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If you spent the holiday weekend out on the town, you may have crossed paths with a horde of teenagers in tuxedos. Were they on their way to prom, or some other end-of-the-school-year bash? Possibly. But it's much more likely that they traded in their pocket squares for bananas and were heading to a local cinema to see the new hit film, "Minions: The Rise of Gru."Although the world is still reeling from the overwhelming popularity of "Top Gun: Maverick," a three-decades-late sequel to a fighter-jet action movie, the Minions wait for no one.

Mix tapes are a delicate science. Nick Hornby declared as much in his 1995 novel "High Fidelity," wherein he pontificated on the proper placement of songs, the flow of one song into another, and his intense concerns as to what kind of messages a properly thought-out playlist would communicate to the intended recipient. To quote:"To me, making a tape is like writing a letter. There's a lot of erasing and rethinking and starting again. A good compilation tape, like breaking up, is hard to do."As Sarah Vowell once said on "This American Life," a homemade tape is a work of friendship.

The Great Season 2 Trailer: Elle Fanning Has Great Plans For Russia Huzzah! Elle Fanning is returning to liberate the masses! Continuing her reign as Catherine The Great, Fanning is back to lead the second season of Hulu's "anti-historical" comedy, fittingly titled "The Great." As you can expect, there's plenty of talk about coronations, beheading, bloodshed, and winning.

‘Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street’ Trailer Reveals the Origins of the Beloved Children’s TV Show One of the standouts from the 2021 Sundance Film Festival earlier this year was the documentary Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street. The documentary from Marilyn Agrelo (Mad Hot Ballroom) dives into the origins of the beloved children’s program Sesame Street, a groudbreaking venture that dared to use television to educate children at a time when it was being used for nothing but mindless entertainment to keep them occupied.

‘Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street’ Trailer Reveals the Origins of the Beloved Children’s TV Show One of the standouts from the 2021 Sundance Film Festival earlier this year was the documentary Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street. The documentary from Marilyn Agrelo (Mad Hot Ballroom) dives into the origins of the beloved children’s program Sesame Street, a groudbreaking venture that dared to use television to educate children at a time when it was being used for nothing but mindless entertainment to keep them occupied.

One of the standouts from the 2021 Sundance Film Festival earlier this year was the documentary Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street. The documentary from Marilyn Agrelo (Mad Hot Ballroom) dives into the origins of the beloved children’s program Sesame Street, a groudbreaking venture that dared to use television to educate children at a time when it was being used for nothing but mindless entertainment to keep them occupied.

New Bill & Ted Face the Music Trailer Arrives, Will Stream on Demand This September The upcoming Bill & Ted sequel will be released in theaters and on-demand at the same time.

ALL HAIL THE POPCORN KING Trailer: The Great Joe R. Lansdale, Recognized Like a bag of candy that looks good, tastes great, and somehow also improves your mental health, Joe R. Lansdale writes words good. He spins tales that captivate and surprise, whatever their length and form, so it's no wonder that his works served as the source material for great genre screen adaptations, from Don Coscarelli's Bubba Ho-Tep (2002) to Coscarell's Incident On and Off a Mountain Road (2005) to Jim Mickle's Cold in July (2014) to the wonderful series Hap and Leonard (RIP; BTW, Sundance TV will marathon the series, starting on July 6).

ALL HAIL THE POPCORN KING Trailer: The Great Joe R. Lansdale, Recognized Like a bag of candy that looks good, tastes great, and somehow also improves your mental health, Joe R. Lansdale writes words good. He spins tales that captivate and surprise, whatever their length and form, so it's no wonder that his works served as the source material for great genre screen adaptations, from Don Coscarelli's Bubba Ho-Tep (2002) to Coscarell's Incident On and Off a Mountain Road (2005) to Jim Mickle's Cold in July (2014) to the wonderful series Hap and Leonard (RIP; BTW, Sundance TV will marathon the series, starting on July 6).

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