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Real-life vanities

Movie | Flaws and all, Emma underscores Jane Austen’s timelessness
by Megan Basham
Posted 3/26/20, 12:22 pm

While the world closed for the coronavirus, Universal Pictures announced it would make several movies that had only recently appeared in theaters available for streaming. Two of those films are horror schlock that are the last thing anyone needs in these times of homebound, high anxiety. 

The third, however, will give eyes starved for beauty and hearts starved for society something to savor. 

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Associated Press/Photo by Chris Pizzello

Forcing change

Entertainment | The pandemic pushes Hollywood to face the future
by Bob Brown
Posted 3/24/20, 04:02 pm

The coronavirus pandemic has forced Hollywood studios to do what much of its audience already has: Turn their attention from the big screen to the small.

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Associated Press/Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision (file)

Disney takes censorship game to India

Culture | Jokes about the country’s persecution of religious minorities don’t make it to TV
by Sharon Dierberger
Posted 3/13/20, 06:17 pm

TV host John Oliver learned recently that making jokes in countries with authoritarian governments comes with a different set of rules.

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