LEO
2000, 86 min, Spain, Dir: José Luis Borau

José Luis Borau won the Goya Award for Best Director for his final film, a beautifully acted, grimly realistic portrait of Madrid’s forgotten underclass. Noted actress Iciar Bollaín (star of Borau’s NIÑO NADIE) delivers a haunting performance as Leo, a homeless woman with a tormented past and a terrible secret to keep, who draws a sympathetic security guard (Javier Batanero) into a plot to take revenge on the man who abused her years earlier.


DARK PASSAGE
1947, Warner Bros., 106 min, USA, Dir: Delmer Daves

In this third collaboration between Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall, Bogie plays Vincent Parry, a man wrongly accused of murdering his wife who breaks out of jail to find the killer; Bacall is the woman who helps him hide out and solve the mystery. Working from David Goodis' bleak crime novel, director Delmer Daves employs an innovative subjective camera to adopt Bogart's point of view and creates a minor noir classic.


V/H/S VIRAL
2014, Magnet Releasing, Dir: Nacho Vigalondo, Marcel Sarmiento, Gregg Bishop, Justin Benson, Todd Lincoln

The latest of these popular anthologies of found-footage horror shorts follows a group of teens eager to become the next Internet sensations … only to fall prey to such hazards as crazed magicians, Mexican death cults and inter-dimensional portals.


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