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The Dinosaurs of Jurassic World: Dominion

There are new, (mostly) more accurate dinosaurs to squeal over in Jurassic World: Dominion, the...

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Minions: The Rise Of Gru And What's Making Us Happy

Minions: The Rise Of Gru is the fifth film in the animated Despicable Me series. Set in the late...

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Three Songs To Help You Fall Asleep

There are songs you want to groove to, and songs you want to pump up to. But sometimes, you just...

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The Black Phone

In the supernatural horror film The Black Phone, Ethan Hawke plays the Grabber, a sinister masked...

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2022 BET Awards

Sunday's BET Awards were a four-hour celebration of Black culture, with a heavy emphasis on...

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Marcel The Shell With Shoes On

The new film Marcel The Shell With Shoes On tells the story of a tiny shell who searches for his...

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Elvis And What's Making Us Happy

The legacy of Elvis Presley is often reduced to gaudy iconography and tales of excess: the white...

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Star Trek: Strange New Worlds

In Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, USS Enterprise Captain Christopher Pike (Anson Mount), Spock...

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Cha Cha Real Smooth

In Cha Cha Real Smooth, Andrew (Cooper Raiff), an aimless 22-year-old, finds a new direction when...

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P-Valley

The Starz drama P-Valley is set in a Black strip club in the Mississippi Delta. The dancers are...

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Lightyear And What's Making Us Happy

If you've seen any of the Toy Story movies, you know about Buzz Lightyear, the heroic space...

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Good Luck To You, Leo Grande

In Good Luck to You, Leo Grande, Emma Thompson plays a widow yearning to fulfill a desire that's...

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Watergate In Pop Culture

This summer marks the 50th anniversary of the break-in at the Watergate Hotel that eventually led...

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2022 Tony Awards

The big winners of the 75th Tony Awards included the play The Lehman Trilogy, and the Pulitzer...

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Obi-Wan Kenobi

In the Star Wars Disney+ series Obi-Wan Kenobi, Ewan McGregor returns as one of the last...

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Jurassic World Dominion And What's Making Us Happy

Jurassic World Dominion is the sixth and reportedly final film in the Jurassic film franchise, in...

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Crimes of the Future

Crimes of the Future marks director David Cronenberg's return to the body horror genre. The film...

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This Is Going To Hurt

This is Going to Hurt is by turns a caustically funny and gut-wrenching series about a young...

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Judy Garland

This Friday would have been Judy Garland's 100th birthday. Everyone of course knows her iconic...

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Floor Is Lava

The Netflix game show Floor Is Lava is so silly, so stupid, so low-stakes that we can't stop...

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