SITTING DUCKS
1980, Rainbow Releasing, 87 min, USA, Dir: Henry Jaglom

Small-time thieves Simon and Sidney (Michael Emil and Zack Norman) embark on a wacky road trip out of Miami in a limousine stuffed with cash stolen from the mob. Their ultimate destination? Costa Rica. On the road they pick up a crew of unlikely passengers, including a singing chauffeur and two women they meet at a Holiday Inn. A zany, hilarious, screwball road comedy about sex, money and vitamins.


NARC
2002, Paramount, 105 min, USA, Dir: Joe Carnahan

Jason Patric gives a terrific performance as Nick Tellis, an ex-undercover narcotics officer, now addicted to the substances he once busted people for and lured back to the force to solve the murder of a policeman. Tellis teams up with Henry Oak (Ray Liotta), a friend of the deceased and an aggressive cop who’s no stranger to internal affairs investigations. Together the two work through a labyrinth of hot street crime and cold informants to get to the bottom of a case that’s increasingly unpredictable - and deadly. With Busta Rhymes.


THE CRIMINAL LIFE OF ARCHIBALDO DE LA CRUZ
1955, 89 min, Mexico, Dir: Luis Buñuel

This pitch-black comedy from Luis Buñuel follows the thwarted best-laid plans of Archibaldo de la Cruz (Ernesto Alonso), a privileged screwball living during the Mexican Revolution who believes his calling in life is to be a serial killer of women - yet every woman he stalks either accidentally dies, kills herself or is bumped off by someone else before he can get his satisfaction! A rarely screened gem, and in good company with THE YOUNG AND THE DAMNED, THE EXTERMINATING ANGEL and “Simon of the Desert” as Buñuel’s finest Mexican films. With Miroslava. In Spanish with English subtitles.


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