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Movie: Murder Mystery 2 (2023)

After starting their own detective agency, Nick and Audrey Spitz land a career-making case when their billionaire pal is kidnapped from his wedding. [more inside]
posted by box on Jun 10 at 2:00 PM - 1 comment

Movie: Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves

A charming thief and a band of unlikely adventurers embark on an epic quest to retrieve a lost relic, but things go dangerously awry when they run afoul of the wrong people. [more inside]
posted by Fleebnork on Mar 31 at 6:32 AM - 58 comments

Movie: The Battery

In rural Connecticut, baseball players Ben and Mickey are trying to survive a zombie plague. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Jun 8 at 8:14 PM - 6 comments

The Ultimatum: Queer Love: (Full Season)  Season 1 (Full Season)

Netflix's The Ultimatum is back with a new iteration, The Ultimatum: Queer Love! Five couples participate in the show, and the cast of The Ultimatum: Queer Love is made up exclusively of women and nonbinary people. Each of them identifies as queer and finds themselves at a crossroads in their relationship. One partner is ready to settle down and get married, and the other (for a whole host of different reasons) has their doubts. The Ultimatum: Queer Love follows each unsure couple as they get brutally honest with one another, date other people in an attempt to figure out what they really want and potentially choose another partner altogether. [more inside]
posted by solotoro on Jun 5 at 8:34 PM - 6 comments

Movie: Hanna

A 16-year-old girl raised by her father to be the perfect assassin is dispatched on a mission across Europe. Tracked by a ruthless operatives, she faces startling revelations about her existence and questions about her humanity. [more inside]
posted by chappell, ambrose on Jun 22 at 9:49 PM - 3 comments

Movie: Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse

Miles Morales catapults across the Multiverse, where he encounters a team of Spider-People charged with protecting its very existence. When the heroes clash on how to handle a new threat, Miles must redefine what it means to be a ... [more inside]
posted by 1970s Antihero on Jun 1 at 11:34 AM - 30 comments

Deadloch: Episode 1  Season 1, Episode 1

As the sleepy seaside town of Deadloch, Tasmania, prepares for its annual festival, a man turns up dead and a rough detective from Darwin arrives to work on the investigation with the fastidious local cop and an overeager assistant.
posted by onya on Jun 8 at 9:11 AM - 4 comments

Upcoming: What new media are you looking forward to in June 2023?

The title says it all, links to new media and few notes are inside! [more inside]
posted by Brandon Blatcher on Jun 1 at 8:10 AM - 25 comments

All Elite Wrestling: Dynamite: Dynamite 6/7 and Rampage 6/9  Season 1, Episode 36

Tonight more names get penciled in on the path to the Forbidden Door, as championships are defended and several NJPW-adjacent talent will be in the ring. [more inside]
posted by The Pluto Gangsta on Jun 7 at 4:48 PM - 7 comments

Never Have I Ever: Season 4 (Full Season)  Season 4 (Full Season)

Senior year has finally arrived. Between college conundrums, identity crises and crushes that won't fade, are Devi and the gang ready to face the future? Season 4, the final season, dropped on Netflix June 8th, 2023.
posted by ltl on Jun 9 at 9:24 AM - 1 comment

From: Season 2 (Full Season)  Season 2 (Full Season)

The town gets a new busload of naive visitors.
posted by porpoise on May 2 at 8:29 PM - 25 comments

Primo: Season One  Season 1 (Full Season)

Shea Serrano (previously) teams up with Mike Schur (previously, esp. The Good Place) to bring us a semi-autobiographical coming-of-age story of Rafa, a high-school kid with a single mom and five uncles. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Jun 6 at 7:08 AM - 2 comments

Silo: Season One  Books Included   Season 1 (Full Season)

In a toxic dystopian future, a highly regulated community lives and works in a giant underground silo, forbidden from ever visiting the surface. [more inside]
posted by Bora Horza Gobuchul on May 5 at 7:07 PM - 20 comments

Taskmaster: Full Season 15  Season 15 (Full Season)

The 15th series kicks off with Frankie Boyle, Jenny Eclair, Ivo Graham, Mae Martin, and Kiell Smith-Bynoe.
posted by ellieBOA on Mar 31 at 7:42 AM - 79 comments

Mrs. Davis: Great Gatsby: 2001: A Space Odyssey  Season 1, Episode 7

With the Lazarus Shroud secured, Simone and Celeste set sail on a perilous journey in pursuit of the Holy Grail; Wiley receives an unexpected offer from Mrs. Davis that could rewrite his future.
posted by ellieBOA on May 11 at 7:02 AM - 11 comments

Mrs. Davis: A Great Place to Drink to Gain Control of Your Drink  Season 1, Episode 5

Simone and Wiley learn the truth about Clara, the red-haired woman, from an enigmatic new source.
posted by ellieBOA on Apr 27 at 10:48 AM - 9 comments

Somebody Somewhere: Manhappiness  Season 2, Episode 6

Distancing herself from Joel, Sam concentrates on helping Tricia with her blossoming pillow business - which soon faces sabotage from Charity. Meanwhile, Fred attempts to play peacemaker with Sam and Joel. [more inside]
posted by ellieBOA on May 29 at 9:26 AM - 6 comments

Mrs. Davis: Beautiful Things That Come with Madness  Season 1, Episode 4

A new mission from Jay forces Simone to honor her vows; a kidnapping exposes a conspiracy.
posted by ellieBOA on Apr 21 at 6:20 AM - 9 comments

Top Chef: Goodbye London  Season 20, Episode 12

As the journey in London comes to a wrap, the final four chefs welcome back the winner of Last Chance Kitchen. For this week's Quickfire, the chefs are joined by guest judge Sam Bompas, who challenges them to create a dish featuring jellies and molds. For their final Elimination Challenge in England, they're tasked with creating trompe-l'oeil dishes, where the plates must literally fool the eye and taste like something completely different than what they look like. Who will make it to the finals in Paris, and who will bid adieu? [more inside]
posted by Superilla on Jun 6 at 2:39 PM - 5 comments

Somebody Somewhere: NMB NMP  Season 2, Episode 5

While celebrating Tricia's birthday, Sam is blindsided by surprising new information about Holly. [more inside]
posted by ellieBOA on May 22 at 12:41 PM - 4 comments

Siren: Survive the Island: Also try not to get killed  Season 1 (Full Season)

24 female police officers, firefighters, bodyguards, soldiers, athletes and stuntwomen team up by profession to compete for survival on a remote island in this Korean reality competition. Six 4-woman teams each must defend their own base daily while trying to capture another team's base, but also must compete in "arena challenges" to earn prizes and base-capture privileges. [more inside]
posted by Mogur on Jun 1 at 3:48 PM - 9 comments

Barry: wow  Season 4, Episode 8

That’s it. [more inside]
posted by onya on May 29 at 4:22 AM - 46 comments

Movie: Boss Level

A retired Special Forces officer is trapped in a never-ending time loop on the day of his death.
posted by Kyol on May 24 at 10:36 AM - 16 comments

Somebody Somewhere: To Ed  Season 2, Episode 7

Season finale. [more inside]
posted by ellieBOA on May 29 at 9:29 AM - 14 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Children of Time  Rewatch   Season 5, Episode 22

O'Brien cheats on his wife, Worf starts a personality cult, Dax tries to crash the Defiant, and Odo wipes out a civilization. Well, sort of. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Jun 16 at 8:09 AM - 11 comments

Jury Duty: The Whole Trial  Season 1 (Full Season)

Jury Duty is a documentary-style comedy series that chronicles the inner workings of an American jury trial through the eyes of one particular juror. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Apr 22 at 12:55 PM - 11 comments

Top Chef: Battle of the Wellingtons  Season 20, Episode 11

Coming into the final stretch before the finale. It's full steam ahead as the remaining six chefs are tasked with creating a steamed dish for their Quickfire Challenge. In one of the hardest Elimination Challenges yet, the chefs are put in teams of two and must create not one, not two, but three different Wellingtons to serve 20 diners, along with Padma, Tom and Gail. The two chefs from the losing team will pack their knives. [more inside]
posted by Superilla on Jun 4 at 10:31 PM - 7 comments

Mrs. Davis: Zwei Sie Piel mit Seitung Sie Wirtschaftung  Season 1, Episode 2

As she contemplates her next move, Simone discovers her ex is part of an underground resistance.
posted by ellieBOA on Apr 21 at 6:15 AM - 5 comments

Citadel: Secrets in Night Need Early Rains  Season 1, Episode 6

In the epic conclusion to the season, with one of their own being held hostage by Manticore, Kyle, Nadia and Carter risk everything to save them and thwart Manticore's plans to acquire nuclear weapons. [more inside]
posted by ellieBOA on May 26 at 10:33 AM - 6 comments

Top Chef: Thali Time  Season 20, Episode 10

There's nothing like preserved fish in the morning, which is exactly what the chefs have to cook with for this week's Quickfire Challenge. The chefs enjoy a night off as famed chef Asma Khan treats the cheftestants and Padma to an Indian thali dinner. For the Elimination Challenge, they must use six different flavor profiles to create their own Thali platter to impress a panel of chefs from India and judges Padma, Tom and Gail. [more inside]
posted by Superilla on May 31 at 2:54 PM - 5 comments

Top Chef: Street Food Fight  Season 20, Episode 8

After a quickfire featuring Judy Joo themed around street food, the cheftestants face the dreaded movie tie in episode, with a Fast X themed mise-en-place relay turned team challenge. [more inside]
posted by Superilla on May 22 at 5:52 PM - 4 comments

Book: The Drowning Girl

India Morgan Phelps--Imp to her friends--is schizophrenic. She can no longer trust her own mind, because she is convinced that her memories have somehow betrayed her, forcing her to question her very identity. Struggling with her perception of reality, Imp must uncover the truth about an encounter with a vicious siren, or a helpless wolf that came to her as a feral girl, or neither of these things but something far, far stranger... [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on May 26 at 12:08 PM - 17 comments

Poker Face: The Stall  Season 1, Episode 3

imdb: "Charlie takes a job at a family-run Texas BBQ joint and must use her skills of perception to sniff out the truth behind a shocking death." [more inside]
posted by Pronoiac on Jan 28 at 9:29 PM - 20 comments

Ted Lasso: So Long, Farewell   Season 3, Episode 12

AFC Richmond play their final match of the season. [more inside]
posted by kitten kaboodle on May 30 at 10:38 PM - 121 comments

Book: Interesting Times

The Agatean Empire, on the Disc's gold-rich Counterweight Continent, is at a crossroads. The Emperor (May He Live for a Thousand Years) is old and mad, and at death's door. The Five Noble Families are positioning themselves for what will come afterwards. A group of revolutionaries called The Red Army are busy sloganeering. A new book called "What I Did on My Holidays" is making tons of waves. Barbarians are within the gates of the Forbidden City. And into all of this, Ankkh-Morpork's Unseen University sends Rincewind, who may not be the "Great Wizzard" the Agateans are expecting. (Discworld #17, Wizards #5.) By Terry Pratchett. [more inside]
posted by Navelgazer on May 17 at 5:09 PM - 10 comments

The Great: Fun  Season 3, Episode 7

Catherine wants to bring more fun to the court, so she stages a festival of truth, jokes and stunningly clever ideas with Georgina's help. Katya puts on a play challenging Catherine's reign and Catherine samples Peter's salty desserts.
posted by Parasite Unseen on May 26 at 9:24 AM - 4 comments

The Great: Ice  Season 3, Episode 6

Catherine tries to persuade Peter to come home whilst Hugo re-doubles his attempts to regain his kingdom. Georgina continues to play her complicated court games.
posted by Parasite Unseen on May 23 at 3:54 PM - 3 comments

Succession: With Open Eyes  Season 4, Episode 10

Series Finale
posted by chill on May 29 at 2:20 AM - 101 comments

Movie: The Blackcoat's Daughter

In this bleak, atmospheric slow-burn of a horror film, two girls get left behind at their boarding school over winter break. Strange and unsettling things happen. [more inside]
posted by treepour on Jul 5 at 6:36 PM - 7 comments

The Muppets Mayhem: Full Season  Season 1 (Full Season)

Follow the Muppets’ very own house band, Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem, in their first-ever solo series as they attempt to record their very first album. Under the direction of Nora, a driven junior A&R executive tasked with managing and wrangling the mayhem that is The Electric Mayhem Band, the old-school Muppet band comes face to face with the current-day music scene as they try to finally go platinum. Streaming on Disney+ [more inside]
posted by jazon on Jun 5 at 10:44 AM - 10 comments

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds: Strange New Worlds  Season 1, Episode 1

[Series premiere] Captain Christopher Pike and the crew of the USS Enterprise--NCC-1701, no bloody A, B, C, or D, or NX for that matter--reunite (or meet for the first time, depending) after the events of season 2 of Star Trek: Discovery, and immediately deal with the fallout of a First Contact situation gone horribly wrong. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on May 5 at 7:27 AM - 93 comments

Yellowjackets: Storytelling  Season 2, Episode 9

Into the frying pan, out of the fire.
posted by Etrigan on May 26 at 6:55 PM - 26 comments

Movie: Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania

Scott Lang and Hope Van Dyne, along with Hank Pym and Janet Van Dyne, explore the Quantum Realm, where they interact with strange creatures and embark on an adventure that goes beyond the limits of what they thought was possible. [more inside]
posted by 1970s Antihero on Feb 16 at 6:16 PM - 31 comments

Class of '07: The Beginning of the End of the World  Season 1 (Full Season)

A girls' school 10-year reunion coincides with a flood that seems to have wiped out the entire world. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on May 24 at 1:40 PM - 5 comments

Movie: Reality

A former American intelligence specialist was given the longest sentence for the unauthorized release of government information to the media about Russian interference in the 2016 United States elections via an email operation.
posted by ftm on Jun 2 at 8:52 AM - 5 comments

Movie: The Little Mermaid

A young mermaid makes a deal with a sea witch to trade her beautiful voice for human legs so she can discover the world above water and impress a prince.
posted by ellieBOA on May 28 at 9:41 AM - 8 comments

The Great: Stag  Season 3, Episode 4

Arkady and Tatyana help Peter and Catherine through a rough patch as they clash over their son, Paul, whom Catherine fears will grow up to be a ruthless leader and so refuses to ordain him, to the alarm of Archie and Elizabeth.
posted by Parasite Unseen on May 22 at 12:14 PM - 4 comments

The Great: You The People  Season 3, Episode 3

Catherine involves the peasants, nobles and merchants in a conference designed to bring change to Russia. Peter's hunt for revenge on an historic enemy threatens to destabilize Catherine's attempt to outlaw murder.
posted by Parasite Unseen on May 22 at 12:09 PM - 4 comments

The Secrets of Hillsong: (all 4 episodes)  Season 1, Episode 1

Hulu/FX documentary of the rise and mostly fall of the infamous Hillsong megachurch, which used to be international and huge until (a) a few pastors were caught cheating, (b) the founder's pastor dad turned out to be a pedophile, (c) these people spent so much money the Kardashians would be ashamed. Also, shockingly, they are not super gay friendly or PoC friendly either. [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon on May 30 at 5:46 PM - 4 comments

Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story: Mini-Series  Season 1 (Full Season)

Young Queen Charlotte's marriage to King George of England sparks an epic love story and transforms high society in this "Bridgerton" universe prequel (Netflix). [more inside]
posted by ltl on May 6 at 9:13 AM - 23 comments

Movie: Lamb (2021)

A childless couple discovers a mysterious newborn on their farm in Iceland. [more inside]
posted by Kitteh on Feb 28 at 3:12 PM - 9 comments

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Season 5 - All Episodes   Season 5 (Full Season)

The final season sees Midge dreaming of appearing on television and becoming truly famous, Susie expanding her agency, Joel making choices about the future, Lenny going through changes, and a raft of plot threads that may or may not resolve. In a departure from previous seasons, episodes contain multiple timelines, stretching from before we first met prominent characters up to decades later.
posted by cupcakeninja on May 27 at 12:51 PM - 16 comments

The Great: Once Upon a Time  Season 3, Episode 10

Court scientist Nikolai announces a comet is about to pass Russia, a phenomenon Catherine uses to her advantage while unearthing a new side of her leadership in the face of some huge challenges.
posted by Parasite Unseen on May 30 at 10:51 AM - 4 comments

Ted Lasso: Mom City  Season 3, Episode 11

Apparently I can't really say much here other than Man City and moms are involved? [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon on May 23 at 10:40 PM - 126 comments

Movie: The Super Mario Bros. Movie

While working underground to fix a water main, Brooklyn plumbers—and brothers—Mario and Luigi are transported down a mysterious pipe and wander into a magical new world. But when the brothers are separated, Mario embarks on an epic quest to find Luigi.
posted by cozenedindigo on Apr 9 at 4:29 AM - 21 comments

Ted Lasso: International Break  Season 3, Episode 10

Details inside [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon on May 16 at 10:00 PM - 95 comments

Mrs. Davis: The Final Intercut: So I'm Your Horse  Season 1, Episode 8

After learning what she must sacrifice in order to destroy the Holy Grail, Simone's love for Jay is put to the test. At the Pyramid Facility, Wiley faces his own demise and attempts to earn his boots.
posted by ellieBOA on May 18 at 7:04 AM - 21 comments

The Great: Choose Your Weapon  Season 3, Episode 2

Catherine is visited by the UK and US ambassadors both wanting her to intervene in the War of Independence. Maxim takes issue with the public displays of affection between Grigor and Marial.
posted by Parasite Unseen on May 15 at 8:56 AM - 3 comments