A Life Less Ordinary

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In Heaven, angels are tasked with ensuring that mortals on Earth find love. The “Captain”, Gabriel, is upset at reviewing the file of angel partners O’Reilly and Jackson, all of whose recent cases have ended in divorce or misery. Gabriel is being pressed for results, so he introduces a radical new incentive: if their latest …

L.A. Confidential

In early 1950s Los Angeles, LAPD Sergeant “Ed” Exley is determined to live up the reputation of his father, famed detective Preston Exley, who was killed by an unknown assailant whom Exley nicknamed “Rollo Tomasi”. Already isolated from other officers by his intelligence, work ethic, and idealism, he volunteers to testify against them in the …

La Dolce Vita

A helicopter transports a statue of Christ over an ancient Roman aqueduct outside Rome while a second, Marcello Rubini’s news helicopter, follows it into the city. The news helicopter is momentarily sidetracked by a group of bikini-clad women sunbathing on the rooftop of a high-rise apartment building. Hovering above, Marcello uses gestures to elicit phone …

La Femme Nikita (1990)

Nikita (Anne Parillaud) is a nihilistic teenage junkie who commits her life to anarchy, drugs and violence. One night, she participates in the robbery of a pharmacy owned by a friend’s parents. The robbery goes awry, erupting into a gunfight with local police, during which her accomplices are killed. Suffering severe withdrawal symptoms, she murders …

Labor Day

In 1987, Adele Wheeler is a depressed single mother who lives in a rural home with her 13-year-old son, Henry. While they are shopping, a bloody man approaches Henry and makes them take him home to look after him. The man is revealed to be Frank Chambers, an escaped convict wanted by police. Through flashbacks, …

Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains

Corinne Burns is a 17-year-old girl whose mother has recently died from lung cancer. Working in a fast food restaurant to help support herself and her younger sister, Corinne is interviewed by a local television station for a story about her town’s dwindling economy amidst the Early 1980s recession. During the interview, Corinne becomes angry …