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Movie: The Deep End

The Deep End is a 2001 drama film starring Tilda Swinton as Margaret Hall. Margaret disapproves of her teenage son Beau (Jonathan Tucker) sneaking off to meet his lover Darby Reese (Josh Lucas). When an argument between Beau and Darby ends in death, Margaret finds she's in over her head. [more inside]
posted by Monochrome on Jul 11, 2019 - 0 comments

Suits: Errors and Omissions  Season 1, Ep 2

Harvey discovers that the judge in his patent case has a personal vendetta against him, while Louis tries to blackmail Mike in order to get his help bringing in a valuable client. [IMDB]
posted by like_neon on Aug 29, 2018 - 3 comments

Elementary: An Infinite Capacity for Taking Pains  Season 6, Ep 1

As Holmes struggles with a medical diagnosis that threatens his career and sobriety, he meets a man who credits Sherlock for helping him conquer his own addiction; Holmes and Watson are hired by a reformed party girl heiress. [more inside]
posted by litera scripta manet on May 2, 2018 - 12 comments

Riverdale: Chapter Fifteen: Nighthawks  Season 2, Ep 2

Betty leads a movement to save Pop's from closing; Archie's friends worry about his behavior; Jughead's efforts to find F.P. a new lawyer may have serious repercussions; Veronica finds herself torn between trusting her judgement and trusting her parents.
posted by filthy light thief on Oct 19, 2017 - 9 comments

The Strain: The Blood Tax  Season 4, Ep 2

Strigoi love the refreshing taste of B+. [more inside]
posted by mordax on Jul 25, 2017 - 8 comments

Underground: Auld Acquaintance  Season 2, Ep 8

Noah struggles to devise a new plan; Ernestine forms an unlikely bond. Christmas is saved, and another is ruined.
posted by filthy light thief on Apr 27, 2017 - 1 comment

Taboo: Episode 5  Season 1, Ep 5

After a surprising turn of events in a duel at dawn, James Delaney finds himself blackmailed and fighting against time and chemistry, while the Crown finds an ally with a persistent represntative from Sons of Africa.
posted by filthy light thief on Feb 7, 2017 - 2 comments

Movie: T2 Trainspotting

A continuation of the Trainspotting saga reuniting the original characters. Danny Boyle returns to direct, and many of the original cast return as we check in with the characters 20 years on. [more inside]
posted by Wrinkled Stumpskin on Jan 28, 2017 - 10 comments

Taboo: Episode 3  Season 1, Ep 3

New alliances, new threats, and things get creepy. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Jan 23, 2017 - 3 comments

Murder, She Wrote: Trouble in Eden  Rewatch   Season 4, Ep 9

Jessica is in New York, where she is offering her condolences to her friend Mary Rose on the sudden death of her sister Charlotte, in a little town called Eden, Oregon. Mary Rose tells Jess about an ominous, anonymous note from someone in Eden, casting doubt on the official report that her sister died of a heart attack. When Mary Rose is trying to convince Jessica that they should go to Eden together to investigate Charlotte's death, Mary Rose is run down while crossing the road. Jessica decides to step in, playing the role of Mary Rose and digging up the truth behind Charlotte's death, and Mary Rose's nearly fatal hit and run. Let's go to Eden!
posted by filthy light thief on May 30, 2015 - 3 comments

Murder, She Wrote: Witness for the Defense  Rewatch   Season 4, Ep 3

Jessica is asked to come to Quebec to testify at the trial of a friend and fellow write, Jim Harlan, who is accused of killing his wife Patricia, and then burning their country house to cover the crime. Jim's mother, Judith, hired the best defense lawyer, "the very best man in Canada," Attorney Oliver Quayle, who tests JB's patience with his tactics and style.
posted by filthy light thief on May 9, 2015 - 4 comments

Gotham: Everyone Has A Cobblepot  Season 1, Ep 18

Jim discovers that Commissioner Loeb controls the GCPD via an extensive blackmail file on almost every cop, and sets out to exploit it for his own ends. Fish Mooney meets Dr. Dulmacher and tries to secure her own position.
posted by Small Dollar on Mar 3, 2015 - 9 comments

Murder, She Wrote: Unfinished Business  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 3

Re-re-retired Lt. Barney Kale decides to use his new-found freedom as a private citizen and re-examine his last unsolved case, in which Lowel Dixon "accidentally" drowned ten years ago at Juniper Lake in the midst of a property development scandal. Cabot Cove's Dr. Seth Hazlit is pulled in the new investigation as a former investor in the development, which draws Jessica into the case. When a young man with no apparent connection to Dixon is killed in a cabin by the lake, it seems like a simple case of mistaken identities, but nothing is ever that simple when Jess is around.
posted by filthy light thief on Jan 27, 2015 - 5 comments

Fargo: A Muddy Road  First Watch   Season 1, Ep 3

Malvo flips the script on the blackmail operation; Molly sets a trap; Lester's return to work has complicated repercussions.
posted by mathowie on Dec 29, 2014 - 5 comments

Fargo: The Rooster Prince  First Watch   Season 1, Ep 2

Molly begins to suspect that Lester is involved with the murders; Malvo investigates the blackmail plot against a man known as the Supermarket King.
posted by mathowie on Dec 27, 2014 - 2 comments

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