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The official movie poster for Turning Red. PUBLIC DOMAIN

“Turning Red”: Light, fluffy and packed with heart and depth

Ryan Baile March 26, 2022
The theme of "Turning Red" stands out as a timeless narrative that will live on as one of Pixar's greatest hits, and the film's sincere journey of self-discovery is an incredible joy to witness.
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Love (and murder) in the time of rich, white suburbia: ‘You’ Season 3 Review

Melanie Navarro October 24, 2021
Hello “You,” season three. Charming murderer Joe Goldberg, played by Penn Badgely, returned to Netflix on Oct. 15 with big expectations. Major spoilers ahead.
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‘He’s All That’ Review: Higher stakes but a lukewarm outcome

Anjulina Varghese September 11, 2021
Cue Sixpence None the Richer’s “Kiss Me"; Laney Boggs walks in slow-motion down the stairs in her gorgeous makeover, only to clumsily trip into the arms of Zack Slier, her love interest. This iconic scene from the 90s classic “She’s All That” is still memorable in the hearts of fans all over the world. The 2021 reboot by Mark Waters, “He’s All That,” portrays the same concept, in a way that is in tune with today’s generation.
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“To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before: Always and Forever” review

Julia Heming March 21, 2021
To any rom-com lovers, the “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” film series should be high on the list of movies to watch. The latest installment “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before: Always and Forever” was released on Netflix on Valentine’s Day.
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The Mulan adaptation is just a lackluster remake

Ryan Baile September 17, 2020
Despite the likable parts of the movie, overall Mulan was another disappointment from the House of Mouse. 
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Beyoncé Hands Next Generation the “Keys to the Kingdom” in New Film: Black is King

Amaya McDonald August 11, 2020
Beyoncé's latest visual album, “Black is King,” debuted on Disney+ on July 31. The visual album showcases the vibrance and beauty of Black culture, Black identity and common experiences shared by members of the Black diaspora. 
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Michelle Obama unveils the first full episode of Spotify exclusive podcast

Lajiere Blake August 4, 2020
On Wednesday, July 29, Michelle Obama released the first full episode of her highly anticipated show, “The Michelle Obama Podcast”. The podcast is part of an exclusive deal between Spotify and the Obamas’ production company, Higher Ground.
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I hate-watched HBO’s “Girls” and you should too

Lajiere Blake April 8, 2020
"Girls" is meant to show us the duality and multitude of women — an ode to the real-life difficulties most young girls face. But how can the show claim to represent girls when so many of us were left out?
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Sunset Boulevard: The Musical is back!

“Sunset Boulevard: The Musical” is back!

Kraig Klein October 16, 2019
"Sunset Boulevard: The Musical,” currently being revived at Northport’s John W. Engeman Theater, is a curious little show. It’s a musical adaptation of a 1950 film noir with music written by legendary composer Andrew Lloyd Webber (as the playbill proudly boasts).
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“Bill Burr: Paper Tiger”: Another hilarious critique of politically correct culture

“Bill Burr: Paper Tiger”: Another hilarious critique of politically correct culture

Alek Lewis September 22, 2019
On Sept. 10, Bill Burr’s sixth hour-long stand-up special, “Bill Burr: Paper Tiger,” debuted on Netflix, sporting the streaming service label's “provocative” and “politically incorrect.”
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“13 Reasons Why” continues important conversation in its third season

Melissa Azofeifa August 25, 2019
The third season of the controversial show, “13 Reasons Why” came out on Netflix on Friday, Aug. 23, and it does not disappoint. For those of you who haven’t caught up yet, don’t worry, there will not be any spoilers in this article.
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SPOILER ALERT: “Endgame” is an emotional rollercoaster

Alexander Bakirdan April 28, 2019
The Russo brothers do an excellent job of crafting a world that truly feels hopeless, using a time skip to jump to 2023, five years after the events of Infinity War.
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