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14 Shows Like Riverdale You Can Binge Watch Right Now

Few shows compare to “Riverdale.” It’s a young adult series, but it’s nothing like “Gossip Girl.” It flirts with the supernatural, but it’s nothing like ‘The Vampire Diaries.” That’s the beauty of the CW series: What started as a sexy Archie Comics reboot has become so much more. “Riverdale” is a fruit salad of genre; […]

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‘Bridgerton’: Inside the Refreshing Visual Approach to Period Storytelling

Created by Chris Van Dusen for Shondaland based on Julia Quinn’s bestselling novels, the show’s dazzling, diversely cast and notably sexy eight-episode first season feels both comfortingly familiar and refreshing, conjuring up a gleeful world that blends “Gossip Girl” and “Downton Abbey” with a droll, modern edge. A winning fusion by all accounts: Not only […]

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Ernie Lively, Actor in ‘The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants’ Movies, Dies at 74

Ernie Lively, the actor who appeared in beloved movies “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants” and “Turner & Hooch,” has died. He was 74.A representative for Lively confirmed his death to Variety.In the two “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants” movies, which came out in 2005 and 2008, Lively portrayed the father of Bridget, played […]

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‘Bridgerton’s’ Portrayal of Female Sexuality Coddles Viewers

[Editor’s Note: This article contains spoilers for “Bridgerton” Season 1.]It’s not surprising why “Bridgerton” has been such a hit with Netflix viewers. The steamy period drama astutely balances a few tried and true genres: Come for the society intrigue doled out by a “Gossip Girl”-esque omniscient narrator, stay for the athletic love scenes in perfectly […]

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‘Bridgerton’ Trailer: Shonda Rhimes Brings a Little Scandal in Her First Netflix Series

Scandal (and the creator of Scandal) has come to Regency England. Shonda Rhimes’ first major original series for Netflix has finally arrived, with a glitzy, racially diverse trailer that puts Rhimes’ signature brand of soap to the period drama. Bridgerton is based on Julia Quinn’s best-selling series of novels, and from the trailer, looks like […]

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The Broken Hearts Gallery review – smart romcom with a breakout star

Geraldine Viswanathan stands out in this conventional but funny would-be romcom of the summerGeraldine Viswanathan is a 25-year-old Australian actor and comedian of Indian descent who has appeared in a handful of movie-stealing supporting roles, including Blockers and The Package. Now comes a romcom vehicle for her leading actor talents, written and directed by Natalie […]

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Penn Badgley, Tony Winner Laura Benanti Join Billy Crystal & Tiffany Haddish In ‘Here Today’

Gossip Girl alum Penn Badgley, who currently stars on the Netflix series, You, and Tony-winning actress Laura Benanti have been added to the cast of Here Today along with Anna Deavere Smith and Nyambi Nyambi. Emmy winners Billy Crystal and Tiffany Haddish are toplining the Astute Films comedy, which is currently filming in New York […]

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