As a 1950s suburban community self-destructs, a home invasion has sinister consequences for one seemingly normal family. [more inside]
A law firm brings in its "fixer" to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multibillion-dollar class action suit. [more inside]
A politically charged epic about the state of the oil industry in the hands of those personally involved and affected by it. [more inside]
ER: Season 2 (Full Season) Season 2, Ep 0
Major changes are in store for Dr. Green's personal life as he gets into the swing of his attending position, Carter's confidence is shaken as he begins his surgical internship with Benton, and Dr. Kerry Weaver joins the ER staff as an unpopular replacement for Chief Resident. Meanwhile, Dr. Ross' reckless disregard for hospital policy and himself puts his fellowship and his life in danger, and he struggles to confront his complicated relationship with his absent father. Dr. Lewis is stretched thin trying to balance the demands of her residency (and Dr. Weaver) and an ever-mounting responsibility for her sister and newborn niece. Dr. Benton struggles with the prospect of having to report one of his superiors for discrepancies in a major study in the face of pressure not to. Jeanie begins working in the ER as a physician's assistant and later receives unexpected news. Carol's personal touch with patients gets her into trouble and she begins a relationship with a paramedic. [more inside]
ER: Season 1 (Full Season) Season 1, Ep 0
Created by author Michael Crichton based on his experiences as a medical student, ER follows the doctors, students, and staff working in the emergency room of the crowded, chaotic, and underfunded County General Hospital in Chicago. Now available for streaming on Hulu! [more inside]
Would anyone have an interest in doing season-by-season posts of the full run of ER now that it's all available for streaming? I feel like doing each episode would probably be way too time intensive, but I've been watching it again and it's pretty good.
My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman: You Be the Newsman, I'll Be Liz Taylor Season 1, Ep 2
George Clooney opens up about his humanitarian work, courting wife Amal and his failed baseball dreams. Plus, Dave visits George's folks in Kentucky. [more inside]
In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them.
Released 15 years ago today, the Coen brothers' Intolerable Cruelty is an old-fashioned screwball comedy set in the present, starring George Clooney as a brilliant divorce lawyer and Catherine Zeta-Jones as his greatest challenge. [more inside]
Two criminals and their hostages unknowingly seek temporary refuge in an establishment populated by vampires, at time when Quentin Tarantino was still cool, George Clooney wasn't an established star, and Danny Trejo was just "oh yeah that guy!" Bloody mayhem ensues. [more inside]
A career bank robber breaks out of jail and shares a moment of mutual attraction with a US Marshall he has kidnapped. [more inside]
A Hollywood fixer in the 1950s works to keep the studio's stars in line. [more inside]
An urbane fox cannot resist returning to his farm raiding ways and then must help his community survive the farmers' retaliation. [more inside]
Late Show with Stephen Colbert: George Clooney/Jeb Bush Season 1, Ep 1
First episode! Stephen kicked the show off with the National Anthem sung by him at multiple locations around the country accompanied by locals (although a few seemed like tourists), which ended with a great cameo. Play ball, indeed. We were also introduced to his in-house band, Jon Batiste and Stay Human. After the opening monologue and settling into his new desk, Stephen showed the audience around the revamped Ed Sullivan Theater, some memorabilia, and then discussed an well known figure in the news. George Clooney was his first guest (ever), just dropping by to hang out with no real project to push. Jeb Bush became his first politician/presidential candidate guest and they discussed some policies and the election. The night ended with the band accompanied by multiple guests musicians, including Mavis Staples, as well as Stephen himself, playing "Everyday People" by Sly and the Family Stone. [more inside]
A teenage science prodigy discovers a pin that transports her to a fantastical city of the future. Her quest to find the city leads her to a former boy genius, a mysterious girl and pursuit by nameless agents with the goal of killing her before she discovers the truth of Tomorrowland.
Broadcast journalist Edward R. Murrow looks to bring down Senator Joe McCarthy. [more inside]