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Movie: Witchboard

Playing around with a Ouija board, a trio of friends succeeds in contacting the spirit of a young boy. Trouble begins when the evil spirit, Malfeitor, takes over one of their bodies. [more inside]
posted by infinitewindow on Oct 22, 2018 - 4 comments

Movie: Malevolent

A brother-sister team who fake paranormal encounters for cash get more than they bargained for when a job at a haunted estate turns very, very real. (iMDB)
posted by kittens for breakfast on Oct 8, 2018 - 3 comments

GLOW: Here We GLOW Again  Season 2, Ep 0

Season 2 of the Netflix hit about the Gorgeous Ladies Of Wrestling will "deviate" from the real-life G.L.O.W., particularly in that critics actually like this version.
posted by Etrigan on Jun 29, 2018 - 49 comments

Stranger Things: Chapter Nine: The Gate  Season 2, Ep 9

Eleven makes plans to finish what she started. (Season finale) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Oct 28, 2017 - 253 comments

Stranger Things: Chapter Eight: The Mind Flayer  Season 2, Ep 8

An unlikely hero steps forward when a deadly development puts the Hawkins Lab on lockdown, trapping Will and several others inside. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Oct 28, 2017 - 50 comments

Stranger Things: Chapter Seven: The Lost Sister  Season 2, Ep 7

Psychic visions draw Eleven to a band of violent outcasts and an angry girl with a shadowy past. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Oct 28, 2017 - 92 comments

Stranger Things: Chapter Six: The Spy  Season 2, Ep 6

Will's connection to a shadowy evil grows stronger, but no one's quite sure how to stop it. Elsewhere, Dustin and Steve forge an unlikely bond. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Oct 28, 2017 - 41 comments

Stranger Things: Chapter Five: Dig Dug  Season 2, Ep 5

Nancy and Jonathan swap conspiracy theories with a new ally as Eleven searches for someone from her past. "Bob the Brain" tackles a difficult problem.
posted by Fizz on Oct 28, 2017 - 31 comments

Stranger Things: Chapter Four: Will the Wise  Season 2, Ep 4

An ailing Will opens up to Joyce -- with disturbing results. While Hopper digs for the truth, Eleven unearths a surprising discovery.
posted by Fizz on Oct 28, 2017 - 53 comments

Stranger Things: Chapter Three: The Pollywog  Season 2, Ep 3

Dustin adopts a strange new pet, and Eleven grows increasingly impatient. A well-meaning Bob urges Will to stand up to his fears.
posted by Fizz on Oct 27, 2017 - 55 comments

Stranger Things: Chapter Two: Trick or Treat, Freak  Season 2, Ep 2

After Will sees something terrible on trick-or-treat night, Mike wonders whether Eleven's still out there. Nancy wrestles with the truth about Barb.
posted by Fizz on Oct 27, 2017 - 43 comments

Stranger Things: Chapter One: MADMAX  Season 2, Ep 1

As the town preps for Halloween, a high-scoring rival shakes things up in the arcade, and a skeptical Hopper inspects a field of rotting pumpkins.
posted by Fizz on Oct 27, 2017 - 39 comments

Movie: Teen Wolf

An ordinary high school student discovers that his family has an unusual pedigree when he finds himself turning into a werewolf. [more inside]
posted by infinitewindow on Oct 22, 2017 - 11 comments

Podcast: Showcase from Radiotopia: The Polybius Conspiracy #1 – The Player

Introducing our new Showcase series! In The Polybius Conspiracy, producers Jon Frechette and Todd Luoto investigate the decades-old urban legend of Polybius, a mysterious arcade game that is purported to have briefly appeared in Oregon arcades for a few weeks in 1981 before abruptly disappearing.
posted by latkes on Oct 16, 2017 - 9 comments

GLOW: What the genesis of the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling was probably like.  Season 1, Ep 0

The Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling (also known as GLOW) was a women's professional wrestling "league" formed in 1985. This new Netflix fictionalized version of its inception is fun, thoughtful, and religious in its 80s authenticity. Jenji Kohan is one of the producers. [more inside]
posted by Stanczyk on Jun 28, 2017 - 52 comments

All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace: Full Series  Season 0, Ep 0

A three-part, 2011 BBC miniseries by Adam Curtis, dealing with computers, systems theories, government, finance, the Rwandan genocide, libertarianism and more. [more inside]
posted by latkes on Jan 9, 2017 - 2 comments

Movie: We Are the Best!

Three girls in 1980s Stockholm decide to form a punk band -- despite not having any instruments and being told by everyone that punk is dead. [more inside]
posted by latkes on Jun 29, 2016 - 13 comments

Moonbeam City: The Strike Visualizer Strikes Again  Season 1, Ep 3

Dazzle starts a friendship with an artist. Meanwhile, a killer called the Moonbeam Maniac is terrorizing the city.
posted by cashman on Oct 2, 2015 - 2 comments

Deutschland 83: Able Archer  Season 1, Ep 8

Season finale: Martin races to avoid police capture and warn the East Germans that "Able Archer" is only an exercise, not a real attack. [more inside]
posted by dnash on Aug 6, 2015 - 6 comments

Deutschland 83: Bold Guard  Season 1, Ep 7

As preparations for NATO’s nuclear war game intensify, Martin receives an order from East Germany that cements his fears about their paranoia. [more inside]
posted by dnash on Jul 30, 2015 - 5 comments

Deutschland 83: Atlantic Lion  Season 1, Ep 3

While at a NATO conference in Brussels, Martin gets his first assignment: to seduce and bug the head security analyst’s secretary, Linda. [more inside]
posted by dnash on Jul 2, 2015 - 5 comments

Movie: Ping Pong Summer

1985. Ocean City, Maryland. Summer vacation. Rap music. Parachute pants. Ping pong. First crushes. Best friends. Mean bullies. Weird mentors. That awkward-but-momentous time in your life when you're treated like an alien by everyone around you, even though you know deep down you're as funky fresh as it gets.
posted by ellieBOA on Apr 6, 2015 - 3 comments

Movie: My Dinner with Andre

This film depicts a conversation between Gregory and Shawn (not necessarily playing themselves) at Café des Artistes in New York. Based mostly on conversation, the two discuss experimental theatre, rebirth experiences, and the importance of electric blankets. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Mar 14, 2015 - 24 comments

Movie: Sleepaway Camp (1983)

Slightly traumatized and painfully shy Angela Baker is sent away to summer camp with her cousin. Not long after Angela's arrival, things start to go horribly wrong for anyone with sinister or less than honorable intentions. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jul 23, 2014 - 63 comments

Movie: Transformers: Age of Extinction

An automobile mechanic and his daughter make a discovery that brings down the Autobots - and a paranoid government official - on them.
posted by mathowie on Jun 27, 2014 - 33 comments

Movie: 22 Jump Street

After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college.
posted by mathowie on Jun 13, 2014 - 4 comments

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