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Movies: Transformers: Age of Extinction, Darker and More Serious Departure From Typical Bay-hem

[caption id="attachment_27896" align="aligncenter" width="500"] (Image courtesy of gstylemag.com)[/caption] Explosions, hot women, a touch of plot and a slice of Americana in early summer, can mean only thing. A Michael Bay summer blockbuster, and Transformers: Age of Extinction does little to disappoint. Bay, the much-maligned and uber-hated director of the last three Transformers movies serves up another hulking hunk of explosions, women and inter-galactic carnage in his latest 165-minute tour de
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On The Rise: From Blurred Lines To Entourage, Emily Ratajkowski Set To Breakout

  Thanks to her jaw-dropping and visually stunning appearance in Robin Thicke’s catchy summer theme ballad, “Blurred Lines” 23-year-old British-born model/actress, Emily Ratajkowski(the j is silent)exploded onto the mainstream, and is set to breakout. Since performing in Blurred Lines, Ratajkowski has been featured in GQ, Vogue and Sports Illustrated. Thanks to her new-found fame, Ratajkowski has landed roles in David Fincher’s new thriller, “Gone Girl”, starring Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike
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On The Rise: Pop Duo Karmin Moves To A Beat All Their Own

As the saying goes, never judge a book by it’s cover couldn't be more true when it comes to Boston-based pop duo, Karmin. Composed of Nebraska-born Amy Renee Heidemann and Maine-born Nicholas Louis "Nick" Noonan, who met at the Berklee College of Music, Karmin has gone from doing Youtube cover songs of Chris Brown and Nicky Manaj to pop music’s newest sound, with their original song, "Take it Away" being
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Interviews and Features: One on One With House of Cards’ Rachel Brosnahan

Thanks to her breakout role as Washington D.C. call-girl, Rachel Posner in Netflix’s critically-acclaimed political thriller series, House of Cards, 23-year-old Milwaukee-born and Chicago-area native, Rachel Brosnahan is one of Hollywood’s fastest rising talents. With past roles in The Unborn, Beautiful Creatures and The Blacklist, Brosnahan—set to appear in the new ABC series, Black Box—starring Kelly Reilly (Flight, Sherlock Holmes), is set to take the next step into being recognized
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On The Rise: The Blacklist and House Of Cards’ Rachel Brosnahan Is One To Die For

Thanks to her portrayal of Rachel Posner, a Washington D.C. call-girl in Netflix’s critically-acclaimed political drama, House of Cards, Rachel Brosnahan, is a rising star. According to the writer of the show, Beau Willimon, Brosnahan's role was only for two episodes. Her performance made Willimon decide to keep her on board and said "she had done such a fine job those first two episodes that I started exploring what it would mean
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Movies : Captain America – Winter Soldier Lives Up To Hype, on Par With Avengers

Not many superhero movies are as good as the original, or live up to the hype. After watching Captain America : The Winter Soldier, it is on par with Marvel’s flagship mega-franchise, The Avengers. Period. As a fellow comic-book fan and nerd, I was never really a fan of Captain America, but after watching Marvel’s latest masterpiece, he is now one of my new favorite heroes, thanks to the solid
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Pop Culture : Despite Vampire Craze, Why Doesn’t CAPCOM’s Darkstalkers Have A Franchise Of It’s Own?

With the popularity of vampires and werewolves at an all-time high, thanks to Underworld, True Blood, Vampire Dairies and Twilight, why does CAPCOM's 1990’s 2-D fighting game series, Darkstalkers not have a movie franchise of it’s own? One would think that with the pop culture phenomenon perpetrated by the likes of Selene, Edward, Eric Northman that Hollywood—who is always looking for new source material—would consider giving a venerable 2-D fighting
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2014 Kazantip Festival: The Craziest Music Party in the World

Submitted by Guest Author : Anthony Freeman(Russia) Everyone who loves electronic music, parties and beach holidays must have heard about Kazantip. Yet, some of you may be wondering what makes Kazantip different from other music festivals. Although so many people are talking about it, there may be some facts they are missing out. So, let’s find out what Kazantip is actually. First of all, if you have never been to
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Women’s History Month: Queen Esther

The story of Queen Esther is a biblical fable, something along the lines of “Romeo and Juliet” meets “Cinderella”.  It tells the story of one of the most celebrated heroines of the Jewish people, and one of only two women to have a book in the Bible named after them, with the other being “Ruth”.  Given that it’s a work of historical fiction, there will be two things you notice