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Bette Midler Speaks on ‘Hocus Pocus’ Sequel

Bette Midler Speaks on ‘Hocus Pocus’ Sequel

Now that it’s October and people have Halloween on the brain, some are ready to revisit their favorite seasonal films. For many, Hocus Pocus is on the list and the 1993 classic can’t be mentioned without fans talking about the sequel. Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy, and Bette Midler starred …

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‘Borat’ sequel —

‘Borat’ sequel —

Borat is making his way back to a screen near you — and Vice President Mike Pence‘s name appears to be used in the title. Actor Sacha Baron Cohen is returning as the controversial character he played in the 2006 film “Borat! Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation …

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Takeuchi Yuko, Japanese Actress, Dies at 40

Takeuchi Yuko, Japanese Actress, Dies at 40

Japanese actress Takeuchi Yuko was found dead by her husband, actor Nakabayashi Taiki, in their Tokyo apartment early Sunday morning. Forty years old at the time of her death, she was the mother of two, including an infant boy who was born in January. While Takeuchi left no note, death by suicide …

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Netflix Politely But Firmly Rejects GOP Senators’ Critique Over Chinese Sci-Fi Novels ‘Game Of Thrones’ EPs Are Adapting

Netflix Politely But Firmly Rejects GOP Senators’ Critique Over Chinese Sci-Fi Novels ‘Game Of Thrones’ EPs Are Adapting

On Wednesday, five Republican Senators fired off a letter to Netflix’s Ted Sarandos over the streamer service’s plan to have the executive producers of Game of Thrones  adapt Chinese author Liu Cixin’s sci-fi trilogy The Three-Body Problem. Tonight, Netflix’s VP of Global Public Policy fired back, nicely but firmly. Accused of “normalizing” the …

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Sufjan Stevens: The Ascension | Review

Sufjan Stevens: The Ascension | Review

The title track on The Ascension is one of the best songs Sufjan Stevens has ever written. Accompanying himself on keyboard with a sad, pulsing melody, Stevens uses precise and empathetic language to address faith and hopelessness, regret and revelations. He shouts out a character from King Lear. He rhymes …

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‘America’s Got Talent’ Crowns Season 15 Champion

‘America’s Got Talent’ Crowns Season 15 Champion

Trae Patton/NBC Brandon Leake and Howie Mandel on ‘America’s Got Talent.’ The results are in. And the winner of America’s Got Talent 2020 is…Brandon Leake. The Stockton, California native blew away the competition and captivated millions with his emotional spoken word pieces throughout the series. And on Wednesday night’s final, …

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