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Saturday Night Live: Halloween  Season 43, Ep 5

Including the David S. Pumpkins Halloween Special, because that's episode #00 and FanFare doesn't have that number.
posted by rhizome on Oct 29, 2017 - 8 comments

Movie: The Circle

After landing a dream job at a powerful tech company called The Circle, a woman wrestles with whether the firm's 24/7/365 connectivity agenda represents a brave new world in which "Knowing is good, but knowing everything is better" or a horrifying breach of individual autonomy and privacy.
posted by carmicha on May 3, 2017 - 3 comments

Saturday Night Live: Tom Hanks, Lady Gaga  Season 42, Ep 4

Host: Tom Hanks, Musical Guest: Lady Gaga [more inside]
posted by DizzyOnBugSpray on Oct 23, 2016 - 47 comments

Movie: Sully

The story of Chesley Sullenberger, who became a hero after gliding his plane along the water in the Hudson River, saving all of the airplane flights 155 crew and passengers.
posted by misfish on Sep 12, 2016 - 24 comments

Movie: Toy Story

A cowboy doll is profoundly threatened and jealous when a new spaceman figure supplants him as top toy in a boy's room. Starring Don Rickles as Mr. Potato Head. [more inside]
posted by growabrain on Nov 16, 2015 - 15 comments

Movie: Bridge of Spies

An American lawyer is recruited by the CIA during the Cold War to help rescue a pilot detained in the Soviet Union. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Oct 17, 2015 - 4 comments

Movie: A League of Their Own

Two sisters join the first female professional baseball league and struggle to help it succeed amidst their own growing rivalry. [more inside]
posted by phunniemee on Aug 4, 2015 - 9 comments

Movie: Saving Mr. Banks

Author P.L. Travers reflects on her childhood after reluctantly meeting with Walt Disney, who seeks to adapt her Mary Poppins books for the big screen. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Jun 3, 2015 - 5 comments

Movie: Cloud Atlas

An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution.
posted by troika on Nov 30, 2014 - 9 comments

Movie: Philadelphia

When a man with AIDS is fired by his law firm because of his condition, he hires a homophobic small time lawyer as the only willing advocate for a wrongful dismissal suit. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Nov 28, 2014 - 13 comments

Movie: Joe Versus the Volcano

When a hypochondriac learns that he is dying, he accepts an offer to throw himself in a volcano at a tropical island, and along the way there, learns to truly live.
posted by troika on Nov 27, 2014 - 24 comments

Movie: Captain Phillips

The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.
posted by troika on Nov 25, 2014 - 4 comments

Movie: Splash

T.hanksgiving Movie Club An Oscar nominated, 80s take on The Little Mermaid with Daryl Hannah, Eugene Levy, John Candy, and a fresh-faced Tom Hanks with Ron Howard directing. Mermaid rescues boy. Mermaid falls in love with man.  [more inside]
posted by Ik ben afgesneden on Nov 24, 2014 - 2 comments

Movie: The 'Burbs

An overstressed suburbanite and his paramilitaric neighbor struggle to prove their paranoid theory that the new family in town is a front for a cannibalistic cult.
posted by troika on Nov 23, 2014 - 10 comments

T. Hanksgiving Week

It's Thanksgiving in the US, but it's T. Hanksgiving everywhere. [more inside]
posted by troika on Nov 21, 2014 - 24 comments

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