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Movie: The Winslow Boy

Early 20th century England: while toasting his daughter Catherine's engagement, Arthur Winslow learns the royal naval academy expelled his 14-year-old son, Ronnie, for stealing five shillings. Father asks son if it is true; when the lad denies it, Arthur risks fortune, health, domestic peace, and Catherine's prospects to pursue justice. [more inside]
posted by Fukiyama on Feb 4, 2019 - 3 comments

Movie: Spartan

U.S. government agent Scott is assigned to rescue the daughter of a high-ranking government official. As willing as he is to bend the rules to get things done, though, Scott is shocked to find that others are willing to go even further to protect a political career.
posted by jouke on Dec 19, 2018 - 12 comments

Movie: The Spanish Prisoner

An employee of a corporation with a lucrative secret process is tempted to betray it, in this paranoid neo-noir written and directed by David Mamet. The film stars Campell Scott, Steve Martin, Rebecca Pidgeon, Ricky Jay and Ben Gazzara. [more inside]
posted by chappell, ambrose on May 7, 2018 - 9 comments

Movie: Ronin

A freelancing former US intelligence agent tries to track down a mysterious package that is wanted by both the Irish and the Russians. [more inside]
posted by valkane on Apr 25, 2016 - 42 comments

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