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Movie: Thanks for Sharing

[TRAILER] A romantic comedy that brings together three disparate characters who are learning to face a challenging and often confusing world as they struggle together against a common demon: sex addiction. [more inside]
posted by hanov3r on Jan 20, 2023 - 2 comments

Movie: Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

Hotshot television anchorman Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) welcomes upstart reporter Veronica Corningstone (Christina Applegate) into the male-dominated world of 1970s broadcast news -- that is, until the talented female journalist begins to outshine Burgundy on air. Soon he grows jealous, begins a bitter feud with Veronica and eventually makes a vulgar slip on live TV that ruins his career. However, when an outrageous story breaks at the San Diego Zoo, Ron may get a chance to redeem himself. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jan 6, 2023 - 8 comments

Movie: Howard the Duck

In this film based on the comic book character, Howard the Duck (voiced by Chip Zien) is suddenly beamed from Duckworld, a planet of intelligent ducks with arms and legs, to Earth, where he lands in Cleveland. There he saves rocker Beverly (Lea Thompson) from thugs and forms a friendship with her. She introduces him to Phil (Tim Robbins), who works at a lab with scientist Dr. Jenning (Jeffrey Jones). When the doctor attempts to return Howard to his world, Jenning instead transfers an evil spirit into his own body. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Sep 14, 2022 - 32 comments

Movie: Dark Waters

A corporate defense attorney takes on an environmental lawsuit against a chemical company that exposes a lengthy history of pollution. Based on The New York Times magazine article "The Lawyer Who Became DuPont's Worst Nightmare" by Nathaniel Rich.
posted by ellieBOA on Feb 25, 2020 - 1 comment

Castle Rock: Season Two   Season 2, Ep 0

Season two of Hulu's horror anthology building on characters and settings created by Stephen King. A feud between warring clans comes to a boil when nurse and budding psychopath Annie Wilkes (Lizzy Caplan) gets waylaid in Castle Rock.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jan 11, 2020 - 10 comments

Movie: Marjorie Prime

A service that provides holographic recreations of deceased loved ones allows a woman to come face-to-face with the younger version of her late husband. [more inside]
posted by rmd1023 on Feb 21, 2018 - 1 comment

Movie: The Hudsucker Proxy

After Hudsucker Industries President Waring Hudsucker (Charles Durning) commits suicide, the senior executives -led by the seniorest of them, Sidney Mussburger (Paul Newman)- install naïve business school graduate Norville Barnes (Tim Robbins) as President in a play to drive the stock price down. Meanwhile, fast-talking reporter archetype Amy Archer (Jennifer Jason Leigh) tries to figure out what’s going on.
posted by Going To Maine on Dec 21, 2017 - 29 comments

Movie: Bull Durham

A fan who has an affair with one minor-league baseball player each season meets an up-and-coming pitcher and the experienced catcher assigned to him. [more inside]
posted by phunniemee on Aug 4, 2015 - 10 comments

Movie: Jacob's Ladder

A veteran attempts to discover the truth about a devastating attack on his unit in Vietnam years earlier, while reality crumbles around him and gives way to demonic, nightmarish visions. [more inside]
posted by Joakim Ziegler on Apr 24, 2015 - 10 comments

MeFi Horror Club: Jacob's Ladder (1990)

Jacob Singer (Tim Robbins) is a postal worker in New York City in 1975 who experiences frightening hallucinations and breaks with reality that are possibly related to a devastating attack on his unit in Vietnam four years earlier. As he tries to figure out what's going on, things turn even stranger and more sinister. [more inside]
posted by Joakim Ziegler on Apr 20, 2015 - 2 comments

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