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4th of July

Take A Cinematic Journey Through The American Experience With These Films

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These films will give you something to think about before your BBQ.

MIKE TYSON

A Tale Of Two Comebacks: The Legend And Legacy Of Mike Tyson Vs. Evander Holyfield

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The true story of two champions, Tyson and Holyfield, whose comeback trails converged into each other and the controversy that ensued.

hbo now

Here Are Some Of The Films Coming To HBO NOW In July Including ‘7 Days In Hell’ And ‘The Drop’

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If you haven't seen the excellent 'The Drop', now's your chance. Seriously. The film is awesome.

James "Whitey" Bulger

Mobster ‘Whitey’ Bulger Writes Teens From Prison: ‘If You Want To Make Crime Pay — Go To Law School’

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Prison can either harden a man or make him remorseful for his actions. In this case, it's the latter.

Joss Whedon

Remembering Why Joss Whedon’s ‘Firefly’ Deserves Respect And Admiration

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Four reasons why you should binge-watch or re-watch 'Firefly' on Netflix right now.

#Netflix

All The Stuff Coming To Netflix In July, Including ‘Wet Hot American Summer: First Day Of Camp’

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Chris Tucker's first stand-up special, and the 'Wet Hot American Summer' prequel series round out this July's offerings.

Almost Movie Stars

Bruce Campbell, Sam Rockwell, And Other Actors Who Should Be Superstars

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Bruce Campbell had all the makings of an enjoyable anti-hero that could have been a movie star. Check out these other nine actors that also could have hit the stratosphere.

#Netflix

Here’s All The Stuff Disappearing From Netflix In July

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'Terminator 2: Judgment Day', and 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' are just a few of the titles leaving Netflix in July.

essays

Starstruck And Stuck In New Mexico, The Land Of Enchantment

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We all have moments in life when we find ourselves a little lost. This is the story of one of those times.

#Pixar

How ‘Toy Story 2′ Almost Didn’t Get Made And Created A Rift Between Pixar And Disney

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The story behind how 'Toy Story 2' almost failed and created a rift between Disney and Pixar.


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