Musical biopics tend to be fairly rote affairs, but Baz Luhrmann's take on Elvis is sheer energy and spectacle, with a sensational performance from Austin Butler as The King. This is mythology, not biography – and it’s all the better for it.
This consistently funny dive into e-sports is clearly made by people who know what they're talking about. For gamers and n00bs alike, cemented by a fizzing performance from Misha Brooks as a nerd-jock named Creamcheese.
Reservation Dogs: Season 2
Gut-bustingly funny, but it never shies away from the grim realities of rez life, addressing themes like poverty, alcoholism, and teen suicide with admirable frankness.
How did it take this long to devote an entire series, headed by a celebrity actor, to dating, sex, heartbreak and marriage for adult gay men, that is relatable and enjoyable for a broad audience?
Mind Over Murder
Bizarre, tragic and compelling in equal measure. Go in for the true crime investigation. Leave with renewed ideas about small-town trauma, psychological biases, and the power of community theatre.
If you hate influencers you'll love this acerbic comedy, starring Zoey Deutch as an unlikeable social climber who gets in way over her head. The ending is surprisingly crushing, a potent plea to stop rewarding trauma through likes and shallow thinkpieces.
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