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Movie: All That Jazz

When he is not planning for his upcoming stage musical or working on his Hollywood film, choreographer/director Joe Gideon (Roy Scheider) is popping pills and sleeping with a seemingly endless line of women. The physical and mental stress begins to take a toll on the ragged perfectionist. Soon, he must decide whether or not his non-stop work schedule and hedonistic lifestyle are worth risking his life. The film is a semi-autobiographical tale written and directed by the legendary Bob Fosse. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Dec 1, 2022 - 7 comments

Movie: The Russia House

An expatriate British publisher unexpectedly finds himself working for British intelligence to investigate people in Russia. [more inside]
posted by Carillon on Jun 21, 2022 - 4 comments

Movie: RKO 281

Radio and theater wunderkind Orson Welles (Liev Schrieber) takes on the world of film, producing what may be his greatest film, Citizen Kane, despite the opposition of the film's de facto subject, William Randolph Hearst (James Cromwell). [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Feb 25, 2021 - 4 comments

Movie: The Seven-Ups

A tough detective who is part of an elite New York City unit is trying to find out who killed his partner, but uncovers a plot to kidnap mobsters for money. [more inside]
posted by valkane on Jun 13, 2016 - 4 comments

Movie: Marathon Man

A graduate history student is unwittingly caught in the middle of an international conspiracy involving stolen diamonds, an exiled Nazi war criminal, and a rogue government agent. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Apr 27, 2016 - 7 comments

Movie: Sorcerer

Four unfortunate men from different parts of the globe agree to risk their lives transporting gallons of nitroglycerin across dangerous South American jungle. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Apr 13, 2016 - 6 comments

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