Saturday, June 24, 2017

On dangerous ground (1951) - another film noir from director Nicholas Ray, starring Ida Lupino and Robert Ryan

Rating 7.4/10
Runtime: 82 min
Language: English
Country: USA
Directed by: Nichols Ray
IMDb Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0043879/

Cast

Ida Lupino ... Mary Malden
Robert Ryan ... Jim Wilson
Ward Bond ... Walter Brent
Charles Kemper ... Pop Daly
Anthony Ross ... Pete Santos
Ed Begley ... Capt. Brawley

Description: The lonely and tough Jim Wilson is an efficient detective that frequently uses excessive violence to resolve his cases and even his partners do not approve his behavior. While chasing two cop killers, he blows the bladder of another suspect during the interrogation to get the information to catch the assassins. He is warned by his chief Captain Brawley to cool off, and when he beats another suspect on the street, Brawley sends him "upstate to Siberia" in the cold Westham to calm down and help the locals in a murder case of a girl. When he arrives, he visits the family of the victim, whose father Walter Brent is decided to kill the murderer. They chase the man through the snow, and after a car accident, they reach the isolated house of Mary Malden, a blind woman that lives alone in the middle of nowhere with her brother Danny that has mental problem. Brent and Jim are lodged by Mary to spend the night, and Jim is affected by Mary in a process of humanization and redemption.

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Download link (torrent file):

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bzph8sb3Hdu_U0NqZ0pnM0cxT3M

http://s000.tinyupload.com/index.php?file_id=35127793466295981491


Video and audio information:

Video : 1.74 GB, 3036 Kbps, 23.976 fps, 658x480 (4:3), V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC x264 core 148
Audio : 150/42 MB (main/commentary), 256/80 Kbps, 48000 Hz, 2/2 channels, 0x55 = AC3/VORBIS, CBR/VBR


Subtitles (English closed captions embedded in a movie, to play them choose Subtitle=>Sub Track in VLC Player and separate English, Spanish, French, Portuguese-Brazilian, German, Turkish, Italian, Greek, Czech) posters and screenshots included


Dual audio track information


This movie contains two audio tracks, one is original English, and the other is commentary by film historian Glenn Erickson. You can use VLC Player to easily choose between any of audio tracks (Audio => Audio track and switch to main audio track on Track 1, commentary on Track 2)

Ivan Groznyy. Skaz vtoroy: Boyarskiy zagovor AKA Ivan the Terrible, Part II (1958) - second installment of biographical drama from director Sergei M. Eisenstein

Rating 7.6/10
Runtime: 85 min
Language: Russian
Country: Soviet Union
Directed by: Sergei M. Eisenstein
IMDb Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0051790/

Cast

Nikolay Cherkasov ... Czar Ivan IV
Serafima Birman ... Boyarina Efrosinia Staritskaya
Pavel Kadochnikov ... Vladimir Andreyevich Staritsky
Mikhail Zharov ... Czar's Guard Malyuta Skuratov
Amvrosi Buchma ... Czar's Guard Aleksei Basmanov
Vsevolod Pudovkin ... Nikolay the Fanatic (as V.I. Pudovkin)
Mikhail Kuznetsov ... Fyodor Basmanov
Aleksandr Mgebrov ... Novgorod's Archbishop Pimen
Andrei Abrikosov ... Archbishop Philip (formerly Fyodor Kolychev)
Vladimir Balashov ... Pyotr Volynets
Erik Pyryev ... Ivan IV as a boy
Mikhail Nazvanov ... Prince Andrei Kurbsky
Pavel Massalsky ... King Sigismund of Poland
Ada Vojtsik ... Elena Glinskaya, Ivan's Mother

Description: His wife dead from poisoning and his chief warrior, Kurbsky, defected to the Poles, Ivan is lonely as he pursues a unified Russia with no foreign occupiers. Needing friendship, he brings to court Kolychev, now Philip the monk, and makes him metropolitan bishop of Moscow. Philip, however, takes his cues from the boyars and tries to bend Ivan to the will of the church. Ivan faces down Philip and lets loose his private force, the Oprichniks, on the boyars. Led by the Tsar's aunt, Euphrosyne, the boyers plot to assassinate Ivan and enthrone her son, Vladimir. At a banquet, Ivan mockingly crowns Vladimir and sends him in royal robes into the cathedral where the assassin awaits.

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Download link (torrent file):

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bzph8sb3Hdu_aFNjX1h6QS12cm8

http://s000.tinyupload.com/index.php?file_id=18495301868137634874


Video and audio information:

Video : 1.08 GB, 1810 Kbps, 23.976 fps, 704x470 ~> 704x528 (4:3), V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC x264 core 128
Audio : 79 MB, 128 Kbps, 48000 Hz, 1 channel, 0x55 = AC3, CBR


Subtitles (English closed captions embedded in a movie, to play them choose Subtitle=>Sub Track in VLC Player and separate English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Turkish, Greek) posters and screenshots included

Friday, June 23, 2017

The tall T (1957) - a little known western from director Budd Boetticher, starring Randolph Scott, Richard Boone and Maureen O'Sullivan

Rating 7.4/10
Runtime: 74 min
Language: English
Country: USA
Directed by: Budd Boetticher
IMDb Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0051047/

Cast

Randolph Scott ... Pat Brennan
Richard Boone ... Frank Usher
Maureen O'Sullivan ... Doretta Mims
John Hubbard ... Willard Mims
Arthur Hunnicutt ... Ed Rintoon
Skip Homeier ... Billy Jack
Henry Silva ... Chink

Description: Having lost his horse in a bet, Pat Brennan hitches a ride with a stagecoach carrying newlyweds, Willard and Doretta Mims. At the next station the coach and its passengers fall into the hands of a trio of outlaws headed by a man named Usher. When Usher learns that Doretta is the daughter of a rich copper-mine owner, he decides to hold her for ransom. Tension builds over the next 24 hours as Usher awaits a response to his demands and as a romantic attachment grows between Brennan and Doretta.

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Download link (torrent file):

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bzph8sb3Hdu_VzB5NFZ5RDFVZFU

http://s000.tinyupload.com/index.php?file_id=75050371211748688185


Video and audio information:

Video : 1.48 GB, 2843 Kbps, 25 fps, 718x552 ~> 1021x552 (1.85:1), V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC x264 core 128
Audio : 102 MB, 192 Kbps, 48000 Hz, 2 channels, 0x55 = AC3, CBR


Subtitles (English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, German, Greek, Italian closed captions embedded in a movie, to play them choose Subtitle=>Sub Track in VLC Player and separate English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Turkish, Greek, Serbian, Finnish, Danish) posters and screenshots included

Dead reckoning (1947) - film noir from director John Cromwell, starring Humphrey Bogart and Lizabeth Scott

Rating 7.2/10
Runtime: 100 min
Language: English
Country: USA
Directed by: John Cromwell
IMDb Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0039305/

Cast

Humphrey Bogart ... Capt. 'Rip' Murdock
Lizabeth Scott ... 'Dusty' Chandler
Morris Carnovsky ... Martinelli
Charles Cane ... Lt. Kincaid
William Prince ... Sgt. Johnny Drake
Marvin Miller ... Krause
Wallace Ford ... McGee
James Bell ... Father Logan

Description: After WWII, Rip Murdock's comrade in arms Johnny Drake disappears. Rip tries to track Johnny down and discovers a body burned beyond recognition that could be Johnny's. Rip discovers Johnny had been involved in a love triangle with Coral and her husband before the war. When Coral's husband was found shot to death, prime suspect Johnny disappeared by enlisting under a fake name. Rip has his hands full with the captivating Coral, the mystery of the burned body, the unsolved murder of Coral's husband, and an unfriendly mobster running the local gambling establishment.

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Download link (torrent file):

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0Bzph8sb3Hdu_eWhodTRhZE1razg

http://s000.tinyupload.com/index.php?file_id=33473793783986810503


Video and audio information:

Video : 1.33 GB, 1893 Kbps, 23.976 fps, 712x480 ~> 712x534 (4:3), V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC x264 core 120
Audio : 138 MB, 192 Kbps, 48000 Hz, 2 channels, 0x55 = AC3, CBR


Subtitles (English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Japanese, Korean closed captions embedded in a movie, to play them choose Subtitle=>Sub Track in VLC Player and separate English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Turkish, Italian, Polish, Greek, Czech, Finnish, Danish) posters and screenshots included