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Tatort: Dein Name sei Harbinger  Season 47, Ep 13

Starting with a corpse found in a burned out delivery truck, Berlin duo Nina Rubin and Robert Karow discover similar murders stretching back several years. What links the victims? [more inside]
posted by mrcrow on Dec 13, 2017 - 1 comment

Peaky Blinders: The Duel  Season 4, Ep 5

An epic gangster drama set in the lawless streets of 1920s Birmingham. [more inside]
posted by fearfulsymmetry on Dec 13, 2017 - 0 comments

Peaky Blinders: Dangerous   Season 4, Ep 4

An epic gangster drama set in the lawless streets of 1920s Birmingham. [more inside]
posted by fearfulsymmetry on Dec 6, 2017 - 2 comments

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Thank You and Good Night  Season 1, Ep 8

In the Season One finale, Midge and Susie deal with the repercussions of Midge's off-script takedown of a famous comedian. With tensions still high at the Weissman household, Rose makes some bold changes. Midge and Joel reunite for Ethan's birthday party.
posted by A4 on Nov 30, 2017 - 1 comment

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Put That on Your Plate!  Season 1, Ep 7

With Susie's help, Midge hones her act at the Gaslight. Abe surprises the women with a dinner guest, sending Rose into an emotional spiral. Working towards a promotion, Joel conjures up a new plan. Midge stirs up controversy after meeting a big-time comedian.
posted by A4 on Nov 30, 2017 - 2 comments

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Mrs. X at the Gaslight  Season 1, Ep 6

Midge finds a different kind of audience to perform for, much to Susie's chagrin. Abe gets offered the experience of a lifetime. The Weissmans come together for a family dinner. Susie finally shows off her management skills.
posted by A4 on Nov 30, 2017 - 0 comments

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Doink  Season 1, Ep 5

Midge dives into a new line of work and makes some quirky friends along the way. Susie continues her emphatic quest to keep Midge's career moving forward, but gets hit with a couple setbacks. Both Midge and Joel experience the downsides of their new lifestyles.
posted by A4 on Nov 30, 2017 - 0 comments

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: The Disappointment of the Dionne Quintuplets  Season 1, Ep 4

Midge begins to move on from her once perfect life. Susie shows Midge the ropes while going on a tour of New York comedy clubs. Rose takes a bit too much pleasure in Midge's new living arrangements
posted by A4 on Nov 30, 2017 - 0 comments

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Because You Left  Season 1, Ep 3

After another arrest, Midge finds herself in legal trouble, forcing her to rely on Susie's street smarts. Abe approaches Moishe with an interesting proposition. Lenny Bruce offers some unconventional inspiration for Midge's act.<
posted by A4 on Nov 30, 2017 - 0 comments

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Ya Shivu v Bolshom Dome Na Kholme  Season 1, Ep 2

Midge's life is in a tailspin in the wake of Joel leaving. Midge and Joel's parents butt heads while trying to keep their family together. Susie pushes Midge to get back on stage and find her voice.
posted by A4 on Nov 30, 2017 - 4 comments

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Pilot  Season 1, Ep 1

Midge Maisel has the perfect life. She is supportive of her husband's dream of becoming a stand up comic until he bombs on stage and blames her, leading Midge back to the comedy club and an act that might change her life. [more inside]
posted by A4 on Nov 30, 2017 - 8 comments

Peaky Blinders: Blackbird  Season 4, Ep 3

An epic gangster drama set in the lawless streets of 1920s Birmingham. [more inside]
posted by fearfulsymmetry on Nov 29, 2017 - 0 comments

Shetland: Raven Black, Part 1  Season 2, Ep 1

DI Jimmy Perez and his team investigate the murder of a teenage girl whose body was found on a secluded beach, a case that shares several similarities with the unsolved disappearance of a girl named Catriona 19 years previously. Brian Cox guest stars as Magnus Bain, a person of interest in both cases.
posted by infinitewindow on Nov 26, 2017 - 0 comments

Movie: Coming Home

Lu and Feng are a devoted couple forced to separate when Lu is arrested and sent to a labor camp as a political prisoner during the Cultural Revolution. Twenty years later, he returns home only to find that his beloved wife no longer remembers him.
posted by gemutlichkeit on Nov 25, 2017 - 0 comments

Godless: An Incident at Creede  Season 1, Ep 1

When an injured outlaw shows up at her ranch, a headstrong widow sees that her life -- and the lives of those close to her -- will never be the same.
posted by Fizz on Nov 22, 2017 - 24 comments

Peaky Blinders: Heathens  Season 4, Ep 2

An epic gangster drama set in the lawless streets of 1920s Birmingham. As the Shelbys come to terms with the shocking events of Christmas Day, Tommy endeavours to unite his family. [more inside]
posted by fearfulsymmetry on Nov 22, 2017 - 0 comments

Shetland: Red Bones  Season 1, Ep 0

Elderly Shetlander Mima Wilson is found murdered on the archaeological site in the grounds of her croft. Detective Inspector Jimmy Perez and his team investigate and discover that the murder is linked to a long-simmering feud between island families, and they must apprehend the suspect before crowds descend on the Shetland Islands for Up Helly Aa, the biggest fire festival in Europe. [more inside]
posted by infinitewindow on Nov 21, 2017 - 2 comments

Peaky Blinders: The Noose  Season 4, Ep 1

An epic gangster drama set in the lawless streets of 1920s Birmingham. When he receives a mysterious letter, Tommy realises that the Shelbys are in danger [more inside]
posted by fearfulsymmetry on Nov 15, 2017 - 1 comment

Dynasty: I hardly recognized you  Season 1, Ep 1

An heiress, her father, and his new fiance plot and scheme at work and at home. Everyone has something to hide, but they're ready to flaunt their wealth and oil barony.
posted by Margalo Epps on Oct 18, 2017 - 4 comments

Tatort! Where are my fellow German murder show fans?

We could talk about the weekly episode or specific city teams. [more inside]
posted by mrcrow on Oct 11, 2017 - 9 comments

Halt and Catch Fire: Goodwill  Season 4, Ep 8

Everyone is terrible.
posted by lmfsilva on Oct 8, 2017 - 3 comments

Halt and Catch Fire: Who Needs a Guy  Season 4, Ep 7

Bos interrupts Cameron's frantic coding session for something very important. Gordon spends the day making increasingly larger repairs at Comet. Donna takes some time off for "R&R". Joe argues about the future of Comet and goes to an unlikely source for clarity.
posted by lmfsilva on Oct 1, 2017 - 9 comments

Movie: Like Father, Like Son

Ryota Nonomiya is a successful businessman driven by money. He learns that his biological son was switched with another child after birth. He must make a life-changing decision and choose his true son or the boy he raised as his own. Winner of 2013 Cannes Jury Prize. [more inside]
posted by fleacircus on Sep 29, 2017 - 0 comments

Halt and Catch Fire: A Connection Is Made  Season 4, Ep 6

Joe tries to find a brand for Comet. Donna has a tough decision to ensure the future and success of Rover.
posted by lmfsilva on Sep 24, 2017 - 13 comments

Halt and Catch Fire: Nowhere Man  Season 4, Ep 5

Donna feels something is fishy with the sudden Rover breakthroughs and puts Boz and the team on the spot. Gordon watches Sneakers for the nth time with a special someone. Cameron gets an unexpected visit in the Airstream. Joe tries to make sense of things.
posted by lmfsilva on Sep 17, 2017 - 6 comments

Halt and Catch Fire: Tonya and Nancy  Season 4, Ep 4

Joe cuts his hair and brainstorms with Gordon the next step for Comet as they deal with the internet's growth. Cameron has a number of small accidents that changes her life. Rover's team struggles with differences, until Donna steps in and Boz gets some help from an old friend.
posted by lmfsilva on Sep 11, 2017 - 8 comments

Movie: Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

Earth is threatened by a mysterious deep space voyager. To save the home planet of the Federation, the exiled James T. Kirk and his crew must boldly go to the year 1986 on a desperate mission. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Sep 8, 2017 - 34 comments

Movie: Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

On the dying Genesis planet, an incredible discovery awaits James T. Kirk, who must steal the U.S.S. Enterprise—only to face terrible sacrifice and an implacable foe. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Sep 1, 2017 - 28 comments

Halt and Catch Fire: Miscellaneous  Season 4, Ep 3

Gordon gives Joe an eerily prescient lecture about train safety and Joe one to Cameron about tidyness. As CalNect is faced with no room to grow and losing theirs to AOL, Joe and Gordon sell and make their next move, and have a first taste of what the internet is about to become. Cameron gets bad news from Atari and the gaming industry in general. Donna struggles with a casual dinner and the development (and implications) of their web-crawler.
posted by lmfsilva on Aug 28, 2017 - 7 comments

Movie: Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

Back in command of the Enterprise, Admiral James T. Kirk meets an old flame and an old foe. Meanwhile, he wrestles with his own aging when confronted by a next generation: a brash new Vulcan lieutenant, and the son he never knew he had. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Aug 23, 2017 - 42 comments

Comrade Detective: "There's no such thing as a crooked cop in Romania!"  Season 1, Ep 0

What is Comrade Detective? Is it a spoof of American cop dramas/anti-Communist propaganda? Perhaps it's someone's worst idea ever. [more inside]
posted by fiercekitten on Aug 10, 2017 - 8 comments

Movie: Things to Come

Nathalie (Isabelle Huppert) teaches philosophy at a high school in Paris. She is passionate about her job and particularly enjoys passing on the pleasure of thinking. Married with two children, she divides her time between her family, former students and her very possessive mother. One day, Nathalie's husband announces he is leaving her for another woman. With freedom thrust upon her, Nathalie must reinvent her life. Directed by Mia Hansen-Løve.
posted by Panthalassa on Jul 29, 2017 - 1 comment

Movie: Raw

When a young vegetarian undergoes a carnivorous hazing ritual at vet school, an unbidden taste for meat begins to grow in her. [more inside]
posted by sapagan on Jul 9, 2017 - 6 comments

Movie: Five Easy Pieces

Jack Nicholson (in the role that earned him a reputation as a serious actor, and an Academy Award nomination) portrays Bobby Dupea, a disaffected oil rig worker who goes on an existential journey back to his privileged roots. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Jun 14, 2017 - 9 comments

Grey's Anatomy: True Colors  Season 13, Ep 23

The doctors of Grey-Sloan encounter a difficult case involving two patients; Owen receives life-changing news that pushes Amelia to step up to support him; Alex attends a medical conference after making a shocking discovery.
posted by Night_owl on May 12, 2017 - 3 comments

Mystery Science Theater 3000: CRY WILDERNESS  Season 11, Ep 2

"Sometimes we find friends in the most unlikely places." A kid in a boarding school improbably knows Bigfoot, who appears to him in a magic vision and says his dad's in danger. So he runs home, finds his Dad, a Native American, every wild animal in North America, and a US Marshall with poor regard for the law. The guys are after an escaped circus tiger, but really the Marshall wants to kill Bigfoot, but fortunately a magic Native American and FOB (Friend Of Bigfoot) is around with an eye-gouging eagle. The kid is not traumatized by witnessing this. HAPPY END! I think this one's an early classic of the new season! The movie is just so ridiculous, it doesn't really have a plot, things just sort of happen, and everyone in it does at least one thing that is wildly irresponsible. And hey, a later host segment features a visit from Pearl, Bobo and Brain Guy, who are again tooling around the universe in the Widowmaker, going to space casinos. Pearl's attitude towards family is pretty much the same as it was around Dr. F, too, because some things never change. Episode 1102 is on Netflix. [more inside]
posted by JHarris on Apr 15, 2017 - 51 comments

The Expanse: Here There Be Dragons  Season 2, Ep 11

Bobbie makes a decision that changes her life forever. [more inside]
posted by zarq on Apr 6, 2017 - 32 comments

Movie: A Midsummer Night's Dream

The play presents love in all its glory, warts and all: Love at first sight, innocent love, love twisted by the mind, by drugs, by lust, by jealousy, by a marriage on the rocks and even violence. [more inside]
posted by unliteral on Apr 4, 2017 - 2 comments

Movie: Movie: Nocturnal Animals

A wealthy art gallery owner (Amy Adams) is haunted by her ex-husband's novel, a violent thriller she interprets as a symbolic revenge tale from director Tom Ford, based on the novel Tony and Susan by Austin Wright. [more inside]
posted by Zonker on Mar 27, 2017 - 5 comments

Hap and Leonard: Mucho Mojo  Season 2, Ep 1

In the East Texas of the late 1980s, two rough and tumble ne'er-do-wells with hearts of gold try and fail to stay out of trouble. [more inside]
posted by kittens for breakfast on Mar 16, 2017 - 1 comment

Nashville: If Tomorrow Never Comes  Season 5, Ep 9

After her life-changing experience and terrifying event, Rayna scrambles to write one more song for the album with Deacon. Meanwhile, Juliette's leg starts to hurt unexpectedly; and Gunner fights for Scarlett. [more inside]
posted by unliteral on Mar 12, 2017 - 2 comments

Nashville: Love Hurts  Season 5, Ep 5

The Exes shoot their video. Scarlett and the director, Damien George, fight as he pushes Scarlett to limits she's not comfortable with. Clay and Maddie grow closer as he shows Maddie a different part of town. Carl Hockney approaches Rayna at Highway 65. [more inside]
posted by unliteral on Mar 9, 2017 - 0 comments

Nashville: Leap of Faith  Season 5, Ep 4

Rayna receives a stunning and generous offer from tech guru Zach Welles regarding Highway 65, but Rayna wonders if it's too good to be true. Meanwhile, she and Bucky struggle to find the perfect director for the music video that will launch the Exes' new single. Juliette seeks treatment that is more advanced than her physical therapist recommends. Juliette considers that she might need healing of a more spiritual nature. Will and Kevin look for an apartment together. [more inside]
posted by unliteral on Mar 8, 2017 - 0 comments

Nashville: Let's Put It Back Together Again  Season 5, Ep 3

Maddie begins an internship at a recording studio and meets a street musician. Avery struggles producing a young YouTube sensation. Juliette meets her guardian angel. [more inside]
posted by unliteral on Mar 7, 2017 - 0 comments

Riverdale: Faster, Pussycats! Kill! Kill!  Books Included   Season 1, Ep 6

In the 6th "chapter" of the Riverdale saga, Valerie's efforts to help Archie's musical ambitions leads to not one but two major fallouts, Betty and Jughead's investigation brings them face-to-face with Polly, and Veronica gets bounced from conflict to conflict. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Mar 3, 2017 - 11 comments

Broadchurch: Episode 1  Season 3, Ep 1

DS Miller and DI Hardy are called investigate a brutal sexual assault. [tw]
posted by infinitewindow on Mar 2, 2017 - 8 comments

Riverdale: Heart of Darkness  Books Included   Season 1, Ep 5

Cheryl's parents hold Jason's memorial, but refuse to let her speak. Coach Clayton pits Archie and Reggie against each other for the coveted spot of team captain. Archie is introduced to a potential songwriting mentor. Betty and Jughead take the funeral as a chance to search the Blossom family mansion for clues. [more inside]
posted by Bulgaroktonos on Feb 27, 2017 - 20 comments

Taboo: Episode 8  Season 1, Ep 8

In the season finale of the historical drama Taboo, James Delaney's push and pull between the East India Company, the British Crown and the American upstarts comes to an end, of sorts. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Feb 27, 2017 - 11 comments

Taboo: Episode 7  Season 1, Ep 7

A funeral, a betrayal or two, an answer or three, some torture, and a cliff-hanger. Even when all seems lost, James has a plan to save him and those loyal to him -- he just needs a ship. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Feb 24, 2017 - 3 comments

Mystery Science Theater 3000: HIGH SCHOOL BIG SHOT  Season 6, Ep 18

"The Kid Who Showed the Big Time How!" A supposedly-intelligent high school student makes a series of progressively worse decisions that lead ultimately to the deaths or critical wounding of every major character. With short Out of This World: An angel and a devil each try to convince a bread deliveryman to join the light or dark sides, respectively, of bread delivery, leaving unexamined the incredible theological implications. Fan opinion of this Roger Corman movie varies widely, but I like it. The short is pretty good, one of those ridiculous industrials where supernatural entites take great interest in some poor dope's work-a-day life. This episode is not available on YouTube due to a copyright claim. Apparently the entity "BentPixels" is protective of their rights over either this secondary school film noir or the celestial battle for bread delivery to resort to legal solutions. The episode premiered December 10, 1994. [more inside]
posted by JHarris on Feb 23, 2017 - 8 comments

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