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Picture of Salt of the Earth (1954)

Posted On September 3, 2014By TilIn Drama, History

Salt of the Earth (1954)

Based on an actual strike against the Empire Zinc Mine in New Mexico, the film deals with the prejudice against the Mexican-American workers, who struck to attain wage parity with Anglo workers in other mines and to be treated with dignity by the bosses. The film is an early treatment of feminism, because the wives of the miners play a pivotal role in the strike, against their husbands wishes. In the end, the greatest victory for the workers and their families is the realization that prejudice and poor treatment areRead 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
picture of The Hitch-Hiker (1953)

Posted On August 25, 2014By TilIn Crime, Film Noir, Thriller

The Hitch-Hiker (1953)

Two friends on a fishing trip pick up a stranded motorist who turns out to be a psychotic escaped convict. This sociopath has already murdered other good Samaritans in his efforts to evade authorities. He sadistically taunts and threatens the two men and perversely delights in telling them that he has them both marked for death sometime before the end of the trip. His destination is a ferryboat in Baja, California, which he hopes will help him get to the mainland. The hostages hope to stay alive long enough toRead More
Picture of A Twist of Sand (1968)

Posted On August 20, 2014By TilIn Adventure

A Twist of Sand (1968)

A former British Naval Officer now makes his living by smuggling goods around the Mediterranean. After being forced to dump his cargo after nearly being caught by the authorities in Malta, he is eager to recoup his losses. When a former colleague appears and tells a wild story about smuggling diamonds out of South West Africa, he sees his chance to make a lot of money. Accompanied by the wife of a diamond prospector and a few shady characters he embarks on a quest to retrieve the diamonds. The onlyRead More
Picture of The Jackie Robinson Story (1950)

Posted On August 6, 2014By TilIn Biography, Drama, Sport

The Jackie Robinson Story (1950)

Biography of Jackie Robinson, the first black major league baseball player in the 20th century. Traces his career in the negro leagues and the major leagues. Plot summary written by Jerry Milani (jmilani@umbc.edu)   Runtime original: 01:16:00 —> Runtime at 90to5: 00:05:54   Director: Alfred E. Green Writer: Arthur Mann, Louis Pollock, Lawrence Taylor Editor: Arthur H. Nadel 90to5 Editor: Maddie Stam 90to5 Editor Website: – 90to5 Editor Bio: –     Public voting 2014 has closed     Compare to other edits of The Jackie Robinson Story   MoreRead More
Picture of Audience of One (2007)

Posted On August 2, 2014By TilIn Documentary

Audience of One (2007)

Ten years ago, a Pentecostal pastor from San Francisco was praying on a mountain top when he received a vision from God to spread the Gospel through filmmaking. Using donations from his congregation, he slowly transformed his church into a fully functioning movie studio, and the production company Christian WYSIWYG Filmworks was born. After experimenting on a number of small projects, Pastor Richard Gazowsky announced that he and his WYSIWYG crew were going to make a film entitled, GRAVITY: THE SHADOW OF JOSEPH, a biblical science fiction movie that wouldRead More
Picture of Gangster Story (1959)

Posted On July 27, 2014By TilIn Crime, Drama

Gangster Story (1959)

Gangster and cop killer Jack Martin is on the run from the law, and hides out in a small town. Low on funds, he engineers a clever bank robbery that yields him a big bundle. Now he has not only the cops and the FBI after him, but also the local crime boss, who’s outraged that an outsider can pull off a heist like that in his territory and not cut him in on it. (Plot summary written by frankfob2@yahoo.com Runtime original: 01:05:00 —> Runtime at 90to5: 00:05:48 Director: WalterRead More
Picture of Hellbound: Hellraiser II

Posted On July 24, 2014By TilIn Horror, Thriller

Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988)

After having her father and perverse stepmother killed by the cenobites, Kirsty Cotton is sent to a psychiatric hospital. Even after trying to convince the authorities of what really happened with her family, nobody believes in her version of the history and they decide to place her in the institute, so that she rests and relaxes a little bit. The hospital is commanded by a brilliant and strange psychiatrist, Dr. Channard, who has been looking for the key for another dimension for a long time. The only person who believesRead More