7 posts tagged with MichaelShannon.
Displaying 1 through 7 of 7. Subscribe:

Little Demon: Little Demon, Season 1  Season 1, Ep 0

The Antichrist is a 13-year-old girl; after her powers manifest following her first period, her dad (aka Satan) reappears in her life, much to the dismay of her mother, who has devoted her life to fighting Satan and his minions. It's the first adult animation show from Canada's Atomic Cartoons, and stars Lucy DeVito, Danny DeVito, and Aubrey Plaza voice-acting the above characters. [CW for animal sacrifice, nudity, and buckets of gore, sometimes in actual buckets IIRC.] [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Oct 22, 2022 - 8 comments

Movie: Bug

At a rundown desert motel, Agnes (Ashley Judd) begins a tentative relationship with a newcomer named Peter (Michael Shannon). He has a strange charisma, one that offers fearful and unstable Agnes a flicker of hope. When Peter reveals that the military deliberately infected him with a bug and that he has tiny insects crawling under his skin, paranoia begins to envelop the desperate pair. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 11, 2022 - 3 comments

Nine Perfect Strangers: Season 1  Season 1, Ep 0

Nine stressed city dwellers visit a boutique health-and-wellness resort that promises healing and transformation. The resort's director is a woman on a mission to reinvigorate their tired minds and bodies. [more inside]
posted by Pong74LS on Aug 23, 2021 - 29 comments

Movie: Knives Out

When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan's dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan's untimely death. [more inside]
posted by the primroses were over on Nov 23, 2019 - 190 comments

Movie: Take Shelter

Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Nov 1, 2019 - 4 comments

Movie: Loving

A film about Richard and Mildred Loving (Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga), the interracial couple whose 1958 marriage eventually overturned anti-miscegenation laws in the United States. Currently at 89%/79% at Rotten Tomatoes. The Wall Street Journal's Joe Morgenstern: "the most daring part of this wonderful film...is its calmness." Written and directed by Jeff Nichols (Mud, Take Shelter).
posted by mediareport on Dec 14, 2016 - 7 comments

Movie: Midnight Special

Roy (Michael Shannon) flees by night with his son (Jaeden Lieberher) and friend (Joel Edgerton), evading sunlight, an Amber Alert, a religious cult, and the FBI in writer/director Jeff Nichols' heartfelt supernatural chase film. [more inside]
posted by carsonb on Mar 20, 2016 - 17 comments

Page: 1