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Expert Opinion: Hit Makers Nico & Vinz on Pop Music and the Movies

Posted 08/28/2014 2:30 PM by
Expert Opinion: Hit Makers Nico & Vinz on Pop Music and the Movies

After the Norweigan duo Nico Sereba and Vincent Dery won the world finals at Emergenza Festival in 2011, they went on to rack up hits on the international charts. Their single “Am I Wrong?” has more than 59 million views on YouTube alone. They’ve clearly conquered a global audience, but with their debut U.S. release due to hit this September and a new single in Reese Witherspoon’s latest movie, “The Good Lie,” expect to hear a lot more from the duo. Luckily for us, they took a break from their busy schedules to talk to us about pop music in the movies and how they write songs.

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Category: Film

“THE HONORABLE WOMAN” Recap: Episode 5 (Two Hearts)

Season 1, Episode 5

Posted 08/28/2014 2:02 PM by
“THE HONORABLE WOMAN” Recap: Episode 5 (Two Hearts)

In their Gaza cell, Nessa mourns her ruined future, knowing the scandal of her pregnancy will infect any work she tries to do to aid the peace process. Atika tells Nessa to give her the child and allow Atika to raise it as her own as thanks for saving her life.

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Category: The Honorable Woman

Peekaboo! The Top 10 Semi-Nude Scenes in the Movies

Posted 08/28/2014 12:00 PM by
Peekaboo! The Top 10 Semi-Nude Scenes in the Movies

Semi-nude or semi-clothed–are you an optimist or a pessimist? Whatever your view, these 10 movies have mastered the art of the almost-but-not-quite tease.

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Category: Film
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Top 10 Inspiring Transgender Movies

Posted 08/28/2014 9:00 AM by
Top 10 Inspiring Transgender Movies

We’ve pulled together a screening list of the best transgender-themed flicks out there. In order to make our list, the movies in question had to feature a sympathetic portrayal of a transgendered character in a leading role–hence Psycho and Silence of the Lambs did not make the cut. No, the following movies are all thoughtful, moving depictions of people struggling through life–people who are human first, transgendered second.

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Category: Film

“Vox” Lists Five Reasons to Watch “RECTIFY”; “Variety” Reviews “Riveting” Season Finale

Posted 08/27/2014 12:44 PM by
“Vox” Lists Five Reasons to Watch “RECTIFY”; “Variety” Reviews “Riveting” Season Finale

This week, Vox goes over five qualities that make RECTIFY “the best TV show you’re almost certainly not watching,” while Variety raves about Season Two and mulls over the series’ “quiet power.” See what everyone is talking about, log in and watch Season 2 of RECTIFY right now.

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Category: Rectify

“RECTIFY” Season 2 Music Round Up

Posted 08/27/2014 12:00 PM by
“RECTIFY” Season 2 Music Round Up

Though Gabriel Mann’s original score provides the majority of RECTIFY’s soundtrack, music supervisor Linda Cohen works alongside creator Ray McKinnon to pick just the right outside tracks for certain special moments. Here’s your guide to every song featured in Season 2.

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Category: Rectify
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“THE APPROVAL MATRIX” Recapped and Revealed (America’s Hall Monitors)

Posted 08/27/2014 10:00 AM by
“THE APPROVAL MATRIX” Recapped and Revealed (America’s Hall Monitors)

“I think we’ve learned one thing from this story: You’re not that famous,” Neal jokes with panelist Judah Friedlander (30 Rock), cutting him off in the middle of a long story about that one time when he was followed and wrongly profiled by Walmart security detail outside Chicago–they didn’t recognize him (though he’s semi-famous), accused him of being homeless (which is fair, he admits), and stopped him for questioning on his way out. Why? All homeless people are also thieves–that’s the stereotype at least.

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Category: The Approval Matrix

“Smallville” Inspires Michael Showalter and Christina Lee to Choose Superpowers

Posted 08/27/2014 9:00 AM by
“Smallville” Inspires Michael Showalter and Christina Lee to Choose Superpowers

What happens when comic Michael Showalter and his writing partner Christina Lee start texting about Smallville? Find out below.

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Category: Series

How Geena Davis Made the ’80s (and Some of the ’90s, Too)

Posted 08/27/2014 9:00 AM by
How Geena Davis Made the ’80s (and Some of the ’90s, Too)

Geena Davis has been portraying kickass women in movies since Reagan was president. She’s still awesome, but the decade between 1982-1992 brought us some of her most memorable work. Go ahead and take a trip down memory lane.

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Category: Film

Beyond the Emmys: The Top 10 Best TV Dramas Ever (With a Caveat)

Posted 08/27/2014 2:00 AM by
Beyond the Emmys: The Top 10 Best TV Dramas Ever (With a Caveat)

The best drama series on TV defy easy categorizations — they’re procedurals with deeply nuanced characters, supernatural thrillers with political ramifications, period pieces impeccably dressed. Some of them invented a whole new way of thinking about television, paving the way for future classics. Others, well, they’re just one-of-a-kind.

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Category: Culture

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