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Movie: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Blonde, bouncy Buffy is your typical high school cheerleader. But all that changes when a strange man informs her she's been chosen by fate to kill vampires. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Aug 1, 2023 - 21 comments

The Nevers: Hanged  Season 1, Ep 5

As the city buzzes with anticipation over a pending execution, Penance (Ann Skelly) grapples with a moral calling at odds with Amalia's plan. With the two women at a crossroads, the Orphans must decide whom to follow. [IMDb] [more inside]
posted by bcwinters on May 9, 2021 - 9 comments

The Nevers: Exposure  Season 1, Ep 2

With the city reeling from Maladie's opera debut, Mundi takes a personal stake in tracking her down. Amalia launches an investigation of her own and the charitable Lavinia Bidlow seeks to destigmatize the Touched at a society event. [IMDb] [more inside]
posted by bcwinters on Apr 18, 2021 - 12 comments

The Nevers: Touched  Season 1, Ep 1

Three years after an inexplicable event suddenly equips them with extraordinary abilities, Amalia True and Penance Adair work to protect their kind from widespread, deepening antipathy. Meanwhile, police inspector Frank Mundi investigates a string of murders at the hands of a reportedly Touched and highly dangerous serial killer named Maladie. [IMDb] [more inside]
posted by bcwinters on Apr 12, 2021 - 36 comments

Firefly rewatch?

My yarn shop is showing Firefly again by popular demand, so I figured I'd comment about it. Anyone else interested? It's been almost 4 years since the threads here were active. Would we do a new rewatch thread, or just repopulate the current open posts? (I'll be watching one episode a week starting mid-January.) [more inside]
posted by rikschell on Jan 3, 2019 - 7 comments

The Guardian Wants You to Tell Them Why You Love Buffy

The Guardian is going to celebrate 20 years of BtVS. "If you’re a fan of the American television series, we want to hear what it means to you and see your collections." Story includes online form.
posted by pjsky on Mar 8, 2017 - 0 comments

Movie: Serenity

The crew of the ship Serenity tries to evade an assassin sent to recapture one of their number who is telepathic. [more inside]
posted by valkane on Apr 10, 2016 - 31 comments

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Closure  Season 3, Ep 9

S.H.I.E.L.D. and Ward collide when Malick attempts to open the portal. [more inside]
posted by Ivan Fyodorovich on Dec 2, 2015 - 33 comments

Firefly: Objects in Space  Season 1, Ep 14

Serenity encounters Jubal Early, a ruthless professional bounty hunter who will stop at nothing to retrieve River. But River, feeling unwelcome on the ship, takes a novel approach to escaping from the long arm of the Alliance. (wiki) [more inside]
posted by valkane on Jun 25, 2015 - 18 comments

Firefly: Heart of Gold  Season 1, Ep 13

A Companion-trained friend of Inara's who runs a brothel calls for help from Serenity when a local bigwig reveals his intentions to take his baby from the woman he impregnated. (wiki) [more inside]
posted by valkane on Jun 18, 2015 - 10 comments

Firefly: The Message  Season 1, Ep 12

A former Independence soldier, who had served with Mal and Zoe, returns in a dramatic manner, with a vicious Alliance officer chasing after him for some unusual smuggled goods. (wiki) [more inside]
posted by valkane on Jun 11, 2015 - 5 comments

Firefly: Trash  Season 1, Ep 11

Mal's "wife" Saffron convinces him to help her steal a valuable artifact, but the crew of Serenity suspects foul play. (wiki) [more inside]
posted by valkane on Jun 4, 2015 - 9 comments

Firefly: War Stories  Season 1, Ep 10

Angered at Zoe's unshakable war connection to Mal, Wash demands a shot at a field assignment. Unfortunately, crime lord Niska chooses this moment to exact a brutal vengeance for Mal's failure to complete an earlier job. (wiki) [more inside]
posted by valkane on May 28, 2015 - 11 comments

Firefly: Ariel  Season 1, Ep 9

Hard up for cash, Serenity takes on a job from Simon: break into an Alliance hospital on central world Ariel so that he can get a thorough diagnostic of River and the crew can loot the valuable stores of medicine. But River's pursuers are hot on their trail, and they receive some unexpected inside help. (wiki) [more inside]
posted by valkane on May 21, 2015 - 9 comments

Firefly: Out of Gas  Season 1, Ep 8

After Serenity suffers a catastrophe that leaves her crew with only hours of oxygen, flashbacks show how Mal and Zoe acquired Serenity and assembled their motley crew. (wiki) [more inside]
posted by valkane on May 14, 2015 - 8 comments

Firefly: Jaynestown  Season 1, Ep 7

Returning to a moon where he ran into some serious trouble years ago, Jayne discovers that he's become a local folk legend. Mal decides to use this entertaining distraction to complete a job, but some unfinished business may derail his plans. (wiki) [more inside]
posted by valkane on May 7, 2015 - 19 comments

Waiting for North American release?

The Avengers: Age of Ultron was released in the UK on April 23rd and it gets here this weekend I believe. Knowing we have lots of UK MeFites, I was wondering if we're waiting until the States gets it before we can talk about it. Is that correct, or has no one just gotten around to it?
posted by Kitteh on Apr 30, 2015 - 2 comments

Firefly: Our Mrs. Reynolds  Season 1, Ep 6

As an unexpected reward for an unpaid job, Mal finds himself married to a naïve, subservient young woman named Saffron (Christina Hendricks). Saffron is all too willing to play the role of housewife, which leads to an argument between Wash and Zoe and lectures from Shepherd Book. But the young woman is not what she appears to be. (wiki) [more inside]
posted by valkane on Apr 30, 2015 - 16 comments

Firefly: Safe  Season 1, Ep 5

Mal must choose which crew members to save when one is gravely wounded and two others are kidnapped. Simon finds an uneasy haven in a remote village, but River's uncanny perceptions jeopardize the Tams' temporary safety. (wiki) [more inside]
posted by valkane on Apr 23, 2015 - 15 comments

Firefly: Shindig  Season 1, Ep 4

Inara attends a formal society dance, only to find Malcolm there as well, attempting to set up a smuggling job. Mal comes to blows with Inara's conceited date and finds himself facing a duel with a renowned swordsman, and only one night to learn how to fence. (wiki) [more inside]
posted by valkane on Apr 16, 2015 - 21 comments

Firefly: Bushwhacked  Season 1, Ep 3

The crew of Serenity comes across a transport ship drifting in space. After recovering a terrified survivor and a valuable cargo, they are pulled in by an Alliance cruiser. While the Alliance commander grills each member of the crew, it appears that Reaver-spawned violence has not yet run its course. (wiki) [more inside]
posted by valkane on Apr 9, 2015 - 15 comments

Firefly: The Train Job  Season 1, Ep 2

The crew of Serenity take on a hovertrain heist commissioned by a sinister crime lord. The cargo they are after, however, is worth more than they know. (wiki) [more inside]
posted by valkane on Apr 2, 2015 - 15 comments

Firefly: Serenity  Season 1, Ep 1

A group of people who fought on the losing side of a civil war and others who now make a living on the fringe of society, as part of the pioneer culture that exists on the fringes of their star system.(wiki) [more inside]
posted by valkane on Mar 26, 2015 - 44 comments

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