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Sci-Fi and Period Tales Rule Oscar Production Design Race

When looking for trends in the race for the art direction Oscar, there are two that stand out: voters favor historical films and they’re not crazy about science fiction. Films that are set primarily in the present day have only won six times since 1968 (1976’s “All the President’s Men,” 1978’s “Heaven Can Wait,” 1979’s “All That Jazz,” 1989’s “Batman,” ...

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Singapore Kicks Off Race to Tax $38 Billion Shopping Boom

SINGAPORE, Singapore — Singapore may unveil an e-commerce tax in next week’s budget, setting the tone for a region that’s grappling with online retail’s assault on brick-and-mortar vendors. Eight of the 12 economists in a Bloomberg survey said the February 19 budget will contain a new tax on online vendors, with another betting that cross-border digital transactions will now be included ...

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Jordan Peele on race, RoRo and why you don't need to tell him you've seen 'Get Out' three times

Jordan Peele invites me into his office on the third level of a spacious Hollywood Hills home where his production company, Monkeypaw, has taken up residence the last few months. Dogs run free, books are stacked in almost every corner and the walls are filled with art from his Oscar-nominated social thriller “Get Out.” “Take a seat,” Peele says casually. ...

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Jordan Peele on race, RoRo and why you don't need to tell him you've seen 'Get Out' three times

Jordan Peele invites me into his office on the third level of a spacious Hollywood Hills home where his production company, Monkeypaw, has taken up residence the last few months. Dogs run free, books are stacked in almost every corner and the walls are filled with art from his Oscar-nominated social thriller “Get Out.” “Take a seat,” Peele says casually. ...

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‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ and the Rise of Drag on TV (Exclusive)

Over the last decade, the art of drag has gained undeniable popularity, moving from the fringes into something more widely accepted — at least on television, thanks in large part to its portrayal on RuPaul’s Drag Race, a reality competition modeled after America’s Next Top Model, where 12 to 14 contestants compete to be “America’s Next Drag Superstar.” Now nine ...

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