|Bang the Drum Slowly 1973 PG, 96 min.|
Director: John D. Hancock
Cast: Robert De Niro, Michael Moriarty, Vincent Gardenia, Phil Foster, Ann Wedgeworth, Patrick McVey, Danny Aiello, Barbara Babcock, Barton Heyman, Heather MacRae, Danny Burks, Selma Diamond, Maurice Rosenfield, Tom Signorelli, Marshall Efron
"Just one more season," is what Bruce Pearson (Robert De Niro) wants. He is a baseball catcher who knows that he has a fatal disease.
|Big Bad Mama 1974 R, 83 min.|
Genre: Action / Comedy / Drama
Director: Steve Carver
Cast: Angie Dickinson, William Shatner, Tom Skerritt, Susan Sennett, Robbie Lee, Noble Willingham, Dick Miller, Royal Dano, Sally Kirkland, Joan Prather, Tom Signorelli, William O'Connell, John Wheeler, Ralph James, Wally K. Berns
Bootleggers Wilma McClatchie (Angie Dickinson) and her two teenage daughters Billie Jean and Polly (Susan Sennett and Robbie Lee) turn to bank robberies when they join forces with Wilma's common law husband William J. Baxter (William Shatner). As a result, they lead law enforcement officers on a merry chase.
|California Split 1974 R, 108 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Robert Altman
Cast: George Segal, Elliott Gould, Ann Prentiss, Gwen Welles, Bert Remsen, Barbara Ruick, Jeff Goldblum, Tom Signorelli, Barbara London, John Considine, Jay Fletcher, Barbara Colby, Vincent Palmieri, Alyce Passman, Joanne Strauss
Compulsive gamblers Bill Denny (George Segal) and Charlie Waters (Elliott Gould) become friends, and they gamble together. But, as they are leaving, they are beaten up, and the winnings are stolen. They spend the night at Charlie's house with Charlie's roommates, prostitutes Barbara (Ann Prentiss) and Susan (Gwen Welles). The next day, they sink into their worlds of booze, gambling, and sex, and, once again, their money is stolen. Bill sells his possessions to gamble on a big game in Reno. He wins but then leaves the casino and heads home after realizing that gambling may not be the way he wants to live his life, while Charlie remains behind believing that gambling IS his life.
|Death of a Salesman 1985 TV, 150 min.|
Director: Volker Schlondorff
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Kate Reid, John Malkovich, Stephen Lang, Charles Durning, Louis Zorich, Jon Polito, Tom Signorelli
Dustin Hoffman and John Malkovich were both winners of Emmys for their performances in Arthur Miller's classic drama about the traveling salesman who spends his life on the road and, only when it is too late, realizes that he has sacrificed his family for his profession.
|Dominick and Eugene 1988 PG-13, 110 min.|
Director: Robert M. Young
Cast: Ray Liotta, Tom Hulce, Jamie Lee Curtis, Robert Levine, Todd Graff, Bill Cobbs, David Strathairn, Tom Signorelli
This film explores family relationships in which one son, Eugene (Ray Liotta), is a bright medical student, while twin Dominick (Tom Hulce) is mentally retarded and works as a trash collector.
|One Down, Two to Go 1982 R, 84 min.|
Director: Fred Williamson
Cast: Fred Williamson, Jim Brown, Jim Kelly, Richard Roundtree, Paula Sills, Laura Loftus, Joe Spinell, Tom Signorelli, John Guitz, Louis Neglia
Blaxploitation's best comes together when Ralph (Richard Roundtree) is cheated out of his share in a martial-arts tournament, and his friend is shot. Ralph's friends come to the rescue to bring the bad guys to justice.
|Prizzi's Honor 1985 R, 130 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: John Huston
Cast: Jack Nicholson, Kathleen Turner, Anjelica Huston, William Hickey, John Randolph, Lee Richardson, Robert Loggia, Lawrence Tierney, CCH Pounder, Dick O'Neill, Michael Lombard, Vic Polizos, Raymond Serra, Sully Boyar, Tom Signorelli
Mafia hit man Charley Partanna (Jack Nicholson) falls in love with beautiful Irene Walker (Kathleen Turner). Charley thinks Irene is a tax consultant, but it turns out that she is hit man for a mob, which makes Charley question his loyalty between Irene and the Mafia. As luck would have it, there is a third member, Maerose Prizzi (Angelica Huston), making up this triangle, and she has devious plans for the other two. Angelica Huston won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress. There were seven other nominations including Best Picture, Actor (Nicholson), Director, and Supporting Actor (William Hickey).
|Thief 1981 R, 122 min.|
Genre: Drama / Action / Thriller
Director: Michael Mann
Cast: James Caan, Tuesday Weld, Robert Prosky, Willie Nelson, James Belushi, Tom Signorelli, Dennis Farina, Walter Scott, Del Close, Bruce A. Young, Nick Nickeas, W.R. Brown, Norm Tobin, John Satnucci, Gavin MacFadyen
After his release from jail, jewel thief Frank (James Caan) wants to settle down and marry Jessie (Tuesday Weld), but he needs money to support her. Frank plots one last heist with crime boss Leo (Robert Prosky), and with help from his friend Barry (James Belushi), Frank robs a Los Angeles vault. But, he then finds that it is not easy to break away from Leo, and Frank's plans for a future with Jessie are threatened.
|The Trip 1967 N/R, 85 min.|
Director: Roger Corman
Cast: Peter Fonda, Bruce Dern, Susan Strasberg, Dennis Hopper, Dick Miller, Peter Bogdanovich, Luana Anders, Salli Sachse, Barboura Morris, Judy Lang, Caren Bernsen, Katherine Walsh, Barbara Ransom, Michael Blodgett, Tom Signorelli
Written by Jack Nicholson, this is the story about TV producer Paul Groves (Peter Fonda) who is on the verge of divorcing his wife Sally (Susan Strasberg) when he decides to experiment with LSD as his way of relieving the stress. His friend John (Bruce Dern) takes Paul to his friend Max's (Dennis Hopper) pad, and Paul enters the world of hallucinogenic drugs. After his trip–involving visions of sex, dancing girls, witches, a torture chamber, and death–Paul believes that he is ready to face the future.
|1. Bang the Drum Slowly (1973)|
2. Big Bad Mama (1974)
3. California Split (1974)
4. Death of a Salesman (1985)
5. Dominick and Eugene (1988)
6. One Down, Two to Go (1982)
7. Prizzi's Honor (1985)
8. Thief (1981)
9. The Trip (1967)
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