|Bone Daddy 1998 R, 92 min.|
Genre: Drama / Horror / Thriller
Director: Mario Azzopardi
Cast: Rutger Hauer, Barbara Williams, R.H. Thomson, Joseph Kell, Robin Gammell, Blu Mankuma, Mimi Kuzyk, Wayne Best, Daniel Kash, Peter Keleghan, Kirsten Bishop, Dean McDermott, Kyra Azzopardi, Marc Donato, Michael Caruana
Ex-Medical Examiner William Palmer (Rutger Hauer) writes a fictional book based on one of his cases. The book brings the subject–"Bone Daddy"–out of retirement, and his first victim is Palmer's agent. After kidnapping the agent, Bone Daddy cuts out a bone and sends it to Palmer, which was his modus operandi when Palmer was Medical Examiner. Palmer decides he must hunt down the sadistic criminal.
|Gore Vidal's Lincoln 1988 TV, 200 min.|
Director: Lamont Johnson
Cast: Sam Waterston, Mary Tyler Moore, John Houseman, Richard Mulligan, John McMartin, Ruby Dee, Cleavon Little, James Gammon, Jeffrey DeMunn, Robin Gammell
Good performances by Sam Waterston (Abe) and Mary Tyler Moore (Mary Todd) help this otherwise slow account of Lincoln's time in Washington, D.C. The film is a credit to Vidal's bestseller, and Lamont Johnson won an Emmy for his direction. The musical score is similarly excellent.
|Guilty by Suspicion 1991 PG-13, 105 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Irwin Winkler
Cast: Robert De Niro, Annette Bening, George Wendt, Patricia Wettig, Sam Wanamaker, Martin Scorsese, Brad Sullivan, Gailard Sartain, Stuart Margolin, Chris Cooper, Luke Edwards, Ben Piazza, Tom Sizemore, Roxann Dawson, Robin Gammell
America's 1950s witch-hunt for Communists is the focus of this movie about the House Un-American Activities Committee's investigation of creative forces in Hollywood's film industry. Film director David Merrill (Robert De Niro) is estranged from his wife Ruth (Annette Bening), but when his boss Darryl F. Zanuck (Ben Piazza) tells him that he has been summoned to appear before the House Un-American Activities Committee, Ruth sympathizes with him. In an effort to help his friend Bunny Baxter (George Wendt), Merrill refuses to testify, and Merrill is blacklisted. But, after reuniting with Ruth, Merrill agrees to testify despite problems with his conscience.
|The King of Love 1987 TV, 100 min.|
Director: Anthony Wilkinson
Cast: Nick Mancuso, Sela Ward, Rip Torn, Michael Lerner, Alan Rosenberg, Robin Gammell, Katy Boyer, Kaaren Lee, Samantha Schacher, Yulius Zagoni
In this made-for-TV offering, a Hugh Hefner stereotype sets off a variety of emotional responses by his actions.
|Klondike Fever 1980 PG, 106 min.|
aka: Jack London's Klondike Fever
Director: Peter Carter
Cast: Jeff East, Rod Steiger, Angie Dickinson, Lorne Greene, Barry Morse, Robin Gammell, Michael Hogan, Lisa Langlois, Gordon Pinsent, Sharon Lewis, John Curtis, Bill Mankuma, Joe Austin, Alan Rose
Jack London (Jeff East) is 21 years old when he leaves San Francisco and heads for the Klondike in search of gold and rescues a mistreated sled dog. In the process, he competes in a dog-sled race and makes friends as well as enemies during his adventures.
|Last Night 1998 R, 95 min.|
Director: Don McKellar
Cast: Don McKellar, Sandra Oh, Callum Keith Rennie, Sarah Polley, David Cronenberg, Tracy Wright, Genevieve Bujold, Roberta Maxwell, Robin Gammell, Trent McMullen
A small group of Canadians prepares for the end of the world as Y2K approaches in this darkly humorous tale of how individuals choose their own unique methods of dealing with expected doom.
|Nightmares 1983 R, 99 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: Joseph Sargent
Cast: Cristina Raines, Anthony James, Emilio Estevez, Moon Unit Zappa, William Sanderson, Veronica Cartwright, Lance Henriksen, Robin Gammell, Richard Masur, Bridgette Andersen
Four horror stories are related in this bland made-for-TV film that did not make the grade.
|Project X 1987 PG, 108 min.|
Director: Jonathan Kaplan
Cast: Matthew Broderick, Helen Hunt, William Sadler, Johnny Ray McGhee, Jonathan Stark, Robin Gammell, Stephen Lang, Marvin J. McIntyre, Jean Smart, Dick Miller
An Air Force noncom (Matthew Broderick) is working with a secret experiment using chimpanzees in flight simulators. 1 User Review
|Just watch it!||Anonymous 04/08/2012 |
|The Pyx 1973 R, 111 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: Harvey Hart
Cast: Karen Black, Christopher Plummer, Donald Pilon, Jean-Louis Roux, Yvette Brind'amour, Jacques Godin, Lee Broker, Terry Haig, Robin Gammell, Louise Rinfret, Gerard Parkes, Henry Gamer
Police Sergeant Jim Henderson (Christopher Plummer) investigates the death of a hooker, Elizabeth (Karen Black), who was found dead after falling from a penthouse balcony while clutching a pyx. Henderson uncovers a terrifying cult of Satanists. The film goes back and forth between the current investigation and flashbacks of Elizabeth's life.
|Skyline 2010 PG-13, 92 min.|
Genre: Sci-Fi / Thriller
Director: Colin Strause, Greg Strause
Cast: Donald Faison, Eric Balfour, Scottie Thompson, David Zayas, Brittany Daniel, Crystal Reed, Neil Hopkins, Donald Falson, Robin Gammell, Tanya Newbould, J. Paul Boehmer, Phet Mahathongdy, Byron McIntyre, Jackie Marin, Tony Black
Terry (Donald Faison), Jarrod (Eric Balfour), and Elaine (Scottie Thompson) enjoy a party in Terry's Los Angeles apartment and awaken to eerie bright lights shooting around the Los Angeles skyline. The lights lure people outside where aliens attack them and threaten the human race. Knowing that they must not leave the safety of the apartment, Terry, Jerrod, and Elaine struggle to find the means for survival.
|1. Bone Daddy (1998)|
2. Gore Vidal's Lincoln (1988)
3. Guilty by Suspicion (1991)
4. The King of Love (1987)
5. Klondike Fever (1980)
aka: Jack London's Klondike Fever
6. Last Night (1998)
7. Lipstick (1976)
8. Nightmares (1983)
9. Project X (1987)
10. The Pyx (1973)
11. Skyline (2010)
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