It's was a great year for women in stoner movies with films like "Mama Weed," "Don't Look Up" and "Lady Buds." The opioid crisis proved to be a popular subject ("Dopesick," "Four Good Days"). And from "Respect" to "The Beatles; Get Back," there was plenty for music lovers.
Veteran French actress Isabelle Huppert shines as hash dealer Patience Portefeux in Jean-Paul Salomé’s Parisian nail-biter, "Mama Weed."
Will 'History' Repeat Itself? Mel Brooks' 1981 Comedy Features One of the Best Movie Pot Scenes Ever
A sequel to Mel Brooks' "History of the World, Part I" is in the works. The original movie in 1981 covers a lot of territory, including when cannabis prevented citizens from being overwhelmed by Roman soldiers.
Super Freak Rick James is a complicated figure in cannabis history. This is clear from the opening and ending song, "Mary Jane," in the new Showtime documentary, "Bitchin': The Sound and Fury of Rick James."
While the 2021 posthumous Anthony Bourdain book "World Power" steers away from the author's death in 2018, Morgan Neville's "Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain" dives right into it.