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Helen Chandler and Bela Lugosi in “Dracula”. Photo: Universal

Review: The Count Speaks

Dracula: Bela Lugosi is fascinating whenever he makes an appearance; just the studied way he slowly delivers his lines, as horrifying jokes with punchlines, grabs one’s immediate attention.

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Gal Gadot in “Wonder Woman”. Photo: Marvel

Highlights of Comic-Con 2016

King Kong, Wonder Woman and Aliens, oh my.

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Meryl Streep at the Democratic National Convention.

DNC Refuting the Unique Threat of Trump

The star power and positive aura surrounding the event, in spite of bitter Bernie Sanders holdouts and the Democratic National Committee scandal, are a big help.

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Matt Damon in “Jason Bourne”. Photo: Universal

Quick Take: The Bourne Comeback

Jason Bourne: This one has two spectacular, intense action sequences that stand out.

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Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart in “To Have and Have Not”. Photo: Warner

Review: Learning How to Whistle

To Have and Have Not: This movie preserves Bogart and Bacall’s love affair in eternity.

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Garry Marshall and Julia Roberts on “The Today Show”. Photo: NBC

The Death of a Man Who Made Us Laugh

It’s for his huge talent behind the camera, and primarily in the world of television, that we’ll remember Garry Marshall.

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Stephen Colbert and Laura Berlanti on “The Late Show”. Photo: CBS

Trump Got Knifed – By His Own Convention

The point of a convention is to win over people. Does anyone in the Trump machine think they actually have accomplished this?

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Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Wiig on “The Graham Norton Show”. Photo: BBC

How Fanboys Ruined Their Own Brand

These days, after Gamergate and the Ghostbusters controversy, being a fanboy means you’re a misogynistic shit.