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Joe Allen

Joe Allen

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Joe Allen is a freelance writer based in upstate New York focused on movies and TV.

The cast of Coherence looking to their left.

If you have to watch one Peacock movie this July, stream this one

This Peacock movie has become a cult classic in the 15 years since its release and should be watched this July or anytime of the year.
Jake Sully riding atop one of Pandora's aquatic animals.

3 action movies on Max you need to watch in July

From two great sequels to a late '90s caper film starring a former James Bond, these three action movies prove that Max has a deep catalog of great titles.
A man fights another man in Gladiator.

5 great Amazon Prime Video movies that are perfect to watch in the summer

From a classic 1990s crime saga to a 2023 Oscar-winning drama, these five Amazon Prime Video movies are a great way to beat the heat this summer.
Liam and Luke Hemsworth in Land of Bad.

This forgotten 2024 action movie is now streaming on Netflix. Here’s why you should watch it

This forgotten 2024 action movie starring Russell Crowe and two Hemsworth brothers is now streaming on Netflix. Here's why you should watch it.
Kurt Russell as Franklin Hunt standing among other men in the film Bone Tomahawk.

One of the best modern Westerns is now on Netflix. Here’s why you should watch it

This Kurt Russell movie isn't as loved as it deserves to be. Now streaming on Netflix, here's why you should watch one of the best Westerns of the last decade.
Kevin Costner stands next to a tree and stares.

Everything you need to know about Kevin Costner’s Horizon movies

Kevin Costner is betting big on his Horizon movies, which should appeal to Yellowstone fans. Here’s what we know about the plot, cast, and release date.
The cast of Suspects.

3 BritBox shows you should watch in July 2024

From a WWII series to a show about the natural beauty of the United Kingdom, these three shows are perfect exemplars of what British TV can be good at.
Three people stand and look around in Evil.

3 underrated Netflix shows you should watch this weekend (July 12-14)

From a spooky supernatural show to a popular reality series, these Netflix shows are the perfect ways to spend a July weekend.
A group of women stand before a man in Abbott Elementary.

If you have to watch one Hulu show this July, stream this one

This sitcom is a reminder that there's still plenty of new things the format can do.
A man floats in the air in The Wonderful World of Henry Sugar.

If you have to watch one Netflix movie in July, stream this one

This Netflix movie is short, but is packed full of stars like Benedict Cumberbatch and Dev Patel, and is helmed by one of film's greatest directors.
Joaquin Phoenix in "Joker."

3 great Max crime dramas you should watch in July 2024

Featuring such stars as Sydney Sweeney, Robert De Niro, and Adam Sandler, these three great crime dramas streaming on Max are perfect to watch in July.
Mia Goth smiles on a red carpet in MaXXXine.

Like MaXXXine? Then watch these 3 great horror movies right now

From a 1980s classic to one of 2024's scariest films, these three movies will remind you of the horror pastiche at work in MaXXXine.
A man looks concerned in Jack Ryan.

5 best Amazon Prime Video shows to watch this 4th of July weekend

From a popular action series to a comedy about following your dreams, these Amazon Prime Video shows are the ideal way to spend the 4th of July holiday.
MoneyBall

3 great Netflix dramas to watch on the 4th of July

With stars like Brad Pitt, Chris Rock, and Amanda Seyfried, these Netflix dramas are the perfect way to spend your 4th of July.
DEadpool and Wolverine stand next to each other in Deadpool & Wolverine.

Deadpool & Wolverine: Everything we know about the film formerly known as Deadpool 3

The film formerly known as Deadpool 3 has a new title: Deadpool & Wolverine. Now, we're sharing everything we know about it, including the first trailer.
Two soldiers in the midst of war in Band of Brothers.

5 great Netflix shows to watch on the 4th of July

From a great football drama to shows focusing on warfare and politics, these Netflix shows are a reminder of the diversity of the American experience.
Da 5 Bloods on Netflix

If you have to stream one Netflix movie this 4th of July, watch this one

This acclaimed 2020 movie doesn't seem like a typical 4th of July film, but it is perfect to stream on Netflix this Independence Day.
Brad Pitt as Jesse James sitting in a chair.

Like Horizon: An American Saga? Then watch these 3 great Westerns now

With stars like Christian Bale, Brad Pitt, and Russell Crowe, these three Westerns are great to watch if you liked Kevin Costner's Horizon: An American Saga.
Kevin Costner and Jennifer Garner in Draft Day.

3 underrated Kevin Costner movies you should watch right now

Horizon and Yellowstone star Kevin Costner is a prolific actor and director, and these are three of the most underrated movies of his career.
The cast of the Descent.

Check out this great movie before it leaves Amazon Prime Video next week

We've found one of the best movies to check out on Amazon Prime Video before it leaves next week.
Jonathan Majors and Idris Elba in The Harder They Fall.

5 great Netflix movies to watch on Juneteenth

These five movies on Netflix are the perfect way to reflect and celebrate on Juneteenth.
Adria Arjona and Glenn Powell in "Hit Man."

5 best Netflix comedy movies to watch on Father’s Day

From one of 2024's best movies to a 2008 cult comedy, these Netflix comedies are the perfect way to spend some quality time with your dad on Father's Day.
The cast of Starship Troopers.

5 best Netflix sci-fi movies to watch on Father’s Day

From a great animated sequel to a '80s cult classic, these Netflix sci-fi movies are the perfect way to spend a Father's Day with any dad.
Ben Affleck and Oscar Isaac in Triple Frontier.

5 best Netflix action movies to watch on Father’s Day

These action movies on Netflix will definitely give you and your dad something to talk about this Father's Day.
George MacKay as Schofield in a trench in a poster for "1917."

5 best Netflix war movies to watch on Father’s Day weekend

From a pair of Oscar-winning WWI movies to a classic WWII tale, these Netflix war movies are perfect for the war-obsessed fathers in your life.
Fighting With My Family

3 underrated Amazon Prime Video movies you should watch this weekend (June 14-16)

Featuring stars like Florence Pugh, Joaquin Phoenix, and The Rock, these three underrated Amazon Prime Video movies are a great way to spend your weekend.
Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes in BBC's Sherlock.

3 BritBox shows you should watch in June 2024

From a classic miniseries to a reality TV hit, these series prove that BritBox has a wealth of great shows worth watching.
Five people stand in a field in Sweet Tooth season 3.

Like Sweet Tooth season 3? Then watch these great Netflix shows right now

Sweet Tooth is done following its third season, but these Netflix shows may fill the void if you're looking for sci-fi adventures with a twist.
A man preps for battle in House of the Dragon season 2.

House of the Dragon season 2: Everything we know so far

Here's everything you need to know about House of the Dragon season 2, which premieres in June on HBO and Max.
Deadpool and Wolverine stand together in "Deadpool & Wolverine."

7 movies we can’t wait to watch this summer

This summer movie season will be a strange one, but it does feature plenty of great titles.
The cast of The Suicide Squad standing in the jungle.

7 best pandemic-era movies, ranked

From two mind-bending sci-fi epics to a thrilling musical remake, these are seven of the best movies released in 2020 and 2021 during the pandemic era.
A man and a woman look at each other in Baby Reindeer.

5 great Netflix shows you should watch on Memorial Day weekend

From a charming teen rom-com to a disturbing tale of obsession, these great Netflix shows are the perfect ones to catch up with over Memorial Day.
Anya Taylor-Joy in Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga.

Like the Mad Max prequel Furiosa? Then stream these 3 great action movies right now

These three great action movies don't have Mad Max in them, but they offer the same vibe and thrills as Furiosa.
A woman points a dagger at a man in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.

Check out this great movie before it leaves Amazon Prime Video next week

This Oscar-nominated epic from 2000 is leaving Amazon Prime Video next week, and now's the time to stream it before it's gone.