Solar Opposites: Full Season 2 Season 2, Ep 0
A family of aliens move to middle America, where they debate whether life is better there or on their home planet.
imdb: In 1993, the Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence Project receives a transmission detailing an alien DNA structure, along with instructions on how to splice it with human DNA. The result is Sil, a sensual but deadly creature who can change from a beautiful woman to an armour-plated killing machine in the blink of an eye. [more inside]
Is anyone else listening to The Bechdel Cast, a podcast that looks at how women are portrayed in films? I feel like we could have some interesting conversations about the films and the podcast episodes about them, but you kinda need to have both seen the film in question and have heard the podcast, so participation would probably be super low. [more inside]
FEUD: "You Mean All This Time We Could Have Been Friends?" Season 1, Ep 8
The series wraps up with an episode covering the last decades of Joan and Bette's lives, as they face the ends of their careers and declining health. [more inside]
FEUD: Abandoned! Season 1, Ep 7
Tensions explode on the set of Hush, Hush Sweet Charlotte. Joan becomes convinced she's being made a fool of by Bette and Bob, and throws one of the greatest diva tantrums of all time, checking herself into a hospital in an attempt to shut down the production. [more inside]
Angie Tribeca: Third Season Season 3, Ep 0
Angie retires to become a stay at home mom for little... Angie? Who's... Two and a half? Then she returns to solve the case of a trophy hunter hunter.
FEUD: Hagsploitation Season 1, Ep 6
Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? launched a new genre of movies featuring former grand dames of cinema in horrible, degrading roles. Such as Joan Crawford as an ax murderer in Strait-Jacket. Jack Warner, his studio starting to falter and in need of a new hit, brings Bob Aldrich back and tries to get him to reunite Crawford and Davis - all for reduced salaries. Aldrich manages to coax the stars to agree to work together again, but he takes the picture to Warner's nemesis, Darryl Zanuck, instead. [more inside]
FEUD: More, or Less Season 1, Ep 4
As the premiere of Baby Jane approaches, rumors of "flop" are flying around Hollywood. But though critics end up divided about it, the picture becomes a huge hit with the public. The director and stars, though, struggle with how to turn any of that success into future projects. [more inside]
FEUD: Mommie Dearest Season 1, Ep 3
Motherhood is the theme this week, as Joan's disciplinarian approach with her children is contrasted with Bette's attempt to aid her daughter with her first appearance in a movie. [more inside]
FEUD: The Other Woman Season 1, Ep 2
Joan manages to get Bette on her side about dismissing a young blond starlet who they're sure will be flirting with the director to enlarge her part. Studio boss Jack Warner urges Aldrich to fan the tension between the two stars to feed the gossip columns for publicity, and the Bette & Joan united front tumbles faster than it started. [more inside]
FEUD: Pilot Season 1, Ep 1
In 1961, with her career on the skids, aging screen legend Joan Crawford reaches out to her longtime rival Bette Davis to join her in a project she believes can revitalize their careers: a horror picture called Whatever Happened To Baby Jane? [more inside]
Angie Tribeca: The season after the first Season 2, Ep 0
Previously on Angie Tribeca: she gets a new partner and stuff happened. One year later: more stuff happens. [more inside]
In what would cause a fantastic media frenzy, Clifford Irving sells his bogus biography of Howard Hughes to a premiere publishing house in the early 1970s. [more inside]
John Lithgow and Alfred Molina, settling into old age and comfortable in their decades-long partnership, are forced into couch surfing by economics and homophobia. The upheaval this causes them and their community is explored with gentle humor and compassion.