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Movie: Bohemian Rhapsody

A chronicle of the years leading up to Queen's legendary appearance at the Live Aid (1985) concert.
posted by lauranesson on Nov 2, 2018 - 23 comments

The Department of Time: Óleo sobre tiempo (Oil Painting Over Time)  First Watch   Season 2, Ep 9

A Velázquez painting is auctioned off in 2016. But the painting in question was one of many destroyed in a fire at the Alcázar de Madrid in 1734. Velázquez is given a mission: travel back in time with Irene to investigate the paradox. [more inside]
posted by zarq on Jun 5, 2018 - 5 comments

The Department of Time: Tiempo de venganza (Time of Revenge)  First Watch   Season 1, Ep 7

In 1843, Isabella II of Spain became Queen at the age of 13 (with her mother Maria Christina assuming regency). A year later, she demanded to visit the Ministry of Time. Former Ministry agent Armando Leiva, who recruited Irene back in 1960, has escaped from a Ministry prison in the Middle Ages and plans to kill the Queen during her visit. With the very existence of the Ministry at stake, Ernesto, Amelia and Alonso are sent to foil Leiva's plans. [more inside]
posted by zarq on May 11, 2018 - 9 comments

Arrow: Brothers in Arms  Season 6, Ep 17

Dinah mounts an unsanctioned police operation. Laurel gets career advice from Quentin. Diggle and Oliver have a discussion about the past, the future, and being a better man. [more inside]
posted by sardonyx on Apr 6, 2018 - 10 comments

Movie: Highlander

There can only be one. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Apr 3, 2018 - 33 comments

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: The Republican National Committee, and Campaign Songs  Season 3, Ep 18

This week....
  • The 2016 Democratic National Convention, and Hillary Clinton's choice of Tim Kaine as her VP pick.
  • David Cameron's successor Teresa May's controversial pick of Boris Johnson as Foreign Secretary.
  • And Now: A Summary of Roger Ailes' Contribution to Our Political Discourse
  • Main story: A recap of the 2016 Republican National Convention. (12m)
  • And Now: A Few More Highlights From the Republican National Convention
  • Referencing both the RNC's unapproved use of Queen's "We Are The Champions" for their convention, and the long history of Americal political parties misappropriating music, often unlicensed and frequently ironically, LWT got Michael Bolton, Sheryl Crow, Josh Groban, Cyndi Lauper, John Mellencamp, Usher Raymond IV, Dan Reynolds, Ann Wilson and Nancy Wilson together to make a music video to speak against the practice. (7m)
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posted by JHarris on Jul 26, 2016 - 10 comments

Arrow: Al Sah-Him  Season 3, Ep 21

Oliver (but not Oliver) spends time in Nada Parbat, and then visits Starling. [more inside]
posted by sardonyx on May 3, 2015 - 12 comments

The Prisoner: Checkmate  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 9

Number Six takes part in a chess game. But how to tell white from black? [more inside]
posted by DevilsAdvocate on Jun 28, 2014 - 10 comments

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