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Movie: Planet of the Apes

After a spectacular crash-landing on an uncharted planet, brash astronaut Leo Davidson (Mark Wahlberg) finds himself trapped in a savage world where talking apes dominate the human race. Desperate to find a way home, Leo must evade the invincible gorilla army led by Ruthless General Thade (Tim Roth). Tim Burton directed this early-aughts attempt at a reboot. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 18, 2022 - 19 comments

Movie: 12 Years a Slave

In the years before the Civil War, Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a free black man from upstate New York, is kidnapped and sold into slavery in the South. Subjected to the cruelty of one malevolent owner (Michael Fassbender), he also finds unexpected kindness from another, as he struggles continually to survive and maintain some of his dignity. Then in the 12th year of the disheartening ordeal, a chance meeting with an abolitionist from Canada changes Solomon's life forever. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 16, 2022 - 5 comments

Movie: Saving Private Ryan

As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller (Tom Hanks) and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Sep 30, 2022 - 12 comments

Movie: Jungle Cruise

Based on Disneyland's theme park ride where a small riverboat takes a group of travelers through a jungle filled with dangerous animals and reptiles but with a supernatural element.
posted by ellieBOA on Jul 31, 2021 - 17 comments

Movie: Gunpowder Milkshake

Three generations of women fight back against those who could take everything from them. [more inside]
posted by kitten kaboodle on Jul 16, 2021 - 20 comments

Rick and Morty: Never Ricking Morty  Season 4, Ep 6

Choo Choo, broh. Catch this train broh. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on May 4, 2020 - 8 comments

Lodge 49: The Door  Season 2, Ep 10

After the events of Mexico, the Lynx regroup at a revived Lodge and prepare for an important coronation. Liz goes for a swim. Connie has a secret. [Season finale.] [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Oct 15, 2019 - 12 comments

Lodge 49: Le RĂªve Impossible  Season 2, Ep 9

In a foreign land, the Lynx search for the Grail and Ernie embraces his fate. Liz rides another gravy train to its end. "She's like some kind of magical, disgusting horse." Blammo. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Oct 8, 2019 - 10 comments

Lodge 49: Zugzwang  Season 2, Ep 8

Ernie and Dud meet a legend, who inspires them look deep within and embrace the zugzwang. Liz gets a promotion and Scott goes for a walk. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Oct 1, 2019 - 4 comments

Movie: Robots

In a robot world, a young idealistic inventor travels to the big city to join his inspiration's company, only to find himself opposing its sinister new management. [more inside]
posted by zinon on Oct 2, 2018 - 5 comments

Movie: Parkland

A recounting of the chaotic events that occurred at Dallas' Parkland Hospital on the day U.S. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated.
posted by ellieBOA on Jun 24, 2018 - 0 comments

Movie: Love & Mercy

In the 1980s, Beach Boy and onetime studio wonder Brian Wilson is broken, confused man, and under the 24-hour watch of a controlling psychotherapist, Dr. Eugene Landy. While shopping for a Cadillac, Wilson meets Melinda Ledbetter, a salesperson to whom he is evidently attracted. He secretly passes her a note on a business card: "Lonely. Scared. Frightened." Soon, he begins to tell her his story. [more inside]
posted by raysmj on Jun 28, 2015 - 7 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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