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October 14

The Villainess

A young woman, raised from childhood to be a killer, is co-opted as an assassin by the Korean secret service. [more inside]
posted by Grangousier at 4:45 AM - 1 comment

October 13

Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI

Tommy Jarvis goes to the graveyard to get rid of Jason Voorhees' body once and for all, but inadvertently brings him back to life instead. The newly revived killer once again seeks revenge, and Tommy may be the only one who can defeat him. [more inside]
posted by Literaryhero at 1:12 AM - 4 comments

October 10

Intolerable Cruelty

Released 15 years ago today, the Coen brothers' Intolerable Cruelty is an old-fashioned screwball comedy set in the present, starring George Clooney as a brilliant divorce lawyer and Catherine Zeta-Jones as his greatest challenge. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil at 3:04 AM - 16 comments

October 9

The Apartment

Bud Baxter is a minor clerk in a huge New York insurance company, until he discovers a quick way to climb the corporate ladder. He lends out his apartment to the executives as a place to take their mistresses. Although he often has to deal with the aftermath of their visits, one night he's left with a major problem to solve.
posted by latkes at 6:25 PM - 18 comments

October 8

The Handmaiden

From Park Chan-Wook (Oldboy, Stoker), adapting Sarah Waters' 2002 novel Fingersmith. 1930s Korea, in the period of Japanese occupation, a new girl (Sookee) is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress (Hideko) who lives a secluded life on a large countryside estate with her domineering Uncle (Kouzuki). But the maid has a secret. [more inside]
posted by soren_lorensen at 2:33 PM - 9 comments

October 5

Blade Runner 2049

A young blade runner's discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who's been missing for thirty years. [more inside]
posted by fearfulsymmetry at 10:12 AM - 234 comments

Gerald's Game

While trying to spice up their marriage in their remote lake house, Jessie must fight to survive when her husband dies unexpectedly, leaving her handcuffed to their bed frame. [more inside]
posted by jazon at 7:51 AM - 5 comments

October 2

Battle of the Sexes

The true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs. [more inside]
posted by Fish, fish, are you doing your duty? at 6:05 PM - 5 comments

Miss Hokusai

The life and works of Japanese artist and ukiyo-e painter Katsushika Hokusai, as seen from the eyes of his daughter, Katsushika O-Ei. [more inside]
posted by KaizenSoze at 5:31 AM - 2 comments

October 1

Little Evil

In this horror comedy, Adam Scott plays Gary, a new stepdad who's starting to suspect that the stepson he's having trouble connecting with might be the Antichrist.
posted by Pope Guilty at 8:24 AM - 9 comments

September 30

Babies

Babies, also known as Baby(ies) and Bébé(s), is a 2009 French documentary film by Thomas Balmès that follows four infants from birth to when they are one year old. The babies featured in the film are two from rural areas: Ponijao from Opuwo, Namibia, and Bayar from Bayanchandmani, Mongolia, as well as two from urban areas: Mari from Tokyo, Japan, and Hattie from San Francisco, USA.
posted by ellieBOA at 11:34 AM - 5 comments

The Princess Bride

While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him a story called The Princess Bride.
posted by ellieBOA at 10:51 AM - 17 comments

September 29

Like Father, Like Son

Ryota Nonomiya is a successful businessman driven by money. He learns that his biological son was switched with another child after birth. He must make a life-changing decision and choose his true son or the boy he raised as his own. Winner of 2013 Cannes Jury Prize. [more inside]
posted by fleacircus at 9:40 PM - 0 comments

September 25

The Red Turtle

A man is shipwrecked on a deserted island and encounters a red turtle, which changes his life. [more inside]
posted by jazon at 10:04 AM - 4 comments

September 23

George Harrison: Living in the Material World

Filmmaker Martin Scorsese examines the life of musician George Harrison, weaving together interviews, concert footage, home movies and photographs. Wiki. [more inside]
posted by growabrain at 5:28 PM - 2 comments

September 20

Leap! / Ballerina

An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house. [more inside]
posted by one for the books at 9:02 PM - 3 comments

Kingsman: The Golden Circle

When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, the Kingsman's journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the US. These two elite secret organizations must band together to defeat a common enemy.
posted by sciatrix at 6:27 PM - 16 comments

September 17

Shin Godzilla

Japan is plunged into chaos upon the appearance of a giant monster. [more inside]
posted by jazon at 4:12 PM - 16 comments

September 16

Mother!

A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence. [more inside]
posted by FatherDagon at 10:58 PM - 24 comments

September 8

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

Earth is threatened by a mysterious deep space voyager. To save the home planet of the Federation, the exiled James T. Kirk and his crew must boldly go to the year 1986 on a desperate mission. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil at 10:42 AM - 34 comments

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