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Daily Archives: January 24, 2018

'Murphy Brown' Returns to CBS, Candice Bergen to Reprise Her Role

Murphy Brown is the latest television classic getting a revival. On Wednesday, CBS announced a 13-episode commitment for a current-day revival of Murphy Brown, with Candice Bergen reprising her role as the title character. The revival is set for the 2018-2019 broadcast season.  Bergen’s character — a tough female journalist, and later, a single mom — will “retu… News

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Lily Allen Announces New Album No Shame

Lily Allen has announced a new album called No Shame. It’s set for an early summer release via Warner Bros. She’s also shared a new video for her previously released track “Trigger Bang” featuring Giggs. Watch the Myles Whittingham-directed clip below. No Shame is Allen’s first new record in four years. It follows 2014’s Sheezus. Last year, Allen announced a

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Hollywood Presents: The Nominees of the Academy Awards 2018

The nominations for the upcoming 90th Academy Awards ceremony were announced on Tuesday, January 23. Tiffany Haddish and Andy Serkis alongside with the Academy president John Bailey revealed which movies, actors, actresses and directors will compete for one of the greatest accolades in the film world, with the announcement being broadcast live from the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater. The award ceremony itself is expected … Academy ...

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10 Craziest Moments From The X-Files Midseason Trailer

The eleventh (and possibly final) season of The X-Files is in full swing on Fox, and a brand new midseason trailer has been released that teases just what we can expect from the upcoming episodes. The new footage indicates that we’re in for a combination of Monster of the Week standalones and mythology developments, with plenty of Mulder, Scully, and ...

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Germany's greatest living composer has a moment under the L.A. Phil Green Umbrella

Balter’s “Things Fall Apart” for a 17-member chamber ensemble, including accordion, has the opposite, but related, feeling. What falls apart here is the sound itself, the resonance of its decay. Anything can set the falling in motion. Woodblocks clack like woodpeckers. Instrumental chords, always different in size, harmony and timbre, decompose, leaving the trace of moldy harmonics, each the equivalent ...

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Dementia cure? This simple spice could prevent memory loss

Dementia affects about 850,000 people in the UK, according to the Alzheimer’s Society. Neurodegenerative conditions tend to cause memory loss in some patients. But, curcumin – which gives curry its bright colour – could be used boost memory, and even show mild improvements in mood, the scientists said. The spice, which is found in turmeric, improved memory by 28 per ...

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