|8 Mile 2002 R, 118 min.|
Genre: Drama / Musical
Director: Curtis Hanson
Cast: Eminem, Kim Basinger, Mekhi Phifer, Brittany Murphy, Eugene Byrd, Omar Benson Miller, Taryn Manning, De'Angelo Wilson, Chloe Greenfield, Larry Hudson, Evan Jones, Proof, Mike Bell, Michael Shannon, DJ Head
Eminem takes on the role of a total loser, Jimmy Smith Jr, who lives in the rundown Detroit neighborhood of 8 Mile. Better known as "Rabbit," Jimmy is determined to overcome his problems with stage fright and become a successful rapper. Eminem's song "Lose Yourself" won the Academy Award for Best Song.
|The Creature Walks Among Us 1956 N/R, 78 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: John Sherwood
Cast: Jeff Morrow, Rex Reason, Leigh Snowden, Gregg Palmer, Maurice Manson, James Rawley, David McMahon, Paul Fierro, Lillian Molieri, Larry Hudson, Ricou Browning, Don Megowan
In this final of the series (preceded by "Creature from the Black Lagoon" and "Revenge of the Creature"), the creature is again captured. A lab fire damages the Creature's gills, and the scientists, noting that it has lungs, converts the Creature into an air-breathing being that is unable to go into the water. Eventually, saddened by the new life, the Creature escapes and heads to who-knows-where.
|The Hitch-Hiker 1953 N/R, 71 min.|
Director: Ida Lupino
Cast: Edmond O'Brien, Frank Lovejoy, William Talman, Jose Torvay, Sam Hayes, Wendell Niles, Jean Del Val, Clark Howat, Natividad Vacio, Rodney Bell, Martin Garralaga, Larry Hudson, Wade Crosby, Ed Hinton, Gordon Barnes
As Roy and Gilbert (Edmond O'Brien and Frank Lovejoy) head off on a fishing trip, they make a big mistake: they pick up a hitchhiker, Emmett (William Talman), a sadistic, psychotic killer. Emmett takes the pair hostage and forces them to cross the desert and enter Mexico, playing a cat and mouse game with them on the way. A good film noir directed by the 1930s and 1940s star, Ida Lupino.
|The Solid Gold Cadillac 1956 N/R, 99 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: Richard Quine
Cast: Judy Holliday, Paul Douglas, Fred Clark, John Williams, Hiram Sherman, Neva Patterson, Ralph Dumke, Ray Collins, Arthur O'Connell, George Burns, Richard Deacon, Harry Antrim, Larry Hudson, Jack Latham, Emily Getchell
Laura Partridge (Judy Holliday) is a minor shareholder (only 10 shares) in a large corporation. After questioning the board of directors and looking into their operations, she spearheads an effort to oust corrupt board members and get the honest CEO, Edward L. McKeever (Paul Douglas), back in control of the company. She communicates with other stockholders, which presents problems for the board. Meanwhile, a romance develops between Laura and Edward.
|1. 8 Mile (2002)|
2. The Creature Walks Among Us (1956)
3. The Hitch-Hiker (1953)
4. The Solid Gold Cadillac (1956)
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