Search results for "Charles Lewis"

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Orwell Rolls in His Grave (2003) RT 79% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Jun 2005

Has America entered an Orwellian world of doublespeak where outright lies can pass for truth? The country's leading intellectuals discuss and examine the mix of businesses, ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Robert Kane Pappas
CAST:  Charles Lewis  •  Robert McChesney  •  Mark Crispin Miller  •  Bernie Sanders

Ethos (2011) RT Audience 64%

DVD release: Feb 2012

Hosted by twice Oscar nominated actor and activist Woody Harrelson, Ethos lifts the lid on a Pandora's box of systemic issues that guarantee failure in almost every aspect of ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Pete McGrain
CAST:  Woody Harrelson  •  Noam Chomsky  •  Howard Zinn  •  Richard Pearl

A House Is Not a Home (1964) RT Audience 50%

Story follows the life of Polly Adler, who grew to become one of New York's most successful bordello madams of the 1920s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Russell Rouse
CAST:  Shelley Winters  •  Robert Taylor  •  Cesar Romero  •  Ralph Taeger

The Three Stooges Meet Hercules (1962) RT Audience 73%

DVD release: Jun 2005

The Three Stooges manage to crash through the time barrier with their slap-happy antics in this classic feature-length comedy. Larry, Moe, and Curly-Joe are friends of a young ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Herb Wallerstein  •  Edward Bernds
CAST:  Moe Howard  •  Larry Fine  •  Joe DeRita  •  Vicki Trickett

Party Girl (1958) RT 80% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Feb 1992

Slick lawyer Thomas Farrell has made a career of defending mobsters in trials. It's not until he meets a lovely showgirl at a mob party that he realizes that there's more to ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Nicholas Ray
CAST:  Robert Taylor  •  Cyd Charisse  •  Lee J. Cobb  •  John Ireland

Al Capone (1959)

In this unusually accurate biography, small-time hood Al Capone comes to Chicago at the dawn of Prohibition to be the bodyguard of racketeer Johnny Torrio. Capone's rise in ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Wilson
CAST:  Rod Steiger  •  Fay Spain  •  James Gregory  •  Martin Balsam

Who's Got the Action? (1962) RT Audience 40%

DVD release: Jul 1993

A lawyer begins to win after his wife secretly becomes his bookie to save their money.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Daniel Mann
CAST:  Dean Martin  •  Lana Turner  •  Eddie Albert  •  Walter Matthau

Birdman of Alcatraz (1962) RT 82% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Mar 2001

After killing a prison guard, convict Robert Stroud faces life imprisonment in solitary confinement. Driven nearly mad by loneliness and despair, Stroud's life gains new ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Karl Malden  •  Thelma Ritter  •  Neville Brand

Waking Ned (1998)

When a lottery winner dies of shock, his fellow townsfolk attempt to claim the money.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Kirk Jones
CAST:  Ian Bannen  •  David Kelly  •  Fionnula Flanagan  •  Susan Lynch

Coastal Command (1943)

Documentary style presentation of the work of RAF Coastal Command. Shows their work in protecting convoys and attacking enemy aircraft, ships and U-boats, all done by the ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • War
CAST:  Roger Hunter  •  Charles Norman Lewis  •  Charles Norman Lewis  •  Ralph Reader

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