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Best of Film and TV (August 12-14)

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Leo Season has brought us a lot, including Beyoncé’s new album. body body body, with Leo’s anthem “Hot Girls” by Charli XCX. But as Reijn’s new film expands its release nationwide, there are picks that honor the late Olivia Newton-John, fools, gut-busting picks, and heals your inner (or actual). I have. Child. Here are some recommendations:

A24’s latest creation is a little harder to describe. Who? of course. Thrasher? A little. But really, body body body is a slightly twisted dark comedy about a group of sharp-tongued rich kids (and Lee Pace) who get together for a hurricane weekend. Rachel Sennot is riotous, Amandla Stenberg is unpredictable, and Pete Davidson is fun as a wealthy asshole. Charli XCX song.if you love the song you will have a blast body body bodyAnd if you go, definitely bring a friend.

Olivia Newton-John’s passing this week felt like a punch in the gut. was a movie that needed no introduction. Grease. not as quirky Xanadu or her Gree Cameo appearance “Physical” With Jane Lynch, the story of two teenagers in the ’50s is a great piece of pop culture history.

Streamable with Paramount+

blew through this fool, and the hardest part was laughing while watching a TV show for a long time. Created by comedian Chris Estrada and loosely based on his own life. this fool Julio Lopez (Estrada) follows his cousin Luis (Frankie Quinones) as he helps him adjust to life outside of prison through the nonprofit Hugs Not Thugs. highlight? In Episode 2, “Putazos,” Luis attempts to reorganize his crew to battle a longtime foe, only to find that he and his friends are no longer young men on the block. anyway, this fool Explosion.

Streaming on Hulu

Penny Marshall’s beloved 1992 film is being revived on television led by Abi Jacobson and Darcy Carden.A black baseball player desperately trying to get into the league. own league promises to be more queer and diverse, and the premise is set for that, but I’ll be interested to see how well the series manages to pull it off.

Streamable on Prime Video

season 3 of Never Have I Ever I hit a great groove. Devi (Maitray Ramakrishnan) remains very messy and complicated, but this time with Paxton (Darren Burnett) on her side, she looks more relaxed (“Oh my God, that’s why popular people get old”). is”). , so Team Paxton may be hyped for the new season, but even Des (Anirudh Pishalodi), the new contender in Devi’s heart, will have more drama to come. And I think there’s Ben. You guys are busy analyzing the Devi love triangle, but I’m happy to go where Trent and Eleanor are.

Streamable on Netflix

Princess Diana’s content keeps popping up, and I hate to admit it, but I eat it all up. Her latest work comes in the form of a documentary from her HBO that explores Diana’s life from her engagement to Charles to her death in 1997 through archival audio and video footage. increase.I doubt princess Much has been documented about her royal life, but as we know Diana is an interesting enough subject to pique your interest.

Streamable on HBO Max

I may not be demoed Bluey, But Real is that our own TV critic Kathryn VanArendonk Bluey “The best children’s show of our time”. Season 3 hits her on Disney+ this week, so it took me some time to watch the episodes (each episode typically only lasts eight minutes) in which Bluey and her sister Bingo move into a new bedroom. rice field. From the music to the sweet and kind interactions of the family to the soft Australian accent, Bluely offers pure bliss and comfort.

Streamable on Disney+

Also! Read our streaming recommendations from Weekend of August 5thThe next list of Vulture’s weekend streaming picks will be online on Friday, August 19th.

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