What to Watch this August

Your guide to the month’s must-watch movies, TV shows, and series to stream.

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The 2016 Summer Olympics may be hitting the airwaves shortly, but there’s still plenty to watch this month besides track and field set to Rio’s samba rhythms—even if NBC would like you to think otherwise. This month, streaming and cable services continue to churn out new dramas and series worth binging on, while art house theaters across the nation start to showcase the most acclaimed films from this year’s festivals. The world’s finest athletes can sweat it out in Brazil; a dark, air-conditioned room sounds good to us.