Though Euphoria is only two episodes in, HBO's newest series has amassed more critical attention than most shows see through their entire run. Before the series debuted, word of statutory rape scenes and drug use swirled around the internet and into the minds of concerned parents hoping to shield their impressionable children from the glare of the extreme high school experience. But among the headlines , one story reigned supreme—the legend of the 30 dicks. On Sunday night's episode, the gaggle of penises gaggle? When it comes to shock value, the bar is set pretty high when the pilot of a series features Eric Dane's erect prosthetic penis raping a transgender teenager. But the 30 dicks of Euphoria ended up just being flopping, flaccid appendages on display in a locker room scene that fails to achieve its intended purpose. In an era when edginess is synonymous with craft, what could have been a one-penis-five-second exchange is blown into 30 penises shot in various states, distances, and angles.
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In the new horror film Ma , Octavia Spencer plays a small-town veterinary assistant who gets revenge on her high-school bullies by plying their willing teenage children with beer, hallucinatory drugs, and wall-to-wall rugs. It makes sense only if you do not think about it any harder after reading that sentence. Eventually spoiler alert , things take a turn for the sinister, with Ma locking the drunk teens in her basement and torturing them in oddly specific ways, including sewing their mouths shut, dousing them in white paint, and planting hot irons directly onto their six-pack abs.