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Britney Spears: Is it time to reconsider the singer’s legacy?

Because she broke through in the late 1990s, at the tail end of an era dominated by powerhouse vocalists like Celine Dion and Mariah Carey, Spears’ distinctive singing voice was often woefully undervalued. Kheraj points to her more mature third album, 2001’s Britney, which saw her embrace R&B on I’m A Slave 4 U and …

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At the box office, Thanksgiving Weekend has never looked worse

Strange World Image: Disney Whether fighting, feasting, or frolicking, there’s one thing people weren’t doing over Thanksgiving: going to see Strange World. Since its debut on November 23, the film has risen in the ranks to one of Pixar’s biggest flops ever and could stand to lose $100 million at the box office. Strange World …

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30 of the Greatest Movie Soundtracks Ever

Screenshots: Saturday Night Fever/Paramount Pictures Imagine Train spotting without “Lust for Life.” Do the Right Thing without “Fight the Power.” Shaft without…”Shaft.” You can’t. The perfect song choice can make a good cinematic moment great, and a bad one can ruin an otherwise decent scene. There’s an art to building a stellar movie soundtrack, and …

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Disney pulled some funky tricks to make Disney Plus look like it’s losing less money

Image: Disney Disney continues to shake—for an “unkillable, multi-billion-dollar leviathan” definition of shaking, at least—in the aftermath of it recent big surprise Bob Swapwith former CEO Bob Iger stepping in to take control of the company back from his successor, Bob Chapek, after the company’s board asked Chapek to resign from his leadership position last …

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The best holiday movies to watch on Netflix this season

Channel 4 – Black Mirror: White Christmas [Jon] Hamm’s knack for creating likable weasels is a good fit for Black Mirror, a show that regularly applies imagined technology from the not-so-distant future against the cracks of human weakness. In “White Christmas,” the show’s extra-long Christmas special, Hamm plays Matthew, a seemingly friendly communication facilitator with …

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Squid Game’s O Yeong-su indicted on sexual misconduct charges in South Korea

Oh Yeong-suPhoto: VALERIE MACON/AFP via Getty Images O Yeong-su, the veteran South Korean actor best known to Western audiences for his co-starring role in the Netflix streaming sensation Squid Gamehas been charged with sexual misconduct by authorities in South Korea, Variety reports. O was charged and then released without detention earlier this week, in relation …

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Netflix’s The Most Hated Man on the Internet is the next Tinder Swindler

There are millions of bastards out there in the world, but few of them have boasted the online notoriety of Hunter Moore, the self-described “king of revenge porn” — which kinda says it all in itself. The titular most hated man on the internet at the center of Netflix’s latest docuseries, coming from the makers …

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What’s On TV, Nov 25-27: GOTG: Holiday Special, We’re Here

Pom Klementieff in Guardians Of The Galaxy: Holiday Special; Shangela in We’re Here season 3Photo: Marvel Studios; Greg Endries/HBO Welcome to the weekend edition of What’s On. Here are the big things happening on TV from Friday, November 25, to Sunday, November 27. All times are Eastern. [Note: The weekly What’s On will publish on …

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