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Movie: Inception

Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another person's idea into a target's subconscious. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 17, 2022 - 24 comments

Movie: On Deadly Ground

A mystical martial artist/environmental Agent takes on a ruthless oil corporation. [more inside]
posted by Carillon on Oct 13, 2022 - 5 comments

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]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 4, 2022 - 18 comments

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]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 4, 2022 - 14 comments

Movie: The Prestige

An illusion gone horribly wrong pits two 19th-century magicians, Alfred Borden (Christian Bale) and Rupert Angier (Hugh Jackman), against each other in a bitter battle for supremacy. Terrible consequences loom when the pair escalate their feud, each seeking not just to outwit -- but to destroy -- the other man. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Sep 28, 2022 - 12 comments

Movie: Hannah and Her Sisters

Between two Thanksgivings two years apart, Hannah's husband falls in love with her sister Lee, while her hypochondriac ex-husband rekindles his relationship with her sister Holly.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Nov 25, 2018 - 6 comments

Movie: Miss Congeniality

An F.B.I. agent must go undercover in the Miss United States beauty pageant to prevent a known terrorist from bombing the event. There's a lot of falling down in high heels. [more inside]
posted by Ten Cold Hot Dogs on Sep 20, 2018 - 6 comments

Movie: The Italian Job

Comic caper movie about a plan to steal a gold shipment from the streets of Turin by creating a traffic jam. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Jun 5, 2018 - 7 comments

Movie: Get Carter

When his brother dies under mysterious circumstances in a car accident, London gangster Jack Carter travels to Newcastle to investigate. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on May 21, 2018 - 5 comments

Movie: Sleuth

A man who loves games and theater invites his wife's lover to meet him, setting up a battle of wits with potentially deadly results. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on May 9, 2018 - 5 comments

Movie: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Two con men try to settle their rivalry by betting on who can swindle a young American heiress out of $50,000 first. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Apr 28, 2018 - 15 comments

Movie: Cars 2

Racecar Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson) and his tow-truck buddy, Mater (Larry the Cable Guy), have had their share of adventures together but nothing like what they experience when they head overseas for the first-ever World Grand Prix. While Lightning has his eye on the road to the championship, Mater takes a detour to international espionage when he meets British master spy Finn McMissile (Michael Caine) and stunning spy-in-training Holley Shiftwell (Emily Mortimer). [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on May 14, 2017 - 2 comments

Movie: Zulu

Outnumbered British soldiers do battle with Zulu warriors at Rorke's Drift. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on May 26, 2016 - 7 comments

Movie: A Bridge Too Far

Operation Market Garden, September 1944: The Allies attempt to capture several strategically important bridges in the Netherlands in the hope of breaking the German lines. However, mismanagement and poor planning result in its failure. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Apr 6, 2016 - 2 comments

Movie: The Muppet Christmas Carol

The Muppet characters tell their version of the classic tale of an old and bitter miser's redemption on Christmas Eve.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Dec 25, 2015 - 22 comments

Movie: The Cider House Rules

A compassionate young man, raised in an orphanage and trained to be a doctor there, decides to leave to see the world. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Dec 4, 2014 - 6 comments

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