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Updated: March 30, 2015 1:50:15 PM PDT
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...
 
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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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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...
 
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...
 
Behold the trailer for "No Escape," a tale of one American family's struggle to survive against faceless Southeast Asian hordes.   Read More...
 
If someone told Naomi Watts to lighten up, she apparently said OK. But she did it on her own terms.   Read More...
 
Will Ferrell will receive the 2,547th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today for starring in some of the most memorable movie comedies of the 21st century.   Read More...
 
Sean Penn's "The Gunman" was no match for the rebel kids of "Insurgent."   Read More...
 
Celebrate Joan Crawford's birthday and more special movie events in the Los Angeles area   Read More...
 
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On the surface, "Insurgent," with its dystopian setting and teenage heroine, might just seem like another by-the-numbers young adult tale. Look a little closer and it's clear that this second installment isn't merely capitalizing on a popular genre, but, with its half dozen female leads actually represents a subtle subversion ...   Read More...
 
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While Christopher Plummer is famously no great fan of his role in "The Sound of Music," he's thrilled to participate in the film's 50th anniversary celebration this month, which includes a special honor for the 85-year-old Oscar winner: Adding his hand and footprints to the cement collection at Hollywood's Chinese Theatre.   Read More...
 
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The hills are alive with the sound of a big, lucrative anniversary. The 1965 Oscar-winning film adaptation of the Rodgers & Hammerstein musical "The Sound of Music" is celebrating its 50th birthday this year and its star Julie Andrews can't quite believe it. "This is a lovely moment to mark. I've been saying all along it's like a very bad joke because surely it was only 30 years ago - not 50" ...   Read More...
 
James Gunn, director for "Guardians of the Galaxy," said he'll be skipping this year's San Diego Comic-Con International because Marvel won't be at the event.   Read More...
 
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PHOTOS: Vince Vaughn adds prints at the TCL Chinese Theatre   Read More...
 
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"Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)," my favorite movie of 2014, is the front-runner to win Best Picture at the 87th Annual Academy Awards. My top film hasn't won that Oscar since "Unforgiven" 22 years ago.   Read More...
 
"Frontera" is a mystery with a social conscience. Set along the Arizona-Mexico border, the film examines immigration issues, racism and the law while its principals seek the truth about the death of a beloved American.   Read More...
 
What's better than good movies and delicious food for a date night?   Read More...
 
 
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