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Movie: Friday

Two homies, Smokey and Craig, smoke a dope dealer's weed and try to figure a way to get the $200 they owe to the dealer by 10 p.m. that same night. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 28, 2018 - 4 comments

Movie: Blade

A half-vampire, half-mortal man becomes a protector of the mortal race, while slaying evil vampires. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 27, 2018 - 16 comments

Movie: Fargo

Jerry Lundegaard's inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen's bungling and the persistent police work of the quite pregnant Marge Gunderson. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 26, 2018 - 25 comments

Movie: Terminator 2

A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her ten year old son, John Connor, from a more advanced cyborg. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 25, 2018 - 25 comments

Movie: El Mariachi

A traveling mariachi is mistaken for a murderous criminal and must hide from a gang bent on killing him. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 24, 2018 - 8 comments

Movie: Boogie Nights

The story of a young man's adventures in the Californian pornography industry of the late 1970s and early 1980s. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 23, 2018 - 12 comments

Movie: Waiting for Guffman

An aspiring director and the marginally talented amateur cast of a hokey small-town Missouri musical production go overboard when they learn that someone from Broadway will be in attendance. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 22, 2018 - 23 comments

Movie: Strictly Ballroom

A maverick dancer risks his career by performing an unusual routine and sets out to succeed with a new partner. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 21, 2018 - 21 comments

Movie: Big Night

A failing Italian restaurant run by two brothers gambles on one special night to try to save the business. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 20, 2018 - 14 comments

Movie: Office Space

Three company workers who hate their jobs decide to rebel against their greedy boss. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 19, 2018 - 20 comments

Movie: Eat Drink Man Woman

A senior chef lives with his three grown daughters; the middle one finds her future plans affected by unexpected events and the life changes of the other household members. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 18, 2018 - 5 comments

Movie: Princess Mononoke

On a journey to find the cure for a Tatarigami's curse, Ashitaka finds himself in the middle of a war between the forest gods and Tatara, a mining colony. In this quest he also meets San, the Mononoke Hime. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 17, 2018 - 8 comments

Movie: Rushmore

The extracurricular king of Rushmore preparatory school is put on academic probation. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 16, 2018 - 6 comments

Movie: Basic Instinct

A violent, suspended police detective investigates a brutal murder, in which a manipulative and seductive woman could be involved. Vertigo, it ain't. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 15, 2018 - 13 comments

Movie: Wild at Heart

Young lovers Sailor and Lula run from the variety of weirdos that Lula's mom has hired to kill Sailor. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 14, 2018 - 4 comments

Movie: The Commitments

When Jimmy Rabbitte wants to start a band, he has open auditions at his house. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 13, 2018 - 27 comments

Movie: A Few Good Men

Truth, not handled. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 12, 2018 - 17 comments

Movie: Gattaca

A genetically inferior man assumes the identity of a superior one in order to pursue his lifelong dream of space travel. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 11, 2018 - 9 comments

Movie: L.A. Confidential

As corruption grows in 1950s LA, three policemen - one strait-laced, one brutal, and one sleazy - investigate a series of murders with their own brand of justice. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 10, 2018 - 15 comments

Movie: Waterworld

In a future where the polar ice-caps have melted and Earth is almost entirely submerged, a mutated mariner fights starvation and outlaw "smokers," and reluctantly helps a woman and a young girl try to find dry land. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 9, 2018 - 15 comments

Movie: Babe

That'll do, pig. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 8, 2018 - 7 comments

Movie: Casino

A tale of greed, deception, money, power, and murder occur between two best friends: a mafia enforcer and a casino executive, compete against each other over a gambling empire, and over a fast living and fast loving socialite. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 7, 2018 - 8 comments

Movie: Se7en

Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his motives. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 6, 2018 - 19 comments

Movie: Clueless

A rich high school student tries to boost a new pupil's popularity, but reckons without affairs of the heart getting in the way. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 5, 2018 - 33 comments

Movie: Heat

A group of professional bank robbers start to feel the heat from police when they unknowingly leave a clue at their latest heist, while both sides attempt to find balance between their personal and their professional lives. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 4, 2018 - 14 comments

Gone Home

Gone Home is a narrative/exploration game from The Fullbright Company. You play as a young woman who arrives one rainy night at her family's recently inherited home, where nobody appears to be around. By finding notes, letters, and other items around the house, you learn what your mother, father, and younger sister, Samantha, have been up to in your absence.
posted by RobotHero on Mar 18, 2017 - 16 comments

Movie: Dick

The Internet Movie Database has the movie described as follows: "Story of two girls who wander away from a White House tour and meet President Nixon." Ah, but it's so much more. [more inside]
posted by raysmj on Apr 20, 2016 - 10 comments

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story: The Verdict  Season 1, Ep 10

The jury reaches its decision, and not everyone agrees with it.
posted by kittens for breakfast on Apr 5, 2016 - 10 comments

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story: Manna from Heaven   Season 1, Ep 9

The Dream Team goes across the country to acquire the Mark Fuhrman tapes.
posted by kittens for breakfast on Mar 29, 2016 - 5 comments

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story: A Jury in Jail  Season 1, Ep 8

Months into the trial, cut off from their families, society and the media, the jurors grow stir crazy and start becoming unlikely targets for the prosecution and the defense. Meanwhile, the country gets an introduction to the science of DNA evidence.
posted by kittens for breakfast on Mar 23, 2016 - 7 comments

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story: Conspiracy Theories   Season 1, Ep 7

Does the glove fit?
posted by kittens for breakfast on Mar 16, 2016 - 7 comments

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story: Marcia, Marcia, Marcia  Season 1, Ep 6

Tensions rise as the defense starts taking aims at racial implications in the case, and as Marcia faces an ongoing divorce and negative representation in the media.
posted by kittens for breakfast on Mar 9, 2016 - 11 comments

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story: The Race Card   Season 1, Ep 5

The trial begins.
posted by kittens for breakfast on Mar 1, 2016 - 6 comments

Movie: Point Break

An FBI agent goes undercover to catch a gang of surfers who may be bank robbers. Patrick Swayze (R.I.P., buddy) still had it, Keanu Reeves was yet to become a caricature of himself, and it was impossible at the time to imagine that someone in 2015 would think a remake would be a good idea. 100% pure adrenaline. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 29, 2016 - 10 comments

Movie: Flirting with Disaster

A young man, his wife, and his incompetent case worker travel across country to find his birth parents. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 28, 2016 - 5 comments

Movie: Run Lola Run

After a botched money delivery, Lola has 20 minutes to come up with 100,000 Deutschmarks. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 27, 2016 - 29 comments

Movie: Carlito's Way

A Puerto Rican former convict, just released from prison, pledges to stay away from drugs and violence despite the pressure around him and lead on to a better life outside of N.Y.C. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 26, 2016 - 3 comments

Movie: Hard Eight

In P.T. Anderson's directorial debut, professional gambler Sydney teaches John the tricks of the trade. John does well until he falls for cocktail waitress Clementine. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 25, 2016 - 1 comment

Movie: Before Sunrise

A young man and woman meet on a train in Europe, and wind up spending one evening together in Vienna. Unfortunately, both know that this will probably be their only night together. Fortunately, there are two sequels. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 24, 2016 - 17 comments

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story: 100% Not Guilty  Season 1, Ep 4

As jury selection gets underway, the entrance of Johnnie Cochran adds an interesting energy to the case.
posted by kittens for breakfast on Feb 23, 2016 - 8 comments

Movie: My Cousin Vinny

Two New Yorkers are accused of murder in rural Alabama while on their way back to college, and one of their cousins--an inexperienced, loudmouth lawyer not accustomed to Southern rules and manners--comes in to defend them. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 23, 2016 - 12 comments

Movie: Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai

An African American mafia hit man who models himself after the samurai of old finds himself targeted for death by the mob. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 22, 2016 - 8 comments

Movie: From Dusk Till Dawn

Two criminals and their hostages unknowingly seek temporary refuge in an establishment populated by vampires, at time when Quentin Tarantino was still cool, George Clooney wasn't an established star, and Danny Trejo was just "oh yeah that guy!" Bloody mayhem ensues. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 21, 2016 - 17 comments

Movie: The Thin Red Line

Terrence Malick's adaptation of James Jones' autobiographical 1962 novel, focusing on the conflict at Guadalcanal during the second World War. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 20, 2016 - 12 comments

Movie: The Cable Guy

A lonely and disturbed cable guy raised on television just wants a new friend. His target, rejects him, with bad consequences, but not before creepy karaoke, awkward family game nights, and other hijinks ensue. Relatively early appearances of Jack Black, Owen Wilson, and Bob Odenkirk, among others. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 19, 2016 - 7 comments

Movie: Beauty and the Beast

Belle, whose father is imprisoned by the Beast, offers herself instead. Normally inanimate objects talk, sing and dance as the bookish Belle falls in love with her hairy, hunch-backed captor, spurning her beau and his incredibly thick neck. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 18, 2016 - 36 comments

Movie: Pleasantville

Two 1990s teenagers find themselves in a 1950s sitcom where their influence begins to profoundly change that complacent world. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 17, 2016 - 12 comments

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story: The Dream Team  Season 1, Ep 3

With a provocative strategy devised, Robert Shapiro begins putting together O.J. Simpson's legal counsel.
posted by kittens for breakfast on Feb 16, 2016 - 5 comments

Movie: Once Were Warriors

A family descended from Maori warriors is bedeviled by a violent father and the societal problems of being treated as outcasts. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 16, 2016 - 14 comments

Movie: Twelve Monkeys

In a future world devastated by disease, a convict is sent back in time to gather information about the man-made virus that wiped out most of the human population on the planet. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 15, 2016 - 9 comments

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