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Movie: Bee Movie

[TRAILER] Barry B. Benson (Jerry Seinfeld), a bee who has just graduated from college, is disillusioned at his lone career choice: making honey. On a special trip outside the hive, Barry's life is saved by Vanessa (Renée Zellweger), a florist in New York City. As their relationship blossoms, he discovers humans actually eat honey, and subsequently decides to sue us. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Sep 11, 2023 - 7 comments

Movie: Dick Tracy

[TRAILER] Hard-boiled detective Dick Tracy (Warren Beatty) is searching for evidence that proves Alphonse "Big Boy" Caprice is the city's most dangerous crime boss. He may have found the key to unraveling the crimelord's illegal empire in Breathless Mahoney (Madonna), an enigmatic barroom singer who has witnessed some of Caprice's crimes firsthand. However, she seems more set on stealing Dick away from his girlfriend, Tess (Glenne Headly), than helping him solve the case of his career. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Feb 22, 2023 - 17 comments

Movie: Fred Claus

Of the two Claus brothers, Fred (Vince Vaughn) is the troublemaker and polar opposite of his saintly sibling, Nicholas (Paul Giamatti). When Fred's criminal ways finally land him in big trouble, Nicholas bails him out and brings him to the North Pole to work off the debt by making toys. The headaches mount for St. Nick, who not only must deal with his troublemaking brother, but also an efficiency expert who has come to evaluate Santa's operation. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Dec 14, 2022 - 5 comments

Movie: Titanic

A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic. [more inside]
posted by box on Aug 21, 2022 - 26 comments

Movie: Misery

Novelist Paul Sheldon crashes his car on a snowy Colorado road. He is found by Annie Wilkes, the "number one fan" of Paul's heroine Misery Chastaine. Annie is also somewhat unstable, and Paul finds himself crippled, drugged and at her mercy.
posted by growabrain on May 22, 2020 - 4 comments

Movie: Taking Off

Unable to deal with her parents, Jeannie Tyne runs away from home. Larry and Lyne Tyne search for her, and in the process meet other people whose children ran away. With their children gone, the parents are now free to rediscover/enjoy life. [more inside]
posted by rhizome on Apr 19, 2019 - 1 comment

Movie: Primary Colors

Based on the initially anonymous blockbuster 1996 account of Bill Clinton's first presidential campaign in 1992, the film version continues the novel's weak à clef distance, casting a thinly disguised John Travolta as Bill and Emma Thompson as Hillary as they navigate the ethically trying road to the White House. [more inside]
posted by Ten Cold Hot Dogs on Feb 10, 2019 - 5 comments

Disjointed: Kathy Bates in a stoner sit-com about the wacky staff of dispensary.   Season 1, Ep 0

If Big Bang Theory were about pot, but with Kathy Bates, fake ads, animation, and PTSD. [more inside]
posted by Stanczyk on Aug 26, 2017 - 13 comments

American Horror Story: Curtain Call  Season 4, Ep 13

The Freaks rebel against new management. Dandy prepares for his debut performance. Elsa arrives in Tinseltown.
posted by kittens for breakfast on Jan 21, 2015 - 13 comments

American Horror Story: Show Stoppers   Season 4, Ep 12

Dandy gives the Twins troubling information about Chester. Maggie vows to prove her loyalty to Jimmy. The Freaks enforce their harsh code of justice.
posted by kittens for breakfast on Jan 14, 2015 - 13 comments

American Horror Story: Magical Thinking   Season 4, Ep 11

Elsa prepares for her move to Hollywood. The Twins grow enamored with a traveling salesman. Dell plots Jimmy's escape from police custody. [more inside]
posted by kittens for breakfast on Jan 7, 2015 - 5 comments

American Horror Story: Orphans  Season 4, Ep 10

The death of a Freak sparks troubling behavior in Pepper. Elsa reveals the history of the Freak Show. Desiree grows suspicious of Maggie.
posted by kittens for breakfast on Dec 17, 2014 - 8 comments

American Horror Story: Tupperware Party Massacre  Season 4, Ep 9

In the wake of a tragic loss, Jimmy sinks into a drunken despair. A reading from Maggie spurs Dandy to action. Stanley and Elsa track down the Twins.
posted by kittens for breakfast on Dec 10, 2014 - 5 comments

American Horror Story: Blood Bath  Season 4, Ep 8

Gloria tries to contain Dandy's naughtiness. Regina wants answers regarding her mother. Why do I think this will end in tears? Will we get another anachronistic song? [more inside]
posted by potsmokinghippieoverlord on Dec 3, 2014 - 7 comments

American Horror Story: Test of Strength  Season 4, Ep 7

The women of the Freak Show rally against Dell after his latest act of violence. A strange encounter with Dandy raises Jimmy's suspicion about the clown murders. [more inside]
posted by potsmokinghippieoverlord on Nov 19, 2014 - 19 comments

American Horror Story: Bullseye  Season 4, Ep 6

Elsa unveils a dangerous new act. Stanley exerts pressure on Maggie to murder Jimmy. Paul indulges in a new romance. [more inside]
posted by potsmokinghippieoverlord on Nov 12, 2014 - 12 comments

American Horror Story: Pink Cupcakes  Season 4, Ep 5

Surprise! Evil still stalks the big top! We learn more about Desiree. What will Dandy's mother do now? And cupcakes! Will we be favored with another anachronistic song? Did I mention the cupcakes? [more inside]
posted by potsmokinghippieoverlord on Nov 5, 2014 - 12 comments

American Horror Story: Edward Mordrake, Pt. 1  Season 4, Ep 3

Time for the traditional two-part AHS Halloween episode! In Part 1, we get a new addition to the show, in the form of the mysterious Edward Mordrake. [more inside]
posted by potsmokinghippieoverlord on Oct 22, 2014 - 14 comments

American Horror Story: Massacres and Matinees  Season 4, Ep 2

Elsa gets jealous, Jimmy sets out to prove a point, Twisty the Clown gets hired, and the twins take on Fiona Apple.
posted by potsmokinghippieoverlord on Oct 15, 2014 - 15 comments

American Horror Story: Monsters Among Us  First Watch   Season 4, Ep 1

One of the last freak shows in the U.S. struggles for survival in Jupiter, Florida. Unexplained deaths in the community cause alarm. [more inside]
posted by potsmokinghippieoverlord on Oct 10, 2014 - 26 comments

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