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12/25/18
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We’ve been telling jokes about Sherlock Holmes since the beginning. The earliest send-ups of the world’s greatest detective appeared not long after Arthur Conan Doyle started publishing his stories about Holmes and his trusty sidekick, Dr. John Watson, in The Strand Magazine, and by the early decades of the 20th

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12/20/18
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Felicity Jones stars as Ruth Bader Ginsburg in On The Basis Of Sex, a new biographical drama from screenwriter Daniel Stiepleman that follows the Supreme Court Justice’s early career as a lawyer. In honor of the film’s release, we spoke with Stiepleman, who is actually RBG’s nephew, about the film, and getting his

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12/20/18
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Halfway through Second Act, Jennifer Lopez’s working-class-gal-turned-high-end-beauty-industry-consultant has a revelation: Consumers are overwhelmed by the enormity of choices out there. What they really want—even if they don’t realize it—is a single beauty product that can take care of all their skincare needs. Why

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12/19/18
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On its surface, The Faculty is a conceptually clever if fairly unsurprising tweak on the Invasion Of The Body Snatchers formula: What if your high-school teachers had been taken over by aliens intent on taking over the world? That’s a sound premise for a horror movie. What makes The Faculty stand out is just how slyly

12/19/18
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Avoid the extended edition of this. Check out the director’s cut of that. Take a machete to the Star Wars universe. The history of movies is littered with recommendations on the best way to watch them. When it comes to the new biopic On The Basis Of Sex, improving the viewing experience could be simple: Just skip the

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12/18/18
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Polish filmmaker Paweł Pawlikowski’s latest film is Cold War, the Palme D’Or-nominated love story between a man and a woman who meet in the ruins of post-World War II Poland. In honor of the film, which recently made the Oscars shortlist for Best Foreign-Language Film, we sat down with Pawlikowski to talk about the

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