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Racing Into the New Millennium

“Bullitt” and “The French Connection” set the standard heart-stopping, high-octane car chases. Now “Mad Max: Fury Road” and “Jack Reacher” put the pedal to the metal too.

Judy Garland Somewhere Over the Rainbow

And the Award for Best Oscar-Winning Song Goes to…

Since the seventh Academy Awards back in 1934, Hollywood elites have been giving out gold-plated, mostly-bronze statuettes for the Best Original Song. This year, the doubly-nominated La La Land may be favored to win, but an upset by Justin Timberlake, Sting, or Hamilton‘s Lin-Manuel Miranda

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Coming Soon on Netflix: 15 Films From Sundance 2017

In 2015, Netflix spent $12 million on the Idris Elba drama Beasts of No Nation. (Smart move considering Elba went on to get a Screen Actors Guild Award for the movie.) And since then, Sundance has been the El Dorado for streaming sites mining for

Three Modern Classics Return Looking Better Than Ever

Summer typically means sweaty blockbuster sequels (Star Trek Beyond, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2) and hot superheroes in latex (Suicide Squad, Captain America: Civil War), but this year’s record-breaking temperatures aren’t just for perspiring Vulcans and mutants in heat. Film lovers can also take a

Netflix and Chill with 7 Films By Albert Brooks

Millennials may recognize Albert Brooks as the voice of the over-protective clownfish Marlin in Finding Nemo (2003) and Finding Dory (2016), but to GenX-ers like myself Brooks is a post-modern comedian — on par with Steve Martin and Chevy Chase — who made memorable turns