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The HBO Max library continues to grow, and September offers up some exciting titles. Now if only HBO Max and Roku could settle their dispute so more people could take advantage. Here are the best TV shows and movies coming to HBO Max in September 2020.

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The Conversation Gene Hackman

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.)

The Movie: The Conversation

Where You Can Stream It: Amazon Prime Video

The Pitch: Gene Hackman plays a surveillance expert who realizes that one of the recordings he was hired to make contains information which may get people killed.

Why It’s Essential Viewing: Francis Ford Coppola‘s The Conversation is one of the greatest paranoia thrillers of all time, and one of the very best movies of the entire 1970s. It may not be as influential as Coppola’s The Godfather or nearly as legendary as The Godfather Part II, but it certainly holds its own against those films, and for some, myself included, it may be the outright best thing he ever directed. Read More »