Atunci i-am condamnat pe toţi la moarte [RO 1972]

International title: Then I Sentenced Them All to Death Info: I embedded the full movie below. THE PLOT The story of Atunci i-am condamnat pe toţi la moarte takes place in Romania during the last days of World War II. Then, the country was occupied by German military. The story is mainly told through theContinue reading “Atunci i-am condamnat pe toţi la moarte [RO 1972]”

Ambavi Suramis tsikhitsa / ამბავი სურამის ციხისა [GE 1985]

Info: I embedded the full movie below. International title: The Legend of Suram Fortress THE PLOT Ambavi Suramis tsikhitsa is a fictionalized version of a Georgian folk tale about the building of the fortress in Surami, a small village in central Georgia. The main plot is about the farmer Durmish-Khan, who wants to free hisContinue reading “Ambavi Suramis tsikhitsa / ამბავი სურამის ციხისა [GE 1985]”

Adventures of Captain Marvel [US 1941]

Info: This review was originally written and published on 02/09/2018. I embedded the fan edit of the movie serial below. This trims down the runtime heavily but you can’t really see the cliffhangers. THE PLOT A scientist expedition discovers the tomb of an archaic emperor. The group of researchers steal various artifacts, among them theContinue reading “Adventures of Captain Marvel [US 1941]”

The Spider’s Web [US 1938]

Info: I embedded a fan edit below. It’s basically the full story without the introduction and preview parts for each episode. This trims down the runtime heavily but you can’t really see the cliffhangers. THE PLOT The Spider’s Web is an action movie serial about Richard Wentworth, a wealthy, middle-aged amateur criminologist, who is alsoContinue reading “The Spider’s Web [US 1938]”

Mirageman [CL 2007]

Info: I embedded the full movie with automatically translated English subtitles below. THE PLOT Maco Gutiérrez, a bouncer in a shady strip club in Santiago de Chile, is an ordinary guy with a dark past – his parents were murdered during a robbery and his brother has been in a psychiatry ever since. Maco isContinue reading “Mirageman [CL 2007]”

Les Maîtres du temps [FR 1982]

Info: I embedded the full movie below (English dub version). International title: Time Masters THE PLOT After an accident on the planet Perdide, the young boy Piel lost his father and is all alone in a hostile environment. Piel only has an egg-shaped transmitter to hold contact with the other crew members. The captain, Jaffar,Continue reading “Les Maîtres du temps [FR 1982]”

Solyaris / Солярис [SU 1968]

Info: I embedded the full two-part television movie below. International title: Solaris THE PLOT Onboard the Prometheus, the scientist Kris Kelvin reaches a space station orbiting the planet Solaris. However, as he arrives, the space station seems deserted. After some time, he finds one of three colleagues he is set to work with, Dr. Snout.Continue reading “Solyaris / Солярис [SU 1968]”

Blancanieves [ES 2012]

International title: Snow White Info: I embedded the full movie below. THE PLOT Blancanieves is a loose adaptation of Snow White, the classic fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm, set during the early 20th century in Seville, Spain. The movie imitates the style of silent pictures of the 1920s, featuring black and white cinematography, aContinue reading “Blancanieves [ES 2012]”

Wax, or the Discovery of Television Among the Bees [US 1991]

Info: I embedded the full movie below. THE PLOT Wax, or the Discovery of Television Among the Bees is an independent science fiction movie about a programmer at NASA, Jacob Maker, who – much like his grandfather – studies bees as a hobby. He tells his story in the form of a pseudo-documentary, revealing insightsContinue reading “Wax, or the Discovery of Television Among the Bees [US 1991]”

Verdens Undergang [DK 1916]

International title: The End of the World Info: I embedded the full movie below. THE PLOT Verdens Undergang is an early science fiction movie about two daughters of a wealthy mine owner, Dina and Edith, and how they experience an imminent collision of a comet with Earth. Previously, Dina had left a small mining townContinue reading “Verdens Undergang [DK 1916]”