(1962) (93Ms) Directed by Nicholas Merriwether (a.k.a. Arch Hall Sr). Starring: Marilyn Manning, Arch Hall Jr, Richard Keil.
While driving through the desert, teenage girl Roxy Miller (Manning) is confronted by a relic from the Stone Age (Keil). Narrowly escaping with her life, Roxy returns and informs her explorer father. Roger Miller (Arch Hall Sr) then decides to go in search of this misplaced Neanderthal. When he does not return, it is up to Roxy and her boyfriend Tom Nelson (Arch Hall Jr) to track down the caveman and rescue her father.
(1978). Our favorite Sci-Fi stars in a rarely seen and out of this world holiday special. Starring Mark Hammill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, R2D2 & C3PO. Dir. Steve Binder. (97 mins)
(1979). For his forth Christmas special the legendary Johnny Cash moves back to Nashville and assembles some friends for some music and fun. Johnny Cash storytelling with his father and brother at their birthplace in Arkansas and songs by Johnny Cash, June Carter Cash, Anne Murray, Tom T. Hall and some sketch comedy by Andy Kaufman. (80 mins) Dir. Walter C. Miller.
(1990) (82Ms) Dir. by Giannetto de Rossi. Starring: Anthony Crenna, Debra Karr, Ennio Girolami, Tony de Nioa.
Those evil scientists are still at it. The same folks who dumped toxic waste into the river of a beautiful Caribbean island creating a giant killer crocodile now want to build a giant resort on the same toxic spot. Soon the spawn of the previous mutated crocodile shows up and starts chomping on anyone who happens by. It is again up to Kevin (Crenna) and Joe (Girolami), with the aid of plucky news reporter Liza (Karr), to take out the deadly beast and stop the evil-doers…again!
(1980). (Also released as You Better Watch Out) As a child he saw mommy kissin Santa Claus… as an adult he is going to get the bad girls on his list. Starring Brandon Moggart & Jeffery De Munn. Dir. Louis Jackson. (100 mins)
(2008). This feature film by The Flaming Lips is set in outer space on the surface of Mars. This film brilliantly blends bleak isolationism and exaggerated colorful optimism into the overall Lips’ philosophy of “it’s magic and hard work that really gets the job done.” Lots of fun and very thoughtful. (86 mins) Dir. Wayne Coyne.
(1994) This film brilliantly documents the King of Soul as he performs on Where The Action Is with Dick Clack and on American Bandstand in the mid to late ‘60s – over 40 songs. (120min)
Elvis : That’s The Way It Is (1970). This film documents Elvis’ Summer Festival in Las Vegas – his return to the stage after 14 years of making movies, with the bulk of the footage from the International Hotel in Las Vegas in August of 1970. Dir. Dennis Sanders. 108 mins.