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The Doo-Wop Song at the Mournful Heart of ‘The Irishman’

In Martin Scorsese’s latest, one song greets you and then hangs over the rest of the film’s 209-minute run time: the Five Satins’ "In the Still of the Night," which once signified youth but, under Scorsese’s direction, comes to capture the passage of time

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Sufjan Stevens and the Curious Case of the Missing 48 States

More than 15 years ago, a young indie folk artist set a course to traverse the United States of America through song, accruing acclaim, a fan base, and lots of anticipation along the way. Or did he?

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Truly Batshit: The Secret History of ‘Vampire’s Kiss,’ the Craziest Nicolas Cage Movie of All Time

Thirty years ago, it was a flop. Now it’s clearly the blueprint for Cage’s career of wild and absurd performances. From dead bodies to mechanical bats, this is the inside story of a bizarre cult classic.