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Movie: Wit

A renowned professor is forced to reassess her life when she is diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer. [more inside]
posted by Marky on Mar 1, 2023 - 1 comment

Movie: Stranger Than Fiction

[TRAILER] Harold Crick is a lonely IRS agent whose mundane existence is transformed when he hears a mysterious voice narrating his life. [more inside]
posted by hanov3r on Feb 28, 2023 - 14 comments

Movie: Brave

Merida (Kelly Macdonald), the impetuous but courageous daughter of Scottish King Fergus (Billy Connolly) and Queen Elinor (Emma Thompson), is a skilled archer who wants to carve out her own path in life. Her defiance of an age-old tradition angers the Highland lords and leads to chaos in the kingdom. Merida seeks help from an eccentric witch (Julie Walters), who grants her an ill-fated wish. Now, Merida must discover the true meaning of courage and undo a beastly curse before it's too late. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Sep 27, 2022 - 9 comments

Movie: Dead Again

In 1949 composer Roman Strauss is executed for viciously murdering his wife Margaret with a pair of scissors. In 1990s Los Angeles a mute and traumatized amnesiac woman shows up at an orphanage, and when private investigator Mike Church, who grew up at the orphanage, is called in help, both he and the woman discover that they have a strange connection to the Strausses. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Sep 10, 2022 - 10 comments

Movie: Howards End

A saga of class relations and changing times in an Edwardian England on the brink of modernity, the film revolves around the bookish and idealistic Margaret Schlegel, who, along with her sister Helen, becomes involved with the wealthy, conservative industrialist Henry Wilcox, his wife Ruth, their three grown children, and the downwardly mobile working-class Leonard Bast and his mistress Jackie. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Jun 22, 2022 - 7 comments

Movie: Good Luck to You, Leo Grande

Nancy Stokes (Emma Thompson), a 55-year-old widow and retired school teacher, is yearning for some adventure, human connection... and some sex. And she has a plan, which involves hiring a young sex worker named Leo Grande (Daryl McCormack). Directed by Sophie Hyde; written by Katy Brand (streaming on Hulu) [more inside]
posted by I_Love_Bananas on Jun 18, 2022 - 8 comments

Movie: Junior

As part of a fertility research project, a male scientist agrees to carry a pregnancy in his own body. [more inside]
posted by Carillon on Nov 8, 2020 - 8 comments

Movie: Dolittle

A physician who can talk to animals embarks on an adventure to find a legendary island with a young apprentice and a crew of strange pets.
posted by ellieBOA on Feb 22, 2020 - 4 comments

Years and Years: Episode 6 (Finale)  Season 1, Ep 6

As Viv Rook's regime tightens its grip, the entire Lyons family is forced to take action. Spurred on by both Muriel and Daniel, Rosie faces up to the troops surrounding her home and takes radical action with Lincoln's help. When Bethany reveals the shocking truth about her father, Edith and Celeste form a secret alliance to stop him. But Stephen is in too deep, as the mysterious Erstwhile Policy turns deadly, forcing Edith and her girlfriend Fran to embark on a reckless, dangerous mission for Viktor's sake. On a long, dark night, the challenge is clear: can one ordinary family actually change the world?
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jul 30, 2019 - 27 comments

Years and Years: Episode 5  Season 1, Ep 5

A new Britain begins to take shape with Viv Rook as prime minister; Edith tries to investigate mysterious stories about The Disappeared, while Rosie finds her estate fenced off by the privatized police; Stephen takes a job with his old friend Woody.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jul 23, 2019 - 9 comments

Years and Years: Episode 4  Season 1, Ep 4

As events heat up across Europe, Daniel embarks on a quest to bring Viktor home; Rosie sets up her own business with new boyfriend Jonjo; Celeste exposes Stephen's secret life; Viv Rook sets her sights on the ultimate prize: No. 10 Downing St.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jul 23, 2019 - 5 comments

Movie: Late Night

A late-night talk show host suspects that she may soon be losing her long-running show. [more inside]
posted by I_Love_Bananas on Jun 17, 2019 - 6 comments

Movie: Men in Black: International

The Men in Black have always protected the Earth from the scum of the universe. In this new adventure, they tackle their biggest threat to date: a mole in the Men in Black organization.
posted by numaner on Jun 17, 2019 - 9 comments

Saturday Night Live: Emma Thompson / Jonas Brothers  Season 44, Ep 20

Mother's Day [more inside]
posted by rhizome on May 12, 2019 - 14 comments

Movie: Primary Colors

Based on the initially anonymous blockbuster 1996 account of Bill Clinton's first presidential campaign in 1992, the film version continues the novel's weak à clef distance, casting a thinly disguised John Travolta as Bill and Emma Thompson as Hillary as they navigate the ethically trying road to the White House. [more inside]
posted by Ten Cold Hot Dogs on Feb 10, 2019 - 5 comments

Movie: The Children Act

As her marriage crumbles, a judge must decide a case involving a teenage boy who is refusing a blood transfusion on religious principle.
posted by ellieBOA on Sep 29, 2018 - 4 comments

Movie: Impromptu

In 1830s France, pianist/composer Frédéric Chopin is pursued romantically by the determined, individualistic woman who uses the name George Sand. [more inside]
posted by los pantalones del muerte on Sep 23, 2018 - 4 comments

Movie: Treasure Planet

Disney's animated adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's adventure novel Treasure Island. [more inside]
posted by zinon on Aug 21, 2018 - 8 comments

Movie: Saving Mr. Banks

Author P.L. Travers reflects on her childhood after reluctantly meeting with Walt Disney, who seeks to adapt her Mary Poppins books for the big screen. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Jun 3, 2015 - 5 comments

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