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Here Are the Top 5 Things to Do in Austin This Thanksgiving Weekend

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Happy Thanksgiving, y’all! Usher in the holiday season with an agenda full of merry happenings. Cruise down to Peppermint Parkway, or enjoy the opening weekend of Austin’s beloved Trail of Lights. If movies are more your thing, a screening of Elf is on the calendar. Check out the top five things to do in Austin this Thanksgiving weekend. Friday, November 26 Circuit of the Americas presents Peppermint Parkway Cruise through Peppermint Parkway at Circuit of…

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Fiery Benedict Cumberbatch Can’t Save Nonsensical the Power of the Dog

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The reputation a filmmaker earns on an acclaimed film can last a long time. Jane Campion won an Oscar for writing 1993’s The Piano, an award that has kept her name golden among cinephiles even though she’s only made four narrative feature films (three of which she wrote) in the nearly 30 years since. After taking a detour into TV in the 2010s, she’s back with her first film in 12 years, The Power of…

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New Documentary Delves Into Fruitcake Fraud at Famed Texas Bakery

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There’s a new documentary about a famous scandal at a beloved Texas fruitcake company. Called Fruitcake Fraud, it covers the notorious case of husband- and-wife Sandy and Kay Jenkins, who embezzled more than $17 million from Collin Street Bakery in Corsicana, north of Waco, and it debuted this week. It’s streaming now on Discovery+. Check out the trailer here, featuring interviews with principals, including Bob McNutt, the president of the bakery, who amenably eats a…

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Texas Royal Chef Weighs in on Film’s Portrayal of Princess Diana

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Hollywood’s been royally fawning over Kristen Stewart’s portrayal of Princess Diana — and just about everything else about the new movie Spencer — while the Twitterverse and some critics haven’t been as impressed (this reviewer called it “absurd”). Did Stewart get the princess’ voice right? Did the director take too many liberties with the truth about her eating disorder or her marriage? Was the queen’s house really that cold? (And the queen herself, for that…

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