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Movie: Hacksaw Ridge

Mel Gibson returns to directing after a 10-year gap with the story of WWII "conscientious cooperator" Desmond Doss, who served as a medic during the Battle of Okinawa, refused to kill people or carry a gun, and became the first U.S. citizen to win the Medal of Honor without firing a shot. Rotten Tomatoes has it at 87% critics/95% audience. And here's History vs. Hollywood on what was true and what was invented for dramatic purpose.
posted by mediareport on Dec 8, 2016 - 5 comments

Movie: Lethal Weapon

A veteran cop, Murtaugh, is partnered with a young suicidal cop, Riggs. Both having one thing in common; hating working in pairs. Now they must learn to work with one another to stop a gang of drug smugglers.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Dec 18, 2015 - 2 comments

Movie: Tim

Tim is a 1979 Australian romantic drama, written and directed by Michael Pate, based on the 1974 novel by Colleen McCullough. A middle-class American woman, played by Piper Laurie, employs a developmentally impaired 24-year-old gardener (Mel Gibson). [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Dec 10, 2015 - 1 comment

Movie: Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome

A former Australian policeman is rescued by a tribe of children when he is banished from a desert town and sent into the desert to die by the desert town's evil queen. [more inside]
posted by KathrynT on Jun 6, 2015 - 12 comments

Movie: Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior

In the post-apocalyptic Australian wasteland, a cynical drifter agrees to help a small, gasoline rich, community escape a band of bandits. (This is the second film for the Mad Max/George Miller Film Club here in FanFare. NOTE: There will be spoilers in this thread for ALL the Mad Max movies, including Fury Road.) [more inside]
posted by ocherdraco on May 31, 2015 - 36 comments

Movie: Mad Max

A vengeful Australian policeman sets out to avenge his partner, his wife and his son. (This is the first film for the Mad Max/George Miller Film Club here in FanFare.) [more inside]
posted by ocherdraco on May 24, 2015 - 20 comments

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