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Whatever is silenced will clamor to be heard. The second season of the Emmy and Golden Globe-winning adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s bestselling novel, The Handmaid’s Tale, returns April 25th on Hulu. Funny, unexpected, horrifying, and altogether convincing, The Handmaid’s Tale is scathing satire, dire warning, and tour de force starring Elizabeth Moss, Samira Wiley, and Joseph Fiennes. […]

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Based on the novel of the same name by Jo Nesbø, The Snowman  follows Inspector Harry Hole as he’s tested to the very limits of his sanity by a killer with a strange signature: a snowman. The film stars Michael Fassbender, Rebecca Ferguson, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Val Kilmer, and J. K. Simmons, and hits theaters on October 20th. One night, after the […]

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Read up on the conflict that tore America apart in advance of Ken Burns’s PBS documentary with our Vietnam War Excerpt Sampler. Featuring excerpts from bestsellers like Embers of War and The Best and the Brightest, this sampler is perfect for history buffs and those who are eager to learn more about one of America’s most contentious wars. Click to […]

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Based on Rebecca Skloot’s bestseller, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks documents the story of a woman whose cancer cells would change the course of cancer treatment. The film stars Oprah Winfrey, Rose Byrne, Renée Elise Goldsberry, and Courtney B. Vance and will premier on HBO on April 22nd. Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a […]

Twilight, Vampire Diaries, True Blood.  These latest vampire dramas still can’t hold a candle to my first obsession, Buffy the Vampire Slayer.  The unrequited love affair with Angel can still make my heart stop.  And don’t you dare even mention Spike’s name to me. And the most significant character these wannabe vampire franchises are missing […]

Hi! If you haven’t seen this already at the theaters, here’s the trailer for the new Green Lantern movie starring Ryan Reynolds (recently chosen as “sexiest man alive” — you decide) and Blake Lively. Looks awesome! You might want to stock up on Green Lantern books for your Graphic Novel collections. [youtube K5sN-8CxoL4] -David