Two brothers’ relationship strains when the younger one receives news of a strange inheritance complicating their competition for a mysterious young woman who arrives on their island. The entire family reaches a breaking point brought about by startling revelations about their mother’s fidelity, love, friendship and betrayal.
In the year 2035, convict James Cole reluctantly volunteers to be sent back in time to discover the origin of a deadly virus that wiped out nearly all of the earth’s population and forced the survivors into underground communities. But when Cole is mistakenly sent to 1990 instead of 1996, he’s arrested and locked up in a mental hospital. There he meets psychiatrist Dr. Kathryn Railly, and patient Jeffrey Goines, the son of a famous virus expert, who may hold the key to the mysterious rogue group, the Army of the 12 Monkeys, thought to be responsible for unleashing the killer disease.
When the lights go out during Hurricane Sandy, Dan falls and butt-dials his ex-girlfriend. Her name also happens to be Sandy. He takes it as a sign to visit her. Mimicking the hurricane’s capacity to cross boundaries, interviews with firefighters who lost their homes during Sandy are intercut with this romantic comedy. The resulting clash of genres creates unexpected juxtapositions that illuminate both the global and local dimensions of the storm. Written by Anonymous
When her brother Bobby returns from World War II mentally damaged, Anna has to deal with her parents who don’t acknowledge her brother’s existence, who is now brought to a mental hospital. After his sudden death Anna begins to question her own sanity. Her gangster boyfriend Billy’s action pushes her further, she’s now convinced the only way she can be “cured” is to have a lobotomy.
Told from the points of view of both the Baltimore homicide and narcotics detectives and their targets, the series captures a universe in which the national war on drugs has become a permanent, self-sustaining bureaucracy, and distinctions between good and evil are routinely obliterated.