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Two men with the same name. A murder, a manhunt, and a chilling question: Did a Florida court hand down a life sentence because of a mistaken identity? By Tristram Korten July 28, 2021 Thomas Raynard James at Florida’s Okeechobee Correctional Institution, where he’s currently serving a life sentence for murder.Photograph by Octavio Jones By
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Scenes from an Italian mob movie convention. By Jason Diamond July 28, 2021 Courtesy of Andrew LoPiccolo Meeting Lorraine Bracco is not unlike the scene in Goodfellas where she’s playing Karen Hill and being introduced to the army of Peters, Pauls, Maries and the Maries who name their daughters Marie. Except instead of a wedding,
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The veteran entertainer reflects on his journey from Roots, Reading Rainbow, and Star Trek to hosting America’s favorite gameshow. By Julian Kimble July 26, 2021 LeVar Burton.Courtesy of MasterClass. LeVar Burton’s grasp of the power of words is firm. He chooses them carefully when speaking, pairing them with perfect intonation and enunciation to ensure that
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The polarizing director, back in movie theaters with his latest high-concept thriller Old, talks about his love of Agatha Christie and the reception of his work. By Mallika Rao Photography by Martin Brown July 23, 2021 Suit by Etro. Shirt by Rag & Bone. T-shirt by FRAME.  There’s a song in Old, the thirteenth movie
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Let’s break down the new trailer for the sci-fi epic. By Colin Groundwater July 22, 2021 Timothée Chalamet and Zendaya in Dune.Courtesy of Warner Bros. Nerds and Timothee Chalamet stans rejoice—Dune approaches. Denis Villenueve’s take on the classic science fiction novel, originally slated for last fall, will finally arrive on October 22, and there’s a
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When Wes Studi broke through in Dances With Wolves and The Last of the Mohicans, he was cast as a terrifying villain. But for many in the Native community, he was a hero channeling decades of righteous anger. Tommy Orange tells the story of an overlooked icon who forever changed the way Indigenous people are depicted onscreen. By Tommy
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