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Movie: X-Men: First Class

[TRAILER] In the early 1960s, during the height of the Cold War, a mutant named Charles Xavier (James McAvoy) meets a fellow mutant named Erik Lehnsherr (Michael Fassbender). Despite their vastly different backgrounds -- Charles grew up with a wealthy family, while Erik lost his parents at Auschwitz -- the two become close friends. As the world teeters on the brink of a nuclear war, Charles and Erik join forces with other mutants to save humanity. However, a situation soon tears the friends apart. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Apr 30, 2024 - 14 comments

Movie: The Killer

After a fateful near-miss, an assassin battles his employers, and himself, on an international manhunt he insists isn't personal. [more inside]
posted by Carillon on Nov 12, 2023 - 31 comments

Movie: 12 Years a Slave

In the years before the Civil War, Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a free black man from upstate New York, is kidnapped and sold into slavery in the South. Subjected to the cruelty of one malevolent owner (Michael Fassbender), he also finds unexpected kindness from another, as he struggles continually to survive and maintain some of his dignity. Then in the 12th year of the disheartening ordeal, a chance meeting with an abolitionist from Canada changes Solomon's life forever. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 16, 2022 - 5 comments

Movie: Inglourious Basterds

It is the first year of Germany's occupation of France. Allied officer Lt. Aldo Raine (Brad Pitt) assembles a team of Jewish soldiers to commit violent acts of retribution against the Nazis, including the taking of their scalps. He and his men join forces with Bridget von Hammersmark (Diane Kruger), a German actress and undercover agent, to bring down the leaders of the Third Reich. Their fates converge with theater owner Shosanna Dreyfus (Mélanie Laurent), who seeks to avenge the Nazis' execution of her family. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Sep 30, 2022 - 25 comments

Movie: Slow West

A young Scottish man travels across America in pursuit of the woman he loves, attracting the attention of an outlaw who is willing to serve as a guide. [more inside]
posted by Carillon on Sep 22, 2022 - 1 comment

Movie: Prometheus

A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Oct 20, 2021 - 54 comments

Movie: Steve Jobs

Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint a portrait of the man at its epicenter.
posted by pitrified on Oct 25, 2015 - 7 comments

Movie: Frank

Based on author Jon Ronson's time spent playing keyboard as part of Frank Sidebottom's band. [more inside]
posted by Sheydem-tants on Sep 7, 2014 - 5 comments

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