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Movie: The Black Phone

Finney (Mason Thames), a shy but clever 13-year-old boy, is abducted by a sadistic killer (Ethan Hawke) and trapped in a soundproof basement where screaming is of little use. When a disconnected phone on the wall begins to ring, Finney discovers that he can hear the voices of the killer's previous victims... and they are dead set on making sure that what happened to them doesn't happen to Finney. Based on a story by Joe Hill (Locke & Key). Written by the duo Robert Cargill & Scott Derrickson (Sinister). Directed by Derrickson (Doctor Strange). [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jun 23, 2022 - 1 comment

Movie: The Newton Boys

The story of the Newton gang, the most successful bank robbers in history, owing to their good planning and minimal violence. [more inside]
posted by Carillon on Jun 20, 2022 - 2 comments

Movie: The Purge

Given the country's overcrowded prisons, the U.S. government begins to allow 12-hour periods of time in which all illegal activity is legal. During one of these free-for-alls, a family must protect themselves from a home invasion.
posted by DirtyOldTown on May 10, 2022 - 11 comments

Moon Knight: Gods and Monsters  Season 1, Ep 6

Season finale! Ammit is unleashed, but Marc and Steven are still stuck in the realm of the dead. Can they get back in time? Layla gets some fashion advice from Tawaret. [more inside]
posted by 1970s Antihero on May 4, 2022 - 43 comments

Moon Knight: Asylum  Season 1, Ep 5

Marc and Steven meet Tawaret and try to find a way out of realm of Duat, so that they can prevent the apocalypse that will befall the souls of the living when Ammit is released. Also, Marc tries therapy.
posted by 1970s Antihero on Apr 27, 2022 - 52 comments

Movie: The Northman

A young Viking prince on a quest to avenge his father's murder. [more inside]
posted by dnash on Apr 23, 2022 - 12 comments

Moon Knight: The Tomb  Season 1, Ep 4

Steven and Layla navigate a maze-like tomb in search of Ammit, and find booby traps and perils, as one does when one attempts to Raid a Tomb. Steven and Marc continue to try to find balance. Secrets are revealed.
posted by 1970s Antihero on Apr 20, 2022 - 40 comments

Moon Knight: The Friendly Type  Season 1, Ep 3

Khonshu meets some old friends. Harrow starts digging for Ammit. Steven makes himself useful. Layla returns to the land of her birth. Marc punches things.
posted by 1970s Antihero on Apr 13, 2022 - 44 comments

Moon Knight: Summon the Suit  Season 1, Ep 2

Marc and Steven bicker over control of their body. Steven meets Layla in the flesh, and the conflict is revealed to be a war between the gods. [more inside]
posted by 1970s Antihero on Apr 6, 2022 - 57 comments

Moon Knight: The Goldfish Problem  Season 1, Ep 1

Steven Grant, a mild-mannered man who works a mundane job and has some kind of accent, begins to suspect that his life may not be his own when an alter living inside of him begins to emerge. [more inside]
posted by 1970s Antihero on Mar 30, 2022 - 43 comments

Movie: The Magnificent Seven (2016)

Seven gunmen from a variety of backgrounds are brought together by a vengeful young widow to protect her town from the private army of a destructive industrialist. [more inside]
posted by porpoise on Mar 13, 2021 - 2 comments

Movie: Training Day

A rookie cop spends his first day as a Los Angeles narcotics officer with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears to be. The Antoine Fuqua crime drama netted Denzel Washington an Academy Award win while Ethan Hawke earned a nomination. Now streaming on Netflix.
posted by chrchr on Mar 12, 2021 - 5 comments

The Good Lord Bird: Meet the Lord  Season 1, Ep 1

A young slave living in the Kansas territory in 1856 has a fateful run-in with abolitionist John Brown, who "frees" him, nicknames him "Onion" and welcomes him into his ragtag army. (Showtime, adaptation of 2013 James McBride book) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Oct 4, 2020 - 12 comments

Movie: Stockholm

Based on the absurd but true 1973 bank heist and hostage crisis in Stockholm that was documented in the New Yorker as the origins of the 'Stockholm Syndrome'.
posted by ellieBOA on Jul 13, 2019 - 1 comment

Movie: Before Sunset

Nine years ago two strangers met by chance and spent a night in Vienna that ended before sunrise. They are about to meet for the first time since. Now they have one afternoon to find out if they belong together.
posted by jouke on Jan 21, 2019 - 9 comments

Podcast: Sandra: Season 1

A world where artificial intelligence isn’t so artificial. Helen thought her new job would help her forget her dreary hometown, but working behind the curtain on everyone’s favorite A.I. isn’t quite the escape she expected. [more inside]
posted by ellieBOA on Jun 17, 2018 - 3 comments

Movie: First Reformed

A priest of a small congregation in upstate New York grapples with mounting despair brought on by tragedy, worldly concerns and a tormented past. [more inside]
posted by gemutlichkeit on Jun 9, 2018 - 7 comments

Movie: Gattaca

A genetically inferior man assumes the identity of a superior one in order to pursue his lifelong dream of space travel. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 11, 2018 - 9 comments

Movie: In a Valley of Violence

Horror director Ti West (The Innkeepers, House of the Devil) tries his hand at a Western. A mysterious stranger and a random act of violence drag a town of misfits and nitwits into the bloody crosshairs of revenge.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Nov 11, 2016 - 2 comments

Movie: Before Sunrise

A young man and woman meet on a train in Europe, and wind up spending one evening together in Vienna. Unfortunately, both know that this will probably be their only night together. Fortunately, there are two sequels. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 24, 2016 - 17 comments

Movie: Dead Poets Society

English teacher John Keating inspires his students to appreciate poetry and make the most of their lives. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Nov 25, 2014 - 7 comments

Movie: Boyhood

The life of a young man, Mason, from age 5 to age 18. [more inside]
posted by mysticreferee on Jul 20, 2014 - 19 comments

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