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How To Watch the Tokyo Opening Ceremony — And Why You Can't

Because while so much has changed, one thing remains the same: NBC still sucks.

On Friday evening in Tokyo — 6:55 AM EST — the "2020" Olympic games officially kicked off with an opening ceremony taking place almost exactly a year after it was originally scheduled.

The global upheaval caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a number of changes to these games, beyond the obvious delay. For a start, the local feelings about the games have ratcheted up from the usual simmering resentment regarding ballooning costs and the disruption of daily life all the way to full-blown hatred and mortal terror.

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"Never Have I Ever" Season 2 Is a Whimsical, Nostalgic Delight

The Mindy Khaling Netflix hit holds up in a post-pandemic world.

Hate to say it but we have to admit: The Gossip Girl reboot is tragically bad.

Sure, we'll give it a few more episodes, basking in the cast's gorgeousness between cringey lines and outrageous plot lines, but it just doesn't hit the way the original did.

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With traditional in-person concerts on pause until further notice, music fans are scrambling to get their dose of live music.

Thankfully, Netflix boasts an impressive roster of not only musicals, but music documentaries that are just as educational as they are enthralling. Whether your tastes veer towards classic rock legends or modern-day hip-hop ringleaders, there's a documentary for you hidden in the depths of Netflix's catalog.

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This Haunts Me: The Empire Waist Dresses in "Bridgerton"

Please, any other silhouette, any at all.

Much has been written about Bridgerton, the dramatic period romance created by Chris Van Dusen and produced by Shonda Rhimes.

The show is many things: It's aesthetically pleasing escapism, it's a gift for anglophiles, it's insanely hot, and...it features more Empire waist gowns than I've ever seen in my life.

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Film Lists

5 Best New Movies and TV to Stream on Netflix, HBO, Hulu, Apple TV+, Disney+ July 2021

From "Black Widow" to "Gossip Girl" and "Never Have I Ever," find an excuse to stay home this July

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Summer is in full swing and we're feeling it.

All the events clogging up our calendars and "wanna grab dinner?" texts waiting to be answered, we're feeling a little overwhelmed. And even though theaters are open and we're happy to support all our favorite local cinema spots, sometimes you just want to sit in the sweatpants that held you through quarantine and stream something from home.

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TV News

"Sexy Beasts" Blends "Bojack Horseman" With Your Nightmares

Netflix is calling it a cross between The Masked Singer and Love Is Blind, but that's selling the weirdness way too short...

You know that stress dream where you're out on a date and you suddenly become aware of something deeply embarrassing?

Maybe that fake tooth you got after a bike accident when you were 12 just finally fell out. Or maybe you forgot to wear pants. Or maybe your head has been replaced by a dolphin's.

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