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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Ashanti (1979)





























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Michael Caine stars as Dr. David Linderby, half of a married U.N. medical team vaccinating native villages in West Africa. But when his skinny-dipping wife (supermodel Beverly Johnson) is abducted by a depraved Arab slave trader (two-time Oscar winner Peter Ustinov), there's no time for diplomacy. Now with the help of a human-trafficking activist (Rex Harrison), a cynical mercenary (William Holden) and a vengeful Bedouin (Kabir Bedi), Linderby must pursue his wife's slavers 3,000 miles across the Sahara before she can be sold at auction to wealthy Saudis. In a land without mercy, how far will one man go to save the woman he loves from the ultimate violation? Omar Sharif stars in this fact-based and still-controversial thriller, now restored in HD from original vault elements and featuring the first-ever DVD interview with Beverly Johnson on the film's notorious history.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Johnny Dlamini (1980)
























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Johnny Dlamini, a renowned gang leader, is betrayed by his men in a hostile take-over when they execute an assassination attempt on his life. Johnny’s second-in-command takes control of the gang, completely unaware that Johnny actually survived the attack. One by one, the gang members are taken out as Johnny exacts his revenge on his former gang members, and believing he has won the day, reunites with his wife. But crime, it turns out, doesn’t pay very well, when Johnny realizes his wife is in fact an under-cover police officer. In the end, Johnny loses it all and is sent to prison for his criminal dealings.

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