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Movie: Outlander

During the reign of the Vikings, Kainan, a man from a far-off world, crash lands on Earth, bringing with him an alien predator known as the Moorwen. Though both man and monster are seeking revenge for violence committed against them, Kainan leads the alliance to kill the Moorwen by fusing his advanced technology with the Viking's Iron Age weaponry.
posted by porpoise on Aug 16, 2019 - 6 comments

Movie: King Ralph

As the only relative to take over the Royal throne, a down on his luck American slob must learn the ways of the English. [more inside]
posted by Ten Cold Hot Dogs on Sep 19, 2018 - 5 comments

Movie: Nineteen Eighty-Four

A man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love in Orwell's dark novel of a bleak totalitarian society [more inside]
posted by growabrain on Sep 1, 2018 - 5 comments

I, Claudius: Hail Who?  Season 1, Ep 9

Rome, AD 40–41. Claudius is living with the ex-prostitute Calpurnia in meagre circumstances. Caligula has turned the palace into a brothel where he sells the wives of high-ranking Senate members to the highest bidder during sexual orgies and forces Claudius to take money at the door. As a joke, he arranges for Claudius to marry the much younger, extremely beautiful Messalina. Totally insane, Caligula makes his horse Incitatus a senator, and takes his legions on a campaign to Germany to put down an alleged rebellion and then to the English Channel where he attempts to do battle with Neptune, bringing back seashells as booty. [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Dec 8, 2017 - 3 comments

I, Claudius: Zeus, By Jove!  Season 1, Ep 8

Rome, AD 37–38. Tiberius dies (actually smothered to death by Macro with Caligula's connivance), leaving Caligula and Gemellus as his joint heirs. Claudius' life-long friend Herod has returned to Rome in time for Caligula's ascension. Caligula chooses Claudius to be his co-Consul, over Claudius' objections. Caligula displays signs of mental instability and falls into a coma; upon awakening he declares that he has become Zeus. [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Nov 18, 2017 - 2 comments

Movie: The Hit

Two hit men pick up ex-gangster Willie to escort him back to Paris to face his betrayed colleagues. The road trip suffers from complications. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Mar 26, 2016 - 2 comments

Movie: Hellboy

A demon, raised from infancy after being conjured by and rescued from the Nazis, grows up to become a defender against the forces of darkness. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Oct 18, 2015 - 14 comments

Movie: Alien

Space truckers get in trouble. The commercial vessel Nostromo receives a distress call from an unexplored planet. After searching for survivors, the crew heads home only to realize that a deadly bioform has joined them. (imdb) [more inside]
posted by valkane on Jan 28, 2015 - 21 comments

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