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Guardian Unlimited
'Big Daddy Xi' no more? Chinese president's nickname nixedportrayed as a Mao-style autocrat. In recent weeks Chinese officials have expr
'Big Daddy Xi' no more? Chinese president's nickname nixed
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 43 minutes ago
portrayed as a Mao-style autocrat. In recent weeks Chinese officials have expressed discomfort over the perception that a cult of personality is growing around their leader. Writing in the New York Review of Books this month, Columbia... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Person of Interest 'drawdown' begins tonightCollection are planning FilmStruck, a movie-streaming service aimed at fans of
Person of Interest 'drawdown' begins tonight
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 57 minutes ago
Collection are planning FilmStruck, a movie-streaming service aimed at fans of art house, independent, foreign and cult films. No cost or premiere date as of yet. • Major Crimes. Never fear, the TNT series is still only on hiatus. It... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Boiling Southern Cauldron and the Insults of the Northern Governorsto the horrendous events in Enugu has compelled me to write this contribution a
A Boiling Southern Cauldron and the Insults of the Northern Governors
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
to the horrendous events in Enugu has compelled me to write this contribution as something of a follow-up. These are difficult and troubling times and they are times that the truth needs to be spoken more than ever. I appreciate those that publish... Read more
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Adelaide Now
NBL Stars’ China series to reach 1.2bnmove from United to the 36ers “was brutal”. Adelaide’s fans quickly embraced t
NBL Stars’ China series to reach 1.2bn
Adelaide Now / Posted an hour ago
move from United to the 36ers “was brutal”. Adelaide’s fans quickly embraced the versatile 202cm forward, who grew into cult hero status. His tour to China may just be a final dress rehearsal for his next NBL deal. The NBL All-Australian team... Read more
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The Courier Mail
NBL Stars’ China series to reach 1.2bnmove from United to the 36ers “was brutal”. Adelaide’s fans quickly embraced t
NBL Stars’ China series to reach 1.2bn
The Courier Mail / Posted an hour ago
move from United to the 36ers “was brutal”. Adelaide’s fans quickly embraced the versatile 202cm forward, who grew into cult hero status. His tour to China may just be a final dress rehearsal for his next NBL deal. The NBL All-Australian team... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
NBL Stars’ China series to reach 1.2bnmove from United to the 36ers “was brutal”. Adelaide’s fans quickly embraced t
NBL Stars’ China series to reach 1.2bn
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 hours ago
move from United to the 36ers “was brutal”. Adelaide’s fans quickly embraced the versatile 202cm forward, who grew into cult hero status. His tour to China may just be a final dress rehearsal for his next NBL deal. The NBL All-Australian team... Read more
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The Local
'Why all of Sweden needs to fight extremism'hundred Swedes have travelled to Syria and Iraq to commit acts of terror. Most
'Why all of Sweden needs to fight extremism'
The Local / Posted 2 hours ago
hundred Swedes have travelled to Syria and Iraq to commit acts of terror. Most of them have been recruited by the terrorist cult Daesh. Several of these young people have thus made the final journey of their life. They have been killed in the hope... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
New labour group might break log-jam in SA politicsmore players, from all sectors of society, to be active in politics to defuse t
New labour group might break log-jam in SA politics
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 hours ago
more players, from all sectors of society, to be active in politics to defuse the monopoly on power and the leadership cult that seem to have taken over our institutions. Now that Vavi and his supporters have decided on a new path, they should... Read more
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Pitchfork
Various Artists: Close To the Noise Floor - Formative UK Electronica 1975 - 1984 Album Review“The Distance from Köln” is a lo-fi cousin to Berlin’s '80s radio staple “The M
Various Artists: Close To the Noise Floor - Formative UK Electronica 1975 - 1984 Album Review
Pitchfork / Posted 3 hours ago
“The Distance from Köln” is a lo-fi cousin to Berlin’s '80s radio staple “The Metro”; lyrically if not so much sonically, Cultural Amnesia’s 1981 anti-Thatcherism ditty “Materialistic Man” comes over like a dry run for Depeche Mode’s “Everything... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Chan-wook Recalls Making 'Oldboy' as 'The Handmaiden' Readies to Bow at CannesDocumentary 'Old Days' tracks the creation of the 2003 cult classic, ahead of a
Chan-wook Recalls Making 'Oldboy' as 'The Handmaiden' Readies to Bow at Cannes
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 3 hours ago
Documentary 'Old Days' tracks the creation of the 2003 cult classic, ahead of a rare Blu-Ray release of a Korean film. A new documentary about Oldboy premiered last Friday during the Jeonju International Film Festival in South Korea, and the... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Don DeLillo's new novel considers life after deathtoggles between a remote compound in central Asia and the workaday world of New
Don DeLillo's new novel considers life after death
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 4 hours ago
toggles between a remote compound in central Asia and the workaday world of New York City. In the bunker an apocalyptic cult is engaged in the cryogenic preservation of humans, whose brains and bodies are being frozen until the time when... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
How 'The Captain America: Civil War' directors went from cult creators to superhero wranglers"Civil War," before being entrusted with Marvel's crown jewel, "The Avengers" —
How 'The Captain America: Civil War' directors went from cult creators to superhero wranglers
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 hours ago
"Civil War," before being entrusted with Marvel's crown jewel, "The Avengers" — but when they shot the pilot for the cult TV series "Arrested Development," their dailies terrified a Fox executive. "They called us up after seeing the first... Read more
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examiner.com
Todd Rundgren and The Tubes coming to NJPACis a singer/songwriter/musician/ producer who has had both significant commerci
Todd Rundgren and The Tubes coming to NJPAC
examiner.com / Posted 4 hours ago
is a singer/songwriter/musician/ producer who has had both significant commercial success as well as earned a substantial cult following over the years since first appearing on the music scene in the late '60s. His first band Nazz had radioplay... Read more
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IGN
12 Monkeys: "One Hundred Years" Reviewbehind her unsuspecting victim and then smiled and danced a little afterward se
12 Monkeys: "One Hundred Years" Review
IGN / Posted 6 hours ago
behind her unsuspecting victim and then smiled and danced a little afterward seemed very Manson Family--must be a death cult thing. Whatever they're doing in the past, it's seriously affecting the space-time continuum, which is "collapsing",... Read more
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NZCity
Leah Remini encouraged the Church of Scientology leader David Miscavige's father to pen a memoir on the cult. The 45-year-old actress reached out to Ron Miscavige, who joined the organisat
Leah Remini encouraged the Church of Scientology leader David Miscavige's father to pen a memoir on the cult.
NZCity / Posted 8 hours ago
The 45-year-old actress reached out to Ron Miscavige, who joined the organisation in the late 1960s, when she heard he had turned his back... Read more
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Irish Examiner
This will be oldest presidential race in US historyrace in US history | Irish Examiner In a country obsessed with the cult of y
This will be oldest presidential race in US history
Irish Examiner / Posted 8 hours ago
race in US history | Irish Examiner In a country obsessed with the cult of youth, the battle for the White House is ironically coming down to a contest between a grandmother and a grandfather... Read more
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The Hill
Feehery: Memo to George Will, David Brooks and others: Stop being stupid on Trumpis clearly running to be an American caudillo, not the president of a constitut
Feehery: Memo to George Will, David Brooks and others: Stop being stupid on Trump
The Hill / Posted 8 hours ago
is clearly running to be an American caudillo, not the president of a constitutional republic, and his entire campaign is a cult of personality in the style of (the pro-Trump) Vladimir Putin.” And of course, David Brooks: “Donald Trump now looks... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Vineyard Vibrations Soldier Creek Winery Calendardelicious food available for sale. Russ was born and raised in New Orleans, LA
Vineyard Vibrations Soldier Creek Winery Calendar
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 8 hours ago
delicious food available for sale. Russ was born and raised in New Orleans, LA, greatly influenced by the rich musical culture of the city. He is a seasoned musician spending much of the past two decades touring the U.S. and abroad with a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Hedge fund leader Dalio calls Bridgewater culture 'opposite of a cult'other and giving themselves continuous performance feedback: saying it created
Hedge fund leader Dalio calls Bridgewater culture 'opposite of a cult'
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 hours ago
other and giving themselves continuous performance feedback: saying it created a focus on "independent thinking." "It is a culture, but it's the opposite of a cult," Dalio said at a rare public speaking appearance at the Milken Institute Global... Read more
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Daily Mail
The 10 most shocking moments from Game Of Thrones, by Jim ShelleyMargaery are the underdogs thanks to the Sparrows. ‘You imprisoned and humilia
The 10 most shocking moments from Game Of Thrones, by Jim Shelley
Daily Mail / Posted 9 hours ago
Margaery are the underdogs thanks to the Sparrows. ‘You imprisoned and humiliated my sister,’ Jaime accused their eerie cult leader. ‘Your sister sought the Gods’ mercy and atoned for her sin,’ replied the High Sparrow with sinister... Read more
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Daily Mail
David Hasselhoff cuddles up to girlfriend at the Gumball 3000 rallysnap a myriad of pics with his car and entourage. And it looked as though his
David Hasselhoff cuddles up to girlfriend at the Gumball 3000 rally
Daily Mail / Posted 10 hours ago
snap a myriad of pics with his car and entourage. And it looked as though his pre-race arrival on Saturday had allowed the cult icon to squeeze in some much deserved rest ahead of his marathon drive across the UK and Europe with his co-driver and... Read more
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ESPN
Harig: Daly, PGA Tour Champions are good matchtalking about the numerous double-digit scores posted on holes over the year.
Harig: Daly, PGA Tour Champions are good match
ESPN / Posted 11 hours ago
talking about the numerous double-digit scores posted on holes over the year. Enormous drives are what made Daly a golf cult figure, his grip-and-rip style seeing him routinely knock the ball 300-plus yards off the tee before that was considered... Read more
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/Film
A Puppet Master Reboot is in the Worksby sentient killer dolls. The mixture of clever puppet effects, bizarre kills,
A Puppet Master Reboot is in the Works
/Film / Posted 11 hours ago
by sentient killer dolls. The mixture of clever puppet effects, bizarre kills, and schlocky humor won the film a strong cult following and nine sequels followed. Charles Band’s trademark blend of low-budget kitsch and offbeat horror is on... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Class at Fleishers trains next generation of butcherswhat they witness at restaurants, on cooking shows and in magazines, according
Class at Fleishers trains next generation of butchers
Connecticut Post / Posted 11 hours ago
what they witness at restaurants, on cooking shows and in magazines, according to Mayer. If done right, he thinks this “cult of cooking” could empower people to use high-quality ingredients, like Fleishers’ meats, and rewrite the narrative of... Read more
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The Hindu
Arms and the middlemanused in the recently concluded World War II. The allegations could do nothing t
Arms and the middleman
The Hindu / Posted 11 hours ago
used in the recently concluded World War II. The allegations could do nothing to the maverick leader, who had become a cult figure of sorts in pre-Independence London with his oratory at Speakers’ Corner in Hyde Park. Menon’s blazing political... Read more
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express
Shocking scale of Turkey's Islamist terror threat facing British touristsrules of engagement But the state has said it needs more support from its West
Shocking scale of Turkey's Islamist terror threat facing British tourists
express / Posted 12 hours ago
rules of engagement But the state has said it needs more support from its Western allies, such as Britain, citing the difficult task of hitting moving targets. Last week foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said the United States had pledged to... Read more
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Boston Globe
May 2, 2016people try to make up for the beatings they absorb from actual voters every Tue
May 2, 2016
Boston Globe / Posted 12 hours ago
people try to make up for the beatings they absorb from actual voters every Tuesday. As bad as Tuesdays are for the Cruz cult, Saturdays are usually their time to slither back into the game, mainly because nobody’s paying attention. But yesterday... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Class at Fleishers trains next generation of butcherswhat they witness at restaurants, on cooking shows and in magazines, according
Class at Fleishers trains next generation of butchers
Darien News-Review / Posted 12 hours ago
what they witness at restaurants, on cooking shows and in magazines, according to Mayer. If done right, he thinks this “cult of cooking” could empower people to use high-quality ingredients, like Fleishers’ meats, and rewrite the narrative of... Read more
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Variety
When Character Deaths (and Revivals) Work — and When They Don’theart of the TV industry. Back when Buffy Summers was brought back from the dea
When Character Deaths (and Revivals) Work — and When They Don’t
Variety / Posted 12 hours ago
heart of the TV industry. Back when Buffy Summers was brought back from the dead, that kind of program was very much on the cult fringes. Re-animation just did not happen on the most important shows of the day; nobody ever expected zombie Mrs.... Read more
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Hip-Hop Wired
Space Jam 2 Starring LeBron James Is A Go Space Jam, starring Michael Jordan, dropped in 1996 and has since become a cu
Space Jam 2 Starring LeBron James Is A Go
Hip-Hop Wired / Posted 12 hours ago
Space Jam, starring Michael Jordan, dropped in 1996 and has since become a cult classic film. Almost 20 years a later and a proper sequel, starring LeBron James, is officially in the works. Reports the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Don DeLillo's new novel considers life after deathled in the shadow of his larger-than-life father, comes across as poignant and
Don DeLillo's new novel considers life after death
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 hours ago
led in the shadow of his larger-than-life father, comes across as poignant and believable, the passages about the cult and Ross' megalomaniacal quest to achieve immortality can, at times, feel tedious. DeLillo excels at descriptions of... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Manson Family Murders Fast Facts(CNN) -- Here is some background information about Charles Manson and the 1969
Manson Family Murders Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 12 hours ago
(CNN) -- Here is some background information about Charles Manson and the 1969 Manson Family cult killings. Personal: Birth date: November 12, 1934 Birth place: Cincinnati, Ohio Birth name: Charles Milles Maddox Father: Father's name unavailable... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Class at Fleishers trains next generation of butcherswhat they witness at restaurants, on cooking shows and in magazines, according
Class at Fleishers trains next generation of butchers
Stamford Advocate / Posted 12 hours ago
what they witness at restaurants, on cooking shows and in magazines, according to Mayer. If done right, he thinks this “cult of cooking” could empower people to use high-quality ingredients, like Fleishers’ meats, and rewrite the narrative of... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Kate McKinnon, Jillian Bell and Ilana Glazer Join Scarlett Johansson's R-Rated ComedyMove That Body, already has Zoe Kravitz on the call sheet. Paul W. Downs and L
Kate McKinnon, Jillian Bell and Ilana Glazer Join Scarlett Johansson's R-Rated Comedy
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 13 hours ago
Move That Body, already has Zoe Kravitz on the call sheet. Paul W. Downs and Lucia Aniello, who work with Glazer on the cult favorite comedy television series Broad City, co-wrote the film. Downs will also star with Aniello directing. The... Read more
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LA Weekly
A Celebration of Mexican-American Icon Selenahosted a celebration of all things Selena on Sunday, May 1. Complete with DJ se
A Celebration of Mexican-American Icon Selena
LA Weekly / Posted 14 hours ago
hosted a celebration of all things Selena on Sunday, May 1. Complete with DJ sets, a costume contest and a screening of the cult-classic biopic Selena, the night proved how passionate and loyal fans continue to be about this groundbreaking... Read more
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Herald Sun
Why 16 year olds are so terrifyingand if we did try and pull it off — it was for a stitch up, and not a serious a
Why 16 year olds are so terrifying
Herald Sun / Posted 14 hours ago
and if we did try and pull it off — it was for a stitch up, and not a serious attempt at being sultry. We didn’t have a cult-like obsession with Jenner equivalents, and we sure as hell didn’t contour, cake, bake and bronze our bodies until we... Read more
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Variety
Judy McGrath’s Astronauts Wanted Unveils Slate of 8 Projects With Digital TalentYouTube’s “Superwoman”), which debuted on the YouTube Red subscription service
Judy McGrath’s Astronauts Wanted Unveils Slate of 8 Projects With Digital Talent
Variety / Posted 14 hours ago
YouTube’s “Superwoman”), which debuted on the YouTube Red subscription service in February. The studio also produced the cult-hit talk show “Tawk” with Awkwafina and extreme sports series “Hey USAx” with Marcus and Cody Johns for Verizon’s Go 90;... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Charge dropped against 'Trailer Park Boys' actor Mike Smith in Los AngelesBoys" actor Mike Smith a month after his arrest in Los Angeles. Smith, who pla
Charge dropped against 'Trailer Park Boys' actor Mike Smith in Los Angeles
Calgary Sun / Posted 14 hours ago
Boys" actor Mike Smith a month after his arrest in Los Angeles. Smith, who plays the character Bubbles on the Canadian cult comedy, was arrested on April 1 after an incident at a Hollywood hotel involving a woman. He was released on bail hours... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Why more high-school seniors need to be like Malia Obama and take a gap yearthe Franklin Project, which has a goal to create 1 million civilian national-se
Why more high-school seniors need to be like Malia Obama and take a gap year
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 hours ago
the Franklin Project, which has a goal to create 1 million civilian national-service positions for young adults. "We have cult of expectations to get started in life because you don't want to fall behind. Life is not linear. Neither should the... Read more
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The Verge
The Game of Game of Thrones: what is dead may never [spoiler]I'm into this guy. He's Balon's brother, and is as big of a lunatic as all the
The Game of Game of Thrones: what is dead may never [spoiler]
The Verge / Posted 15 hours ago
I'm into this guy. He's Balon's brother, and is as big of a lunatic as all the rest of the Greyjoys with their salty death cult ("I don't mock the Drowned God, I am the Drowned God," +10) but he's also gotten out there, and mixed it up across the... Read more
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CBS Sports
Manute Bol's son, Bol Bol, pulls off through-the-legs dunka between-the-legs dunk in the middle of a game. Dad never did that. Pretty ni
Manute Bol's son, Bol Bol, pulls off through-the-legs dunk
CBS Sports / Posted 15 hours ago
a between-the-legs dunk in the middle of a game. Dad never did that. Pretty nifty. The late Manute Bol was something of a cult figure in the NBA. He was 7-foot-7 yet could step out and bury 3s with regularity. His son was a tremendous set of... Read more
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Slate
Don DeLillo Is Turning Into Late-Period Beckettas the skeptical Jeff puts it, “at the far margins of plausibility”––is the des
Don DeLillo Is Turning Into Late-Period Beckett
Slate / Posted 15 hours ago
as the skeptical Jeff puts it, “at the far margins of plausibility”––is the desert outpost of a futurist quasi-cult called the Convergence. For all its sci-fi strangeness, the group reflects the ideas of actual Silicon Valley... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Charge dropped against Trailer Park Boys’ actor Mike Smith in L.A.Boys” actor Mike Smith a month after his arrest in Los Angeles. Smith, who pla
Charge dropped against Trailer Park Boys’ actor Mike Smith in L.A.
The Globe and Mail / Posted 16 hours ago
Boys” actor Mike Smith a month after his arrest in Los Angeles. Smith, who plays the character Bubbles on the Canadian cult comedy, was arrested on April 1 after an incident at a Hollywood hotel involving a woman. He was released on bail hours... Read more
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Black Press USA
Black Liberals are Hypocrites When It Comes to the N-wordothers for doing the same thing? How can we criticize Jennifer Lopez or the Qu
Black Liberals are Hypocrites When It Comes to the N-word
Black Press USA / Posted 16 hours ago
others for doing the same thing? How can we criticize Jennifer Lopez or the Quentin Tarantino, the director of the cult classic “Pulp Fiction” and “Django Unchained” for using it? How can we criticize former West Virginia Senator Robert... Read more
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FOX News
'Ghostbusters' reboot trailer most disliked EVER on Youtubecomes 30 years after the supernatural comedy starring Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray
'Ghostbusters' reboot trailer most disliked EVER on Youtube
FOX News / Posted 17 hours ago
comes 30 years after the supernatural comedy starring Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray and Sigourney Weaver became an immediate cult classic. The new film, which stars Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Wiig alongside Aussie Chris Hemsworth, will be in... Read more
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indieWIRE
2016 Summer Movie Preview: 27 Indie Films and Festival Favorites to See This Seasonto the screen — delivers a breakout performance for the ages. -David Ehrlich"Ho
2016 Summer Movie Preview: 27 Indie Films and Festival Favorites to See This Season
indieWIRE / Posted 17 hours ago
to the screen — delivers a breakout performance for the ages. -David Ehrlich"Holy Hell," May 20 Will Allen’s eye-opening cult documentary was one of the buzziest non-fiction features to hit Sundance earlier this year, and now audiences will be... Read more
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Salon.com
Don’t you dare call it fascism: Andrew Sullivan on why Donald Trump’s ideologically incoherent movement doesn’t even deserve the epithetminority (Muslims and Mexicans are the new Jews), its focus on a single supreme
Don’t you dare call it fascism: Andrew Sullivan on why Donald Trump’s ideologically incoherent movement doesn’t even deserve the epithet
Salon.com / Posted 18 hours ago
minority (Muslims and Mexicans are the new Jews), its focus on a single supreme leader of what can only be called a cult, and its deep belief in violence and coercion in a democracy that has heretofore relied on debate and persuasion.” You... Read more
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IGN
X-Men’s Professor X Is Christ and Apocalypse Is a False Godand wants to be worshipped -- but he's also forgiving,” Singer said. “He's also
X-Men’s Professor X Is Christ and Apocalypse Is a False God
IGN / Posted 18 hours ago
and wants to be worshipped -- but he's also forgiving,” Singer said. “He's also a false god, which makes him kind of like a cult leader. So [Apocalypse actor Oscar Isaac] and [writer/producer Simon Kinberg] not only studied religion but also studied... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Papa Wemba, Prince - Fashion Icons Gone Too Soontalk about musicians who influenced style they rarely tap into African artistes
Papa Wemba, Prince - Fashion Icons Gone Too Soon
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
talk about musicians who influenced style they rarely tap into African artistes yet Papa Wemba and his affinity of cross cultural style left a mark. The New York Times writes the following: "few failed to note his singular role as style muse and... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Turkish journalists accuse Erdoğan of media witch-huntto Turkey, but say journalists with links to the Gülenist movement were not rea
Turkish journalists accuse Erdoğan of media witch-hunt
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 19 hours ago
to Turkey, but say journalists with links to the Gülenist movement were not real journalists, rather puppets of a shadowy cult determined to overthrow the government. They insist the opposition press is vibrant, pointing to Sözcü, a widely read... Read more
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