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Academy Awards 2015 – Been There, Won That

Saturday, February 21st, 2015
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The Academy Awards ceremony, which will be broadcast on ABC Sunday, February 22, has evolved into nothing more than a rubber stamp. With so many

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Julianne Moore’s Performance in Still Alice Is Unforgettable

Friday, January 16th, 2015
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Shortly after being diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s, Alice Howland (Julianne Moore) tells her husband, John (Alec Baldwin), that she would prefer having cancer. Anyone

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Mockingjay Part 1 – You Never Really Leave the Games

Friday, November 21st, 2014
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Miss Everdeen, it is the things we love most that destroy us. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 is in an awkward position. One half

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An Updated Carrie – Ripped from the Headlines

Friday, October 18th, 2013
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First came the Stephen King book, his first, published in 1974 with a print run of 30,000. In 1976, Brian DePalma brought the story to

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Book Expo America – The Place to Be for Book Lovers

Sunday, June 2nd, 2013
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So, there was Doris Kearns Goodwin (above), practically lying down on the Special Events stage at the Javits Center taking in the adulation of fans

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Mayan Calendar

Cinemapocalypse

Friday, December 21st, 2012
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As many of you are well aware, the Mayan prophecy dictates that 12/21/12 is the beginning of the End. (End of Times that is!) Now

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Sweaters That Add Intrigue

Thursday, October 25th, 2012
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You have a drawer filled with basic cashmere and wool, ho hum. Of course, no one’s suggesting you don’t do wonderful things with mix and

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The Dude and Some Salsa Dancing

Monday, August 22nd, 2011
by on Living Around

By Tom Murro This past Tuesday, I partnered up with my neighbor and long time partner in crime, New Jersey Housewife Kim G, along with

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