- Tue Nov 19
Director: Carol Reed Run Time: 104 min. Format: Digital
Release Year: 1949
Starring: Alida Valli, Bernard Lee, Joseph Cotten, Orson Welles, Trevor Howard
Holly Martins (Cotten) travels to the rubble of post-World War II Vienna to unravel the mysterious demise of old friend Harry Lyme (Welles). He starts with few clues, and the little information he can gather from various sources simply doesn't hang together. In this treacherous world of deception and black marketeering, Holly perseveres, aided by a police inspector (Howard) who'd also like answers. Is Harry Lyme really dead, and if not, why fake his own death?
- Tue Dec 17
Director: John Huston Run Time: 126 min. Format: Digital
Release Year: 1948
Starring: Barton MacLane, Bruce Bennet, Humphrey Bogart, Tim Holt, Walter Huston
Fred Dobbs, Bob Curtin and Howard, three motley down-and-outers in Mexico (Bogart, Holt and Huston, respectively), pool their meager resources and set off to search for gold. Only Howard, a former prospector, really knows what he’s doing. Against all odds, the men get lucky and strike a vein. But just when things should start looking rosy, black clouds appear on the horizon. In having to protect and share their riches, the seeds of distrust are sown, particularly in an increasingly paranoid Dobbs.
- Tue Jan 28
Director: Billy Wilder Run Time: 125 min. Format: Digital
Release Year: 1960
Starring: Edie Adams, Fred MacMurray, Jack Kruschen, Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine
C.C. Baxter (Lemmon), a junior executive in an insurance company, climbs the corporate ladder by lending out his conveniently located apartment for the assignations of his superiors. Complications arise when the young man falls for elevator girl Fran Kubelik (MacLaine), who is also girlfriend to big boss J.D. Sheldrake (MacMurray). When Sheldrake wants to use the apartment too, Baxter's professional rise accelerates, but his feelings for Fran start to make him question the whole arrangement.
- Tue Feb 25
Director: Alfred Hitchcock Run Time: 109 min. Format: Digital Rating: R
Release Year: 1960
Starring: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, John Gavin, Martin Balsam, Vera Miles
Marion Crane (Leigh) wants to make a new life for herself, so she flees hometown Phoenix with a stolen bag of cash from her employer. She then makes a fateful stop at the Bates Motel, run by one Norman Bates (Perkins), a nervous, awkward, but seemingly innocuous man. Marion learns too late he is anything but, and soon her sister Lila (Miles) and Marion's lover Sam Loomis (Gavin) have teamed up to discover what happened to her.