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Book: Soldier of the Mist (all books, Latro series)

BOOK ONE: (Soldier of the Mist, 1986. Wikipedia.) Latro, a mercenary soldier from the north, has suffered a head wound in battle resulting in an inability to retain short term memories, but has developed the ability to see and converse with all of the invisible gods, goddesses, ghosts, demons, and werewolves that inhabit the land. Gene Wolfe’s followup to the Book of the New Sun, set in Classical Greece. [more inside]
posted by mwhybark on Feb 18, 2020 - 20 comments

Movie: 12 Angry Men

A jury holdout (Henry Fonda) attempts to prevent a miscarriage of justice by forcing his colleagues to reconsider the evidence.
posted by daybeforetheday on Jul 14, 2018 - 9 comments

Billy Wilder

Anyone want to watch some Billy Wilder movies and talk about them? Unfortunately they're not free on popular screening services right now, except Sunset Boulevard, but local libraries have a lot of them and also they're only 3 bucks streaming rental. Anyone in?
posted by latkes on Sep 15, 2017 - 12 comments

Movie: The Thin Man

Nick and Nora Charles, a former detective and his rich, playful wife, investigate a murder case mostly for the fun of it. [more inside]
posted by theodolite on May 23, 2016 - 19 comments

Announcement: Old Timey Film Club!

Come join the Old Timey Film Club for black-and-white film discussion! [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Aug 12, 2015 - 23 comments

Goodnight Metafilter!

Anyone game for watching The Waltons? Old-school? Yes. Do I know how you can view it? No. but I know I can watch them all. Is this a crazy idea and maybe a bad fit for FanFare? Maybe, but here goes nothing.
posted by RolandOfEld on Feb 6, 2015 - 1 comment

Movie: Maleficent

A vindictive fairy is driven to curse an infant princess only to realize the child may be the only one who can restore peace.
posted by mathowie on May 30, 2014 - 21 comments

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