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Bohemian Rhapsody
STARRING Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton, Allen Leech, Tom Hollander, Gwilym Lee DIRECTED BY Bryan Singer RATING PG-13 LENGTH 2 hrs., 14 mins. FREDDIE MERCURY’S STORY DID NOT COME EASILY TO the screen. A version slated for Sacha Baron Cohen lingered
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Family Trust
BY Kathy Wang | PAGES 385 GENRE Fiction AMERICAN LITERATURE KNOWS family about as well as anything else—spouses wading through tedium, resentful children carrying on legacies, squabbles escalating at the dinner table. By now the clichés write thems
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Charles Bradley
TITLE Black Velvet LABEL Dunham/Daptone | GENRE Soul FEW ARTISTS EMBODIED THEIR nickname as much as the late Charles Bradley, a man whose rumbling baritone could quickly surface a lifetime’s worth of pain and joy. Dubbed the Screaming Eagle of Soul
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The Novel of #MeToo
Idra Novey’s book Those Who Knew, about a powerful senator, speaks to the new impact of sharp political fiction.
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Misty An The Four Realms
MISTY COPELAND’S FIRST BALLET WAS THE NUTCRACKER, SO IT’S ONLY ON POINTE THAT SHE IS IN THE NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMS (OUT NOV. 2)
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Bob Mackie
SHOW_ The Cher Show OPENS_ Dec. 3 STARRING_ Stephanie J. Block, Teal Wicks, Micaela Diamond TICKETS AVAILABLE AT_ thechershowbroadway.com IF YOU COULD TURN BACK TIME, you’d find designer Bob Mackie behind Cher’s biggest fashion moments. Since
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L.A.-Bound: AFI Fest
From Nov. 8 to 15, cinephiles and awards watchers alike will descend on Hollywood for AFI Fest, the American Film Institute’s prestigious showcase for movies set to break big in the months ahead. From Oscar contenders to star-studded crowd-pleasers,
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“I Made A Movie That Is 100 Percent Offensive Jokes”
Famed music-video director Joseph Kahn’s polarizing comedy-satire Bodied (out Nov. 2), produced by Eminem, digs into the battle-rap world.
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Rosamund Pike Goes to War
The 39-year-old actress went as Method as possible for A Private War (out Nov. 2), giving her director a performance that kept the cameras rolling.
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Escape at Dannemora
DATE Debuts Nov. 18 TIME 10 p.m. NETWORK Showtime PULLING OFF A JAILBREAK TAKES A LOT OF RECKLESS courage, a belief that every system put in place to keep insiders from getting out can be overcome with enough planning and sheer desire. Pulling
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Boy Erased
STARRING Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, Joel Edgerton DIRECTED BY Joel Edgerton RATING R | LENGTH 1 hr., 55 mins. BOY ERASED IS THE KIND OF topical, well-intentioned movie that makes you wish it was slightly better than it is. Based o
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Beyoncé 101
The professor who made it possible to earn college credit for watching Bey videos has a new book, Beyoncé in Formation.
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The Must List
1 Movies BOY ERASED Lucas Hedges stuns in this hugely affecting drama, based on Garrard Conley’s memoir, about a teenager forced into gay-conversion therapy by his religious parents, played with power by Russell Crowe and Nicole Kidman. (Nov. 2) Q
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From Bublé With Love
Following a brief break, Michael Bublé is back with a new album and outlook on life. The 43-year-old crooner shares how his family and fans shaped his latest effort.
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Meek Moves Forward
With a long-awaited album on the way, and his efforts to create a foundation dedicated to criminal-justice reform, rapper Meek Mill has his eyes on the future.
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Biking Big
WHO JD PARDO WHY YOU KNOW HIM The California native, 38, starred on NBC’s American Dreams and Revolution, and appeared in Twilight: Breaking Dawn—Part 2. WHY YOU WILL KNOW HIM The actor now stars as EZ Reyes on FX’s Sons of Anarchy spin-off Maya
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What to Watch
WATCH IT LIVE! Everyone will be talking about it tomorrow MONDAY NOVEMBER 5 John Leguizamo’s Latin History for Morons STREAMING | NETFLIX Nobody works a stage like John Leguizamo—this much remains true in the filmed production of his galvanizing
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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms
STARRING Keira Knightley, Mackenzie Foy DIRECTED BY Lasse Hallström and Joe Johnston RATING PG | LENGTH 1 hr., 39 mins. EVERY CHRISTMAS GROWING UP, our beloved great-aunt gave us all new nutcrackers, until our house was overcrowded with tiny woode
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A Cavalier Move
Lauren Cohan is moving on from The Walking Dead (Sundays at 9 p.m. on AMC) and costarring on ABC’s midseason series Whiskey Cavalier—but will she return to her hit AMC drama?
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The Feral Detective
BY Jonathan Lethem PAGES 336 GENRE Fiction HAS ONE OF AMERICA’S LEADING LITERARY NOVELISTS taken a sudden flying-squirrel leap into genre fiction? The jacket copy of Jonathan Lethem’s latest calls it his first detective novel since 1999’s Motherle
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King Kong
SHOW_ King Kong OPENS_ Nov. 8 STARRING_ Christiani Pitts, Eric William Morris TICKETS AVAILABLE AT_ kingkongbroadway.com AT AN EARLY PERFORMANCE OF King Kong, the standing ovation went to the 2,000-pound puppet. Broadway’s new animatronic att
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Gaytime TV
While Hollywood faces criticism for lack of diversity, a new study finds LGBTQ representation at a record high on TV.
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Kerry Washington
SHOW_ American Son OPENS_ Nov. 4 ALSO STARRING_ Steven Pasquale, Jeremy Jordan, Eugene Lee TICKETS AVAILABLE AT_ americansonplay.com AFTER FINISHING HER INCREDIBLE RUN AS Olivia Pope, Kerry Washington was looking to take a break. But then Ame
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Chart Flashback 1998
Twenty years ago (Nov. 9–15, 1998), NBC’s Thursday night dominated the ratings chart*—with one holy exception.
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Here Today, Gone Tomorrow
After discussing her racially insensitive beliefs about blackface on the third hour of Today, host Megyn Kelly has been dropped from the morning show.
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The Winning Ticket
For THE FRONT RUNNER (out Nov. 6, on Election Day), HUGH JACKMAN and director JASON REITMAN paired up for the very timely true-life tale of former presidential hopeful Gary Hart and how scandal led to his exit from the campaign.
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Aaron Sorkin
SHOW_ To Kill a Mockingbird OPENS_ Dec. 13 STARRING_ Jeff Daniels, Celia Keenan-Bolger TICKETS AVAILABLE AT_ tokillamockingbirdbroadway.com ALMOST SIX DECADES AFTER ITS release, PBS just annointed Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird as America
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Upping The Annie
With their fierce—and fiercely tender—third album, Interstate Gospel, the force of nature known as country supergroup Pistol Annies comes roaring back to life.
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Bryan Cranston
SHOW_ Network OPENS_ Dec. 6 ALSO STARRING_ Tatiana Maslany, Tony Goldwyn TICKETS AVAILABLE AT_ networkbroadway.com ON THE FIRST DAY OF REHEARSALS for Network, director Ivo van Hove told his Broadway company that the play’s story—at least when
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The Queen in Action
The Crown’s Claire Foy, 34, has seen drastically different roles this year, from Unsane to First Man and now to The Girl in the Spider’s Web (out Nov. 9), as dangerous Lisbeth Salander.
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