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Have you ever encountered a flipperdee? What about the Sock Fairy? If you read this book, you?ll discover exactly who these strange characters are. You never know, one day they both might show up in your neighborhood.
1. Moonlight ES A love story, a mother-and-son story, a story about being closed off from the world until you realize there’s no way forward unless you join it. Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight engages on multiple levels, but it’s also a work of astonishing
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ALTHOUGH JENNIFER Lawrence previously joked about her single status—“What dating life?” she quipped to Extra in April—things appear to be looking up in the romance department for the Hunger Games actress. A source confirms to People that Lawrence, 26
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LOS ANGELES IS A CITY OF TRAFFIC. So it only makes sense that La La Land, in theaters Dec. 9, opens in the thick of it—a long, glittering caterpillar of cars stopped on an elevated freeway that stretches out to the horizon under an enamel-blue Califo
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MARY GREEN AND MICHAEL MILLER 1 She’s named appropriately. Auli’i Cravalho, the 16-year-old from Oahu who voices Disney’s new heroine, is ready with a pronunciation guide to her first name: “It’s ‘ow,’ like you stubbed your toe. ‘Lee,’ like Bruce L
Stephanie Zacharek The world is full of people who announce loudly and often how much they hate musicals and how it’s unrealistic for performers to burst into song: “No one ever does that in real life!” Exactly. These people and their droning logic
PATRICK GOMEZ You just won season 23 of Dancing with the Stars! Has it sunk in yet? It still hasn’t really hit me. Somehow I’ll get reminded, and I’ll just think, “That’s crazy!” After your grandmother’s death on Nov. 9, was it nice to be home with
Motivated by a blah job, a biker finds the perfect franchise and rides off.
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The Oscar race kicked off with an anointing of some of the biggest contenders, along with some surprising affection for films like Hacksaw Ridge and Nocturnal Animals.
THE SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE STARS VOICE CHARACTERS IN NICKELODEON’S NEW ANIMATED TV MOVIE
THROUGH ITS PILOT PROGRAM, Amazon Studios lets viewers vote on the first episodes of new shows and takes the results into account when deciding which shows to greenlight for a full season. This user feedback helped bring us hits like Transparent and
Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard swap accents and saliva in an old-school tribute to espionage thrillers.
The awards-show stage is a time-honored setting for advocacy. Sunday’s version, however, found Hollywood advocating for itself.
The Netflix adaptation of the popular Lemony Snicket children’s book series is a weird, hyper-self-aware, bleak bit of fun.
Issa Rae’s gawky-yet-relatable humor won her a throng of fans on YouTube and a place on best-seller lists for her memoir, The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl. Here, she talks about her new HBO show, Insecure, why she loves Seinfeld, and the movement to diversify media.
On her new show Nightcap (starting Nov. 16 on Pop TV), actor, author and producer Ali Wentworth plays Staci, a talent booker for a fictional late-night talk show. It’s a role she knows well; she once worked for Jay Leno and has been a frequent talk-s
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The trailer for the latest franchise entry inspires dread for 2017 in film.
Damien Chazelle’s La La Land salutes, and updates, the Hollywood musical.
HANNAH BEECH Tokyo’s summer heat has infiltrated the national training center, rendering bows a little sticky and dismounts a little slack. But Kohei Uchimura, the defending Olympic all-around title holder, lands his jumps with a panther poise that
AFTER BATTLING DEPRESSION AND ADDICTION, THE FORMER TEEN STAR IS HAPPY AT HOME—AND ON DANCING WITH THE STARS
MANDY OAKLANDER Ashima Shiraishi rubs her hands with chalk and considers the craggy cave in front of her. It looks as if something huge took a bite out of the Cliffs rock-climbing gym in New York City, then studded the surface with shapes placed at
AFTER 85 YEARS IN SHOWBIZ, THE LEGENDARY COMIC IS IN NO MOOD TO RETIRE
Everyone has someone on their holiday shopping list who’s impossible to buy for. For the second year in a row, we asked Atlantic readers to describe their someone, and brainstormed a few perfect gift ideas for them.
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