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The best films of 2021 (so far)


If 2020 was a truly unprecedented year for movies, 2021's been pretty strange in its own way. Sure, we didn't have to adjust to widespread theater closures. But we started the year still dealing with last year's release date shuffle and forced pivot to VOD, and then had to get used to the idea of transitioning out of those routines and back into theaters again. It's enough to make anyone's head spin, which perhaps is why it's hard to believe we're halfway through the year already. But yes, it's about time to take stock at year so far, and think back at all the films we've enjoyed most this year -- from daffy comedies to powerhouse dramas to epic-scale blockbusters.

25 best movies on Netflix to stream right now


Alright, you want the best of the best? Then we're gonna give it to you. After months of scouring Netflix for the best thrillers, best action flicks, best romantic comedies, best horror movies, best family films, and more, it's finally come time for us to narrow down our streaming suggestions to the best movies, period. This is the ultimate film list for when you have no idea what you want to watch outside of the general concept of an excellent movie that delivers top-tier performances, a killer script, and an engaging world. Without further ado and in no particular order, here are the 25 best movies now on Netflix.

How to watch the 2022 Oscar-nominated films from home


Now that the fervor around the Oscar nominations has settled, it's time to check out the nominees you may have missed before the winners are announced on March 27. Films like West Side Story, Licorice Pizza, and Drive My Car are only in theaters. However, if you don't feel comfortable going to the movies just yet, you've still got plenty of options to watch at home. The majority of nominees (including several front-runners) are available to stream or rent online. Here's where you can stream, rent, or purchase the 2022 Oscar nominees: Director Jessica Kingdon's documentary explores cycles of production and the pursuit of wealth, using China and the "Chinese dream" as subjects.

21 movies we can't wait to watch this fall


Do you smell the scent of buttered popcorn and pumpkin spice in the air? That means fall movie season is officially upon us. Both theaters and streaming services will be flush with flashy titles that are aiming to awe audiences with outlandish spectacle, shocking twists, Oscar-worthy drama, side-splitting comedy, or an intoxicating mix of all this and more! Whether you're raring to trek to the cinemas with friends or cuddle up on the couch, we've got the must-sees of the season and where to watch them. Co-writers Danny McBride and David Gordon Green (who also helms) reunite for this direct sequel to 2018's Halloween.

The 10 best comedies on HBO Max


Want something to tickle your funny bone but don't want to spend hours perusing your options? Picking a comedy to watch can be tricky, because humor is largely a matter of tase. Whether you're hankering for a comedy classic or a modern hit, a feel-good crowd-pleaser or a cringe-inducing critical darling, a mainstream romp or an offbeat delicacy, a wry mockumenty or a jaunty musical, we've got you covered. Here are the 10 best comedy movies now streaming on HBO Max. Is there a better adaptation of Jane Austen's Emma? As if! Writer/director Amy Heckerling took the framework of that classic Regency-era romance and brilliantly translated it into 1995 Beverly Hills.