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Overrated/Underrated: 'Mustang' is an inspired ride, and everyone wins in the Taylor-Kanye feud

latimes.com — UNDERRATED 'Mustang' (2015): An Academy Award contender for foreign language film last year, this Turkish import recently added to Netflix feels especially poignant in the wake of the recent unrest in and around Istanbul.

The long reach of Garry Marshall: Four familiar faces who started with him

latimes.com — The legacy of Garry Marshall as a writer, producer and director in both TV and movies has few equals in entertainment. As remembrances began pouring out of Hollywood via social media , it wasn't hard to imagine you could connect almost any famous person to his long and influential lineage.

Premiere of USA Network's 'Shooter' is pushed to the fall

macon.com — In the wake of recent events, the USA Network has again decided to push back the premiere date of its new sniper drama "Shooter," which will now air in the fall. The series, based on Stephen Hunter's novel "Point of Impact" as well as the 2007 Mark Wahlberg movie "Shooter," centers on a marksman and military veteran (played by Ryan Phillipe) who is wrongly accused of a crime.

Premiere of USA Network's 'Shooter' is pushed to the fall

thestate.com — In the wake of recent events, the USA Network has again decided to push back the premiere date of its new sniper drama "Shooter," which will now air in the fall. The series, based on Stephen Hunter's novel "Point of Impact" as well as the 2007 Mark Wahlberg movie "Shooter," centers on a marksman and military veteran (played by Ryan Phillipe) who is wrongly accused of a crime.

Premiere of USA Network's 'Shooter' is pushed to the fall

latimes.com — In the wake of recent events, the USA Network has again decided to push back the premiere date of its new sniper drama "Shooter," which will now air in the fall. The series, based on Stephen Hunter's novel "Point of Impact" as well as the 2007 Mark Wahlberg movie "Shooter," centers on a marksman and military veteran (played by Ryan Phillipe) who is wrongly accused of a crime.

Summer is coming: 'Game of Thrones' reveals later-than-usual 2017 return date

latimes.com — As "Game of Thrones" fans know, building and/or reclaiming an empire takes time. And, in a departure, it will take a bit longer than usual for HBO's blockbuster series to return. The network revealed Monday that "Game of Thrones" will deviate from its usual spring return date and instead will begin production on a seventh season later this summer to meet a planned air date of summer 2017.

Emmy nominations: The diminished presence of 'The Daily Show' in the variety/talk series category

latimes.com — For 15 years, Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" has been a fixture on Emmy nominations day. That streak was broken this morning in a reflection of the still-bumpy transition that remains in progress since longtime host Jon Stewart retired and "The Daily Show" moved on with new host Trevor Noah.

'Difficult People' star Billy Eichner playfully adds himself to the list of Emmy snubs

Five memorable moments from the 2016 ESPYs, including a stark opening with LeBron James, Chris Paul and Dwyane Wade

latimes.com — For the uninitiated, two questions can arise with regard to the ESPY Awards: What are they, and why are they so long? A somewhat cumbersome acronym for Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly Award, the ESPYs date back to the pop cultural ascendance of their parent network in spring of 1993, when ESPN helped change the face of sports with highlights and the catchphrase-slinging anchors of its flagship show "SportsCenter."

'Secret Life of Pets' takes big bite out of box office numbers in its debut

orlandosentinel.com — "The Secret Life of Pets" is proving to be no dog at the box office, earning an estimated $38 million in its opening day Friday. The movie unseated another computer-animated favorite in Disney-Pixar's "Finding Dory," which dipped to third place with just over $6 million on Friday.
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Jul 25, 2016

@Bartography Wow. This has to happen eventually. I also think we need to stage some kind of convention.

Jul 24, 2016

@exkclamation Me too--I mostly just 'noped' that article because it's too terrifying to process. Glad he's embraced the listicle form tho.

Jul 20, 2016

Maybe it's me but lately my somewhat regular "sinking feeling" has fully transitioned into an all-out "hurtling toward"

Jul 19, 2016

"Lots of hippie bands sang things like 'America‚Äôs killing its youth' but Vega made you feel the blood on your hands"  https://twitter.com/AugustBrown/status/755451257549053952 

Jul 18, 2016

Scott Baio. This is not a Mike Judge production. This is happening.


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