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Movie: Inside Llewyn Davis

A week in the life of a young singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961. [more inside]
posted by Ten Cold Hot Dogs on Sep 11, 2018 - 4 comments

Movie: Yojimbo

A crafty ronin comes to a town divided by two criminal gangs and decides to play them against each other to free the town. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Jun 18, 2018 - 4 comments

Movie: MASH

The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor and high jinks to keep their sanity in the face of the horror of war. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on May 29, 2018 - 11 comments

Movie: Fargo

Jerry Lundegaard's inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen's bungling and the persistent police work of the quite pregnant Marge Gunderson. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 26, 2018 - 25 comments

Movie: Throw Momma from the Train

In his directorial debut, Danny DeVito plays Owen, the put-upon momma's boy who enlists his writing teacher (Billy Crystal) in a Strangers on a Train-style murder scheme. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Jan 8, 2018 - 14 comments

Movie: In the Loop

A political black satire, sharp and very funny, about a group of American and British communication operatives attempting to prevent a war between two countries. Stars extremely profane Peter Capaldi as Malcolm Tucker, David Rasche as Linton Barwick, US Assistant Secretary of State for Policy, general James Gandolfini and Zach Woods as Chad. Directed by Armando Iannucci. The film is a spin-off from the currently relevant BBC Television series The Thick of it. Wikipedia.
posted by growabrain on Jul 28, 2017 - 16 comments

Spotless: Carrot & Stick  Season 1, Ep 2

Mr. Clay puts his new "unique resource" to the test. Martin makes new friends in the neighborhood, but his van is impounded anyway. Julie interviews for a position at a gallery while Maddie snoops through Martin's things. Jean's Chief Inspector friend in the Met turns out to be not so friendly after all.
posted by infinitewindow on Feb 20, 2017 - 0 comments

Spotless: One Hand Clapping  Season 1, Ep 1

Jean Bastière lives a quiet if unfaithful life in London, mounting up debts against his family's home as his crime-scene cleaning business steadily loses money. Then his long-estranged ne'er-do-well brother Martin visits from across the Channel, with several kilograms of drugs he needs to retrieve from an unconventional container.
posted by infinitewindow on Feb 19, 2017 - 2 comments

Movie: You Kill Me

While drying out on the West Coast, an alcoholic hit man (Ben Kingsley) befriends a tart-tongued woman (Téa Leoni) who might just come in handy when it's time for him to return to Buffalo and settle some old scores. [more inside]
posted by ubiquity on May 1, 2016 - 1 comment

Movie: Heathers

In order to get out of the snobby clique that is destroying her good-girl reputation, an intelligent teen teams up with a dark sociopath in a plot to kill the cool kids. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Mar 8, 2016 - 23 comments

Movie: The Cable Guy

A lonely and disturbed cable guy raised on television just wants a new friend. His target, rejects him, with bad consequences, but not before creepy karaoke, awkward family game nights, and other hijinks ensue. Relatively early appearances of Jack Black, Owen Wilson, and Bob Odenkirk, among others. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 19, 2016 - 7 comments

Movie: Death to Smoochy

When Sheldon Mopes, aka Smoochy the Rhino, is hired to replace kids show host Rainbow Randall, he doesn't realize that children's entertainment is anything but child's play. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Jun 20, 2015 - 12 comments

Movie: Wag the Dog

[From IMDB] Shortly before an election, a spin-doctor and a Hollywood producer join efforts to fabricate a war in order to cover up a presidential sex scandal. [more inside]
posted by phunniemee on May 4, 2015 - 7 comments

Movie: Wild Tales

An anthology film, it is composed of six standalone shorts united by a common theme of violence and vengeance. [more inside]
posted by jbickers on Apr 28, 2015 - 3 comments

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