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Movie: The Color Purple

A decades-spanning tale of love and resilience and of one woman's journey to independence. Celie faces many hardships in her life, but ultimately finds extraordinary strength and hope in the unbreakable bonds of sisterhood. [more inside]
posted by soelo on Dec 27, 2023 - 2 comments

Movie: Till

The true story of Mamie Till Mobley's relentless pursuit of justice for her 14-year-old son, Emmett Till, who was lynched while on a summer vacation visit to his cousins in Mississippi in 1955. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Aug 23, 2023 - 1 comment

Movie: The Color Purple

An epic tale spanning forty years in the life of Celie (Whoopi Goldberg), an African-American woman living in the South who survives incredible abuse and bigotry. After Celie's abusive father marries her off to the equally debasing "Mister" Albert Johnson (Danny Glover), things go from bad to worse, leaving Celie to find companionship anywhere she can. She perseveres, holding on to her dream of one day being reunited with her sister in Africa. Based on the novel by Alice Walker. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Feb 6, 2023 - 6 comments

Movie: Girl, Interrupted

Set in the changing world of the late 1960s, Susanna Kaysen's prescribed "short rest" from a psychiatrist she had met only once becomes a strange, unknown journey into Alice's Wonderland, where she struggles with the thin line between normal and crazy. [more inside]
posted by box on Aug 26, 2022 - 2 comments

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Time's Arrow, Part II  Rewatch   Season 6, Ep 1

A meddlesome Mark Twain (Jerry Hardin) interferes with the Enterprise crew's efforts to save Earth's history, and Data's severed head, from shapeshifting psychic vampire aliens. Picard nevertheless manages to squeeze in a Shakespeare scene. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Jun 17, 2021 - 18 comments

The Stand: The Circle Closes  Season 1, Ep 9

Limited series finale written by Stephen King. After seeing both the light and the dark, Frannie makes her stand. Air Date: Feb 10, 2021 [more inside]
posted by guiseroom on Feb 11, 2021 - 14 comments

The Stand: The Stand  Season 1, Ep 8

Risking everything, the Boulder travelers face off with Flagg's followers in New Vegas, among them a very different - and pregnant - Nadine. Air Date: Feb 3, 2021
posted by guiseroom on Feb 4, 2021 - 17 comments

The Stand: The Walk  Season 1, Ep 7

After tragedy strikes the Boulder Free Zone, Mother Abagail tasks members of her Committee with a dangerous mission. Meanwhile, Harold and Nadine begin their journey to New Vegas to unite with Flagg and claim their reward. Air Date: Jan 27, 2021
posted by guiseroom on Jan 29, 2021 - 5 comments

The Stand: The Vigil  Season 1, Ep 6

While all of Boulder fears for Mother Abagail's safety, Stu organizes search parties to ensure her return, presenting an opportunity for Harold and Nadine. In New Vegas, Flagg recruits a dangerous new follower. Air Date: Jan 20, 2021
posted by guiseroom on Jan 22, 2021 - 5 comments

The Stand: Fear and Loathing in New Vegas  Season 1, Ep 5

Nadine and Harold's dark intentions continue to take shape. Meanwhile, the Committee's spies entrench themselves in New Vegas, where Flagg is building his own society, where officially-sanctioned sin and debauchery disguises a ruthlessly-enforced order. Back in Boulder, Frannie hatches a plan to confirm her suspicions of Harold while Mother Abagail seeks divine council. Air Date: Jan 13, 2021
posted by guiseroom on Jan 14, 2021 - 4 comments

The Stand: The House of the Dead  Season 1, Ep 4

The Boulder Free Zone Committee looks to solidify their leadership and bolster the community with a town hall meeting, but Flagg continues to make inroads as he plots to destroy the newly-forming society from within. Air Date: Jan 7, 2021
posted by guiseroom on Jan 8, 2021 - 8 comments

The Stand: The Stand  Books Included   Season 1, Ep 0

After the world is in ruins, due to a man-made plague, a battle of Biblical proportions ensues between the survivors.
posted by guiseroom on Jan 1, 2021 - 17 comments

Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Child  Rewatch   Season 2, Ep 1

Change is coming too fast for Wesley Crusher's career, the unstable viruses in the Enterprise's cargo bay, and Troi's new family member. (CW: sci-fi sexual assault) [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Jul 3, 2020 - 15 comments

Movie: The Problem with Apu

Comedian Hari Kondabolu confronts his cartoon nemesis, Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, the Indian convenience store owner from The Simpsons (1989). [more inside]
posted by numaner on Apr 10, 2018 - 3 comments

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