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Movie: Cruising

A psychopath is scouring New York City gay clubs and viciously slaying homosexuals. Detective Steve Burns (Al Pacino) is ordered to don leather attire, hang at the city's S&M joints and keep an eye out for the killer. But as Steve becomes immersed in club hopping, he begins to identify with the subculture more than he expected. Meanwhile, Steve behaves distantly around his girlfriend, Nancy (Karen Allen), the police force's homophobia becomes apparent and the killer remains at large. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Nov 16, 2022 - 3 comments

Movie: Vikram

Amar is assigned to investigate a case of serial killings. When Amar investigates the case, he realizes it is not what it seems to be and following down this path will lead to nothing but war between everyone involved. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 20, 2022 - 2 comments

Movie: Halloween II

A year after narrowly escaping death at the hands of Michael Myers (Tyler Mane), Laurie Strode (Scout Taylor-Compton) is at the breaking point, pushed to the edge by Dr. Loomis' (Malcolm McDowell) revelation that she's Michael's sister. Little does she know, the unstoppable killer is back in Haddonfield and, driven by visions of their dead mother (Sheri Moon Zombie), he is determined to bring about a bloody family reunion. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 19, 2022 - 4 comments

Movie: Halloween

Nearly two decades after being committed to a mental institution for killing his stepfather and older sister, Michael Myers (Tyler Mane) breaks out, intent on returning to the town of Haddonfield, Ill. He arrives in his hometown on Halloween with the indomitable purpose of hunting down his younger sister, Laurie (Scout Taylor-Compton). The only thing standing between Michael and a Halloween night of bloody carnage is psychologist Dr. Samuel Loomis (Malcolm McDowell). [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 19, 2022 - 7 comments

The Patient: The Patient  Season 1, Ep 0

Therapist Alan Strauss (Steve Carell) is abducted by one of his patient's (Domhnall Gleeson) who wants help to stop being a serial killer.
posted by miss-lapin on Oct 2, 2022 - 24 comments

Movie: Freeway

Following the arrest of her mother, young Vanessa Lutz (Reese Witherspoon) decides to go in search of her estranged grandmother. On the way, she is given a ride by school counselor Bob Wolverton (Kiefer Sutherland). During the journey, Lutz begins to realize that Bob is the notorious I-5 Killer and manages to escape by shooting him several times. Wounded but still very much alive, Bob pursues Lutz across the state in this dark, comedic modern retelling of Little Red Riding Hood. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 26, 2022 - 5 comments

Cafe Minamdang: Cafe Minamdang  Season 1, Ep 0

A story about a former criminal profiler who now works as a fraudster posing as a fortune teller and the female detective who gets involved with him. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Aug 24, 2022 - 4 comments

Movie: Curfew

A teenage girl rushes to get home before curfew only to find 2 death row inmates are holding her parents hostage. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Feb 6, 2022 - 1 comment

Gukyeongi: Inspector Koo (aka A Wonderful Sight)  Season 1, Ep 0

A reclusive ex-cop reenters the game as an insurance investigator, searching for clues in crime scenes perfectly staged by a serial killer in her midst. (Kdrama adaptation of Killing Eve) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Dec 13, 2021 - 1 comment

Movie: The Poughkeepsie Tapes

In an abandoned house in Poughkeepsie, New York murder investigators uncover hundreds of sequential tapes showing decades of a serial killer's work. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Oct 12, 2021 - 7 comments

Prodigal Son: The Last Weekend  Season 2, Ep 13

The search for a serial killer known as "The Woodsman" might help the NYPD find one of their own. (Fox broadcast finale) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on May 18, 2021 - 5 comments

Movie: The Stylist

Claire seems to live a normal life as a hair stylist by day, lending a sympathetic ear to the women who visit her chair and encouraging them to unburden themselves as she works her magic. But for an unlucky few, Claire's interest grows more sinister, and she begins coveting their lives. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Mar 1, 2021 - 7 comments

Movie: The Wolf of Snow Hollow

Terror grips a small mountain town as bodies are discovered after each full moon. Losing sleep, raising a teenage daughter, and caring for his ailing father, officer Marshall struggles to remind himself there's no such thing as werewolves. [more inside]
posted by jazon on Nov 26, 2020 - 3 comments

Movie: Cabin by the Lake

A screenwriter desperate to overcome writer's block resorts to extreme means to produce a script. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Aug 12, 2020 - 4 comments

I'll Be Gone in the Dark: Murder Habit  Season 1, Ep 1

A look at author Michelle McNamara's investigation regarding a violent predator she dubbed the "Golden State Killer," who terrorized California in the 1970s and '80s. (HBO miniseries) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Jun 29, 2020 - 3 comments

Prodigal Son: Like Father...  Season 1, Ep 20

Malcolm continues to unravel as the mystery of the girl in the box comes to a head. (Season Finale) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on May 11, 2020 - 3 comments

Movie: The Golden Glove

This film tells the story of the German serial killer Fritz Honka who murdered four women between 1970 and 1975 and hid the parts of dead bodies in his apartment. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Feb 12, 2020 - 2 comments

Prodigal Son: Wait & Hope  Season 1, Ep 13

Malcolm takes a detour from his mandated vacation time when he finds out a killer on the loose is mimicking homicides from one of his favorite children's books, "The Count of Monte Cristo." [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Feb 3, 2020 - 3 comments

Prodigal Son: A Friend of the Family  Season 1, Ep 8

Bright talks to a friend of his father's about the girl in the station wagon. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Nov 12, 2019 - 3 comments

Prodigal Son: Q and A  Season 1, Ep 7

Bright's investigation of the station wagon linked to his flashbacks results in grim surprises. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Nov 6, 2019 - 5 comments

Prodigal Son: All Souls and Sadists  Season 1, Ep 6

Ainsley confronts her family with her intention to interview her father. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Oct 30, 2019 - 8 comments

Prodigal Son: The Trip  Season 1, Ep 5

Bright takes an unexpected voyage while investigating a murder. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Oct 22, 2019 - 6 comments

Prodigal Son: Designer Complicity  Season 1, Ep 4

A strikingly photographic murder of the week. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Oct 22, 2019 - 3 comments

Prodigal Son: Fear Response  Season 1, Ep 3

A drug-induced homicide forces Malcolm to re-think his fears. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Oct 8, 2019 - 7 comments

Prodigal Son: Annihilator  Season 1, Ep 2

Bright jumps at the chance to help Arroyo solve a quadruple homicide for the NYPD. As Bright slips into the mind of this serial killer, he finds himself dealing with the repercussions of seeing his father for the first time in years. Tormented by the terrors of his childhood, Bright is faced with whether his nightmares actually happened. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Sep 30, 2019 - 2 comments

Prodigal Son: Pilot  Season 1, Ep 1

Malcolm Bright is an acclaimed criminal psychologist. He knows how killers think, how their minds work. He ought to know, his father was a serial killer, known as The Surgeon. Now there's a copycat, imitating his father's methods. Bright may be the only one who can stop him.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Sep 23, 2019 - 10 comments

iZombie: Mac-Liv-Moore  Season 4, Ep 9

Liv is on white rapper brain this week to find his murderer while Seattle is on lock down as an escaped serial zombie killer is on the loose. [more inside]
posted by numaner on May 2, 2018 - 11 comments

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee: April 18, 2018  Season 3, Ep 6

  • Act 1: This Week In Bombshells: Comey, Ryan, & Bey
  • Act 2: People Are Saying: Sean Hannity is a Serial Killer
  • Act 3: Medicinal Cannabis For All
  • [more inside]
    posted by numaner on Apr 20, 2018 - 0 comments

    iZombie: Brainless in Seattle, Part 2  Season 4, Ep 4

    Liv and Clive hunts down the serial killer coyote with Ravi's help. Blaine's on loose lips brain, hoping it leads to Renegade. Meanwhile, Major and his recruits hunts for that video. [more inside]
    posted by numaner on Mar 20, 2018 - 4 comments

    Movie: The Limehouse Golem

    A series of murders has shaken the community to the point where people believe that only a legendary creature from dark times - the mythical so-called Golem - must be responsible. [more inside]
    posted by lesser weasel on Mar 11, 2018 - 1 comment

    Movie: My Friend Dahmer

    A young Jeffrey Dahmer struggles to belong in high school. [more inside]
    posted by phunniemee on Jan 24, 2018 - 6 comments

    Riverdale: Chapter Seventeen: The Town That Dreaded Sundown  Season 2, Ep 4

    Mayor McCoy calls an emergency town hall meeting to deal with the growing chaos in Riverdale; Betty finds herself at the center of a deepening mystery; tensions between the North and Southside come to a head and leads to an unexpected showdown. [more inside]
    posted by filthy light thief on Nov 2, 2017 - 6 comments

    Movie: I Saw the Devil

    A secret agent exacts revenge on a serial killer through a series of captures and releases. [more inside]
    posted by DirtyOldTown on Mar 18, 2016 - 4 comments

    MeFi Horror Club: I Saw the Devil

    The next pick will be of the horror-adjacent variety. 2010 Korean thriller I Saw the Devil by director & co-writer Kim Jee-woon (A Tale of Two Sisters), tells the bloody tale of a secret agent who exacts revenge on a serial killer through a series of captures and releases. [more inside]
    posted by DirtyOldTown on Mar 15, 2016 - 5 comments

    The Blacklist: The Deer Hunter (No. 93)  Season 2, Ep 13

    Agent Keen investigates a cannibalistic serial killer, but encounters heat from the detective investigating the murder of the DC harbormaster. Red follows up with Fitch's contact from the safe.
    posted by Small Dollar on Feb 27, 2015 - 4 comments

    Movie: Zodiac

    A San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac killer. [more inside]
    posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Oct 31, 2014 - 9 comments

    Gotham: Spirit of the Goat  Season 1, Ep 6

    Bullock and Gordon investigate a copycat of the Spirit of the Goat, a serial killer Bullock arrested ten years ago who targeted the children of Gotham's elite. Meanwhile, the investigation into the apparent murder of Oswald Cobblepot gets a critical clue.
    posted by Small Dollar on Oct 28, 2014 - 18 comments

    Intruders: The Shepherds and the Fox  Season 1, Ep 5

    Madison-Fox and Richard continue their murderous ways. Gary reveals himself to Jack. Jack plays at being a peeping tom. [more inside]
    posted by Ik ben afgesneden on Sep 24, 2014 - 3 comments

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