Friday, April 30, 2010

Olympic Winter Games - Women's Figure Skating Finals - (1994) (TV)

Finals of the Women's Figure Skating competition from Lillehammer, Norway. This was the climax of the Kerrigan-Harding confrontation. With Nancy Kerrigan the favorite going in, Oksana Bayul from the Ukraine (looking like a little pink fairy) gives the skate of a lifetime and grabs the gold with a beautiful performance. You'll notice Galina Zmievskaya, currently Johnny Weir's coach, hovering in the background as she guides her world champion. This competition is dramatized in the TV movie; "Tonya & Nancy: The Inside Story", also from 1994.

Olympic Winter Games - Women's Figure Skating Finals - (1994) (TV)
Cast: Tonya Harding, Nancy Kerrigan, Oksana Bayul

Texas Payback (1996)

A ruthless killer, hell bent for revenge, escapes prison and vows to kill the Texas Ranger who sent him there.








Texas Payback (1996)
Cast: Bo Hopkins, Kathleen Kinmont, Sam J. Jones

Terminal Island (1973)

It's every man and woman for themselves on an island where convicted murderers are dumped, rather than kept in prison. 

This movie has the beautiful and iconic Marta Kristen.




Terminal Island (1973)
Cast: Barbara Leigh, Don Marshall, Ena Hartman, Geoffrey Deuel, Marta Kristen, Phyllis Davis, Roger E. Mosley, Tom Selleck

Test Tube Teens from the Year 2000 (1994)

In the future, corporations have taken over the world and banned sex.

Morgan Fairchild and Ian Abercrombie in a completely no-name production. Just the same, pretty funny movie with a very soft-core center.



Test Tube Teens from the Year 2000 (1994)
Cast: Brian Bremer, Christopher Wolf, Ian Abercrombie, Laurel Wiley, Michele Matheson, Morgan Fairchild, Sara Suzanne Brown, Tamara Tohill

Terror Stalks the Class Reunion (1992) TV Movie

Directed by horror maven Clive Donner, this is from an original story by Mary Higgins Clark.









Terror Stalks the Class Reunion (1992) TV Movie
Cast: Geraint Wyn Davies, Jennifer Beals, Kate Nelligan, Manfred Lehmann, Werner Stocker

TC 2000 (1993)

Only one man can save us from oblivion.











TC 2000 (1993)
Cast: Billy Blanks, Bobbie Phillips, Bolo Yeung, Harry Mok, Jalal Merhi, Kelly Gallant, Matthias Hues, Ramsay Smith

Terror Within, The (1989)

It's the post-apocalypse, and the world has been changed by "the accident," a chemical warfare experiment gone awry.








The Terror Within (1989)
Cast: Andrew Stevens, George Kennedy, Starr Andreeff, Terri Treas, Tommy Hinkley

Target of Seduction (1994)

She indulges in erotic fantasies beyond her wildest imagination.










Target of Seduction (1994)
Cast: Benjamin John Parrillo, Betsy Boyle, Michael Albala, Richard Hench, Stephanie Carlisle, Tane McClure, Wendy Sage

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Temptation (1994)

After five years in prison for insurance fraud the sailor Lanarsky is released.










Temptation (1994)
Cast: Alison Doody, David Keith, Jeff Fahey, Patricia Durham, Philip Casnoff

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Teresa's Tattoo (1994)

Mathematician Teresa just wanted to study during spring break.

Lots of faces in this movie. Directed by Julie Cypher. Who is Julie Cypher? Exactly.




Teresa's Tattoo (1994)
Cast: Adrienne Shelly, Anthony Clark, C. Thomas Howell, Casey Siemaszko, Diedrich Bader, Eric Gilliland, Jonathan Silverman, k.d. lang, Lou Diamond Phillips, Melissa Etheridge, Nancy McKeon, Tippi Hedren

Tail of a Tiger (1984)

Elementary school aged Orville has a fascination for model planes and aviation. This is a great movie!






 

Tail of a Tiger (1984)
Cast: Caz Lederman, Gordon Poole, Grant Navin, Peter Feeley

Take Two (1988)

On her deathbed a woman tells her son that 30 years before she had been a surrogate mother for a millionaire.

This movie is a sleeper. Nice to see GG take a mature role and make it work. If you're a soap fan, you'll recognize a young, pretty Robin Mattson.



Take Two (1988)
Cast: Frank Stallone, Grant Goodeve, Karen Mayo-Chandler, Nita Talbot, Robin Mattson, Suzee Slater, Warren Berlinger

Terminal Bliss (1992)

A teenage love triangle culminates in death.











Terminal Bliss (1992)
Cast: Alexis Arquette, Estee Chandler, Luke Perry, Micah Grant, Sonia Curtis, Tim Owen

Terror Within II, The (1991)

In a world gone mad, the last human colony struggles to survive underground, beneath a land of nightmarish mutants who seek to destroy. Andrew Stevens and his mom, Stella Stevens in the same movie. And Andy directed to boot!

God bless Stella Stevens!

The Terror Within II (1991)
Cast: Andrew Stevens, Barbara Alyn Woods, Burton Gilliam, Dean Jones, R. Lee Ermey, Renée Jones, Stella Stevens


Tainted Blood (1993) TV Movie

Raquel Welch is an author researching a new book, when she comes across the story of a surprising double murder-suicide.








Tainted Blood (1993) TV Movie
Cast: Alley Mills, Joan Van Ark, Kerri Green, Lewis Arquette, Natasha Gregson Wagner, Raquel Welch

Tell Me That You Love Me (1983)

A female journalist begins investigations into incidents of wife battering for an article. After helping one woman in this circumstance to leave her husband, she returns home to find her own marriage crumbling.



Tell Me That You Love Me (1983)
Cast: Andrew Rubin, Barbara Williams, Belinda Montgomery, Kenneth Welsh, Nick Mancuso, Tzipi Trope

Taking of Beverly Hills, The (1991)

A group of embittered ex-cops use a staged chemical spill to raid the banks and homes of Beverly Hills. Ken Wahl in his first post-"Wiseguy" role.






The Taking of Beverly Hills (1991)
Cast: Harley Jane Kozak, Ken Swofford, Ken Wahl, Lee Ving, Lyman Ward, Matt Frewer, Robert Davi

Monday, April 26, 2010

10 Million Dollar Getaway, The (1991) TV Movie

Jimmy and his mates have stolen 10 million dollars from the Lufthansa office in New York.









The 10 Million Dollar Getaway (1991) TV Movie
Cast: Gerry Bamman, John Mahoney, Joseph Carberry, Kenneth McGregor, Terrence Mann, Tom Noonan, Tony Lo Bianco, Wendell Pierce

Taking the Heat (1993) TV Movie

When Michael Norell witnesses a murder, he doesn't want to testify.










Taking the Heat (1993) TV Movie
Cast: Alan Arkin, Eddie Mekka, George Segal, Greg Germann, Lynn Whitfield, Peter Boyle, Rachel York, Tony Goldwyn, Will Patton

Sunday, April 25, 2010

Tender Loving Care (1994)

Rhonda Shear at her top billing best. Sexy, yet low energy soft-core.










Tender Loving Care (1994)
Cast: Bob Wyatt, De'Ann Power, Deborah Dutch, Linda Walling, Lori Morrissey, Pamela Manning, Rhonda Shear, Tony Zeller

Take, The (1974)

A policeman in New Mexico takes payoff money but still manages to go after a racketeer. Excellent casting with music by the great Fred Karlin.





The Take (1974)
Cast:  A Martinez, Albert Salmi, Billy Dee Williams, Eddie Albert, Frankie Avalon, Fred Karlin, James Luisi, Kathleen Hughes, Kathrine Baumann, Sorrell Booke, Tracy Reed, Vic Morrow

Tail Gunner Joe (1977) TV Movie

Joseph Raymond McCarthy (November 14, 1908 – May 2, 1957) was an American politician who served as a Republican U.S. Senator from the state of Wisconsin from 1947 until his death in 1957. Beginning in 1950, McCarthy became the most visible public face of a period in which Cold War tensions fueled fears of widespread Communist subversion. He was noted for making claims that there were large numbers of Communists and Soviet spies and sympathizers inside the United States federal government and elsewhere. Ultimately, McCarthy's tactics and his inability to substantiate his claims led him to be censured by the United States Senate.

Tail Gunner Joe (1977) TV Movie
Cast: Burgess Meredith, Diana Douglas, Heather Menzies, Henry Jones, Jean Stapleton, John Carradine, John Forsythe, Karen Carlson, Ned Beatty, Patricia Neal, Peter Boyle

Take Down (1979)

An unqualified teacher finds himself saddled with coaching duties after a small group of high school seniors form a wrestling team.







Take Down (1979)
Cast: Edward Herrmann, Kathleen Lloyd, Kevin Hooks, Lorenzo Lamas, Lynn Baird, Maureen McCormick, Maxx Payne, Ron Bartholomew, Scott Burgi, Stephen Furst, Vincent Roberts



Telling Secrets (1993) TV Movie

Through a series of elaborate schemes, a wealthy woman arranges for the murder of her husband's mistress.








Telling Secrets (1993) TV Movie
Cast: Andrew Robinson, Christopher McDonald, Cybill Shepherd, Dylan Walsh, G.D. Spradlin, James McCaffrey, Ken Olin, Laura Innes, Mary Kay Place

Utz (1992)

Fisher, a fine art dealer, goes to Prague after the death of a friend.










Utz (1992)
Cast: Armin Mueller-Stahl, Brenda Fricker, Gaye Brown, Paul Scofield, Peter Riegert

Uncanny, The (1977)

Wilbur Gray, a horror writer, has stumbled upon a terrible secret, that cats are supernatural creatures who really call the shots. In a desperate attempt to get others to believe him, Wilbur spews three tales of feline horror.


The Uncanny (1977)
Cast:  Alexandra Stewart, Donald Pleasence, Joan Greenwood, John Vernon, Katrina Holden, Peter Cushing, Ray Milland, Samantha Eggar

Ultraviolet (1992)

Kirsten decides to give her relationship with Sam, a park ranger in Death Valley, one last chance. Tense physical drama, first feature film of Patricia Healy. Shot almost entirely in the desert lending a dry, dusty claustrophobic feeling.



Ultraviolet (1992)
Cast:  Esai Morales, Louise Baker, Mike Elliot, Patricia Healy, Sam J. Jones, Sorrells Pickard, Stephen Meadows

Under the Gun (1988)

Frank Torrence, a former hockey player, has tried to make a go of it as a nightclub owner, only to find out that one of his creditors is the Mob. A young Vanessa Williams is a sincere piece of this movie.




Under the Gun (1988)
Cast: Bill McKinney, Chris Mulkey, Don Stark, John Russell, Michael Halsey, Nick Cassavetes, Rockne Tarkington, Steven Williams, Vanessa Williams

Ten Little Indians (1989)

Agatha Christie tale of 10 people invited to an isolated place only to find that an unseen person is killing them one by one. One of them?







Ten Little Indians (1989)
Cast: Brenda Vaccaro, Donald Pleasence, Frank Stallone, Herbert Lom, Sarah Maur Thorp, Warren Berlinger, www.tvtimemachine.info

Uncle Tom's Cabin (1987) TV Movie

The road to Freedom is Long and Costly.

Frank, historical retelling of the Harriet Beecher Stowe classic.







Uncle Tom's Cabin (1987) TV Movie
Cast: Avery Brooks, Bruce Dern, Edward Woodward, Frank Converse, George Coe, Jenny Lewis, Kate Burton, Kathryn Walker, Paula Kelly, Phylicia Rashad, Samuel L. Jackson, Troy Beyer

Unnamable II, The: The Statement of Randolph Carter (1993)

A creature of demonic nature, too hideous to have a name, once again terrorizes the college kids.
The Unnamable II: The Statement of Randolph Carter (1993)
Cast: Brad Blaisdell, Charles Klausmeyer, John Rhys-Davies, Julie Strain, Maria Ford, Mark Kinsey Stephenson, Siobhan McCafferty

Unauthorized Brady Bunch: The Final Days (2000) (TV)

Entertaining docupic about everyone's favorite 70's family, "The Brady Bunch". A dark, sometimes engrossing story, told poorly by miscast, unknown actors. All in all, still worth the time.



Unauthorized Brady Bunch: The Final Days (2000) (TV)
Cast: Antony Acker, Chad Gordon, David Selburg, Greg Siff, Jessica Garvin, Lisa Wilcox, Rita McKenzie, Robb Reesman

Tammy and the T-Rex (1994)

An evil scientist implants the brain of Michael, a murdered high school student, in an animatronic Tyrannosaurus. Wacky premise but believe it or don't, it's pretty funny. And a young Denise Richards? Pretty freakin' hot!




Tammy and the T-Rex (1994)
Cast: Denise Richards, Ellen Dubin, George 'Buck' Flower, George Pilgrim, J. Jay Saunders, Ken Carpenter, Michele Maika, Paul Walker, Sean Whalen, Terry Kiser, Theo Forsett

Target Goldseven (1966)

American secret agent Alan Milner is in charge of getting the uranium being transported to an enemy power by a criminal gang. 

Think Italian James Bond. AKA - Tecnica di una spia (1966)




Target Goldseven (1966)
Cast: Conrado San Martín, Dyanik Zurakowska, Erika Blanc, Tony Russel

Saturday, April 24, 2010

Ulterior Motives (1993)

On the eve of a big US-Japan trade summit, a reporter gets a hot tip.










Ulterior Motives (1993)
Cast: Craig Shugart, David Efron, Ellen Crawford, Ken Howard, Mary Page Keller, Thomas Ian Griffith

Friday, April 23, 2010

Ultimate Warrior, The (1975)

Atomic holocaust is not the only plague that threatens our future. New York City, 2012 A.D.: In a devastated world, one tired man finds a reason to fight.

Cool movie, great casting. In the opening scene there is a classic anachronism of the Twin Towers behind the NEW YORK CITY 2012 AD graphic! Parallel universe?

The Ultimate Warrior (1975)
Cast:  Joanna Miles, Max von Sydow, Stephen McHattie, Yul Brynner

Under the Boardwalk (1989)

This movie has been called the surfing version of "Thrashin'". With music by David Kitay.









Under the Boardwalk (1989)
Cast:  Brian Wimmer, Danielle von Zerneck, Keith Coogan, Tracey Walter, Wallace Langham

Unbelievable Truth, The (1989)

After serving time for murder, Josh Hutton returns to his home town where me meets Audry Hugo.








The Unbelievable Truth (1989)
Cast:  Adrienne Shelly, Chris Cooke, David Healy, Edie Falco, Julia McNeal, Katherine Mayfield, Robert John Burke

Ultra Warrior (1990)

After the nuclear holocaust, one man rises from the ashes to become the leader of a ragged gang of survivors.








Ultra Warrior (1990)
Cast:  Charles Dougherty, Clare Beresford, Dack Rambo, Mark Bringleson, Meshach Taylor

Under the Rainbow (1981)

In World War II era Los Angeles, the manager of the Culver Hotel leaves his nephew in charge for a weekend.








Under the Rainbow (1981)
Cast: Adam Arkin, Billy Barty, Carrie Fisher, Chevy Chase, Cork Hubbert, Eve Arden, Joseph Maher, Mako, Pat McCormick, Richard Stahl, Robert Donner

Unborn II, The (1994)

A sinister fertility experiment has created a generation of twisted children.









The Unborn II (1994)
Cast: Brittney Powell, Carole Ita White, Michael McDonald, Michele Greene, Robin Curtis, Scott Valentine, Sheila Travis

Up the Creek (1984)

Bob McGraw is in his 12th year of college, goofing his way through life.










Up the Creek (1984)
Cast: Blaine Novak, Dan Monahan, James Sikking, Jeff East, Jennifer Runyon, John Hillerman, Sandy Helberg, Stephen Furst, Tim Matheson

Up Your Alley (1988)

Vickie Adderly is an enterprising young newspaper reporter looking for that big story to boost her career.








Up Your Alley (1988)
Cast: Bob Zany, Johnny Dark, Kent Perkins, Linda Blair, Murray Langston, Ruth Buzzi, Tom Dreesen, Vic Dunlop, Yakov Smirnoff

Unsettled Land (1987)

Set in the Middle East in 1919, a group of European Jews planning on settling in the Sinai Desert are attacked by Bedouin tribesmen.

AKA - Ha-Holmim

 


 
Unsettled Land (1987)
Cast: Arnon Zadok, Christine Boisson, John Shea, Kelly McGillis, Roberto Pollak

Unholy Rollers, The (1972)

A locker room look at the toughest broads in the world!

Karen wants more action out of life and quits her job at the cannery to join the roller derby.





The Unholy Rollers (1972)
Cast: Betty Anne Rees, Candice Roman, Charlene Jones, Claudia Jennings, Louis Quinn, Roberta Collins


Unnatural Pursuits (1992) TV Movie

Based on a Simon Gray play, this joint A&E/BBC production stars Alan Bates as Hamish Partt, a British playwright haplessly trying to improve his work, even as he destroys himself in the process.



Unnatural Pursuits (1992) TV Movie
Cast: Alan Bates, Paul Zimet, Richard Wilson, Tom Hickey

Official Denial (1994) TV Movie

A man who claims to have been abducted by aliens is also abducted by a top secret government agency.








Official Denial (1994) TV Movie
Cast: Chad Everett, Dirk Benedict, Erin Gray, Parker Stevenson

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Ultimate Desires (1992)

A murder mystery in which a public defender unwittingly finds himself up against a secret crime organization.








Ultimate Desires (1992)
Cast: Brion James, Marc Baur, Marc Singer, Suzy Joachim, Tracy Scoggins

Unholy, The (1988)

A priest battles a demon that kills sinners in the act of sinning.










The Unholy (1988)
Cast: Ben Cross, Claudia Robinson, Hal Holbrook, John Boyland, Ned Beatty, Nicole Fortier, Peter Frechette, Phil Becker, Ruben Rabasa, Trevor Howard

Underground Aces (1981)

They'll park your car where the sun never shines!

The escapades of a crew of zany parking lot attendants. Look for a young chubby-cheeked Melanie Griffith among many other recognizable faces.


Underground Aces (1981)
Cast: Audrey Landers, Dirk Benedict, Frank Gorshin, Jerry Orbach, Melanie Griffith, Michael Winslow, Mimi Maynard, Ralph Seymour, Randy Brooks, Robert Hegyes, T.K. Carter