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Meet The Beige Index, a website that tracks just how white all your favorite movies are

Films these days like to praise themselves on how “diverse” they are, whether that be through storytelling or the actors and extras starring in them. But now, there’s a website that distinguishes the various ethnicities of every credited actor in some of cinema’s most popular films, just to prove that Hollywood still has a long […]

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Fans take a trip down memory lane to debate their favorite cult movies

If you’ve ever had one of those days where you need nothing more than mind-numbing humor to shake off whatever sits on your shoulders, chances are — you have a favorite cult classic movie. There’s nothing like settling in after a long day and turning on a film so entertaining and funny that you can’t […]

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Jordan Peele’s Favorite Movies: 10 Films That Inspired the Modern Horror Master

Peele was a student of classic horror films before he started directing them. Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP Jordan Peele went viral in July when he responded to a tweet calling him the greatest horror director of all time. “Sir, please put the phone down I beg you,” Peele wrote. “Sorry. I love your enthusiasm but, I will […]

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Wall Street’s top analysts say these are their favorite stocks right now

The Airbnb logo is seen on a little mini pyramid under the glass Pyramid of the Louvre museum in Paris, France, March 12, 2019. Charles Platiau | Reuters Economic data and earnings reports have been dictating the pace of the market as investors search for hints on what the Federal Reserve may do next. July’s […]

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Every Celebrities’ Favorite Home: The Irresistible Hotel Bel-Air

The massive pool of The Hotel Bel-Air Courtesy of Dorchester Collection There are places celebrities go to be seen, and there are rare places where celebrities go not to be seen. There is only one place, though, that has elegantly enveloped celebrities into its 12 acre seemingly secret garden for more than 70 years: The […]

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IrishCentral readers’ 30 favorite Irish names for girls

We recently asked you, our loyal IrishCentral readers, to share your thoughts about your favorite Irish names. Nearly 400 of you took the time to respond to our IrishCentral readers survey, in 2020, which asked you to share your favorite Irish names for girls, boys, and names that can be used for either girls or boys. […]

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Winamp, your parents’ favorite MP3 software, is back | Engadget

Winamp is the music software that just won’t die, apparently. Pitchfork notes that the developers recently released the classic MP3 program’s first update (5.9 RC1 Build 9999) in four years. While it isn’t a dramatic change on the outside, the producers described it as the “culmination” of years of hard work, including two teams and […]

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Our Favorite Chris Evans Movies, in No Particular Order

Of all the leading Hollywood Chrises—Hemsworth, Evans, Pine, and Pratt—Evans likely sits at either number one or two, depending on who you ask. I’m Australian, so it would be categorically un-Australian of me to not put Hemsworth in pole position, but Evans comes in a very, very close second. Reasons for this are as follows: […]

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Jake Gyllenhaal Is Remaking A Badass Patrick Swayze Movie For Amazon With One Of Tom Cruise’s Favorite Directors

Jake Gyllenhaal seems to be on a bit of a remake kick right now. His last two movies – Antoine Fuqua’s The Guilty and Michael Bay’s Ambulance – are both English-language versions of overseas films, and now the actor is set to tackle a redo of a beloved Patrick Swayze movie. Amazon Prime Video and […]

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R.E.M. Called ‘Shiny Happy People’ 1 of Their Least Favorite Songs

R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe wrote “Shiny Happy People” in part to satirize pop music’s ability to entertain. Though the underlying themes of the lyrics are much more serious. But to most of the public, it was simply a pleasant earworm of a song that became one of the band’s rare mainstream hits. The band has since gone on […]