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Five shows to stream this week: ‘Atlanta,’ ‘Supergirl,’ and more

How are you going to get through this week? By following our guide to the finest films and TV shows available now, of course. On the list this week: 'Atlanta,' 'Supergirl,' and more
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College student asks mom for beer money on ‘College GameDay,’ gets over 2,000 Venmo donations

Ask and you shall receive. That is, if your name is Sam Crowder, and you're asking your mom for beer money. Over 2,000 people took to Venmo and sent Sam Crowder beer money, including Venmo itself, who chipped in a not-too-shabby $50.
Music

Netflix to release Justin Timberlake concert film in October: Watch the trailer now

Netflix acquired exclusive rights to the concert documentary Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids, directed by Silence of the Lamb's Jonathan Demme. Timberlake leaked the film's teaser to his Twitter account. Watch it here.
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You won’t want to miss this epic ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ visual effects reel

Star Wars fans cannot miss this epic visual effects reel released by LucasArts' own Industrial Light and Magic that pulls back the curtain and shows behind-the-scenes processes involved in making the effects from Star Wars: The…
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Brendan Dassey's overturned conviction appealed by the state of Wisconsin

Just as its 30-day window was set to expire, the state of Wisconsin has appealed Brendan Dassey's overturned conviction, delaying his release and possibly even preventing it entirely.
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Between the Streams podcast: ‘Atlanta’ rules, ‘Sully’ soars, Deathstroke vs. Deadpool 41:23

On this week's Between the Streams podcast, we talk about the best new show on TV, Donald Glover's Atlanta, your weekend box office preview, and the rise of Deathstroke in the DC Extended Universe.
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Blue meth to Kool-Aid: Vince Gilligan working on HBO Jonestown miniseries

Cult leader Jim Jones will be the subject of an upcoming HBO miniseries penned by Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan and directed by The Walking Dead and Breaking Bad director Michelle MacLaren.
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‘The Promise’ trailer drops Christian Bale and Oscar Isaac into war-torn Constantinople

The first trailer for The Promise brings the wondrous and historic city of Constantinople back to life. But not all is well in the cosmopolitan capital of the crumbling Ottoman Empire.
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Update: Angela Lansbury will not join the cast of ‘Game of Thrones’ next season

Murder, She Wrote star Angela Lansbury will not appear in the upcoming, seventh season of HBO's Game of Thrones in a minor, unidentified role for the hit show's penultimate season.
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‘Alien Nation’ remake brings on ‘Midnight Special’ and ‘Mud’ director

Midnight Special and Mud director Jeff Nichols will reportedly write and direct a remake of the 1988 sci-fi film Alien Nation, about a future where extraterrestrials and humans coexist in Los Angeles.
Virtual Reality

Virtual reality film takes all-encompassing look at Europe’s refugee crisis

A new virtual reality documentary called “No Borders” screened this week at the Venice Film Festival. It uses the medium of VR to shine a light on the refugee crisis gripping Europe.
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Prison Break cast discusses getting the band back together

After four seasons and a straight-to-video movie, Prison Break is coming back to Fox. The stars that made the show a hit are returning, and we chatted with them to get the the scoop on the new season.