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Pet Sematary: Bloodlines review – pointless horror prequel

Stephen King’s small-town horror gets a competently made yet thoroughly unnecessary new chapter, an easily skippable Halloween time-wasterThe stratification of streaming content, divided up by individual studio, forced the manic plundering of back catalogues, turning any old property into a new way to lure in subscribers. It was a mostly cursed tactic, leaving us with […]

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John Travolta Is Swoon-Worthy in This Western-Themed Romance

Although now he primarily stars in low-budget crime films, action thrillers, and future cult classics (such as the bizarre stalked film The Fanatic and the misguided mafia biopic Gotti), it’s easy to forget that John Travolta was once the most popular young romantic heartthrob of his generation. Travolta had immediately established himself as an actor […]

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Darren Criss, Colman Domingo Help Raise Funds for MPTF as Requests for Financial Assistance Increase Due to Strikes

Darren Criss headlined the 2023 NextGen Summer Party Sunday night at NeueHouse Hollywood.The Emmy winner performed “Hopelessly Devoted to You” from “Grease” as well as a medley of summer-themes songs.The annual MPTF NextGen Board event raised more than $80,000 for the Motion Picture & Television Fund’s support of working and retired members of the entertainment […]

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This Is the Most Important Film in John Travolta’s Career

In the late 1970s, few actors were bigger and more loved than John Travolta. From Welcome Back, Kotter, to Saturday Night Fever, to Grease, Travolta wowed audiences with not only how cool and charismatic he was, but with his ability to leave audiences in awe due to his singing and dancing prowess. It also left […]

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Consider This Event: ‘Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies’ Shows the ’50s Was So Much More Diverse Than It’s Perceived

How do you even begin to reboot something as iconic as “Grease”? It’s no easy task, but “Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies” proves that it’s certainly possible.The hit Paramount+ series takes audiences back to the 1950s — even further back than the original 1978 film did. Danny Zuko and Sandy Olsson fell in love […]

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Olivia Newton-John, Australian Pop Singer Who Starred in ‘Grease,’ Dies at 73

The legendary Olivia Newton-John, the star of the hit film “Grease” who was also a pop singer, has died, according to a statement released on social media. Newton was 73.The Australian who played opposite John Travolta in the 1978 classic died on her Southern California ranch. The statement, via Newton-Jon’s husband John Easterling, was posted […]

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Why You Can Never Tell Exactly What Era A David Lynch Film Takes Place In

Everybody loves a good period piece, from the modern classic “Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood,” to the timeless throwback “Grease.” We all share a deep nostalgia for bygone eras, and even avant-garde directors like David Lynch aren’t immune to this wistful longing for the past. Rather than pay homage to specific eras in his […]

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