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Mrs. America: Gloria  Season 1, Ep 2

Gloria Steinem launches Ms. Magazine. She deals with publishers, advertisers, and the press. She also continues to work with the political group. Of course, there are plenty of people who don't enjoy seeing Gloria in charge. Meanwhile, Phyllis gets organized.
posted by Monochrome on Apr 17, 2020 - 5 comments

Mrs. America: Phyllis  Season 1, Ep 1

Phyllis, the first episode of Mrs. America, introduces Mrs. Phyllis Schlafly (portrayed by Cate Blanchett). The docudrama chronicles the real-life political movement that Mrs. Schlafly spearheaded in the 1970s against women’s liberation and LGBT rights. [more inside]
posted by Monochrome on Apr 15, 2020 - 8 comments

The Act: Season One  Season 1, Ep 0

Dee Dee Blanchard is overprotective of her daughter, Gypsy, who is trying to escape the toxic relationship she has with her mother. Gypsy's quest for independence opens up a Pandora's box of secrets, which ultimately leads to murder. The stranger-than-fiction true-crime series is based on a 2016 BuzzFeed article that detailed the shocking 2015 crime.
posted by DirtyOldTown on May 27, 2019 - 7 comments

Chernobyl: The Happiness of All Mankind  Season 1, Ep 4

Valery Legasov and Soviet Deputy Prime Minister Boris Shcherbina consider using lunar rovers to remove radioactive debris; Ulana Khomyuk faces government hurdles in determining the truth about the cause of the explosion.
posted by DirtyOldTown on May 27, 2019 - 36 comments

Chernobyl: Full series  Season 1, Ep 0

A five-part miniseries co-production from HBO and Sky, dramatizes the story of the 1986 nuclear accident, one of the worst man-made catastrophes in history — and of the sacrifices made to save Europe from unimaginable disaster. [more inside]
posted by dnash on May 7, 2019 - 85 comments

Movie: Brexit: The Uncivil War

Strategist Dominic Cummings (Benedict Cumberbatch) leads a campaign to convince British voters to leave the European Union. Directed by Toby Haynes (Sherlock, Doctor Who). [more inside]
posted by memebake on Jan 18, 2019 - 3 comments

Wormwood: In six parts  Season 1, Ep 0

In 1953, Army scientist Frank Olson takes a fatal plunge from a hotel window. In 1975, a bombshell report ties his death to a top-secret experiment. (IMDB) A Netflix docudrama.
posted by sylvanshine on Dec 23, 2017 - 12 comments

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