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Donald Glover Helped Make Black Panther Even Funnier

Considering the Grammys, the Emmys, the Golden Globes, the acting, the singing, the rapping, the comedy, the writing, and the directing—it truly feels like Donald Glover can do anything. Between 2017 and 2019, he will have been Aaron Davis in Spider-Man, Lando Calrissian in Solo: A Star Wars Story, and Simba in The Lion King. He’s everywhere. You name a ...

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How Composer Jóhann Jóhannsson Helped Change the Genre Cinema Soundscape

Over the span of just a handful of film scores, Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson expanded our idea of what film music can be, earning Oscar nominations for “Sicario’s” sinister, evil-incarnate soundscape to the relatively upbeat, mind-racing energy that drove Stephen Hawking biopic “The Theory of Everything.” Now, at age 48, this exciting young virtuoso has died, and though that tragically ...

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Can Spike Lee's 'She's Gotta Have It' reboot keep up with the strong TV women he helped make possible?

Spike Lee’s Netflix reboot of his 1986 breakthrough film, “She’s Gotta Have It,” occupies an odd space of being both timely and dated. It arrives as women’s issues and bigotry are front and center in the media and entertainment, but also draws from an era when ideas about sexual harassment, gender roles and systemic racism were less explored on screen. ...

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Denzel Washington's remarkable performance in 'Roman J. Israel, Esq.' isn't helped by plot

In his four-decade-long career, Denzel Washington has played heroes and villains, ministers and miscreants and everything in between. “Roman J. Israel, Esq.” is not like any of them, not even close. To call the title character idiosyncratic and eccentric is not the half of it. Overweight, ungainly, awkward with people and immune to com… ENTERTAINMENT – Los Angeles Times

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Diabetes diet: THIS popular eating regime helped third of ‘at risk’ people avoid type 2

Type 2 diabetes is diagnosed in someone every two minutes in the UK. There are currently 2.9 million people in the UK living with it, but it is estimated that five million will suffer by 2025. However, new research published in the British Medical Journal has shown that diet could play an important role in helping ‘at risk’ groups avoid ...

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