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Book: The View from the Bridge

A showbiz memoir by Nicholas Meyer, who directed Time After Time, Star Trek II, The Day After, Star Trek VI, and The Human Stain; co-wrote the screenplays for Star Trek IV and Fatal Attraction; and wrote the Sherlock Holmes novel The Seven-Per-Cent Solution and directed its film adaptation. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Nov 23, 2018 - 4 comments

Movie: Black Dynamite

Michael Jai White is All-Star Baltimore Colts running back Ferrante Jones who is Black Dynamite, a former CIA agent who investigates the death of his brother at the hands of the mob. [more inside]
posted by lmfsilva on Jul 30, 2016 - 11 comments

Movie: Moon

In Duncan Jones (nee Zowie Bowie, son of David)'s debut feature, astronaut Sam Bell (Sam Rockwell in a celebrated showcase performance) has a quintessentially personal encounter toward the end of his three-year stint on the Moon, alongside his computer companion GERTY. Despite not storming the box office, Moon (trailer) drew comparisons to movies like Solaris, Alien, and 2001, found critical praise (though not universally), won several awards, and still maintains a healthy following seven years later. (Some links contain spoilers)
posted by churl on Mar 12, 2016 - 16 comments

Movie: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

The most delicious event since macaroni met cheese. Inspired by the beloved children's book, the film focuses on a town where food falls from the sky like rain. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Jul 24, 2015 - 7 comments

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