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Entries from December 2007

Bug (2007)

December 17th, 2007 · 5 Comments

  Synopsis At the Rustic Motel somewhere in the flatlands of Oklahoma, Agnes White (Ashley Judd) begins receiving strange phone calls at night. All she hears is breathing, and assumes it’s her ex Jerry, who’s just been paroled. Cigarettes and wine do little to calm her nerves. After her shift as a waitress at a […]

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Tags: Based on play · Paranoia · Surprise after end credits · Woman in jeopardy

Cruising (1980)

December 15th, 2007 · 10 Comments

  Synopsis When a serial killer stalking gay leather bars on the west side of Manhattan claims another victim, the head of the NYPD’s major case squad – Captain Edelson (Paul Sorvino) – recruits a young cadet named Steve Burns (Al Pacino) to go undercover. Chosen due to his physical resemblance to the victims, Burns […]

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Tags: Ambiguous ending · Based on novel · Interrogation · Murder mystery · Psycho killer

You Kill Me (2007)

December 12th, 2007 · 3 Comments

Synopsis Frank Falenczyk (Ben Kingsley) begins his day downing vodka and shoveling snow off his porch in Buffalo. His cousin (Marcus Thomas) runs a plow company being underbid by an Irish syndicate. Frank’s assignment is to make sure Edward O’Leary (Dennis Farina) doesn’t make a meeting in New York. Instead of going through with the […]

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Tags: Black comedy · Drunk scene · Gangsters and hoodlums · Hitman · Midlife crisis · Unconventional romance