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Movie: Dragged Across Concrete

Once two overzealous cops get suspended from the force, they must delve into the criminal underworld to get their proper compensation.
posted by nicolas léonard sadi carnot on Sep 2, 2019 - 4 comments

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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