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Movie review: Questionable science, disconnect plot hinder horror aspect of ‘Happy Death Day 2U’

Imagine Bill Murray navigating the opening scene of “Scream” every single day. That’s what director Christopher Landon’s latest film feels like. Combining the heartfelt moments of “Groundhog Day” and brutal deaths of “Scream,” “Happy Death Day 2U” attempts to balance its predecessor’s blood-curdling homicide with poignant mother-daughter moments. Read more...

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Regents Lecturer Astra Taylor created the documentary "What is Democracy?" It follows Black Lives Matter protestors, refugees and the works of classical philosophers to explore the titular question. (Courtesy of Astra Taylor)
Regents Lecturer Astra Taylor created the documentary "What is Democracy?" It follows Black Lives Matter protestors, refugees and the works of classical philosophers to explore the titular question. (Courtesy of Astra Taylor)

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Anita Hill’s congressional testimony against Clarence Thomas is the topic of the documentary “Anita,” which was screened at the Hammer Museum on Tuesday night and accompanied by a discussion between UCLA professor Kimberlé Crenshaw and author Rebecca Traister.
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Anita Hill’s congressional testimony against Clarence Thomas is the topic of the documentary “Anita,” which was screened at the Hammer Museum on Tuesday night and accompanied by a discussion between UCLA professor Kimberlé Crenshaw and author Rebecca Traister.
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On the Netflix series "YOU," Joe Goldberg (Penn Badgley) is a local bookstore manager who stalks, kidnaps and murders in an attempt to woo his love interest. Dangerous characters like Joe have been fetishized by fans on Twitter, potentially perpetuating abusive behavior. (Courtesy of Netflix)
On the Netflix series "YOU," Joe Goldberg (Penn Badgley) is a local bookstore manager who stalks, kidnaps and murders in an attempt to woo his love interest. Dangerous characters like Joe have been fetishized by fans on Twitter, potentially perpetuating abusive behavior. (Courtesy of Netflix)


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