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Critical Role: Hunter and Hunted Season 2, Episode 133
As the Mighty Nein tentatively explore the edges of Aeor, they debate whether to delve further into mystery or hold the line and set traps for their rapidly approaching enemies...
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Long-Term Care Season 8, Episode 8
Prince Philip died. Matt Gaetz continues to face accusations of pedophilia and sex trafficking. President Biden promised to reverse Trump's refugee cap, but hasn't yet, and no one seems to know why. And Now: A Farewell Tribute to the Greatest Questions Ever Asked on Yahoo! Answers. Main story (23m): Nursing homes and assisted-living facilities in the US, and the serious problems that many of they have. And Now: A Few More of the Greatest Questions Ever Asked on Yahoo! Answers.
In 1990, two men dressed as cops con their way into a Boston museum and steal a fortune in art. Take a deep dive into this daring and notorious crime. [more inside]
Made for Love: Season One Season 1 (Full Season)
Hazel (Cristin Milioti), on the run after 10 years in a suffocating marriage to a tech billionaire, suddenly realizes that her husband has implanted a revolutionary monitoring device in her brain that allows him to track her every move. This American dark comedy television series is based on the 2017 novel of the same name by Alissa Nutting. [more inside]
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier: The Whole World is Watching Season 1, Episode 4
The show moves to the Balkans; some meditations of power. The Dora Milaje is unhappy, John Walker is unhappy, Sam Wilson is unhappy.
The Nevers: Touched Season 1, Episode 1
Three years after an inexplicable event suddenly equips them with extraordinary abilities, Amalia True and Penance Adair work to protect their kind from widespread, deepening antipathy. Meanwhile, police inspector Frank Mundi investigates a string of murders at the hands of a reportedly Touched and highly dangerous serial killer named Maladie. [IMDb] [more inside]
In a realm known as Kumandra, a warrior named Raya is determined to find the last dragon and defeat the mysterious Druun.
Star Trek: The Next Generation: Unification II Rewatch Season 5, Episode 8
On Romulus, Picard and Data meet with Spock, who claims to be trying to reunite the Romulans and Vulcans. While Spock works to achieve his goal, powers within the Romulan government seek to pervert his mission into an invasion of the Federation. [more inside]
Line of Duty: Episode One Season 6, Episode 1
Line of Duty (UK BBC 1) returned last for Series 6. Not familiar? It is a drama series following the investigations of AC-12, a controversial police anti-corruption unit. [more inside]
Mac (Peter Riegert), an ambitious mid-level executive at a Texas oil company is selected — mainly because his name seems Scottish — by his eccentric boss (Burt Lancaster) to travel to Scotland on a two-pronged mission: 1) to negotiate the purchase of Ferness, a remote fishing village with a beautiful beach that happens to be the perfect location for building a refinery to process North Sea petroleum, and 2) to keep his eyes peeled for anything unusual happening in the night sky. [more inside]
A career retrospective of British punk band The Clash, featuring exclusive interviews with the entire band. - IMDB
The Great Celebrity Bake Off for SU2C: Anneka Rice, John Bishop, Nadine Coyle, Ade Adepitan Season 4, Episode 5
Anneka Rice, John Bishop, Nadine Coyle and Ade Adepitan tackle decorative choux buns and financiers before making a showstopping cake that represents something from their bucket list.
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier: The Star-Spangled Man Season 1, Episode 2
John Walker is named Captain America, and Sam and Bucky team up against a rebel group.
Black Lightning: Painkiller Season 4, Episode 7
Grace is abducted while she and Anissa go to Akashic Valley for their honeymoon, and Khalil goes looking for Grace. (backdoor pilot for potential spinoff) [more inside]
While trying to secure a $1 million donation for his museum, a befuddled paleontologist is pursued by a flighty and often irritating heiress and her pet leopard, Baby. [more inside]
Invincible: That Actually Hurt Season 1, Episode 5
Mark struggles with his obligations. Mark makes a new friend. Debbie finds a notebook. Eve struggles with family. [more inside]
A heavy-metal drummer's life is thrown into freefall when he begins to lose his hearing. [more inside]
Exterminate All the Brutes: Part One Season 1, Episode 1
Exterminate All the Brutes, from acclaimed filmmaker Raoul Peck (I Am Not Your Negro, HBO’s Sometimes in April), is a four-part hybrid docuseries that provides a visually arresting journey through time, into the darkest hours of humanity. Through his personal voyage, Peck deconstructs the making and masking of history, digging deep into the exploitative and genocidal aspects of European colonialism — from America to Africa and its impact on society today. Trailer [more inside]
Better Off Ted: Season One Season 1 (Full Season)
The satirical office comedy about successful good guy, Ted, who runs research and development at the morally questionable Veridian Dynamics. No achievement is too far-fetched and no invention too unorthodox for Veridian. Ted's a single dad to a seven-year-old girl, and he loves his job, but he's starting to take a closer look at the company's extremely dubious practices.
Critical Role: Aeor Season 2, Episode 132
Having located the secret entrance to Aeor, the Mighty Nein take stock of what waits for them both above and below the ice...
The Thundermen race to stop the machinations of the gods. But first, they have to make it past an army of demons and settle some unfinished business. Luckily, they have help. A lot of help. A paradox is solved. A wrong is righted. A resignation is accepted. It is the beginning of the end.
For All Mankind: And Here’s to You Season 2, Episode 8
Gordo returns to space. Molly faces an upsetting new reality. Aleida confronts her first major hurdle at work. [more inside]
First-time filmmaker and award-winning photographer Sam Jones documents the recording of Wilco's album, "Yankee Hotel Foxtrot." - IMDB
It's been two weeks of downtime, and now Blaseball is back for season 15 and I have no idea what's going on but apparently they did something with snacks and also maybe there are time-fish that can rewind innings? Come on in! [more inside]
How a toy tiger became the symbol of a struggle between India and its former British colonisers [more inside]
Saturday Night Live: Carey Mulligan / Kid Cudi Season 46, Episode 17
First ever English host! [more inside]
Years before, they had escaped together from the sinister Tombs of Atuan—Tenar, an isolated young priestess, and Ged, a powerful wizard. Now she is a farmer's widow, having chosen for herself the simple pleasures of an ordinary life. And he is a broken old man, mourning the powers lost to him not by choice. A lifetime ago, they helped each other at a time of darkness and danger. Now they must join forces again, to help another—the physically and emotionally scarred child whose own destiny remains to be revealed. (Book 4 of the Earthsea cycle) [more inside]
"The tale of the formation, journey and end of the seminal Punk/Reggae band The Slits." - IMDB
"A documentary on the 1970s punk trio Death, and their new-found popularity decades after they disbanded."
All Creatures Great and Small: First Season Season 1 (Full Season)
The numerous adventures of a friendly staff at a country veterinarian practice in 1930s to 1940s Yorkshire. The first season plus its Christmas episode, "The Night Before Christmas." [more inside]
The Mandalorian: Chapter 15: The Believer Season 2, Episode 7
To move against the Empire, the Mandalorian needs the help of an old enemy.
Anyone else in the mood for a tightly-written disaster novel that's more interested in people's responses to an emergency than in the emergency itself? Rumaan Alam's Leave the World Behind is a dread-packed piece about two families forced to hunker down together during an uncertain, unsettling period of world-altering events. It was a finalist in the National Book Awards 2020 for Fiction, and is Alam's third novel. [more inside]
Saturday Night Live: Daniel Kaluuya / St. Vincent Season 46, Episode 16
The Scholar Who Walks the Night: Eps 5 - 8; Followed by a note on Taekkyon Season 1, Episode 5
I mean it's really hard to chase a coherent narrative thread through these chunks of episodes. Plans are made, fail, and are repeated to fail again. The complicated momentum of the story stutters; the visuals remain fabulous. Kim Seong Yeol and Yang Seon begin a dance of fascination round each other. [more inside]
Four friends, all high school teachers, test a theory that they will improve their lives by maintaining a constant level of alcohol in their blood. [more inside]
The Mandalorian: Chapter 13: The Jedi Season 2, Episode 5
The Mandalorian and the Child continue their journey through a dangerous galaxy.
Top Chef: Trouble Brewing Season 18, Episode 2
The Chefs are in for a rude awakening when they enter the kitchen to find Padma and seven hungry all-star chefs [more inside]
A Texan (Tom Hanks) traveling across the wild West bringing the news of the world to local townspeople, agrees to help rescue a young girl who was kidnapped. [more inside]
Star Trek: The Next Generation: Unification I Rewatch Season 5, Episode 7
Picard and Data must go undercover as Romulans when Starfleet assigns the Enterprise to the search for Spock. [more inside]
Monke fite nucular dinasour!
In a world where supervillains are commonplace, two estranged childhood best friends reunite after one devises a treatment that gives them powers to protect their city.
In the midst of the wedding princess Miroslava is kidnapped by a dragon and carried away into his castle on the remote island. [more inside]
Invincible: Here Goes Nothing Season 1, Episode 2
While Omni-Man is indisposed, Invincible helps the Teen Team fend off an extradimensional invasion by the Flaxans. [more inside]
Star Trek: By Any Other Name Rewatch Season 2, Episode 22
Galactic alien scouts capture the Enterprise for a return voyage and a prelude to invasion. Kirk's one advantage - they're not used to their adopted human form. [more inside]
Kung Fu: Pilot Season 1, Episode 1
A quarter-life crisis causes a young Chinese American woman, Nicky Shen, to drop out of college and go on a life-changing journey to an isolated monastery in China. But when she returns to San Francisco, she finds her hometown is overrun with crime and corruption and her own parents are at the mercy of a powerful Triad. [more inside]
The Great Pottery Throw Down: The Final: 1920s Art Deco Punch Bowl & Decanters Season 4, Episode 10
In an art deco-inspired final, the potters make a punch bowl and decanter, before facing the tiniest throwing challenge ever set. Who will be crowned the series winner?
A girl group find themselves in the middle of a conspiracy to deliver subliminal messages through popular music. Starring Rachel Leigh Cook, Rosario Dawson, Tara Reid and Kay Hanley's (of Letters to Cleo) voice. Featuring Allan Cumming and Parker Posey. [more inside]
Station 19: Full Season 4 Season 4 (Full Season)
This spinoff of the critically acclaimed show Grey's Anatomy follows the lives of the men and women of firehouse station 19 in Seattle, Washington.
Game of Thrones: Winter is Here (full season) Books Included Season 8 (Full Season)
Winter is here, and the show has outpaced GRRM's writing, but in case we want to talk about the books, here's a thread for speculating on this season.
The gang gets back together one more time to catch up on everything since the show's finale. Special guests: Rob Schrab, Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon!
When a possessed pair of jeans begins to kill the staff of a trendy clothing store, it is up to Libby, an idealistic young salesclerk, to stop its bloody rampage. [more inside]
Star Trek: The Omega Glory Rewatch Season 2, Episode 23
Responding to a distress signal on planet Omega IV, Kirk finds Captain Ron Tracey of the U.S.S. Exeter violating the prime directive and interfering in a war between the Yangs and the Kohms to find the secret of their longevity. [more inside]
A Naval veteran arrives home from war unsettled and uncertain of his future - until he is tantalized by the Cause and its charismatic leader. [more inside]
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier: New World Order Season 1, Episode 1
Sam Wilson and Bucky Barnes realize that their futures are anything but normal. [more inside]
Supergirl: A Few Good Women Season 6, Episode 2
As the stakes with Lex are raised higher than ever before, Lena must decide how far she is willing to go to stop her brother. Meanwhile, Supergirl and the team are faced with a challenge unlike anything they've ever dealt with before and it brings Alex to her breaking point. [more inside]
The Expanse: Caliban's War Season 2, Episode 13
Friendship ended with Cotyar. Now Bobbie is Chrisjen's best friend! asavage has a speaking cameo on UNS Arboghast, which goes poorly. Amos doesn't kill Holden. [more inside]
Critical Role: Into the Eye Season 2, Episode 131
After wrapping up with family and steeling their nerves, the Mighty Nein return to the frozen peaks and valleys of Eiselcross to weigh allies and plot their next course of action...
Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Game Rewatch Season 5, Episode 6
Wesley Crusher visits the Enterprise only to see everyone behaving strangely on account of an addictive, mind-controlling game. [more inside]
Kirkus on Mexican Gothic, by Silvia Moreno-Garcia: "Inquisitive 22-year-old socialite and anthropology enthusiast Noemí Taboada adores beautiful clothes and nights on the town in Mexico City with a bevy of handsome suitors, but her carefree existence is cut short when her father shows her a disturbing letter from her cousin Catalina, who recently married fair-haired and blue-eyed Virgil Doyle, who comes from a prominent English mining family that built their now-dwindling fortune on the backs of Indigenous laborers." [more inside]