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‘12 Years a Slave’ and ‘Gravity’ dominate this year’s Academy Awards

“12 Years a Slave” and “Gravity” were the big winners at an Academy Awards full of reliable hosting and few surp...

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Beck’s new ‘Morning Phase’ impresses

To call Beck a folk musician, you would have to make a point of clarifying what you mean. Someone more familiar with his...

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The CW’s ‘Star-Crossed’ is predictable, but has potential

Admittedly, when I first read about the CW’s new series “Star-Crossed,” I was skeptical. It sounded interesting bu...

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The Oscar for biggest snub goes to . . .

Critics almost universally recognized 2013 as a fantastic year in cinema. Renowned film critic David Edelstein even went...

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Fallon brings ‘The Tonight Show’ back to New York

A transformation in television history was made last week; it came from the heart of New York City. “The Tonight Show,...

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Grammys reflect an introspective and retro society

In past years when we turned on the top hits radio station in the family car, my dad patiently listened with us but neve...

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Arts and Entertainment staff share favorite romantic comedies

In honor of Valentine’s Day, our arts and entertainment staff came up with several of their favorite films that are of...

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The National’s long path to fame

The National has been in the slow lane to fame for more than a decade. Recent fans might be surprised that their 2013 Gr...

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Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman dies at 46

Famed and highly acclaimed actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his apartment earlier this month. He was 46. A...

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Satelliti merges jazz with other genres

Though music has been a constant in human life for thousands of years, the means by which music has been created have co...