Saturday, July 2, 2022

Tag: David Strathairn

Nightmare Alley (2021)*

Title: Nightmare Alley
Rating: R
Directed by: Guillermo del Toro
Written by: Guillermo del Toro and Kim Morgan
Based on the novel by: William Lindsay Gresham
Starring: Bradley Cooper, Cate Blanchett, Toni Collette, Willem Dafoe, Richard Jenkins, Rooney Mara, Ron Perlman, Mary Steenburgen, and David Strathairn
Release Date: 12/17/2021
Running Time: 150 minutes

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What did you think of this film?

When charismatic but down-on-his-luck Stanton Carlisle (Bradley Cooper) endears himself to clairvoyant Zeena (Toni Collette) and her has-been mentalist husband Pete (David Strathairn) at a traveling carnival, he crafts a golden ticket to success, using this newly acquired knowledge to grift the wealthy elite of 1940s New York society. With the virtuous Molly (Rooney Mara) loyally by his side, Stanton plots to con a dangerous tycoon (Richard Jenkins) with the aid of a mysterious psychiatrist (Cate Blanchett) who might be his most formidable opponent yet.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

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Special thanks to Alex for this submission


Nomadland (2020)

Title: Nomadland
Rating: R
Directed by: Chloé Zhao
Written by: Chloé Zhao
Based on the book by: Jessica Bruder
Starring: Frances McDormand, David Strathairn, Linda May, and Swankie
Release Date: 12/4/2020
Running Time: 108 minutes

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What did you think of this film?

Following the economic collapse of a company town in rural Nevada, Fern (Frances McDormand) packs her van and sets off on the road exploring a life outside of conventional society as a modern-day nomad. Nomadland features real nomads Linda May, Swankie and Bob Wells as Fern’s mentors and comrades in her exploration through the vast landscape of the American West.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Dedication: Dedicated to the ones who had to depart.
See you down the road.


Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)*

Title: Godzilla: King of the Monsters
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Michael Dougherty
Written by: Michael Dougherty, Zach Shields, and Max Borenstein
Starring: Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga, Millie Bobby Brown, Bradley Whitford, Sally Hawkins, Charles Dance, Thomas Middleditch, Aisha Hinds, O’Shea Jackson Jr., David Strathairn, Ken Watanabe, and Ziyi Zhang
Release Date: 5/31/2019
Running Time: 131 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
The new story follows the heroic efforts of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch as its members face off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed Ghidorah. When these ancient super-species—thought to be mere myths—rise again, they all vie for supremacy, leaving humanity’s very existence hanging in the balance.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? Yes

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Note: Godzilla, King Ghidorah, Mothra, and Rodan are listed in the credits as Himself/Herself.

Memoriam: In memory of
Yoshimitsu Banno (1931-2017)
Haruo Nakajima (1929-2017)

Special thanks to Ivan for this submission

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Fast Color (2018)

Title: Fast Color
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Julia Hart
Written by: Julia Hart and Jordan Horowitz
Starring: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Lorraine Toussaint, and David Strathairn
Release Date: 4/19/2019
Running Time: 100 minutes

IMDb

What did you think of this film?
A woman is forced to go on the run when her superhuman abilities are discovered. Years after having abandoned her family, the only place she has left to hide is home.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Dedication: For Bo

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


American Pastoral (2016)

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Title: American Pastoral
Rating: R
Directed by: Ewan McGregor
Written by: John Romano
Based on the novel by: Philip Roth
Starring: Ewan McGregor, Jennifer Connelly, Dakota Fanning, Uzo Aduba and David Strathairn
Release Date: 10/28/2016
Running Time: 126 minutes

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IMDb

American Pastoral follows an all American family across several decades, as their idyllic existence is shattered by social and political turmoil that will change the fabric of American culture forever. Ewan McGregor (Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, Beginners) makes his directorial debut and stars as Seymour “Swede” Levov, a once legendary high school athlete who is now a successful businessman married to Dawn, a former beauty queen. But turmoil brews beneath the polished veneer of Swede’s life. When his beloved daughter, Merry, disappears after being accused of committing a violent act, Swede dedicates himself to finding her and reuniting his family. What he discovers shakes him to the core, forcing him to look beneath the surface and confront the chaos that is shaping the modern world around him: no American family will ever be the same.


What did you think of this film?

During Credits? No

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Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, The (2015)

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Title: The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Rating: PG
Director: John Madden
Writer: Ol Parker
Stars: Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy, Dev Patel, David Strathairn, Celia Imrie, Ronald Pickup and Diana Hardcastle
Release Date: 3/6/2015
Running Time: 122 minutes

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As the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has only a single remaining vacancy – posing a rooming predicament for two fresh arrivals – Sonny pursues his expansionist dream of opening a second hotel.


What did you think of this film?

During Credits? No

After Credits? No

Note: “At any age, life can be an adventure. Go for it at takepart.com/marigold2


Good Baby, A (2000)

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TITLE: A Good Baby

RELEASE DATE: 12/1/2000

RATING: NR

A young loner wandering the back roads of North Carolina comes across an abandoned baby. He immediately starts seeking the baby’s parents, but starts developing a bond with the child.

What did you think of this film?


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During Credits? Yes

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Special thanks to Susan for this submission


Lincoln (2012)

TITLE: Lincoln

RELEASE DATE: 11/16/2012

RATING: PG-13

As the Civil War continues to rage, America’s president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield and as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves.

What did you think of this film?


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During Credits? No

After Credits? No


Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)

TITLE: Good Night, and Good Luck.

RELEASE DATE: 10/14/2005

RATING: PG

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During Credits? No

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Fracture (2007)

TITLE: Fracture

RELEASE DATE: 4/20/2007

RATING: R

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