|The Ballad of the Sad Cafe 1991 N/R, 100 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy / Mystery
Director: Simon Callow
Cast: Vanessa Redgrave, Keith Carradine, Cork Hubbert, Rod Steiger, Beth Dixon, Austin Pendleton, Lanny Flaherty, Mert Hatfield, Earl Hindman, Anne Pitoniak, Frederick Johnson, Lauri Raymond, Joe Stevens, Keith Wommack, Kevin Wommack
Patrons of the Sad Cafe are residents of a small Southern town. This story is set during the Great Depression and revolves around the activities of Miss Amelia (Vanessa Redgrave) who owns the Sad Cafe and is a moonshiner. Eccentric misfits drift in and out of her cafe–including her ex-husband, a recent convict (Keith Carradine).
|Fires Within 1991 R, 86 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Gillian Armstrong
Cast: Greta Scacchi, Jimmy Smits, Vincent D'Onofrio, Luis Avalos, Bertila Damas, Kevin Duffis, Raul Davila, Daniel Fern, Earl Hindman, Victor Rivers, Bri Hathaway, Lazaro Perez, Angelina Estrada, Julia Rodriguez Elliot, Maria Vidal
Isabel (Greta Scacchi) flees Cuba with her daughter after her husband Nestor (Jimmy Smits) is jailed for political reasons. Eight years later Nestor is released and also flees to Miami where he finds that Isabel is romantically attached to Sam (Vincent D'Onofrio), a fisherman who had rescued her at sea. A love triangle ensues as we follow the dangerous lifestyles faced by the Cuban-Americans.
|Greased Lightning 1977 PG, 94 min.|
Genre: Drama / Action / Comedy
Director: Michael Schultz
Cast: Richard Pryor, Beau Bridges, Pam Grier, Cleavon Little, Vincent Gardenia, Richie Havens, Julian Bond, Earl Hindman, Minnie Gentry, Noble Willingam, Bruce Atkins, Lucy Saroyan, Bill Cobbs, Steve Fifield, Georgia Allen
This story takes place from the end of World War II until 1971 and is a biography of the first Black stock-car racing champion, Wendell Scott (Richard Pryor). Wendell marries Mary (Pam Grier) and then begins selling moonshine with his partner, Pee Wee (Cleavon Little). Wendell is arrested by Sheriff Cotton (Vincent Gardenia) who is impressed with his driving skills and encourages Wendell to join the auto-racing circuit. Wendell enters the racing world, tries to overcome racial prejudice, and, with help from driver Hutch (Beau Bridges) and also from Pee Wee, Wendell becomes a racing champion.
|A Memory of Two Mondays 1974 TV, 88 min.|
Director: Paul Bogart
Cast: Harvey Keitel, Jack Warden, Jerry Stiller, Dick Van Patten, Estelle Parsons, Tony Lo Bianco, Earl Hindman, George Grizzard, J.D. Cannon, Barnard Hughes
Arthur Miller's play is brought to the screen via this made-for-TV film and follows the lives of workers in a warehouse over a period of years during the 1930s' Depression.
|The Parallax View 1974 R, 102 min.|
Genre: Mystery / Thriller
Director: Alan J. Pakula
Cast: Warren Beatty, Hume Cronyn, William Daniels, Kenneth Mars, Kelly Thordsen, Stacy Keach Sr., Paula Prentiss, Anthony Zerbe, Bill McKinney, Ted Gehring, Walter McGinn, Chuck Waters, Earl Hindman, William Joyce, Jo Ann Harris
Following the assassination of a U.S. senator at the Seattle Space Needle, reporter Joseph Frady (Warren Beatty) gets involved in the case when he realizes that eyewitness reporters at the assassination are dying mysteriously. His ex-girlfriend and colleague Lee Carter (Paula Prentiss) was an eyewitness, and Frady is determined to uncover the truth behind the murders. His investigation leads him to a conspiracy involving the Parallax Corporation, and Frady, aided by his editor Bill Rintels (Hume Cronyn), goes undercover to infiltrate the corporation. But, Parallax knows about Joe, and he may be the next in line to lose his life. Thrilling all the way.
|The Taking of Pelham One Two Three 1974 R, 104 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Joseph Sargent
Cast: Walter Matthau, Robert Shaw, Martin Balsam, Hector Elizondo, Earl Hindman, James Broderick, Dick O'Neill, Jerry Stiller, Rudy Bond, Kenneth McMillan, Lee Wallace, Doris Roberts, Beatrice Winde, Nathan George, Tom Pedi
Four gangsters–Mr. Blue (Robert Shaw), Mr. Green (Martin Balsam), Mr. Gray (Hector Elizondo), and Mr. Brown (Earl Hindman)–hold the passengers on a New York subway train hostage and demand a large ransom. Their leader, Mr. Blue, tries to outfox Transit Authority detective Lieutenant Garber (Walter Matthau) when he negotiates with them for the passengers' release while their train sits in a tunnel surrounded by police.
|Taps 1981 PG, 118 min.|
Director: Harold Becker
Cast: George C. Scott, Timothy Hutton, Ronny Cox, Tom Cruise, Sean Penn, Giancarlo Esposito, John P. Navin Jr., Earl Hindman, James Handy, Brendan Ward, Billy Van Zandt
When the 150-year-old Bunker Hill Military Academy is threatened with demolition, its cadets seize the school and refuse to move out of their fortress.
|Three Into Two Won't Go 1969 R, 93 min.|
Director: Peter Hall
Cast: Rod Steiger, Claire Bloom, Judy Geeson, Peggy Ashcroft, Paul Rogers, Elizabeth Spriggs, Lynn Farleigh, Earl Hindman, Sheila Allen, Diana Webster
Aging businessman Steve Howard (Rod Steiger) ignores his marriage vows to wife Frances (Claire Bloom) and begins an affair with a young hitchhiker (Judy Geeson).
|1. The Ballad of the Sad Cafe (1991)|
2. Fires Within (1991)
3. Greased Lightning (1977)
4. A Memory of Two Mondays (1974)
5. The Parallax View (1974)
6. The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974)
7. Taps (1981)
8. Three Into Two Won't Go (1969)
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