Conan the Barbarian is a 1982 American fantasy adventure film directed and co-written by John Milius. It is based on stories by Robert E. Howard, a pulp-fiction writer of the 1930s, about the adventures of the eponymous character in a fictional prehistoric world of dark magic and savagery. The film stars Arnold Schwarzenegger and James Earl Jones, and tells the story of a young barbarian (Schwarzenegger), who seeks vengeance for the death of his parents at the hands of Thulsa Doom (Jones), the leader of a snake cult. Buzz Feitshans and Raffaella De Laurentiis produced the film for her father Dino De Laurentiis, with Edward R. Pressman as an executive producer. Basil Poledouris composed the music.
Œdipe roi (Edipo re) est un film italien sorti en 1967 et réalisé par Pier Paolo Pasolini. Il est inspiré de la tragédie éponyme de Sophocle (voir Œdipe roi), de sa suite, Œdipe à Colone, et plus généralement du mythe d’Œdipe.
Trailer – Hercules Against the Sons of the Sun by Osvaldo Civirani (1964)
Hercules Against the Sons of the Sun (Italian: Ercole contro i figli del sole, Spanish: Hércules contra los hijos del Sol, also known as Hercules Vs. the Sons of the Sun) is a 1964 Italian-Spanish peplum film written and directed by Osvaldo Civirani.
Trailer – Invaders From Mars by William Cameron Menzies 1953
Invaders from Mars is a 1953 independently made American SuperCinecolor science fiction film, produced by Edward L. Alperson Jr., directed by William Cameron Menzies, that stars Jimmy Hunt, Helena Carter, Arthur Franz, Morris Ankrum, Leif Erickson, and Hillary Brooke. The film was distributed by Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Trailer – The Blob by Irvin Yeaworth 1958
The Blob (a.k.a. The Molten Meteor) is a 1958 independently made American widescreen science fiction-horror film in color by De Luxe, produced by Jack H. Harris, directed by Irvin Yeaworth, that stars Steve McQueen and Aneta Corsaut. The film co-stars Earl Rowe and Olin Howland. 28-year-old Steve McQueen made his feature film debut in the lead role playing a teenager. The film was released by Paramount Pictures on a double bill with I Married a Monster from Outer Space.
Trailer – The Omega Man by Boris Sagal 1971
The Omega Man is the second adaptation of Matheson’s novel, the first being The Last Man on Earth (1964) which starred Vincent Price. A third adaptation, I Am Legend starring Will Smith, was released in 2007.
In 1975, biological warfare between China and Russia kills most of the world’s population. U.S. Army Col. Robert Neville, M.D. is a scientist based in Los Angeles. As he begins to succumb to the plague himself, he injects himself with an experimental vaccine, rendering himself immune…
Trailer – Westworld by Michael Crichton 1973
Westworld is a 1973 science fiction western-thriller film written and directed by novelist Michael Crichton and produced by Paul Lazarus III about amusement park robots that malfunction and begin killing visitors. It stars Yul Brynner as an android in a futuristic Western-themed amusement park, and Richard Benjamin and James Brolin as guests of the park.
Trailer – Doc – Finding Fela by Alex Gibney 2014
Finding Fela tells the story of Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s life, his music, his social and political importance. He created a new musical movement, Afrobeat, using that forum to express his revolutionary political opinions against the dictatorial Nigerian government of the 1970s and 1980s. His influence helped bring a change towards democracy in Nigeria and promoted Pan Africanist politics to the world.