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July 17

Rebel Without a Cause

A rebellious young man with a troubled past comes to a new town, finding friends and enemies. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb at 9:20 PM - 0 comments

July 16

The Bad and the Beautiful

An unscrupulous movie producer uses an actress, a director and a writer to achieve success. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb at 6:02 PM - 0 comments

July 15

Roman Holiday

A bored and sheltered princess escapes her guardians and falls in love with an American newsman in Rome. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb at 10:19 AM - 5 comments

July 14

12 Angry Men

A jury holdout (Henry Fonda) attempts to prevent a miscarriage of justice by forcing his colleagues to reconsider the evidence.
posted by daybeforetheday at 5:29 PM - 9 comments

Rashomon

A heinous crime and its aftermath are recalled from differing points of view [content warning]. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb at 12:54 PM - 3 comments

July 13

Rear Window

A wheelchair-bound photographer spies on his neighbors from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb at 7:07 PM - 6 comments

Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan

The eighth installment in the Friday the 13th film series follows Jason Voorhees stalking a group of high school graduates on a ship en route to, and later in, New York City. [more inside]
posted by Literaryhero at 3:26 PM - 4 comments

July 12

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

The life and career of the hailed Hollywood movie star and underappreciated genius inventor, Hedy Lamarr. From her childhood in Vienna, brief cinematic career in Czechoslovakia, to her life and times in the United States, the film features extended audio interview recordings with Hedy, and recent interviews with her children and a grandchild, as well as some of Hedy's friends and colleagues. [Trailer] [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief at 9:41 PM - 4 comments

The Bridge

In 1945, Germany is being overrun, and nobody is left to fight but teenagers. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb at 5:49 PM - 2 comments

July 11

Singin' in the Rain

A silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb at 10:45 PM - 22 comments

July 10

Children of Hiroshima

Post war Hiroshima: It's been four years since the last time she visited her hometown. Takako faces the after effects of the A-bomb when she travels around the city to call on old friends. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb at 6:07 PM - 1 comment

July 9

High Noon

A town Marshal, despite the disagreements of his newlywed bride and the townspeople around him, must face a gang of deadly killers alone at high noon when the gang leader, an outlaw he sent up years ago, arrives on the noon train. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb at 7:08 PM - 1 comment

Chuck Norris vs. Communism

In mid-1980s Romania, under the nose of the Securitate, Ceaușescu’s secret police, thousands of Hollywood films were smuggled into the country by an underground operative named Zamfir, and they were all covertly dubbed by Irina Nistor, a courageous translator whose distinct voice captivated the nation and became a symbol of freedom. Chuck Norris vs. Communism is a documentary, a thriller, and a comedy.
posted by DirtyOldTown at 1:04 PM - 7 comments

July 8

The Killing

Crooks plan and execute a daring race-track robbery. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb at 11:01 AM - 3 comments

Sorry to Bother You

In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success, propelling him into a macabre universe. [more inside]
posted by migurski at 7:23 AM - 29 comments

July 7

Anatomy of a Murder

In a murder trial, the defendant says he suffered temporary insanity after his wife was assaulted. What is the truth, and will he win his case? [content warning]. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb at 12:16 PM - 1 comment

July 6

The Blob

An alien lifeform consumes everything in its path as it grows and grows. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb at 7:06 PM - 9 comments

July 5

Ant-Man and the Wasp

As Scott Lang balances being both a Super Hero and a father, Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym present an urgent new mission that finds the Ant-Man fighting alongside The Wasp to uncover secrets from their past.
posted by Brandon Blatcher at 8:50 PM - 33 comments

The Blackcoat's Daughter

In this bleak, atmospheric slow-burn of a horror film, two girls get left behind at their boarding school over winter break. Strange and unsettling things happen. [more inside]
posted by treepour at 6:36 PM - 5 comments

The Desperate Hours

Three escaped convicts move in on and terrorize a suburban household. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb at 5:44 PM - 0 comments

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