUTENANT’S WOMAN

A lone woman in a hooded cape stands at the end of a long rock sea wall. A gentleman, in Victorian dress, braves the crashing waves to lead her back to safety.  But, as the woman turns to reveal her face, the man is struck by her beauty and for a moment the two characters […]

ON THE BEACH

A worldly, dark-haired, and attractive woman is sent to pick up a tall handsome stranger arriving by train. They meet cute and flirt lightly back and forth before climbing together into her horse-drawn buggy. With a crack of her whip, they take off on their way to his destination in this strange land. The woman […]

Pork Chop Hill

“Pork Chop Hill” (1959), starring Gregory Peck, is the powerful true story about a one of the costliest battles of the Korean Conflict. The movie showed the grim realities of war and depicted the heroism and humanity of the men who were sent to fight. Among the many fine actors who rounded out the supporting […]

NIGHT OF THE COMET

It’s Christmas, 1984 and the world is celebrating as the Earth passes through the tail of a comet for the first time in sixty-five million years. Unfortunately, this once-in-a-lifetime event turns into an end-of-a-lifetime disaster when the comet’s dust eradicates all living things. Except for a lucky few survivors, those who weren’t killed immediately are […]

OSSIE DAVIS

Ossie Davis, perhaps best known as Da Mayor in Spike Lee’s “Do the Right Thing” (1989), was one of the most versatile and prolific actors of the 20th century. Originally intending to be a playwright, Davis became an actor as well, and made his Broadway debut in the 1940’s after serving in the army during […]