My parents are staying with me for approximately six weeks while my dad undergoes treatment for cancer. We don't always get along especially well, and he's starting to feel a little bit bored/stir-crazy. We're looking for activities/entertainment we can enjoy as a family, especially movies and TV shows that tick all the right boxes. [more inside]
How do airlines pick, buy, and/or license inflight entertainment? [more inside]
Hey There Brilliant People! Could you please send me any film, tv or play suggestions that are about women going through pregnancy, the affect that has on their marriage, and women who work with doulas and midwives while pregnant? Thanks so much!
With all of the technology and information at our fingertips, I am having finding the best way to watch movies. There are no longer any video stores near me. I have amazon prime, HBOgo and Netflix & my cable company on demand. It seems like every time that I want to see a movie it is not on Netflix or HBOgo, but is on Prime. [more inside]
Job interview filter: why would someone want to become a talent agent? (Bonus morality question inside!) [more inside]
What are some mature, well-written books/films/etc. about mankind's bond to animals/nature? [more inside]
Recuperating from a head injury. How can I entertain myself with brain damage as a motif? [more inside]
Are there similar sites such as last.fm and the likes for other media types? I'm thinking sites which can recommend e.g. books and movies based on what I've recently read or watched. I'd prefer non-commercial sites, thus eliminating amazon.com and sites which recommend other titles based on what other users also bought together with a selected book/movie. Thanks.
Can anyone recommend some cutesy indie films to me, in the style of Garden State and I'm Reed Fish? Feel-good love stories, but with a little [more inside]
I'm looking for the best one man revenge against the world films ever. [more inside]
DVDs and Blu Ray discs are such a pain with their ability to be scratched and the need to find where a disc is, is it in the right case, etc. I find myself often drawn to standard definition “on demand” movies on cable (free ones) instead of searching my own high definition or DVD movies. Is there a way to have the convenience of “on demand” and the quality of the original media? [more inside]
moviefilter: Can you recommend a movie(s) that has fairy tale type magic in it. By magic I mean movies like Secondhand Lions and Big Fish for example. Movies where what seemed at first a fairy tale ended up being the truth or things of that nature. Finding Neverland and Hearts in Atlantis also have that particular type of magic. I guess another way to describe it would be magical things happening in an otherwise normal, realistic setting; nothing animated or set in an alternate universe. Not sure how else to describe it so I hope this makes sense. :)
Can you recommend a good live-but-recorded upbeat Broadway performance in the style of MTV's Legally Blonde or the London Oklahoma with Hugh Jackman a few years back? I'm not looking for a Hairspray Movie (though I loved it) but rather recordings of shows performed as shows, not as movies. Thanks!
What's the name of this movie? It's about a guy who goes to Afghanistan (under Taliban rule) to rescue his nephew. [more inside]
Do you know your French actors? Well then tell me, who is this man? [more inside]
Need more input! I need suggestions for games/reading/comics/music etc. [more inside]
Where can I watch, or listen to, the Academy Awards live on the internet? [more inside]
I have been trying to find the name of this movie or TV show for years, and have come up empty every time. I only remember vague details since I saw it when I was little: it was scary (to a little kid), and it featured bugs that would burn people. [more inside]
My mother is in her late sixties, and her kids just bought her a DVD player for her most recent birthday. Now she wants to know what movies we'd recommend she'd buy or rent. [More inside.] [more inside]
I find that I never really relate to year-end "best-of" lists because much of the best movies, music, and books I encounter during the year are older works that I hadn't discovered before. So what are the Top 10 Best Things that you discovered in 2003, that weren't made in 2003? [more inside]