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The cast of The L Word: Generation Q is more young and diverse than that of the original series, The L Word.
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"The L Word" Gets Woke

After a 10-year hiatus, The L Word returns to reflect a changed world.

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The Never-Ending Content Stream

The peril—and promise—of too many movies, sports events, and television programs to watch.

In The Last Black Man in San Francisco, Montgomery (Jonathan Majors, left) and Jimmie (Jimmie Fails) are best friends who squat in Jimmie’s former family home and set out to restore it to grandeur.
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‘The Last Black Man in San Francisco’ Will Make You Cry

The Last Black Man in San Francisco wrests lyrical beauty from a tale of gentrification, economic inequality, and homesickness.

Jeff Goldblum, left, and Leonard Nimoy "Invasion of the Body Snatchers"(1978).
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In Celebration of the Body Snatchers

Philip Kaufman’s sci-fi masterpiece "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" celebrates pre-tech San Francisco’s soul.

Jobyna Ralston was the warm, spunky leading lady who inspired Harold Lloyd to unforgettable classic romantic gags, especially when she played a traveling show dancer and he played a sheriff’s son in his masterpiece “The Kid Brother.”
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Down at the Farm, in L.A.

Harold Lloyd creates a buoyant rural fantasyland; Charles Burnett reveals the Deep South in South L.A.

Elisa Del Genio and Ludovica Nasti in HBO's "My Brilliant Friend."
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Ferrante Fever

‘My Brilliant Friend’ is a coming of age series that rivals Virgil’s ‘Aeneid.’

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Stretching the Movie Experience

We’re sitting and bingeing on filmed entertainment for hours at a time. Does that mean the two-hour movie format is dead?