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Simu Liu shares his acting origin story

In this excerpt from his memoir, We Were Dreamers, actor Simu Liu shares how he ditched his gig at Deloitte for a wildly successful acting career.
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’Star Wars’ has a China problem—and it’s a symptom of Hollywood’s nostalgia addiction

’Solo: A Star Wars Story’ flopped in China, inviting us to imagine a nostalgia-free vacuum in which ’Star Wars’ can be seen for what it really is
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Celebrity wage gaps where women are paid shockingly less than men

Women reportedly make as little as $0.30 to the dollar compared to their male counterparts
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There’s no country for old actors in Hollywood—and that matters

An Oscar nomination for Christopher Plummer, 88, stands out—and that ageism reveals something broader that #MeToo and #TimesUp should take note of
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What does the future of Black filmmaking look like?

From Nollywood’s success to new Amazon series and festival projects, this is a moment to consider how far Black cinema has come, and where it can go
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Fort McMurray: One photo, nearly 1,000 words

When disaster hit, the people of Fort McMurray showed their better natures, not the instincts of ’survivalists’
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Hollywood directors who went to work for the military

A review of ’Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War’ by Mark Harris
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Tom Hanks adrift

Hollywood’s Everyman tests his limits in ’Captain Phillips’
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Mr. Schwarzenegger, get your gun

Today’s action stars look a lot like yesterday’s action stars, with more wrinkles