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Fighting for China

Entertainment | Mulan actress drags Disney into Hong Kong controversy
by Mary Jackson
Posted 8/23/19, 03:46 pm

Political protests and unrest in Hong Kong have engulfed Disney’s upcoming live-action remake of Mulan.

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Associated Press/Photo by Lee Jin-man

Spider-Man split upsets fans

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 8/21/19, 11:13 am

A public rift between Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures could mean big changes for popular superhero movies. Sony owns the movie rights to the Spider-Man character and just had its highest-grossing movie ever this summer with Spider-Man: Far From Home. The two studios have cooperated in recent years, with Spider-Man appearing in Avengers movies and Marvel’s Iron Man playing an important role in the Spider-Verse.

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Nostalgic glow

Music | Once Upon a Time’s soundtrack is a tribute to genre-free ’60s pop
by Arsenio Orteza
Posted 8/20/19, 09:49 am

It has become a cliché to refer to Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood as a “love letter”—to Tinseltown, to Tarantino’s youth, to 1969 itself (just in time for the year’s 50th anniversary!). But even with its smattering of gratuitous violence, the film is better described as a fairy tale (hence its title’s first four words). 

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