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It’s a new dawn for Hilary Swank, who is back in fine form after taking a career hiatus back in 2014. We all know her origin story by now: the young Nebraskan actor wowed audiences and critics by winning her first … Continued

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One of PROVOKR‘s favorite psychological thrillers is the 2015 film A Bigger Splash starring Tilda Swinton (Michael Clayton). The Oscar-winner is perfectly cast as Marianne, an eccentric rock singer taking a vacation from talking (yep, Tilda utters barely a word in the … Continued

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Nothing gets blood boiling, heartbeats racing, and chests heaving faster than a good old-fashioned, sultry period drama. Especially if they star amazing actors wearing tight corsets and rolled stockings. This fall we have four such sexy films, featuring many of … Continued

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Alongside David Simon (The Wire, The Deuce) and David Chase (The Sopranos), Oscar and Emmy–winner Alan Ball is one of HBO‘s most revered creative minds. Simply put, the legendary cable network just wouldn’t be the same without his incredibly original shows. The … Continued

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How do we even begin to describe the talent that France McDormand possesses? Our first sight of her was as Abby, the cheating ingenue in the Coen brothers‘ first film, Blood Simple. The 1984 neo-noir is fantastic for so many reasons, but Frances’s … Continued

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Let’s go ahead and call it: 2017 is the Year of the Woman…hitting back. Hard. After seemingly endless accounts of sexual abuse, harassment, and mistreatment of women at the hands of powerful men in the entertainment industry, the chickens have … Continued

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If you’re obsessed with It’s a Wonderful Life, and who isn’t around the holidays, then you know exactly who Gloria Grahame was. In that charming film which was packed with local “characters,” she played Violet, the flirty blonde, gal-about-town (aka floozie) who borrows money … Continued

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She may be a hot redhead but to us, Julianne Moore is as cool as a chilled bottle of Veuve Clicquot. Sophisticated and bright, she’s a prolific actress who has been in almost as many good films—stream The Hours, The … Continued

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Lara Croft, the Tomb Raider, is one of the most iconic figures in pop culture. Way back in 1996, the very first Tomb Raider video game was released for the Sony PlayStation, and a legend was born. In those days, … Continued

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