|Cool Hand Luke 1967 N/R, 129 min.|
Director: Stuart Rosenberg
Cast: Paul Newman, George Kennedy, J.D. Cannon, Lou Antonio, Strother Martin, Jo Van Fleet, Robert Drivas, Clifton James, Morgan Woodward, Dennis Hopper, Luke Askew, Marc Cavell, Richard Davalos, Robert Donner, Harry Dean Stanton
Lucas "Luke" Jackson (Paul Newman), a prisoner on a chain gang, refuses to crack under pressure as is shown in a fight with fellow inmate Dragline (George Kennedy) when Luke is beaten badly but still refuses to give up. His rebellious attitude earns him his "Cool Hand Luke" title. But, problems arise for Luke when he realizes that he must now live up to the expectations that other prisoners have for him. Kennedy won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in this film, and Newman was nominated for Best Actor. Policeman: "What we've got here is failure to communicate."
|God Told Me To 1976 R, 88 min.|
Genre: Sci-Fi / Mystery / Drama / Horror
Director: Larry Cohen
Cast: Tony Lo Bianco, Deborah Raffin, Sandy Dennis, Sylvia Sidney, Sam Levene, Robert Drivas, Mike Kellin, Richard Lynch, Sammy Williams, Jo Flores Chase, Andy Kaufman, William Roerick, Lester Rawlins, Harry Bellaver, George Patterson
The perpetrators of murders without motives freely admit their guilt with the statement that "God told me to." Detective Peter Nicholas (Tony Lo Bianco) investigates, and the answers appear to lie with a Christ-like figure, Bernard Phillips (Richard Lynch) who has an eerie glow. It turns out that Bernard and Peter are both the result of their mothers being impregnated by aliens, and Bernard wants Peter to help him create a new race. How will Peter handle the situation?
|1. Cool Hand Luke (1967)|
2. God Told Me To (1976)
3. The Illustrated Man (1969)
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