INTRUDER
1989, AGFA, 83 min, USA, Dir: Scott Spiegel

Clean-up on aisle three! Immediately following the runaway success of EVIL DEAD 2, lifelong pals/colleagues Sam Raimi, Scott Spiegel and Bruce Campbell embarked on this entrails-encrusted cherry-on-top of the 1980s slasher phenomenon. The night shift employees of a small town grocery are being systematically slaughtered! Is it the checker's jealous boyfriend? Or the simple-minded butcher, played by Raimi himself? Whoever it is, this inventively injurious secret chopper is slicing and dicing his way through the entire staff, using everything from beef hooks to meat slicers to power tools to fresh produce.


JACKIE BROWN
1997, Park Circus/Miramax, 154 min, USA, Dir: Quentin Tarantino

Jackie Brown (Pam Grier) supplements her meager income as a stewardess by smuggling cash into the U.S. for gun runner Ordell Robbie (Samuel L. Jackson) - until the day she gets busted at the airport. The cops pressure her to help them bring down Ordell, threatening prison if she refuses. With a sympathetic bail bondsman, Jackie arrives at a bold plan to play the opposing forces against each other. But matters get complicated by Ordell's confederates (Robert De Niro and Bridget Fonda), who have agendas of their own. Edited by Sally Menke.


HOUSE OF GAMES
1987, Park Circus/MGM, 102 min, USA, Dir: David Mamet

Renowned psychiatrist and best-selling author Margaret Ford (Lindsay Crouse) is drawn into a seductive underworld when one of her patients, a compulsive gambler, introduces her to a dangerous and alluring confidence man (Joe Mantegna). Soon she’s ensnared in an elaborate confidence game and her sampling of this dangerous demimonde threatens to swallow her whole.


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