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Too much ‘retroactive remorse’ dilutes ‘Dyesebel’s’ finale

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CURTIS. Endearing and accessible in an uncloying way.

A full month before “Dyesebel” ended its extended run last week, its plot progression had become so hectic, complicated and high-strung (to keep viewers fixatedly interested) that we wondered what more it could come up with to make its finale even more eventful and amazing.

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Weather fore cat, blue-by-blue account and other boob-tube booboos

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Illustration by Nastasha Verayo

News anchor: What do we have for our viewers tonight?

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‘Lost and found’ stars stage auspicious comeback bids

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MAGNO (LEFT) AND PRIETO. Most-missed and fondest finds. photo: facebook.com

Some stars are terribly overexposed, but other luminaries who happen to be more talented performers are difficult to find on the show biz scene. —Why is that? It’s one of the irritating ironies of local entertainment, and there isn’t much we can do about it—except to celebrate the rare occasions when we do “find” them.

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Contentious issues elicit readers’ feisty reactions

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BOOTS and King with kibitzer and resident curmudgeon NUT at the love-ly couple’s nuptials. CHIQUI ROA-PUNO

Our essay on the wedding of Boots Anson Roa to King Rodrigo got a lot of feedback, including a note urging us to do more pieces about topics not directly related to entertainment and the arts.

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Clint Eastwood’s ‘Jersey Boys’ is a joy to watch

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YOUNG. Portrays Frankie Valli in screen musical about The Four Seasons.

At first glance, Clint Eastwood would seem to be an awkward fit to direct the period musical film, “Jersey Boys.” Yes, at age 80, he’s quite “period” himself—but, singing and dancing? That seems to be a whole world away from his more characteristic screen output, like dramas about cowboys and athletes and such.

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