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Movie: The Family Stone

An uptight, conservative businesswoman [Sarah Jessica Parker] accompanies her boyfriend [Dermot Mulroney] to his eccentric and outgoing family's [Rachel McAdams, Craig T. Nelson, Diane Keaton, Luke Wilson, Elizabeth Reaser, Tyrone Giordano] annual Christmas celebration and finds that she's a fish out of water in their free-spirited way of life. Turning to her sister[Claire Danes] for support, hijinks, recriminations and emotional catharsis ensue. Written and directed by Thomas Bezucha [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Nov 27, 2018 - 6 comments

Movie: Disobedience

A woman returns to her Orthodox Jewish community that shunned her for her attraction to a female childhood friend. Once back, their passions reignite as they explore the boundaries of faith and sexuality.
posted by ellieBOA on Jul 22, 2018 - 2 comments

Movie: Mean Girls

Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Mar 5, 2018 - 14 comments

Movie: Game Night

A group of friends who meet regularly for game nights find themselves trying to solve a murder mystery. [more inside]
posted by Carillon on Feb 28, 2018 - 12 comments

Movie: Spotlight

In the summer of 2001, new Boston Globe editor-in-chief Marty Baron tells his staff on the paper's "Spotlight" team that he wants them to focus on allegations of sexual abuse by Catholic priests. Initial incredulity aside, they come on board, one by one. [more inside]
posted by Sheydem-tants on Nov 28, 2015 - 12 comments

True Detective: Down Will Come  Season 2, Ep 4

Ani and Ray find another connection that leads through Ani's family. Frank tries to reclaim his old life in crime. Paul makes a major breakthrough in the case. All the while Ani gets some bad news, Ray tries to reconnect, and Paul sees a new opportunity. The task force closes in on a suspect, but it doesn't quite go as planned. [more inside]
posted by codacorolla on Jul 13, 2015 - 86 comments

True Detective: Maybe Tomorrow  Season 2, Ep 3

Ani lets Ray know she's in charge after he goes rogue on the investigation, even though he stumbles on crucial evidence that takes the case in a new direction. Meanwhile, Frank meets with his former associates in the criminal underworld, but they make it clear they're not taking orders from him anymore; and Paul hits the streets to see if Caspere's face rings a bell. [more inside]
posted by radioamy on Jul 5, 2015 - 98 comments

True Detective: Night Finds You  Season 2, Ep 2

"Sometimes I wonder how many things you have like that, that I don't know about" Frank Semyon shares a story from his childhood. We learn a little more about the sins of Ben Caspere. Three different detectives get three different sets of orders. Cashflow problems abound. "How's that for social theory?" [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Jun 28, 2015 - 108 comments

True Detective: The Western Book Of The Dead  Season 2, Ep 1

The disappearance of the city manager of Vinci, CA (based on Vernon, CA) disrupts a lucrative land scheme and ignites an investigation involving three police officers (Collin Farrell, Rachel McAdams, Taylor Kitsch) and a career criminal (Vince Vaughn) who is moving into legitimate business. [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Jun 21, 2015 - 107 comments

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