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Movie: Panic Room

A divorced woman and her diabetic daughter take refuge in their newly-purchased house's safe room when three men break-in, searching for a missing fortune. [more inside]
posted by skycrashesdown on May 22, 2024 - 7 comments

True Detective: Bedtime Stories  Season 4, Ep 5

As Prior digs into the links between Tsalal and mining company Silver Sky, Navarro rescues Leah from a local protest that has turned violent. At a meeting with Silver Sky exec Kate McKitterick, Danvers is warned not to pursue the case any further.
posted by Omon Ra on Feb 12, 2024 - 23 comments

True Detective: Night Country: Part 4  Season 4, Ep 4

Navarro takes Julia to a local facility when her mental health issues resurface, promising improvement. Danvers and Navarro locate where Annie was killed. [more inside]
posted by haplesschild on Feb 5, 2024 - 35 comments

True Detective: Night Country: Part 3  Season 4, Ep 3

While searching for Clark, Prior asks Danvers about the case that strained her partnership with Navarro. Sifting through Clark's trailer, they find a lead about another Tsalal worker. Danvers clashes with her stepdaughter.
posted by chavenet on Jan 31, 2024 - 21 comments

True Detective: Night Country: Part 2  Season 4, Ep 2

As Danvers and Prior set out to learn more about Tsalal, and find an unlikely location for the physical evidence, Capt. Connelly threatens to move the case to Anchorage; Navarro and Danvers separately find a connection. [more inside]
posted by Kybard on Jan 22, 2024 - 32 comments

True Detective: Welcome to Night Country  Season 4, Ep 1

In Ennis, Alaska, the men that operate a research station vanish. To solve the case, Detectives Danvers and Navarro will have to confront the darkness themselves, and dig into the haunted truths that lie buried under the eternal ice. [more inside]
posted by chavenet on Jan 15, 2024 - 21 comments

Movie: Nyad

Nyad tells the remarkable true story of athlete Diana Nyad who, at the age of 60 and with the help of her best friend and coach, commits to achieving her life-long dream: a 110-mile open ocean swim from Cuba to Florida. Starring Annette Bening and Jodie Foster, streaming on Netflix.
posted by chavenet on Nov 4, 2023 - 5 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

Movie: The Silence of the Lambs

A young F.B.I. cadet is asked to interview an incarcerated and diabolically manipulative cannibal murderer in an effort to enlist his help to catch another serial killer. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Aug 27, 2022 - 37 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: Little Man Tate

A single mother (Jodie Foster, who also directed) raises a child prodigy (Adam Hann-Byrd) on her own, struggling to give him every opportunity he needs to express his gift. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 15, 2022 - 0 comments

Movie: Hotel Artemis

Set in riot-torn, near-future Los Angeles, 'Hotel Artemis' follows the Nurse (Jody Foster), who runs a secret, members-only emergency room for criminals.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Nov 10, 2019 - 7 comments

Movie: Bugsy Malone

A classic gangster story of big-city gangsters, Bugsy Malone is told with an all-child cast, starring teen sensation Scott Baio and 14-year-old Jodie Foster as the va-voom vamp Tallulah. Directed by Alan Parker with songs by Paul Williams. [more inside]
posted by I_Love_Bananas on Mar 1, 2018 - 5 comments

Movie: Home for the Holidays

After losing her job, making out with her soon to be ex-boss, and finding out that her daughter plans to spend Thanksgiving with her boyfriend, Claudia Larson has to face spending the holiday with her family. She wonders if she can survive their crazy antics. [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Nov 24, 2017 - 5 comments

Movie: Inside Man

A police detective, a bank robber, and a high-power broker enter high-stakes negotiations after the criminal's brilliant heist spirals into a hostage situation. [more inside]
posted by infinitewindow on Jun 5, 2016 - 16 comments

The X-Files: Never Again  Rewatch   Season 4, Ep 13

Scully takes some time off from Mulder and discovers a man with a jealous tattoo. [more inside]
posted by town of cats on Oct 18, 2015 - 10 comments

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