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Movie: Con Air

Just-paroled army ranger Cameron Poe (Nicolas Cage) is headed back to his wife (Monica Potter), but must fly home aboard a prison transport flight dubbed "Jailbird" with some of the worst criminals living. Along with Diamond Dog (Ving Rhames) and Baby-O (Mykelti Williamson), genius serial killer Cyrus "The Virus" Grissom (John Malkovich) unleashes a violent escape plot in mid-flight. Secretly working with U.S. Marshall Vince Larkin (John Cusack), Poe tries to foil Grissom's plan. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 9, 2022 - 10 comments

Movie: Let the Bullets Fly

In 1920s China, a bandit arrives in a remote provincial town posing as its new mayor, where he faces off against a tyrannical local nobleman. Streaming in select Netflix markets but also available in Amazon and Apple TV. [more inside]
posted by cendawanita on Aug 3, 2022 - 5 comments

Movie: Bullet Train

Unlucky assassin Ladybug is determined to do his job peacefully after one too many gigs gone off the rails. Fate, however, may have other plans, as Ladybug's latest mission puts him on a collision course with lethal adversaries from around the globe--all with connected, yet conflicting, objectives--on the world's fastest train. [more inside]
posted by praemunire on Aug 2, 2022 - 8 comments

Movie: The 355

A team of international secret agents join forces to retrieve a stolen superweapon. Starring Jessica Chastain, Penélope Cruz, Bingbing Fan, Diane Kruger, and Lupita Nyong'o. [more inside]
posted by skycrashesdown on Jul 30, 2022 - 12 comments

Movie: The Sea Beast

When a young girl stows away on the ship of a legendary sea monster hunter, they launch an epic journey into uncharted waters - and make history to boot.
posted by garrett on Jul 26, 2022 - 10 comments

Movie: The Gray Man

When the CIA's most skilled mercenary known as Court Gentry, aka Sierra Six, accidentally uncovers dark agency secrets, he becomes a primary target and is hunted around the world by psychopathic former colleague Lloyd Hansen and international assassins. A $200 million Netflix original directed by the Russo Brothers (Avengers: Endgame) and starring Ryan Gosling, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Regé-Jean Page, Billy Bob Thornton, and Alfre Woodard.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jul 25, 2022 - 11 comments

Movie: The Raid

Deep in the heart of Jakarta's slums lies an impenetrable safe house for the world's most dangerous killers and gangsters. Until now, the run-down apartment block has been considered untouchable to even the bravest of police. Cloaked under the cover of pre-dawn darkness and silence, an elite swat team is tasked with raiding the safe house in order to take down the notorious drug lord that runs it. But when a chance encounter with a spotter blows their cover and news of their assault reaches the drug lord, the building's lights are cut and all the exits blocked. Stranded on the sixth floor with no way out, the unit must fight their way through the city's worst to survive their mission. Starring Indonesian martial arts sensation Iko Uwais. An Indonesian production, written, directed, and edited by Welsh filmmaker Gareth evans. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jun 30, 2022 - 11 comments

Movie: Top Gun: Maverick

After more than thirty years of service as one of the Navy's top aviators, Pete Mitchell is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him.
posted by TheophileEscargot on May 27, 2022 - 34 comments

Movie: Beverly Hills Cop

A freewheeling Detroit cop pursuing a murder investigation finds himself dealing with the very different culture of Beverly Hills. [more inside]
posted by wabbittwax on Feb 27, 2022 - 2 comments

Movie: Uncharted

A young street-smart, Nathan Drake and his wisecracking partner Victor "Sully" Sullivan embark on a dangerous pursuit of "the greatest treasure never found" while also tracking clues that may lead to Nathan's long-lost brother. [more inside]
posted by praemunire on Feb 19, 2022 - 9 comments

Supernatural: Love Hurts  Season 11, Ep 13

Sam and Dean investigate a set of murders on Valentine's Day and discover they are dealing with the ripple effects of a curse. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Dec 29, 2021 - 9 comments

Supernatural: Don't You Forget About Me  Season 11, Ep 12

Claire thinks some recent murders in town are the work of a supernatural entity and calls on Sam and Dean for help, but when they arrive in Sioux Falls, Jody Mills tells them that Claire has been attacking ordinary people and accusing them of being monsters. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Dec 28, 2021 - 4 comments

Supernatural: Into the Mystic  Season 11, Ep 11

Sam and Dean investigate a case at a Kansas retirement home in which people are fatally bashing their own heads in after hearing a mysterious piercing sound. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Dec 27, 2021 - 4 comments

Supernatural: Bloodlines  Season 9, Ep 20

Sam and Dean visit Chicago and find the city's underworld is divided between powerful clans of monsters, including werewolves and shapeshifters. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Nov 21, 2021 - 10 comments

Supernatural: Alex Annie Alexis Ann  Season 9, Ep 19

Sheriff Mills calls on Sam and Dean for help after she apprehends a teenage runaway who is trying to escape from a pack of vampires that abducted her as a child and consider her one of their own. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Nov 20, 2021 - 5 comments

Supernatural: Meta Fiction  Season 9, Ep 18

When Castiel rejects Metatron's offer to join forces, a surprising plan is set in motion; Sam and Dean apprehend Gadreel. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Nov 19, 2021 - 3 comments

Supernatural: Mother's Little Helper  Season 9, Ep 17

Dean copes with the side effects of the Mark of Cain, as Sam investigates a series of violent murders related directly to Abaddon. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Nov 18, 2021 - 4 comments

Supernatural: Blade Runners  Season 9, Ep 16

Sam and Dean assist Crowley in the search for the First Blade. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Nov 17, 2021 - 3 comments

Mystery Science Theater 3000: ESCAPE 2000  Rewatch   Season 7, Ep 5

Rewatch! An evil construction company is ruthless in its dealings with people hanging onto their residences. Is actually the sequel to the movie 1990: The Bronx Warriors. There was a time when the premises of movies like this seemed a lot more laughable than they do now. Do we really know Amazon wouldn't resort to measures like this if they really wanted a new warehouse? Anyway, this is the next-to-last Comedy Central episode of Mystery Science Theater 3000. Next week is Turkey Day! Previously.
posted by JHarris on Nov 16, 2021 - 3 comments

Supernatural: #thinman  Season 9, Ep 15

When Dean and Sam investigate the murder of a teenage girl, they once again cross paths with the Ghostfacers. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Nov 16, 2021 - 6 comments

Supernatural: Captives  Season 9, Ep 14

Kevin's spirit returns to ask Sam and Dean to find his mother. Castiel is taken to Bartholomew. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Nov 15, 2021 - 7 comments

Supernatural: The Purge  Season 9, Ep 13

After several people are murdered by having the fat sucked out of their bodies, Sam and Dean go undercover and apply for jobs at a local weight loss spa. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Nov 14, 2021 - 3 comments

Supernatural: Sharp Teeth  Season 9, Ep 12

Sam and Dean learn that Garth has joined a community of werewolves. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Nov 13, 2021 - 4 comments

Supernatural: First Born  Season 9, Ep 11

Sam and Castiel believe that they found a way to track Gadreel. Dean and Crowley team up to find the First Blade, which is in the hands of the biblical Cain. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Nov 12, 2021 - 7 comments

Supernatural: Road Trip  Season 9, Ep 10

Dean and Castiel ask Crowley for help in finding Gadreel and getting him out of Sam's body. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Nov 11, 2021 - 10 comments

Supernatural: Holy Terror  Season 9, Ep 9

The angels go to war against each other, and Ezekiel is revealed to be not what he has claimed to be. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Nov 10, 2021 - 10 comments

Supernatural: Rock and a Hard Place  Season 9, Ep 8

Sheriff Mills calls Sam and Dean for help with multiple disappearances in the town. Discovering all four victims belonged to the same church chastity group, Sam and Dean decide to investigate by taking an pledge of abstinence and joining the group themselves. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Nov 9, 2021 - 3 comments

Supernatural: Bad Boys  Season 9, Ep 7

Dean and Sam visit Dean's former group home for boys, which is now being haunted by a ghost. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Nov 8, 2021 - 4 comments

Supernatural: Heaven Can't Wait  Season 9, Ep 6

Dean and Castiel team up to find a Rit Zien, an angel healer, who is easing peoples' suffering by killing them. Sam and Kevin ask Crowley for help in finding a way to open the gates to Heaven. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Nov 7, 2021 - 4 comments

Supernatural: Dog Dean Afternoon  Season 9, Ep 5

When the only witness to a couple of mysterious murders is a dog, Dean performs a risky spell to help him communicate with canines. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Nov 6, 2021 - 11 comments

Supernatural: Slumber Party  Season 9, Ep 4

Sam and Dean accidentally free Dorothy Gale, who has been trapped in the bunker for years, and with her the Wicked Witch of the West. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Nov 5, 2021 - 7 comments

Supernatural: I'm No Angel  Season 9, Ep 3

Sam and Dean track down Castiel, while Bartholomew, a new leader of the fallen angels, tries to destroy him. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Nov 4, 2021 - 5 comments

Supernatural: Devil May Care  Season 9, Ep 2

Sam and Dean reveal to Kevin that they have Crowley hostage, while Abaddon returns to hunt them all down. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Nov 3, 2021 - 3 comments

Supernatural: I Think I'm Gonna Like It Here  Season 9, Ep 1

Sam is comatose with a grim prognosis due to the aftereffects of the trials, and Dean asks for help from the angels. Castiel has been stripped of his powers and tries to adjust to being human as the angels pursue him. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Nov 1, 2021 - 3 comments

Supernatural: Sacrifice  Season 8, Ep 23

Sam and Dean capture Crowley to finish the trials and close the gates of Hell, while Castiel and Metatron continue the trials to close the gates of Heaven. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Nov 1, 2021 - 5 comments

Supernatural: Clip Show  Season 8, Ep 22

Sam and Dean try to figure out how to cure a demon. Crowley starts killing victims that Sam and Dean have saved from previous jobs. Castiel and Metatron begin the trials to close the gates to Heaven. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Oct 31, 2021 - 5 comments

Supernatural: The Great Escapist  Season 8, Ep 21

Sam and Dean search for the Word's author, Metatron. Castiel tries to protect the angel tablet. Kevin tries to translate more of the Word regarding the third trial while under Crowley's surveillance. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Oct 30, 2021 - 4 comments

Supernatural: Pac-Man Fever  Season 8, Ep 20

Charlie teams up with Sam and Dean to track down a creature that's been liquefying its victims. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Oct 29, 2021 - 2 comments

Supernatural: Taxi Driver  Season 8, Ep 19

The second trial in the endeavour to shut the gates of Hell is to rescue an innocent soul from Hell and deliver it to Heaven. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Oct 28, 2021 - 6 comments

Supernatural: Freaks and Geeks  Season 8, Ep 18

Sam and Dean learn that a hunter has established a sort of group home for orphaned teenaged hunters in which he is training Krissy and two other kids in hunting, as well as insisting on their going to school and living some semblance of a normal life. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Oct 27, 2021 - 3 comments

Supernatural: Goodbye Stranger  Season 8, Ep 17

Sam and Dean hunt down the angel tablet with assistance from Castiel and Meg. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Oct 26, 2021 - 4 comments

Supernatural: Remember the Titans  Season 8, Ep 16

Sam and Dean come across a mysterious man who dies once every day. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Oct 25, 2021 - 4 comments

Supernatural: Man's Best Friend With Benefits  Season 8, Ep 15

James Frampton, an old friend of Sam and Dean, has become a witch. Now he's supposedly killing innocent people. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Oct 24, 2021 - 5 comments

Supernatural: Trial and Error  Season 8, Ep 14

Kevin has found out that in order to close the gates of Hell, the person needs to accomplish three tasks, the first of which is to kill a hellhound. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Oct 23, 2021 - 8 comments

Supernatural: Everybody Hates Hitler  Season 8, Ep 13

Sam and Dean find themselves battling a group of Nazi necromancers. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Oct 22, 2021 - 12 comments

Supernatural: As Time Goes By  Season 8, Ep 12

Sam and Dean's paternal grandfather Henry Winchester time travels from 1958 to 2013, and tells his skeptical grandsons that he has something to protect from a demonic being named Abaddon, who is hot on his trail. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Oct 21, 2021 - 3 comments

Supernatural: LARP and the Real Girl  Season 8, Ep 11

When two LARPers turn up dead, Sam and Dean investigate the fictional world of Moondoor, where they find a familiar face. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Oct 20, 2021 - 8 comments

Supernatural: Torn and Frayed  Season 8, Ep 10

Dean, Sam, and Castiel endeavour to rescue Samandriel from Crowley, and Sam tries to decide whether he should continue hunting or be with Amelia. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Oct 19, 2021 - 4 comments

Supernatural: Citizen Fang  Season 8, Ep 9

Some people have died of vampire attacks in the Louisiana town where Benny is living, and only Dean believes he's innocent. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Oct 18, 2021 - 8 comments

Supernatural: Hunteri Heroici  Season 8, Ep 8

Castiel decides to become a hunter like Sam and Dean, and his first case with them involves a series of murders that strongly resemble classic cartoon mishaps. Meanwhile, Sam thinks back to the evening he met Amelia's father. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Oct 17, 2021 - 5 comments

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