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1. 1000 Eyes of Dr. Mabuse

Description: LikeTelevision™ proudly presents - a terrific 1960 film directed by Fritz Lang called the 1000 Eyes of Dr. Mabuse. Fritz Lang was one of the greatest directors in the history of film is in charge, best known for his masterpieces - Metropolis, about a bleak technolgical future, and M a remarkable psycholgical crime thriller about a child murderer, played by Peter Lorre. The film was released in 1960, and it was Lang's last film. Everyone who reviewed it at LikeTelevision just loved this movie - it kept you on the edge of your seat, the cinematography was stunning, and the story was nothing short of riveting. If you like Alfred Hitchcock psycho thrillers like Vertigo and Rear Window, you'll love this movie.

2. Ballet Mecanique

Description: LikeTelevision™ proudly presents Fernand Leger's remarkable 1924 short film Ballet Mechanique. Fernand Leger was one of the greatest French Cubist painters (do a google image search of his name) and a contemporary of Pablo Picasso. In the early days of film as an artform, Leger created this masterpiece - which is landmark film in the development of montage, a cinematic tool that juxtiposes two or more images to infer related ideas or events. The best known example is Sergei Eisenstein's scene from Battleship Potemkin - the Odessa Steps segment with the baby carriage rolling down the steps and the mother's eyeglasses - made a year after this film.

3. Black Pit of Dr. M. - Classic Sci-Fi Trailers

Description: The LikeTelevision™ Sci-Fi channel brings you - Black Pit of Dr. M. A classic campy sci-fi trailer masterpiece from the glory days of B-movie monsters in the 50's. You'll enjoy the part where the lady dumps acid on the guy's face!

4. Bucket of Blood - Classic Sci-Fi Trailers

Description: The LikeTelevision Sci-Fi channel brings you - A Bucket of Blood - starring Dick Miller, as a sculptor who kills people and covers them with a layer of clay. A masterpiece - yes... but wouldn't they start to stink? hilarious beat comedy horror classic by Roger Corman!

5. Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, The

Description: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1921) was originally released in Germany as Das Kabinett des Doktor Caligari in 1920. Directed by Robert Wiene, starring Werner Krauss as Dr. Caligari, a sideshow operator, and Conrad Veidt as Cesare, Caligari's somnambulist freak. (basically a sleepwalker). The story is told through the eyes of Francis, who is bethrothed to Jane. It seems Alan, Francis' best friend also has a thing for Jane. Alan invites Francis to the carnival, where they check out Caligari's tent, and are amazed when Cesare wakes up to tell the future. He predicts Alan will be dead by sunrise.

6. Diaboliques, Les

Description: LikeTelevision™ proudly presents -Diabolique, directed by Henri-Georges Clouzo. This 1955 film remains one of the greatest murder mystery, suspense thrillers ever created. It won a special Edgar award in 1956 as well as honors for Best Foreign Film from the New York Critics Circle in 1955. Simone Signoret's performance is nothing short of amazing. My favorite comment on the movie - it is the greatest movie Hitchcock never made - and one can easily see the Sir Alfred style of suspense at work and perhaps Hitchcock got a few good ideas from this film as well.

7. Gulliver's Travels

Description: This is an animation classic! Gulliver's Travels was released in 1939 for the big screen and is viewed as a must see classic! Snow White from Disney was released in 1937 and this was the answer from The Fleischer Brothers of Popeye, Superman, and Betty Boop fame! The animation is as good as it gets, so join Gabby and his Lilliputian friends as they deal with this huge giant named Gulliver. Of course this tale has been rewritten from Jonathan Swift's original masterpiece, and somehow mixed with a dash of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. If you get a chance, see the Gulliver remake with Ted Danson, very entertaining.

8. Halloween ScreamFest 2008

Description: LikeTelevision™ proudly presents the 9th annual Halloween ScreamFest. Time again for another Streaming, Screaming Halloween Film Festival! If you enjoy horror films, scary tv shows, or videos of weird psychic phenomena of of the unknown - we got some mean and nasty witches, a myriad of monsters, and a voluminous viscous vat of vapid vampires. A Zillion Zombies? Not quite a zillion maybe, but they are good ones. We rattled some skeletons in the closet and pulled out the Preview Trailer from the debut ScreamFest in 2000. We made a Top 10 Viewer's Choice, a Silent Horror Classics video library, and over 30 suggested titles, which are displayed randomly as images on the top right banner. (refresh the page, another suggestion via a roll of the dice. Here's more suggestions - Ouija Board episode from One Step Beyond, Beverly Hillbilies Trick or Treat, or take in some Casper the Friendly Ghost.,

9. House on Haunted Hill

Description: LikeTelevision's movie channel is proud to present House on Haunted Hill. Brainchild of legendary horror film director William Castle, this 1958 masterpiece stars Vincent Price as Frederick Loren, suave millionaire who hosts an elegant haunted house party for his lovely wife, Annabelle, played by Carol Ohmart. Party guests include Richard Long of 77 Sunset Strip and The Big Valley fame and the consumate character actor Elisha Cook, Jr. The five diverse guests are each offered $10,000 if they can stay in the haunted mansion overnight. Replete with ghosts, ghouls, disembodied heads, a vat of acid, an organ that plays itself, murder, mayhem, screaming women and theramin music, this big screen classic of the 50's is an absolute must see. So turn the lights, shut the shades and be prepared to be afraid - in the old school style.

10. M

Description: This is an excellent movie - Fritz Lang's - M is must see material (rated in the top 50 movies all time by IMDb and many others). Peter Lorre stars as Hans Beckert, a sick, twisted man who is a child murderer. When the hoodlums in the underworld of Berlin grow tired of all the police searches ruining their business, they decide to catch the child killer themselves - forget about the police. They enlisted the help of the homeless as their eyes and ears and then.... you'll see! watch it! This is the original masterpiece, German with subtitles. And Lorre's performance as Hans is remarkable - every bit as chilling as Anthony Hopkins as Hannibal Lecter in Silence of The Lambs. Don't take candy from a stranger takes on new meaning.

11. Masterpiece by Parker Brothers

Description: masterpiece Game from Parker Brothers. Extremely popular game involving art auction skills and some luck... sometimes you get a monet - or is it a phonet! Great commercial, very memorable!

12. October

Description: The LikeTelevision™ Movie channel proudly presents October - directed by Sergei Eeisenstein, a master filmaker in the early days of the medium. The film is a historical account of the Russian Revolution in October 25, 1917. Originally, this film was silent - music was added later by Sergei's assisant, Grigori Aleksandrov.

13. Rebel Uprising Against The Democratic Liberal Government Of Spain

Description: The LikeTelevision™ History channel proudly presents, This Day in History - July 18!

14. Rules of the Game, The

Description: Jean Renoir's Rules of the Game is one of the greatest films ever made. As you might already know, Jean Renoir was the son of the remarkable impressionist painter, Auguste Renoir - whose paintings are so beautiful and glorious that they are actually worth the millions that they sell for today. This film is perhaps Jean Renoir's finest work, though some might prefer his other masterpiece, La Grande Illusion, also available on this site. Unlike Grande Illusion that is a heavy film about the tragic ironies of war, this film is hilarious satire about the fading French aristocracy and a wonderful portrayal of the human comedy of love, marriage, and relationships.

15. Samurai Three - Duel at Ganryu Island

Description: The incredible Samurai trilogy from Hiroshi Inagaki continues - with part three... Duel At Ganryu Island. This epic drama of Japan's legendary samurai warrior Miyamoto Musashi, played by Toshir? Mifune. We suggest you watch Samurai Part I and Samurai Part II before viewing the third movie in this epic masterpiece of understated elegance.

16. She Demons

Description: She Demons is a classic 50's sci-fi movie, a B movie, where B is for BAD. A nazi colonel is performing horrible experiments on beautiful women, trying to help his wife get her face back, after she was disfigured in a lab accident years ago. A hurricane brings some new guests to the island, who learn the truth about the evil scientist and his experimentson women. This movie reaches for new lows in poor writing, acting, and production - which of course is why it is so cool. While not as bad as some Ed Wood masterpieces - it does approach this level of lameness. See if you don't agree. Best viewed by those with time on their hands.

17. Third Man, The

Description: The Third Man is wonderful film about post war Europe and the corruption that flourished as crooks made fortunes in the Black Market. Pulp fiction writer Holly Martins is looking for his friend, Harry Lime in Vienna. But it seems Harry is dead. He meets up with his girlfriend, Anna Schmidt - and is disturbed that the stories of Harry's demise don't add up. So he goes to the law -and learns from Major Calloway that Harry was a crook and a creep, who sold watered down penicillan in the Black Market. The film features obvious tributes to the 1936 Fritz Lang classic - M, about a child murderer - including the balloon man, the remarkable cinematography (Robert Krasker won the Best Oscar for Cinematography in 1951 for The Third Man), and the chase scenes in the streets of Germany (Austria-Hungary). You will also love the great music - Theme from the 3rd man, which was played on a zither by Anton Karas. Make sure you check out the preview. We also recommend that you check out Chet Atkin's version of the theme, which is just as remarkable as the Karas' zither masterpiece.

18. To Kill A Mockingbird

Description: To Kill A Mockingbird is a classic American film, based on Harper Lee's novel, Horton Foote's screenplay is amazing - and Gregory Peck's performance as Atticus Finch was nothing short of stunning. The story is told through the eyes of Jean Louise Finch, Scout to her friends, as she recalls this tumultuous period many years later. Mary Badham's performance as Scout is flawless. She was nominated for an Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role but lost to Patty Duke for her role as Helen Keller in The Miracle Worker. Had she won, she would have been the youngest person to win this award. 1962 was one of the best years in the history of film. I am convinced this film would have won best picture - but it happened to come out the same year as David Lean's masterpiece, Lawrence of Arabia, with Peter O'Toole. How good was 1962 you ask? On top of those two epic films - you had Mutiny on the Bounty. The Miracle Worker, Days of Wine and Roses, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane, Billy Budd, The Music Man, Birdman of Alcatraz. The Manchurian Candidate, and The Longest Day. Come on Hollywood... get to work and give us another 1962!

19. Un Chien Andalou

Description: Un Chien Andalou, or An Andalusian Dog a creepy and weird avant garde masterpiece written by Salvador Dali and Luis Bunuel. Created in 1929, the 17 minute film was the first directed by Luis Bunuel, and features several scenes that are legendary. Who could forget the eyeball getting sliced open with a straight razor, or the ants crawling out of the hand, or the man hauling two priests (Dali and Bunuel no less) attached to two huge grand pianos, each with a bloody dead donkey inside. Nope - one doesn't forget these images easily.


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