An up-and-coming poker player tries to prove himself in a high-stakes match against a long-time master of the game.Read More
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Based on the successful 1956 Broadway production of the same name by Betty Comden, Adolph Green, and Jule Styne, the film focuses on Ella Peterson, who works in the basement office of Susanswerphone, a telephone answering service. Peterson, based on Mary Printz, who worked at Green’s service, listens in on others’ lives and adds some interest to her own humdrum existence by adopting different identities for her clients. They include an out-of-work Method actor, a […]Read More
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Cheyenne Autumn (1964) — 154 min - Western, Drama - 3 October 1964 Your rating: Not...Read More
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Longtime friends Martha (Shirley MacLaine) and Karen (Audrey Hepburn) run a boarding school for girls. When an unruly child, Mary (Karen Balkin), is punished for lying, she concocts a story that Karen and Martha are having a lesbian relationship. When the story spreads, parents withdraw their children from the school. The women’s lawsuit for libel hits many snags when they lack witnesses to speak for them. All the stress adversely affects Karen’s engagement to Joe […]Read More
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On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969) PG 142 min - Adventure, Action, Thriller - 12...Read More
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