Cowboy Bebop (2021): Season 1 Books Included Season 1, Ep 0
Full-season and cross-media discussion for the live-action Cowboy Bebop series from Netflix. "Books Included" standing in for spoilers for the anime series and movie.
Ghosts (US): Pilot; Hello! (episodes 1 and 2) Season 1, Ep 1
Samantha and Jay throw both caution and money to the wind when they decide to convert a rundown country estate they inherited into a bed & breakfast -- only to find it's inhabited by the many opinionated spirits of deceased residents who now call it home. (CBS remake of the BBC original) [more inside]
A gender-reversed remake of "She's All That" (1999) by the same screenwriter and the director of Mean Girls. Some of the original actors have roles.
A young woman inherits a castle from the mother she never knew. [more inside]
A darkness swirls at the center of a world-renowned dance company, one that will engulf the artistic director, an ambitious young dancer, and a grieving psychotherapist. Some will succumb to the nightmare. Others will finally wake up.
From Rotten Tomatoes: Seasoned musician Jackson Maine discovers and falls in love with struggling artist Ally. She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally's career takes off, the personal side of their relationship is breaking down, as Jack fights an ongoing battle with his own internal demons.
Spending the summer at a Catskills resort with her family, Frances "Baby" Houseman falls in love with the camp's dance instructor, Johnny Castle, and nothing is ever the same for anyone in the Houseman family. [more inside]
A college girl introduces her mother to her girlfriend... who happens to be a vampire. [more inside]
Roots: Night 4 Season 1, Ep 4
Part 4. After more than 20 years in England, Chicken George is given his freedom and returns to the Lea farm. [more inside]
Roots: Night 3 Season 1, Ep 3
Part 3. As George grows to manhood, he exhibits traits of both parents. Like Tom Lea, he loves cockfighting and carousing; an accomplished trainer of gamecocks, he earns the nickname "Chicken George." [more inside]
Roots: Night 2 Season 1, Ep 2
Part 2. In 1775, Kunta is working on the Waller farm when he meets English Redcoats encouraging slaves to run away and join the English army. [more inside]
Roots: Night 1 Season 1, Ep 1
In 1750 in the river region of The Gambia in West Africa, Omoro Kinte and his wife, Binta, have their first child, a son named Kunta. (Part 1 of a 4 part series) [more inside]
Mystery Science Theater 3000: ATTACK OF THE THE EYE CREATURES Season 4, Ep 18
Badly-designed aliens invade a small town, and the adults won't believe the smoocher teens who seen 'em! It's up to them to save the world with the timely application of their car headlights. This movie is below-average in quality even by MST standards. The title, by the way, is not a typo, or at least it's not my typo. YouTube (1h32m) Premiered December 5, 1992. This movie is largely a shot-by-shot remake of Invasion of the Saucer Men! [more inside]
The Parkers, a reclusive family who follow ancient customs, find their secret existence threatened as a torrential downpour moves into their area, forcing daughters Iris and Rose to assume responsibilities beyond those of a typical family. [more inside]
A reclusive family hides very dark secrets. [more inside]
A young foster child (NOT an orphan!) is plucked from an oncoming car by a wealthy businessman, and both of their lives are changed. [more inside]
Jane the Virgin: Chapter One Season 1, Ep 1
Through a series of plausible accidents, Jane gets pregnant through artificial insemination. Now she has to make some decisions. [more inside]
When the owner of a mannequin shop helps a young artist with her upcoming exhibition, suppressed desires come to the surface. [more inside]
In this French-American remake of the 1980 cult film of the same name, Elijah Wood stars as Frank, the owner of a mannequin shop. As he helps a young artist with her upcoming exhibition, suppressed desires come to the surface. [more inside]