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Sexual assault allegations reveal Hollywood has a problem

Nick Viveiros

November 8, 2017

First came the media mogul Harvey Weinstein. Then it was “House of Cards” star Kevin Spacey. Over the past month, dozens of men and women, mostly other big names in the film industry, came forward and accused these men of sexual assault. The accusations range from groping and sexual harassment t...

Miniseries rekindles decades old fight with “Feud”

By Twitter user @FeudFX

Felicity Otterbein

March 1, 2017

Bette Davis reportedly once said about her Hollywood arch-nemesis “The best time I ever had with Joan Crawford was when I pushed her down the stairs in ‘Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?’” They were beautiful, stunning and brilliant both on and off the screen. Their lives seemed to be a never endi...

Child stars cannot be to blame for meltdowns

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October 8, 2014

By Victoria Greenleaf Former child star Amanda Bynes, 28, was arrested last Saturday, Sept. 28th, for driving under the influence, Fox News reported. This is the star’s second DUI arrest, but I don’t believe she is all to blame for her recent behavior, and that many members of the public also...

MFA Brings Old Hollywood to Boston

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September 17, 2014

By Maria Baluch If you have ever dreamed of the stunning dresses and gowns worn by Hollywood actresses, now is your chance to see them up-close and in person. The Museum of Fine Arts has a new exhibit called “Hollywood Glamour: Fashion and Jewelry from the Silver Screen.” As you open the doubl...

The lost art of real acting in critically acclaimed films

The lost art of real acting in critically acclaimed films

February 5, 2014

By Benjamin Linares Acting never used to be about money. Good actors were good actors, end of story. Today, Hollywood is self-absorbed and actors act for one reason: money. Last week, Jonah Hill stated that he was paid a meager $60,000 to perform in Martin Scorsese’s Wolf of Wall Street. Now, there is n...

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