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Slow Horses: Season 2 Season 2, Ep 0
Jackson Lamb is on high alert after a former spy is found dead. Trailer. The Guardian: Every scene in this series has a finesse of quality or invention. Full of lovely comedy and espionage antics. On Apple TV.
A man is reluctant to tell his fiancée that his parents, uncle and brother are dwarfs. [more inside]
Movie: Léon: The Professional
Mathilda (Natalie Portman) is only 12 years old, but is already familiar with the dark side of life: her abusive father stores drugs for corrupt police officers, and her mother neglects her. Léon (Jean Reno), who lives down the hall, tends to his houseplants and works as a hired hitman for mobster Tony (Danny Aiello). When her family is murdered by crooked DEA agent Stansfield (Gary Oldman), Mathilda joins forces with a reluctant Léon to learn his deadly trade and avenge her family's deaths. [more inside]
Movie: The Dark Knight Rises
It has been eight years since Batman (Christian Bale), in collusion with Commissioner Gordon (Gary Oldman), vanished into the night. Assuming responsibility for the death of Harvey Dent, Batman sacrificed everything for what he and Gordon hoped would be the greater good. However, the arrival of a cunning cat burglar (Anne Hathaway) and a merciless terrorist named Bane (Tom Hardy) force Batman out of exile and into a battle he may not be able to win. [more inside]
Movie: Batman Begins
A young Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale) travels to the Far East, where he's trained in the martial arts by Henri Ducard (Liam Neeson), a member of the mysterious League of Shadows. When Ducard reveals the League's true purpose -- the complete destruction of Gotham City -- Wayne returns to Gotham intent on cleaning up the city without resorting to murder. With the help of Alfred (Michael Caine), his loyal butler, and Lucius Fox (Morgan Freeman), a tech expert at Wayne Enterprises, Batman is born. [more inside]
Movie: The Woman in the Window
An agoraphobic woman living alone in New York begins spying on her new neighbors, only to witness a disturbing act of violence.
Follows screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz's tumultuous development of Orson Welles' iconic masterpiece Citizen Kane (1941).
Movie: The Contender
Senator Laine Hanson (Joan Allen) is tapped by the President (Jeff Bridges) to be the first woman as Vice President. But first she must run the gauntlet of her confirmation hearing, led by Republican Congressman Sheldon Runyon (Gary Oldman). Will the GOP sabotage her career with scandal and innuendo? [more inside]
A woman is held captive by a Software engineer in a futuristic smart house and hopes to escape by manipulating the A. I. program that controls the house. [more inside]
Movie: Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead
Two minor characters from the play 'Hamlet' stumble around unaware of their scripted lives and unable to deviate from them.
Movie: Sid and Nancy
The relationship between Sid Vicious, bassist for British punk group The Sex Pistols, and his girlfriend Nancy Spungen is portrayed. [more inside]
Movie: Darkest Hour
During the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs in the balance. The newly-appointed British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, must decide whether to negotiate with Hitler or to fight on against incredible odds. [more inside]
Movie: Air Force One
Hijackers seize the plane carrying the President of the United States and his family, but he - an ex-soldier - works from hiding to defeat them. [more inside]
Movie: The Dark Knight
When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the caped crusader must come to terms with one of the greatest psychological tests of his ability to fight injustice. [more inside]
Movie: True Romance
Clarence Worley watches a Sonny Chiba triple feature at a Detroit movie theater on his birthday where he meets Alabama Whitman. They go to a diner and fall in love. She confesses that she is a call girl hired by Clarence's boss as his birthday present. An apparition of Elvis Presley tells Clarence that killing her pimp will make the world a better place. [more inside]
The unasked-for remake of Paul Verhoeven's 1987 classic, José Padilha's RoboCop reboot (trailer) aims to bring the story of a corrupt corporation and its new man/machine law enforcement hybrid into a modern context. [more inside]