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The Reel Deal: Ghostbusters: Afterlife

In 1984, Ghostbusters was unleashed in theaters throughout the U.S. The supernatural comedy generated rave reviews and became a cultural phenomenon as one of the most successful laugh-fests of the ’80s.

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Willing to Wander: Drive-in Theaters That Are More than That

From time to time, residents of the little town of Farmington, Maine, gather to attend events ranging from a craft fair and flea market to a band concert and Catholic Mass.

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Sixties Flashback: Skirting the Issue

Miniskirts were not born, as many of us believe, during the U.K. youthquake (as it was called) of the frenzied ’60s.

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It Was 50 Years Ago Today: ‘Gypsies, Tramps & Thieves’

Thomas “Snuff” Garrett was a Dallas high school dropout who became a Lubbock, Texas, disc jockey at age 17 and befriended local music star Buddy Holly. Two years later, Garrett became a staff producer at Liberty Records in Los Angeles.

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Tinseltown Talks: Matilda Turns 25

When British author Roald Dahl’s beloved 1988 novel Matilda was transformed into a fantasy comedy movie a decade later, the film became hugely popular. It remains an enjoyable family movie to watch with children and grandchildren today, 25 years after its release in July 1996.

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The Reel Deal: Cry Macho

The new Clint Eastwood film Cry Macho — he directs and stars in it — is based on N. Richard Nash’s 1975 novel of the same name.

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It Was 50 Years Ago Today: ‘Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)’

Well-respected rock-music critic and historian Dave Marsh is normally quite sparing in his praise, but Marsh once could barely contain his enthusiasm when he reviewed a Marvin Gaye single and proclaimed it to be “the greatest piece of music ever written in favor of the survival of the environment on the greatest Black pop album ever made.”

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Sixties Flashback: The Misadventures of a Bottle(d) Blonde

It’s the 1950s. Gorgeous Barbara Eden sits in the Hollywood office of a Warner Brothers casting director.

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Sixties Flashback: A Strange Way to Make Big Money

Have you ever heard of musician Billy Strange?

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