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Posted On November 15, 2016By TilIn Documentary, Music

Man with a Movie Camera (1929)

This playful film is at once a documentary of a day in the life of the Soviet Union, a documentary of the filming of said documentary, and a depiction of an audience watching the film. Even the editing of the film is documented. We often see the cameraman who is purportedly making the film, but we rarely, if ever, see any of the footage he seems to be in the act of shooting! (Plot summary written by Written by George S. Davis)   Director: Writer: Editor: Dziga Vertov, Elizaveta SvilovaRead More

Posted On September 15, 2016By Daniel ContarelliIn Crime, Drama, Music

Five Minutes to Live (1961)

Originally released in 1961 as Five Minutes to Live, this low-budget crime drama was later re-released as Door-to-Door Maniac. Fred narrates the film in flashback, detailing a suburban bank robbery that goes awry. In his simple plan, he hires a hard-up hood, Johnny Cabot to take the wife of the bank’s vice president hostage. Cabot will hold her until he gets a call alerting him that Fred has been successful in getting ransom money. Cabot waits, and watches the Wilson house as the husband leaves for the bank and theirRead More

Posted On November 21, 2015By TilIn Comedy, Music, War

At War with the Army (1950)

Alvin Corwin is low man on the totem pole, and goes from one mishap to another at an army training camp in World War II. (Plot summary by Doug Shafer)   Director: Writer: Editor: Paul Weatherwax 90to5 Editor: 90to5 Editor Website: Carolyn’s Youtube Channel 90to5 Editor Bio: I’m a small budget filmmaker working on creating a name for myself. I love old movies and I’m especially a huge fan of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, so I was excited to see At War with the Army- which I grew upRead More
Picture of Breakin' (1984)

Posted On November 16, 2014By TilIn Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance

Breakin’ (1984)

‘Breakin’: A struggling young jazz dancer (Lucinda Dickey) meets up with two break-dancers. Together they become the sensation of the street crowds. Features ICE-T in his film debut as a club MC. (Plot summary written by Written by Gavin Nelson) Director: Joel Silberg Writer: Charles Parker, Allen DeBevoise, Gerald Scaife Editor: Larry Bock, Gib Jaffe, Vincent Sklena 90to5 Editor: 90to5 Editor Website: – 90to5 Editor Bio: – The 1984 classic film Breakin’ edited to 5 minutes —     Public voting 2014 has closed     Compare to other editsRead More
Picture of Royal Wedding (1951)

Posted On November 14, 2014By TilIn Comedy, Music, Romance

Royal Wedding (1951)

Tom and Ellen Bowen are a brother and sister dance act whose show closes in New York. Their agent books them in London for the same period as the Royal Wedding. They travel by ship where Ellen meets and becomes involved with Lord John Brindale. This causes her to miss a rehearsal. Tom (Astaire) uses the time to dance with a hat rack and gym equipment. Later Tom and Ellen attempt a graceful dance number as the ship rolls. Upon arrival Tom holds auditions and meets Anne. There is muchRead More
Picture of The Little Princess (1939)

Posted On November 10, 2014By TilIn Comedy, Drama, Family, Music

The Little Princess (1939)

When her father, Captain Crewe, goes off to fight in the Boer War, young Sara Crewe is placed into the care of Amanda Minchin, the head of an exclusive private school for girls. Sara lives a wonderful life of a privileged child and is quite happy in her surroundings. When her father is listed as missing in action however, her life goes from one of plenty to that of a poor house maid. Mrs. Minchin agrees to keep her on at the school, but in the absence of her tuitionRead More
Picture of Dil Se.. (1998)

Posted On October 1, 2014By TilIn Drama, Music, Romance, Thriller

Dil Se.. (1998)

Amar Varma, a producer for Indian news radio, meets an enigmatic woman at a railroad station and then again at a hill station. He falls in love with her, but the woman, who calls herself Meghna, rejects and leaves him although she seems to be interested. Later, Varma agrees to marry his family’s choice, Preeti. But suddenly Meghna is back, and what is the secret that she holds? Plot summary written by sunilm@nwu.edu   Runtime original: 02:43:00 —> Runtime at 90to5: 00:05:28   Director: Mani Ratnam Writer: Mani Ratnam (storyRead More
picture of Boy! What a Girl! (1947)

Posted On August 30, 2014By TilIn Comedy, Music

Boy! What a Girl! (1947)

Two small-time (aspiring to be big-time) producers are trying to convince a Chicago businessman to finance half of their show, while the other half is to be financed by a mysterious Mme. Deborah. But when Madame Deborah is not on hand to meet the money-man from Chicago, an ex-prizefighter is dressed to pose as her. Music and dancing provided by Deek Watson and His Brown Dots, ‘Big’ Sid Catlett and his band, and Ann Cornell and the International Jitterbugs. Drummer Gene Krupa has a drumming cameo. Plot summary written byRead More