Cast: James Hong, Virginia Ann Lee, Charlton Heston, Geraldine Chaplin
The intertwined lives of two kindred souls with ambition begins when Captain Whip Hoxworth discovers that Nyuk Tsin has been smuggled aboard as part of cargo on The Carthaginian, which he captains, a cargo supposed to consist of only male Chinese workers bound for Hawaii. Nyuk Tsin was kidnapped from her Haaka village to be sold to a Honolulu brothel. She is spared when Mun Ki claims she is his wife, and Hoxworth goes along with his wife's suggestion that they can work in the Hoxworth household as domestic servants. Nyuk Tsin becomes known to all as Wu Chow's Auntie (Aunt of Five Continents) when her five sons are named after continents (with Mun Ki's wife in China regarded as their official mother). Whip founds an empire in pineapples, using Japanese laborers, after smuggling his first seed crop from French Guiana as Wu Chow's Auntie grows a family business in Honolulu around her sons.
Cast: Alicia Vikander, Barry Keoghan, Kate Dickie, Joel Edgerton
An epic fantasy adventure based on the timeless Arthurian legend, "The Green Knight" tells the story of Sir Gawain (Dev Patel), King Arthur's reckless and headstrong nephew, who embarks on a daring quest to confront the eponymous Green Knight, a gigantic emerald-skinned stranger and tester of men. Gawain contends with ghosts, giants, thieves, and schemers in what becomes a deeper journey to define his character and prove his worth in the eyes of his family and kingdom by facing the ultimate challenger. From visionary filmmaker David Lowery comes a fresh, bold spin on a classic tale from the Knights of the Round Table.
After hijacking a space shuttle, a spy finds that the controls are malfunctioning and sees alien battleships approaching Earth. Many years later, when the arc of his flight path returns to earth, he finds the planet under alien domination.
Cast: Rita Moreno, Brian Keith, Lon Chaney Jr., Richard Denning
At Rio Galdez's remote Brazilian trading post live assorted outcast Americans and Europeans, including Jerry Russell, ex-engineer who became obsessed with the Jivaro headhunters' treasure, quit his job, and took up with the bottle and local girl Maroa. But he still gets letters from his nominal fiancée in California, and unexpectedly the shapely, glamorous Alice Parker arrives, expecting to marry a rich planter. Disillusioned, Alice is almost ready to fall into Rio's arms when news comes that Jerry is missing in Jivaro country...
For nearly 200 years, skeptics and critics have been trying to explain away what many Book of Mormon witnesses stated-that they had seen angels and hefted golden metal plates containing ancient inscriptions.
Cast: Teresa Wright, Cornel Wilde, John Dehner, Hank Patterson
The period is the 1840's and California is part of Mexico. Many of the citizens wish to become part of the United States. Other countries are also interested and the Russians have established bases in the northern part of the territory. To further their hold they have stolen guns and Don Arturo Bordega, a leader of those wanting statehood, is out to recover them.
Maddie, a high-powered marketing executive, is on her way to a client's wedding but her plans are derailed by car trouble. When a fork in the road leads her to Christmas Valley, a town in love with Christmas, an unexpected encounter and a group of strangers that start to feel like family will have her questioning what she's really been missing in life.
Cast: Mark Hamill, Kari Wahlgren, Yuri Lowenthal, Chase Masterson
The movie picks up the Robotech storyline years after the events of the original series. Humanity, still recovering from the devastating Invid invasion, has united under the banner of the Robotech Expeditionary Force (REF) to explore the far reaches of the galaxy and seek new sources of energy.
As the REF embarks on its mission, it encounters a mysterious and powerful alien race known as the Haydonites. These enigmatic beings possess advanced technology and have their own motives that are not entirely clear. Suspicion and tension arise as the REF tries to navigate the intricate web of interstellar politics and alliances.
Meanwhile, a new threat emerges from the shadows—the Invid Regess, thought to have been defeated, reappears with a powerful armada, determined to reclaim Earth and its precious protoculture energy source. The REF, led by Admiral Rick Hunter and his crew, must now confront this resurgence of the Invid while also dealing with the Haydonite mystery.
Key characters from the original series, including Rick Hunter, Lisa Hayes, and Scott Bernard, return, and new heroes and villains are introduced, adding depth and complexity to the Robotech universe. The film explores themes of trust, unity, and the consequences of humanity's quest for power and knowledge in a vast and dangerous cosmos.
"Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles" is a visually stunning animated feature that brings the beloved Robotech franchise into the 21st century. It blends thrilling space battles with character-driven drama, appealing to both longtime fans and newcomers. With its rich lore and intricate storytelling, the movie expands upon the Robotech mythos and sets the stage for future adventures in the Robotech universe.
The story of "Le Ruffian" revolves around Adrien Dufourquet (played by Lino Ventura), a tough and resourceful man who finds himself thrust into a perilous adventure. Adrien is a retired gangster who has left his criminal past behind in pursuit of a quieter life. He has relocated to a remote village in Africa, where he runs a small business and tries to distance himself from his former life of crime.
However, Adrien's peaceful existence is shattered when he stumbles upon a conspiracy involving a valuable cache of diamonds hidden in the African jungle. The ruthless criminals behind the scheme, led by a menacing figure known as Sarlat (played by Bernard Giraudeau), are determined to eliminate anyone who gets in their way.
Adrien, with his street smarts and tenacity, is unwillingly drawn into this deadly game. He forms an alliance with a resourceful local woman named Amparo (played by Claudia Cardinale), who becomes his unlikely partner in the quest to thwart the criminals and protect the hidden treasure.
As Adrien and Amparo navigate treacherous terrain, evade deadly traps, and outsmart their relentless pursuers, a thrilling cat-and-mouse chase unfolds. Adrien's past skills as a ruffian resurface as he battles not only for the diamonds but also for his own survival and the safety of Amparo.
"Le Ruffian" is a pulse-pounding adventure that explores themes of redemption and the enduring spirit of a man who refuses to be defined by his past. With breathtaking African landscapes as a backdrop, the film delivers heart-pounding action sequences, unexpected twists, and a riveting showdown between Adrien and the formidable Sarlat.
Will Adrien Dufourquet, the reformed ruffian, emerge victorious in this deadly game of survival and protect the hidden treasure from falling into the wrong hands? "Le Ruffian" is a gripping tale of one man's journey to reclaim his honor and confront the demons of his past in the unforgiving wilds of Africa.
St. Michael's Academy, an aristocratic Catholic boarding school, seems like an idyllic place from the outside. However, the atmosphere within the school is one of strictness, propriety, and subtle menace. Three students, Fumio, Kazune, and Yuzuko, quickly form a bond over their shared dislike of the school's oppressive environment.
Rumors of rich girls being kidnapped in the region, including their legal guardians, have cast a shadow of suspicion over the school's enigmatic headmaster, Mr. Lawrence, and even Fumio's own brother. The students become increasingly alarmed by the mysteries surrounding their school and its staff.
One day, a fateful accident occurs, resulting in an inexplicable release of magical power that infuses Fumio, Kazune, and Yuzuko with remarkable abilities. Each girl develops unique talents, ranging from telekinesis to mind-reading.
As the girls come to terms with their newfound powers, they begin to investigate the truth behind the kidnappings and the school's involvement. Their journey leads them into a world of ancient secrets, hidden agendas, and the supernatural.
"Arch Angels" is a thrilling and enchanting tale of friendship, discovery, and empowerment. As the girls uncover the dark conspiracy at the heart of their school and the mysterious forces at play, they must learn to harness their extraordinary abilities to confront the sinister forces that threaten their world. The film combines elements of fantasy, mystery, and coming-of-age drama to create an enthralling narrative filled with suspense and intrigue.
Cast: John Carradine, Paula Raymond, Gene Raymond, Scott Brady
Set in the unforgiving American Southwest during the post-Civil War era, "Five Bloody Graves" follows the story of Ben Thompson (played by Robert Dix), a tough and resourceful bounty hunter. Ben is known for his relentless pursuit of outlaws and his unyielding commitment to justice. He roams the vast desert, tracking down criminals and bringing them to justice for the bounties on their heads.
One day, Ben learns about a notorious gang of bandits led by a ruthless outlaw named Will Hansen (played by Scott Brady). Hansen and his gang have terrorized the region for years, leaving a trail of bloodshed and destruction in their wake. Ben, driven by a personal vendetta and a sense of duty, sets out on a perilous mission to capture Hansen and his gang, dead or alive.
As Ben embarks on his journey, he encounters a diverse cast of characters, including a Native American guide named Sam (played by James Griffith) and a widow named Liz (played by Joan Blackman) who is seeking her own form of revenge against Hansen. Together, they form an unlikely alliance, determined to confront the gang and bring them to justice.
The film unfolds as a relentless pursuit, with Ben and his companions facing numerous challenges, including treacherous terrain, ambushes, and betrayals. The tension escalates as they close in on the gang's hideout, leading to a climactic showdown in a remote desert canyon.
"Five Bloody Graves" is a gripping tale of vengeance and redemption in the rugged American frontier. It explores themes of morality, honor, and the price of justice in a lawless land. Filled with intense action sequences and memorable characters, this classic Western is a thrilling ride through the untamed wilderness of the Old West.
Cast: Thora Birch, Kristin Lehman, Vincent Kartheiser, Charlton Heston
The story begins in Chicago, where two siblings, 14-year-old Sean Barnes and his 8-year-old sister Jessie, lead typical urban lives. Their world is turned upside down when their father, a geologist, tragically dies in a plane crash while conducting research in the remote wilderness of Alaska.
Upon learning of their father's death, Sean and Jessie are determined to fulfill his final wish—to have his ashes scattered in the Alaskan wilderness. With their mother's reluctant permission, the siblings embark on a life-changing adventure to the far reaches of Alaska.
Arriving in the small town of Sitka, Alaska, they encounter Jake Barnes, a grizzled bush pilot and their father's close friend. Despite initial reluctance, Jake agrees to take them deep into the Alaskan wilderness. The journey tests their limits as they navigate treacherous terrain, encounter wild animals, and face the elements.
During their journey, the trio forms a deep bond as they share the challenges and beauty of the Alaskan wilderness. Along the way, they must also contend with poachers who threaten the local wildlife, including a young polar bear cub they have befriended.
"Alaska" is a heartwarming and thrilling adventure that highlights the breathtaking landscapes of the Last Frontier while celebrating the resilience and determination of its young protagonists. It's a story of family, friendship, and the enduring connection between humans and the natural world. With its spectacular outdoor scenery and touching narrative, this film is a timeless exploration of the wild beauty and untamed spirit of Alaska.