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You need to watch the best cult thriller on HBO Max ASAP

Martha Marcy May Marlene leaves HBO Max at the end of January. Here's why it's worth a watch — especially if you're enjoying WandaVision.

Elizabeth Olson finds herself in a mysterious new community, seemingly held against her will. That's the premise of Marvel's new streaming series, WandaVision, but it's also the plot of an underrated indie classic from 2011.

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Directed by Sean Durkin (right), Martha Marcy May Marlene uses a non-chronological format to explore how a young woman is taken into a cult and how those traumatic experiences stay with her after she's escaped.