'Furious 7' honors Paul Walker in latest installment of box-office franchise

Nothing can stop the Furious. "Furious 7," the latest entry in Universal Studios' supercharged car movie franchise, opens this week to insane expectations that it could very well leave in the dust Read More...

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Sherry Lee Meredith at Go Curvy.com pitched LA.COM some fashion ideas for the Curvy Gals who will be attending Coachella   Read More...
 
You can bring your beach towels and floral headbands, but forget that selfie stick if you're planning to go to the Coachella or Lollapalooza music festivals.   Read More...
 
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Jimmy Kimmel outdid himself last night by gifting Los Angeles with a free concert with none other than Mega Rock band Van Halen -- including original singer David Lee Roth.   Read More...
 
MTV today announced that comedian and actor Kevin Hart will receive the MTV "Comedic Genius Award" during the "2015 MTV Movie Awards" that will air LIVE on Sunday, April 12 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT from Nokia Theater L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California.   Read More...
 
A day after Trevor Noah was declared the new host of "The Daily Show," complete with the blessing of the exiting Jon Stewart, graphic tweets targeting women, Jews and victims of the Ebola virus are causing a social media backlash.   Read More...
 
Celebrity chef Marcel Vigneron is hosting the launch of a cross-country Stonefire Food Truck tour with a free tasting event at the Americana at Brand, from noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday.   Read More...
 
Twenty years after Selena's murder, the Latin world will remember "The Queen of Tejano" with concerts, lookalike contests, dances and a massive festival. But her father has mixed feelings about the celebrations.   Read More...
 
Anyone who watched Ken Burns' PBS documentary series "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History" recognized the familiar voice of Edward Herrmann as Franklin Roosevelt. The veteran actor also narrates the Burns-produced "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies," premiering Monday on PBS.   Read More...
 
Here are a few things you'll learn about Gene Simmons after reading the new book about the Kiss co-founder.   Read More...
 
The second year of the iHeartRadio Music Awards brought the biggest names in entertainment to the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles to celebrate fans and all things music. The awards show presented by iHeartMedia aired live on NBC, on iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide and across the iHeartRadio digital music platform on Sunday, March 29.   Read More...
 
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Today Boxed Water, an environmentally conscious and BPA-free alternative to bottled water, announces a partnership with National Forest Foundation (NFF) to plant one million trees by 2020. Boxed Water's goal to plant one million trees represents the largest single tree-planting commitment to date for the NFF and marks the start of a five year effort to plant trees in areas of our National Forests with highest ecological significance.   Read More...
 
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SAN FRANCISCO - Attorneys for Robin Williams' wife and children are headed to court in their battle over the late comedian's estate. The lawyers are scheduled to appear before a San Francisco probate judge Monday to argue over who should get clothes and other personal items the actor kept at one of his Northern California homes.   Read More...
 
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The traditional green slime flowed at the Kids' Choice Awards, but it was Angelina Jolie's message of empowerment for youngsters that stuck. Jolie, who has sought to inspire women with public candor about her own health, said that "different is good" as she accepted the favorite villain award Saturday for her movie role as the title character in "Maleficent."   Read More...
 
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The iHeartRadio Music Awards should be called the iHeartTaylorSwift Awards. The pop singer cleaned house at the show Sunday, winning artist of the year and song of the year for "Shake It Off," and even assisted Madonna by strumming her guitar onstage while the pop icon sang a new song.   Read More...
 
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Comedy Central has named Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian from South Africa, as Jon Stewart's replacement on "The Daily Show." Noah, who was recently brought aboard as an on-air contributor, was chosen two months after Stewart unexpectedly announced he was leaving "The Daily Show" after 16 years as its host and principal voice.   Read More...
 
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Business was brisk at the weekend box-office, where the DreamWorks animated alien adventure "Home" beat out the Will Ferrell-Kevin Hart comedy "Get Hard" with a resounding debut of $54 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. While the two films had been expected to vie for the top spot at North American theaters, "Home" came in well above expectations.   Read More...
 
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It was quite a week in Los Angeles, as New York City and China's finest descended on the city to celebrate launches of very different sorts. The fun began on Monday March 23, as the Tribeca Film Festival came to town for their annual Kick-Off Cocktail Reception ...   Read More...
 
Mad men, prophets, messiahs in the desert - television is turning its attention to religion in a dramatic way, and, undoubtedly, praying for ratings.   Read More...
 
The combination of James Bond espionage and Mexico's crime and chaos always promised to be a sizzling cocktail. But the stories emerging out of the filming of "Spectre" in the Mexican capital have dramas worthy of a spy flick themselves.   Read More...
 
 
 
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