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Movie: Bad Times at the El Royale

Circa 1969, several strangers, most with a secret to bury, meet by chance at Lake Tahoe's El Royale, a rundown hotel with a dark past. Over the course of one night, everyone will show their true colors - before everything goes to hell.
posted by guiseroom on Jan 3, 2019 - 26 comments

Movie: True Grit

A stubborn teenager enlists the help of a tough U.S. Marshal to track down her father's murderer. [more inside]
posted by Ten Cold Hot Dogs on Oct 20, 2018 - 8 comments

Movie: only the brave

Based on the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, a group of elite firefighters who risk everything to protect a town from a historic wildfire.
posted by ellieBOA on Jun 16, 2018 - 0 comments

Movie: The Last Picture Show

In 1951, a group of high schoolers come of age in a bleak, isolated, atrophied West Texas town that is slowly dying, both culturally and economically. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on May 11, 2018 - 5 comments

Movie: Stay Hungry

Stay Hungry is a 1976 dramatic comedy film by director Bob Rafelson from a screenplay by Charles Gaines. The story centers on a young Birmingham, Alabama, scion, played by Jeff Bridges, who gets involved in a shady real-estate deal. In order to close the deal, he needs to buy a gym building to complete a multi-parcel lot. When he visits the gym, however, he finds himself romantically interested in the receptionist (Sally Field) and drawn to the carefree lifestyle of the Austrian body builder "Joe Santo" (Arnold Schwarzenegger) who is training there for the Mr. Universe competition. [more inside]
posted by rhizome on Jan 26, 2018 - 2 comments

Movie: Iron Man

After being held captive in an Afghan cave, genius-playboy-philanthropist-billionaire engineer Tony Stark creates a unique weaponized suit of armor to fight escape.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Oct 27, 2016 - 21 comments

Movie: Thunderbolt and Lightfoot

With the help of an irreverent young sidekick, a bank robber gets his old gang back together to organize a daring new heist. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Apr 11, 2016 - 2 comments

Movie: TRON: Legacy

The son of a virtual world designer (Jeff Bridges) goes looking for his father and ends up inside the digital world that his father designed. He meets his father's corrupted creation and a unique ally who was born inside the digital world.
posted by grouse on Mar 21, 2016 - 19 comments

Movie: The Fisher King

A former radio DJ, suicidally despondent because of a terrible mistake he made, finds redemption in helping a deranged homeless man who was an unwitting victim of that mistake. [more inside]
posted by We had a deal, Kyle on Dec 23, 2014 - 13 comments

The Newsroom: Boston  Season 3, Ep 1

The Newsroom's third (and final) season opens with a story based around the Boston Marathon bombing coverage. [more inside]
posted by axiom on Nov 10, 2014 - 4 comments

Movie: The Big Lebowski

The hilariously twisted comedy-thriller stars Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi and Julianne Moore. Join the "Dude" and his bowling buddies on their journey that blends unforgettable characters, kidnapping, a case of mistaken identity and White Russians. Enter the visually unique and entertaining world from the creative minds of the Coen brothers and remember: the Dude abides. [more inside]
posted by mathowie on Jul 14, 2014 - 59 comments

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