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Movie: A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon

When an alien with amazing powers crash-lands near Mossy Bottom Farm, Shaun the Sheep goes on a mission to shepherd the intergalactic visitor home before a sinister organization can capture her.
posted by ellieBOA on Apr 3 at 6:53 AM - 4 comments

The X-Files: Die Hand Die Verletzt  Rewatch   Season 2, Episode 14

After a teenager is ritualistically murdered in a small town, Mulder and Scully are caught up in a secret occult practice within the local PTA and a substitute teacher with odd powers. [more inside]
posted by town of cats on Aug 23 at 8:06 PM - 9 comments

Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness: Full Season  Season 1 (Full Season)

Netflix's latest true crime docuseries dives into the wild world of big cat owners and enthusiasts in an exploration of one man's path from attention-seeking zoo owner to convicted criminal. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Mar 23 at 9:38 AM - 35 comments

Devs: Episode 6  Season 1, Episode 6

Lily and Jamie visit Forest looking for answers. Katie and Lily have an awkward chat. Lyndon wants back into Devs. [more inside]
posted by thedward on Apr 3 at 1:55 PM - 8 comments

Podcast: The Adventure Zone: Graduation Ep. 11 "You Can Call me Al(thea)"

Investigator Althea Song has some questions for the Thundermen. Meanwhile, each of the fellas has their own missions.A friendship is forged in favors, allegiances are questioned and a letter is sent. Also, the Thundermen go toe to toe with an Arena Champion.
posted by Tevin on Apr 2 at 4:43 AM - 6 comments

The X-Files: Irresistible  Rewatch   Season 2, Episode 13

Mulder and Scully are called to Minneapolis to help out with the case of an opened grave and a desecrated body at the local cemetery.
posted by orange swan on Apr 2 at 9:10 PM - 5 comments

Movie: The Straight Story

THE SPIRIT OF 99 VIEWING CLUB - 73 Year old Alvin Straight has heard his brother is dying and goes on a cross-country trip on his riding mower/tractor to pay his respects. But in true Lynchian fashion, there is more going on.... [more inside]
posted by The Whelk on Nov 27 at 10:04 AM - 6 comments

Movie: Vanishing Point

During the 1970s, car delivery driver Kowalski delivers hot rods in record time but always runs into trouble with the highway cops. [more inside]
posted by valkane on Mar 28 at 4:00 AM - 9 comments

The Magicians: Fillory and Further  Season 5, Episode 13

Christmas comes early. "Unicorn baby time. Let's do this." [Season and series finale] [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Apr 2 at 10:50 AM - 6 comments

Steven Universe: The Future  Season 6, Episode 20

We draw a curtain on Beach City, the gems, and Steven Universe.
posted by JHarris on Mar 27 at 7:04 PM - 29 comments

Movie: Beauty Shop

You thought you'd heard it all in the barbershop, but you haven't heard anything yet - the women get their own chance to shampoo, shine, and speak their minds in Beauty Shop. A determined hairstylist (Queen Latifah) competes with her former boss (Kevin Bacon) after opening her own business in Atlanta. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Mar 28 at 10:07 PM - 2 comments

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Coronavirus III  Season 7, Episode 6

This week... main story: The Coronavirus pandemic, how some on the right seem willing to reopen the country to help the economy despite it meaning the deaths of hundreds of thousands more, and the many ways Trump has flubbed the nation's response, including getting visibly angry at reporters doing their jobs questioning him about his statement that he wants to reopen the country by Easter RGRGHA%$%&$@ sorry I can't even. It's on YouTube. And Now: Yes, We Are Still Doing These. And Now: Hey, Look! We're Social Distancing. And finally, South-Central Pennsylvania's Gallery Thirty-Three video art auction from 1992, and the work of a certain Brian Swords of York, aka Biohazard. [more inside]
posted by JHarris on Mar 30 at 11:07 PM - 18 comments

Movie: Goon

Labeled an outcast by his brainy family, a bouncer overcomes long odds to lead a team of under performing misfits to semi-pro hockey glory, beating the crap out of everything that stands in his way. [more inside]
posted by slimepuppy on Apr 1 at 2:19 PM - 5 comments

Special Event: Iditarod 2020

The last great race on earth starts on March 7th. You can see the list of mushers here or follow along by listening to Alaska Public Media's iditapod.
posted by cortex on Mar 6 at 12:10 PM - 93 comments

Siren: Borders  Season 3, Episode 1

As an old friend visits Helen, a new mermaid arrives leaving Ryn questioning their motives. Maddie learns the truth behind a death, as Ben fights for his mother’s treatments. While Xander is inspired to take on more responsibility. [more inside]
posted by polytope subirb enby-of-piano-dice on Apr 3 at 1:10 PM - 1 comment

Movie: Ash Is Purest White

In an industrial city in China, a young dancer named Qiao falls in love with a mobster named Bin. When a fight breaks out between rival gangs, Qiao uses a gun to protect Bin and is sent to prison for five years. [more inside]
posted by Carillon on Apr 1 at 9:52 AM - 2 comments

Malory Towers: Malory Towers (S1 entire, 2020)  Books Included   Season 1 (Full Season)

Canadian/British adaptation of Enid Blyton's classic children's books. How will Darrell Rivers fare at her new boarding school and what friends will she make? [more inside]
posted by I'm always feeling, Blue on Mar 25 at 10:58 PM - 3 comments

Movie: Onward

Set in a suburban fantasy world, two teenage elf brothers embark on a quest to discover if there is still magic out there.
posted by ellieBOA on Mar 22 at 7:11 AM - 5 comments

Top Chef: Strokes of Genius  Season 17, Episode 3

Comedic superstars Ali Wong and Randall Park swing by the Top Chef kitchen for a Quickfire Challenge tasking the chefs to make the wackiest fried rice they can; then, the chefs head to the famed Getty Museum to seek inspiration from the art. [more inside]
posted by praemunire on Apr 3 at 9:24 AM - 1 comment

Movie: Cats

A tribe of cats called the Jellicles must decide yearly which one will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new Jellicle life.
posted by tofu_crouton on Dec 20 at 6:18 AM - 98 comments

Movie: Blow the Man Down

Mary Beth and Priscilla Connolly attempt to cover up a gruesome run-in with a dangerous man. To conceal their crime, the sisters must go deep into the criminal underbelly of their hometown, uncovering the town's darkest secrets. [more inside]
posted by codacorolla on Mar 29 at 4:51 PM - 3 comments

Mystery Science Theater 3000: THE SLIME PEOPLE  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 8

Rewatch! It's like a zombie movie but not, and from before that became a genre! You might consider it ahead of its time, or you might consider that zombie movies were never all that to begin with. It's another first season episode, when the guys and robots were still finding their feet and/or hoverskirts. Previously. [more inside]
posted by JHarris on Apr 2 at 1:44 PM - 1 comment

Chernobyl: Full series  Season 1 (Full Season)

A five-part miniseries co-production from HBO and Sky, dramatizes the story of the 1986 nuclear accident, one of the worst man-made catastrophes in history — and of the sacrifices made to save Europe from unimaginable disaster. [more inside]
posted by dnash on May 7 at 10:04 AM - 83 comments

Unorthodox: Unorthodox (Netflix mini-series)  Season 1 (Full Season)

Loosely based on Deborah Feldman's 2012 autobiography Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots, Netflix's Unorthodox tells the story of a young woman's leaving the ultra-Orthodox community of Satmar Hasidim in New York. [more inside]
posted by Westringia F. on Mar 29 at 5:12 AM - 7 comments

Deserving of the Name: aka Live Up To Your Name, aka Myeongbulheojeon, Season 1  Season 1 (Full Season)

Pushed together by twists of time, a Joseon doctor and a cardiac surgeon overcome their 400-year divide as they learn and heal through each other. (Netflix, tvN Korea) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Apr 2 at 7:01 PM - 1 comment

Better Call Saul: JMM  Season 5, Episode 7

Kim and Jimmy turn to Huell for help with a legal firewall; Jimmy is compromised as Kim struggles to work things out with her clients; despite the issues he faces, Gus navigates his way to build an empire; Mike tries to do damage control. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Mar 31 at 11:24 AM - 38 comments

The X-Files: Aubrey  Rewatch   Season 2, Episode 12

Mulder and Scully become involved in a murder investigation in Aubrey, Missouri, after a detective finds the remains of an FBI agent who disappeared in the 1940s, and can't explain how she knew to dig in one specific place in a large field late at night.
posted by orange swan on Apr 1 at 9:31 PM - 1 comment

Veep: The Final Season  Season 7 (Full Season)

Selina Meyer runs for President again. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on May 13 at 11:45 AM - 14 comments

Westworld: The Absence of Field  Season 3, Episode 3

Some do not like what they see in the mirror but shouldn't blame the mirror.
posted by octothorpe on Mar 30 at 4:36 AM - 38 comments

Better Call Saul: Namaste  Season 5, Episode 4

As Jimmy doubles down on Saul Goodman, a deeply conflicted Kim brings him an interesting proposition. Gus makes a sacrifice in order to play the long game. Mike attempts to smooth things over with his family. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Mar 10 at 11:25 AM - 37 comments

Homecoming: All Episodes  Season 1 (Full Season)

A waitress formerly employed as a caseworker at a facility that helps returning soldiers transition back to civilian life is tracked down by a Department of Defense investigator seeking information about the incident that led to her departure. [more inside]
posted by prize bull octorok on Nov 21 at 1:00 PM - 22 comments

Westworld: The Winter Line   Season 3, Episode 2

Maeve fights Nazis and Bernard arrives back at Westworld
posted by octothorpe on Mar 23 at 5:04 AM - 30 comments

Movie: Portrait of a Lady on Fire

On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the eighteenth century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman. [more inside]
posted by sapagan on Feb 10 at 1:18 AM - 15 comments

Movie: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

The surviving Resistance faces the First Order once more in the final chapter of the Skywalker saga. [more inside]
posted by KTamas on Dec 18 at 4:34 PM - 669 comments

Movie: Bad Boys for Life

The Bad Boys Mike Lowrey and Marcus Burnett are back together for one last ride in the highly anticipated Bad Boys for Life.
posted by ellieBOA on Apr 2 at 7:23 AM - 1 comment

High Maintenance: Adelante  Season 4, Episode 6

Two characters from the show's past are reunited. A woman living a life of quiet desperation treats herself. [more inside]
posted by spikeleemajortomdickandharryconnickjrmints on Mar 30 at 8:42 AM - 2 comments

Schitt's Creek: Sunrise, Sunset  Season 6, Episode 10

Moira's former "Sunrise Bay" producers show up with big news, while Alexis binge-watches old episodes of the soap.
posted by jeather on Mar 10 at 6:32 PM - 5 comments

Schitt's Creek: Rebound  Season 6, Episode 9

Johnny becomes overly involved in Alexis' romantic life, while Moira offends the townspeople in an interview with People magazine. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Mar 4 at 5:15 AM - 3 comments

The X-Files: Excelsis Dei  Rewatch   Season 2, Episode 11

Scully and Mulder go to an elder care home in Worcester, Massachusetts, to investigate a nurse's report that she was sexually assaulted by an unseen force.
posted by orange swan on Mar 31 at 9:04 PM - 7 comments

The X-Files: Red Museum  Rewatch   Season 2, Episode 10

Mulder and Scully are called to Delta Glen, Wisconsin, to look into the case of a teenaged boy who left his home in response to a phone call from an unknown person, saying he'd be gone for five minutes, and was found the next morning, wandering the woods in only his underwear, wild-eyed and incoherent with fear, and with the words, "He is one," written in black marker on his back.
posted by orange swan on Mar 30 at 9:02 PM - 3 comments

Years and Years: Episode 6 (Finale)  Season 1, Episode 6

As Viv Rook's regime tightens its grip, the entire Lyons family is forced to take action. Spurred on by both Muriel and Daniel, Rosie faces up to the troops surrounding her home and takes radical action with Lincoln's help. When Bethany reveals the shocking truth about her father, Edith and Celeste form a secret alliance to stop him. But Stephen is in too deep, as the mysterious Erstwhile Policy turns deadly, forcing Edith and her girlfriend Fran to embark on a reckless, dangerous mission for Viktor's sake. On a long, dark night, the challenge is clear: can one ordinary family actually change the world?
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jul 30 at 6:13 AM - 24 comments

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: I'm In Love  Season 4, Episode 17

In the series finale, Rebecca makes a life-changing decision about her future. PLUS: Yes, It's Really Us Singing: The Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Concert Special! Rachel Bloom and the cast of the series perform live versions of fan-favorite songs along with incredible staging, multimedia visuals and a live band and orchestra. [more inside]
posted by JimBennett on Apr 5 at 7:28 PM - 33 comments

Schitt's Creek: Start Spreading the News  Season 6, Episode 13

Moira receives some unexpected news, and David makes a tough decision about where he wants to live. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Mar 31 at 7:18 PM - 5 comments

Movie: The Platform

A mysterious place, an indescribable prison, a deep hole. Two inmates living on each level. An unknown number of levels. A descending platform containing food for all of them. An inhuman fight for survival, but also an opportunity for solidarity.
posted by ruben on Mar 25 at 11:32 AM - 10 comments

Book: The Mirror & the Light

“If you cannot speak truth at a beheading, when can you speak it?” With The Mirror & the Light, Hilary Mantel brings to a triumphant close the trilogy she began with her peerless, Booker Prize-winning novels, Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies. She traces the final years of Thomas Cromwell, the boy from nowhere who climbs to the heights of power, offering a defining portrait of predator and prey, of a ferocious contest between present and past, between royal will and a common man’s vision: of a... [more inside]
posted by praemunire on Mar 10 at 7:58 PM - 60 comments

The Magicians: The Balls  Season 5, Episode 12

Margo sees a purse she hates. Alice writes a letter. We couldn't get Prince. [It's Heist Episode: The Musical!] [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Mar 26 at 10:14 AM - 3 comments

Star Trek: Picard: Et in Arcadia Ego, Part 2  Season 1, Episode 10

With the fate of countless civilizations hanging in the balance, Soji's faith in life and friendship needs to be renewed—and Picard decides to make it so. (Season finale.) [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Mar 26 at 4:41 AM - 114 comments

Making the Cut: Heidi and Tim are Back  Season 1, Episode 1

Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn welcome 12 designers to New York City and tell them to pack their bags because their first fashion show will be in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris. In their first assignment, the designers must create a two-look brand snapshot. One designer lets self-doubt get in her way, while another has to make a new dress from scratch with only a few hours remaining. [more inside]
posted by Glinn on Mar 27 at 12:26 PM - 14 comments

Westworld: Parce Domine  Season 3, Episode 1

Dolores, Bernard and Charlotte Hale have adventures in the the real world away from WestWorld.
posted by octothorpe on Mar 15 at 8:19 PM - 43 comments

Dispatches from Elsewhere: Everyone  Season 1, Episode 6

With time running out, the gang splits up in an effort to find Clara; Simone and Janice follow her artwork, while Fredwynn and Peter link the game to a large corporation. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Mar 31 at 4:56 PM - 2 comments

Kingdom: Season One (All Episodes)  Season 1 (Full Season)

While strange rumors about their ill king grip a kingdom, the crown prince becomes their only hope against a mysterious plague overtaking the land. A medieval zombie story made as a co-production between Netflix and South Korean television.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Feb 1 at 9:16 AM - 14 comments

The Department of Time: Un virus de otro tiempo (A Virus from Another Time)  First Watch   Season 2, Episode 5

During a mission in 1918 to attend the birth of Carmen Amaya, Irene falls ill with the Spanish flu. New undersecretary Susana orders (against regulations)) that Irene be retrieved and returned to the Ministry, risking widespread exposure to a highly contagious disease that once killed millions and for which there is no vaccine. Soon, more personnel begin to show flu symptoms and the Ministry is forced to close its doors to prevent the disease from being spread through time. [more inside]
posted by zarq on May 30 at 12:01 PM - 6 comments

Movie: Contagion

One of Soderbergh's best: As an epidemic of a lethal airborne virus - that kills within days - rapidly grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure and control the panic that spreads faster than the virus itself. [more inside]
posted by growabrain on Sep 3 at 10:36 AM - 18 comments

Star Trek: Enterprise: Babel One  Rewatch   Season 4, Episode 12

[Part 1 of 3] The Enterprise is ferrying a bunch of Tellarites across Andorian space when a Tellarite ship attacks Shran's ship. Can't we all just get along? Well, maybe not quite yet... [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Mar 29 at 11:32 AM - 5 comments

Briarpatch: First Time In Saint Disgrace  Season 1, Episode 1

Allegra Dill returns to Texas after her sister is murdered. (USA Network, broadcast premiere) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Feb 6 at 8:36 PM - 7 comments

Crash Landing on You: Season 1 - all episodes  Season 1 (Full Season)

A paragliding mishap drops a South Korean heiress in North Korea -- and into the life of an army officer, who decides he will help her hide. (Netflix, tvN Korea) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Mar 31 at 5:33 PM - 1 comment

Dispatches from Elsewhere: Peter  Season 1, Episode 1

Peter is stuck in the everyday routine of his mundane life until the day he meets a group of strangers who all have something in common and together they begin an adventure into a world that has been hidden all around them. (AMC US broadcast) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Mar 1 at 8:35 PM - 11 comments

Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist: All Episodes  Season 1 (Full Season)

I think this show's pretty cool, but doesn't look like it has enough interest to go episode per episode. Anyone else watch past the pilot? [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon on Mar 3 at 4:54 PM - 18 comments