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Movie: The Night of the Generals

In 1942, a Polish prostitute is murdered in Warsaw. Suspicion falls on three generals, and Major Grau of German Intelligence seeks justice despite the ongoing atrocities committed during WWII. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on May 17, 2016 - 0 comments

Movie: Blow-Up

A mod London photographer seems to find something very suspicious in the shots he has taken of a mysterious beauty in a desolate park. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on May 16, 2016 - 2 comments

Movie: Lonely Are the Brave

A fiercely independent cowboy arranges to have himself locked up in jail in order to then escape with an old friend who has been sentenced to the penitentiary. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on May 15, 2016 - 0 comments

Movie: The Flight of the Phoenix

After a plane crash in the Sahara, one of the survivors says he's an airplane designer and they can make a flyable plane from the wreckage. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on May 14, 2016 - 3 comments

Movie: The Naked Kiss

Kelly, a prostitute, finds redemption in the town of Grantville, where she arrives working as a medium-time seller. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on May 13, 2016 - 1 comment

Movie: The League of Gentlemen

A disgruntled veteran recruits a group of disgraced collegues to perform a bank robbery with military precision. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on May 12, 2016 - 8 comments

Movie: The Bedford Incident

An American destroyer captain is determined to confront a Soviet submarine caught violating territorial waters. Perhaps too determined. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on May 11, 2016 - 1 comment

Movie: What's Up, Tiger Lily?

In Woody Allen's directorial debut, he took the Japanese action film Kokusai himitsu keisatsu: Kayaku no taru (1964) and re-dubbed it, changing the plot to make it revolve around a secret egg salad recipe. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on May 10, 2016 - 4 comments

Movie: Wait Until Dark

A recently blinded woman is terrorized by a trio of thugs while they search for a heroin stuffed doll they believe is in her apartment. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on May 9, 2016 - 5 comments

Movie: The Fortune Cookie

A crooked lawyer persuades his brother-in-law to feign a serious injury. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on May 8, 2016 - 1 comment

Movie: Where Eagles Dare

Allied agents stage a daring raid on a castle where the Nazis are holding an American General prisoner... but that's not all that's really going on. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on May 7, 2016 - 7 comments

Movie: Cool Hand Luke

A man refuses to conform to life in a rural prison. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on May 6, 2016 - 4 comments

Movie: Barbarella

In the far future, a highly sexual woman is assigned with finding and stopping the evil Durand-Durand. Along the way, she encounters various unusual people. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on May 5, 2016 - 11 comments

Movie: Seven Days in May

United States military leaders plot to overthrow the President because he supports a nuclear disarmament treaty and they fear a Soviet sneak attack. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on May 4, 2016 - 3 comments

Movie: Charade

Romance and suspense ensue in Paris as a woman is pursued by several men who want a fortune her murdered husband had stolen. Who can she trust? [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on May 3, 2016 - 14 comments

Movie: High and Low

An executive of a shoe company becomes a victim of extortion when his chauffeur's son is kidnapped and held for ransom. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on May 2, 2016 - 4 comments

Movie: Bullitt

An all guts, no glory San Francisco cop becomes determined to find the underworld kingpin that killed the witness in his protection. [more inside]
posted by valkane on May 2, 2016 - 9 comments

Movie: Psycho

A Phoenix secretary steals $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on May 1, 2016 - 6 comments

Movie: Legend

Identical twin gangsters Ronald and Reginald Kray terrorize London during the 1950s and 1960s. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Sep 8, 2015 - 12 comments

Movie: Seven Up!

“Why do we bring these children together? Because we want to catch a glimpse of England in the year 2000. The union leader and the business executive of the year 2000 are now seven years old. ‘Give me a child until he is seven, and I will give you the man.’” The 30-minute 1964 documentary Seven Up! profiles fourteen British seven-year-old boys and girls from across the class spectrum. It's the first documentary in the Up series, which continues to revisit the children (now adults) through the present day. Now, let's meet the kids! [more inside]
posted by Going To Maine on Jul 2, 2015 - 13 comments

Movie: In the Heat of the Night

African American police detective Virgil Tibbs is passing through the racist, southern town of Sparta, MIssissippi when he is asked to investigate the murder of a prominent white businessman. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 5, 2015 - 2 comments

Movie: Ida

Having swept the honors at the European Film Awards and scoring 7.5/10 at IMDB and 96% fresh rating at RottenTomatoes, Ida (2013) has been named the best film of 2014 by New Yorker critic David Denby.
posted by gemutlichkeit on Dec 24, 2014 - 7 comments

Easy riders, kvelling MeFites

I'm wondering if there is appetite for a series on films (especially the lesser-known films) made by the American auteurs of the 1960's and 1970's: Altman, Kubrick, Rafelson, Friedkin, et al. [more inside]
posted by Sheydem-tants on Aug 3, 2014 - 3 comments

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