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    Film Review: HBO Max’s ‘On The Record’ Gives a Megaphone to the Voices Often Sidelined in the #MeToo Movement

    In 2017, America was consumed with the tidal wave of the #MeToo movement that swept through the entertainment industry and the corporate world. Powerful and well-known men were accused of sexual assault and other violations by hundreds of women–from Harvey Weinstein to Matt Lauer to Charlie Rose to Brett Ratner–America was finally coming to grips […] More

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    Film Review: ‘Beastie Boys Story’ is a Sure Shot

    When they hit the music scene in the mid-80s many people dismissed the Beastie Boys as the class clowns of rap. Behind their average guy personas and sophomoric antics were a trio of musicians whose innovative blend of rock and rap would change the world of music forever. They are now widely considered one of […] More

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    FIRST LOOK: Pics of Featured Comedians at Netflix’s ‘Def Comedy Jam 25’

    In a celebration of “Def Comedy Jam’s” 25th anniversary, Netflix pulled out all the stops. Last Sunday, a taped special was filmed at the Beverly Hilton in honor of the anniversary. “Russell Simmons’ Def Comedy Jam 25″ featured appearances by some of the biggest names to come through “Def Comedy Jam” since it began. The […] More

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    Netflix and Def Comedy Jam Unite for Def Comedy Jam 25

    “Def Comedy Jam 25” is coming to Netflix this fall. The series was created by Russell Simmons and launched on HBO in 1992. It was hosted by D.L. Hughley and enjoyed a five year run. It was revived in 2006 and spent another two seasons on the premium network. Now, nine years later, creators and […] More