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For the First Time, Miss USA, Miss America and Miss Teen USA are All Black Women

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For the first time, America’s top beauty pageants — Miss USA, Miss Teen USA and Miss America — havecrowned black women as their winners at the same time.And that’s a big deal if you know pageant history.Beauty pageants early in their histories, some dating back to the 1920s, barred women of color from participating. Even after organizations began…

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Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen recreate 20 famous rom-com scenes in 12 minutes

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This one is pretty much in the title. To promote their new film Long Shot, Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen took part in a game of “Romcom Role Call” with James Corden. This involved the trio recreating 20 iconic romantic comedy scenes in just 12 minutes — complete with numerous accent and costume changes. The highlights?…

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Awkwafina Proves She’s More Than a Comedian in The Farewell

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Lulu Wang’s melancholy family comedy sounds aggressively Sundance-y—but it’s one of the festival’s most pleasant surprises. Bittersweet comedy has become a hallmark of the Sundance Film Festival, most notably with Little Miss Sunshine riding cacophonous festival buzz all the way to a best-picture nomination. As with any fad, the Sundance dramedy gradually grew stale, an oversaturation of…

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Will Smith Approves of Fan-Made Trailer for a ‘Dramatic’ Version of ‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’

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Smith calls the idea “brilliant” as he interviews the filmmaker who created the trailer, offering analysis of its potential. A month ago, filmmaker Morgan Cooper reimagined NBC’s hit 1990s sitcom “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” as a dramatic series, creating a concept trailer that quickly went viral. With close to 6 million views on YouTube alone,…

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Quentin Tarantino’s New Beverly Cinema hosting month-long celebration of women directors

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The just-released New Beverly Cinema schedule for the month of May boasts the Los Angeles repertory theatre’s usual, wonderfully weird mix of screenings with a lineup which includes the 2009 horror movie, Jennifer’s Body, the 2001 musical comedy Josie and the Pussycats, and the 1995 Adam Sandler vehicle Billy Madison. The connection between these three films? They were all directed…

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