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James McAvoy plays a man with dissociative identity disorder in Split

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M. Night Shyamalan’s taut new horror thriller is now available on Blu-ray, Digital HD and DVD after a very successful run in theaters. McAvoy’s performance is multifaceted as he tackles nine different personalities that appear onscreen, sometimes several within a single scene.

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When he kidnaps three young women (Casey, Claire, and Marcia), they must find a way to take advantage of the more sympathetic and vulnerable of his competing two-dozen different identities before the ones that mean them harm get their way.

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The Beauty of the Fall is an idea-driven novel examining the growth & development of ideas as life churns

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Rich Marcello’s new novel inspires as first 25K of profits go to domestic violence support.

“Writing and creating art is about connection, about making a difference to a least one other person in the world.” – Rich Marcello 

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Newly-released by Langdon Street Press, Rich Marcello’s new novel will take you take you on a life-changing and spiritual journey. 

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Spin it: Elizabeth Anne Mall [EAM] “Belle Laide”album

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A classically trained musician, indie artist Elizabeth Anne Mall [EAM] grew up in Kansas and learned to play piano at twelve years old. Her latest album “Belle Laide” is taken from a French term used to describe unconventional beauty.

EAM says, “To me, it fits so well because this album was born from both beautiful and difficult personal experiences.”

Drawing from pop, classical, and electronic influences, “Belle Laide” creates a unique musical experience.

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Breakaway Daily Interview & Review: Mustafa Ozalcin’s debut fiction novel, “When The World Becomes Braille,” looks at the signs around us

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One Night in the 90’s is the first book from the trilogy series When the World Becomes Braille by Mustafa

Ozalcin. The story is told first person from the perspective of the character Chris, through what he describes as a diary.

During a London weekend

we see Chris and his lifelong friends meander through relationships, drugs and violence.

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The Path Season 1: Episode 1 “What the Fire Throws” & Episode 2 “The Era of the Ladder” TV Review

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Hugh Dancy wants us to drink the Kool-Aid. And Aaron Paul just needs a hug.

Hulu’s new ten episode “cult” drama The Path looks at darkness that can be found in enlightenment. It is executive produced by Friday Night Lights’ Jason Katims and Jessica Goldberg. The series explores the communal lives and faith of the committed Meyerists; a fictional religion.

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99 Homes (2015) Film Review 

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Dennis lives with his mother (Laura Dern) and his pre-teen son (Noah Lomax) in the house in which he grew up. From his work ethic to his capable single parenthood, Dennis is obviously a stand-up guy; when he and his family are the next to be evicted from their house, his absolute panic and his anger do not overwhelm his civility.

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Pay A Visit to The Family: The Family “Pilot” Review

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A community is shaken to the core when a young man claiming to be the murdered son of a politician returns home after ten years. That’s the premise of the new ABC serialized thriller starring Joan Allen, Zach Gilford, Liam James, Rupert Graves and Andrew McCarthy.

The Warren family is made up of politician and mother Claire, husband John and siblings Adam, Willa and Danny.

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Joy (2015) Film Review

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It didn’t bring me a whole lot of “Joy,” nor do I think it will bring Joy to the world.

Joy is the story of a family across four generations and the woman who rises to become founder and matriarch of a powerful family business dynasty. A story based on the true story of a struggling Long Island single mom, Joy Mangano, who became one of America’s most successful entrepreneurs by inventing the “miracle mop.”

Unfortunately, I didn’t jump for “joy” after watching this highly marketed film; it’s called Joy and opens on Christmas Day with some of the biggest names in Hollywood.

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R5: “Sometime Last Night” Album Review

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Sometime Last Night will make you F.E.E.L.G.O.O.D!

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Sometime Last Night is the sophomore sophisticated release from LA band consisting of siblings Riker, Rocky, Rydel, Ross Lynch and family friend Ellington Ratliff – R5. I thought I knew a lot about music and who all the cool bands were, but I had never heard of R5 before I saw Riker Lynch competing (and ultimately making it to the final two) on this season’s Dancing with the Stars.

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“The Apartment: Celebrity Edition” TV Episode 1 – 10 Recaps

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This season, The Apartment features an all celebrity cast of aspiring designers who have been plucked from the film stages of Hollywood, the recording studios of Hong Kong, the high fashion runways of Europe, and the set of Master Chef in the Philippines. Each has given-up a huge slice of their jet-set life for a chance to prove that they can saw, paint, hammer, and plant like a superstar in order to compete for a chance to win a 100,000.00 prize for a charity of their choice. 

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