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Here’s What’s in Pro Backpacker Andrew Skurka’s Pack

Andrew Skurka surely has one of the world’s best jobs: He’s essentially a professional backpacker. Or adventurer, maybe. When he’s not writing books …

Backpacking

The Best Movie Trilogies Ever Made — IndieWire Critics Survey

From the three "Trip" films to the "Three Colors," our panel of critics picks the greatest trilogies the movies have ever given us.<p><i>Every week,</i> …

Blade Runner

25 Indie Films and Festival Favorites to See This Season, From ‘mother!’ to ‘Call Me By Your Name’

Plus: New films from del Toro, Anderson, Dayton & Faris, Allen, Sorkin, Linklater, and many more.<p><i>All this week, IndieWire is rolling out our annual</i> …

Boston Marathon

The 20 Best Netflix Original Movies

The platform's put out daring documentaries, riveting dramas, and quality comedies. We ranked the best of 'em by their Rotten Tomatoes Critic</i> …

The All-Retirement Team: Top-Rated Stocks With Solid Dividend Track Records (Part 1)

One of the best ways to generate stable income in any market environment is through dividend growth investing. Thankfully, this strategy is not …

Investing

Déjà vu: Re-experiencing the unexperienced

It's odd, isn't it? That wistful sense of having been somewhere before, yet knowing full well that this is your first visit. Déjà vu is familiar to …

Essential Hiking Gear Checklist

<b>A real hike is a lot more than just a walk in the park.</b> A real hike has elevation. Seclusion. Wilderness. Serenity. And a real hike requires …

9 of the best British films you've never seen

Fair warning: when I started this list I wasn't planning to fill it solely with dark and depressing films, but that's definitely what's ended up …

Here are the epic movie scenes CNET can't forget

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53 movies you need to see in your lifetime

Television might be on an upswing, but nothing will ever replace movies. In the past century that they've been around, they're given us unforgettable stories and characters.<p>Here are 53 movies everyone should watch in their lifetimes. They're a mix of movies to see when you're growing up, stone-cold …

Netflix extension for Chrome is your shortcut to a ton of hidden categories

Though its offerings are now available in more than 130 countries worldwide, Netflix has a sea of hidden content underneath its main selection of categories – and now there’s a nifty plugin that gives you access to all of its invisible listings straight from your browser.<p>Available for free, Netflix …

Chrome Web Store

100 movies on Netflix that everyone needs to watch in their lifetime

It's become harder on the movie front, as Netflix boosts its TV side, but you can put a good dent in some classic films if you have the right guide.<p>That's why we're here.<p>We have searched through all of the latest titles on the streaming giant so you don't have to, and we've put together the 100 …

18 movies you need to know about this year coming out of the Sundance Film Festival

Last year's fest gave us the world premieres of current award-season staples like "Manchester by the Sea" and "OJ: Made in America." As new titles go from unknown to suddenly jumping on our must-see list at the 2017 festival, we'll be writing about it right here.<p><b>For now, here are 18 movies we think</b> …

Understanding the Republicans' Corporate Tax Reform

Republicans in the House are proposing sweeping corporate tax reform. Their proposals would effectively repeal the corporate income tax, currently …

15 great classic movies streaming on YouTube right now

The trouble with watching movies on YouTube is that access to them is fleeting. If you’re watching a free copy of, say, <i>The Big Sleep</i>, it’s either a) …

Readers' Poll: 10 Best Movies of 2016

By<p>7. 'Hell or High Water'<p>Jeff Bridges has the ability to sink so hard into character you forget you're watching an actor at work. Whether he's …

Golden Globes

The best films of 2016 ... that you probably didn't see

Guardian staff compile a list of overlooked films of the past year, including Isabelle Huppert’s overshadowed hit, the scariest horror film and a farting corpse<p>How to Be Single<p>The post-Sex and the City surge in films and TV shows based around the dating habits of singletons was largely a conveyor …

Holy Trinity

RANKED: The 10 best movies of 2016

So needless to say, there were a lot of great titles in the running for my 10 best this year.<p>It was hard, but here they are — the films that confirmed why I love going to the movies so much (plus a couple that I felt needed to be mentioned).

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The 15 best movies of 2016

A throwback musical, an erotic Korean drama, and many unique and stylish coming-of-age tales top the year’s list<p><i>La La Land</i><p><i>La La Land</i>’s immense popularity with critics and industry insiders isn’t hard to understand: Hollywood loves movies about Hollywood, and cinephiles love movies about loving …

The best personal finance software and apps for every budget

With the wealth of personal finance software and apps out there, it’s hard to find one that meets your specific needs. Our handy guide to personal …

5 secrets to finding deals on Amazon

It might be easier to ask, “Who among us does <i>not</i> use Amazon.com?” Let me tell you, shopping on Amazon the right way is more than clicking items and loading up your cart. Once you learn a few tricks, you’ll find sales and price cuts that you never imagined possible. Here are five insider secrets to …

Shopping

14 underrated 2016 movies you HAVE to binge before the year is up

We’re in the last month of the year and it’s time to make some “Best of” lists. We saw SO many 2016 movies that were A+ amazing.<p>Some of these 2016 …

5 ETFs to Keep You Invested After Retirement

Investing doesn't end when your career does. Retirement can last 30 years or longer, and you have to be smart with your investments to make them work hard even when you stop working. Fortunately, for those retirees who don't want to spend the rest of their lives poring over their portfolios, …

Sundance staples and topical hot potatoes line up for 2017 film festival

Returning veterans and hot-potato politics will mix at next year’s Sundance film festival, the mountain-top celebration of independent cinema founded by Robert Redford in 1978.<p>Elizabeth Olsen, Michael Cera and Aubrey Plaza will be among the actors in Park City, Utah, in January, for the festival’s …

Claire Danes

‘Manchester by the Sea’ is one of the year’s best films

In “Manchester by the Sea,” a death in the family forces a solitary man to let the world back into his life — at least for a while. Lee (Casey …

South Beach

The best movies of 2016 that we didn’t review

Hundreds of movies come to American theaters every year. Sometimes they arrive at a rate of 20 per week, at least in New York, where most films that …

'Manchester by the Sea' Review: Casey Affleck Excels in Mournful Family Tale

A New England fishing town is the chilly backdrop for Kenneth Longergan’s psychologically astute, beautifully acted story of one man’s crushing …

Top 50 Netflix movies available now

There are some brilliant award-winning, genre-changing, thought-provoking movies streaming right now on Netflix – UPDATED<p>Struggling to find a movie …

Pulp Fiction

Netflix's Secret Codes Unlock More Movies Than You Can Imagine

Access this hidden list of hyper-specific Netflix genres with our help.<p>How many movies do you think are currently available on Netflix? Well, you’re …