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The Last Movie Stars: The Last Movie Stars  Season 1, Ep 0

The Last Movie Stars is a limited documentary series created and directed by Ethan Hawke. After discovering transcripts of interviews conducted at Paul Newman's request for an abandoned memoir project, a daughter of Newman and Joanne Woodward asked Hawke to tell their story, personally and as inspired artists. Hawke assembled actors to read pieces of the interviews, conducted and edited by writer Stewart Stern, including interviews with Newman and Woodward. [more inside]
posted by octothorpe on Jul 31, 2022 - 4 comments

Made for Love: Season Two  Season 2, Ep 0

Last season, Hazel made a deal with the devil. Will she be able to navigate Hell any better a second time around? [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on May 6, 2022 - 5 comments

We Own This City: Are You People Ready to Say That Out Loud? Is Anybody?  Season 1, Ep 0

(HBO site, trailer, review) This six-episode series, based on the book by Baltimore Sun reporter Justin Fenton, developed and written by George Pelecanos and David Simon, details the rise and fall of the Baltimore Police Department's Gun Trace Task Force.
posted by box on Apr 28, 2022 - 10 comments

Tokyo Vice: The whole season including the book  Books Included   Season 1, Ep 0

In 1999, American student Jake Adelstein has relocated to Tokyo and must pass a written exam in Japanese to have the chance to join the staff of a major Japanese newspaper. He succeeds in becoming their first foreign-born journalist and starts at the very bottom. Taken under the wing of a veteran detective in the vice squad, he starts to explore the dark and dangerous world of the Japanese yakuza.
[more inside] posted by dominik on Apr 12, 2022 - 8 comments

Julia: Omelette; Coq Au Vin; Boeuf Bourguignon (Episodes 1-3)  Season 1, Ep 1

In 1962, cookbook author Julia Child boldly pitches a groundbreaking television series centered on demonstrations for the home cook--despite pushback from male station executives and her own husband. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Apr 5, 2022 - 5 comments

Starstruck: Season Two  Season 2, Ep 0

A screwball comedy about a 20-something New Zealand woman living in Hackney, London, working jobs in a cinema and as a nanny. After a one-night stand on New Year's Eve, she discovers she slept with a famous movie star. [more inside]
posted by BlahLaLa on Mar 24, 2022 - 5 comments

Raised by Wolves: Full Season  Season 2, Ep 0

It looks like we left off at Episode 4 gleefully enjoying the ride. Season 2 has wrapped up and needless to say a whole lot of unpredictable (not to say bonkers) stuff happened. Let's discuss!
posted by whuppy on Mar 19, 2022 - 18 comments

Peacemaker: It's Cow or Never  Season 1, Ep 8

The final boss fight, where we find out who lives, who dies, what's the (allegedly) true endgame of the Butterflies, whether literally any of the other numerous superheroes in the DC Universe will show up, and, most importantly, do you really wanna, do you really wanna taste it? [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Feb 17, 2022 - 28 comments

Peacemaker: Stop Dragon My Heart Around  Season 1, Ep 7

Peacemaker finally has it out with his dad, who's basically Iron Klan, and we find out the truth about what happened to his brother. Plus, we finally meet the cow. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Feb 10, 2022 - 26 comments

Peacemaker: Murn After Reading  Season 1, Ep 6

Butterfly kisses, of a sort. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Feb 3, 2022 - 13 comments

Peacemaker: The Choad Less Traveled  Season 1, Ep 4

Chris' dad may be a contender for Worst Bad Dad in a Superperson's Origin, and that's including Thanos. Leota has her own cat's-in-the-cradle-and-the-silver-spoon moment, and there's a big last-minute revelation. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Jan 20, 2022 - 14 comments

Peacemaker: Better Goff Dead  Season 1, Ep 3

That one time when Peacemaker said, "I cherish peace with all of my heart. I don't care how many men, women and children I kill to get it"? Yeah... about that. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Jan 16, 2022 - 6 comments

Peacemaker: Best Friends, For Never  Season 1, Ep 2

Peacemaker has a friend... sort of. Also, his dad is pretty bad. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Jan 14, 2022 - 3 comments

Peacemaker: A Whole New Whirled  Season 1, Ep 1

After being discharged from the hospital following the events of the movie The Suicide Squad, Christopher Smith, aka the Peacemaker, is re-recruited by A.R.G.U.S. for a new mission, Project Butterfly. [CW: gore, explicit sex, racist/antisemitic language] [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Jan 13, 2022 - 10 comments

Love Life: Season 2 with William Jackson Harper  Season 2, Ep 0

From Rotten Tomatoes: William Jackson Harper's Love Life is easy to get caught up in thanks to the star's charm and this season's thoughtful exploration of a real romantic conundrum." TOMATOMETER: 94% Audience Score: 78% [more inside]
posted by fiercekitten on Dec 7, 2021 - 3 comments

Movie: 8-Bit Christmas

Set in suburban Chicago in the late 1980s, the story centers on ten-year-old Jake Doyle's (Winslow Fegley) herculean quest to get a Nintendo game system for Christmas. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Dec 7, 2021 - 3 comments

The Sex Lives of College Girls: Season 1  Season 1, Ep 0

The new HBO Max comedy from Mindy Kaling (The Office, The Mindy Project, The Morning Show, A Wrinkle In Time) and Justin Noble (Never Have I Ever, Brooklyn Nine-Nine) follows four suitemates from their first day at leafy Essex College, an elite Vermont liberal arts school. Currently 95% on Rotten Tomatoes. [more inside]
posted by rogerroger on Nov 28, 2021 - 5 comments

Paraiso: Paraíso (Paradise) - Season One  Season 1, Ep 0

Levante (Spain), 1992, the summer is coming to an end in a coastal town when three 15-year-old girls, Sandra, Eva, and Malena, disappear without a trace from a nightclub. When the police investigation appears to be taking the wrong direction, Javi, Sandra's younger brother, takes things into his own hands, along with Quino and Álvaro, his best friends, and Zeta, the class bully. Together they discover the girls are being held by something not of this world… [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Nov 2, 2021 - 3 comments

The Other Two: Season 2 (Full Season)  Season 2, Ep 0

An aspiring actor and his sister Brooke, a former professional dancer, try to find their place in the world while wrestling with their feelings about their 13-year-old brother Chase's sudden rise to internet fame. [more inside]
posted by Pong74LS on Sep 23, 2021 - 3 comments

Movie: Malignant

Madison is paralyzed by shocking visions of grisly murders, and her torment worsens as she discovers that these waking dreams are in fact terrifying realities. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Sep 11, 2021 - 16 comments

Movie: No Sudden Move

A group of criminals are brought together under mysterious circumstances and have to work together to uncover what's really going on when their simple job goes completely sideways. [more inside]
posted by octothorpe on Jul 3, 2021 - 11 comments

Movie: The New Mutants

Five young mutants, just discovering their abilities while held in a secret facility against their will, fight to escape their past sins and save themselves. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Apr 15, 2021 - 15 comments

Made for Love: Season One  Season 1, Ep 0

Hazel (Cristin Milioti), on the run after 10 years in a suffocating marriage to a tech billionaire, suddenly realizes that her husband has implanted a revolutionary monitoring device in her brain that allows him to track her every move. This American dark comedy television series is based on the 2017 novel of the same name by Alissa Nutting. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Apr 9, 2021 - 9 comments

Movie: The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend a Broken Heart

An exploration of the history of the Bee Gees, featuring revealing interviews with oldest brother Barry Gibb, and archival interviews with the late twin brothers Robin and Maurice. - IMDB. Trailer at HBO, YouTube, and Amazon. [more inside]
posted by Iris Gambol on Mar 17, 2021 - 11 comments

Movie: Tom and Jerry

Warner Brothers Animation takes another pass at rebooting the classic Hanna-Barbera cartoon. Tim Story (Barbershop, Fantastic Four) directs. Featuring Chloë Grace Moritz, Michael Peña, Rob Delaney, and Ken Jeong. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Feb 27, 2021 - 4 comments

The Head: Entire Series  Season 1, Ep 0

Winter has fallen on the South Pole. The sun will soon disappear for the next six months. A small team, known as the Winterers, will remain at the Polaris VI Antarctic Research Station to continue their innovative research, a crucial part in the fight against climate change, under the command of renowned biologist Arthur Wilde (John Lynch). But when spring comes, summer commander Johan Berg (Alexander Willaume) returns to the station only to find the entire team are either dead or missing. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Feb 15, 2021 - 3 comments

It's a Sin: It's a Sin  Season 1, Ep 0

Drama from Russell T Davies about five friends living and loving in the shadow of AIDS. [more inside]
posted by chill on Feb 4, 2021 - 11 comments

Being Erica: Season One  Season 1, Ep 0

Underachiever Erica Strange has tons of regrets in her young life - so many she's started a list. But when she shares her list with her therapist, he undertakes an unusual course of treatment: she is transported back in time and given the chance to make different decisions at pivotal moments in her life, based on her knowledge of the here and now. From first kisses to job interviews, Erica has the chance to completely remake her life or leave things as they are. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jan 31, 2021 - 4 comments

Two Weeks to Live: Season One  Season 1, Ep 0

A young misfit (Maisie Williams, Game of Thrones) raised in isolation by her survivalist mother (Sian Clifford, Fleabag) goes on a mission to honor her father's memory. A chance encounter with brothers Nicky and Jay and an ensuing prank derails her mission to chaos. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jan 28, 2021 - 4 comments

Movie: Locked Down

Just as they decide to separate, Linda (Anne Hathaway) and Paxton (Chiwetel Ejiofor) find life has other plans when they are stuck at home in a mandatory lockdown. Co-habitation is proving to be a challenge, but fueled by poetry and copious amounts of wine, it will bring them closer together in the most surprising way
posted by Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug on Jan 17, 2021 - 1 comment

Warrior: Learn to Endure or Hire a Bodyguard  Season 2, Ep 1

Cinemax's Warrior gets a second chance at finding an audience on HBO Max. It's a diverse historical drama focused on Chinese immigrants to late 19th century San Francisco! It's an adrenaline-charged fictionalization of the Tong Wars! It's the dream project of the last Bruce Lee as finally realized by Fast and Furious series director Justin Lin! It's a bloody two-fisted actioner with breathlessly choreographed kung-fu and hatchet fights! It's the best show you’re not watching (The Ringer). [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jan 2, 2021 - 4 comments

I Hate Suzie: I Hate Suzie (full season - 8 episodes)  Season 1, Ep 0

After her phone is hacked and sex pictures are leaked to the Internet, Suzie Pickles's life tips sideways. The ensuing scandal brings great tumult in her acting career, her marriage, her family, and her relationship with her agent and best friend--and forces her to confront things in her life that weren't so stable beforehand as well.  [more inside]
posted by miles per flower on Dec 27, 2020 - 4 comments

Heaven's Gate: The Cult of Cults: All Episodes (4 episodes)  Season 1, Ep 1

The four-part documentary, on HBO Max, tells the story of the UFO cult which existed for more than two decades until its leader, Marshall Applewhite, aka Do, and most of its members committed mass suicide on March 26, 1997. The documentary includes footage shot by the cult members themselves, as well as interviews with survivors and other people connected with Heaven's Gate. [CW: suicide, self-mutilation] [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Dec 27, 2020 - 2 comments

The Flight Attendant: Hitchcock Double  Season 1, Ep 7

Cassie is forced to work with a surprising new ally as she reconsiders all that's happened since Bangkok. Megan's life begins to implode when her husband faces consequences for her actions.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Dec 11, 2020 - 8 comments

The Flight Attendant: After Dark  Season 1, Ep 6

Reeling from a major fallout with Annie and running from anything related to Alex, Cassie brings Buckley along for an alcohol-fueled escapade. Megan embarks on a clandestine mission. Miranda continues to hunt Cassie.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Dec 11, 2020 - 4 comments

The Flight Attendant: Other People's Houses  Season 1, Ep 5

With Miranda on her tail and the FBI closing in, Cassie enlists Max in a plan that involves breaking and entering. Annie is forced to repay an ominous favor to a client. Megan's secrets threaten to come to light.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Dec 11, 2020 - 3 comments

The Flight Attendant: Conspiracy Theories  Season 1, Ep 4

After literally piecing together evidence from Alex's home, Cassie follows the paper trail to a private jet service while juggling a visit from her brother and his family, unearthing more of her unconventional childhood.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Dec 3, 2020 - 2 comments

The Undoing: The Bloody Truth  Season 1, Ep 6

As the courtroom theater mounts, Grace takes measures to protect herself and her family.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Nov 29, 2020 - 9 comments

The Flight Attendant: Funeralia  Season 1, Ep 3

Returning from Rome to find someone has broken into her apartment, Cassie doubles down on finding Miranda - even if it means crashing Alex Sokolov's champagne-soaked memorial service at his family home.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Nov 28, 2020 - 3 comments

The Flight Attendant: Rabbits  Season 1, Ep 2

Rattled by her own lies and under pressure from the FBI, Cassie goes against Annie's advice to lay low and tries to find some answers by digging into Alex Sokolov's work life - with bizarre and shocking results.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Nov 28, 2020 - 1 comment

The Flight Attendant: In Case of Emergency  Season 1, Ep 1

Following a one-night stand with a man named Alex Sokolov, flight attendant Cassandra Bowden (Kaley Cuoco) awakes to find him dead in the bed next to her, with no memory of the night before. She cleans up the room and tries to get back to the United States, but is haunted by hallucinations of the dead man, even as she tries to pretend that everything is alright. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Nov 28, 2020 - 7 comments

Ghosts (UK): Series 1  Season 1, Ep 0

From the folks behind Horrible Histories, Ghosts is comedy cast from a very Blackadderian mold. [more inside]
posted by robocop is bleeding on Nov 24, 2020 - 4 comments

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