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  1. Staff Pick: If You Like Social Realism and Films With a Strong Message…

    If you like your movies to send a strong message, we recommend you check this movie out.

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    I, Daniel Blake
  2. Staff Pick: If you like Period Pieces, Raunchy Comedy and Innovative Style…

    If you like period pieces and outrageous comedies with stylistic innovation, we recommend you check out this movie.

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    Tom Jones
  3. Staff Pick: If You Like Colorful, Romantic Musicals Like La La Land…

    If you liked La La Land, check out our recommendations for two movies that inspired it.

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    The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
    The Young Girls of Rochefort
  4. Staff Pick: If You Like Great Music Documentaries or Paris, Texas…

    If you love music documentaries, we recommend you check out this movie.

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    Paris, Texas
    Buena Vista Social Club
  5. Mad Men: The Tragedy of Betty Draper

    We're celebrating moms today with a video about one of the worst TV moms ever, Betty Draper of Mad Men. Watch to understand the tragic flaw in Betty’s character that kept her from finding happiness. Then call your mom.

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    Mad Men
  6. Atlanta: What TV Can Be

    The finale of FX's Atlanta: Robbin’ Season blew us away. In this video we unpack both seasons of Donald Glover’s show and how they’ve raised the bar for what television can do.

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  7. The Handmaid’s Tale is About the Present

    The Handmaid’s Tale isn’t just the story of a dystopian future; it’s also a symbolic way of talking about the present. In this video, we decode the hidden parallels to our world.

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    The Handmaid’s Tale
  8. Iron Man: How It All Began

    Ten years ago, Iron Man set the tone for all Marvel hits to come. Watch our take on what makes Robert Downey Jr.'s Tony Stark such a unique superhero.

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    Iron Man
    Iron Man 2
    Iron Man 3
  9. Avengers: Infinity War - Ending & Themes Explained

    Did you walk out of Avengers: Infinity War thinking, “What the **** just happened?” Here’s everything you need to know, unpacked and explained.

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  10. Breaking Bad: Walter White - How a Man Becomes Evil

    Breaking Bad's Walter White undergoes one of the greatest character transformations on television. Creator Vince Gilligan pitched Breaking Bad as a show about change - he told studios he would turn “Mr. Chips” into “Scarface”. But was Walter really that good to begin with?

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    Breaking Bad
  11. What’s So Great About Lady Bird

    Greta Gerwig's Lady Bird has been attracting all kinds of praise and accolades. What's all the hype about? What's so great about it?

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    Lady Bird
  12. Coco: How to Live Forever

    Coco teach us refreshingly different lessons than we'd expect from a Disney movie.

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