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'Star Wars Rebels' S3 Blu Ray makes for ideal viewing: review

Padawan Ezra Bridger veers dangerously close to the dark side in “Star Wars Rebels” Season 3 and this Blu-ray set is the best way to experience it. The news that Grand Admiral Thrawn — easily the smartest adversary the Ghost ...

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Michael Urie channels Harvey Fierstein in 'Torch Song' — review

It’s been almost 35 years since Harvey Fierstein’s “Torch Song Trilogy” won a best play Tony Award. Now, in its Off-Broadway revival at Second Stage, this pioneering but patchy comedy-drama of gay life and love — as seen through the ...

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‘The Snowman’ a Michael Fassbender thriller minus chills: review

Roll “The Snowman” to the top of the ever-rising mountain of lousy movies with good trailers. But after a short, punchy prologue that leads to a car spinning out of control, this chills-free crime thriller never gets traction — or ...

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Aaron Judge caught stealing after bizarre video review

Twenty-four hours after his gaudy performance at the plate and on defense, rookie Aaron Judge made a rookie mistake on the base paths in the fourth inning of Game 4 of the ALCS. Judge drew a leadoff walk off Houston ...

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Elizabeth McGovern heads ‘Time and the Conways’ — theater review

Emmy nominee Elizabeth McGovern makes an assured return to Broadway as a lousy British mother in J.B. Priestley’s family drama “Time and the Conways.” Toodleoo, “Downton Abbey.” And while McGovern heads the Roundabout revival, the brightest star — if not ...

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‘The Honeymooners’ musical not quite the greatest: theater review

Anyone with a passing knowledge of — or interest in — Jackie Gleason’s much-loved 1950s sitcom “The Honeymooners” knows that one of its catchphrases is “Baby, you’re the greatest.” The new musical based on the short-lived (just 39 episodes) but ...

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'My Little Pony: The Movie' hits sweet spot for fans — review

Perhaps it’s unfair, but one has to wonder for whom the animated feature film “My Little Pony: The Movie” has been made. Ostensibly, it’s for young kids, who count for double the ticket money with their parents in tow. But ...

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‘As You Like It’ with Ellen Burstyn — theater review

Between life-or-death exiles and jumbled romances, “As You Like It” is built to spark a gamut of emotions. Alas, the Classic Stage Company’s revival of Shakespeare’s rom-com fires so few of them. Even with Ellen Burstyn, the award-winning star, who ...

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‘The Treasurer’ with Peter Friedman and Deanna Dunagan — review

In “The Treasurer,” a middle-aged son (Peter Friedman, reliably excellent) reckons with his relationship with his aging self-centered mother (Deanna Dunagan, low-key compared to her Tony-winning turn in “August: Osage County”). She’d abandoned him as a kid and is now ...

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‘A Clockwork Orange’ with muscle, not menace — theater review

You won’t find a fitter, tighter, more fat-free group of actors than the one in Off-Broadway’s jacked-up “A Clockwork Orange.” Too bad this striking and elaborately choreographed show’s grip isn’t half as taut. For all of the in-your-face six-packs, the ...

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