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Fringe did it. The Flash has been doing it. And it’s the premise of Counterpart: Going into a parallel dimension. In the Starz sci-fi series, Oscar-winner J.K. Simmons plays a government bureaucrat who stumbles upon a secret — his agency has discovered a pathway between the dimensions. On top of the sci-fi aspect, it’s also [...]


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Roseanne Barr’s ’90s TV sitcom, Roseanne, is considered to be a classic today, and for good reason. The show, centered around a Midwestern lower-middle class family, dealt with a lot of topics that were controversial and — for a sitcom — unexpected at the time. As the TV networks continue their trend of mining old [...]


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A lot has changed since Steven Spielberg started his moviemaking career so many years ago. With computers (and their talented programmers) now able to create almost any kind of special effect imaginable, it’s easy to overlook how ground-breaking some of Spielberg’s pre-CGI films were. Granted, some of them — even though they were state-of-the-art at [...]


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You know the old saying, “Clothes make the man”? Well, it works for women, too. Especially for Melissa Benoist, who has a couple of different wardrobes on Supergirl:¬†One for awkward Kara Danvers, and one for her super-confident superhero alter ego. Benoist told us that from the moment she put on Supergirl’s suit for the first [...]


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When you think about Steven Spielberg’s movies, the caliber of talent he’s been able to assemble has been absolutely incredible. But even Spielberg thinks he’s outdone himself with his latest movie, The Post. With two of Hollywood’s most decorated actors — Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks — in the lead roles, along with a stellar [...]


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No matter what Kelly Clarkson accomplishes — and she’s accomplished a lot — she will always be known for being the first American Idol winner. As the first superstar to come from TV’s reality singing competitions, she’s been in high demand as a judge and mentor on those shows. This season, she’s sharing her experience [...]


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Having worked steadily in Hollywood as an actress for the last 20 years, Taraji P. Henson has taken the next step in her career: producing. Proud Mary is the story of a hired gun for a Boston mob family who reaches a turning point in her life when one of her hits goes awry. As [...]


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In its final seasons on Fox, American Idol limped to the finish line — its viewership during seasons 13 through 15 was less than 40% of what it had been in the show’s heyday. (Even worse, it failed to produce any memorable winners during that time.) But with the show returning on a new network, [...]


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When actors get ready to play a real-life character, they sometimes have the advantage of speaking with that person to gain insight into their thoughts and behavior. Margot Robbie has been getting rave reviews as disgraced figure skater Tonya Harding in I, Tonya, but when it came to figuring out the character, Robbie was on [...]


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We always look forward to stories on The Big Bang Theory that involves Sheldon Cooper’s mother, Mary, since it means we get to see more of the excellent Laurie Metcalf. She’s so good on the show, she even got an Emmy nomination in the Outstanding Guest Actress category last year. (It was one of three [...]


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