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Movie: Perfect Days (2023)

Hirayama (Koji Yakusho) is content with his life as a toilet cleaner in Tokyo. Outside of his structured routine he cherishes music on cassette tapes, books, and taking photos of trees. Through unexpected encounters, he reflects on finding beauty in the world. [more inside]
posted by praemunire on Feb 17, 2024 - 7 comments

Movie: American Fiction

Thelonious "Monk" Ellison (Jeffrey Wright)'s writing career has stalled because his work isn't deemed "Black enough." Monk, a writer and English professor, writes a satirical novel under a pseudonym, aiming to expose the publishing world's hypocrisies. The book's immediate success forces him to get deeper enmeshed in his assumed identity and challenges his closely-held worldviews. (Based on Percival Everett's Erasure.) [more inside]
posted by praemunire on Dec 10, 2023 - 30 comments

Movie: Utama

In the arid Bolivian highlands, an elderly Quechua couple has been living a tranquil life for years. While he takes their small herd of llamas out to graze, she keeps house and walks for miles with the other local women to fetch precious water. When an uncommonly long drought threatens everything they know, Virginio and Sisa must decide whether to stay and maintain their traditional way of life or admit defeat and move in with family members in the city. Their dilemma is precipitated by the arrival of their grandson Clever, who comes to visit with news. The three of them must face, each in their own way, the effects of a changing environment, the importance of tradition, and the meaning of life itself. [more inside]
posted by aniola on Feb 6, 2023 - 0 comments

Movie: Old

A thriller about a family on a tropical holiday who discover that the secluded beach where they are relaxing for a few hours is somehow causing them to age rapidly reducing their entire lives into a single day.
posted by Strange Interlude on Jul 28, 2021 - 18 comments

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Sarek  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 23

The Enterprise crew experiences infinite tantrums in infinite combinations while hosting a living legend of the Federation. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Dec 4, 2020 - 17 comments

Dear My Friends: Full Season 1 (Also Known As: My Dear Friend, Dieo Mai Peurenjeu)  Season 1, Ep 0

Life is ever-delightful — and ever-challenging — for a group of friends in their twilight years as they rediscover themselves through love and family. (Netflix, tvN Korea) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Jul 13, 2020 - 5 comments

Special Event: The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2019: Animation

ShortsTV presents a theatrical release of the five Oscar nominees for Best Short Film, Animated, plus two "highly commended" animated shorts. [more inside]
posted by Eyebrows McGee on Feb 10, 2019 - 5 comments

Special Event: The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2019: Live Action

ShortsTV presents a theatrical release of the five Oscar nominees for Best Short Film, Live Action [more inside]
posted by Eyebrows McGee on Feb 8, 2019 - 4 comments

The X-Files: Nothing Lasts Forever  Season 11, Ep 9

While investigating human organ theft, Mulder and Scully uncover a mysterious cult consumed with macabre rituals. [CW: gory surgery and dissection scenes] [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Mar 15, 2018 - 16 comments

Will & Grace: Who's Your Daddy?  Season 9, Ep 2

Will and Jack try to date younger guys but find it challenging; Grace and Karen experience a crisis that reveals Grace's true feelings about Karen.
posted by kimberussell on Oct 10, 2017 - 4 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #101 Minka

A man takes on an impossible job: fixing the place you go before you die. [more inside]
posted by radioamy on Jul 16, 2017 - 9 comments

High Maintenance: Tick  Season 7, Ep 4

Aging parents navigate their son's recent success and new lifestyle; The Guy delivers to a retired man who lives downstairs from his neurotic daughter and her family. [more inside]
posted by hippybear on Oct 8, 2016 - 5 comments

Steven Universe: Steven's Birthday  Season 2, Ep 26

Steven's unusual hybrid biology causes him some problems when Connie visits him at the barn for his birthday.
posted by Small Dollar on Jan 5, 2016 - 19 comments

Movie: Nebraska

An aging, booze-addled father makes the trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim a million-dollar Mega Sweepstakes Marketing prize.
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Sep 12, 2014 - 8 comments

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