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Euphoria: Pilot  Season 1, Ep 1

Rue returns home from rehab and meets Jules; Nate and Maddy attempt to make each other jealous; Kat is pressured to lose something.
posted by guiseroom on Jun 17, 2019 - 7 comments

Movie: A Clockwork Orange

In the future, a sadistic gang leader is imprisoned and volunteers for a conduct-aversion experiment, but it doesn't go as planned. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on May 22, 2018 - 19 comments

Movie: Bowling for Columbine

Filmmaker Michael Moore explores the roots of America's predilection for gun violence. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Mar 30, 2018 - 5 comments

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Nuclear Waste  Season 4, Ep 22

It's a little late, but here's LWT from 8/21:
  • Steve Bannon loses his (official) position as Chief Strategist in Trump's White House, but the White Nationalist In Chief remains, and made more horrible remarks about the protests in Charlottesville. Two business councils advising the White House disbanded following the news as CEOs abandoned the President.
  • And Now: Local News Answers The Question: "Should You Stare At The Sun?"
  • Main story: Nuclear waste, and the United States' long-standing problems in properly disposing of it. YouTube (18m)
  • And Now: Some Of The Actual Responses From Potential Jurors Excused From The Martin Shkreli Trial (see inside for a list)
Last Week Tonight is off until September 10. [more inside]
posted by JHarris on Aug 27, 2017 - 2 comments

Movie: Tag (Sion Sono, 2015)

High school student Mitsuko is menaced by a malevolent breeze.
posted by naju on Jun 13, 2017 - 7 comments

Movie: The Invitation

While attending a dinner party at his former home, a man thinks his ex-wife and her new husband have sinister intentions for their guests.
posted by tel3path on May 2, 2016 - 11 comments

Movie: Legend

Identical twin gangsters Ronald and Reginald Kray terrorize London during the 1950s and 1960s. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Sep 8, 2015 - 12 comments

Movie: In Bruges

Guilt-stricken after a job gone wrong, hitman Ray and his partner await orders from their ruthless boss in Bruges, Belgium, the last place in the world Ray wants to be. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Jul 27, 2015 - 23 comments

Podcast: Criminal: Episode 21: Bloodlines

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.<
posted by Gin and Broadband on Jun 8, 2015 - 3 comments

Banshee: All the Wisdom I Got Left  Season 3, Ep 8

Lucas and Brock head to Louisiana and the infamous Underground fight club in search of Chayton. Stowe pieces together details about the Camp Genoa heist, and who might be responsible. Burton’s torment turns to resolve. Sugar looks to repay an old boxing debt. Rebecca’s initiatives put Proctor and Emily in harm’s way.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Feb 28, 2015 - 5 comments

Banshee: You Can't Hide From The Dead  Season 3, Ep 7

Despite Job’s reservations, Lucas and his team pull off a daring heist at Camp Genoa. Lucas and Chayton are haunted by their recent deadly encounter. Calling a truce, Gordon and Carrie attempt an unusual intervention with Deva. Unbeknownst to her uncle, Rebecca heads to Philly to work out a deal with a spurned Proctor client.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Feb 21, 2015 - 3 comments

Movie: American Sniper

Based on the true story of a U.S. sniper who served in Iraq.
posted by bq on Jan 22, 2015 - 24 comments

Podcast: NPR: Pop Culture Happy Hour Podcast: Selma and the Use of Dramatic License in Historical Dramas

This week on Pop Culture Happy Hour, NPR Monkey See's Linda Holmes, Stephen Thompson and Glen Weldon are joined by NPR Code Switch's Gene Demby to discuss the Civil Rights Era film Selma. They'll discuss the direction by Ava DuVernay, the Oprah of it all, and how well it brings Martin Luther King, Jr. to life. Then they'll discuss other historical dramas and the advantages and limitations of dramatic license. All that plus What's Making Us Happy this week.
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Jan 22, 2015 - 1 comment

Podcast: Reply All: #9 The Writing On The Wall

Yik Yak is a an app that allows users to communicate anonymously with anyone within a 10-mile radius. At Colgate University in upstate New York, the anonymity brought out a particularly vicious strain of racism that shook the school.
posted by mathowie on Jan 15, 2015 - 9 comments

Banshee: The Fire Trials  Season 3, Ep 1

Carrie faces backlash in the wake of her revelation about her past. Lucas faces a new threat.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jan 10, 2015 - 5 comments

Shameless (US): Frank the Plank  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 2

The one where Frank goes missing. [more inside]
posted by John Cohen on Jun 18, 2014 - 13 comments

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