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Today's Horror Films Are Hitting Too Close To Home

When it comes to horror films today, filmmakers are shying away from traditional blood and gore and focusing more on the fears of society.

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2:49Album cover for Aretha Franklin's "Respect"
Atlantic Records / Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin Made 'Respect' A National Anthem For Social Justice

0:45Aretha Franklin
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Aretha Franklin, Queen Of Soul, Has Died At The Age Of 76

2:46Posters for "Daria," "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Charmed"
The CW, The WB

Networks Are Rebooting These '90s Feminists, And Fans Aren't Happy

3:43Actor Chadwick Boseman accepts the Best Performance in a Movie award for 'Black Panther' during the 2018 MTV Movie Awards.
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The Evolution Of Black Representation In Film

3:11Jason Statham in "The Meg"
Warner Bros. / "The Meg"

'The Meg' Is A Bigger Box-Office Hit Than Expected With $141M Debut

1:33Adam Driver, left, and John David Washington in "BlacKkKlansman"
Focus Features (2018)

Who Was The Real-Life Partner Of The 'BlacKkKlansman'?

1:49Collection of 2018 September Issue covers
Newsy

Here's Why September Is The Most Important Month For Fashion Magazines

0:40LeBron James celebrating during a game
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LeBron James Producing Docu-Series Called 'Shut Up And Dribble'

0:37Charlotte Rae
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'The Facts Of Life' Star Charlotte Rae Dies At 92

3:21Winnie the Pooh in "Christopher Robin"
Walt Disney Pictures / "Disney's Christopher Robin"

'Christopher Robin' Delivers Lowest Disney Debut In Past 2 Years

0:44Harvey Weinstein
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Harvey Weinstein Is Seeking To Dismiss First-Degree Rape Charge

3:09Still from "Random Acts of Flyness"
HBO / "Random Acts of Flyness"

HBO's 'Random Acts Of Flyness' Is Random For A Reason

4:44Festival-goers hold Our Music My Body signs against sexual harassment
Liz Carlson

Sexual Harassment At Music Festivals 'Isn't Very Punk Rock Of You'

0:46Anthony Bourdain
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CNN To Air Final Season Of Anthony Bourdain's TV Show This Fall

0:45MoviePass sign hangs on a window
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MoviePass To Increase Prices And Limit Access To New Releases

24:06Kenny Leon and Phylicia Rashad attend the after party for opening night of 'Raisin in the Sun.'
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'Tell Me More': Phylicia Rashad And Kenny Leon

2:45Franklin, the Peanuts first black character, makes his first appearance.
Peanuts Worldwide LLC

How The First Black 'Peanuts' Character Integrated A Beloved Comic

3:05Tom Cruise in "Mission: Impossible Fallout"
Paramount Pictures / "Mission: Impossible - Fallout"

"Mission: Impossible — Fallout" Had The Best Debut Of The Franchise

1:58Film posters for "The Miseducation of Cameron Post" and "Boy Erased"
FilmRise, Focus Features

2 New Films Are Tackling A Controversial Practice: Conversion Therapy

0:33Disney logo
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Shareholders Approve Disney And 21st Century Fox's Merger

0:51Disneyland sign
Getty Iamges

Disneyland Agrees To Hourly Wage Increase For Some Union Workers

1:01CBS Chairman and CEO Les Moonves
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CBS Board To Investigate Misconduct Allegations Against Les Moonves

0:42Roseanne Barr
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Roseanne Barr Says Racist Tweet Was Meant To Be Political

0:30Demi Lovato poses for a photo
Getty Images

Demi Lovato Is 'Awake' After A Suspected Drug Overdose

0:53James Gunn
Getty Images

Tens Of Thousands Of Fans Urge Disney To Rehire James Gunn

3:23Denzel Washington in "The Equalizer 2"
Sony Pictures / "The Equalizer 2"

'Equalizer 2' Gives Denzel Washington One Of His Best Debuts Ever

1:31Blockbuster Video Rental Store
STU PENDOUSMAT / CC by SA 3.0

One Last Blockbuster Store Left Standing

2:02Still from Lionsgate's "Robin Hood"
Lionsgate / "Robin Hood"

'Robin Hood' Is Classic, But Is It Worth At Least 8 Film Adaptations?

1:33Chance the Rapper at the Grammys
Getty Images / Christopher Polk

Chance The Rapper Gets Into Media Business With Purchase Of Chicagoist

2:21World Emoji Day banner
Emojipedia

'World Emoji Day' Is A Global Celebration For A Reason