Noh Mask Murders

Noh Mask Murders 1991

The patriarch of a bickering family announces his retirement, stirring competition about who will succeed him as a leading practitioner of Noh theater, his granddaughter or grandson.

A Burglar to the Rescue

A Burglar to the Rescue 1931

he is working on the books to cover his crimes,a visitor arrives with a gun. In the conversation that ensues it is revealed the visitor is an escaped convict that was a formed employee of the bank who was railroaded to prison to cover the crooked banker's crime. As with other entries in this series,there is a shadow projected every so often with a voice forecasting what is to come.

The Curse of the Oily Maniac

The Curse of the Oily Maniac 1956

Si Bongkok was born disfigured and a hunchback. As a result, the Kampong Tualang Tiga people often bullied him especially Buyong. One night, Bongkok wanted to present the Penghulu's daughter, whom he has fallen for secretly, a drawing but was chased away when Buyong persuaded the people that Bongkok does not deserve to live among them. Bongkok went away and questioned God on his predicament. Soon after, a group of Bunian people appeared and brought him to their kingdom and grant him a wish. The wish will be broken if he kills another person. He dipped himself into the magic pool and came out as a handsome man. He returned to Kampung Tualang Tiga to take his love but was confronted by Buyong and as a result his love was killed. They fought and Bongkok had no choice but to kill. As a result, Bongkok turned invisible for breaking his promise. Satan offered to help and grant him worldly desires if he raped 21 girls within seven days and worship Satan as a God. What did Bongkok do?

The Lost Express

The Lost Express 1925

Kidnapping and marital reconciliation drive this action film set on a millionaire's private train.

Rendezvous with a Stranger

Rendezvous with a Stranger 1959

A classic Egyptian film noir starring Omar Sharif who is trying to find out the mysterious circumstances under which his brother was killed. This gem also features the belly dancer Samia Gamal and features some of her famous exotic dancing tableaux.

Madam Slender Plum

Madam Slender Plum 1967

Before director Lo Wei helped to discover Bruce Lee and the king of kung-fu comedy Jackie Chan, in Madam Slender Plum, Lo perpetuates the career of yet another Shaw's non-action, femme fatale starlet; the sleek and sexy, puppy-eyed Eurasian Jenny Hu. It's a murder-mystery in the vein of an old Alfred Hitchcock movie where Jenny plays the feigninly ignorant older sister to the coquettish Diana Chang where each have an affair with the same cheating man.

The Haunted Bedroom

The Haunted Bedroom 1913

Lizette loves Jean but a 10,000 franc dowry insisted upon by Jean's father is keeping them apart. Paul, Lizette's "black sheep" brother, begs that she gives him her saved money so he can increase it for her - at the gaming table!! He does win but there are a few who are determined he shall not reach home with his money. Paul also suffers from a bad heart and with the stress he feels from being set upon, he takes refuge at an inn. He seals the money up in an envelope addressed to Lizette Rouget but dies before he can deliver it safely to her. Lizette is now destitute, Jean having long ago deserted her but the ghost of Paul continues to haunt the inn's bedroom to guard the money from "unworthy hands".

Parannu Parannu Parannu

Parannu Parannu Parannu 1984

Parannu Parannu Parannu is a 1984 Malayalam film directed by P. Padmarajan. Elizabeth (Sukumari) has just retired as a college sports coach. Heeding to the suggestions from her students, she starts a beauty parlour with her retirement money. Her son Emil (Rahman) and brother Vakkachan (Nedumudi Venu) assist her in this venture. However things don't start out well early, till the arrival of a skilled beautician Mini (Rohini). Business starts booming, but Emil soon starts getting curious about the mysteries surrounding Mini.