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Movie: Grease

Australian good girl Sandy (Olivia Newton-John) and greaser Danny (John Travolta) fell in love over the summer. But when they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance despite their eccentric friends? Grease was successful both critically and commercially, becoming the highest-grossing musical film ever at the time. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 8, 2022 - 13 comments

Movie: Face/Off

An antiterrorism agent goes under the knife to acquire the likeness of a terrorist and gather details about a bombing plot. When the terrorist escapes custody, he undergoes surgery to look like the agent so he can get close to the agent's family. [more inside]
posted by J.K. Seazer on Sep 2, 2019 - 22 comments

Movie: Primary Colors

Based on the initially anonymous blockbuster 1996 account of Bill Clinton's first presidential campaign in 1992, the film version continues the novel's weak à clef distance, casting a thinly disguised John Travolta as Bill and Emma Thompson as Hillary as they navigate the ethically trying road to the White House. [more inside]
posted by Ten Cold Hot Dogs on Feb 10, 2019 - 5 comments

Movie: Carrie

Carrie White, a shy, friendless teenage girl who is sheltered by her domineering, religious mother, unleashes her telekinetic powers after being humiliated by her classmates at her senior prom. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on May 4, 2018 - 5 comments

Movie: In a Valley of Violence

Horror director Ti West (The Innkeepers, House of the Devil) tries his hand at a Western. A mysterious stranger and a random act of violence drag a town of misfits and nitwits into the bloody crosshairs of revenge.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Nov 11, 2016 - 2 comments

Movie: Get Shorty

A mobster travels to Hollywood to collect a debt and discovers that the movie business is much the same as his current job. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 3, 2016 - 22 comments

Movie: Bolt

The canine star of a fictional sci-fi/action show that believes his powers are real embarks on a cross country trek to save his co-star from a threat he believes is just as real. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Aug 24, 2015 - 6 comments

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