Escape from Alcatraz
Escape from Alcatraz tells the story of the only three men ever to escape from the infamous maximum security prison at Alcatraz. In 29 years, the seemingly impenetrable federal penitentiary, which housed Al Capone and "Birdman" Robert Stroud, was only broken once - by three men never heard of again.
- Category:Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
- Stars:Clint Eastwood, Roberts Blossom, Danny Glover, Fred Ward, Patrick McGoohan,
- Director:Don Siegel,
- Writer:J. Campbell Bruce (book), Richard Tuggle (screenplay)
No one can escape from Alcatraz, right? Try telling that to lifer Frank Morris. In 29 years, this seemingly impenetrable federal penitentiary, which housed Al Capone and "Birdman" Robert Stroud, was only broken once by three inmates never heard of again. . You can read more in Google, Youtube, Wiki
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(ca) wrote: Back and forth. Forever.
(us) wrote: Absolutely a brilliant plot....
(de) wrote: Tangled is visually stunning, and humorous without forcing it's jokes. It brought back what was missing from animated princess movies, for a very long time, which was that everyone can like Tangled not only girls. It is also one of the only animated movies where the songs didn't get irritating quickly.
(us) wrote: Stephen Chow's boyish good looks and juvenile musings make him the perfect foil to a intransigent senior male establishment in "Fight Back to School," an early Gordon Chan film, which ultimately made out better at the local box office than "All for the Winner" (1990), Chow's own record-smashing "God of Gamblers" (1989) spin-off released in a sea of the comedian's popular mo lai tau comedies a mere eleven months earlier. Wong Jing is the film's main benefactor, a bankable suspicion as to why "Fight Back to School" overstays its welcome stretching a sitcom gag to its breaking point that finds Chow planted in an all-boys high school to recover his SDU superior's (writer Barry Wong) stolen pistol. Thankfully, Chow's gamut of adolescent facial expressions and reliable quips never falter though the film's finale, which sees a number of students shooting at one another with automatic weapons inside the school, produces an unintentional uneasiness in this post-Columbine world.
(jp) wrote: Stuart Gordon's lewd H.P. Lovecraft adaptation is 80 minutes of mad scientist mayhem, 1986-style.Part insincere body horror, part psychosexual schlock, the film takes gratuitous liberties with a shaky story and is carried by its gorgeously grimy rubber and prosthetic effects.A sweaty, twitchy Jeffrey Combs is ideally cast as the poor nerd unable to pull it all together, but it's the film's undertones of dread and tangible monsters that give it real lasting value. Lovecraftian critters have seldom looked so good.
(fr) wrote: After watching "Brief Encounter" by Noel Coward and David Lean, I was compelled to purchase the Criterion Collection's "David Lean directs Noel Coward" boxed set. Instead of writing three separate reviews of the three films I hadn't looked at already (Having previously reviewed the excellent "Brief Encounter" already which you ALL SHOULD WATCH!), I thought I would take care of them all in one fell swoop.In the 1940's, Britain was well into World War II, Noel Coward was easily one of Britain's top playwrights, and David Lean was still mainly known for his mad editing skills. With Britain in a less than happy state (to put it very mildly), Noel Coward decided to put on the screen a film about the British Navy and boost morale. Coward felt confident in directing the players for his film "In Which We Serve," but was unsure about how to handle the major action scenes. He tapped David Lean on the shoulder to give him a hand. "In Which We Serve" marks the first of four collaborations of Lean and Coward and it is obviously the beginning of a beautiful friendship made clear by Coward's trademark wit and questioning of Britishness evident in most of Lean's movies."In Which We Serve" is a film about a ship, the HMS Torrin, commanded by Captain Kinross, played by Coward himself. The movie does have a tendency to beat you over the head with its blunt patriotism; however, there is far more depth to it. What makes this film truly engaging, other than the well-done action sequences, is the focus on the individual members of the ship and their struggles before and after the war. We see family men, newlyweds, and bachelors all in their pre-war lives. Coward's direction and acting reveals these characters in appropriate detail in brief, effective vignettes. These are later punctuated by Lean's excellent action sequences as we see the ship get attacked by the Germans. While the film asserts the Brits as the typical "stiff-upper lipped," courageous face of the war effort, it also displays the sensitive side of these same people, putting a relatable face to those serving. (90%)Coward and Lean's second collaboration, "This Happy Breed" marks Lean's first directorial effort. The movie follows the Gibbons family during the interwar period, from just after the first world war until the start of World War II. Coward guides us through the lives of this middle class as they deal with the problems of that affect Britain at the time. It does a decent job at conveying the rise of Socialism in England, the General Strike of 1926, the rise of fascism and Hitler, the death of a son, and the death of a king. Lean and Coward formulate a decent human drama that touches on the important issues and the progression from the prosperity of peace, leading up to the hardships of war. (80%)After two great dramas, Lean and Coward lighten things up with the comedy "Blithe Spirit." A novelist and his new second wife move into his house.The subject of his next novel is the paranormal and calls in a medium to study. The medium, Madame Arcati, and Charles, his wife, and friends conduct a seance. They appeared to have failed, but Charles eventually finds out that he has brought forth the spirit of his first wife. However, only Charles can see her. What ensues is a hilarious deconstruction of his current marriage and great encounters between Charles and his ex-wife Elvira. This is one of Rex Harrison's first movies and he is excellent as Charles and the ending is quite appropriate and funny. A very underrated comedy. (90%)I highly recommend checking out this set. Be sure to watch out for some of the earliest roles of great British actors such as Sir Richard Attenborough (In Which We Serve), Celia Howard (This Happy Breed), and Rex Harrison (Blithe Spirit). These films mark the height of Noel Cowards career and the start of a great career in David Lean's. Definitely try to check these out if you get the chance (and can afford it =|).
(mx) wrote: I can recommend it, but yet i can't don't want to openly lead people into the most horrorfying viewing experience of all time
(fr) wrote: The story of corrupt cop is a staple for most classic film makers and one that Friedkin is all too familiar with. However this does not hinder him from bringing a fresh approach to an already interesting screenplay. An uncompromising film that allows Friedkin to showcase all the tricks he has acquired throughout his extensive career. With clever casting lead by the flawless McConaughey, Killer Joe is a dark and twisted story that draws the viewer into the sordid truth of human morality. A film that does not try strive for artistic perfection at the expense of entertainment. A refreshing blend of experience and youth allows this film to stand out from the crowd and is certainly worth a watch. A must see for all KFC enthusiasts.
(mx) wrote: normal space movie, and then Zombies! It's alright, but nothing special