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Movie: 2001: A Space Odyssey

Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer H.A.L. 9000, sets off on a quest. [more inside]
posted by octothorpe on Apr 2, 2018 - 36 comments

Movie: Hedwig and the Angry Inch

John Cameron Mitchell writes, directs, and stars as the titular Hedwig Robinson — the sarcastic, bombastic, gender-binary-stomping front(wo)man of Mitchell's award-winning off-broadway musical by the same name — as she tours the country narrating, singing, and shouting her harrowing story from the shadow of ex-lover and rock-darling Tommy Gnosis's nationwide tour. [more inside]
posted by churl on Jun 29, 2015 - 19 comments

Spaced: Dissolution  Rewatch   Season 2, Ep 6

Marsha still thinks that Tim and Daisy are a couple, and when she sees Tim kissing and flirting with Sophie, gets suspicious. Later that night at Daisy's birthday dinner, Marsha tell Daisy that Tim is cheating on her - Daisy's reply has dire consequences. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Apr 27, 2015 - 6 comments

Spaced: Gone  Rewatch   Season 2, Ep 5

While spending an evening on the town (well, Camden), Tim and Daisy run afoul of some young hooligans (Lee Ingleby and Adam Deacon) who accuse them of substituting oregano for marijuana. Meanwhile, Tim's nemesis Duane Benzie steals Tim's house keys in an act of revenge for the paintball incident. Daisy saves the day when she leverages her newfound knowledge of masculine telepathy. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Apr 20, 2015 - 7 comments

Spaced: Help  Rewatch   Season 2, Ep 4

After receiving a call from the mysterious Damien Knox (Clive Russell) of Darkstar Comics (and his seductive assistant Sophie [Lucy Akhurst]), Tim employs Tyres (Michael Smiley) to deliver his portfolio of artwork. Tim wisely removes an unflattering caricature of Damien, but Daisy replaces it in an attempt to be helpful. Tim must then retrieve the job-threatening picture before Damien sees it, aided by Mike and Tyres, and comes away with a little more than he expected. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Apr 12, 2015 - 6 comments

Spaced: Mettle  Rewatch   Season 2, Ep 3

Tim and Mike run into old rivals as they prepare to enter the "Robot Wars" quarter final. Meanwhile, after being sacked from several jobs, Daisy is sent to work in a kitchen by her temp agency: it's 'Neo Nachos' in Kentish Town ("I've been there; it's nice."). Brian is given little notice of an opening at an upcoming exhibition and is left scrambling to create something, anything. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Apr 5, 2015 - 3 comments

Spaced: Change  Rewatch   Season 2, Ep 2

Jar Jar Binks, Amber, the Job Centre (oh joy!) and Bilbo (played by Bill Bailey) all figure in this episode. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Mar 30, 2015 - 6 comments

Spaced: Back  Rewatch   Season 2, Ep 1

After receiving an injection of money following the sale of her articles, Daisy returns from her holiday in Asia, but finds it hard to settle back into the flat atmos of play-fighting and repeat viewings of skateboard accidents--and who can blame her? Tim works through his George Lucas/Phantom Menace issues via a Star Wars bonfire, minus the Obi Wan robe he wears, of course. And Mike has moved into Daisy's room after an unfortunate accident (particularly unfortunate for the cat). Matrix Agents (Kevin Eldon and Mark Gatiss) are tracking Daisy and catch up with her at the pub, resulting in a karate-fight specatular. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Mar 22, 2015 - 6 comments

Spaced: Ends  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 7

Tim is ecstatic when his ex-girlfriend Sarah decides she wants him back; Daisy is less so, causing tension in the flat. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Mar 15, 2015 - 8 comments

Spaced: Epiphanies  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 6

Tim's bicycle courier friend Tyres (Michael Smiley) pops round the gaff to collect money Tim owes him, and decides to take the gang clubbing. Brian is forced to face one of this fears: being alone with Marsha, or clubbing. Clubbing it is, then. Mike is thrown out of the 'Rough Ramblers' but finds a new outlet for expression in rave culture (cue "The A-Team" remix). And Tim and Daisy reach a new understanding: it's alright to snap at each other. Well, good, then. Tim gets hit in the head with a stick. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Mar 8, 2015 - 10 comments

Spaced: Chaos  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 5

This episodes sees a major test of Tim and Daisy's friendship: Daisy mistrusts Tim after he loses Colin on late-night walkies. Can Tim redeem himself? Will Brian come back in one piece (you know the piece I mean)? And will Colin the dog ever go on walkies with Tim again? Pass me a Bourbon... [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Mar 1, 2015 - 13 comments

Simon Pegg/Edgar Wright Spaced rewatch?

Anyone up for a rewatch of Spaced? [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Jan 26, 2015 - 32 comments

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