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Star Wars Turns 40

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017 |

Forty years ago today, on May 25, 1977, an exhilarating sci-fi space Western called Star Wars was...

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Historic Wins, One Epic Fail at the 89th Academy Awards

by | Tuesday, February 28, 2017 |

It was a night of Oscar firsts on Sunday, February 26, at the 89th Academy Awards, presented at the...

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