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Music, All Shook Down Macklemore on White Privilege, Kanye on James Bond, and Christina Aguilera on a Rampage

Macklemore on White Privilege, Kanye on James Bond, and Christina Aguilera on a Rampage

“Hey guess what?” Paramore’s Hayley Williams and New Found Glory’s Chad Gilbert and are getting married. Congratulations, cutie-pies! (Twitter) “'Party in the USA' paid my rent for, like, three years.  Actually it was longer than that.” Jessie J on that catchy…
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Film, "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom": Idris Elba Acts the Part, Doesn't Look It

"Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom": Idris Elba Acts the Part, Doesn't Look It

It's not a requirement that an actor closely resemble the historical figure they're playing in a biopic, but the degree to which Idris Elba does not look like the late Nelson Mandela is a constant distraction in Justin Chadwick's Mandela:…
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Film, "Pacific Rim": Robots and Monsters and the Little People That Scurry

"Pacific Rim": Robots and Monsters and the Little People That Scurry

Hellboy and Pan's Labyrinth director Guillermo del Toro's gift for crafting inventive monster-mash spectacles is on glorious display throughout this saga, in which Earth's last hope against the colossal beasts known as "Kaiju" is a ragtag collection of resistance fighters…
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Music, All Shook Down We Chat with Actor Idris Elba of 'The Wire' and 'Takers,' Who DJs at Vessel Tonight

We Chat with Actor Idris Elba of 'The Wire' and 'Takers,' Who DJs at Vessel Tonight

It's not that Idris Elba doesn't appreciate the adulation of hardcore fans of Stringer Bell, the pivotal character he played on the HBO series The Wire. It's just that he's sick of still talking about it, six years after Bell's untimely…
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