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  1. The Episodic Take | Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 1 Meaning

    In our all-new The Episodic Take series, we're taking a deep dive into specific episodes and figure out the meaning within. Today we're looking at Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 1, an episode of homecoming. Let's dig into the Stark reunions, Jon's new-found self-knowledge, Daenerys' future and more.

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  2. Game of Thrones Symbolism: Brotherhood Without Banners

    Happy #GameofThrones Day! Our GOT Series is looking at an underrated group that may have a big part to play in S8 - The Brotherhood Without Banners. Watch to find out what it means to be "for the people" rather than "for the throne" in Westeros.

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  3. Game of Thrones Symbolism: The Night’s Watch

    One day until GOT returns! Get ready with the next in our Game of Thrones Series: The Night's Watch. Find out what this complicated group really represents on the show, and how it's shaped Jon Snow and Samwell Tarly for the battles ahead.

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  4. Us: Themes, Symbols & Ending Explained - Which Side Are You On?

    What happened at the end of Us? What are its themes and deeper messages? Watch our take on the new Jordan Peele film and get to the bottom of this parable of inequality.

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  5. The Office: Kelly and Andy - A Love Story Never Told

    Of all the great love stories in The Office, there's one that was never told: Kelly Kapoor and Andy Bernard. Watch our take and find out why they would have made a perfect couple.

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  6. Parks and Recreation: April & Andy - Millennials Growing (Up) Together

    What's the secret to the relationship of April (Aubrey Plaza) and Andy (Chris Pratt)? Answer: they're not too "adult" about it all. These Parks and Recreation lovebirds are a model for the ideal millennial romance. Watch our take on how they grow together, without necessarily growing up.

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  7. Game of Thrones: The Mountain - Gregor Clegane Character Study

    Today in our Game of Thrones series, we turn to Gregor Clegane ("the Mountain"). Watch our take and find out how through the character, the show offers us a study of brutality and its impact on the world.

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  8. Game of Thrones: Gendry, the Last Baratheon Standing

    Our Game of Thrones series is back! Today we look at Gendry, the last Baratheon standing -- and how he could play a crucial role in the final season.

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  9. How Much of “Molly’s Game” was Based on a True Story? Molly Bloom Speaks at Mogul X Conference

    Molly Bloom spoke at the 2018 Mogul X Conference about how much of "Molly's Game" was a true story, what she's up to these days, and how she believes she can empower women.

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  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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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