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The 10 best documentaries on Netflix
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The 10 best documentaries on Netflix

Dive into reality from the comfort of your couch with our select list of the best documentaries on Netflix streaming

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New movies we love

Kubo and the Two Strings
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Kubo and the Two Strings

A mature and gorgeous stop-motion–animated film about feudal Japan and a family’s mythical legacy? Summer movies should always be this smart

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Florence Foster Jenkins
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Florence Foster Jenkins

Meryl Streep squawks and warbles through this amusing biopic of a legendarily awful singer

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Ghostbusters
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Ghostbusters

Go in with an open heart, and you won’t get slimed: Yesterday’s summer blockbuster is today’s brainiac guilty pleasure

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Our Little Sister
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Our Little Sister

Japanese filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-eda delivers a tender portrait of an unusual family

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Wiener-Dog
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Wiener-Dog

Todd Solondz continues his career-long plunge into the dark side of human nature with this fierce, sneakily profound tale of heavy petting

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
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The BFG
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The BFG

Steven Spielberg teams up again with Mark Rylance for a mostly magical adaptation of Roald Dahl's children's tale

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
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New movie releases

Ben-Hur
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Ben-Hur

Sinking to the bottom of a heap of monolithic summer flops, this remake fails both as action fare and as a spiritual parable

Time Out says
  • 2 out of 5 stars
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Kubo and the Two Strings
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Kubo and the Two Strings

A mature and gorgeous stop-motion–animated film about feudal Japan and a family’s mythical legacy? Summer movies should always be this smart

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Pete's Dragon
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Pete's Dragon

Here's a solid remake of Disney's 1977 adventure story about a boy and his pet dragon

Time Out says
  • 3 out of 5 stars
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Hell or High Water
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Hell or High Water

The spine of this dusty Texas crime story is well-worn and cracked, but its simple pleasures hold up

Time Out says
  • 3 out of 5 stars
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Florence Foster Jenkins
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Florence Foster Jenkins

Meryl Streep squawks and warbles through this amusing biopic of a legendarily awful singer

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Sausage Party
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Sausage Party

Think you're headed for indigestion with this talking-food sex comedy? Healthy toppings go a long way.

Time Out says
  • 3 out of 5 stars
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Movie-going in Chicago

Best dine-in movie theaters in Chicago
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Best dine-in movie theaters in Chicago

No time for dinner and a movie? Combine them

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The best movie theaters in Chicago
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The best movie theaters in Chicago

The top spots for classic films, indie gems and the latest blockbusters

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Film events: Chicago's best movies and fests
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Film events: Chicago's best movies and fests

Check out the best movie screenings, fests, Q&As and other film events happening in Chicago

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Movie lists you love

The best movie posters of all time
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The best movie posters of all time

The best movie posters changed how the world sees cinema with epic images worthy of Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters

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The 100 best movies on Netflix
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The 100 best movies on Netflix

So many options, but which to pick? Consult our ranked list of the very best movies on Netflix streaming

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The 10 best Marvel movies of all time
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The 10 best Marvel movies of all time

It took a superheroic effort, but here’s our deeply opinionated ranking of the top 10 Marvel movies to date

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Best sex scenes in film
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Best sex scenes in film

Outside of porn flicks, these are the lustiest lovemaking scenes on film

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23 things we learned about Chicago from the movies
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23 things we learned about Chicago from the movies

The landscape and lifestyle of Chicago is a little suspect in the eyes of Hollywood

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The 100 best action movies ever made
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The 100 best action movies ever made

They get a bad rap from snobs, but don’t mess with action movies

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