|Backbeat 1994 R, 100 min.|
Genre: Drama / Musical
Director: Iain Softley
Cast: Ian Hart, Stephen Dorff, Sheryl Lee, Gary Bakewell, Chris O'Neill, Scot Williams, Kai Weisinger, Jennifer Ehle, Wolf Kahler, Rob Spendlove, Paul Duckworth, Alexei Jawdokimov, Albert Welling, Marcelle Duprey, John White
The subject of this film is The Beatles–before they became famous. Seen mostly through the eyes of Stuart Sutcliffe (Stephen Dorff), who quit the group just before they hit it big, this is an insightful look into the personalities behind the fame.
|Billion Dollar Brain 1967 N/R, 105 min.|
Genre: Action / Adventure / Drama / Thriller
Director: Ken Russell
Cast: Michael Caine, Karl Malden, Ed Begley, Oskar Homolka, Francoise Dorleac, Guy Doleman, Vladek Sheybal, Milo Sperber, Mark Elwes, Fred Harwood, Donald Sutherland, Janos Kurutz, Alexei Jawdokimov, Paul Tamarin, Iza Teller
Former British agent Harry Palmer (Michael Caine) has become a private investigator and accepts an assignment to deliver a thermos flask to a friend in Finland. Once there, he becomes involved in a billionaire's plot to upset the balance of the Cold War. This is the third in the series of Harry Palmer films; the others are "Ipcress File" (1965) and "Funeral in Berlin" (1966).
|The Eagle Has Landed 1976 PG, 123 min.|
Genre: Action / Adventure / Drama
Director: John Sturges
Cast: Michael Caine, Donald Sutherland, Robert Duvall, Jenny Agutter, Donald Pleasence, Anthony Quayle, Jean Marsh, John Standing, Judy Geeson, Treat Williams, Sven-Bertil Taube, Larry Hagman, Michael Byrne, Alexei Jawdokimov, Richard Wren
During World War II, in November 1943, Winston Churchill goes on vacation at an English country estate, and Hitler makes plans to kidnap and murder him. Under orders from Hitler, Heinrich Himmler (Donald Pleasence) assigns the job of masterminding the kidnapping to Col. Max Radl (Robert Duvall). With aid from Col. Kurt Steiner (Michael Caine) and IRA lifer Liam Devlin (Donald Sutherland) plans are made to parachute into the English village of Sudley camouflaged as Polish soldiers. Plans go forward, they arrive at the appointed place and time, but then the well-laid plans begin to unravel.
|1. Backbeat (1994)|
2. Billion Dollar Brain (1967)
3. The Eagle Has Landed (1976)
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