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Timeless tales of witches, exorcisms, and other paranormal entities to keep you up at night.
It may seem like time has flown and we're not quite ready for Halloween, but these 12 classic horror films should put you in the mood for the holiday. Our only disclaimer is that these haunting flicks might keep you up all ...
 
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It underwent a serious restoration project to bring it back to its Victorian splendor.
Windsor Castle, the centuries-old royal residence, has just reopened the doors to its Inner Hall.Created in the 1820s by King George IV, the Inner Hall was once used to welcome official visitors to the Castle, but it was closed by Queen Victoria ...
 
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The flying shots were filmed last, "in case of an accident." And on the very last day, for a moment, Andrews thought her luck was "going to run out."
It seems that the Mary Poppins producers weren't particularly confident that Julie Andrews could film the titular character's flying scenes without sustaining an injury—and she almost did.In an interview with the Today show, Andrews revealed that the flying shots were saved for last, "in case of [an] ...
 
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Atlantis’ 20th anniversary season-ender is unexpectedly relevant.
For a thriller set in Victorian England, Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler’s Sweeney Todd—The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is remarkably Filipino. There is, for instance, the antagonist Judge Turpin: A pious authority figure who combines the very worst of both Padres ...
 
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Rage, regret, vengeance, joy, mourning, and nostalgia mark the many events in this month’s calendar, ensuring that the last quarter of 2019 starts with a bang.
October brings with it a storm of emotions in Philippine arts and culture. Rage, regret, vengeance, joy, mourning, and nostalgia mark the many events in this month’s calendar, ensuring that the last quarter of 2019 starts with a bang.Here are eight events ...
 
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An inside look at the noteworthy exhibitions and celebrations at the international contemporary art fair.
Frieze London, the spectacle informally known as the annual meeting point of the international Art world, returned to Regent’s Park for its 17th edition this past week. Eclectically dressed culturati dropped in from all corners of the world for the occasion, dashing all ...
 
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It's the fourth attempt to restore the Grand Dame of Manila.
The Manila Metropolitan Theater (a.k.a. the Met), despite its age, continues to stand tall amid traffic jams, pollution, and noise in Plaza Lawton. But of course, we all know what's behind the pink-colored façade—a decrepit building. Finally, after stalled operations for its ...
 
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The stunning 128.5-carat yellow diamond was discovered in 1877.
Tiffany & Co. is 180 years old. With a long, illustrious heritage, there are many tales to tell. It is these stories that are told in Vision & Virtuosity, a two-month-long immersive exhibition in Shanghai, with priceless jewelry pieces from its collection ...
 
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It features over 3,000 works by the Dutch painter.
Mention the name Vincent van Gogh to anyone and what immediately comes to mind are his landscapes and still life that's unlike no other. "The Starry Night," "Sunflowers," and "Bedroom in Arles" are just some of his most notable works, and you can see ...
 
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A spoiler-free account of what fans (and first-time Downton viewers) can expect to see.
The Downton Abbey movie is here. After a two-year wait since the series ended, fans can finally head to theaters to catch the Crawleys and the Downton Abbey staff go back to their old antics.The plot revolves around a royal visit to ...
 
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The painting had spent the last 126 years in the home of a private collector in Europe.
UPDATE (9/21/19): La Pintura, En la soledad del bosque by Felix Resurreccion Hidalgo went under the hammer today and was sold for a record-breaking price of P78,256,000, a big leap from its original starting price of P18,000,000.ORIGINAL: The 1893 Exposicion Historico-Natural y ...
 
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Not only does it inform the cast’s performances, but its stripping down of the play’s setting to its barest elements underscores the universality and timelessness of its message.
Let’s get this out of the way, first: Stephen Sondheim’s Company wouldn’t have been written today the way it was written back in 1970. The musical is, in every which way, composed of material written by a white male in 1970s New ...
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