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Six degrees: The career of actor Kevin Bacon

Do you feel old yet? Actor, director and musician Kevin Bacon – the kid who couldn’t be stopped dancing in “Footloose,” the man who got “Apollo 13” home from space and who was so deliciously evil in “X-Men: First Class” – turns 62 today. It’ll take more than six degrees to get your head around his major Hollywood credits, though:

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Movie review: ‘My Spy’ is formulaic fluff

UPDATED: Fri., June 26, 2020

The “big man, little kid” comedy genre is a time-honored tradition and a seemingly required rite of passage for any professional wrestler making their way into more mainstream Hollywood roles. The trend was popularized with Hulk Hogan in the likes of “Suburban Commando” and “Mr. Nanny.” 
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Academy delays 2021 Oscars ceremony because of coronavirus

UPDATED: Mon., June 15, 2020

For the fourth time in its history, the Oscars are being postponed. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the ABC Television Network said Monday that the 93rd Academy Awards will now be held April 25, 2021, eight weeks later than originally planned because of the pandemic’s effects on the movie industry.
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The 50 best-selling movies of all time, adjusted for inflation

Are you missing movies yet? So far this year, we should have been enjoying “Mulan,” the 007 flick “No Time to Die”and “Black Widow” with Scarlett Johansson and we should be getting ready to go see “Wonder Woman 1984” with Gal Gadot. Instead, we’re all binge-watching TV and wishing microwave popcorn was as good as theater popcorn.
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Weird movie coincidences

In the drama business, sometimes art imitates life. Often that’s intentional (think biopics and historical dramas). Sometimes, it’s not. But even more strangely, sometimes LIFE imitates ART. Now, THAT can be an opportunity to get awfully freaked out.
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Water Cooler: Films for Asian Pacific American Heritage month

One of the best ways to understand other cultures is to watch their movies. Not only do you get first-hand visual insight into a culture’s aesthetics at any given point from now back to the early 20th century, you also get to hear how other people sound, see their mannerisms, learn their stories, find out what break’s their hearts or what uplifts them. In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage month, Kanopy has created a list of over 50 influential narrative films as well as a separate list of important documentaries. Here are a few great movies to get started with, from both Asian and Asian American creators.

Swedish Thoracic Surgery: Partners in patient care

 (Courtesy Bergman Draper Oslund Udo)

Matt Bergman knows the pain and anger that patients with mesothelioma feel.