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Movie: Inside Llewyn Davis

A week in the life of a young singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961. [more inside]
posted by Ten Cold Hot Dogs on Sep 11, 2018 - 4 comments

Suits: Pilot  Season 1, Ep 1

A "closer" for one of New York City's most successful law firms decides to hire an aloof genius who has passed the bar but never went to law school as his associate. [IMDB]
posted by like_neon on Aug 23, 2018 - 11 comments

Movie: North by Northwest

A hapless New York advertising executive is mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies, and is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Jul 1, 2018 - 9 comments

Movie: Rosemary's Baby

A young couple moves in to an apartment only to be surrounded by peculiar neighbors and occurrences. When the wife becomes mysteriously pregnant, paranoia over the safety of her unborn child begins to control her life [content warning]. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Jun 30, 2018 - 5 comments

Movie: West Side Story

Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Jun 29, 2018 - 6 comments

Movie: The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

In New York, armed men hijack a subway car and demand a ransom for the passengers. Even if it's paid, how could they get away? [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on May 31, 2018 - 14 comments

Movie: Dog Day Afternoon

A man robs a bank to pay for his lover's operation; it turns into a hostage situation and a media circus. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on May 27, 2018 - 6 comments

Movie: Mean Streets

A small-time hood aspires to work his way up the ranks of a local mob. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on May 26, 2018 - 4 comments

Movie: Paris Is Burning

“Gay people -Men- gather together under one roof and decide to have a competition amongst themselves: BALLS. This movie is about the ball circuit, and the gay people that’s involved in it, and how each person’s life brought them to this circuit.” Filmed over seven years, Paris Is Burning is Jennie Livingston’s legendary documentary about gay ball culture in New York City in the 1980s.
posted by Going To Maine on Apr 17, 2018 - 9 comments

Movie: Michael Clayton

A law firm brings in its "fixer" to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multibillion-dollar class action suit. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Mar 26, 2018 - 9 comments

Movie: American Psycho

A wealthy New York investment banking executive, Patrick Bateman, hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he delves deeper into his violent, hedonistic fantasies. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Mar 18, 2018 - 30 comments

Iron Fist: Immortal Emerges from Cave  Season 1, Ep 6

Danny receives an invitation like no other. Colleen and Claire face a difficult choice. A worried Joy confronts her brother. [more inside]
posted by Jugwine on Mar 21, 2017 - 11 comments

Iron Fist: Mystical Kung Fu Technique  Season 1, Ep 0

Danny Rand returns to New York City, after being presumed dead for 15 years, to reclaim his family company. When a threat emerges, Rand must choose between his family's legacy and his duties as the Iron Fist. [more inside]
posted by P.o.B. on Mar 21, 2017 - 60 comments

Iron Fist: Under Leaf Pluck Lotus  Season 1, Ep 5

An insidious new drug hits New York. Danny recruits Colleen for the fight, and Claire discovers that credit cards can have many uses. [more inside]
posted by Jugwine on Mar 21, 2017 - 6 comments

Iron Fist: Rolling Thunder Cannon Punch  Season 1, Ep 3

Joy proves herself a shrewd buisnessperson, Danny recalls a painful memory, and Colleen puts her talents to good use. [more inside]
posted by Jugwine on Mar 20, 2017 - 12 comments

Iron Fist: Shadow Hawk Takes Flight  Season 1, Ep 2

Danny Struggles with his new surroundings. Colleen dishes out a harsh lesson, and Joy sends an unconventional message. [more inside]
posted by Jugwine on Mar 20, 2017 - 11 comments

Iron Fist: Snow Gives Way  Season 1, Ep 1

After being declared dead 15 years earlier, Danny Rand returns to New York. But his welcome is a far cry from what he'd hoped. [more inside]
posted by Jugwine on Mar 19, 2017 - 45 comments

Movie: Newsies

Disney's musical based on the New York City newsboy strike of 1899. When young newspaper sellers are exploited beyond reason by their bosses they set out to enact change and are met by the ruthlessness of big business. Starring Christian Bale, Ann-Margret, Bill Pullman, Robert Duvall, David Moscow, Michael Lerner, Max Casella, and dozens more. [more inside]
posted by witchen on Dec 28, 2016 - 17 comments

Podcast: My Brother, My Brother And Me: MBMBaM 307: Face 2 Face: Would You Rather DeVito?

We're coming to you live from the Playstation Theatre in New York, NY! We assume that you, like our live audience, are "horny for this"! Along with being a great episode, it features a big announcement and special guest John Hodgman with a very special presentation! Suggested Talking Points: America's Next Top Cop, Flower Eater, James in the Cloud, Dope Raisins, Karn-al Pleasures, Yellow, Doing Great, MARK
posted by kmz on Jun 14, 2016 - 2 comments

Daredevil: A Cold Day in Hell's Kitchen  Season 2, Ep 13

In the season finale, Daredevil is backed into the ultimate showdown for his own life--and the future of Hell's Kitchen.
posted by oh yeah! on Mar 20, 2016 - 43 comments

Daredevil: The Dark at the End of the Tunnel  Season 2, Ep 12

Daredevil goes underground to save an old friend. Karen follows a dangerous lead. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Mar 20, 2016 - 16 comments

Daredevil: .380  Season 2, Ep 11

The Punisher's war continues, and so does the body count in Hell's Kitchen. Murdock tries to finish what the DA started. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Mar 20, 2016 - 6 comments

Daredevil: The Man in the Box  Season 2, Ep 10

Murdock and Foggy get caught in the crossfire of the Punisher's revenge. Karen and Murdock dig for the truth in very different ways. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Mar 20, 2016 - 7 comments

Daredevil: Seven Minutes in Heaven  Season 2, Ep 9

Castle gets an offer he can't refuse. Foggy and Murdock question the future of their firm, but Karen won't give up so easily. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Mar 20, 2016 - 14 comments

Daredevil: Guilty as Sin  Season 2, Ep 8

As the firm's trial spins out of control, a figure from Murdock's past returns to deliver shocking revelations about the future of Hell's Kitchen. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Mar 20, 2016 - 16 comments

Daredevil: Semper Fidelis  Season 2, Ep 7

Murdock and Foggy take on the DA in the trial of the century, but their client refuses to play along. Murdock struggles to balance his dual identities.
posted by oh yeah! on Mar 19, 2016 - 14 comments

Daredevil: Regrets Only  Season 2, Ep 6

A lethal foe returns with a vengeance, Foggy and Murdock risk the firm to ensure justice, and Karen sees a different side of the Punisher. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Mar 19, 2016 - 17 comments

Daredevil: Kinbaku  Season 2, Ep 5

A former lover arrives in Hell's Kitchen and turns Murdock's world upside down. Karen digs for the truth about the Punisher.
posted by oh yeah! on Mar 19, 2016 - 20 comments

Daredevil: Penny and Dime  Season 2, Ep 4

Karen uncovers shocking facts about the Punisher, who finds himself hunted by a powerful force in Hell's Kitchen. Daredevil ponders his next moves.
posted by Ivan Fyodorovich on Mar 19, 2016 - 22 comments

Daredevil: New York's Finest  Season 2, Ep 3

Trapped face-to-face with the Punisher, Daredevil wrestles with the morality of vigilante justice. Meanwhile, Foggy and Karen work to save the firm.
posted by Ivan Fyodorovich on Mar 19, 2016 - 26 comments

Daredevil: Dogs to a Gunfight  Season 2, Ep 2

As Murdock recovers from an attack, Foggy and Karen fight to protect their new client from both the law and the Kitchen’s newest vigilante.
posted by Ivan Fyodorovich on Mar 18, 2016 - 13 comments

Daredevil: Bang  Season 2, Ep 1

In the void left by Fisk’s removal, a new threat to Hell’s Kitchen emerges. Murdock and Foggy take on a client with a questionable past.
posted by Ivan Fyodorovich on Mar 18, 2016 - 31 comments

Movie: What Maisie Knew

Based on the classic 1897 Henry James novel but set in contemporary New York City, six year-old Maisie observes the frantic comings and goings of her divorcing parents and their respective lovers.
posted by gemutlichkeit on Jan 3, 2016 - 2 comments

Movie: Jacob's Ladder

A veteran attempts to discover the truth about a devastating attack on his unit in Vietnam years earlier, while reality crumbles around him and gives way to demonic, nightmarish visions. [more inside]
posted by Joakim Ziegler on Apr 24, 2015 - 9 comments

Movie: A Most Violent Year

In 1981 New York, a fuel supplier tries to adhere to his own moral compass amid the rampant violence, corruption and decay that threaten his family and his business. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Jan 31, 2015 - 4 comments

Movie: Begin Again

The latest film from writer-director John Carney (ONCE), BEGIN AGAIN is a soul-stirring comedy about what happens when lost souls meet and make beautiful music together. Lovelorn songwriter Gretta (Keira Knightley) meets Dan (Mark Ruffalo), a disgraced record-label exec. From this chance encounter emerges an enchanting portrait of a mutually transformative collaboration, set to the soundtrack of a summer in New York City.
posted by jacquilynne on Jul 27, 2014 - 7 comments

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