KRULL
1983, Sony Repertory, 121 min, UK/USA, Dir: Peter Yates

The planet Krull is being attacked by a huge spaceship called the Black Fortress; from rival kingdoms, Princess Lyssa (Lysette Anthony) and Colwyn (Ken Marshall) unite to drive back the alien invaders and fulfill an ancient prophecy. This little-seen sci-fi fantasy boasts lavish production values and a superb score by James Horner. Watch closely for Liam Neeson and Robbie Coltrane in small roles!


BREAKING AWAY
1979, 20th Century Fox, 101 min, USA, Dir: Peter Yates

Four teenagers (Dennis Christopher, Dennis Quaid, Daniel Stern, Jackie Earle Haley) come of age in an Indiana university town where their status as "townies" creates numerous economic and emotional obstacles. Paul Dooley stands out in a uniformly excellent cast as the befuddled father of a young man who sees cycling as his way out of obscurity.


THE FRIENDS OF EDDIE COYLE
1973, Paramount, 102 min, USA, Dir: Peter Yates

Director Peter Yates (BULLITT) directs the adaptation of George V. Higgins’ brilliant slice-of-Boston-lowlife crime novel. Robert Mitchum is at his finest as streetwise Eddie Coyle, a blue-collar fence squeezed between the feds and his hoodlum cohorts, all while trying to support his family.


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