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Movie: The Highwaymen

A pair of police officers come out of retirement to catch the infamous outlaws Bonnie & Clyde. [more inside]
posted by elgilito on Apr 1, 2019 - 9 comments

Podcast: NPR: Snap Judgment Podcast: Snap #828 - Kismet: From Russia with Love

Incredible, true, love story of Canadian Meg and Russian Elena who find each other online and meet in Kiev in 2006. Their love is very real, but now Elena is in danger. They decide to flee Russia together. Meg mortgages her home back in Canada and buys a sailboat in Turkey. They head out to the Atlantic and hope to eventually reach Vancouver, halfway around the world, in order to live a life together. Kismet, From Russia with Love. [more inside]
posted by dog food sugar on Feb 17, 2019 - 0 comments

Movie: Pain & Gain

Daniel Lugo, manager of the Sun Gym in 1990s Miami, decides that there is only one way to achieve his version of the American dream: extortion. To achieve his goal, he recruits musclemen Paul and Adrian as accomplices. Their plans turn increasingly violent in their execution, and a retired private investigator gets involved. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Sep 2, 2018 - 5 comments

Movie: A United Kingdom

The story of King Seretse Khama of Botswana and how his loving but controversial marriage to a British white woman, Ruth Williams, put his kingdom into political and diplomatic turmoil.
posted by ellieBOA on Aug 23, 2017 - 0 comments

Movie: War Dogs

Based on the true story of two young men, David Packouz (Miles Teller) and Efraim Diveroli (Jonah Hill), who worked their way up the ladder of Pentagon contracts to land a $300 million contract to arm America's allies in Afghanistan. [Trailer #1, Trailer #2] [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Aug 30, 2016 - 8 comments

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