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Movie: Bulbbul

[TRAILER] Set in 20th Century Bengal, Bulbbul is a mystery and fable about a young woman's journey from innocence to strength. Bulbbul, a child bride, grows up to be an enigmatic woman presiding over her household, harboring a painful past as the supernatural murders of men plague her village. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 9, 2023 - 2 comments

Movie: Before I Fall

[TRAILER] Samantha Kingston has everything. Then, everything changes. After one fateful night, she wakes up with no future at all. Trapped into reliving the same day over and over, she begins to question just how perfect her life really was. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 4, 2023 - 2 comments

Movie: Conceiving Ada

[TRAILER] Emmy Coer (Francesca Faridany), a computer genius, devises a method of communicating with the past by tapping into undying information waves. She manages to reach the world of Ada Lovelace (Tilda Swinton), founder of the idea of a computer language and proponent of the possibilities of the “difference engine.” Ada’s ideas were stifled and unfulfilled because of the reality of life as a woman in the nineteenth century. Emmy has a plan to defeat death and the past using her own DNA as a communicative agent to the past, bringing Ada to the present. But what are the possible ramifications? [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 3, 2023 - 3 comments

Movie: Freaks Out

[TRAILER] Four circus freaks with superpowers find themselves trapped in Nazi-occupied Rome after their owner and father figure goes missing in the aftermath of the 1943 surrender of Italy to the Allies. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on May 9, 2023 - 6 comments

Movie: The Fall

[TRAILER] In a hospital on the outskirts of silent film era Los Angeles, bedridden injured stuntman Roy Walker (Lee Pace) passes the time by telling his fellow patient Alexandria (Catinca Untaru), a little Romanian girl with a broken arm, a fantastic story. Thanks to his fractured state of mind and her vivid imagination, the line between fiction and reality starts to blur as the tale advances. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Feb 10, 2023 - 13 comments

Movie: Always

Aerial firefighter Pete (Richard Dreyfuss) risks himself and his vintage World War II airplane in a constant and death-defying quest to fight forest wildfires, much to the dismay of his girlfriend, Dorinda (Holly Hunter). His love for Dorinda and the advice of fellow pilot Al (John Goodman) convince Pete to give up his perilous career, but he flies one last mission. Pete heroically saves Al's plane from certain destruction, but with supernatural consequences. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Feb 6, 2023 - 11 comments

Alchemy of Souls: Alchemy of Souls Season 2: Light and Shadow  Season 2, Ep 0

Jang Uk returns from death, and three years later, the story of the mages unfolds anew. Jang Uk becomes a hunter of the soul-shifters when a young woman, a prisoner in her own home, seeks his help to reclaim her freedom. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Jan 9, 2023 - 3 comments

Movie: Kwaidan

A collection of four Japanese folk tales with supernatural themes. The trailer contains spoilers for at least one of the stories, if you're not familiar with them already. [more inside]
posted by johnofjack on Dec 2, 2022 - 1 comment

Movie: Arizona Dream

[TRAILER] Axel (Johnny Depp) gets caught up into the family car business when his cousin, Paul (Vincent Gallo), coaxes him to come to Arizona to attend the wedding of their Uncle Leo (Jerry Lewis). As Axel makes the decision to try selling Cadillacs with his family, he meets an eccentric woman named Elaine (Faye Dunaway) and her equally quirky stepdaughter, Grace (Lili Taylor). Their lives become inextricably intertwined through romance, dreams -- and death. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Nov 28, 2022 - 5 comments

Movie: Conan the Barbarian

[TRAILER] Orphaned boy Conan (Arnold Schwarzenegger) is enslaved after his village is destroyed by the forces of vicious necromancer Thulsa Doom (James Earl Jones), and is compelled to push "The Wheel of Pain" for many years. Once he reaches adulthood, Conan sets off across the prehistoric landscape of the Hyborian Age in search of the man who killed his family and stole his father's sword. With beautiful warrior Valeria (Sandahl Bergman) and archer Subotai (Gerry Lopez), he faces a supernatural evil. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Nov 22, 2022 - 22 comments

Movie: Clash of the Titans

Perseus (Harry Hamlin), son of the Greek god Zeus (Laurence Olivier), grows up on a deserted island. His destiny is to marry Princess Andromeda (Judi Bowker), who will someday rule the city of Joppa. But as long as the satyr Calibos (Neil McCarthy) -- who uses a giant vulture to kidnap Andromeda's soul every night -- is alive, no one can marry her. Perseus travels to Joppa, where he must defeat Calibos and other mythological monsters to rescue Andromeda. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Nov 22, 2022 - 14 comments

Movie: Petite Maman

[TRAILER] Eight-year-old Nelly has just lost her beloved grandmother and is helping her parents clean out her mother's childhood home. She explores the house and the surrounding woods where her mother used to play and where she built the fort Nelly has heard so much about. One day, her mother suddenly leaves, and Nelly meets a girl of her own age in the woods, building a fort. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Nov 14, 2022 - 4 comments

Movie: Orlando

[TRAILER] In 1600, nobleman Orlando (Tilda Swinton) inherits his parents' house, thanks to Queen Elizabeth I (Quentin Crisp), who commands the young man to never change. After a disastrous affair with Russian princess Sasha (Charlotte Valandrey), Orlando looks for solace in the arts before being appointed ambassador to Constantinople in 1700, where war is raging. One morning, Orlando is shocked to wake up as a woman and returns home, struggling as a female to retain her property as the centuries roll by. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Nov 14, 2022 - 10 comments

Alchemy of Souls: Alchemy of Souls - Season 1  Season 1, Ep 0

A powerful sorceress in a blind woman's body encounters a man from a prestigious family, who wants her help to change his destiny. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Aug 28, 2022 - 3 comments

Supernatural: Love Hurts  Season 11, Ep 13

Sam and Dean investigate a set of murders on Valentine's Day and discover they are dealing with the ripple effects of a curse. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Dec 29, 2021 - 9 comments

Supernatural: Don't You Forget About Me  Season 11, Ep 12

Claire thinks some recent murders in town are the work of a supernatural entity and calls on Sam and Dean for help, but when they arrive in Sioux Falls, Jody Mills tells them that Claire has been attacking ordinary people and accusing them of being monsters. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Dec 28, 2021 - 4 comments

Supernatural: Into the Mystic  Season 11, Ep 11

Sam and Dean investigate a case at a Kansas retirement home in which people are fatally bashing their own heads in after hearing a mysterious piercing sound. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Dec 27, 2021 - 4 comments

Supernatural: Bloodlines  Season 9, Ep 20

Sam and Dean visit Chicago and find the city's underworld is divided between powerful clans of monsters, including werewolves and shapeshifters. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Nov 21, 2021 - 10 comments

Supernatural: Alex Annie Alexis Ann  Season 9, Ep 19

Sheriff Mills calls on Sam and Dean for help after she apprehends a teenage runaway who is trying to escape from a pack of vampires that abducted her as a child and consider her one of their own. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Nov 20, 2021 - 5 comments

Supernatural: Meta Fiction  Season 9, Ep 18

When Castiel rejects Metatron's offer to join forces, a surprising plan is set in motion; Sam and Dean apprehend Gadreel. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Nov 19, 2021 - 3 comments

Supernatural: Mother's Little Helper  Season 9, Ep 17

Dean copes with the side effects of the Mark of Cain, as Sam investigates a series of violent murders related directly to Abaddon. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Nov 18, 2021 - 4 comments

Supernatural: Blade Runners  Season 9, Ep 16

Sam and Dean assist Crowley in the search for the First Blade. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Nov 17, 2021 - 3 comments

Supernatural: #thinman  Season 9, Ep 15

When Dean and Sam investigate the murder of a teenage girl, they once again cross paths with the Ghostfacers. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Nov 16, 2021 - 6 comments

Supernatural: Captives  Season 9, Ep 14

Kevin's spirit returns to ask Sam and Dean to find his mother. Castiel is taken to Bartholomew. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Nov 15, 2021 - 7 comments

Supernatural: The Purge  Season 9, Ep 13

After several people are murdered by having the fat sucked out of their bodies, Sam and Dean go undercover and apply for jobs at a local weight loss spa. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Nov 14, 2021 - 3 comments

Supernatural: Sharp Teeth  Season 9, Ep 12

Sam and Dean learn that Garth has joined a community of werewolves. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Nov 13, 2021 - 4 comments

Supernatural: First Born  Season 9, Ep 11

Sam and Castiel believe that they found a way to track Gadreel. Dean and Crowley team up to find the First Blade, which is in the hands of the biblical Cain. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Nov 12, 2021 - 8 comments

Supernatural: Road Trip  Season 9, Ep 10

Dean and Castiel ask Crowley for help in finding Gadreel and getting him out of Sam's body. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Nov 11, 2021 - 10 comments

Supernatural: Holy Terror  Season 9, Ep 9

The angels go to war against each other, and Ezekiel is revealed to be not what he has claimed to be. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Nov 10, 2021 - 10 comments

Supernatural: Rock and a Hard Place  Season 9, Ep 8

Sheriff Mills calls Sam and Dean for help with multiple disappearances in the town. Discovering all four victims belonged to the same church chastity group, Sam and Dean decide to investigate by taking an pledge of abstinence and joining the group themselves. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Nov 9, 2021 - 3 comments

Supernatural: Bad Boys  Season 9, Ep 7

Dean and Sam visit Dean's former group home for boys, which is now being haunted by a ghost. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Nov 8, 2021 - 4 comments

Supernatural: Heaven Can't Wait  Season 9, Ep 6

Dean and Castiel team up to find a Rit Zien, an angel healer, who is easing peoples' suffering by killing them. Sam and Kevin ask Crowley for help in finding a way to open the gates to Heaven. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Nov 7, 2021 - 4 comments

Supernatural: Dog Dean Afternoon  Season 9, Ep 5

When the only witness to a couple of mysterious murders is a dog, Dean performs a risky spell to help him communicate with canines. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Nov 6, 2021 - 11 comments

Supernatural: Slumber Party  Season 9, Ep 4

Sam and Dean accidentally free Dorothy Gale, who has been trapped in the bunker for years, and with her the Wicked Witch of the West. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Nov 5, 2021 - 7 comments

Supernatural: I'm No Angel  Season 9, Ep 3

Sam and Dean track down Castiel, while Bartholomew, a new leader of the fallen angels, tries to destroy him. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Nov 4, 2021 - 5 comments

Supernatural: Devil May Care  Season 9, Ep 2

Sam and Dean reveal to Kevin that they have Crowley hostage, while Abaddon returns to hunt them all down. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Nov 3, 2021 - 3 comments

Supernatural: I Think I'm Gonna Like It Here  Season 9, Ep 1

Sam is comatose with a grim prognosis due to the aftereffects of the trials, and Dean asks for help from the angels. Castiel has been stripped of his powers and tries to adjust to being human as the angels pursue him. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Nov 1, 2021 - 3 comments

Supernatural: Sacrifice  Season 8, Ep 23

Sam and Dean capture Crowley to finish the trials and close the gates of Hell, while Castiel and Metatron continue the trials to close the gates of Heaven. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Nov 1, 2021 - 5 comments

Supernatural: Clip Show  Season 8, Ep 22

Sam and Dean try to figure out how to cure a demon. Crowley starts killing victims that Sam and Dean have saved from previous jobs. Castiel and Metatron begin the trials to close the gates to Heaven. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Oct 31, 2021 - 5 comments

Supernatural: The Great Escapist  Season 8, Ep 21

Sam and Dean search for the Word's author, Metatron. Castiel tries to protect the angel tablet. Kevin tries to translate more of the Word regarding the third trial while under Crowley's surveillance. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Oct 30, 2021 - 4 comments

Supernatural: Pac-Man Fever  Season 8, Ep 20

Charlie teams up with Sam and Dean to track down a creature that's been liquefying its victims. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Oct 29, 2021 - 2 comments

Supernatural: Taxi Driver  Season 8, Ep 19

The second trial in the endeavour to shut the gates of Hell is to rescue an innocent soul from Hell and deliver it to Heaven. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Oct 28, 2021 - 6 comments

Supernatural: Freaks and Geeks  Season 8, Ep 18

Sam and Dean learn that a hunter has established a sort of group home for orphaned teenaged hunters in which he is training Krissy and two other kids in hunting, as well as insisting on their going to school and living some semblance of a normal life. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Oct 27, 2021 - 3 comments

Supernatural: Goodbye Stranger  Season 8, Ep 17

Sam and Dean hunt down the angel tablet with assistance from Castiel and Meg. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Oct 26, 2021 - 4 comments

Supernatural: Remember the Titans  Season 8, Ep 16

Sam and Dean come across a mysterious man who dies once every day. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Oct 25, 2021 - 5 comments

Supernatural: Man's Best Friend With Benefits  Season 8, Ep 15

James Frampton, an old friend of Sam and Dean, has become a witch. Now he's supposedly killing innocent people. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Oct 24, 2021 - 5 comments

Supernatural: Trial and Error  Season 8, Ep 14

Kevin has found out that in order to close the gates of Hell, the person needs to accomplish three tasks, the first of which is to kill a hellhound. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Oct 23, 2021 - 9 comments

Supernatural: Everybody Hates Hitler  Season 8, Ep 13

Sam and Dean find themselves battling a group of Nazi necromancers. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Oct 22, 2021 - 12 comments

Supernatural: As Time Goes By  Season 8, Ep 12

Sam and Dean's paternal grandfather Henry Winchester time travels from 1958 to 2013, and tells his skeptical grandsons that he has something to protect from a demonic being named Abaddon, who is hot on his trail. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Oct 21, 2021 - 5 comments

Supernatural: LARP and the Real Girl  Season 8, Ep 11

When two LARPers turn up dead, Sam and Dean investigate the fictional world of Moondoor, where they find a familiar face. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Oct 20, 2021 - 8 comments

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