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Netflix’s newest original comedy, GLOW, is a ferociously funny look at the world of ladies wrestling in the ’80s. Mad Men and Community star Alison Brie plays Ruth, a down-and-out (and self-sabotaging) actress struggling to find her voice in a sea of rejection. Her big opportunity? Playing the heel in an uproarious new ladies wrestling show produced by a washed up film director played by with curmudgeon-y grace by Marc Maron. GLOW is a rare gem: an utterly entertaining romp with something actually meaty to say about life. GLOW approaches its material with heart, nuance, and joyous irreverence.

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‘Dumb: The Story of Big Brother Magazine’

If you miss the days of '90s conterculture or if you're just interested in a fascinating media origin story, Hulu's latest documentary is a good pick for you. Dumb follows Big Brother magazine, a skating magazine that transformed into an editorial free-for-all that inspired the direction of modern media today. It's gross, weird, and will likely... Read more

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‘The Loveless’

Did you know Kathryn Bigelow’s directorial debut was a throwback to the great motorcycle movies of the 1950s? The Loveless stars Willem Dafoe as Vance, the restless, rebellious leader of a biker gang who gets mixed up with the wrong girl at the wrong time in the wrong small town. Expertly guided by Bigelow and co-director Monty Montgomery, Dafoe... Read more