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Movie: That Thing You Do!

A local Pennsylvania band scores a one hit wonder in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as they can, with lots of help from its manager. Tom Hanks's directorial debut! [more inside]
posted by Carillon on May 9, 2019 - 15 comments

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Opioids Again  Season 6, Ep 8

The main subject was a return to the opioid crisis, and the role of big pharmaceutical companies in causing it. Specifically one Richard Sackler, who pushed Purdue Pharma into heavily marketing Oxycontin. LWT created the website Sackler Gallery, which features a number of actors reading transcripts of court appearances by Sackler. On YouTube (21m). Other topics: Brexit gets pushed back to Halloween, and Julian Assange was thrown out of Ecuadorian embassy and brought into police custody for extradition.
posted by JHarris on Apr 21, 2019 - 0 comments

Movie: Contagion

One of Soderbergh's best: As an epidemic of a lethal airborne virus - that kills within days - rapidly grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure and control the panic that spreads faster than the virus itself. [more inside]
posted by growabrain on Sep 3, 2018 - 9 comments

Movie: Isle of Dogs

Set in Japan, Isle of Dogs follows a boy's odyssey in search of his dog. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Mar 22, 2018 - 37 comments

Movie: Last Flag Flying

Thirty years after they served together in Vietnam, a former Navy Corpsman Larry "Doc" Shepherd re-unites with his old buddies, former Marines Sal Nealon and Reverend Richard Mueller, to bury his son, a young Marine killed in the Iraq War. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Dec 10, 2017 - 2 comments

Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams: Human Is  Season 1, Ep 6

Vera is overjoyed when her husband returns from a dangerous mission, but is he the same man?
posted by lmfsilva on Oct 30, 2017 - 9 comments

Movie: Drive

A mysterious Hollywood stuntman and mechanic moonlights as a getaway driver and finds himself trouble when he helps out his neighbor. [more inside]
posted by valkane on Apr 29, 2016 - 14 comments

Movie: Trumbo

In 1947, Dalton Trumbo was Hollywood's top screenwriter until he and other artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Nov 18, 2015 - 1 comment

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