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May 26

Mean Streets

A small-time hood aspires to work his way up the ranks of a local mob. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb at 1:07 PM - 0 comments

May 25

Three Days of the Condor

A bookish CIA researcher finds all his co-workers dead, and must outwit those responsible until he figures out who he can really trust. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb at 7:02 PM - 4 comments

May 24

Female Trouble

A spoiled schoolgirl runs away from home, gets pregnant while hitch-hiking, and ends up as a fashion model for a pair of beauticians who like to photograph women committing crimes. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb at 7:00 PM - 2 comments

Tig Notaro: Happy To Be Here (2018)

Comedian Tig Notaro performs a stand-up set at the historic Heights Theater in Houston.
posted by elsietheeel at 6:35 AM - 11 comments

May 23

The Jerk

An idiotic man struggles to make it through life on his own in St. Louis. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb at 9:59 PM - 10 comments

Solo: A Star Wars Story

The story of how Han Solo first met Chewbacca, Lando Calrissian, and the Millennium Falcon years before the events of Star Wars: A New Hope. [more inside]
posted by EndsOfInvention at 6:42 PM - 31 comments

May 22

A Clockwork Orange

In the future, a sadistic gang leader is imprisoned and volunteers for a conduct-aversion experiment, but it doesn't go as planned. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb at 8:36 PM - 14 comments

May 21

Get Carter

When his brother dies under mysterious circumstances in a car accident, London gangster Jack Carter travels to Newcastle to investigate. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb at 5:49 PM - 4 comments

May 20

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Charlie receives a golden ticket to a factory, his sweet tooth wants going into the lushing candy, it turns out there's an adventure in everything. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb at 12:01 PM - 15 comments

There Will Be Blood

Daniel Plainview is an oil-man. He's traveled across half our state to be here and to see about this land. If he says he is an oil-man you will agree, and as an oil-man he hopes you will forgive his good old fashioned plain speaking. He is a family man, and his business is a family enterprise. Few oil-men understand that special bond. [more inside]
posted by fleacircus at 9:53 AM - 19 comments

May 19

The Ballad of Cable Hogue

A hobo accidentally stumbles onto a water spring, and creates a profitable way station in the middle of the desert. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb at 4:01 PM - 2 comments

May 18

Up in Smoke

Two stoners unknowingly smuggle a van - made entirely of marijuana - from Mexico to L.A., with incompetent Sgt. Stedenko on their trail. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb at 10:16 PM - 4 comments

Deadpool 2

After surviving a near fatal bovine attack, a disfigured cafeteria chef (Wade Wilson) struggles to fulfill his dream of becoming Mayberry's hottest bartender while also learning to cope with his lost sense of taste. Searching to regain his spice for life, as well as a flux capacitor, Wade must battle ninjas, the Yakuza, and a pack of sexually aggressive canines, as he journeys around the world to discover the importance of family, friendship, and flavor - finding a new taste for adventure and earning the coveted coffee mug title of World's Best Lover. [more inside]
posted by Brandon Blatcher at 7:51 AM - 72 comments

May 17

Shaft

Cool black private eye John Shaft is hired by a crime lord to find and retrieve his kidnapped daughter. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb at 6:39 PM - 6 comments

May 16

The Boys in Company C

In 1967, five young men undergo boot camp training before being shipped out to Vietnam. Once they get there, the experience proves worse than they could have imagined. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb at 5:49 PM - 3 comments

May 15

Papillon

A man befriends a fellow criminal as the two of them begin serving their sentence on a dreadful prison island, which inspires the man to plot his escape. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb at 7:37 PM - 3 comments

May 14

The Endless

A Lovecraftian horror story about two brothers who return to the cult they escaped from 10 years earlier only to find...well, something other than what they thought they were running away from. Directed by and starring Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead, the duo behind the 2012 meth addict horror flick Resolution and 2014's Spring, The Endless is currently at 97/80 on Rotten Tomatoes.
posted by mediareport at 8:39 PM - 12 comments

Dirty Harry

When a mad man calling himself 'the Scorpio Killer' menaces the city, tough as nails San Francisco Police Inspector Harry Callahan is assigned to track down and ferret out the crazed psychopath. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb at 6:00 PM - 10 comments

May 13

Ali Wong: Hard Knock Wife (2018)

Two years after giving birth to her daughter, a very pregnant Ali Wong returns in her second original stand-up comedy special, filmed at Toronto's Winter Garden Theatre. [more inside]
posted by elsietheeel at 9:58 AM - 6 comments

Blazing Saddles

In order to ruin a western town, a corrupt politician appoints a black Sheriff, who promptly becomes his most formidable adversary. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb at 8:01 AM - 36 comments

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