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The Quick Take for June 20, 2014

Streaming Picks

If "Hi Wayne" is a phrase often heard in your household, you'll be happy to know that Netflix is now streaming the popular SNL spin-off Wayne's World featuring Mike Myers and Dana Carvey.

Looking for a more family-friendly option? Netflix is also newly streaming Disney's The Great Muppet Caper.

Amazon Prime members can now enjoy the classic detective antics of Inspector Clouseau in The Return of the Pink Panther.

Are you looking forward to the reboot of the Left Behind series starring Nicolas Cage and Chad Michael Murray? In order to prepare for the event, you should watch the original Left Behind: The Movie starring Kirk Cameron, now on Netflix.

Critics Roundup

ABC's newest summer drama Chasing Life revolves around April, a budding young journalist whose life is far too busy to deal with the newly added stress of cancer. Both PluggedIn and the New York Times compared the plot line to the Shailene Woodley vehicle The Fault in Our Stars (check out Brett McCracken's review here.) PluggedIn's Paul Asay begins his review with a little positive feedback regarding the show: "It offers up some very nice messages about family and getting one's priorities right. Quirky though they may be, April's family is loving and supportive." Despite this, Asay deems the content too crude—"while April's motives are in the right place, her titular morals can stray." It seems like TheNew York Times agrees with Asay, but for different reasons. Neil Genzlinger thinks the show's content is a little too predictable and boring. Genzlinger admits, "This show (based on a Mexican series) is an evening soap opera aimed at young people and thus ...

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