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BBC Two England

Moviedrome

Cult film series with Alex Cox.
Producer Nick Freand Jones
10.05 Hallowe'en
Horror starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Donald Pleasence
Fifteen years after murdering his sister, Michael Myers escapes from a mental institution and returns to the small town of Haddenfield, Illinois, where a group of teenagers is preparing for Hallowe'en night.
Being shown for the first time in widescreen format.
Director John Carpenter (1978)
FILM REVIEWS pages 55-62

11.45 The Baby
Chilling drama starring Ruth Roman, Anjanette Comer
Social worker Ann Gentry becomes fascinated by the case of Mrs Wadsworth and her fully-grown son who has the mind and life style of a baby.
Director Ted Post (1973)
FILM REVIEWS pages 55-62
BBC Two England

Moviedrome

Cult film series with Alex Cox.
Producer Nick Freand Jones
Carny
Drama starring Jodie Foster
Gary Busey
Robbie Robertson
Frankie and Patch are side-show artists in a travelling carnival. When they meet
Donna it is the beginning of an erotic and dangerous adventure. A rare screening of this unusual drama from
Robbie Robertson of The Band. Director Robert Kaylor (1980)
FIlM REVIEWS page 45-50
BBC Two England

Moviedrome

Alex Cox presents a double bill of cult films.
Producer Nick Freand Jones
The Girl on a Motorcycle
Starring
Marianne Faithfull
Rebecca, stifled by her new marriage, takes off on her motorcycle to visit her lover Daniel. With Alain Delonand Marius Goring.
DirectorJack Cardiff (1968)
(Psychomania is at 12.35am)
FtlM REVIEWS pages 43-49
BBC Two England

Moviedrome: Psychomania

The second of tonight's films.
Horror starring Nicky Henson
A motorbike gang returns from the dead, wreaking havoc and leaving a trail of destruction. With George Sanders, Beryl Reid and Robert Hardy. (1972)
FILM REVIEWS pages 43-49
BBC Two England

Moviedrome

Alex Cox presents a double bill of cult films.
Producer Nick Freand Jones Subtitled
Race with the Devil
Horror starring Peter Fonda
Warren Oates
Frank and Roger, partners in a motorcycle shop, take off for a holiday in Colorado. On their journey through Texas they witness a horrific ritual sacrifice.
Director Jack Starrett (1975)
BBC Two England

Detour

I The second of tonight's Moviedrome films stars Tom Neal
Ann Savage
A rare screening of Edgar G Ulmer 's celebrated film noir. Al Roberts , a nightclub pianist, hitchhikes to Hollywood to visit his girlfriend. En route he is the victim of a bizarre accident.
(1945) B/W Subtitled
FILM REVIEWS pages 37-41
BBC Two England

Moviedrome: Rope

Alex Cox presents a double bill of cult films.
Producer Nick Freand Jones (Subtitled)
Classic Hitchcock thriller starring James Stewart
Two students murder a friend and then host a party for the dead man's friends. With Farley Granger and John Dall. (1948) (84 Charlie Mopic is at 12. 10am)
(Subtitled)
Film Reviews pages 45-48
BBC Two England

Moviedrome

The second of tonight's films.
84 Charlie Mopic
War drama about a documentary cameraman in Vietnam. With
Byron Thomas , Jonathan Emerson. Director Patrick Duncan (1989)
Subtitled
RLMREVIEWSpages45 48
BBC Two England

Moviedrome

Alex Cox presents a double bill of cult films.
Producer Nick Freand Jones Subtitled
To Sleep with Anger
Comedy starring Danny Glover
A relative disrupts the fives of a black family in Los Angeles. With Paul Butler , Mary Alice. Director Charles Burnett ( 1 990)
FtLMREVIEWSpages3S-39
12.45 2.35 am Le Mepris
Satire on the movie business starring
Brigitte Bardot
A scriptwriter's marriage crumbles when he starts work on a new film. In widescreen format and in English and French with English subtitles.
With Michel Piccoli , Jack Palance , Fritz Lang , Giorgia Moll.
Director Jean-Luc Godard (1963)
FILM REVIEWS pages 35-39
BBC Two England

Moviedrome

Alex Cox presents a double bill of cult films.
Producer Nick Freand Jones
Excalibur
Fantasy based on Malory's Le Morte d Arthur starring
Nigel Terry , Helen Mirren The knights of the Round Table vow to find the Holy
Grail. In widescreen format.
Director JohnBoorman (1981)
FILM REVIEWS pages 35-39
BBC Two England

Moviedrome

Alex Cox presents a double bill of cult films set in Buenos Aires. Producer Nick Freand Jones Subtitled
Naked Tango
Thriller. A young bride of an elderly
Argentine judge escapes from him to the underworld. With
Vincent D'Onofrio , Mathilda May. Director Leonard Schrader (1990)
FILM REVIEWS pages 4 1-47
12. 15-2. 25am Apartment Zero
Starring Colin Firth A man suspects his tenant could be a serial killer.
With Hart Bochner , Dora Bryan. Director Martin Donovan (1988)
FILM REVIEWS pages41-47
BBC Two England

Moviedrome

Alex Cox introduces a double bill of cult films by renowned director, SamPeckinpah.
Producer Nick Freand Jones Subtitled
10.25 Major Dundee
Western starring
Charlton Heston
Richard Harris
At the end of the Civil War, Major
Amos Dundee is determined to wipe out the Apaches who have massacred the people at a US Cavalry post. Short of men, he is obliged to take on thieves, renegades and untried volunteers. He also needs his
Confederate prisoners, who are led by an old enemy, Captain Tyreen.
This classic film is being shown tonight forthe first time in a widescreen format.
(1965) # FILM REVIEWS pages 47-54
12.25-2.25am Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia
Crime drama starring
Warren Oates
Tortured to reveal the name of her lover, the young daughter of General
El Jefe gives the name of Alfredo Garcia. El Jefe , a wealthy landowner, offers a million dollars for Garcia's life.
(1974) * FILM REVIEWS pages 47-54
BBC Two England

Moviedrome Kiss Me Deadly

Alex Cox introduces another in the season of cult films.
Producer Nick Freand Jones Subtitled
Robert Aldrich 's cutt classic, adapted from the Mickey Spillane crime novel and starring
Ralph Meeker
Albert Dekker
When the woman he has picked up is killed, private eye Mike Hammer follows a trail of extortion and violence to discover a deadly secret.
(1955) B/W Subtitled .....................655657 * FILM REVIEWS pages 51-56
BBC Two England

Scene by Scene with Sean Connery

With a career spanning nearly 40 years, Scottish actor Sean Connery is one of the world's most popular movie stars. In this programme, while watching clips from his films, he relates anecdotesto Mark Cousins about his life in cinema. Films discussed include Alfred Hitchcock's Marnie and The Hill, which follows at 9.45pm. See today's choices.
Director Mark Cousins Executive producer May Miller
Stereo
BBC Two England

Moviedrome

Return of the cult movie series.
Mark Cousins introduces Brian De Palma's remake of the classic Howard Hawks film.
(Film premiere )
SCARFACE
Gangster thriller starring Al Pacino, Steven Bauer, Michelle Pfeiffer
Two-bit criminal Tony Montana lies his way into the US from Cuba. He murders a political agitator in order to get a green card. From then on he is violently ruthless in pursuit of the American dream - any way he can get it.
Showing in widescreen format.
(1983,18)
Subtitled
See Films: pages 50-56 **** See Barry Norman: page 48
BBC Two England

Moviedrome

Mark Cousins introduces tonight's two films featuring machines gone mad.
WESTWORLD
Thriller starring Yul Brynner
The futuristic holiday resort of Delos offers its clients anything they want. For $1,000 a day, they can even kill 'people'. But things begin to go terrifyingly wrong. Widescreen format.
Director Michael Crichton
(1973.15) See Films: pages 60-67 *****
What do you mean, you've never seen... : page 53
And at 11.45-1.25am
DEMON SEED
Sci-fi chiller starring Julie Christie
With her husband having left their high-tech home, beautiful Susan Harris finds herself terrorised by Proteus, the master computer. Imprisoned by Proteus, Susan is blackmailed into conceiving the computer's 'brain-child'. Widescreen format.
Director Donald Cammell (1977,15) See Films: pages 60-67 ****
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BBC Two England

Moviedrome

Mark Cousins introduces tonight's two body-horrorfilms.
The Fly
Horror starring
Jeff Goldblum , Geena Davis
Seth Brundle , a scientist obsessed with perfectinga revolutionary teleportation machine, meets and falls in love with journalist Veronica Quaife. As he battles to repeat his success with inanimate objects byteleporting live animals, Seth decides in a moment of recklessness to test the machine on himself-but with horrific results. Showing in widescreen format.
Director David Cronenberg (1986, 18)
♦ See Films: pages 56-68 **** * What do you mean, you've never seen... : page 54
Andatll.40-l.20am
Film premiere Society
Horror. Young
Bill Whitney feels alienated from his wealthy parents and their apparently high-flying lifestyle. His suspicions about sinister goings-on amongthe rest of his family arethoughtto be the fruits of his fevered imagination, but when he walks in on a wild party, the truth finally emerges.
Director Brian Yuzna (1989, 18)
* See Films: pages 56-68 ***
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BBC Two England

Moviedrome: Exotica

Mark Cousins introduces another film in the cult movie series.
Film premiere. Atom Egoyan's exploration of the dark side of carnal desire.
Christina dances at the Exotica strip club where one-time boyfriend Eric is the DJ. The problems between them are increased by the nightly presence at the club of enigmatic tax inspector Francis, who is obsessed by Christina.
(1994, 18) Stereo
See Films: pages 52-59 ****
Mark Cousins 's pick of the season: page 50
BBC Two England

Moviedrome

Mark Cousins introduces two films directed by Paul Schrader.
Blue Collar
Drama starring
Richard Pryor
Harvey Keitel
In a Detroit car factory, three friends are exploited by management and union alike.
Short of cash, they decide to rob the union's offices, but come awaywith some incriminating documents. Suddenly, theyfind themselves in grave danger.
(1978.18) Subtitled ............. ◆ See Films: pages 46-53 * * * *
And at 12.00-2.00am
American Gigolo
Eroticthriller, starring
Richard Gere
Lauren Hutton
A highly-paid gigolo finds his glamorous Californian world is shattered when one of his clients is murdered and he becomes the prime suspect.
Showing in widescreen format.
(1980,18) Subtitled ............... ◆ See Films: pages 46-53 ***
Followed byWeatherview
BBC Two England

Moviedrome

Mark Cousins introduces a rites-of-passage double-bill.
Film premiere
Dazed and Confused
Drama. Texas 1976: it's the end of summerterm at the local high school and the seniors are getting ready to put the freshmen through the ritual humiliation of "hazing".
Showing in widescreen format.
Director Richard Linklater (1993, 18)
♦ See Films: pages 46-56
And at 11.55-1.25am
Film premiere
The Sexual Life of the Belgians 1950-78
Comedy drama. A would-be novelist looks back on his 28 years, tracing his interest in sex from childhood infatuations and teenage initiation to his heyday inthe liberated sixties. In
Flemish with English subtitles.
Director Jan Bucquoy (1994, 18)
♦ See Films: pages 46-56 ***
Followed by Weatherview






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