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Millie Mae Healy

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Arts Vanity: The Power of Children’s Cartoons

While I think about how ridiculous and inept and not-at-all like an adult I feel, I remember the cartoons that raised me.

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Books About Family You Should Read for Thanksgiving

In honor of the holiday season, here is the definitive list of recommendations to suit the holiday.

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‘Pitch Perfect’ at 10: ‘Not Like Other Girls’

Once Beca gets over herself and respects her friends and the institution she wants to belong to, she’s able to positively contribute and help lead the Bellas into the future.

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‘Vampire Academy’ Review: Lots of Potential, Little Else

“Vampire Academy” has the potential to turn it around and become a dynamic, exciting, and intriguing show. It just isn’t quite there yet.

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‘psychofreak’ by Camila Cabello ft. WILLOW: A Disappointing And Underwhelming Loop

“psychofreak” feels more like a loop than a developed song. This is unfortunate, considering both the song’s gentle driving beat and melodic sound design have a great deal of potential.

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‘Bridgerton’ Season Two Review: Fun and Escapist but Structurally Confused

Overall, the show struggles to balance genre and structure: Is it an anthology of self-contained love stories, or a romantic period drama centering on one family? “Bridgerton” doesn’t know.

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'Star Trek 4' Announcement Debrief: A Surprise for Everyone

Despite not having a finalized script or confirmation that the original actors will be back as Paramount has promised, filming is due to start by the end of the year.

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‘Legacies’ Season 4.5 Premiere: Flawed Potential

While Season Four has been one of the strongest seasons of the “The Vampire Diaries” spinoff yet, the show’s ongoing structural issues continue to hold it back.

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Movie Trailer Breakdown: ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’

The movie is the next installment in Phase 5, the latest stage in the MCU, and the trailer teases a potentially massive expansion for the Marvel franchise.

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Why Is She Naked? Gratuitous Nudity in ‘Euphoria’ and TV

After a long hiatus, “Euphoria” is back.

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Are Superhero Movies 'Boring as Shit'?

Ridley Scott threw Twitter into disarray last month when he said superhero movies are “fucking boring as shit” and that their scripts “aren’t any fucking good.” However inflammatory it was, the tweet raises larger questions about the state of superhero films.

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Destiel: Yo A Ti, One Year Later

Despite clear mishandling on the part of the showrunners, many of the show’s viewers grew deeply attached to the possibility of Dean and Castiel's romantic relationship.

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‘Boyz’ by Jesy Nelson is a Problem

In an ideal world, “Boyz” by Jesy Nelson featuring Nicki Minaj, would just be forgettable and boring.

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‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone’ at 20: A Complicated Legacy

The series is one of the best large-scale book-to-screen adaptations ever. But — and it’s a big but — in recent years the Harry Potter franchise has increasingly been used to perpetrate actual harm to real people.

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What the Hell Happened: Donald Trump Jr. Makes the Death of a Hollywood Crew Member Into a Joke

Soon after a prop gun misfired on the set of the upcoming Western film “Rust,” tragically taking the life of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, Donald Trump Jr. was making t-shirts.