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September 22

The Truffle Hunters

Deep in the forests of Piedmont, Italy, a handful of men, seventy or eighty years old, hunt for the rare and expensive white Alba truffle-which to date has resisted all of modern science's efforts at cultivation. [more inside]
posted by Carillon at 4:10 PM - 3 comments

September 19

Everybody's Talking About Jamie

Jamie New is a 16-year-old who doesn't quite fit in. Instead of pursuing a traditional career, he dreams of becoming a drag queen. Uncertain about his future, Jamie knows one thing for sure -- he's going to be a sensation. Supported by his loving mother and amazing friends, Jamie overcomes discrimination and bullying to step out of the darkness -- and into the spotlight.
posted by ThePinkSuperhero at 8:25 PM - 1 comment

The Sand Pebbles

In 1926, a U.S. Naval engineer gets assigned to a gunboat in war-torn China. [more inside]
posted by Fukiyama at 3:41 PM - 3 comments

The Lost Leonardo

In 2008, a few of the world's most distinguished Leonardo Da Vinci experts gathered around an easel at the National Gallery in London to examine a mysterious painting: an unassuming Salvator Mundi (Latin for Savior of the World), found in a shady New Orleans auction house, that a select few believed to be a long-forgotten masterwork by Leonardo Da Vinci. That day, Salvator Mundi was authenticated as being the creation of Da Vinci himself, and thus, one of the most beguiling and perplexing stories of the 21st century was set into motion. [more inside]
posted by DevilsAdvocate at 9:56 AM - 0 comments

September 18

Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer

The Fantastic Four return to the big screen as a new and all powerful enemy threatens the Earth. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack at 9:49 PM - 8 comments

Fantastic Four

During a space voyage, four scientists are altered by cosmic rays: Reed Richards gains the ability to stretch his body; Sue Storm can become invisible; Johnny Storm controls fire; and Ben Grimm is turned into a super-strong thing. Together, these "Fantastic Four" must now thwart the evil plans of Dr. Doom and save the world from certain destruction. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack at 9:52 AM - 9 comments

September 12

Sugar Daddy

Darren, a young talented musician, dreams of making music like nobody has before. But she's broke. Desperate for cash, she signs up to a paid-dating website, throwing herself down a dark path that shapes her music with it. [more inside]
posted by porpoise at 6:41 PM - 1 comment

The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It

Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren encounter what would become one of the most sensational cases from their files. The fight for the soul of a young boy takes them beyond anything they'd ever seen before, to mark the first time in U.S. history that a murder suspect would claim demonic possession as a defense. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown at 10:39 AM - 4 comments

The Conjuring 2

Lorraine and Ed Warren travel to north London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by malicious spirits. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown at 10:31 AM - 4 comments

The Conjuring

Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most terrifying case of their lives. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown at 10:28 AM - 3 comments

September 11

Malignant

Madison is paralyzed by shocking visions of grisly murders, and her torment worsens as she discovers that these waking dreams are in fact terrifying realities. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown at 4:50 AM - 12 comments

September 10

Kate

An assassin has 24 hours to get vengeance on her murderer before she dies. (Netflix)
posted by curious nu at 8:25 PM - 11 comments

September 5

We Need to Do Something

Seeking shelter from a storm, a family finds itself trapped for days with no sign of rescue and untold evils lurking just beyond the walls. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown at 1:21 PM - 4 comments

September 3

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Shang-Chi, the master of unarmed weaponry based Kung Fu, is forced to confront his past after being drawn into the Ten Rings organization. [more inside]
posted by praemunire at 11:03 PM - 44 comments

August 31

Akelarre

Movie also known as Coven of Sisters. Basque Country, 1609. The men of the region are at sea and Amaia takes part for the first time in the nightly dances in the woods with the other villager girls. She is only 20. At dawn, they are all arrested.
posted by ruben at 1:07 PM - 2 comments

August 30

The Old Ways

When a journalist travels back to Veracruz, she is kidnapped by two people who believe she encountered an ancient evil at local ruins. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin at 9:16 PM - 1 comment

August 29

The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf

The world of The Witcher expands in this anime origin story: Before Geralt, there was his mentor, Vesemir, a swashbuckling young witcher who escaped a life of poverty to slay monsters for coin. But when a strange new monster begins terrorizing a politically fraught kingdom, Vesemir finds himself on a frightening adventure that forces him to confront the demons of his past. [Netflix, 83 minutes, animated]
posted by Syllepsis at 10:33 PM - 2 comments

Marvel One-Shot: All Hail the King

A documentary filmmaker interviews the now-famous Trevor Slattery from behind bars. [more inside]
posted by 1970s Antihero at 6:49 PM - 1 comment

Iron Man Three

When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution. [more inside]
posted by 1970s Antihero at 6:47 PM - 12 comments

Candyman (2021)

Anthony and his partner move into a loft in the now gentrified Cabrini-Green, and after a chance encounter with an old-timer exposes Anthony to the true story behind Candyman, he unknowingly opens a door to a complex past that unravels his own sanity and unleashes a terrifying wave of violence. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown at 6:35 PM - 6 comments

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