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My Cousin Rachel — Read it Before You See it!

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It’s all about secrets and suspicion in My Cousin Rachel, a new movie out June 9 with Fox Searchlight Pictures. Based on the 1951 novel by Daphne du Maurier, the story is a psychological thriller where we’re never quite sure what exactly is going on. But at the heart of the mystery is one compelling question: is Rachel actually evil? Our only suggestion is pick up the book and dive into the story, before you hit the theater! My Cousin Rachel stars (the very dreamy!) Sam Claflin as Philip, a young man who’s extremely close to the cousin who helped raise him. But while away for his health, that cousin mysteriously dies after marrying a woman named Rachel, played by Rachel Weisz.…

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Books Capturing the Romance and Heartbreak of ‘The Light Between Oceans’

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The Light Between Oceans comes out in theaters Friday, September 2 and We. Can’t. Wait. And not just because it stars Michael Fassbender (though, yum). Originally a book written by M.L. Stedman in 2012, The Light Between Oceans is one of those heart-wrenching stories that stays with you long after you finish it. If you haven’t read the novel, get yourself to a bookstore ASAP. But in the meantime, here’s the movie’s lusciously-beautiful trailer:   Doesn’t it look so good? Fassbender stars as Tom Sherbourne, a WWI soldier who returns from war and falls madly in love with Isabel Graysmark (Alicia Vikander). The two move out to a remote lighthouse where they live in near-isolation. After a few failed pregnancies, Isabel is…

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