Meet Rana Abdelhamid, the Progressive Who Wants to Pull Off the Next AOC-Style Victory in NYC

On a spring Monday morning in Washington Square Park, 28-year-old congressional hopeful Rana Abdelhamid spoke about the future she wants for New York. “This is a historic race,” Abdelhamid told supporters. “Not just because if I win, I will be the first Muslim woman representing New York, but because we’re building a coalition that we’re […]

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May Calamawy Is Doing Moon Knight Her Way

Despite starring in the action-thriller Moon Knight, the latest Disney+ show to introduce a Marvel Comics hero to the screen, May Calamawy never felt like a “badass.” Shooting the horror-infused limited series was tough work and she admittedly wasn’t used to this sort of exertion. “The stunt team would throw me into situations,” Calamawy tells […]

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A handful of pre-announcements foretell a robust Cannes slate

A handful of big names — Elvis! George Miller! Tom Cruise! — have been locked in prior to the official selection. The next few weeks will bring a series of anticipation-goosing announcements from the Cannes Film Festival, its opening night a little under two short months away. We’ll soon get word on which world cinema […]

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Ms. Marvel: Everything We Know About the Disney+ Series

In a landscape dominated by white men and their high-tech toys, a new kind of superhero is debuting in the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Kamala Khan has entered the chat. Ms. Marvel is the latest Disney+ series to expand upon the enormous superhero franchise and tells the story of Khan, a 16-year-old Pakistani-American Muslim girl who […]

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