From True Grit to The Sisters Brothers, here are our picks for the greatest Western movies of the decade.
Some people call Westerns a dead genre, or one that has its best days behind it at the very least. Nothing could be further from the truth, though. A variety of film-makers from across the world still explore the traditions and emotions of the genre to this day. Continue at Source: Best In the West: Top 10 Western Movies of the 2010s, Ranked
The best movies of 2019 so far reflect a weird in-between for filmgoers—a conundrum of access and elitism that most people don’t much care about confronting when it takes $25 just to go out to the theater anymore. Here at Paste, we’re all about supporting independent theaters and cash-strapped filmmakers, but we also understand that many of these movies aren’t going to make it to your local second-run establishment any time soon, if at all. We get, too, that most modern festivals are markets for distribution companies and not fans, and so most likely what critics are praising out of Cannes won’t be available to you until long after thinkpieces have moved on. Continue at Source: The 25 Best Movies of 2019 (So Far)
Television sometimes changes all at once. A single episode makes waves, and it drags the entire medium forward with it.
That episode might elevate TV storytelling. It might change how shows are produced. It might set a new standard for diversity. And together, these watershed moments present a sort of quick-and-dirty history of TV’s evolution over the past 75 years. Continue at Source: 25 episodes that changed television
The term “thriller” can mean a lot of different things, but they’re always suspenseful. So here are the 15 best thriller movies on Netflix.
“Thriller” is kind of a catch-all term for movies that bleed into multiple genres. It can describe films rich with drama, action, crime, and quite possibly horror. That’s why its Netflix category is such a hodgepodge of entries, varying in tone, subject matter, and quality. A good thriller, though, is going to be suspenseful for any number of reasons. An unstoppable killer. An unsolvable mystery. A gripping world that draws viewers into it. A sympathetic character fighting for survival. Something that can keep an audience on the edge of its seats. And based on that, here are the 15 best thrillers on Netflix right now. Continue at Source: The Best Thrillers On Netflix Right Now, Ranked
What series should you binge right now? Start here with the 60 best shows on Netflix, featuring some of the newest shows they have to offer.
There are plenty of good TV series on Netflix. Arguably, too many, in fact. If you’re trying to figure out what to watch next, here’s a great place to start with a look at 60 of the best shows on Netflix right now (including some of the best Netflix original series). You can also find recent changes, including new seasons and removed shows, at the bottom of this list, while some of the most recently added entries listed first. See more at Source: The Best TV Shows On Netflix Right Now
While they may not be anywhere close to Netflix, Amazon Prime is very close to Hulu when it comes to original series and might be better when it comes to the number of quality shows on the streaming service. They have produced everything from quirky superhero comedies like The Tick to amazing fantasy masterpieces like Good Omens. See more at Source: 10 Best Original Drama Shows On Amazon Prime, Ranked
Truth is better than fiction.
As streaming services pour billions of dollars into original content to satisfy their subscribers’ insatiable lust for new movies and shows, documentaries — like nearly every genre — have flourished. Rarely hits at the box office, nonfiction narratives are particularly well-suited to on-demand viewing, offering those who spend hours binge-watching lighter fare the rare opportunity to feel like they’re learning something as they sit on the couch. See more at Source: The Best Documentaries of 2019 (So Far)
There’s no need to visit New York to see a great show. These local companies stage some of the country’s best productions.
Just ahead of E3, Google has finally revealed a bunch of details on its upcoming cloud-streaming service, Stadia. But what good is a cool new streaming platform without some cool games to stream? At launch, the Stadia will have a good mix of already-released and upcoming games—and even an exclusive by Tequila Works, the developers of Rime and The Sexy Brutale. See more at Source: All the games announced for Google Stadia
When you love a visual story and want to add some classics to your summer reading list, turn to these comic adaptations of classics.
During the summer, I always get ambitious with my reading plans, and every year, they usually involve picking up a classic I never got around to reading. But sometimes, big complicated texts are intimidating, or I’d like to revisit an old favorite in a new way. Graphic novels are perfect for poolside reading, and these eight graphic novels and comics are exactly what I want to read this summer when I’m ready to dive into my own personal summer reading assignment. See more at Source: 8 of the Best Comic Adaptations of Classics | Book Riot