Drama Category

Posted On August 27, 2012By TilIn Crime, Drama, Film Noir, Thriller

D.O.A. (1950)

Small-town accountant Frank Bigelow goes to San Francisco for a week’s fun prior to settling down with fiancée Paula. After a night on the town, he wakes up with more than just a hangover; doctors tell him he’s been given a “luminous toxin” with no antidote and has, at most, a week to live! Not knowing who did it or why, Bigelow embarks on a frantic odyssey to find his own murderer. (Plot summary written by Rod Crawford)   Runtime original: 01:23:00 Runtime at 90to5: 00:05:48 90to5 Editor Website: 90to5 EditorRead More

Posted On August 27, 2012By TilIn Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Stalker (1979)

Near a gray and unnamed city is the Zone, an alien place guarded by barbed wire and soldiers. Over his wife’s numerous objections, a man rises in the dead of night: he’s a stalker, one of a handful who have the mental gifts (and who risk imprisonment) to lead people into the Zone to the Room, a place where one’s secret hopes come true. That night, he takes two people into the Zone: a popular writer who is burned out, cynical, and questioning his genius; and a quiet scientist moreRead More

Posted On August 14, 2012By TilIn Crime, Drama, Film Noir, Mystery, Thriller

The Stranger (1946)

Charles Rankin is a professor in a respectable Connecticut town about to marry the daughter of a U.S. Supreme Court justice. But his name is fake and his past is filthy. An earnest convert to Christianity, who once ran a Nazi concentration camp, is capable of exposing him. So “Rankin” kills this little old man and buries his body in the forest. But he isn’t safe because an investigator from the War Crimes Commission is on his tail. Rankin will need his own wife to help him elude capture. ButRead More

Posted On August 10, 2012By TilIn Crime, Drama, Film Noir, Mystery, Romance

Detour (1945)

In flashback, New York nightclub pianist Al Roberts hitchhikes to Hollywood to join his girl Sue. On a rainy night, the sleazy gambler he’s riding with mysteriously dies; afraid of the police, Roberts takes the man’s identity. But thanks to a blackmailing dame, Roberts’ every move plunges him deeper into trouble… (Plot summary written by Rod Crawford)   Runtime original: 01:07:00 Runtime at 90to5: 00:05:49 90to5 Editor Website: http://editorunderconstruction.blogspot.com.es/ 90to5 Editor Bio: I’m a student, an assistant editor. I’ll become a film editor. In the meanwhile: http://editorunderconstruction.blogspot.com.es/ I loved the ideaRead More

Posted On August 10, 2012By TilIn Drama, Romance, War

Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959)

1959. A French young woman has spent the night with a Japanese man, at Hiroshima where she went for the shooting of a film about peace. He reminds her of the first man she loved. It was during World War II, and he was a German soldier. The main themes of this film are memory and oblivion. (Plot summary written by Yepok)   Runtime original: 01:30:00 Runtime at 90to5: 00:05:50 90to5 Editor Website: http://editorunderconstruction.blogspot.com.es/ 90to5 Editor Bio: I’m a student, an assistant editor. I’ll become a film editor. In theRead More

Posted On August 9, 2012By TilIn Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance

Beat the Devil (1953)

A quartet of international crooks — Peterson, O’Hara, Ross and Ravello — is stranded in Italy while their steamer is being repaired. With them are the Dannreuthers. The six are headed for Africa, presumably to sell vacuum cleaners but actually to buy land supposedly loaded with uranium. They are joined by others who apparently have similar designs. (Plot summary written by Ed Stephan)   Runtime original: 01:29:00 Runtime at 90to5: 00:05:37 90to5 Editor Website: 90to5 Editor Bio: In this satire of caper films, some cause and effect relationships have beenRead More

Posted On July 12, 2012By TilIn Adventure, Drama, Romance

Bird of Paradise (1932)

A young man falls overboard and is saved by a beautiful Polynesian girl. They fall in love, but their idyll is smashed when the local volcano begins to erupt. The man discovers that the local custom is to sacrifice a young woman to the volcanic gods. They try to escape but realize that “east is east and west is west, and never the twain shall meet.” (Plot summary written by Ed Lorusso)   Runtime original: 01:22:00 Runtime at 90to5: 00:05:50 90to5 Editor Website: 90to5 Editor Bio: My name is John Fisher.Read More

Posted On July 11, 2012By TilIn Crime, Drama, Film Noir, Mystery, Thriller

The Stranger (1946)

Charles Rankin is a professor in a respectable Connecticut town about to marry the daughter of a U.S. Supreme Court justice. But his name is fake and his past is filthy. An earnest convert to Christianity, who once ran a Nazi concentration camp, is capable of exposing him. So “Rankin” kills this little old man and buries his body in the forest. But he isn’t safe because an investigator from the War Crimes Commission is on his tail. Rankin will need his own wife to help him elude capture. ButRead More