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Movie: The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover

English gangster Albert Spica has taken over the high-class Le Hollandais Restaurant, run by French chef Richard Boarst. Spica makes nightly appearances at the restaurant with his retinue of thugs. His oafish behavior causes frequent confrontations with the staff and his own customers, whose patronage he loses, but whose money he seems not to miss. Forced to accompany Spica is his reluctant, well-bred wife, Georgina, who soon catches the eye of a quiet regular at the restaurant, bookshop owner Michael. Under her husband's nose, Georgina carries on an affair with Michael with the help of the restaurant staff. (from Wikipedia.) [more inside]
posted by dnash on Mar 14, 2018 - 3 comments

Movie: Excalibur

The movie of the legend of Merlin, Arthur, and a whole lot of blokes in chromed armor. Accept no substitutes. [more inside]
posted by computech_apolloniajames on Jan 23, 2018 - 37 comments

Movie: The Fate of the Furious

Episode F8, in which a haka is performed with great fierceness (Go Red Dragons!), Helen Mirren chews scenery, and we learn a Most Important Lesson: The only thing more important than family is...MOAR FAMILY! [more inside]
posted by Orange Dinosaur Slide on Apr 23, 2017 - 20 comments

Documentary Now!: 51st season  Season 2, Ep 0

Dame Helen Mirren returns to host the best documentaries of the past 51 years. [more inside]
posted by lmfsilva on Sep 15, 2016 - 9 comments

Movie: Trumbo

In 1947, Dalton Trumbo was Hollywood's top screenwriter until he and other artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Nov 18, 2015 - 1 comment

Movie: Woman in Gold

Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the government to recover artwork she believes rightfully belongs to her family.
posted by lunasol on Apr 28, 2015 - 5 comments

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