Tag Archives: Warner Archive Collection

Movies Till Dawn: Birds, Bone and Bean Edition

“The Yellow Birds” (2017, Lionsgate) Adaptation of Kevin Powers’ much-celebrated novel traces the conflicts in war and at home endured by two American soldiers during the Gulf War. Alden Ehrenreich and Tye Sheridan are two sides of the same untested … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: Death Smiles on the Saturday Morning Strange

“Two Thousand Maniacs!” (1964, Arrow Video) A carload of Yankees traveling through the Deep South comes to regret their decision to visit the small town of Pleasant Valley, where the residents’ exuberant hospitality hides a more sinister intent. Like its … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: Watch It! This Weekend (Kung Fu Finger Book Edition)

“Super Fly” (1972, Warner Archive Collection) Youngblood Priest (Ron O’Neal) sees only a dead end in the Harlem cocaine trade, and conceives a retirement plan involving the sale of 30 kilos for a cool million; however, the cops, fellow dealers … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: All Night Crime Wave 2018

“Gun Crazy” (1950, Warner Archive Collection) He (John Dall, “South Pacific”) is a downtrodden, soft-hearted vet obsessed with guns. She (Peggy Cummins) is a carnival sharpshooter with deadly aim, champagne tastes, and an icy soul. They fall in love – … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: What to Watch This Weekend (Dragon Scholar Invader Edition)

“Oh Lucy!” (2017, Film Movement) Convinced to take an English language class by her kawaii-minded niece (Shiori Kutsuna), lonely and embittered Tokyo office drone Setsuko (Shinobu Terajima) finds herself under the tutelage of John (Josh Harnett), a likable but completely … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: What You Could Be Watching This Weekend (Dark Deeds and Milk Cows Edition)

“The Great Silence” (1968, Film Movement Classics) Trapped by a blizzard and preyed upon by bounty killers led by the malevolent Tigrero (Klaus Kinski), the residents of a small Utah town find an unlikely defender in Silence (Jean-Louis Trintignant), a … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: What You Could Be Watching This Weekend (International Kaleidoscope Edition)

“A Fistful of Dollars: Special Edition” (1964, Kino Lorber) Grizzled stranger Clint Eastwood enters a small Mexican town dominated by two warring families, and offers his peerless talents with a pistol to both sides. An unofficial remake of Akira Kurosawa’s … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: What You Could Be Watching This Week (Wolf Boy Mohawk Wallah Edition)

“Mohawk” (2017, Dark Sky Films) As her elders debate whether to join the Americans or the British during the War of 1812, a young Native American woman (Kaniehtiio Horn) finds that her mind has been made up for her when … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: What You Could Be Watching This Weekend (Cards on the Table Edition)

“Dealt” (2017, MPI) While the subject of this documentary, Richard Turner, would prefer that you call him a mechanic and not magician, there’s nothing workaday about his sleight-of-hand with cards, which is astonishing and made even more so because Turner … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: A Surplus of Saturday Morning Strange

“Mako: The Jaws of Death” (1976, Retromedia/Bayview Entertainment) Misanthropic loner Richard Jaeckel uses his telepathic connection with sharks to dispose of those he believes are exploiting his toothy friends. Low-budget thriller by prolific Florida-based filmmaker William Grefe sets itself apart … Continue reading

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