Saturday, March 22, 2008

Some changes in screenshots area

From that moment all my new uploads, and all previous, will have their screenshots area changed...

Just to make my posts shorter and minimize the bandwidth needed to open the blog, I will replace all screenshots with thumbnails. If one is still interested in them, that is just one click away :)

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Pickup on South Street (1953) - Richard Widmark, Jean Peters

Rating 7.9/10
Runtime: 80 min
Language: English
Country: USA
Directed by: Samuel Fuller
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Richard Widmark ... Skip McCoy
Jean Peters ... Candy
Thelma Ritter ... Moe
Murvyn Vye ... Captain Dan Tiger
Richard Kiley ... Joey
Willis Bouchey ... Zara
Milburn Stone ... Winoki

Description: On a crowded subway, Skip McCoy picks the purse of Candy. Among his take, although he does not know it at the time, is a piece of top-secret microfilm that was being passed by Candy's consort, a Communist agent. Candy discovers the whereabouts of the film through Moe Williams, a police informer. She attempts to seduce McCoy to recover the film. She fails to get back the film and falls in love with him. The desperate agent exterminates Moe and savagely beats Candy. McCoy, now goaded into action, confronts the agent in a particularly brutal fight in a subway.


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Video and audio information:

Video : 619 MB, 1075 Kbps, 23.976 fps, 640*480 (4:3), XVID = XVID Mpeg-4
Audio : 110 MB, 192 Kbps, 48000 Hz, 1 channel, 0x2000 = AC-3 ACM Codec


Tuesday, March 18, 2008

I am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932) - Paul Muni, Glenda Farrell in classic pre film-noir flick

Rating 8.3/10
Runtime: 93 min
Language: English
Country: USA
Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy
IMDb Link:


Paul Muni ... James Allen
Glenda Farrell ... Marie
Helen Vinson ... Helen
Noel Francis ... Linda
Preston Foster ... Pete
Allen Jenkins ... Barney Sykes
Berton Churchill ... The Judge
Edward Ellis ... Bomber Wells
David Landau ... The Warden

Description: Having returned from fighting in World War I, James Allen doesn't want to settle into a humdrum life and decides to set off to find his fortune. He travels the length and breadth of America, working as a skilled tradesman in the construction industry. When times get tough however, he finds himself living in a shelter where an acquaintance suggests they go out for a hamburger. What the friend really has in mind is to rob the diner and Allen soon finds himself working on a chain gang with a long jail sentence. Allen manages to escape however and heads to Chicago where over several years he slowly but surely works his way up the ladder to become one of the most respected construction engineers in the city. His past catches up with him and despite protestations from civic leaders and his many friends in Chicago, he finds himself again on the chain gang. Escaping for a second time, he accepts that to survive, he must lead a life of crime.



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Video and audio information:

Video : 1.33 GB, 2054 Kbps, 23.976 fps, 640*480 (4:3), XviD 1.2.0SMP (UTC 2006-01-08)
Audio : 127 MB, 192 Kbps, 44100 Hz, 2 channels, 0x55 = AC-3

Subtitles (English, French, Spanish, Polish, Portuguese, Croatian) included