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3%: Chapter 10: Blood (Sangue)  Season 2, Ep 10

Last-minute setbacks force Fernando and Joana to improvise. As chaos erupts on the day of the Process, Michele concocts a plan of her own. (Season finale) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Apr 29, 2018 - 1 comment

3%: Chapter 09: Necklace (Colar)  Season 2, Ep 9

While Rafael, Fernando, and Joana forge ahead with their plan, Michele discovers a shocking secret about the Offshore's past. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Apr 29, 2018 - 3 comments

3%: Chapter 08: Frogs (Sapos)  Season 2, Ep 8

Joana finds herself at the mercy of a figure from her past, Michele is led to a remote hiding place, and Marcela receives an unexpected invitation. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Apr 29, 2018 - 1 comment

3%: Chapter 07: Fog (Névoa)  Season 2, Ep 7

Fernando finds an unlikely new ally. Michele undergoes a mysterious procedure. A crisis leaves Rafael torn between Elisa and his mission. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Apr 29, 2018 - 1 comment

3%: Chapter 06: Bottles (Garrafas)  Season 2, Ep 6

As the hunt for Cause members heats up, Gloria wrestles with raging doubts, Michele and Joana search for the bomb, and Fernando makes a defiant move. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Apr 28, 2018 - 2 comments

3%: Chapter 05: Lamp (Lampião)  Season 2, Ep 5

Michele and the others discover another side to Ezequiel as he retakes his turbulent journey from Process No. 80 to the present. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Apr 28, 2018 - 5 comments

3%: Chapter 04: Napkin (Guardanapo)  Season 2, Ep 4

Ivana and Joana subject their captives to grueling interrogations to find out who's telling the truth. Marcela reaches out to an Inlander for help. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Apr 28, 2018 - 2 comments

3%: Chapter 03: Static (Ecstática)  Season 2, Ep 3

Desperate to protect Gloria, Fernando realizes there's another way to stop the Process. Michele and Rafael separately try to contact the Cause. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Apr 27, 2018 - 4 comments

3%: Chapter 02: Toaster (Torradeira)  Season 2, Ep 2

As Rafael races to score a spot on the Inland squad, flashbacks recap his first year in the Offshore. Fernando reluctantly coaches Process hopefuls. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Apr 27, 2018 - 1 comment

3%: Chapter 01: Mirror (Espelho)  Season 2, Ep 1

With days to go before the next Process, Joana tries to prove herself to the leader of the Cause, and Michele faces an ultimatum from Ezequiel. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Apr 27, 2018 - 2 comments

Movie: City of God

Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Mar 3, 2018 - 1 comment

3%: Chapter 8: Button (Botão)  Season 1, Ep 8

On the morning of the Purification Ritual, startling revelations and shifting loyalties leave the fates of four candidates hanging in the balance. (Season finale) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Nov 27, 2016 - 25 comments

3%: Chapter 7: Capsule (Cápsula)  Season 1, Ep 7

A night of celebration turns chaotic as Process officials realize there's a traitor in their midst and begin interrogating the candidates. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Nov 27, 2016 - 1 comment

3%: Chapter 6: Glass (Vidro)  Season 1, Ep 6

Candidates find a tempting offer waiting for them in their new dorm rooms. Those who decide to stay face daunting individual tests. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Nov 27, 2016 - 4 comments

3%: Chapter 5: Water (Água)  Season 1, Ep 5

Painful memories come flooding back to Ezequiel as Aline reveals what she's learned and offers to keep it quiet--for a price. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Nov 27, 2016 - 2 comments

3%: Chapter 4: Gateway (Portão)  Season 1, Ep 4

Trapped in the dorms without food or water, the candidates race to find a solution. A sudden change in the test brings out a new side of Marco. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Nov 27, 2016 - 10 comments

3%: Chapter 3: Corridor (Corredor)  Season 1, Ep 3

A nerve-wracking trip through a dark tunnel leaves Joana haunted by a vision from her past. Ezequiel receives an unexpected visitor. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Nov 27, 2016 - 5 comments

3%: Chapter 2: Coins (Moedas)  Season 1, Ep 2

Fernando's medical exam yields a stunning discovery, a logic puzzle stokes tensions in the group, and Aline tries to find out what Ezequiel is hiding. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Nov 26, 2016 - 3 comments

3%: Chapter 1: Cubes (Cubos)  Season 1, Ep 1

In a grimy near-future, 20-year-olds stream to a sleek testing facility to compete for a spot in an idyllic land known as the Offshore. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Nov 25, 2016 - 16 comments

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Journalism  Season 3, Ep 20

This week....
  • A recap of the Olympic opening ceremonies. Part 1 - Part 2 (both 4m)
  • And Now: Newscasters Perv Out Over a Shirtless Olympian in National Dress
  • Main Story: Journalists (19m), and the increasing difficulty that news outlets have staying in business while not compromising their work. With a special guest appearance by Tronc (MeFi)! Finishes with a trailer for "Stoplight," a depressingly realistic take on the plight of a reporter in the 21st century.
[more inside]
posted by JHarris on Aug 8, 2016 - 8 comments

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Trump's Border Wall  Season 3, Ep 6

This week.... Brazillians protest against their president Dilma Rousseff and their legislature moves to impeach, although 60% of members themselves face criminal charges of some kind. Obama nominates Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court to fill the vacancy created by Scalia's death. And Now: two segments on CBS This Morning's Awkward Sex Talk. Main story: Trump's proposal to build a border wall along the US/Mexico border. (YouTube 19m) Finally, Last Week Tonight begins to consider updating their All-Dog Supreme Court and asks the public to choose a dog for the event that Garland gets confirmed. [more inside]
posted by JHarris on Mar 21, 2016 - 7 comments

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: The NCAA  Season 2, Ep 6

ISIS gains an ally in Boko Haram. Ireland accidentally legalizes a number of psychoactive drugs for a day. Brazil prepares to investigate politicians taking bribes from oil companies. And Now: Newscasters Who Don't Know About You. Main story: NCAA is a billion dollar industry, but with many problems with how it treats its players (YouTube 21m). Last Week Tonight introduces the hashtag #soybeanwind and ends with an ad for their more realistic NCAA simulator video game.
posted by JHarris on Mar 16, 2015 - 6 comments

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: The Dirt on FIFA and Syria President Bashar al-Assad  Season 1, Ep 6

This week: Racehorse California Chrome fails to win the Triple Crown, a German lawmaker calls Anglea Merkel on their version of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire, China censors web searches on the Tiananmen Square massacre, a long segment on FIFA, the organization that runs the World Cup (13m) (bonus: remix of FIFA President Sepp Blatter falling off a stage [19s]), and ending with the history of Syrian Dictator and professional monster Bashar al-Assad. And in connection with that, surprise musical guests Right Said Fred (3m)! Extra: the Tony Abbott piece from last week's show (4m).
posted by JHarris on Jun 9, 2014 - 17 comments

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