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Movie: 2.0

The megabudget sequel to the 2010 Tamil-language smash Enthiran brings back Rajinikanth in the dual role of Dr. Vaseegaran, government super scientist and Chitti, his AI/robot creation. All of the cell phones in Chennai have flown into the sky and coalesced into a bird-like monster. Only Chitti, Dr. Vaseegaran, and the doctor's newest robot Nila can save the city.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Dec 2, 2018 - 2 comments

Movie: Enthiran

This is a two and a half hour long Bollywood/Tamil musical/romantic comedy/sci-fi epic about Dr. Vasi, a brilliant scientist (Rajinikanth) who builds a robot named Chitti (also played by Rajinikanth) to protect mankind. Problems arise when Chitti falls in love with Dr. Vasi's girlfriend (Aishwarya Rai). This film's sequel, 2.0, is scheduled to hit theaters on 11/29/2018.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Nov 10, 2018 - 19 comments

Lost in Space: Eulogy  Season 1, Ep 6

Maureen debates whether to share what she saw in the sky, Don leads a mission to find fuel, and the robot's presence stokes tensions within the group.
posted by sammyo on Apr 22, 2018 - 2 comments

Lost in Space: Transmission  Season 1, Ep 5

As the team builds a tower to signal the Resolute, Maureen investigates a planetary anomaly, and Will braces for a tough conversation with his dad.
posted by sammyo on Apr 19, 2018 - 8 comments

Lost in Space: The Robinsons Were Here  Season 1, Ep 4

The Robinson's make contact with another family of survivors; Will races to protect his friend after Judy learns what happened aboard the Resolute. [more inside]
posted by sammyo on Apr 16, 2018 - 7 comments

Lost in Space: Infestation  Season 1, Ep 3

Flashbacks reveal clues to Dr. Smith's past; The Robinsons contend with a new threat as the ship's fuel supply starts dropping - fast.
posted by sammyo on Apr 15, 2018 - 12 comments

Lost in Space: Diamonds in the Sky  Season 1, Ep 2

Another crash brings more travelers to the planet, as the Robinsons work to salvage their ship with help from their mysterious new companion.
posted by sammyo on Apr 14, 2018 - 12 comments

Archer: Auflösung  Season 8, Ep 8

Archer visits Dreamland and receives a big break that leads him to Woodhouse's killer. [Season finale] [Warning: depiction of violence to robo-dogs] [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on May 25, 2017 - 11 comments

Archer: Gramercy, Halberd!  Season 8, Ep 7

The gang tries to escape a rampaging robot. Knock-knock, who's there?
posted by filthy light thief on May 18, 2017 - 11 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Prototype  Rewatch   Season 2, Ep 13

The system goes online on August 4th, 2297. Humanoid decisions are removed from strategic defense. The automated units begin to learn at a geometric rate. They become self-aware at 2:14 AM, Pralor time, August 29th. In a panic, the Builders try to pull the plug. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Apr 10, 2017 - 9 comments

Movie: Moon

In Duncan Jones (nee Zowie Bowie, son of David)'s debut feature, astronaut Sam Bell (Sam Rockwell in a celebrated showcase performance) has a quintessentially personal encounter toward the end of his three-year stint on the Moon, alongside his computer companion GERTY. Despite not storming the box office, Moon (trailer) drew comparisons to movies like Solaris, Alien, and 2001, found critical praise (though not universally), won several awards, and still maintains a healthy following seven years later. (Some links contain spoilers)
posted by churl on Mar 12, 2016 - 16 comments

Steven Universe: Back to the Barn  Season 2, Ep 23

When Pearl and Peridot clash over who should build a drill to get to the Cluster, Steven has them compete with giant robots.
posted by Small Dollar on Oct 8, 2015 - 25 comments

Breaking Bad: 4 Days Out  Rewatch   Season 2, Ep 9

After Walt undergoes a PET-CT scan, he and his family wait for news about his cancer treatment progress. Fearing the worst, Walt follows Saul’s advice to cook as much product as he can with the time he has left. Jesse’s relationship with Jane develops, but is put on hold when he and Walt retreat to the desert for their marathon cook. [more inside]
posted by We had a deal, Kyle on Sep 25, 2014 - 3 comments

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