|Afraid of the Dark 1991 R, 91 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller / Fantasy / Horror / Mystery
Director: Mark Peploe
Cast: James Fox, Fanny Ardant, Paul McGann, Clare Holman, Robert Stephens, Susan Wooldridge, David Thewlis, Ben Keyworth, Catriona MacColl, Hilary Mason, Sheila Burrell, Frances Cuka, Star Acri, Niven Boyd, Tiffany Bryant
His father Frank (James Fox) is a police officer, his mother Miriam (Fanny Ardant) is blind, and 11-year-old Lucas' (Ben Keyworth) eyesight is deteriorating to the point where he faces eye surgery. In the meantime, he wanders around the neighborhood, believes that someone is committing brutal assaults on blind people, and begins his own investigation. Is Lucas living in the real world, or is it his imagination?
|Butley 1974 R, 127 min.|
Director: Harold Pinter
Cast: Alan Bates, Jessica Tandy, Richard O'Callaghan, Susan Engel, Georgina Hale, Michael Byrne, Simon Rouse, John Savident, Oliver Maguire, Patti Love, Susan Wooldridge, Darien Angadi, Colin Haigh, Lindsay Ingram
Alan Bates reprises his Broadway role of English Literature Professor Ben Butley who returns to London University after a vacation weekend. On his first day back, Butley learns that his estranged wife Anne (Susan Engel) wants a divorce and plans to remarry. Then, his male lover Joey (Richard O'Callaghan) announces that he has a new boyfriend. The bad news continues with Edna (Jessica Tandy) complaining that Butley has stolen one of her tutorial students, and it goes on and on–making for one VERY BAD day.
|Dead Man's Folly 1986 TV, 100 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery
Director: Clive Donner
Cast: Peter Ustinov, Jean Stapleton, Constance Cummings, Ralph Arliss, Tim Pigott-Smith, Jonathan Cecil, Kenneth Cranham, Susan Wooldridge, Christopher Guard, Jeff Yagher, Nicollette Sheridan, Caroline Langrishe, Margorie Yates, Leslie Schofield, Jack Ellis
A detective novelist, Ariadne Oliver (Jean Stapleton), has been asked to create a "Murder Hunt" game with a pretend murder for a fair at Nass House. She calls in friend Hercule Poirot (Peter Ustinov) when she suspects problems. It's a good thing she called him because people are found dead during the hunt. Now, Poirot and his assistant, Captain Hastings (Jonathan Cecil), set out to solve the real murders.
|Hope and Glory 1987 PG-13, 118 min.|
Director: John Boorman
Cast: Sarah Miles, Sebastian Rice Edwards, David Hayman, Derrick O'Connor, Susan Wooldridge, Geraldine Muir, Sammi Davis, Jean-Marc Barr, Ian Bannen, Colin Higgins
This movie reveals young Billy's (Sebastian Rice Edwards) experiences during the World War II bombing of London. Despite the daily perils, Billy stays mentally detached from the actual dangers. An excellent film that had five Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture, Director, and Writing.
|How to Get Ahead in Advertising 1989 R, 95 min.|
Director: Bruce Robinson
Cast: Richard E. Grant, Rachel Ward, Richard Wilson, Jacqueline Tong, John Shrapnel, Susan Wooldridge, Mick Ford, Jacqueline Pearce, Pauline Melville, Hugh Armstrong
Dennis Bagley (Richard E. Grant) is an extremely successful advertising executive–that is, until he has a mental block and can't come up with an advertising campaign for an acne ointment. He considers getting out of this rat race, and then notices that a huge boil has developed on his shoulder. The boil becomes his alter ego, his "good" self, while his bad self returns to the advertising business. A good satire on today's culture.
|The Shout 1978 R, 87 min.|
Genre: Horror / Drama / Thriller
Director: Jerzy Skolimowski
Cast: Alan Bates, Susannah York, John Hurt, Robert Stephens, Tim Curry, Susan Wooldridge, Jim Broadbent, John Rees, Colin Higgins, Julian Hough, Carol Drinkwater, Peter Benson, Nick Stringer
Crossley (Alan Bates) is a mental patient who has developed the talent of killing by simply shouting, which causes no end to problems for those around him.
|1. Afraid of the Dark (1991)|
2. Butley (1974)
3. Crossing to Freedom (1990)
4. Dead Man's Folly (1986)
5. Frankenstein (1984)
6. Hope and Glory (1987)
7. How to Get Ahead in Advertising (1989)
8. The Shout (1978)
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