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Heady Entertainment: Get Baked to War Epics, Drag Queens, and Japanese Gangsters
This week, the Golden Globes' darling "1917" launches in theaters, Tiffany Haddish and Salma Hayek sling cosmetics like bosses, and the hilarious team behind "Children's Hospital" returns on Netflix.
Published on January 10, 2020

Welcome back to Heady Entertainment, MERRY JANE's weekly guide to just-released movies, books, and music — all fresh, dank, and THC-friendly. In specific, we choose our picks based on how they can enhance your combined consumption of cannabis and entertainment.

Lighting up big screens this week, the World War I adventure 1917 bombards the senses, Like a Boss goes hard for Tiffany-Haddish-sized laughs, and Underwater submerges Kristen Stewart in oceanic shocks.

Streaming highlights to get high to include RuPaul ruling in AJ and The Queen, the Yakuza crime slammer Giri/Haji, and the new Stephen King mini-series The Outsider.

Among our bodaciously bud-worthy bounty of vintage cult flicks are the mega-buzzing The Fly Collection, the Richard Pryor/Harvey Keitel stunner Blue Collar, the gothic chiller Flowers in the Attic, and the most delirious kiddie movie ever made, The Peanut Butter Solution.

Marijuna-ready music-wise, check out new releases from the Adobe Collective, Ether Coven, and Uncle Murda.

So, let’s get straight — but not “straight” — to this week’s recommendations.

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Mike McPadden is the author of "Heavy Metal Movies" and the upcoming "Last American Virgins." He writes about movies, music, and crime in Chicago. Twitter @mcbeardo
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