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November 22

Jules and Jim

Jules and Jim is a 1962 French New Wave romantic drama film, directed, produced and written by François Truffaut. Set around the time of World War I, it describes a tragic love triangle involving French Bohemian Jim (Henri Serre), his shy Austrian friend Jules (Oskar Werner), and Jules's girlfriend and later wife Catherine (Jeanne Moreau). (Wikipedia) [more inside]
posted by sapagan at 1:51 PM - 0 comments

November 19

Ford v Ferrari

American car designer Carroll Shelby and driver Ken Miles battle corporate interference, the laws of physics and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford and challenge Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1966. [more inside]
posted by Huffy Puffy at 5:34 AM - 9 comments

November 17

Old Yeller

Young Travis Coates is left to take care of the family ranch with his mother and younger brother while his father goes off on a cattle drive in the 1860s. When a yellow mongrel comes for an uninvited stay with the family, Travis reluctantly adopts the dog. [more inside]
posted by 1970s Antihero at 5:28 PM - 3 comments

Gemini Man

An over-the-hill hitman faces off against a younger clone of himself. [more inside]
posted by ellieBOA at 11:36 AM - 2 comments

Doctor Sleep

Years following the events of The Shining, a now-adult Dan Torrance meets a young girl with similar powers as he tries to protect her from a cult known as The True Knot who prey on children with powers to remain immortal.
posted by DirtyOldTown at 6:04 AM - 14 comments

Charlie's Angels

When a young systems engineer blows the whistle on a dangerous technology, Charlie's Angels are called into action, putting their lives on the line to protect us all.
posted by cendawanita at 4:34 AM - 11 comments

November 16

Noelle

Kris Kringle's daughter, Noelle, sets off on a mission to find and bring back her brother, after he gets cold feet when it's his turn to take over as Santa.
posted by DirtyOldTown at 6:32 PM - 5 comments

November 13

Lady and the Tramp

The love story between a pampered Cocker Spaniel named Lady and a streetwise mongrel named Tramp. Lady finds herself out on the street after her owners have a baby and is saved from a pack by Tramp, who tries to show her to live her life footloose and collar-free. A live action version of the Disney classic made for the new Disney+ service.
posted by DirtyOldTown at 5:53 PM - 7 comments

November 11

Motherless Brooklyn

Set against the backdrop of 1950s New York, Motherless Brooklyn follows Lionel Essrog, a lonely private detective afflicted with Tourette's Syndrome, as he ventures to solve the murder of his mentor and only friend, Frank Minna. [more inside]
posted by I_Love_Bananas at 1:45 PM - 2 comments

November 10

The Kid Who Would Be King

Alex thinks he's just another nobody, until he stumbles upon the mythical Sword in the Stone, Excalibur. Now, he must unite his friends and enemies into a band of knights and, together with the legendary wizard Merlin (Patrick Stewart), take on the wicked enchantress Morgana (Rebecca Ferguson). With the future at stake, Alex must become the great leader he never dreamed he could be. Written and directed by Joe Cornish (Attack the Block). [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown at 4:32 PM - 12 comments

Hotel Artemis

Set in riot-torn, near-future Los Angeles, 'Hotel Artemis' follows the Nurse (Jody Foster), who runs a secret, members-only emergency room for criminals.
posted by DirtyOldTown at 1:28 PM - 5 comments

November 9

Last Christmas

Kate (Emilia Clarke) is a young woman who works as Santa (Michelle Yeoh)'s elf at a year-round Christmas shop. There she meets Tom (Henry Golding), and they strike up a romance.
posted by storytam at 10:51 PM - 5 comments

Bleach

Japanese teenager Ichigo has always been able to see the dead, but then he acquires the powers of soul reaping after a fateful encounter with an injured Soul Reaper. With her help, he takes on the duty of ushering lost souls into the afterlife and defeating evil spirits that threaten the living world. A live action adaptation of the manga series of the same name by Tite Kubo, directed by Shinsuke Sato. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown at 5:43 AM - 2 comments

November 8

Let It Snow

In a small town on Christmas Eve, a snowstorm brings together a group of young people. (Netflix Original) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 7:25 PM - 9 comments

November 6

assimilate

Two friends make a documentary about their town and their lives as sinister changes occur. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin at 10:14 AM - 0 comments

November 4

Shrek

It ain't easy bein' green -- especially if you're a likable (albeit smelly) ogre named Shrek. On a mission to retrieve a gorgeous princess from the clutches of a fire-breathing dragon, Shrek teams up with an unlikely compatriot -- a wisecracking donkey. [more inside]
posted by J.K. Seazer at 8:42 PM - 18 comments

The King

Hal, wayward prince and heir to the English throne, is crowned King Henry V after his tyrannical father dies. Now the young king must navigate palace politics, the war his father left behind, and the emotional strings of his past life.
posted by nicolas léonard sadi carnot at 7:26 PM - 5 comments

November 2

Stories We Tell

A film that excavates layers of myth and memory to find the elusive truth at the core of a family of storytellers. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb at 10:16 AM - 1 comment

November 1

Take Shelter

Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb at 3:20 PM - 3 comments

October 31

Last Days in Vietnam

During the chaotic final weeks of the Vietnam War, the North Vietnamese Army closes in on Saigon as the panicked South Vietnamese people desperately attempt to escape. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb at 10:12 PM - 2 comments

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