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From Emmy-winning David Simon, this unvarnished, highly realistic HBO series follows a single sprawling drug and murder investigation in Baltimore. To... Read more
In Steven Spielberg's electrifying adaptation of Philip K Dick's short story, Tom Cruise is a detective for a government agency in 2025 Washington tha... Read more
A lush, involving thriller based on Patricia Highsmith's novel starring Matt Damon as Tom Ripley, a young New Yorker hired by a tycoon to persuade was... Read more
An exuberant offbeat comedy in which Dustin Hoffman and Lily Tomlin play existential detectives hired by kindhearted local poet and activist Albert Ma... Read more