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Direk Jason: The thin line between indie and mainstream movies

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Melissa Leo seethes as Madalyn Murray O’Hair, the woman who founded American Atheists and ended prayer in public schools        
Tawanda Marwizi Arts Correspondent Military Touch Movement that has musicians Jah Prayzah, Andy Muridzo, Ex Q, Natty O and Tahle, are set to release a video for their song “Chekeche”. The song that wa
Godwin Muzari Arts Editor Fans of the late Leonard Dembo and music promoters will tomorrow travel to Beatrice for an event to appreciate the musician’s mother Sukai Pasipanodya. The appreciation party
Is that the Night King watching?
Arts Reporter Jazz and soul band, Fab Fusion will launch its debut album called “Mixed Bag” tonight at Mustard Seed in Highlands. The band, which is made up of family members, was formed in 2014 and a
"Tell Them We Are Rising" has its Michigan premiere at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the DIA as part of the Freep Film Festival.        
Plus, a 7-year-old basketball prodigy gets a surprise visit from a Harlem Globetrotter live on "GMA."
Follow live from the red carpet as the Freep Film Festival premieres '12th and Clairmount' at the Fillmore in Detroit.        
Matt Damon says his best friend, Ben Affleck, is doing "fantastic" following his stint in rehab for alcohol addiction.
Will he still stick to the names Antoine and Antoinette?
In a court filing, they quote Cosby making Spanish fly references in his book.
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Viewer’s praised the actress for her poignant final episode.
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Nostalgia is a hell of a drug. Period filmmaking can often express a desire for different or simpler times, a rose-colored-glasses version of an earlier era, like the ‘80s. But nostalgia can also
Also new this season: Merchandise that includes a denim Levis Tigers jacket, Fulmer autographed items and warm up hoodie        
Ridley Scott knows how to scare us. He’s been doing it for over 40 years. But the new footage from his upcoming “Alien: Covenant” that premiered Thursday at CinemaCon makes that alien bursting out of
A California mom is making fun of celebrity parents’ photos by starring in hilarious recreations. Kate Casey of Newport Beach is a comedian, author and podcast host. She also has four kids under
Actress Jordana Brewster stopped by ABC News on Thursday to talk about the new "Lethal Weapon" series, "The People v. O. J. Simpson" and of course her long run in the "Fa
In the opening sequence of the post-apocalyptic drama “Here Alone,” a wiry young woman named Ann (Lucy Walters) goes about an ordinary day of smearing her body with muck and saving her urine as a
Film Review: Rupert Sanders' remake of Mamoru Oshii's 1995 influential anime classic, from the original Japanese manga comics is a dazzling dystopia
Huddled in the Trojans’ locker room at USC’s Galen Center, the members of Little Mix were describing a determination to win that’s “almost desperate,” as Leigh-Anne Pinnock said with a laugh. “In
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - An actor best known for his role in the "Power Rangers" children's television series who admitted stabbing his roommate to death with a sword during an argument was sentenced o
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Anton Du Beke and his girlfriend Hannah Summer have welcomed twins [Getty] The Strictly Come Dancing star confirmed the news with a sweet post on Instagram, and showed a top hat floating ab
Prosecutors hoping to use Bill Cosby's explosive deposition testimony about getting quaaludes to give women in his sexual-assault trial also want to use references he made about trying to slip women t
Jeremy McConnell and Stephanie Davis cuddled up together [Instagram] And now the on-off couple have shocked their followers once again – by declaring their love for each other online. The Irish
In the aftermath of Amy's death, the finger of blame was pointed firmly at Ste. But Kieron Richardson's character appeared to rule himself out when he remembered what happened on the fateful night.
The artistic director of the internationally renowned Seattle performance-art venue is leaving for a role at the Wexner Center at Ohio State University.
Variety is reporting that Joss Whedon is nearing a deal to be the writer, director and producer of a solo Batgirl movie for Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment.
The soap character's health has been slowly deteriorating as the effects of his dementia take hold. Emmerdale viewers have recently seen his wife Laurel put him in a care home after struggling to c
Opera about Negro Baseball and “Tosca” highlight new MOT season        
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