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NOW critics pick the best movies and TV shows joining the streaming service’s library this month more

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A convincing Sandra Bullock and a nail-biting script will ruffle your feathers in this Netflix thriller about a mysterious plague spread by something you see more

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Netflix adaptation of Julie Murphy's YA novel provides a refreshing look at body positivity, but would have worked better as a mini-series more

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Andy Serkis-directed Legend Of The Jungle is a flawed but fascinating adaptation of the classic story more

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From Nanette to White Guys Matter, here are the international and local stand-up stories that made news this year more

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The Danish director mocks #MeToo in ultra-violent serial killer flick starring Matt Dillon and Uma Thurman more

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The Good Place, Barry, BoJack Horseman and Better Call Saul are examining how hard it is to be a better person – and it's fascinating more

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NOW critics watched a lot of TV this year and not all of it was good. These titles have been permanently removed from our queues. more

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The Scarborough-raised actor, who stars opposite Julia Roberts in Homecoming and in Barry Jenkins's If Beale Street Could Talk, wants to knock down doors for local Black filmmakers more

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Our picks for the top 10 series of the year. Plus: shows with stellar ensemble casts, very timely series and top-notch Canadian doc series more

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Alfonso Cuarón's masterwork might finally give the streaming service a shot at big-time awards glory – just don't stream it more

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The caricatured Native American characters in Netflix's The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is part of the satire, but is that portrayal responsible? Critic Adam Nayman and filmmakers Lisa Jackson and Shane Belcourt discuss more

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NOW critics pick the best movies and TV shows joining the streaming service’s library this month more

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The Criterion Channel will make the boutique distributor's library of contemporary and classic cinema gems available online in one place more

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Six-part anthology film about the American frontier makes terrific viewing, whether on the big screen or on Netflix more

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Italian-language series based on Elena Ferrante's popular Neapolitan novels is faithful, magical and unsentimental more

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The first Muslim-American talk show host brings a fresh perspective on culture and politics with Patriot Act, but it's sometimes hard to keep up more

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Ben Stiller’s rigorously researched look at a 2015 prison break and manhunt gets a jolt from a powerhouse supporting performance by Patricia Arquette more

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The cult British comedian with a knack for playing sociopaths takes narcissism to a new level in her first series for HBO more

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Just as drug cartels are all-consuming in Netflix's Narcos, cartel content seems all-consuming when it comes to Latinx stories in mainstream movies and TV more

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