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Vulture Festival 2018: Scrubs Reunion Highlights

I might have to go re-watch some episodes of Scrubs in the near future. I was a huge fan of the show and revisiting many funny moments — and also some very serious and poignant ones — with the cast at the reunion panel was pretty great. And the chemistry and […]

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Vulture Festival 2018: Connie Britton and Eric Bana Talk Dirty John

True crime continues to be all the rage. Dirty John, the popular podcast created by the Los Angeles Times and Wondry, has made it to a screen. Bravo’s event series tells the true story of how a romance between Debra Newell and the charismatic John Meehan spiraled into secrets, denial, manipulation, […]

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Brooke D’Orsay Previews Hallmark Channel’s Christmas In Love

Tis the season to watch holiday films — there seems to be more options this year than ever before. We can always count on Hallmark Channel to spread the joy and the Christmas cheer with a myriad of majestic movies designed to entertain fans of falling in love when there’s […]

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Filmmakers Michael and Jeff Zimbalist Preview Their New Documentary “Give Us This Day” [Exclusive]

East St. Louis has the highest homicide rate in the United States. With a decreasing number of officers, the police chief must work to lower the homicide rate amidst political obstacles. Risking alienation from his peers, a 12 year-old enters a training program for youngsters who want to protect and […]

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Niall Matter Talks Marrying Father Christmas and Making Movies for Hallmark [Exclusive]

[Warning: General spoilers ahead.] Niall Matter has become a Hallmark regular in recent years, and Sunday night on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, he stars opposite Erin Krakow in Marrying Father Christmas, the third film in the Father Christmas trilogy. Earlier this week, I spoke to Matter about the films, becoming […]

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“The First Patient” Preview: Director Chip Duncan Takes Us on a Journey Inside the Human Body

Let’s get one thing out of the way right now: I’m squeamish. So I didn’t know if I’d be able to watch a film about a group of first year medical students navigating their gross anatomy class. But one of the things I think director Chip Duncan illustrates so beautifully […]

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“Weed the People” Preview: Meet the Pediatric Patients and Their Parents [Exclusive]

Weed saves lives. Cannabis has been off-limits to doctors and researchers in the US for the past 80 years, but recently scientists have discovered its anti-cancer properties. Armed with only these laboratory studies, desperate parents obtain cannabis oil from underground sources to save their children from childhood cancers. Weed the […]

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“The Apology” Director Tiffany Hsiung Urges People to Learn About and Learn From the History of Comfort Women [Exclusive]

One thing Tiffany Hsiung’s documentary does so well is educate. So many people throughout the world do not know the story of the comfort women. Young women in former Japanese colonies still don’t know the story of the comfort women. After meeting Grandma Gil, Grandma Cao and Grandma Adela from […]

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“Stolen Daughters” Producers Karen Edwards and Sasha Achilli Highlight the Importance of the Chibok Girls and More [Exclusive]

Michelle Obama and other celebrities held up signs that read #BringBackOurGirls and set off a social media firestorm. For a long time Western media wasn’t reporting on the atrocities that Boko Haram were perpetrating on their own people. When the kidnapping of the Chibok girls came to the attention of […]

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POV Preview: Will Comfort Women Ever Receive “The Apology” They Seek and Deserve From Japan?

United Nations researchers report that between 1931 and 1945, the Japanese military forced an estimated 200,000 to 400,000 women and girls into institutionalized sexual slavery. Euphemistically referred to as “comfort women,” they typically ranged in age from 11 to 33 and were taken from Japanese colonies from Korea to Indonesia. […]