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Damien: Complete Series  Season 0, Ep 0

[TRAILER] After discovering his origins, Damien Thorn must cope with life as the Anti-Christ. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Apr 11, 2024 - 4 comments

Book: First Lie Wins

Evie Porter has everything a nice, Southern girl could want: a perfect, doting boyfriend, a house with a white picket fence and a garden, a fancy group of friends. The only catch: Evie Porter doesn’t exist. [more inside]
posted by Frayed Knot on Apr 10, 2024 - 0 comments

Movie: Omen III: The Final Conflict (1981)

[TRAILER] Antichrist Damien Thorn (Sam Neill) is now a successful 32-year-old businessman ready to fulfill his destiny. As Damien is appointed United States ambassador to Britain, priests led by Father DeCarlo (Rossano Brazzi) try to kill him. While Damien prepares for the return of Jesus Christ, he takes advantage of his relationship with Kate Reynolds (Lisa Harrow) to recruit her son, Peter (Barnaby Holm), as his follower. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Apr 4, 2024 - 4 comments

Movie: Road House

[TRAILER] Ex-UFC fighter Dalton (Jake Gyllenhaal) takes a job as a bouncer at a Florida Keys roadhouse, only to discover that this paradise is not all it seems. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Mar 21, 2024 - 11 comments

Movie: Late Night with the Devil

[TRAILER] Johnny Carson rival Jack Delroy (David Dastmalchian) hosts a syndicated talk show Night Owls whose ratings have plummeted since the tragic death of his beloved wife. Desperate to turn his fortunes around, on October 31st, 1977, Jack plans a Halloween special like no other... unaware he is about to unleash evil into the living rooms of America. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Mar 21, 2024 - 10 comments

Movie: The Andromeda Strain

[TRAILER] Virtually all of the residents of Piedmont, New Mexico, are found dead after the return to Earth of a space satellite. A group of eminent scientists led by Dr. Jeremy Stone scramble to a secure laboratory and try to first isolate the life form while determining why two people from Piedmont - an old alcoholic and a six-month-old baby - survived. The scientists methodically study the alien life form unaware that it has already mutated and presents a far greater danger in the lab, which is equipped with a nuclear self-destruct device designed to prevent the escape of dangerous biological agents. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Mar 18, 2024 - 18 comments

Movie: Imaginary

[TRAILER] When Jessica (DeWanda Wise) moves back into her childhood home with her family, her youngest stepdaughter Alice (Pyper Braun) develops an eerie attachment to a stuffed bear named Chauncey she finds in the basement. Alice starts playing games with Chauncey that begin playful and become increasingly sinister. As Alice's behavior becomes more and more concerning, Jessica intervenes only to realize Chauncey is much more than the stuffed toy bear she believed him to be. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Mar 12, 2024 - 5 comments

Movie: Stopmotion

[TRAILER] Stop-motion animator Ella Blake (Aisling Franciosi) struggles to control her demons after her overbearing mother suffers a stroke. She embarks upon the creation of a film that becomes the battleground for her sanity. As Ella's mind starts to fracture, the characters in her project take on a life of their own. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Feb 24, 2024 - 3 comments

Book: Whalefall by Daniel Kraus

Jay Gardiner has given himself a fool’s errand—to find the remains of his deceased father in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Monastery Beach. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Feb 19, 2024 - 1 comment

Movie: Out of Darkness

[TRAILER] A small boat reaches the shores of a raw and desolate landscape. A group of six have struggled across the narrow sea to find a new home. They are starving, desperate, and living 45,000 years ago. First they must find shelter, and they strike out across the tundra wastes towards the distant mountains that promise the abundant caves they need to survive. But when night falls, anticipation turns to fear and doubt as they realize they are not alone. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Feb 19, 2024 - 3 comments

Movie: Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba - The Movie: Mugen Train

[TRAILER] Tanjiro Kamado, joined with Inosuke Hashibira, a boy raised by boars who wears a boar's head, and Zenitsu Agatsuma, a scared boy who reveals his true power when he sleeps, boards the Infinity Train on a new mission with the Fire Hashira, Kyojuro Rengoku, to defeat a demon who has been tormenting the people and killing the demon slayers who oppose it! [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Feb 16, 2024 - 2 comments

Movie: The Stranger

[TRAILER] Immediately following World War II, ex-Nazi Franz Kindler (Orson Welles) is living under a false identity as a teacher in a small Connecticut town, and has even married the headmaster's daughter (Loretta Young) as part of his cover. But when one of Kindler's old German associates (Konstantin Shayne) arrives unexpectedly in town, bringing in his wake a sly federal investigator (Edward G. Robinson), Kindler resorts to desperate measures to preserve his secret. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Feb 9, 2024 - 3 comments

Movie: Journey into Fear

An American engineer in Istanbul, Howard Graham (Joseph Cotten), becomes the target of a Nazi assassination due to his involvement in improving the Turkish navy. With the help of police Colonel Haki (Orson Welles), Graham escapes from his hotel to board a ship to safety, leaving behind his wife (Ruth Warrick). On board, he encounters a number of passengers, including the dancer Josette Martel (Dolores del Río). However, the passenger Peter Banat (Jack Moss) is not who he appears to be. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Feb 9, 2024 - 1 comment

Movie: TransSiberian

[TRAILER] A TransSiberian train journey from China to Moscow becomes a thrilling chase of deception and murder when an American couple (Woody Harrelson, Emily Mortimer) encounters a mysterious pair of fellow travelers (Kate Mara, Eduardo Noriega). [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jan 26, 2024 - 3 comments

Movie: The Marsh King's Daughter

[TRAILER] Helena (Daisy Ridley), a woman living a seemingly ordinary life, hides a dark secret—her father is the infamous ‘Marsh King’, the man who kept her and her mother captive in the wilderness for years. After a lifetime of trying to escape her past, Helena is forced to face her demons when her father (Ben Mendelsohn) unexpectedly escapes from prison. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jan 23, 2024 - 6 comments

Movie: The Bricklayer

An ex-CIA agent and his trusty bricklaying toolkit is reactivated when an extortionist targets the agency.
posted by sammyo on Jan 19, 2024 - 11 comments

Movie: The Whiskey Bandit

[TRAILER] Between 1993 and 1999, one man robbed 29 financial institutions in Budapest. Banks, post offices and even travel agencies fell victim to his crime spree. The police had no leads and no hope of finding him during his six-year stint. The only clue left behind at the crime scenes was the distinct aroma of whiskey. Never physically harming anyone, many began to eagerly follow his escapades through the media. A Transylvanian immigrant, who also happened to be a goalie for one of the city’s largest hockey teams, named Attila Ambrus, was finally identified as the “Whiskey Bandit.” The police had finally captured him… or so they thought. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jan 12, 2024 - 6 comments

Movie: The Mill

[TRAILER] A businessman (Lil Rel Howery) wakes up beside an ancient grist mill situated in the center of an open-air prison cell with no idea how he got there. Forced to work as a beast of burden to stay alive, he must find a way to escape before the birth of his child. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jan 11, 2024 - 1 comment

Movie: RED

[TRAILER] After surviving an assault from a squad of hit men, retired CIA black ops agent Frank Moses (Bruce Willis) reassembles his old team for an all-out war. Frank reunites with old Joe (Morgan Freeman), crazy Marvin (John Malkovich) and wily Victoria (Helen Mirren) to uncover a massive conspiracy that threatens their lives. Only their expert training will allow them to survive a near-impossible mission -- breaking into CIA headquarters. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jan 9, 2024 - 12 comments

Movie: A Hard Day

After covering up a hit-and-run, a crooked homicide detective is stalked by a mysterious figure claiming to have witnessed the event. Directed by Kim Seong Hun. [more inside]
posted by fleacircus on Dec 15, 2023 - 1 comment

Movie: Saltburn

A student at Oxford University finds himself drawn into the world of a charming and aristocratic classmate, who invites him to his eccentric family's sprawling estate for the summer. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Nov 28, 2023 - 28 comments

Movie: Thelma

A sheltered college student tries to deny her feelings for a female friend who's in love with her, causing her suppressed psychokinetic powers to reemerge. Trailer. [more inside]
posted by johnofjack on Nov 24, 2023 - 4 comments

Movie: Assassination

Assassination is a 2015 South Korean period action spy film co-written and directed by Choi Dong-hoon. The film, mainly set in 1930s Seoul and Shanghai during the Japanese occupation of Korea, depicts a group of Korean resistance fighters' plan to assassinate a highly ranked Japanese officer. (via Wikipedia) [more inside]
posted by mark k on Oct 12, 2023 - 1 comment

Movie: Reptile

A detective trying to start over again after a professional betrayal investigates the murder of a local real estate agent. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Oct 1, 2023 - 7 comments

Movie: Influencer

Social media influencer Madison is lonely and bored during a solo vacation in Thailand until she meets CW, who takes her under her wing and becomes her tour guide and friend. But then CW's plans for Madison take a darker turn. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Sep 19, 2023 - 4 comments

Movie: Andhadhun

[TRAILER] A series of mysterious events change the life of a blind pianist (Ayushmann Khurrana) who must now report a crime that he should technically know nothing of. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Sep 14, 2023 - 2 comments

Movie: The Wicker Man

[TRAILER] A reclusive lawman (Nicolas Cage) travels to a secluded island to search for a girl who has gone missing. Once there, he discovers sinister forces at work among the island's secretive residents, including strange sexual rituals, a harvest festival and possible human sacrifice. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Sep 12, 2023 - 15 comments

Mask Girl: Season 1: Full Season  Season 1, Ep 0

An office worker who is insecure about her looks becomes a masked internet personality by night until a chain of ill-fated events overtakes her life. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Aug 19, 2023 - 3 comments

Movie: Kotoko

When a single mother suffers a nervous breakdown, she is suspected of child abuse and her child is taken away. Her mental suffering escalates as she succumbs to her darkest fantasies. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 18, 2023 - 4 comments

Movie: Law Abiding Citizen

When a man's family is murdered, and one of the killer's goes free, he sets about destroying the system that deprived him of justice. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Aug 17, 2023 - 2 comments

Movie: Session 9

[TRAILER] Tensions rise within an asbestos cleaning crew as they work in an abandoned mental hospital with a horrific past that seems to be coming back. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 13, 2023 - 20 comments

Trapped: Ófærð Season 2  Season 2, Ep 0

Outside Parliament in Reykjavik, a man throws himself at the Minister for Industry, setting fire to them both. He dies, but she survives. Andri Olafsson, now working in Reykjavik, is assigned to the case. Nordic Noir [more inside]
posted by Zumbador on Aug 12, 2023 - 1 comment

Trapped: (Ófærð) Season One   Season 1, Ep 0

IMDB description: In a remote town in Iceland, police desperately try to solve a crime as a powerful storm descends upon the town. Nordic Noir 2015 [more inside]
posted by Zumbador on Aug 12, 2023 - 8 comments

Movie: Mission: Possible

[TRAILER] Chinese secret agent Da-hee receives intel that a large number of illegal firearms are being smuggled into Korea and is sent to investigate the case. She meets Su-han, who was supposed to help her with the case but due to his lackluster skills, they keep fighting over really trivial things. But as their witnesses are suddenly murdered, the two of them quickly become the prime suspects. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 10, 2023 - 2 comments

Movie: L’Opération Corned Beef

[TRAILER] Squale (prime era Jean Reno) an ace spy, is called back from South America to carry out a tough operation. Goal: dismantle an international arms traffic masterminded by an important French government official. The problem is, an embassy worker's goofy husband (Christian Clavier) throws off Squale's plot. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 10, 2023 - 2 comments

Movie: Key of Life

[TRAILER] A failed actor switches identities with a stranger at a bath house thinking it is his way out of his life of misery but only to find himself filling the shoes of an elite international assassin. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 10, 2023 - 1 comment

Movie: Kill Boksoon

[TRAILER] A single mother who is a renowned hired killer finds it difficult to achieve a balance between her personal and work life. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 10, 2023 - 1 comment

Movie: Cliff Walkers

[TRAILER] In the puppet state of Manchukuo in the 1930s, four Communist party special agents, after returning to China, embark on a secret mission. Sold out by a traitor, the team find themselves surrounded by threats on all sides. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 9, 2023 - 2 comments

Movie: The Roundup

[TRAILER] The 'Beast Cop' Ma Seok-do heads to a foreign country to extradite a suspect, but soon after his arrival, he discovers additional murder cases and hears about a vicious killer who has been committing crimes against tourists for several years. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 9, 2023 - 1 comment

Movie: The Man Standing Next

[TRAILER] In the 1970s, Korea is under the absolute control of President Park, who controls the KCIA, the organization with the edge over any branch of government. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 9, 2023 - 3 comments

Movie: Pathaan

[TRAILER] A soldier caught by enemies and presumed dead comes back to complete his mission, accompanied by old companions and foes. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 9, 2023 - 1 comment

Movie: U-571

[TRAILER] When a German U-571 submarine with a sophisticated encryption machine onboard is sunk during a World War II battle at sea, the Allies send an American Navy force led by Lieutenant Andrew Tyler (Matthew McConaughey) to retrieve it for study. Boarding the German ship, the Americans' cover as a rescue force is quickly blown. Forced to take the crew hostage, the Americans lay their explosives and prepare to destroy the German vessel before the Nazis can send naval backup. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 8, 2023 - 7 comments

Movie: Below

[TRAILER] The submarine U.S.S. Manta had a perfect record until the mysterious death of its captain. The next-in-command, Lt. Richard Brice (Bruce Greenwood) is determined to steer his disheartened crew back to safety. But after three battle survivors board the sub, bizarre and frightening things begin to happen. As the tale unfolds, and crew members begin to disappear, Ensign Douglas O'Dell (Matthew Davis) must piece together the puzzles of the submarine's past before it is too late to resurface alive. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 8, 2023 - 7 comments

Movie: Kursk

[TRAILER] Barents Sea, August 12th, 2000. During a Russian naval exercise, and after suffering a serious accident, the K-141 Kursk submarine sinks with 118 crew members on board. While the few sailors who are still alive barely manage to survive, their families push for accurate information and a British officer struggles to obtain from the Russian government a permit to attempt a rescue before it is late. But general incompetence are against all their efforts. (aka The Command.) [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 8, 2023 - 2 comments

Movie: Crimson Tide

[TRAILER] After the Cold War, a breakaway Russian republic with nuclear warheads becomes a possible worldwide threat. U.S. submarine Capt. Frank Ramsey (Gene Hackman) signs on a relatively green but highly recommended Lt. Cmdr. Ron Hunter (Denzel Washington) to the USS Alabama, which may be the only ship able to stop a possible Armageddon. When Ramsay insists that the Alabama must act aggressively, Hunter, fearing they will start rather than stop a disaster, leads a potential mutiny to stop him. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 8, 2023 - 11 comments

Movie: Black Sea

[TRAILER] Soon after losing his salvage job, former naval officer Robinson (Jude Law) assembles a misfit crew of unemployed sailors for a risky mission: Find a sunken Nazi U-boat, rumored to contain a fortune in gold. Promising each man an equal share, Robinson leads the mixed British and Russian crew to comb the depths of the Black Sea. Before long, greed takes hold of a crew already divided along language and cultural lines -- and the fewer men that make it back alive, the more gold to go around. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 8, 2023 - 2 comments

Movie: The Wolf's Call

[TRAILER] On board a French nuclear submarine, a rescue mission depends on a man with a golden ear. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 8, 2023 - 5 comments

Movie: Til Death Do Us Part

[TRAILER] After bailing on her wedding, a former bride-to-be must fight off her ex-groom and seven angry killer groomsmen in order to survive the night. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 6, 2023 - 2 comments

Movie: +1

[TRAILER] Three college friends hit the biggest party of the year, where a mysterious phenomenon disrupts the night, quickly descending into a chaos that challenges their friendships - and whether they can stay alive. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 4, 2023 - 4 comments

Movie: Before I Fall

[TRAILER] Samantha Kingston has everything. Then, everything changes. After one fateful night, she wakes up with no future at all. Trapped into reliving the same day over and over, she begins to question just how perfect her life really was. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 4, 2023 - 2 comments

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