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Kurt Cobain: About a Son On Demand: Free Movies What: Innovative biopic of Nirvana lead singer. Why: Kurt Cobain talks about his life while you see images of places he lived and worked. It’s a st…

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Young American Bodies Online: ifc.com What: Third season of pioneering Web series. Why: Here’s the real Sex and the City: Joe Swanberg is the 26-year-old Chicago filmmaker of everyday life, t…

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The Office: “Goodbye, Toby” Online: hulu.com/tv What: Season-ending episode of The Office. Why: This pathos-packed hour offers as much frustrated desire as a Chekhov play. Like Uncle Vanya, it’s o…

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Speed Racer: The Movie On Demand: Free Movies What: Original crazy cartoon. Why: Yes, that’s a sadomasochistic “car hater” riding a horse through city traffic. If you think the Wachowskis’ Speed Ra…

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Workout Online: hulu.com What: L.A. gym reality series, now available online. Why: Cable TV shows—from The Hills and The Paper to Bravo’s supermodels and real housewives—are becoming anatomies of…

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The Real World: Hollywood On Demand: MTV What: 20th season of pioneering reality show. Why: This new cast feels like a coven of cyborg replicas: Mix one part Julie, one part Trishelle and one par…

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Cloverfield DVD What: Slacker monster movie. Why: “I had a good day!” So go the retroactively haunting last words of this weird monster/mumblecore mashup. It splices a cheesy post-9/11 Godzilla m…

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The Savages DVD What: Dysfunctional dying dad and adult kids. Why: Dad’s mean, son’s floundering, daughter’s drifting—no wonder they all resent each other so intensely. Tamara Jenkins, in her Os…

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Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead DVD What: Dysfunctional family crime drama. Why: It’s a contemporary Greek tragedy. Two brothers, losers in different ways, destroy themselves and their family t…

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Love Songs On Demand: IFC What: Pansexual French musical romance. Why: It’s a musical, a sex farce, a tragedy—with straight, gay and threesome romance, plus pretty Paris and interchangeable Europ…

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