The Crown, season four

The defining characteristic of “The Crown” is that it has empathy for every character.

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Easy A

“Easy A” is a bad movie that’s transformed into a decent movie through the sheer likability of Emma Stone.

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Derry Girls, seasons 1 and 2

“Derry Girls” is a wonderful show: funny, heartfelt, and of a place (Northern Ireland) and a time (the ‘90s) that aren’t what you typically see in a comedy.

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Catalyst: A Rogue One Novel

The story of how Orson Krennic duped Galen Erso into helping construct the Death Star is not a story that needed to be told.

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The Abyss

I know this movie is ridiculous, but I have always loved it.

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On the Rocks

This film has a specific vibe, but I’m struggling to define it.

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Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles

“Interview with the Vampire” is campy and dark and borderline Grand Guignol. And those are the things I like about it.

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My Next Guest Needs No Introduction, season 3

The guests in season three of David Letterman’s long-form interview show are all notable: Kim Kardashian West, Robert Downey Jr., Dave Chappelle, and Lizzo.

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Newsies

“Newsies” is a mess.

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The Witcher, season 1

“Toss a coin to your witcher …”

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