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Streaming Picks: February 2024

All titles premiere on the first of the month, unless otherwise noted. FILMTop PickPast Lives – Paramount+ with Showtime 2/2The Best Picture nominee has gotten rave reviews for more than a year now, but still has been seen by far … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: January 2024

All titles premiere on the first of the month, unless otherwise noted. FILMTop PickCinema Paradiso – Paramount+If you care about movies, love or history, this Italian Oscar-winner is an absolute must-see. New ReleasesPlan 75 – Criterion ChannelSociety of the Snow … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: December 2023

And so another year comes to a close, and with it, this current format. Starting in 2024, I’m hoping to get even more curatorial, focusing on just the best stuff, as well as titles that aren’t among the same two … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: November 2023

FILMSTop PicksMaster and Commander: The Far Side of the World – Prime Video 11/1The Killer (2023) – Netflix 11/10Twenty years ago, the movie that should have won Best Picture was released. Alas, no one seemed interested in seafaring movies after … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: Halloween 2023

I’ll be on vacation for two weeks, so I’ll miss my monthly update of great films and shows hitting streaming services in October. Instead, I’ll leave you with this list of spooky selections (on these services as of 9/19) to … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: September 2023

FILMSTop PicksBad Education (2020) – Prime Video 9/1El Conde – Netflix 9/15The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar – Netflix 9/27Released by HBO a month after everything shut down, Cory Finley’s Bad Education won the Emmy for Best TV Movie but … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: August 2023

FILMSTop PickHow to Blow Up a Pipeline – Hulu 8/24One of the year’s best films, Daniel Goldhaber adapts Andreas Malm’s climate activism treatise into an edge-of-your-seat thriller with piercing moral clarity. A must-see. Other Recommendations8 Mile – Peacock 8/121 Jump … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: July 2023

Programming Note: Paramount+ has merged with the Showtime app, but subscribers don’t automatically get access to all Showtime programming without paying an additional fee. So while the app will henceforth be known (clunkily) as Paramount+ with Showtime, I’m only using … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: June 2023

FILMSTop PicksTár – Prime Video 6/6Avatar: The Way of Water – Disney+ and Max 6/7While I wouldn’t consider Lydia Tár a “Strong Female Lead,” Cate Blanchett gave one of last year’s best performances in one of the best movies of … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: May 2023

Programming Note: On Tuesday, May 23, HBO Max will become Max. Warner Bros. Discovery has promised a seamless transition, so theoretically anything added to HBO Max this month will also be on Max thereafter. But there’s always a possibility some … Continue reading

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