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The peaky blinders


A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham that follows the notorious gang, who got their name from sewing razor blades into the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, a man dead set on moving up in the world, no matter the cost.

Suggested by Lindsey

Shameless. The complete first season


Meet the fabulously dysfunctional Gallagher family. Dad's a drunk, Mom split long ago, eldest daughter Fiona tries to hold the family together. Eldest son Philip (Lip) trades his physics tutoring skills for sexual favors from neighborhood girls. Middle son Ian is gay. Youngest daughter Debbie is stealing money from her UNICEF collection. Ten-year-old Carl is a budding sociopath and an arsonist, and toddler Liam is, well, he might actually be black, but nobody has a clue how.

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Based upon Marvel Comics' most unconventional anti-hero, the film tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life.

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An embittered gunslinger attempts to make amends with his estranged father while their community is besieged by ruthless land-grabbers.

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Halt and catch fire. The complete first season


A former IBM executive, Joe MacMillan plans to reverse engineer the flagship product of his former employer and forces his current company, Cardiff Electric, into the personal computer race. MacMillan enlists the help of Gordon Clark, a once great engineer who dreams of creating a revolutionary product while trying to manage his initially unsupportive wife Donna, and Cameron Howe, a volatile prodigy who puts her future in jeopardy to join MacMillan's rogue PC project.

Suggested by Lindsey

Graceland. The complete first season


It seems like a sweet deal when new FBI agent Mike Warren's first assignment lands him in a beautiful L.A. beachfront mansion with other young undercover government agents, including his idol, legendary FBI agent Paul Briggs. But loyalties are tested and lives are put on the line when Warren is ordered to secretly investigate Briggs.

Suggested by Lindsey

Dancing on the edge


A PBS miniseries in which a black jazz band becomes a huge success and ends up entangled in the aristocratic world of 1930s London as they seek fame and fortune.

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London spy


What begins as a chance romance between two people from opposite walks of life - one an antisocial investment banker, the other a slacker romantic - quickly unravels when the reclusive banker disappears under suspicious circumstances, exposing his real identity as a spy and forcing his lover down a dark path to reveal the truth.

Suggested by Lindsey

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Season one


Rescued after fifteen years in an underground doomsday cult, Kimmy decides to rebuild her life in New York City armed with only a fifth-grade education and a firm belief that truly anything is possible. She quickly finds a roommate, Titus Andromedon, a job working for a spoiled Manhattan mom, Jacqueline Voorhees, and a new beginning.

Suggested by Lindsey

Hearts in Atlantis


As a mid-aged man's friend dies, Bobby takes a look back at his childhood memories. When mysterious out-of-towner, Ted, moves into the boarding house that 11-year-old Bobby shares with his self-involved mother, Bobby jumps at the chance to befriend an adult who talks to him straightforwardly. Ted enlists Bobby to read him the newspaper daily -- and to keep an eye out for the "low men" bent on capturing Ted, who possesses a strange mind-reading power.

Suggested by Lindsey

The talented Mr. Ripley


Tom Ripley is a calculating young man who believes it's better to be a fake somebody than a real nobody. He's hired to go to Italy to bring back he playboy son of a millionaire and soon is plunged into a daring scheme of duplicity, lies and murder.

Suggested by Lindsey

Song of the sea


When Saoirse and Ben's mother mysteriously disappears into the ocean, the two children go on an epic journey to find out the truth about her, and in the process, discover mystical secrets about both their mother and Saoirse herself. The film takes inspiration from the mythological Selkies of Irish folklore, who live as seals in the sea but become humans on land.

Suggested by Lindsey

Like crazy


Like Crazy beautifully illustrates how your first real love is as thrilling and blissful as it is fragile. When a British college student falls for her American classmate, they embark on a passionate and life-changing journey -- only to be separated by circumstances beyond their control. Like Crazy explores how a couple faces the real challenges of being together and of being apart.

Suggested by Lindsey

Donnie Darko


An edgy, psychological thriller about a suburban teen coming face-to-face with his dark destiny. Donnie Darko is a delusional high-school student visited by a demonic rabbit with eerie visions of the past, and deadly predictions for the future.

Suggested by Lindsey

What we do in the shadows


Vulvus, Viago, and Deacon are vampires who live here, among us. They are real vampires; undead, immortal creatures who stalk the night and search for human blood, preferably virgins. Witness the many horrid, abominable aspects of vampire life, such as hunting and feeding, vampire rivalry and fighting with werewolves, as well as normal night to night aspects that make them not so different from us like keeping the flat clean, jobs, shopping, meeting people and trying to fit in.

Suggested by Lindsey

The dark crystal


Jen, a Gelfling (one of the last survivors of the elfin-like race), is told of a prophecy by his master, a wise and gentle mystic. Jen sets to the task of returning the crystal shard to the all powerful Dark Crystal, making it whole again, and restoring light to the world.

Suggested by Lindsey

Looking. The complete first season


The series revolves around three thirty-something friends living in San Francisco, who explore the exciting, sometimes overwhelming, options available to a new generation of gay men. Patrick is a 29-year-old video game designer, aspiring artist AgustnĖ•, 31, questions the idea of monogamy, and the group's oldest member, longtime waiter Dom, 39, is facing middle age with dreams still unfulfilled.

Suggested by Lindsey

The Danish girl


The remarkable love story inspired by the lives of artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda's marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili's groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer.

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Inspired by true events, a moving drama exploring the passion and heartbreak of the women who risked everything in their fight for equality in early 20th century Britain. The story centers on Maud, a working wife and mother whose life is forever changed when she is secretly recruited to join the U.K.'s growing suffragette movement. Galvanized by the outlaw fugitive Emmeline Pankhurst, Maud becomes an activist for the cause alongside women from all walks of life.

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Birdman : or, (The unexpected virtue of ignorance)


A black comedy story of an actor famous for portraying an iconic superhero as he struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself.

Suggested by Brian

Brooklyn nine-nine. Season two


Return to the scene of comedy so good, it's criminal. The second season episodes of the Golden Globe Award-winning Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Detective Jake Peralta and Captain Raymond Holt are back for more hilarious hijinks as they team up with Brooklyn's finest to make the precinct better than ever. As they deal with overbearing superiors, a drug task force, dating crimes, the questionable motives of close family, and a long-awaited interdepartmental romance.

Suggested by Liz

Inside out


Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it's no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Like all of us, Riley is guided by her emotions ; Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust, and Sadness. The emotions live in Headquarters, the control center inside Riley's mind, where they help advise her through everyday life.

Suggested by Liz

Bob's Burgers - Season 4


Bob and his quirky family have returned. Hooray!

Suggested by Liz

Long way down. Complete TV series

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Travel with Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman from John O'Groats to Cape Town descending through Western Europe and Africa before arriving at the southern most tip of the continent. On their journey their endurance, biking skills and friendship are tested to the limit.

Suggested by Brian

Long way round

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The adventure of a lifetime begins when two longtime pals, Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman, set off on their motorcycles taking the 'long way round' the world, covering 20,000 miles before completing their journey in New York City.

Suggested by Brian

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