|The Day the Earth Caught Fire 1961 N/R, 99 min.|
Genre: Sci-Fi / Drama / Romance
Director: Val Guest
Cast: Janet Munro, Leo McKern, Edward Judd, Michael Goodliffe, Bernard Braden, Reginald Beckwith, Gene Anderson, Arthur Christiansen, Austin Trevor, Renee Asherson, Edward Underdown, Ian Ellis, Michael Caine, Marianne Stone, Geoffrey Chater
The worst fears of the Cold War are realized when both the U.S. and the Soviet Union detonate nuclear devices at the same time. The U.S. is testing a nuclear weapon at the North Pole, and the Soviet Union is testing its nuclear weapon at the South Pole. This causes the Earth to get knocked out of orbit, and floods and fires erupt as Earth starts a spiral toward the Sun. What's a person to do? Will another nuclear explosion balance the Earth and put it back in orbit?
|Edwin 1984 TV, 90 min.|
Director: Rodney Bennett
Cast: Alec Guinness, Renee Asherson, Paul Rogers
Retired judge Sir Fennimore Truscott (Alec Guinness) discovers that his wife (Renee Asherson) has had a long-time affair with their next door neighbor (Paul Rogers). Now the question becomes: who is the real father of their son Edwin? Made for TV.
|Grey Owl 1999 PG-13, 117 min.|
Director: Richard Attenborough
Cast: Pierce Brosnan, Annie Galipeau, Nathaniel Arcand, Vlasta Vrana, Graham Greene, David Fox, Charles Edwin Powell, Renee Asherson, Stewart Bick, Stephanie Cole
Based on a true story of trapper Archibald Belaney (Pierce Brosnan), who took on the persona of Grey Owl and became a noted conservationist, this film centers on Belaney's romance with Pony (Annie Galipeau). She taught him to respect nature, but his ensuing fame made him vulnerable to those who would uncover his true identity.
|Henry V 1944 N/R, 153 min.|
Director: Laurence Olivier
Cast: Laurence Olivier, Robert Newton, Leslie Banks, Renee Asherson, Esmond Knight, Leo Genn, Felix Aylmer, Ernest Thesiger, Robert Helpmann, Ralph Truman, Griffith Jones, Morland Graham, Nicholas Hannen, Roy Emerton, Freda Jackson
No one can beat Sir Laurence Olivier when it comes to directing and acting in Shakespearean plays. In this film, he does both and scores a brilliant production hit. This version of "Henry V" centers on the 1415 battle of Agincourt where the English defeated the French. The film was nominated for several Oscars, including Best Picture and Actor. Olivier received an honorary Oscar for his achievement as actor, producer, and director for the film.
|The Malta Story 1953 N/R, 103 min.|
Genre: Drama / Adventure
Director: Brian Desmond
Cast: Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Anthony Steel, Muriel Pavlow, Flora Robson, Ralph Truman, Peter Bull, Nigel Stock, Renee Asherson, Hugh Burden, Reginald Tate, Rosalie Crutchley, Thomas Heathcote, Maurice Denham, Noel Willman
During World War II, a member of the Royal Air Force, British Lieutenant Pete Ross (Alec Guinness), performs camera reconnaissance missions and hands over evidence to his senior officer (Jack Hawkins) that Italy is planning a major invasion of Malta. Now, Ross finds himself stranded on Malta. Although low on supplies, Ross is determined to defend the island fortress against the Italian army's attack and practices survival techniques. Meanwhile, he has a romance with a Maltese girl, Maria (Muriel Pavlow), but fate steps in as Ross carries out his duties that lead to the ultimate sacrifice.
|The Others 2001 PG-13, 104 min.|
Genre: Horror / Mystery / Thriller
Director: Alejandro Amenabar
Cast: Nicole Kidman, Fionnula Flanagan, Christopher Eccleston, Alakina Mann, James Bentley, Eric Sykes, Elaine Cassidy, Renee Asherson, Gordon Reid, Keith Allen, Michelle Fairley, Alexander Vince, Ricardo Lopez, Aldo Grilo
While Grace Stewart (Nicole Kidman) awaits her husband Charles' (Christopher Eccleston) return from World War II, she moves into a mansion with her children, Anne and Nicholas (Alakina Mann and James Bentley), hoping for a peaceful stay near the English coast. The children suffer photosensitivity, which causes allergies to sunlight. They must live under rules that ensure darkness in their surroundings. All goes well until Grace hires new servants (Finnula Flanagan, Eric Sykes, and Elaine Cassidy). Shortly after the servants arrive, it becomes obvious that there are "other beings" also residing in the house. Spooky!
|Rasputin, the Mad Monk 1966 N/R, 92 min.|
Director: Don Sharp
Cast: Christopher Lee, Barbara Shelley, Richard Pasco, Francis Matthews, Suzan Farmer, Dinsdale Landen, Renee Asherson, Derek Francis, Joss Ackland, Robert Duncan, Alan Tilvern, John Welsh, John Bailey, Bartlett Mullins, Fiona Hartford
This somewhat historical account begins with the mesmerizing monk, Rasputin (Christopher Lee), being expelled from the monastery. The story continues through his entry into the Russian court where he gains the confidence of the Tsarina (Renee Asherson) through whom he pursues evil plans to undermine the country's power structure.
|1. The Day the Earth Caught Fire (1961)|
2. Edwin (1984)
3. Grey Owl (1999)
4. Henry V (1944)
5. The Malta Story (1953)
6. The Others (2001)
7. Rasputin, the Mad Monk (1966)
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