7 posts tagged with JohnCReilly and drama.
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Movie: Gangs of New York

Amsterdam Vallon (Leonardo DiCaprio) is a young Irish immigrant released from prison. He returns to the Five Points seeking revenge against his father's killer, William Cutting (Daniel Day-Lewis), a powerful anti-immigrant gang leader. He knows that revenge can only be attained by infiltrating Cutting's inner circle. Amsterdam's journey becomes a fight for personal survival and to find a place for the Irish people in 1860's New York. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jan 13, 2023 - 10 comments

Movie: The Hours

[TRAILER] Three women are searching for more potent, meaningful lives. Each is alive at a different time and place, all are linked by their yearnings and their fears. Their stories intertwine, and finally come together in a surprising, transcendent moment of shared recognition. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Nov 14, 2022 - 1 comment

Movie: Chicago

Nightclub sensation Velma (Catherine Zeta-Jones) murders her philandering husband, and Chicago's slickest lawyer, Billy Flynn (Richard Gere), is set to defend her. But when Roxie (Renée Zellweger) also winds up in prison, Billy takes on her case as well -- turning her into a media circus of headlines. Neither woman will be outdone in their fight against each other and the public for fame and celebrity. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Nov 8, 2022 - 6 comments

Movie: What's Eating Gilbert Grape

Gilbert Grape (Johnny Depp) is a small-town young man with a lot of responsibility. Chief among his concerns are his mother (Darlene Cates), who is so overweight that she can't leave the house, and his mentally impaired younger brother, Arnie (Leonardo DiCaprio), who has a knack for finding trouble. Settled into a job at a grocery store and an ongoing affair with local woman Betty Carver (Mary Steenburgen), Gilbert finally has his life shaken up by the free-spirited Becky (Juliette Lewis). [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Nov 1, 2022 - 5 comments

Movie: Magnolia

An epic mosaic of interrelated characters in search of love, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley. [more inside]
posted by Fukiyama on Aug 14, 2021 - 17 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 - 13 comments

Movie: The Lobster

In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods. [more inside]
posted by sapagan on May 12, 2016 - 37 comments

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