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Joe Allen is a freelance culture writer based in upstate New York. His work has been published in The Washington Post, The Charleston Post & Courier, and Paste Magazine.

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Your weekend watch list for August 12-13: UFC, Only Murders in the Building, & more

Here's a full guide to what you should watch this weekend , from shows to movies to sports.
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The 10 best movies on Max available to stream now

Max has one of the best movie libraries of any streaming service, but here are 10 of the very best movies available to watch on the service.
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The 12 best movie drinking games to play while watching the films

Running out of movies to stream? Try spicing up your selection with 12 great movie drinking games you can play while watching the films.
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The best shows on Amazon Prime to binge in August

Dive into the best shows on Amazon Prime right now with these great shows that are available to stream on the platform.
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Ranked: The best Disney movies of all time (for kids of all ages)

These are the 15 best Disney movies, as chosen by one incredibly nostalgic '90s kid.
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The best movies on Amazon Prime to stream in August

Amazon Prime has some of the best movies to stream online right now, but finding them can be a real pain. We've rounded up some top picks right here.
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The best shows on Netflix to stream in August

You don't need to waste time browsing for the perfect title — we've found the very best shows on Netflix to binge this month.
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The 13 undisputed best comedy movies of all time

Comedy is the most controversial genre in film, but this list of the best comedy movies ever made shouldn't cause any arguments.
Audra McDonald and Christine Baranski in The Good Fight.

The best shows on Paramount Plus to watch in August

Paramount Plus is relatively new to the streaming world, but it already has a library of great shows.
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The best anime series on Netflix to watch right now

Netflix has a surprisingly impressive collection of anime if you know where to look. Dive into some of the best anime series available this year.
Ryan Gosling as Ken in Barbie.

The best Ryan Gosling movies of all time

Ryan Gosling has had a fascinating, diverse career. We've gathered his best movies here.
Henry Winkler (left) and Adam Sandler in 'The Waterboy.'

The best Adam Sandler movies (they’re not all comedies)

A comedy legend, Sandler forever inhabits a place in the hearts of the ones who grew up with his movies.
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Disney Plus GroupWatch: What is it, and how does it work?

Want to watch Disney Plus shows with your friends? Here's how to set up a Disney Plus Watch Party or GroupWatch to join in.
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These are the best shows you can watch on Hulu right now

Looking for a new show to watch? We've narrowed down the best options on Hulu, all of which are well reviewed and easy to binge.
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Ranked: The 13 best Christopher Nolan films

Every Christopher Nolan movie is seen as an event, but we'veall of the director's films from 13 to 1.
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The best Netflix movies to stream right now

From Netflix originals to acclaimed older films, we've got you covered with an up to date list of the best movies to watch on Netflix this month.
Steve Carell in The Office.

The best shows to watch on Peacock right now

Peacock has established itself as a prime streaming player thanks to its library of classic shows.
Sly Stallone and Mr. T in Rocky III.

The best ’80s action movies on Netflix

There are great action movies on Netflix, and even a few excellent selections from the 1980s.
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The best movies to watch on Peacock right now

Both on its ad-supported and premium levels, Peacock is more than just a TV service, and has plenty of movies worth checking out.
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Why was Brad Pitt at an F1 race this weekend?

Filming on Brad Pitt's new F1 movie has commenced, and he's already showing up at actual races.
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The first ‘Napoleon’ movie trailer teases everything you want in a Ridley Scott, Joaquin Phoenix team up

Get your first look at the Napoleon movie trailer, which reunites Joaquin Phoenix and director Ridley Scott.
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The 12 best shows on Starz to watch right now

Over the years, Starz has taken bets on some highly ambitious series, and some of those bets have led to truly great TV shows. Here's a list of our favorites.
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These are the best shows on Apple TV+ to binge tonight

Apple TV+ may not be the most essential streaming service, but that doesn't mean it doesn't have great shows to watch.
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The best movies on Disney+ to binge right now

Disney+ contains all the Disney movies we know and more, detailed in this list of incredible movies available to stream.
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The best movies on Paramount Plus: What you should stream next

Paramount Plus is one of the newer streaming services, but its library of Paramount movies is nothing to sneeze at.
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How to watch MLB and MLS games free all season long

T-Mobile is offering users a chance to stream an entire season of MLB games for free.
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The 11 best Arnold Schwarzenegger movies, ranked

Action hero, bodybuilder, businessman, and governor: Arnold Schwarzenegger is a true testament to the American dream. Here are his best movies of all time.
Christian Bale and Mark Wahlberg in The Fighter

The best Mark Wahlberg movies of all time

These Mark Wahlberg movies prove that Wahlberg is one of the great movie stars of the past 20 years.
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Sling TV packages: Here’s how much the service costs

The various packages available on Sling TV are a great way to ease yourself off of cable.
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The 11 best travel shows to stream right now

Travel shows give you a great way to enter another culture without leaving your own couch. Here are the best 11 to stream.
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Netflix is reportedly making a move that sports fans will love

Netflix is thinking about branching into live sports, just as many other streamers have done.
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The 11 best romantic comedies of all time

In every film, there’s almost always an underlying theme of romance and comedy. The films on this list are heavily themed in those departments.
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Movie vs. book: Which is better? 6 adaptations taken to task

Sometimes you’re better off skipping hundreds of pages and just sticking with what’s on screen.
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How to smoke a cigar: Our ultimate guide

Do you want to learn how to smoke a cigar without looking like a newb? In this guide, we'll teach you how to puff like a seasoned pro.
Michelle Yeoh as Evelyn Yang in 'Everything Everywhere All at Once.'

The 10 best movies on Showtime to watch right now

Showtime has plenty of great movies from acclaimed directors to explore, including some that were recently in the awards conversation.
Robert Redford in All the President's Men answering the telephone.

The 11 Robert Redford movies every fan should watch

Robert Redford has proven time and time again that he's one of the greats in the movie industry. Let's go down memory lane and look back at his movies.
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Star Wars drinking game rules you can use for all the movies

If you want to elevate your Star Wars watching experience, just grab a drink and follow along. We've put together a drinking game to play while you stream.
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The 11 best Amazon original movies you can stream anytime

These movies are among the best that Amazon has ever produced.
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The 10 best action movies on Amazon Prime that will blow you away

These movies prove that Amazon has plenty of great action for any gan of the genre.
Tom Hanks, Tom Sizemore, and other actors playing as American soldiers riding a boat in "Saving Private Ryan."

The 16 best war movies of all time, ranked

The best war movies teach us a great deal about both the beauty and horror that humanity is capable of perpetrating.
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3 golf simulators that won’t break the bank (and one that definitely will)

Improving your game with a golf simulator can often be much more convenient than hitting the links.
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The 14 best Netflix original movies for you to watch right now

Netflix has become one of the world's dominant streaming services and has created plenty of great original movies in the process, but which ones are the best?
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Sling TV just added these 6 new channels to its Freestream service

Sling TV just keeps adding free channels to its new streaming service, and these six new channels feature plenty of great options for audiences.
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Too many clubs in your bag? Ditch these 3 golf clubs right now

Choosing the right club is one of golf's great challenges, but our guide can help you understand which clubs you'll never need.
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How many different devices can watch Disney Plus at the same time?

Disney Plus is a great streaming service for the whole family. Here's how many people can watch it at once and other additional information.
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Sling TV just added 16 new channels to its freestream service — here they are

Did you know you can stream live TV for free? You can with Sling TV, which just added 16 new channels to its freestream service

The best Matt Damon movies, ranked

Matt Damon is one of the country's great movie stars, and these are his best movies.
Keanu Reeves in John Wick

The 13 best Keanu Reeves movies, ranked

From Neo in The Matrix: Resurrections to an underdog football quarterback, Reeves' filmography deserves a dissertation. Until then, we ranked his best films.
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Netflix’s password sharing crackdown has created a ‘cancel reaction’

The Netflix password sharing crackdown is coming to the US soon, and it's caused a 'cancel reaction' in other countries.
Tom and Summer in (500) Days of Summer.

The 10 best movies to fall asleep to

Nothing wrong with going back to a familiar world built within a movie you love to send you to sleep full of dreams.