Veteran beach-movie favorites Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello return the screen in this hip, hilarious update of their surf-and-sand adventures. Break Dancing may have replaced The Twist in the intervening years, but Frankie and Annette still know how to have a good time - and they teach their own 80s new-wave children a thing or two in the pr..
Life is a Sunday in the park for Aurelia (Katharine Hepburn), a dotty Parisian countess who looks as if she stepped out of a Georges Seurat painting. But sooner or later, Aurelia had to find out about the so-called sane world and its student unrest, the bomb, even its greedy scheme to transform the City of Light into a forest of oil derricks. If th..
Alex (Donald Sutherland) is the hottest commodity in Hollywood, a first-time director who's completed an unreleased but buzzed-about movie. Opportunity doesn't knock, it hammers. Alex and his wife (Ellen Burstyn) can buy a big home (which one?). He can lunch with a big producer (the producer pitches him). He can dream big (and in outlandish reverie..
An often overlooked comedy gem, The Gilded Lily (1935) marks the first teaming of screen legends Claudette Colbert and Fred MacMurray and is the epitome of a New York City urban fantasy. Newspaper reporter Peter Dawes (MacMurray) and stenographer Marilyn David (Colbert), nicknamed Lynn, meet regularly on a park bench sharing popcorn along with thei..
When Father Salvatore Anastasia (Alberto Sordi, Il Diavolo) comes to America, he is looking forward to meeting his family, including his brother, Albert (Richard Conte, The Godfather). What Father Salvatore doesnt realize is that his brother is the head of the large crime syndicate Murder Inc., and despite Alberts notorious reputation, Father Salva..
Lee Tracy, the actor who makes a delightful specialty of playing motormouthed manipulators and flimflammers (including Hildy Johnson in Broadway's original The Front Page and slick publicity man Space Hanlon in Jean Harlow's Bombshell), stars in the pre-code comedy Clear All Wires! He portrays Buckley Joyce Thomas, brash foreign correspondent of th..
Experience the passion and fire of the hottest musicians, comedians and contemporary poets in each installment of Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry Season 5. Taped in front of a live audience at The Super Club in New York City, Season 5 of the improvisational, uninhibited series features the hottest talent lineup like DAVE CHAPPELLE (The Chappell..
Hilarious comedy about youthful ambition and romance written by acclaimed director Fatih Akim. A young filmmaker makes a hit commercial and gets caught in the middle of a rivalry between two kebab stands.
One brave act and the spell is broken! The specter of Sir Simon de Canterville has haunted Canterville Castle for 300 years, ever since he was walled up alive for cowardice. A daring deed by a kinsman will free his spirit. Unfortunately, the Cantervilles are a timorous lot and Simon is out of luck. Then World War II GIs are billeted at the castle a..
Opera star Ris? Stevens makes her big-screen debut opposite Nelson Eddy in this rollicking adaptation of Ferenc Moln?r's The Guardsman set to The Chocolate Soldier's glorious score. Hungary's most popular musical comedy team, Karl Lang (Eddy) and Maria Lanyi (Stevens) are married to the stage as well as to each other. But after six months of wedded..
Bobby Ogden (Peter Fonda) is a wanted man. Radio wants him. Television wants him. Record companies want him. Fans want him. But most of all, Texas police want him ' behind bars. So the chase is on! Outlaw Blues is the comic adventure of would-be country singer Bobby, whose tune Outlaw Blues has been stolen and recorded by a dirty-dealing rival. Wh..
Academy Award?-winner* Mary Astor (The Maltese Falcon) stars as a widow whose grown children try to break up her romance with a college professor in this charming, offbeat comedy directed by the legendary Jules Dassin (Never on Sunday, Naked City, Rififi). When Susan (Susan Peters) and Jeff Evans (Elliot Reid), the adult children of widowed author ..
This wacky vaudeville-style romp casts the irreverent comedy team as feuding co-owners of a drug company, William Willy Hobbs (Wheeler) and Claude Augustus Horton (Woolsey), who agree to wrestle each other for the sole ownership of the business. The winner will take the company and the loser must become the other's valet for a year. But when Hobbs ..
Astronomer Bill Whitley is so absorbed by his discovery of a comet that he scarcely notices the heavenly body close at hand, the one that belongs to his gorgeous wife Vicky. When an astrologer tells Vicky she'll meet her dream man in two weeks, the neglected wife greets the news with eager anticipation. Bill scoffs ' until a handsome air raid warde..
A secretary who is an aspiring writer is hired by a well known novelist to be his secretary. She did not realize she would be working at his apartment and have to endure all his guests and his roommate. She leaves and the only way to get her back is to change his wild ways and marry her.
She got picked up at her own husband's funeral! She is Pearl Berman, a not-so-inconsolable widow whose emotionally barren life and dysfunctional family get a joyous kick in the pants when a handsome Italian confesses that for 23 years he's loved her from afar. And now it's time for a closeup. As love turns Pearl luminescent, her disgruntled daughte..
Like a sailor with a girl in every port, Harry Mork has his own list of people, pulchritude and places. But thats changing for this roving salesman with a roving eye. Hes found his match: a haughty, worldly-wise widow he plans to marry. But Harrys in for a big surprise. A blossoming wallflower named Evie has found him! With its bittersweet title tu..
Earth Day tells the tale of a group of ex eco-crusaders who find themselves being systematically slaughtered as the one year anniversary of the tragic Earth Day death of their leader, Pixie, approaches. Detective Trent Torrance suspects only one man: Hassan, who grew up in the most extreme terrorist sect in all of Pakistan, only to be expelled for ..
Jimmy Farnsworth (Allen Kearns) bets his friend $5,000 that he can get any two people, under the proper environment, to fall in love and become engaged within a month. The two he chooses are young society girl Betty Duncan (Renee Macready) and Peter Darby (Richard Dix), a dashing electrician who agrees to pose as a society man at Jimmy's estate. Pe..