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How Winnie-the-Pooh: Blood and Honey Trolled Its Way to Box-Office Success

“There was a petition against us. There were death threats. People were trying to call the police on us at one point.”
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The New Leading Men in Our Lives

Meet the next class of actors who will be dominating screens (and hearts) for the foreseeable future.
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How Harry’s House Beat Beyoncé

Attempting to explain a painful-to-swallow win.
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  2. the industry
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  3. romcom reality
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  4. explainers
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  5. fire deal
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  6. the industry
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  7. feel good inc
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  8. these guys
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  9. mysterious news
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  11. adventures of davey zazz
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  12. the industry
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  13. crime
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  14. the industry
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  15. via chicago
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  17. major motion picture
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  18. family hate netflix
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  19. good for them
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  20. behind the screams
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  21. grammys 2023
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  22. not-so-happy trails
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  23. coming soon
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  24. possessions
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  25. 1.5x speed
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  26. grammys 2023
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  27. sundance 2023
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  28. grammys 2023
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  29. sad blawg
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  30. doctor’s orders
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  31. the industry
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  32. oscars 2023
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  33. buffering
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  34. you’re on your own live nation
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  35. cancellations
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  36. respect the classics
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  37. the industry
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  38. rough waters
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  39. 1.5x speed
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  40. oscars 2023
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  43. ticketmonster
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  44. the industry
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  45. sight and sound? in this economy?
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  46. love fr
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  47. spotify x myers-briggs
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  49. the industry
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  50. ask an expert
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