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Big Little Lies: She Knows  Season 2, Ep 4

Celeste accuses Mary Louise of overstepping boundaries with Jane; Renata endures a prying court hearing with Gordon; Jane opens up to Corey at Amabella's birthday party; Madeline continues to try to make things right with Ed.
posted by guiseroom on Jul 1, 2019 - 6 comments

Big Little Lies: The End of the World   Season 2, Ep 3

Mary Louise tries to get closer to Jane; Renata focuses her wrath on Principal Nippal; Madeline is forced to confront her issues at couples therapy; Celeste struggles with her memories of Perry.
posted by guiseroom on Jun 25, 2019 - 5 comments

Big Little Lies: Tell-Tale Hearts   Season 2, Ep 2

Renata faces an uncertain future when Gordon lands in legal trouble; Celeste opens up to Mary Louise about her relationship with Perry; Ed confronts Madeline about her secrets.
posted by guiseroom on Jun 16, 2019 - 6 comments

Big Little Lies: What Have They Done?  Season 2, Ep 1

Following first-day-of-school events, Madeline is worried by Bonnie’s behavior and, later, is shocked when Abigail says she doesn’t want to go to college. Mary Louise, Celeste’s mother-in-law, offers her unvarnished assessment of Madeline’s character. Jane learns from her new coworker, Corey, that she’s known in town as one of the “Monterey Five.” Directed by: Andrea Arnold Teleplay by : David E. Kelley Story by : David E. Kelley and Liane Moriarty
posted by guiseroom on Jun 9, 2019 - 16 comments

Movie: Doubt

This quiet, powerful film takes place in a 1964 Roman Catholic elementary school in the Bronx. Sister James (Amy Adams) tells the strict principal (Meryl Streep) that Father Flynn (Philip Seymour Hoffman) might have too much personal attention with the school's only black student, thus leading to a crusade against Flynn. Viola Davis has one scene only as Donald Miller's mother. [more inside]
posted by growabrain on Mar 30, 2019 - 12 comments

Movie: Death Becomes Her

When a woman learns of an immortality treatment, she sees it as a way to outdo her long-time rival. [more inside]
posted by Ten Cold Hot Dogs on Sep 12, 2018 - 13 comments

Movie: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

The hybrid sequel/prequel follow-up to the 2008 ABBA musical, this time with less Meryl Streep but more Cher. [more inside]
posted by lunasol on Jul 30, 2018 - 7 comments

Movie: The Post

A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government. [more inside]
posted by DevilsAdvocate on Jan 15, 2018 - 13 comments

Movie: Fantastic Mr. Fox

An urbane fox cannot resist returning to his farm raiding ways and then must help his community survive the farmers' retaliation. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 2, 2016 - 10 comments

Movie: Kramer vs. Kramer

Ted Kramer's wife leaves her husband, allowing for a lost bond to be rediscovered between Ted and his son, Billy. But a heated custody battle ensues over the divorced couple's son, deepening the wounds left by the separation. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Dec 7, 2015 - 3 comments

Movie: The Seduction of Joe Tynan

Respected liberal Senator Joe Tynan is asked to lead the opposition to a Supreme Court appointment. It means losing an old friend and fudging principles to make the necessary deals, as well... [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Dec 3, 2015 - 2 comments

Movie: Manhattan

The life of a divorced television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Nov 17, 2015 - 4 comments

Movie: Suffragette

The foot soldiers of the early feminist movement, women who were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an increasingly brutal State. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Nov 6, 2015 - 2 comments

Movie: Ricki and the Flash

A musician who gave up everything for her dream of rock-and-roll stardom returns home, looking to make things right with her family. [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon on Aug 9, 2015 - 6 comments

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