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Bryan Cranston says film ‘Trumbo’ addresses national security vs. personal freedoms

TORONTO, Canada –  Bryan Cranston stars in the new biopic “Trumbo” as 1940s blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo. The “Breaking Bad” star said he didn’t know much about the man he would play when he took the role.  “I didn’t know all that much other than the general knowledge of the blacklist, and the House Un-American Activities Committee and later the ...

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Devo founder Jerry Casale throws 9/11 themed wedding with Twin Tower cake, report says

Mark Mothersbaugh (R) and Gerald Casale of “Devo” perform at the Coachella Music Festival in Indio, California April 17, 2010. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (UNITED STATES – Tags: ENTERTAINMENT PROFILE) – RTR2CYMP The new wave band Devo may have been decent at writing a catchy song back in the 80s, but the co-founder of the group, Jerry Casale, hit a sour note ...

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‘Perfect Guy,’ ‘The Visit’ box office stronger than expected

LOS ANGELES –  “The Perfect Guy” and “The Visit” sailed past modest opening weekend expectations — and budgets — locking in debuts in the mid-$ 20 million range thanks in part to good timing and robust female turnout. “The Perfect Guy,” a PG-13 rated thriller starring Sanaa Lathan and Michael Ealy, secured the first place spot with $ 26.7 million, ...

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Jimmy ‘Superfly’ Snuka charged with 1983 murder of girlfriend

Former professional wrestling star Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka was charged Tuesday with third-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in the death of his mistress more than three decades ago. Prosecutors in Lehigh County announced the results of a grand jury investigation into the death of Nancy Argentino, 23, of New York. Snuka, who had been at a World Wrestling Federation taping at ...

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Should Amy Poehler apologize for tasteless joke in show about distasteful people?

NEW YORK –  The new Hulu comedy series “Difficult People” has a storyline about a stand-up comedian dealing with the fallout from a tasteless joke.  “I can’t wait for Blue Ivy to be old enough for R. Kelly to piss on her” goes the line, which has outraged many Beyoncé fans. (Blue Ivy is Beyonce’s daughter, and R. Kelly was ...

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NBC officially fires Donald Trump from ‘Celebrity Apprentice’

NBC entertainment chairman, Bob Greenblatt, had two words Thursday on whether Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump would ever return as host of “The Celebrity Apprentice:” Absolutely not. Greenblatt said that the show will not be back next season, but will return in the future with a new host. NBC cut ties with Trump in June days after he made critical ...

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Box Office Top 20: ‘Ant-Man’ beats ‘Pixels’ by a tentacle; ‘Southpaw’ outclasses ‘Paper Towns’

LOS ANGELES –  He might be tiny and one of Marvel’s lesser-known properties, but “Ant-Man” has power — especially at the box office. The superhero pic held the No. 1 spot for the second weekend in a row with $ 24.9 million, bumping its domestic total over the $ 100 million mark. The Marvel/Disney pic proved slightly more of a ...

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Classic video game trivia with the cast of ‘Pixels’

PAC-MAN, Donkey Kong are among other classic arcade characters starring at your local theater in “Pixels.” The action-comedy features Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Josh Gad, Peter Dinklage, and Michelle Monaghan in the story of former video game champions called upon to save the world after aliens attack in the form of 80s video games. So as “Pixels” brings back the ...

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