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After incurring the wrath of the mob, a comic flees Detroit for Chicago taking the name “Mickey One.” Read More »
Private detective and former football player Harry Moseby gets hired on to what seems a standard missing person case Read More »
Bonnie and Clyde (1967) Arthur Penn, Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Michael J. Pollard, Biography, Crime, Drama, Action
1934. Young adults Bonnie Parker, a waitress, and Clyde Barrow, a criminal just released from prison, are immediately attracted to what the other represents for their life when they meet by chance in West Dallas, Texas. Read More »
Dead of Winter (1987) Arthur Penn, Mary Steenburgen, Roddy McDowall, Jan Rubes, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Katie McGovern is a struggling actress living with her husband and her student brother, who is visiting. Read More »
Jack Crabb is 121 years old as the film begins. A collector of oral histories asks him about his past. He recounts being captured and raised by indians, becoming a gunslinger, marrying an indian, watching her killed by General George Armstrong Custer, and becoming a scout for him at Little Big Horn.
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This story of four working-class kids in a small industrial town–who go their separate ways after high school in the innocence of 1961 and come together again at the end of the turbulent Sixties–is as much about the coming of age of America as it is about the changes the characters go through. The four friends of the title are thoughtful Danilo, a Yugoslavian immigrant with dreams of being a writer and a scholar; Tom, good-looking and athletic, who is bound for the army; cautious David who has mixed feelings about staying in town and joining the family mortuary business; and lovely, ditzy, exasperating Georgia, who tries to inspire all of them with her longings for a life of Bohemian adventure. It is told through the eyes of Danilo, whose story is loosely based on the writer Tesich’s own life growing up in Bloomington, Indiana.
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