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Let's Discuss: Britney Spears And 'Crossroads' As An Underrated Gem

Britney Spears is at a “Crossroads” again. Once more, all eyes are perched in the direction of Spears, a woman who has been in the public eye since she broke into the big time with her debut (debut!) single “...Baby One More Time” at the age of 16. The year was 1999, and Spears had a two-year runni…

'To All The Boys: Always And Forever' Proves Teens Shouldn't Date

Should teens date? My potentially controversial answer is no. I have felt this way since I was a pre-teen, and upon watching the final installment in Netflix’s “To All the Boys” franchise at 31, the movie provided vindication for the sentiment. In “To All the Boys: Always and Forever,” Lara Jean an…

‘This Is Paris’ Explained: Wait, What Happened To Paris Hilton?

A lot of the new YouTube doc “This Is Paris” focuses on Paris Hilton’s highly teased past, which weaves through the movie’s narrative like its life’s blood. It is inextricably linked. So, what happened to Paris Hilton? In the doc, Hilton tells the audience about a reoccurring nightmare that is so t…

2020 U.S. Figure Skating Championships: Gracie Gold Returns

As of this writing, it has been a week since it happened, and I still cannot stop thinking about it. Gracie Gold has won the U.S. Figure Skating Championships -- twice. When she came to the 2020 Toyota U.S. Figure Skating Championships, it had been three years since Gold had participated in the co…

Why I'm Not Watching 2019's 'Dancing With The Stars' Finale

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After Season 28's semi-finals elimination on “Dancing with the Stars,” I am not watching the 2019 finale. The show and I have always had a precipitous relationship. One filled with frustration over talented competitors gone too soon and past winners. Despite all of that, yours truly continued watching, until now.

Does 'Frozen' Set Sisters Up For Real-Life Disappointment?

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The release of “Frozen 2” has yours truly wondering about whether the Disney franchise is setting sisters up for real-life disappointment. Why? It is no secret that “Frozen” revolves around the relationship of sisters, Elsa and Anna.

Let's Discuss: The Emotions Of Tessa Virtue And Scott Moir Retiring

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There are no words to describe the emotions that have sprung forth following Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir’s announcement that they are “stepping away” from the sport, which many are interpreting as retirement. I knew it was coming, but wow. As a long-time fan of theirs and figure skating, it is a lot to emotionally sift through. First, some facts before I get into the feelings.

Why The Ending Of 'Happy Death Day 2U' Is So Upsetting: Explained

There is room to talk about how the much-anticipated follow-up significantly abandons its murder mystery roots and leans heavily into sci-fi. However, the thing that undermines the sequel most is its ending. Why? Because the way the cleverly titled, “Happy Death Day 2U” ends is so upsetting.

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'Absentia' Season 2 Finale Explained: That Ending, Alice, And Everything Else

The ending of “Absentia” Season 2 finale ensures the Amazon series going out with a vengeance. Ten episodes of thrills all culminate in a conclusion that is impossible to imagine when Season 2 begins. Throughout it all, Emily Byrne (Stana Katic) struggles for clarity in the aftermath of the harrow…

'Black Spot' ('Zone Blanche') Season 2: That Ending And Theories That Could Explain It

The ending of “Black Spot” (“Zone Blanche”) Season 2 takes viewers down more twists and turns in Villefranche. By the end of it, there are still just as many questions as there are newfound answers. This is the essential info you need to know about the paranormal thriller's ending and why it m…

Let's Discuss: The Ending Of The Movie 'Mirage' ('Durante La Tormenta') On Netflix

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Perhaps it is the long-form nature of television that has this viewer interested in digging in deeper. These days, it feels as though every plot could get expanded upon further. In the case of “Mirage,” this is especially true of its ending. If there is one thing that the thriller on Netflix could have spent just a little more time on, it is that. Here’s why.

Let's Discuss: 'Tidelands' Season 1 Ending And Why Season 2 Is A Must

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If you saw the ending of “Tidelands” Season 1, then you know that Season 2 is a must. The first season of Netflix’s marathon-worthy mermaid drama leaves viewers on a significant scene that only Season 2 can resolve. Before we wade into those spoiler-laden waters, a warning.