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Movie: Gods and Monsters

The last days of "Frankenstein" director James Whale are explored. Starring Ian McKellan as James Whale, Lynn Redgrave as his long-suffering housekeeper and Brendan Fraser as Clayton Boone, the new gardener with whom Whale begins a tense friendship.
posted by EmpressCallipygos on Jan 23, 2023 - 6 comments

Movie: The Keep

Nazi captain Klaus Woermann (J├╝rgen Prochnow) and his soldiers take over an ancient Romanian fortress that seems to have been built not to keep people out, but to keep something in. As mysterious forces begin killing off his men, Woermann's commanding officer Major Kaempffer (Gabriel Byrne) demands answers. The nearby village's priest (Robert Prosky) suggests they retrieve Jewish scholar Theodore Cuza (Ian McKellen) and his daughter Eva (Alberta Watson) from a nearby concentration camp to see if they can uncover the keep's secrets. Meanwhile, an ominous stranger (Scott Glenn) circles and waits. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jan 4, 2023 - 6 comments

Movie: The Good Liar

Career con artist Roy Courtnay can hardly believe his luck when he meets well-to-do widow Betty McLeish online. As Betty opens her home and life to him, Roy is surprised to find himself caring about her, turning what should be a cut-and-dry swindle into the most treacherous tightrope walk of his life.
posted by Clustercuss on Dec 3, 2019 - 3 comments

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