[TRAILER] Ten-year-old Sophie (Ryby Barnhill) is in for the adventure of a lifetime when she meets the Big Friendly Giant (Mark Rylance). Naturally scared at first, the young girl soon realizes that the 24-foot behemoth is actually quite gentle and charming. As their friendship grows, Sophie's presence attracts the unwanted attention of Bloodbottler (Bill Hader), Fleshlumpeater (Jemaine Clement) and other giants. After traveling to London, Sophie and the BFG must convince Queen Victoria (Penelope Wilton) to help them get rid of all the bad giants once and for all. [more inside]
While vacationing, a young girl (Kristen Cui) and her dads (Jonathan Groff, Ben Aldridge) are taken hostage by a band of armed strangers (Dave Bautista, Nikki Amuka-Bird, Abby Quinn, Rupert Grint) who demand that the family choose one of themselves to sacrifice to avert the apocalypse. [more inside]
[TRAILER] Based on a local legend and set in an unknown era, it deals with universal themes of love, possessiveness, family, jealousy and power. Beautifully shot, and acted by Inuit people, it portrays a time when people fought duels by taking turns to punch each other until one was unconscious, made love on the way to the caribou hunt, ate walrus meat and lit their igloos with seal-oil lamps. [more inside]
Dr. Frederic Treves (Anthony Hopkins) discovers Joseph (John) Merrick (John Hurt) in a sideshow. Born with a congenital disorder, Merrick uses his disfigurement to earn a living as the "Elephant Man." Treves brings Merrick into his home, discovering that his rough exterior hides a refined soul, and that Merrick can teach the stodgy British upper class of the time a lesson about dignity. [more inside]
After losing their academic posts at a prestigious university, a team of parapsychologists goes into business as proton-pack-toting "ghostbusters" who exterminate ghouls, hobgoblins and supernatural pests of all stripes. An ad campaign pays off when a knockout cellist hires the squad to purge her swanky digs of demons that appear to be living in her refrigerator. [more inside]
Exterminate All the Brutes: Part One Season 1, Ep 1
Exterminate All the Brutes, from acclaimed filmmaker Raoul Peck (I Am Not Your Negro, HBO’s Sometimes in April), is a four-part hybrid docuseries that provides a visually arresting journey through time, into the darkest hours of humanity. Through his personal voyage, Peck deconstructs the making and masking of history, digging deep into the exploitative and genocidal aspects of European colonialism — from America to Africa and its impact on society today. Trailer [more inside]
The Mandalorian: Chapter 8: Redemption Season 1, Ep 8
A new Mandalorian clan is forged as all hell breaks loose.
The Mandalorian: Chapter 7: The Reckoning Season 1, Ep 7
Mando joins forces with both his friends and adversaries in a bid to rid themselves of the common threat of the Imperial client, with an adorable carnivorous Force miracle worker becoming everyone's top priority.
Podcast: The Good Place: The Podcast: Ch. 3: Jameela Jamil, Actress | Camille Bratkowski, Set Designer
First-time actress Jameela Jamil (Tahani) and set designer extraordinaire Camille Bratkowski shoot the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson about acting for the first time, Ted Danson's unconventional behind-the-scenes relaxation techniques to enhance his comedy performance, the amazing locations you can actually visit in Los Angeles and a fork-ton more. [more inside]
The closest we've ever been to ruining everything completely. [more inside]
The Venture Bros.: The Rorqual Affair Season 7, Ep 2
Wide Whale has the Monarch, Hank's posing as Enrico Matassa, the Guild is revolting (and I'm made of ectoplasm), the Red Death is back (for a price) and Gary is apparently dressed like Matt Hooper from Jaws.
Smoking bans, too much coffee, and a subway crisis are the evergreen subjects Metafilter's own griphus and superfluousm tackle as we discuss an all-timer and a you-can-skip-er episode on the only Newsradio podcast ever created. It's all right here, in episode 2.
The Tick: The Tick (2017) Season 1 (second half) Season 1, Ep 2
Arthur, the Tick and compatriots try to unravel the Terror's plan and foil it before disaster can strike.
The Expanse: The Seventh Man Season 2, Ep 7
Earth and Mars prepare for a peace conference. Bobby recounts the events on Ganymede. Belter politics on Tyco Station. Anderson Dawes makes a move.
At last, the long hiatus is at an end! Sure, there were five episodes a couple of weeks ago, but starting Monday of next week Cartoon Universe will be showing new episodes of Steven Universe every weekday for four weeks. With how deprived show fans have been (and how fanatical they tend to be), the excitement over new episodes has been running extremely high! Are you new to the show, or need to catch up? Don't worry, I got yo' number.... [more inside]
Game of Thrones: Oathbreaker Show Only Season 6, Ep 3
Daenerys meets her future. Bran meets the past. Tommen confronts the High Sparrow. Arya trains to be No One. Varys finds an answer. Ramsay gets a gift. [more inside]
The Walking Dead: The Same Boat Season 6, Ep 13
With no hope of safety in Alexandria, Rick and his band of survivors soon discover a larger world with new dangers and opportunities.
The Man in the High Castle: The New Normal Season 1, Ep 5
Juliana returns home, only to discover new clues that lead her closer to unraveling the mystery behind the films. Meanwhile, Joe faces a tough debriefing upon his return home. Kido begins his investigation into the events surrounding the Crown Prince's speech, while Tagomi and Wegener make a last-ditch attempt to complete their mission. [more inside]
The Man in the High Castle: Revelations Season 1, Ep 4
Joe is increasingly torn between duty and his growing feelings for Juliana. While Ed tries to stop Frank from making an irrevocable decision, Smith's investigation is interrupted when he has trouble with his witness, and Tagomi's plan goes awry as events take a dramatic turn at the Crown Prince's speech.
The Affair: 205 Season 2, Ep 5
Alison is thrown by a shift in behavior from her hosts, and furious with Noah after a chance discovery. Meanwhile, Cole rejects Scotty's plan to make money - but not before Scotty catches him in a situation best kept secret. [more inside]
Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Day of Black Sun Rewatch Season 3, Ep 10
All the plans are in place, the sun is about to be eclipsed, and it's time to take on Ozai and the Fire Nation. Aang's army is ready to go, but has the Fire Lord changed his game? Everything is revealed and everything changes in this two-parter. [more inside]
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: The Maquis (Part 1) Rewatch Season 2, Ep 20
The explosion of a Cardassian ship at DS9 causes tensions between Cardassia and the Maquis, those Federation individuals living in the Demilitarised Zone.
Is anyone interested in doing a rewatch of YTW before season 2 starts?
If you've ever been a bridesmaid, in a sorority, or just been friends with two or more women, you have probably received an off-the-wall planning email or two. Caroline Moss and Michelle Markowitz have been parodying these chains for The Toast since August 2013, in a series called Hey Ladies. This week on TLDR, the cast of Hey Ladies Live comes together to show us how much effort goes into organizing one, simple St. Patrick's Day on the town. Thanks for listening. You can find Caroline and Michelle on Twitter, as well as the rest of the cast. If you like our show, please subscribe and review us on iTunes, or wherever you get your podcasts. You can also follow Meredith and TLDR on Twitter.
The original Japanese version of The Grudge, from 2002. A mysterious and vengeful spirit marks and pursues anybody who dares enter the house in which it resides.
The Strain: "Creatures of the Night" Season 1, Ep 8
The slowly forming League of Disease Fighters scavenge for supplies and weapons, and find themselves cornered in an unlikely spot with unlikely people.
The Strain: Gone Smooth Season 1, Ep 3
As the plot advances, we see the four survivors of the death plane having their bodies changed by the disease inside of them. The CDC has brushed the incident under the rug, but our protagonists continue to discover unsettling evidence.