#336: All the President’s Men

knpruzvnkbgcjdipzxgn3bdfnn3#336 – All the President’s Men, 1976, Alan J. Pakula

In the run-up to the 1972 elections, Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward covers what seems to be a minor break-in at the Democratic Party National Headquarters. He is surprised to find top lawyers already on the defense case, and the discovery of names and addresses of Republican fund organizers on the accused further arouses his suspicions. After the editor of the Post runs with the story and assigns Woodward and Carl Bernstein to it, they find the trail leading higher and higher in the Republican Party—and eventually into the White House itself.

#443: Rocky

c42r7wvupip1wh9gmpw8yjnylrp#443 – Rocky, 1976, John G. Avildsen

When world heavyweight boxing champion, Apollo Creed wants to give an unknown fighter a shot at the title as a publicity stunt, his handlers choose palooka Rocky Balboa, an uneducated collector for a Philadelphia loan shark. Rocky teams up with trainer Mickey Goldmill to make the most of this once in a lifetime break.

#444: Kings of the Road

wksq0ptoxyzdwaexvjexlhgj2py#444 – Kings of the Road, (Im Lauf der Zeit), 1976, Wim Wenders

Itinerant projection-equipment repairman Bruno Winter and depressed hitchhiker Robert Lander – a doctor who has just been through a break-up with his wife and a half-hearted suicide attempt–travel along the Western side of the East-German border in a repair truck, visiting worn-out movie theaters, learning to communicate across their differences. The film features stunning black-and-white cinematography from Robbie Muller and a pensive score from Improved Sound Limited.

#598: Network

qkcdupiluyzjshwhgvwdf1cshui#598 – Network, 1976, Sidney Lumet

When veteran anchorman Howard Beale is forced to retire his 25-year post because of his age, he announces to viewers that he will kill himself during his farewell broadcast. Network executives rethink their decision when his fanatical tirade results in a spike in ratings.


#687: Carrie

8tt1rqlstguyfubmrbhr9cv1rxm#687 – Carrie, 1976, Brian De Palma

Carrie White, a shy and troubled teenage girl who is tormented by her high school peers and her fanatically religious mother, begins to use her powers of telekinesis to exact revenge upon them.