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Supernatural: Roadkill  Season 2, Ep 16

Molly and her husband are driving along a long deserted highway at night when they come upon a farmer in the middle of the road whom Molly tries unsuccessfully not to hit. The next thing she knows her husband is missing and the horrifically injured farmer is chasing her. She flags down a passing Impala and meets the Winchesters, who try to help her escape and to find her husband. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Jun 20, 2021 - 1 comment

Supernatural: Tall Tales  Season 2, Ep 15

When a series of unexplained happenings on a local college campus defies Sam and Dean's efforts to figure out what's happening, they call on Bobby for help. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Jun 19, 2021 - 5 comments

Supernatural: Born Under a Bad Sign   Season 2, Ep 14

After Sam goes missing for over a week, Dean finally receives a phone call from his brother, who says he is in a hotel room, covered in blood that isn't his, and suffering from the effects of a week-long memory blackout. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Jun 17, 2021 - 4 comments

Supernatural: House of the Holy  Season 2, Ep 13

In Providence, Rhode Island, a prostitute kills a man, claiming that an angel in a beautiful white light had chosen her for redemption and asked her to stab the sinner to accomplish God's will. Dean and Sam investigate the case and discover that other people have been visited by the angel and subsequently committed murders. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Jun 17, 2021 - 4 comments

Supernatural: Nightshifter  Season 2, Ep 12

Sam and Dean investigate a series of crimes where robbers with no criminal past commit suicide after the hold-ups.
posted by orange swan on Jun 16, 2021 - 6 comments

Supernatural: Playthings  Season 2, Ep 11

Sam and Dean investigate a Connecticut inn, run by a single mother, where mysterious deaths are taking place. They find evidence of hoodoo, and try to figure out who or what is responsible.
posted by orange swan on Jun 15, 2021 - 4 comments

Supernatural: Hunted  Season 2, Ep 10

Sam meets a woman who shares his ability to have visions, and who warns him that she has envisioned him dying in an explosion.
posted by orange swan on Jun 14, 2021 - 3 comments

Supernatural: Croatoan  Season 2, Ep 9

Sam has a vision of Dean shooting a defenseless man, and they go to the town of River Grove, where they find the townspeople have been possessed by a virus that makes them violent.
posted by orange swan on Jun 12, 2021 - 3 comments

Supernatural: Crossroad Blues  Season 2, Ep 8

When Sam and Dean try to save the lives of some people who have sold their souls to a crossroad demon, the demon offers Dean himself a deal.
posted by orange swan on Jun 11, 2021 - 4 comments

Supernatural: The Usual Suspects  Season 2, Ep 7

Sam and Dean investigate the murders of a lawyer and his wife who claimed to have seen a ghost right before they died. However, after local detectives Ballard and Sheridan uncover the Winchesters' records, they arrest the brothers for a double homicide before they are able to find the ghost. When the ghost begins to visit Ballard, she begins to wonder if the tale Sam and Dean are telling her could be true, and if she might be the next to die.
posted by orange swan on Jun 10, 2021 - 11 comments

Supernatural: No Exit  Season 2, Ep 6

Sam and Dean meet up with the ghost of America's first known serial killer; Jo tells Ellen she's going to Vegas, and instead joins Sam and Dean to help them on their hunt.
posted by orange swan on Jun 9, 2021 - 4 comments

Supernatural: Simon Says  Season 2, Ep 5

When following up on one of Sam's visions, Sam and Dean meet Andy Gallagher, a slacker with psychic powers of persuasion. Once the brothers learn that Andy's family was visited by Yellow Eyes, Sam wonders if he could be one of the special children.
posted by orange swan on Jun 8, 2021 - 7 comments

Supernatural: Children Shouldn't Play With Dead Things  Season 2, Ep 4

Dean and Sam investigate the death of a young college student who died in a car accident and whose grave is now surrounded by a circle of dead plants.
posted by orange swan on Jun 7, 2021 - 6 comments

Supernatural: Blood Lust  Season 2, Ep 3

Sam and Dean meet another hunter, Gordon Walker, whose obsession with killing vampires may get them all killed.
posted by orange swan on Jun 6, 2021 - 3 comments

Supernatural: Everybody Loves a Clown  Season 2, Ep 2

After the events at the hospital, and with no idea as to the whereabouts of the demon that killed their mother and Jessica, the Winchester brothers investigate murders committed by a killer clown.
posted by orange swan on Jun 5, 2021 - 11 comments

Supernatural: In My Time of Dying  Season 2, Ep 1

In the aftermath of the car crash, the three Winchesters go to the hospital, where Dean is stalked by a Reaper while John and Sam try to come up with a way to save him.
posted by orange swan on Jun 4, 2021 - 16 comments

Supernatural: Devil's Trap  Season 1, Ep 22

On a mission to save their father from Meg, Sam and Dean seek help from an old family friend, Bobby. When Meg shows up on Bobby's doorstep, the brothers lure her into a trap and exorcise the demon from her body after learning where John is being held prisoner. While trying to rescue John, the demon shows up and a battle ensues between the Winchesters and the yellow-eyed demon they have been searching for all their lives.
posted by orange swan on Jun 3, 2021 - 8 comments

Supernatural: Salvation  Season 1, Ep 21

Sam and Dean stake out the demon's next target: a family with a six-month-old baby showing signs of special abilities. Meg turns to killing John's friends in order to get the Colt, and John heads off alone to confront her.
posted by orange swan on Jun 2, 2021 - 13 comments

Supernatural: Dead Man's Blood  Season 1, Ep 20

After Daniel Elkins, a vampire hunter and John's mentor, is murdered, Sam and Dean are surprised when John himself shows up to solve the case, and tells them the vampires have taken an antique gun, which has the power to kill all supernatural beings. The Winchesters set out to retrieve the gun from the vampires so they can use it to kill the demon that killed Mary Winchester and Jessica.
posted by orange swan on Jun 1, 2021 - 6 comments

Supernatural: Provenance  Season 1, Ep 19

A young couple is murdered in their home shortly after buying an antique family portrait that had been painted circa 1910. Upon reviewing the painting's provenance, Sam and Dean learn that everyone who has ever bought the painting has been murdered, and try to discover how the portrait is causing the deaths before it can claim its next victim. 
posted by orange swan on May 31, 2021 - 5 comments

Supernatural: Something Wicked  Season 1, Ep 18

Dean gets a second chance to right a wrong from his past when the brothers get a mysterious tip from their father about a case they'd worked years ago, but left unfinished after Sam was nearly killed by the creature.
posted by orange swan on May 30, 2021 - 5 comments

Supernatural: Hell House  Season 1, Ep 17

When their investigation of a seemingly run-of-the-mill haunting begins to go haywire, Sam and Dean find that Harry and Ed, two bumbling, wanna-be paranormal investigators, are already on the case.
posted by orange swan on May 29, 2021 - 6 comments

Supernatural: Shadow  Season 1, Ep 16

While looking into a mysterious murder in Illinois, Sam and Dean come across Meg, a woman whom Sam met roadside in Indiana in the "Scarecrow" episode, and who turns out to be something other than the random hitchhiker Sam initially thought she was.
posted by orange swan on May 28, 2021 - 8 comments

Supernatural: The Benders  Season 1, Ep 15

After following up on a pattern of unusually high numbers of missing persons in Hibbing, Minnesota, Sam is abducted and locked in a cage, and Dean must team up with a sheriff to find him... before the hunt begins.
posted by orange swan on May 27, 2021 - 4 comments

Supernatural: Nightmare  Season 1, Ep 14

When Sam begins to have waking visions in additions to his nightmares, he and Dean investigate the unusual murders he envisioned, only to find they're all true, and that perhaps Sam's not the only one with special abilities.
posted by orange swan on May 26, 2021 - 10 comments

Supernatural: Route 666  Season 1, Ep 13

Dean is contacted by an ex-flame, who asks him for help because black men in her hometown are being murdered by a driverless spectral truck.
posted by orange swan on May 25, 2021 - 5 comments

Supernatural: Faith  Season 1, Ep 12

After Dean is injured on a case and told the physical damage he sustained will kill him within a month, Sam thinks he's found a cure in a preacher who performs miracles. However, after they discover that these miracles are not as "holy" as advertised, the brothers race to stop them before another innocent life is sacrificed.
posted by orange swan on May 24, 2021 - 6 comments

Supernatural: Scarecrow  Season 1, Ep 11

After arguing about whether to search for their father or work a case he gave them, Sam and Dean part company: Sam to continue the search in California; Dean to investigate the mysterious disappearances of couples passing through a seemingly idyllic town in Indiana.
posted by orange swan on May 23, 2021 - 3 comments

Supernatural: Asylum  Season 1, Ep 10

While investigating a haunting in an abandoned asylum and rescuing two teenagers who ventured in, Sam and Dean become trapped with the spirits of those who died in a violent patient riot decades before, one of whom was a doctor whose treatments caused extreme rage in his victims.
posted by orange swan on May 22, 2021 - 8 comments

Supernatural: Home  Season 1, Ep 9

Sam has a nightmare that he believes to be a vision of their childhood home and convinces a reluctant Dean that they need to go back to the Winchester's former house in Lawrence, Kansas. They soon discover that the new owner is being plagued by what could be the same entity that killed their mother 22 years before.
posted by orange swan on May 21, 2021 - 9 comments

Supernatural: Bugs  Season 1, Ep 8

Sam and Dean head to Oklahoma to investigate a recent spate of insect-related deaths in a new housing development.
posted by orange swan on May 20, 2021 - 6 comments

Supernatural: Hook Man  Season 1, Ep 7

Sam and Dean investigate an age-old urban legend known as the Hook Man when they learn that the spirit of a 19th century pastor with a hook for a hand and a twisted sense of morals seems to be meting out punishments to everyone in the vicinity of a minister's 18-year-old daughter. 
posted by orange swan on May 19, 2021 - 2 comments

Supernatural: Skin  Season 1, Ep 6

A serial killer shape-shifter adopts the likeness of Sam's college buddy to commit a gruesome murder. When the brothers investigate, the being "borrows" Dean's form to continue the killing spree.
posted by orange swan on May 18, 2021 - 5 comments

Supernatural: Bloody Mary  Season 1, Ep 5

When three adolescent girls play a game of Bloody Mary during a sleepover and unleash a ghost who lives in mirrors and kills by gouging out the eyes of her prey, Sam and Dean must find a way to stop her before she claims another victim.
posted by orange swan on May 17, 2021 - 5 comments

Supernatural: Phantom Traveler  Season 1, Ep 4

A man whom the Winchesters helped in the past calls on Sam and Dean for help regarding a strange recording on the black box of a crashed plane. They soon realize that the demon that caused the crash is picking off the crash's only seven survivors.
posted by orange swan on May 16, 2021 - 17 comments

Supernatural: Dead in the Water  Season 1, Ep 3

Sam and Dean work a case in a small Wisconsin town where something in the lake is killing people by dragging them down into the water, never to be found again. 
posted by orange swan on May 15, 2021 - 3 comments

Supernatural: Wendigo  Season 1, Ep 2

Sam and Dean follow the coordinates their father wrote in his journal to Blackwater Ridge, and end up joining a hiking expedition to help a young woman and her brother find their other brother and his two friends, who mysteriously disappeared while on a camping trip in the woods.
posted by orange swan on May 14, 2021 - 4 comments

Supernatural: Pilot  Season 1, Ep 1

Twenty-two years after their mother died in a mysterious house fire, Sam Winchester is in line for a full scholarship from Stanford Law School when his older brother Dean comes to find him with the news that their father is missing and he needs his help. With the caveat that he needs to be back at school by Monday, Sam joins Dean on a search for their father, and an elusive woman in white.
posted by orange swan on May 13, 2021 - 18 comments

Movie: Nobody

A bystander who intervenes to help a woman being harassed by a group of men becomes the target of a vengeful drug lord.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Apr 20, 2021 - 11 comments

Movie: Aliens

Fifty-seven years after surviving an alien loose aboard her ship, first officer Ripley finds herself returning to the planet where she first encountered the creature. [more inside]
posted by Fukiyama on Feb 17, 2021 - 52 comments

Movie: The Transporter

Frank Martin, who "transports" packages for unknown clients, is asked to move a package that soon begins moving, and complications arise. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Jun 11, 2020 - 14 comments

Movie: District B13

In the ghettos of Paris in 2010, an undercover cop and an ex-thug try to infiltrate a gang in order to defuse a neutron bomb. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Jun 8, 2020 - 5 comments

Movie: Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo (aka Angu Vaikuntapurathu)

A jealous clerk secretly switches his newborn son with his millionaire friend's temporarily stillborn son. (Telegu production, Netflix) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Mar 5, 2020 - 3 comments

Queen Sono: Season 1 - all episodes  Season 1, Ep 0

South African spy Queen Sono finds herself in a nefarious web of business and politics as she seeks to uncover the truth behind her mother's death. (Netflix's first African tv-series, 6 episodes) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Feb 29, 2020 - 8 comments

Neko zamurai: Samurai Cat (both seasons)  Season 0, Ep 0

A humorless samurai, nearly desperate for work, agrees to assassinate a goblin cat that is accused of possessing a man's soul. (Japanese tv original, streaming on Amazon Prime) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Feb 13, 2020 - 6 comments

The Purge: Season Two  Season 2, Ep 0

Revolving around a 12-hour period when all crime, including murder, is legal, the spinoff to the film series is set in an altered America ruled by a totalitarian political party. This season once again follows several seemingly unrelated characters living in a small city as The Purge unfolds. Season two also follows the activities of the NFFA, a government surveillance agency that monitors the action on Purge Night.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 16, 2019 - 30 comments

Mystery Science Theater 3000: ANGELS REVENGE  Rewatch   Season 6, Ep 22

Rewatch! Young women fight drug dealers in a tawdry production. Remember to shine your love! Previously
posted by JHarris on Jul 24, 2019 - 4 comments

Movie: The Art of Self-Defense

Casey is attacked at random on the street and enlists in a local dojo led by a charismatic and mysterious Sensei in an effort to learn how to defend himself. What he uncovers is a sinister world of fraternity, violence and hypermasculinity and a woman fighting for her place in it.
posted by julthumbscrew on Jul 20, 2019 - 4 comments

Movie: John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum

Super-assassin John Wick is on the run after killing a member of the international assassin's guild, and with a $14 million price tag on his head - he is the target of hit men and women everywhere. [more inside]
posted by mbrubeck on May 17, 2019 - 34 comments

Movie: Revenger

A former police investigator decides to go to a prison island to revenge the brutal killings of his family. [more inside]
posted by smoke on Feb 3, 2019 - 2 comments

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