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Cinderella

Disney’s Cinderella Is Charming

Friday, March 13th, 2015
by on Playing Around

The Disney vault is deep indeed. Disney characters, stories, and even theme park rides are continually and creatively mined for box office winners. Johnny Depp

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Neil

Academy Awards 2015 – Been There, Won That

Saturday, February 21st, 2015
by on Playing Around

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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Two Oscar Nominees Raise the Question:
How Much Discipline Is Too Much?

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015
by on Playing Around

Two actors nominated in the best supporting category tackle roles that set them up as serious disciplinarians. In The Judge, Robert Duvall plays a patriarch

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Audra

2014 Tony Awards – Here Come the Ladies

Sunday, June 8th, 2014
by on Playing Around

While there’s debate over how “Oscar” became the nickname for the Academy Award, it’s a fact that the Tony Award was named after Antoinette Perry,

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The Square is Revolution in Action

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014
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“We are not looking for a leader; we are looking for a conscience.” A lot has been said about the events that took place in

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Sally Armstrong: Uprising- A New Day Is Dawning
For Every Mother’s Daughter

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
by on Woman Around Town

In 1992, Sally Armstrong was in Sarajevo to cover the effects of the war on children when she began to hear rumors about women being

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True Acting in True Detective

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014
by on Playing Around

Perhaps tonight, Matthew McConaughey will walk away with a Best Actor Oscar. Even if he doesn’t, he’s put the world on notice that his acting

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Prisoners: A Thriller For the Post 9/11 Era

Friday, September 20th, 2013
by on Playing Around

Where are your sisters? This is the question that our carpenter protagonist Keller Dover (Hugh Jackman) asks his son and his neighbor Franklin’s (Terrence Howard)

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