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Star Trek: Prodigy: Time Amok  Season 1, Episode 8

After a tachyon storm hits the protodrive, the crew's time is out of joint, and it's up to Rok-Tahk to set it right. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Jan 20 at 4:35 AM - 4 comments

Podcast: Maintenance Phase: Diet Book Deep Dive: The Karl Lagerfeld Diet

Who's that Bond villain stroking a cat and yelling at beloved public figures? It's Karl Lagerfeld! This week, Mike and Aubrey go in on fashion's favorite turbo troll and his fancy, joyless diet. This episode serves four. https://www.patreon.com/maintenancephase
posted by bq on Jan 20 at 5:01 PM - 2 comments

Yellowjackets: Season Finale  Season 1, Episode 10

On the night of their 25-year class reunion, the Yellowjackets navigate damning evidence, false alibis and a dubious attempt to “heal.” In the wilderness, the Doomcoming fallout finds everything firmly off the rails as simmering resentments come to a head. [more inside]
posted by Stanczyk on Jan 16 at 9:36 AM - 36 comments

Peacemaker: The Choad Less Traveled  Season 1, Episode 4

Chris' dad may be a contender for Worst Bad Dad in a Superperson's Origin, and that's including Thanos. Leota has her own cat's-in-the-cradle-and-the-silver-spoon moment, and there's a big last-minute revelation. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Jan 20 at 8:47 PM - 6 comments

Movie: The Matrix Resurrections

A programmer makes lifestyle changes after tiring of the daily grind.
posted by DoctorFedora on Dec 16 at 9:27 PM - 120 comments

Somebody Somewhere: BFD  Season 1, Episode 1

Summary: "When the devastation of her sister Holly’s death trickles into her workplace, Sam finds an unexpected connection with her coworker Joel." [more inside]
posted by dobbs on Jan 20 at 7:05 AM - 7 comments

The Book of Boba Fett: Chapter 4: The Gathering Storm  Season 1, Episode 4

Boba Fett rescues Fennec Shand. [more inside]
posted by EndsOfInvention on Jan 19 at 2:59 AM - 42 comments

Movie: Savageland

When the 57 residents of Arizona border town Sangre de Cristo are massacred in a single night in 2011, the sole survivor, a Mexican immigrant, is quickly arrested, charged, and convicted of single-handedly murdering all of them. In 2015, a documentary examines the case and raises questions: Why doesn't the evidence seem to implicate him? Why were people so eager to blame him, no matter how implausibly? And do the horrors captured on the roll of film he shot that night provide a more plausible explanation for the killings? [more inside]
posted by Pope Guilty on Jan 15 at 6:01 PM - 5 comments

RuPaul's Drag Race: Big Opening No. 1  Season 14, Episode 1

A new cast of queens, competing for $100,000, must show off their performance skills in a talent show. Superstar singer Lizzo guest judges. [more inside]
posted by supercres on Jan 9 at 9:34 PM - 7 comments

Movie: Encanto

The tale of an extraordinary family, the Madrigals, who live hidden in the mountains of Colombia, in a magical house, in a vibrant town, in a wondrous, charmed place called an Encanto. The magic of the Encanto has blessed every child in the family with a unique gift from super strength to the power to heal every child except one, Mirabel. But when she discovers that the magic surrounding the Encanto is in danger, Mirabel decides that she, the only ordinary Madrigal, might just be her exceptional family's last hope.
posted by jenfullmoon on Nov 28 at 6:00 PM - 29 comments

The Amazing Race: The Amazing Race  Season 33 (Full Season)

The first three legs of season 33 of The Amazing Race were filmed in February 2020... and then production was shut down due to COVID. The Race resumed 17 months later. [more inside]
posted by DevilsAdvocate on Jan 7 at 1:40 PM - 5 comments

Ghosts (UK): Series 1  Season 1 (Full Season)

From the folks behind Horrible Histories, Ghosts is comedy cast from a very Blackadderian mold. [more inside]
posted by robocop is bleeding on Nov 24 at 5:16 AM - 4 comments

For All Mankind: The Grey  Season 2, Episode 10

Season Finale: Tensions between the U.S. and the Soviet Union reach an all-time high on the moon, throwing multiple missions into jeopardy. [more inside]
posted by cardboard on Apr 24 at 9:38 AM - 43 comments

Yellowjackets: F Sharp  Season 1, Episode 2

The teens get their bearings as Misty finds hell on earth quite becoming. In the present: revenge, sex homework and the policeman formerly known as Goth. [more inside]
posted by everybody had matching towels on Nov 22 at 8:56 AM - 6 comments

Yellowjackets: Pilot  Season 1, Episode 1

On the eve of a fateful flight, a championship high school girls soccer team celebrates by betraying one another. 25 years later, the survivors do their best imitations of well-adjusted people. Season premiere. [more inside]
posted by everybody had matching towels on Nov 15 at 8:12 AM - 5 comments

Movie: The Last Thing Mary Saw

Southold, New York, 1843: Young Mary, blood trickling from behind the blindfold tied around her eyes, is interrogated about the events surrounding her grandmother’s death. As the story jumps back, we witness Mary, raised in a repressively religious household, finding fleeting happiness in the arms of Eleanor, the home’s maid. Her family, who believe they are seeing, speaking, and acting on God’s behalf, view the girls’ relationship as an abomination, to be dealt with as severely as possible. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jan 21 at 7:13 AM - 1 comment

Movie: Lake Mungo

Alice drowns while swimming and her family begins experiencing inexplicable events in their home. The family hires a parapsychologist whose investigation unveils Alice's secret double life and leads them all to Lake Mungo. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jan 13 at 4:21 PM - 7 comments

Agatha Christie's Poirot: The ABC Murders  Season 4, Episode 1

Poirot receives taunting letters from a serial killer who appears to choose his victims and crime scenes alphabetically.
posted by Carillon on Jan 19 at 12:17 PM - 6 comments

Movie: Eternals

The Eternals are a team of ancient aliens who have been living on Earth in secret for thousands of years. When an unexpected tragedy forces them out of the shadows, they are forced to reunite against mankind's most ancient enemy, the Deviants. Trailer.
posted by Brandon Blatcher on Nov 4 at 6:43 PM - 64 comments

Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Host  Rewatch   Season 4, Episode 23

When her Trill boyfriend gets injured, Dr. Crusher faces one romantic crisis after another as the worm turns. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Mar 4 at 4:57 AM - 25 comments

Station Eleven: Full Season  Season 1 (Full Season)

Based on the bestselling novel, this post-apocalyptic saga follows the survivors of a devastating flu as they attempt to rebuild and reimagine the world anew – while holding on to the best of what’s been lost. [more inside]
posted by Stanczyk on Jan 13 at 12:14 PM - 37 comments

Supernatural: Don't You Forget About Me  Season 11, Episode 12

Claire thinks some recent murders in town are the work of a supernatural entity and calls on Sam and Dean for help, but when they arrive in Sioux Falls, Jody Mills tells them that Claire has been attacking ordinary people and accusing them of being monsters. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Dec 28 at 7:01 AM - 4 comments

Mystery Science Theater 3000: THE THING THAT COULDN'T DIE  Rewatch   Season 8, Episode 5

Rewatch! Oh this one's rich. Buried in a box somewhere in the old west is an Evil Head. A psychically sensitive young woman finds it and immediately becomes its mind-controlled minion, and about 50% sluttier because we all know Evil Heads yearn to possess young women so that they can get it on by proxy. Eventually it manipulates the other people on the dude ranch (they have about 100 head of dude) to uncover the rest of its body and reunite the two, which seal together making it whole sure why not. Sadly, it then is knocked over and re-croaks, this time permanently, about 20 seconds later. So much for the power of evil. In the words of Paul Chaplin: "Alternate title: The Thing That Died." In the subplot, it's Observer Time. Previously.
posted by JHarris on Jan 20 at 1:51 AM - 5 comments

Book: Network Effect

When Murderbot's human associates (not friends, never friends) are captured and another not-friend from its past requires urgent assistance, Murderbot must choose between inertia and drastic action. Drastic action it is, then. [more inside]
posted by yasaman on May 15 at 7:48 AM - 20 comments

Supernatural: Beat the Devil  Season 13, Episode 21

Sam, Dean, Castiel, and Gabriel must work together to bring Mary and Jack home; Rowena's encounter with Lucifer may change someone's life. [more inside]
posted by litera scripta manet on May 5 at 9:36 PM - 9 comments

Ted Lasso: Inverting the Pyramid of Success  Season 2, Episode 12

Season finale. Richmond gets their final chance to win promotion as Ted deals with the fallout of Trent Crimm's painfully honest exposé.
posted by crossoverman on Oct 8 at 3:12 AM - 109 comments

Station Eleven: Goodbye My Damaged Home  Season 1, Episode 7

On a journey to unravel her deepest trauma, Kirsten goes back to the apartment she once shared with Jeevan and Frank.
posted by roolya_boolya on Jan 6 at 12:07 PM - 9 comments

And Just Like That...: "Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered"  Season 1, Episode 8

The continuing adventures of Carrie, Miranda and Charlotte, and their new friends (but not Samantha). [more inside]
posted by BlahLaLa on Jan 20 at 7:34 AM - 3 comments

Supernatural: Love Hurts  Season 11, Episode 13

Sam and Dean investigate a set of murders on Valentine's Day and discover they are dealing with the ripple effects of a curse. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Dec 29 at 10:23 AM - 4 comments

Agatha Christie's Poirot: The Mystery of the Spanish Chest  Season 3, Episode 8

Poirot is asked to protect a woman from her violent husband, but events take a turn when the husband soon becomes the victim of a gruesome murder.
posted by Carillon on Dec 22 at 2:31 PM - 4 comments

Video games of 2022 -- release calendar hype machine

What's upcoming or just-released that you're really looking forward to? [more inside]
posted by curious nu on Jan 11 at 7:24 AM - 12 comments

Hotel Del Luna: Hotel del Luna (Full Season)  Season 1 (Full Season)

When he's invited to manage a hotel for dead souls, an elite hotelier gets to know the establishment's ancient owner and her strange world. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Jan 18 at 3:41 PM - 9 comments

Taskmaster: Series 4  Season 4 (Full Season)

Greg Davies is the Taskmaster. "Little" Alex Horne is the Taskmaster's assistant. Contestants are Hugh Dennis, Joe Lycett, Lolly Adefope, Mel Giedroyc and Noel Fielding. THAT'S RIGHT IT'S A BAKE-OFF SHOWDOWN. Also, the seasons are longer now: behold, 8 glorious episodes! Episodes are available in the USA on the Taskmaster YouTube channel (whole season playlist), and in the UK on the Channel 4 website. [more inside]
posted by Huffy Puffy on Mar 3 at 3:23 PM - 22 comments

Peacemaker: Better Goff Dead  Season 1, Episode 3

That one time when Peacemaker said, "I cherish peace with all of my heart. I don't care how many men, women and children I kill to get it"? Yeah... about that. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Jan 16 at 9:36 AM - 5 comments

The Expanse: Babylon's Ashes  Show Only   Season 6, Episode 6

In the thrilling season finale, Inners and Belters fight side by side with the crew of the Rocinante in a last, massive, desperate battle with Marco and his Free Navy, with the fate of the Solar System, the Ring Gates, and of all humanity hanging in the balance. On Amazon Prime now.
posted by ShooBoo on Jan 13 at 6:05 PM - 78 comments

All Creatures Great and Small: Second season  Season 2 (Full Season)

A new season has started! The numerous adventures of a friendly staff at a country veterinarian practice in 1930s to 1940s Yorkshire. [more inside]
posted by Pronoiac on Jan 18 at 1:04 PM - 7 comments

Book: My Heart is a Chainsaw by Stephen Graham Jones

In her quickly gentrifying rural lake town, Jade Daniels sees recent events for which only her encyclopedic knowledge of horror films could have prepared her. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jan 19 at 11:35 AM - 2 comments

The Righteous Gemstones: For He Is a Liar and the Father of Lies  Season 2, Episode 3

After noticing a change in Eli’s behavior, the Gemstone siblings dig deeper into their father’s mysterious past. [more inside]
posted by miguelcervantes on Jan 17 at 9:43 PM - 4 comments

Awesome Games Done Quick 2022

The semi-annual Games Done Quick speedrunning marathon has begun today, going until midnight-ish January 15th, beating video games as fast as possible while raising money for the Prevent Cancer Foundation. Let's use this post to talk about any of the speedruns happening during the week. [more inside]
posted by The Pluto Gangsta on Jan 9 at 12:06 PM - 6 comments

Ted Lasso: Midnight Train to Royston  Season 2, Episode 11

A billionaire football enthusiast from Ghana makes Sam an unbelievable offer. Ted plans something special for Dr. Sharon's last day with the team.
posted by merriment on Oct 1 at 11:43 AM - 102 comments

Stay Close: Limited Series  Season 1 (Full Season)

Stay Close is a British mystery drama miniseries based on the 2012 Harlan Coben novel of the same title, streaming on Netflix. The eight-episode series was released on 31 December 2021 [more inside]
posted by jazon on Jan 11 at 9:08 AM - 7 comments

Critical Role: Ghosts, Dates, and Darker Fates  Season 3, Episode 10

After a successful but interrupted burglary, the party splits in order to follow leads, go on a date, and investigate the machinations of the mysterious Nightmare King...
posted by nubs on Jan 17 at 1:45 PM - 4 comments

Ted Lasso: No Weddings and a Funeral  Season 2, Episode 10

Rebecca is stunned by a sudden loss; the team rallies to show support, but Ted finds himself grappling with a piece of his past. [more inside]
posted by ThePinkSuperhero on Sep 23 at 7:27 PM - 57 comments

Movie: Bloodbath at the House of Death

Six scientists investigate a strange phenomenon at the creepy Headstone Manor, the site of a mysterious massacre years earlier that took the lives of 18 guests in one night. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Jan 19 at 6:08 PM - 1 comment

Ted Lasso: Beard After Hours  Season 2, Episode 9

After the semi-final defeat, Beard sets out on an all-night odyssey through London in order to collect his thoughts. [more inside]
posted by Happy Dave on Sep 17 at 11:39 AM - 87 comments

Supernatural: Stuck in the Middle (With You)  Season 12, Episode 12

Sam, Dean, and Castiel help Mary and her hunter friend Wally on what first appears to be a standard demon case. Mary has her own agenda, as part of her secret work with the British Men of Letters.
posted by cfoxhi on Mar 10 at 1:48 AM - 5 comments

Movie: The Tragedy of Macbeth

Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself. Directed by Joel Cohen, starring Denzel Washington in the title role and Frances McDormand as the Lady.
posted by chrchr on Jan 3 at 7:15 PM - 16 comments

The Book of Boba Fett: Chapter 3: The Streets of Mos Espa  Season 1, Episode 3

Boba Fett must deal with two very different threats.
posted by EndsOfInvention on Jan 12 at 7:14 AM - 81 comments

Supernatural: Regarding Dean  Season 12, Episode 11

Sam and Dean seek out Rowena's help after a spell begins to erase Dean's memory.
posted by cfoxhi on Mar 10 at 1:38 AM - 5 comments

Movie: The Invitation

While attending a dinner party at his former home, a man thinks his ex-wife and her new husband have sinister intentions for their guests.
posted by tel3path on May 2 at 2:39 PM - 14 comments

The Righteous Gemstones: I Speak in the Tongues of Men and Angels  Season 2, Episode 1

The Gemstones return for a second season. Jesse clashes with Eli over the future of the Gemstone empire. [more inside]
posted by miguelcervantes on Jan 11 at 9:47 PM - 6 comments

Movie: On the Waterfront

An ex-prize fighter turned New Jersey longshoreman struggles to stand up to his corrupt union bosses, including his older brother, as he starts to connect with the grieving sister of one of the syndicate's victims. [more inside]
posted by Carillon on Jan 17 at 7:04 PM - 9 comments

Podcast: The Besties: Our Fall Favorites Leading into GOTY Season

As we near the thrilling climax of 2021, we're taking a seasonal approach to see what games stood out over the last three (or so) months. Joining us this week is Kirk Hamilton (of the Triple Click and Strong Songs podcasts) to dive into this giant leaf pile that is the fall release calendar. Games discussed: Metroid Dread, Resident Evil 4 VR, Deathloop, Outer Wilds: Echoes of the Eye, Death's Gambit Afterlife, Forza Horizon 5, Inscryption, Archvale, The Binding of Isaac Repentence, and Wildermyth. [more inside]
posted by lazaruslong on Jan 14 at 1:25 AM - 1 comment

Utopia (2020): Utopia for Experts  Season 1 (Full Season)

A group of young adults get a hold of a cult underground graphic novel, which burdens them with the dangerous task of saving the world. [more inside]
posted by guiseroom on Sep 25 at 8:56 PM - 14 comments

Station Eleven: Hurricane   Season 1, Episode 3

While fighting for her only chance at survival, Miranda Carroll reflects on the cost of her relationships with Arthur and Dr. Eleven.
posted by roolya_boolya on Dec 19 at 4:01 PM - 15 comments

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]
posted by cardboard on Apr 10 at 9:11 PM - 17 comments

Ted Lasso: Man City  Season 2, Episode 8

Ted and Dr. Sharon realize they might have to meet each other halfway. Tensions are high as the team prepares for their FA Cup semi-final against Man City. [more inside]
posted by Happy Dave on Sep 10 at 1:41 PM - 77 comments

Ted Lasso: Headspace  Season 2, Episode 7

With things turning around for Richmond, it's time for everyone to work on their issues - like Ted's discomfort, Nate's confidence, and Roy's attention.
posted by Pronoiac on Sep 3 at 9:50 AM - 42 comments

Foundation: Upon Awakening  Books Included   Season 1, Episode 5

A flashback reveals the origin of Gaal’s conflict between faith and science. The standoff on Terminus takes an unfortunate turn.
posted by rodlymight on Oct 15 at 3:36 PM - 16 comments

Star Trek: Prodigy: First Con-tact  Season 1, Episode 7

Dal makes the mistake of bringing his old Ferengi friend along to a world of sound and fury. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Jan 13 at 4:14 AM - 5 comments