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June 17

Movie: Enemy Mine

1985 film about an alien and a human who crash land on a dangerous planet after a space battle, then continue their war one-on-one until they realize they have to work together to survive. With Louis Gossett Jr. under 4 hours of makeup and gargling his own spit to give the alien language that extra....something, Dennis Quaid as the jerky human who must learn to live with The Other, and a fun biological twist. Directed by Wolfgang Petersen soon after Das Boot and The Neverending Story. [more inside]
posted by mediareport at 8:04 PM - 7 comments

Movie: Hannah Einbinder: Everything Must Go

Hannah Einbinder, acclaimed for her Emmy-nominated role in "Hacks," brings her stand-up prowess to the forefront with "Everything Must Go," her debut comedy special that showcases her comedic talents.
posted by onya at 2:04 PM - 7 comments

Movie: The Old Oak

[TRAILER] TJ (Dave Turner) runs the last pub standing in a previously thriving mining community. He struggles to keep the place afloat while also trying to offer some help to Syrian refugees who have been placed in the empty houses in the community. Tensions arise as down-on-their-luck locals are resentful of the newcomers, but TJ strikes up a friendship with one of the refugees, Yara (Ebla Mari). 87 year-old British social realist filmmaker Ken Loach brings (probably) his final film to screens. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown at 7:15 AM - 0 comments

House of the Dragon: A Son for a Son  Show Only   Season 2, Episode 1

As Alicent grows concerned by Aegon's Small Council, Rhaenyra arrives at a fateful decision. SHOW ONLY thread! [more inside]
posted by Brandon Blatcher at 6:33 AM - 13 comments

Movie: Inside Out 2

Teenager Riley's mind headquarters is undergoing a sudden demolition to make room for something entirely unexpected: new Emotions! Joy, Sadness, Anger, Fear and Disgust, who've long been running a successful operation by all accounts, aren't sure how to feel when Anxiety shows up. And it looks like she's not alone.
posted by Stark at 3:56 AM - 1 comment

June 16

Welcome to Wrexham: Down to the Wire  Season 3, Episode 8

Wrexham AFC's poor away-game form casts doubt on their chances for promotion, and as the end of the season nears, Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds face some very tough decisions.
posted by kitten kaboodle at 3:44 PM - 1 comment

Interview with the Vampire: Like the Light by Which God Made the World Before He Made Light  Books Included   Season 2, Episode 6

Claudia asks Louis for a life-changing favor.
posted by fight or flight at 2:56 AM - 4 comments

June 15

Movie: Eye of the Needle

Great Britain, 1944, during World War II. Relentlessly pursued by several MI5 agents, Henry Faber the Needle, a ruthless German spy in possession of vital information about D-Day, takes refuge on Storm Island, an inhospitable, sparsely inhabited island off the coast of northern Scotland.
posted by bunderful at 7:07 PM - 8 comments

AEW Collision: June 15, 2024 (and Rampage, June 14)  Season 2, Episode 1

Wow, the first episode of Collision seems so recent, yet at the same time so long ago. What began as roster split centered on which members could share a weekly show with CM Punk now stands on it's own, celebrating a full year with some Ring Of Honor visitors, a no-DQ women's match, a massive 4-on-4 main event, and Christian Cage being your daddy. [more inside]
posted by The Pluto Gangsta at 4:40 PM - 5 comments

Doctor Who: The Legend of Ruby Sunday  Season 1, Episode 7

The Doctor and UNIT investigate the snowy night when Ruby was abandoned as a baby, as well as the rise of a mysterious tech CEO. [more inside]
posted by Pallas Athena at 3:14 PM - 29 comments

The Boys: We'll Keep the Red Flag Flying Here  Season 4, Episode 3

The problems have started between Homelander and Starlight supporters; Hughie tries to figure out what's going on between Homelander and Victoria Neuman.
posted by porpoise at 1:32 PM - 12 comments

The Boys: Life Among the Septics  Season 4, Episode 2

Did you know that globalists put chemicals in our food that make us gay, Dakota Bob is a demon from hell, and the Moon isn't real? Find out what they want to keep from us #TruthCon!
posted by porpoise at 1:31 PM - 0 comments

The Boys: Department of Dirty Tricks  Season 4, Episode 1

After Butcher misses the opportunity to kill Homelander by Soldier Boy and what Victoria Neuman has become now, he tries to get Ryan back on his side and correct these mistakes.
posted by porpoise at 1:31 PM - 0 comments

Kaiser Karl: Becoming Karl Lagerfeld - season 1  Season 1, Episode 1

An origin story spanning the era before he became head designer at Chanel. In 1972 Karl is a social butterfly and freelance designer in Paris, picking up work for Fendi and Chloé and navigating the “nest of vipers” that is the 1970s fashion industry. [more inside]
posted by jouke at 10:54 AM - 3 comments

Evil: How to Build a Coffin  Season 4, Episode 4

A priest, a skeptic, and a psychiatrist (who is also a skeptic) walk into an utterly bonkers TV show. And this TV show asks: did you know certain kinds of demons LOVE mini marshmallows? [more inside]
posted by Kitteh at 8:34 AM - 6 comments

June 14

Movie: Raining Stones

[TRAILER] Bob (Bruce Jones) is a religious but poor man intent on earning enough cash to buy a new communion dress for his daughter. With his loyal sidekick, Tom (Ricky Tomlinson), Bob takes odd and sometimes ill-advised jobs in search of quick cash. But Bob's bad luck follows him everywhere in this working-class town. When his van gets stolen, Bob makes a disastrous choice that may cost him everything. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown at 9:38 AM - 5 comments

June 13

Special Event: Rifftrax: THE X FROM OUTER SPACE

MST Club presents! A riff released in August 2023 of a Japanese movie made in 1967. One of the sillier-looking kaiju of riffdom, the promotional text describes the monster as looking like what the result would be if Gonzo ever sealed the deal with Camilla. The monster is the result of space spores, so beware if you have space allergies, or "spallergies."
posted by JHarris at 5:03 PM - 1 comment

Top Chef: Set Sail  Season 21, Episode 13

The final four chefs arrive in Curaçao for their last Quickfire Challenge and must create a dish highlighting fish and cheese to impress Kristen, Tom, Gail and local guest judge Helim Smeulders. The chefs then set sail on Holland America Line’s Eurodam where they enjoy a meal prepared by chef and Fresh Fish Ambassador Morimoto. For the Elimination Challenge, the chefs are tasked with showcasing different preparation styles of fish. “Top Chef” alum Ed Lee joins Kristen, Tom and Gail at the judges’ table.
posted by Frayed Knot at 3:53 PM - 8 comments

June 12

Dark Matter: In the Fires of Dead Stars  Show Only   Season 1, Episode 7

Jason and Amanda visit a breathtaking world. To hide the truth from Daniela, Jason2 takes desperate action.
posted by Kyol at 6:04 PM - 12 comments

All Elite Wrestling: Dynamite: June 12, 2024  Season 5, Episode 37

Dynamite has a lot of heavy lifting to do tonight: not only do they need to compete in the ratings tonight with NBA finals, Tony Khan wants to put up good ratings numbers against NXT headed into TV rights negotiations. So let's do that with two title matches -- both featuring champs vs. luchadors, interestingly -- plus California vs Texas in a TNT qualifier! [more inside]
posted by The Pluto Gangsta at 5:20 PM - 6 comments

The Acolyte: Destiny  Season 1, Episode 3

On a mysterious planet, the tragic journey of two sisters begins.
posted by TheophileEscargot at 7:38 AM - 24 comments

Movie: Pacifiction

On the French Polynesian island of Tahiti, the high commissioner of the Republic and French government must investigate an ongoing rumor: the sighting of a submarine whose ghostly presence could herald the return of French nuclear testing. [more inside]
posted by vacapinta at 2:13 AM - 2 comments

June 11

Movie: Top Gun

Trailer. As students at the United States Navy's elite fighter weapons school compete to be best in the class, one daring young pilot [Tom Cruise] learns a few things from a civilian instructor [Kelly McGillis] that are not taught in the classroom. [more inside]
posted by wnissen at 6:05 PM - 25 comments

Movie: Closer

Two couples disintegrate when they begin destructive adulterous affairs with each other. [more inside]
posted by Omon Ra at 2:52 PM - 10 comments

June 10

Movie: Blue Collar

[TRAILER] When Detroit autoworkers Zeke (Richard Pryor), Jerry (Harvey Keitel) and Smokey (Yaphet Kotto) decide to rob their own union, they are initially disappointed by the relatively small haul. However, upon closer inspection, the three amateur thieves discover that they have made off with something potentially much more valuable than money: the union's ledger, filled with bogus figures and links to organized crime. Should they blackmail the union or go to the authorities? [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown at 10:15 AM - 10 comments

June 9

Encounter Party: New Friends Long Forgotten  Season 1, Episode 11

The party returns to Baldur's Gate with the body of the beholder. Tolo finally connects with an old friend who claims they've never met before. Ulavina's mentor may be working against the Medaji to enable magic that can see the future.
posted by Saxon Kane at 12:13 PM - 8 comments

Movie: The Little Things

Deputy Sheriff Joe "Deke" Deacon joins forces with Sgt. Jim Baxter to search for a serial killer who's terrorizing Los Angeles. As they track the culprit, Baxter is unaware that the investigation is dredging up echoes of Deke's past, uncovering disturbing secrets that could threaten more than his case. [more inside]
posted by box at 8:03 AM - 4 comments

Book: The Marigold

Set in the near future of a climate change ravaged Toronto, The Marigold is pretty damned good eco-horror. [more inside]
posted by Kitteh at 5:04 AM - 6 comments

Interview with the Vampire: Don't Be Afraid, Just Start the Tape  Books Included   Season 2, Episode 5

With Louis's help, Molloy delves into a haunted memory of his own.
posted by fight or flight at 2:40 AM - 5 comments

June 8

Welcome to Wrexham: Proper Trouble  Season 3, Episode 7

With a rise in yellow cards and continuing poor form away from home, Wrexham AFC risk being relegated to the playoffs, while the women's side prepare to tackle new challenges.
posted by kitten kaboodle at 9:49 PM - 2 comments

Movie: Some of My Best Friends Are...

Pre-Maude Rue McClanahan as a rich barfly surrounded by adoring men. Pre-Andy-from-WKRP Gary Sandy as a self-loathing male hustler. Pre-Buck Rogers Gil Gerard as a gay airline pilot in love. Warhol-era Candy Darling as a beautiful, forlorn trans woman. All part of this 1971 ensemble film following the regulars at a Greenwich Village gay bar for a few hours on Christmas Eve. It's a real time capsule so lots of slurs and stereotypes, and anti-trans brutality towards the end. On Fubo and MGM+ and free in a low-quality Youtube rip. [more inside]
posted by mediareport at 7:09 PM - 6 comments

AEW Collision: June 8, 2024 (& Rampage June 7)  Season 1, Episode 49

More challengers to Ospreay's International Championship settle affairs between themselves. Kris Statlander has her first match since her heel turn, and ROH's Lady Frost gets a shot against Toni Storm. Also "The Natural" Dustin Rhodes continues his farewell tour, and I can actually watch tonight live! [more inside]
posted by The Pluto Gangsta at 5:25 PM - 5 comments

Movie: Paragraph 175

During the Nazi regime, there was widespread persecution of homosexual men, which started in 1871 with the Paragraph 175 of the German Penal Code. Thousands were murdered in concentration camps. This powerful and disturbing documentary, narrated by Rupert Everett, presents for the first time the largely untold testimonies of some of those who survived.
posted by bunderful at 4:49 PM - 4 comments

Evil: How to Slaughter a Pig  Season 4, Episode 3

A priest, a skeptic, and a psychiatrist (who is also a skeptic) walk into an utterly bonkers TV show. And this TV show asks: can pork products can cause possession? [more inside]
posted by Kitteh at 3:32 PM - 5 comments

Movie: The Hills Have Eyes

[TRAILER] Based on Wes Craven's 1977 original, The Hills Have Eyes is the story of a family road trip that goes terrifyingly awry when the travelers become stranded in a government atomic zone. Miles from nowhere, the Carter family soon realizes the seemingly uninhabited wasteland is actually the breeding ground of a blood-thirsty mutant family...and they are the prey. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown at 11:51 AM - 5 comments

June 7

Movie: Under Paris

Sharks! Everyone knows they're scary, but did you know they could be terrifying mutants who live underneath the streets of Paris?? They can, and the reason why is clear: it's plastic. Plastic bottles. Just go with it! Do you know this can't happen?? This film is here to tell you it can! And you'd better believe it, ma chere!!
posted by kittens for breakfast at 6:52 PM - 18 comments

Doctor Who: Rogue  Season 1, Episode 6

The Doctor and Ruby land in 1813, where guests at a duchess's party are being murdered, and a mysterious bounty hunter called Rogue (played by JONATHAN GROFF!) is about to change the Doctor's life forever.
posted by EmpressCallipygos at 5:46 PM - 41 comments

Special Event: 2024 Stanley Cup Finals: Edmonton Oilers vs. Florida Panthers

This will be the Florida Panthers' 3rd visit to the finals (zero Stanley Cup wins to date). The Oilers maintained a dynasty during the Wayne Gretzky years, with 4 Stanley Cup wins (and a 5th, post-Gretzky, during the 89-90 season). Previously: 2024 Stanley Cup Playoffs [more inside]
posted by elkevelvet at 1:16 PM - 25 comments

Movie: Lumberjack the Monster

[TRAILER] After Akira Ninomiya miraculously survives a brutal attack by an unknown assailant wearing a “monster mask,” he becomes fixated on finding the attacker and getting revenge. The lastest film from prolific Japanese filmmaker Takashi Miike (Audition, 13 Assassins). [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown at 12:40 PM - 15 comments

Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus: Season 1  Season 1, Episode 1

(from the Wikipedia entry) Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus is an American animated docuseries television series created by Mike Judge, Richard Mullins and Dub Cornett that premiered on September 22, 2017 on Cinemax.[1] It is Cinemax's only animated series. [more inside]
posted by elkevelvet at 10:50 AM - 7 comments

Movie: Hit Man

A professor moonlighting as a hit man of sorts for his city police department, descends into dangerous, dubious territory when he finds himself attracted to a woman who enlists his services. [more inside]
posted by Carillon at 9:53 AM - 9 comments

June 6

Movie: Cromwell

Disgusted with the policies of King Charles I, Oliver Cromwell plans to take his family to the New World. But on the eve of their departure, Cromwell is drawn into the tangled web of religion and politics that will result in the English Civil War.
posted by bunderful at 7:29 PM - 6 comments

Top Chef: Goodbye, Wisconsin  Season 21, Episode 12

In this week’s Quickfire Challenge, the chefs are tasked with identifying as many ingredients as they can in a blind taste test. For the Elimination Challenge, they must create a dish that exemplifies their culinary growth throughout their time in Wisconsin. The judges are joined by returning guest judge Paul Bartolotta.
posted by Frayed Knot at 1:10 PM - 8 comments

Encounter Party: Zombeholder  Season 1, Episode 10

Flik's retrieval of the sword has unintended consequences as the party must now [spoilers!]. [more inside]
posted by Saxon Kane at 11:18 AM - 4 comments

June 5

Dark Matter: Superposition  Show Only   Season 1, Episode 6

Daniela suspects something's not right with her husband. Jason and Amanda grow closer.
posted by Kyol at 6:57 PM - 11 comments

Movie: Take Aim at the Police Van

A prison truck is assaulted and the two convicts inside are murdered. The prison guard on duty gets suspended for negligence and takes it upon himself to track down the killers. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown at 6:31 PM - 2 comments

All Elite Wrestling: Dynamite: June 5, 2024  Season 5, Episode 36

Tonight from Colorado, MJF kicks off the show in style, Wheeler Yuta returns from injury for a 4-on-4 with CMLL stars, Saraya and Mariah May get a make-good, and Swerve Strickland is a fighting champ. [more inside]
posted by The Pluto Gangsta at 6:31 PM - 2 comments

Movie: Love Story

A young man and a young woman from different backgrounds fall in love despite their upbringing—and then tragedy strikes. [more inside]
posted by kitten kaboodle at 4:53 PM - 5 comments

Chucky: Previously, on fuckin' 'Chucky':   Season 3 (Full Season)

This season has it all, folks: Devon Sawa in another dual role, the obliteration of Santa Claus, the return of Charles Lee Ray in non-doll form, meeting Dhambala, Jennifer Tilly somehow finding another notch after 12 to crank that the dial past, queer romance, ersatz G. Gordon Liddy, innovative kills, a group of parapsychologists right out of Hill House, and enough gallons of blood to literally fill the White House. [more inside]
posted by Shepherd at 2:20 PM - 5 comments

Movie: Michael Collins

Neil Jordan's historical biopic of Irish revolutionary Michael Collins, the man who led a guerrilla war against the UK, helped negotiate the creation of the Irish Free State, and led the National Army during the Irish Civil War. [more inside]
posted by bunderful at 11:21 AM - 4 comments

June 4

The Acolyte: Revenge / Justice  Season 1, Episode 2

An assassin strikes again, but this time the Jedi are there to attempt capture.
posted by 1970s Antihero at 7:51 PM - 30 comments

The Acolyte: Lost / Found  Season 1, Episode 1

100 years before the events of The Phantom Menace, during the High Repulic Era, the Jedi pursue a suspect after a shocking crime. [more inside]
posted by 1970s Antihero at 7:49 PM - 29 comments

Movie: The Apple

[TRAILER] In the glitzy, glittering futuristic world of 1994, music is king -- and the man who controls it is all-powerful malicious mogul Mr. Boogalow. Now he has his eye on two fresh-faced young singers, Alphie and Bibi, who score a hit at his WorldVision Song Festival and fall under the irresistible spell of fame, money, and temptation. A science-fiction musical also known as Star Rock. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown at 3:21 PM - 9 comments

Movie: Mommie Dearest

[TRAILER] Renowned actress Joan Crawford (Faye Dunaway), at the height of her career, adopts two orphans--Christina and Christopher--to fill the lonely gap in her personal life. However, as her professional and romantic relationships sour, Joan's already callous and abusive behavior towards Christina intensifies. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown at 10:46 AM - 10 comments

June 3

Sexy Beast: Season 1  Season 1, Episode 1

2024 8-episode prequel to 2000 movie, Sexy Beast. [more inside]
posted by 2N2222 at 4:22 PM - 3 comments

Evil: How to Train a Dog  Season 4, Episode 2

A priest, a skeptic, and a psychiatrist (who is also a skeptic) walk into an utterly bonkers TV show. And this TV show asks: can robot dogs be trained to attack Catholics? [more inside]
posted by Kitteh at 9:46 AM - 11 comments

June 2

Movie: Pandemonium

Two men find themselves in the road on the side of a mountain near a car crash. They slowly come to realize that they are the victims of the crash. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin at 4:30 PM - 1 comment

Movie: Evolution

[TRAILER] Three bravura single take vignettes trace three generations of a family--from a surreal memory of World War II to modern day Berlin--who struggle to process their past in a society still coping with the wounds of its history. Husband and wife team Kornél Mundruczó and Kata Wéber (Pieces of a Woman) adapt their 2018 stage play. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown at 3:05 PM - 1 comment

AEW Collision: June 1, 2024 (& Rampage May 31)  Season 1, Episode 48

This week's Collision mostly stayed away from the events of Double Or Nothing while slightly laying groundwork for the upcoming Forbidden Door. We got lots of strong acrobatic boys showing off (including a returning Lio Rush), plus a visit from one of NJPW's rising tag teams and AAA's luchadoras! [more inside]
posted by The Pluto Gangsta at 2:40 PM - 0 comments

Movie: Sexy Beast

London crime boss, Teddy Bass (Ian McShane) sends menacing gangster Don Logan (Ben Kingsley) to retrieve safecracker Gal (Ray Winstone) out of retirement at his Spanish villa for one more heist. [more inside]
posted by 2N2222 at 11:50 AM - 7 comments