CASINO
1995, Universal, 178 min, USA, Dir: Martin Scorsese

The mob places master sports bookie Ace Rothstein (Robert De Niro) in Las Vegas to run the town, a plan that goes awry when Ace falls for opportunistic hooker Ginger (Sharon Stone in an Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe-winning performance). Cinematically spectacular.


THE NIGHTCOMERS
1971, AVCO Embassy Pictures, 96 min, Dir: Michael Winner

Marlon Brando stars in this audacious prequel to Henry James' TURN OF THE SCREW, which examines the events leading up to the deaths of Peter Quint and Ms. Jessel, and the steady descent into evil experienced by the children in their care.


SCORPIO
1973, MGM Repertory, 114 min, Dir: Michael Winner

CIA agent Cross (Burt Lancaster) is accused of treason and marked for death; Jean Laurier (Alain Delon) is the expert assassin sent to kill him. There's only one problem for Laurier: the two men are close friends.


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