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The Video Round Up: December 19th 2015

Video Round Up DEC 19th 2015
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The Video Round Up is a new series highlighting videos and multimedia content that caught our eyes. Getting stoked on travel, good food, and extreme sports is best when shared with friends, so we’ll be posting a bi-weekly series on our favorite videos we find from every corner of the web. Have a tip or some awesome footage? Shoot an email to support@themanual.com

Distiller’s List Holiday Spirit Guide

Distiller's List Boozeletter | Happy Holidays | December 2015

Giving the gift of a bottle of good scotch or tequila will never go out of style. If you’ve left it to the very last minute, the pros at Distiller’s List put together a handy guide with picks for everyone in the family. In case you were wondering, we’d love to find that Don Julio 1942 under the tree this year.

Star Wars A Capella

Jimmy Fallon, The Roots & "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Cast Sing "Star Wars" Medley (A Cappella)

Star Wars mania has a firm grip across the country this weekend. We’ll keep things spoiler free if you haven’t seen it yet. If you need a little extra dose of things from a galaxy far far away, Jimmy Fallon put together a star studded a capella arrangement of the original music. Enjoy.

Giro’s Engrained:Verbier Part 1

Engrained: VERBIER, Part 1

The Alps are steeped in ski heritage. Verbier, Switzerland, a tiny ski town in the heart of the range, represents the best of those European roots, but also plays host to some of the best extreme skiing in the world. As a stop on the Freeride World Tour, Verbier is the competition that every skier wants to win. This first part of Giro’s Engrained follows their athletes as they prepare for steep free ride competition. We can’t wait to see the rest of the series.

Scott Sports/Team Lac Blanc Blowing Up Corners

Blowing Up Corners with Team Lac Blanc SCOTT

This is some of the best mountain biking film we’ve ever seen. Scott Sports recently launched their Genius LT with the new “Plus Size” tires (typically 3 inches wide rather than the standard 2.3). French riders Pierre Charles Georges and Amaury Pierron know how to use these more grippy tires to great effect while they charge down pristine, loamy trails.
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‘Slow Horses’ Season 4: Everything we know so far
All about the new season of Slow Horses
Gary Oldman in Slow Horses.

Following three critically acclaimed seasons and a steadily growing audience, Slow Horses is returning for season 4 on Apple TV+. The series, which is adapted from novels by Mick Herron, tells the story of a group of MI-5's worst agents who constantly find themselves in the middle of various international incidents. Thanks to a brilliant central performance from Gary Oldman and a remarkably deep cast, the show has earned a loyal following over the course of its first three seasons.

If you've been looking forward to the upcoming fourth season (as well as the fifth that has already been announced), we've got a rundown of everything we know about the upcoming season, including details on the plot, casting, and potential release date.
What's the plot for Slow Horses season 4?

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You can now stream the original Shōgun miniseries — here’s how
You can now stream the original Shōgun from the '80s!
Yoko Shimada and Richard Chamberlain in Shogun.

After making a tremendous debut earlier this year, FX and Hulu's Shōgun is easily one of the top TV series of 2024. In addition to being critically acclaimed, Shōgun is such a massive hit that FX is already planning additional seasons to what was originally a standalone adaptation of James Clavell's 1975 novel. It was also one of Hulu's most-streamed series of the year, so it's understandable why FX wants to keep the show going.

This isn't the first time that Shōgun has taken audiences by storm. The original TV adaptation of Shōgun from 1980 was widely considered one of the greatest miniseries ever made. It also had the distinction of being the first and only U.S. production to be filmed entirely in Japan. At the time the new Shōgun premiered earlier this year, the original miniseries wasn't available to stream. But thanks to the new adaptation, fans can now find the 1980 incarnation of Shōgun on one of the major streaming services.
Where is the original Shōgun available to stream?

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The White Lotus season 3: Everything we know
Get up to date on everything we know about The White Lotus season 3.
The cast of The White Lotus season 1.

When the first season of The White Lotus premiered in 2021, few could have suspected that it would become one of the best shows on HBO and Max. Even series creator Mike White considered The White Lotus to be a six-episode one-off story. But viewer response to this black comedy miniseries was so strong that White and HBO realized that they had a hit on their hands. That's why the series was quickly renewed, and it premiered on HBO and Max in 2022 just a little over a year after the first season.

The White Lotus season 3 was confirmed in November 2022, but unfortunately, the hiatus between seasons is going to be over two years. Each of the first two seasons featured an almost completely different cast of characters, although Jennifer Coolidge and Jon Gries reprised their characters in season 2 to establish some connections with the previous season. There aren't currently a lot of details known about the third season. Regardless, we're sharing everything we know about The White Lotus season 3, which includes most of the cast, the theme and setting, as well as when fans can expect the show to return.
Who's starring in The White Lotus season 3?

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