|Girl from Rio 2001 N/R, 105 min.|
Director: Christopher Monger
Cast: Hugh Laurie, Vanessa Nunes, Santiago Segura, Lia Williams, Patrick Barlow, Nelson Xavier, Hugh Lloyd, John Junkin, Paul Jerrico, Julio Levi
After discovering that his wife, Cathy (Lia Williams), is having an affair with his bank boss (Patrick Barlow), Raymond (Hugh Laurie) robs money from his bank and heads for Rio with plans to dance the Samba with his favorite dancer, Orlinda (Vanessa Nunes). But, Rio is where his problems REALLY heat up.
|A Hard Day's Night 1964 N/R, 85 min.|
Genre: Musical / Comedy
Director: Richard Lester
Cast: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Wilfrid Brambell, Victor Spinetti, Norman Rossington, Kenneth Haigh, Richard Vernon, Marianne Stone, John Junkin, Anna Quayle
Like its stars, this pseudo documentary by the Beatles stands above other fare of the same genre. Filled with songs and comedy, the story line follows the Beatles through one day in their lives.
|Kaleidoscope 1966 N/R, 102 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
aka: The Bank Breaker
Director: Jack Smight
Cast: Warren Beatty, Susannah York, Clive Revill, Eric Porter, Murray Melvin, George Sewell, Stanley Meadows, John Junkin, Larry Taylor, Jane Birkin, Yootha Joyce, George Murcell, Anthony Newlands, Michael Balfour, Peter Blythe
Gambler Barney Lincoln (Warren Beatty) breaks into the playing card manufacturing company and alters the printing plates to mark the cards so that he can win at the casinos. His plans go awry because his new lover, Angel (Susannah York), just happens to be the daughter of Scotland Yard Inspector "Manny" McGinnis (Clive Revill). When Angel learns that Barney is using marked cards, she tells her father. "Manny" then makes a deal with Barney to play in a high-stakes poker game with international drug dealer Harry Dominion (Eric Porter), as the means of taking all of his money so that "Manny" can catch Dominion.
|The Pumpkin Eater 1964 N/R, 110 min.|
Director: Jack Clayton
Cast: Anne Bancroft, Peter Finch, James Mason, Janine Gray, Maggie Smith, Cedric Hardwicke, Eric Porter, Alan Webb, Richard Johnson, Anthony Nicholls, Rosalind Atkinson, Cyril Luckham, John Franklyn-Robbins, John Junkin
Jo Armitage (Anne Bancroft) is a weary mother of eight children whose life is made even unhappier when she learns of her husband's (Peter Finch) philandering ways. Bancroft was nominated for an Oscar.
|1. Girl from Rio (2001)|
2. A Hard Day's Night (1964)
3. Kaleidoscope (1966)
aka: The Bank Breaker
4. The Pumpkin Eater (1964)
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