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Movie: Much Ado About Nothing

In this Shakespearean farce, Hero and her groom-to-be, Claudio, team up with Claudio's commanding officer, Don Pedro, the week before their wedding to hatch a matchmaking scheme. Their targets are sharp-witted duo Benedick and Beatrice -- a tough task indeed, considering their corresponding distaste for love and each other. Meanwhile, meddling Don John plots to ruin the wedding. Was the January Pick for my Shakespeare Movie Club. [more inside]
posted by fiercekitten on Mar 17, 2024 - 20 comments

Movie: Chain Reaction

Two researchers in a green alternative energy project are put on the run when they are framed for murder and treason. [more inside]
posted by Carillon on Feb 5, 2024 - 8 comments

Movie: Dangerous Liaisons

Stephen Frears' 1988 adaptation of Laclos' 1782 French novel stars Glenn Close and John Malkovich as two awful aristocrats scheming to destroy morally upright Michelle Pfeiffer, with young innocents Uma Thurman and Keanu Reeves as collateral damage. Nominated for Best Picture, it won 3 Oscars, including the costume and production design awards. 94/83 on RT. Includes rape and sexual manipulation. Also includes a Keanu/Malkovich swordfight. [more inside]
posted by mediareport on Oct 11, 2023 - 22 comments

Movie: John Wick: Chapter 4

John Wick uncovers a path to defeating The High Table. But before he can earn his freedom, Wick must face off against a new enemy with powerful alliances across the globe and forces that turn old friends into foes. [more inside]
posted by chavenet on Mar 24, 2023 - 47 comments

Movie: River's Edge

Teenage burnout Samson (Daniel Roebuck) has murdered his girlfriend and left her naked body lying on the bank of a river just outside their small California town. He not only doesn't run away, he brings his friends to gawk at her dead body. Speed freak Layne (Crispin Glover) tries to force the teens' silence to protect their friend, but conscience is gnawing at the others -- particularly Matt (Keanu Reeves) and Clarissa (Ione Skye Leitch), who want to go to the police. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 8, 2022 - 7 comments

Movie: Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey

Five years after their first time-travelling adventure, Southern California rockers Bill and Ted must venture to parts they had not previously explored, including the afterlife (featuring William Sadler), to defeat a villain -- who's made impostor robots who impersonate our heroes. This film came out the same year as Keanu Reeves's Point Break, which is rather a range!
posted by brainwane on Jun 7, 2022 - 6 comments

Movie: Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

Bill (Alex Winter) and Ted (Keanu Reeves), high school buddies starting a band in 1980s Southern California, get help from Rufus (George Carlin) to help them complete their final history presentation. Silly time travel shenanigans ensue. [more inside]
posted by brainwane on Jun 7, 2022 - 18 comments

Movie: Johnny Mnemonic

In a dystopian 2021, Johnny is a data trafficker who has an implant that allows him to securely store data too sensitive for regular computer networks. On one delivery run, he accepts a package that not only exceeds the implant's safety limits--and will kill him if the data is not removed in time--but also contains information far more important and valuable than he had ever imagined. On a race against time, he must avoid the assassins sent to kill him and remove the data before it, too, ends his life. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Nov 19, 2021 - 16 comments

Movie: Bill & Ted Face the Music

Once told they'd save the universe during a time-traveling adventure, 2 would-be rockers from San Dimas, California find themselves as middle-aged dads still trying to crank out a hit song and fulfill their destiny.
posted by paper chromatographologist on Aug 28, 2020 - 37 comments

Movie: Between Two Ferns: The Movie

Zach Galifianakis and his oddball crew take a road trip to complete a series of high-profile celebrity interviews. Come for the cameos. Stay for the credits. [more inside]
posted by Stanczyk on Sep 21, 2019 - 17 comments

Movie: John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum

Super-assassin John Wick is on the run after killing a member of the international assassin's guild, and with a $14 million price tag on his head - he is the target of hit men and women everywhere. [more inside]
posted by mbrubeck on May 17, 2019 - 36 comments

Movie: Destination Wedding

Frank and Lindsay are terrible people who end up at a destination wedding. They meet and, over the course of the weekend and against all odds, find themselves drawn to one another even as they are repulsed by one another.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Nov 13, 2018 - 9 comments

Movie: The Neon Demon

When aspiring model Jesse moves to Los Angeles, her youth and vitality are devoured by a group of beauty-obsessed women who will take any means necessary to get what she has. [more inside]
posted by Ten Cold Hot Dogs on Apr 2, 2018 - 9 comments

Movie: Point Break

An FBI agent goes undercover to catch a gang of surfers who may be bank robbers. Patrick Swayze (R.I.P., buddy) still had it, Keanu Reeves was yet to become a caricature of himself, and it was impossible at the time to imagine that someone in 2015 would think a remake would be a good idea. 100% pure adrenaline. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 29, 2016 - 10 comments

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