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Book: The Sisters Brothers

Hermann Kermit Warm is going to die. The enigmatic and powerful man known only as the Commodore has ordered it, and his henchmen, Eli and Charlie Sisters, will make sure of it. Though Eli doesn’t share his brother’s appetite for whiskey and killing, he’s never known anything else. But their prey isn't an easy mark, and on the road from Oregon City to Warm's gold-mining claim outside Sacramento, Eli begins to question what he does for a living - and whom he does it for. [more inside]
posted by rue72 on Apr 29, 2019 - 5 comments

The Man in the High Castle: That's Oberst-Gruppenführer Smith To You  Show Only   Season 3, Ep 0

Based on the discussions here of the first and second seasons, let's just dispense with the notion the third season of the series has anything to do with the book, shall we? Season two ended with some surprises and some things that were sort of inevitable with the arc of the story … [more inside]
posted by fedward on Dec 20, 2018 - 7 comments

Movie: Mortal Engines

Hundreds of years after civilization was destroyed by a cataclysmic event, a mysterious young woman, Hester Shaw, emerges as the only one who can stop London — now a giant, predator city on wheels — from devouring everything in its path. Based on the novels by Philip Reeve.
posted by GuyZero on Dec 19, 2018 - 11 comments

Movie: True Grit

A stubborn teenager enlists the help of a tough U.S. Marshal to track down her father's murderer. [more inside]
posted by Ten Cold Hot Dogs on Oct 20, 2018 - 8 comments

Movie: The Sisters Brothers

Based on the acclaimed 2011 novel by Patrick deWitt, the colourfully named gold prospector Hermann Kermit Warm is being pursued across 1,000 miles of 1850s Oregon desert to San Francisco by the notorious assassins Eli and Charlie Sisters. Except Eli is having a personal crisis and beginning to doubt the longevity of his chosen career.
posted by GuyZero on Oct 11, 2018 - 3 comments

Wynonna Earp: Daddy Lesson; War Paint (episodes 11 & 12)  Season 3, Ep 11

(Season Finale) Wynonna has a run in with the Revenants that leads her to an unexpected revelation about the curse; Waverly meets an important figure from her past; and Nicole tries to evacuate Purgatory before it's too late... [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Sep 28, 2018 - 3 comments

Wynonna Earp: The Other Woman  Season 3, Ep 10

A mysterious woman who knows a little too much about the Earps arrives on the Homestead with a special mission for Wynonna and Waverly. The rest of the team must wrangle a deadly fire witch. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Sep 21, 2018 - 2 comments

Wynonna Earp: Undo It  Season 3, Ep 9

History keeps repeating itself when Wynonna has to make an impossible choice. Waverley and Nicole visit a jeweler, and a familiar face returns to Purgatory. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Sep 14, 2018 - 3 comments

Wynonna Earp: Waiting Forever for You  Season 3, Ep 8

It's date night in Purgatory, which means dressing up, drinking, and fighting demons, as a formidable former foe stalks the gang. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Sep 7, 2018 - 3 comments

Wynonna Earp: I Fall to Pieces  Season 3, Ep 7

Wynonna and Nicole seem to be out of luck when an errand from Sheriff Nedley goes terribly wrong. [more inside]
posted by Squeak Attack on Sep 2, 2018 - 6 comments

Wynonna Earp: If We Make It Through December  Season 3, Ep 6

Wynonna teams up with a new ally to search for a missing kid on Christmas Day. Meanwhile, Waverly learns more about her father. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Aug 24, 2018 - 8 comments

Wynonna Earp: Jolene  Season 3, Ep 5

A demon causes havoc in town as Wynonna, Waverly, and Jolene must decide who they can trust. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Aug 17, 2018 - 10 comments

Wynonna Earp: No Cure For Crazy  Season 3, Ep 4

The forest reveals a clue to Nicole's past; and Wynonna pays an unexpected visit to her mother. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Aug 10, 2018 - 4 comments

Wynonna Earp: Colder Weather  Season 3, Ep 3

The team must come to terms with the consequences of their actions; and someone claiming to be from Black Badge Division arrives in Purgatory. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Aug 3, 2018 - 9 comments

Wynonna Earp: When You Call My Name  Season 3, Ep 2

The demon who cursed the Earp heir reveals himself in a shocking turn of events that will leave the team forever changed. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Jul 27, 2018 - 9 comments

Wynonna Earp: Blood Red and Going Down  Season 3, Ep 1

When a mysterious bus full of sexy strangers rolls into town, Wynonna must figure out why they're in Purgatory before the entire town falls under their spell. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Jul 20, 2018 - 10 comments

Movie: Auntie Mame

An orphan goes to live with his free-spirited aunt. Conflict ensues when the executor of his father's estate objects to the aunt's lifestyle. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on May 26, 2018 - 7 comments

Movie: Tomb Raider

Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she finds herself on the island where her father disappeared.
posted by tobascodagama on Apr 7, 2018 - 3 comments

Altered Carbon: Season 1 Complete, Books Included.  Books Included   Season 1, Ep 0

It's probably much too late, but it's clear we need a space for book readers and binge-watchers to spoil heavily about Netflix's Altered Carbon adaptation. [more inside]
posted by mordax on Feb 7, 2018 - 52 comments

The Strain: The Strain review thread, book friendly  Books Included   Season 4, Ep 1

Now that the show is over, time to compare plots.
posted by mordax on Sep 18, 2017 - 4 comments

Movie: Death Note (A Netflix Original Film)

A young man comes to possess a supernatural notebook, the Death Note, that grants him the power to kill any person simply by writing down their name on the pages. He then decides to use the notebook to kill criminals and change the world, but an enigmatic detective attempts to track him down and end his reign of terror.
posted by Fizz on Aug 25, 2017 - 15 comments

Wynonna Earp: Season 2 (Full Season)  Season 2, Ep 0

Wynona and the gang must deal with a whole new level of evil when a variety of demons enter the Ghost River Triangle when Season 2 premieres.
posted by oh yeah! on Jun 11, 2017 - 19 comments

The Handmaid's Tale: Late  Season 1, Ep 3

Offred visits Janine’s baby with Serena Joy and remembers the early days of the revolution before Gilead. Ofglen faces a difficult challenge.
posted by Fizz on Apr 26, 2017 - 40 comments

The Handmaid's Tale: Birth Day  Season 1, Ep 2

Offred and her fellow Handmaids assist with the delivery of Janine's baby, prompting Offred to recall her own daughter’s birth. Offred draws closer to Ofglen while dreading a secret meeting with... more
posted by Fizz on Apr 26, 2017 - 40 comments

The Handmaid's Tale: Offred  Season 1, Ep 1

Offred, one the few fertile women known as Handmaids in the oppressive Republic of Gilead, struggles to survive as a reproductive surrogate for a powerful Commander and his resentful wife.
posted by Fizz on Apr 26, 2017 - 64 comments

The Magicians: Ramifications  Show Only   Season 2, Ep 12

Julia, Kady and Penny each make sacrifices to finally face Reynard, while Quentin and Eliot learn a disturbing truth about Fillory, where Josh tries to manage the kingdom. And there are a number of people dealing with abandonment.
posted by filthy light thief on Apr 13, 2017 - 3 comments

The Magicians: Ramifications  Books Included   Season 2, Ep 12

Julia, Kady and Penny each make sacrifices to finally face Reynard, while Quentin and Eliot learn a disturbing truth about Fillory, where Josh tries to manage the kingdom. And jokes are made about books being made (poorly) into movies.
posted by filthy light thief on Apr 13, 2017 - 11 comments

Wynonna Earp: Keep the Home Fires Burning  Show Only   Season 1, Ep 2

Xavier tries to get Wynonna on-board as a Black Badge operative, Waverly makes a new friend, and John Henry Holliday displays his dedication to Bobo Del Ray. Just another week in Purgatory.
posted by filthy light thief on May 26, 2016 - 4 comments

Wynonna Earp: Purgatory  Books Included   Season 1, Ep 1

Wyatt Earp's granddaughter Wynonna Earp, granddaughter of Wyatt, comes back to her home town of Purgatory, where she reunites with her sister Waverly and various locals, some of whom hold a pretty long grudge against her family. (SyFy series, based on the IDW comics - books included post)
posted by filthy light thief on May 24, 2016 - 0 comments

Wynonna Earp: Purgatory  Show Only   Season 1, Ep 1

Wyatt Earp's granddaughter Wynonna Earp, granddaughter of Wyatt, comes back to her home town of Purgatory, where she reunites with her sister Waverly and various locals, some of whom hold a pretty long grudge against her family. (SyFy series, based on the IDW comics - show only post)
posted by filthy light thief on May 24, 2016 - 6 comments

11.22.63: The Day in Question  Season 1, Ep 8

The past pulls out every weapon it has to keep Jake from reaching Dealey Plaza in time to save Kennedy. [more inside]
posted by Ivan Fyodorovich on Apr 5, 2016 - 17 comments

11.22.63: Soldier Boy  Season 1, Ep 7

The end is near, and Jake is not up to the task. Sadie scrambles to pick up the pieces, but no one knows the mission as well as Jake. Kennedy and the assassin are on a collision path - but has Jake changed things enough in the past to alter the course of events? The days are counting down as 11.22.63 draws near.
posted by Ivan Fyodorovich on Mar 30, 2016 - 6 comments

11.22.63: Happy Birthday, Lee Harvey Oswald  Season 1, Ep 6

It's October 1962, and the gathering storm of threats in Dallas continues to build. Jake must take drastic action to establish the full dimensions of the threat to Kennedy. And amidst it all, he's hit with an unexpected death and a bitter betrayal from one of those closest to him.
posted by Ivan Fyodorovich on Mar 22, 2016 - 6 comments

11.22.63: The Truth  Season 1, Ep 5

Everything begins to fall apart as Jake struggles to live two lives: teacher and time traveler. When Sadie's life is threatened, Jake has to make a terrible choice, leaving Bill to his own devices. Lee Harvey Oswald takes steps that will lead him into a date with destiny.
posted by Ivan Fyodorovich on Mar 14, 2016 - 9 comments

11.22.63: The Eyes of Texas  Season 1, Ep 4

Jake and Bill's partnership starts to struggle as they discover more secrets surrounding the unpredictable Lee Harvey Oswald. The conspiracy involving Oswald deepens, while romance blooms for Jake and Sadie. But by becoming involved with an innocent bystander, has Jake placed his new love in danger?
posted by Ivan Fyodorovich on Mar 8, 2016 - 5 comments

11.22.63: Other Voices, Other Rooms  Season 1, Ep 3

Jake finds an unlikely ally in his quest. [more inside]
posted by Ivan Fyodorovich on Feb 29, 2016 - 14 comments

11.22.63: The Kill Floor  Season 1, Ep 2

Thrown by the enormity of his goal, Jake decides the one thing he can do to make a real difference is save the family of his friend Harry Dunning. Harry's family was murdered in a small Kentucky town by Harry's father, Frank. But does Jake have what it takes to kill a man and what are the consequences of violence?
posted by Ivan Fyodorovich on Feb 23, 2016 - 23 comments

11.22.63: The Rabbit Hole  Season 1, Ep 1

High school teacher Jake Epping discovers why the burgers served by his friend Al at his charming diner are so darned cheap and tasty.
posted by Ivan Fyodorovich on Feb 16, 2016 - 35 comments

Movie: The Heiress

A wealthy, naive young woman falls for a handsome young man who is suspected by her emotionally distant father to be a fortune hunter. [more inside]
posted by Sheydem-tants on Feb 9, 2016 - 7 comments

Movie: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Contains book and series spoilers. [more inside]
posted by toomanycurls on Jan 22, 2016 - 20 comments

The Man in the High Castle: General Discussion, including the book  Books Included   Season 1, Ep 0

A glimpse into an alternate history of North America. What life after WWII may have been like if the Nazis had won the war. This thread can include spoilers from the Phillip K. Dick novel that inspired the series.
posted by Happy Dave on Nov 23, 2015 - 36 comments

The Man in the High Castle: Sunrise  Season 1, Ep 2

Frank's fate hangs in the balance as he is held captive by the Kempeitai. Meanwhile, Juliana makes contact with a mysterious man who gives her a clue about the films, and Obergruppenführer Smith is surprised by an unfortunate turn of events.
posted by Happy Dave on Nov 23, 2015 - 16 comments

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