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Piper, Alex, Red and co are back for a fourth season of the Netflix Original drama. Anderson enhances this cheeky love story with his visual stamp, ensuring that even book covers and music cues inspire laughter. As the case progresses, we see the events leading up to the tragic ceremony. Loyalties will be tested and power will come at a price as unrest grows in South China. Lee's signature, syncopated style -- bright colors, up-close-and-personal confessionals, jolts of pop music and album art, Bruce Hornsby's melancholy piano filling the gaps -- is intact, tracking Nola through the gentrifying brownstone labyrinth of Fort Greene like an epistolary novel.
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One of the greatest films of all time, City of God is like Goodfellas scored to a samba beat. The hapless Conor decides the only way to survive his new school is to set up a band, which also attracts the attention of an aspiring model. Here are 19 highlights to add to your queue for your next trip. Grace and Frankie Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin return for the second season of this warm, funny and light-hearted comedy. The Affair's Ruth Wilson also impresses as Alice Morgan, a manipulative murderer who becomes an obsession for Elba's weary cop John Luther. Much hi-jinks follow, not to mention loads of laughs. What follows is an hour and a half of people being shot point blank in the face.
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This documentary focuses on the legacy of events that will soon only be in the hands and minds of a generation detached from and mistaken about what happened 50 years ago. Tick-tock… When one man is discovered juggling his devoted wife with not one but two mistresses, the women team up to take revenge… Starring Cameron Diaz, Lesley Mann, Kate Upton and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau. The Breakfast Club Five very different high school cliche characters are thrust together in a detention class, which leads to plenty of brilliant quotable lines. And unlike the bargain basement yet still mesmerising original, this movie seriously ups the budget to deliver some spectacular body horror. The hook of 3% is simple: The world is divided between a world of wealth called the Offshore and a world of poverty called the Inland. It's a long, often slow series, but it's also fascinating, deeply troubling, and will send shivers down your spine.
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