THE EIGER SANCTION
1975, Universal, 123 min, Dir: Clint Eastwood

Clint Eastwood plays art history scholar and professional mountain climber - and one-time assassin! - Jonathan Hemlock, who is blackmailed into coming out of retirement for one last job. Infiltrating a professional mountain-climbing team to find his target, Hemlock joins forces with his old friend and fellow climber Ben Bowman (George Kennedy). Spectacular photography, riveting set pieces and a pair of terrific performances by Eastwood and Kennedy anchor this incredibly entertaining action epic.


THE HUMAN FACTOR
1975, 95 min, Dir: Edward Dmytryk

After NATO computer expert John Kinsdale (George Kennedy) comes home from work to discover that his family has been killed, he puts his skills to use hunting down the terrorists responsible. John Mills, Rita Tushingham and Raf Vallone costar in veteran director Edward Dmytryk's final film.


THE BOSTON STRANGLER
1968, 20th Century Fox, 120 min, USA, Dir: Richard Fleischer

One of Richard Fleischer’s most uncompromising and startling films: Tony Curtis delivers an amazing performance (arguably his best) as Albert DeSalvo, the unstable blue-collar worker who terrorized Boston in the early 1960s. Henry Fonda is the head of detectives who doggedly tracks him down. The increasingly elliptical, stream-of-consciousness narrative, especially after the captured Curtis’ mental disintegration accelerates, was extremely daring for a major Hollywood studio film.


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