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Movie: Wedding Crashers

John Beckwith and Jeremy Grey, a pair of committed womanizers who sneak into weddings to take advantage of the romantic tinge in the air, find themselves at odds with one another when John meets and falls for Claire Cleary. [more inside]
posted by Carillon on Dec 18, 2023 - 4 comments

Saturday Night Live: Nate Bargatze / Foo Fighters  Season 49, Ep 3

Christopher Walken pronounces "Foo Fighters" correctly for the first time. [more inside]
posted by rhizome on Oct 29, 2023 - 11 comments

The Outlaws: The Plot Thickens  Season 2, Ep 0

Each member needs to figure out what they're going to do next, if they manage to survive the latest demands of The Dean. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Jul 5, 2023 - 3 comments

The Outlaws: Seven Strangers Walk Into a Building  Season 1, Ep 0

Seven people are doing community-service -- a lousy lawyer, an influencer-aristocrat, a woman about to go to Oxford, a young street criminal, an activist, a right-winger who runs his father's business, and Christopher Walken (who's probably playing a part, who can tell) -- when they stumble on a sack of cash hidden in a ruined building. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Jun 16, 2023 - 7 comments

Movie: Catch Me If You Can

Barely 21 yet, Frank Abagnale Jr. (Leonardo DiCaprio) is a skilled forger who has passed as a doctor, lawyer and pilot. FBI agent Carl Hanratty (Tom Hanks) becomes obsessed with tracking down the con man, who only revels in the pursuit. A true story, based on the book Catch Me If You Can: The Amazing True Story of the Youngest and Most Daring Con Man in the History of Fun and Profit [trailer]
posted by Ten Cold Hot Dogs on Jul 13, 2022 - 6 comments

Movie: Blast from the Past

A naive man comes out into the world after spending 35 years in a nuclear fallout shelter. [more inside]
posted by Clinging to the Wreckage on Dec 11, 2019 - 9 comments

Movie: New Rose Hotel

New Rose Hotel is a 1998 American cyberpunk erotic drama film co-written and directed by Abel Ferrara and starring Christopher Walken, Willem Dafoe and Asia Argento. It is based on William Gibson's story of the same name.
posted by valkane on Oct 30, 2019 - 11 comments

Movie: The Jungle Book

The man-cub Mowgli flees the jungle after a threat from the tiger Shere Khan. Guided by Bagheera the panther and the bear Baloo, Mowgli embarks on a journey of self-discovery, though he also meets creatures who don't have his best interests at heart.
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on May 5, 2016 - 18 comments

Movie: The Deer Hunter

The Deer Hunter is a 1978 American epic war drama film co-written and directed by Michael Cimino about a trio of Russian American steelworkers and their service in the Vietnam War. The film stars Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken, John Savage, John Cazale (in his final role), Meryl Streep, and George Dzundza. The story takes place in Clairton, a small working class town on the Monongahela River south of Pittsburgh and then in Vietnam, somewhere in the woodland and in Saigon, during the Vietnam War. [more inside]
posted by growabrain on Nov 5, 2015 - 6 comments

Movie: True Romance

Clarence Worley watches a Sonny Chiba triple feature at a Detroit movie theater on his birthday where he meets Alabama Whitman. They go to a diner and fall in love. She confesses that she is a call girl hired by Clarence's boss as his birthday present. An apparition of Elvis Presley tells Clarence that killing her pimp will make the world a better place. [more inside]
posted by growabrain on Oct 28, 2015 - 9 comments

Movie: The Rundown

A tough aspiring chef is hired to bring home a mobster's son from the Amazon but becomes involved in the fight against an oppressive town operator and the search for a legendary treasure. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Sep 11, 2015 - 4 comments

Movie: A View to a Kill

An investigation of a horse-racing scam leads 007 to a mad industrialist who plans to create a worldwide microchip monopoly by destroying California's Silicon Valley. [more inside]
posted by doctornecessiter on Aug 27, 2015 - 11 comments

Movie: Man of the Year

A comedian who hosts a news satire program decides to run for president, and a computerized voting machine malfunction gets him elected. [more inside]
posted by nubs on Aug 2, 2015 - 2 comments

Movie: Batman Returns

When a corrupt businessman and the grotesque Penguin plot to take control of Gotham City over Christmas, only Batman can stop them, while the Catwoman has her own agenda. Directed by Tim Burton, starring Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken and Michael Gough. [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Dec 31, 2014 - 19 comments

Movie: Peter Pan Live!

A live telecast of the beloved J. M. Barrie story.
posted by mathowie on Dec 4, 2014 - 45 comments

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