|The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz 1974 PG, 121 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy
Director: Ted Kotcheff
Cast: Richard Dreyfuss, Micheline Lanctot, Jack Warden, Randy Quaid, Joseph Wiseman, Denholm Elliott, Henry Ramer, Joe Silver, Zvee Scooler, Robert Goodier, Alan Rosenthal, Barry Baldaro, Allan Kolman, Barry Pascal, Susan Friedman
Duddy Kravitz (Richard Dreyfuss) learned how to hustle growing up in a Montreal ghetto. Now he uses that skill to climb the ropes to financial success. He buys property and produces films of bar mitzvahs to make money but, in the process, alienates his friends and family.
|Boardwalk 1979 N/R, 98 min.|
Director: Stephen Verona
Cast: Ruth Gordon, Lee Strasberg, Janet Leigh, Joe Silver, Eli Mintz, Eddie Barth, Merwin Goldsmith, Michael Ayr, Forbesy Russell, Chevi Colton, Teri Keane, Rashel Novikoff, Lillian Roth, Kim Delgado, Ramon Franco
While celebrating their 50th anniversary, a Coney Island couple, Becky and David Rosen (Ruth Gordon and Lee Strasberg), must deal with a number of crises.
|Creepshow 2 1987 R, 90 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller / Fantasy / Sci-Fi
Director: Michael Gornick
Cast: Lois Chiles, George Kennedy, Dorothy Lamour, Tom Savini, Stephen King, Domenick John, Frank Salsedo, David Holbrook, Paul Satterfield, Jeremy Green, Joe Silver, Tom Wright, David Beecroft, Daniel Beer, Dean Smith
"Creepshow" returns–this time in the form of a trilogy. The first is "Old Chief Wood'nhead" about a wooden Indian that comes to life. In the second story, "The Raft," pot smoking teenagers are floating on a raft when they are attacked by a blob of oil. Finally, in "The Hitchhiker," a hit-and-run driver is haunted by her victim. Watch for Stephen King as the truck driver.
|The Gig 1985 N/R, 95 min.|
Director: Frank D. Gilroy
Cast: Wayne Rogers, Cleavon Little, Andrew Duncan, Daniel Nalbach, Jerry Matz, Warren Vache, Joe Silver, Jay Thomas
Dixieland jazz buffs, who play together once a week for their own enjoyment, are hired to play for two weeks at a Catskill Mountain resort. One of their group drops out, and they are forced to hire a real professional, which is where the fun and problems begin.
|Rabid 1977 R, 91 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: David Cronenberg
Cast: Marilyn Chambers, Frank Moore, Joe Silver, Howard Ryshpan, Patricia Gage, Susan Roman, Roger Periard, Lynne Deragon, Terry Schonblum, Victor Desy, Julie Anna, Gary McKeehan, Terence G. Ross, Miguel Fernandes, Robert O'Ree
As a result of her medical treatment following a motorcycle accident, Rose (Marilyn Chambers) develops an insatiable taste for human blood. She uses her sexual powers to lure victims, and they, in turn, become sex-crazed creatures that roam around Montreal seeking blood for themselves. With the city in chaos, Montreal is forced to institute martial law.
|Raggedy Ann and Andy 1977 G, 85 min.|
Genre: Family / Animation / Comedy
Director: Richard Williams
Cast: Didi Conn, Mark Baker, Fred Stuthman, Joe Silver, Alan Sues, Mason Adams, Niki Flacks, George S. Irving, Arnold Stang, Marty Brill, Paul Dooley, Allen Swift, Hetty Galen, Sheldon Harnick, Claire Williams
Many songs are sung in this attempt to bring Johnny Gruele's loveable characters, Raggedy Ann (voice of Didi Conn) and Raggedy Andy (voice of Mark Baker), to the screen. The adventures unfold as Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy escape from their room to rescue the French doll Babette (voice of Niki Flacks).
|Rhinoceros 1973 PG, 102 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Fantasy / Mystery / Romance
Director: Tom O'Horgan
Cast: Zero Mostel, Gene Wilder, Karen Black, Robert Weil, Joe Silver, Marilyn Chris, Robert Fields, Melody Santangello, Lou Cutell, Don Calfa, Lorna Thayer, Percy Rodriguez
People turn into rhinoceroses in a French village in this "theater of the absurd" adaptation of Eugene Ionesco's play. Stanley (Gene Wilder) is the only one noticing the transformation of everyone else.
|Switching Channels 1988 PG, 105 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Ted Kotcheff
Cast: Kathleen Turner, Burt Reynolds, Christopher Reeve, Ned Beatty, Henry Gibson, George Newbern, Al Waxman, Joe Silver, Ken James, Anthony Sherwood, Barry Flatman, Ted Simonett, Monica Parker, Charles Kimbrough, Allan Royal
This story originated as a Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur Broadway play "The Front Page." Later, three movie versions (one titled "His Girl Friday") were made. This updated version of the story revolves around television news director John L. Sullivan IV (Burt Reynolds) who tries to keep his ex-wife/news reporter, Christy Colleran (Kathleen Turner), from marrying Blaine Bingham (Christopher Reeve) and moving to New York. John offers Christy the assignment of an interview with Ike Roscoe (Henry Gibson) who is about to be executed. When Roscoe escapes, Christy's investigation leads to what could be a pardon for Roscoe.
|You Light Up My Life 1977 PG, 90 min.|
Genre: Drama / Musical / Romance
Director: Joseph(1) Brooks
Cast: Didi Conn, Joe Silver, Michael Zaslow, Stephen Nathan, Melanie Mayron, Jerry Keller, Lisa Reeves, Bernice Nicholson, Ed Morgan, Joseph(1) Brooks, John D. Gowans, Simmy Bow, Amy Letterman, Martin Gish, Marty Zagon
Laurie Robinson (Didi Conn) struggles to become a pop singer despite her father Sy's (Joe Silver) desires for her to follow in his footsteps as a comedian. Meanwhile, Laurie has problems with her romantic life and breaks off her engagement to Ken (Stephen Nathan). Her love life does not improve when she has a one-night stand with Chris (Michael Zaslow) who, she later learns, is the director of a film she auditions for. Will Laurie ever be able to solve her problems and get on with her life? This film won the Academy Award for its title song.
|1. The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (1974)|
2. Boardwalk (1979)
3. Creepshow 2 (1987)
4. Deathtrap (1982)
5. The Gig (1985)
6. Rabid (1977)
7. Raggedy Ann and Andy (1977)
8. Rhinoceros (1973)
9. Switching Channels (1988)
10. You Light Up My Life (1977)
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