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I, Claudius: Queen of Heaven  Season 1, Ep 6

Rome, AD 23/29. Claudius is invited to a dinner where the hostess, Lollia, unexpectedly relates how she was forced to prostitute herself to Tiberius, and then stabs herself. Tiberius now only lives for his perversions, in which Caligula is only too happy to join. Sejanus effectively rules the empire, overseeing continual treason trials of notable citizens and seizing their property for the crown. [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Sep 21, 2017 - 6 comments

I, Claudius: Some Justice  Season 1, Ep 5

Rome, AD 19–20. Tiberius, with Sejanus' help, is ruling with an iron fist. Only Germanicus is preventing total tyranny, but when he dies in Syria under mysterious circumstances, it is widely rumored that Tiberius is behind it. Germanicus' wife Agrippina accuses Piso, the governor of Syria, and his wife Plancina of murder and treason. At Claudius' suggestion, they are tried in the Senate, so as to avoid any backroom subversion of the courts by Tiberius' agents. [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Sep 12, 2017 - 4 comments

I, Claudius: Poison Is Queen  Season 1, Ep 4

Rome, AD 13–14. Germanicus has defeated the Germans and returns to Rome in triumph. Claudius tells him of Postumus' suspicions and Germanicus passes this information on to Augustus. On a trip to Corsica, Augustus stops to see Postumus and, now aware of Postumus' innocence, promises to pardon him. Augustus privately thanks Claudius for his role in opening his eyes, and informs him that he has already changed his will to favor Postumus. Livia, ever suspicious, tricks a Vestal Virgin into letting her inspect the revised will. Soon afterward Augustus falls ill. [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Sep 2, 2017 - 6 comments

Movie: Logan

In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hideout on the Mexican border. But Logan's attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are up-ended when a young mutant arrives, being pursued by dark forces. [more inside]
posted by isthmus on Mar 4, 2017 - 80 comments

Movie: Green Room

After witnessing a murder, a punk rock band is forced into a vicious fight for survival against a group of maniacal skinheads.
posted by everybody had matching towels on Apr 22, 2016 - 10 comments

Blunt Talk: I Seem to Be Running Out of Dreams for Myself  Season 1, Ep 1

A British newscaster moves to Los Angeles with his alcoholic manservant and the baggage of several failed marriages to host a sanctimonious talk show. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Aug 15, 2015 - 11 comments

Smiley's People: Part 6  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 6

The green light is given, and Esterhase's team moves in on Grigoriev. Will he help them unlock Karla's secret? Can George finally bring down his nemesis and redeem his career, his Western values, his very being? This is George Smiley's last chapter. [more inside]
posted by carsonb on May 15, 2015 - 3 comments

American Dad!: Blagsnarst, A Love Story  Season 10, Ep 3

Roger looks for love, finds it. But will the CIA ruin it before Roger can? [more inside]
posted by Sys Rq on Sep 22, 2014 - 5 comments

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