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Movie: The Exorcist III

[TRAILER] Police Lt. Kinderman (George C. Scott) notices similarities between his current murder investigation and the methods used by the "Gemini" killer (Brad Dourif) who was executed 15 years before. He soon discovers a hospitalized mental patient (Jason Miller) claiming to be the dead serial killer, but who looks uncannily like a priest Kinderman knew who died during an exorcism. As more bodies are found, Kinderman looks for connections between the two supposedly dead men. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Feb 9, 2024 - 12 comments

Movie: Patriot Games

When CIA analyst Jack Ryan interferes with an IRA assassination, a renegade faction targets him and his family for revenge. [more inside]
posted by Carillon on Jan 31, 2024 - 13 comments

What If...?: What if… Captain Carter Fought the Hydra Stomper?  Season 2, Ep 5

The Watcher does not normally do sequels but... [more inside]
posted by Karmakaze on Dec 26, 2023 - 7 comments

Secret Invasion: Beloved  Season 1, Ep 4

Fury must make some hard sacrifices.
posted by ellieBOA on Jul 12, 2023 - 34 comments

Secret Invasion: Betrayed  Season 1, Ep 3

Fury uncovers a rebel Skull plot.
posted by ellieBOA on Jul 5, 2023 - 22 comments

Secret Invasion: Resurrection   Season 1, Ep 1

Nick Fury learns of a clandestine invasion of Earth by Skrulls [more inside]
posted by ellieBOA on Jun 21, 2023 - 37 comments

Movie: Cell

A graphic novelist (John Cusack) begins a desperate search for his estranged wife (Clark Sarullo) and son (Ethan Andrew Casto) after a mysterious cellphone signal transforms New Englanders into savage killers. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Dec 13, 2022 - 2 comments

Movie: Jurassic Park

Paleontologists Alan Grant (Sam Neill) and Ellie Sattler (Laura Dern) and mathematician Ian Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum) are among a select group chosen to tour an island theme park populated by dinosaurs created from prehistoric DNA. While the park's mastermind, billionaire John Hammond (Richard Attenborough), assures everyone that the facility is safe, they find out otherwise when various ferocious predators break free and go on the hunt. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Sep 28, 2022 - 18 comments

Movie: Die Hard with a Vengeance

John McClane and a Harlem store owner are targeted by German terrorist Simon in New York City, where he plans to rob the Federal Reserve Building. [more inside]
posted by Carillon on Sep 19, 2022 - 9 comments

Movie: Mo' Better Blues

Jazz trumpeter Bleek Gilliam makes questionable decisions in his professional and romantic lives. [more inside]
posted by Carillon on Aug 19, 2022 - 5 comments

What If...?: …The Watcher Broke His Oath?  Season 1, Ep 9

The Uatcher gathers heroes all across the multiverse for one final battle against "Ultra-Vison" [more inside]
posted by Karmakaze on Oct 6, 2021 - 41 comments

What If...?: …the World Lost Its Mightiest Heroes?  Season 1, Ep 3

Nick Fury struggles to launch The Avengers when candidates are targeted by a serial killer. [more inside]
posted by Karmakaze on Aug 25, 2021 - 50 comments

What If...?: … Captain Carter Were the First Avenger?  Season 1, Ep 1

When Steve Rogers is seriously injured, Peggy Carter becomes the world's first super soldier. [more inside]
posted by Karmakaze on Aug 11, 2021 - 64 comments

Movie: The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard

The bodyguard Michael Bryce continues his friendship with assassin Darius Kincaid as they try to save Darius' wife Sonia.
posted by ellieBOA on Jul 18, 2021 - 6 comments

Movie: Death to 2020

The creators of Black Mirror take a look back at the mad glory of the year 2020 in this comedic retrospective. [more inside]
posted by rhizome on Dec 28, 2020 - 24 comments

Movie: Snakes on a Plane

Samuel L. Jackson can no longer abide these detestable serpents on this detestable aircraft. [more inside]
posted by J.K. Seazer on Sep 14, 2019 - 17 comments

Movie: Unicorn Store

A woman named Kit receives a mysterious invitation that would fulfill her childhood dreams. [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon on Apr 7, 2019 - 5 comments

Movie: Glass

The third, concluding film in M. Night Shyamalan's trilogy about superpowered people that began with Unbreakable and continued with Split.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jan 20, 2019 - 16 comments

Movie: The Incredibles

A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into action to save the world. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Mar 2, 2018 - 27 comments

Movie: The Long Kiss Goodnight

The comfortably drab life of a working mom [GEENA DAVIS] becomes a nightmare when she finds herself pursued by an assassin who seems to know more about her cloudy past than she does. Frightened by the attack and by some disturbing memories that have resurfaced, she seeks assistance from a private detective [SAMUEL L. JACKSON]. [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Nov 30, 2017 - 42 comments

Movie: The Hitman's Bodyguard

The world's top bodyguard gets a new client, a hit man who must testify at the International Court of Justice. They must put their differences aside and work together to make it to the trial on time. [more inside]
posted by jojo and the benjamins on Aug 29, 2017 - 12 comments

Movie: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

When Jacob discovers clues to a mystery that spans different worlds and times, he finds Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. But the mystery and danger deepen as he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers. [more inside]
posted by small_ruminant on Oct 18, 2016 - 7 comments

Movie: Jackie Brown

A middle-aged woman finds herself in the middle of a huge conflict that will either make her a profit or cost her life. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 8, 2016 - 22 comments

Movie: The Hateful Eight

In post-Civil War Wyoming, bounty hunters try to find shelter during a blizzard but get involved in a plot of betrayal and deception. Will they survive? [more inside]
posted by naju on Dec 26, 2015 - 89 comments

Movie: RoboCop

The unasked-for remake of Paul Verhoeven's 1987 classic, José Padilha's RoboCop reboot (trailer) aims to bring the story of a corrupt corporation and its new man/machine law enforcement hybrid into a modern context. [more inside]
posted by churl on Jun 2, 2015 - 16 comments

Movie: Kingsmen: The Secret Service

A spy organization recruits an unrefined, but promising street kid into the agency's ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.
posted by leotrotsky on Feb 14, 2015 - 33 comments

Movie: Deep Blue Sea

THE SPIRIT OF 99 VIEWING CLUB - Searching for a cure to Alzheimer's disease a group of scientists on an isolated research facility become the bait as a trio of intelligent sharks fight back. [more inside]
posted by We had a deal, Kyle on Dec 11, 2014 - 20 comments

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