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The 25 Best Movies Released During the January Dead Zone

January is often thought of as Hollywood’s prime “dump month” — but sometimes, it’s surprised us.
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8 Shows About Horny British Youths You Can Stream Right Now

Sex education, U.K.-style.
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The 10 Greatest Episodes of The Sopranos

Twenty years ago, David Chase’s HBO gangster thriller changed television forever.




  1. agenda
    14 Things to Do in New York City Over the Next Two WeeksStephen Malkmus & the Jicks, an eight-hour-long adaptation of The Great Gatsby, Sanford Darling at Shrine Gallery, and more.
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    11 Notable New Releases Over the Next Two WeeksThe final episodes of Broad City and The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Rent: Live, and more.
  3. holiday weekends
    12 Movies to See Over the Long WeekendSqueeze in some Oscar contenders before nominations drop on Tuesday.
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    6 New Paperbacks You Should Read This JanuaryLeila Slimani, Denis Johnson, and more.
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    Every M. Night Shyamalan Movie, RankedMaking sense of the director’s tricky career.
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    10 Great Food Shows That Aren’t About FoodOysters, clams, and cockles!
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    Every Brooklyn Nine-Nine Episode, RankedLooking back at the show’s Fox years.
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    The 10 Most Ludicrous Arrivals in Bachelor HistoryBecause you can only make a first impression once.
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    Every Netflix Original Movie, RankedRoma, Bird Box, and beyond.
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    12 Great Movies Just Added to the Public DomainCharlie Chaplin, Cecil B. DeMile, and more.
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    Every The Dick Van Dyke Show Episode, RankedA look back at the classic TV show’s highs and lows.
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    10 Books Just Added to the Public Domain That Are Worth ReadingEdith Wharton, e.e. cummings, Agatha Christie, and more.
  13. rip
    The Funniest Moments From Bob Einstein’s Legendary Comedy CareerFrom Super Dave Osborne to Marty Funkhouser, here’s a look back on a great comedic talent.
  14. movies
    Revisiting Ringo Lam’s 5 Most Essential FilmsThe late director could always be relied on to deliver flashes of originality, exuberance, and innovative firearm usage.
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    The Five Essential Jane Austen-Premised NovelsThe canon of books using Austen as a literary device instead of, you know, stealing her plots.
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    8 New Books You Should Read This JanuaryChigozie Obioma, Kristen Roupenian, and more.
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    Every Doctor Who Holiday Special, RankedFrom David Tennant to Jodie Whittaker, Doctor Who puts a sci-fi spin on holiday cheer.
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    15 Movies to Get You Started With South Korean HorrorFrom Whispering Corridors to The Wailing.
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    Every Will Ferrell Movie, Ranked From Worst to BestWhich movie best captures the Will Ferrell Experience?
  20. guides
    10 Great Laurel and Hardy Movies to Watch Before Stan & OllieAnyone wanting to go back to the duo’s source material will have to do a little work — but you’ll find it’s as funny as it ever was.
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    Every Robert Zemeckis Movie, RankedFrom uncanny valleys to hoverboards.
  22. deep dives
    The 10 Best Versions of the Song ‘Sleigh Ride’According to a person who really, really loves the song “Sleigh Ride.”
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    16 Great TV Christmas Episodes You Can Stream Right NowMad Men, The O.C., 30 Rock, and more.
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    18 Classic TV Shows to Stream During the HolidaysBecause small-screen nostalgia is always a good thing.
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    Every The Office Christmas Episode, RankedFrom Belsnickel to Benihana.
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    A Look Back at Penny Marshall’s Best Film and TV WorkFrom Laverne & Shirley to The Preacher’s Wife.
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    Every Clint Eastwood–Directed Movie, RankedExamining the 88-year-old director’s prolific and unpredictable career behind the camera.
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    Your Very British Streaming Guide to Georgian Period DramasEight sexy shows from a not particularly sexy era.
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    An Honest Evaluation of LL Cool J’s Entire CareerIncluding every studio album, that really bad “Accidental Racist” song, as well as that movie with the smart shark.
  30. trip a little light fantastic
    The Mary Poppins Returns Soundtrack, RankedAn incredibly scientific exploration of the 13 new original songs.
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    10 Essential Buzzcocks SongsWhere to start with the forward-thinking punk band.
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    A Guide to December’s Best In-flight Movies, Sorted by AirlineWhat to watch while sitting in an upright position.
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    The 30 Best Superhero Movies Since BladeAnd why Into the Spider-Verse cracks the top five.
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    The 40 Best Christmas Movies of All TimeEstablished classics, new favorites, and even some horror.
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    A 2018 DVD Gift Guide for Movie LoversCriterion releases, recent indie hits, and family-friendly fare.
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    A Beginner’s Guide to Women’s Horror FilmmakingThis A to Z list reflects the scope and longevity of women filmmakers and their work in horror.
  37. must reads
    6 New Books You Should Read This DecemberA Rock Hudson biography, this year’s Booker Prize winner, and more.
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    15 Essential Horror Films Starring People of ColorCandyman, Night of the Living Dead, and more.
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    Every Outlander Sex Scene, RankedBased on a highly sophisticated formula.
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    The 30 Most Influential Slasher Movies of All TimeA guide to the horror subgenre with game-changing, rule-breaking, and absolutely terrifying films.
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    10 Essential 1975 SongsHow to navigate their already-kind-of-overwhelming catalogue.
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    The 100 Scares That Shaped HorrorFrom Frankenstein to Freddy to the “sunken place,” the terrifying moments that formed the genre (and our nightmares).
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    Every Robert Altman Movie, RankedThe director always asked himself the same question: “How can I make this interesting?”
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    Jerry Saltz’s 33 Rules for Being an ArtistHow to go from clueless amateur to generational talent (or at least live life a little more creatively).
  45. ricky jay
    10 Magic Tricks That Prove Ricky Jay’s Genius“This is indeed the luckiest night of my life.”
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    Bernardo Bertolucci On the Making of Ten of His Classic Scenes“Marlon and I were both thinking that we needed to go further than the erotic scenes we’d done so far.”
  47. agenda
    25 Things to See, Hear, Watch, Read Over the Next Two WeeksThe Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Marina Benjamin’s Insomnia, Jeff Tweedy’s Warm, and more.
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    Revisiting Nathan for You’s Best and Worst Business IdeasFrom Valley’s Pizza Land to a surprisingly heartwarming gas-station scheme.
  49. snl
    Ranking All 33 of SNL’s ‘Kings of Catchphrase Comedy’ with Bobby MoynihanBeeeeeef jelly!
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    All 45 Peanuts Specials, Ranked From Worst to BestJust how many find Charlie Brown moping around?
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