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Ajay Devgn and Kajol Tour the US

by Ritu Mediratta This week, there will be a rare meet-and-greet opportunity in the US to meet Bollywood stars Ajay Devgn and Kajol. The husband-wife duo are all set to promote their upcoming production “Shivaay,” scheduled to be released on October 28 to align with the Diwali weekend. The Meet the Devgns Tour will start off in NYC […]

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Here are the Interpretations Top 15 and the Final Jury

by Anderson Le It has been decided and we can now make it official! The Hollywood Reporter just announced the Top 15, as well as the final jury, headed by Justin Lin. Here is the Top 15 Semi-Finalists of the 2016 Interpretations Short Film Initiative: DADDY DAY directed by Faroukh Virani HIT OR MISS directed […]

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The Eczema Metaphor: Digging Into the Skin Condition of ‘The Night Of’

by Neelanjana Banerjee The recent series finale of HBO’s “The Night Of“ miniseries — an American version of the BBC’s “Criminal Justice” — became an unexpectedly South Asian American-centric show with its portrayal of Nasir Khan, played by British Pakistani actor Riz Ahmed, as a young Pakistani American man accused of murdering a young woman he […]

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Making an Impact: Q&A with Filmmaker Grace Lee

by Neelanjana Banerjee Filmmaker Grace Lee’s documentary and narrative films investigate how one’s identity and ideas influences the world around them. Whether it is her acclaimed first feature-length film “The Grace Lee Project,” which investigates the lives of other people named Grace Lee, or even a mockumentary called “American Zombie,” which imagined a world in […]

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Front Row to Fall TV: 2016 Premiere Schedule

Make sure you’re ready for TV’s best and biggest time of year. This year, more than 100 new and returning series are set to premiere between the middle of August and the end of November, including the buzz-worthy new shows This Is Us, Lethal Weapon, The Good Place, Bull, and Atlanta, and favorites Black-ish, Chicago […]

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Exclusive Clip: ‘Hollywood Medium’ Tyler Henry on Upcoming Season and the One TV Show He Watches

By Camille Young Overnight sensation and medium to the stars Tyler Henry sent an exclusive message to XFINITY LGBT! The 20-year-old—who’s taking Hollywood by storm with his incredible gift of clairvoyance—has said many times that he doesn’t watch much television, but when he does he’s watching the contestants of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” strut their stuff! “It […]

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Binge-watch These Asian American Political Docs

by Neelanjana Banerjee After two straight weeks of GOP and Democratic convention mania, there are few moments that seem to really have resonated virally with the public. One that stands out is at the DNC—the heart-breaking and direct speech by Khizr Khan, father of Captain Humayun Khan, who died in Iraq in 2004 trying to protect his men […]

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Top 5 Reasons You Need To Watch the Bollywood Award-Winner ‘Bajirao Mastani’

by Ritu Mediratta The International Indian Film Awards (IIFA) is one of India’s most talked about Bollywood award shows, and this year, on June 25, the 17th annual IIFA 2016 was held in Madrid, Spain. The period film “Bajirao Mastani“ took home the top honors with 13 wins, including Best Actor (Female) and Best Actor (Male) trophies for Deepika Padukone and […]

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