A thorough and thoroughly conventional, look at the first astronaut to set foot on the moon.
If you can't be out in the streets of Iran's cities with the protesters, this would be a good time to (re-)watch "Persepolis," Marjane Satrapi's animated memories of growing up under the Shah and the 1979 Iranian Revolution. (BTW, Satrapi herself has reportedly denounced the recent election results as fraud.)
A video essay about Mortal Engines, as part of Scout Tafoya's ongoing video essay series on maligned masterpieces.
This is the most purely entertaining season of Stranger Things to date.
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