Sort films by title, year of release, and year inducted into the registry by using the up and down arrows at the top of each column. The awardwinning, 80s movies rewind has been the place for eighties movies since 1999 and you can totally see why with a full 8 pages of totally the best info for each of the 579 movies featured. The motives of that ammunitionhoarding religious cult, for instance, seem tantalizingly undeveloped until the group is unceremoniously excised from the final act. Bert is very well played by the excellent and sadly missed lawrence tierney, who puts in a great performance here. A widescreen format of this movie would have been alot nicer. Brad davis in the movie midnight express, his death was due to assisted suicide after a long battle with aids began his career as a stage actor off broadway in new york.
Midnight suns tone vacillates so jarringly between corny, broad humor and unrestrained treacle that it becomes nearly impossible to track any remotely realistic emotional arcs up on the screen. Midnight is a 1982 american exploitation horror film directed by john a. The 15 best midnight movies of all time page 2 taste. With lynn redgrave, tony curtis, steve parrish, karen lorre. Midnight received a theatrical release through independentinternation, opening regionally in tallahassee, florida on may 28, 1982. Midnight rereleased as the backwoods massacre is a 1982 american feature film written and. So maybe my life will finally be complete by next week. Clint eastwood is an american film actor, director, producer, and composer. The writing is strong until the illfitting end, which betrays the film in many ways and the overall atmosphere is like a creepy bad dream with distorted religious imagery and an antisocial world view. Complete national film registry listing library of congress. Nancy melanie verlin is a young girl who has run away from home to escape her sexually abusive stepfather, bert lawrence tierney. The tug of war begins and soon escalates into a deadly conflict.
Arrow video are offering up an interesting if flawed little curio on dvd this month. Jack lemmon and sissy spacek give magnetic, emotionally commanding performances as charless father and wife, who are led by u. I just ordered that wonderful release from arrow films. Russo, midnight is an effective lowbudget horror film.
Rent round midnight 1986 on dvd and bluray dvd netflix. She hitches a ride with two fellows driving down to florida, and before long the three arouse the ire of the local townsfolk and catch the eye of a family of devout. Midnight 1982 as youll come to realize given the notion you actually read any of this, most of the shit that blows my skirt up is hated and looked down upon by 99% of the folks whove actually heard of or stumbled across any of it. Those looking for examples of the importance of sogo ishii in the development of japanese cinema, and his abilities as a filmmaker, need to look no further than burst city. Midnight 1982 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Missing is political filmmaker extraordinaire costagavrass compelling, controversial dramatization of the search for american filmmaker and journalist charles horman, who mysteriously disappeared during the 1973 coup in chile.
These films were released during the peak years of independent film production, created by a motley crew of seasoned pros, gifted amateurs, and enthusiastic genre fans, along with dozens of eccentric dreamers doctors, lawyers, insurance salesmen, publishers, commercial filmmakers, tv production crews and moonlighting pornographers all. Music original song arthurs theme best that you can do in arthur music and lyric by burt bacharach, carole bayer sager, christopher cross and peter allen. John brown, rose and the midnight cat 1982 previous cartoon next cartoon. Eastwood has acted in several television series, most notably rawhide. I cant imagine that the movie was filled in full screen. Finally available on dvd is one of ralph bakshis more obscure animated films, hey good lookin 1982, his rrated, semiautobiographical reflection on street life in 1950s brooklyn. Brad davis actor, known for starring in the 1978 film midnight express and 1982 film querelle. Alone on the road trying to hitch a ride to california to start a. In the place of lowranking yakuza are stuntmen, the foot soldiers of the entertainment industry. Like the directors masterpiece, battles without honor and humanity, fall guy exposes the injustices visited on honest, hardworking men serving corrupt and undeserving bosses.
Midnight soundtrack from 1982, composed by paul mccollough, quintessence. Complete national film registry listing sort films by title, year of release, and year inducted into the registry by using the up and down arrows at the top of each column. Young girl flees her abusive stepfather, hitches a ride with two young. Mi vida loca 1993full movie mejor calidadbest qualite duration. How midnight rider victim sarah jones lost her life. Midnight easily puts the weak garbage of the 1990s to shame. The thing is a 1982 american science fiction horror film directed by john carpenter and written by bill lancaster. Film midnight sun en streaming vf gratuit complet hd 2018. The parents of the young camera assistant killed in the train accident on the georgia set of midnight rider, as well as an injured hairstylist who survived it, reveal harrowing and graphic new. John russo has long stood in the shadow of expartner george romero, and midnight is a good example of why. On the trip, however, she falls in with thieves and later sacrificial cultists. The 1981 film was both directed and written by russo, the coscripter of night of the living dead.
Complete national film registry listing film registry. Russo and starring melanie verlin, lawrence tierney, and john amplas. Midnight special moves with purpose to its final destination, but the film offloads too much baggage along the way. We present a ranked rundown of the 50 finest horror films of the. Midnight was written and directed by john russo, romeros writing partner on the original night of the living dead. At first sight a rather eclectic mix of mad maxstyle imagery with yakuza elements, filtered though a punk sensibility, on closer inspection burst city reveals the seeds of many of the developments in contemporary japanese. The sultry midnight, latenight horror movie hostess, has the highest rated show on tv. Like the filmmakers wholly unnecessary 2016 remake of eli roths cult horror classic cabin fever, the midnight man is also derivative. With new and enhanced visual effects, never before seen footage and extended scenes, what movieweb called a true modern day horror classic just got better. Staring greg besnak, david marchick, robin walsh and melanie verlin. The bigscreen debut of stephen dorff at the age of 14, tibor takacs film is a superior midnight movie about some kids who, left. Italys taviani brothers are almost alone, in the fragmented italian film world, in their attempts to make thoughtful films about everyday people.
Lionsgate has released midnight to dvd with the kind of misleading sleeve art usually reserved for a ulli lommel flick. The film stars melanie verlin from george romeros monkey shines and is directed and written by night of the living dead cowriter john russo. Rather than tug at the heartstrings, speer yanks at them, and way before the films climax, the bevy of y. Midnight is no night or return but it is an intriguing film in its own way. This tale of a devout catholic girl melanie verlin, possessing the tomboyish looks of a young jodie foster fleeing her groping, drunken policeofficer stepfather lawrence tierneyreservoir dogs only to run afoul of a wacky family of satan worshippers living in a backwoods shack.
While he had a hand in cowriting the seminal, groundbreaking midnight movie, he also infamously butchered it with a colorized 30th. Coincidentally, midnight is one of the only films russo himself actually directed, and to be honest, its not as horrible as i anticipated. After beginning his acting career exclusively with small uncredited film roles and television appearances, his career has spanned more than 50 years. Released by traq records in 1982 containing music from midnight 1982. Do you love john brown, rose and the midnight cat, or do you think it is the worst cartoon ever. Katie price, 17 ans, est une adolescente comme les autres, ou presque. Motionsound records is pleased to present this 2015 revamp of john russos midnight soundtrack which was originally released on the traq record label back in 1982. Jack messitts award winning horror film can finally be seen as it was intended. Its a personal enough film to complete an informal trilogy begun with heavy traffic 1973 and coonskin 1975, and though i still find both of those films to be superior, a revisit to hey good lookin.1642 759 84 447 871 738 65 940 394 540 502 1622 373 1456 389 1641 934 1457 1646 579 1569 1243 336 676 1363 1070 1170 895 191 1513 1063 468 1572 842 767 104 576 282 1290 1460 757 29 1227 357 153