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Original Classic Movie Remakes of 2019

The majority of classic animated films were created in the 1900s.  Starting with Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs which was first released in 1937, to Pinocchio (1940), Cinderella (1950), Peter Pan (1953), 101 Dalmatians (1961), and The Jungle Book (1967), animated films became largely popular throughout the 20th and 21st century.  The movies Beauty and the Beast, Dumbo, Peter Pan, The Incredibles, The Lion King, and Aladdin have been remade in the past decade or are in the process of being recreated.

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Five LGBT Reads For Summer

June is pride month and members of the LGBT community are gathering in masses to demonstrate for equality and rights for everyone to love and identify however they please. Industries all across America are joining the celebration by selling rainbow-colored merchandise to represent the gay pride flag. Pictures featuring people at pride festivities have been trending on social media, including Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, and Facebook. 

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Beverly Hills 90210 Is Back

On October 4, 1990, Beverly Hills 90210 premiered on FOX. Twenty years later, the show is coming back to television as a reboot with much of the original cast  returning. The cast includes: Shannen Doherty as Brenda Walsh, Tori Spelling as Donna Martin, Jennie Garth as Kelly Taylor, Jason Priestley as Brandon Walsh, Ian Ziering as Steve Sanders, Brian-Austin Green as David Silver and Gabrielle Carter as Andrea Zuckerman.  Luke Perry, who played Dylan McKay, will not be returning as he passed away from a severe stroke this year.

 

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Sabrina The Teenage Witch vs. Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

Writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, of Riverdale fame, has a new spin off called Chilling Adventures of Sabrina and it is inspired by the show that aired in the fall of 1996 called Sabrina the Teenage Witch. The series stars Kiernan Shipka of Mad Men as Sabrina. Sabrina is a young woman that is struggling to choose between becoming a witch like her family or remaining mortal/human. This is a hard decision for her as forces of evil conspire against her.

 

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List of the 2019 Netflix Originals and Films

Teens from all around love to watch Netflix, finding new and interesting shows. From day-to-night people binge watch any show they can find. Netflix has now released new films and Netflix originals. Here is the list of the 2019 Netflix original series, and films.

 

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The Blackcoat’s Daughter: During the dead of winter, a young women embarks on a mysterious journey to an isolated prep school where two students face a sinister threat from an unseen evil force.

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How Social Media Affects Society

Social media has become an important aspect in the lives of many people in society. The popularity and significance of social media has gradually increased over the years and continues to do so. Today, people all around the world have built a reliance on social media that is taking over their life. According to statista.com, 79% of the U.S. population has a social media profile. Social media is regularly used and can negatively and positively affect the way society acts, thinks, and feels.

 

 

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Alex Trebek: Then and Now

In 1984, Alex Trebek started his well-known career and was hired as the host of the trivia show Jeopardy!  Thirty-five years later, during 2019, Trebek has become more well known across different platforms because of his struggles.  On March 6, 2019, an official video of Alex Trebek was posted where he stated that he was battle stage four pancreatic cancer.

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Met Gala 2019: Who Stood Out the Most

The Met Gala, which is formally known as the Costume Institute Gala, is a annual fundraiser that benefits for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in New York City. It was founded in 1948 by Eleanor Lambert an American publicist. Each year, it is held on the first Monday of May, which marks the opening of the annual fashion exhibit.

 

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Welcome the New Royal Baby, Archie

Welcome Baby Sussex to the world. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle welcomed their little bundle of joy on May 6, 2019. They appeared with their baby for the first time at  St. George’s Hall in Windsor Castle two days after he was born. After appearing outside, they announced his name on Instagram; Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.

 

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Fifth Time’s a Charm

Former MLB star, Alex Rodriguez recently proposed to his fiancee, singer and actress Jennifer Lopez. The couple took a get-away to the Bahamas with their children on March 9. During this trip, Rodriguez, widely known as A-Rod, popped the question. Lopez, commonly known as JLo, said yes.

 

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The Hit List of 2019

Spring is here and the warm weather means outdoor parties, barbecues, long walks in the park and a good playlist to listen to with all the hits so far from 2019.  New music from Lil Nas X, Ariana Grande, Jonas Brothers and more are topping the charts. A variety of new songs debuted in Pop, Rap and Country and Billboard Charts released the current hits of each genre so far in 2019.

 

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Grammy's Recap

There were many great performances at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards, held on February 10, 2019 in Los Angeles. Shawn Mendes, Post Malone, Alicia Keys, and many others performed. Replacing James Corden, the 2017 and 2018 host, this year’s show was hosted by Alicia Keys.

 

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Preview: Upcoming Marvel and DC Movies of 2019

Marvel and DC Comic fans have always been enthusiastic about new movie ideas or trailers. People see their favorite characters in theaters, and fans are able to feel as if they were in the characters' world.  During the end of 2018 and into 2019, the company's Marvel Studios and DC Films have released trailers for their future films.  The Maroon and Gray looks ahead to review some of the upcoming movies of 2019.

 

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Grey’s Anatomy Is The Longest Medical Drama

"Each of you comes here today hopeful, wanting in on the game. A month ago, you were in med school being taught by doctors. Today, you are the doctors. The seven years you spend here as a surgical resident will be the best and worst of your life. You will be pushed to the breaking point. Look around you. Say hello to your competition. Eight of you will switch to an easier specialty. Five will crack under the pressure. Two of you will be asked to leave. This is your starting line. This is your arena.