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Movie: Conceiving Ada

[TRAILER] Emmy Coer (Francesca Faridany), a computer genius, devises a method of communicating with the past by tapping into undying information waves. She manages to reach the world of Ada Lovelace (Tilda Swinton), founder of the idea of a computer language and proponent of the possibilities of the “difference engine.” Ada’s ideas were stifled and unfulfilled because of the reality of life as a woman in the nineteenth century. Emmy has a plan to defeat death and the past using her own DNA as a communicative agent to the past, bringing Ada to the present. But what are the possible ramifications? [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 3, 2023 - 3 comments

Movie: Orlando

[TRAILER] In 1600, nobleman Orlando (Tilda Swinton) inherits his parents' house, thanks to Queen Elizabeth I (Quentin Crisp), who commands the young man to never change. After a disastrous affair with Russian princess Sasha (Charlotte Valandrey), Orlando looks for solace in the arts before being appointed ambassador to Constantinople in 1700, where war is raging. One morning, Orlando is shocked to wake up as a woman and returns home, struggling as a female to retain her property as the centuries roll by. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Nov 14, 2022 - 10 comments

Movie: Three Thousand Years of Longing

A lonely scholar, on a trip to Istanbul, discovers a Djinn who offers her three wishes in exchange for his freedom.
posted by ellieBOA on Sep 17, 2022 - 13 comments

Movie: Last and First Men

Tilda Swinton narrates the bleak future of humanity in the only feature directed by the Icelandic composer Johann Johannsson. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Dec 12, 2021 - 7 comments

Movie: The French Dispatch

A love letter to journalists set in an outpost of an American newspaper in a fictional twentieth century French city that brings to life a collection of stories published in "The French Dispatch Magazine". [more inside]
posted by vacapinta on Oct 21, 2021 - 31 comments

Movie: Adaptation.

A lovelorn screenwriter becomes desperate as he tries and fails to adapt 'The Orchid Thief' by Susan Orlean for the screen. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Jun 18, 2020 - 6 comments

Movie: The Personal History of David Copperfield

The story of the life of one David Copperfield (of a constantly modulating name) from birth to adulthood and the numerous characters and events he encounters along the way. [more inside]
posted by Grangousier on Jan 24, 2020 - 4 comments

Movie: Moonrise Kingdom

A pair of young lovers flee their New England town, which causes a local search party to fan out to find them. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Oct 29, 2019 - 16 comments

Movie: The Deep End

The Deep End is a 2001 drama film starring Tilda Swinton as Margaret Hall. Margaret disapproves of her teenage son Beau (Jonathan Tucker) sneaking off to meet his lover Darby Reese (Josh Lucas). When an argument between Beau and Darby ends in death, Margaret finds she's in over her head. [more inside]
posted by Monochrome on Jul 11, 2019 - 0 comments

What We Do in the Shadows: The Trial  Season 1, Ep 7

The vampires must defend themselves as an international vampire tribunal gathers to judge them for their transgressions. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on May 9, 2019 - 17 comments

Movie: Suspiria

A darkness swirls at the center of a world-renowned dance company, one that will engulf the artistic director, an ambitious young dancer, and a grieving psychotherapist. Some will succumb to the nightmare. Others will finally wake up.
posted by Strange Interlude on Nov 3, 2018 - 16 comments

Movie: Michael Clayton

A law firm brings in its "fixer" to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multibillion-dollar class action suit. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Mar 26, 2018 - 14 comments

Movie: Okja

Meet Mija, a young girl who risks everything to prevent a powerful, multi-national company from kidnapping her best friend - a fascinating animal named Okja. [more inside]
posted by jazon on Jul 22, 2017 - 8 comments

Movie: Burn After Reading

When a disc containing memoirs of Osbourne Cox, former CIA analyst, falls into the hands of Linda Litzke and Chad Feldheimer, the two gym employees see a chance to make enough money for her to have life-changing cosmetic surgery. Predictably, events whirl out of control for the duo doofuses and those in their orbit. [more inside]
posted by growabrain on Oct 30, 2015 - 15 comments

Movie: Trainwreck

Amy Schumer stars (and co-wrote the script) in this Apatow romantic comedy. [more inside]
posted by lunasol on Jul 18, 2015 - 17 comments

Movie: Only Lovers Left Alive

Jim Jarmusch's beautiful, moody, and lingering tale of a vampire couple (portrayed by Tilda Swinton and Tom Hiddleston) in what seems to be a faintly apocalyptic world of today. [more inside]
posted by Kitteh on Dec 16, 2014 - 16 comments

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