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Philip Levine comes to Tampa but insists he’s still not a sure thing to run for Governor

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Despite the fact that he was speaking to a Tampa Bay-area Democratic Executive Committee on Monday night, Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine wants you to know that he is not a candidate for Governor in 2018. Not yet, anyway. “I’m very undecided. I’m going around the state talking about what I think is important and listening,” he began in addressing the Hillsborough County DEC at the Letter Carriers Hall in Tampa. “One thing I know is you’re the customer, and if you listen to the…

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The Leo of archery? U.S. star Brady Ellison drawing comparisons to Leo DiCaprio

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U.S. Olympic archer Brady Ellison is not — repeat, is not — an Academy Award winner. Apparently, some people think he looks like one. The two-time Olympic silver medalist (including one from the team event during the opening weekend of these Rio Games) has been getting plenty of comparisons to Leonardo DiCaprio, mostly because some see facial resemblances. “I’ve had it told to me before, even when I was younger,” Ellison said. “I personally don’t see a huge resemblance, maybe…

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Mitch Perry Report for 1.15.16 — Has the GOP contest wilted down to 2-and-a-half men?

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Happy Friday, y’all. As we go into the NFL’s best weekend (and one of the greatest in all of professional sports) and reflect on the Oscar nominations (DiCaprio, Brie Larson and Stallone are locks, by the way, and though she won’t win, I’m all in for Alicia Vikander for Supporting Actress), Friday’s national story is Thursday night’s GOP presidential debate. It was dominated by the clash between front-runners Donald Trump and Ted Cruz, with Marco Rubio again putting in impressive…

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“Revenant” leads Oscar noms with 12, only white actors again

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The brutal 1820s frontier revenge thriller “The Revenant” landed a leading 12 nominations for the 88th annual Academy Awards, while the acting categories were again filled entirely by white performers a year after the Oscars came under withering criticism over its lack of diversity. The strong showing Thursday for “The Revenant,” including a best actor nod for Leonardo DiCaprio and best supporting actor for Tom Hardy, follows its win at the Golden Globes. It sets up director Alejandro Inarritu for…

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Rainbow Facebook photos: Armchair activism or shifting tide?

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You may have noticed your Facebook friends getting considerably more colorful. More than 26 million Facebook profile photos have taken on a rainbow hue in the days since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Friday that marriage is a right guaranteed under the Constitution regardless of a person’s sexual orientation. People have been covering their profile photos with the Facebook-supplied overlay that uses the best-known symbol of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights movement: the rainbow. Call it armchair…

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Nine ways that ‘Inception’ will wake up the Summer movie season

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At this point, it’s probably safe to say that any person excited to Inception has either absorbed every single article on the internet about it, or shut off all routes to the outside world in order not to have the film spoiled for them. However, the truth is that Christopher Nolan‘s movie is surprisingly difficult to spoil, because revealing even most of the parts of its plot says little about how they are ultimately assembled. That said, Cinematical joined a phalanx of…

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Nine ways that ‘Inception’ will wake up the Summer movie season

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At this point, it’s probably safe to say that any person excited to Inception has either absorbed every single article on the internet about it, or shut off all routes to the outside world in order not to have the film spoiled for them. However, the truth is that Christopher Nolan‘s movie is surprisingly difficult to spoil, because revealing even most of the parts of its plot says little about how they are ultimately assembled. That said, Cinematical joined a phalanx of…

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