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One Good Thing: I didn’t watch any sports. Then I watched Netflix’s Drive to Survive.

One Good Thing: An unsung drama of the 2010s you should stream right now

One Good Thing: A rom-com that celebrates the joy of easy watching

One Good Thing: Clear eyes, full hearts, please watch Friday Night Lights on Netflix

Why Netflix is getting into games

Netflix’s Shadow and Bone is a muddled, joyless checklist of fantasy tropes

The new Netflix docuseries about history’s biggest art heist is weirdly dull

Idris Elba stars in Concrete Cowboy, about the Black urban cowboys of Philadelphia

One Good Thing: Netflix’s gone-too-soon Teenage Bounty Hunters is warm-hearted and whip-smart

A guide to the Oscars’ Best Documentary nominees

The 11 best true crime series on Netflix

A brief guide to the Oscars’ Best Picture nominees

15 groundbreaking, unsettling, joyous documentaries to look for this year

12 movies that everyone will be talking about this year

Zendaya and John David Washington deserve a better film than Malcolm & Marie

Netflix’s misguided Night Stalker series treats its cops like gods

Netflix’s The White Tiger takes on Slumdog Millionaire, but it doesn’t stop there

The Queen’s Gambit beauty debate, explained

9 new movies to watch over the holidays

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom gives Viola Davis and the late Chadwick Boseman a stunning showcase

Netflix’s new musical The Prom won’t solve small-town bigotry. But it’ll have fun trying.

David Fincher’s new movie Mank is a broadside against Hollywood self-congratulation

The tangled history behind David Fincher’s Mank — and its link to Citizen Kane — explained

The pop cultural obsession with Princess Diana’s innocence, explained

Why does Hillbilly Elegy feel so inauthentic and performative?

One Good Thing: Netflix’s Dash & Lily is a sweet TV rom-com with a Christmas twist

The Princess Switch: Switched Again is more Vanessa Hudgens drag variety hour than holiday rom-com

The Crown season 4: Is the queen a bad mom? 

Everything about Netflix’s Hillbilly Elegy movie is awful

One Good Thing: Netflix’s The Queen’s Gambit makes chess mesmerizing. Really!

The exhausting failure of Netflix’s Rebecca

In Netflix’s The Trial of the Chicago 7, Aaron Sorkin tackles an all-too-relevant court case

America is damaged but hopeful in 4 excellent new movies

Netflix’s The Haunting of Bly Manor is a calm, loving study in how to exorcise your ghosts

11 compelling documentaries to watch for this fall

Two of the year’s best movies are now on Netflix

In Netflix’s Dick Johnson Is Dead, a father and daughter imagine his death with humor and love

Netflix’s American Murder is mesmerizing even if you’re already familiar with the Watts murders

Netflix’s The Boys in the Band is a polished remake of a caustic classic

What to watch this weekend, on all your favorite streaming platforms