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Thor: The Dark World
Dark Elves, Aether, and Physics, Oh My!

Friday, November 8th, 2013
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You must be truly desperate to come to me for help. So says, Loki (Tom Hiddleston) when his brother Thor (Chris Hemsworth) comes to visit

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Jill Kargman’s The Rock Star in Seat 3A

Monday, June 11th, 2012
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Be careful what you wish for. It’s Hazel Lavery’s 30th birthday party. Her live-in boyfriend, Wylie, a chef, has just cooked an amazing dinner for

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Friends with Benefits—Road to Romance or Heartbreak?

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011
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Two friends “hooking up” just to have sex is Hollywood’s favorite new theme. Popular young stars—Mila Kunis and Justin Timberlake—star in a box office winner,

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Summertime—Season of the Superheroes

Monday, June 20th, 2011
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It’s that special time of year again: the days grow longer, the nights grow shorter, and Hollywood brings out its latest cinematic adaptations of graphic

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Oscar 2011—Fair, Fickle, or Foul?

Saturday, February 26th, 2011
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This is the one that counts. The Golden Globes may have the party with the most fun (drinking is allowed during the show), and the

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The Black Swan—Dancing in the Dark

Monday, January 3rd, 2011
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Darren Aronofsky does more than make movies. He stages athletic events. In his 2008 film, The Wrestler, Mickey Rourke stars as Randy “The Ram” Robinson,

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One “Fat” Comment Can Trigger an Eating Disorder

Monday, November 29th, 2010
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Alastair Macaulay is the chief dance critic for the New York Times. He is now, apparently, the chief arbiter for what constitutes “fat.” This is

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Brianna Hurley—Advice from a Young Actress

Monday, November 22nd, 2010
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Brianna Hurley was a legend in Watkins Glen. Starring in Hop! as Bunny Sue, a rabbit who wouldn’t (hop,) the second grader sang, danced and

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