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Movie: Absence of Malice

CAN A MAN BE GUILTY UNTIL PROVEN INNOCENT? Suppose you picked up this morning's newspaper and your life was a front page headline... And everything they said was accurate... But none of it was true. The D.A., the Feds, and the Police set her up to write the story that explodes his world. Now he's going to write the book on getting even. [more inside]
posted by Fukiyama on Mar 23, 2020 - 2 comments

Movie: The Verdict

Frank Galvin Has One Last Chance At A Big Case. The doctors want to settle, the Church wants to settle, their lawyers want to settle, and even his own clients are desperate to settle. But Galvin is determined to defy them all. He will try the case. [more inside]
posted by Fukiyama on Mar 19, 2020 - 5 comments

Movie: Nobody's Fool

A stubborn man past his prime reflects on his life of strict independence and seeks more out of himself. [more inside]
posted by gauche on Dec 21, 2018 - 3 comments

Movie: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Wyoming, early 1900s. Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid are the leaders of a band of outlaws. After a train robbery goes wrong they find themselves on the run with a posse hard on their heels. Their solution - escape to Bolivia. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Jun 9, 2018 - 5 comments

Movie: The Hudsucker Proxy

After Hudsucker Industries President Waring Hudsucker (Charles Durning) commits suicide, the senior executives -led by the seniorest of them, Sidney Mussburger (Paul Newman)- install naïve business school graduate Norville Barnes (Tim Robbins) as President in a play to drive the stock price down. Meanwhile, fast-talking reporter archetype Amy Archer (Jennifer Jason Leigh) tries to figure out what’s going on.
posted by Going To Maine on Dec 21, 2017 - 29 comments

Movie: Cars 3

Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game, he will need the help of an eager young race technician with her own plan to win, inspiration from the late Fabulous Hudson Hornet, and a few unexpected turns. Can Lightning strike again? [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Aug 3, 2017 - 8 comments

Movie: Cars

Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson), a hotshot rookie race car driven to succeed, discovers that life is about the journey, not the finish line, when he finds himself unexpectedly detoured in the sleepy Route 66 town of Radiator Springs. On route across the country to the big Piston Cup Championship in California to compete against two seasoned pros (Richard Petty, Michael Keaton) , McQueen gets to know the town's offbeat characters--including Sally (Bonnie Hunt), a snazzy 2002 Porsche, Doc Hudson (Paul Newman), a 1951 Hudson Hornet with a mysterious past, and Mater (Larry the Cable Guy), a rusty but trusty tow truck, who help him realize that there are more important things than trophies, fame and sponsorship. 74/79 on RT, 3 starts from Roger Ebert, ages 5+ and 4 stars from Common Sense Media. [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on May 6, 2017 - 11 comments

Movie: Cool Hand Luke

A man refuses to conform to life in a rural prison. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on May 6, 2016 - 4 comments

Movie: The Sting

In Chicago in September 1936, a young con man seeking revenge for his murdered partner teams up with a master of the big con to win a fortune from a criminal banker. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Apr 3, 2016 - 16 comments

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