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Disney

With its own set of high and low moments, “Pete’s Dragon” boasts of childhood whimsy in the classic Disney fashion.

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Warner Bros.

Though rain clouds and light showers plagued Grant Park, the energetic atmosphere could not be dampened.

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20th Century Fox

“Jenkins” is a moving tribute to those who love music but can’t produce it without personally insulting the ears of anyone who dares give a listen.

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Lindseystomp Records

Evident from her sensational performances, Lindsey Stirling shows passion and pleasure in her work, both on and off the stage.

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Warner Bros. Pictures

No matter what DC’s die-hard fans say about the critical backlash the film has received, the fact of the matter is DC’s characters deserve better. And movie-goers deserve better.

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Netflix

Considering the current political climate, I didn’t think there was a situation absurd enough to make me laugh about abortion.

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Hamilton

“How could ‘Hamilton’ possibly live up to the hype?”

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The Film Arcade

Performing in any way is bittersweet. There’s the rush of adrenaline before a performance, the intimacy that springs up between cast members, the satisfaction that comes from putting up a show that goes well — but there’s also post-show blues, the possibility of tanking or embarrassing oneself and, for anyone planning on pursuing a career in performing, the potential for failure.

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Syfy

Dear god, please let it end.

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For men in business, dressing the part is a simple task. A well fitted suit and tie largely does the trick when it comes to “professional dress.” For women, the decision is more nuanced, requiring many more moving parts.

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Capitol

Grant Park was ruled by women for the festival’s 25th anniversary.

Chilean writer Alejandro Zambra’s latest book is a novelty — it’s a novel written in the form of a multiple choice exam

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HBO

HBO finds itself in a precarious position for the first time in several years.

It’s not too late to pick up a short summer read. And if you’re a fan of profiles on eccentric historical figures, this is certainly the book for you.

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The Canon

“Wait, you haven’t seen STAR WARS?”

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Savemoney

Ultimately, ‘iiiDrops’ introspects and reflects.

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Universal Pictures

It’s been four years since “The Bourne Legacy” and nine years since Matt Damon (“The Martian”) stepped into the role of the titular amnesiac CIA assassin.

“Zero K” isn’t one of DeLillo’s best. But, in a few years when, perhaps, the global elite build their own Convergence and leave the plebeians to their mortal coils, it may be.

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Paramount

“Star Trek Beyond” had something to prove this summer. In a year when the big box office stories focus on how sequels are both critical and financial flops, “Star Trek” had to show it wasn’t another pure cash grab and had a reason for existing.

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Pitchfork

"Pitchfork gave attendees like myself the opportunity not only to experience artists I already loved, but to also experience artists I’d fall in love with down the road."