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Sweet Magnolias

Premised on the novels by author Sherryl Woods, Sweet Magnolias is now a Netflix series inspired by the romantic and dramatic sensibilities ensconced in  the eleven book series that comprise Woods’s various volumes and  focus on the joys and tribulations of […]

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Netflix Review:Sex/Life

If hot and sexy is what you’re looking for but with a plot line more complex than a pizza delivery dude being seduced in the stereotypical tawdry porn film, then maybe you should […]

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Springsteen on Broadway

He’s back, on Broadway that is. As of June 26, 2021, Springsteen on Broadway is the first show to open (or in this case, to reopen) on Broadway. Though tickets are in […]

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Becoming Dr. Ruth

For those of us who admire chameleon-like actors — Meryl Streep, Danial Day-Lewis, Kate Winslet, and the late James Whitmore, are all members of this disappear-into-their-character club of thespians — another one of these […]

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My Octopus Teacher

Stunningly filmed by Roger Horrocks (director of photography) and smoothly edited by Pippa Ehrlich and Dan Schwalm with overall direction credited to Pippa Ehrlich and James Reed, the Netflix documentary My Octopus Teacher tells the […]

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The career of and the cruelty in Tina Turner’s life is told in Tina, an HBO documentary currently streaming. Not only do we become reacquainted with the strife and struggles faced by this one-of-a-kind talent — whose […]