What To Watch In August

August kicked off at a leisurely pace, but as we near the end of Summer 2023, here are a few noteworthy adds for your watchlist.

  • Stan Lee

A documentary on the life of Stan Lee, the Marvel creator who became a key figure in pushing the superhero age into Hollywood. From his childhood in New York, Lee narrates in his own words his journey to comics superstardom. Watch here.

  • Winning Time Season 2

Season 2 spans the years from 1980 to 1984, which got off to a rocky start. After winning the title in 1980, the Lakers were eliminated the next season in the first round of the playoffs. Season 2 addresses what comes after reaching the apex of one’s ambition. Watch here.

  • The Ides of March

Idealistic campaign worker Stephen Meyers (Ryan Gosling) has sworn to give all for Governor Mike Morris (Clooney), a wild card presidential candidate whose groundbreaking ideas could change the political landscape. However, a brutal Ohio primary threatens to test Morris’ integrity. Watch here.

  • Painkiller

Painkiller exposes the roots of the most pressing health epidemic of the 21st century. Powerful narcotic painkillers, or opioids, were once used as drugs of last resort for pain sufferers. Watch here.