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Movie: Let the Wrong One In
A young supermarket worker discovers that his wastrel older brother is a vampire and must choose whether to help him or slay him. [more inside]
Derry Girls: Season Two Season 2, Ep 0
Derry Girls is a sitcom created by Northern Irish playwright Lisa McGee for Britain’s Channel 4, about teenage travails set in the 90s against the backdrop of the Troubles. It follows the misadventures of four teenage girls (and a male British cousin also attending their Catholic school) facing the everyday challenges of growing up against the backdrop of sectarian conflict. Series 2 trailer! [more inside]
Warrior: The White Mountain Season 1, Ep 4
Big Bill finds himself compromised by his gambling excesses, but discovers a possible solution after an opium-den raid. Penny reveals the circumstances that prompted her to marry Mayor Blake, who's determined to show voters he won't tolerate San Francisco's "Yellow Peril." [more inside]
Warrior: John Chinaman Season 1, Ep 3
Accused of assault and perhaps worse, Ah Sahm gets a cold shoulder from the Hop Wei, with his fate in the hands of an unexpected ally. Buckley talks to Mai Ling about straining the relationship between the Long Zii and Hop Wei, while Leary pressures gentleman industrialist Byron Mercer, Penny's father, to hire his men for the cable-car track job.
Podcast: Chapo Trap House: Episode 104 - We've Always Been Here (4/30/17)
The chapos perform live at the old Irish-American graveyard at Littlefield NYC, to benefit the Center for Reproductive Rights. Cantor Fitzgerald is paying each of them $4 million to appear; if you have a problem with it, they are private citizens now.
Movie: From the Dark
A couple on a trip through the Irish countryside find themselves hunted by a creature who only attacks at night. [more inside]
Movie: Song of the Sea
Ben, a young Irish boy, and his mute little sister Saoirse, who can turn into a seal, go on an adventure to free the faeries and save the spirit world in this visually stunning animated feature. [more inside]
Movie: Barry Lyndon
An Irish rogue wins the heart of a rich widow and assumes her dead husband's aristocratic position in 18th-century England. [more inside]
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Municipal Violations Season 2, Ep 7
This week: Elections in Israel go again to PM Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party. --- Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz asks employees to discuss race matters with customers. --- 4th Graders in New Hampshire draft a bill to declare the Red-Tailed Hawk the official state raptor and travel to the state capital only to watch it get (metaphorically) shot down in flames. To make it up to the kids, LWT declares it the show's official bird, brings one into the studio, and airs a short promotional video. --- And Now: People On TV Honoring St. Patrick's Day In The Most Offensive Way Possible. --- Main story: Municipal violations in the US and how grievously they punish the poor. (YouTube 18m) LWT produced a short video piece against the practice, using hashtag #shutdownthefuckbarrel.
The Knick: Get the Rope Season 1, Ep 7
An Irish mob storms The Knick leading to strange bedfellows. [more inside]