A young working-class woman named Majella navigates a constrained life in Northern Ireland sometime after "peace broke out" in Ireland in the nineties. Some things distinguish her from her fellows: she's not social at all, she's unusually sensitive to sensory input, and her grandmother was just murdered. [more inside]
When Olya asks her boyfriend, Matvei, to kill her father, things go horribly wrong. [more inside]
In small-town Texas, an affable mortician strikes up a friendship with a wealthy widow, though when she starts to become controlling, he goes to great lengths to separate himself from her grasp. [more inside]
The Boys: Season 1 discussion Show Only Season 1, Ep 0
Supes have been committing atrocities, which keep getting swept under the rug because they are revered by the adoring public. Billy Butcher recruits The Boys who have all been wronged by The Seven, the world’s most notorious superheroes, to bring them down and stop the corruption. [more inside]
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.
A week in the life of a young singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961. [more inside]
A crafty ronin comes to a town divided by two criminal gangs and decides to play them against each other to free the town. [more inside]
The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor and high jinks to keep their sanity in the face of the horror of war. [more inside]
Jerry Lundegaard's inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen's bungling and the persistent police work of the quite pregnant Marge Gunderson. [more inside]
In his directorial debut, Danny DeVito plays Owen, the put-upon momma's boy who enlists his writing teacher (Billy Crystal) in a Strangers on a Train-style murder scheme. [more inside]
A political black satire, sharp and very funny, about a group of American and British communication operatives attempting to prevent a war between two countries. Stars extremely profane Peter Capaldi as Malcolm Tucker, David Rasche as Linton Barwick, US Assistant Secretary of State for Policy, general James Gandolfini and Zach Woods as Chad. Directed by Armando Iannucci. The film is a spin-off from the currently relevant BBC Television series The Thick of it. Wikipedia.
Spotless: Carrot & Stick Season 1, Ep 2
Mr. Clay puts his new "unique resource" to the test. Martin makes new friends in the neighborhood, but his van is impounded anyway. Julie interviews for a position at a gallery while Maddie snoops through Martin's things. Jean's Chief Inspector friend in the Met turns out to be not so friendly after all.
Spotless: One Hand Clapping Season 1, Ep 1
Jean Bastière lives a quiet if unfaithful life in London, mounting up debts against his family's home as his crime-scene cleaning business steadily loses money. Then his long-estranged ne'er-do-well brother Martin visits from across the Channel, with several kilograms of drugs he needs to retrieve from an unconventional container.
While drying out on the West Coast, an alcoholic hit man (Ben Kingsley) befriends a tart-tongued woman (Téa Leoni) who might just come in handy when it's time for him to return to Buffalo and settle some old scores. [more inside]
In order to get out of the snobby clique that is destroying her good-girl reputation, an intelligent teen teams up with a dark sociopath in a plot to kill the cool kids. [more inside]
A lonely and disturbed cable guy raised on television just wants a new friend. His target, rejects him, with bad consequences, but not before creepy karaoke, awkward family game nights, and other hijinks ensue. Relatively early appearances of Jack Black, Owen Wilson, and Bob Odenkirk, among others. [more inside]
When Sheldon Mopes, aka Smoochy the Rhino, is hired to replace kids show host Rainbow Randall, he doesn't realize that children's entertainment is anything but child's play. [more inside]
[From IMDB] Shortly before an election, a spin-doctor and a Hollywood producer join efforts to fabricate a war in order to cover up a presidential sex scandal. [more inside]
An anthology film, it is composed of six standalone shorts united by a common theme of violence and vengeance. [more inside]