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10 Thriller Classics Perfect for a November Night

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This month a host of new thrillers will hit the big screen in time for the day-after-Thanksgiving movie going crowd. A few of these, including Roman J. Israel, Esq., starring Denzel Washington, are sure to become classics we will want to revisit over and over again. Until, these films are in theaters (some starting tomorrow), we thought we’d share some our favorite thriller classics that are perfect to watch on a cold, rainy November evening. The Shining Who could ever forget Jack Nicholson in The Shining? The film is heralded as one of the greatest movies ever made, with the famous “Here’s Johnny!” scene down in history as one of the most famous movie scenes of all time. The film was based…

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Naomi Watts Intensifies this Family Drama in ‘The Book of Henry’

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It’s rare that a movie trailer can surprise us these days. We’re so used to hearing that music swell and watching the main conflict unfold that it almost feels like we could write our own at this point. Which makes the trailer for the upcoming film, The Book of Henry, stand out so much. What begins as a touching, child-genius story rapidly shifts gears, and soon we’re dealing with a mystery and a complicated plan on par with Gone Girl. Thrilling, moving, sweet, smart, and scary, this movie looks like it’ll have something for everyone. And while it may not be based on a book, it’s certainly centered around a book, as Henry’s inventive solution is at the heart of this compelling…

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Oscar style hits and misses when Styling the Stars

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The 87th Academy Awards were last night and people won Oscars and stuff. But let’s focus on the most important part: the fashion. This year the red carpet was a mix of Old Hollywood, modern glamour, and a few outlandishly bizarre choices. Just the way we like it. In my opinion, it was the classic Hollywood influences that made the night. From jeweled shoulder straps to sleek silhouettes, this year’s award show was all about old world style. And I should know: I recently got my hands on Angela Cartwright and Tom McLaren’s book, Styling the Stars: Lost Treasures from the Twentieth Century Fox Archive (Insight Editions). This unique collection combines rare photographs, anecdotes and costume details spanning from the…

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