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Movie: X2

[TRAILER] Stryker (Brian Cox), a villianous former Army commander, holds the key to Wolverine's (Hugh Jackman) past and the future of the X-Men. This threat re-ignites the call for a mutant registration act. Stryker starts a full-out assault on Professor Xavier's (Patrick Stewart) mansion and school. After escaping his plastic cell, Magneto (Ian McKellen) proposes a partnership with Xavier and the X-Men to combat this new formidable enemy they both have in common. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Apr 28, 2024 - 8 comments

Movie: Her

[TRAILER] In the not so distant future, Theodore (Joaquin Phoenix), a lonely writer, purchases a newly developed operating system designed to meet the user's every need. To Theodore's surprise, a romantic relationship develops between him and his operating system (Scarlett Johansson). [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Feb 29, 2024 - 8 comments

Movie: Chain Reaction

Two researchers in a green alternative energy project are put on the run when they are framed for murder and treason. [more inside]
posted by Carillon on Feb 5, 2024 - 8 comments

Movie: Braveheart

Enraged at the murder of a loved one, Scottish warrior William Wallace (Mel Gibson) slays a platoon of the local English lord's soldiers. This leads the village to revolt and, eventually, the entire country to rise up against English rule. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Nov 1, 2022 - 15 comments

Movie: Red Eye

In the wake of her grandmother's funeral, hotel manager Lisa Reisert (Rachel McAdams) is waiting to fly back home when she meets charming Jackson Rippner (Cillian Murphy) at check-in. She thinks it luck that they're seated together on the plane, but soon learns otherwise. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 21, 2022 - 5 comments

Movie: Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Will Rodman (James Franco), a scientist in San Francisco, is experimenting with a drug that he hopes will cure his father's (John Lithgow) Alzheimer's disease. After his work is deemed a failure, Will becomes the guardian of Caesar, an infant chimp who was exposed in-utero to Will's drug. Caesar displays unusual intelligence, and Will decides to continue his experiments secretly. But as Caesar's intellect and abilities grow, he comes to represent a threat to man's dominion over Earth. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 18, 2022 - 4 comments

Succession: Lion in the Meadow  Season 3, Ep 4

Logan and Kendall have their first meeting together with Josh, a major investor worried about their family feud.
posted by guiseroom on Nov 8, 2021 - 31 comments

Succession: Secession  Season 3, Ep 1

Following his bombshell presser, a righteous Kendall scrambles to find a base of operations, while Logan's team searches for safe harbor.
posted by guiseroom on Oct 17, 2021 - 31 comments

Movie: For Love of the Game

After 19 years of playing the game he's loved his whole life, Detroit Tigers pitcher Billy Chapel has to decide if he's going to risk everything and put everything out there. [more inside]
posted by Carillon on Feb 15, 2021 - 3 comments

Movie: Adaptation.

A lovelorn screenwriter becomes desperate as he tries and fails to adapt 'The Orchid Thief' by Susan Orlean for the screen. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Jun 18, 2020 - 6 comments

Movie: 25th Hour

The story of the last twenty-four hours Monty Brogan (Norton) gets to spend with his two best friends and his girlfriend before he goes to prison for seven years for pushing heroin. [more inside]
posted by Carillon on Feb 19, 2019 - 6 comments

Movie: The Long Kiss Goodnight

The comfortably drab life of a working mom [GEENA DAVIS] becomes a nightmare when she finds herself pursued by an assassin who seems to know more about her cloudy past than she does. Frightened by the attack and by some disturbing memories that have resurfaced, she seeks assistance from a private detective [SAMUEL L. JACKSON]. [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Nov 30, 2017 - 42 comments

Shetland: Raven Black, Part 1  Season 2, Ep 1

DI Jimmy Perez and his team investigate the murder of a teenage girl whose body was found on a secluded beach, a case that shares several similarities with the unsolved disappearance of a girl named Catriona 19 years previously. Brian Cox guest stars as Magnus Bain, a person of interest in both cases.
posted by infinitewindow on Nov 26, 2017 - 3 comments

Podcast: The Infinite Monkey Cage: The Infinite Monkey Cage USA Tour: New York

The Infinite Monkeys return for a new series, the first of which will see them head to the USA for their first live tour. This week [physicist] Brian Cox and [comedian] Robin Ince can be found on stage in New York asking the question, Is Science a Force for Good Or Evil? They are joined on stage by Bill Nye the Science Guy, cosmologist Janna Levin, actor Tim Daly and comedian Lisa Lampanelli.
posted by metaBugs on Jul 9, 2015 - 1 comment

Movie: Zodiac

A San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac killer. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Oct 31, 2014 - 9 comments

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