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New Book Reveals Why ‘The Graduate’ Is Timeless
1 week ago

New Book Reveals Why ‘The Graduate’ Is Timeless

“The Graduate” hit theaters as the Vietnam War roiled the nation and men Benjamin Braddocks’ age often found themselves on the front lines.

Only those elements didn’t make their way …
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7 Ways Hollywood Can Recover from Its Worst Year Ever
3 weeks ago

7 Ways Hollywood Can Recover from Its Worst Year Ever

Suddenly the summer’s sour box office is the furthest thing from a Hollywood mogul’s mind.

What’s on the front burner now? Which A-list star will be accused of sexual assault …
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‘Salesman’ Kicked Off Hoffman’s Stunning Second Act
1 year ago

‘Salesman’ Kicked Off Hoffman’s Stunning Second Act

By  •  Reviews, Movies

Even if the play or musical is later revived, it’s usually not with the same actors who worked in unison the first time.

History tells us that Sarah Bernhardt was …
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Why You Can’t Remake These ’80s Movies
1 year ago

Why You Can’t Remake These ’80s Movies

Yes, from HBO’s upcoming “Westworld” to a rebooted “Ghostbusters,” Hollywood adores revisiting proven material.

Only some films can’t be brought back so easily.

Times change. PC sensibilities do, …
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Three Times a Charm for ‘Kung Fu Panda’ Sequel
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2 years ago

Three Times a Charm for ‘Kung Fu Panda’ Sequel

No hands, eh?

So the appearance of “Kung Fun Panda 3,” not to mention the film’s China connection, raised more than a few red flags – pun (mostly) unintended. Would our …
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Why Casting Directors Deserve Time in the Spotlight
2 years ago

Why Casting Directors Deserve Time in the Spotlight

Richard Hicks, president of the Casting Society of America, insists diverse movies do more than reflect the country as a whole. They pad the industry’s bottom line, both creatively and …
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21 Unbelievable (But True) Facts About TV’s ‘Batman’
2 years ago

21 Unbelievable (But True) Facts About TV’s ‘Batman’

By  •  Lists

No abs. No problem.

Fifty years ago today, Adam West squeezed himself into a purple cowl and tights to play Batman on ABC.

“Batman” debuted Jan. 12, 1966. Three seasons later, …
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