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Movie: Little Women

The March sisters live and grow in post-Civil War America. [more inside]
posted by box on Oct 30, 2022 - 1 comment

Movie: Empire of the Sun

Jamie Graham (a young Christian Bale), a privileged English boy, is living in Shanghai when the Japanese invade and force all foreigners into prison camps. Jamie is captured with an American sailor, who looks out for him while they are in the camp together. Even though he is separated from his parents and in a hostile environment, Jamie maintains his dignity and youthful spirits, providing a beacon of hope for the others held captive with him. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 5, 2022 - 20 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: Vice

Vice explores how a bureaucratic Washington insider quietly became the most powerful man in the world as Vice-President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways still felt today.
posted by DevilsAdvocate on Dec 27, 2018 - 11 comments

Movie: American Psycho

A wealthy New York investment banking executive, Patrick Bateman, hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he delves deeper into his violent, hedonistic fantasies. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Mar 18, 2018 - 30 comments

Movie: Newsies

Disney's musical based on the New York City newsboy strike of 1899. When young newspaper sellers are exploited beyond reason by their bosses they set out to enact change and are met by the ruthlessness of big business. Starring Christian Bale, Ann-Margret, Bill Pullman, Robert Duvall, David Moscow, Michael Lerner, Max Casella, and dozens more. [more inside]
posted by witchen on Dec 28, 2016 - 17 comments

Movie: The Dark Knight

When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the caped crusader must come to terms with one of the greatest psychological tests of his ability to fight injustice. [more inside]
posted by infinitewindow on Jun 19, 2016 - 16 comments

Movie: Velvet Goldmine

In 1984, British journalist Arthur Stuart investigates the career of 1970s glam superstar Brian Slade, who was heavily influenced in his early years by hard-living and rebellious American singer Curt Wild. [more inside]
posted by dinty_moore on Nov 15, 2015 - 21 comments

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