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While not quite as strong as his Academy Award-winning debut, Jordan Peele's Us shows no signs of a sophomore slump as the writer/director creates a horrifying allegory of modern America.

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The build-up to the final season of Game of Thrones has been unbearable. Since the end of the show's first season in 2011, fans have been clamoring to find out how the HBO series will conclude....

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