An uptight, conservative businesswoman [Sarah Jessica Parker] accompanies her boyfriend [Dermot Mulroney] to his eccentric and outgoing family's [Rachel McAdams, Craig T. Nelson, Diane Keaton, Luke Wilson, Elizabeth Reaser, Tyrone Giordano] annual Christmas celebration and finds that she's a fish out of water in their free-spirited way of life. Turning to her sister[Claire Danes] for support, hijinks, recriminations and emotional catharsis ensue. Written and directed by Thomas Bezucha [more inside]
A Brooklyn couple has always known that their four-year-old son is more interested in fairy tale princesses than toy cars. But when his preschool director points out that his gender-nonconforming play may be more than a phase, the couple rethink their roles as parents and spouses.
After losing her job, making out with her soon to be ex-boss, and finding out that her daughter plans to spend Thanksgiving with her boyfriend, Claudia Larson has to face spending the holiday with her family. She wonders if she can survive their crazy antics. [more inside]
Homeland: Fair Game Season 6, Ep 1
Carrie returns home to the US with Franny to work as an advocate for Muslim Americans. Dar and Saul brief President-elect Keane. [more inside]
Homeland: Our Man in Damascus Season 5, Ep 11
Carrie follows a lead..
Homeland: New Normal Season 5, Ep 10
While the questioning of Alison continues, the footage of Quinn is being released with threats and demands, and the search for the responsible individuals begins, all hands on deck.
Homeland: The Litvinov Ruse Season 5, Ep 9
The CIA and BND make a play, while Quinn reaches a terrifying discovery.
Homeland: All About Allison Season 5, Ep 8
Carrie needs Allison's help. Quinn's plans change.
Homeland: Oriole Season 5, Ep 7
Carrie reconnects with old friends. Saul opens up to Allison.
Master of None: The Other Man Season 1, Ep 5
Dev has the chance to hook up with a woman he meets at a party, but the opportunity comes with a few complications.
Homeland: Parabiosis Season 5, Ep 6
Saul orders a sweep at the station. Carrie looks to Düring for support.
Homeland: Better Call Saul Season 5, Ep 5
Quinn covers for Carrie. Dar and Allison assess the damage.
Homeland: Why Is This Night Different? Season 5, Ep 4
Answers elude Carrie. Saul and Allison run an operation.
Homeland: Super Powers Season 5, Ep 3
Jonas and Carrie revisit her past. Quinn stalks his prey.
Homeland: The Tradition of Hospitality Season 5, Ep 2
Carrie and Düring visit a refugee camp. Saul and Allison are at odds. Quinn stays on mission.
Homeland: Separation Anxiety Season 5, Ep 1
Almost two years after the Embassy attack in Islamabad, Carrie is building a new life in Berlin. But her peace is threatened when a request from her boss forces her back into the dangerous world she left behind.
Homeland: "Long Time Coming" Season 4, Ep 12
This episode is full of surprises. We see Carrie with Franny in the park, meet Carrie's mom, see Quinn and Carrie kiss, and have to wonder if the newly invigorated Saul abandoned his ethics. Overall, it's a season finale that leaves more questions than answers.
Homeland: "Krieg Nicht Lieb" Season 4, Ep 11
While the embassy is being cleared out for good, Carrie and Quinn have different agendas. Surprisingly, both get the chance to take out Haqqani, but don't. Quinn's attempt is blighted by Carrie, who is within spitting distance of the target. When Carrie aims at the terrorist, she makes a shocking observation. [more inside]
Homeland: "13 Hours in Islamabad" Season 4, Ep 10
The security breach at the Embassy has far reaching consequences.
Homeland: Iron in the Fire Season 4, Ep 4
Carrie gets a tip from Redmond regarding Quinn’s lead. Saul calls in a favor with an old friend in the Pakistani military. Fara uncovers a deep-rooted conspiracy.
Homeland: "Shalwar Kameez" Season 4, Ep 3
Carrie is back in the field, sneaking around, sharing information selectively and playing tricks. Back home, Quinn is stuck in a vicious cycle of alcohol and youtube until he spots what could be evidence for a major conspiracy. And we see a beloved character return for a short but meaningful stint.
Homeland: "The Drone Queen" and "Trylon And Perisphere" Season 4, Ep 2
How does life go on for Carrie after the excruciating death of Brody? [more inside]
A biopic of Temple Grandin, an autistic woman who has become one of the top scientists in the humane livestock handling industry. [more inside]
The fourth season is scheduled to premiere on October 5, 2014. Anyone going to watch and wants to discuss? If so, how do we handle the last three seasons? It's a bit much to catch up on in that time frame.
I'd like to do a FanFare post on HBO's Temple Grandin - would people be interested in discussing this? [more inside]