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One in a Million

Aplane crash in the Bahamas last Saturday night ended the life of 22-year-old singer and actress Aaliyah Haughton, one of the most innovative artists in today's hip-hop landscape.


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Björk Bares All

There is really only one way to listen to Bjsrk's new album: lights off, candle lit, lying naked in bed, staring at the ceiling with your soul bared to the secrets being shared.


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Tara On...

Film star and sex kitten Tara Reid wants more than a slice of American Pie. Outspoken and uninhibited, she's got a mouthful for everyone, though her opinions may be tough to swallow.


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Bad Catch

Don't place any bets on the success of this summer's baseball movie, Summer Catch. It's boring, it's brainless and it's all been done before.


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Powerhouse Production

By now, you've probably heard the buzz about The Producers, Broadway's record-shattering sensation. Winner of 12 Tony Awards, the show is sold out for the next year and onward, prompting the...


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When Lemurs ruled Earth...

Later this summer Tim Burton's remake of The Planet of the Apes hits theaters. We know the story: man lands on an "unknown" planet and discovers that apes, not humans, are the dominant species....


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Artificial and Unintelligent

Hollywood Postulate: Fuse the creative genius of two successful filmmakers and the resulting product's appeal, intrigue, and bankability will double (no matter how incompatible they actually are).


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A Note from the Editor

Recess is about arts and entertainment. It's more than a crafty collection of zingers or a lampoon for the crazy and contemporary. It's about commentary, criticism and cultural literacy.


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Summer Splendor

Summer means trips to the beach, county fairs, outdoor cookin' and 16 weeks of movies so utterly predictable that there's almost no point in heading to the multiplex--at least for film critics.


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TV-MA

In April, an NBC executive distributed a copy of an exceptionally violent episode of The Sopranos to other television executives along with a memo.