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Movie: Cold War

In the 1950s, a music director falls in love with a singer and tries to persuade her to flee communist Poland for France. [more inside]
posted by Carillon on Apr 11, 2019 - 5 comments

Movie: Army of Shadows

An account of underground resistance fighters in Nazi-occupied France. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Jun 26, 2018 - 6 comments

Movie: How to Steal a Million

Romantic comedy about a woman who must steal a statue from a Paris museum to help conceal her father's art forgeries, and the man who helps her. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Jun 23, 2018 - 7 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Extreme Risk  Rewatch   Season 5, Ep 3

Therapy the Maquis Way, 47th Edition - Chapter 1: When and How to Sucker-Punch Your Subordinates - Chapter 2: 19th-Century Earth Literature as Coping Mechanism - Chapter 3: So You're the Only Survivor of Your Cell's Extermination - Chapter 4: There Are Four Lights: Enduring Cardassian Incarceration - Chapter 5: How to Disable Holographic Safeties [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Nov 30, 2017 - 19 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Time and Again  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 4

While investigating a destroyed civilization, Janeway and Paris get trapped in its recent past. Like, uncomfortably recent. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Jan 12, 2017 - 13 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Caretaker  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 1

(Series Premiere) The newly-commissioned U.S.S. Voyager ventures from Federation outpost Deep Space 9 into the Badlands to hunt down a Maquis raider…only to encounter something that, even for the Badlands, is really bad. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Jan 5, 2017 - 41 comments

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Cheddar  Season 3, Ep 18

Corgi. [more inside]
posted by soundguy99 on Mar 7, 2016 - 9 comments

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Syrian Refugees, The Penny, End Of Year Recap  Season 2, Ep 35

This week... more on the aftermath of the terrorist attacks in Paris. US politicians use the opportunity to pile on Syrian refugees. And Now: The Dismal Prop Comedy Of The United States Congress. Main story: The US Penny, its dwindling value, and the issues around supporting it. YouTube (10m) And Now: What In God's Name Are They Covering On WCBS News At 11? And, finally, this is the final episode of this year of Last Week Tonight, so the show provided a retrospective, featuring the return of Wanda Jo Oliver. This concludes LWT's second season; it resumes in February. [more inside]
posted by JHarris on Nov 27, 2015 - 12 comments

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Fantasy Sports  Season 2, Ep 34

This week.... Terrorist attacks kill over a hundred people in Paris. Singles Day, a minor holiday turned into a gigantic sales event, hits the nation of China, and called in to promote it are foreign celebrities Adam Lambert, Daniel Craig and Kevin Spacey as, of all things, his House Of Cards character Frank Underwood. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays his first visit to the UK, while Indian industrialists prepare legal challenge for the return of the Koh-i-Noor, a huge diamond that currently serves as the centerpiece of the Queen's crown. And Now: Another One Of John McCain's Favorite Jokes. Main story: Daily fantasy sports apps DraftKings and FanDuel, and their skirting laws regulating gambling. Last Week Tonight provides a more honest ad for the apps than the ones they have been filling the airwaves with. YouTube (19m) [more inside]
posted by JHarris on Nov 18, 2015 - 4 comments

Vikings: The Dead  Season 3, Ep 10

Ragnar's conversion to Christianity causes unrest as the vikings return to Kattegat after the defeat in Wessex. Ragnar places his trust in those who have stayed by his side all this time. [more inside]
posted by porpoise on Apr 25, 2015 - 14 comments

Vikings: Breaking Point  Season 3, Ep 9

The Vikings hit Paris with a second, more considered, assault. Emperor Charles dithers. Rollo kicks arse. Ecbert does the dirty. [more inside]
posted by unliteral on Apr 17, 2015 - 16 comments

Vikings: To The Gates!  Season 3, Ep 8

The vikings attack the gates and storm the walls of Paris. [more inside]
posted by porpoise on Apr 10, 2015 - 8 comments

Vikings: Paris  Season 3, Ep 7

The viking fleet sails up the Seine and establish camp within eyesight of the prize of Paris. Within the Parisian walls, the king of West Francia, grandson of Charlemagne, makes the decision at the urging of his daughter, to remain in the city despite the threat of attack. In Wessex, King Ecbert sends his son to Mercia to remind its ruler of its vassal state status. Also, Ragnar places Floki in charge of the attack on the city.
posted by Atreides on Apr 6, 2015 - 9 comments

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