22 posts tagged with hbo by JimBennett.
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Watchmen: She Was Killed by Space Junk  Books Included   Season 1, Ep 3

Following a late-night visit from the Senator who authored Masked Policing Legislation in Oklahoma, FBI agent Laurie Blake heads to Tulsa to take over the recent murder investigation. Far away, the Lord of the Estate draws unwelcome attention.
posted by JimBennett on Nov 3, 2019 - 117 comments

Succession: This Is Not for Tears  Season 2, Ep 10

Season Two Finale. On the Roys' grand Mediterranean yacht, Logan weighs whether a member of the family, or a top lieutenant, will need to be sacrificed to salvage the company's tarnished reputation. Roman shares his hesitations about a new source of financing, as Kendall suggests a familiar alternative. Shiv proposes taking her open marriage with Tom to another level.
posted by JimBennett on Oct 14, 2019 - 44 comments

The Righteous Gemstones: Better is the End of a Thing Than Its Beginning  Season 1, Ep 9

Season One Finale. Eli questions his children's future in the Gemstone ministry. Jesse struggles to keep his marriage together. Judy opens up to BJ about her past. A disillusioned Kelvin embraces his dark side.
posted by JimBennett on Oct 14, 2019 - 7 comments

The Righteous Gemstones: But the Righteous Will See Their Fall  Season 1, Ep 8

Jesse deals with the fallout of the dramatic events of Easter Sunday. Judy attempts to win back BJ after receiving some harsh words from Baby Billy. Kelvin has a crisis of faith.
posted by JimBennett on Oct 7, 2019 - 12 comments

Succession: DC  Season 2, Ep 9

With the shareholders meeting imminent and Waystar Royco in a precarious position after a whistleblower makes headlines, Logan, Kendall, Gerri and Tom testify before Congress and face tough questions from a determined Gil Eavis. Shiv speaks candidly to Kira, a victim who is set to be a key witness. In Turkey, Roman's business pitch takes a chilling turn.
posted by JimBennett on Oct 6, 2019 - 31 comments

Succession: Dundee  Season 2, Ep 8

The entire Roy clan travels to Logan's hometown of Dundee, Scotland for a celebration of Logan's fifty years in the business. There, Logan reflects on his past and the company's future, while Shiv defiantly looks to her family for support in taking down Rhea. Ewan gives Greg an ultimatum about working at Waystar.
posted by JimBennett on Sep 30, 2019 - 24 comments

The Righteous Gemstones: And Yet One of You is a Devil  Season 1, Ep 7

Eli informs Jesse, Kelvin and Judy that they'll each need to be front and center for Easter Sunday service, their biggest telecast of the year. Judy's deference to Baby Billy threatens her relationship with BJ and with her family.
posted by JimBennett on Sep 30, 2019 - 7 comments

Succession: Return  Season 2, Ep 7

When Kendall and Roman are sent to the UK to negotiate with their mother, Caroline, an uninvited Shiv shows up to get answers from her father. Rhea's continued presence raises eyebrows amongst the Roy kids, as Logan seeks her counsel. Later, Kendall is forced to confront what happened last time he was in the UK. Back in New York, Tom encounters unexpected pressure.
posted by JimBennett on Sep 22, 2019 - 17 comments

The Righteous Gemstones: Now the Sons of Eli Were Worthless Men  Season 1, Ep 6

Jealous of Kelvin's rising star, Judy seeks her moment in the spotlight under Baby Billy's tutelage. Jesse procures a key piece of evidence he hopes will lead to the blackmailers.
posted by JimBennett on Sep 22, 2019 - 6 comments

Succession: Argestes  Season 2, Ep 6

As Logan looks to finalize a deal to buy the Pierce family's papers and TV stations at a media & banking retreat, a threat to the deal arises from an unexpected quarter. Tom worries about ATN's new slogan after learning some distressing news from Greg. Kendall, Shiv and Roman fail to see eye to eye on how to handle damage control ahead of a panel featuring the Roys.
posted by JimBennett on Sep 16, 2019 - 20 comments

The Righteous Gemstones: Interlude  Season 1, Ep 5

In 1989, young Jesse, Judy and Baby Billy each deal with the news that Aimee-Leigh is pregnant in their own unique way, while Eli looks to grow his family's prospects.
posted by JimBennett on Sep 15, 2019 - 6 comments

The Righteous Gemstones: Wicked Lips  Season 1, Ep 4

Judy and Martin take Gideon behind-the scenes of the Gemstone enterprise. Eli tasks Kelvin with doing a "satanic sweep" for Dot, the rebellious teen daughter of the church's biggest donors. Jesse and his friends are thrown for a loop when Chad's wife finds some disturbing emails.
posted by JimBennett on Sep 8, 2019 - 11 comments

The Righteous Gemstones: They Are Weak, But He Is Strong  Season 1, Ep 3

Aimee-Leigh's elderly brother Baby Billy returns to the Gemstone ministry, bringing along his much younger wife Tiffany. Jesse closes ranks on his co-conspirators to root out the identity of his blackmailers.
posted by JimBennett on Aug 30, 2019 - 2 comments

Succession: Safe Room  Season 2, Ep 4

Roman begins a six-week management training program in the Parks division and is irritated about spending so much time with "normals." Logan brings Shiv in for a day at Waystar, raising suspicions with Kendall and Gerri. Connor and Willa attend the funeral of a family friend with a complicated past. Logan and Kendall arrange a covert meeting with PGM CEO Rhea Jarrell.
posted by JimBennett on Aug 30, 2019 - 24 comments

Succession: Hunting  Season 2, Ep 3

Logan informs his skeptical management team of his plan to make another attempt to acquire Pierce, a rival media company and one of the most respected names in news, and brings back Frank to work on the deal. Convinced the acquisition is a terrible idea, Shiv asks Tom to deliver the message to Logan at a corporate retreat in Hungary.
posted by JimBennett on Aug 25, 2019 - 14 comments

The Righteous Gemstones: Is This the Man Who Made the Earth Tremble  Season 1, Ep 2

After discovering Amber, Pontius and Abraham reminiscing about an estranged family member, Jesse tasks his friends with acquiring surveillance footage that could explain the strange events of the night before.
posted by JimBennett on Aug 25, 2019 - 5 comments

The Righteous Gemstones: The Righteous Gemstones  Season 1, Ep 1

The new series from the team behind Eastbound & Down and Vice Principals. Upon returning from a baptism marathon in China with his father Eli and brother Kelvin, Jesse Gemstone receives a video from blackmailers seeking to sully his reputation. Eli moves forward with plans to expand the Gemstone empire as he continues to mourn his late wife Aimee-Leigh.
posted by JimBennett on Aug 19, 2019 - 7 comments

Succession: The Vaulter  Season 2, Ep 2

Roman and Kendall do a "routine health check" of new media brand Vaulter to determine the future of the company. Tom tasks Greg with sniffing out waste at ATN, as Greg wonders if the divisive media outlet is the right fit for him. Connor and Willa host a soiree to mark their return to New York. Shiv brings Tom into the loop about her future at Waystar and with Gil's campaign.
posted by JimBennett on Aug 18, 2019 - 9 comments

Succession: The Summer Palace  Season 2, Ep 1

Kendall tries to make amends with his dad for his takeover attempt betrayal. Logan receives some unvarnished advice from his banker about the next best move for Waystar Royco. As Tom maneuvers for a new position in the company, Shiv tries to determine whether Logan is playing mind games regarding his successor.
posted by JimBennett on Aug 14, 2019 - 3 comments

Barry: Past Equals Present x Future Over Yesterday  Season 2, Ep 3

This week on HBO's flagship Sunday night show: As part of a class project, Gene tasks Barry with revisiting his past, and Sally reflects on her own history; Barry offers to provide training to Noho Hank's men; Fuches finds Barry in an unexpected location. [more inside]
posted by JimBennett on Apr 14, 2019 - 2 comments

Barry: The Power of No  Season 2, Ep 2

Facing pressure from Noho Hank, Barry struggles to pull off an important hit. After asking the class to mine their personal traumas for an original piece, Gene decides to confront his own past. A visit to her agents leaves Sally disappointed. Fuches tries to evade questions in Cleveland. [more inside]
posted by JimBennett on Apr 8, 2019 - 9 comments

The Leftovers: The Book of Nora  Season 3, Ep 8

Nothing is answered. Everything is answered. And then it ends. Series finale.
posted by JimBennett on Jun 4, 2017 - 42 comments

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