The Bicycle Thief (1948)

Log Line In the aftermath of World War II, a young Italian family man attempts to recover a stolen bicycle that represents his only hope to escape from long-term unemployment. What Happens in the Story Medium: Film Writer(s): Cesare Zavattini, … Continue reading

Margin Call (2011)

Log Line An executive at a Wall Street investment firm attempts to stand firm morally in the face of threats to the economic survival of himself and the company he works for. Overview Medium: Film Writer(s): J.C. Chandor Director(s): J.C. … Continue reading

Chinatown (1974)

Log Line A 1940s private detective investigates the mysterious death of the Los Angeles Water Commission chief engineer and attempts to reveal and make known its instigator. Overview Medium: Film Writer(s): Robert Towne Director(s): Roman Polanski Production Co.(s): Paramount Pictures; … Continue reading