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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 - 8 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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