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Movie: Jack Be Nimble

In this New Zealand gothic, twins Jack and Dora are adopted by different families as toddlers. As young adults they find each other, but years of abuse have changed Jack. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Oct 12, 2021 - 1 comment

Movie: Rewind

Digging through the vast collection of his father's home videos, a young man reconstructs the unthinkable story of his boyhood and exposes vile abuse passed through generations.
posted by johnofjack on Nov 12, 2020 - 2 comments

Movie: Minding the Gap

Three young men bond together to escape volatile families in their Rust-Belt hometown. As they face adult responsibilities, unexpected revelations threaten their decade-long friendship. [more inside]
posted by ArbitraryAndCapricious on Aug 18, 2018 - 10 comments

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: China President Xi Jinping  Season 5, Ep 15

This week:
  • Trump's summit with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un happened. The result was what Oliver reminds us is a Trump speciality, something akin to an "Ice Cream Blow Job." Something that sounds great, but when you think about it, doesn't actually mean anything.
  • Thousands of children were forcibly taken from parents due to the Trump administration's zero-tolerance policy over illegal imigration, an act that has infuriated millions.
  • And Now: Senator Chuck Schumer Is Caught In An Endless Graduation-Speech Time Loop
  • Main story: China President Xi Jinping has overcome term limits, had his ideas enshrined in China's constitution, and cultivated a cult of personality around himself. Under him, China's released catchy viral videos to advance their economic interests. LWT made their own to remind everyone of their human rights issues. The main story (20m) is available on YouTube.
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posted by JHarris on Jun 20, 2018 - 2 comments

Movie: Short Term 12

A twenty-something supervisor (Brie Larson) at a group home for at-risk teens connects with a new resident (Kaitlyn Dever) while facing a personal crisis of her own. IMDB; Rotten Tomatoes; official website. [more inside]
posted by gemutlichkeit on Feb 4, 2015 - 4 comments

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