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Movie: Lost Girls

When Mari Gilbert's daughter disappears, police inaction drives her own investigation into the gated Long Island community where Shannan was last seen. Her search brings attention to over a dozen murdered sex workers. (Netflix Original, based on the non-fiction book "Lost Girls: An Unsolved American Mystery" by Robert Kolker) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Mar 13, 2020 - 2 comments

Movie: Enemy of the State

A group of NSA agents headed by Jon Voight conspires to kill a Congressman and to cover it up after a tape of the murder is discovered. Gene Hackman plays Brill, as a "continuation of The Conversation" from 1974. Jason Lee plays Daniel Zavitz. Jack Black plays Fiedler. Tom Sizemore plays mob boss Pintero. One of Tony Scott's 10 best films. The film inspired the US military to develop the WAMI hyper-surveillance technology.
posted by growabrain on Jun 12, 2019 - 8 comments

Movie: The Usual Suspects

A sole survivor tells of the twisty events leading up to a horrific gun battle on a boat, which began when five criminals met at a seemingly random police lineup.
posted by numaner on Nov 9, 2018 - 17 comments

Movie: Miller's Crossing

The Coen Bros. do Dashiell Hammett. With links to Yojimbo. Miller's Crossing is a 1990 American gangster film by the Coen brothers starring Gabriel Byrne, Marcia Gay Harden, John Turturro, Jon Polito, J. E. Freeman, and Albert Finney. The plot concerns a power struggle between two rival gangs and how the protagonist, Tom Reagan (Gabriel Byrne), plays both sides off each other. (wikipedia) [more inside]
posted by valkane on Jan 21, 2015 - 17 comments

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