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The Edge of Democracy chronicles the downfall of Brazils political leaders

The Edge of DemocracyElenaAs both Costa and the democratic status of Brazil reach their thirties, Costa says she had hoped that [they] would both be standing on solid ground,” but fears the country is moving backward instead. She documents the nations political landscape for the past three decades through both the lens of her personal experience as a working-class citizen and footage of the countrys leaders. In a little over two hours, Costa attempts to deconstruct the […]

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The best foreign-language TV shows on Netflix

Brazilian TV series Coisa Mais Linda follows Maria Luiza as she decides to open a music club in Rio De Janeiro after her husband runs off with a mistress and all their money. The series showcases Rio in the 50s, bossa nova music, and the resilience of women from the time period. With its smart storytelling and multidimensional cast, Coisa Mais Linda honors the beauty that comes from the sorrow of being a woman. Tess Cagle 2) […]

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How to watch ‘Claws’ for free

The manicurists at the Nail Artisan salon in a small Florida county are hiding some serious secrets and spilling some hot tea.  Four of the manicurists don’t just pull off polished mani-pedis. They’ve dipped they toes into the seedy underbelly of organized crime, laundering money for a local pain clinic. The team is occasionally at each other’s throats, and each member is just as fierce as the last. Polly Marks is a pathological liar, burglar, and a […]

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The 20 best sports movies on Netflix

Sports movies can accomplish several different goals. On the surface, they show staggering, inspiring displays of athleticism. But the best sports movies can also tackle real-world sociopolitical issues and offer glimpses into the human condition. On the other hand, some of the genre’s more lighthearted fare uses sports as a backdrop for gut-busting hijinks or compelling romance. From documentaries to screwball comedies, these are the best sports movies on Netflix. The best sports movies on Netflix 1) […]

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How to stream the 2019 PGA Championship for free

Of course, this isnt an issue for golf enthusiasts. The tournament will once again bring together one of the most credentialed fields in the sport, giving fans a chance to see the worlds best golfers vie to add a major notch to their career rsums. Best of all, for fans who cant schlep out to Long Island to catch the action, watching the 2019 PGA Championship from home is easy. PGA/YouTube The PGA Championship is one of […]

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‘Bonding’ fails to live up to its compelling premise

In the era of smartphones and YouTube, there is a perception that when it comes to comedy, the shorter the run time, the stronger the series. As dramas have ballooned in length, comedies have continually condensed. Netflix has championed this new trend, withrunning as short as 15. a new Netflix series from actor, writer, and director End of the F***king Worlds Bonding Bonding This does lead to some fun premises. In the pilot, Tiff and Peter kidnap […]

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How that epic ‘GoT’ Arya-Brienne showdown was shot

The Throne room: 'Game of Thrones' cast assembles for the Season 8 premiere in New York this month.Image: jeff kravitz/FilmMagic for HBO Even after the curtain falls on the final season of Game of Thrones, fans will continue to argue over which episodes were the best — and “definitive” rankings will continue to appear online ad infinitum.  Few of those lists, however, accurately define “best episode.” Most hour-long chunks of Game of Thrones contain one unforgettable moment. […]

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These 7 things are banned from Disney Parks

Sorry, Dumbo.Image: Disney Enterprises, Inc. Dumbo‘s problem isn’t really that the animal is too cute. But that’s part of it. For starters, it undermines the initial premise of the movie, which is that Dumbo would be ostracized by humans as a hideous freak instead of worshipped as the most adorable creature ever to exist. And at a circus, no less — a place people go specifically to see things that are weird in a fun way.  SEE […]

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Your crush Noah Centineo is ‘The Perfect Date’ in super cute first trailer

Netflix’s #1 boyfriend is back with a movie all his own!  To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before‘s Noah Centineo stars in The Perfect Date, a romantic comedy following ambitious high schooler Brooks Rattigan.  When Brooks realizes he can make money by taking girls on made-to-order, flawless dates, he creates an app to help streamline his ordering process. Riverdale‘s Camila Mendes and former Disney Channel star Laura Marano appear as Centineo’s customers-turned-love interests.  Somewhere between an episode […]

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