20 posts tagged with RoadTrip.
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Movie: Duets

[TRAILER] A collection of disparate but equally damaged characters is traveling to Omaha, Neb. to perform in a karaoke competition with a grand prize of $5,000. They include con artist Ricky Dean (Huey Lewis), who finds his long-lost daughter, Liv (Gwyneth Paltrow), and brings her along for the ride, as well as a beleaguered salesman, Todd (Paul Giamatti). These and other people with more than their share of eccentricities invest their hopes and dreams in the competition. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 28, 2023 - 5 comments

Book: (Me) Moth by Amber McBride

Moth is a teen grieving the loss of her parents and brother in a car accident that only she survived. She feels unseen at school and home. Sani is the new kid in town stuck with a stepdad that has no use for a Navajo stepson. Moth grew up schooled in Hoodoo traditions by her grandfather. Sani is schooled in Navajo customs by his Medicine Man father. Together they decide to ditch their Virginia suburban town and head west on an epic road trip of self-discovery and healing. This outstanding YA debut novel is written in free verse and touches on grief, depression, family, self-identity, and first love; while weaving Hoodo and Navajo mythology throughout the story. The ending will make you want to go back to the first page and re-read it immediately. The book was a finalist for the 2021 National Book Award for young people's literature.
posted by COD on Apr 5, 2023 - 0 comments

Movie: Broker

A baby is left at a safe haven church for reasons unknown, but finds its way into the hands of low-level "brokers" (Song Kang-Ho and Gang Dong-Won), who offer the ambivalent mother (Ji-eun Lee) a cut of the money to place the child outside of the formal Korean adoption system. The ragtag group is followed on the road by human-trafficking detectives and other pursuers. [more inside]
posted by praemunire on Jan 13, 2023 - 1 comment

Movie: Crossroads (2002)

Three childhood best friends, and a guy they just met, take a road trip across the country, finding themselves and their friendship in the process. [more inside]
posted by adamrice on Jan 7, 2023 - 5 comments

Movie: Crossroads (1986)

A wannabe blues guitar virtuoso (the preternaturally youthful Ralph Macchio) seeks a long-lost song by the legendary musician Robert Johnson. [more inside]
posted by adamrice on Jan 7, 2023 - 1 comment

Movie: Blood Relatives

[TRAILER] Francis (Noah Segan, who also wrote and directed), a 115-year-old Yiddish vampire, still looks 35. He's been roaming American backroads in his beat-up muscle car for decades, keeping to himself, and liking it that way. One day, a teenage kid, Jane (Victoria Moroles), shows up. She says she's his daughter, and she's got the fangs to prove it. They go on the road, deciding whether to sink their teeth into family life. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Dec 2, 2022 - 5 comments

Mystery Science Theater 3000: THE FINAL SACRIFICE  Rewatch   Season 9, Ep 10

Re-rewatch! Another fan favorite, unlikely hero Zap Rowsdower and dorky teen Troy on on a road trip to upset the diabolical machinations of... uh, a diabolic machinator. He has a name but honestly it's hard to remember much beyond Rowsdower. He had his own song on YouTube which I had linked to in past posts, but apparently the rights owner to the movie is No Fun and had it taken down. Boo, Tjardus Greidanus! Previously and again.
posted by JHarris on Jul 28, 2022 - 6 comments

Movie: Dog

Two former Army Rangers are paired against their will on the road trip of a lifetime. Briggs (Channing Tatum) and Lulu (a Belgian Malinois) race down the Pacific Coast to get to a fellow soldier's funeral on time. [more inside]
posted by Zumbador on Mar 30, 2022 - 4 comments

Movie: Plan B

After a regrettable first sexual encounter, a straight-laced high school student and her slacker best friend have 24 hours to hunt down a Plan B pill in America's heartland. (available on Hulu in the US)
posted by dinty_moore on Jun 11, 2021 - 6 comments

Archer: Road Trip  Season 10, Ep 6

Archer and the crew make a side trip to a planet to investigate a distress call. [more inside]
posted by fimbulvetr on Jul 11, 2019 - 12 comments

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: I See You  Season 4, Ep 6

Rebecca gets more than she bargained for during a day out with Darryl. Josh lends a helping hand to Paula, while Heather encourages Nathaniel to be a nice person. [more inside]
posted by JimBennett on Nov 16, 2018 - 8 comments

Movie: Something Wild

A free-spirited woman "kidnaps" a yuppie for a weekend of adventure. But the fun quickly takes a dangerous turn when her ex-convict husband shows up. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Apr 20, 2018 - 6 comments

Podcast: Hello from the Magic Tavern: Season 2, Ep 55 – Road Trip

We've been cooped up in the tavern for too long. Time for a road trip! In our imaginations! [more inside]
posted by FallowKing on Apr 16, 2018 - 0 comments

The End Of The F***ing World: Season 1 (all episodes)  Season 1, Ep 0

Two disaffected teens get in a lot of trouble. An eight-episode adaptation of Charles Forsman's graphic novel. On Netflix.
posted by kittens for breakfast on Jan 6, 2018 - 40 comments

Steven Universe: Gemcation  Season 5, Ep 7

Greg tries to cheer up a despondent Steven the only way he knows how: Road trip! [more inside]
posted by Mr.Encyclopedia on Nov 13, 2017 - 6 comments

Movie: Mask

A teenager with a massive facial skull deformity and biker gang mother attempt to live as normal a life as possible under the circumstances.
posted by museum of fire ants on May 2, 2016 - 3 comments

The Mindy Project: Road Trip  Season 4, Ep 6

After his dad has a heart attack, Danny heads to California with Morgan in tow on a cross-country road trip, at the insistence of Mindy who fears for Danny if he drives on his own. That throws a minor wrench in Danny's plans, as he has a detour to make, one where Danny would prefer if Morgan wasn't present.
posted by filthy light thief on Oct 28, 2015 - 1 comment

Movie: Grandma

Self-described misanthrope Elle Reid has her protective bubble burst when her 18-year-old granddaughter, Sage, shows up needing help.
posted by everybody had matching towels on Aug 30, 2015 - 4 comments

Mr. Robot: eps1.3_da3m0ns.mp4  Season 1, Ep 4

When Evil Corp decides to make duplicates of their tape backups, fsociety scrambles to put their plan in motion before it's too late, but Elliot's demons come back to haunt him when he begins going through morphine withdrawal.
posted by Small Dollar on Jul 16, 2015 - 15 comments

Steven Universe: Keystone Motel  Season 2, Ep 15

Steven, Greg, and Garnet go on a roadtrip out of state.
posted by Small Dollar on Jul 14, 2015 - 31 comments

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