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‘Summer School’

Thirty years ago, a comedy hit movie theaters that truly captured the essence of what it was like to try to teach a bunch of slacker, underachieving kids who weren’t all that motivated to get their grades up over the summer. It starred People magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive Mark Harmon, co-starred an in-her-prime Kirstie Alley, and was the kind of dumb, low-concept summer comedy we don’t get anymore. It’s a good time, you should watch.

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‘Green Acres’

We're living in bizarre times–and that's "bizarre" in a bad way. If you want to destress and get away from it all, take a trip to the delightfully bizarre Hooterville by watching the classic sitcom Green Acres. Just how bizarre is Hooterville? Telephones sit atop telephone poles, monkey racing is a popular sport, and pigs are treated as... Read more

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‘Ping Pong Summer’

Set to a soundtrack featuring 80's staples like The Fat Boys, KISS and New Edition, Michael Tully’s sweet tribute to summer at Ocean City in 1985. Radford Miracle (yes, that is his real name) is an awkward teen who dreads school vacation and the bullies that torment him until he finds a friend, Teddy Fryy (a scene-stealing Myles Massey), and... Read more

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‘A League of Their Own’

Here's to the 25th anniversary of director Penny Marshall's iconic A League of Their Own, one of the most perfect movies ever made about baseball, women, old gross drunks, sibling rivalry, the names of small towns in the Midwest, the parts of acting that Madonna is good at, torch songs, hitting the cutoff man (woman), and how unsettling it is to... Read more

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Save the Date’

Celebrate Lizzy Caplan's birthday today by watching Save the Date, the 2012 indie romantic comedy starring Caplan and GLOW star Alison Brie as sisters whose romantic lives start moving in very different directions as Brie's character nears her wedding day. Both women are two of the most talented comedic actresses we've got, capable of pulling... Read more