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ByMia Brett

The back alley abortion in ‘Dirty Dancing’ hits different right now

35 years later, the movie's storyline feels like a warning of what’s to come rather than a reminder of what we left behind.

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25 years later, 'Gridlock’d' reminds us that America never won its war on drugs

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Neil Diamond’s “America” is a corny, yet essential tool to fight antisemitism

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Forty years later, we're still far from the workplace revolution of ‘9 to 5’

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‘Frasier’ was never about making fun of the rich

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'The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' sold a Black American Dream that I just can't buy

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‘Iron Man’ was always the story of a good guy with a gun

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What “The Boondocks” didn't understand about Blackness in the 2000s

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The Danish political drama 'Borgen' is a welcome contrast to Trumpism

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'9 to 5' is the pro-union fantasy you need to stream this Labor Day

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'Up in the Air' hits different during the worst economic crisis of our lifetime

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'Jaws' is a prescient fable for the coronavirus era

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When the world is too much to bear, I rewatch 'Moonstruck'