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Jimmy Hoffa disappeared – and then his legacy took on a...

David Scott Witwer, Pennsylvania State University On July 30, 1975, Jimmy Hoffa, the former president of the Teamsters Union, disappeared. He’d gone to a restaurant in...

‘Joker’ fans flocking to a Bronx stairway highlights tension of media...

Laura M. Holzman, IUPUI New York’s newest tourist attraction isn’t a museum, park or art installation. It’s a stairway. Sandwiched between apartment buildings in the Bronx, it’s...

From ‘Pretty Little Liars’ to ‘The OC,’ television producers need to...

Cristel Antonia Russell, American University Kogod School of Business Teen drinking is rampant on television these days. From “Pretty Little Liars” to classic shows like “The...

‘The Farewell’ highlights tough conversations families face when confronted with death

Nick Iannarino, University of Michigan To my 87-year-old grandmother, not many subjects are taboo. She was treated for colorectal cancer in 1996, and she still laughs...

A booming international movie market is transforming Hollywood

Weiko Lin, Emerson College Marvel’s “Shang-Chi” – the studio’s first Asian superhero movie – is a sign of the times. Destin Daniel Cretton, who is of...

Thanks, ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ for reminding us why inflation matters

Jay L. Zagorsky, Boston University Marvel recently re-released the final film in its “Avengers” series with extra footage and a post-credit tribute in hopes of...

How the new ‘Aladdin’ stacks up against a century of Hollywood...

Evelyn Alsultany, University of Southern California Though critically acclaimed and widely beloved, the 1992 animated “Aladdin” feature had some serious issues with stereotyping. Disney wanted to...

A happy ending for ‘Game of Thrones’? No thanks

Anthony Gierzynski, University of Vermont With the final season of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” commencing, I imagine most fans are harboring hopes that things will...

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How to train the body’s own cells to combat antibiotic resistance

Zahidul Alam, University of Pennsylvania Drug-resistant superbugs have threatened human health for decades. The situation is getting worse because of the shortage of new antibiotics....