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Anita : Speaking Truth to Power (DVD)
77 min.
- Feature Film
Summary:
Professor Hill talked about her book, Speaking Truth to Power, published by Doubleday. The title of the book refers to her attempt in 1991 to convince the Senate Judiciary Committee that she was telling the truth about sexual harassment by Clarence Thomas, her supervisor at the Equal Employment Commission. She was testifying against the confirmation of Judge Thomas for U.S. Supreme Court Justice, but he was confirmed later by Congress. She referred to some of her questioners as "vicious." She also talked about the effects of her testimony on her life, about her work as a law professor, and about her continued fight against sexual harassment in the workplace.
Credits:
Freida Mock
The Asphalt Jungle (DVD)
112 min.
- Feature Film
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1950
Based on the novel by W.R. Burnett.
Summary:
When criminal mastermind Doc Riedenschneider is released from prison, he approaches lawyer Alonzo Emmerich with a plan for the biggest jewel heist in history. Doc carefully selects and rehearses his team, but Emmerich is planning to double-cross the thieves and flee the country with the loot.
Credits:
Director, John Huston; producer, Arthur Hornblow, Jr.; screenplay, Ben Maddow, John Huston; director of photography, Harold Rosson; art directors, Cedric Gibbons and Randall Duell; film editor, George Boemler; music by Miklos Rozsa; set decorations, Edwin B. Willis.
Assault at West Point (VHS)
95 min.
- Feature Film
Videocassette release of the 1994 motion picture.
Based on the book The Court-Martial of Johnson Whittaker by John F. Marszalek.
Summary:
A dramatization of the court martial of Johnson Whittaker (Gillam) and the clash between a Harvard-educated black law professor (Jackson) and his co-defense, a racist white attorney (Waterston) more interested in upholding the honor of West Point than in seeing that justice is done.
Credits:
Writer/producer/director, Harry Moses; executive producers, Bob Rubin, Bill Siegler; director of photography, Ken Kelsch; editor, Jay Freund; music, Terence Blanchard.
Bad Lieutenant (DVD)
91 min.
- Feature Film
Originally produced as motion picture in 1992.
Summary:
He's a gambler, a thief, a junkie, a killer, and a cop. Now he's investigating the most shocking case of his life, and as he moves closer to the truth, his self-destructive past is closing in.
Credits:
Executive producers, Ronna B. Wallace, Patrick Wachsberger; director of photography, Ken Kelsch; production designer, Charles Lagola; music, Joe Delia; editor, Anthony Redman; co-producer, Randall Sabusawa; screenplay, Zoe Lund, Abel Ferrara; producers, Edward R. Pressman, Mary Kane; director, Abel Ferrara.
Better Call Saul (Television program). Season one (DVD)
470 min.
- Feature Film
Originally broadcast as individual episodes of the television program in 2015. Prequel to: Breaking bad.
Summary:
The trials and tribulations of criminal lawyer, Saul Goodman, in the time leading up to establishing his strip-mall law office in Albuquerque, New Mexico. A spinoff from the Breaking Bad television show, it takes place six years before the events of Breaking Bad and follows small-time lawyer Jimmy McGill and the circumstances that lead to his metamorphosis into criminal-minded lawyer Saul Goodman.
Contents:
Disc 1. (Episodes 1-4) Uno ; Mijo ; Nacho ; Hero (uncensored) -- disc 2. (Episodes 5-7) Alpine shepherd boy ; Five-o ; Bingo -- disc 3. (Episodes 8-10) RICO ; Pimento (uncensored) ; Marco (uncensored).
Credits:
Created by Vince Gilligan & Peter Gould ; producer, Bob Odenkirk, Nina Jack, Diane Mercer. Director of photography, Arthur Albert ; music, Dave Porter.
Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (DVD)
81 min.
- Feature Film
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1956.
Summary:
Crusading publisher Austin Spenser wants to prove a point about the insufficiency of circumstantial evidence. Spencer talks his prospective son-in-law Tom Garrett into participating in a hoax, the better to expose the alleged ineptitude of a conviction-happy DA. Tom will plant clues indicating that he is the murderer of a nightclub dancer, then stand trial for murder; just as the jury reaches its inevitable guilty verdict, Spencer will step forth to reveal the set-up and humiliate the DA. Somewhat surprisingly, Tom eagerly agrees to this subterfuge. Unfortunately, an unforeseen event renders their perfectly formed scheme useless.
Credits:
Directed by Fritz Lang; story and screenplay by Douglas Morrow; produced by Bert Friedlob; photography by William E. Snyder; music by Herschel Burke Gilbert.
The Big Easy (DVD)
100 min.
- Feature Film
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1986.
Subtitles in English, French or Spanish.
Summary:
A criminal's murder triggers a bloody gangland drug war. A saucy blend of New Orleans nightlife, romance and suspense.
Credits:
Written by Daniel Petrie, Jr.; produced by Stephen Friedman; directed by Jim McBride.
The Big Hangover (DVD)
82 min.
- Feature Film
Videocassette release of the 1950 motion picture.
Summary:
An ex-pilot was trapped in a wine cellar during a WWII bombing and almost got drowned in a flood of brandy. Since then even a sniff renders him instantly pie-eyed. To his rescue comes the beautiful daughter of his boss.
Credits:
Writer, director, producer, Norman Krasna.
Billy Budd (DVD)
123 min.
- Feature Film
Videocassette release of the 1962 motion picture.
Summary:
Movie version of the play by Louis Osborne Cox and Robert H. Chapman, based on the novel by Herman Melville: story of the clash between the young, innocent sailor, Billy Budd, and his corrupt superior, Claggart.
Credits:
Screenplay by Peter Ustinov and DeWitt Bodeen; produced and directed by Peter Ustinov; director of photography, Robert Krasker; film editor, Jack Harris; art director, Peter Murton; technical advisor, Alan Villiers; campera operator, John S. Harris; music composed by Anthony Hopkins.
Black Widow (DVD)
101 min.
- Feature Film
Videocassette release of the 1987 motion picture.
Summary:
A complex psychological thriller about a beautiful serial killer whose victims are wealthy men. A lonely federal agent tracks down the alluring seductress only to be turned inside out when she falls under the killer's potent spell herself.
Credits:
Music, Michael Small; director of photography, Conrad Hall; production designer, Gene Callahan; executive producer, Laurence Mark; written by Ronald Bass; produced by Harold Schneider; directed by Bob Rafelson.

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