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Movie: The Black Phone

Finney (Mason Thames), a shy but clever 13-year-old boy, is abducted by a sadistic killer (Ethan Hawke) and trapped in a soundproof basement where screaming is of little use. When a disconnected phone on the wall begins to ring, Finney discovers that he can hear the voices of the killer's previous victims... and they are dead set on making sure that what happened to them doesn't happen to Finney. Based on a story by Joe Hill (Locke & Key). Written by the duo Robert Cargill & Scott Derrickson (Sinister). Directed by Derrickson (Doctor Strange). [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jun 23, 2022 - 1 comment

Locke & Key: Season Two  Show Only   Season 2, Ep 0

The Locke family continues their exploration into the magical keys of Key House and their battle against the dark forces who want to steal them for nefarious purposes. A Netflix original, based on the comic books written by Joe Hill.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 24, 2021 - 4 comments

Movie: The Night Flier

Based on the Stephen King story of the same title, Richard Dees is a tabloid journalist burned out from too many grim cover stories. As a result, he finds himself competing with a young journalist to cover a new serial killer with a strange MO. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Apr 22, 2020 - 2 comments

Locke & Key: Season 1  Books Included   Season 1, Ep 0

A family in need of a fresh start. A mysterious old manor. With the turn of a key, they'll open doors to a magical--and dangerous--new world. (Netflix, IDW comics adaptation) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Feb 8, 2020 - 19 comments

Locke & Key: Welcome to Matheson  Show Only   Season 1, Ep 1

After the Lockes move into Keyhouse, Bode makes a new acquaintance--and a startling discovery. Tyler and Kinsey try to start over at a new high school. (Netflix original, IDW comic book adaptation) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Feb 7, 2020 - 7 comments

Movie: In the Tall Grass

After hearing a young boy's cry for help, a sister and brother venture into a vast field of tall grass in Kansas but soon discover there may be no way out ... and that something evil lurks within. (Netflix Original) [more inside]
posted by jazon on Oct 14, 2019 - 4 comments

NOS4A2: Gunbarrel  Books Included   Season 1, Ep 10

Vic enlists a local biker to help her try to stop Charlie Manx. Manx makes a pitstop on his way to Christmasland. (Hour 2 of 2-hour finale)
posted by jazon on Jul 29, 2019 - 2 comments

NOS4A2: Sleigh House  Books Included   Season 1, Ep 9

Despite Maggie's warning, Vic strives to rescue a loved one. Manx learns something new about Vic. (Hour 1 of 2-hour finale)
posted by jazon on Jul 29, 2019 - 0 comments

NOS4A2: Parnassus  Books Included   Season 1, Ep 8

Vic finds herself in danger after an argument with Linda. Manx seeks advice from an old friend. [more inside]
posted by jazon on Jul 22, 2019 - 3 comments

NOS4A2: Scissors for the Drifter   Books Included   Season 1, Ep 7

Vic finds herself trapped. Manx runs into trouble and calls Bing for help. [more inside]
posted by jazon on Jul 15, 2019 - 1 comment

NOS4A2: The Dark Tunnels  Books Included   Season 1, Ep 6

Vic meets another strong creative who gives her some advice. Manx receives an unexpected visitor.
posted by jazon on Jul 8, 2019 - 3 comments

NOS4A2: The Wraith   Books Included   Season 1, Ep 5

After Vic becomes disillusioned by both the police and her father, she meets Manx. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Jul 1, 2019 - 5 comments

NOS4A2: The House of Sleep  Books Included   Season 1, Ep 4

Vic seeks the Wraith and learns she must trust her gift. A body surfaces in Haverhill. [more inside]
posted by jazon on Jun 24, 2019 - 11 comments

NOS4A2: The Gas Mask Man  Show Only   Season 1, Ep 3

Vic strives to live a normal life despite Maggie's warning. Charlie puts Bing to work.
posted by jazon on Jun 17, 2019 - 2 comments

NOS4A2: The Graveyard of What Might Be  Show Only   Season 1, Ep 2

Vic meets Maggie, a medium with more questions than answers. Manx visits Haverhill to seek 'The Shorter Way' and finds Bing, who is eager to help.
posted by jazon on Jun 14, 2019 - 8 comments

NOS4A2: The Shorter Way  Show Only   Season 1, Ep 1

Charlie Manx, a seductive immortal who feeds off the souls of children, has his whole world threatened when a young woman in New England discovers she has a dangerous gift. [more inside]
posted by jazon on Jun 14, 2019 - 2 comments

NOS4A2

I thought the first episode was really good. It had made an oblique appearance here a year ago, but I didn't see that and so hadn't heard of it at all until I was looking for something to watch a couple hours before it started. Top production design, too. 10 episodes. [more inside]
posted by rhizome on Jun 2, 2019 - 3 comments

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