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The 13 Best Football Movies Ever, Ranked

Football is still officially between seasons, but as the summer days grow longer you can already feel the allure of the gridiron and two-a-day practices that create the next season on the gridiron. Which is why it’s the perfect time to beat the heat, stay indoors and watch football movies. At this point the sport […]

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The 13 Best Basketball Movies Of All Time, Ranked

Basketball is a sport that’s practically built for the drama of movies. The fast-paced action is perfect for montages, and the tension of last second-heroics punctuated by the sound of a buzzer are all the makings of cinematic greatness. But not all hoops films are made equal. Some, in fact, are downright mediocre and others, […]

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The Best Netflix Original Movies Right Now

Last Updated: June 18th Along with its slate of Emmy-nominated TV series, Netflix continues to churn out high-quality feature-length content as of late. The streaming platform has been building a deep well when it comes to film, filling it with everything from period dramas and millennial romcoms to quirky biopics, sci-fi love stories, and enthralling […]

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The Best History Documentaries On Netflix Right Now

Last Updated: June 8th, 2020 History tends to be one of those subjects you either find insanely boring or deeply fascinating. That often comes down to how the stories themselves are conveyed. Sadly, Dan Carlin — who can make any slice of history that he decides to pay attention to feel incredibly engaging — doesn’t […]

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The Best Movies On HBO Max Right Now

HBO’s finally entered the streaming game with its new platform, HBO Max, and for anyone still confused over how this new service differs from the O.G. HBO Now and HBO Go, we’ve just got one word for you: more. More movies. More original series. More classic sitcoms and documentaries. Just more. That’s because HBO Max […]

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The Best Movies On HBO Max Right Now

HBO’s finally entered the streaming game with its new platform, HBO Max, and for anyone still confused over how this new service differs from the O.G. HBO Now and HBO Go, we’ve just got one word for you: more. More movies. More original series. More classic sitcoms and documentaries. Just more. That’s because HBO Max […]

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The Best TV Shows On Amazon Prime Video Right Now, Ranked

Last Updated: May 28th While Netflix features more and better original programming, Amazon Prime holds their own in that department, and they continue to beef up their offerings. As far as licensed content goes, however, Amazon Prime may hold a slight edge, thanks to owning exclusive rights to HBO’s back catalog. If you’re trying to […]

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‘Obsessed’: Three Bingeworthy Shows And Talking ‘Upload’ With Andy Allo

Obsessed’s Britt Ellis and Taylour Chanel are back to talk about the one thing we’re all doing right now — binge-watching TV. In the above video, Ellis and Chanel break down their affection for Dead To Me and Insecure before deep-diving into Amazon’s Greg Daniel created sci-fi comedy, Upload. This with the help of series […]

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The Best Stand-Up Comedy Specials On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

Last Updated: May 20th The past few years have seen a rigorous expansion of stand-up comedy after years of neglect. Hence why there are hundreds of titles in Netflix’s stand-up category. Even for budding comedy fans, there’s a lot of must-see specials to choose from. So here are the 25 best stand-up specials on Netflix […]

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The Best Guilty Pleasure TV Shows On Netflix Right Now

Last Updated: May 1st There’s no shortage of prestige TV series on Netflix, but sometimes, you just need a good guilty pleasure binge-watch. That’s where these shows come in. Each of the entries on this list packs on the drama, navigating the high-stakes world of politics, the even more cutthroat halls of high school, and […]

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Spend The Weekend Exploring These ’90s Sci-Fi Action Films

There are, of course, myriad streaming options new and old that you can choose to binge until you lose all sense of time over whatever collection of days you deem to be a “weekend.” But sometimes you want to lean into a theme. That’s what this is, a very specific list of thematically aligned options […]

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The Best Feel-Good TV Shows On Netflix Right Now

Just admit it, we could all use a little comfort right now. The world’s an uncertain place, and we’re spending too much time alone with our own thoughts (and cats). The greatest gift we could give ourselves is some binge-ably-good TV, which is why we’re directing you to Netflix because the streaming platform’s got comfort-watching […]

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The Best Travel Movies Streaming On Hulu Right Now

Last Updated: April 28th Finding a great travel movie right now offers us the chance to dream of far-flung adventures again. To fantasize about parts unknown. To get whistful for the open road. It’s visual inspiration for a life uncommon. Hulu might not be as heavily stocked as Netflix, but they definitely have some hidden […]

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Rise of the Talking Heads: Charting The Rise Of The TV Mockumentary Comedy

Where do the roots of the modern mockumentary begin? It’s an oddly relevant question in a time when bingeing feel-good sitcoms seem to be our collective comfort food and we all seem to be doing our own version of talking-head confessionals on Zoom calls. Who do we thank for the straight-to-camera confessionals, the cringe-comedy, the […]

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The Best Shows On Amazon Prime Video Right Now, Ranked

Last Updated: April 21st While Netflix features more and better original programming, Amazon Prime holds their own in that department, and they continue to beef up their offerings. As far as licensed content goes, however, Amazon Prime may hold a slight edge, thanks to owning exclusive rights to HBO’s back catalog. If you’re trying to […]

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The Best Action Comedies On Netflix Right Now

What pairs heart-stopping action with laugh-out-loud humor? These action comedies do. Every film on this list — be it a comic-book-inspired rom-com or a buddy cop adventure, monks moonlighting as Luchadors or Marvel superheroes being taken down a size or two — deftly combines thrilling fight scenes, car chases, and shootouts with gut-busting humor. Look, […]

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The Ten Best ESPN 30 For 30s Ever Made, Ranked

ESPN’s 30 for 30 documentary series started in 2009 and immediately changed the sports landscape for good. A genre long-defined by HBO’s also-great sports documentaries, ESPN put its massive power behind telling sports stories that went well beyond the TV contracts the network had and the highlights aired on SportsCenter. The results in 2009 were […]

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If You Liked ‘Knives Out’ You Need To Watch These Gripping Murder Mysteries

Armed with wild twists and silly accents, Rian Johnson’s Knives Out became a surprise box office hit last year. A modern homage to the classic whodunnits birthed by writers like Agatha Christie, the murder mystery flick was packed with a ridiculous amount of top-tier talent who looked to be having a hell of a time […]

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The Best Crime Shows On Netflix Right Now

Last Updated: April 11th Cops and robbers have been some of the most durable subjects for TV since the inception of broadcast television: Jack Webb’s Dragnet was the original docudrama. And Netflix is no exception, with great shows like Orange Is The New Black, Breaking Bad, and Peaky Blinders tackling everything from the emotional connections […]

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The Best Dark Comedy Films Streaming On Hulu Right Now

A good dark comedy can make anything funny which is why you’ll find serial killers, zombie hordes, and social justice issues littered throughout this streaming guide. A post-apocalyptic world overrun with the undead? Yeah, we can laugh at that. A couple of high school girls killing their friends for more likes on Twitter? Sure, sounds […]

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The Best Supernatural Comedies Streaming Right Now

There’s an art to striking the right balance between the gory, gruesome horror and laugh-out-loud humor that goes into a supernatural comedy. The best films make it look easy, delivering ghost-hunting escapades and zombie-filled cross-country road trips that thrill and terrify and leave us in tears — the good kind. They’re able to find the […]

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The ‘Schitt’s Creek’ Ending Is Also A Prompt To Launch A Rewatch

A couple of weeks ago, we explored The Office on the occasion of its 15th anniversary, finding ways to appreciate its greatness and the density of its characters. A thing that I fixated on was growth: how Michael softened, how Jim and Dwight reached detente, and the test that Jim and Pam endured in the […]

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The Best Amazon Prime Original Series Right Now, Ranked

Last Updated: March 27th There are a lot of good TV shows on Amazon Prime, but increasingly the streaming service’s original programming has been as good as much of its licensed programming as it expands its library of original content. It doesn’t have quite the breadth of Netflix, but there’s hardly a miss among its […]

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The Best Travel Documentaries On Netflix For Planning A Post-Quarantine Adventure

Last Updated: March 17th Sometimes you need a nudge to get outdoors and hit the road. Other times you need a full-on shove. And, in times like these, you need a break from the news and quarantine life to dream of all the places you’ll go when this catastrophe finally passes. That’s why we put […]

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