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Movie: Young Doctors in Love

In this parody of hospital soap operas, a new batch of doctors begins their internship at City Hospital, and romance is in the air! [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Jan 1, 2024 - 5 comments

Movie: The Last Temptation of Christ

Jesus (Willem Dafoe), a humble Judean carpenter beginning to see that he is the son of God, is drawn into revolutionary action against the Roman occupiers by Judas (Harvey Keitel) -- despite his protestations that love, not violence, is the path to salvation. The burden of being the savior of mankind torments Jesus throughout his life, leading him to doubt. As he is put to death on the cross, Jesus is tempted by visions of an ordinary life married to Mary Magdalene (Barbara Hershey). [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jan 13, 2023 - 14 comments

Movie: The Green Mile

Paul Edgecomb (Tom Hanks) walked the mile with a variety of cons. He had never encountered someone like John Coffey (Michael Clarke Duncan), a massive black man convicted of brutally killing a pair of young sisters. Coffey had the size and strength to kill anyone, but not the demeanor. Beyond his simple, naïve nature and a deathly fear of the dark, Coffey seemed to possess a prodigious, supernatural gift. Paul began to question whether Coffey was truly guilty of murdering the two girls. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Dec 13, 2022 - 7 comments

Movie: Pretty in Pink

[TRAILER] Andie (Molly Ringwald) is an outcast at her Chicago high school, hanging out either with her older boss (Annie Potts), who owns the record store where she works, or her quirky classmate Duckie (Jon Cryer), who has a crush on her. When one of the rich and popular kids at school, Blane (Andrew McCarthy), asks Andie out, it seems too good to be true. As Andie starts falling for Blane, she begins to realizes that dating someone from a different social sphere is not easy. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Nov 30, 2022 - 23 comments

Movie: One Magic Christmas

Ginny Grainger, a young mother, rediscovers the joy and beauty of Christmas, thanks to the unshakable faith of her six-year-old daughter, Abbie, and Gideon, Ginny's very own guardian angel. [more inside]
posted by kitten kaboodle on Nov 18, 2022 - 1 comment

Movie: Fire Down Below

A federal agent uncovers lucrative toxic waste dumps in Appalachia and must deal with the locals who want to keep their 'gold mine' secret. [more inside]
posted by Carillon on Oct 25, 2022 - 5 comments

Movie: Christine

John Carpenter directed this adaptation of the Stephen King novel about a nerdy teen who finds a dangerous obsession with a 1958 Plymouth Fury. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jun 5, 2022 - 7 comments

Movie: Kelly's Heroes

A group of U.S. soldiers sneaks across enemy lines to get their hands on a secret stash of Nazi treasure. [more inside]
posted by valkane on May 12, 2018 - 9 comments

Movie: Wise Blood

A Southerner--young, poor, ambitious but uneducated--determines to become something in the world. He decides that the best way to do that is to become a preacher and start up his own church. [more inside]
posted by rhizome on Apr 3, 2018 - 6 comments

Movie: Wild at Heart

Young lovers Sailor and Lula run from the variety of weirdos that Lula's mom has hired to kill Sailor. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 14, 2018 - 4 comments

Movie: Lucky

Lucky tells the spiritual journey of a 90-year-old atheist and his struggle against encroaching old age. [more inside]
posted by elsietheeel on Feb 5, 2018 - 6 comments

Movie: Escape from New York

In 1997, when the US President crashes into Manhattan, now a giant maximum security prison, a convicted bank robber is sent in for a rescue. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Mar 10, 2016 - 14 comments

Movie: Alien

Space truckers get in trouble. The commercial vessel Nostromo receives a distress call from an unexplored planet. After searching for survivors, the crew heads home only to realize that a deadly bioform has joined them. (imdb) [more inside]
posted by valkane on Jan 28, 2015 - 24 comments

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