In this New Zealand gothic, twins Jack and Dora are adopted by different families as toddlers. As young adults they find each other, but years of abuse have changed Jack. [more inside]
An assassin has 24 hours to get vengeance on her murderer before she dies. (Netflix)
H is a cold and mysterious character working at a cash truck company responsible for moving hundreds of millions of dollars around Los Angeles each week. [more inside]
Miriam, who is in a strained marriage, spends the weekend with her sister and brother-in-law. [more inside]
A young woman, traumatized by a tragic event in her past, seeks out vengeance against those who cross her path.
When three families decide to visit the orphanage where their fathers grew up, they get far more than a trip down memory lane. [more inside]
Pushed to his breaking point, a master welder in a small town at the foot of the Rocky Mountains quietly fortifies a bulldozer with 30 tons of concrete and steel and seeks to destroy those he believes have wronged him. [more inside]
Perpetual Grace, LTD: A Sheriff in the Era of the Cartel Season 1, Ep 10
Fun facts: there are specific physicalities of a liar, 11 indications, and any one of them is a strong tell that a person is not being honest. And In baseball, you don't have to pitch right away. You can take your time. You can take your time between pitches. In baseball. As much as you like. Sometimes it's tough to get into the rhythm of the world. And find a way to rhyme with it. Also, sometimes you just need a proper name to get back in the rhythm. And/or a noble goal. [Season finale]
Perpetual Grace, LTD: The Elements of an Epiphany Season 1, Ep 9
This week, we hear more of the continued adventures of Luke Steel, who totally outsmarted the Crazy Fucking Old Guy. And got out of that crazy shit. Luke learned his lesson, assisted by the crazy old fuck with lessons of love. Lovely lessons of bird style love. And the fear left Luke Steel ripped and really jacked up physique. Also, there's a race against time and the Department of Health, a town covered in old news, and New Leaf chooses a new name.
Perpetual Grace, LTD: Fiveever Season 1, Ep 8
Pa and Ma face off new obstacles, as James faces his own set of hurdles in Half Acre, namely a ranger, an undertaker, and an orphaned son. Also, more on the magical art of Hunkering Down, and The Little Cabin That is Totally Not Scary But Rather is Oh So Filled with Fun and Safety And You Can Stay Here for Three Whole Days and be So Safe and Very Merry.
Siren: Season Two, First Half (Ep 1-8) Season 2, Ep 8
Things in Bristol Cove only become more complicated. [more inside]
The Orville: Blood of Patriots Season 2, Ep 10
Ed has the opportunity to initiate peace talks with the Krill, while the Orville gets a few new visitors. [more inside]
Set during the Dutch occupation of Indonesia, two brothers, who were raised in exile, return home to seek revenge and justice for the murder of their father.
Bob's Burgers: Bobby Driver Season 9, Ep 6
Bob drives a professional quilter around town when she talks him into joining her revenge plot; the kids attend a Gatsby-themed birthday party; Linda helps Teddy expand his taste palate. [more inside]
Bob's Burgers: Live and Let Fly Season 9, Ep 5
The kids seek revenge on Frond and get entangled in another revenge plot with Kurt Enerny; Linda and Bob put their game faces on when Teddy invites them to a paper airplane contest. [more inside]
A stubborn teenager enlists the help of a tough U.S. Marshal to track down her father's murderer. [more inside]
Pacific Northwest. 1983 AD. Outsiders Red Miller and Mandy Bloom lead a loving and peaceful existence. When their pine-scented haven is savagely destroyed by a cult led by the sadistic Jeremiah Sand, Red is catapulted into a phantasmagoric journey filled with bloody vengeance and laced with fire.
Set in the near-future, technology controls nearly all aspects of life. But when Grey, a self-identified technophobe, has his world turned upside down, his only hope for revenge is an experimental computer chip implant called Stem. [more inside]
An innocent yet pampered young virgin and her family's pregnant and jealous servant set out to deliver candles to church, but only one returns from events that transpire in the woods along the way. [Content Warning] [more inside]
Longing to escape the Massachusetts hometown that has always blamed their family for whatever goes wrong, Gillian and Sally respectively marry and run away but are drawn back by a seemingly magical force. Reprint. NYT. [more inside]
Riverdale: Chapter Nineteen: Death Proof Season 2, Ep 6
After the St. Clair afterparty debacle, Mayor McCoy threatens to further escalate tensions between the North and Southside; Jughead and Archie try to stop a dangerous alliance between the Serpents and a long-time rival from forming, but each try their own way; Betty turns to Veronica for help. [more inside]
Riverdale: Chapter Eighteen: When a Stranger Calls Season 2, Ep 5
Alice publishes a fiery piece blasting the Southside; Jughead takes matters into his own hands to keep the peace; Betty receives an ultimatum that could destroy her relationships; Veronica's old friend visits for a wild night with the gang. [more inside]
Mr. Robot: Eps3.3metadata.par2 Season 3, Ep 4
"Metadata. The story behind the data. Getting information is one thing, but how it was created, where and by whom can often be illuminating." Official summary: Dom has a close call; Elliot chases himself with Darlene on the lookout. [more inside]
Better Call Saul: Sunk Costs Season 3, Ep 3
Kim is not completely unsympathetic to Mike's sense of justice. The out-of-town prosecutor is not completely unsympathetic to Chuck's sense of justice. Jimmy is pushed into a corner.
Elementary: Dead Man's Tale Season 5, Ep 18
Sherlock and Joan question how well they know Shinwell when they investigate the possibility he may have gotten away with the unsolved murder of his friend, a fellow gang member. [more inside]
A wealthy art gallery owner (Amy Adams) is haunted by her ex-husband's novel, a violent thriller she interprets as a symbolic revenge tale from director Tom Ford, based on the novel Tony and Susan by Austin Wright. [more inside]
Mystery Science Theater 3000: THE PAINTED HILLS Season 5, Ep 10
"Packed with thrills!" Prospector Jonathan is murdered by his partner in an attempt to jump his claim, but the scoundrel didn't count on the valor of Jon's faithful collie, who is driven by VENGENCE! Vengence, and SNAUSAGES! With short Body Care and Grooming: A narrator reminds college students of the shame of not adjusting your appearance to social norms. Another good short, and the first Western MST did -- and the second is the very next episode. (No, I'm not counting the "space western" MOON ZERO TWO.) Furthermore, this is actually a Lassie movie; they took the famous meta-collie's name off the movie for some releases, which is just as well as the dog's name in the movie is actually Shep. Daddy-O informs us that Paul Kelly, the actor who played Jonathan, the victim in the movie, spent two years in prison for manslaughter! This episode contains the last short Joel riffed for MST3K, and there are only two other Joel episodes left.... YouTube (1h31m Premiered September 26, 1993. [more inside]
The 100: Demons Season 3, Ep 12
Neither Clarke nor Murphy are having much fun as Flamekeepers. [more inside]
Mystery Science Theater 3000: TORMENTED Season 4, Ep 14
"A Ghost-Woman Owned Him Body and Soul!" "Her lips, cold as a tomb! Her caress, a naked chill!" Tom's former lover Vi threatens to reveal herself to his bride-to-be, so he lets her fall to her death, but that is only the beginning of her now-ghostly campaign against him. Another outing from the most prolific director of MST movies, Bert I. "Mr BIG" Gordon. It's a good episode, and it's not really that bad of a movie! Thanks again, Bert. YouTube (1h32m) Premiered September 26, 1992. Without riffing at the Internet Archive (1h16m) [more inside]
In turn-of-the-twentieth-century Japan, a young woman (Meiko Kaji) has been trained since birth to exact bloody vengeance on those who abducted and raped her mother and murdered her mother's family. [more inside]
Julius Robinson had killed for revenge before, and so when his sister was brutally murdered in her sleep last year, he says he planned to "get" the killer. He felt like his family expected him to get revenge, because that's what he'd always done, both in and out of prison. But when he learned that the killer was actually his 17-year-old nephew, he struggled against his family's expectations and his own.<
An anthology film, it is composed of six standalone shorts united by a common theme of violence and vengeance. [more inside]
The Leftovers: Gladys Season 1, Ep 5
A brutal execution sets the town on edge, and more is learned about the Guilty Remnant.
Revenge: season 3 finale: "Execution." Season 3, Ep 22
Hooooooooo boy. Conrad's in jail, Emily's celebrating, Victoria's on Emily's trail. Nothing lasts forever, though. [more inside]