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Movie: Blue Collar

[TRAILER] When Detroit autoworkers Zeke (Richard Pryor), Jerry (Harvey Keitel) and Smokey (Yaphet Kotto) decide to rob their own union, they are initially disappointed by the relatively small haul. However, upon closer inspection, the three amateur thieves discover that they have made off with something potentially much more valuable than money: the union's ledger, filled with bogus figures and links to organized crime. Should they blackmail the union or go to the authorities? [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jun 10, 2024 - 10 comments

Movie: Smoke

A Brooklyn smoke shop is the center of neighborhood activity, and the stories of its customers. [more inside]
posted by 1970s Antihero on May 3, 2024 - 8 comments

Movie: The Baker

[TRAILER] An elderly baker (Ron Perlman) must do everything he can to protect his granddaughter from gangsters. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Feb 5, 2024 - 5 comments

Movie: U-571

[TRAILER] When a German U-571 submarine with a sophisticated encryption machine onboard is sunk during a World War II battle at sea, the Allies send an American Navy force led by Lieutenant Andrew Tyler (Matthew McConaughey) to retrieve it for study. Boarding the German ship, the Americans' cover as a rescue force is quickly blown. Forced to take the crew hostage, the Americans lay their explosives and prepare to destroy the German vessel before the Nazis can send naval backup. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 8, 2023 - 7 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: Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore

After her husband dies, Alice (Ellen Burstyn) and her son, Tommy, leave their small New Mexico town for California, where Alice hopes to make it as a singer. Money problems force them to settle in Arizona instead, where Alice takes a job as waitress in a small diner. She intends to stay in Arizona just long enough to make the money needed to head back out on the road, but her plans change when she begins to fall for a rancher named David (Kris Kristofferson). [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jan 13, 2023 - 7 comments

National Treasure: Edge of History: The Treasure Map  Season 1, Ep 2

When their friend is kidnapped by their rival, Jess and her friend Tasha devise a plan to rescue him. They arrange a ransom exchange on a World War II warship, which makes Jess realise that he is not the only one in trouble.
posted by Carillon on Jan 8, 2023 - 2 comments

National Treasure: Edge of History: I'm a Ghost  Season 1, Ep 1

After meeting a stranger, Jess learns the father she never knew may have been a treasure hunter.
posted by Carillon on Dec 18, 2022 - 4 comments

Movie: Who's That Knocking at My Door

A Catholic New Yorker falls in love with a girl and wants to marry her, but he struggles to accept her past and what it means for their future. Martin Scorsese's feature debut. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 20, 2022 - 0 comments

Movie: Rising Sun

When an escort girl is found dead in the offices of a Japanese company in Los Angeles, detectives Web Smith and John Connor act as liaison between the company's executives and the investigating cop Tom Graham. [more inside]
posted by Carillon on Aug 23, 2022 - 8 comments

Movie: Taxi Driver

Suffering from insomnia, disturbed loner Travis Bickle (Robert De Niro) takes a job as a NYC cabbie, haunting the streets nightly, growing increasingly detached from reality as he dreams of cleaning up the filthy city. When Travis meets campaign worker Betsy (Cybill Shepherd), he becomes obsessed with the idea of saving the world, first plotting to assassinate a presidential candidate, then directing his attentions toward rescuing 12-year-old prostitute Iris (Jodie Foster). [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 20, 2022 - 9 comments

Movie: National Treasure: Book of Secrets

Benjamin Gates must follow a clue left in John Wilkes Booth's diary to prove his ancestor's innocence in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. [more inside]
posted by Carillon on Oct 26, 2020 - 2 comments

Movie: National Treasure

A historian races to find the legendary Templar Treasure before a team of mercenaries. [more inside]
posted by Carillon on Oct 24, 2020 - 7 comments

Movie: Mean Streets

A small-time hood aspires to work his way up the ranks of a local mob. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on May 26, 2018 - 4 comments

Movie: Isle of Dogs

Set in Japan, Isle of Dogs follows a boy's odyssey in search of his dog. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Mar 22, 2018 - 37 comments

Movie: Thelma & Louise

An Arkansas waitress and a housewife shoot a rapist and take off in a '66 Thunderbird. [more inside]
posted by valkane on Jun 17, 2016 - 5 comments

Movie: Reservoir Dogs

After a simple jewelry heist goes terribly wrong, the surviving criminals begin to suspect that one of them is a police informant. [more inside]
posted by infinitewindow on May 29, 2016 - 16 comments

Heist Movie Club starts with breakfast

Heist Movie Club debuts with 1992's Reservoir Dogs. [more inside]
posted by infinitewindow on May 23, 2016 - 4 comments

Movie: The Duellists

A duel between two feuding Napoleonic officers eventually evolves into a decades-long series of duels, after each bout - for various reasons - ends unresolved. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Apr 14, 2016 - 3 comments

Movie: From Dusk Till Dawn

Two criminals and their hostages unknowingly seek temporary refuge in an establishment populated by vampires, at time when Quentin Tarantino was still cool, George Clooney wasn't an established star, and Danny Trejo was just "oh yeah that guy!" Bloody mayhem ensues. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 21, 2016 - 17 comments

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