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Movie: Last Looks
Charlie Waldo is an ex-LAPD superstar who left the force and now lives a life of simplicity and solitude deep in the woods. Alistair Pinch is an eccentric actor who spends his days drunk on the set of his TV show. When Pinch's wife is found dead, he is the prime suspect and Waldo is convinced to come out of retirement to investigate what happened. The case finds Waldo contending with gangsters, Hollywood executives and pre-school teachers, all in pursuit of clearing Pinch's name... or confirming his guilt. [more inside]
Enraged at the murder of a loved one, Scottish warrior William Wallace (Mel Gibson) slays a platoon of the local English lord's soldiers. This leads the village to revolt and, eventually, the entire country to rise up against English rule. [more inside]
Movie: Dragged Across Concrete
Once two overzealous cops get suspended from the force, they must delve into the criminal underworld to get their proper compensation.
Movie: Hacksaw Ridge
Mel Gibson returns to directing after a 10-year gap with the story of WWII "conscientious cooperator" Desmond Doss, who served as a medic during the Battle of Okinawa, refused to kill people or carry a gun, and became the first U.S. citizen to win the Medal of Honor without firing a shot. Rotten Tomatoes has it at 87% critics/95% audience. And here's History vs. Hollywood on what was true and what was invented for dramatic purpose.
Movie: Lethal Weapon
A veteran cop, Murtaugh, is partnered with a young suicidal cop, Riggs. Both having one thing in common; hating working in pairs. Now they must learn to work with one another to stop a gang of drug smugglers.
Tim is a 1979 Australian romantic drama, written and directed by Michael Pate, based on the 1974 novel by Colleen McCullough. A middle-class American woman, played by Piper Laurie, employs a developmentally impaired 24-year-old gardener (Mel Gibson). [more inside]
Movie: Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome
A former Australian policeman is rescued by a tribe of children when he is banished from a desert town and sent into the desert to die by the desert town's evil queen. [more inside]
Movie: Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior
In the post-apocalyptic Australian wasteland, a cynical drifter agrees to help a small, gasoline rich, community escape a band of bandits. (This is the second film for the Mad Max/George Miller Film Club here in FanFare. NOTE: There will be spoilers in this thread for ALL the Mad Max movies, including Fury Road.) [more inside]
Movie: Mad Max
A vengeful Australian policeman sets out to avenge his partner, his wife and his son. (This is the first film for the Mad Max/George Miller Film Club here in FanFare.) [more inside]