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‘Insecure’ Season 2

If you’ve heard that Insecure is the best show on TV right now, you weren’t lied to. It’s the truth. Issa Rae stars in the HBO comedy that is sexier than anyone was ready for, funnier than we truly deserve, and so secure in its storytelling, they might have to consider changing the whole name of the show. The social commentary is as important as the mirror raps are entertaining, and very, very few shows can claim as much social media activity as this one can. Move over Daenerys, HBO’s got a new queen.

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‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7 Premiere

Game of Thrones finally returned last night and it's okay if you missed it! Catch up on the biggest show on television today so you can conquer the water cooler tomorrow. Season Seven takes us back to Westeros, but it's a whole different world this season. After murdering all of her political opponents in a fiery explosion, Cersei has ascended to... Read more

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‘Batman Returns’

Today marks the 25th anniversary of Batman Returns, Tim Burton's sequel to his 1989 smash blockbuster Batman that launched a Caped Crusader cinematic renaissance that continues to unfold today. For many, Returns is the best of all of them, combining Burton's gothic-carnival vision of Gotham with some of its most indelible characterizations from... Read more

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‘Veep’

The sixth season of HBO’s Emmy-winning comedy Veep is playing at the top of its game. With Selina Meyer out of the White House, the indignities are truly boundless, from sex scandals to fund-raising to every profanity-laced tirade. It’s still one of the best comedy ensembles on TV, and it’s pretty much putting up a mirror to... Read more

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‘Warning: This Drug May Kill You’

HBO's latest documentary certainly isn't a light-hearted watch, but it is a necessary one. Directed by Perri Peltz and Sascha Weiss, Warning: This Drug May Kill You dives into the opioid epidemic that is harming America. By examining three drug abusers stories, this powerful documentary reveals how this underreported problem is destroying... Read more

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‘Jackie Brown’

Quentin Tarantino's third feature film — after Reservoir Dogs and Pulp Fiction — combines the blaxploitation cool of Pam Grier with the sweaty South Florida vibe of Elmore Leonard for a film that is still unmistakably Tarantino. Jackie Brown has always been the discerning cinephile's choice for the best Tarantino film, but don't let that... Read more