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Motherless Brooklyn
Motherless Brooklyn

Director: Edward Norton
Cast:
Edward Norton
Edward Norton
Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin
Bobby Cannavale
Bobby Cannavale
In 1950s New York City, Lionel Essrog works at a detective agency alongside Gilbert Coney, Danny Fantl, and Tony Vermonte. Their boss, Frank Minna, rescued them as children from an abusive orphanage. Nicknamed “Motherless Brooklyn” by Frank, Lionel has Tourette syndrome and OCD, often alienating him from people, but his strong verbal and photographic memory make him a good detective. Working a secret case, Frank asks Lionel and Gilbert to shadow him to a meeting. Lionel listens over the phone as Frank presents documents that threaten a business deal for a man named William Lieberman, who’s there with his assistant Lou and an extremely large henchman. When Frank tries ...
Live by Night
Live by Night

Director: Ben Affleck
Cast:
Ben Affleck
Ben Affleck
Brendan Gleeson
Brendan Gleeson
Chris Cooper
Chris Cooper
In 1926, Joe Coughlin, a World War I veteran of Irish descent and the prodigal son of Boston police captain Thomas Coughlin, falls in love with Emma Gould, the mistress of notorious gangster Albert White, the boss of the Irish Gang of Boston who Joe and his friends have been targeting in a series of robberies. Thomas objects to the relationship and advises Joe against his criminal activities, warning him that his wrongdoing will catch up with him eventually. White’s rival, Italian Mafia boss Maso Pescatore, finds out about their affair and blackmails Joe to kill White. Joe refuses, and instead he and Emma decide to flee to California. To fund ...
Killing Them Softly
Killing Them Softly

Director: Andrew Dominik
Cast:
Brad Pitt
Brad Pitt
Ben Mendelsohn
Ben Mendelsohn
James Gandolfini
James Gandolfini
During the American financial crisis and presidential election campaign in the fall of 2008, Johnny “Squirrel” Amato plans to rob a Mafia poker game. He enlists Frankie, a former business associate, and Russell, a heroin-addicted Australian expatriate who is stealing purebred dogs for money. They decide to target a game run by Markie Trattman, who is known to have previously orchestrated an inside job by paying two men to rob his own illegal poker game. Squirrel anticipates that Markie will be the obvious suspect because of this, and the Mafia will simply have him killed without investigating further. Frankie and Russell, although ...
Movies
Tetro
Tetro

Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Cast:
Vincent Gallo
Vincent Gallo
Alden Ehrenreich
Alden Ehrenreich
Maribel Verdú
Maribel Verdú
Tetro is a 2009 drama film written, produced and directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Vincent Gallo, Alden Ehrenreich and Maribel Verdú. Filming took place in 2008 in Buenos Aires, Patagonia, and Spain. An international co-production between the United States, Argentina, Spain and Italy, the film received a limited release in the U.S. on June 11, 2009. Set in Argentina with a high content of film noir, this story of the reunion of two brothers follows the rivalries born out of creative differences passed down through generations of an artistic Italian immigrant family.
The Second Wind
The Second Wind

Director: Alain Corneau
Cast:
Daniel Auteuil
Daniel Auteuil
Daniel Duval
Daniel Duval
Eric Cantona
Eric Cantona
The Second Wind is a 2007 French crime film directed by Alain Corneau and starring Daniel Auteuil and Monica Bellucci. It is a remake of the 1966 film Le Deuxième Souffle. Gu, a famous gangster, has just escaped from jail. All french police is after him. Before leaving the country with Manouche, the woman he loves, Gu needs a final job to get some money. The job works, but a police’s scheming makes Gu appear as a traitor to his own accomplices. Gu will do whatever it takes to clean ...
The Black Dahlia
The Black Dahlia

Director: Brian De Palma
Cast:
Josh Hartnett
Josh Hartnett
Aaron Eckhart
Aaron Eckhart
Fiona Shaw
Fiona Shaw
LAPD Detectives Dwight “Bucky” Bleichert and Lee Blanchard are paired as partners after engaging in a boxing match to raise funds for the department. Lee introduces Bucky to his girlfriend Kay Lake, and the trio becomes inseparable. Bucky is shocked when Kay tells him she isn’t sleeping with Lee, and later tries to seduce him, but he refuses. He also discovers that Kay has been branded with the initials “BD”, for Bobby DeWitt, the gangster whose arrest and conviction for a big bank robbery made Lee’s career. Soon after, on January 15, 1947, Elizabeth Short’s dismembered body is found and she is dubbed ...
L.A. Confidential
L.A. Confidential

Director: Curtis Hanson
Cast:
Russell Crowe
Russell Crowe
Danny DeVito
Danny DeVito
David Strathairn
David Strathairn
In early 1950s Los Angeles, LAPD Sergeant Edmund “Ed” Exley is determined to live up to the reputation of his father, famed detective Preston Exley, who was killed by an unknown assailant whom Exley secretly nicknamed “Rollo Tomasi”. Already isolated from other officers by his intelligence and career ambitions, he volunteers to testify against them in the “Bloody Christmas” case in exchange for promotion to Detective Lieutenant, against the advice of precinct captain Dudley Smith, who reminds Exley that he doesn’t have what it takes to shoot a hardened criminal in the back, if that’s what it would take to prevent him from going ...
The Usual Suspects
The Usual Suspects

Director: Bryan Singer
Cast:
Stephen Baldwin
Stephen Baldwin
Benicio del Toro
Benicio del Toro
Chazz Palminteri
Chazz Palminteri
Hardened criminal Dean Keaton lies badly wounded on a ship docked in San Pedro Bay. He is confronted by a mysterious figure he calls ‘Keyser’, who shoots him dead and sets fire to the ship. The next day, the police recover twenty-seven bodies and only two survivors: Arkosh Kovash, a Hungarian mobster hospitalized with severe burns, and Roger ‘Verbal’ Kint, a con artist with cerebral palsy. U.S. Customs agent Dave Kujan flies to Los Angeles from New York City to interrogate Verbal. The men are left alone in a borrowed office belonging to LAPD police sergeant Jeff Rabin, while Kovash is visited in the hospital by FBI agent Jack Baer. The events that led Keaton, ...
Desperate Hours
Desperate Hours

Director: Michael Cimino
Cast:
Mickey Rourke
Mickey Rourke
Anthony Hopkins
Anthony Hopkins
David Morse
David Morse
In Utah, Nancy Breyers is a defense lawyer who is inexplicably in love with client Michael Bosworth, a sociopathic convict. During a break from a courtroom hearing, Nancy sneaks a gun to Bosworth. After Bosworth snaps a guard’s neck, Bosworth and Nancy slip away. Bosworth tears at Nancy’s clothing and leaves her behind, where she will tell authorities Bosworth held her at gunpoint during his escape. He speeds off in a car with his brother Wally, and their partner, the hulking, half-witted Albert, then changes cars with one Nancy has left for him in a remote location. In the meantime, decorated Vietnam veteran Tim Cornell arrives at his ...
The Two Jakes
The Two Jakes

Director: Jack Nicholson
Cast:
Jack Nicholson
Jack Nicholson
David Keith
David Keith
Eli Wallach
Eli Wallach
In 1948 Los Angeles, businessman Julius “Jake” Berman hires seasoned private investigator J. J. “Jake” Gittes to catch his wife, Kitty, in the act of committing adultery. During the sting, Berman unexpectedly kills his wife’s lover, Mark Bodine, who turns out to also be his partner in a real estate development company. Gittes, not having known this, suddenly finds himself under scrutiny for his role in what appears to be a premeditated murder; the key piece of evidence is a wire recording Gittes had set up which captured audio of the illicit love meeting, the confrontation, and the killing of Bodine. However, the audio does not make it clear whether ...
Body Double
Body Double

Director: Brian De Palma
Cast:
Craig Wasson
Craig Wasson
Deborah Shelton
Deborah Shelton
Dennis Franz
Dennis Franz
Struggling actor Jake Scully has recently lost his role as a vampire in a low-budget horror film after his claustrophobia thwarts shooting. After returning home to discover his girlfriend cheating on him, Scully splits up with her and is left homeless, as the residence belongs to her. At a method acting class, where he meets Sam Bouchard, Scully reveals his fears and the childhood cause of his claustrophobia. They go to a bar where Scully is offered a place to stay; Sam’s rich friend has gone on a trip to Europe and needs a house-sitter for his ultra-modern home in the Hollywood Hills. While touring the house with Scully, Sam is especially ...
The Cotton Club
The Cotton Club

Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Cast:
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Allen Garfield
Allen Garfield
Bob Hoskins
Bob Hoskins
A musician named Dixie Dwyer begins working with mobsters to advance his career but falls in love with the girlfriend of gangland kingpin Dutch Schultz. A dancer from Dixie’s neighborhood, Sandman Williams, is hired with his brother by The Cotton Club, a jazz club where most of the performers are black and the customers are white. Owney Madden, a mobster, owns the club and runs it with his right-hand man, Frenchy. Dixie becomes a Hollywood film star, thanks to the help of Madden and the mob but angering Schultz. He also continues to see Schultz’s gun moll, Vera Cicero, whose new nightclub has been financed by the jealous gangster. In the ...