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Movie: Hugo

In 1931 Paris, an orphan living in the walls of a train station gets wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton. [more inside]
posted by Ten Cold Hot Dogs on Jul 14, 2020 - 3 comments

Movie: The Departed

To take down South Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise. While an undercover cop curries favor with the mob kingpin, a career criminal rises through the police ranks. But both sides soon discover there's a mole among them. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Jan 2, 2020 - 7 comments

Movie: Mean Streets

A small-time hood aspires to work his way up the ranks of a local mob. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on May 26, 2018 - 4 comments

Movie: Casino

A tale of greed, deception, money, power, and murder occur between two best friends: a mafia enforcer and a casino executive, compete against each other over a gambling empire, and over a fast living and fast loving socialite. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 7, 2018 - 9 comments

Movie: The King of Comedy

Aspiring comic Rupert Pupkin wants to achieve success in show biz by stalking his idol, a late night talk-show host who craves his own privacy. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Mar 23, 2016 - 6 comments

Vinyl: Pilot  Season 1, Ep 1

In the pilot episode of Vinyl we meet Richie Finestra, head executive of the American Century record label. American Century appears to be failing, with a stable of increasingly irrelevant and mismatched artists who mostly produce flops. However, as Richie is on the brink of selling the business and making his exit, an unfortunate incident and a chance encounter with New York's burgeoning punk scene gives him reason to reconsider his career move and his sobriety. [more inside]
posted by codacorolla on Feb 16, 2016 - 16 comments

Movie: Goodfellas

Henry Hill and his friends work their way up through the mob hierarchy. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 1, 2016 - 12 comments

Movie: The Aviator

A biopic depicting the early years of legendary director and aviator Howard Hughes' career, from the late 1920s to the mid-1940s. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Oct 6, 2014 - 11 comments

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